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Headset mic relaying headset audio (stereo mix disabled)

Q: Headset mic relaying headset audio (stereo mix disabled)

I can't figure out how to fix this. I noticed that, when I'm watching a video, my headset's mic will relay the audio coming into my headset. Disabling Stereo Mix doesn't fix it. The physical controller that's on my headset cable doesn't stop it from happening, as even if I turn the volume knob all the way down and flick the mute switch, it's still picking up the audio. Muting my headset from within the computer stops the mic from hearing it, as does switching to my speakers that are plugged into the front jack. My headset is a 3.5mm jack type plugged into the back of the computer, directly into the motherboard.

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Hello, I bought a "Plantronics Audio 60 Stereo PC Headset" from amazon awhile ago, and I'm not *entirely* sure if it actually worked from the beginning...but it sure as hell isn't workin now.

*Running halflife*

Well anyway, it works GREAT when I do sound recording (Start/Programs/Accessories/Entertainment/Sound Recorder) but when I try to do it in a game, no one can hear me (when I did the voice tweak, it plays kinda staticy the thing that I said, then repeats it over and over again, getting louder each time. The other config option doesn't help either) Has anyone else experienced problems with this product, or any product and experienced the same problem..? Is it fixable, or will I have to get support from plantronics? Thanks in advance.
 

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I have a bluetooth headset connected to a bluetooth usb adapter but I am unable to get the mic to work while using stereo audio, only when it's in mono audio. I read somewhere it's about the number of profiles supported, would I need multiple bluetooth adapters, a better one or is there a way to make it work that I'm just missing?

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So I've only recently discovered Stereo Mixer and have been messing around with it for a few days. I've looked high and low for solutions on getting it pick up on my mic, but nothing works. I've read that it won't work with USB headsets, but I want to be sure of it before I give in and buy a new one.

I've set my speakers are the default playback default, headset as the default recording with Mixer as the default communications device, as well as vice-versa in regard to recording devices. I've also set "Listen to this device" in the Mixer to play back through my headset and tried without it checked off. I've gone so far as to use VAC with 3 audio repeaters in some roundabout way to try to get it to work, but still no luck. More details on that of anybody asks.

I have a friend who got it to work flawlessly, and he has a wired headset. I'm using a PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset, so I'm almost positive the headset is the problem. Does anyone have a better solution to this or am I just gonna need a new headset? If so, any suggestions? Preferably within the $80-$100 range.

A:Stereo Mixer and Wireless USB Headset; Mic not mixing with audio.

The Stereo Mixer should be sets as the default "Recording" device. Then any recording device that is plugged in and recognized by Windows can be used.

I don't have a wireless mic so I can't try it in my system.

However, the wireless connection and pairing must be done first. If this is not done then it won't work as Windows will not see the mic and/or headset. This is the first step, get it connected and Windows recognizes the devices. Its not the Stereo Mix problem, the problem is basic - getting it connected and working with Windows.

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Hello

So three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.

The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.

This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.

I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.

Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.

I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.

Thanks for any help provided!

EDIT: Can be closed as I found the win 10 forum after I made the thread. Sorry!

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HelloSo three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.Thanks for any help provided!

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Hi all. From some days my right audio box and my right earphone don't work, i assure you i'm not deaf
Anyway I think it's a software problem because it concerns both the hardwares.
Thanks for the attention.
 

A:Audio right box/headset disabled itself

any suggestion?
 

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HELLO TO ALL !

I am knew on the board. Greetings

I installed a NEW Logitech USB Headset 350 onto my Winows XP Service Pack 2 generic 'puter.

I now have no speaker sound and no option shows except the headset and "Modem #1 line ".

It sorta looks like I have no speaker drivers .

Unplugging the headset does not help.

Anybody know how to fix this problem so I am not forced to wear a headset for audio ALL OF THE TIME ?

HELP !

(ME)
 

A:Installed new USB Headset NOW no speaker audio even if I unplug the headset

Yeah, my USB headset was a little weird at first as well.

Try going into your volume control (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Entertainment > Volume Control):
1. Click Options
2. Properties
3. Change the mixer device from the USB headset to your speakers.

Should work.

