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Acer laptop with HEADSET jack does not recognize my headset

Q: Acer laptop with HEADSET jack does not recognize my headset

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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My new Novatech laptop with realtek hd audio 7.1 continues to play audio through laptop speakers when my headset is pluged in and its in the correct jack. i have realtek r1.23 drivers i think provided by novatech i have tried newer drivers but they just stop any audio from being produced through laptop speakers or headset help!!!!!! no need fixed it was driver problem motherboard was a p53in got drivers from the OEM website http://www.uniwill.com/UserDownload/P53In/P53In.php
 

A:Solved: Laptop speakers play when headset plugged into jack

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When I record system audio through Camtasia I get very tinny, hollow-sounding sound. This never happened on my HP Envy, and the settings are identical. My Envy didn't have a dual purpose headset/mic jack and I suspect this is the source of the problem . When I plug in headphones I get perfect recordings, when the headset is unplugged I get hollow, tinny sound as if a mic is open somewhere. I'm recording system audio, mind you. Any help would be appreciated. I love the idea of Sprout but it has given me endless headaches. ..

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I have a pair of Astro A40's with no mixamp so theres a cord that runs from the headsetto a splitter for the mic jack(pink) and line-out jack(green) and when i plug them into the corresponding ports in the backo of my computer, it won't even recognize that they are there, so i tried plugging them into the front headset and mic ports and it will recognize them but i won't hear any sound and i will keep getting a windows alert in the bottom right corner that says "you have plugged a device into the audio jack" and "you have unplugged a device from the audio jack" repeatedly. I updated my drivers for my audio card(realtek) and even took apart my computer to see if it was an issue with the actual jacks or the motherboard but everything looked good and hooked up properly, i don't know what to try from here. Please help me.
 

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A few hours my headset mic stopped working on my computer and stopped picking up sound from me. It wasn't the mic's problem as it worked on another pc but not mine and was not working with Skype or any recording program. I have uninstalled the ITD Driver, loaded defaults, enabled the device and checked the volume settings with nothing fixing this problem. I am on a HP Pavilion DV7 Laptop running Windows 7 64 bit. The weird part about this is that my mic was working fine a few hours ago and then when I decided to use it again it just stopped. When I go to sound options and try to put in the headset jack in the side, the green bars light up to show that the jack is inserted, but when I talk it takes in nothing. I have tried almost everything including restoring the system to an earlier date and at this point have no idea what to do.

Help is greatly appreciate thank you!

A:Headset Mic Jack not working

Some things to check... 1. Doesn't your laptop have a built in mic? If so, see if that works. That may help narrow things down as to whether it is all audio inputs not working or just your headset input 2. Check Control Panel Device Manager to make sure you don't have any yellow exclamation points indicating a driver not installed correctly. 3. Check Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, Sound, Manage audio devices, to make sure the correct device is showing up, selected, and configured.

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I have a HP Pavilion 15 Gaming Notebook; Product Number: ak199np (x4L20EA). My 3.5 mm Headset DOES NOT fit into the Jack. It only goes like halfway through then can't go any further. The only audio output I get is through my notebook's B&O Speakers. I've tried different headsets but it's still the same. What should I do?

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Hi all,
I recently bought a Dell XPS 13 and was wondering if there's any way to use a gaming headset with both a headphone and microphone cable on it since the XPS 13 only comes with 1 "headset jack". Is using a splitter the only way to get it to work?

A:Dell XPS 13 Headset Jack

NayeefCIs using a splitter the only way to get it to work?
Hello. the only other way I know of is to get a usb audio jack, which might work better than the splitter anyway.
                                     

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Hello,

I have a regular headset, and I bought 2 adapters: a 3.5mm female - usb female and a usb male-usb male.
When I bought this i thought about plugging my headset into the adapter and the double male usb, so I could listen to music in my headset while having them plugged into the USB port. Sadly, it doesn't work. I don't know if I have to install something, but when I plug everything in all I hear is noise from the left part of my headset.

I am using this (or trying to) use this configuration because my pc's 3.5mm jack doesn't work.

Can anyone please help me?

Thank you in advance,
loismen
 

A:Headset jack 3.5mm - USB port

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Hi All,

I want to know in Vista,

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

Three things all Going at once?

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

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

Hi Dash,

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

Steven

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

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Hello

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thanks for any help provided!

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

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So this started about 4 days ago, but I'll start a little before then just incase there was something I may have missed.

I had my PC (custom built) working great, headset worked great - sound was crystal clear.

