1.    22 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Headphone with built in microphone uses as Microphone, not Headphone

    Okay, so I have an Asus laptop with Windows 10. I am using an Ultimate Ears Headphone with built in microphone. The problem is that i want to use the headphone part, but all the the laptop registers is the microphone. Click image for larger version. 

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    How can I change this, as i cannot watch videos without disturbing others.
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  2.    22 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    That is definitely odd.
    Can you right-click on the audio icon in the bottom right-hand side of the taskbar, select Playback Devices, and then disable the speakers, and see if the sound then comes through the headset?

    Another thing: Have you plugged in the headset, and then rebooted the computer? Be sure to turn off Fast Startup when trying this.
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