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I have been using a fatality creative headset for quite a while now and am experiencing issues with the microphone for 2 months now. I am nearly impossible to hear.

Some info:

OS: Windows 7 X64 Ultimate legitimate Audio drivers: VIA HD Audio (Also have NVIDIA HD Audio installed but am not using HDMI)

I am aware of the automatic behavior of Windows and VOIP and have disabled that functionality, same with Skype's automatic adjustments. The boost and microphone levels are also turned to their maximum value.

Now the iffy part:

If I play a bit with those sliders, place them on a lower value and then to maximum again, my microphone works perfectly.

This is a workable solution but still very annoying, does anyone know of a more permanent solution?

Thanks in advance,

Giriel

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