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How to re-connect microphone headset after disabling it in control panel

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tierney211, Jul 21, 2011.

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  1. tierney211

    tierney211 Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    I just got the Dictation 11.0 voice to text software in the mail, and after installing it and using the headset microphone (everything working perfectly), I pulled the microphone cord out of the jack while the software was loaded (why i do not know why i did that) and when I put it back in it does not work.

    A bit of background info:

    I run windows vista on a laptop and when I tried to trouble shoot it, my bright idea was to go into control panel and disable the mic, and the try to enable it again. Now I cannot find my microhpone anywhere in the control panel to re-enable it. The software still picks up that the microphone is connected (although the control panel does not), but neither can register any sound.

    I did check to see if anything was muted in the mixer, and nothing is.

    Does anyone have any ideas?

    forever grateful for any input.

    thanks

    tim
     
  2. captainron276

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    Try using System Restore and take it back to when it worked.
     
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