IBM ThinkPad T43 1871 Driver Download

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The ThinkPad T43 1871 is an audio device manufactured by IBM. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This version of "" has been downloaded 210 times with a user rating of 3 out of 5 stars, based on 10 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 474.9 KB.

10 Ratings

Supported Models

ThinkPad T43 1871



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Additional Notes

Audio Driver (packed from windows system32). (Soundmax Integrated Digital Audio, ADI (Analog Devices Inc.)). To install driver unpack zip archive somewhere and just copy the content of 'true-audio' directory to C:\Windows\system32\ and reboot system

Uploaded By

alienghost (DG Member) on 7-Jan-2019

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
true-audio/ksuser.dll 4.1 KB 14 Apr 2008
true-audio/wdmaud.drv 23.6 KB 14 Apr 2008
true-audio/drivers/smwdm.sys 259.6 KB 15 Aug 2006
true-audio/drivers/stream.sys 49.4 KB 13 Apr 2008
true-audio/drivers/ks.sys 141.1 KB 13 Apr 2008
true-audio/drivers/drmk.sys 60.2 KB 13 Apr 2008
true-audio/drivers/portcls.sys 146.0 KB 13 Apr 2008
true-audio/drivers/aeaudio.sys 133.2 KB 15 Aug 2006
true-audio/ 129.5 KB 14 Apr 2008
install-eng.txt 323 bytes 7 Jan 2019

How to Update ThinkPad T43 1871 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ThinkPad T43 1871 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter IBM ThinkPad T43 1871 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the IBM Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the IBM website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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