"Problem with recording device" error

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"Problem with recording device" error

Skype had been working well until recently.   Now I am no longer to make calls with Skype not handling my audio recording device.  I am not aware of any changes I made to the HP Laptop with builtin mic and camera running Windows 7 Home Premium edition.  When tyring to call Skype's "Echo / Sound Test Service", it hangs up during its Welcome message with the text message, "Call to Echo / Sound Test Service, no answer."  It also displays a message "Problem with recording device."  I have tried the beta version of Skype with the same error.   I am able to access the audio devices through the taskbar and the recording tab does recognize sounds.  I am able to use Windows 7 Accessory "Sound Recorder".  However, Skype continues to handle the recording device.  Any suggestions on how to get Skype to recognize/handle the recording device.

As an aside I do get a Runtime error during Windows startup which I don't know if this error is related to the Skype error.  Here is the Windows runtime startup error,

Runtime Error!

Program:

...Hewlet-Packard\TouchSmart\Media\Kernel\CLML\CLMLSvc.exe

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.

Please contact the application support team for more information.

wolverinedad3
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Re: "Problem with recording device" error

i have the some problem since yesterday. Have you got your problem solved?

alicehite
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Re: "Problem with recording device" error


alicehite wrote:

i have the some problem since yesterday. Have you got your problem solved?


What do you have selected for Microphone in Skype Tools -> Options -> Audio settings? Is there more than one option available in the selection box?

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