Help required

I need some serious help. I've followed the screencasts and Carla took me through the steps, but somehow my settings just look different. . Since 1.3 didn't look at all like on the screencast, I choose to use an older version. Basically, I don't get a pop-up window in audacity, after checking all the audio controls and before opening the audio repeater. I'm assuming it's something so basic that I will feel quite silly afterwards.

I've attached a screenshot, so maybe this will help.

Thanks in advance :-) 



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I have the same problem

Hello Illya

I was kind of quiet this week because I was struggling to record a skype call. I have followed the tutorial, adjusted my skype options, volume control, audio repeater, but I can't see the options I need in Audacity. It seems to be something with my sound card that I need to adjust first, but also my mixer device does not allow me to click the recording option when I select my sound card. Carla and I used yugma today and she tried to help me, but she could not find the right options in computer. Any ideas? Where can I attach some screen shots of my audacity otpions and volume control?

Erika Cruvinel

I'm not seeing VAC

Did you install the Virtual Audio Cables? I'm not seeing the repeater in your screenshot. Also, I see you have the USB mic set for recording (AK 5370). You should have stereo mix, or what u hear (probably different in German) instead. That will need to be done in your audio setup (double-click on the speaker icon at the lower right of your XP screen.

another screenshot

Hi Alice

I tried it again, carefully following the instructions. I had a nice chat with skype lady, but could barely hear her afterwards. When I tried to amplify, there was a lot of static. Could it be my soundcard? I know it's not the best.

And there is no pop-up window in audacity or anywhere else with 'WhatUhear' like in the screencast. hm.

oops, no place to put the scrrencast. I'll try agian.


Illya Arnet-Clark

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