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How to Enable Stereo Mix

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Option 1: Update your Drivers!

For Realtek Audio Card:

- Vista, Windows7 Driver (32/64bits) Driver only (Executable file)

http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=24&PFid=24&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false

Mirror:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=2SV854H7

For Sigmatel Audio Card:

Download this driver:

http://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/R171789.exe

and install in windows xp sp2

Also check this link for more details

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R171789&SystemID=LATITUDE%20D620&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=8907&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=3&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=3&fileid=235761

For SoundMax Audio Card:

Read this and also check the link mentioned in that page. Hope it helps

http://audacityteam.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4485#p17655

Option 2: Use a VAC!

VAC (Virtually Audio Cable) Software basically allows you to do the same thing that Stereo Mix normally does.

http://www.niharsworld.com/2008/06/16/use-virtual-audio-cable-vac-to-solve-missing-stereo-mix-problem/

Option 3: Get some Hardware!

I would not recommend these but you can Get Audio Splitter (one audio jack on one end and two audio jack inputs at the other end) or buy a double ended audio jack cable ( 3.5mm 2 male pin audio stereo plug).

Also, people have been saying that buying an actual sound-card enables stereo mix rather then having an on-board sound card.

There, i hope this helped you, it did help me. In case you have a different Audio Card then mentioned above i recommend google for finding a solution or try and see if you can download the latest audio card drivers for your audio card.

- Updated (18/03/2011)

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Didn't work for me :( but I use a G35 so I kinda expected that.

I don't think it has anything to do with your headset. It is a Windows related issue.

Stereo Mix is there... it always is. It is just not showing up.

Also, I have a built-in sound card which works with Realtek audio. So I found a Realtek driver.

There is probably a driver for your computer, you just need to find the right one ;)

I think this is your best bet:

There is a Virtual Cable Software so if I am correct you can simulate what the stereo mix is normally doing.

Which is Rerouting the sound you are hearing to a recording option.

http://www.niharsworld.com/2008/06/16/use-virtual-audio-cable-vac-to-solve-missing-stereo-mix-problem/

EDIT: Made a base post edit. Most solutions are now in the topic.

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Yea I've tried VAC trial in the past. But its got that voice so you have to buy the full version, which is 30$, and I don't really believe in Torrenting stuff, so its not really an option.

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Yea I've tried VAC trial in the past. But its got that voice so you have to buy the full version, which is 30$, and I don't really believe in Torrenting stuff, so its not really an option.

I did not know the original VAC was only a paid version, however check this website:

http://alternativeto.net/software/virtual-audio-cable/?profile=windows&platform=windows&license=free

see if there are some free alternative programs to the original VAC by Eugene Muzychenko

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