Configuring your microphone on your computer

 

To verify that your microphone is working properly on your computer:

 

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Go to your computer's Start Menu.

 

Select “Control Panel”.

 

Click on “Hardware and Sound”.

 

Click on “Manage Audio Devices”.

 

You will see a recording tab and a microphone sound level meter. Use this meter to check that your voice is being captured by the microphone properly.

 

If your microphone is not working, check your microphone's installation guide. Some microphones have a driver on a CD that you have to install on your computer to make them work.

 

 

 

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Select “System Preferences”.

 

Click on the Sound icon and select “Input”.

 

Your microphone should be listed. Click on it.

 

Talk into your microphone and see if the Input Level bar jumps up and down.

 

If your microphone is not working, check your microphone's installation guide. Some microphones have a driver on a CD that you have to install on your computer to make them work.

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