I want to control the input (gain) level from the microphone. I've looked through the Window's API and see nothing for doing this. I've manually set the mic recording level to it's highest position and set the mic boost check box in the volume control dialog, but the recording is still way too low. On the Mac, I can set either an automatic gain control or set the recording level manually. I've tried several types of mic's and visited the jumpers for the sound card but nothing helps. If you speak 4 feet from the mic and in a normal volume you cannot clearly hear the audio. I'm recording speech in a quiet location and need high input gain.