say, guys, please, HELP WITH microphone speaker...NEVER work

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neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Original Post - Jan 10, 2018 - 06:13pm PT
hey there say, guys... does anyone know, please... what is wrong with my computer? or webcam... as-- to microphone?

i have tried looking into this and setting up stuff, or,
following directions but, i have never solved it...

did not need it, much, so i left off, at it...

well, my granddaughter really wants to talk to me,
and, i can hear her, and we can see each other,
but, i can't my sound to go to her...


thank you 'tech savvy guys' for 'climbing through this mess'
and helping, if you can, :)

thanks and good eve to you... i will back in a few hours...
thanks again... :)
mynameismud

climber
backseat
Jan 10, 2018 - 06:24pm PT
what application?
Norton

climber
The Wastelands
Jan 10, 2018 - 06:33pm PT
since it is she who cannot hear you perhaps the issue is with her computer

it could be as simple as her computer has its sound muted and just needs that button on her keypad pushed?
T Hocking

Trad climber
Redding, Ca
Jan 10, 2018 - 06:33pm PT
Are you doing this with Skype?

it could be as simple as her computer has its sound muted and just needs that button on her keypad pushed?

Or your microphone is off or muted?
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Jan 10, 2018 - 06:34pm PT
Do you have a microphone that is plugged into and found by your computer ? I'm not being a dick, just starting with the basics. A webcam isn't necessarily a 2 way communication device.
Yury

Mountain climber
T.O.
Jan 10, 2018 - 06:54pm PT
Skype has built-in "Echo test service" with a description on how to use it.
Most people are able to troubleshoot it successfully.
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 10, 2018 - 10:54pm PT
hey there say, THANK you all... SO VERY MUCH! say, i will go
recheck, but, sadly, LAST time i checked, the 'test' said that the
microphone worked...


i can ask HER though and see if hers is muted or not, but,
when i LAST had this trouble, it seemed that my friend in england, had her
setting all correct...

i will go into the setup and look again... i just can't figure it...

and, we did even do this in facebook chat, too, finally...
and, yeah:

my skype did not work, either, but-- then, i was sure the 'mike' test was okay...

my speakers work though...

*you are fine, too jim-- i do understand, not to worry:
got to start with 'basics' ... thank you so much, :)


will be back later, again... i am working on a project, so have to come
back again...


thank you all for your kindness and concerns...
hoping for success, later, at some point... :)
Dingus Milktoast

Trad climber
Minister of Moderation, Fatcrackistan
Jan 11, 2018 - 06:56am PT
Neebster we need details. Operating system? Internal or external mic? Internal or external speakers? Speed of internet connection?

Do a skype call with someone who knows their setup is working. Then figure it out together.

DMT

kunlun_shan

Mountain climber
SF, CA
Jan 11, 2018 - 09:31am PT
She's on Windows 7.

neebee, what's the make and model of the webcam you are using?
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 11, 2018 - 03:40pm PT
hey there say... just got on line and saw your email also...

will write ...

it is logictech...
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 11, 2018 - 09:25pm PT
hey there say, dingus... thank you... say, i went and tried skype, to check the mike, and OH MY... i can't get in...

my passwork, i think is okay, but, sadly, i think it is an old email, :(
that i don't use... :(


so, i have to make a new account... :(
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 12, 2018 - 02:58pm PT
hey there say, all...

okay, this is what i found... on my computer...

also, it was just updated, at staples, (from troubles, i had taken it in)...

and, they made it update to windows 10...

i liked the other, better though...

but-- thank god it works! and solved the problems...
(it was running too slow,


Credit: neebee
Dingus Milktoast

Trad climber
Minister of Moderation, Fatcrackistan
Jan 13, 2018 - 06:26am PT
Well neebs here's what you do. Get your skype account going and then connect to someone and do some troubleshooting. Report back here.

DMT
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 14, 2018 - 10:35pm PT
hey there say, DMT.... will do...

had a busy 'dust this whole house after a year' moment,
but-- i sure will do this , and hope to
report back:

by tomorrow night...
almost done with the dusting, and my granddaughters phone was busy,
ahahha, the last two days, :))


need to get ready though, :)
thank you!!!
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