Tried to to a video call today my son couldnt hear me al though i could hear him. Never happened before. Using windows live messenger. Checked the microphone said it was working properly and had the best driver installed. Why does it not work? Anybody know
Hello maggie75. I understand that you're having some problems with your microphone.You should try recording audio in another application so that you can determine whether this is an issue with the application or the microphone. Try the following.Click Start, type "sound recorder," and press Enter. This opens the Sound Recorder application.Attempt to record sound.Verify whether or not you hear sound.Post the result.Also. you may need to update some software. If this is the case it will be helpful to have your product number. This document can show you where it is located for me.I will await the result of this. I hope you have a great day!7 more replies
hp 2000-2d2DX notebook pc internal microphone is not working; I cannot tell when It actually happened;...just noticed my rcordings does not have sound. please I need all the help I could get from any of you. thanksMore replies
I recently upgraded my HP laptop to Windows 10 but discovered the internal microphone no longer worked after trying a video call on Skype. I have researched the problem thoroughly on the web and watched all the help videos I can find, but to no avail. I have tried updating the drivers from Realtek, uninstalling the microphone in devices and restarting my laptop, but nothing has worked. Before I updated Windows, the microphone worked fine. The 'intergrated microphone array' that I've seen discused on forums for this problem does not show up as in option in audio recoring devices. It doesn't seem to be recognised by my laptop at all in audio settings. In 'playback' the only device is Realtek speakers and in 'recording' I have set Realtek microphone as the default device but the internal microphone still does not pick up my voice as it used to. When I have troubleshooted the issue, I am told that my microphone is not plugged in, but this shoudn't be the case as I have never used an external microphone with this laptop. It seems that due to the Windows 10 update, my laptop no longer recognises the internal microphone. Does this mean I will have to buy an external microphone, or is there another way of fixing this problem? Any help with this issue would be much appreciated.More replies
I had this same problem with Vista.
I have a Compaq V3018CL, and I have downloaded all the drivers from the Compaq website, but the Microphone only works in XP.
It's a Conexant High Definition Smart Audio H2 sound card.
Does anyone have a solution to this problem?
I called Compaq and they told me some ridiculous cost to talk to them, because my warranty ended on Oct 15 08
Thanks in advance!
I really need to get this working for my video conferencing, I don't want to buy a new microphone.
HP Pavilion dv7 Laptop / OS Windows 7 64-bit / No changes made to system before issue. My internal microphone dos not work, this was noted when trying to use Skype. Please help? Found solution Internal Microphone WINDOWS-7 HomePrem -Control Panel-Hardware and Sound-Sound-Select Recording (TAB)-Right Click on the Integrated Microphone Array (Select Configure Speech Recognition) in may Notebook PC it is (Integrated Microphone Array IDT High Definition Audio CODC)-Select set up microphone-select other (follow steps to finish) SKYPE -Tools-Options-Audio Settings-Microphone use pull down menu select same microphone as in WIN-7 (Integrated Microphone Array IDT High Definition Audio CODC) Good to go.
i have tried this and mine still does not work. i have even went to the trouble shooting and it can not detect a problem and it just stop working out of nowhere. please help i've tried everything!9 more replies
My internal microphone has stopped working. I have a ThinkPad x201i, running Windows 7, 64 bits. Both the motherboard and the mic have been replaced. Everytime the mic works when I get my laptop back, but a few hours or a day later it stops working again. I downlowded the latest dirver. I deleted and let Windows reinstall the driver. Any idea what to do?Thanks!
Check the Mixer/Audio settings whether Mic is turned on.
Depending on the used software it might happen, that it disables the microphone while ending the program (Skype, ICQ etc.)
Hello everyone, So today I recieved my laptop back from repairs, I had a faulty Wifi adapter and they fixed this by completely replacing the motherboard and the wifi adapter and wiping my data. Now while that is a minor inconvenience, the bigger problem is that my internal microphone does not work at all.Windows shows it working, but it does not pick up sound at all, not in settings, not in skype and not after reinstalling my complete OS, now this sounds like they did not connect the microphone when replacing my MB. I do not want to send my laptop back, so does anyone here know how to fix the mic without having to send it back, I tried every single software solution for my microphone, I have six years of IT epxerience. Kind regards, ColdfreezeMore replies
Hello everyone, So today I recieved my laptop back from repairs, I had a faulty Wifi adapter and they fixed this by completely replacing the motherboard and the wifi adapter and wiping my data. Now while that is a minor inconvenience, the bigger problem is that my internal microphone does not work at all.Windows shows it working, but it does not pick up sound at all, not in settings, not in skype and not after reinstalling my complete OS, now this sounds like they did not connect the microphone when replacing my MB. I do not want to send my laptop back, so does anyone here know how to fix the mic without having to send it back, I tried every single software solution for my microphone, I have six years of IT epxerience. Kind regards, Coldfreeze
Do you see it in recording devices in this generic laptop? Is it set to default? You say Windows shows it working so it must be connected.4 more replies
First off , thanks for having this forum to help us with our issues!
I just purchased Aspire 5733z, 8 MB Ram, Windows7, 64 Bit Notebook!
I have been setting it up a little each day.
The Built-in MICROPHONE does not work when making phone calls using Yahoo or even magic jack. After the first day of purchase it starting making a high pitch noise and so I turned decip down. I played with it for the next few days and well still no one can hear me on the other end.
Where is the Microphone located and is there something covering it when bought new that I need to remove?
P.S. I use a USB hub since I have several items that need to be connected to the PC.
To check your internal microphone is working use the windows sound recorder..... start, all programs,accessories,entertainment,sound recorder. Make a recording and check it records and plays back. If this works your internal mic is OK and I would start looking at a Yahoo driver or settings problem instead. From memory, the microphone is a small hole on the lid adjacent to the webcam.6 more replies
Hello! I try to use skype and cortana, but my computer doesn't detect the microphone. The speakers and camera works find. Do i need to replace the sound card, the camera or somehing else?Thanks!
Hi, Please try (a) Right click speaker icon,(b) Select Recording devices,(c) Enable Microphone and keep it as default. You may have to set it up under Skype. Regards.1 more replies
After windows update i suddenly noticed that the internal microphone was not working. After reading numerous forums and other online articles i failed to get a solution. After a while i thought of uninstalling the last update i received which is "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3163018)". As soon as i did this and after restarting my laptop the microphone was working perfectly fine. But again after a day the update automatically installed and the internal microphone problem started again. Pleas help me with a permanent solution as i cant keep on uninstalling this particular update time and again. As this is a security update from windows i am not able to disable the update.Help!Thank you.More replies
I recently reinstalled Win 7 on my HP Probook 4530s, and have encountered a few problems since.
The latest is that the internal microphone does not seem to be functioning at all through any programs that would use it (Skype, sound recorder etc).
