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Why is the Windows 7 Sound Recorder program recording in stereo?

Q: Why is the Windows 7 Sound Recorder program recording in stereo?

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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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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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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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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Hello

Please I've just found that there isn't any stereo mixer for sound recording in windows 7.

Any way to solve this issue!?

The stereo mixer is not shown up in the show disabled or disconnected mode when I right click and choose these 2 options from the list.

Please any way to solve this issue!?

Thanks a lot.
 

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Hello

Please I've just found that there isn't any stereo mixer for sound recording in windows 7.

Any way to solve this issue!?

The stereo mixer is not shown up in the show disabled or disconnected mode when I right click and choose these 2 options from the list.

Please any way to solve this issue!?

Thanks a lot.

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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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Hello. I am EpicallyAWSM.

Alright before I explain, I must tell you that I WAS able to record audio previously.

I'm having a problem while recording audio with Fraps (a game video-recording software). Previously, I was unable to find the Stereo Mix at all, until I found the Drivers CD that came with my computer.

After I installed the driver, I tested it on a few different games, but the result was still the same: no audio in my recorded files. I have double-checked, and the volume for Stereo Mix is maxed, and it is set to the default recording device. I have spent countless hours trying to find a fix for this problem, so I decided to file it in myself.

One thing though, is that I'm aware my sound card driver is a little out of date, but I am unable to update it because I get an error while running the setup file. My sound card is "Realtek High Definition Audio Card" - that's all I know about it.

I'm sure my version of Fraps is capable of recording this audio, because I was able to do so before. Suddenly though I was unable to record audio and I had a problem with sound channels in Game Maker 8 (problem I will be asking in the Game Maker forum). I am unsure what to do. Please do not give me the answers I have been seeing for the past week (Check Show All Devices, make sure your volume is maxed, etc.)

Thank you
EpicallyAWSM

A:[Recording] Stereo Mix Available, Sound Recording Not

Are you able to record in any other program, other than fraps? Download the free Audacity recording program and try recording with it.

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I am trying too record sound from my computer of a conversation for archiving purposes, I was told that using the Stereo Mix option combined with Audacity would work great. However, when I check for disabled devices in my recording devices, I am seeing no Stereo Mis option.
Any idea?

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Hello there,

I have been banging my head against the wall for a couple days here. I've been trying to enable recording and streaming audio through the Stereo Mix device but it doesn't seem to be picking up any sound. I have tried reinstalling drivers, enabling and disabling different audio devices but nothing seems to have any effect.

I have read a lot of posts on different forums but most of them are about stereo mix device missing. Thats not the case here since it definitely is showing up and is enabled.

Also pics of Recording tab and VIA control panel.

A:Stereo Mix not recording any sound

Could you upload a pic of the Playback Devices tab?
Ap

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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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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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Just recently, the stereo mix on my computer won't record sound. It's been working perfectly in the past, but one day I went to record music (for a youtube video) and none of the green bars next to the stereo mix icon is showing that music is playing. If you someone could help me with this problem it would be greatly appreciated!

A:The Stereo Mix on my computer isn't recording sound?

Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click to higlight the RealTek audio device and then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NOT check the box to also uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound. This fixes a lot of problems and a first step to fix your problem.

Shortcut to Device Manager, Hold the Windows key down and then press the Pause/Break key. In the panel that comes up, Device Manager is in the task list in the upper left.

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Hello there,

I have been banging my head against the wall for a couple days here. I've been trying to enable recording and streaming audio through the Stereo Mix device but it doesn't seem to be picking up any sound. I have tried reinstalling drivers, enabling and disabling different audio devices but nothing seems to have any effect.

I have read a lot of posts on different forums but most of them are about stereo mix device missing. Thats not the case here since it definitely is showing up and is enabled.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

A:Stereo Mixer not recording sound.

**EDIT**

So I've sort of figured out the problem. When I talk through my mic like on Skype for example, the sound level of the Stereo mixer drops to 0. If I then mute my mic on Skype the stereo mixer volume stays at 100. I've been able to Stream music and use my mic at the same time before, or does it drop due to priority? Thanks

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Hello,

I play guitar and bass through my computer and record with Windows Movie Maker and Audacity from my soundcard using 'Stereo Mix'. I have Windows 10.

