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by paulyii
Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

Go to "Settings > Privacy > Microphone" and ensure “Allow apps to access your microphone” is set to “On.” Open the Windows Sound control panel, and in the "Recording" tab ensure that the microphone shows activity in its green recording level meter when you speak. Thank You Sir... The Error message ...
by paulyii
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

Please post your "Audio device info" (See: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/help_menu_diagnostics.html) ============================== Default recording device number: 1 Default playback device number: 4 ============================== Device ID: 0 Device name: Microsoft Sound Mapper - Input Host...
by paulyii
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:29 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

Wrong logic I'm afraid. Re-installing just replaces the executable. The settings are held in a separate folder (this is so that when you upgrade Audacity to a new version you don't lose all your settings) . There is a command in the app to reset Tools > Reset Configuration See this page in the Manu...
by paulyii
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

With all due respect, that is not what you said at the beginning. You said that you were unable to record sound generated from MS word "Read out loud". I asked you if you were able to record from anything else (such as a microphone) and you said "yes, that was long time ago ... using microphone to ...
by paulyii
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

Check to see if you are still able to do that. If you can then that helps to narrow down the possible causes of the problem. As i had mentioned at the beginning , i am unable to record ,everytime i tried to record, that error message popped out .. cant do any recording at all , where ever the input...
by paulyii
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Error opening recording device

yes, that was long time ago ...
using microphone to record my own voice ...

this time i am trying to record sound from Laptop speaker .
( sound generated by "read aloud " from a Word document )
by paulyii
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:18 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Error opening recording device
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Error opening recording device

Now i had the latest Version of Audacity 2.4.2 installed. I was trying to record sound generated from MS word "Read out loud" for use in my youtube creation. i was on version 2.3.2 then ... i am new to record sound using Audacity .. so i have to try this and tried that ... ( i think i am still have ...
by paulyii
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: How to record audio from speaker .
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: How to record audio from speaker .

The Manual states 9996 Invalid device: this means that the sound device is not valid, if it is an external sound device: 1) it may have been unplugged 2) you may have a faulty or loose connection 3) you may have a bad lead 4) the device itself may be faulty. WC I saw that too ... But it don't mean ...
by paulyii
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: How to record audio from speaker .
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: How to record audio from speaker .

Please see: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/error_opening_sound_device.html WC Check Audacity settings Did this ... Check operating system settings Did this too .. Workarounds Use MME or Windows Direct Sound as your Audio Host Used Windows Direct Sound . Still Error Opening recording device Err...
by paulyii
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: How to record audio from speaker .
Replies: 5
Views: 207

How to record audio from speaker .

I am trying to grab an audio from a site .... when the play button was pressed , a voice will read out that particular line.. Tried to read through the tutorial .. but can't find what i want ... ( maybe i am not patience enough ? ) so i seek experts' help here .. to get a fast and direct answer... p...