It does appear in the audio devices control panel but not in device manager (although I don't know that it should?), and it says its working correctly but obviously this is not so!
Additionally, the sound was behaving erratically as well - it often will not work unless I click the test button on the speaker properties page. If I leave the computer for any length of time I have to repeat this.
I have downloaded the only audio driver that is listed here http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsuppor...Id=5060880&swLang=13&taskId=135&swEnvOID=4058 but this does not seem to have any effect.
Anybody have any ideas?
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Just received an Inspiron 24 5459, tried using Cortana but no response. Tried using the voice recognition still nothing. Checked the setting everything appears ok. What am I doing wrong.
Our apologies that you have not received a response from our Audio users. Read through this to see if it helps. You might want to post on the Windows 10 Forum board to get help from other Windows 10 users.1 more replies
I'm currently a little bit frustrated since I do not get the internal microphone of my Toshiba Portege Z30-A working. Here are the details:
Toshiba Portege Z30-AWindows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit, Service Pack 1Realtec High Definition Audio driver 188.8.131.5299 installed and workingEverything is working fine as soon as I plug in a headset.Tried (from my point of view) everything in the Realtec HD Audio-Manager, in the Control Panel (Audio part, speech recognition part, ...)
Any ideas what could be wrong?
My internal mic didnt work, i suspect it not compatible with driver but not sure. Please help.
Did not record sound, doesnt work at all (including with google talk, skype).
Here's are the related info. Do asked for more info if not sufficient.
Usually, the Stereo Mix is set as the default recording device. Then any device, mic, or line in, can be used. Also with Stereo Mix set you can record audio from the internet (what you hear on the speakers). Setting to Mic only limits what you can record.
Also, in Microphone properties, do you have the "Levels" set for the mic? If the level is set to zero you would not hear anything.
Sins i bought my HP Pavilion dv7-7051ea one month ago the internal microphone never worked properly when i try to talk to my friends on Skype or voipwise.I've reinstold the mic driver-didn't help.Adjusting the mic settings on control panel didn't help aither.Anibody , please help me to solve the problem. George
Try the steps listed in this document from HP. It has the most common solutions and steps to isolate the issue. It is possibly a hardware issue since an external microphone works without any issue, but let me know what happens with each step of the document as that will help determine if it is a hardware issue or not. Also, let me know the results of the steps in the Using Windows Sound Recorder to test the microphone section. If this recorded file also exhibits the same behavior, then it is definitely not any third party software causing the issue.10 more replies
Hello First off, I apologize if this isn't considered to be in the correct forum or not. I wasn't too sure, because I'm not exactly sure what the problem is.
My internal microphone currently is not working. I receive sound perfectly fine from everything, but my internal microphone will not record it. I have spoken into it, created loud noises, and have done whatever else I can, and it still does not pick anything up. My settings are enabled, yes. I've been to onto the HP site and have gone through step-by-step instructions over various solutions that could fix this, but none of it seemed to have worked.
I've tried a numerous amount of times to use the sound recorder and play it back, and when I do the sound does not show up.
Has anyone had this problem before? If so, how did they fix it? Or does anyone know maybe what it could be and any other possible solutions available?
Some information that might possibly be able to help (I'm not sure if it will or not, but it can't hurt.):
a Compaq Presario F730US Notebook PC
Vista Home Premium
the product number is: GR967UA#ABA
and the serial number is: CNF7480N4C
the sound device I have is: Conexant High Definition Audio
Originally Posted by dotaquote
a Compaq Presario F730US Notebook PC
Vista Home Premium
the product number is: GR967UA#ABA
and the serial number is: CNF7480N4C
the sound device I have is: Conexant High Definition Audio
Check both the Speaker volume Microphone settings and the Microphone settings themself as there are a few settings found in each one that affect recording...Have you also contacted Compaq directly about this as they are more equipped to handle support requests for there hardware? They also provide a 24h live chat support service.
Hello there! I have been having issues with my internal microphone where it makes a loud noise on the other side when I'm talking on skype. It has been like that since I got my computer and I had to buy an external one and then the issue was gone. External ones tend to break over time so I want to get the issue with the internal one fixed. I found an old thread ( http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/internal-microphone-not-working-properly/m-p/2158281#M30... ) In which the user had the same problem and he fixed the issue with the document he was provided with. Trying to open the link inside the thread now does not lead me to a document with steps that explain how to fix it, so i was wondering if anyone here knew where to find the same document or how to fix the issue.More replies
Hey guys! im currently using a lenovo ideapad s410p (without touch screen). in the past month or so, my microphone has stopped working, both the internal microphone and external microphones in headphones. i would just like to know if anyone has faced this problem or may know what is the root of the issue! thank you for all your helpMore replies
My internal microphone does not seem to be working as nobody can hear me or I cannot record a message. Can anyone help please.
Control panel>Hardware and sound>Manage audio devices
Or right click the sound icon in the bottom right corner of your taskbar and select recording devices.
Do you see the microphone there? Is it enabled/disabled, or something like that?
I have a Dell Precision M4700 and have never had the need to use the internal mic until recently. However, when I tried to use it, I can not be hear. The mic test does not record my voice and appears to record what sounds like static. I have tried updating the IDT driver, uninstalling it, and reinstalling it. I have also tried using a plug-in mic. I have run the Microsoft Audio Recording Diagnostic Fix which does not detect any issues. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
OS - Windows 8.1 Pro,
OS Version - 6.3.6900 - Build 6900
Bios - Dell Inc. A14, 8/19/16
A few days ago my internal microphone stopped working and though I hadn't used them for a while so can't be sure it was at the same time so did the USB's..... An external mic still works and the system seems to want to make it the default mic I have tried most of the methods decribed on here to get them back - unistall and reinstall drivers etc.(no yellow exclamation marks) This happened when I was on Windows 7 and thought when I upgraded to Windows 10 a couple of days ago it would solve it but it didn't.Product name: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PCProduct number: A8J56EA#ABUWindows 10 Home 64-bit Device Manager screenshot below ......thanks and fingers crossed.More replies
I have gone to Control panel/sound and all seems to be ok there. I tried recording something and when I play it I only get a very soft continuous sound when you are trying to find a radio but not the voice recorded. Can somebody help me. i have Windows 7/ and Celeron
Try right clicking the speaker on your taskbar then go to recording devices then go and right click in the big box with little rectangles in side and show disabled devices then if it is there right click it and enable. Hope this helps.3 more replies
I sometimes make overviews in virtual machines and technology tutorials on my Mac for YouTube and other video sites, I bought a Dell PP28L laptop yesterday with Windows 7.
There is an internal microphone (2 are listed) but neither seem to detect any audio, the volume setting is on 100, and I have tested both of the listed, but neither work.