My hard drive failed, so I reformatted and re-installed winXP. HD works great now but my HDD light wasn't working - I switched my 300w power supply out for a 550w power supply and all the lights/fans/whatever work great now.

PC worked fine for a couple of days, and then I turn on my speakers to hear the loudest most annoying static in the world. I unplugged the headset, speakers, AC adapter, everything and realized that when my mic jack wasn't in the sound card, it was fine - when the mic jack was in the sound card, it was horrible again.

My PC case has a speaker/mic port up front - so I opened up my computer, put all the pins where they belong (according to the manufacturer's manual) and tried the front ports - same exact thing. Works great until the mic is plugged in.

I then thought maybe my 550w was creating too much electromagnetic whatever, so I switched back to my 300w (bye bye cool lights... *sniff*).

Guess what? Still has static. I've tried other headsets, and there's still static - and I've tried these headsets in another computer and they work great. Any clue what might be causing this problem??
 

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Hy there.

I have jack headphones and sometimes when I wanna listen to the computer when i'm connecting headphones the sound is a surrounding one. Can I change the properties of it?
I mention I inserted them in the keyboard slot, but if I insert them to the PC the sound is good.


Thanks in advanced.
 

A:Changing jack headset properties

You mentioned you plugged the headphones into your keyboard. Could you provide the details of your motherboard?
 

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Hi, I have a problem with my front audio jack. The cause of this problem may or may not be the DAW reaper. I set my front headphone jack on my laptop as reapers input and the speakers on the laptop as its output. This did not work so I uninstalled the program. I tried to use my headphones but there is nothing. I uninstalled all the drivers for Realtek and reinstalled them. I have also tried system restores, 4 times. They keep failing regardless of whether Avast is off or not. The speakers work, and when the headphones get plugged in (they work on my phone and other PC's in the house perfectly fine), they are recognized by Dell Audio. The problem is, the only thing in the playback tab in sound (hidden or not) is speakers and a monitor I don't want to use. Can anyone help me diagnose the problem? I really want to use my headphones again.

Headphone model: SkullCandy Crushers
Laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 3537

A:No sound at all through headset jack just static

The "headphone" jack on this model can be a Headphone jack, a Microphone jack or a combination. I couldn't find out what type of plug is needed, whether it uses an iPhone type 4 connection plug or a standard 3 connector plug. That may be one problem.

Second, set the Stereo Mix as the default recording device. Then whatever is used will be heard by the speakers and a recording program, providing stereo mix is set as the source. You also need stereo mix if you want to record audio from the Internet.

I have a recording studio (Sonar) but use a separate USB connected recording interface unit, not the PC's sound card.

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Hello, i'm planning to buy the razer kraken pro very soon, and i was wondering if it would work on my laptop, the headset itself comes with one 3.5mm audio jack, so i was wondering if the audio and microphone would work on my laptop in one jack i have the HP Pavilion 17 Notebook PCi also do have this icon next to my audio jack so i guess it supports audio and microphone in one?

A:Headset with single jack would it work or not?

Hi, Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for choosing HP. As most new computers nowadays, you have only 1 3.5 mm jack, so if your headset has 2 pins (1 mic and 1 audio) - they cannot work (and at the same time). Please, check these threads and articles:>> http://www.howtogeek.com/180395/how-to-connect-a-headset-to-a-laptop-tablet-or-smartphone-with-a-sin...>> https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W520-No-microphone-jack/td-p/411081 You may need to get an adapter like these:>> https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004SP0WAQ/?tag=hotoge-20 Personally, I recommend you seek for a headset with USB connector - it is one connector only for both the audio and the microphone - example:   Hope this helps Happy holidays !

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Okay, so I had this problem since FOREVER. I tried everything that I could find on the internet but nothing works.
I think it has something to do with realtek, because it's gone! It's not in the control panel, I can't find it anywhere except in the program list where I can delete it. I tried deleting it and re-installing, but that doesn't fix the problem.
I have used all types of different headset, headphones etc. etc. that had a jack thingy (don't know what it's called), so that is not the problem. Even if I click the white speaker (next to the time) and I go to the audio devices, it is not shown there! But when I connect my headset to my phone it works perfectly fine.
Also, I use normal speakers en a microphone with a usb, simply because the jack input doesn't work. My speakers work fine and so does the microphone
So technically my jack input thingy doesn't respond, both back and front.
This just frustrates me

I don't know much about computers, so if you could explain it to me step by step would be great

I have a packard bell: ixtreme M3720. I have no Idea how to look for me specs but this is the only thing I could find:
System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits
BIOS: default system BIOS
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU

I really hope you can help me D:
 

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Hey,

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

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

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

Thank you

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

Hi Foonksh,

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

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HELLO TO ALL !

