Audio also produce system sounds. Fiodar Sazanavets August 5, 1: I followed more or less the solution from “darkbreeze” with exit: When I checked initially the “Maximum memory” box was unticked with a blank input, so this may need setting to allow correct memory allocation. I have been uninstalling and reinstalling from device manager. JoeDaCabbie February 7, 2: This has worked for me:

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Conexant 20585 SmartAudio HD

Click on “Playback Devices” 3. In the Compatibility tab, check the box in Compatibility Mode and select Windows 7 from the drop-down box. RevAng August 18, Go into windows updates and right click on that update and select “hide update” Then uninstall all related drivers through device manager as best you can.

Without other thing I ran the driver receiving some messages from Microsoft “this program does not work with windows 10 in this machine”. This package contains the Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio driver and a user interface for the Conexant High-Definition audio chip in the supported notebook models and operating systems.

RevAng September 10, There is an exclamation mark next to the device in device manager and an error code for the driver that states ‘Reinstall the drivers for this device.

Thank you very much, V. This works with my Toshiba laptop, however it reduces the conexant 20585 smartaudio hd memory from 8gb to 3gb!! Click Boot Tab 5. I think ensuring it’s completely uninstalled would certainly be a start to trying to fix the problem but I don’t know how to do this and don’t want to start deleting files unless I’m sure I know what Conexant 20585 smartaudio hd doing.


Code 18 I’ve also tried doing a system restore to before the update but this also failed with the message ‘access denied’. Right-click on the speaker icon on the task bar 2. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling many many times, including downloading the driver from the Lenovo website and using the driver from the D drive, always with the same error: Update history states the audio device update was successful – every time I’ve downloaded and installed it – however it is not listed in ‘installed updates’.

I’ve already tried uninstalling the realtek card reader by the way.

Conexant 20585 SmartAudio HD drivers for Windows 10 x64

I’ve just tried it again just for the hell of it with the same result: Windows 7 Professional September 10, Any issues it did flag up have been fixed using DISM restorehealth. The Microsoft generic driver conexant 20585 smartaudio hd shows up in windows update causes everybody problems and most likely does not work with the hardware in your laptop. So, I think all the necessary driver files are there intact but something is preventing them from installing properly.

Change Maximum memory to this is the magic number apparently 7. I had the same problem for the last few weeks on my Compaq CQ60, and I just solved the issue using a combination of fixes I’d found on various forums. Your question Get the answer.


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Download “Should I Remove It? Hi, thanks for the suggestion darkbreeze. Even on the Microsoft website they recommend installing the updated Lenovo driver rather than their own, as seen here: The driver package is required in order for the Conexant SmartAudio device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

Versions Version Distribution 4. I’ve had to disable the audio device because it was massively slowing down startup by the way, windows was trying and failing to install the driver every time I turned the damn thing on. Yup, someone else suggested that too, didn’t flag up anything relevant though. Freddy Parra August 7, RevAng September 9, 5: I would have already tried to uninstall the driver conexant 20585 smartaudio hd from the programs list if I could see anything there it could possibly be.

I don’t really know how to read all the info in the details tab but the capabilities property has a value of which doesn’t sound promising to me!