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Meeting Recording (Recorded in Windows' Sound Recorder) won't play sound

Q: Meeting Recording (Recorded in Windows' Sound Recorder) won't play sound

Hi,

I am super panicked at the moment. The 2-hr meeting recording I made today just will not play. And it turned into some Janet Jackson song? What is this?

Anyone had the same problem?
I recorded it using the Sound Recorder in the laptop.
The file is there, length is correct, just won't play and has this Janet Jackson thing in the properties.

Anyone could help me with this?


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A: Meeting Recording (Recorded in Windows' Sound Recorder) won't play sound

Oh and this is work laptop, so I can't install other audio player to try it on others :(

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Greetings all,

Does anyone know what happened to the SOUND RECORDER program that was in the previous versions of Windows?

I was previously on Windows 7 and upgraded to 10 when the notifications came out last month. In W7 I was able to open the SOUND RECORDER program

and then record sounds from the video that was playing through the internet explorer I was using at that time. It did NOT matter which internet explorer I was using, be it IE or CHROME or FIREFOX, etc. I was previously able to open a video, for example youtube, and then record the sound that was playing into the SOUND RECORDER program, and then save that file on my desktop as a WMA.

I have not been able to find the SOUND RECORDER program in Windows 10. Is it gone? I've tried downloading a couple freebie programs that are similar to it, but they're not recording the sounds either. So now I'm thinking maybe Windows 10 bypassed or simply disregarded my sound card altogether, ? Is that a possibility?

Thank you all for your comments, please do not be offended if I do not respond to your questions. I think I've been pretty straight forward in what I'm asking.

Thank you for your help, it's much appreciated.
Richard

A:Sound Recorder not recording sound from Internet after 10 upgrade

Originally Posted by meschmitty


Greetings all,

Does anyone know what happened to the SOUND RECORDER program that was in the previous versions of Windows?

I was previously on Windows 7 and upgraded to 10 when the notifications came out last month. In W7 I was able to open the SOUND RECORDER program

and then record sounds from the video that was playing through the internet explorer I was using at that time. It did NOT matter which internet explorer I was using, be it IE or CHROME or FIREFOX, etc. I was previously able to open a video, for example youtube, and then record the sound that was playing into the SOUND RECORDER program, and then save that file on my desktop as a WMA.

I have not been able to find the SOUND RECORDER program in Windows 10. Is it gone? I've tried downloading a couple freebie programs that are similar to it, but they're not recording the sounds either. So now I'm thinking maybe Windows 10 bypassed or simply disregarded my sound card altogether, ? Is that a possibility?

Thank you all for your comments, please do not be offended if I do not respond to your questions. I think I've been pretty straight forward in what I'm asking.

Thank you for your help, it's much appreciated.
Richard



There is a similar program called Voice Recorder, but it can't record sound from Windows as far as I can tell. Just microphones.

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Please help me, when i finish an important entrevist in my Windows Sound Recorder, my pc is turn off and i lost all record. Please help me!!!

A:I lost the recording to Windows Sound Recorder

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What is the name of the file?

What kind of file was it (i.e. it's extention) ? .avi, .mpg., etc...? ?

Is this a downloaded file (such as YouTube), or what?

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Hello everybody I'm new here at seven forums. I have a question about the sound recorder program in windows 7. I have a headset with a microphone and I use the sound recorder program to record audio or record myself. Like I said the headset has a microphone and I when I use the sound recorder program before it use to record both left and right channel. I could hear audio from both channels or speakers. But now all of the sudden I can only hear sound from the left channel or left speaker. Weird right? I know. So I need help from you guys why is this happening. Why is the sound recorder program only recording on the left channel?

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Hello, i have a question regarding the windows sound recorder. I'm trying to record an audio clip from a utube video and when i record it's not clear and i can hear my hone background noise, i'm assuming that the mic is enabled... how do i mute that? i just want a crystal clear recording =) feed back would be great thanks

A:How to record a crisp clear recording using windows sound recorder?

Set stereo mix as default - in Recording Devices when you right click on the speaker by the clock.

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hi everybody,
i ercorded my sound using sound recorder(on windows xp), While i was reading my data inmatlab, i came to know that my sound was recorded in two channels. i dont understand what does it mean by 2 channels. i want my sound to be recorded in a single channel only.
what should i do??
 

A:sound recording using sound recorder

Hi, welcome to TSG.

Two channels refers to stereo sound, a left channel and a right channel. Most all music and sounds on a computer are in stereo. What exactly are you recording and why does it need to be only one channel?
 