Also should note you can change the output settings in most audio software (for example: Windows Media Player, Winamp, etc.) so if you can't hear anything from your speakers when using those programs, try fiddling with those settings as well. I know for Winamp it's Options > Preferences > Plug-ins > Output > double-click the plug-in you use (mine is out_ds.dll) and again change it to your speakers using the drop down menu.
 

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Tried couple of ways but i cant get achieve my goal.
i'm trying to do a commentary of so games so i need to record game sound and allso my headset sound (microphone)
But since it's USB to not 3.5mm plug i cant find way to record both.
i own a Realtek Driver and a Gigabyte Motherboard.
i do not want any "virtual mixer" or something..
any way ?

A:Using Stereo Mix with USB headset?

The headset is basically a "digital" device to the system and when you use this, the headset becomes the default playback device, rather than your PC's sound device. As you can only have one default playback device, your best option is to use a standard "analog" headset, which does use your PC's sound device (Realtek) for your application rather than the USB type.

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Hello, I am Aaron, and today I went out and bought a Stereo Headset... An HP Premium Stereo Headset, here is the link to the exact product...

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press_kits/2008/ces/ds_headset.pdf

Now, the problem is, I am using this for a Desktop Computer, and my Monitor has built in speakers and this Stereo Headset has a plug-in for the Microphone also, which is mainly the reason I bought it, and I cannot use the Mic nor the Headset when I plug it in to the CPU itself, I may only use the Stereo Headset for the sound when I plug it into the monitor plug-in. So either I do not have the right software installed, my computer cannot recognize the Stereo Headset and figure stuff on it's own, or I am just stupid.

I will be attatching my DxDiag.txt which has all of my system information...

Thank you, please help me,
Aaron
 

A:Stereo Headset Installation

The monitor contains the audio amplifier for the built-in speakers. The CPU only puts out a low signal for input to an audio amp (usually built into PC speakers, hence the power they need). Very few motherboards have a built in amp.

You are trying to run the speakers from the amp input level which they are not designed for.
 

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When i plugin my USB headset I hear some audio sources but not all, Stereo Mix doesn't seem to appear for the headset.

If i reboot the machine then everything is fine..

Any help on how I can avoid having to reboot?

A:USB headset doesn't get Stereo mix

Sounds like the USB headset is not connecting correctly and when it does (unless rebooted) there is a corruption between the headset and Windows.

Try this and see if it helps. With the headset connected: go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the headset to highlight it and then Left click "Uninstall" (do not check the box to uninstall drivers). Then disconnect the headset and restart the PC. After Windows starts, connect the headset and Windows should detect new hardware and reinstall it. This fixes a lot of flakey problems and may take care of your problem.

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I'm reluctant (well I'm not as I like spending money lol) to buy a head set as I have a very high quality home cinema av receiver.

However the position I sit to play games means the surround speakers are to my left, and ruin the whole surround experience.
And moving the speakers and or myself is out of the question.

So I wish to buy some gaming headphones.

Being a bit of a sound freak (hence the stupidly over priced home cinema system) I like things to sound good.

Now my speaker experience tells me that the likes of turtle beach or tritton surround sets can't possibly sound as good a decent pair of stereo speakers.

So I'm just wondering from your guys experience are the surround headsets actually any good? As I can't see how speakers in close proximity can come anywhere near close to surround.

Essay over

A:Stereo vs surround headset

I actually haven't tried any of these surround headsets, but I know that most (maybe all) of them use virtual surround. So what it means is that they tweaked their stereo sounding that much that it doesn't sound like a stereo headset... which they might call surround. These headsets tend to have the option to turn this feature off (who the hell bought them otherwise) but considering that you are an audiophile you wouldn't like it anyway because it degrades the audio quality (I know games' audio quality might not be as important as the music quality is).

I say buy a headphone which is a plain stereo one (I would go for an Akg since they are known for the non tweaked sounding, which saves you even more quality). I think that the virtual sorrund is only a matter of taste in games.

I hope I helped somewhat

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I went to radioshack to buy this Gigaware USB Stereo Headset. It said it comes with a Skype CD. I plugged the USB device into my laptop andit said "___ Has been found" and "____ Installed and ready to use!". I could hear myself talk and make noises. I connected an audio chat with my friends through both AIM and MSN. I could hear them talk and they can't hear me. What's up with that? Where's the Skype Included CD? Help please!
 

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I?m using a Cyber Acoustics AC-850 Stereo USB headset with microphone on Windows XP Home ? SP2 and I need to have a software driver that provides control panel functions, i.e., headset volume settings, reverb setting, karaoke settings, etc. This headset came packaged without a software driver included. Can someone direct me to the appropriate website where I can download this driver? I?ve already tried the CyberAcoustics website with no luck, I also tried DriverGuide.com?no luck. I originally had this driver which was located and installed via a Driver Genius management tool scan. But since then I?ve had to completely reinstall my OS, losing everything.

A:Stereo Usb Headset Driver

Technical Support:
For specific questions regarding your Cyber Acoustics products and its use.
# [email protected]
# Tech Support Phone: (360) 823-4100

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I wasn't sure whether to put this under Other software or Windows 10, because I don't know if it's something with the operating system or something else. When I use my mic, it seems to pick up and repeat the sounds of the computer (but at a much quieter volume), and the Stereo Mix process does the exact same thing with my mic sounds. I know it doesn't have anything to do with the microphone physically picking up the sound, because it still picks up computer sound even when I use the inline switch on the headset cord to mute my microphone, so it's something to do with the actual computer. Using the same inline controller to mute the sound coming into my headset also doesn't change anything. I've checked everything in the Recording tab and none of the 'listen' boxes are checked. This problem has persisted after I used Windows' Reset function due to a different issue. Anyone have any idea what the issue is?
 

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I just purchased a USB stereo headset for my voice recognition software yesterday, and the audio is great. However, the only problem that I have is with my TV tuner card (ATI TV Wonder PCI). Because it plugs into my soundcard I cannot hear anything through my new headset. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
 

A:USB stereo headset/TV tuner -- conflict

The tv tuner card plugs in where?
 

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Hey,
Stereo Mix randomly works, it randomly does not, this is seen in my game recordings, some have no game sound (stereo mix).

It has been a while now without stereo mix sound. I havn't changed anything.

After spending days googling it, I think it has something to do with the fact that I have a headset.
It connects by a bluetooth usb adapter which has its own hub to connect a cable to charge it at the same time as use, someone said it's because it has its own sound driver which stops stereo mix ?

My headset is Logitech G930 but I think its the same for any headset.

I just want to be able to record sound in games (I use shadow play, comes with geforce).
I would also like to be able to record music.

I need stereomix to hear my computer sound again.

I tried using Virtual Audio Cable has someone else mentioned but It's just too much work every time to just get a type of stereo mix recording to work...
Thanks.

I have windows 10 pro now but I forgot my password and there is no forgot password button on that forum. This bug is in windows 7 too though.

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I have an HP Pavilion DV7-6143CL laptop running Window 7 64-bit OS.  I just recently purchased an LG HBS-730 Bluetooth Stereo Headset that gets recognized when I choose add device, however when the driver attempts to install it always fails, help.  When I connect my Motorolo bluetooth ear pieces, I don't have a problem in connecting them, I have two different models. I have run both Windows and HP updates and there are no new drivers for Bluetooth. I contacted LG for support and they said I must contact HP. Does anyone have a solution or link to install this LG Bluetooth stereo headset driver that Windows 7 recognizes?

A:LG HBS-730 Bluetooth Stereo Headset Recognized but Driver n...

I have same model, too. There are 2 bluetooth modes in LG HBS-730. Hands free mode and Stereo audio mode are their 2 modes. I think that your headset operates with hands free mode in windows 7 system. So, you may find stereo audio mode and select it. Then, you can play the HBS-730 headset for playing music or other things.  

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I recently got a Skullcandy PLYR 2 wireless headset. The instructions say that plugging in the transmitter without also plugging in a 3.5 mm stereo audio cable will only allow the headset to play audio in mono, so I grabbed a stereo audio cable and plugged it in. Windows still only recognizes the headset as mono, and when I go to configure the headset, the only option available is mono. How do I fix this problem?

