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Microphone Not Working

Vanessa Weiss
Occasional Visitor

Microphone Not Working

Hello there, I seem to be having a problem with my built-in microphone. When I press the record button and talk into my microphone, nothing comes up on the computer. It records nothing, the microphone does not pick up sound. My brother had fixed this before i got a new harddrive, but I cannot fix it. I have a Compaq Presario 5000. Did anyone have this problem before? Any help would be greatly appreciated. And by the way, I checked to make sure my microphone was not muted.

Thanks
2 REPLIES
Ross Judd
Frequent Advisor

Re: Microphone Not Working

Is your microphone built-in to your monitor? Check and make sure the 1/8 in. miniplug is plugged into your soundcard.
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NightHawk_1
Frequent Advisor

Re: Microphone Not Working

Try going in to Control Panel, Click on Sounds and Media, and under audio and voice tab make sure your sound device has been selected. Hope this helps
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