Record help!!!!!!!!

I know how to record but the little box doesn’t appear on the top left of the screen that let’s my change the format of the video that allows my to see it on my windows media player, and can’t put in windows movie maker and upload videos on YouTube, please help

Can you screenshot problem?

No I could take screen shots as normal but When I’m done recording and finish watching the demo the little box doesn’t appear and it freezes on me so I have to press escape to unfreeze it, then it uploads to my garrysmod folder but how do I change the format, I’ll try to get s screenshot of what I’m talking about.