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W540 Microphone mute button mutes WiDi Speakers

Q: W540 Microphone mute button mutes WiDi Speakers

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.

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

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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my mute button is always on, i have tried all things like to update the drivers, reinstalling them. playback i also not showing any option. i have restored my laptop also 

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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 6.0.1.5859
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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MY BUILT IN MICROPHONE KEEPS SELF MUTING WHEN I USE SKYPE AND CORTANA. I MANUALLY UNMUTE AND WITHIN MINUTES IT MUTES. THIS IS WHAT SHOWS UP ON MY EVENT LOG. NEXT MOVE?
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Application Error
Date:          9/10/2017 12:54:42 PM
Event ID:      1000
Task Category: (100)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      LAPTOP-BBL7G2OT
Description:
Faulting application name: AUDIODG.EXE, version: 10.0.15063.447, time stamp: 0xe365c782
Faulting module name: IntelSSTAPO.dll, version: 1.1.3.0, time stamp: 0x565eb7dc
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000047598d
Faulting process id: 0x3944
Faulting application start time: 0x01d329da7896763a
Faulting application path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\AUDIODG.EXE
Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\IntelSSTAPO.dll
Report Id: 1d4a2c56-6978-4f82-98ba-240ecc0a79bf
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Application Error" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">... Read more

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Had this problem where my mic would mute on its own. I believe it is caused by either trojan miuref generic or the SysWOW64 virus. I have ran malwarebytes and AdwCleaner to try and remove them but to no avail. The FRST.log is attached here.
 

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This happens now whether I'm using a headset or the built-in microphone. If I keep my finger on the mute button, I can manage a skype conversation by repeatedly unmuting the on-board mic with the physical button above the keyboard; the Sennheiser mike is working, but I can't get the computer to register its output anymore at all.

I've spoken to Sennheiser tech support; the headset appears to be working correctly and properly set up.

All these things worked perfectly until the problem arose.

W7 Ultimate, Lenovo W520. Sennheiser SD Pro 2 headset (and a wired back-up headset).

Help! And all your help is appreciated in advance.

A:Microphone mutes by itself every few seconds

Read other threads; ran malwarebytes & rebooted. Didn't solve the problem.
Ran W7 troubleshooting specifically for the headset - didn't find anything.

When I go to the windows settings for "recording devices," I get no sound at all from the headphones (although they're working, the mic is sending sound to the headset speakers), but I do get sound registering from the internal mic. I'll keep working on it and update...

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I need help in removing this virus.  It keeps muting the microphone is the only symptom I can see.
 
I have tried the following
 
Ran malwarebytes full scan
            Found root kits (MTgen) –deleted
Rebooted problem persists
Ran malwarebytes root kit and startup files
            Found rootkits –deleted
            DID NOT Reboot
            Ran scan again
                        No root kits found
Ran Hitman Pro
            Nothing found
Scan with Rouge killer
    Just found Pups – deleted them
Rootkit deep scan with Spybot
        Nothing
Running ADWCleaner
    Found nothing
 
SUNDAY
Ran MAlwarebytes  rootkit found
 
If I use taskmanager to kill the regsvr32.exe (multiple instances) the microphone problem goes away but reappears on reboot. I suspect but cannot confirm that mshta.exe launches those instances.
 
I ran FRST the first time NOT as administrator.  I deleted those files and reran as administrator.  The following is the FRST.txt f... Read more

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Hello, all.My T420 audio system has worked perfectly for years. But, starting in January 2018 the microphone mutes itself, no matter what I do with its settings. Sometimes the muting happens in a few seconds, sometimes after a few minutes. I can watch it happen in the microphone levels window. I suspect a Windows update or new version of Skype caused the problem. I have been unable to fic it. Neither Malwarebytes nor any Windows security scanning software see any issues. This is especially aggravating since I'm a software engineer used to fixing bugs. (Yes, I've watched the YouTube videos about this problem, to no avail.) Anybody have a fix for this?Cheers,Dave 

