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Cant get the mic to work on my dell , using xp. whats the deal

\015 Cant get a mic to work on my computer, not sure which port to hook up to but everyone ive tried doesnt seem to work...\015

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Open volume control.
\015\012When the box with all the sliders opens up click on OPTIONS (top left)
\015\012Click PROERTIES
\015\012Tick RECORDING then clck OK
\015\012The slider box will swap to the RECORDING slider box
\015\012Select the one you want to use as the recording SOURCE and put a tick in the box at the bottom. (in your case MIC)
\015\012You can also set the recording level here too. (1/2 way is a good starting point)
\015\012Now click OPTIONS once again
\015\012Then PROPERTIES
\015\012Now tick PLAYBACK and then OK
\015\012You should now be back in the normal playback slider box
\015\012Whilst you were in the properties for either recordeing or playback you may have noticed a list of devices to show then as sliders tick them as needed
The mic usually goes to the pink socket.. but first you have to be sure your sound driver is installed..if installed click the sound icon and look for the mic options...
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