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Laptop not detecting headset

Q: Laptop not detecting headset

Alright so I have a BRAND new Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 7, it's model # is VPCCW21FX. I got it only a week ago.
I play games so I connect with Ventrilo, but with this laptop it is not detecting my headset. It's a standard Logitech headset that connects through those pink and green jacks on the side of my laptop. It only recognizes the laptop's built-in microphone, however. This is what I've tried to get my headset's mic to work:

1. Disabling the built-in microphone. The laptop still did not recognize that I had a separate microphone plugged in through the jack.

2. Updating sound card's driver / rollback to previous, to see if it might work. It did not.

3. I tried to use the Ease of Access -> Install new microphone. The laptop would only still detect the built-in microphone, not the one that was plugged in through the jack.

I know it's not the headset's fault because it was working perfectly fine in another computer just this morning, and I tested it on my brother's computer a few minutes ago. His computer detects my headset. Yes I have the plugs in the correct holes, and no there are no drivers since this isn't a USB headset. The laptop KNOWS that something is plugged into the mic jack because it mutes the laptop's built-in microphone once there's something in it, but no sound is detected.

As you can see from the image, the Realtek microphone is the built-in one. My headset is currently plugged in, but it's not detected. This is the only thing listed:

The only thing I can think of left is that they sold me a laptop with a broken mic jack. Unless I'm missing one final possible solution.

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Preferred Solution: Laptop not detecting headset

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Laptop not detecting headset

on that screen if you click on the microphone - so thatthe properties button highlights
click on that
another screen opens - click on recording TAB
on that screen - do you have 3.5mm Jack - anything you can enable there?

Well I have a Sony Vaio and just plugged a mic in (on vista) and it worked ...... so ignore above - that made no difference on my machine

I used start> programs> accessories> sound recorder
to test with

try that see if it works with that application

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My Laptop Model : HP Pavilion 15-ab267cl  My Sony Bluetooth Head Set model:  Sony mdr-zx330bt I am not able to connect my bluetooth Headset to the Laptop. IN bletooth devices it's not detecting my headset

A:laptop Bluetooth is no detecting my sony bluetooth headset -...

Hi, You have to allow your Sony is discoverable. How ? Please check its manual. Normally it MUST have a blue button to press. Regards.

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i've been having this issue for a while now, my headset hasn't been detecting. it is connected via the 3.5mm headphone jack. this is a problem i've had with every pair of headphones/headsets i've tried, so it isn't an issue with the model. the only reason i haven't noticed this issue until as of recent is because i've had a USB connected headset. now that i need to use the 3.5mm jack, nothing is detecting. i've tried to fix this issue, and all that has happened is that my headset shows up as "Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)", and will not register my microphone. any help?
note that these three screenshots are taken whilst the headset is plugged into the 3.5mm headphone jack (the only connector that came with the headset)

 

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I recentley did a complete reinstall of Windows 10 onto my computer, deleting everything else on the drives along with it. However now when I plug my headset into either the front or rear jacks Windows is not detecting anything. I have installed the newest Realtek HD Audio drivers but am I missing anything else? Or is it a more serious problem? Ty in advance.

A:Jacks not detecting headset

Originally Posted by CoolioF


I recentley did a complete reinstall of Windows 10 onto my computer, deleting everything else on the drives along with it. However now when I plug my headset into either the front or rear jacks Windows is not detecting anything. I have installed the newest Realtek HD Audio drivers but am I missing anything else? Or is it a more serious problem? Ty in advance.



Open Settings and type Audio in "find a setting" box at top....this will give a selection of options to cure your problem.

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Hi, I recently bought a new headset due to one of the ears falling apart...

My old one was USB with a 3.5mm cable and worked perfectly fine. The new one I got has no USB and uses the green and pink cables. I've plugged them in and it seemed as if they were working well but I realised they're not actually picking up the sound from the microphone, they're playing my computers sounds.

I looked through other forums and found people saying that it may be a driver issue, so I updated and got the Realtek HD, which then showed the Stereo Mix in my devices. Basically what's happening is that Stereo Mix and Microphone are both playing volume at the same level and acting as if they're the same. I've tried disabling Stereo and keeping Mic but it still plays the computers sounds. I've tried vice-versa too. The "Speakers" device is also playing at the same level of volume.

And then obviously since it's doing that, it's playing my computer sounds through Skype.

Basically what I want to achieve is have the headset playing sound but also be able to speak through skype without it playing the sounds I have on.

Also, there's a little switch on the cable to act as a "Mic Mute" switch, if the Mic is ON then the sound is fine, if I switch it to OFF the sound is very echo'd and distant.

A:New Headset, not detecting microphone.

First, stereo mix should be set as the default recording device. Then any input device that is used will be heard.

As Windows only allows one default audio playback device, separating sounds or what's heard may not be possible or is an option of the application program. I'm not familiar with Skype so I don't know what the options are or do.

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I got a Turtle Beach P11 Today i cant seem to get the mic to work.
I got a mobo: Gigabyte Z68x-Ud3h-b3
My Realtek cannot find the microphone usb port
 

A:USB port not detecting headset mic

Have you tried the headset in another computer?
 

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Hi,

I recently purchased a VersionTech EACH G2000 and I plugged it into my computer, but Windows does not recognize it in the playback nor recording devices. Help would be appreciated.

A:Windows not Detecting Headset

From what I see this has the two 3.5mm plugs and also a USB. I can't find out if the USB is just for the lights or if it is used for anything else in the headset. But, make sure you plug in everything.

As you have a Dell, and are you using the built in sound device? or have you added a separate sound card? If you added a separate sound card, you need to connect the front panel to the new sound card.

If you are using the built in sound device, try connecting the headset and mic to the rear connectors (Green and Pink) and see if it works there.

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I recentley did a complete reinstall of Windows 10 onto my computer, deleting everything else on the drives along with it. However now when I plug my headset into either the front or rear jacks Windows is not detecting anything. I have installed the newest Realtek HD Audio drivers but am I missing anything else? Or is it a more serious problem? Ty in advance.

A:Jacks not detecting headset

Originally Posted by CoolioF


I recentley did a complete reinstall of Windows 10 onto my computer, deleting everything else on the drives along with it. However now when I plug my headset into either the front or rear jacks Windows is not detecting anything. I have installed the newest Realtek HD Audio drivers but am I missing anything else? Or is it a more serious problem? Ty in advance.



Open Settings and type Audio in "find a setting" box at top....this will give a selection of options to cure your problem.

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Windows will happily output sound to my headset but there is no input from the mic. I have a xonar dg as my soundcard.

The headset mic has been tested on a laptop and works
The microphone mute button the the headset cable is set correctly
The jack is correctly in
On plugging in (and fiddling with the jack) the mic I can see noise in CP/Sound window
It has been tested on the front panel, the soundcard jack & motherboard jacks
Drivers have been wiped and reinstalled
System restores had no effect
A reinstallation of windows keeping programs & settings had no effect
The mic is not muted or set too low in Control Panel / Sound
The mic in my webcam works correctly (USB)
Connections inside the case are not loose
Toggling the front mic option in Cp/Sound/Recording/(the mic)/properties/custom has no effect
I also managed to get the mic to work (badly) for a few seconds after windows reinstalled. After I plugged in the headphone jack, the mic went dead and hasn't recovered since.

The mic has worked on this PC before, it seems some setting / software / driver is mucking up.

A:Windows not detecting input from headset

I noticed the sound card can only handle up to 48KHz/24-bit recording. However the CP sound options would let me set it above this. Lowering it to the acceptable level made no difference.

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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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Hi,
I am having trouble with my windows installation after attempting to install windows 10 a second time on the same machine, but different partition.
I have used a bootable USB device with the windows 10 installation (created with the same machine and the same settings for OS).
After pressing F12 and selecting the USB as the boot device, i started the installation process and got to the stage where you select which drive / partition to install windows. But the list only contained the USB device i used to start the installation process, and the SSD did not appear when tried to refresh / reload drives (or unchecked the "hide incompatible drives" checkbox). 
After canceling the installation process, i was met with the following message when rebooting windows:
"Your PC/Device needs to be repaired.
The Boot Configuration Data file is missing some required information.
File: \BCD
Error code: 0x0000034
You'll need to use recovery tools. If you dont have..."

Before the error occured:
I have tried many different things BEFORE i got to the step above where I was able to start the USB stick and consequently ended up with the error.
However when the error occured the BIOS was reset to factory settings and i was able to log in to windows (and listen to spotify for an hour or so) before i tried the install that gave the error:

I tried installing windows 10 with a stick created from another computer. That time I got to the installation process. But when... Read more

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as today i noticed that my laptop is not detecting display driver that is amd radeon r4 .  i installed driver many times but still it is not detecting . and i use to work wtih low brightness my laptop brightness is not going low .so pls resolve m problems .....

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Ok, so recently ive switched from using a HP Envy laptop, to my new MSI GE62 gaming laptop. Now the headset i was using on my old computer the Turtle Beach PX22 work perfectly on the old laptop, with no issues at all..

Now ive switched to my new computer, an issue has arisen. The microphone, every so often crackles while im talking to others, or even when im testing it through my speakers. This issue seems very off and on though, e.g. After playing some Arma 3, i received a crash to the Orange screen (windows 10), after collecting the data, the computer restarted as it usually would. HOWEVER this time the microphone had no crackling at all. Even after i didnt move the USB microphone port at all, or do anything to change the microphone.

ISSUE: Crackling Microphone upon switching from older laptop to a newer laptop (Both had windows 10)

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So my nephew dropped something on the corner of his mom's laptop. She said it started making a funny noise so she shut it down and rebooted. Now it won't boot up and she gets a message saying " No bootable device". I went into the BIOS and under Hard Drive it says "None". I took out the HD and the put it back in, but that did nothing. Any advice? I am thinking the HD is just dead, I already ordered a new one. I wanted to stop by here and see if any one had any ideas so she could recover here data though.
 

A:Laptop not detecting HD

If it's physically damaged which it sounds like there's not much you can do other than pay a service to recover the data in a clean room which is very expensive. Do you hear the drive spinning? Is it making any clicking noises?

After installing the new drive you should talk to them about the benefit of having a working backup.
 

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my Lenovo laptop sometimes detects DVD , sometimes not detecting. Please how to solve the problem?
 

A:Laptop not detecting DVD

Burned discs or commercial discs?

Recognition is a hardware function of the drive, so assuming they are commercial discs, the drive is likely faulty.
 

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Hi there,

My laptop doesn't seem to detect any CD or DVD I insert. Can someone help me solve this problem, please?

Thankyou
 

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Hello.

I've bought a new Router to link it to my DSL modem. I did the steps and everything worked pretty good on my laptop and netbook.

Today it's working pretty good on my netbook which has windows XP but now my laptop - windows 7 is not detecting the router at all even I am near the router.

What can i do ? I am using D-link Dir-600 if thats help

thank you

A:Laptop not detecting the router

Has the Windows 7 machine been able to connect in the past?

I suggest reinstalling the network card drivers. Right-click on the device in Device Manager, and select Uninstall. Reboot, and let Windows automatically install the latest drivers. Be sure you are hard-wired into the router first, if possible.

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I bought a new Hp Laptop. Wifi is not getting detected and i cannot connect to internet. Model Number is : HP ac 650 TU. I checked network adpater under device manager.  Only bluetooth device is installed. I tried installing few drivers .. but  its gives a message this program might not have installed correctly. Its a new one. could not connect to internet , so could not connect to internet to self resolve its problem.  please help out..

A:Laptop not detecting Wifi

 Hi @srv7,  Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand from your posts that you are having an issue with your HP 15-ac650tu Notebook and Wireless issues. Here is an excellent starting point. I would uninstall all that is listed in the Network adapter section and restart the Notebook. Here is a link to your driver page. What you see in the Network adapters should match the Download. Please get back to me how this goes.  To show that you like, or are thankful of my post, kindly click the Thumbs up below.  Thanks.

