Audacity Will Not Record in Windows 11 [SOLVED]

Clicking on the “record” button will start the cursor, and there are signal indications on the VU meters, but no audio is recorded.

Audacity works fine on Windows 10.

Can someone please comment on a possible remedy?


See this post: Monitored audio has activity but nothing is recorded. - #6 by afantasticwatermelon Let us know how you fare.

Thank you, jademan. I will have to find the “AppData\Roaming” folder on my Windows 11 machine, and will see if there’s an Audacity file in there.

To find the “AppData\Roaming” folder, click on the magnifying glass on the Windows taskbar, and type %appdata%. WIndows will take you right there.

Thanks ever so much jademan re: getting Audacity to record in Windows 11. You were spot-on in your recommendation to delete the Audacity folder in the “AppData\Roaming” folder. Now it records. :smiley:


I’m glad you got this working. :smiley: