Toshiba Laptop struck by lightening - Sound gone

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I have a Toshiba Satelitte A40 - 151 Laptop.
Last year we were abroad and it got struck by lightening. It hit the power cable, modem and sound
We were able to buy a new power cable and buy a modem to go in the card slot
But nobody there seemed to have a clue regarding the sound.
Now we are back in Uk we have tried an external sound card which works fine
But is there any way it can be repaired? Asked at PC World and they say buy a new PC !
 
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Thats about the extent of it. You have to get a whole new MB as the audio on laptops is integrated onto the motherboard. To do that its over half the cost of the PC for the MB and then you have to pay for service (which if not under warranty is expensive as well).
 
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NP usually the 3 things on a laptop that are not 100% integrated are network card (usually this is some kind of add in card), modem (same usually an add in card sometimes the same card as the network card), and RAM.
 
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If you are a home owner be sure and check your policy as you may have insurance coverage for personal property damages.
 
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