[Windows 8] How to Fix Microphone Problems?

Last Update Date : Mar 22. 2018

[Windows 8] How to Fix Microphone Problems ?




Checking Your Windows 8 Sound Driver




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



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



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





    Checking the Mute Microphone




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

Click the 'Levels' tab.



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





    Changing Internal and External Audio Recording




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




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

'Show Disabled Devices'.



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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