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Microphone playback too low

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Last response: in Components
April 10, 2010 9:02:18 PM

I have just installed a MS Life Cam VX3000 on my Acer Veriton 3300 pc to use on Skype. The camera has a built-in mike but I can barely hear myself on all playback tests.I get the same problem with every other webcams and with any stand-alone microphones. How can I dianose the problem? How can I check if my sound card is faulty? Please advise (Roman from Cranbourne,45km SE of Melbourne Australia, Sunday 11/4/10, 5.00am)

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April 10, 2010 10:55:26 PM

try turning up the mic in the sound panel.
In Xp double click the speaker, if you dont see Mic there then click options and proerties and put a check in the Mic box. When you apply it it will be available on the main panel.
April 11, 2010 1:13:09 AM

Under the microphone properties, go to levels and adjust the microphone boost.