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Disabled internal mic on toshiba satellie A200

Yesterday I was playing around with sound recording software, and disabled the internal mic on my Toshiba Satellie A200. Now I can't re-enable it!!!!!!!!!!! ARG. It has completely disappeared from the microphones in the control panel. I can't find it anywhere to enable it again. Help!!!

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  • getreformed Feb 12, 2008

    yes i do, but oince in there the mic has disappeared. that's where i found it to disable it in the first place

  • getreformed Feb 12, 2008

    yep, i have the device manager open, but i don't know how to check if things are disabled, and i can't find the mic in here anywhere.

  • getreformed Feb 12, 2008

    thanks for the offer but I'm in Australia
    thanks so much for trying to help

  • Luciaaya Mar 07, 2008

    I also disabled the microphone and it has gone, I wanted it back but dunno how! help!

  • tauiwi Nov 18, 2008

    Hi. Have the same problem and cant find a solution.

    Its a toshiba A200 with Vista, and I went to:

    Control panel > Harware and Sound > Manage Audio Devices > Recording

    It says: FrontMic, Realtek High Definition Audio, Not Plugged In.

    Under properties, it says it is enabled and working fine.

    I am confused on how to fix this. I hope someone can help, I would appreciate it immensely. I am also in Australia.

  • adamctrevino Dec 07, 2008

    ya i hav the same problem ive tried these solutions but cant find anything!

    i really need ur help



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I've just had this problem and fixed it.

Right click anywhere in the "Recording" tab of your sound options. (the place where you disabled this mic) and click "show disabled devices".

Then simply enable it. Hope this helps.

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Right-click the box which the microphone disappeared from and then click "Show Disabled devices".

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I can help

do you have a option in the control panel for sound

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    Jason Medeiros Feb 12, 2008

    ok do you know where the device manager is on your computer? Go to that and see i you have anything disabled there

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    Jason Medeiros Feb 12, 2008

    ok do you know where the device manager is on your computer? Go to that and see i you have anything disabled there

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    Jason Medeiros Feb 12, 2008

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