Windows 10, up-to-date. Audacity 3.1.3. After Windows crash, reinstall shows error message when “record” icon pressed.
Error opening recording device.
Error code: 0 Success.
Uninstalling and reinstall as administrator or user doesn’t work. After Windows program uninstall, message says to remove (some) items manually. How? If this is done will full fresh reinstall work?
“timestamp”: 1646285031,
“event_id”: “26db94b0a613a24fb66cc0ecb56039d2”,
“platform”: “native”,
“release”: “audacity@3.1.3”,
“contexts”: {
“os”: {
“type”: “os”,
“name”: “Windows”,
“version”: “10.0.19044”
“exception”: {
“values”: [
“type”: “Error”,
“value”: “Error opening recording device.\nError code: 0 Success.”,
“mechanism”: {
“type”: “runtime_error”,
“handled”: false

One user with this error reported success after changing MME to WASAPI.