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skype won't recognize my speakers or microphone

My speakers and microphone work with all other programs on my computer but not skype. I have uninstalled and then reinstalled skpye and have gone over the test and my equipment but nothing seems to fix the problem.

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i tried other settings and it worked. thank you very much for your .larry

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Re: skype won't recognize my speakers or microphone

What version of Windows are you running?

 

What version of Skype?  Click on Help > About Skype for the version number.

 

What type mic?

 

If you go to Tools > Options > Audio settings, what do you see displayed in the Microphone and Speakers windows?   If you click on the down arrow are there other choices available?




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Skype is not recognizing my speakers or microphone.  It worked once...only!!

I have downloaded the latest version of Skype.

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did you have any success resolving this. i have same problem. thanks

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What do you see when you go to Tools -> Options -> Audio settings?

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i see the controls for speakers, microphone and ringer. all seems to be in order. my microphone and speakers work fine in all other applications.

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Is there any response on the Microphone Volume bar when you make any sound?

 

Can you hear any sound when pressing the green test button next to the Speakers settings?

 

Are there more than one option available in the dropdown boxes for Microphone and Speakers settings?

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No there is no indication that it is working. However when i go into windows control panel and chaeck the microphone and speakes i get an indication they are working. no sound when i test speakers. yes there are more options for microphone and speakers
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What are all the available options? Have you tried them?

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i tried other settings and it worked. thank you very much for your .larry

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