Problem with Skype and microphone

  hopeofkingdom 23:09 01 Aug 09
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Since connecting my Skype phone to my Vista PC I cannot use the microphone. There is no response when I do the test suggested, either with headphone mic. or without, it doesn't 'hear' me. Incoming calls come in loud and clear but I am unable to make myself heard.If it is my sound card do I have to be an expert to install it? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

  Woolwell 23:37 01 Aug 09

Firstly which version of Skype are you using? Suggest you use version 4 if not already.

Go to tools - options and under audio settings check that the correct mike is selected.

  Woolwell 23:45 01 Aug 09

Also check that your mic isn't muted. Enter control panel and sounds.

  Stuartli 00:17 02 Aug 09

Skype sound settings (at least in XP) are completely different to what might be expected with regards to a mike. See:

click here

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