I want to do a tutorial on installing Movie Maker 6.0 (Vista version) on Windows 7 easily, but can't do it, because I need to use my voice in the video, of course.
Would like some assistance please, thanks ^^
PP28L does not return anything on the Dell support site. Do you have another number for this unit? It must be an old machine?
Also, what is listed in the Device Manager, Sounds section? Post a screenshot.
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I accidently removed it as an audio device and I can't find how to get it back anywhere!
Please help someone!
Hi try using system restore to a point prior to you making the change1 more replies
I've had this Toshiba Satellite L500 for over a year and the internal mic has always worked great. I often use Skype on this machine and the mic always works fine. The other day my friend added Skype to his iPhone and we wanted to see if it worked, but because we were in the same room, there was some feedback (not much, but a little), so we hung up. Half an hour later, I tried to use Skype to call a friend back home, and the mic wasn't working. It hasn't worked since.
I uninstalled Skype and re-installed all of the audio drivers. I have also tried adjusting all of the Sound settings in Control Panel (mic volume, boost, default device, etc.). I also tried using an external mic, which worked fine, and I was able to switch back and forth between the external and the internal, but only the external picked anything up. When I use Sound Recorder with the internal mic, all that's recorded is a quiet, garbled, electronic noise which fades to silence within a few seconds (see .rar attachment). EDIT: I found that this noise was due to using Microphone Boost. If I turn the boost off, nothing at all is recorded.
Device Manager says the internal mic is working fine. Is there anything else I can do? Is there some kind of software that I can run to test if the microphone is working properly or is broken? I am running Windows Vista 64-bit.
So under "Playback Devices" I turned the microphone playback volume up so I could hear through the speakers if anything was being picked up. At one point I close the lid of my laptop and heard some crackling. Turns out if I move the lid up and down, the microphone crackles, so I'm guessing there's a loose connection in there somewhere. It's too bad because it's not an old machine, and I still have no idea why it stopped working so suddenly.
Just thought I would update you all and suggest a possible troubleshooting method for those of you in the same situation. Of course, be careful of using microphone playback without headphones, since it can lead to feedback which can damage your audio components.
Win7 Professional 64Bit German
The problem sounds simple but its tricky. The internal microfone is not working.
I cannot find any related entry in the deivce manager.
Is there a maybe simple way to activate the Mikro like FN+X?
I already tried the standards such as "Start+"Mikro", rightclick on the speaker symbol...
Is there somebody who had and solved the same problem?
Iam running low on ideas...
How did you test the internal microphone?
Usually the internal mic belongs to the internal webcam. So did you test this in connection with the internal webcam?
The preinstalled webcam software allows you to create movies and pictures. The movie can be recorded with the sound and the internal mic is used for that?
Furthermore the internal mic should be listed in control panel -> sound -> recording tab
If it?s not visible there, then you should click right and should check the options; show hidden device, show disabled devices. Then you could enable the internal mic and could make this as default device.
I own a laptop (Presario CQ56) and have been using Skype constantly for about a year with its internal microphone without an issue. After obtaining an automatic Windows 7 update a couple of days ago, my internal microphone stopped working. The microphone is still detected, enabled, but isn't picking up any input whatsoever. However, there is low static, but it's very constant, and isn't changed by input whatsoever. Here are the things I've tried:
-System Restore to before the update, then disabling automatic updates so I no longer have it
-Running the computer's find and fix audio recording software which claimed that there was no issue
-Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers without restart (with driver updates automatically through the computer's find and fix audio recording problems)
-Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers with restart (with driver updates automatically through the computer's find and fix audio recording problems)
-Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers with restart (through the official site's driver updates)
I do not own an external microphone, and I am hoping that I don't have to get one. That being said, that also means that I can't be entirely sure whether it's software or hardware based.
I hope that one of you can help me. I've done a lot of internet scouring and Google-ing and have run out of things to try; I've been at it for about 5 hours so far.
Thank you in advance.
I would do a system restore to before it did the updates and see if it resolves the issue. Click start, programs, accessories, system tools, then system restore. Choose the date before the problem started happening and let it restore. See if the mic works after that. If it asks to do updates again and by chance you know what one caused the problem; then just dont download it. And to solve that from happening i would change the windows update settings to only download but let me choose when to install. EDIT: nevermind the system restore I just saw you already did that. In the end though i would just completely uninstall the device itself; remove it from device manager completely; and let windows hopefully re-detect it correctly.4 more replies
The microphone won't work (Or at least it's extremely unresponsive that if you scream into the mic port it might flicker.) I've read other forums and lots of people are having this problem but none of the solutions given are yet to work. I've tried them all. People seem to think it's a problem with the Bang & Olufsen driver. Any help welcome!More replies
Can anyone (1) confirm that this model of laptop has an internal microphone and (2) tell me how to get it working? Narrative: I have had this laptop for several years with Win 7 64-bit, recently upgraded it to Win 10 Home 64-bit. When running Win 7, I definitely used an external microphone with the input jack, but I'm not sure I ever used the internal microphone. Yesterday I tried to use Skype and couldn't get the microphone to work (I don't have an external mike where I am now). Started trying to analyze and the only Recording device listed in the Recording tab of the Sound control panel is "Stereo Mix, IDT High Definition Audio CODEC" - not sure if this applies to the internal mike. Neither speaking to nor tapping on the microphone hole above the screen caused any response at all in the level bars at the right of the window. Started to doubt that I have an internal mike, so looked for specs. On http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02910495, I found "Webcam with Integrated Digital Microphone (VGA)", which led me to check out the integrated webcam under Imaging Devices. Still no definite confirmation that I have an internal mike, but I found an image of the laptop with mike identified next to the webcam, that corresponds to my laptop, so I really think the hardware is there. I used Device Manager to check for updates for the webcam device (HP Webcam-101), and it said the drivers are up to date. I d... Read moreMore replies
Im trying to setup a Win7 laptop for my grand parents via TeamViewer. Everything is peachy except the use of Skype and the mic in general. I got it to record. But the sound plays back only very faintly. I played with all the settings under sounds in control panel for the device. I moved the slider all the way right, and made sure it wasnt muted. But cant seem to affect the sound on the microphone at all.
The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L505-s5987. Win7 64bit
Thx in advance!
I'm having a bit of a problem after I reset a Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-13T computer and upgraded it to windows 10. I reinstalled all the software from the Windows 10 upgrade Toshiba page and everything appears to work except the internal microphone. It doesn't appear to register any sound. It worked before, with windows 8.1 installed.
I tried another external microphone and that work fine. I tried reinstalling the IDT sound drivers and uninstalled DTS sound and Toshiba audio enhancements. I tried different audio levels and boost levels. The newest BIOS is installed. I tried using microsoft HD audio drivers but always with the same result, the green bar doesn't budge in recording devices.
