Let's try the audio driver again, but first download and install the chipset driver:
The the audio driver:
If you then go to device manager and expand the sounds section is your audio device listed there and is anything yellow-flagged?
To be clear . . . You downloaded these files . . . and then installed these driver files, right? (Not just downloaded them.)
One other thing to check. Enter the bios setup program and verify that the integrated audio is enabled.
If these recommendations don't provide sound, and sorry if obvious, but are you sure nothing is muted and volumes are turned up?
thanks a lot for the tip....works with laptop!!!