Are you using the correct volume slider for the mic, as they are two.
"Maxheadspace" wrote in message
> I have a Pentium D 830 with 845 chipset motherboard, running Windows XP
> Professional. Audio drivers are Realtek Audio HD. I cannot get my
> microphone volume level up to a useable level. I want to strip off the
> Realtek Audio HD and go with the stock Windows XP audio drivers, but I
> figure out how to remove the Realtek Audio HD Control Panel. Can anyone
> tell me how to remove the Realtek Audio HD? (Yes, I tried the "add/remove
> software" function on Control Panel)
> Conversely, does anyone know how to increase the microphone record level
> with Realtek HD? I've tried the standard volume features, but other than
> one volume slider, all the volume controls are un-highlighted and
> Many thanks!