Posted 10 October 2010 - 05:26 PM
Okay if you have sound coming from your speakers, this means your sound card is working and the drivers for it are installed.
There is no separate drivers just for a microphone. So we will not be looking for one of those.
Can you test this microphone on another device to be sure that the wires near the microphone or plug are not broken or shorted?
There is a possibility the jack for the microphone plug on the computer is damaged.
The major hardware problem with both microphone plugs and jacks, is the fact that they end up being pulled beyond their length and damage to either the plug's wire or the microphone jack is the result.
Now the question is, how do you know which is the damaged item?
If the microphone works on another computer, we know it is not the microphone.
We now have to concentrate on the microphone input jack for possible damage.
If it checks out as being damaged from the microphone wire being pulled the wrong way, it will need to be repaired.
I highly do not think you have a driver issue here at all, you may not have selected the proper sound card setting in the volume controls, if it has a drop down menu, you need to choose the proper option for your Sound Blaster sound card from this menu.
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