My Mircosoft LifeChat lx-3000 headset no longer works
My Mircosoft LifeChat lx-3000 headset stopped working randomly after windows updated.
It is said known USB when I plug in and theres no lifechat more in the audio settings option, how can I fix?
· The updates have been installed on the computer?
Try the steps listed in the link and check if this may help: enable sounds in the LifeChat headset: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935749
Previously, I used my LifeChat LX-3000 headset with my machine Windows 7 Beta and it worked fine. I've recently updated to Windows 7 RC1 and now I can't not all sounds through them either. The laptop speakers work very well and when I press the button "mute", the led turns on, but when I look at the volume of the headphone mixer is not present among the devices that I can change. Anyone else running into this issue? All the solutions you can think?
Looks like I found the answer in one click right on the speaker in the sys tray icon and selected "reading devices". From there, I saw «Headphone Earphone» option I clicked on it and then on the "Set default" button. Now, it seems that it works very well. It's just different how manipulated beta Headset USB.
Using the Lifechat lx-3000 headset Windows XP, sound only comes out of the right speaker. Microphone works very well. I checked the balance, changed the usb connectors, reloaded drivers and checked the other solutions of this forum answers to just about any other problem with this headset and nothing has helped.
Hello CShep,Thank you for your message. Have you checked your helmet on another device to make sure that one side of the headphones is not a blown speaker? Please let us know so that we can better help you.See you soon
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Original title: Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 headset
Just bought a laptop Sony Vaio 64 bit. Tried to install the software for the LX-3000 headset. Does not work. It seems that Microsoft needs to do some work update, which will be compatible with windows 7. Don't know why they sell this * if it does not work properly! Kind of a RIP-OFF I would say! By reading this forum, it seems that I'm not the only one who's been watered.
I suggest you to see link below and check if it helps.
Troubleshoot failures to find the new LifeCam hardware: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929087
Hope this information is useful.
I bought the lifechat LX-3000 headset 5 months ago. It is in a great shape and worked really well until yesterday.
I just played online, also using a program called TeamSpeak3 to discuss with my friends when my microphone started to Crackle.
Although the sound (playback) is good, not crackling all playing music or hear other people talking.
Change USB ports (twice) and I always kept on the Web at mattress 'default' in the properties.
Test with 3 different programs. (TeamSpeak3, Skype, recorder of windows).
Furthermore, I use Windows 8.
now, not only that mic is crackling, no one can hear me when I speak, not even if I yell it.
Thank you very much for the help!
The drivers for the headset Lifechat LX-3000 is available only in Windows 7. I suggest you to download and install drivers in compatibility mode for Windows 7.
Make the programs more compatible with this version of Windows
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Help I can't any sound whatsoever in my Microsoft LifwChat LX-3000 headset
OK, I have a headset Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000. I plugged a Web Logitech c160m camera into a USB port on the back of my PC. The helmet would not work in conjunction with the webcam as the webcam has a microphone installed in it. Now I can't play any music with my headphones or watch any video with sound now. It's so frustrating! What should I do to fix this?
OK, the solution to this problem is to do...
Click on control PANEL
Click on speakers 2 Microsoft LifeCHat LX-3000
The usb Windows 7 64 bit LX 3000 headphones (age is over 5 years old)
Computer desk HP with pentuim something like this
and he is upgraded to w7 from vista
OK so far this LX 3000 works for an app for TeamSpeak and I guess that will work for other applications such as Skype and messeging apps, but it will not work with the sound to play music or movies
I can't allow him to play the radio on the internet like pandora via the browser
I can't make it work with Spotify, which is an online radio application stand alone
I can't make it work with Window Media Player (WMP)
and I downloaded the software from microsoft but still life cat not go
and I checked all available and also control panel sounds and
and I hope this isn't a setting he'll cut other apps but if so I would be able to listen to music while I use such application of TeamSpeak chat
so I need to get this to work on multiple applications
1. don't you make changes on the computer before this problem?
2 have you checked the work of the headset correctly when it is connected to a different USB port and in another computer?
Try these methods and see if it helps.
Run the hardware and devices troubleshooter.
This occurs when you have the speakers are set by default. We need to ensure that the default module.
Exercise the functions mentioned below to set the speakers as default:
(a) go to Start and click on Panel.
(b) click Sound, and then a new window will open.
(c) in the new window click on the "Playback" tab and right-click in the window and click on Show disabled devices.
(d) now check if the headset is listed there and right-click on it and choose activate.
(e) highlight this helmet and click on "as default'.»»
Check with the volume settings and if it helps:
(a) right click on the speaker icon in the taskbar, then select volume control options.
