Can't record sound or talk on PC phone

  Ms_Dial 23 Jul 11
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Yesterday, after working fine for weeks, the microphone component of my PC stopped working. I've ran the troubleshooter, tried plugging it into a different location & looked in my owners manual and device manager - but nothing addresses this problem. I even purchased a new headphone. Does anyone have any idea what I should do next?

Thanks.

Specs:

eMachines ET1352G-03W AMD Athlon II X2 260u Processor 1.80 GHz 4.00 GB RAM (3.75 usable) 64-bit OS

Stephanie

  eedcam 23 Jul 11

What kind od Mic usb? and /or is it a mic/headphone combination as cant understand why you boutght new headphone unless that was a Typo.Also reord using what software. Though a simple system restore may resolve the problem anyway

  Ms_Dial 23 Jul 11

My headphones have a mic & speaker plugs I use them to talk on GoogleVoice on my PC. No software program has been necessary.

  eedcam 23 Jul 11

Ok the fact you said you tried plugging it into a dfferent loction ? there is usually only one loction for a mic other than usb ones ..Does any sound from other sources work okwork on the

  Ms_Dial 23 Jul 11

This isn't a usb plug-in. The plugs are the ones you use for external speakers and a microphone but instead of two separate devices I'm using a stereo headphone that can be used for online gaming, listening to music, and talking on the phone/Skype. I can hear sounds just fine, it's only the microphone that's not picking up my voice. I tried the microphone jacks in both front & back of my computer and neither one are working.

  eedcam 23 Jul 11

Ok apart from the Mic itseldf being Us (try another) any chance you have inadvertently turned off Mic in th input selection or muted it

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