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How to disable or disable the microphone in Windows 10 2021

If you choose to turn on your microphone or microphone in Windows 10/8/7, then this post will show you how to do it easily. Nowadays, many people prefer the microphone and webcam for privacy and security reasons as they can be hacked and the hackers can hear anything you say or see anything from your laptop.

Turn on off microphone in Windows 10

Right-click the Start button to open the WinX menu. Choose here Device manager . You can easily manage your devices and device drivers via this interface.

Now expand the Audio inputs and outputs and you see yours there microphone .

Right click and choose Deactivate .

When you do this, a dialog box will appear that says:

Disabling this device will cause it to stop working. Are you sure you want to turn it off?

click on Yes and your computer mic will be disabled.

To reactivate it, do the same and choose Activate.

These days, using Remote Access Technology (RAT), hackers can compromise your system and observe you, monitor your activities, and even record your actions using your own webcam or microphone! So, if you're one who has never used the webcam and is afraid of being watched or heard, you may want to turn off the webcam and microphone. You can of course reactivate it at any time if necessary.