I am knew on the board. Greetings

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

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

It sorta looks like I have no speaker drivers .

Unplugging the headset does not help.

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

HELP !

(ME)
 

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

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

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

Should work.

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

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

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I have a Vista Home PC and two USB headsets that worked two weeks ago.

Today, I plugged in one of the USB headsets and Vista doesn't recognize it. What I mean by 'doesn't recognize it' is:

there's no announcement of a device being plugged inaudio continues to come from the speakers, not the headset
The USB hub port that I plugged the headset into works fine for other USB devices, like a cell phone, for example.
I get the same failure for both USB headsets, so it's difficult to believe that both headsets suddenly went bad.
I rebooted the PC, but still get the failure.
Any suggestions for troubleshooting?

Thanks in advance for any advice.

A:Vista does not recognize USB headset

Can you do a system restore to two weeks ago?

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This recently acquired used Pavilion dv7-2173cl originally came with Vista and was upgraded by seller to W7 Pro 32-bit thru OEM disc set just prior to shipping.

While it has demonstrated capability to recognize new hardware insertion(external TV tuner express card, WiFi antenna booster), it fails to recognize wireless headset...and therefore I cannot add it to Bluetooth system.

My old HP Pavilion dv7-1170us with OEM Vista Home Premium did have similar problem with the same headset(unable to find driver at first, then unable to recognize later on) but thru repeated tweakings it finally worked(unfortunately I have forgotten how I did it). During the course of its functionally, the headset most often worked perfectly but sometime did not.

I am still learning this upgraded W7 system and I am hoping someone most familiar with W7 can help.

A:W7 does not recognize wireless headset

I just acquired a used Pavilion dv7-2173cl with upgraded W7 Pro 32-bit SP1.

I remember my old Pavilion dv7-1170us also originally came with factory installed SP1(Vista Home Premium 64-bit) and Windows Update automatically provided and installed SP2. It did not function fully until SP2 was installed(like IE upgrading).

Now, I am having one(so far)problem...it does not recognize BT peripheral device (my wireless headset). I wonder if missing SP2 is the reason. Windows Update is not providing/installing SP2 and Microsoft Download Center has none.

Does W7 come with SP2?

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For Christmas I got a pair of Razer Blackshark headphones/headset. It's great and the bass is kick ass. But for whatever reason Windows 7 does not recognize that I have it plugged in. I hear audio and what have you but it's using default system audio levels. So if I unplug my headset and turn up the audio and then replug them, I get my ears blasted because it doesn't auto adjust.

The funny thing is, it works fine on Windows 8.1. It is recognized as a headset and everything. Show disabled devices is enable on Windows 7 and it is not there.


Realtek Control Panel doesn't even detect it.

A:Windows Won't Recognize Headset

Hi Collin,

Try to update the drivers from here and after that try this.

1. Go to Start and click on Control Panel.
2. Click in Sound, then a new window will open up.
3. In the new windows click on the tab "Recording" and right click in the window and click on “Show Disabled devices”.
4. Now check if the Headphone is listed there and right click on it and choose enable.
5. Highlight the headphone and click on "Set as Default".

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I just bought the Red Samurai headset so I could play online games. I've been trying to get my computer to read it so I can adjust the sound levels. So far every thing I've tried has no result. I've been in the control panel settings, volume settings, nvidia settings, exc. Can you help? I'm going crazy.
 

A:My computer does not recognize my headset

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HP ProBook 430 G3 combo jack not picking up headset/mi?c combo. using 4 wire headset..note detecting in play back deviced..Only detecting mic..this issue observed on all my colleges laptop of this series. HP probook 430 G3..pls suggest

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Hi
My work have just given me a Dell Lattitude E7240 which has a 3.5mm 'headset' jack which i understand means it is a combined headphone and microphone jack - does this mean it functions the same as the headset jack on a mobile device? can I use the same type of headset? if so how do i configure it? I have tried but dont seem to be able to get sound.
to elaborate, when i plugged my headset in, i got a pop up asking me what sort of device i was using (headphone/speaker out/headset and some skull candy options) so i selected 'headset;'
when i check my sound settings i can see the green bar showing input against the mic (Jack Mic) and when i test the sound i can see the green bar moving against Realtek High Definition audio but can't hear anything through the headset  I Have nothing muted either in Dell Audio or Windows.
any tips or guidance on what type of headset i can use, and how to configure it would be gratefully received

A:Dell Lattitude E7240 Headset Jack

Hello, sorry for the delay.
The combo audio jack uses a phone headset with a TRRS plug. There might be a problem with the Realtek audio driver. To check that, switch to the Windows native audio driver and plug in the headset. With the native driver the mic probably won't work but the headphones definitely should, so if they don't then there is probably a hardware issue. In that case try other headphones or headsets and if still nothing works contact tech support for a repair if still under warranty.
To switch drivers:
1. Open the Device Manager (type devmgmt.msc in the search box).2. Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" and right click on "Realtek High Definition Audio".3. Select to "Update Driver Software".4. Click on "Browse my computer for driver software".5. Click "Let me pick from a list of drivers on my computer".6. Put a check in the box "Show compatible hardware" if not already checked.7. In the list of devices, click "High Definition Audio" (the native driver).8. Click "Next".9. On the Update Driver Warning box, click "Yes" (install the driver). 10. Restart the laptop if prompted. If not prompted, then no need to restart.[To get back to the Realtek driver,  do it again but reverse the names in steps 1 and 6.]

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Hi, I'm usually a computer intermediate, sometimes a computer beginner, but for this instance, i'm computer illiterate. I've had this computer for about 1 year now, it is a Windows Vista, (I'm not sure about anything else about this computer.)

Recently, I bought a headset named the "arena soundblaster." The problem I've been having with this headset is that if I put the USB thing into the computer after the computer turns on, the sound still comes out of the speakers above me. So what I did is I looked at the bottom right corner of my screen, at the toolbar (I think that's what it's called,) and looked through all the icons and found one entitled "audio jack" (beige redish with little semicircles coming off of it, like the volume button.) So I pressed I right clicked it, and pressed on the second thing down. I noticed that it said that the sound was coming out of the speakers, instead of my headset, so I clicked disable on the speakers, thinking that that was what I needed to do to switch it to my headset, then press set headset as default. Now, I can't switch it back to the speakers, because the option of it is not availabe, nor is the icon on my taskbar anymore.

Please help me!
Kyle
 

A:Audio Jack? Sound not coming through headset?

You should be able to get back to that menu by going to Control Panel and clicking on "Sounds and Audio Devices" Also does your computer tell you anything when you plug your headphones?
 

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Anyone knows if the microphone/headset combo jack on ThinkPad P50 is a TRRS jack (Tip/Ring/Ring/Sleeve)? What I tried to do is to connect ThinkPad P50 with iPhone 6 so that one side's output is the other side's input.  So I can record the audio. From my research, iPhone's jack is TRRS spec.  I can easily find TRRS splitter on eBay, for example, here's a splitter with female plugs: http://www.ebay.com/itm/371299679312 If ThinkPad P50 is using the same TRRS spec, I can just buy another TRRS splitter with male plugs. Thanks!

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After upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 my jack stik headset with microphone is no longer recognized by Windows. It used to work in Windows 8.1. I have downloaded and installed  Realtek Audio Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad L450, T450, T450s But no difference it still doesn't work.  And the worst part is that I'm a heavy user of Skype for Business (Lync) but NOW I have to redirect ALL calls to my cellphone - This is NOT Smart and I losses a lot of calls.  So for now I will advise nobody to upgrade to Windows 10 if they love Lync and still wants to use Lync on the road without others have to listen or with the poor sound from the build in microphone.  

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I have missplaced the incident but the but you can find the problem and solution here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-Chromebooks-11e-X-and/Headset-with-microphone-not-recognize-af... 

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Hello,

I recently got a new headset with a mic, as i have been using an external mic that was separate from my old headphones and was really old and dodgy. The new headset i got was the Plantronics Rig Flex LX. It has really good sound quality and everything works well on my Xbox. However, when i went to use it on my computer, the computer will recognize the headset as a playback device, but doesnt recognize it as a recording device.

I have updated all of my drivers and tried plugging my headset into all of the 3 audio jacks (one for microphones, one for headphones, one for combination) but it still doesnt work.

Does anyone know a solution?

