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Windows 7: Need help: game, music, etc sounds going through microphone.

06 Jul 2011   #11

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Right-click the speaker icon and select Playback devices or Recording devices or Sounds (it doesn't matter which). Click on the Communications tab. What does yours show?

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Try setting the option to Mute all other sounds to see if that makes any difference. Don't forget to click OK to apply any changes.

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06 Jul 2011   #12

Windows 7

Tried all 4 options and the problem still persists.

Its like my sound output goes directly into input, the other people on skype / ventrilo can hear perfectly what music i am playing in winamp / media player or any other application. I dont have any codecs installed.

Ive tried uninstalling the realtek drivers and removing all registry entries of realtek and using the default windows drivers, the problem still persists. Also re-installing the latest realtek drivers, problem still there.
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06 Jul 2011   #13

Win7 Ultimate x64

Experiencing the same issue, would be nice to get some help.
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07 Jul 2011   #14

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Does it make any difference if you mute your speakers? What I am thinking is if you are still listening to your music and other sounds from your PC whilst trying to communicate on Ventrillo/Skype, then the microphone is picking up your voice (as it should), but also the audio output from your speakers.
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07 Jul 2011   #15

Windows 7

The speakers are unplugged , they can still hear everything.
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08 Feb 2012   #16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

I know this post is old, but I am having the same problem, and have tried everything the original poster did. Does anyone know of a solution? My Realtek HD driver is from 12/16/11. Thanks for any help.

(When I had this problem in previous versions of Windows, I could open my volume control, select my mic and check a Mute box below the slider, and it would stop sending out whatever I was listening to, and just broadcast my speaking. I cannot find where/if this is an option in Windows 7)
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16 Jun 2012   #17

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Now I was having this problem, just then i accidentally opened the volume control options and discovered that 1 of the boxes that was ticked said "All devices currently playing sound" un-tick this it should work then.

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