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    How do you record sounds, internally, in Windows 7?


    I have a Windows 7 notebook.

    Back in my Windows XP laptop, all I needed to use was Sound Recorder. On recording, it recorded whatever music was played internally.

    But now in Windows 7, it records sounds externally.

    Do I have to download an unofficial program?

    Is it possible to just download the Windows XP Sound Recorder into Windows 7?

    Man. :/
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    What kind of thing are you trying to record? You don't already have the corresponding audio file?
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    Surprisingly it would be anything that comes out internally.

    So once on Windows XP, say I was recording a mp3. Then another program causes a chime sound. Then that chime sound gets into the recording with the mp3.

    Now whether the file becomes a .mp3 or .wav file isn't the issue yet, only on the recording end.
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    I bring it up because it'd be easier to just get the audio file than try to record it. Like, much easier.

    The thing you're looking for is "stereo mix". Generally. As of Windows 7 most/all sound drivers don't automatically install it. If you don't have it then you'll need to find and install the appropriate drivers for your motherboard/sound card. Then you use it as the recording device.

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