Solved Microphone not working Tags: Windows 7 Microphone Windows XP Last response: June 12, 2010 5:32 PM in Windows 7 Share gusgil June 3, 2010 6:55:30 PM My mic stoped working after I updated from XP to Windows 7...any ideas? Thanks More about : microphone working mibix19 a b $ Windows 7 June 3, 2010 9:06:30 PM Does it show up in control panel-sound. Is it enabled as the default device for recording? Has it been muted with a tick in the checkbox? Are your device drivers up to date? m 0 l gusgil June 3, 2010 9:37:09 PM In the control panel under "Hardware and Sound", then "Manage Audio Device", then "Recording" tab says: Microphone High Defenition Audio Device Not Plugged In....but the mic is plugged in and I connected another one, brand new just to check. m 0 l Related resources My Headset microphone is not working - Forum Front Panel Audio Not Working (Headphone/Microphone) - Forum Microphone not working - Forum Microphone is not working - Forum Microphone not working - Newly built computer - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution mibix19 a b $ Windows 7 June 4, 2010 12:02:05 AM Try to reinstall or update your drivers in device manager. Do you get any sound through you speakers? Share gusgil June 4, 2010 12:35:10 AM Sorry mibix19, I was out for diner... yes, the speakers are working fine....... m 0 l number13 a b $ Windows 7 June 4, 2010 10:11:29 PM are you using the front jacks or the rear ones, go to Control Panel, Sound, select mic and then go to properties, see which jack is enabled for this device m 0 l gusgil June 5, 2010 1:09:09 PM Problem fixed...updated my sound drivers...or should I say downgraded to the drivers that came from Dell when I bought my PC (XP OS). Thanks for your help. m 0 l gusgil June 12, 2010 4:50:25 PM Best answer selected by gusgil. m 0 l mibix19 a b $ Windows 7 June 12, 2010 5:32:18 PM Thanks for giving me best answer. Glad your up and running again m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMicrophone not working Forum SolvedIn-line microphone not working? Forum SolvedBuilt in Microphone is not working on laptop Forum Notebook Microphone not working w/ Headphones, + vise versa. Forum Asus G75vx Microphone not working! Help! Forum Built in microphone not working? Forum Microphone not working Forum SolvedFront Audio and Microphone ports not working? Forum Microphone via headset now working Forum SolvedHeadphones working, microphone not Forum Microphone not working, using Apple headset on PC Forum SolvedMy microphone stopped working Forum HP Compaq dc7600 with Winsows7 not working microphone Forum Microphone not working Forum ASUS N550JV Internal Microphone not working Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !