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Microphone not working in Windows Virtual PC (on Windows 7)

Microphone not working in Windows Virtual PC (on Windows 7)

I'm using Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7 (host) running Windows XP (as the Guest O/S). I'm trying to get the Microphone working.

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Guest [Entry]

"This might help (from Recording in a virtual machine/microphone) :

Found a setting in the .vmc where I
changed from false to true:

<sound>
<sound_adapter>
<enable type=""boolean"">true</enable>
</sound_adapter>
</sound>

I don't get the built in microphone to
work (why??), but the microphone in my
MS web-cam works.

The above solution should be tried both with Integration Features enabled/disabled. Some people had luck with completely uninstalling and reinstalling them and rebooting,

The only way of really getting around the virtual hardware in the VM that I am aware of, is the use of USB devices which should transparently work as designed within the VM.

If you are thinking about giving up on Virtual PC, then I suggest VirtualBox, which is both free and excellent quality."