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    headset and speakers

    I'm trying Dragon Speaking Naturally (11.5 premium) and I have a monaural headset. When the headset is enable, sound is sent to the headset and not my computer speakers. Is there a way to configure the headset so that it acts as a microphone only and all sound is sent to speakers?

    Thank you.

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    Is your headset USB or does it use mini plugs? If mini plugs you can just plug in the mike plug {pink} and it should work. If it's a USB I don't know if it is possible.
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    USB, unfortunately
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    I'm assuming that this is in Windows 7.

    Go to the Control Panel and select the 'Sound' icon. Note - I have my Control Panel set up displaying Small Icons - the Sound icon may be hidden inside one of the categories if you have Category view selected.

    Anyway, the Sound icon opens up to a window that allows you to specify your default playback and recording devices. The Playback tab is first - you should see several devices listed. One will be your headset and will have a green checkmark showing that is the current default. Find the device that corresponds to your computer speakers (on my system, that's the Realtek High Definition Audio device). Right-click on that device and select "Set as default device".

    You should be good to go.

    dwayne

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