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Webcam has no audio from my computer

My computer indicates microphone off, but it is on. and the webcam device says it has a microphone, but neither are working. How do I get audio from my computer?

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Go into your device manager and remove your microphone from the list. then shut your pc off and turn back on. then go to device manager and see if it shows back in the list. then right click and choose update driver. when asked, choose to update from the web. install the drivers and restart the pc. this should solve any issues with the microphone. if it doesnt, try updating your sound card drivers. get them from the web also.

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click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
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also during a video call at the top of your screen you will see an option to for a video call using yahoo messenger this might vary if you are using another messenger service


open skype go to tools from the drop down list select options scroll to audio settings
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click start control panel sounds and audio devices audio and also voice it's the same make sure that you have the right default microphone selected you should be able scroll to video settings to make sure you have the right settings


Open skype go to tools options scroll to audio settings or video settings on the right you will see webcam setting you can change the settings from there click apply after changing any settings also you can see the webcam there you can even take a snapsot also make sure your settings are correct for a video call


click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick also
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 and make sure that you have the right media selected also select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it

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