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Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled
 

A:Solved: Stereo Headset Recognized as Mono

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Hello
I am just writin 2 u with a problem l have with my logitech clearchat stereo headset and microphone its not workin and its not detected on the computer when l first brought it worked but now it doesnt do l need to install any drivers for it to work my laptop is with windows vista home premium plz can u help l dunno wat to do without it
Thanxs

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Yesterday I bought the above-named headset to use when playing Team Fortress 2. It connects to my mobo with two separate 1/8" plugs -- one for the headphones, and one for the mic. I'm positive I've got them in the right jacks.

Right off the bat I noticed that I had to turn the volume down substantially from where I had it with my regular Sony headphones -- I was getting tons of high-pitched interference that disappeared when I turned down the volume, even though playback still seems to be good and loud.

The mic, however, is crap at this point. When I went to test it in the audio section of the control panel, I found that it barely registers on the level meter, even when I'm speaking at louder than normal volume. In properties I brought the mic volume all the way up, and made sure that the mute box is not checked.

The headset comes with its own mic mute switch on the cord, and it's open.

When I went to the voice recorder and did a test, what I recorded was a faint high pitched mix of static and electronic squealing -- sort of like the sound a fax machine makes, and yes -- it's not unlike the initial interference I was getting on the headphones. There was nothing in there that sounded like my voice or words.

When I went to test my mic in-game (before actually playing), I found that speaking at the same louder-than-normal volume pushed the level up into the red, but I couldn't hear myself over the headphones -- not sure if I was suppo... Read more

A:Logitech Premium Stereo Headset, mic doesn't work.

I usually go through the windows live messenger audio setup to get a microphone working correctly. 9 times out of 10 that alone will sort it.
 

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So, I've recently tried starting to stream games on twitch, and even did a clean install. I can't seem to get my external mic to work with my stereo mix as much as I try I just can't seem to get it working. I've tried going back and forth between setting default devices. Tried the reset thinking that might fix it Is there any way at all that this can be fixed? I've even tried contacting Microsoft support and wasn't able to fix it that way.  I just...Don't know what to do anymore. Can anyone at all help me?

A:HP 1D63NR External Headset and Stereo Mix not working togeth...

Hi, Can you see something similar to the following image when open Recording device (Right click speakers icon at the bottom right corner).    Please right click and enable it Regards.

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Hi All,

I want to know in Vista,

At the Same time,
How to get the Head Phone Front Jack on, output
the Rear output for the Speakers -5.1 Surround
a USB Headset for another Mic ONLY that is USB.

Three things all Going at once?

Is it possible,
I cant even get the Headphones front output-pink and the rear speakers playing at the same time
Thanks

A:How to use front Pink Headset, USB Headset, and Rear Speker outputs atthe same time?

Hi Dash,

I know its possible with Realtek HD devices...What type of device do you have?

Steven

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Hey,

the topic pretty much says it. I bought myself a new headset(C-media headphone set or something) which uses a USB-port instead of an original sound-port-thing. The problem is, whenever I plug the headset in the USB-port pretty much nothing happens and I can't get the sound in the headset, it just stays in the speakers...

It used to be no problem when I used a headset with the sound-port on the motherboard to just change it. Anyone have any suggestions on what I might do? :(

edit: forgot to say that it works just fine after rebooting the computer.

Thank you

A:Problem with USB-headset(Can't switch between headset and speakers without rebooting)

Hi Foonksh,

Try going into the Control Panel and go into Sounds and Audio Devices. From there you can pick the default device for recording and for playback. In the playback section, set the headset as the default device instead of your speakers.

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I have an Acer Aspire V 15 (V5-591G-55pv) laptop. The laptop has a HEADSET jack (it shows a little symbol next to it referring to a headset with mic and headphone) and i have a headset that has 2 wires. 1 is for the headphones and the other is for the microphone, so i am using a headset adapter that came with the headset itself. I have used the microphone and the headset adapter on my PS4 controller and it works so the microphone is not defected. my computer does not detect my headphones but still plays audio through it, and the microphone is not detected. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!
 

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With my old headset i used to have a blast recording sounds/music coming out of my comptuer directly using wave out. Often for MSN voice clips and such.

