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Help, friends! I am lost, and know not what to do...

I have both Pulseaudio and the ALSA-mixer running on my Asus EEE PC 1000HE, and while the speaker sound is fine, the microphone has majorly whoo-hooed.

If I open up the sound settings, I notice that the mic is getting a lot of input. Recordings just sound like a huge hiss. This makes it impossible to use... well, anything with a microphone.

I don't even know where to start on this one--has anyone gotten similar problems? How can I start getting information to solve it?

Thanks!

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