Windows 10: Microphone not working.

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  1.    24 Jan 2016 #11

    The voltage doesn't even get up to 5v, it's 2v +/-.
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  2.    25 Jan 2016 #12

    That may not be sufficient for a computer mic (condenser mic).
    Other than a problem on the motherboard, I would look at the wattage of the power supply.
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  3.    25 Jan 2016 #13

    Most likely a faulty motherboard, in the middle of replacing it.
    Thanks for your help.
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  4.    30 Jan 2016 #14

    So, the replacement motherboard just came, all plugged in and the mic still does not pick up any sound.
    Dunno what to do anymore.
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  5.    30 Jan 2016 #15

    Disconnect the HD Audio connector (for the front panel audio) from the motherboard. Then try the rear mic jack. In case the front panel is causing a problem.

    I would also try a different microphone, even though this one works on another PC.
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  6.    30 Jan 2016 #16

    Disconnecting the HD Audio does not help, mic still doesn't work. I tried a different headset, same make, but a newer model and it didn't work either.
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  7.    31 Jan 2016 #17

    I don't know. Unfortunately "remote" troubleshooting doesn't always help and it takes a tech to physically troubleshoot.
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  8.    31 Jan 2016 #18

    Yeah, no worries. Thanks for your help so far.
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