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T510 microphone mute button doesn't work

Q: T510 microphone mute button doesn't work

As in topic. Windows 10. Solved topic for T410 does not work. All the updates from Lenovo Companion installed. Any ideas

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A: T510 microphone mute button doesn't work

So only the mic mute button does not work? Or someother buttons don't work?

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Hi, I have a problem with my microphone mute button on my T410.  It does not mute the microphone when pressed.  I verified this by opening the Sound settings in Control Panel and the fact that the amber light doesn't come on to indicate it is muted.  When I mute the microphone through the Control Panel Sound option, the light does not come on either. This started happening after a reinstall of Windows.  I made sure to install all the software and driver updates using the Lenovo Driver and Software update tool. I also individually downloaded and installed the Conexant drivers, too. Any ideas? Thanks, Chris


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A:T410 microphone mute button doesn't work

Make sure that Lenovo Camera Mute service is launched in System configuration.

___________________________________________________________My TP : T410s i5, SSD, RAM 6Gb, Intel HD, Centrino N6300, Win 7 Ultimate 64

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i have the MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL DESKTOP 3000 DSP and the problem is that
the mute button doesn't work. I checked with a program that tests buttons if the button have problem but it works perfectly. I just doesn't work in win 7. This problem came after a format. I have also tried through human interface device access to automatic startup but still nothing.

I have installed the latest audio drivers still nothing.
I can't find the drivers for the keyboard.

Any ideas appreciated.


A:mute button doesn't work

Not sure about the DSP part but I did find it for the 3000 series...heres the link. Just select your OS and bit type and download the exe.

Microsoft Keyboard & Mouse: Wireless Desktop 3000 | Microsoft Hardware

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I have Windows 8.1 Pro and a Logitech K800 Keyboard (wireless/illuminated) and I'm continuing to be frustrated by the fact that the Mute button does not work. Oddly enough, I had the same problem with a previous Windows 8.0 Pro install -- it went away when I upgraded to Windows 8.1. But the problem started again shortly afterward (maybe a week or two). I have the latest drivers and apps installed from Logitech.

After a reboot, the first time I hit the Mute key momentarily mutes the sound but then the sound returns (maybe after 1 second). After that, hitting the Mute key has no effect at all.

I have searched Google for a solution but nothing matches my problem. Oddly there are reports of all volume-related keys not working, but the Volume up and Volume down keys still work for me.

I'm wondering if anyone else is having these problems, and/or if anyone has suggestions.

A:Keyboard Mute Button Doesn't Work

There should be software for that keyboard. Some Keyboards that have extra keys work without added software, if they are a PS/2 KB. I don't have any USB KB's that have extra keys like that, the one I got is an old HP keyboard.

Check the Logitech site, see if there are drivers for that particular KB.

Try this:

Support + Downloads: Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 - Logitech

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Here is an odd problem I can't figure out.

I bought new Audioengine A5+ speakers and set them up, everything was normal.

Then decided to purchase an Audioengine D1 DAC to bypass the motherboard sound chip. It plugs in via USB, speakers plug into it.

The sound is great, no issues. However, I have now lost the ability to Mute the sound! Pressing mute in the Windows volume control works, and the red circle appears on the taskbar. However, the sound doesn't change at all!

Volume slider works as normal, it's just the ability to Mute that doesn't function.

The D1 does not require any type of driver and installed normally by Windows. Thoughts??? This is driving me crazy.

Operating system is Windows 7 64-bit.

A:Installed DAC - now mute button doesn't work

Hi jordanfsl and Wecome to Seven Forums
Quote "Audioengine D1 DAC to bypass the motherboard sound chip. It plugs in via USB, speakers plug into it."
You are not using the computer audio subsystem therefore you will not be able to control it like you would when using onboard audio. You will have to control the audio on the external device. Check for software updates and firmware updates to the USB devce. Although you say the D1 does not need any software installed I would check there is not an update by visiting the vendors website. That may solve your issue.

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Hi, the microphone mute button doesn't work, nor does it light up at all... the speaker mute button works. Also, the Lenovo button next to it USED to work and now doesn't for some unknown reason. I have a new x1 carbon with windows 8.1 and really need some specific direction on how to troubleshoot this! THANK YOU!


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A:x1 carbon mute button doesn't work

Solved my own problem and not sure of the why... but it works now. I went to the following Lenovo site and installed Hotkeys utility and now both the mute button works (the light at least) AND the Lenovo button is working again... YAY! http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029026

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i have the MICROSOFT WIRELESS OPTICAL DESKTOP 3000 and the problem is that
the mute button doesn't work.
This problem came after a format.
I have also tried through human interface device access to automatic startup but still nothing.

I have installed the latest audio drivers still nothing.
I installed optical desktop drivers 3000 and still nothing.

IMPORTANT: When i open "speaker properties" and go to "levels" tab, i push the mute button on my keyboard and the mute button is highlighted on the screen but mute doesn't happen (this i think indicated that mute button works.)After a while of doing this, explorer.exe crashes-reboots and mute button works properly
But when i restart, mute button stops again to work. So i have to crash explorer.exe (like described above) to make it work again.

Any ideas appreciated.


A:mute button doesn't work-explorer.exe crashes

I found the solution and i post it in case someone has the same problem with me:
The mousekeyboardcenter-driver fixed the problem.
Hope this helps others that have the same issue because it's a really annoying problem.

Have a nice day all!!

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When I push the mute button nothing happens (the little light doesn't turn on) and when I go into "Control Panel"/"Hardware and Sound" and click on "Lenovo - Microphone Mute" I get a message that says "Error - The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion." Any suggestions? Thanks.

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I have a ThinkPad T450 with Windows 10.  The microphone mute button continues to be illuminated.  I can shut it off for a few minutes, but then it comes back on.  I've downloaded the current drivers for the microphone.  Control panels says that the computer has the Realtek High Definition Audio and the driver is up to date.  I've go through the set-up for the microphone several times, but it still turns back to muted.   Any thoughts on how to keep the microphone active?

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I recently performed a reinstall of Windows 10, and now my mic mute button is not operating! At first I thought it was maybe just the little light indicator not coming on, but a test proved that wrong. What could be the cause of this, you think? And how could I possibly fix it? Thanks

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Hello,I have a ThinkPad T410 with Windows 10 Professional installed and many of the function keys, such as toggle wireless on/off, sleep button, lock computer, etc, do nothingAlso, the microphone mute button has no effect, but the speakers mute works OK.The ThinkVantage button does nothing - what is it meant to do ?On searching the web I have seen suggestions to check that certain services are running, but the ones mentioned are not even listed.This has led me to conclusion that I need some software from Lenovo to be installed, but if so, what is it and where do I find it ?The computer was obtained as refurbished and all the original software had been removed. The original OS had been Windows 7 Professional (License Key in battery compartment), but this had been upgraded to Windows 10 Professional.Any help would be much appreciated.Regards,Nick. 

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The microphone mute button doesn't actually seem to mute my microphone. But after several weeks of trouble shooting my WiDi display, I found the source of my audio problem. The external display gets muted when using the microphone mute setting. Not sure why they are related. Intel WiDi speakers also don't appear muted under playback devices and shows an audio signal but nothing comes out of the external display. 

A:W540 Microphone mute button mutes WiDi Speakers

Thanks man, i went through all the troubleshooting to try fix the WiDI, and the issue was coming from the microphone.Thanks

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Hello!  So, I ran into a problem with one of my function keys. After I reinstalled Windows 10, the mic mute function key (F4) stopped working.However, all the other function keys work properly. I tried to reinstall audio drivers, but it did not fix the issue.  Any ideas on how to fix this problem?

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We upgraded the T510 from Smart Zero Core Z6X44017 to ThinPro 5 T6X52011 (25 devices...). Now the SmartCard reader doesn't work anymore.  I've tried everything that is mentioned in the USB Manager manual, but nothing works.- Devices - set the Realtek Smart Card Reader to 'Device Redirected'- Classes - Smart Card is selected In EDP Connectio Manager:Local Resources - Other USB Devices : USBR The Card Reader isn't seen in the RDP session (Windows Server 2012 R2)

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I have a Thinkpad L480. The mute-button is activatited at all times, light in the button, på the system says it isn´t . No sound in the speakers, but when i look at the controlboard, I can see, that there is sound....somewhere. How to fix it?? LLhr

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I recently factory reset and installed windows 10 on my P51 and ever since the mute microphone and mute computer keys dont seem to function normally. The mute microphone key (above numpad and F4) does nothing at all, and the mute computer key seems to mute the computer but the on keyboard indicator (led above numpad) does not light up anymore. I tried seeing if it was an audio/ keyboard driver issue but they both say theyre up to date. Any suggestions?

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Hi, I have recently installed Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 9300 and when I pressed mute to answer a call a video being played through internet explorer didn't mute, although the icon in the systray showed the system as muting.

I realise that more information would be useful in finding a solution to this problem, so could you say how to find what you would need as I am very new to linux.


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The light on this button has always been dark when volume was on, and orange during mute.  This condition seems to have started with recent, unknown update.   Don't know if it is a keyboard issue or sound driver issue.  Can't find drivers for either on HP drive download site.

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Hi, recently I bought a new keyboard with multimedia keys
Model : Microsoft Wireless keyboard 1000
All the keys are working fine, I also installed the latest drivers and Intellitype Pro to the correct OS i'm using.
However, when I press the mute/unmute button, the volume bar shows up, but does not actually mute. It seems like it flashed the mute symbol for half a second but it still just stay unmute. I tried using the default Microsoft sound driver and the latest Realtek sound driver but still no luck.
I also tried turning HID services on and off but still the same
BUT, I remember the mute button WORKING until a few days ago.

I don't know if it is due to the Windows Update, or something to do with my motherboard driver or something else. The roll back driver option is greyed out in Device Manager so I don't assume that is the problem..

I'm currently using:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1000
YAMAHA speakers YST-M15 (really old model)
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
ASUS M3A78-EM Motherboard

I'm really confused because if all the multimedia keys are working then it should not be a driver problem. If the volume up/down is working then it should not be speaker problem. It is ONLY the mute button that is not working.
Thanks in advance for any replies.

A:Responding to Keyboard Mute button, but does not mute?

nvm problem solved
since im using old speakers i installed AC'97 drivers and it works now

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 Hi everyone, I currently own a T430S, and just recently the FN button on my laptop started to malfunction. It would work sometimes work but most of the times it doesn't register at all(refer to the video). Also I encountered another problem which is my laptop will wake up right away after put into sleep mode. This happens either when I put it into sleep mode or when I close my laptop(please also refer to the video). I have tried to reset my BIOS, tried unplugging my keyboard, but still no luck. Is there a way to fix this issue? This issue really has been bugging me for the past few days. I would appreciate any kind of support! Thank you!

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I just bought a HP 9470m Ultrabook. 3 days ago, the hard mute button (next to wifi button) still works fine. However, I just updated BIOS today. After that, the button does not work at all. It does not mute. When I press it, it just shows the volume bar. It does not even increase or decrease the volume. Any one has the same issue and can suggest solution? Thanks,

A:HP 9470m Mute button do not mute

Hello @bluesky141,  Please try to load defaults after going to BIOS, Tap F10 at the boot. Go to BIOS Page. Under MAIN Tab, click Restore defaults > Save changes and exit. See if that helps. If not reinstall drivers from the below link, restart after installing and check if that works.http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5271102&swItemId=ob_130088_1&swEnvOid=406... Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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unMute/mute button keeps coming on/Off.  Just started after 2 years of using the ThinkPad E4 31 and dragonVoice recognition.  So basically prior to Tuesday, May 31 I never had the icons pop on and off on the screen and now it's been challenging using Dragon is a pop on/off and turn the Dragon microphone on and off.  Any words of wisdom?  Much thanks and peace

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Suddenly yesterday after a reboot, the system interrupts process jumped to 100% usage and my caps lock, fnlock, speaker mute, and mic mute lights stopped working. I rebooted multiple times and the system would totally lock up after a few seconds. I clean-installed windows 10 and installed vantage and all lenovo drivers and none of the lights work still. The keys themselves work, but the indicators do not - I can mute my speakers or mic or turn on caps lock just fine.  No error codes from the built-in diagnostics or vantage, lights don't work in a linux live USB. I have power cycled multiple times, reset BIOS to default, and pushed the reset button on the bottom of the laptop while it was off, nothing helped.  What do I do now? 

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"Mic-Recording" troubleshooting

(Short Version): My mic doesen't work when I try to operate it, and when I look into the options of "Volume", it turns up transparent blanks. How can I fix this problem so that I may record sound through the mic? I've tried almost everything and nothing seems to work.

(Long Version): Alright, I have a problem with the audio recording for my computer. Whenever I plug in a mic and hit up the "Sound Recorder" and try to record something, the **** never comes through. It USED to, but now it doesen't show the wavy lines that suggests that sound is coming through when I record. When I play back, there is NOTHING. I checked to ensure that the mic is plugged into the right hole on my hard drive tower in the back, and it is. I went through the sound options, making certain that everything is checked where it needs to be accordingly ... BUT there are a few blanks suggesting to me that I must have something turned off somewhere when it doesen't need to be, so I'm not sure what I need to click and what I do not need to click. Can you help me out with this so I can make them from going transparent to going solid? The pics I've attached to this message will let you know what I mean ... it's like the whole mic-system is dead in the options, and it won't allow me through. If you could give me a step-by-step troubleshooting procedure to go through, I'd be much obliged. If there are... Read more

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Errr, what pics ???

