Sunday, 5 May 2013

My Mike Has Gone AWOL

I’ve done some updates and upgrades on my laptop running Windows 7, and now my internal microphone seems to have disappeared from the ‘Recording’ tab in the sound settings (after right-clicking the speaker icon in the System Tray) and I can’t find it back. Help!

Apparently you already know where to look for the devices, but for other readers' sake, this is the icon to right-click:

and then click ‘Playback devices’ or ‘Recording devices’ and the following window appears (the content may differ):

Right-click anywhere in the device list, and then check the option ‘Show Disabled Devices’ and voila, your internal microphone is back!

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