Line in  Missing

Posted on 2009-12-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-08

I am using Windows 7 on a Dell XPS 420  and for some reason my Line in device has gone missing. Can you help Please?
Question by:Laurencea
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    Assisted Solution

    what line in device?   are you connecting a recording device?
    no errors or bangs in device manager?
    did you check in the sound applet of control panel in the record section that it is selected ?
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    Expert Comment

    Are you talking about a line in recording device or what ??????

    Author Comment


    Yes the normal Line in device under the recording tab has dissappeared.

    best regards

    Author Comment

    when I look in the Manage audio devices I only have a USB connection for the mic on the Camera(logitech) I use a headset that has a mic and it uses the Line in device but that does not work anymore when I plug it in to the front of my computer.

    I used to have a Line in mic but has gone from the list  - how do I get it back please.....

    Accepted Solution

    Hi Guys
    Thanks for your help

    I discovered that Windows 7 supplied default sound drivers that was not complete for my comp - I downloaded the Sigmatel Audio Codec driver and hey presto all's well Line in appeared.

    Many thanks you help


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