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When I go to the sound setting it will not let me adjust the volume. That whole area is in light gray and will not give me access

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I think it would be better if we check that the built-in microphone is working on your machine.

Internal microphone

The internal microphone is located near the top of the notebook LCD display or near the bottom of the LCD display near the hinge. Use the following best practices to better capture sound with the microphone.

-Adjust the notebook PC screen to place the microphone in the best direction for receiving sound.

-Speak directly into the microphone. Avoid speaking away from the microphone.

-When using the internal microphone, choose an environment without background noise.


Testing the record function on the notebook PC

1. Click Start , then Programs , Accessories , Entertainment , and then Sound Recorder .
2. Click Record (the red dot) and speak into the microphone.
3. When you are finished recording, click Stop (the gray rectangle).
4. To play back the recording, click Play (the gray arrow pointing to the right).

If happens that the recording with the microphone have no sound we have check the settings.

Checking microphone settings

1. Click Start , then Programs , Accessories , Entertainment , and then Volume Control .
2. A Volume Control or Master Volume window opens.
3. Click Options , and then Properties .
4. Select Recording , and make sure Microphone is selected.
5. Click OK . The Volume Control window should change to a Recording Gain Control window.
6. Click Options again and then click Advanced Controls . If Advanced Controls is unavailable, then an alternate microphone is not available. Proceed to the next series of steps.
7. Remove the check next to Alternate microphone , click Close , and test the microphone. If there is still no sound, continue to the next step

Ensuring the correct recording device is selected

1. Access sound properties:

-In Windows XP, to access the sound control panel applet, click Start , then Control Panel . Click Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices , and then click Sounds and Audio Devices .

-In Windows 95, 98, and Me, click Start , Settings , and Control Panel . Double-click Sounds and Multimedia , or Multimedia . The Sounds and Multimedia Properties window opens.

2. Click the Audio tab.

3. Under Sound Playback , select the audio device that is installed on the computer (there should be only one).

4. Under Sound Recording , select the audio device that is installed on the computer. It should be the same as the listing under Sound Playback .

5. Click OK .

6. Close the Sound and Multimedia Properties window and test the recording.


Feel free to reply if happens the steps I've told you is not working. Hope it helps.

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Philips 32PFL3505D 32 in LCD TV How can the TV be set to factory setting?


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There is no details about the factory reset of your tV in its user manual. But intvidual reset for picture, sound etc can be selected and can be reset to factory reset.

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The following picture settings can be confi gured. Depending on the

format of the picture source, some picture settings are not available.

• [Auto Picture]: Sets all picture settings to the factory default.

• [Brightness]: Adjusts the intensity and details of dark areas.

• [Contrast]: Adjusts the intensity of bright areas, keeping dark areas

unchanged.

• [Color]: Adjusts color saturation.

• [Tint]: Adjusts the color balance in an image.

• [Sharpness]: Adjusts the level of sharpness in image details.

• [Color Temperature]: To set the color temperature to [Normal],
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The following sound settings can be confi gured. Depending on the

sound source, some sound settings are not available.

• [Auto Sound]: Sets all sound settings to the factory default.

• [Equalizer]: Adjusts individual sound frequencies.

• [Virtual Surround Sound]: This selects the modes for more spatial

or surround sound reproduction.

• [Auto Volume Leveling]: Reduces sudden changes in volume, for

example, during commercials or when switching channels. Select

[On] or [Off].

• [TV Speakers]: Select [On] or [Off], or output sound to an

EasyLink compliant device. When [Speakers EasyLink] is selected,

the TV speakers are disabled and TV sound outputs to the speakers

of the compatible EasyLink compliant device. Adjust the volume
using the unit's remote control.
OK.

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If you want to adjust call volume, highlight "call" with the left/right keys Use the down key to go in the yellow area and keep pressing the down key until you see "ringtone volume" then hit "OK" and it gives you an option to adjust ringtone volume
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on your system tray (where the clock is) look for a speaker icon
there you got 2 options
1. click on it and a dial for volume adjusment will come up, adjust as required.
2. left click and go into the mixer or properties, this option may vary depending on your sound card/driver but usually it will give you more options and more areas where you can adjust the volume and other sound advance settings.

3. also check a phisical volume adjusted, some it's located on the edge of your laptop.

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Can't find the hands free speaker button


In an increasingly hands-free world, the external speaker feature of cell phones has increased the usability of cell phonesmag-glass_10x10.gif in the car, public transportation and at work. The volume controls on the external speaker controls can be somewhat difficult to find and manipulate.
  1. Step 1 Make sure the speaker setting is actually on. If the speaker is turned to off, the volume you hear will be coming from the earpiece and will be very low indeed. Sometimes there is a button on a cellphone which you can simply press and hold to activate the speaker function. You will notice a difference immediately.
  2. Step 2 Check to see if you have external volume controls. On some models, there is a button or two buttons that adjust the volume of both the handset and the speaker volume. If you have these buttons, use them to adjust these controls while on calls. Remember that adjusting the speaker volume will subsequently adjust the handset volume once you've turned off the speaker mode.
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b) If no sound is heard, turn unit over and look for "WEATHER" slide switch on bottom. With unit on & volume adjusted to comfortable hearing level, slowly slide switch down (or up) through various frequencies [1)162.550, 2) 162.400, 3) 162.475, 4) 162.425, 5) 162.450, 6) 162.500, 7) 162.525] until voice transmissions are heard. This should be the closest National Weather Service (NWS) broadcast for your area. Check the NWS website at http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr/nwrbro.htm for your state, click on the state name, and look for the site name or site location nearest you. The frequency for that site should be the strongest, and appropriate for your area.
c) You can set the alert tone, for special weather alert broadcasts, on the bottom of the unit on the slide switch marked "ALERT". Set the switch to the desired type of alert: 1) LED [LED on top of unit (marked ALERT) lights up when alert is broadcast-no siren tone/alarm is heard] 2) LED & ALARM [LED lights up and alarm/ siren tone is heard] 3) VOICE [LED on top of unit lights up and voice broadcast is heard, only; no siren tone/alarm is heard].
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this usually occurs when you print large volume of copies of documents that goes beyond the printable area of the paper, some powders stick in the roller of your printer hence making the gray streak.

you can check if the rollers have accumulated some powder, if so, have the rollers cleaned.

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