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i am trying to use sound recorder in conjunction with a microphone to record my notes onto my p.c, so the microphone is plugged in im ready but when i click record it says 'another application is recording audio. stop recording with this other application and then try to record with sound recorder again'.

after this happened i removed the microphone (which was plug and play and i didn't install any drivers for it) and tryed just to record music i was playing in itunes (which i have done before) and again this message came up, it comes up everytime i click record.

please can someone help me to find what program is recording or waht can cause this porgram to act like this.

thanks, tomazi8
 

A:Sound Recorder says already recording ?

Well Sound Recorder will only record 60 seconds of audio, is that enough?

Maybe some help here:

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Hi,

I have a samsung n150 netbook. I've been trying to record from the internet using my sound recorder. I have stereo mix showing and enabled in my audio setting (in recording) but i can't record any sound!!!

It worked once but I cant seem to get it to work again....

Please help.

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Sound Recorder refuses to record (see attachment) and claims that another application is recording audio although: (1) no other programs are running, and (3) two printers, a mouse, and a modem for my ISP are the only devices plugged into my USB ports. (I also have MusicMatch Jukebox installed as a music player.)

Does anyone have ANY useful information that could potentially help in getting Sound Recorder to record?

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hi to all and everyone
i'm currently trying to find a way to add the stereo mixer into my recording panel. i've got all my otions showing which includes all disabled/disconnected option on my recording panel. i'm actually trying to record some live music in paltalk. the only way it's been possible so far is to record my speakers via the cam mic or alternative mics. this picks up lots of backround noice and requires you to quiet as a mouse while you doin it, so if anyone has any clever ideas plz hand them on because i'm running out of hairs to pull and all the wooden splinters in my fingertips make typing very painful cheers in advance
laszlo

A:livestream recording in sound recorder

G'day cobber, try using Audacity Portable, it works automatically without changing PC Sound settings.

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Is it possible to monitor what I am recording when I am using the Sound Recorder

A:Monitor when recording on the Sound Recorder

What are you going to record? Mic input? or some other input.

I'm not sure about the Sound Recorder, as I don't use it. The free, and popular, Audacity recording program will allow you to monitor what you are recording, whether its from the Mic, Line In or streaming audio from the Internet (if you have Stereo Mix).

Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder

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I can record sound files from the internet with easy recorder, and the files are saved in mp3 format but no sound comes out although the indicator bar in itunes or media player acts like it is playing the file. It used to work just fine but doesn't now. OS is XP.
 

A:recorded sound files won't play

Check for spyware. I recommend using the following 3 anti-spyware utils:


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Have you been downloading music using peer-to-peer filesharing programs (i.e. Limewire, Kazaa, Ares, BearShare, ... ) ?
 

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I've never used Sound Recorder before. I want to use it to record a flute choir I play in, not something coming in from the computer.

When I try to record something, the green bar seems to indicate that it's detecting the sound.

I save the wma file. When I play it with WMP, there is complete silence.

My control panel sound device for recording shows only Microphone Realtek High Definition Audio Default Device, with a green check on it. In properties, I've set both microphone and microphone boost to the the highest levels.

On Skype, Echo / Sound Test Service comes back loud and clear.

Troubleshooting tool shows no problem.

Help!

A:Sound Recorder: Seems to be recording, but playback via WMP is silent

I've also successfully used Windows 7 speech recognition, to figure out how to help a friend with MS.

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i tried to record sound through sound recorder(windows)-playing the song in Windows media player.
But when i clicked the Start button onthe recorder, no sond was recorded jsut a straight line was seen ..no sound recording waves ware seen.

please anybody can tell me any changes to properties or any setup changes has to be made.

thanx in advance
 

A:REQ: Sound recording using Sond recorder of WindowsXP

srprev said:

i tried to record sound through sound recorder(windows)-playing the song in Windows media player.
But when i clicked the Start button onthe recorder, no sond was recorded jsut a straight line was seen ..no sound recording waves ware seen.

please anybody can tell me any changes to properties or any setup changes has to be made.

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Are you saying you tried to record music playing on your computer with Windws sound recorder? If so you can't do that but you can with the free Audacity you can record any sound playing on your computer. It is free also. Excellent.

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/windows
 

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Hi, I can?t get my sound recorder reliably working. Each time there is a hassle to get it back running and sometimes it never finds a recording device although my laptop has a soundcard with stereo mix and an internal mic. I had both already working, recording from Stereo Mix and recording from Internal Mic., but I often have to re-estavblish a setting. Rt now although I select any recording device it?ll give me a ?no device found? warning. If I plaback a file everything works fine, but the Sound Recorder can?t record it today.
Any clarification highly welcome.


Thx,
Frank

A:Sound Recorder Not Finding Existing Recording Devices

One thing that stands out is the Internal mic is being identified as the "default communications device".

The external mic marked as ready normally indicates an external mic is connected (via the microphone input jack).

First thing, reinstall the PC vendor's sound driver. Do not use drivers from other sources as many times they do not work or do not work correctly. It looks like there is a corruption in the audio drivers with the status you are seeing for the devices.

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I'm wondering if anyone knows something I don't that may contribute to additional ideas leading to the answer (that spark we all sometimes need!), or have a direct answer, to why this could occur:

I left the house at 4:55 PM with Sound Recorder running.

I came back to the house at 6:20 PM, unlocked my screen, and sound recorder was still running as expected. At that point I stopped it and saved the file.

However, the resulting file (pretty much silence, except for the sounds of us leaving at 4:55 and coming back at 6:21), was about 6.5 hours.

Other than the possibilities of magic, spiritual realms, or human intervention and some technical ninja wufoo concatenating silent wave files or WTF ever it could be along those lines, is there any reason this could possibly happen? No, I'm not drunk, nor have lost track of time, nor be mistaken.
 

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Like I said - it only works when I'm either recording in soundrecorder (which is a godawful program) or doing a hardware test of the voice hardware.

There is no volume slider for the microphone in the volume properties - and yes, I have looked to see if there was a checkbox in the properties I was missing. There's one for recording, but that's un-muted and at full volume.

Thanks for the help.
 

A:Microphone only works when I'm testing hardware or recording in sound recorder.

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I have recorded songs using Vista sound recorder and they have played back fine and still do.

When I try to record now it looks like it's works, the bar moves, window media players shows all the graphics like it
plays but no sound. Itunes won't play it back either, the bar moves like it's playing but no sound.

All music and window sounds work fine.

Would appreciate some help.

Thanks

A:Sound recorder in Vista records but does not play

I'm wondering if you had the volume set too low during the recording phase. Since music and the Windows sounds play, it indicates the speakers are working.

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A few days ago I installed a new sound card but now the sound recorder won't record sound. It appears the record button is greyed out

Any help appreciated

Thanks

pete
 

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I posted this in the Multimedia folder, but I don't know if it really belongs there or not, so please delete the other one for me. I don't seem to be able to myself.

Here is the full error when I try to record:

"Another application is recording audio. Stop recording with this other application and then try to record with Sound Recorder again." I have turned off all of the start up programs, restarted my computer, and even uninstalled TotalRecorder, which I thought was causing the problem.

I have tried to use Audio Audicity to record as well, but I get an error message there also, so something is really screwing everything up for me.

I've been trying all night to figure this out on my own, but I just cant solve the problem. Please help me figure this one out, thanks!
 

A:Sound Recorder error: "Another application is recording audio..." -What's wrong here?

some trojans and spyware like to hide in those extra programs, recorder, narrator. get some scans. and/look in task manager to see what runing.
 

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I need a program that will record inputs from the mic but can record for long periods (preferably scheduled periods). Window's "Sound Recorder" will only run for 60 sec before you must hit the record button again. THanks.
 

A:Need recording program other than Window's "Sound Recorder"

Audacity should do the job

audacity.sourceforge.net
 

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I downloaded at least five sound recorder programs on my new hp notebook computer (All Sound Recorder, Easy Recorder, Advanced MP3 WMA Recoder, etc.) ........

My experience with all of them is the same:

When I try to record from (say) a song that is playing through iTunes --- I hit record and everything looks OK. However, when I go to play it back on itunes or Windows Media player ---- there is no sound.

When attempting playback in iTunes - the little thing moves, to indicate that a recording has taken place and that the song is "playing" -- but there is no sound.

I was able to use a Sound Recorder progam on my old laptop and loved it, and used it frequently. I would greatly appreciate your help.

THANK YOU

Margo.
 

A:sound recorder programs - no sound during playback

One tip:
Click on Start / Run, type in sndvol32.exe . Once in sound volume manager window, choose Settings menu / Properties. Select Volume Settings for Recording. Check the sliders, they might be set on zero volume.
Please note: I attempted to translate the menu, button, etc. names, but the exact names may be different. If you don't find them, follow the logic of my post.
 

