Microphone(MIC)Of head set not working(got removed wrongly)
I am using Windows Vista Laptop & I have got accidentally removed the Realtak Audio Input recording device (i.e.-MIC),hence I am not able make a voice calls on internet like skype ,googletalk etc. Can anybody tell me how to get Installed my MIC(recoeding device) back to the PC. In Control Panel->Sounds & Devices->Audio-> Sound Recording Default Device ( Audio Input Device)is showing empty. I want To know What should I do to get back my Audio Input Device so that I can use my MIC of HEadset to used for talking on Internet.
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Re: Microphone(MIC)Of head set not working(got removed...
This usually just gets reinstalled whenever you restart your computer be it Vista or XP. In your case, the drivers for the Microphone probably got deleted. The Microphone driver comes in the package together with the sound card. You'll have to re-install the whole sound card driver to have it start working again. You can do this from the Device Manager. After doing this, the microphone together with the whole sound card drivers should start working again.
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click start control panel
sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box
untick it click start
control panel on the left select hardware and sound then select manage audio
devices then recording you should see a microphone right click select
click start control panel on the left select hardware and sound then select
manage audio devices then recording you should see a microphone right click
selectconfigure speech recognition
then you will see earphones with a speaker among a list set up a microphone
headset with microphonethen next and
next againyou should see your
earphones with microphone being configured click start control panel
hardware and sound manage audio devices playback you might have to set a
default go for via high definition audio then right click on speaker you might
have to configure them then select properties you will see tabs general level
in this tab make sure your setting are loud enough also enhancements and
advanced from the drop down list in the advanced tab select dvd quality or
another then apply hope this helpsW7
The Microphone might not be working, as it may not be enabled.
However, you may enable the Microphone manually by performing the below steps:
For Windows XP:
1) Double-click on the Volume Control. 2) Select the "Properties" option from the "Options" menu. 3) Select the "Recording" option in the "Adjust volume for" section. 4) Click the OK button. 5) Check the box labeled "Select" under the microphone volume and you should now be able to adjust the volume for the microphone.
For Windows Vista:
1) Right click Speaker near Clock - Recording Devices - right click in box - check 2) Show Disconnected Devices and Show Disabled Devices - check your mic - highlight them and then on lower right properties. 3) Make sure the proper one is enabled and check other settings - on Levels tab make sure MUTE is unchecked and APPLY / OK changes. For Windows 7: 1) Right click on the volume icon in the system tray and then click “Recording devices”.2) Right click on the blank place in the popped up window and then select “Show Disabled Devices” and “Show Disconnected Devices”.3) Right click on Microphone and then click “Enable”.4) Highlight the microphone and then choose “Set as Default Device”.5) Click Apply.6) Select Microphone and click on Properties.7) Click on Levels tab. The default Microphone Boost is set to 0, increase it. Hope this helps.
Well, if it's working when you record sound, then there might be settings related problem with the skype or yahoo messenger etc... Let's get started with the "skype" open your skype - sign in - click on "tools" select "options", on the left pane of the options windows, click "audio settings" and now on the right pane, check the "microphone" settings and verify it's set to "Realtek High Definition Audio", if it's not, do so now. click "Save". You can set the volume manually by uncheking the "automatically adjust microphone settings" and turn up the volume slider. Do the same with the yahoo messenger, but you can't set this before you log in. In yahoo messenger you need to go to the "preferences" - "Video and Voice" from the "Messenger" menu. Also make sure, that "digital input or output" isn't selected.
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Do you have Window's Vista...I'm not sure if it works the same way, but I had the same scenario and I simply went to audio manager in my toolbar (the speaker looking thing making sound waves) and made all of the input jacks apart from each other. Go to Device Advanced Settings and choose Separated input jacks. Sound Manager > Advanced Device Settings > Separate all Input jacks as Independent Devices
My microphone has always worked on vista for, I use it everyday on skype, but today it will not work, I can hear the caller but they cannot hear me. I thought my headset was broken and i bought a new one. but its still doing the same thing with the new headset. It says the microphone settings are enabled and working, but when i do the mic test, it says that it cannot hear me. what can i do?? help!