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I recently upgraded my HP Envy 17t J100 Leap Motion to Windows 10 anniversary edition. Unfortunately after the upgrade I have been having the following problems:1.The microphone will automatically mute iteself and will not work for more that a couple of seconds before going mute. I have uninstalled and re-installed the drivers and apps associated with the audio and recording device but nothing seems to work. Search of new drivers reveals that I have the latest drivers installed.2. The laptop is running very hot after the windows anniversary upgrade with the fan running on full blast the whole time. Have not been able to figure out the how to resolve this issue.Any help with these two issues will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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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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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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Help!
My external speakers work but my internal ones stay muted.  I have re-installed all drivers (Realtek) & problem won't go away. Also tried system restore & system scan shows no problem. 

Thanks

Dell  inspiron 7737OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bitProcessor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1Processor Count: 4RAM: 16282 MbGraphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M, -2048 MbHard Drives: C: Total - 952889 MB, Free - 497561 MB;Motherboard: Dell Inc.,Antivirus: Norton Security, Updated and Enabled

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It's really annoying.

Any ideas onhow to stop it happening?

thanks in advance,

PV
 

A:My computer mutes my speakers randomly

Hi and welcome....

Are you absolutely sure that you are not accidentally muting your sound? There are many applications that have sound control built into them. Usually, if you MUTE in an application, this has a system wide affect, hence, mutes your system entirely. Such apps are games, media players, and so on.

Have you checked the DELL website to see if there are new drivers for your system? This could be a driver issue also. Could be many things, but I'd suggest starting to ensure your system is up-to-date and your sound drivers are up-to-date.

Kind of reminds me of the old days when graphic cards would lose their drivers for no apparent reason.

Thanks!
 

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Hi, 

My Dell Studio has just crashed and wont restart. The mute and volume up buttons are flashing and the volume down button is solidly lit. I could not find the diagnostic code when searching the internet. I could find pretty much every other diagnostic code apart from this one. 

Any advice would be most welcome. 

Thanks, 

Andy 

A:Dell Studio 1535 wont start. Blinking mute and volume up button, solid volume down button.

Hi Andy,
Welcome to Dell community!
As you have correctly pointed out, the diagnostic code that you have mentioned is not among the codes available to isolate the failure for a Studio 1535 laptop. The closest code is: blinking Mute LED and Volume up LED, and an off Volume down LED which is for USB controller initialization failure. Disconnect any external devices connected and try powering on the computer.
Reseating the memory modules too can help us. Please refer the following link for the Studio 1535 service manual for instructions: http://bit.ly/10PrLgH
If issue persists, the laptop’s motherboard has to be replaced. Refer the following link to check the computer’s warranty status: http://dell.to/10pMa86
If the computer has active warranty, please send me the service tag and registered owner’s name on the computer in a Private Message. To send me a Private Message, click my User name, and then click Start Conversation.
If the warranty on the computer has expired, you may contact our expired warranty services to purchase/replace the compatible parts. Please refer the following link that has contact details for our Expired Warranty Services: http://dell.to/14FoBtb

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I'm thinking about buying a Blue Snowball iCE because they are fairly cheap and but have great sound quality. I've read some reviews and watched some videos and I'm very happy with this mic, the only problem is that is doesn't have a mute button. I use the mute button a lot because my parents come in to my room frequently and just start talking, so i need to mute my mic so my friends can't hear them. The Blue Snowball iCE mic doesn't have mute button on it so i need a quick way of muting my mic.

I thought of putting in a switch in the wire that goes into the PC. The mic is connected to the computer by a USB, is there an extension wire i could buy with a switch attached to it, that i could plug the mic into and then plug that into the computer?

I really need a fast way to mute my mic and if anybody has any ideas I'm open to them!

Thanks for reading and I hope you can help!
 

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Okay I have no idea if this is even the right place to ask, but I am running Windows 8.1 so yeah idk. I would really like to have a microphone mute key on my keyboard. I have no way of muting except going into Recording devices and I don't want to do that. On my keyboard at the top I have a few keys mean't for other things, such as one on the end which opens up the Music app, and i'd like to just change one of those keys to a mute key for my microphone. I have a Blue Snowball microphone if that helps. I also have the Alienware Multimedia Keyboard that came with my Alienware X51.

A:Microphone Mute Key

Help? Please....

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Hello wonderful people at bleeping computer.

I have a multimedia keyboard and a headphone with mic attached.
I am trying to bind one of my multimedia keys (it is intended to open my computer) to mute/unmute the mic.
I have tried using nircmd but it won't work with my system. I have also tried other people AHk scripts but those do not work either.
I am running windows 7 64 bit and I have my mic plugged into the front mic port.

Please help,
Bugen

A:Mute microphone

Just a friendly bump since its been over a month and maybe a fresh pair of eyes could look at this? I did not think it was that hard but apparently it is. My keyboard is a gateway KU-0833. My headphones are a rocksoul er-201.

Thanks

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Hello,

I bought a Logitech USB microphone to use with DJ / mixing programs, but I cannot mute it on my desktop computer running with Windows 81. The computer recognises it and says the driver is up to date. The sound quality is fine, but the microphone is constantly on and can be heard in the speakers or headphones while I have it turned off in the programs. I have tried front and back USB ports and three different programs and it is always the same. I have an older laptop using Windows 7 and the microphone works perfectly with full control.

Any suggestions would be most appreciated.

A:How to mute a USB microphone in Windows 81

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Make and model number of the microphone?

Do you have custom sound software on your PC?

You can always disable it too when not in usage:

How do you turn an internal Mic off for windows 8? - Microsoft Community

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Hey,
Every time I restart my computer I have to re-mute my microphone in the levels tab in the sound option. I do this so I do not hear myself talking through my speakers from my microphone, but so I can still use the microphone for applications.

Also, the microphone boost turn's off every restart as well.
So pretty much, every time I restart I have to mute my microphone again and re-enable the microphone boost.

What I want is too not have to do this on every restart. It only takes me about five seconds to set everything back up so it's only slightly annoying.

I have a creative x-fi xtreme gamer fatality sound card. I have set the correct settings through the audio console as well, but it still reset's to the microphone being set on and sound boost off on restart.

Thanks for any help.

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whenever i start to run the webcam, the internal mic will be turned off to mute by itself. i've tried all kind of setting and configuration but couldn't help. does anyone have any idea? is it the driver program problem or have to deal with system registry?
the computer is Toshiba Satellite A200-AH5
using Vista Home premium SP1
Thanks!
 

A:Internal microphone mute by itself

Try keeping up with the Vista service pack updates. Vista is up to Service Pack 2 and you are probably missing other critical updates as well
 

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I have a ThinkPad W540 and the camera light is always on. I have no idea why it is on and have tried everything, I currently have some tape over it. My microphone and speakers are randomly shut off when I'm on both Discord and Skype and have to completely turn off my laptop to get them to work again. How can I solve these issues?

A:W540 - Camera Light Always On and Microphone Randomly Stops Working

[Mod Note: Topic edited for discoverability. AG]

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I recently upgraded my HP Envy 17t J100 Leap Motion to Windows 10 anniversary edition. Unfortunately after the upgrade I have been having the following problems:1.The microphone will automatically mute iteself and will not work for more that a couple of seconds before going mute. I have uninstalled and re-installed the drivers and apps associated with the audio and recording device but nothing seems to work. Search of new drivers reveals that I have the latest drivers installed.2. The laptop is running very hot after the windows anniversary upgrade with the fan running on full blast the whole time. Have not been able to figure out the how to resolve this issue.Any help with these two issues will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:microphone remains Mute - not recording!!

Hello @Aitchisonian, Hope you are well! Welcome back to the HP Forums, I'd be happy to help you with your Envy laptop issues after the Windows 10 anniversary updates. Appreciate your efforts in updating the drivers. Try the below-mentioned steps to fix the audio issues:Go to device manager (You can give a right click on windows logo on bottom left corner of your screen and select device manager from the list)Now maximize the ?Sound, video and game controllers? from the list. You will see the audio driver. Right-click on ?IDT high definition audio CODEC? and select ?Update driver software?.Select ?Browse my computer for driver software? ? Select ?Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer?.Select ?High Definition Audio Device? (Not IDT High Def...  This is important) and click Next. You will get a warning message but reply ?Yes?.Once windows have successfully updated the driver software, try playing the audio again and check.I hope that fixes the microphone related issue.  The Laptop overheating and Fan issue can be resolved by cleaning the accumulation of dust and removing the clogs from the air vents of the laptop. You may have to update the BIOS in certain scenarios as well.I found a wonderful document which gives you step by step instructions to fix this issue. Please check: http://hp.care/2ddatWm  Let me know how that goes. Good luck!Cheers  Please click "Accepted Solution" on the pos... Read more

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            So I was logging into discord to speak and play with my friends, and we all got into a call and the next thing i know is i can't talk to them and i can still hear them. I later tested this into several games and everyone said my microphone is static. I have tried several times, restarting my laptop, installling and uninstalling discord and skype, switching headsets and it still did not work. Please if You know how to Fix this message me.           Sincerely,                              Help_Needed123 Mic: Turtle Beach X04

A:My Microphone is stuck on mute and i can't solve it

Hi @Help_Needed123,  Welcome to the Hp Suport forum. Please go through below link for more troubleshooting on Resolving Microphone Problems http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03421813  #HPExpertDay I hope that answers your question.  I am an HP employee, the opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP. Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem. ***Click on "Thumbs up" button to the left side of my post to acknowledge the post ***   

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I recently upgraded my HP Envy 17t J100 Leap Motion to Windows 10 anniversary edition. Unfortunately after the upgrade I have been having the following problems:1.The microphone will automatically mute iteself and will not work for more that a couple of seconds before going mute. I have uninstalled and re-installed the drivers and apps associated with the audio and recording device but nothing seems to work. Search of new drivers reveals that I have the latest drivers installed.2. The laptop is running very hot after the windows anniversary upgrade with the fan running on full blast the whole time. Have not been able to figure out the how to resolve this issue.Any help with these two issues will be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:microphone remains Mute - not recording!!

Hello @Aitchisonian, Hope you are well! Welcome back to the HP Forums, I'd be happy to help you with your Envy laptop issues after the Windows 10 anniversary updates. Appreciate your efforts in updating the drivers. Try the below-mentioned steps to fix the audio issues:Go to device manager (You can give a right click on windows logo on bottom left corner of your screen and select device manager from the list)Now maximize the ?Sound, video and game controllers? from the list. You will see the audio driver. Right-click on ?IDT high definition audio CODEC? and select ?Update driver software?.Select ?Browse my computer for driver software? ? Select ?Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer?.Select ?High Definition Audio Device? (Not IDT High Def...  This is important) and click Next. You will get a warning message but reply ?Yes?.Once windows have successfully updated the driver software, try playing the audio again and check.I hope that fixes the microphone related issue.  The Laptop overheating and Fan issue can be resolved by cleaning the accumulation of dust and removing the clogs from the air vents of the laptop. You may have to update the BIOS in certain scenarios as well.I found a wonderful document which gives you step by step instructions to fix this issue. Please check: http://hp.care/2ddatWm  Let me know how that goes. Good luck!Cheers  Please click "Accepted Solution" on the pos... Read more

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Good morning! Is there a specific software extension that allows the mic mute button to work?  I'm assuming this somehow got wiped out with a fresh install of Windows 10, but the service bridge/website has not returned this functionality as far as I can tell. Thanks! - Nathan

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Hello.

After a restart of my computer, the playback of my microphone un-mutes, which makes it so I am able to hear what I speak into my microphone, which I don't want.

I am able to fix this issue each time by going to Playback Devices > Speakers > Levels (Tab) and then mute the microphone.

But my question is. Why doesn't this stay after a restart?

A:Mute microphone playback - Not Persistent!

I'm not really an expert in this but it sounds like it's not saving (e.g to bios??) But i had the same problem for a while on my old pc, I'll have a look around for a solution as i can't remember how i got it to save with my old pc.

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Hello. I have a new T450s with Windows 10.   I hit F4 and the amber light goes on showing the microphone is muted.  Problem is that it "looks" muted but it is not.  I have also gone in through the software to mute and it lights up the F4 buttton.. However, it doesn't actually mute the microphone.   So I can never mute the mic..  Is there a fix for this? I see others have had this problem in the past.Thank you.

A:Cannot mute microphone with new lenovo T450s

Same problem with an old E330. The problems started when upgrading to Windows 10 + Realtek HD Audio Drivers (or the Lenovo Realtek Audio drivers, just rebranded). Something in that combination breaks the microphone's ability to be muted by software. The button works ok, the On Screen Display shows the icon and it's shown as muted however still works.Muting it manually from within programs which use the microphone works as well, as does uninstalling the Realtek drivers and going forth with the default Windows 10 drivers (but then there's a loss of functionality with the sound - options).

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 The internal microphone on my Elitebook x360 doesn't work, it won't record.  I?ve had it a couple of months but only got the chance to start using it in the last two weeks.  It seems that there have been others with similar issues, so instead of start with the basics, here's what I?ve tried so far. In the 'Sound > Recording' tab (right click speaker in task bar) the internal microphone (Conextant ISST) is enabled and default (always was).  The green bars do not light up if talking into the microphone, but one or two bars will appear when I tap on the display. Internal microphone properties > Levels: microphone array 100%, microphone boost +36dB (max). I have tried other levels also.  The microphone does not mute by itself, as I read that others have experienced. Internal microphone properties > Advanced: have tried using lower default formats, exclusive mode: on and off, signal enhancements: on and off. In device manager, audio inputs and outputs: I have updated and then uninstalled and reinstalled the Internal microphone (Conextant ISST Audio) driver. In device manager, sound, video and game controllers: I have uninstalled, downloaded and installed new drivers for Conextant ISST Audio and Intel(R) Display Audio. The mic mute button on the keyboard (F8) is not on. In command prompt, as administrator, I have killed the svchost task in the name of the computer and then run Malwarebytes - did not fix anyth... Read more

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Hi, Team. It has been 24-hrs since I found out my thinkpad is not turning on.I have used this last Saturday afternoon and shut down completely.I never ever put my TP into sleep mode or hibernate mode. When I woke up yesterday, 11am I found out that the Fn, Mute and Microphone keys are lit up. The fan is not working (the entire system is off). The temperature of the laptop is normal, not warm or heating up like it is being used. I have removed the external battery and power adapter, pushed the power button for more than 3mins., put back the battery and plugged the power adapter (the power button blinks when I plug the power adapter as it usually does when) and pushed the power button back - nothing happens. The Fn, Mute and Microphone buttons are still lit up and the TP is not turning on.I haven't pushed the emergency reset button at the back (I fear that I might lose all my files).Up until now, the same 3-keys are lit up. I need help as soon as possible.

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For some reason the mic keeps reverting back to mute.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek  audio drivers from the Dell support drivers site  Gong:  right click the speaker icon>recording device>highlighting mic>properties>levels>unmute and set to lever to 80.  Should the APPLY button highlight?

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I just bought a L50-B-23P (2 days ago). With the factory configuration (windows 8.1) the WiFi signal is very weak and the integrated microphone does not work. . I tried to change the configuration without success. I can only use an external microphone connected to the jack that is ok. Installing windows 10 (default request on first power) the situation does not change. Using my old laptop the wifi signal is OK. Is this a known issue or my new notebook has a problem? Thanks.

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I have a dell laptop with running windows xp home edition. I have sigma tel audio c-major onboard. Windows says mymicrophone is working fine, but when I use my voice software to talk with, it does not work. I cannot add the microphone volume control to my volume control window, so I do not know if the sigma tel has it muted. Can anyone tell me how to add it to my volume control?
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Hello i've never really had any trouble with the f1-f12 keys before because i never reall used them but when i want to use it it only lets me mute my volume. I was wondering how I could change that in order to make both work.

A:How to use f6 instead of mute button

Press the fn key plus the F6 key.

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My laptop mute button stays orange/red and I can't get it to turn off, and when I try to turn up the sound from the control panel it slides back to mute. I've restarted the laptop, tried instaling everything from the assitant, and nothing has worked. Please help? Preferably in simple, easy steps.

A:mute button

 1. Insitall Quick Launch software.2. Uninstall and Install quick launch and audio software (Not Driver)3. Check if any other devices connected to the computer is reducing/changing the volume.This looks like software issue and not hardware so the drivers and application are causing the issue.

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I have had this Thinkpad P50 since January and it has been functioning perfectly however starting roughly 3 weeks ago the speakers have been stuck on permanent mute. The mute key on the keyboard is permanently lit and if pressed the windows sound display switches from mute to unmute however the key stays lit. Headphone used with the audio jack as well as usb work perfectly and sound plays from other speakers(television) when using an HDMI cable. It seems the only thing effected is the laptops speakers.Things I have tried:I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the audio drivers twice.I have switched the laptop off and on again mutiple times.I am running Windows 10 which is up to date.I have made sure the audio is set to play out of the laptops speakers.I have run the playback diagnostics in order to try solve this to no avail.Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you

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I'm on my Phillips Laptop, and it's been through a bit of a saga after a failed installation of ubuntu, I had to do a clean install of windows xp sp3 and then get all the bits and pieces working again. The audio has been my biggest headache, and now this is the situation. After installing realtek ac'97 audio driver, and realtek HD audio driver, the sound came through speakers, hooray! Now whenever I plug in my headphones, the speakers don't mute. There is sound coming through both the headphones and the speakers. When I plug in the headphones, the realtek audio manager (which I would like to be rid of without losing my audio, but for some reason do this) recognises that the headphones have been plugged in with a popup, so sound comes through the headphones, but the speakers don't change volume at all. I've been looking round the internet to try and find a solution to this, to no avail. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the audio drivers countless times, going into audio properties and changing the speakers to headphones, nothing has worked so far. Really hoping someone here might finally have a solution.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95385 MB, Free - 10646 MB;
Motherboard: FUJITSU, TRUFF01
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

When I plug in my headphones, my internal speakers in my laptop do not mute. I can no longer listen in privacy.

Any suggestions?

Tnx,

mercystreams
 

A:cannot mute internal speakers

That's often caused by a faulty headphone jack on the laptop. When you plug headphones in, a spring-clip inside the jack is moved to one side by the jack-plug. This "breaks" the sound-signal circuit to the speakers. That spring clip is probably distorted or snapped.
 

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Hello,

I have a new Twinhead Durabook D15TS running Windows XP Pro, with a Realtek audio device.

When I insert the headphone plug into the jack, my speakers continue to play. This defeats the purpose of headphones.

I called Twinhead (now Gamma Tech). The tech tested his headphones on a laptop identical to mine and it worked properly. This was no help.

I've tried 4 different sets of headphones, all do not mute the speakers. I've searched the web, and I can see this isn't a random problem, it happens quite frequently, and no one's been able to fix it.

I'm curious as to what the genius' here think. Thanks for your time.
 

A:Headphones don't mute speakers

There is a set of contacts inside the headphone jack that are supposed to disconnect the internal speakers when you insert the headphone plug. Your laptops jack may be defective or damaged...
 

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A:Lenovo Microphone Mute won't open - Error 1068

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I thought my problem was, mic not working; I finally saw in control panel "lenovo - microphone mute".I can see a need for mute. How can I disable this function. 

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