Everything was working just fine yesterday and I recorded a track.
TODAY, Stereo Mix, despite being enabled and set as the default device is not even picking up sound (as it can usually be seen by the green bar next to it).
I use headphones to listen to my playing.

All of the settings in my Movie Maker and Audacity are the same. All of my audio settings are the same as yesterday.

I would greatly appreciate your help as this is my hobby and my joy to share music with my friends. I'm not very tech savvy so please use layman's terms.


Thank you,
punkkid
 

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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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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,

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.

A:Help! Recording audio with my sound recorder

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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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This is a bit of a weird one...

I'm attempting to record music from vinyl onto my pc.
I have my turntable connected to an amp, which is connected to the line-in socket on my soundcard.

The first problem I noticed was that I was only recording the left-hand track of the stereo sound. The right-hand track was just recording as silence.
At first I thought this must be due to a connection problem somewhere causing the right-hand track signal to not reach the soundcard. However I then discovered that if I just wanted to listen to music from the vinyl through my computer speakers then it played both left and right tracks perfectly. So both left and right signals are definitely reaching my soundcard fine and the problem is purely with recording.

I checked the recording balance, it was set at dead centre, so that didn't seem to be the cause of the problem.
However, I decided to experiment with the recording balance a bit, and this is where it gets really weird.....
As I've already said, with the recording balance set perfectly central it records the left hand track but no right hand track.

If i move the balance gradually over to the right, the left hand track gradually fades out (as you'd expect), but the right hand track continues to record nothing.

But the really weird thing is when i move the recording balance gradually over to the left:
At first i still get all the left hand track and nothing from the right, but then at a certain point with the balan... Read more

A:Problems recording stereo sound through line-in

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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.

thanx in advanceClick to expand...

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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Hello

Basically, my problem is that Fraps does not record the sounds that I hear from my computer. I have the most recent Sigmatel HD audio codec and on Fraps it is set to "Detect best sound input".

It has come to my attention that I need a stereo mixer option enabled in my sound properties, which I have looked for and don't have. I've read numerous tutorials on how to fix this, such as downloading a new driver or editing the registry, but only for notebooks.

I am using Windows XP, with a Dell XPS 710 Desktop, not the M1710 notebook!

I was hoping someone could help me out with enabling this Stereo Mixer thing, thanks.

A:Sigmatel Stereo Mixer/Fraps not recording sound

Apologies for the wrong forum section,

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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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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 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 (such as PolderbitS) that will allow me to record any type of audio from my cound card. Preferably free.... well... it has to be free...

thanks
 

A:Program needed for sound recording.

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Okay, so I use Recordpad version 4.18 for some recording work I do with my cousin, we chose the program because it writes the sound file as it's recording (We tried Audacity before which doesn't do that, it was a pain to work with), and it also has a setting that stops the current recording and makes a new one after a set time (2 hours in our case).

Now the only problem is there's about a 1.8 second delay between the recording stopping and the new one starting up, so if we're saying something at that point it'll get partially cut off. I don't know if this is because of recordpad or because of the computer, so I thought I'd ask.

Do any versions of recordpad have a more acceptable delay between recordings, or no delay. Or would anyone be able to recommend me a sound recorder that has the same feature with a better delay?

A:Need a sound recording program suggestion

I don't use that software (I have a recording studio using Sonar X3) but I would suspect the delay is the time between the program finalizing the first recording and initializing for the next recording period.

From what I see of the program it is probably the best for your situation, since you don't like Audacity. Other recording studio programs, such as my Sonar or any other will work the same as Audacity.

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Alright so, I have my Stereo Mix in my Recording Devices tab. I set the Level to 100 and tried to play some music out of my speakers. I had to put my speakers on volume level 30 to just get 1 bar. Pic:

Is there any way to boost the recording volume of my Stereo Mix? I don't want my speakers to be blasting what I'm listening to just to use this Audio Analyzer that I have.