2 Days ago I bought brand new Lenovo Y700 17ISK (Windows 10 64-bit Home edition). After I fuinished with instalation from everything I need I releised that built in Microphone doesn't work. I read 5-6 topic about others having the same problem but didn't find any solution at the end. So please if someone have some advice let me know. Microphone is enable, level boost is on maximum, drivers are 10 times updated, latest one installed (Realtek HD Audio), Microsoft Troubleshoot says everything is fine, Device Manager detect no problem, in Audio inputs and outputs Microphone shows that This device is working properly. In Realtek HD Audio Manager Microphone Device advanced settings I change on seperate all input jacks.. Briefly I have tried all the solutions what google has me offered and nothing didnt help. I just can't beleive that brand new 1600Eur Notebook can come with this fault. Any help I will appreciate. TnxMore replies
I NEED TO BOOT MY HP 2000 NOTEBOOK PC . BUT I DONT KNOW HOW TO BOOT IT USING CD ROM. CAN U GUYS HELP ME SOLVE THIS PROBLEM
Hi, Insert the installation disc and Shutdown the notebook. Tap away at the esc key as soon as you press the power button to enter the Start-up Menu and then select the Boot Options Menu ( f9 ). Use the arrow keys to highlight the CDROM option and hit enter - if prompted to 'Press any key to continue....' - do so. Regards, DP-K1 more replies
Hey guys, I've been noticing a strange issue with my 2011 HP 2000 Notebook laptop for quite some time and figured
I should look into asking for some assistance. For a long while now, my laptop, at very random and less-than occasional times, will make a squealing sound or a long beep, and then something inside clicks rather loud. I've noticed lately that I have received a "BAD_POOL_HEADER" Blue Screen error a few times, twice when I would wake the computer from Sleep Mode, and once while a Windows 7 update was in progress. Luckily, after my computer restarted from the one Blue Screen, the update continued like normal. I've also noticed once in a while if I shut the computer down, right before the laptop completely powers off, it may make a quick beep and click before powering off. I'm a little scared, as I don't know what could be the issue. I feel as though it's the HDD, but I don't know, hence why I'm asking for help here. Can someone help me out? Thanks!
I recently wiped my laptop clean and reinstalled with windows 7 and the driver for my built-in microphone is not showing up and I can not use my microphone in any program.
I've tried updating everything.
Specs?9 more replies
So my microphone was working 100% fine, everywhere, no problems. Altrough, I reseted my PC (cleaned all files) and now my microphone doesnt work, all of a sudden. I noticed that my windows 10 isnt in the same version that it was when mic worked however I cant update it more. I already tried various things like unninstalling and letting windows reinstall drivers, changes levels of microphone, etc. By the way It is the laptop microphone. I wondering if some had clue how to solve this.
Thanks in advance
The integrated microphone on my T61P has stopped working since I sent it to the shop to get it fixed (they reimaged my hard drive and replaced the keyboard).
But since then, the "new" laptop's microphone hasn't worked.
It IS installed with the LATEST soundmax driver (aprl 2008), and it is NOT MUTED. microphone boost on/off doesn't work.
I tried the test voice thing in the audio properties, and it still doesnt work.
I really have no clue whats going on.
I'm usually pretty not-stupid, but I can't figure this one out.
I use nod32 antivirus, if that makes a difference.
I'm thinking its a driver conflict issue. I'm sure its not the microphone thats messed up.
Hi first i just want to say im not that great with computers so step by step instructions would be great
ok i have a dell latitude c400 and my internal apeakers are not working although headphones pluged in the jack are and I have no cd drive so i cant reformat computer then try if it works also i have tried DELL.CA for driver updates there were none i have no driver cd or anything please help me
Umm i attached my system resource report from device manager in the word document
and here is a link i uploaded of the sound codecs and stuff from device manager
THANX HELP WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED
OOPS I FORGOT TO POST THE LOG
THE LOG ISINT UPLOADING SO ILL JUST POST IT
Resource Summary Report - Page: 1 ******************** SYSTEM SUMMARY ******************** Windows Version: Windows 5.1 Service Pack 2 (Build 2600) Registered Owner: jay Registered Organization: A-Quality-Computers Computer Name: LILZ Machine Type: AT/AT COMPATIBLE System BIOS Version: DELL - 27d40301 System BIOS Date: 03/01/04 Processor Type: x86 Family 6 Model 11 Stepping 4 Processor Vendor: GenuineIntel Number of Processors: 1 Physical Memory: 639 MB ******************** DISK DRIVE INFO ******************** Drive C: Type: Fixed disk drive Total Space: 20,003,848,192 bytes Free Space: 12,380,905,472 bytes Heads: 255 Cylinders: 2432 Sectors Per Track: 63 Bytes Per Sector: 512 ******************** IRQ SUMMARY ******************** IRQ Usage Summary: (ISA) 0 System timer (ISA) 1 Dell Enhanced QuietKey PS2 with DellTouch (ISA) 2 System board (ISA) 3 SMC IrCC - Fast Infrared Port (ISA) 4 Communications Port (COM1) (PCI) 5 Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection (PCI) 5 Crystal WDM Audio Codec (PCI) 5 PCTEL 2304WT V.9x MDC Modem (ISA) 6 Standard floppy disk controller (ISA) 7 System board (ISA) 8 System CMOS/real time clock (ISA) 9 Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System (PCI) 11 Intel(R) 82830M Graphics Controller (PCI) 11 Intel(R) 82801CA/CAM USB Universal Host Controller - 2482 (PCI) 11 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible) (PCI) 11 Texas Instruments PCI-1410 CardBus Con... Read more
I have a Sager NP2090 with Windows Vista. I recently tried using the built in mic for gaming, and after playing around with it I quickly found out it's extremely staticy, not really worth using. I've tried configuring it through the speech recognition, but after reading the lines given in the first step it says the computer is not picking up anything from the mic. However, when I go to my sound recorder and do a quick clip it's working normally, just really fuzzy. The mic is set to 100 and the boost is +20 db, anything lower and almost nothing is audible through it.
Anythign else I could try to get this mic working better? I really doubt any company this day in age would put mics this terrible into computers.
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This mic used to work then suddenly stopped.
I can see it in hardware and sound and it is enabled
The little bar on the side which should flick green is not doing this and when i try to use it on skype no one can hear me
I also tried to record with it and it never worked
I am using windows 7
Any ideas please
You haven't accidentally muted it, have you?5 more replies
after upgrading a Toshiba z20T laptop from Win 8 to Win 10 (and updating),
the back camera (Toshiba Web Camera - 5M) no longer works while the front camera
(Toshiba Web Camera - FHD) works fine.
The device manager shows the camera only under "hidden devices", and its icon
is greyed out. The device status message indicates this problem:
Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)
To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer.
I am not able to open the laptop and physically reconnect the device.
