Preparing for Voice Recording in
Before Beginning or if you experience
any problems recording, check the following:
Make sure the microphone and headphones are properly
- look at the back of the computer and locate the soundcard
- Ensure the microphone cable is plugged in to the 'mic' jack
- Ensure the headphones are connected to the 'line out' jack (usually
green in colour)
Make sure Windows is configured to Record from the microphone. Double Click on the yellow volume icon in the bottom right hand
corner of your screen
If you don't have this icon, click: START/PROGRAMS/ACCESSORIES/ENTERTAINMENT/VOLUME
CONTROL) The Volume control may be located elsewhere in
the Accessories folder.
Ensure that the "MUTE"
Options are NOT selected
In the Volume Control Menu, click OPTIONS/PROPERTIES.
Choose the 'Recording' option by clicking in the empty bullet beside
Scroll down the list in the bottom part of this window until you
Put a checkmark beside "MICROPHONE"
if there isn't one already.
In the Recording Control Window, Put a checkmark under "SELECT"
for the MICROPHONE or Ensure that
the "MUTE" Options are
NOT selected. You will notice ONLY
one of these two options.