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HP laptop touch volume control is slow

Q: HP laptop touch volume control is slow

hi guys i have a HP dv9033cl Laptop which has these buttons above the keyboard- such as volume,rewind,pause play,stop,fast forward and mute. When im listening to something and i wanna turn it down or turn it up it takes a long time and i have to hit it multiple times but on XP i can just slide my finger across once and it will be loud fast or quiet fast i wonder if anyone knows how to change the volume scroll speed.

A: HP laptop touch volume control is slow

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Is there anyway I can disable the sound unmuting when i turn the volume control knob? Vista didn't do this and it's really annoying as its on the bottom so i always catch it when the laptop is on my lap.

A:Sound unmuting when I touch volume control?

Hello Adam, Welcome to the Forums!
I don't think so, at least not using native capabilities. There may be a third-party app that will do that, but frankly, I doubt it.
Sorry I could not be of more help.

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Yesterday I reinstalled Windows 7 on my notebook PC. I had to use a Microsoft installation disk because unfortunately, serious errors resulted after I installed from the HP recovery program. Consequently the HP drivers that were installed automatically with the recovery program weren't installed on my system. I had to install several of them from the HP support site. I got everything to work except for the Touch volume control, or the Volume Scroll Zone as referred to by HP in the service guide. This is the device located just above the keyboard that increases or decreases speaker volume when you drag you finger on it. I installed the Quick Launch button driver but that only applied to the mouse and pointer touchpad. I looked at the devices listed in my startup configuration. I saw the synaptics pointing device and the HP quick launch buttons listed. So is the IDT PC audio driver.  What am I missing? Where I can I find it to activate the touch volume control?

A:Touch volume control doesn't work on dv6, looking for driver

@accordeoniste Try these. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp48001-48500/sp48425.exe http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp46501-47000/sp46731.exe REO

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As per subject heading I am unable to use any of the touch controls to change volume, mute speaker etc. I have not been able to find a way to re-establish these functions. Does anyone have the answer?Cheers











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A:HP Pavilion model DV6 touch control for volume, speaker mute...

@alwend Hi,Perform a Hard Reset:1. Disconnect all peripheral devices and remove all USB devices and media cards.2. Disconnect the AC power adapter, remove the battery, and then press and hold the power button for at least 1 minute.3. Reconnect the AC power adapter (do not connect the battery), press the Power button and check is your problem solved or not.

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Can someone PLEASE help me disable the touch bar on the HP 6530b laptop? The volume button is causing issues so I would just like to disable the whole thing at this point.

It seems that the volume is "possessed" and keeps trying to go to Max volume. There is a scroll bar to increase and decrease volume on the touch bar area. With this issue you can lower the volume using the touch scroll or even the manual task bar tray icon but the volume continues to return to full volume soon as you release it. I have tried unsuccessfully to find a way to disable the touch bar completely.
 

A:Volume touch bar button HP6530b laptop

if you take the battery out of the laptop there are usually 3 screws that hold the volume/button bar. Unscrew them take the plastics off and disconnect the bar. If you don't feel comfortable opening your laptop up to do this. I do laptop repairs in birmingham and quite often have to crack open laptops.

as the volume slider is physical it can not be stopped via a software control or reg edit. This is your only choice. Try youtube for a guide on how to dissemble.
 

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How can I get the Quick Touch Volume control buttons to make the sounds it used to make before on my HP DV9700 Laptop. I click on sounds in the notification area for the volume control and the 3 options I used have are gone. I can't find the option in Control Panel / Hardware and Sound / Sound / change system sounds either!

Can any body help?

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I've had my HP Pavilion DV9000 laptop for a year now, and apart from a persistent (and slightly annoying) overheating issue, I've been very pleased with this machine.

Recently, however, the touch-sensitive media control strip along the top of the keyboard has begun to malfunction. The sound toggle and volume control sections of the backlit strip turn off, flicker, change color (red and blue) and otherwise stop working.

