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Audio recording suddenly stops


hastelloy
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I get the same problem with both Audacity and Magix Audio Cleaning Lab.

I play audio into the line-in socket (been doing this for ages) from various devices.

After 2 or 3 minutes (sometimes less, sometimes more) the recording stops although the audio still plays through the speakers without a break.

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling software and hardware and system restore but to no avail.

I have another problem which started at about the same time Live Messenger. I can't see how this can be connected though.

Any suggestions will be gratefully received.

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mgmcc

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Try recording with any other programs, such as Live Messenger, that may try to go online closed down. If Live Messenger does have a problem, its misbehaving could be sufficient to interrupt the recording.

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Simsy

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Clutching at straws... is it perhaps that you are running out of disc space, and there is not enough space for the temp file created when recording?

Regards,

Simsy

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hastelloy

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Simsy - thanks for the thought but my C drive has over 200GB free and my D drive over 400.

mgmcc - I had thought that the problems might have a common cause, but couldn't see how. I'm almost ashamed to admit that it hadn't occurred to me that one could be causing the other. I have completely uninstalled all of Windows Live Essentials and no longer have a recording problem. So many thanks for putting me right.

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