If you want to prevent Sound Recorder from being opened in your Windows 8/8.1 PC, you can follow the three steps below to make your thought come true.
Video guide on how to prevent opening Sound Recorder in Windows 8:
Step 1: Enter the Local Group Policy Editor.
Step 2: Locate and open the setting called "Do not allow Sound Recorder to run".
The following path can help you find this setting quickly.
User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Sound Recorder/Do not allow Sound Recorder to run
Step 3: Enable the setting through selecting Enabled and clicking OK in the next window.
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