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Recording Device Not Listed

In Audacity, I go to Edit-Audacity Preferences, using my new Dell C-521 PC. Under "Playback Devices" the list of devices includes "Speakers (UA-4FX)." But no UA-4FX is listed under "Recording Devices." On my Lenovo laptop, my UA-4FX workds fine. (It IS listed on my laptop as a recording device.) Any ideas what I am doing wrong on my desktop PC?

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