Very low Volume in Vista microphone
In fact, I have 2 questions using my microphone in Yahoo Messenger in Vista that I didn't have when I used XP.
(1) I used to use yahoo messenger to talk to the family on my XP operating system. But now, in my new PC with Vista, the microphone volume is so low that my family complains that they can hardly hear me. I literally have to scream so that they can hear something. The mic is the same and I have tried the mic in my brothers PC which has XP and it works really well.
(2) in addition, in XP I could talk to a PC in yahoo messenger as in the two-way communication system, is that I was able to interept while someone says something to me about voice chat. but now its impossible, I have to wait until the other party has ceased to speak so that I can talk to. Know-how as a half-duplex communication.
Please help me to solve these issues.
I am so excited! My microphone in my headphone works! And I can use in MS and Skype! After playing with all the combinations of audio settings for 2 days solid includes one night at midnight, I finally found the solution. I signed in my PC (gateway) manufacturers and provided the serial number of my PC and searched all the device drivers for my computer. Low and behold there was one available for the Realtek microphone and a speaker that came with my PC. I downloaded and installed and everything works now! Wonderful! For users of the gateway with Windows 7 or Vista, the file was Audio_Realtek_ALC888S - VC2_18.104.22.16801_W7x64. I downloaded and saved on the PC. Then I went to control Panal-> All Control Panel Items-> Manager-> sound, video devices and game controller (Double click)-> Realtek High Definition Audio-> Action-> update driver software. From there you will be directed through the following steps to search for updates on your computer and they will be installed for you. A message came that this updating process can change my current settings and I said almost thank God for it! In any case, I'm as happy as possible. If you are not a user of gateway, the only difference for you would be to look on the Web site of the manufacturer of your computer instead of the site of the bridge. Good luck to all of you sick poor frustrated.
My computer microphone picks up sound at a very low volume. It is impossible to chat with no sound coming from my side! How should I do?
Buy a micro better use - one with noise suppression. Sounds like inexpensive material.
Hi all, I bought a used Tecra A3. With Win XP Professional, service pack 3. I have not all records with him.
It was working well before a week or two ago. It has very low volume, I have all levels of volume and the maximum wave. The manual volume knob on the front has no effect, it used to work
I think the problem started when I downloaded youtube FLV files, then I downloaded a program ('super' was the name of the program) to convert the FLV files into AVI files.
I uninstalled the program of conversion, I failed to convert anything. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the driver of sound card - card his Realtech AC97. I uninstalled and reinstalled WMP11. None of this has helped.
On this view, I saw how to do a system restore. I thought to perform the system recovery can solve the problem.
My question is, if I perform the system recovery, to the GET to the elimination of the parameters of the box, it will clear the WIN XP operating system?
Thanks for any assistance received, Darren.
Please do not be angry on me, but make you it so complicated. Let's be clear on this:
Saved on DVD of recovery recovery image contains the operating system, all necessary drivers, Toshiba tools and utilities and some additional applications such as a DVD player. So if you want to install the OS by using Toshiba recovery media will be deleted all content saved on the HDD, formatted partitions and lately OS will be installed. When all is finished you will have clean operating system preinstalled. It will be the same State as the first day after the default purchase.
Then I don't understand what you mean now with the restore process. During the installation of recovery is complete you must not install or configure anything. Just boot OS, install your favorite software, install the Microsoft updates and be happy.
If you have any other questions please post again, but please if you ask something to be clear and precise.
I have a
HP Pavilion 1d98dx g6 with W7 Ultimate that suddenly has very low volume. I tried rolling back the drivers, uninstall them and the device itself.
I also tried this option of Equalization of sound level, but it only makes it worse. He used to sound very good, but now it's horrible. Now, I have to wear headphones to listen to the music! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
I understand that you are having problems with the sound of your built-in speakers. I'm happy to help you with this.
You can start with the following page, even if you get sound.
No sound from speakers (Windows 7)
Or you can check on your inside connections are involved for this you will need:
Microsoft support Web site:
Diagnose and solve the problems of Windows audio playback automatically
If those who do not work it is possible that there is a physical problem with the speakers themselves. At this point, I would call in to our technical support at the 800-474-6836. If you do not live in the United States / Canada region, please click the link below to get help from your region number.
I was happily listening to Pandora via bluetooth for months, when all of a sudden about two weeks ago, the volume got so low I can barely hear it. I checked the media volume control and it is bent full. Bluetooth phone call volume still works fine and is generally of fort to operate in full. I tried deleting and reinstalling Pandora, but no help. I also tried another internet radio app (Slacker), but he also plays very low volume. The only changes that I know are updates frequent free app I install I'm warned.
Does anyone else have a problem like this? Should I try a hard reset?
