I have been using Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5 through Windows 2000 Professional and a Behringer U-Control UCA200. I have recorded live instruments, regularly, for a while now. I am able to mix 4 or 5 tracks at a time and sound pretty close to live. It is fantastic software.
I just got the new Roxio Creator 2012 Pro and loaded it on my E-Machines ET1331G with Windows 7 Professional on it. I plugged my guitar right to my Behringer U-Control UCA200 (USB interface, also fantastic). Roxio records as WAV files and everything is clean, warm and crisp up until play back. The WAV file plays back with a consistent cycling clicking noise through out. If I add tone pedal gain to the signal, the noise is about as loud as the guitar. There is also a slight delay, in this set up (mostly default Windows 7) that I do not experience on the Roxio 7.5 set up.
What can I do?