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recording what you hear through the speakers

I cannot record sound that comes from the speakers with window 7 like I can with window XP. I have tried numerous sound card that I know work with window XP
and install on my other comuputer that as window 7 .I also have tried numerous audio recorder software that all work with window XP .
what is the problem ,Window7,sound card or is it a software problem

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Try the old fashioned fix.

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Use an audio cable from speaker out to aux in and Y cable to external speakers or headset. Works every time.

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In reply to: Try the old fashioned fix.

What you need to do first is make sure your sound card is enables as a recording device. Start>Control Panel>Sound Speech and audio devices>Recording Devices. Make sure none of them are hidden and enable the sound card.

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Try to click on the reply to the original poster. Otherwise I think you are addressing me.

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