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Are you using Windows OS? If so, there is MS SoundRecorder app included in your PC.
Go down to the audio icon in your system tray, right-click it, and go to “Recording Devices” to open up the proper settings pane.
In the pane, right-click on a blank area, and make sure both “View Disabled Devices” and “View Disconnected Devices” options are checked. You should see a “Stereo Mix” option appear.
what happens when you place the cursor on the microphone icon and click it with the RIGHT button of your mouse? Do you not get the following menu as i have shown in my image above?
Once you are in the It says to RIGHT-CLICK on a blank area In the Recording pane and make sure both “View Disabled Devices” and “View Disconnected Devices” options are checked. You may have to do this once for each option...
You should see a “Stereo Mix” option appear.
I Still Don’t See It…
In some cases, your audio chipset drivers aren't helping your cause. Most likely, this is because they’re outdated. In other instances, however, it’s because the newest Windows 7 drivers don't support this feature. This was the case on my Asus Eee PC (a 1000HE), but I got around the issue by downloading and installing the older Windows XP/Vista drivers for my audio chipset. As always, before changing your drivers, make sure create a system restore point in case things don’t go as planned.
This Stereo MIX problem has started with Vista and now windows 7.. And that this has nothing to do with SOUND DRIVERS whatsoever...
The reason Stereo Mix disappears in Vista and Windows 7 has NOTHING to do with sound drivers at all.
Because this problem only happens to CERTAIN BRAND of LAPTOPS only..
This is because these BRANDS such as DELL, VAIO, ACER, etc.have signed an AGREEMENT with.The Music Recording Industry to TAKE STEREO MIX off windows Vista and 7..
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