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It happens all the time, when i'm talking to someone on Skype or Google Voice and Video, the mic volume automatically keeps going down, as if it is trying to auto-adjust it. I want to disable this feature, because it takes the volume down to inaudible levels.

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If it is only on Skype ok, but also Google Voice it's a system issue, I have the same – Omegafil May 8 '12 at 21:03
I also have this issue, but not just in Skype, in everything. – Geoff Dec 4 '13 at 15:49
up vote 9 down vote accepted

This is a Skype "feature", you can disable it in the sound devices tab in the Skype settings panel.

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Awesome! This has been bugging me for a while. +1! – Hassan Apr 26 '12 at 4:04
I guess it works fine on windows and is just broken on linux. – Konstantin Schubert Oct 19 '12 at 20:11
it isn't broken, it is "auto-ajusting", some people find it helpful, some don't – eLRuLL Jul 8 '13 at 18:07
yup, agreed, that is the why of the "feature" pointer. – Bruno Pereira Jul 8 '13 at 18:39

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