I cannot hear my mic in my headphones in Windows XP. The mic works fine and I can communicate with people using VOIP, but I cannot hear myself in the headphones, which is a problem because they are noise canceling.
The normal solution is to make sure the mic is a playback device, but according to my system it is. This is what my mixer looks like:
As can be seen above my microphone is not muted, so I should be able to hear it, no? My volume panel looks like this:
The "playback" options in the standard windows sound device control panels are grayed out. Also, there is no "Listen to this device" option for the microphone. The dxdiag for computer gives the following information about the HyperX USB audio device: