Hey y'all,

I'm having troubles connecting my mixer to my laptop. I'm attempting to connect a mic and guitar to the mixer in order to record some stuff for my YouTube channel. I have previously bought an XLR to 1/8 inch plug but my laptop never recognised it. I then realised that I only have what seems to be a headset input on my laptop, and I'm not sure if that's the problem...

Then I researched and apparently an XLR to USB cable would work in its place, I tried to find where I could get one and couldn't find any stores within my area that stocked them. I bought one from eBay and my laptop, again, did not recognise it. Probably because it was cheap as hell.

I'm just stumped and not sure what to do. Does anyone know if there are any solutions to my problem or will it just not work on the particular laptop I have?

Thanks in advance,
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