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    My laptop mic (i.e. the built in speakers which you can use as a microphone as well) were working fine before. I took it in for repair at PC world since there was issues with it e.g. the cooling system was faulty and the charger was temperamental.

    I've not got it back and all the other issues are fixed and the speakers are working fine but when I try to sing/ speak into the microphone both on a webcam and on a recording app nothing is picked up.

    All the applications that I had installed on the computer are still there and I did a search to check for updated drivers but after I did that it said the driver I have currently installed is the most up to date one. Does anyone know what has happened or should i just return it back to PC World telling them that the microphone is now no longer working

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    Before you do anything more permanent, open device manager, find your microphone on the device list, right click and disable it, then right click and enable. If it's a software problem this might catch it.

    I'm guessing you've already tried restarting your laptop. If not, do that first.
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    (Original post by benplumley)
    Before you do anything more permanent, open device manager, find your microphone on the device list, right click and disable it, then right click and enable. If it's a software problem this might catch it.

    I'm guessing you've already tried restarting your laptop. If not, do that first.
    yeah I tried restarting

    thanks for your suggestion
    I try that
 
 
 
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