Just to add additional information that may be of help to the engineers who look into this, the exact same problem occurs on my W530. Within the margin of error. In the pop-up window, you will see two options. So it's technically still obtainable from Lenovo, even if for some reason the download page for the M710q doesn't provide it. I do not use the Geforce experience which I find a bit intrusive.
Download the Nvidia GeForce 390. A : Yes, it is. Also since drivers work deep in kernel they could implement some kernel related fixes. This includes the last 392. Obviously Intel has now fixed whatever was the problem with earlier driver versions, and the fix is present in their December driver package. Good luck to the team. Also like you said these drivers perform more or less the same.
Within the margin of error. Driver Easy will scan your computer and provide you with new drivers instantly. This is when using the so-called latest Lenovo-provided Intel graphics driver package which contains a 24. Q : Any progress in install a driver? Sure sounds like a hardware issue to me and not the driver. Click the first option Search automatically for updated driver software. As for applying this package, the steps are quite simple since each producer intends to uncomplicate things for users: just download the package, run the setup, and follow the on-screen instructions. Or click Update All button if you go Pro to download and update all drivers at a time automatically.
Additional info: If I shutdown the system with fast restart enabled, the audio is always present. With all these performance degrading vulnerabilities and boring drivers, 2018 is off to a pretty crappy start. For example they could rebuild source files with updated compilers which received patches concerning latest vulnerabilities too. Don't want to take a chance of losing the screen. I had already tried the even newer 411. I've tried the newer 416.
With Fullscreen Optimizations disabled, test loses up to 300 points without it checked. This would strongly suggest defects in this Sept 2018 package which makes it clearly incompatible with 1809. Q : How can I uninstall a driver? Not necessary to do anything. Also, when the installation has finished, do perform a restart to ensure that all changes take effect properly. Then there is also the mystery about why it got installed properly while in hybrid graphics mode with the new 1.
Then Windows will find and install drivers for your video device automatically. It doesn't appear to be a problem with 1. You will get a nvidia install option to do a clean new install or to keep any old settings. I have tested extensively using the latest Lenovo-released Optimus driver package Nvidia 398. With Fullscreen Optimizations disabled, test loses up to 300 points without it checked. Note that there is no Nvidia Virtual Audio Device object that gets installed with 1. Its the only three things I tested so far.
The driver is most definitely being installed, but the system is not detecting a complete audio solution in the connection. You can then reset to a known good setup in case windows sends you a bad update. Unless it's the game acting stupid which I'm pretty aware that it does perform bad for a lot of people. In this way, all components in the whole driver package will be installed. Just to add additional information that may be of help to the engineers who look into this, the exact same problem occurs on my W530. Choose to select the location of the new driver manually and browse to the folder where you downloaded the driver About Sound Card Driver: Usually, Windows operating systems apply a generic audio driver that allows computers to recognize the sound card component and make use of its basic functions.