(b) check on 'all devices evolving sound.
(c) make sure that you have "disabled the default communication device".
(d) place a mark on both speakers and headphones.
For your reference:
Back to us for any problem related to Windows. We will be happy to help you.
I can't record with microphone headset. Microphone is ok. I am on a network with my daughter. I inadvertently removed my Linksys module from the USB port while the power was on. Would he have my problem?
Hi Irish Sire,
1. using any program to record?
2. What is the number of brand and model of the microphone headphones?
3. is the headset microphone is recognized by Windows when connected to the computer?
Check and make sure that the microphone is set as the default recording on the computer device.
1. open the control panel and then click on her.
2. on the recording tab, click the model of your microphone, and then click set as default.
3. click on applyand then click OK.
Check if it helps.
Refer to the article below and try the above steps if you are using Microsoft LifeChat headset.
Select sound recording for headset LifeChat
If the steps above fail then check out the link below and run the Fixit tool, check if it helps.
Diagnose and automatically repair the problems of sound recording
Original title: USB headset not recognized by windows 8
I have headphones Sennheiser U 320 USB that I got about 6 months before, it worked fine up until this point. The sound no longer plays through the headphones, he just playing through the speakers. I reinstalled my audio drivers and I tried to put the default audio headset in playback devices but the headphones don't even appear. When I right click on the space empty and check see the disconnected devices that they don't even appear. I don't know what to do at this point. At the time where they worked I got a few messages in the status bar system that says my helmet might not be installed correctly, I tried to fix it but didn't know what to do so I swept, then they just stopped working all together.
There seems to be something weird with the usb it comes spontaneously started working and then when I unplugged and plugged again it does not work.
For a better understanding of the issue, I would need more information on your side.
1. are you able to connect and use other USB devices on the computer without any problem?
2. don't the problem occurs when you connect the headphones on another computer in Windows 8?
3. What is the brand and model of the computer?
I suggest to uninstall and reinstall the Device Manager USB controllers and check to see if it helps.
(a) press on the Windows key + R, type devmgmt.msc.
(b) expand USB controllers, click drivers.
(c) click on Properties, click on the Uninstall tab.
(d) click OK.
(e) restart the computer and it will update automatically pilots.
Note: You can also install the latest Chipset driver on the computer manufacturer site.
Hope this information helps. Answer the post with an up-to-date issue report to help you further.
I used a pair of headphones from Turtle Beach PLa as standard headphones with a microphone. I had only connected it via USB. I use a Toshiba Satellite L655-S5060 with Windows 7 Home Edition and they were working fine for months. But then just last night, I unplugged the on the accident, which normally isn't much, but when I reconnected it, the computer recorded, they were connected and are the main audio output, but would sound only comes out of the speakers. I tried the audio test and that would not work. After a bit of a panic attack, I downloaded a fix that was to solve this problem. There is no fix, and I tried to plug a pair of headphones Skull Candy. After that I did they worked and it was fine. So, I disconnected the determined to get a pair of ordinary headphones that plug into an outlet. I tried to plug the headset again and of course, the audio came out of speakers. I didn't know what to do.
For a story on my laptop, if it will help you, the battery wouldn't hold a charge, and we could not afford a new so I took it out and left for a few months, using the adapter as a power source. I had some water damage on it, and the keyboard does not work, so I use a Microsoft 2000 No. 1477 wireless keyboard model. Affected only water damage the keyboard. USB port on the right side of the laptop is loose and makes the keyboard disconnect if I move the USB connector. I tried to plug my headphones into the other USB ports, nothing works and I don't know what else I can do and I'm desperately afraid of breaking my phone more as it is, because we cannot afford a new for awhile.
I understand that you can not get audio on headphones.
Sorry to hear about the inconvenience caused.
Please refer to the suggestions below and check if it helps:
Method 1: Troubleshooting hardware and devices
This utility checks for problems and automatically fix the problem.
Please see below the article that will give you a detailed description on how to use it.
Method 2: Update the chipset and audio drivers
Please visit the computer manufacturer and look for the latest chipset and audio drivers and install it on the computer and check if it helps.
Method 3: System Restore
According to the guidelines of your post, it was working fine and I would say also allows you to perform a system restore to an earlier date when everything was working well.
Refer to the following article which will help you launch the system restore.
System Restore warning: When you use system restore to restore the computer to a previous state, the programs and updates that you have installed are removed.
If this problem is caused by wear of the material, you will need to contact the manufacture of the computer or the local technician to get the matter sorted.
Hope this information helps. For any further assistance, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you.
I had this problem several times, where all of a sudden the audio headphone stops and starts coming out of speakers. Even if I unplug the headphones and plug it back, the sound only comes out the speakers.
