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Then right-click the downloaded file and choose the option to extract the contents.
You can also use 7-Zip or other extraction utilities.
As long as you do not change the installation directory, Audacity will install over the previous 1.2 or 2.x version, and any extra plug-ins you added to the "Plug-Ins" folder will still be available.
If the previous version was 1.3.x, please uninstall 1.3 before installing the current 2.x version.
Run: Using Internet Explorer and a few other browsers, you can left-click the "installer" link and select an option to "Run" the file.
This launches the Audacity setup as soon as it has downloaded.
If you installed FFmpeg while Audacity was running, or if you installed FFmpeg to a non-default location, Audacity will ask you to configure Preferences to locate the FFmpeg library.
Extract the contents of the ZIP file to a location of your choosing, then use the button for LAME in Libraries Preferences to browse for and open the extracted DLL file.Save the download to your computer if prompted to do so.Check the browser preferences if necessary to find out where your downloads are saved.He suggests, based on a user report on his Ask Woody website, that Microsoft may have missed updating the Expiry Date of a file, and that this may be the cause for the update issues.The file is authorization.xml, which you find in c:\Windows\Software Distribution\Auth Cabs\