I haven't changed anything, but now that i have this new headset, the only recording i seem to be able to do is voice recording in sound recorder, i can't seem to record wave out mix on sound recorder, and can't record anything whatsoever in msn voice clips.

I can hear voice clips sent to me though, strange thing is, when someone invited me to an audio conversation earlier, i got the annoying ringing noise alright , but i couldn't hear anything.

I checked my volume controls nothing is muted.
Any help would be fantastic! Thanks in advance
 

A:New Headset dilemma (C-Media USB Headset to be precise)

Lame
 

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Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Headset:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836504001
I have my front panel cord that's supposed to be plugged into the MB plugged out because it doesn't work properly(Only plays sound through left).

When I go into the Realtek HD Audio Manager and put 5.1 my Microphone tab goes away, thus unable to use my mic...

How can I have 5.1 enabled and and be able to use my mic too?

The Mic cord on head set can not reach to the f... Read more

A:Solved: New Headset. When I put 5.1 Mic gets disabled.

I'm sorry, could you clarify the question, please?

You know you have a faulty sound connector, and you are wondering why you aren't getting surround sound?

Are you asking about fixing the faulty connector, or fixing the software issue?
 

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I'm running Vista Home Edition SP1 on an HP Pavilion dv9000. It has four USB ports. Over time, my Microsoft LX-3000 headset has stopped working on some ports.

I plug it into a port and it works fine for a while, then it stops working on that port. The port continues to work for other devices: printers, speakers, USB drives.

So I plug it into a new port and it works fine for a while then...

I just lost the fourth port. Any ideas out there?

Note: This problem pre-dates SP1, so it's not specifically an SP1 issue.

A:[SOLVED] USB ports disabled for headset

Did you try updating the drivers and software from the MS webite?

heres the link MS Hardware


and also try uninstalling the device and deleting the device driver from the "Device manager" and then installing it again using the updated software.

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Hi all,so yea as the title says it I accidentally turned off the headset from the processes in TaskManager.If any1 coud help me i woud be very grateful!
Thanks.

A:I accidentally disabled the headset from the processes in TaskManager

You have disabled some process,mean killed or .. ?

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Sound does not go through headset. A headset is not working. 

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I've searched around a lot about this topic, but after hours and days of searching, I've found nothing to fix my problem. I have a headset that has speakers and a microphone (3.5mm jacks) that work fine, except when I'm trying to talk to someone using the microphone, they can hear the sounds coming from my headset (youtube videos, game sounds etc). I've tried installing the Realtek HD Audio Codec but it disappears after it finishes installing and after I restart (although it still remains in the Programs and Features uninstall page), the program files for it is empty with the exception of RtlUpd64.exe which doesn't do anything when executed and a few other files.
In device manager, the things I have under sound, video and game controllers are Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus and the Intel Display Audio. I've updated everything to the latest. Also, I recently system restored my computer and before I did I had IDT High Definition Audio Drivers, but after updating they were changed.
I think the problem is that stereo mix is enabled somewhere or something to do with my drivers as when I tried plugging my headset into my brother's computer, it worked fine (he has the Gigabyte Realtek Audio Manager thing and was able to adjust the stereo mix settings).
If there's a program or workaround to this, or how to disable the stereo mix like through registry or something, please let me know.
My computer is a HP Pavilion dv6-7040tx running Wi... Read more

A:Headset mic recording sounds through headset?

You are correct, that is the usual cause of this problem. And aside from being set in the drivers, it can sometimes be set in the application (used for the communication).

That model does appear to use the IDT High-Definition (HD) Audio chipset. The problem is likely in the fact that you upgraded to Win10 and I don't see that HP supports nor supplies drivers for Win10 (I only see drivers for 7 and 8). Which means you are using generic drives supplied by Windows. The generic Windows drivers often work well enough to get hardware functional, but quite often don't support all hardware or all features of all hardware.
 

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Hey.

Ive got an Logitech 250 headset USB, And i have a stereo soundsystem. So i wont be using the headset, but only the microphone. Is there anyway to 'split' the microphone from the headset, like with a software or something, Cause i dont want to hear everything on the headset when i plug the usb in, but i want to hear it on my soundsystem.

