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External microphone / realtek audio device

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February 15, 2013 3:48:14 PM

Hi there,

I've been trying to use an external microphone on my computer because the built-in one is pretty bad but the computer doesn't seem to find it. When I plug it in the audio jack on the right, Realtek detects it and asks me what to do with it but when I browse the device manager I can't find it. I've also tried setting it up through skype and realtek but I don't get to chose another microphone as default device. It appears nowhere but on this pop up information bubble saying a device has just been un/plugged.

Could anyone help me with that?
Cheers
a b D Laptop
February 15, 2013 3:54:39 PM

desactivate the internal mike and when you open the realtek and it ask you want to do with this external mike activate it as default .
February 16, 2013 4:19:06 PM

I just did and it I don't get asked what to do with it. How can I reinstall my microphone? the computer says no device is now installed...
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a b D Laptop
February 17, 2013 2:41:58 AM

do back the activation of this in the same way you desactivate it .
February 18, 2013 10:10:17 PM

I couldn't because the microphone disappeared and has been completely uninstalled while I just clicked on desactivate. I had the reinstall the driver.
Thanks for your help!
a b D Laptop
February 19, 2013 4:19:32 PM

since you reinstall the driver does your external mike work ?
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