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I tried to record video with Dell Webcam (video works ok), also tried the Sound Recorder, but no sound on playback for either. Media Player plays sound. Sound works on Skype also. Sound folder is attached. What could be wrong?

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Hi,

I recently purchased the Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX and am having problems getting it to actually play any audio or record any sound.

I've browsed other threads with similar issues on this board and as such have disabled my motherboards onboard audio in my BIOS settings, have reinstalled the drivers from disc and from the Creative website, and even attempted to use Driverpack Online to download any missing drivers. However my problem still persists.

I can see that the Sound Blaster Audigy FX is present on the sound option on the control panel, but it never actually plays any sound. Additionally, whenever I try to play a test sound in the speakers advanced properties I am returned with the error "Failed to play test tone".

I've included a few screenshots that might help make things a bit more clear, and I'd be very appreciative of any help I can get with this issue.

Specifications


Audio under Speccy


The playback menu, speaker properties, and the error I am returned with when I attempt to test the speakers


Recording menu

A:Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX Sound Card, no playback/recording

First thing, I assume you have correctly attached your speakers to the new SoundBlaster.

As you have a separate sound card, did you disable any on-board (on the motherboard) audio in the BIOS? If not, that is the first step. The on-board, is still enabled, can conflict with the SoundBlaster.

Also, temporarily disable the AMD HD audio in the Device Manager for testing (the AMD is for HDMI audio). Reboot after doing this.

Finally, although this has may not have any affect on playback, the default recording device should be the SoundBlaster "What You Hear". In the Recording sound panel, RIGHT click in an empty area and then check to show Disconnected and Disabled devices. If the SoundBlaster was installed correctly What You Hear should now show up and you can enable it and make it the default recording device.

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Windows XP comes with an app or utility called XP Sound Recorder. It enables you to record sounds if you have a sound card installed and are using a microphone or other external input device. Is there a way to use this app to record streaming audio directly instead of from an external device so as not to have to install Free MusicZilla and Orbit Downloader or http://applian.com/freecorder3/index.php[/url] or www.deezer.com?

Thanks.

Hugo Black
 

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Is it possible to record sounds played on a computer using Windows Sound Recorder? For example, sounds from flash movies or other such streaming audio. I think Audacity is recommended as a 3rd party download for this, but I was wondering if it can be done with Sound Recorder.
 

A:Windows Sound Recorder

Probably not. You would need some app that can record sound as it passes through your sound card, sound capture. In fact, Sound Capture is a good command-line program that will catch these sounds. Total Recall is a popular non-free one.
 

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i can't seem to find it on my computer, maybe i uninstalled it.
does anyone knows where i can download it from?

i'm using windows xp home edition

thanks in advance
 

A:Windows Sound Recorder

try c:\windows\system32\sndrec32.exe
I'm surprised it's not listed in your start menu, but that should take you right to it. If you need it just to do recording, goto www.sourceforge.net and get audicity. It's a good one.
 

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Sound Recorder seems to be recording but on playback i don`t hear any voice audio. When i push the playback it plays but is scratchy and noisy. It does the same on "Audacity" software. I`ve got a webcam/microphone setup. The webcam is in the USB port and the light is on, on the camera/microphone part. Is there something i haven`t set please?

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This program only records in 60 second clips. Is there a way to get this program to record longer (I know that would result in a large file), or is there another shareware or regular program that would let me record and possibly edit sound clips?

Thanks
 

A:windows sound recorder

Do you happen to have a Creative Sound Blaster sound card? I dont know if others have a similar program, but Soundo'LE is a small program that does not have the 60 second time limit. If you dont have a similar program, go to Cnet and do a search in downloads for a sound recorder program. They have demos, shareware and i think 1 free program. http://www.cnet.com/
 

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Prior to a necessary reinstall of Windows 8.1 i was able to use sound recorder (without a microphone), but now when i click on sound recorder which is in the App, it says "an audio recording device cannot be found". Attached. The recording bar with stop and start recording would appear on the desktop, and also there was an option to save the recorded audio. Any advice how to fix this please?

