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Windows 7: Mic stopped working with programs, works fine with monitor check?!

27 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7
Mic stopped working with programs, works fine with monitor check?!

So this happened before. I bring my computer over to a friends house for a couple days, then when bringing it back to my house and hooking it back up the mic does not want to work with skype or any program that records.

Had this happen last week then it just fixed itself. As of right now everything is plugged in the right spot, all the checks and green bars move when i talk into it in the windows settings. Even when I go to monitor mic option i can hear fine, it is working.

Just for some reason it is not working with any chat program. It is not working in skype, steam, and windows recording. WTF is going on here

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28 Nov 2011   #2
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Check that the device the mic is currently plugged into is set as the default device:
Mic stopped working with programs, works fine with monitor check?!-mic.png
The level indicator and monitoring functions will still work for non default devices, but only the default device will be used with applications (unless the applications themselves have the option to override this).

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 Mic stopped working with programs, works fine with monitor check?!

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