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your head phones mic i cant get it to work

by gzubin / June 23, 2006 8:52 PM PDT

could you please addvise me on how to get my microphone to work on msn messenger voice clip as i have tryed to get it to work and failed please help thank you heather

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More information please...
by John.Wilkinson / June 24, 2006 2:04 PM PDT

More information is needed, such as version of MSN Messenger, which microphone you have (make/model, USB/audio in, etc), OS, etc. Does the mic work in other programs or is it just having a problem with MSN Messenger? Have you checked to make sure the mic isn't muted? Is it choppy or is there no audio at all when using the mic?

Let us know.

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getting mics to work
by therealCSMR / June 25, 2006 2:03 AM PDT

You will need to:
1. Get a USB mic or a mic that is advertised as a line level microphone.
2. Get a sound card with an internal mic preamp
3. Put a mic preamp between your sound card and your microphone.

A USB mic is the easiest option IMO.

You will then need to set things up in Messenger->Tools->Audio and Video settings

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