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V7-792g - no microphone detected, weird fan noise

Q: V7-792g - no microphone detected, weird fan noise

I have recently purchased V7-792G Nitro Black Edition. I have installed Win 10, since on Win 7 it is impossible to install the Realtek drivers for ALC255. The built in microphone is not available as a recording device, but if I plug an external mic it is properly functioning. It's weird that the two USB 3 on the right side are operating at USB 2 speed (max at 20 MB/s), but I could live with that. When the machine is under load, the fan located at the top right corner is noisy and entering in resonance with any surface on which I place the laptop. However if I pick it up on my hands the noise is a bit more bearable. Could you please advice ? If these problems persists I will need to return it to the seller in BG and get my money back.

Preferred Solution: V7-792g - no microphone detected, weird fan noise

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A: V7-792g - no microphone detected, weird fan noise

I'm not sure if your computer is designed to run Windows 7. Probably not. I would suggest that you reset your computer to factory condition. I''ll assume that by installing Windows 7, recovery is no longer available to you and you had to install vanilla Windows 10. If you can no longer reset your computer to factory condition and forgot to create a USB recovery drive, you can order your recovery media from Acer. The link below will show you how to restore your PC to factory defaults. http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/29934/related/1/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xNDcwMDExMjk... http://us-store.acer.com/erecovery/rcd/ http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/ If that doesn't fix your problems, give Acer a call.

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Everything work fine i install win 10 the mic stopped work in the skype it detect sound but my friends didnt hear me. But the problem now seems to increased.
Now the problem is everytime i remove my headphone plug from the note , if the microphone isnt muted any sound it picks on it makes a huge eco sound and dosent stop till i mute it or plug the headphone again. However i do not hear the sound in my headphones. I have a Asus notebook with win 10 installed
i try updating the sound card but didnt work.

Could be a hardware problem or its most like a software problem and how to solve it.

Thanks in advance.

ps: sorry about the bad english its my second language and i still learning

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My new VN7-792G arrived a few days ago and is a very nice machine indeed. The only odd thing is that the Fan seems to be quite loud when is starts going. I had an XPS machine before this so I am used to noisy fans, but this is quite high pitched and sounds almost as if it's imbalanced and reminds me of fans in old machines that begin to whine towards the end of their life. Oddly, the noise decreases if I lift one (or both) corners beside the hinges even slightly. I've also tried it on different surfaces in case it was a vibration issue between the laptop and the table it was on, but no success. Has anyone experienced anything similar, or is this normal?

A:Acer VN7 792G Fan noise

I think I had a very similar issue on VN7 792G, a noise like whistling. I was about to return the product but I think I fixed it. You probably won't like the solution. One of the below solved my fan noise issue (I don't know which) 1- Opened the case and investigate anything that might vibrate due to fan. First I saw that Acer forgot one of the screw of the mainboard so I placed a new one and screwed motherboard firmly no prevent any vibration. Also close to larger fan plastic casing of the (vibrating) fan was touching to the (stationary) case.  I put a soft electric band in between. 2- I put a little machine oil to both fans. This part is tricky, you need to know where to put (check online), also you will need an oil with small sized needle heads. It possible to access fans after removing keyboard. I suggest not turn upside down for sometime if you decide to put oil. best,

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Hi, I'm Ekpenyong, I just got this laptop as a gift about two weeks ago, as lovley as it is, the only problem I have with it is the fan makes a loud noise like a rusing water at intervals, this noise it really disturbing plus the fact that it's new, please what can I do? this is really breaking my heart.... thanks

A:New Acer VN7-792G-72AQ fan noise

Hi,It could be the Dust Defender feature, it works at a regular interval.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_uq1W4QGswhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_uq1W4QGsw 

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Hi, I am experiencing problems with microphone. When I try to use my Voice Recorder I can hear that my voice is distorted. The same with skype people hear me distorted, can you please advice what do I need to check to troubleshoot this problem?Windows 10 Home 64x, microphone driver detailes:   

A:acer aspire v nitro VN7-792G microphone bad sound

Hi,Could you please try the driver version from Acer support:https://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/support-product/6404?b=1

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Whenever i talk on my mic, people in vent can hear my back ground noise and they can hear themselves when we talk at the same time. I use Windows XP and have a 5h v2 headset. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem?

