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Genius Sound Value 5.1 Mic Boost

By cuppycake
Aug 31, 2007
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  1. Genius Sound Value 5.1 Mic Boost [problem solved]

    Hey,

    I kinda got some probs. I just putted in my new soundcard cause i didnt have 5.1 soundcard. Everything was kinda ok but my center-sub dont rly work and i cant boost my mic. I really need the mic boost but it's not anywhere.

    http://shrani.si/f/3K/ZE/1VnP3UOX/soundmakervaluem.png
    here's the screen

    before that i was using SoundMAX and it had mic boost, this one doesnt -.-

    well soundcard is Genius Sound Value 5.1 and my speakers are logitech x-540

    thank u for all the help xD
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    You probably need the latest driver for your soundcard, it may help.
  3. cuppycake

    cuppycake TS Rookie Topic Starter

    already tried, installed, didnt help xD that's Genius heh

    yea i use XP
  4. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,624

    unmute everything that is muted.
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    This may not be it, but you never know.

    Double click the volume icon and under options, make sure Advanced controls are selected.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  6. cuppycake

    cuppycake TS Rookie Topic Starter

    http://shrani.si/f/3K/ZE/1VnP3UOX/soundmakervaluem.png

    pls read my post next time, ty

    it dont work with unmuting

    it just doesnt have advanced options to open and i dunno how to mic boost now
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    I never mentioned un-muting. I know with my volume control, if you don`t have the Advanced controls selected, you can`t apply the mic boost. Obviously, this isn`t the case with your volume control.

    Look in your sound cards manual and see if it`s mentioned there. If not, then maybe your soundcards software just doesn`t support the mic boost function.

    Regards Howard :)
  8. cuppycake

    cuppycake TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks.

    Holla,

    I read the whole manual, found nothing. I checked all over, nothing. Then i thought, oh well i'll install it with all the annoying applications. I opened each application which was added, some players etc. etc. Well, there was Audio-Rack program. In that program under options there was Enable Mic Boosting. So problem solved.

    Thanks to all that helped, problem solved :)
  9. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hey that`s great news. It`s just a shame, you had to install lots of crap to be able to do what you wanted.

    Thanks for letting us know.

    Regards Howard :)
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