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krazymarvin 02-27-2008 01:54 AM

mic is not working
ok i got this mic from staples to play counter strick but when i use it the other person hers static and a weird peeping sounds, when i recoded my voice the peeping sounds go with my voice but it sounds like a techno song, the drivers are updated. whats wrong, im using the onboard mic inpute, MB:asus p5n-e sli

Wombat 02-27-2008 02:34 AM

Have you been to Start / Settings / Control Panel / Sounds and Audio Devices / Voice / Test Hardware?

In Test Hardware, Windows will test your sound device, once it has done it's thing you can then Adjust the recording levels / volume.

Check that out first, because this is where most of the problems occur when the sound levels are not set correctly.

What is staples and counter strick by the way...

krazymarvin 02-27-2008 02:52 AM

ya i did that

lurkswithin 02-27-2008 04:14 AM

If you can check the mic on another computer and see if the same thing happens.

Either the mic is bad
you have bad drivers
the configuration on your motherboard audio hardware is screwed up and cross filtering the sound coming through the mic.

proccess of elimination.

krazymarvin 02-27-2008 05:19 AM

ya i tryed a different computer, its has to be the drivers. but i dont know how to fix them all i got are the ones on the disk and the one form the web site and ther the same one.

lurkswithin 02-27-2008 01:02 PM

what is your operating system?

krazymarvin 02-27-2008 01:54 PM

windows xp pro.

krazymarvin 02-28-2008 01:16 AM

i cant restore to a different time so what are the chances of it working if i reinstall windows xp

lurkswithin 02-28-2008 11:23 AM


Originally Posted by krazymarvin (Post 10008)
i cant restore to a different time so what are the chances of it working if i reinstall windows xp

If it is just the drivers then it should work if you remove the old drivers and uninstall the audio device...then reinstall it. Doing a system reformat and reinstallation seems a bit much to me at this time.....and totally useless if it is determined that the audio device itself is shot.

What you need to do is comepletely uninstall the audio device...first determine what audio device(not the mic) it is that you have in your system. Then go to the Manufacturer's website and locate the newest drivers that are available. Download the driver to the desktop so you know exactly where they are.

go to device manager and double click the audio device to bring up the properties box. Choose to uninstall and follow the prompts to uninstall. and reboot. Upon reboot windows will find the device and when the wizard pops up direct it to the new drivers on the desktop. Once the audio drivers are reinstalled try the mic without installing the drivers it came with and see if it works ok.... (by reinstalling the audio device then it will auto reset any settings that might be a cause of the conflict with the mic drivers.)

kniranjan 02-28-2008 01:04 PM

pls check with ur audio settings.

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