Speakers work o.k., but microphone doesn't

Emachine / T2796
October 24, 2010 at 00:54:53
Specs: Windows XP, 157gb/504mb
I have Windows XP Home edition 2002 SP 3, and Realtek AC97 sound. Speakers work o.k., but microphone doesn't. I have tried different microphones, both jacks in front and rear. Searched for updated drivers (none), etc. All trouble shooting tests show "Device working properly".

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October 24, 2010 at 17:20:56
Make sure nothing is muted in Voice playback & Voice recording, set the volume sliders to max.



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October 25, 2010 at 00:36:49
Johnw - Nothing was muted, but I looked at those links you sent me and it gave me some ideas. So I went through everything again, and finally found two mic boosts under Microphone Volume control/advanced. I clicked only the first boost and it started working o.k. Thanks so much for your help!


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October 25, 2010 at 00:46:39
Good one SeniorCitizen, another win for Google.

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