I do not have all features of Audacity

I am using Windows XP Professional Version 2002, Service Pack 3. I have downloaded the latest version of Audacity. But I do not have the full features. I can click on “Effect” but the entire list of selections is light gray in color and I cannot click on any of them. What is wrong?? jb

You probably just need to press the Stop button. Most of Audacity’s features are disabled during Play, Record and Pause.

And you need to have some audio selected to operate on …