[Windows 8] Fixing Microphone Problems

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018

[Windows 8] Fixing Microphone Problems. 

 

 

 

 Checking Your Windows 8 Sound Driver

 

 

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‘Control Panel’ → 'Hardware and sounds' → 'Device Manager'

 

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Make sure the 'Device Manager' has 'Sound, video and game controllers'.

 

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Check if there's a yellow or red exclamation point next to a driver.

 

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     Checking the Mute Microphone

 

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‘Control Panel’ → 'Hardware and sounds' → ‘Sound’ → Recording →

Click the 'Levels' tab.

 

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If the microphone is set to mute, uncheck the 'Mute' checkbox.

 

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     Changing Internal and External Audio Recording

 

 

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‘Control Panel’ → 'Hardware and sounds' → ‘Sound’ → Click Recording tab.

 

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Right click on empty space on the 'Recording' tab and click

'Show Disabled Devices'.

 

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Right click on your desired default device between ‘Microphone’ and

‘Stereo Mix’, and then click 'Enable'.

 

- Microphone’: Choose to record internal audio sources.

 

- ‘Stereo Mix’: Choose to record external audio sources.

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