Here is what I tried to do instead:
0: reboot (any number of times since the problem occurred a week ago)
1: tried to update the driver but it's uptodate
2: tried "scan for hardware changes" and "add legacy stuff"
3: troubleshooted hardware and scanned for cameras and devices
4: uninstalled the driver - which made the camera disappear completely and its
icon came back only after using a restore point
5: sfc /scannow produced only standard unrepairable files (apparently related to NVIDIA)
6: compared the registry entries for the two cameras (there are slight differences -
working camera has EnumerationRetryCount = 1, while it is = 0 for the other one;
the non-working camera has 6 or 7 extra keys called DescriptorValidationInfo
7: tried to install an older Realtek PC Camera driver of the "unconnected" camera
manually and removed the uptodate one (got some bluescreens on the way)
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Ive had my HP folio 13 Ultra book for a while now. I'm running on Windows 7 Home premium (64)
But a few days ago I found out the sund was not working. And for some reason the sound is working perfectly on my beats headphones
I have 2 Sound devices: IDT High Def CODEC (speakers and Headphones) and Communications headphones (IDT high def CODEC)
For Example: When you press the sound icon and you test the sound the green sound bar comes up but nothing comes out of the speakers.
Ive done the following: Trouble shooted, it found nothing , the sound is defiately on and ive tried updating the drive but its the latest. I really do not know why it is playing up.
Alright whats weird is it says it is working properly in the advanced settings?????!!!
Also when i play a song on itunes the green bar will go up and down like usual but the sound does not come out of the damn speakers. To make it more weird when I enable the Communications headphones and test them the sound comes out of the speakers and cuts out (since it is a test).i've phoned a friend of mine and he said that maybe the sound is stuck or locked on the headphones. He also thought that maybe the computer is computer is mixed up or confused with which audio device is what.
I have some pics in the microsoft word attachment
All help ppreciated!
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Hi there I am in desperate need of help,
I have recently upgraded my computer to windows 8 and since doing so the built in microphone has stopped working on my computer but it was working before when I search for the device it just comes up with its not plugged in! I am really confused on how to solve this problem. I have tried everything I can think of so some help would be very grateful please.
I have Dell Inspiron 3543. purchased on august 2015 . Its speaker and some keys of keyboard are not working . I updated all the drivers. I did Laptop's factory restore step. But none worked.
I had shown the issue to few hardware engineers for issue confirmation. They all said It has keyboard and speaker issues. Contact to dell support as one year is not completed. But Dell support is saying the product is not under warranty and contact dealer. I contacted dealer. Dealer said we have updated the warranty.
To whom should I contact now? How my issue will get resolved?
I restored my computer system awhile, I did not have choice. Now my internal microphone is said to be unplugged. How can I fix this? Downloads and the control panel have not helped. I need step by step instructions on how to fix this and quick. Thank you!
Look in the Device Manager to see if any devices are missing drivers.
I can't get the microphone to work again! I did have it working a while ago, but had to disable it (though I can't remember how), as it was interfering with my ripping N64 audio from Project 64. The microphone isn't muted, and is selected in the Recording control panel.
Computer: Dell Dimension 4800
System: Windows XP home SP 2
Can ANYONE help me?
I Have Xps 410 Does It Have A Internal Microphone And How Do I Use It For Voice Reconition
Welcome to TSF....
Here is a link to the specs for this computer and I do not see a michrophone in there.
Guess you are going to have to buy one.
How to operate internal microphone on hp15r
Hi @gcarld?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP 15r Notebook and issues with the Mic. Here is a link that shows you how to test in different programs.Please let me know how this goes.You can say thanks for trying to help by clicking the Thumbs Up below!.Thanks.5 more replies
I know where the internal mic is located but how do I use it? I have always had an external mic in the past. My HP r-110 all in one is brand new so still getting to know it . Do I have to set up the mic and if so how and where. Win 10 has a mic setup with voice training/ recgonition but it does not show internal mic as a choice so I am stuck! I would like to experiment making a voice recording but have no clue how to activate the mic. HELP and THANKSMore replies
hi after updating my laptop with a system up date my caps lock, b and n keys don't work. I'm using the on screen keyboard to write this. my laptop is a HP Pavilion g6-1389sa Notebook with Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64. normarly i would take it in to the shop to be looked at but i have no warranty left as i could not afford it. please help if you can as i use my laptop for work everyday, and need this sorted as soonas possible. thank you.
What system update, windows update, a driver update? This is pretty vague.Could the update be coincidence and the keys are broken? If you boot to safe mode with command prompt try them then.Maybe the keys themselves are damages in which case you need a new or new old stock keyboard.That's what I would do, test the keys in a command prompt window and if they don't work there get a new keyboard.Do you have access to a usb keyboard to see if it's the keys or some weird OS thing?9 more replies
Does the XPS 8700 come with an internal microphone? When I go to speakers and right click on the icon, then go to recording devices. It shows that the microphone is not plugged in. I figure that is for an external microphone. How do I verbally communicate with Cortana or use a webcam without a microphone (other than buying an external one)?
Please let me know where to look to find the internal microphone?
The XPS 8700 does not have an internal microphone. You must purchase one and connect it to the pink port on the rear of the tower.
Realtek ALC3861 7.1 integrated audioGray = Middle surround outBlack = Rear surround outOrange = Sub-woofer and center out Pink = Microphone inGreen = Front Speaker out, Headphone out Blue = Stereo Line in
Hello all, How would I remove or disable the internal microphone on an HP dc7700 (motherboard "basswood u8e").
Am concerned that big brother, (at work) can listen in to office conversations through our T1 connection, using the communicator part of Office 97.
Thanks in advance
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
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HP G4 Pavilion laptop Mic stopped working in skype and recorder. I read a thread about one but didn't get to see it all and if the problem was fixed. Help please and thanks
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I want to control my external microphone as line in and keep built-in mic as one for calls.
When i plug in my external mic the control passes to the external and the internal mic is not available. I want to control both these separately.
I ham having Toshiba L750 with conexant driver.
It has only one option in Recording devices even if i plug in external mic (as shown in the attachment).
How can i get the line-in (External mic) as a separate option?
Help me plssss
Thanks in Advance
You need the Microphone mode. The microphone mode provides 5VDC on the "ring" connection, which is required by a "computer" microphone. If you use or set the jack mode to "Line" the "ring" connector will change from 5VDC to a signal in connection and a "computer" microphone will not work.3 more replies
My computer was wiped recently and after reloading it with windows 7 the internal microphone has stopped working all together. I checked and it does not show up under my devices.