A:Background Noise in Microphone

I'm not sure what vent means as pertains to your question, but it sounds like you have a feedback problem.

If you're using this for VOIP, this is an issue with your carrier.

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I bought my Yoga 710 last fall and have had trouble using it for Skype calls.  The microphone creates a windstorm noise that people on the other end of the call report is troublesome.  I can barely hear this at my end.  When I mute the microphone, I notice and the people on the other end of the call notice,  that the "whooshing"  noise stops.  Suggestions?
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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So, when I play Counter Strike 1.6 and talk on vent or in-game, my sound in-game bleeds into my mic and my teammates can not hear what I have to say. I currently use the 5h v2 Headsets and my sound card is a Realtek on-board. It's not the volume of my game that is causing this, thats about all I know. This problem occurs both in game and in ventrilo and I was wondering if anyone else had this problem before and how they fixed it.

A:Microphone and noise Problem HELP!

No one has had this problem before?

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I have Plantronics wireless audio. When i talk to my friends on skype they hear some noise. If i blow to my mic the noise sometimes goes away but after some time it comes back.

Do you have any solutions?

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It seems I have tried everything, but maybe someone will have ideas:
On my laptop with Windows 7 I have Logitech desktop USB microphone nad it produces constant buzz when i am with headphones. If I am without them I get a very strong high-pitched noise which increases, so I guess it's feedback. When I am with headphones, turning off Samsung EDS (Enhanced Digital Sound) feature helps alot, but the buzz is still there. Unmuting mic in playback devices changes buss to hiss. Also it's not a ground-loop because if laptop is unplugged, nothing changes. And the built-in mic works good apart sound quality, so the sound card is okay too I guess? USB mic has no mic boost feature so this is also not the case. I have tried the mic on my roomate's laptop and it acts the same - buzzing and feedbacking. Any ideas? Or perhaps the mic itself is faulty although I think it's unlikely:/ Also, even if my mic is muted or is turned off (has a button for that), it still produces the buzz sound, although considerably more quiet.

A:Microphone constant noise

I wonder if the mic is picking up electrostatic interference?
This would be more intense near fluorescent lamps, power cables, appliances etc., but decrease if you shield the mic with foil, or a metal box.
If not, then the mic is probably faulty.
Hope this is some help

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I've been using the Microsoft Lifechat headsets for about 4 years now with no problems at all. Recently I started getting complaints from online friends about a horrible noise in the background when I talk. I tried a new usb headset and got the same problem. I tried every usb jack on my computer with the same result. The noise is like a series of square waves changing frequency randomly. It occurs in all applications that use the microphone. The audio output works fine. Is this a problem with the onboard sound processor or the usb drives, or something else?

A:Background noise in USB microphone

Some more info would be nice:

Motherboard (use CPU-Z if you don't know)
VoIP software used (Ventrilo, TeamSpeak, Skype etc.)
Windows version (including Service Pack)
Name of your new headset
This could also be related to your internet connection. High ping or packet loss with the VoIP server can cause severe distortion and audio artefacts.
Best way to see if there's anything wrong in this case is to use Windows Sound Recorder to record yourself and see if the issue persists.

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I've recently got a half-professional Sennheiser microphone with 6,3mm jack (I plug it to my pc with a jack converter), but every time I record with it, it has an annoying background noise (even when the speakers are off), like this:

I have no clue what causes this, I have tried noise remover but it has quality loss... so I should find the source of the problem. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

A:Problems with my microphone (background noise)

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Lately I've been getting yelled at when gaming because I accidentally hit my "push to talk" key sometimes even though I don't have a mic plugged in, whenever that happens people seem to hear a really loud static-y crackling sound coming from my "mic."

Now, I've been trying to use HLDJ with Team Fortress 2, and I'm hearing the same sounds whenever I set the game to voice playback and try to play an audio clip.

The recording device that my sound settings say I'm using is the default "Digital Audio" running with that generic "High Definition Audio Device" driver.

I tried using Audacity to record the sound from my mic, and the audio meter in the program says that all the noise is coming from the left speaker, which makes me think that something went wrong with the driver.

Any suggestions that might fix this?

A:Static noise being transmitted from microphone, but don't have one.

First thing, fill in the "My System Specs". We can't really say as we don't know what hardware you have.

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So, my mxl 990 microphone works on other computers, but on my windows 7 pc it registers absolutely no change in volume whatsoever as the sound level is always at full volume. If you record the input, it sounds like a very quiet high pitched white noise and records no other audio. Changing input levels affects nothing and I have ruled out feedback or any similar problems with the actual microphone. It must be the computer. HELP!

A:Microphone not recording anything but white noise

You could try uninstalling the hardware and reinstalling it in device manager.


Uninstall Device and Device Driver

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Ive just brought a WebCam (Micorsoft LifeCam VX-3000) and im getting a lot of noise when i record through the mic. The problem is if i turn the mic volume down my voice is too quite. Is this a problem with the hardware, my software, or is it normal and if it is normal is there any software i can use to get rid of it?

See the attatched file for a sample of the noise im getting.

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I got a new mic and a new pc a week later. I use my mic for games, voice chats and so on. At 1st it worked fine...then weeks later it started to give off this loud buzzing noise in my earphones (its a headset/mic combo) and my mic doesnt work. I thought it might be touching other wires or something but that wasnt it. I just dont know what to do. My volume settings are correct. Am I missing something?


A:CPU Microphone Giving Off Buzzing Noise

Sounds like a feedback loop or a bad cable from the headset/mic to the sound card. If it's a cheapo go out and get a quality one.

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Hey there, a friend of mine is having a problem with his microphone. Anytime he uses his mic to talk on ventrillo, it makes a really wierd static noise that sorta sounds like a helicopter. Everyone can still hear him, but the static is loud and bothers most people. The microphone is brand new, and the static noise is the same from the last microphone he had, so its probably not the microphones fault.

Does anyone have an idea of whats causing this? If you need his computer spec's I'll list them, but hes unavailable as of right now.

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I'm trying to record a video in game with commentary, however the background noise on the mic is ridiculous (This isn't just in the video)

I'm using the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion PCI-E sound card. I'm using my front panel mic and I do not use the onboard sound at all and have it disabled.

I want to get the background noise removed but I don't know how to get this done

Can anyone help? it'll be much appreciated


A:Microphone Background Noise Annoyance

Not sure if this will help, it was all I could find on the net regarding your issue...
'Get some light background music, play it very faintly, background noise can be offputting'

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I have giant Issue with Canyon Headset Microphone CNR-HS07N (CNR-HS7) on my Windows XP SP3 on Fujitsu computer with sound card SoundMax Integrated Digital Audio (Avnex Virtual Audio Device). Im using it particularly but not only in software called X-Lite. So solution involving only different particular desktop software (e.g. skype - i was on their website for this purpose already) won't help. More rarely Im using it in messengers (skype, icq, etc) as well as internet browser (firefox, internet explorer, chrome) based conversations. Whatever modification I try to do either in control panel or in window which opens after I click on black circle (sound) at the most right side of taskbar (taskbar where windows ''start'' menu button is located), there is always a lot of harsh noise. Even my voice is extremly weird, I cannot even describe it. It can barely be heared by the person speaking with me and my words cannot be recognized. Every second of conversation is nothing but noise. I can hear (with this headset) the person talking with me just fine but everything he or she hears from me is juse noise, extremly unclean sound. Sometimes there is also some weird buzzing sound and sometimes my voice is like i would speak very loudly is some cave and the voice would reflect the walls and come back to me. So the main problem is that noise in any and every possible shap. Could you please tell me how could I fix this? I have no other options to check from. Since... Read more

A:Headset with microphone - Nothing but my NOISE (unclean sound)

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My microphone generates a steadily rising noise when I do not speak into it for several seconds. When I do speak, it is perfectly clear and quiet, however a few seconds of silence and the noise begins again.
Help would be appreciated.

