I was connecting up a microphone to my computer, and being too lazy to actually look around the back i just started putting it in each plug until it worked.
(Note: I tried it on the spare two sound card ports, but there was another pci card installed underneath with similar looking ports (turqoise, pink and a larger yellow one)that i tried unsuccesfully to put it into)
I then did some recording, but in the program I was recording in (Audacity) had no playback. I saved the file to an mp3, and it worked fine.
All mp3s etc are still working, but when i try and play midi's of any sort i have to turn ALL volume controls up to even hear the faintest whisper of it.
Is it possible to kill midi playback but putting a microphone (turned on at the time) into the wrong port?
If so, then recommend me a new sound card
What could be causing this problem?