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Sound card: Creative Ensoniq Audio PCI and a Creative microphone. I went to the website and followed instructions for selecting the microphone as a recording device, etc. At the bottom of their instruction it suggested to go to the Device Manager, double-click on Computer and look for IRQ conflicts. The sound card was listed at 10 along with Diamond Viper V550 for Windows 98 and IRQ Holder for PCI Steering (the latter they said belonged there). Would the video card cause the mike to not work? I can play CD's receive sound over the internet from another mike, but mine doesn't register. How do I test it? I attempted to make a wave file, but nothing recorded. I can hear the sound when I insert it into the sound card. Thanks for your help.

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after updating to win 10 microphone in my g50-70 i3 4gb ram doesn't  work. I tried some solution but I can't solve the problem. Cortana can't hear me and I can't comunicate using cam: can you help me?

A:microphone doesn't work in g50-70

Have u checked is there any update in lenovo website or either ur Audio card manufacture website for Win 10?Also worth a shot to check any Win 10 update?Hope u got lucky.

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So i recently bought a new microphone that was working great for several months now.A couple of days ago while talking to my friend on gmail chat, my friend said that he heard a loud radio station (or something of the like) and he coulgn't hear me.This only happens when i use this microphone.I tried to use the dss.scr 3 times but all 3 times it stopped mid-scan and i did not receive a report.While writing this, my computer showed the "windows blue screen of death"I am running Windows Vista Home Premium with service pack 2 and have 4.00 GB of ramI have an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T6400 @ 2.00 GHz

A:microphone doesn't work?

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My friend's microphone suddenly stopped working today; he has the same sound card as me (X-Fi Xtremegamer), but a different headphone w/mic than me. What I was interested in was that I told him to go to the sound and recording tab and told him to say anything. He said that the green bar that moves up based on how loud they talk was ALWAYS 100% green even when he said nothing. I'm just curious if he's able to fix his mic based on this information or will he have to get a new mic? He has windows home premium 64-bit by the way.

A:Microphone doesn't work.

Hmm, this sounds familliar.
Have him open Task manager, then view processes for all users. This will allow you to view Vista(windows) processes that are running. Look for audiodg.exe and post back here at to it's status. I would bet you a beaver that it is running out of control.(If not, you can keep the beaver)

In my case, this meant an incompatable sound device (AC97). Since your device for sound is better than the upgrade I bought to fix it, I would have to think this would be a driver issue, as compatability should not be an issue.

Try uninstalling the device from Device Manager(without deleting the drivers) and rebooting. Allow Vista to reinstall the drivers and see if the problem is gone.

From here there are two possible outcomes. Either it won't do a thing, or it will go away. If the later, it will probably return. So, here I some additional thoughts.

In my quest to force the 'sometimes working' audio issues to work in my favor without a upgrade, I read that many people found that desktop sound enhancement programs often cause problems with audiodg.exe. It seems that things like reverb can cause an unending loop that will spike cpu and ram usage. Under this environment, you get terrible sound lag, or no sound at all. Look for anything related to this that could be disabled.

If none of these work, secure the latest drivers and try removing the device and checking the box to delete the drivers. Install the set you obtained and check the prograss.... Read more

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Hello guys! I have a problem with my G5070's incorporated microphone. It isn't working. It stopped working when I installed windows 10 x64 . My MTM number is 59432354 if that helps somehow. For the moment I use headphones from my smartphone and it works fine on skype but thats all. The microphone from my headphones doesn't work with another programs like curse,discord teamspeak and it doesn't work in games too(Overwatch, CS:GO). I want at least one of the microphones to work so I can communicate with my team mates because I lose a lot because of the lack of communication.Thanks in advance!

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A while ago i remember doing some configurations with my microphone to be able to record my guitar by just plugging it in, but i don't remember what i did, and it seems to have messed up my microphone. now, when i try to use skype, my microphone doesn't pick up my voice, saying that it "can't access my sound card". please help me out

A:Microphone doesn't work

what mic are you using - is it built in to the laptop..??

if it's an onboard mic, there should be a sound manager somewhere
that will allow you to enable it, and set recording levels, etc..

do you have a manual, that may give you some idea of where to look for the audio settings panel..??

it might also be worth checking the Dell site for sound drivers
re-installing them may reset the controls to "default", thus enabling the mic..