I guess it's a software problem, because if I go to the sound control panel and 'test' the communication device, I still hear the sound test in my helmet. It's only for everything, like youtube, games, music, coming out the speakers instead of headphones.
I think I found a solution.
I uninstalled the IDT audio device codecs and when I restarted the laptop installed peripheral repel high-definition audio.
Works very well so far.
HelloAbout a year ago and a half years, I bought the Lifechat LX-3000 headset. They worked great for a long time, but now it seems they are mess up :(Two weeks, I was on my desktop Windows 7 Professional x 64 and I was getting complaints my microphone on Skype is gone completely silent and occasionally during these moments of silence, would that make a really loud cracking sound. Then I tested it in the tape and confirmed that there was a problem. He plugged out and back in and it was great to work for about 5 minutes, then he started again. I then plugged into an USB extension cable 2 meter to which he was previously connected and it worked great again for like 3 days.3 days later, he did it again despite it was connected to the back of the PC. I then plugged on the front of the PC, and it worked great for like 4 days.Today, I'm sitting here on my Windows laptop, 8 x 64 and the sound went away completely. I assumed initially that I had eliminated the USB so I plugged it on then back in and it worked very well. He then did again as three minutes later. Now, its been almost 20 minutes and it works well again.Anyone has any ideas at all? They are in good condition because they are a year and a half, they never took to big drops, the best that I would do is lay on my bed.* EDIT - however, no matter how the music is now, always adjust. Initially I thought it was a problem of power, but now they work very well: o
This problem can be caused if the LifeChat headset is not set as the default recording device or the mute button has been pressed on the inline cable.
I suggest to follow the methods below and let know us the status of the issue.
Activate the sounds in the LifeChat headset:
Activate the sound recording for headset LifeChat:
I suggest you check for error messages in the event viewer. If you find error messages after return the exact error message so that we can help you better.
Measures to check the application event log:
a. click Start.
b b.. in the search box, type eventvwr.msc and press enter.
c. click the Application in the observer of events (local).
d. Locate the event log on the right side of the event viewer window.
Open Event Viewer:
What are the information contained in the logs of the event (Event Viewer)? :
For more information:
Contact the LifeChat LX-3000:
I hope this helps.
I bought a USB Microsoft LifeChat LX 3000 headset, and when it is plugged into my USB port, no sound is heard from the speakers.
When I disconect the speakers rund LX 3000 perfectly.
Someone knows how to fix this problem, please
I wanted to check if Microsoft LifeChat LX 3000 has all the entries in this section and if it has settings to enable or disable speakers when it is installed. It is obviously the installer to work this way by default--I know not how to change the value by default if there is no entry in the audio section.
Try to download updated drivers for your sound card - she is in the speakers and contolling the LifeChat for an upgrade can provide options that are not currently available and you should be able to control if both can work at the same time. While you're there, download and reinstall the updated drivers LifeChat as well.
Here is a link to the Microsoft Support - I don't know if it will be free or not (I can't go past the area enter the product id field). https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?gprid=12368&st=1&wfxredirect=1. If free (I'm not sure I want to pay for support) and then explain the problem and they may be able to tell an easy solution that we have lost.
Here is a link to the product documentation that can explain what is happening and why. Maybe it's just the way they are designed to work. http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/documentation/default.aspx?type=LifeChat&sku=JUG-00001.
I hope this helps.
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I just bought a Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 headset, install the LifeChat 1.4 software. The headphones and the microphone are functioning normally, also the command buttons to perform a call and mute, but the buttons for the volume control do not work. I checked the HID services and they are running, also reinstalled the software and drivers but these buttons do not work.I use Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit) on a Dell Studio 15 laptop.Thanks in advance for your help.
Hello1. it worked before?2 have you made any changes to the computer before the show?Method 1:I suggest you to connect to another computer and check with the question.If the problem persists after you connect to another computer. I suggest you contact the hardware support for assistance:Microsoft Hardware
http://www.Microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/p/LifeChat-LX-1000#supportMethod 2: run the hardware troubleshooter and see if it helps.Open the hardware and devices Troubleshooter
Also check out the links:Tips for solving common audio problems
http://www.Microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/help/support/troubleshooting/headset/hardware-issuesI hope this helps.
We have just improved my mobile son of XP to win 7, now the zoom optical mouse 3000 feature no longer works. He is visually impaired and needs this tool in order to be able to read the screen. Is there a downloadable fix for this?
Thank you for any input,
I suggest you try the steps from the following link:
Mouse, touchpad and keyboard with Windows problems
Troubleshoot a wireless mouse that does not correctly
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