A:Computer won't recognize headset microphone

Have you contacted their support? RIG Flex LX - Plantronics

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After upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 my jack stik headset with microphone is no longer recognized by Windows. It used to work in Windows 8.1. I have downloaded and installed  Realtek Audio Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad L450, T450, T450s But no difference it still doesn't work.  And the worst part is that I'm a heavy user of Skype for Business (Lync) but NOW I have to redirect ALL calls to my cellphone - This is NOT Smart and I losses a lot of calls.  So for now I will advise nobody to upgrade to Windows 10 if they love Lync and still wants to use Lync on the road without others have to listen or with the poor sound from the build in microphone.  










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A:Headset with microphone not recognize after upgrad...

I have now fixed the problem by my self.  You have to enable the Multi-stream mode of the device advanced setting in RealTek HD Audio Manager. Then the external microphone gets visible. I cannot figure out why this setting is not set by default. Is it only me who thinks it is brilliant to use a common SmartPhone headset for Skype communication also??? This setting would never have been set if I didn't have used the time to investigate. ??   

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Hello,

I have just bought the above laptop and need to use a headset for talking to my colleagues. My headset has two separate standard microphone and headphone leads, but my laptop has only one socket. Whenever I plug either into the laptop, something called SmartAudio pops up asking if it's a headphones, headset or a microphone.

I don't seem to be able to get it to work so that I can use both the headphones/microphone together, even when I select headset.

Does anyone know what I need to do please?

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I have Dell optiplex 3050, Microphone is not detect/show in recording device. where audio is working normally. And Headset/earphone(Microphone)  is working good in smartphone.

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Hello!

Is it possible to connect a headset via combined 3,5" microphone/speakers-connector to a Satellite L50-B-182 to use for telephone via internet?

Thanks
Pauline1981

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Recently purchased Yoga 3 Pro (Windows 8.1) from Lenovo website (2 months ago).The speaker has been working fine until yesterday. All of a sudden, the speaker stopped working, after I used the headset. Now, only headset works, and no sound can come out of the speaker. I've updated the speaker RealTek driver to a newer version 9/2014. It did not help. Does anyone have any idea on what might be the cause and how to fix it? Thanks!










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A:Yoga 3 Pro: Speaker stopped working (headset jack ...

Is your headset still connected?
 
Right click on volume icon in the system tray (Bottom RIght) and select PlayBack devices.
Check that the laptop speakers are selected as Default device. (Tick Mark)

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i have a compact presario C700(CND8094VHY series number). when i plug my headset into the headset jack, i recognized dat d sound plays in both device(headset and speaker). how can i solve this problem.. i want it only plays in headset when i plug it into headset jack.. and wen i unplug d headset, i want d sound plays in speaker as normal.. can anyone help me out.. thanx

A:headset jack and speakers play sound at the same time

In device manager what sound card do you see listed?

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Pls help me, when I put on the headset on the socket, the headset is not working fine. I already tried t in three different headphones. what seems to be the problem with these? at first, it is working fine but after some time, 2 weeks i think, the headphone is not working anymore. everytime I put it on the socket, windows can detect it because it says "A jack is plugged" on its tray.

please help me, do i need to update the driver? but the drivers are all installed and not corrupted or damaged.

my audio manager is Realtek HD Audio Manager with ALC 883 something on its version.
 

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

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

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

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

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I recently bought a Plantronics headset, and plugged it in my microphone jack. It says "Line IN" when I try to use it with audacity, but when I record, and even yell into it, nothing shows up on the line. My laptop has 2 headphone jacks and a mic jack. Could this be the problem?

A:Plantronics Audio .326 Headset not working on Inspiron 1525 Mic Jack

If you have plugged the microphone part of the headset into the "Mic" jack on the PC and using the "line in" to listen that is incorrect. Generally, Audacity uses the "Stereo Mix" to record. With Stereo Mix set as the default recording device any input is "heard".

Second, if you are plugging the mic into the "line In", that is incorrect and the mic will never work. A computer mic needs +5V DC to operate. The Mic in jack has the 5V, a line in does not and is a stereo (2 channel) input.

You list a Dell Desktop in your System Specs but are referring to a Dell Inspiron 1524 "Laptop". ???

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

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

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

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

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

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

What do I do?
 

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

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

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

A:Headset mic recording sounds through headset?

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

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

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Hey.

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

Any help? Without ripping my headset apart? :b
 

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

What do I do?
 

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

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I have a RocketFish Bluetooth 2.0 EDR Class II Wireless USB Adapter, connected, and installed. Drivers are in and the device is working.

But when I use the Windows Bluetooth device app, and search for the headset, it's not finding it.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks.

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Bump. Help please?

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