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Windows 7: Built in mic and external mics not registering

10 Jan 2013   #1

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Built in mic and external mics not registering

it just happened randomly, my built in mic has always worked fine and it just stopped. plugging in mics doesn't help at all either. im assuming i need to re download a driver or something. im not the most computer literate person ever so i figured i'd ask instead of downloading random shit i know nothing about.

i have a
ASUS Republic of Gamers G74SX-AH71 17.3-Inch

  • Intel Core i7 2670QM Processor 2.2GHz
  • 750GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
  • 17.3-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #2


Hi there, Welcome to Seven Forums.

Sounds like you will need to re-download the driver for the audio card.

Go to the ASUS website here: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download

Choose your product either by name or service tag ID

Then choose you want to download drivers and then choose audio drivers.

Download and run the file and you should be good to go .

Let us know how you get on,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #3

windows 7

yup, twas the driver. thanks for the help!
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