Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Problems With Microphone, 8.1 related?

  1. #1


    OH
    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 64-bit

    Problems With Microphone, 8.1 related?


    I just bought a Razer Carcharius headset a few days ago. When I plugged it in the first time, everything functioned fine. Now, Skype isn't picking up my microphone. I don't see the headset in Device Manager or Control Panel's Sound settings either. This seemed to happen after I downloaded Razer Surround and restarted my computer. Are there known problems with microphones and 8.1? Is there a way to fix this? I am using a laptop, by the way. Thanks!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    More like the software is the problem vs Windows 8 being the problem. Is there a specific version created for windows 8.1? You can also try compatibility mode for the program to see if you can get it working: Compatibility Mode - Use in Windows 8

    If not, see if it works without the software.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Problems With Microphone, 8.1 related?
Related Threads
I recently purchased a Speedlink Spes clip-on microphone for use with my Packard Bell Imedia S2885 desktop (running Windows 8.1). When I try to configure it, however, I get either “The computer did not hear you” or “The computer did not hear you very clearly”. When I record my voice the sound is...
hello i have some problems with skype and microphone please help :) 1-when i plug in an external microphone *for example samsung mobile headphone* i just listen to myself even if i uncheck listen to 2-skype mutes every thing , i also checked nothing on communication 3-i hear many beeps when i...
Solved Microphone in Sound & Audio
So i Just bought i new Mic for my gaming channel. And it doesn't work on my pc. It works on my dads windows 7 but not on mine i can't get my mic to work It Says i have it enabled but i can't But it doesn't pic up any sound at all i really need HELP :( 26062 26063 26064 26065
Microphone volume very low in Sound & Audio
Hi. Before I start, yes, I have searched the forum for this issue before. I've done possibly everything everyone has said and still no fix. I've read that you have to go to Communications in the Sound window, and select Do nothing. That doesn't work. 23415 I've read that you have to go to...
The following report was generated by HDDScan (ver 3.3): http://sdrv.ms/Y4KYpv (S.M.A.R.T result) My laptop (Windows 8) encounters slow boot-up and shutdown time yesterday suddenly. The boot-up time was usually at around 23-28 seconds (fast start up) and the shutdown time was not more than 30...
Strange boot problems (related to video card?) in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hello everybody, Yesterday I installed windows 8 on my 4 year old Acer Aspire 5920G laptop (still runs many recent games decently), dual booted with Vista (OEM) and W7. W8 was installed succesfully and it worked as it should, but when I let the system do a performance rating the screen went...
8 microphone in Sound & Audio
microphone not working
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook