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Line in Missing


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

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

best regards
LaurenceaAuthor Commented:
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.....
LaurenceaAuthor Commented:
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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