Windows vista to Windows Xp, now no sound

Hey, im not very smart with computers so im asking people reading this to help me. Thanks :)
I recently installed Windows vista ultimate to my computer but for some reason the sound wouldnt work but there was a sound device installed to my computer not only that, the net keep crashing so i decided that i would reinstall windows XP Pro back and how it was like before. I dont know if it installed Service pack 1 or 2 (like i said im a newbie with computers haha) but it says that i have service pack 3 installed. But anyways the Windows Xp
installation went great only problem is that i dont have sound device installed.
I downloaded realtek HD audio driver but still no sound :/ I know realtek is the right driver because before i installed windows vista i remember having it installed in my computer.
Thanks in advance :D

Heres some specs:

System Information
Time of this report: 12/27/2012, 00:12:59
Machine name: SANG-C3DF1F4821
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_qfe.120821-1630)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: LENOVO
System Model: 8816A55
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6300 @ 1.86GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 3062MB RAM
Page File: 800MB used, 4146MB available
Windows Dir: F:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode
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  1. Go to
    Download the drivers for your system.

    You should be able to just install the System Update (XP version is 3.15), and run it to get the drivers from Lenovo.
  2. I have downloaded the driver for my system (ADI soundmax audio driver) and thats the only one they have but as you can see i have realtek audio driver. And i tried downloading ADI soundmax audio driver from a different site to get it in my system but wouldnt let me cause it says that i dont have the driver preinstalled.
    I also tried looking up and downloading realtek audio driver for my model system but couldnt find it.
    what should i do, im out of ideas :/
  3. also where can i download the system update for Xp version 3.15?
  4. sangminpak said:
    also where can i download the system update for Xp version 3.15?

    System update you can get from the same lenovo site.
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