Disable Windows 10 microphone

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A few days ago, my PC got infected with a bunch of viruses and malware. I completely reinstalled Windows 10 and I want to disable the microphone completely (I'm nervous for security concerns). What's the process to do that? Thank you very much.
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Disable the Microphone in Windows 10. Right-click on the Start Button and open Device Manager. In the Device Manager window, expand the Audio inputs and outputs section and you will see your Microphone listed there as one of the interfaces. Right click on Microphone and select Disable

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Right click or press and hold on the Volume System icon on the taskbar notification area. Now click /tap on Recording devices. Now right click/press & hold on microphone device, then click/ tap on Disable, & again click/tap on OK.
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