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Title: Tutorial: Fix Low Mic Volume (Windows XP/Vista/7/7 sp2/8/8.1
Post by: abc123 on 02:17 AM - 07/15/14
Step 1:
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/run+command.png)
Run Command: control mmsys.cpl sounds

Step 2:
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/sounds.png)
Go To "Recording"
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/sounds+mics.png)

Step 3:
Click "Your Mic" -> Configure "Your Mic"
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/configure+mic.png)

Step 4:
Setup Microphone -> Other Mic
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/Other+mic.png)

Step 5:
Place your Microphone in it's normal location and prepare to say the following: "Peter dictates to his computer. He prefers it to typing, and particularly prefers it to pen and paper."
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/run+setup.png)
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/read+sentence.png)

Step 6:
finish enjoy!

Stuff still weird?
Manual time...
Instead of Configure click Properties
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/manually+configure+levels.png)
(https://s3.amazonaws.com/DrDonkeyKong/tutorial%3A+Low+Mic+Volume/change+sound+quality.png)
Title: Re: Tutorial: Fix Low Mic Volume (Windows XP/Vista/7/7 sp2/8/8.1
Post by: W11cE on 10:11 AM - 07/15/14
Whats special about this? And why you open sound options with command?
Title: Re: Tutorial: Fix Low Mic Volume (Windows XP/Vista/7/7 sp2/8/8.1
Post by: abc123 on 11:15 AM - 07/15/14
Whats special about this?

Nothing, ran into this issue and so has nobody...just documenting it for him and future streamers...

And why you open sound options with command?

i wanted to make sure it was guaranteed you made it to what i expect.
Title: Re: Tutorial: Fix Low Mic Volume (Windows XP/Vista/7/7 sp2/8/8.1
Post by: SooSpicey on 02:40 PM - 07/16/14
i actually didnt know windows had these features built in.

i had been routing my mic into Ableton and using gate to kill the background noise and add gain. No need to run ableton now, thanks!!! :)