No sound through speakers when using Skype

I have Windows Vista 64-bit operating system.  The following situation began around mid-April.  Although all the sound settings are correct and healthy records on his Equalizer lit bar, there is no sound coming through the speakers.  With some parameters, the sound test are almost like a gentle whisper.  I bought a Skype number.  I need to be able to hear the ring come through the speaker when a call comes in.

My headphones (with microphone) works very well.  However, I can't wear my helmet all day just in case someone decides to call me.  HELP PLEASE!

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