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Skype connection I downloaded Skype 3.6. (MS Vista) for a time there was no problem. At startup when I plugged in headset a pop up apeared showing microphone selected. I disabled this pop up now Skype says that it cannot detect a microphone, I don't know if diabling the pop up had anything to do with the loss of micophone. I have tried Skype on a PC with XP - no problem. Do I need to reinstate the popup and if so how do I reinstate it.

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    I clicked in for the upgrade offer and typed in my Skype name as requested but don't think I gave my password.Now the window says 'signing in' with the revolving arrow and won't stop.When I retried, it said my upgrade was done.But I still only get the signing in pop up!

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Check the volume control on the Control Panel Sounds and Audio Devices.

If your Microphone is disabled, you can enable it. Another way is to delete the microphone and reboot. Then plug in the mic so it gets discovered.


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Hi,

To help resolve some common connection issues on Windows Vista, please
follow these steps:

1) Please make sure, that you are running the latest version of Skype
that you can download from http://skype.com/go/download

2) If Skype is running, please close it by right-clicking on the Skype
icon in the system tray (next to the clock) and selecting Quit Skype or
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3) If you are behind proxy server, make sure you have set all proxy
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4) If you are using Windows Firewall,
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5) If you are using any other firewalls or anti-virus software, please
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If your firewall or anti-virus software is not listed there, please
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manufacturer for step by step instructions.

6) If you are using a router, please configure port forwarding for
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http://www.portforward.com/english/applica.../Skypeindex.htm
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7) Start Skype

Make sure your status is set to online via "File" > "Change Online
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Audio Setup for Windows XP and Vista

1. Audio settings, in Windows and Skype

XP: Windows Control Panel / Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices / Sounds & Audio Devices
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Volume / Device Volume: Make sure “Mute” is NOT checked in this window.
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Audio / Sound Playback: Your on board sound/Sound Card
Audio / Sound Recording: Your on board sound/Sound Card
Audio / Sound Recording / Volume: Make sure "Microphone" is selected and the volume slider is at the center or higher
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Vista: Windows Control Panel / Hardware and Sound / Sound / Manage Audio Devices
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Playback: Select your speakers or on board sound/Sound Card, then click “Set Default”
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Recording: Your Microphone or on board sound/Sound card must appear in this list, and must show “Working”
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Recording / Properties / Custom: If “Microphone Boost” is present, select it.
Recording / Properties / Levels: Microphone volume should be centre or higher
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Skype / Tools / Options / Audio Settings:

Microphone: Your headset/mic or USB device or Web cam mic, as you prefer
Speakers: Your headset, USB device or speakers, as you prefer
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Check if your mic (pink) and speaker (lime) jacks are in the proper sockets (it is easy to reverse them) and fully inserted (they sometimes stick only partially inserted)
If your microphone or headset has a “Mute” switch, make sure it is not on
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For test only you can use an earphone instead of microphone (really)! Just unplug the microphone, plug the earphone into the microphone jack, and talk into your earphones. (I know it sounds silly, but it might tell you if your microphone is defective)
A standard microphone plugged into Line In will NOT work.

3. Check audio in Windows.

XP: Start / All Programs / Accessories / Entertainment / Sound Recorder

Vista: Start [Orb] / All Programs / Accessories / Sound Recorder

Make a short recording with the microphone; you should see the level meters moving as you speak. On Windows XP, you can then play back what you recorded.

4. Once done, test with Skype Test Call (echo123).

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