How to Perform a Sound Test in Windows XP
How do I test the microphone on my Plantronics USB headset on my Windows XP system?
In order to test the microphone on your headset in Windows XP, follow the steps below:
- Confirm that the headset is connected to the computer and that it is selected as your PC's default audio device.
- Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Sound Recorder
- Click on the Record button, say something, and click Stop.
- Click Play to play back your recording, and you should now be able to determine if sound levels are acceptable for your use.