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Paper Tape
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My internal mic has disappeared

When I go to Recording Devices, all that appears is Microphone Array, which emits ear-piercing feedback when Enabled, and Stereo Mix.  Show Disabled Devices and Show Disconnected Devices both have checkmarks by it.  The inernal mic has magically disappeared.  How can I get it back?  Thanks in advance...

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Re: My internal mic has disappeared

Microphone Array is the internal mic. 


try reinstalling the audio drivers for your model/downloading the latest drivers from the support page. 


if that doesnt stop the feedback, check the properties of mic array. right click microphone array and click properties. go to the listen tab and make sure that "listen to this device" is not enabled. then check the volume and boost on the levels tab. 


I think that if both the gain is up and "listen to this device" is on, you will get horrible feedback on an all in one.

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Re: My internal mic has disappeared

You might need to reinstall Realtek drivers. What's the model of your machine?

Eric Xu

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