Audacity Stopping

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Littlelady3369
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Audacity Stopping

Post by Littlelady3369 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:01 pm

Hi there,
I've just recently purchased a new Sweetwater PC that came pre-installed with Audacity 2.1.2 and I've only just began to use it. I've gotten partially through a new recording project and it just stopped playing and started bouncing or like a record was skipping and going no where. It messes up my windows 10 program and I can't even access the shut down or reset button so I have to manually reset my PC. Audacity begins again but when I try to continue with the recording I was doing, it does the same thing over and over again. any idea what's up with this?

DVDdoug
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Re: Audacity Stopping

Post by DVDdoug » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:45 pm

"Crashing" is usually a hardware/driver-related problem.

What are you recording from? The mic built-into a laptop? A USB audio interface? Streaming audio? Etc.?

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