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Audio jack not recognizing recording device

HP Pavilion Notebook
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have the HP Pavilion Notebook and I have connected the output of a mixer to the audio jack on my laptop using a wire that has 1/4 inch TRS (male) on one end and 3.5 mm jack (headphone jack) on the other. The problem that occurs is that when I check m recording devices it shows that there is nothing plugged in...

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however, when I checked the playback tab it displays this...Playback.PNG

Therefore I believe that my computer is detecting my mixer (which should technically be a mic/recording device) as an output/playback device.


For some extra information here are my specs...


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Audio jack not recognizing recording device



What is your HP Pavilion Notebook ?  I don't think it has a line-in jack but ONLY has headphones/mic combo jack and this jack is NOT a line in jack and it does not support stand alone microphone.


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