I just noticed that windows 8 has two sound recorders while helping a friend to use it. It took me a while to find out where the sound recorded is stored. This is the website:
I remember windows used to have a sound recorder which does not like that and after research a little, I now can tell everyone that there are two recorders in windows8 and only one in the older windows version. The older version, I would say is better in functionality. Windows 8 hides most of them and especialy the saved location.
The classical sound recorder is called soundrecorder.exe which is a program and the other is called sound recorder app, according to microsoft.
Here is screen shot of the two and where they are and where file can be saved or found.
Here now is the sound recorder app:
no save button, no one knows where the recorded sound is saved. Only share to location can be used. The location is here: