Solved

SOUND NOT WORKING THROUGH IBM PORT REPLICATOR WITH THINKPAD T43

Posted on 2006-07-02
5
503 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Experts,

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T43 hooked up to a 74P6733 Port Replicator.  Everything works great--except for my sound.  For some reason, the sound is coming out of the laptop itself, and not via the port rep (to the external speakers on and running).  If I connect the sound via the headphone jack on the side--it works great, but NOT via the port rep at all...

Please help!  Ideas?

Thanks,
stevenjoe
0
Comment
Question by:stevenjoe
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 88

Expert Comment

by:rindi
ID: 17031437
Check the lenovo site and make sure you have downloaded and installed all the drivers for your laptop and also the replicator.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
puter_geek earned 500 total points
ID: 17032305
Are the speakers connected to the right output on the back of the replicator?  Expanding from what rindi said, check your device manager when the laptop is docked and see if there are any devices which are not installed.  
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:rid
ID: 17033676
I'd have thought a "port replicator" is a pretty dumb device, more or less just creating a new set of connectors for the ones already present on the laptop itself (as opposed to a "docking station" which could be equipped with expansion cards, extra drives etc). Can you try another port replicator? This could easily be a "simple" physical problem with one or more connector(s) that are involved.
/RID
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SCOPE I WILL CONCENTRATE ON LCD SCREEN INVERTOR , CCFL BULB PROBLEMS.   The old question "My laptop screen is black what can it be ?". POSSIBLE PROBLEMS ARE.  1. INVERTER BOARD IS BAD.  2. CCFL BULB IN LCD SCREEN IS BAD.  3. NO VIDEO TO T…
I am not new to IT, I have been working in the field since 1985.  But recently I came up against something that stumped even me (it doesn't happen as often as I would like).  I was running a screencasting session from the laptop to my TV via ChromeC…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
In this video, viewers will be given step by step instructions on adjusting mouse, pointer and cursor visibility in Microsoft Windows 10. The video seeks to educate those who are struggling with the new Windows 10 Graphical User Interface. Change Cu…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question