Any help? Without ripping my headset apart? :b
 

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I have 2 headsets both from different companies, one from Andrea the other from Altec Lansing. I have them plugged into the front ports of my tower. My computer detects them both and says that they are working. However, I can hear out of them, but I cannot say anything. It does not hear me at all. I've tried various testing procedures and it doesn't detect anything.

What do I do?
 

A:Headset detected, not working (2nd headset)

Hi Cdn, The Vista default setting under audio and microphone is rear line in. Right Click the speaker
icon in your task bar or system tray. Click on the Recording tab at the top. Make sure that Front Mic.
is enabled and has a green check mark next to it. Click Apply and Okay. Try it now.
 

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I have a almost broken headset, but the microphone still works fine, The microphone is connected on the wire right before the headset, Its not actually touching the headset itself.

Would this microphone still work if the headset was cut off?

Sorry but I can't manage to take a photo but

A:Will a Headset microphone still work if I cut it off the Headset?

Is the microphone actually supported by the headset, by that I mean when the set is on your head is the microphone carried close to your mouth so you have both hands free. If this is the case then cutting off the headset will mean the microphone will not have any way of being held near your mouth.
If you cut it off you will have to be very careful you don't cut the wires for the microphone & it's possible that there is a common return wire for the earpieces & the microphone in the form of a shielded cable, so it would be very difficult, but if you have skills in this area it could be done.

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Hi Guys, I am having trouble with some Bose QC35 headphones. They have been working fine until a short time ago, nothing has changed as far as I can tell
 
Now I only have sound when the headset is connected as a headset, but not when it is connected headphones. This is a problem becuase the microphone turns on so I get feedback from surround sounds and the ANC on my headset turns off. When I go into the control panel and try testing the sound, the green bars move up and down for both headphone and headset, but I only actually hear sound from the headset. 
 
I have tried updating firmwares, turning computer and headphones on and off, repairing the headphones, checked all the volume selection spots I know about and as far as I can tell, there should be sound coming from the headphones
 
Computer is a lenovo P50 running windows 7
 
Anyone got any suggestions?
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 78.8

I have tried 2 different headsets using front ports of my computer. The headsets are detected by the computer and I can hear fine out of them, but no voice is detected. I have tried numerous tests and other small things, but nothing seems to work. The headsets are supposed to be working properly according to the system.

What do I do?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.6

I've been having trouble getting clear audio consistently with my new headset on my laptop which is currently running Windows 7. I have tried reinstalling the driver, restarting my laptop, combinations of restarting and reinstalling driver, replacing the headset (before I realised it was a computer problem), even flashed the BIOS to see if that would help, also tried using different USB ports, nothing has fixed it and if it does it lasts 5 minutes before it starts to crackle and sound quality degrades again. I cannot think of anything else that I can do to fix this. I have looked for a fix on Logitech's website which directed me to Microsoft but none of the solutions posted has fixed the problem. Headset works perfect on boyfriends computer, also running Windows 7, and my boyfriends headset (same as mine) has the same problem when plugged in to my laptop. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Having trouble with audio on my Logitech ClearChat™ Pro USB Headset, distorted audio

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

After updating my audio drivers, I get a VERY noticable popping noise whenever I'm using Skype or listening to music, I haven't tried using Driversweeper to remove the Drivers completely but I did try doing a system restore to two days ago and didn't get anywhere with it.
 

A:Audio popping from headset

I'd revert to the previous drivers. Perhaps the new codex are not good.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

I'm trying to send audio out from my computer to the transmitter for the Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5 Headset. It works perfectly with my ps3, but I can't get it from the computer.
I've got an Asus P6T Deluxe V2 Motherboard, and I'm using the optical audio out port with an optical audio cable into the optical in port on the transmitter. I'm not getting any sound in the headset. Any ideas?
 

A:Audio from PC to Ear Force PX5 headset

Problem solved. Audio driver update did it.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

My Plantronics RIG headset has been working fine since I bought it. However, yesterday when I left my laptop (HP - Pavilion) and returned to use it I couldn't hear any sound coming from the headset. I plugged in my other headset to see if my RIG was broken, but I couldn't hear any audio from this one as well. Since my headset is a RIG, I plugged in my iphone and I could hear my music playing. I feel like my headsets are working but there is an issue else where.

I have already checked the 'sound' options if the wrong device was set as default. I have the proper options set up in the 'Sound' options and everything is plugged in fine. I have tried the other USB ports, but no luck. The speakers on my laptop work fine. While I in 'Device Manager' I could hear the 'Beeping' sound play through my headset. Restarted my laptop, shut it down, updated my HP - Pavilion drivers. The microphone works fine as well.

Also just to point out in my 'Sound' options that the 'AMD High Definition Audio Device' is NOT PLUGGED IN.

Thank you very much in advance for any help, P4nnywise.
Also, sorry if this thread is in the wrong section.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

okay, so i was changing the volume of a audio device, and so i did something(donno what) and then the volume only comes out of my headset and not my speakers and my headset, it came out of both before. i cant system restore because i forgot to activate it. i have my headset coming out of my front port and my speakers coming out of the back port.

idc if you use computer jargon because i have my A+ Essentials.

A:audio out of both headset/speakers

Check the audio properties first : start => run => mmsys.cpl. Check all the settings there : advanced settings, speakers volume, ... In the playback control tab click options => advanced to have more options.

Have you tried unplugging/replugging your headset and speakers ? Does some program popup when you plug the speakers (soundmax of whatever) ? If so check the settings in that program as well.

Is this on an XP system ? You profile says you have Vista.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

I want to connect my Creative set on the laptop. At first everything worked very well. After a while there was no sound anymore. Also when i use a headset there is no signal. Later it was working again but i did nothing special i remember. On this moment it there is no sound. I try anohter headset, try out my Creative set with a I pad and it worked and change the wire. Also i go to the control panel to try something but i don't know exactly what i can do. Can you help me please? Kind regards, Cor2

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Ok. So I've been at this thing for the second day in a row and all my searching online was to no avail. My headset (HyperX Cloud Stinger) used to work fine on my laptop (Acer VX15); I'm not sure what happened or what I did, but suddenly the microphone seemed to be transmitting internal audio (via discord, my friends could hear my system sounds).

Here's a list of things I've tried (in no particular order):
- Test headset on a different device
- Tested on iPad and phone
- Checking sounds-recording devices:
- Mic set to default
- Stereo Mix is disabled
- No other devices are appearing despite checking "Show disabled/diconnected"
- After right clicking the mic, "Listen to this device" is unchecked
- Microphone boost to full
- Exclusive mode checks off
- Sound effects off
- Drivers related:
- Updating using the Realtek website (Latest HD Audio Codecs). It didn't work (Actually seems to uninstall Dolby Audio.) (6.0.1.8186)
- Using audio drivers from the Acer site (Usually restores Dolby Audio.) (6.0.1.7954)
- Updating via the MUC (Microsoft Update Catalog) (6.0.1.8199?)
- Deleting Nvidia Virtual Audio... uh something (got restored via updating my graphics card)
- Deleting dual entries in the "Sound, video, and game controllers" Device Manager entry (even the hidden ones)
- Computer Reset:
- Without losing data (Lost some saved games...)
- Full wipe
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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

Since upgrading our Fujitsu Siemens Amilo PI1505 to Windows 7 in the past few days I've only been able to get sound through a headset and not through the speakers. Not particularly having a clue what to do I've tried installing the original audio drivers but can't do so as Windows tells me that more up to date drivers are already installed. Details below:

Driver Provider: Microsoft
Driver Date: 13/07/2009
Driver Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Digital Signer: Microsoft Windows

Any ideas on how to resolve this problem and if indeed it is a driver issue any ideas how I can get the old driver to replace the new without Windows reinstalling the latest ones on Restart.

Any help appreciated.

A:Audio only works through headset

Hi SteveBC

Check your speakers set up.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 75.2

I just bought a new gaming headset and it has an audio and mic coord. Thing is that my pc dont have have the mic slot. So i was wonder if there any program or trick i can do to get the mic working for the headset. If i have to buy something i got no problem.(well depends how much it is haha)

A:Headset has a audio and mic coord but pc dont

There are many different HP 15 Notebook models. What is your exact model number so I can check to see what it has.

You may want to consider a USB connected headset instead of the traditional analog type.

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