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Logitech QuickCam Express: Microphone not working

After completing all the steps of installation, I cannot get my new Logitech QuickCam Express's microphone to work. With the Audio Tuning Wizard, I can get to the step called "Adjust Microphone Volume", but then, when I test the volume with my voice, no sound is sent into the microphone, and I get the message called "Microphone Warning" stating that "little or no sound was detected from your microphone" etc. I bought two of these webcams, and neither will work. I'm pretty sure this problem is occuring because when the Audio Tuning Wizard has a box with a dropdown asking for the correct microphone, it only comes up with SoundMAX Digital Audio, which is the audio system in my laptop (and my laptop does not have a built in microphone), not the Logitech QuickCam Express one. So either how can I add a microphone to my audio settings, or how can I get the microphone to work? Ditto! Get to the Wizard, speak into the mic, wait on the red light to turn green and nothing.

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  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    Same problem here, exactly as described in the previous posting. Nothing to add, really!

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    same problem...help !!!

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If you have windows messenger follow below

Windows XP
Windows Messenger is a native Instant Messenger application to Windows XP. This application can be used to set the output device of your choice. In turn, this information will carry over to the MSN Messenger 7.5 application settings.
Launch Windows Messenger and execute the audio tuning wizard.

  1. Go to “Start”.
    Select “Run”.
    Type “msmsgs” and click “OK”.

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  2. In theWindows Messenger, click “Tools” and select “Audio Tuning Wizard”.

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  3. Follow the steps which are provided by the “Audio Tuning Wizard” and select your desired Logitech QuickCam Express: Microphone not working - 9954.jpgne & Speaker device.

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  4. Once this process is complete, close the Windows Messenger application.
    The configuration change made through Windows Messenger should now be set in the MSN Messenger 7.5 application.

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