Article - Some Cases that May Prevent You Recording Stereo Mix
In order to record streaming audio you
need to select the "Stereo Mix" input from the "Device Mixer".
In some cases this input also may be called as "What U Hear",
"Stereo Out" and "Wave".
1. Stereo Mix
2. Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Under Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10the "Stereo Mix"
input may be disabled. By default, Microsoft has restricted some
recording capabilities in Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10. The ability to record from
the sound card will be dependent on your system's sound card and
driver. It is important to make sure that you have the latest drivers
installed for your sound card.
3. Sigmatel Audio
For Sigmatel audio cards "Stereo
Mix" input may be disabled in drive. In some cases Sigmatel
Audio card may not support the "Stereo Mix" input and will not allow
you to record streaming audio. For example, Dell's sigmatel driver
does not support this feature. But you can use audio driver from