Article ID : 00032340 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

How to adjust the microphone settings in the mixer utility.

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  1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, under Pick a category, double-click the Sound, Speech and Audio Devices icon.
  3. In the Sound, Speech and Audio Devices window, in the See Also box, click Advanced Volume Controls.
  4. On the menu bar, click Options.
  5. On the Options menu, click Properties.
  6. In the Properties window, in the Show the following box, ensure Microphone is selected.
  7. Click the OK button.
  8. In the Advanced Volume Controls window, under Microphone, ensure Mute is not selected.
  9. Adjust the volume slider to the desired level.