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Hey, I've just bought e5 headphones with microphone, HP are ok, but mic doesn't work.


I've got max boost and volume, green bar goes up and down by 1 piece. Seems like windows sees the mic, but it doesn't catches the sound. I've read it's common problem with windows 7. What am I supposed to do? Help please.

A:Microphone doesn't work

Please fill in the "My System Specs" (you can see mine for an example). Helps us to try and help you.

Doing a search for "E5 Headphones" There are many posts about buying a preamp so the mic has proper volume.

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I have Windows 7. I have a couple of microphones and neither works.
One is a regular little clip on.
The other I used to use with my tape recorder. The plug fits, other than that I don't know if it should work with my computer.

I tried the sound check. There are three options listed and the computer says all are working. I get no response on the little meter when I speak into the mic. I tried all the normal checks given in online help.

There aren't any yellow exclamation points in the device manager, but I don't find mics listed anyway.

A:Microphone doesn't work.

Hi dottier,

Is your computer that's running Windows 7 a desktop or laptop computer? When you try to connect your microphone devices, does a new hardware prompt come up towards the bottom right at least? May I ask, what is the brand/model of your computer? Brand/model of your microphone devices? Thank you.

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As of recently, my headset microphone has stopped working on my computer. However, speakers or headphones do work, and I can hear everything perfectly fine, and the microphone from my headset works fine on my mobile device. I have tried different audio jacks on my computer, and the issue is still there. No matter what audio jacks I use, the microphone does not work on my computer. The headset I use is the Razer Kraken Pro, and the cord is split into two inputs, as shown in this picture: https://mobile.donanimhaber.com/store/e1/e4/aa/e1e4aaa583a41d696f2ff044f12ea2a8.jpg. The computer I am using is an ASUS Desktop PC running windows 10. and my specs can be found here: https://imgur.com/vA6eli0. I am not sure how to fix this problem, as it happened out of nowhere and I cannot find the source. I would appreciate any help, and I'm thankful for any attempts at solving this problem.

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my Headset microphone doesn't work for an hour now without known reason. I used TeamSpeak while drawing via GraphicTablet and suddenly my microphone stopped recording and started to echo my computer sounds. I tested whether it works outside TS but it doesn't; i rebooted; reinstalled the realtek driver; tested the microphone at a different Pc where it works; installed older drivers of realtek, but nope, still doesn't work. I also tried to plug in my mic on the front side of the Pc. I noticed that I had installed Rapture3D two days ago, but didn't know that I did. Therefore I deinstalled it.

I'm using win7 and own a sennheiser headset. No recording, just echo of my PC Sound, realtek drivers.

Do you have any ideas?

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I just upgraded my Vista to Windows 7 and now my microphone doesn't work. I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FZ140E. Please Help!!

A:My microphone doesn't work

Have you installed the correct Windows 7 drivers? Go to Sony and get the Win 7 drivers for your model. This would be the first step.

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I have three sockets on the back of my PC. I have an NVIDIA nForce sound card. I cannot get my microphone to record a voice-over?
I have my speakers [which work well] on the centre socket [blue] and have tried plugging the mic into either the pink, or the green socket, but ...nothing happens and my 'test' fails when I try it out in Sounds and Audio Devices in the Control Panel.
Please advise? What am I doing wrong?
Many thanks.

{moderator's note: closing duplicate, respond here: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=229767



I am using dual boot (Win xp and Win 7), on XP my microphone works good, but on Win 7 no one can hear me. I didn't look for drivers because when I installed Win 7 i have all needed drivers. May drivers be a problem, or there is something else?
I am using microphone only for Skype.

A:Microphone doesn't work well

hi dxcatic, and welcome to sevenforums,

maybe you mike is too quiet?

try control panel >> hardware and sound >> sound >> recording >> properties >> custom >> tick box for +20dB boost

this will make you louder.

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Hello everyone! I hope this is the right forum. I have an older Acer Aspire 6920 laptop (Win 7 32 bit). I wish to Skype with my daughter. The built in video camera works fine. However, I can’t find the integrated microphone in the sounds or in the device driver management areas. The only options that show up are for plug in microphones. Did a little searching on the internet and saw some mentions of Realtek. Went to Acer site and found this:
Audio Realtek Audio Driver 39.5 MB 2008/12/04

Can I install this driver? If so, what is the process for doing that. Thanks for your time.

Golferguy’s Better Half

A:Integrated Microphone Doesn't Work

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I have an HP 2000-2b10CA and I bought it FIVE DAYS AGO!! I was checking if everything worked so I shot a video and when I played it back I heard nothing! Then I found out it was my mic! I searched online and a lot of people told me to go to the settings and set it as my default device but IT DOESN'T WORK!! So I decided to re-install the driver but it didn't work! PLEASE HELP ME!!! I LOVE THIS LAPTOP AND I DON'T WANT TO GIVE IT UP!!:cry::cry::cry::cry:

A:My NEW Laptop's Microphone Doesn't Work!!

If you have Stereo Mix (System Mixer), that should be set as default Recording Device, if you have it. Then if either the mic or Line In is used it will be detected and heard or recorded.

If reinstalling the driver, from HP, did not work, best to contact HP as only HP can correct it under warranty.

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Hey guys,

I just got my new custom computer not too long ago. My headset with mic worked on my old slow computer when I just plugged them in. However, with my new computer, the mic doesnt work. I've spent a couple hours trying to find an answer myself but no luck. I've tried the obvious, making sure they aren't on mute, etc, etc. They don't work for sound recorder or counter-strike or anything else. I know the headset as a whole works. Any suggestions would be great cause this is making me sick! puke:


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A:Microphone doesn't work on new computer

do you have to download any drivers for your headset?

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I have an HP G71-340US Notebook. The built in Microphone isn't working. I've tried uninstalling then re-installing the sound card driver but it's just like it doesn't exist. It will offer to do the set up but when I hit the record button, it offers the signal bar but shows nothing hapenning on it. Almost like the microphone is unplugged and the laptop doesn't realize it.Thanks for any advice.

A:my built in microphone doesn't work

Please check the following link. This should be helpful: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00833331 

Regards,Deka----------------------------------------**I work for HP.**Please select the "Accept as Solution" button on the post that best answers your question. Also, you may select the "Kudos" button on any helpful post to give a quick thanks.

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My Windows 8 laptop has a mic built in, which always worked fine. I also have a mic I can plug in which always automatically worked when plugged in.
However, a few days ago I plugged it in and nothing happened. It still works on my desktop. I haven't changed any settings.
I bought a headset. This works fine on my desktop, but not on my laptop. I have sound through the headphones, but the mic isn't working.
When I look at the audio devices it doesn't show, although I'm not sure it used to show the other mic either. I've clicked to unhide other devices, still doesn't show. I tried going to add a device but it doesn't find anything.
I tried troubleshooting, but it finds no issues.
For some reason the built in mic did stop working but that is now working again. I didn't change anything. However, the headset mic still isn't doing anything.
What can I do to get the headset mic working?

A:Microphone doesn't work (Windows 8)

When in Audio Properties - Recording tab - Did you unhide also any internal/external mic?

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The microphone is detected, already enabled, but no sound detected.
The microphone doesn't have a problem, because it works on other computer which are using XP.

I've done troubleshooting, but it couldn't find what the problem is.
Please help..

A:Microphone doesn't work properly

Please post the exact HP model number.

Do you have the correct sound driver? If you only have the generic, basic function Windows installed High Definition Audio Codec, that is not the correct driver.

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The microphone of my headset does not work when I plug it in my laptop. In the playback devices I can see the mic and it says active or plugged in, but when I try to speak it does not hear anything, I've tried updating the drivers, I've adjusted the microphone level to max but still nothing. When I tried to do voice record it said "Plug in microphone" but the microphone was plugged in and I can still see it in the recording devices listed as active. I really need help. Additional info I've downloaded a voice changer application earlier before this happened, is there a way to reset the recording devices?. And yes I've tried uninstalling and installing the device software.

Ive inserted a DxDiag file

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Hello guys! my name is lazyb0ne and I have a Dell laptop 1521. I know inside have a build-in microphone. It worked like last year. But I'm not sure what happened to it. I reformat it and it doesnt work again. um I tried reinstalling and upgrade my sound device. But it didn't work. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!

A:[Help] Laptop's microphone doesn't work.

Hi lazyb0ne, All Programs>>>Sound Recorder>>> Start Recording>>> if the bar shows movement Mic. working. If not Control Panel>>>sound >>>recording. Check if it says it's working, if not>>>Right click to see if it's disabled if it is click enable.

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