To make things even worse (or more interesting) such errors like the light flicker seem to be tied in to my typing on the keyboard, especially around the wasd area (left and lower side).

I'm figuring this to be some sort of shorting circuit or the like? It's odd... sometimes I can fix the error by randomly tapping along the left side keys. Now it seems to be stuck with the entire strip non-responsive, and both blue and red LEDs behind the sound toggle turned on.

If anyone could suggest a solution? It's that or I'm debating just taking the laptop in for a repair run.
 

A:HP laptop touch-sensitive control problem

If the thing is still under warranty, then you should have it repaired by an official HP representative.

Other than that, you could try removing the keyboard and making sure that the keyboard cable is making good connection.

(Also, you haven't poured something in the lappy, have you?)
 

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I would like to know if it's possible to remotely control a laptop running Windows XP Media Center Edition from an IPod Touch without internet because my sisters wedding is next month & i'll be using my laptop with rental speakers for all the music & i don't want to be running from my seat during the ceremony to my laptop to pause & play the music. My sisters wedding is outside in a park which doesn't have internet access so could i use a wireless router with a program like team viewer? Any advice you can give me will be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Can i remotely control my laptop from an IPod Touch?

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The laptop runs but then suddenly will lag, like somebody pulled its strings. It locks up for no reason and stops responding , forcing a reboot. It did play sound bites from commercials for no reason, with no audio player present, I ran a Asquared scanner and removed a bunch of items. Since then it has stopped. Programs that I am using will loose their focus and I have to click in the program to get it back. Neither Maleware or Spy Bot will start, they loaded but will not start. To get High Jack This to load I had to rename it to something else, before that it would not run. Any Help? Thanks.CJ

A:Slow/ Locks Up/ Missing Volume Control

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my wife's Win Xp laptop used to have a small pop-up window on screen when she pushed the volume up or down is there a way to turn it back on?
Thanks.
 

A:Laptop volume control pop-up window

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You can perform the steps mentioned on the following link.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319095

OR

If you do not have the Windows XP retail CDs you can Download Sndvol32.exe from the below mentioned link and place it in C:\Windows\System32 folder.

http://www.relaxingsoftware.com/sndvol32.exe

 

A:Windows cannot display the volume control on the taskbar because the Volume Control p

Thanks For The Info arjunaj

Welcome To TSG ...
 

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(This might be a software issue)
Whenever a video or stream in firefox has focus, the volume control buttons do not work. Does my laptop assume that the video player will handle the buttons?

Edit: Works in IE Firefox issue will consult firefox forums.
 

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using laptop keyborads. can I turn the volume up if so what's the command. another helpful thing would be where can I find a complete list of keyboard commands for my acer. 'm using a window 7 platform.and my machine is over 5 yars old. thank you for your help

A:how do i control the volume on my acer laptop using keyboard

Laptop keyboards vary, so ypu really need to look in the manual. Try the Acer web site. Don't the keys have any markings?

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Hi
I am not sure if this is a real issue that i'm having but i haven't had this problem before in the past when i was running windows 8.1.

It seems now my laptop which has been recently upgraded to Windows 10 is now slowing down and accessing any toolbar is becoming very slow to respond when selecting an icon.

Although i dont have this issue compared to my desktop pc running the same operating system, this now is starting to become very concerning.

I was just wondering unless there are other startup programs in the background that i am not aware of, that is slowing things down the system which is understandable but i would think this now take me several minutes even up to about 10 minutes at a time before i access the volume control or for that matter any other toolbars on the task bar.

The strange thing here is that i can open up Google Chrome or Windows Edge or for that matter any other program i wish without having to wait. But why is it, this is only happening with the icon on the task bar.

Just wondering what should i do to allow this to say speed things up for me. Has anyone else had this similar issue.

Oh by the way i hardly have any programs installed on my laptop and this is still a fairly new pc as it is a Acer i5 processor so i would think it should be able to handle this startup issue without me having to wait such a long time.

