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Sony VAIO Desktop User Guide
4 Under Voice recording, click Volume.
The Recording Control dialog box appears.
5 In the Options menu, select Properties.
The Properties dialog box appears.
6 Change the setting in the Adjust volume for dialog box from Playback to Recording, and then click
7 Reduce the microphone level by moving the slider control.
8 In the Options menu, select Advanced Controls, and then click the Advanced button under
Microphone - Balance.
The Advanced Controls for Microphone dialog box appears.
9 Deselect the Microphone Boost check box, and then click Close.
10 Close the Recording Control dialog box.
The unwanted noise should now be cleared.
About the modem
My internal modem does not work
❑ Check that the phone line is plugged into your computer.
❑ Check that the phone line is working. You can check the line by plugging in an ordinary phone and
listening for a dial tone.
❑ Check that the phone number the program is dialling, is correct.
❑ In the Phone and Modem Options dialog box (Control Panel / Printers and other Hardware /
Phone and Modem Options), check that your modem is listed on the Modems tab, and that the
location information is correct on the Dialing Rules tab.
❑ Whenever you use your modem while travelling, make sure that the country of the active location
defined in the Phone and Modem Options dialog box matches the country you are dialling from.