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Tutorial: Fix Low Mic Volume (Windows XP/Vista/7/7 sp2/8/8.1  (Read 2070 times)

Offline abc123

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Step 1:

Run Command: control mmsys.cpl sounds

Step 2:

Go To "Recording"


Step 3:
Click "Your Mic" -> Configure "Your Mic"


Step 4:
Setup Microphone -> Other Mic


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."



Step 6:
finish enjoy!

Stuff still weird?
Manual time...
Instead of Configure click Properties


Offline W11cE

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Whats special about this? And why you open sound options with command?

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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.

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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!!! :)