Re: Microphone problems/HP dv9005us w/Conexant HD audio

Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Frank, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. Frank

    Frank Guest

    "MJMHouston" <> wrote in message
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    >
    > I searched these forums but did not find any posts with a similar
    > problem, so here goes:
    >
    > I have an HP Pavilion dv9005us laptop running WinXP. The laptop has
    > embedded microphones, as well as a mic jack, but neither seems to work
    > well. When I try to record sound it is very faint unless I am almost
    > yelling, and there is a lot of background hiss. I have done everything
    > I can think of including:
    >
    > - I updated the drivers from HP for Conexant HD audio
    > - I made certain that the mic volume was boosted to full
    > - I checked the external mic on a different system and it worked fine
    > - I DO NOT have any trouble with the audio, just recording
    >
    > One thing I have NOT been able to do is to activate the "Microphone
    > Boost" feature that some KB's suggest, because the path to get there
    > is
    > grayed out on my system. I've posted this problem on some other forums
    > and found that there are others with both Pavilion/Presario laptops
    > and
    > HP Special Edition laptops with a similar problem, and while it seems
    > to
    > be a common problem, it is not a universal problem.
    >
    > Does anyone have a clue how to get the microphones working? I have to
    > believe that it is primarily a software glitch since the audio is
    > fine.


    You have an HP OEM system. Contact HP for support.
     
    Frank, Apr 14, 2007
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