Windows 10: Plug in Microphone not working on Windows 10

Discus and support Plug in Microphone not working on Windows 10 in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; How do I get a Plug in Microphone to work on Windows 10? When troubleshooting, problem found was: Generic Audio Driver. How do I resolve?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Shayla21, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. Shayla21 Win User

    Plug in Microphone not working on Windows 10


    How do I get a Plug in Microphone to work on Windows 10?

    When troubleshooting, problem found was: Generic Audio Driver.


    How do I resolve?

    :)
     
    Shayla21, Mar 14, 2019
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  2. makesense Win User

    Windows 10 No microphone will work


    Sorry about the long response time. Work sucks sometime.

    I tried both a headset microphone and the usb microphone on another Windows 10 computer. It did not pick up any microphone signal and was showing the same emulated sound output as I noted before.

    That is what is really bothering me. Both computers detect the microphones, yet output is being directed to them as well as any plugged in speaker/headphone.
     
    makesense, Mar 14, 2019
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  3. microphone not working on windows 10

    Since I installed windows 10 my microphone is not working. I tried ALL the steps that you suggested in other threads and the microphone still doesn't work! Please find urgently a solution!
     
    MikaelaSympoura, Mar 14, 2019
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  4. Aceman.au Win User

    Plug in Microphone not working on Windows 10

    Sennheiser GSP 350. Microphone stops working when I open any game

    Wow, ok. I think I've fixed it by accident while fiddling around.

    It appears to be the Realtek audio being the issue here. I don't use my onboard sound card as my headset is a USB headset only and my speakers are plugged into an ASUS sound card.

    Step by step fix:
    • I went into recording devices
    • I enabled STEREO MIX (Realtek High Definition Audio)
    • Then I set that Stereo Mix as the DEFAULT DEVICE (At this point it took over both input and output devices without my permission )
    • Then set my Sennheiser headset as default recording and playback devices in their respective windows even though they both still said they were the default devices when they weren't
    Headset microphone is currently functioning while in game now. I'll update the thread if it goes again. Should I completely disable Realtek audio??? Or will windows just force it to work again?
     
    Aceman.au, Mar 14, 2019
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