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Windows 7: Computer detects my headset but sound doesn't play through it?!

20 Jul 2015   #21
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Check the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel playback section.

The Mic should show up and depending on what new sound card you have, you may/should have Stereo Mix.
If nothing is showing, RIGHT click in a blank area in that panel and then click to Show Disabled and Disconnected devices and see if they show up.


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20 Jul 2015   #22
JollyJed

windows 7
 
 

Yeah it has 'Mincrophone' set to default which has the name of the soundboard underneath it :/

i also uninstalled and reinstalled the driver as well as taking it out of the motherboard and back in but it still isn't working :/
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21 Jul 2015   #23
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Check the Properties of the Mic in the Sound Panel/Recording section. There is a volume control in the Properties and it may be set to zero.
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21 Jul 2015   #24
JollyJed

windows 7
 
 

Well i also bought a usb think that has 2 jack inputs to plug a headset in and its giving me the same problem, i can hear sound through it but my mic wont work :S
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21 Jul 2015   #25
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Computer mic's need +5VDC to operate. The "ring" connection on the jack should be supplying +5VDC. If not, that is probably the reason the mic won't work.

On the other hand, try the mic in a different PC to verify it works in another PC.
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21 Jul 2015   #26
JollyJed

windows 7
 
 

The mic on the headset works perfect on my laptop, but when i connect it to my laptop i can use its on its single jack which has the mic/headset thing combined. (doesn't need the pink and green extension cable)

When my onboard sound on my actual motherboard was working i used the pink and green jack cable fine but on both the USB and soundcard it only works my headphones.. Any ideas mate?
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21 Jul 2015   #27
JollyJed

windows 7
 
 

Also is there a specific wire/something specific on the motherboard that is just for mic output? i have plugged the HD AUDIO cable into the soundboard and that is it?
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21 Jul 2015   #28
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

The motherboard connection is ONLY for the on board audio, not any add on.

Without being there I'm at a loss. It has to be some setting since the same thing happens with all the different sound cards.

Did you check the Mic properties to see what the level setting was at?
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21 Jul 2015   #29
JollyJed

windows 7
 
 

I had a look yes, does it all look in order to you?


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21 Jul 2015   #30
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Click on "Listen to this device" and see if makes any difference.
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