Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook ?

How do i transfer sound from my IBM T42 laptop to my lcd monitor?

\015 I used an adapter to hook up video through an HDMI cable. The video comes through fine but no audio. I've also tried to switch the speaker settings to monitor with speakers.\015

Answers :

I have seen this before. what happens is you will get the video but no audio. if this is a vista machine you will need to do a few things. by default the computer/laptop will select the working device for sound. since you have an hdmi hooked up the handshake between the two devices was not that great. you will have to select this manually now. to do this you will have to right click your sound device on bottom right of your screen and select playback devices.

once there you will see a few options

speakers/headphones

independent RTC headphones

and your HDMI source (if its plugged in at the time)

select that device and click the properties button below it.

once in the properties select enhancements

there will be a preview button there also, click that and you should hear a sound coming through your TV like a bell or ring.

next go to advanced tab and select test button there. if you hear a sound coming through your tv you are in good shape.

hit ok on bottom left of that panel and select that device in your playback menu, then choose the set default option to set that as default.

you should be back in business


good luck!

ruben
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