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NO SOUND ON MY COMPUTER. CHECKED VOLUME AND SWITCH ON THE FRONT

ALL INDICATIONS SHOW THAT MY COMPUTER SHOULD HAVE SOUND.

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  • Justin Goldberg May 11, 2010

    Go to start menu => Run and type devmgmt.msc, and find your sound card. Is there a red X over your sound card? Is it expanded when you open the device manager or closed? If it's expanded, it could mean the driver needs to be reinstalled. Let me know what's going on with it.

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When I recieve phone calls and texts on my iPhone 3GS there is no sound I have checked the settings and the volume is on Full but still no joy


Is it set to silent mode? Even in silent mode, the settings menu still displays the volume but none will play. To turn it off, there is a switch located on the right side of the phone above the volume rocker. Flip the switch toward the front of the phone and hopefully your volume will return.

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My microphone is built in to the computer but will not even show up in my recording devices. it used to work fine and now it doesnt say it even exists on the computer.


See last paragraph of instructions below re unlisted devices.



Using a microphone with computer

To use any microphone with your computer you will need to enable it in control panel. The following instructions are for Windows XP but are broadly similar for Vista and Win7


Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS & AUDIO DEVICES


Click VOICE


In Sounds & Audio Devices Properties window locate SOUND PLAYBACK box. Click the VOLUME button. Make sure that there is not a check-mark in the MUTE box against microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of the scale.


Make sure the MUTE ALL box isn't checked before closing the window.


Now click the VOLUME button in the SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here SELECT microphone as an input source for recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback controls).


NOTE if your microphone is not listed in the 2 sets of volume controls click OPTIONS, PROPERTIES on the tool-bar and place a check against microphone in the list entitled 'show the following volume controls' and then click OK. Same applies for Internal mic.


That should be it.


To adjust audio volume generally.

Under VOLUME tab adjust Device Volume as necessary. Also (under Loudpeaker Settings) click Speaker Volume and adjust slider to suit.


You might put a check mark in the box to show the volume control on the Task Bar so you can go straight to it to make adjustments in the future.

Feb 19, 2011 | Compaq Audio Players & Recorders

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My computer will not see or hear sound from my microphone but i know it works


Using a microphone with computer

To use any microphone with your computer you will need to enable it in control panel. The following instructions are for Windows XP but are broadly similar for Vista and Win7


Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS & AUDIO DEVICES


Click VOICE


In Sounds & Audio Devices Properties window locate SOUND PLAYBACK box. Click the VOLUME button. Make sure that there is not a check-mark in the MUTE box against microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of the scale.


Make sure the MUTE ALL box isn't checked before closing the window.


Now click the VOLUME button in the SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here SELECT microphone as an input source for recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback controls).


NOTE if your microphone is not listed in the 2 sets of volume controls click OPTIONS, PROPERTIES on the tool-bar and place a check against microphone in the list entitled 'show the following volume controls' and then click OK.


That should be it.


To adjust audio volume generally.

Under VOLUME tab adjust Device Volume as necessary. Also (under Loudpeaker Settings) click Speaker Volume and adjust slider to suit.


You might put a check mark in the box to show the volume control on the Task Bar so you can go straight to it to make adjustments in the future.

Feb 17, 2011 | Labtec Verse-514 Consumer Microphone

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My microphone on my laptop does not work i checked everything test it nd cnt hear my voice..?


Using a microphone with computer

To use any microphone with your computer you will need to enable it in control panel. The following instructions are for Windows XP but are broadly similar for Vista and Win7


Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS & AUDIO DEVICES


Click VOICE


In Sounds & Audio Devices Properties window locate SOUND PLAYBACK box. Click the VOLUME button. Make sure that there is not a check-mark in the MUTE box against microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of the scale.


Make sure the MUTE ALL box isn't checked before closing the window.


Now click the VOLUME button in the SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here SELECT microphone as an input source for recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback controls).


NOTE if your microphone is not listed in the 2 sets of volume controls click OPTIONS, PROPERTIES on the tool-bar and place a check against microphone in the list entitled 'show the following volume controls' and then click OK.


That should be it.


To adjust audio volume generally.

Under VOLUME tab adjust Device Volume as necessary. Also (under Loudpeaker Settings) click Speaker Volume and adjust slider to suit.


You might put a check mark in the box to show the volume control on the Task Bar so you can go straight to it to make adjustments in the future.

Feb 16, 2011 | Toshiba (P000257700) Microphone

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Computer does not recognize it and the mic does not record into the computer... maybe my connections are wrong..pls help me


I have a 1222FX and here is how I have it hooked up. I have a cord that has an 1/8" stereo plug on one end and two mono RCA jacks on the other. The 1/8" end goes into my line in on my sound card. (not the microphone in ). The RCA jacks are hooked to two cords that I made up that have a RCA plug on one end and a XLR plug on the other. The XLR plugs are wired so that they are unbalanced. Pin one is ground and pins two and three are soldered to the positive. I used shielded cable and the shield is soldered to negative on the RCA jack but left unconnected on the XLR jack. This prevents hum. You may be able to purchase premade cables but I made my own. The XLR jacks are plugged into the left and right balanced or unbalanced Main output jacks of the mixer. On your computer click Start then Control Panel. Click Sounds and Audio Devices. Make sure that Place Volume in Taskbar is checked. Place the volume slider in about halfway position if there is one. Click Advanced and a control panel should pop up. It will say Play Control at the top. You will want your speaker volume about half way also. Make sure line in is NOT muted (checked ) and is also about half way up. Plug headphones into the mixer and get a good sound with the microphone you are using. If it is a microphone that requires phantom power make sure you turn the power to the mixing board on first, then the phantom power. Do this with the main volume control all the way off. When the mixer has warmed up for a minute or so you can bring the volume up to get a good sound. When you are done recording, make sure you slide the volume down again. Then turn the phantom power switch off and then the main power. This procedure protects your equipment. On the Play Control volume panel on your computer click on Options then Properties. You will see that it is checked for Playback. Check it for recording. Make sure that where it says Show the following volume controls, it has Playback volume and at least Line In checked. Now check the Recording Controls. Where it says Show the following volume controls make sure that at least Line In is checked. Click on O.K. and your Recording Control window will pop up. Make sure that Line In select has a check mark. Slide the volume up until you get a good sound through your computer speakers or your headphones if you have them plugged into the computer. If you accidentally close this window, Click on the speaker symbol in your taskbar at the bottom. You will have to switch between Play Control and Recording Control as before. You didn't mention what software you are using so I advise you to read your manuals carefully. The manual for the mixer has a page with wiring diagrams for cables. Here is a link to a site with lots of good info and an invaluable FREE book that you can download:http://www.recordingreview.com/ I hope this helps.

Nov 11, 2010 | Behringer XENYX 2442FX Mixer

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Cannot get sound is there a switch to put sound on


Plug in the webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
Right click on the volume graph and select 'Show disabled devices' and 'Show disconnected devices'
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

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I have a built in mic and the computer says that it can't not find it. I have also checked to make sure that my computer is using the default setting are there any other ideas?


in your computer trey you see a red speaker icon (reltek hd adio sound output)(if cant see read downside).
doble click this icon and you see a sound setting box.
you see upside 5 option(sound effect , mixer , aodio I/O etc.)
choose MIXER and you see two option in upside PLAY BAKE and downside RECORD see upside you see option subwoofer, center line volume . front mic, mic volume and cd volume.
you see that front mic and mic volume is muted.
remove mute and enjoy
(if you cant see icon go to this address:-
My Computer C:\Program Files\Realtek\InstallShield.
in this location you see two red speaker icon.
dobble click the icon "RTHDCPL"and now you see the icon)

Dec 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I lost sound in my computer and i also don,t what,s real problem ,please help resolve this problem


Look in your task bar (bottom right) for the picture of a speaker...it will show "volume" when you hover over it. Double left click on the speaker icon and it will show the "Master Volume window"...make sure none of the "Mute" is checked, if they are the un-check them.
Also bring up all the "sliders" to the top. This will give you max volume.
Good luck,
Hope this helps

Oct 30, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

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Setup problem


To troubleshoot a speaker system where sound is not issuing from all speakers, please do the following:
  1. Verify that all cables are plugged in correctly. Make sure the rear and/or center/sub audio cable is plugged in to the correct port. On most surround sound cards, the rear audio port is black, the front audio port is green, and the center/sub audio port is orange. If you do not have a surround sound card, make sure you obtain the proper adapter (discussed in the next paragraph) or use surround sound emulation if your speaker system offers it. If you are not sure if you have a surround sound card, please check with the manufacturer of your sound card for details.
  2. Make sure your sound card supports the same amount of channels as your speaker system contains. For 4.1 systems, it should have a front and rear speaker jack on the card. For 5.1 systems, the card should have a front, rear, and center/sub, output. The card should be properly installed and configured. Please contact your sound card manufacturer for details. If you do not have a surround sound capable sound card, you can use the source selector switch or the M3D button on the controller unit (if available). You can also use an adapter to split the signal for the front and rear speakers. This type of adapter is a 3.5mm male to 2-3.5mm female jacks. You can purchase this adapter at your local electronic store. Please refer to your manual if you do not know if your speaker system can emulate surround sound.
  3. Try connecting the speakers to a portable sound device such as a walkman or portable CD player. Plug the speakers into the headphone jack, but make sure the volume is lowered so the speakers are not over powered. You can do this for both the front, rear, center/sub speakers to verify that they work. If the speaker system works on the walkman, then you are experiencing a configuration issue with your sound card. Please contact your sound card manufacturer.
  4. Check the system Volume Control located in the System tray. Make sure that the volumes are at a reasonable level and are not checked for Muting.
Try these articles:

Manual

Setting up the Z5500 with PC, Mac, Xbox, Playstation, DVD Player, etc.

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Apr 01, 2008 | Logitech Z-5500 Computer Speakers

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