You are going to have to provide a few more details.
AntLyon wrote:However, although I have vst connections, and device setup "what I believe" is correctly the program will not pick up my microphone.
Have you installed the recommended ASIO4ALL driver and selected it in Device Setup?
AntLyon wrote:I can hear the audio track through the mixer, and my cpu sound picks up the microphone but it doesn't record onto Cubase???
What audio track?
What do you mean by "my cpu sound picks up the microphone"?
Do you have the track's monitor button enabled?
Any chance you could attach screenshots of your VST Connections inputs/outputs and of your track's inspector area (track input/output)?
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