Line In Too Loud

There have been a number of issues reported with “Beats Audio”.
I’m sorry I don’t know the solution, but the problem appears to be with the Beats Audio software as far as I can tell. I don’t have a HP computer so I’m not able to investigate further.

These are links to other forum topics involving Beats Audio - I don’t know if they will be of any help:
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/muddy-sound-when-recording-in-audacity/28023/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/recording-problems-on-windows-7-beats-audio/21030/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/audacity-wont-output-in-true-stereo/22882/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/low-recording-volume/20631/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/recording-result-sounds-thin-out-of-phase/28199/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/feedback-during-recording-session-today-help-please/23918/1
https://forum.audacityteam.org/t/playback-sound-quality-lousy/26786/1

and from another forum I noticed:
http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=98277
http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=98774