I own and use the cheapo Cyber Acoustics thing at http://www.amazon.com/Cyber-Acoustics-Microphone-Technology-AC-850/dp/B00083Y0T6
I use it with Skype. Setup and use may test some user's patience.
I have a new HP 2010i desktop which doesnt come with a microphone. We've tried an external mic but it doesnt seem to work. We took it back to where we bought it from and was told the sound card had been replaced when we picked it up. The mic is still not working even with a new external mouthpiece.
Since it's past the time for returns(computer)can anyone tell me how to solve this.