A:Odd sound issue: changing microphone noise

is the mic onboard?

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I'm on an Alienware m14x with Windows 7, and my internal mic hasn't worked for some time. I assumed it was just broken until earlier I noticed others having the same problem. It picks up internal noise from the laptop like the keys and when I click my wireless mouse that picks up as well. I've tried disabling all other mics (which pick up no sound) and all the formats in the advanced tab, but nothing works. It seems to be a fairly common problem, anyone know what to do? Here's a picture with the driver info.

I noticed in the properties there was no "audio boost". There were also other mics to select from, but this is the only one that picks up sound. I'm currently using my phone through the external port as a substitute with the microphone app, but it's inconvenient.

A:Internal microphone only picks up background noise...

The first thing I see is you do not have the correct sound driver. You only have the generic, basic function, Windows installed High Definition Audio Device. The first step is to install the correct sound driver.

There are two different M14x models listed on the Dell site, a M14x (early 2011) and M14x R2 (early 2012). Which model do you have? The 14x downloads show Realtek for the sound. The 14x R2 shows Creative Labs.

Suggest you access the Dell downloads for your model and download the available sound driver, and then see if the mic works.
Support | Dell US

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hello, problem with using the microphone jack on new compaq laptop.using xp media edition 2002 service pack 2. picking up a lot of noise from somewhere.: noise is there even when mic is unpluged???

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Hello, recently I was having some issues with my sound on my computer (I could not open my volume mixer) so I was given the advice to run a "sfc/scannow" in CMD. The scan fixed that issue, along with generally making my computer faster (I suspect I had some issues with my hard drive aswell).

The only problem is that now my friends on skype tell me that there is a very unpleasant static sound coming from my mic and that I sound low and muffled. I am using the mic that is built in my laptopt, I have an MSI GT60 laptop.

I have tried uninstalling the microphone using the device manager and then restarting the computer, but that did not work.

Help is very appreciated.

A:Laptop microphone making static noise.

I went into "handle audiounits" (roughly translated) in the contorl panel, there I went into recording and then I selected my mic. From there I could select a couple of different modes in different frequencies. I chose one called "Channel 2, 24bit, 96000 Hz (Studioquality)" and now the static is much less noticable, but still there.

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I use skype to talk to a friend, and recently, her microphone has started transmitting a lot more background noise than normal. She uses a headset ( Razer Barracuda HP-1 ).

I can hear her voice at an appropriate volume, but I can also hear everything else at an even louder volume. I hear typing and mouse clicking at least as loud as her voice, and anything coming from her headset earphones, even when her earphones are set to the minimum volume so that its barely audible to her. She has mic boost on, and when she turns it off, she becomes nearly inaudible.

I suspect she has some sort of setting activated to record line out, or her mic has some sort of wide pickup.

What are some common reasons for this behavior?

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Hey guys, I have a Astro A140 head set, I have updated my drivers and everything. but all of a sudden earlier today. My microphone stops working on my headset. I can still listen to music and videos on my head set and talk to people on skype.
But no one can hear me talk, its just white noise on there end. I have adjusted the setting and went from the back ports to the front ports and still nothing works for my microphone.
When checking the setting in control panel, I will speak into my microhpone and its not even receaving any sound.
Please help

A:Microphone on Headset. Just shooting white noise

I'm not real good with sound problems - and even less so with microphones.
But, I'll give this a shot.

