01-04-2009 01:03 PM
I installed Win XP Home on my Lenovo 3000 C200 (8922-BXG) which was installed with Win Vista Home Premium from factory. The installation was smooth, but the the realtek audio driver doesn't work. I tried with the XP and Vista driver from Lenovo's support site, but without having succes. After Google'ing 3 hours it seems that this forum is my last change to get help.
Has someone a solution/driver for this problem.
01-04-2009 01:14 PM
Knud, welcome to the forum,
have a look at the Notes on this site and ensure you have everything installed in order het the driver can work;
- DirectX 9.0C is required for before installing this audio driver. Visit the following site for more information regarding DirectX and download instructions: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.a
- UAA High Definition Audio Class Driver (Article ID 888111) should be installed before installing this package.
Hope this helps
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01-05-2009 09:46 AM
thanks for your quick response.
Unfortunatly it didn't help. I still get the same errormessage (without error code) when I try to install the audio driver.
If you take a look on the Win Vista driver site(http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/documen
I wonder if there are drivers available for Win XP for this onboard sound chip. Is there a way to determine the soundchips model type? Maybe a search on the web can then find a apropriate 3. party driver.
01-05-2009 07:05 PM - edited 01-05-2009 07:11 PM
Just a simple solution: got sp3 and sound driver from lenovo website, not other action required
If you still got sp2: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/documen
Why do you complicate with this simple procedure? thanks God that not got HP nor Compaq, their drivers has to install manually
01-15-2009 07:19 AM
I'd like to borrow this thread to ask a question.
Since you downgraded from vista to XP I thought I could ask if there is anything you need to think of or just put XP in there?
I heard that someone said that certain Lenovo-drivers was needed to be copied before attempting to install XP.
Something with the SATA-drivers I believe.. Is that true?
Answer is greatly appreciated!
01-16-2009 09:45 AM
Well, if you excluded the audio driver problem, it was just to install Win XP. I made a backup of my drivers, used Driver Genius, before i formatted the HD, but afterwards I only used the Win XP installation disk.
After having installed all servicepack, I also used Lenovo's driver update tool which can be found on their homepage.
So back to your question, I didn't have problems with the SATA-drivers.