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Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

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Hi all

Since Dolby Home Theater v4 is overwhelming in the previous W520 Sound Enhancement Thread itself and confusing for the new, I would post pdf files of how to install Dolby and optimize your sound experience to the best possible experience as promised.

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Peter
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Dolby Home Theater v4 (ThinkMix V2)!

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-ThinkPad-Lapt​ops/W520-Sound-Enhancement-Thread/m-p/451401#M155...

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

Hi all

The pdf guide to optimize Dolby and microphone / VoIP experience is in the attachments. 

 

Feel free to post if you have any questions or suggestions.

Cheers :smileyvery-happy:

Peter
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Dolby Home Theater v4 (Essential/IdeaPad/ThinkPad)

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/General-Discussion/Dolby-Home-Theater-v4-for-most-Lenovo-Laptops/td-p/62...

 

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

Hi all

Dolby Parameter Sound Guide is here, this would help you if you want to tune your internal, or external speakers, headphones or other sound devices. Hope it helps. Smiley Happy

Cheers :smileyvery-happy:

Peter
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Dolby Home Theater v4 (Essential/IdeaPad/ThinkPad)

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/General-Discussion/Dolby-Home-Theater-v4-for-most-Lenovo-Laptops/td-p/62...

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

I cannot get this to work on my w520

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

Peter,

     Can I use this in my Y470? I already have the Realtek HD Audio Manager, so would this replace my Realtek system?

 

Thanks,

 

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops


mredamon wrote:

I cannot get this to work on my w520


I got mine working on W520 with Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

The key is you should install with admin privileges whenever possible and install the PCEE driver first then install the control software.

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

Hi all

 

@ dragnoak
Yes, you can. However, you may lose some Realtek functions such as Key Control and Voice Filtering (For Singing / Karaoke). However, the greatest advantage is to fill missing layers of sound and increase the loudness of your sound.

@ mraedamon
carage is right, you need administrative right to install Dolby successfully. I would suggest you temporary disable your antimalware solution and Windows 7 built-in User Account Control to prevent unsuccessful installation.

Happy New Year! :smileyvery-happy:

Peter
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hmm hope the instructions come out soon....

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Re: Dolby Home Theater v4 for most Lenovo Laptops

Hi wonger007

 

The instructions is just on top, under Attachment, all the pdf files.

New versions of tuning guide and tuning (.inx) would be releasing soon, stay tuned!

Happy New Year! :smileyvery-happy:

Peter
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