First thing, try the headphones/microphone on another computer - do they work there?
Then, uninstall all the software for this device.
Then download and install a fresh set of the latest Win8.1 drivers for it
Reboot and see if it works then.

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I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 from XP, and there is a problem with microphone input when I record. Everything seems to work correctly, but after about a minute really loud noise breaks into the recording. The noise is similar to white noise, but it's more likely caused by overamplification. I recorded a sample using mp3DirectCut, but other common sound recording applications (like Windows Sound Recorder, Audacity, Sound Forge, etc.) also record like this from microphone.

Sample here: rcnoise.mp3
From 0:00-00:21 everything is okay, you can hear me typing this post.
At 0:22 the strange noise comes in and lasts until 1:44 when everything goes back to normal. I did nothing with audio settings during making this recording. This happens even if I don't touch the keyboard or the mouse and the computer is idle recording and follows this scheme (breaks for about a minute then goes away, then repeats).

Computer specifications:
CPU: DualCore AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2500 MHz (12.5 x 200) 4800+
Audio: Realtek ALC662 @ nVIDIA nForce 6100-430 (MCP61P) - High Definition Audio Controller
Motherboard: ASRock ALiveNF6P-VSTA (2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)

It seems there is some kind of program that adjusts the volume unintentionally and puts the input of the microphone gain (or boost) really-really high. I'm kind of new to Windows 7, I don't know if this feature is built into the operating system.

The applications usually run are be... Read more

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I recently bought new PC and got this Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium sound card with it. Problem with it is that when I try to speak anything there is a quite loud static noise on the background.

My headset is working fine, there are no problems recording with my old PC and if I plug my headset via USB it works fine.

I'm using latest drivers from Creative. Some people suggest trying Daniel_K drivers but I'm not quite sure if this is driver related issue.

A:Sound card causing static noise on microphone

Do you have the Integrated Audio (on the motherboard) disabled in the BIOS? If its still enabled it can cause conflicts with the SoundBlaster. Whether this will cause the noise problem?? but its something to check.

Noise is a major complaint with Win 7 systems. There is no "one fix" for the problems.

If you are using the front panel headphone jack, it could be the routing of the cable to the sound card. Try the rear mic jack on the SoundBlaster card (with and without the front panel HDAudio connection to the sound card) and see if that makes any difference.

Drivers are another issue, but I don't think the Daniel K drivers address any noise problems. Video card/drivers are another area that can cause noise. Wi-Fi controllers and connections are another.

BTW, I just finished a build and tried to use a Corsair H80 cooler but the fans are too loud for my recording studio (the PC build was primarily for a new recording studio PC). I'm now using the stock Intel cooler that came with my i7 3770 CPU and have a "quiet" cooler on order.

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Hello All,

I recently wrote a (Visual) C++ application to record radio tape data, storing into .wav and playing quite well but there is this background wave noise following the sound when played ( i.e. the 'shshshshshshsh' sound).

Is there a way of removing this noise from it (cos I know it comes from the wave recording), probably an algorithm to be implemented programmatically or some other way?

My code uses the following wave audio PCM data characteristics
wavfmt.nChannels=(WORD) 1; //channels for wave audio data
wavfmt.nSamplesPerSec=(DWORD) 44010; //44.01khz
wavfmt.wBitsPerSample=(WORD) 8; //should be 8 or 16
//according 2 psdk
wavfmt.nBlockAlign= (WORD) ((wavfmt.nChannels * wavfmt.wBitsPerSample)/8);
//according 2 psdk
wavfmt.nAvgBytesPerSec= (DWORD) (wavfmt.nSamplesPerSec * wavfmt.nBlockAlign);

A:Eliminating Noise in Wave audio recording thru microphone

Hi omuyelijah,

Obviously, you are aware that you have to increase the signal-to-noise ratio to eliminate the background hiss (like dolby does).

