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Disable Internal Microphone



A very simple but worth mentioning tip. If you ever want to disable the built-in microphopne there is no checkbox or mute button but you can use the volume slider as below:


Then, make sure that it is not picking up any sound by watching the input level indicator.

This also has a security benefit since input capturing is a common feature of malware. Remember, only the paranoid survive!