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Please I have an hp laptop, that has suddenly stopped detecting wifi. 

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 I was using my laptop, and the Wi-Fi went out. At first it seemed normal, because my internet goes out sometimes, but then I realized all my other devices were connected. Then, I realized that no Wi-Fi connections were listed. I checked my drivers, and they were all activated and up to date. Anyone know how I can fix this, or whether I should list any additional into? Thanks in advance.

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When I was running windows vista, I could display my laptop on my TV with no issues. After installing windows 7, the TV does not detect any input. I tried pressing Fn F8, and windows P and the laptop says its switching dispays but the TV does not react. I just updated my NVidia drivers. Any ideas?

Thank you

A:TV Not Detecting Laptop From S-Video

Yes. Purchase a new S-Video cable.

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I have a NVIDIA GEFORCE 8400 GS video card and i have a dell vostro 1500 laptop with a 7 pin s-video output. i have the cable and just bought it and hooked it up to my tv

A:TV not detecting laptop from S-video

The problem is most likely not that the TV doesn't see your laptop, but that the laptop isn't doing anything with the TV yet.

I have an NVidia GeForce 7400 Go in my Dell laptop. I'll doublecheck your version specifically, but in the meantime, how my interface works... Right click on your desktop and select "Nvidia Control Panel." In the left pane, you should see "Set up multiple displays," or something of that sort. That should give you the controls you're looking for.

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Hi All

I have a simple home lan setup. Desktop(Windows 7 Ultimate) wired to router and laptop(Win Home BAsic) using WiFi. Both have All Printer and file sharing Enabled. The desktop cann see the Laptop in 'Network' but not the other way around. However, even though I cannot see the Desktop from the Laptop's 'Network' I can access the public folder of the desktop by using : \\desktop-pc\users\public command in cmd or search.

Now why Is the Desktop not visible on the Laptop's network(though I can access it) and why can't the Desktop access the Laptop's shared public folder even though it can see it in his network?

And oh yes, I tried disabling the firewalls, but no luck...

Thank you
 

A:Laptop and Desktop not detecting each other

Top suspect(s) is/are firewall(s). What firewalls?

For each machine ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following commands:

nbtstat -n

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Hi All

I have a simple home lan setup. Desktop(Win7 Ultimate) wired to router and laptop(Win Home BAsic) using WiFi. Both have All Printer and file sharing Enabled. The desktop cann see the Laptop in 'Network' but not the other way around. However, even though I cannot see the Desktop from the Laptop's 'Network' I can access the public folder of the desktop by using : \\desktop-pc\users\public command in cmd or search.

Now why Is the Desktop not visible on the Laptop's network(though I can access it) and why can't the Desktop access the Laptop's shared public folder even though it can see it in his network?

And oh yes, I tried disabling the firewalls, but no luck...

Thank you

A:Laptop and Desktop not detecting each other

Hello,

Do you have a Homegroup setup?
Home sweet homegroup: Networking the easy way in Windows 7

Also, try creating an indentical User Name and Password on both computers.

Another option to access shared folder/drive from another computers is by Clicking on the Start button and typing then press enter: \\IPAddress\Sharedfolder or Shareddrive.

See if the above suggestions help or not.

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My Samsung laptop is supposed to play regular and Blu-Ray discs, but tonight when I put in a Blu-Ray, it doesn't even detect that it's in the drive. I tried a regular DVD and it detected it fine. I have no idea why the other doesn't work, and I don't know much about hardware issues.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Laptop not detecting Blu-ray discs

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i bought a external enclosure for my laptop harddrive. when i first plugged it into my desktop that runs xp home it installed the drivers needed and all software but the computer wont recognize it in the my computer icon. i went into disk management and there it is seen but it says the drive is empty when i know ther is info on it. so i got a shop to get the info i wanted off then i started the proccess again, reinstalled the software and drivers then i formatted the drive with no problems and i went to using it on my desktop, it was even recognized in my computer. so i put all the info i wanted on it and when i was done i ejected the drive as i do to all my other removable drives. the next time i came to use it, i t will not see it in my computer, in disk management it is seen but again it is seen as empty, it gave me an option to initialize the drive, i just dont want to lose whats on the drive. so should o initilze it? or what should i do so i can use the drive and still keep my info, i dont wnat to pay again for data recovery.
 

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Recently my laptop was dropped from a not so good height. The HD was damaged in the process and I bought a new one.
Problem is, once I got the new HD in the comp and installed windows, all was good till I eventually got to the desktop.
I couldn't change the resolution or any video settings. I couldn't connect to the internet or create a network connection because it didn't detect my network card.
I uninstalled all the hardware and rebooted. It detected all the hardware but all I choose the recommended install it couldnt install it so it asked to connect to the internet, which I cant.

So any ideas whats wrong? Did the drop possibly fuxx something up besides the HD?

-Thanks
 

A:Laptop not detecting any hardware.

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 I was using my laptop, and the Wi-Fi went out. At first it seemed normal, because my internet goes out sometimes, but then I realized all my other devices were connected. Then, I realized that no Wi-Fi connections were listed. I checked my drivers, and they were all activated and up to date. Anyone know how I can fix this, or whether I should list any additional into? Thanks in advance.

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I've never had problems with this before, but i went travelling and have come back and my laptop simply doesnt seem to detect my network with wireless.

My wireless itself is activated fine and is detecting upto 6 other networks none of which are mine or i can access but i am with Linksys and it's just not detecting that. Internet works fine when i access plugged in with a cable.

We also have another computer in the house with a wireless stick, this however does pick up the Linksys network perfectly, so it must be something to do with the laptop.

Little confused, so any help would be appreciated!
 

A:Laptop not detecting my network

If you would like further help please post your sytem information.... (click little computer next to my name for an example)
 

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HI everyone!

I have a problem with my DAMN LAPTOP SCREEN!! Honestly, I'm starting to loose sleep over it.

I have come to a conclusion, its not the inverter, its not the backlight, the bios doesn't need flashing or anything like that... The "Digital Display" (laptop screen) isn't even showing up on the "Device Manager".

This is really strange because it is plugged in and all looks grand. But, I have noticed that I have a strange thing in my device manager that doesn't belong in there "Built-In Infrared Device". Could there be a conflict somewhere and its not reading the screen as a display?

Someone please help me.

Thanks
 

A:Laptop LCD screen not detecting

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Hi there, I have the Best Buy version of the THinkpad Yoga 14. for about 2 weeks now. When I first bought it, I tested it out and the pen works. Now I am in class and I tried using it and the pen is not registering. The touchscreen works (e.g. I can draw in OneNote with my finger). I tried hovering the pen over the screen and it is not registered at all. I know the pen automatically charges when it is in the holder. So I think it should be fine on battery.  So I don't know what else to do to get the pen to work??

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I have a Toshiba Portege R835 with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I am using a Medialink BT Adapter 3.0+HS Class 2 specs. I am able to pair with my Nokia C3 00 mobile but my BH 503 headset cannot even be detected by my laptop. Please advise what drivers need to be downloaded for my BH 503 to be detected.

A:BH 503 headset cannot even be detected by my laptop

You can refer the following link
Connect nokia bh 503 with laptop or desktop PC - Engineer Philosophy

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I am having problems increasing the volume on my Gateway laptop with the headset plugged in. The indicator shows it is at full volume. When the headset is pulled out, the speakers seem to be quite loud. I have tried two sets of headsets to eliminate the chance that one of those was at fault. How many volume controls are there on this rascal? Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:low volume on laptop headset

Check that the jack you're using is marked for headphones--there may also be a 'line out' jack' which will have a separate volume control.

