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A bit ago i purchased a logitech mic and after a bit of playing with it to get it to work, it simply didnt. i tried both the port on my case and in the back on the io panel. I figured it simply was the mic so i threw it away. a month later i got another mic from a different company and i am having the same trouble, maybe i connected a wire wrong in my case to the mobo, but the rear panel would still work woudlnt it? is my mobo just busted in regard to that? Its under warranty but i really dont want to be without a pc during the time it takes them to fix it,plus running the risk of it breaking in shipping. is a soundcard a solution to my problem? do they have connectors in them that can route to the case ports in them?

thoughts / help greatly appreciated!
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post #2 of 9
You should check to confirm you downloaded and installed the full audio driver package off of your motherboard manufacturer's website, and didn't just let Windows install the default drivers.
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post #3 of 9
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that was a good idea,i didnt think of that, rep for it. still didnt fix my trouble though frown.gif
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What method are you using to test it? I'm going to assume that you went into control panel and made sure that it's showing up as plugged in and enabled.
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post #5 of 9
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the microphone IS detected by the computer,strangely enough. i tried the microphone setup wizard just now to test it,ive also tried the recorder in windows 8, as well as the teamspeak3 mic configuration
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post #6 of 9
In Windows 7, you can right click on the volume icon and get to the playback/recording settings, where you should be able to access gain settings and see a visual meter of the input level of the microphone. Have you looked there to see if it's recognizing a signal?
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post #7 of 9
Ok. Did you try setting the boost on it higher? I have a mic that I have the boost set at 75% in order for sound to be recognized. I haven't set up a mic in Windows 8 but I'm assuming it's the same, and you have the little green bars on the side that bounce up when it hears sound.
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post #8 of 9
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wow,that did the job,thanks, i guess all i had to do was turn the boost way up.
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Awesome. Glad it worked!
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