Recording problem

I plugged in my microphone into my computer, but Audacity wasn’t recording any sounds, even songs I was just playing on iTunes. I think it might be that I turned something off. The only thing I can this of is this: It’s that notification when you plug in the microphone that asks you to choose which external device you want to use & gives you a list of devices. I said that I don’t want them to notify me anymore, so this might be why?

Any suggestions would be helpful; I really want to use Audacity!

I guess it could be. If your computer does not recognise that you have a microphoe attached, then it probably will not make it available for Audacity. Is there a way to reset that option?

I’ve had problems with this in the past using Vista. I have to have my mic plugged in and turned on before starting Audacity, or it won’t enable my microphone. If I just turn on the mic and restart Audacity, the problem is fixed.