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Windows 7: Built-in microphone not working.


18 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 
Built-in microphone not working.

Hello,

I have installed Windows 7 Professional from Home Basic in my laptop about 3 months ago. The problem is, I cannot record any sound from my internal microphone after the installation. I think I have installed all the right drivers in my notebook and I have searched for troubleshooting my microphone. But the result is still the same. I only hear a hissing sound whenever I record a video.

Please help.

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18 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can you add your hardware specs please? Laptop make and model, soundcard details etc.
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29 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

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Tell me what more do you need sir. I can't fix my laptop microphone problem so please help me. Thanks.


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30 Oct 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

do you know what kind of motherboard you have? if so, look up its website, support>drivers and download all its drivers for your particular board (be sure to get the bits and versions right). Do you have an internal microphone because you own a laptop?
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03 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

Thank you for your reply DustSailor. I downloaded all of the necessary drivers my laptop needed. And yes, my laptop has an internal mic that won't work. Any suggestions how can I fix this?
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03 Nov 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

okay, you'll need to download the drivers/software for the camara (aren't they connected, mic and camara?)

is it only a particular application that you can't record your voice on, or does everything not work?

type, "Set up a microphone" into Windows search and you could try your hand at the wizard that pops up.
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Look up your microphone and see if there are any settings you can play with. Here is mine (mic and camara)
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Go into your sound and check recording devices and see if the bar moves when you make noise:
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Let me know how it goes and I'll help you further depending on what you tell me


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