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Windows recording mixer. Where is it?

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    Windows recording mixer. Where is it?


    I had been able to record anything heard in the 'speakers with Cool Edit Pro. I am no longer able to.

    Clicking on Options in Cool Edit, then on Windows Recording Mixer, I am presented with the message:

    File not found
    Can not find the mixer program "sndvol32 /r".
    (Tech note: an alternate (sic) mixer applet may be specified in the registry.)

    I have no idea what that means, or what to do next.

    Can someone help please?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Have you checked Sound in Control Panel ?

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    I have looked at it, yes, but that doesn't help me. What am I supposed to do about/with it?
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Syncopator View Post
    I have looked at it, yes, but that doesn't help me. What am I supposed to do about/with it?
    Test your recording device(s).
    You can find out if they are working properly-

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    Or maybe try Troubleshooting in Control Panel-

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    That's all I can come up with.
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