Windows 11 recordings sound sped up, like Donald Duck

I’ve got a new USB connected microphone. Both using Audacity 3.4.2 and the Microsoft “sound recorder” app on my WIndows 11 laptop, the sound is distorted. It sounds speed up, like a recording of Donald Duck or the Chipmunks.

I’ve tried both 44.1 and 48 kHz, all three “interface” settings, MME, Windows Direct Sound, and Windows WASAPI. I’ve tried 16 bit, 24 bit and floating point.

I am sure its not really an audacity issue, since it also happens with Microsoft Sound Recorder. Its got to be a settings issue. But I have no idea where to look for it. I think I’ve changed everything…


Solved thanks to copy in Windows portion. Big thanks to DVDdoug
Uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers fixed it.

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