Right click the volume control icon near the clock, and left click open volume control. Click 'options', and 'properties'. With the bullet in 'playback', check all the boxes. Click ok, and you may have even more volume sliders--
 

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Before I go into the details of my troubles, I would like to first explain that this problem persists with my laptop ONLY. I have tried my brothers laptop (running on vista) and my parents home desktop (XP) and both of them do not have the same problem as what I have on my laptop.

I own a Cyber Acoustics AC-201 headset and since I bought it, I have not heard the end of the humming noise that can be heard in the background whenever I talk. I usually converse in Paltalk chatrooms or with my friends on AOL Instant Messenger. I'm not quite sure why there is only a humming noise in the background with just my laptop and no other computers that my family owns.

I have tried using the sound recorder on my computer so I can hear what others are hearing. Yes, you can make out what I say fine, but the annoying buzzing sound is just a terrible nuisance.

How do I fix this annoying humming noise? It is most certainly coming from my microphone and not my speakers or headphones because when I mute my headset, the humming stops.

Any bit of help is greatly appreciated!

Thank you,
Matt
 

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I just downloaded Vonage's Softphone service which allows me to make and receive calls on my computer. I've got a Compaq nx6120 laptop, and I purchased the Logitech ClearChat Stereo PC headset.

My problem: The headset and microphone only seem to work when the laptop's speaker is enabled. This allows anyone else in the room to hear my conversations. I'd like to be able to mute my laptop speaker and still have my headset and microphone work so I may make and receive calls without broadcasting them to others in the room.

Any ideas/assistance would be greatly appreciated!

A:Headset vs. laptop speaker

Hi AML,

Try dropping into your 'Control Panel' and opening up 'Sounds and Audio Devices'. Once in there, click on the 'Audio' tab and check your 'Sound Playback - Default Device'. Just a note that before you do this, make sure your headset is plugged-in! You may be able to drop it down to 'Logitech' or similar and not have it blaring out of the speaker at the same time!

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I would like to use my laptop as a bluetooth headset for my Playstation TV since I am using my second monitor with an HDMI switcher as the screen. I can't connect to my laptop using bluetooth (it finds it but can never connect), so I was hoping for a way to make the laptop appear as a headset instead. WIDCOMM looked like it might work, but the install hangs with the message "Please plug in or turn on your Bluetooth device" and I'm not sure what to do.

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I have Acer Aspire F15 with one 3.5mm combo jack and i recently started using A4Tech Bloody G500 headset- but for some reason mic doesn't work. It doesn't show up as a option in Recording devices, Audacity doesn't detect it and same for games. Any ideas what could be wrong?
 

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Hello everyone, I've got an annoying issue that is bugging the heck out of me.

I plug my USB Xbox 360 Controller into my laptop, then the Xbox 360 Headset into the Controller. I set the USB Headset Device (Xbox 360 Controller) as default..

Now the Mic and Speaker works, but its like the volume resets itself randomly.

Like I'll be listening to something and it will just go *pop* volume goes from muted all the way upto where it was (I don't mean it shows it on Windows as muted then slowly goes up, I mean thats what it basically does).

Now if anyone could replicate this, or knows a fix for this, I'd be most grateful. (as always)

A:Xbox 360 Headset + Laptop

I should also add the easiest way to replicate this;

Requirements
• USB Xbox 360 Controller
• Standard Xbox 360 Wired Headset
• USB Port

Steps

1. Plug your Xbox 360 Controller into a USB Port on your computer.
2. Download any drivers as needed.
3. Plug your Standard USB Xbox 360 Headset into your Xbox 360 Controller.
4. Go to control panel and go to the sound settings.
5. Under the playback tab, set the Headset Earphone as default.
6. Listen to some music through the headset and just go about what you usually do, you'll see what I'm referring to.

Note: Disabling the Microphone on the headset has no effect.

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I have some axent wear cat-ear headphones that come with a microphone that plugs into a jack on the headphones themselves and then has a single separate cord to plug into the laptop. The laptop also has a single headset type jack. I'm on an HP Envy running windows 10. It also has beats audio on it if that's of any help.When I plug it in the computer recognizes a headset however it has it lists it as disconnected. It says the same in regards to playback sound however I can hear it through the headphones. I've looked through a bunch of forums and the HP support website itself and nothing seems to work. Some people suggested going on realtek audio manager but even though the laptop has realtek on it the audio manager doesn't seem to be here

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Today I bought an Xbox One stereo headset for use with my computer (because it was cheap) I got home and plugged it into my computer and the audio worked and came through the headset like I expected but when I went to sound recorder to see if the microphone worked and the green bar that usually moves around depending on how loud you talk wasn't there. I went down to my volume icon and right clicked and went to recording devices and it shows stereo mix as being active. I have a headset that uses a usb connector and this works fine on my computer. (My computer has the one audio jack not 2)

A:Xbox One headset use with laptop

My first thought is that my computer doesn't support having both mic and audio in the one audio jack, how do I know if this is the case

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When I click on the Wireless Network Connection icon it says "Wireless network unavailable." There's also an error message that says "The Dell Wireless WLAN Card is disabled. Use the Dell Wireless WLAN Utility to enable it." When I right click on the wireless network icon it says "No wireless networks were found in range. Make sure the wireless switch on your computer is on. To see an updated list, click 'Refresh network list.'" I don't have a wireless switch. I have a wireless enable icon and it says Enabled. My wireless network is working because my phone sees it and two other networks in the neighborhood. I couldn't find the Dell Wireless WLAN Utility. I also tried my iPhone hotspot. Laptop did not detect it either. Please help and thank you for this forum.
 

A:Laptop not detecting any wireless networks

The Fn + F2 key combination is not the wireless switch?

I assume that you can download the Dell WLAN utility from Dell's web site. Use your Service Tag for easier searching.
 

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My laptop just stopped detecting them. It won't detect it at school or home and if I can't fix it by 3rd block tomorrow the techs will take it and that means it gets reformatted and I don't want that to happen. The wireless radio (what detects networks) says that it's on in some menus and off in others. When I go to the wireless radio's own menu it say's off but when I click turn on nothing happens. The icon on the monitor for the wireless radio is lit up but it still isn't detecting anything. Can anyone help me?
 

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Hello all,

I am using a dell inspiron connecting to my home network and suddenly my notebook quit detecting my home wireless network. I know its not a router problem coz my iphone and other computers on the network are detecting the network. Please help me anyone how to fix this
thanks in advance.

A:Laptop not detecting wireless network

Does your inspiron detect other networks (such as a neighbor's wireless?)
Have you ensured that the wireless radio is turned on? (a switch on the case or a key combination)
Have you ensured that the device is operating properly? (check in Device Manager)
Have you reinstalled the wireless drivers from the Dell website?
Have you checked to see that the wireless card is properly connected and seated in the system's motherboard?

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Hi there, I have the Best Buy version of the THinkpad Yoga 14. for about 2 weeks now. When I first bought it, I tested it out and the pen works. Now I am in class and I tried using it and the pen is not registering. The touchscreen works (e.g. I can draw in OneNote with my finger). I tried hovering the pen over the screen and it is not registered at all.
 
I know the pen automatically charges when it is in the holder. So I think it should be fine on battery. 
 
So I don't know what else to do to get the pen to work??
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Hi 7 users, I have a problem for quite some time and I'm starting to get frustrated... Some time ago I bought a battery for my laptop (Asus G51JX) and, it didn't work, I've sent it back and bought a new one with the same specifications (11,1V, 7200 mAh, 9 Cells).

Now, when I start the computer on AC only, it works fine, but when I put the battery, the little icon on the taskbar goes up and down and then stops, If I remove the power cord, the laptop continues on but for my surprise it says "Plugged in, Charging" WITHOUT the power cord!, how is that possible? it is not from the OS because I tried another HDD with a completely different installation and it did the same, now my question is... Is it BIOS or the Motherboard?

I'm really looking forward for your help guys, I'm almost giving up on this and I don't want to

Thanks in advance,

Regards,

JP7even

A:Why is my laptop detecting my battery as a charger?

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