Detail about my computer:
I am using an Hp Widescreen lap top. Its an HP Pavilion dv9000 that originally was using Vista. I have had other internal issues in the past such as having the CD Drive stop working. I took that in and they said it is busted and the only way to fix it would be to have them take it out and put a new one in. The internal camera is still working though. I have never dropped my computer so I don't under stand what is happening. Also I think it may have happened before then. When I started using my headphones with a microphone attached it might have stopped working around there too... Sorry for not being very clear. I'm not sure when it stopped working EXACTLY. PLEASE HELP SOON! ~Haru
Have you checked the manufacturer's page and tried to find software related to your microphone? That might be a good first step.
I did EVERYTHING I could to fix it! But it still doesn't work!!!!!! It's so frustrating.
I have my internal built in mic enabled and whenever i make a soung the green bar thing raises up, but when I record myself the green bar moves but I can't hear myself talk when i watch the video?
Please help, thanks in advance.
have you tried too turn on Microphone Boost.
Located Right click on Speaker and select recording devices, Double click on your Mic, Click on levels and adjust, Also click on listen and use that too adjust your listening.
Dell Latitude 3540 running W7 64bit Professional. I have just installed Skype and the call recipient cannot hear me - well they can, but faint and distorted (muddy). Not techie but in trawling around went in as follows:
Manage Audio Devices / Sound / Recording / Realtek High Defenition Audio / Microphone Properties and the level and the boost are set to maximum
I have also used the sound recorder in W7 and you can barely hear my voice.
I have spent ages trying to troubleshoot but to no avail. I just wondered if any kind person could point me in the right direction.
I am having problems with turning on and off my internal microphone for Windows 7
At the moment it is turned off which means I can not skype any one
Can you help?
the playback sound is on 100%???2 more replies
I am unable to turn off the internal microphone on my laptop. Attached is a picture of the setting I see when trying to make this adjustment. I cannot un-check the Select box. Clicking on it yields no response. I've removed, rebooted, and reinstalled the sound drivers. Everything works fine with the sound, but I seem to be getting some feedback that might be caused by the microphone. I'd like to disable it.
This is a Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop running Windows XP Professional SP2.
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How do I test my internal Microphone?
Welcome to the HP Forum! AlexV wrote:How do I test my internal Microphone?The specifics depend on the installed operating system.Go to Control Panel then Sound.Select the Sounds tab at the top and you should see an image with a microphone that has a greencheckmark in the lower right hand corner. Just speak and you should see some activity in the group of horizontal bars to the right. that is how it is done in Vista and Windows 7. Windows XP is pretty much the same. best regards,ericoKind regards,erico2 more replies
whenever i start to run the webcam, the internal mic will be turned off to mute by itself. i've tried all kind of setting and configuration but couldn't help. does anyone have any idea? is it the driver program problem or have to deal with system registry?
the computer is Toshiba Satellite A200-AH5
using Vista Home premium SP1
Try keeping up with the Vista service pack updates. Vista is up to Service Pack 2 and you are probably missing other critical updates as well
I have a Dell Vostro 1500, running 32-bit Windows 7. It came with Vista, but I upgraded to Windows 7 a couple months ago, which I think is causing the issues I'm experiencing. According to whoever I'm speaking with, the sound for the microphone built in to my webcam fades in and out and gets really loud randomly. In an attempt to solve this, I bought an external microphone which also does not work.
The sound driver is the SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC, version 220.127.116.1114. When I tried to update it through Windows 7's update driver software it says I have the best version for my system, but I still suspect that this could be what is causing the problem. I can't seem to find a better driver though.
Got the same problem with a Dell Vostro 1500 microphone line-in not working. I can't help I'm afraid; I am just posting here so I get notified of any responses.1 more replies
cortana does not find a microphone.control panel searches do not find internal microphone.i have updated driver but no change.when i turned on this morning there was an hp update downloading.did this screw things up?
Hello @Brian116, Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! The Forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the microphone issue, and wanted to help! I understand that this issue may have started after an Windows update. It is possible that the update may have caused an issue with the microphone. If you believe the update to be the cause, you can try performing a System Restore, to set the notebook back to its previous working state. Otherwise, try reviewing the following document, and let me know how it goes: HP PCs - Resolving Microphone Problems (Windows 10, 8) Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for. Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!5 more replies
Hi, I've an E560 laptop with a one link basic dock connected to it. I'm going to use speech recognition on the laptop with an external analog microphone. What i've figured out is that, when an microphone is connected to the dock the internal (on top of the screen) microphone is still active and NOT turned off, what I expected to be. I think it's a driver issue, someone an idea to have the internal microphone off and the one connected to the dock on?(In the device manager / recording devices the internal microphone (in the screen), the mic / headphone jack on the front right of the laptop and the mic/headphone jack on the dock are all the same device ) Thanks!More replies
my inter microphone did not work, how can i do to make it work?More replies
I have the acer 5810 tz laptop run windows 7 home 32 bit.I used to have vista but they offered me the upgrade to windows and so I did. My interal microphone worked when I had vista but has stop working since I have windows 7 . I tried downloading the realtek update drivers for it and it did work but when my computer restarted my internet stop working. I am using hauwei ec228 data card thru alltel. If I remove the update drivers my internet goes back to working. I dont understand can someone please tell me what i can do to get both of them working together. Thank you for any help .
Did you look at Acer's website for updated sound drivers for your laptop?2 more replies
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So I noticed that, when I have external speakers plugged in via the green output, the internal microphone is disabled. When I have them unplugged, the internal microphone is enabled.
BUT, the audio quality is extremely bad and is very low. The microphone level is all the way up to 100, the boost is at +30.0 dB, and the format is at 2 channel (16 bit, 48000 Hz, DVD quality).
Even if I'm 3 inches away from the microphone, the audio is quite low and the quality is bad. Sounds like an old Internet stream or something.
My audio drivers are up-to-date. Sort of disappointing, especially when it comes to Skype (audio quality is very poor).
There are a some other things you can try.
1. Realtek HD Audio Manager / Microphone / Device advanced settings.
2. Windows 7 Volume Mixer / Recording Devices / Microphone / Configure / Configure you Speech Recognition experience / Set up microphone.
Hi,the internal microphone worked for months. Then suddenly it did not work any longer :-( The recording device window tells me that there is no recording device installed at all. - How to install the internal microphone?- What are the steps to install the internalmicrophone?Thanks for any advice!More replies
Laptop: Acer Aspire V NitroModel: VN7-592G-71ZLOS: Windows 10 64bitIssue: Built-In Realtek Microphone says "Not plugged in". Although it is not a 3.5mm input, it is being recognized as one.Recent Changes: Fresh Install of Windows 10Attempted Fixes: Checked disabled devices, Uninstalled Drivers, Restarted, Updated Drivers, Changed configurations in Realtek Control Panel.Screen Shots:http://i.imgur.com/mNNRA73.pnghttp://i.imgur.com/7DxLGCW.pnghttp://i.imgur.com/a8bZgdv.pngAny help would be greatly appreciated.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPKw534d8JgSee if this thread helps.http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_devices/windows-10-built-in-m...andhttp://win10faq.com/fix-microphone-settings/2 more replies
I've searched your forums for this (and exhausted Google several times), and haven't quite found a response to it.
