Windows 10: Windows 10 microphone not detected

  1.    28 Aug 2015 #1

    Windows 10 microphone not detected


    Hi everybody,

    I updated my computer to Windows 10 Pro just few hours ago. I experienced some problems with the video drivers, but I solved them by updating the driver through nVidia GeForce Experience.

    Now I have problems with my audio driver (which I think it is VIA HD Audio). My computer does not recognize my external microphone, only the internal one (which is not of the best quality). I looked for the drivers in the ASUS website, but I have found only outdated drivers for Windows 8. Then I saw the "sticky thread" on tenforums in this section and I tried to download the driver, but I do not want to mess up everything else as the site says:

    Audio drivers available for download from the Realtek website are general drivers for our audio ICs, and may not offer the customizations made by your system/motherboard manufacturer. To be sure you obtain the full features/customizations provided in your original audio product, please download the latest drivers from your system/motherboard manufacturer's website.
    So I'd like to find a good driver for my own PC (which is an ASUS G75).
    In addition to it, it seems I have installed VIA HD Audio Control Panel, but I cannot access it because no window is shown when I start it.

    I've attached some screenshots which could be helpful.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Microphone Problem.png 
Views:	22 
Size:	191.2 KB 
ID:	34421

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks a lot!

    Jymmy097
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.   My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    20 Dec 2015 #3

    Jymmy097 said: View Post
    Hi everybody,
    ...My computer does not recognize my external microphone, only the internal one ...

    Any suggestions? Thanks a lot!
    Jymmy097
    Perhaps a simple microphone solution; it worked for my HP laptop running Windows 10 [after tearing my hair out for hours and trying all the fixes i found on the internet, to no avail]:

    Click the [Start Button]
    Click on/select [All apps]
    Scroll down and click on [Settings]
    In upper right search box [i.e., Find a setting], type in "microphone"
    Click on/select [Microphone privacy settings]
    Turn on [Let apps use my microphone]

    VOILA! a working external mic

    Happy holidays ...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
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. 33176 How can I change this,...
Windows 10 Microphone not working in Drivers and Hardware
Hello, I have a Centrios Desktop Microphone with a 6.4mm Jack. My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420 obviously doesn't have a 6.4 mm Audio Jack but it does have 1 Jack for both Audio and Microphones. I found an adapter from 6.4mm Female to 3.5mm Male....
Solved Using microphone in Windows 10 in General Support
Hello can anyone tell me how to give commands using a microphone in Windows 10? I know there's Cortana but I would like to ask google to search for an item. Thanks.
So I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 on my Dell Inspiron N7110 and now I'm having issues with all of my drivers not being recognized. My screen resolution is stuck in 1280x720 and its only recognizing Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. I...
I'm stumped as I have a Samsung netbook with Windows 7 starter on it and after running and rerunning the updates to try and get the Windows 10 upgrade going, nothing has worked. I've done the 'updatenow' trick which worked on a windows 8 tablet -...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:01.
Find Us