Question Using wired earbeds as a playback device only not a mic (to fix mic picking up internal pc sounds)

May 23, 2020
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I'm having what seems to be a common problem; when I'm using my wired earbuds (which has a built-in mic too), all sounds on my laptop are picked up by the mic (this is not exclusive to a certain program, I tried discord as well as random mic tests on google).

Most of the solutions online either referred to the drivers and mine are up to date (according to windows).

Or it requires adjusting the mic settings. The problem here is that it seems my laptop doesn't recognize the earbuds mic as a different hardware, it has the same settings as the built-in mic in the laptop, although when testing, it is certainly using the ones on the earbuds. I tried changing the settings anyway, like echo-cancelation but nothing happened.

Some solutions referred to using a different port, but my laptop only has one.

I had a solution in mind but didn't know how to do it, which is to disable the earbud's mic and use it only as a playback device and not a recording device.

Does anyone have any idea how to do this? Or, any other solution that might fix the problem?
 
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