Thanks for your potential help!
~Alex

A:Is it possible to boost the Stereo Mix recorder

Exactly what are you trying to do? Your post isn't clear. I don't think the Stereo Mix does anything other than allow inputs (mic, line, internet or some audio program) to be heard. What level is heard is dependent on the source. If you look at the Mixer you should see the various sources and a separate volume control for each. I'm on Win 7 right now so I can't tell you exactly how to do it in Win 8. In Win 7, I click on the sound icon in the Notification area (lower right) and then click on Mixer to show what input devices are active and the volume control for each. I think if you go to the desktop in Win 8 its the same.

Here is mine (nothing active right now).

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I'm looking for a program as simple as the windows sound recorder, but that can handle mp3's. If this program did not need any install, that would be best.

Note: I don't really need to edit any music, i just want to screw around with the pitch. slowmo etc.
 

A:Small sound recording/tweaking program.

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Hi all!
 
I have a CREATIVE Sound Blaster ZxR PCI-E Audio Card, and would like to connect my Yamaha PSR-E433 Electronic Keyboard and a Tivoli Audio Digital Radio to my INTEL Core i7-6700K computer preferably on the same input, running MS Win 10 Pro 64-bit.
 
And hence, my question is as follows;
 
Can a 3.5mm Stereo Plug to 2 x 3.5mm Stereo Jack Splitter Adaptor INPUT sound?
 
Thank you very much in advance!
 
Regards,
midimusicman79

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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 want to put some of my old vynil records on cd but my stereo has no output jacks on the back. Can I use the headphone jack and connect it to the input on the sound card?
Thanks
 

A:Recording from stereo

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Hello,

After I reinstalled my computer I saw that stereo mix is not recording any sound, so I searched for a solution on other forums , but nothing worked.Than I found this forum and I saw the thread "Jack output reassignments (Fix)" and I changed the registry binaries, but still nothing.

I'm a newbie on this,so I need help to fix the problem.I got this version of my realtek driver: 6.0.1.6526.I downloaded it from guru3d.com , because I can't download from the official realtek site.

Realtek High Definition Audio Driver.

A:Stereo Mix not recording

Normally, the registry and the jack assignments should only be touched in specific situations. Because the System Mixer apparently is not recording has nothing to do with the jack assignments. Thus you should put them back to the original configuration.

Exactly what do you mean about the System Mixer not recording? What program are you using to record? What are you trying to record? Streaming Audio from the Internet? A microphone input? A Line In Input? Or is it that you do not have any audio at all, which would be more than just a system mixer problem.

Have you reinstalled your PC or motherboard vendor's drivers for Vista/Win 7? (You also need to fill in the "My System Specs").

We can't really help you without more info.

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okay so i have bin banging my head on the wall for about 2 weeks now trying to figure out how to make my stereo mix to record the stuff that is being played trough my Headset
First of all, i have them enabled and the volume their supposed to emit in the configuration is set to a 100%.
I have tried so many different things as Re-installing my drivers as to downloading alternate programs that would to do the same.
 
Thanks for reading, and hope you can help  

A:Stereo mix is not recording

Go to the right hand end of your taskbar and you will see the loudspeaker icon. Right click on this, and in the dialogue box that pops up choose recording devices. Then make sure that the devices selected / marked active are actually the ones you are using. I have found the options 'Wave' and 'Line' often work better that stereo mix for recording.
 
If this doesn't move you forward, come back, but with details of your system and sound card if you are using one, or the on-baord sound system if you are using that.
 
Chris Cosgrove

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It use to be that when I wanted to record some sound coming out of my computer, I'd fire up audacity, select stereo out as my recording device, and record away.

Since installing Vista there is no longer an option to do so.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

A:Recording Stereo-Out in Vista

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Hi guys, this is probably a dumb question, but:

I'm trying to record system audio in a couple of different applications, and it's not working. Specifically, I'm trying to record audio off the web in Audacity, and system audio to accompany screenshot video in Debut Video Capture.


Based on google-fu, I went into the Sounds Control Panel and enabled Stereo Mix, but even when I select it as the record input in the applications, I get total silence on the recording, even though the expected sound is coming out of my speakers.

