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Determining if computer has a built-in microphone

How do I determine if I have a built-in microphone on my Toshiba Satellite computer? I can hear sound through speakers but can't speak back (e.g., to use Skype or Yahoo Messenger). Please tell me where to look for the specs on my computer for the microphone. Thank you! (PS This question has been posted before but no satisfactory answers).

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  • ecg5 Dec 29, 2008

    Vista Home Premium (AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-58 2.00 GB RAM ATI Radeon X1200)

  • ecg5 Dec 29, 2008

    Vista Home Premium (AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-58 2.00 GB RAM ATI Radeon X1200)

  • ecg5 Dec 29, 2008

    when I right click on the volume icon I see: Sound: Recording: Microphone: Realtek High Definition Audio: Not plugged in. Does this mean that I need to plug in an external microphone or do I need to "turn on" an internal microphone? I really appreciate your help.

  • ecg5 Dec 29, 2008

    I believe you mean the 2 buttons for "exclusive mode" under the advanced tab. These are checked and I still get the "not plugged in" message.

  • ecg5 Dec 29, 2008

    It does say microphone but I'm pretty sure I will need to get an external microphone. I checked the specs online for my computer (A215 S7437 Model: PSAFGU-00L002) and it says Ports: Audio: Microphone input port, Headphone output port. I really appreciate your help. Thank you!

  • Jess Tobel
    Jess Tobel Jan 21, 2009

    Im on msn, i can hear my friends talk. but i cant talk back. Its very irritating. Because it says there is one!

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What operating system are you using?

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    djxtreme979 Dec 29, 2008

    Ok, the easiest way is to right click on the little volume icon in bottom right taskbar next to the time. Then click on recording devices. If it says microphone there then you have one. Depending on what else it says we may have to do other things.

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    djxtreme979 Dec 29, 2008

    Doble click on realtek and then on advanced. Make sure those 2 boxes are checked.

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    djxtreme979 Dec 29, 2008

    When you first right click volume and relect recording device. Is the realtek microphone set as default? to be sure just click once on it and if you can click on default button at bottom do so and then click ok, close window and restart.

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    djxtreme979 Dec 29, 2008

    Yes all laptops have external ports for plugging in microphones. But they also have an internal one. For example a headset and mic combo. Best of luck

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