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Microphone listening to pc sound but not my voice?

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So basically i have Bose QC 25 headphones and when i plug them into my windows 10 computer the microphone from the headphones picks up sound from the computer so like when i play a youtube video it will show the sound bar. But when i try to talk into it nothing happens.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
post #2 of 7
Open Windows Control Panel and choose Sounds.
Choose the Recording tab
Change the input device to Microphone

Or

Open Settings
Search for sound
Open Sound
Choose the Recording tab
Change the input device to Microphone
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The problem seems to be you need a combo jack which your motherboard doesn't have as far as I know.
    
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I have already tried that and no luck.

I also have a Y splitter that i tried using but the same problem is happening.
post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post

Open Windows Control Panel and choose Sounds.
Choose the Recording tab
Change the input device to Microphone

Or

Open Settings
Search for sound
Open Sound
Choose the Recording tab
Change the input device to Microphone


Edited by billbartuska - 10/1/16 at 3:02am
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post #6 of 7
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The Microphone.
post #7 of 7
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I have tried using different earphones and the same problem is still happening.
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