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      SoundMax Audio Software for Windows XP - ThinkPad

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      SoundMax Audio Software
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      Windows XP (32-bit)
      README for SoundMax Audio Software
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      Windows XP (32-bit)

      This package installs the software (audio driver and utility) to enable the following device.

      • SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio


      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      Supported Operating Systems
      Summary of changes
      Installation instructions
      Uninstallation instructions
      Determining which version is installed


      Supported ThinkPad Systems
      • ThinkPad R61(type):
        - 7732, 7733, 7734, 7735, 7736, 7737, 7738, 7742
        - 7743, 7751, 7753, 7754, 7755
        - 8914, 8918, 8919, 8920, 8927, 8928, 8929
        - 8942, 8943, 8944, 8945, 8947, 8948, 8949
      • ThinkPad R61i (type):
        - 7732, 7742, 8918, 8943
      • ThinkPad T61, T61p
      • ThinkPad X61, X61s, X61 Tablet


      Supported Operating Systems
      • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Home Edition, Professional


      Summary of Changes
      • < > Version number
      • [Important] Important update
      • (New) New function or enhancement
      • (Fix) Correction to existing function

      Version <>

      • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the sound might not be recorded by the internal mic.
      • [Important] Ended support for Microsoft Windows 2000.
        Please use 7ka114ww( for Microsoft Windows 2000.
      • (New) Added the support for AD1984A of audio CODEC. The supported BIOS is needed.
        Supported model: ThinkPad T61 (attached AD1984A audio CODEC)
        Supported BIOS : 2.30(7LETD0WW) or later

      Version <>

      • (Fix) No sound recorded on the internal microphone.

      Version <>

      • (New) Enhancement of the device driver's function.
      • (Fix) No sound after resume from suspend.
      Installation Instructions


      • 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 Version Information section.
      • If 7ka113ww(v5670) was installed on the system, it needs to be uninstalled first, then reboot, and then install a new driver.
        - OR - uninstall 7ka113ww, dont reboot but instead use the hardware redetection program such as DEVCON from the microsoft site below with "rescan" option, then install a new driver.
      Manual Install

      This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows 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 the 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 administrative privileges.
      2. Locate the folder 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 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 the step 4.

      Unattended Install

      This is for system administrators' use 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 -SMS option.
        Example: [Path where the files were extracted]SETUP.EXE -S -SMS
      Uninstallation Instructions
      1. Start Windows XP and log on with the user ID authorized as an administrator.
      2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
      3. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
      4. Click SoundMAX, then click Change/Remove (or Add/Remove).
      5. Select Remove or OK, then click Next or OK.
      6. Click Finish or OK and reboot the system to fully uninstall the drivers.


      Determining which Version is Installed

      [Windows XP]

      1. Start Windows XP.
      2. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
      3. Click Performance and Maintenance.
      4. Click System.
      5. Click the Hardware tab.
      6. Click Device Manager.
      7. Expand the Sound, video and game controllers section.
      8. Select SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio.
      9. Right-click SoundMax Integrated Digital HD Audio, and select Properties.
      10. Click the Driver tab.
      11. Click Driver Details.
      12. Select C:\winnt\system32\drivers\ADIHDAud.sys, to display the version number, where C:\winnt is the location the OS is installed. (Confirm the last 4 digits are 5520)

      • Alias ID: MIGR-67816, MIGR-67816-KR
      • Document ID:DS002306
      • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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