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Conexant Audio Software for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad

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8.32.23.5
1/17/2013
README for Conexant Audio Software

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
8.32.23.5
1/17/2013

This package installs the software (Audio Software) to enable the following device.

  • Conexant 20672 SmartAudio HD

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • T420s, T420si
  • T520, T520i
  • W520
  • X1, X1 Hybrid, X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Package version number
  • (   ) Build ID for administrative purpose
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <8.32.23.5>  (8AAD14WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed audio quality issue when using VoIP.
  • (Fix) Fixed delay issue observed when changing from other Dolby profile to P1 profile.

Version <8.32.23.5>  (8AAD11WW)

  • (New) Ended support for T420,T420i.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where repeating MIDI file playback for a long period might cause Windows XP to have system resource shortage.

Version <8.32.23.2> (8AAD10WW)

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X1 hybrid for Windows 7 64-bit.
  •  (Fix) The part of Smart Audio II User Interface might not be displayed.

Version <8.32.23.0 / 8.32.23.1> (8AAD09WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue in Windows XP where SmartAudio II did not display properly.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue wherein Audio driver prompted reboot after silent installation.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue wherein the computer might hang with a blue screen while recording sound after installing Cisco Agent.

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • To install this package on Windows XP, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and up should be installed before installation.
  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Determining Which Version is Installed section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -s options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -s

 

Determining which version is installed

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click Conexant 20672 SmartAudio HD.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-Click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click Conexant 20672 SmartAudio HD.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.