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    Headset/MIC Sound & Vista

    Hi all,
    A little advice/help required please.

    I installed Vista Ultimate. All went well tbh and only a far minor teething problems but all but one are ironed out now.

    I have a Sound Blaster Audigy LS card (not the greatest i know, but fine for my purposes) and an Antec Lansing full cupped headset with microphone.

    Anyway, the head phones work great and all sounds are good. The problem is the Mic. Not a sound in or out and im very confused about it now.
    With Vista the options dont seem anywhere near as big as XP and cannot find any settings which may help. TBH the Creative Drivers arent the best either.

    Any ideas???? If so it would be much appreciated.

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    i had a problem last night due to the fact i had to install a new vista drive as mine had expired, once installed i had sound but no mic, i had to goto control panel and sounds and turn it on there. not sure of the exact path as im not on it at the mo

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    If you can't see Mic settings, go to Sound control panel, Advanced, Options, Properties (I think that's the correct path, might be a little different in Vista - I'm not in front of my Vista PC right now) and in the Properties window, make sure that Mic is ticked in 'show the following volume controls'.

    You'll probably then need to enable the mic, and possibly enable Mic 20dB boost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timread View Post
    If you can't see Mic settings, go to Sound control panel, Advanced, Options, Properties (I think that's the correct path, might be a little different in Vista - I'm not in front of my Vista PC right now) and in the Properties window, make sure that Mic is ticked in 'show the following volume controls'.

    You'll probably then need to enable the mic, and possibly enable Mic 20dB boost.
    All good now. I had S/PDIF/in defaulted and not the MIC.
    Its bloody annoying that i never had any probs with any XP setups
    Thanks for your help fella........

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