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thinkpad audio not working!


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my IBM Thinkpad 380XD's audio is not working. i just did a fresh format/install with Windows 2000 Professional. i get the speaker icon in the system tray just no sound output. the sound may or may not have worked before i formatted and installed Windows 2K Pro afresh, i did not notice. in the device manager the audio card is marked with a (!) and it says the device has been disabled by the firmware/BIOS or something like that (it also says that about COM2, but i am not worried about that because i dont use that). however i have checked the BIOS and there is absolutely nothing in there concerning the enabling/disbling of onboard devices or anything at all concerning onboard devices, for that matter (i cannot even find a way to re-assign IRQs and COMs, as one can do in just about any BIOS even stripped OEM versions! this is very annoying! basically all i can do in that extremely limited BIOS is change the boot order and run "tests". under the sound "test" in the BIOS, it checked out fine. i have also tried uninstalling and reinstalling the device. is it possible that my IBM 56k PCMCIA modem is conflicting with the audio and COM2 devices? what the heck should i do about this???

thanx all!

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PS. could it be a driver problem?
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