You might be able to find some help here. I would look for NIST's open source tool kit that they mention - it may give you some ideas on how to retrofit it into your code to solve the problem. Contact them for a link via email if you cannot find it and do tell them what you are working on looking for ideas from their code base that may help you solve the problem you are working on.

Sorry I can't provide more assistance - not my particular field of expertise, but that is how I would attempt to go about providing a solution to your problem. I hope it helps!

-- Tom

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OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 EnterpriseVersion 10.0.14393 Build 14393System Manufacturer Hewlett-PackardSystem Model HP EliteBook 840 G2System Type x64-based PCProcessor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5600U CPU @ 2.60GHz, 2601 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard M71 Ver. 01.09, 01/09/2015 Mic on the H7000 is heavy causing noise, it still transmits your voice but is unusable.  Pair it to my iphone and it works fine.  You see the constant noise in the Recording Devices properties so it's not application specific. Seems to be since the Windows 10 update to build 14393. Tried the usualy stuff, re-install driver, re-pair.  Anyone else have this trouble are there any alternative drivers out there?

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It seems that just when I connected my Xbox 360 pc controller, my Dynex USB Headset began acting up.Whenever I use the microphone function, the audio comes out as though I was talking through a Nintendo Entertainment System (8 bit-ish sound), no matter what I play the sound through. (So it sounds the same, whether I play it through my Creative desktop speakers or through my headset.)I've tried almost every kind of troubleshooting technique I could think of.Removing the drivers then installing older ones worked for awhile, then began acting up again.I tried rebooting (of course), that didn't fix it.Updating sound drivers; nada.I recall disabling the sound chip through my BIOS, booting, rebooting, enabling it, then booting, although that only fixed it temporarily. I've tried the headset in another computer with the same OS, and it worked fine, so I don't think it's the microphone.I've tried shutting down as many electronics as I could (cellphone, air purifier, xbox controller, unnecessary monitors, wireless mice, even lights), although nothing could fix the odd sounds.Computer specs: * MSI P6NGM-FD motherboard * Windows XP SP3 * Realtek drivers, updated to R256 * Dynex USB Mon HeadsetAlso, here's a small soundclip of me saying hello, then blowing on the microphone.LinkIf anyone can help, that would be great.Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Dynex USB Headset Microphone producing strange noise

Topic moved back to XP at the request of member due to lack of response in External Hardware forum.

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I think I had this in the wrong forum, so I am re-posting here. Sorry.

I have a brand new headset plugged into the front. The earphones work fine, but I cannot get the computer to find the microphone. I'm under Windows XP Professional. On the control panel I've got Speech > Audio Input > Speech Recongition > Audio Input Settings I can choose between "Use Preferred Audio Input Device" and "Realtek HD Audio Input". Neither of them seem to work. I have "Front Mic" chosen under Properties where I can choose either "Use automatically chosen line" or from among: Line Volume, Front Mic, Mic Volume, or Stereo Mix.

Under Sounds and Audio Devices > Voice > Voice Recording, the only option is "Default Device", which is Realtek HD Audio Input. Under Volume I have Front Mic checked. The "advanced" option is disabled.

Under Master Volume, nothing is muted.

But my voice is not detected. Can anyone help?

A:Microphone not detected

look for a channel called rear/front pink in and unmute that and you can set boost as well

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I'm trying to use Ventrilo, but since purchasing a sound card, rather than using my mobo's onboard audio, my microphone doesn't seem to be detected. At first I thought it was something with Vent, did the usual double-checking to make sure I didn't have the mic muted and that ingoing/outgoing voice was set to my sound card, but that wasn't the problem.

I went to the Sounds and Audio Devices panel in the control panel to test if the computer was even responding to the microphone, but when I talked into the mic, my voice was not being picked up. Windows claims that the drivers for the card are working properly, and I'm certain that I installed them when I installed the sound card. For what it's worth, I wasn't able to find the headset listed in the device manager either. I'm using a Dynex 5.1 sound card with a Saitek GH30 headset plugged directly into the pink microphone jack on the soundcard, Microsoft XP.

I suppose it could be the microphone, but I don't have a second mic to test if similar things are happening on the same computer. Is there anything I can do to verify that it's either something with my hardware/software on the computer or the microphone itself, without needing to purchase a second mic just to dummy test?

A:Microphone is not being detected?

Do you have a second computer or a friend's computer you can try the mic on? Also did not see your computer specs. If it works on another machine, then my guess is a driver issue. Can't do much more lacking your computer specs.

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Hi, I'm using RC1 and my motherboard is an MSI 915G Neo2 Platinum with onboard sound (C-Media Azalia). The driver has been installed by default and playback is fine. However, under the recording tab, no devices are listed and I cannot use my microphone - any idea why this is? When I boot into XP its working fine.

Besides this no other problems and the Vista experience has been excellent - love it over XP already!

A:Microphone not detected in RC1?

The sound drivers in vista for many chipsets are currently fairly buggy. I think the best solution is to just wait until microsoft sort out the driver for your motherboard.

Sorry I couldn't be of help

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I'm trying to get my microphone working on windows XP SP3. It's a headset, with 2 plugs: 1 for the mic and 1 for the headphones. They are both analog plug. I plugged the mic in only, using my speakers for the sound. Windows cannot detect the mic. I can hear my voice thru my speakers, but I cannot transmit or record my voice. When I test the mic in windows it doesn't register whatsoever.

I have sound on my motherboard. C-Media CM6051. It's volume controls replaced windows volume controls. They're very similar, only a bit more fancy, but most of the same control are there (the sliders, and the muting and such).

For the life of me, I cannot get windows, or any software, to detect or recognize my mic.

Furthermore, I thought installing the proper windows volume controls might help but cannot seem to find the proper files on my windows cd.

Any ideas or insight would be much appreciated.


A:Microphone not detected


Make sure your audio driver is updated as it may conflict with other drivers that may be udated and cause problems. I think this may your driver here if you aren't sure but before installing it, create a system restore point first then install it. Go here if you are unsure how to do this.

This is your Driver;


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My computer does not have a microphone jack; it's only a headset jack. So, to solve this, I bought a trusted and reliable adapter to conjoin the microphone and headphones jack into one. However, my computer only picks this up as a "communication headphones" and does npt detect the microphone installed into the computer. Skype and Curse ans Steam does not recognize my voice. What do I do?

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Playing: noise.mp3 - picosong

The *nnnnniiiiii* sound starts at around 0:04 seconds.
The whole audio has been enhanced so you can just about hear it.
It only comes on when I am gaming, so it's not any wires getting in the way.

A:Weird noise from PC please help

Does it sound like this?

If so, look into getting a frame (FPS) limiter for your gpu.

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Hey, i just bought a new HP Omen laptop and even the first time i started it up the fan makes this weird sound. Almost like a fast kracking sound. like something is stuck. It really anoys me because its brand new. Fast help would be appreciated.

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Hello,I was working on my pc (word page and some internet pages as well opened, nothing exceptional) and at a certain point my pc started making a weird noise that came from the top left of the keyboard (the charger input is on top right)), it was like spark noise. I turned it off and left it off for an hour more or less.When I turned it on again it did the same. The computer is quite old (4 years) and not that performing aymore but it has been cleaned and restored  less than1 year ago. Do you think I can keep using it (at present I can't afford a new one)? Is it dangerous? What can i do to understand what happened and to solve it? Thank you for your replies!Enrica

A:Weird noise on my pc

Maybe its the fan.Goto BIOS setup and disble the fan and check if sound disappears.Remeber to enable the fan again after checking.

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I've been getting a weird "beeping" noise when I start up AIM, or use my browser. It isn't fast paced, and it's only 1 beep at a time. It sounds more like a loud drip of water falling from the sink. I've ran Adaware, Pest Patrol, and AVG. The noise is really annoying. It happens just about every time a new page loads up. I've tried to record, but to no avail. Any idea what this could be?

