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Inspirion 6400 Mic Problams(win Vista)

My mic has stopped workin again !st time i had my motherboard replaced and had sound driver uninstalled and reinstalled then it its gone again works abit when wiggled in socket I uninstalled driver but now cant find it need help with driver and mic

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Re: Inspirion 6400 Mic Problams(win Vista)

Try visiting the DELL web site and look for the software there as for the mic it may be loose inside the enclosure carefully open it and check for lose cables or screws

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Does she have a microphone plugged in? I dont think the 6400 has a built in mic.

If you're sure your mic works then open the sound mixer (click the speaker icon by the time in the lower right) and click "options" then "properties" and select recording. Click ok. Make sure "microphone" is selected.

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My mic has stopped workin again !st time i had my motherboard replaced and had sound driver uninstalled and reinstalled then it its gone again works abit when wiggled in socket I uninstalled...

If it works when you wiggle it in the socket, it's not a driver issue. It's either a problem on the motherboard again, or a short in your microphone cable. As replacing a microphone is a lot easier than replacing the motherboard again, I'd suggest finding another microphone, plugging it in and seeing if that fixes it. If it doesn't, I'm afraid it's the motherboard.

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