I'm using Windows 7 Home.
Again: The problem is NOT simply that Stereo Mix is disabled. That seems to be a common problem, and enabling it suffices for most people. But as I said, I've already done this, but when I select Stereo Mix as the input, it simply doesn't work.
Any help would be much appreciated. It's probably something simple I'm missing, but I've tried everything I can think of or find info about online. Thanks!

A:Recording off Stereo Mix not working

Hi,
1.Have you set Stereo Mix as default device and default communication device? Just as a mention, enable is not the same as default (green check mark).
2.Also, try disabling Microphone while enabling Stereo Mix.
3.If the methods above not work, reinstall the sound driver for test.
Start>Control Panel>Hardware and Sounds> Click "Device Manager".
Find the driver/device that you wish to reinstall, which would be your sound driver, "right-click" and select "uninstall".

Then reboot, if this was a Windows provided driver, then your PC should reinstall it the next time you log back in. If it requires the driver from the manufacturer you will be prompted to provide it.
Meanwhile, I still want to mention the steps to enable Stereo Mix.
How To Enable ?Stereo Mix? in Windows 7 (to Record Audio)
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/39532/how-to-enable-stereo-mix-in-windows-7-to-record-audio/
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 There is no option to select stereoMIX for recording - on all previous HP desktop / laptop computers my company owned this was not a problem (windows XP or windows 7).  I have tried a few driver versions and also "show disabled devices" option in Control Panel>Sound>Recording.  The problem is I need this for few dozens of computers Didn't even expect this to be an issue, now we have to think about external audio card if this is not posible to solve in software. Any tips / ideas ? I noticed od HP prodesk that DTS version is 6.x and on new probooks its 8.x but on web site there are no older versions for download

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Hi, I just switched to Vista and I like it but I'm having some trouble with recording the Stereo Mix. I know HOW to set it to record the Stereo Mix (Sounds -> Show Hidden Devices, etc etc) but whenever I record things, it records a loud pitched, kind of static. No matter what level of recording I change it to it just keeps doing this. Also, I can't send stereo mix voice clips in MSN at all, it just says "The Voice Clip could not be sent"

I'm using RealTek AC97' Audio

Any solution? One billion points to the person who solves this.

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For some reason I cannot record what I hear on my computer. Whenever I select stereo mix to record what I hear it records my mic. How can I record what microsoft sam says? That is what I am trying to do make him say something and record it. Please help me. I have a program called SoundMax to control my audio and such.
Thanks
 

A:Solved: Stereo mix recording help.

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I use WinXP and I have a problem. ) When using my Stereo Mix as my sound recorder it has a lot of static, same with Mono Mix but, not as much static. Is there a way I can fix this?
 

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Hi, I just switched to Vista and I like it but I'm having some trouble with recording the Stereo Mix. I know HOW to set it to record the Stereo Mix (Sounds -> Show Hidden Devices, etc etc) but whenever I record things, it records a loud pitched, kind of static. No matter what level of recording I change it to it just keeps doing this. Also, I can't send stereo mix voice clips in MSN at all, it just says "The Voice Clip could not be sent"

I'm using RealTek AC97' Audio

Any solution? One billion points to the person who solves this.
 

A:Vistas Stereo Mix Recording

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I want to buy a DVD recorder to be able to burn dvds from cable TV. I've done a little bit of research but I'm getting some muddled responses.

Here's my setup: we have cable running directly into a cable-ready TV. No cable box, no DVR (in this room). I want to set it up so I can record and burn DVDs.

From what I'm seeing, I'll need a DVD recorder with a tuner? This is where I'm getting confused.

Any ideas?
 

A:DVD recorder for recording cable tv

You'll need both a tuner (TV capture card) and a burner to burn with.
 

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Dear All,
I have a question. Can I take a DVD Player, put in a DVD, hook it up to a DVD Recorder, and record DVD's like you used to do VCR's?

Thanks Loads
Kisota
 

A:Recording Dvd's from Player to Recorder

With a stand alone recorder, it can only be done with dvds that don't have any copy protection. If you're talking about copying a commercial movie dvd, it can be done with a computer w/dvd burner, but they don't allow helping anyone with this process, at this forum.
 

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