We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

How to configure microphone headset so sound doesn't play through mic

15,520 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-21
I purchased a new Logitech headset and started playing World of Warcraft...cool game.  Problem is when I talk through Ventrilo to my friends, they can hear any audio I hear when I'm speaking extremely loud.  The headset works fine when my sound is off (but what fun is that?).  I tried another headset and it's the same thing.  It's in my configuration somewhere but no idea where.  Running Windows XP Media Center and using a Realtek HD Audio card (on board).  

This is probably a simple configuration issue but can't find it.  Thanks!
Comment
Watch Question
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 8 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE