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Monitor microphone question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ITgirl45, Apr 8, 2008.

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  1. ITgirl45

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    One of my friends has a Compaq fs740 monitor, one that comes with a built in microphone. Now, he had been told that the microphone will work as is, nothing to plug in or anything. But when I try to talk to him using MSN and other talking software, I cannot hear him. The volume is all the way up and his microphone is turned all the way up as well.

    Can anyone help?
     
  2. Ziggy587

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    Does the microphone work on other applications? Try using Start> programs> accessories> entertainment> sound recorder and see if the mic works in that.

    Are we assuming that its configured correctly? There might be a wire that comes out the back of the monitor that has to be plugged into the sounds card.
     
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