I have a Thinkpad (Lenovo R61, if that helps at all), and am coming to terms with this frustrating device known as the internal microphone.
Basically, all I want is to turn if off. Disable it. Be done with the wretched thing.
I use SoundCapture to record audio sometimes from websites (nothing heinous, just soundbytes to help with my studies). It works fine on my desktop computer, but this internal mic on my laptop is playing havoc with it. (Every time I try to record something, it merely becomes a muffled background noise, and in the foreground there is only the recordings that the microphone has picked up.)
I have tried going to Control Panel > Sound & Audio Devices and playing with the Audio and Voice options there (such as turning the volume down on both Sound and Audio Recording options). However, after doing that, I still could not get SoundCapture to successfully record any sound coming from the computer (or any alternative recording programs, for that matter). Also, now when I try and use a sound capturing program, the only 'source' I have available to select is Microphone.
I'm sure I'm probably doing something wrong; I don't claim to be a whizz with computers. But it's very frustrating all the same.
Any help would be lovely, either with turning this bloody internal mic off, or figuring out just w... Read more
I wanted to just mute or check off the microphone on my laptop (the one that comes automatically installed on the laptop), only "Disable" made it completely go away. I don't even know what microphone it was. How can I get it back? Anything I can just download online? HP dv2419us is the model. Thank you!
@Norfolkgal1965 ? Hi,Check the link below:How to enable Microphone when it is disabled.?10 more replies
I have tried the fixes suggested in the posts for finding the internal microphone but when I right-click in Sounds - Recording and click on Show disabled devices or Show disconnected devices, nothing shows up. All I can find under Recording is a line-in option, no mic anywhere and no other options. No one can hear me on Skype now. Any suggestions please? Thank you.More replies
I have a e5420 but the internal microphone isn't working. I upgraded to Windows 8Pro a while back. at first it would show the internal mic but greyed out. now not even diagnostics recognises that there is an internal mic. it shows two mic jacks (one on the left and one on the right) when my laptop only actually has one.
This is really frustrating and I'm out of ideas
eabanda I upgraded to Windows 8Pro a while back. at first it would show the internal mic but greyed out
Are you saying that the mic worked okay in 7 but never worked at all in 8? If so, that might be the problem. Dell does not provide an audio driver for an E5420 running 8.
To diagnose the issue perform a system recovery.
> If the mic works when the system is restored back to 7 then the hardware is okay. You might need an 8 IDT audio driver or Intel chipset driver for the E5420 if you can find them. Maybe you can install the IDT 7 driver using compatibility mode.
> If the mic does not work after the system recovery then there is probably hardware failure. The E5420 came with 2 mic configurations: an internal mic near the power button on the base, or a dual mic array on either side of the optional webcam in the bezel at the top of the display.
If the mic hardware has failed and if you have the optional webcam, you can fix the mic by replacing the webcam. You can get the Owner's Manual (which is actually the Service Manual) from the E5420 documents page. It has step by step instructions for replacing all replaceable parts.
If the mic hardware has failed and if you don't have the optional webcam, I don't know how or whether it can be repaired.
I, since a couple of day the microphone is not working.I've already tried to uninstall and re-install drivers but nothing change.looks like it's hw problem.The SO is windows 10, when I go to "recording devices" only appears "microphone - high definition audio device - not plugged" I've tried also enable/disable.I've also run the test on dell support service online and again no microphone is detected.More replies
Hi all, I've had this B50 for 6 months now and finally decided to update to Windows 10 (Machine Type Model 80LT). Now that I've updated, everything seems to work great apart from one thing... the Mic in Skype does not seem to work at all. The Mic works 100% fine in voice recorder but in Skpe the most I can get on the Echo test call when I scream at the laptop is a distorted buzz. Otherwise it's pure silence. Steps I've taken:1) Updated Realtek driver to 18.104.22.16853 found on Lenovo Support Site2) Updated driver through Windows3) Played around with every setting for recording devices (disable effects, let programs take exclusive access etc).4) Correct Mic is selected in Skype, tried the few settings possible in there which do nothing for me.5) In the Lenovo Settings App, tried all the settings in there too which don't do anything. When I do start a call on Skype - Lenovo settings highlights the Mic in Orange like it's been activated. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I need Skype for work and can't be having to use my phone for Skype calls all the time!More replies
Since a few weeks every time I accidentaly touch the internal microphone I can hear a scratchy sound over the built-in speakers. Though in the System Control is the microphone deactivated. Any ideas how to switch off the internal microphone are very appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Go to control panel -> sound -> recording tab
Here you will see the available microphones.
Now mark the device and choose ?Disable?
I'm on an Alienware m14x with Windows 7, and my internal mic hasn't worked for some time. I assumed it was just broken until earlier I noticed others having the same problem. It picks up internal noise from the laptop like the keys and when I click my wireless mouse that picks up as well. I've tried disabling all other mics (which pick up no sound) and all the formats in the advanced tab, but nothing works. It seems to be a fairly common problem, anyone know what to do? Here's a picture with the driver info.
I noticed in the properties there was no "audio boost". There were also other mics to select from, but this is the only one that picks up sound. I'm currently using my phone through the external port as a substitute with the microphone app, but it's inconvenient.
The first thing I see is you do not have the correct sound driver. You only have the generic, basic function, Windows installed High Definition Audio Device. The first step is to install the correct sound driver.
There are two different M14x models listed on the Dell site, a M14x (early 2011) and M14x R2 (early 2012). Which model do you have? The 14x downloads show Realtek for the sound. The 14x R2 shows Creative Labs.
Suggest you access the Dell downloads for your model and download the available sound driver, and then see if the mic works.
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I have a Dell laptop with windows 7 and I have accidently removed the internal microphone as a recording device whilst changing setting and I can't find a way to return it at all.
I've looked through audio settings and searched on google for solutions but can't seem to find anything, can someone please help me! I really want the microphone back
Goto Control Panel -> System -> Device Manager -> Right click on your pc name and select "Scan for Hardwre Changes"1 more replies
Hello, I am running Windows 7 64bit on a SONY VIAO VGN-AR590E. I need help getting the onboard microphone to work correctly. I have successfully installed on the machine thus far the onboard camera via the Sony link using a unistaller
Sony eSupport - VGN-AR590E - Support
As of now the onboard microphone does not work at all. Please help.
