Audacity 2.x on Windows 8.1

I installed this on an ASUS laptop with the 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS, There is no combination of preferences that will recognize an audio internet stream. I have installed this program on other computers successfully. Can anyone help?

Download Audacity 2.1.0 installer (23.1 MB, includes help files) from here:

During the installation, look for the option to “Reset Preferences” and ensure that is selected.
On first launch, confirm that you wish to reset preferences.

Then see the instructions in the manual for recording using “WASAPI loopback”: