Volume levels may change when the Default microphone device is changed on Windows Vista

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Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.
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Action

When there are multiple microphones attached to a Windows Vista computer, the volume levels for the microphones may change by a small amount when the Default microphone device is changed.

Result

The volume level for the other microphone devices may change by a small amount.

Resolution

After changing the Default microphone device, adjust the level for all microphones to the desired level in the Sound control panel.

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Article ID: 973520 - Last Review: June 10, 2011 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
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