Does the mic work at all, if so, then it's a problem with yahoo settings, somewhere.3 more replies
Hey guys! im currently using a lenovo ideapad s410p (without touch screen). in the past month or so, my microphone has stopped working, both the internal microphone and external microphones in headphones. i would just like to know if anyone has faced this problem or may know what is the root of the issue! thank you for all your help
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
yes, but it never worked. dell is the worst company and useless in it's response to fix problems.
when they do respond they make things worse.
trust them at your own peril.
I am sorry that you feel this way about Dell. Please reply with the problem that you are having with your Dell system and i may be able to help. I will also be sending you a friend request, please accept if you still require service.
The Windows 10 upgrade seems to be working fine on my HDX 16 (I did a clean install). Now I want to talk to Cortana and cannot get my built-in microphone to work. This brings up two questions. 1. Does my laptop model have an Integrated Microphone Array? I cannot remember the last time it worked, but I thought it had one. 2. If it does have a built-in mic, how do I get Windows 10 and Cortana to hear it? I have tested and have got things to work with an external (Logitech) headset mic and headphones. And, I have an old unbranded external stand mic that works as well. I just cannot yell "Hey Cortana" at my PC and get anything to happen. I also ran the mic test on the Integrated Microphone Array and it recorded nothing (and I set the array to default). My driver is IDT High Definition Audio CODEC 6.10.6225.0, dated 7/21/2009.More replies
I've encountered a problem recently with my hP notebook/laptop, it will turn on (you can hear it) and the screen will load but it will be almost blank but with the mouse cursor (which I can move with no problem).Some times it will load with a screen saying "preparing automatic repair" then goes back to the grey screen.I've tried resetting it by holding the power button and everything but that didn't seem to work.And I'm not exactly sure what model I have considering I can't even get into my laptop.If anyone has any suggestions it would help so much.This laptop isn't old either it's only about 2 years old.Also, I've noticed that the keyboard is getting loose (when I type I can see it pop in and out) so I feel like maybe something isn't connected.I have so many pictures/memories on this laptop and I have no way of transferring the files since I can't even get to them, so I really need help, thanks in advance!
Hi, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome ! I am sorry about your issue with the computer. It seems like software issue. HP has an official article which you can read and follow about problems of this kind >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03518165 Please, read it and if nothing written there helps, I am afraid you will end up in system recovery or similar option. With regards to your data (documents, pictures, etc...) - you can copy them *NOW* using a live m-e-d-i-a (e.g. live CD). Download ESET rescue CD based on Linux-Lubuntu:>> http://www.eset.com/int/download/utilities/detail/family/239/>> full detailed guide >> http://download.eset.com/manuals/eset_sysrescue_userguide_enu.pdf Option 1) prepare one USB pen drive and empty CD or DVD. Download the ESET ISO image file, burn it on a CD or DVD, boot from it and open the file manager to copy/paste your important files to the USB pen drive. Option 2) prepare two empty USB pen drives, download the ESET tool to create a USB pen drive, boot from the USB pen drive. Open the file manager to copy/paste your important files to the second USB pen drive. After data has been copied you can try Windows Refresh or HP System Recovery. You can read more information about them here:>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03538721 (choose the option to keep your files)>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c... Read more1 more replies
We received a laptop of eBay with Windows ME installed and decided to upgrade to Windows 2000.
The install copied files, then converted to NTFS, then when it got to the stage where it says.. The installation will now try and detect keyboard and mouse.. Your screen may flicker for a few seconds.. about halfway through the progress bar, the same point everytime, the installation "blue-screens".
The error message exactly as it appears is:
*** STOP: 0x000000E0 (0x00000001,0x80000003,0x00008080,0x00000000)
Your computer (BIOS) has reported that a component in your system is faulty and has prevented Windows from operating. You can determine which component is faulty by running the diagnostic disk or tool that came with your computer.
If you do not have this tool, you must contact your system vendor and report this error message to them. They will be able to assist you in correcting this hardware problem thereby allowing Windows to operate.
Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump complete. Contact your system administrator or technical support group.
Here are the details of the laptop: (The spec's are not precise.. I just remember them from the eBay ad)
IBM ThinkPad 600E
128 MB RAM
Pentium 2, I think around 400 mhz.. somewhere around there
Now I've never worked with a laptop before.. I don't know how to get into BIOS.. I can't find the floppy drive.. I definitely think there isn't one.. I trust I can find one if there ... Read more
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Recently received my U400 and the microphone worked great. However, at some point during a Skype call, my partner could not hear me very well and was only able to hear static on my end.
I checked my sound setting and under the "Recording" tab, the Conexant Internal Microphone was very active and "loud" (as if I was constantly talking). I went under properties and checked "Listen to this device" and all I could hear was static. I tried talking but couldn't hear myself. Lowering microphone level didn't seem to change the amount of static I hear from my microphone. I turned off mic boosts and enhancements, but it didn't change static.
Internal microphone is set as default device. Stereo mix is similarly active and loud. Driver version is 22.214.171.124. (up to date). Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
Tried uninstalling driver and letting Windows install a new driver, but problem persisted. Pretty much can't use microphone to record, but it shows that it is active and is receiving a lot of sound somehow.
What should I do?
The first thing to do, since you let Windows install a sound driver, is to reinstall the Lenovo supplied sound driver. Non-Vendor supplied sound drivers usually either do not work or do not work correctly, including the windows installed generic HD audio codec driver.1 more replies
I have a headset I'd like to plug in, it has a better microphone but I don't see a jack for microphones, just for headsets. Is there a jack or how can I use my external microfphone
Hi, You do not have this option as mentioned in its manual (page #17 for the jack on the left hand side - ie headphones jack): Produces sound when connected to optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, earbuds, a headset, or television audio. Also connects an optional headset microphone.NOTE: This jack does not support optional microphoneonly devices. You can find more info from the following manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03328663.pdf Regards.9 more replies
Good day, In order to increase the capacity of the internal HDD we are trying to install a 1TB HGST HDD, SATA & 7200rpm. The new HDD is not being recognized by the system. The HP engineer says that he is unable to run a health check of the new HDD in order to install the OS.We connected the HDD externally to a usb casing and still no luck. We can hear it spinning, but it is not seen in "My Computer / This PC"The HDD is original and brand new and purchased from the authorised dealer, with a tax invoice.This is the second time it is hapenning. HGST confirms that all the HDD's are tested for stisfactory operation prior to despatch. And are willing to replace this one too but are equally baffled.The engineer is not able to suggest or advise. Is there something we are not doing or that needs to be done to get this new HDD opertional / be recognised in DOS for the pre OS installation check-up, inorder to be able to install the OS on this new internal hdd? Any help / suggestions are welcome.Thank you
Hi: See if this works...with the drive connected by usb to another PC... Right click on my computer (or this PC), select manage, click on disk management, see if the drive shows up there, but if it is without a letter. then right click not on the partion section (to the right) but on the drive section (to the left), and select "initialize drive".8 more replies