new microphone don't work

  firebirdb 20:54 25 Apr 2006

New microphone don't work ?

  VoG II 20:55 25 Apr 2006

I suspect that a teensie weensie bit more information is going to be required here.

  firebirdb 20:59 25 Apr 2006

bought new microphone plugged it in contacted Skype test line tested microphone, did not work checked speaker icon, bottom right all ok microphone still don't work, sorry cannot add anymore

  VoG II 21:08 25 Apr 2006

Does the old one still work?

Presumably you don't know the make or model of the new microphone, the operating system that you are using or any other relevant information that might aid in securing a solution?

  Stuartli 22:17 25 Apr 2006

If you are using it for Skype you have to, contrary to belief, Mute both the Playback and Record sections of the Volume Control's panel.

If you are using XP check out the relevant guide for Classic or XP Style modes:

click here

  firebirdb 10:49 26 Apr 2006

sorry for not adding more detail....old microphone a Packard Bell did not work,(it did for a long time) hence reason for buying new microphone Plantronics audio 15.
Running on windows xp.microphone, plugged into pink socket, sound muted (no difference)

  EARLR 11:10 26 Apr 2006

use stuartli's click here
it works

  wee eddie 12:17 26 Apr 2006

Could that be why the old Mic did not work?

Check the old one out first. Maybe. Just maybe. You could get a refund on the new one if the old one does work.

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