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Skype Test Call

I can hear the test call but it says they can not hear me. I can hear myself talk in my headset so I know my mic is working and my sound card test shows my mic is working. Is there an issue with Linksys wt54G router. I have the same problem on my laptop and desktop.
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Hello, No the Linksys router should not have anything to do with your Skype services. Try the following:

1. Use a different microsphone other than the one you are using now. The mic test in windows is not always reliable.

2. Follow the Skype instructions for test calls not working.

3. Check you sound setting in control panel.

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