1. HUrON05 May 2018 @ 21:52

    Fantastic, thx bro.


  2. skilleras16 May 2018 @ 23:04

    Thanks for the fix.


  3. Maikoli18 May 2018 @ 17:58



  4. Antal30 May 2018 @ 18:49

    excellent. missed an interview because of 1803 update disabled my microphone. Your article made sure I won't miss the next one.


  5. pc06 Jun 2018 @ 00:44



  6. Kiam16 Jun 2018 @ 10:59

    Thank you so much! Searched for 5 hours to find this solution!


  7. Roman25 Jun 2018 @ 18:38

    Not working for Discord!


    • CarvedInside25 Jun 2018 @ 19:16

      Then your microphone problem is from something else. Maybe some bug with Windows 10 1803. Does your microphone work with other applications?


  8. Isaac19 Jul 2018 @ 03:51

    My microphone is not working for any applications on my pc, I can hear other people talking but they cannot hear me, and in these settings listed above the applications (discord, streamlabs obs, obs, etc are not listed)


    • CarvedInside19 Jul 2018 @ 15:17

      Discord, Streamlabs obs, etc. fall under the general microphone toggle from step 2.
      Things you should try:
      Check that your microphone still works. Try it in another PC.
      If you have a dedicated sound card, connect the microphone in the onboard audio card.


  9. Azzuro11 Aug 2018 @ 15:10

    Hello, CarvedInside,
    this fix solve my issue about using RightMark Audio Analyzer with my Asus STX 2, this fix also all software who want record from line in ( Audacity )
    thank you so much, since 2 days i tried many driver, think than the last 1.81 was the issue.
    PS : do you have an idea which driver is good latest ?


  10. george maharis01 Sep 2018 @ 23:38

    wow. great work. lifesaving!


  11. Nick10 Sep 2018 @ 02:44

    thanx!! dam windows could at lease warn us! after my windows 10 update yesterday I couldn't get my mic and "what you hear": thanks for the select Privacy microphone on! don't know whyt windows had it off, damm updates can sucks sometimes, many thanks!~


  12. Un om informat14 Sep 2018 @ 10:54

    This is why people hate your shit, Microsoft, this is why.


  13. James Hill08 Oct 2018 @ 05:06

    This doesn't work for Adobe Audition - October 7th 2018


  14. Sick of MS fkery18 Oct 2018 @ 07:33

    Already followed these steps for Discord but it didn't work. I have a similar situation, I can hear people but they can't hear me. Windows won't pick up anything from the mic unless you toggle the setting to hear yourself. While I can hear myself, no application will pick it up. The mic works fine on other computers and it does the same thing if I use a different mic. The drivers are installed and the only thing that change is the MS trash code from this update. If I roll this trash back, it works fine so it's clearly the update...


  15. letmeb13 Nov 2018 @ 02:12

    What if TeamSpeak is not listed as an app you can enable the microphone to use?


    • CarvedInside13 Nov 2018 @ 13:52

      At step 2 you are allowing all UWP apps and classic desktop applications to use microphone. At stop 4 you can block microphone access only for specific UWP apps. TeamSpeak is a desktop application and that's why it does not appear at step 4.



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