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Built-in Mic not working on laptop

I have a Toshiba Sattellite A215-S4757. Along with Skype already installed, it came with a built-in webcam and mic (also shown on a Skype sticker on the laptop). The microphone worked perfectly for the first few months before it suddenly stopped. After following the advice of Skype and several online forums, the mic can now only pick up the sound being projected out of the laptop (e.g. iTunes Library), but it doesn't pick up any external sounds. If there's any advice that can be given it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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