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Hey, i finally decided to buy a new mic so i can use vent properly but i cannot seem to get it working. I've reinstalled all of my audio drivers but it didn't help anyl...and yes its plugged in.
 
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Under mixer device it should be your sound card thats selected.
Are you positive its plugged into the right port on your sound card ?
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Under mixer device it should be your sound card thats selected.
Are you positive its plugged into the right port on your sound card ?
That's my sound card that is selected.
 
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You want to set it for Recording control, not Playback. That'll mean when you talk you'll hear it.
    
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That's my sound card that is selected.
Then why doesn't it say Sound Blaster Audigy ?

Edit , Wait is this the same system thats in your specs ?
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post #6 of 10
Your not viewing the controls for recording.

Fix it like this:

On your volume mixer/control ...

Choose OPTION/Properties/Recording Control ...

Then make sure you've got a check box in the appropriate port.

    
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Why is there no "Line in" or "Microphone" in the Volume Control window? Because there should be.
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Originally Posted by Boris4ka View Post
Why is there no "Line in" or "Microphone" in the Volume Control window? Because there should be.
Cause he's looking at the playback mixer and not the "RECORDING" mixer ...

Choose OPTIONS/Properties/Recording to see the right mixer. ...
    
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post #9 of 10
try this
Fisrt off, right click your speaker icon in the task tray (bottom right), then select recording device.

In the resulting window, right click over the Microphone icon and click "Set as Default Device".


Now double left click the microphone icon, go enable your mic boost in the Custom tab. Under the levels tab, crank the slider up to about 80%, or whatever you please.


Your mic should now be functioning perfectly, if not try a reboot. Now to mute the mic so you dont personally hear your fans and yourself speaking, go right click the speaker icon in the task tray again, and go Playback Devices.

Hope this help. I had the same issue and this is what I had to do.


Double click the Speakers icon in the resulting window, click the Levels tab, and scroll down till you see mic, and click speaer icon on the far right.

Now you all should have your mic's working
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Go to volume control and unmute the mic ,, simple ,
    
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