These optimizations will improve disk performance when recording and playing back audio files.

  • Hold your mouse over the top-right corner of the Start screen to show the Charms
  • Click on the magnifying glass, type in Computer, then hit Enter
  • Right click on the drive on which you will store your audio and choose Properties
  • Make sure “Compress this drive to save disk space” is unchecked
  • Click Apply, then OK
  • Repeat this for any drive where you’ll be storing audio