Enable playback of your sound cards line in input in Windows Vista
Overview and configuring the hardware
Tutorial 1 – Installing Audacity
Tutorial 2 – Recording
Listening to line in on Windows XP machines
Tutorial 3 – Editing
Tutorial 4 – Installing LAME Mp3
Tutorial 5 – Exporting
In this short supplemental tutorial, we will demonstrate how to listen to the line in input on a Windows Vista machine. The procedure for doing this is similar to Windows 7, but varies in a few key places.
To get started with this procedure, first open the Control Panel and choose “Hardware and Sound”, just like we did in the Windows 7 video.
Now, click on “Sound” as circled in red in the picture above. The following window will then appear:-
Select your speakers from the list by clicking them once and then click on “Properties”. The following window will then be displayed:-
In the Properties window that now appears, choose the “Levels” tab. Ensure that line In is not muted (does not have the red circle icon next to it). Click on “Apply” and start your cassette playing, you should now hear the audio from your cassette player through your PC’s speakers.
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