No Stereo Mix for Conexant HD Audio

Just a short comment from Microsoft about “Stereo Mix” for Conexant High Definition Smart Audio under Windows Vista. As we know the Conexant High Definition Smart Audio is built in sound chipset so that it’s hardware capability is very limited. On the other hand, its manufacturer, Conexant, also does not plan to built powerful driver …

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No Stereo Mix for Sony laptops

Latest response from Sony states that “Stereo Mix” on Vaio will not be enabled.    You are correct to assume that it has been disabled in Vista to prevent the possibility that people may use it to illegally record sound. It is not just Sony that have had to do it, but all manufacturers.     We are sorry that it affects users who are trying to use it for honest purposes like yourself, but we are bounded by law the same as other makes.     I can not predict that there will ever be a change in the policy. We are aware tough that there are 3rd party software/methods of getting around this issue, however we cannot advise or recommending using them.      Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to update your case. If you would prefer an e-Support agent to contact you by telephone, please update your case with your preferred contact number & a suitable time frame between the hours of 8:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday.    Regards,    Harry  Sony Vaio-Link Team

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Record audio using the “Stereo Mix” input.

It’s easy enough, but please don’t forget about two important things: Recording Level. If recording level is too high then sound will be clipped. You need to use Windows Volume Control to decrease it. Mute Unused Inputs. Please note that selecting the “Stereo Mix” input your sound recording software will record all sounds going through your …

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