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Lifecam 1.4, cant seem to get the mic to work on it

It does not seem to recognize the mic, the camera picture part seems to work fine.
What am I doing wrong.

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Are you using headphones? If yes, unplug them and use the computer mic. Works great that way and make sure the volume is all the way up....good luck

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