Galán (Droid, 2.1 - update1)
I did and I had to wipe my phone bluetooth devices and reboot then re add devices. This took care of it.
The volume on my R500 (R500 - 11 c to be exact) is ridiculously low. Only with the volume at maximum (100) and using headphones I hear nothing, and even in this case, it is far too low to be useful. I can just do the test sounds to the left and then good listener when using his test detected in Control Panel-> Sound-> speakers (there no helmet to choose)-> Properties-> Advanced-> test. Unplug the headphones I hear nothing in the speakers, because of the (very low) sounds made by the fan and HARD drive. Play music (with headphones) I can just do the sounds are produced, but I can't even on what is happening.
I tried the things mentioned in the "Satellite 5105-S901 sound is very low (even at max volume) to aid driver Toshiba ' thread without success (including the Loudness equalization).
I am running Vista Business 32 bit and have tried the driver_audio_realtek26117B.exe, driver_audio_realtek_TC00157600B.exe and Vista_Win7_R243_x86.exe the driver files and also used the util_mute_off_25847B.exe utility.
Enabling silent makes the already weak sounds go completely silent, so I don't think it's a matter of mute.
Jack detection works, I can see that in the Realtek HD Audio Manager program. Using sound test of this program (Configuration of the speakers) I have to go to a completely silent, and even in this case I can't hear something on the right headphone. (I think, it's darn so low, that I could imagine I hear.)
Decreasing the volume slider sound 100 harder almost inaudible noise similarly points out, and around 45 it is more audible even in a quiet room with headphones.
So it seems that I somehow need to reset the audio chip in a 'normal' level Or it is broken and does not display anything more audible.
Does anyone have ideas, what I can try next? I can boot XP or Linux, if anyone has any ideas on how to get her here, just to start. (They are silent as well, I did not like extensive tests under those as Vista).
According to your message, you have tried to increase the volume by using all possible options
Have you tried to increase the volume in Control Panel-> Realtek HD audio manager?
Check this box
You also tried to update the Realtek audio driver.
Did you use the Realtek page directly?
If this will not help, you might try the laptop with the new system recovered
But if this does not improve the volume, then this could be a hardware problem
I have windows vista I have the volume turn completely. But it is very low that if I use the speakers that are built into the computer the volume is fine. But if I plug a speaker on the back of the computer volume is very low.
Welcome to the Microsoft Community and forums thanks for posting the question.
I see that the volume is very low during playback of Youtube or Windows Media Player. We will analyze and identify the cause of the problem.
1. What is the brand and model of the computer?
2 is this problem limited to Youtube video and Windows Media Player?
3. do you have the codecs installed on the computer?
4. are you aware of changes to the computer before the show?
Because the built-in speakers work correctly, the external speakers may be corrupted.
I suggest you to connect the speakers to another computer and check if the speakers are working properly or not.
Run the Fixit described in the article:
Diagnose and solve the problems of Windows audio playback automatically
Although most speakers have a volume control, you can control the overall level of sound using Windows.
Adjust the speaker volume
See also article.
Tips for solving common audio problems
Hope this information helps. Get back to us if you have more queries about Windows.
I have a Compaq Presario c700 running Vista 32 bit. When I play a DVD, the sound volume is very low. Please notify.
Click right speaker - tab of peripheral improvements - speakers to highlight the lower properties right - reading
Check Disable all sound effects apply / OK - also check levels here.
Back to speaker - bottom LEFT - configure tests there.
Control Panel - look for an Audio Manager (mine's Manager Audion Realtek) If you have one, it could
is HP Audio Conexant Audio or... Rob - bicycle - Mark Twain said it is good.
My sound is very low and poor quality after the upgrade to windows 10, I've updated all my drivers, I chose the highest quality in the properties of the hd intel audio drivers, I checked the 3 volumes. I should of never being updated... BIG MISTAKE!
Thank you for your advice, sorry I did not take the solution to my problem was very simple, I had to wait for HP put the new update! Following the solution, I went to HP Support Assistant, the trick here was to goto Support Section and not up to date on my Device option. In the Support section, I clicked on my camera since I went to the Support Center HP technology - software and drivers, then I clicked on check now. and Wallah all the drivers I need to solve my problems...
Walking to Windows 10. Loss of my audio Beats. The volume is very low, so even than the value 100% volume
See if reinstalling the audio driver solves the problem...
This package contains the driver that allows to the Audio IDTHigh-definition (HD) in models of laptops that arerunning an operating system supported.
File name: sp63555.exe
When I try to play a video on utube volume is very low. How can I increase the volume. He was much stronger. Thank you mike
· What version of the operating system is installed on the computer?
· Did you the latest changes on the computer before this problem?
· You receive an error message/code?
Follow these methods.