Update: It happened when no browser, or AIM was up. I restarted my computer and it made the sound 3 or 4 times very quickly.

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I'll try this again...

I've been getting a weird "beeping" noise when I start up AIM, or use my browser. It isn't fast paced, and it's only 1 beep at a time. It sounds more like a loud drip of water falling from the sink. I've ran Adaware, Pest Patrol, and AVG. The noise is really annoying. It happens just about every time a new page loads up. I've tried to record, but to no avail. Any idea what this could be?

Update: It happened when no browser, or AIM was up. I restarted my computer and it made the sound 3 or 4 times very quickly.

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Hi, Hello community.
Been really enjoying this product, have the i7 4500U, Radeon R9 M265X (2GB GDDR5), 8GB DDR3, FullHD version. It's really snappy and a good value, once you put a extra SSD inside. Really a good buy.
One annoying problem, tho. It's been many years, since this computer has come out and a few motherboard changes thru warranty, many RealTek and native Windows audio drivers, but still the combo audio/mic jack produces a unbearably loud white noise. This is unacceptable. For all who'll try to hint me to other threads in this community forum, I read them all, I tried every solution and nothing helped. I am not asking for help. i am demanding a software fix for this problem. Please, do not recommend me buying a external sound card or USB Headset. Just, dell, please give me a fix.
Love your product and, just to say, this is the first time I have problems with one of your products. Will stay committed, but, please fix this.
Thank you.
Regards from Latvia

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So i just bought a new USB microphone who worked in plug and play, but when i connect it to my computer it recognizes the microphone as being connected but doesn't actually work, is as if the microphone wasn't connected at all.
I should add that the microphone works on other computers meaning the problem is somewhere is my computer but i have no idea how to fix it, any help would be great.

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I recently bought a Zalman ZM-MIC1 because the built-in microphone of my pc (Qosmio X500) is rather crappy. However I've been trying for hours now but I can't get it to work at all. It doesn't even show up under recording devices, the only thing that is displayed there is Conexant SmartAudio HD.

The microphone works fine on a different laptop, on which the Realtek HD Audio Manager pops up as soon as I connect it. From what I've gathered online, it looks like Conexant and Realtek are two different hardware types? Does that mean that this microphone is not supported by my pc?

It just seems weird to me that a certain type of microphone would not work at all on particular pcs, especially as there is nothing mentioned about Realtek on the box the mic came in. But, I'm out of ideas. I've updated all drivers and the only sign of life I get when connecting the microphone is a short waiting animation in Conexant SmartAudio.

If anyone could shed some light on this I'd really appreciate it. Thank you!

A:External microphone not detected

It should work OK. Go to the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel. In the Recording section, with the mic connected, if its not shown, RIGHT click in a blank area in that panel and then click to show disabled and disconnected devices. That may make it appear and you can enable it.

However, even if that makes the mic appear, you should have a System Mixer or may be called System Mixer. That should be set as the default recording device, then whatever is used will record (or if you want to record streaming audio from the internet you need this function).

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Hello, i'm using a Siberia V2 headset. Here is my laptop : Asus ROG G741JM-T4065H

I'm using this splitter : Amazon.com: StarTech.com Headset adapter for headsets with separate headphone / microphone plugs - 3.5mm 4 position to 2x 3 position 3.5mm M/F: Electronics

My headset is in the soundtab, but no microphone (except the internal one) is the recordtab :
My headset works fine with a windows 7.

A:External microphone not detected, tried everything

Are you sure the Tip/Ring/Ring/Sleeve is what is used on your PC? Many with one jack are standard Tip/Ring/Sleeve and are a combo jack - can be used for either mic or headset but not both.

I just researched two other ASUS laptops and that is the way they are - jack that can be used for either but not both.

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