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Old 04-08-2011, 01:17 PM   #1
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Question I can't work my laptops microphone please help!

Hey, I am pretty useless at computers so I can never understand all this computer talk so could somebody please help dumb it down for me? lol

I bought a laptop off ebay, its a Compaq Presario CQ60-305EA. I think it has a built in microphone.

I was using skype and I couldnt get the microphone to work. I never got a disc or anything with the laptop so I am not sure if you are supposed to install it or whatever. I did that sound check test but it couldnt trace anything :s

If anybody knows could they tell me does this laptop even have a built in microphone and if so how do I work it?

Would be very gratefuk thanks x
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Based on the specs listed in this webpage, it seems that model has no built in microphone.
Can you see any mic input jack available? If there is, try an external microphone and see if that works.
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This is a Linux forum, and we know next to nothing about Windows. I take it you are running Windows?

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thanks, I checked some descriptions of it and some said it does have a mic and others said it doesnt lol I am running off windows yes but I thought I would give it a try. Thanks again


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