Method 1: Sound controls in Windows
(a) in the system tray, click on the "speaker" icon.
(b) choose to mixer.
The Volume mixer allows you to separately control the volume of your speakers and other sound devices or programs.
Adjust the sound level on your computer
Method 2: Check setting of volume under the playback devices.
(a) right click on the "speaker" icon and choose the playback device.
(b) select speakers, and then click Properties.
(c) switch to the levels tab and adjust the slider.
Method 3: Update the latest audio drivers.
Updated a hardware driver that is not working properly
No sound in Windows
Tips for solving common audio problems
Sound cards: frequently asked questions
It seems that for the first few days, the volume of my W700 are quite strong, but now 100%, it is very low. When I look at the properties of the speakers, I see that they barely reach 60% on all sound.
Check if you have Dolby offshore. The volume is much lower than if Dolby has been disabled, it is enabled by default, when you first get the tablet.
Hi, recently noticed that when I lower the volume level for music, games, video and other media, it also reduces my ringtone and notification volume level too! (even if the level of the slider bar is on max for ringtones, notifications). so if for example I that video down on youtube etc, it takes my volume of text and call down too! This allows to happen and only noticed when I saw led missed call, text, flashing.try your own z3c?
music, video, etc. (bottom)-
Ringtone & notification (max)
Are now looking for incoming call, volume of text (very low on mine) so I have to reset the music, video, games, etc to max to hear incoming calls, texts, but I don't want to max volume for music, video.
BTW, I'm still on kitkat 4.4.4 but like I said volume levels could be addressed individually for unpacking.
now strange is my companion has MS xperia and I checked her yesterday and it had the same problem (jellybean) and because its volume level on the video, games etc is low, but max on ringtone, text lacks too calls and texts! (unless of course he puts in maximum volume on video games). also using volume on the side of the phone has no effect either.
just stumbled on this comment on another issue and realized that even if was weak on the preview, it was ok on the actual volume of text and incoming call! so happy again!
When you preview a ringtone played as audio media,
IAM using windows vista 64 bit and I have installed 4 GB of ram I noticed very low performance and low score 4.5 I tired to change the positions of the ram and tried to use a different kind of ram, but my score of 4.5 with 2 GB or 4 GB ram sucked into this score with a low yield iam very disappointed of what can one help me?
2 * 2 GB samsung pc2 6400 4 GB
and I tried transcend pc2 5300
Contrary to what said 'DaGreenOne' on 'thread lock', I can assure you that we will not do.
We strive to help you with this problem. However, I kind of sharing what he or she said several suggestions have been posted but nothing is your problem. There was some good suggestions posted here.
It's frustrating, I know. Question: If you put the 'original' of return RAM in the system and restore the system back to how it was when you bought, 1st you get the experience index you originally? This is assuming that you are ready to perform a system recovery which erases the hard drive clean and make it the way it was when manufacturing built the machine.
Please confirm you "not" mix the different types of RAM in the computer, which means that you put in two sticks of 6400 and two sticks of 5300 (these numbers used for example)
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I just bought a new Toshiba Satellite L500D, with Windows 7, and I'm having a problem with the microphone volume, in this sound recording is barely audible.
I followed all the steps suggested on this topic on the forum: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7music/thread/06582922-0014-4dac-9f74-b63f143fbb8e... .but nothing fixed it.
It's a built-in microphone and audio driver is Realtek. I did a driver update check and it integrates the latest version. I all set to maximum microphone volume settings and tried to test records Skype and sound recorder for Windows. They record, but it is extremely low volume, even if I'm leaning closer to the microphone and speak loudly. Different recipients of Skype call could barely hear me. The only thing that saves the high voice is when I run a finger over matte plastic of the monitor frame - which saves super hard for some reason any.
I welcome suggestions as soon as possible. I need my microphone to get the work done!
I hope that the people at Microsoft can remedy the situation as soon as possible, because it is crucial to set!
I had this problem for a few weeks, I recently read a forum post saying uncheck the: allow applications to take exclusive control of the device:
Well, I found this setting and changed a few others and I think that he has fixed
I went through the control panel > hardware and sound > manage Audio devices to reach the acoustic Panel.
I selected reading > Speakers > improvements and made sure that everything was unchecked.
"" I selected reading > Speakers > advanced and unchecked "allow applications to take exclusive control of this device.
I went to recording > Microphone > listening and insured 'listen to this device' is unchecked.
I went to levels and assured the Microphone level was 100% and the boost to + 10 dB
I'm gone into improvements and assured that everything was unchecked.
"" I then in Advanced and unchecked "allow applications to take exclusive control of this device.
And finally I went in the Communications of the acoustic Panel tab, changed "when windows detects communications activity" to "do nothing".
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