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Some of you info was helpful and some not. I have a web cam with a built-in microphone, but I try to use it on skype, but the mic does not work. I followed you instruction above, but when I go to Audio and Microphone settings the only option I have is C-Media Wave Device, I am not able to select Computer Audio Card. What do I do?

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The problem is probably the Dynex driver was not installed or the driver may be corrupted.
Try reinstalling the Dynex driver again.

Posted on Dec 29, 2010

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee Dec 29, 2010

    Also try installing the audio driver again.
    Then go the the Skype audio configuration again.
    You should be able to select the WEBcam, the microphone and your audio card.

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