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I can't get windows sound recoder to record. My mic seems to be okay as I can hear my voice, but when I save & try to play back there's nothing there. I am running Win2000Pro & I have sound. Any ideas?
Thanks! - John
 

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My son likes to play around with the sound recorder on my computer. For some reason it has quit working. It says not enough memory to complete this operation. Quit one or more application to increase available memory and try again. Thanks in advance. Chub
 

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Prior to a necessary reinstall of Windows 8.1 i was able to use sound recorder (without a microphone), but now when i click on sound recorder which is in the App, it says "an audio recording device cannot be found". Attached. The recording bar with stop and start recording would appear on the desktop, and also there was an option to save the recorded audio. Any advice how to fix this please?

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I can't get windows sound recoder to record. My mic seems to be okay as I can hear my voice, but when I save & try to play back there's nothing there. I am running Win2000Pro 7 I have sound. Any ideas?
Thanks! - John
 

A:windows sound recorder

Go to the recording controls and make sure you have a checkmark in "select" under microphone.
 

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I can't get windows sound recoder to record. My mic seems to be okay as I can hear my voice, but when I save & try to play back there's nothing there. I am running Win2000Pro & I have sound. Any ideas?
Thanks! - John
 

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I have this guitar amp that can act like a usb mic, but when I go to disable my regular laptop mic in Control Panel>Hardware & sound>Sound>recording, whenever I right click my mic and click "Disable" Nothing happens! Same situation when I try to enable my amplifier in recording. I click "Enable" and nothing happens!
Any advice?
 

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suddenly, when clicking on a wav file (any wav file ) the windows sound recorder doesn't open but rather i get an error msg " wav file is not a valid win32 application" .

the wav files do play fine in other shareware players.

XP Home Edition
 

A:Balky windows XP sound recorder

Try checking what program is the default program used to open WAV files (check this under the Tools->Folder Options)
 

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I use windows sound recorder, its easiest to use for me.. and it's free..

For some reason when I formatted this computer, it did not put it on here. Does anyone know if there is somewhere I can download that, or tell me where to locate it on the Windows XP CD? I cannot locate it on my CD.

Or, if you know of any free sound recording programs I am open to suggestions.

Thanks.
 

A:Windows Sound Recorder Missing

The Windows recorder is pretty limited in what it can do so I would get Audacity, a freeware audio recorder/editor.
 

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I have a notebook computer with Windows XP Second E. and Skype. After a recent install of Nero Burn Rom I no longer have the ability to use Skype. Skype gives an error message indicating: "this computer has no sound recording capabilities"
When I open Sound Recorder under Windows Accessories everything is "greyed out" and no buttons function.

My system under My Computer/Device Manager/Sound,Video and Game Controllers indicated that the Driver wdmaud.sys was not functioning and the error message said: "service for this device has been disactivated"

When I go under Control Panel/Sound, Speech and Audio Devices/Sounds and Audio Devices/Audio the Sound Recording tab is greyed out and says "No Recording Device"

I can still listen to music however using Itunes and Windows gives the classic start up sounds.

I have "Restored my System" to the install date of Nero without luck. I have uninstalled Nero and I have attempted to fix the problem with a program called RegCure. Nothing has helped.

Is there any way to correct the problem without having to reformat and reinstall Windows?
Thanks
Kenno777
 

A:Windows Sound Recorder Failure

Try this for your sound Restore Sound - Windows Audio Service

Restart the PC and see
 

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I have read many of the threads a search for 'Sound Recorder' reveals but I am left with questions about the actual capabilities of this software. Or the use of it.

The 'Help' option seems to suggest two options in terms of it's use. The first being:

"Recording and playing sounds by using Sound Recorder
You can use Sound Recorder to record, mix, play, and edit sounds. You can also link sounds to or insert sounds into a document.

To use Sound Recorder, you must have a sound card and speakers on your computer. If you want to record sound, you also need a microphone."

The last sentence "If you want to record sound..." maybe misleading. Under

"To record a sound

Make sure you have an audio input device connected to your computer.
Click the File menu, and then click New.
To begin recording, click .
To stop recording, click .
On the File menu, click Save As."

This appears to add a possibilitity of not only using a microphone but also a line input device (eg a cable from a sound source such as an external player -a cassette player comes to mind).

I find it confusing when confronted by the wish to record a sound from an input source the length of which may be as much as, say 30mins. The values appearing in the GUI, to the left "Position" and to the right "Length" are seemingly independant of user input. In order to make a recording of 30mins it seems[/] necessary to hover over the 'Record�... Read more

A:Windows Sound Recorder's Capabilities.

Windows Sound Recorder can record only one minute of sound!

Download and use the free Audacity
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Of course you have to connect a microphone or another audio devoce to the audio-in slot in the back of your PC. All modern PC have that.
 

