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The configuration for the volume control has suddenly changed. No more microphone column and no sound at all! How to restore it?
You can use Restore Point for this matter:
To use System Restore to restore Windows XP to a previous state, follow these steps:
If you successfully restored your computer to a previous state, and the computer is performing as it should be, you are finished.
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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 enable windows 7
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 configure speech recognition then
you will see earphones with a speaker among a list set up a microphone headset with microphone then next and next again you should see your earphones with microphone being configured
click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick it or select audio from the microphone drop down list
make sure you have the right one selected and in the volume box make sure the microphone box has a tick in it or
select the voice tab
make sure that you have the right media selected also
select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it
or you might have to depending on your operating system
Click start Control Pannel
click on Hardware and Sound
click on Sound
then you devices should come up ; speakers, Digital Audio, and headphones
plug your headphones in
then select headphones
at the bottom it will say set as default
then when you disconnect your headphones it automatically switches to the speakers and when you plug them back in it automatically will switch to headphones
hope this helps
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Aug 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet
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
Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS
& AUDIO DEVICES
In the Sounds & Audio Devices
Properties window locate the SOUND PLAYBACK box and click the VOLUME button.
Make sure that there is not a tick (check-mark) in the MUTE box against
microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of
Also make sure that the MUTE ALL box
isn't checked before closing the window.
Now click the VOLUME button in the
SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here you need to SELECT microphone as an input source for
recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback
NOTE if 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.
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