Realtek HD Audio Problem - Mic flowing through to speakers, wont record!

By Paul8
Sep 14, 2009
  1. Hello Techspot,

    I have just built a new PC using the GA-P55-UD3P motherboard, I have tried almost everything to get my Microphone working correctly, I have been over many threads and possible solutions through various websites, nothing seems to work!

    Problem: My mic is plugged into the rear pink socket, If I leave the "Rear Pink" option muted I have no microphone sound whatsoever, yet if I unmute the "Rear Pink" option the sound going into my microphone comes directly out of my speakers rather than being recorded/used correctly on communication/recording software..
    note: the windows/realtek audio options all have "microphone" greyed out.. the only way to control my microphones mute/volume/boost is through the "pink rear" option!

    I hope this makes sense.

    It shouldn't make any difference but im using the default software which was included with the motherboard!

    Thankyou for your time,
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Have you taken a look at your device manager to assure there are no red or yellow flags indicating an incorrection connection... Good place to start.
  3. Paul8

    Paul8 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yup, everything is connected correctly.

    (no red/yellow indicators)
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