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Does Windows 7 come with a simple sound recorder? I am doing some video voice overs.

A:Windows 7 simple sound recorder.

yes, click start menu / all programs / accessories / sound recorder

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I've been studying the new (to me) m4a file extension. I understand it's the new international standard. However my Windows Sound Recorder won't open this file type. I want to open it here, as opposed to Real player, etc, because I want to manipulate it a bit. Do I need to update/upgrade my sound recorder?

Thoughts?
 

A:Windows Sound Recorder and M4a files

Windows sound recorder won't play .m4a files, it only plays .wav files.
You could convert the .m4a file to something else, .wav even if you particularly want to play with it in sound recorder, it'll probably end up being quite a big file in .wav format. I also think there are better tools out there for playing around with music than sound recorder. You'll probably get more software options if it were an .mp3 file. If you have Nero, it will encode that type of file to mp3, so will the free Itunes player I believe.
 

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Hello. I was using Windows sound recorder on a laptop using Windows 8.1. I was using a battery to power the computer. The battery died and the Windows recorder stopped recording.

After turning on the computer, is it all possible to retrieve the recording? I have used copy "%temp%\ART*.*" "%userprofile%\documents" at the command line to retrieve the file after the computer booted up. There was no file found. I found the copy "%temp%\ART*.*" "%userprofile%\documents" on this post:

[SOLVED] Soundrecorder.exe Froze While Saving - Where is file???

Is there away to find the recording? It seems the sound recorder will temporarily store the recording. Does the Windows sound recorder permanently store files even if a recording is interrupted?

A:Helps with windows sound recorder

Anyone have an idea?

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I just got this Dell Optiplex 760 tower with Windows 7 Pro OS. On my previous computer, I had XP, and I configured the Free Sound Recorder from CNET.com. It worked wonderfully - anything coming through the system it could record. Now, I'm seeing on this that there are only TWO (2) recording inputs - the microphone and line in, so free sound recorder doesn't work on this (as it can't detect, apparently, the sound card).

My Question: Does this computer even have a SOUND CARD and, if so, is it possible for me to configure it so that I can get Free Sound Recorder? This really is an excellent recording program and so easy to use. (If anyone knows one better than this, would you please let me know?). Thanks for ANY help whatsoever you can offer me.

A:SOUND RECORDER Problem with Windows 7 Pro

You need the "System Mixer" to be able to record streaming audio from the internet. It may or may not have this as some new PC's (all makes, not just Dell) do not have this option.

To see if you have the System Mixer (may be called Stereo Mixer on some), go to the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel. In the Sound Panel click on the Recording Tab. If the System Mixer is listed, enable it if it's not enabled and then set this as the Default Playback device. If the System Mixer is not listed, RIGHT click in a blank area on this panel and then check to show both disabled and disconnected devices. If the System Mixer shows up you can enable/select it as the Default playback device. If it is not available, you can try the Dell downloads to see if there is an updated sound driver. You must use the Dell sound driver as non-Dell, in most cases, either does not work or does not work correctly. The Dell downloads are at www.support.dell.com you can access the downloads via your service tag number (preferred) or just by the model type and number.

For a recording program, I prefer the very popular "Audacity" recording program. Download the "beta" version for Win 7 systems. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

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After spending about 2 fruitless hours trying to find out why my Windows 7 Home Premium was telling me I did not have an sudio device in my system and could not therefore record sounds, I found this in a Vista forum. It seems that the sound recorder is disabled in Windows 7 and the information needed to enable it is hidden!

Read here:
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But, if you try the same trick with Windows Vista, you won't see an option for Wave Out Mix. It's not that the option's been left out of Vista, Microsoft just decided to hide it. Media Center Show podcast producer Ian Dixon has the instructions for enabling Wave Out recording:
Select sound from the control panel.
Select the recording tab.
Right click on the background of the tab and choose "show disabled devices."
Right click on Wave Out Mix and click enable.
Now it should work the same way as Wave Out Mix in Windows XP, allowing you to record any sound your computer makes
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Seems a bit daft to me. I was assuming that my sound card had packed up.

A:No Sound Recorder in Windows 7 Home Premium!

Hi

Have installed the win7 Drivers & software for your sound card.

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Small sound recorder disappeared and it's impossible to get it again even from the XP CD. What can I do? What happened? I had it since a short while ago. "exe" is still inside Windows folder. Many thanks Greetings
 

A:Solved: Windows sound recorder disappeared

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