Recording to PC from line-in on stereo

  wildhouse 18:32 10 Mar 2014

Would really appreciate some help. I have a Dell Inspiron 620. I want to record from my record player (which I have done on previous PCs). Have plugged cable in to line-in on PC but not hearing anything. Have downloaded Audacity to record with.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:39 10 Mar 2014

Op system?

open control panel - sounds and audio and change the setting on your sound card for line in

  wildhouse 19:03 10 Mar 2014

Brilliant. I can now record as a .wav (need to download something called Lame to record as MP3). However, hope you can answer this one, too. I can't hear as it's playing, only the recording, so don't know if I'm quite at the beginning of a track. Any suggestions? Thanks!

  wildhouse 22:57 12 Mar 2014

Got into properties of my sound card and managed to get it to play sound as well so all sorted!

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