Any ideas to get this moving more quickly.
Thanks

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Hello,

I bought a new ASUS laptop a week ago. I was just watching something on Netflix and when I tried to decrease/increase the volume with the keyboard controls, it did not work. The mute button does not work either. Is there a way to fix this? I am hoping the three keys (mute/decrease/increase volume) are not working because I am supposed to change some settings.

Thanks for your help in advance,
Sincerely,

Esteban

A:Keyboard volume control not working on new ASUS laptop

Do these volume controls work with other PC audio? e.g. play an MP3 and see if they work.

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So i was trying to make some room on y C drive and i guess i deleted some files that i shouldnt...To make a long story short now my volume control thingy that stays on my taskbar has dissapeared.When i go to the control panel and to sounds and audio devices and i get in there and there is an icon with the option to place volume icon on the taskbar but when i click on that i get 'windows cannot display the volume control on the task bar because the volume control program has not been installed...After several tries i figured i deleted the windows file soundvol32.exe
but how the hell do i get it back and put it in its right place???I have no idea where it would go??Anybody have an idea how i can install that back????I tried using my windows cd but since i put service pack 2 on it it said that the version of windows i had on the cd was older than my current version...Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
Thanks in advance
 

A:Solved: Volume Control computer "windows cannot display the volume control on the task bar"

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The ultra-sensitivity of my Dell laptop trackpad has driven me mad. How to reduce the sensitivity. I read forum advice that said go to control panel,mouse, and there will be a trak pad sensitivity adjustment. But..there was no adjustments for track pad on the mouse section. anyone know where it is??

Thank you!

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I'm just wondering why my new Envy x360 is still in "Processing" after 5 days? When I know it doesn't take that long to test. I also know that by 4:00PM EST it is 4:00-5:00AM the next day in most of China. The only change to the standard build is the UHD display. Since the display is the only real possible change to the standard config then there should be some already built like that. Also since I didn't have any software/services added it should be just off the shelf. F.Y.I. IT support and services is what I do for a living and am employed by a HP Partner. HP ENVY x360 Convertible Laptop (15.6")HP ENVY x360 - 15t Touch Laptop1TB 7200 rpm SATA+ 128GB M.2 SSDFull-size island-style backlit keyboardSecurity Software Trial16GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2 x 8GB)Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 ComboOffice Software TrialWindows 10 Home 6415.6" diagonal UHD IPS UWVA edge-to-edge glass (3840 x 2160) Touchscreen (for HD Camera)HP Wide Vision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone4-cell 55.67 WHr Lithium-ion BatteryIntel® Core? i7-6560U (2.2 GHz, up to 3.2 GHz, 4 MB cache, 2 cores) + Intel® Iris? Graphics 540

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I'm just wondering why my new Envy x360 is still in "Processing" after 5 days? When I know it doesn't take that long to test. I also know that by 4:00PM EST it is 4:00-5:00AM the next day in most of China. The only change to the standard build is the UHD display. Since the display is the only real possible change to the standard config then there should be some already built like that. Also since I didn't have any software/services added it should be just off the shelf. F.Y.I. IT support and services is what I do for a living and am employed by a HP Partner. HP ENVY x360 Convertible Laptop (15.6")HP ENVY x360 - 15t Touch Laptop1TB 7200 rpm SATA+ 128GB M.2 SSDFull-size island-style backlit keyboardSecurity Software Trial16GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2 x 8GB)Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 ComboOffice Software TrialWindows 10 Home 6415.6" diagonal UHD IPS UWVA edge-to-edge glass (3840 x 2160) Touchscreen (for HD Camera)HP Wide Vision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone4-cell 55.67 WHr Lithium-ion BatteryIntel® Core? i7-6560U (2.2 GHz, up to 3.2 GHz, 4 MB cache, 2 cores) + Intel® Iris? Graphics 540

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I'm just wondering why my new Envy x360 is still in "Processing" after 5 days? When I know it doesn't take that long to test. I also know that by 4:00PM EST it is 4:00-5:00AM the next day in most of China. The only change to the standard build is the UHD display. Since the display is the only real possible change to the standard config then there should be some already built like that. Also since I didn't have any software/services added it should be just off the shelf. F.Y.I. IT support and services is what I do for a living and am employed by a HP Partner. HP ENVY x360 Convertible Laptop (15.6")HP ENVY x360 - 15t Touch Laptop1TB 7200 rpm SATA+ 128GB M.2 SSDFull-size island-style backlit keyboardSecurity Software Trial16GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2 x 8GB)Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 ComboOffice Software TrialWindows 10 Home 6415.6" diagonal UHD IPS UWVA edge-to-edge glass (3840 x 2160) Touchscreen (for HD Camera)HP Wide Vision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone4-cell 55.67 WHr Lithium-ion BatteryIntel® Core? i7-6560U (2.2 GHz, up to 3.2 GHz, 4 MB cache, 2 cores) + Intel® Iris? Graphics 540

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For some reason the onscreen display for the volume controls and screen brightness on my W530 stop working after coming back from sleep or resume. I updated Power Management, Hotkey and Interface but the problem still rears its ugly head. If I go into screen resolution and advanced and on screen then uncheck Enable onscreen and recheck it...the controls work again.

A:Volume control buttons do not display volume level...

try to reinstall the OSD software. Uninstall the current OSD software that you have, and download the latest version from below.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS000949
 
Edit note: Wrong link. See below for the correct link.

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ok so this problem was just about from the beginning. i thought i would be patient and it would go away. at first i noticed that while using msn messenger, its volume control for voice chat controled the main volume for the whole pc. so if it was low things wouldnt sound as high as i wanted. no matter if i adjusted the main volume in the control panel, which was always set to highest, the volume would still be at the mercy of Msn M. so if it was lower than usual i would have to sign into msn m and adjust it. not only does this happen with msn m. it also happens with web video applications used by youtube, livevideo, etc etc! those arent usually the culprit of low sound. its usually just msn m. even now with live messenger i have the issue. im tired of being patient so here i am

windows xp sp2
1.8ghz
2gig ram.
anything else? sound card? the sound card came with the mobo. its a Realtek AC'97.
thanks for any help.
 

A:Other volume bars control the main volume of windows xp

trying to keep it alice bump~
 

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Hello :)
I hope I put this in the right area..

I've been searching for a solution to this volume problem for a while now, but to no avail. I've found others with a similar problem, but no solution. So here's the deal: I just got a new motherboard, and ever since I got it my volume control has been faulty. First of all, all sounds are very quiet, even when all volume sliders are set to maximum. Next the main volme control has no effect whatsoever on the volume of the computer. I can can slide it all the way to the top, or all the way to the bottom, nothing changes. The only thing that makes any difference is the Wave control and it barely does anything. Also, when I put "Mute all"...it doesn't mute. However when I put mute for Wave control, no sound comes out.
All this is incredibly annoying because I often listen to music on my computer, but now I basically can't hear it. To note: I don't have a volume control on my keyboard, or on my speakers, and I know nothing is wrong with the speakers.

If anyone could help, I would really, really appreciate it. Thanks :)

A:Volume control issue-very quiet, main control uneffective

Are your speakers powered? If not you may have to invest in powered
speakers. This is a common issue with non powered speakers.

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Short Story
Wave meter in volume control keeps stopping. I googled it, seems to be a virus. Performed a virus scan, came up with nothing. Did it with another anti-virus program, also showed nothing. Need help. Thanks.

Long Story
So basically, I wanted to watch a youtube video. When I played it, there was no sound. Thinking it was a simple volume problem, I checked the video volume, the small icon on the taskbar, and even went into the control panel to adjust the volume settings. I thought it might be my headphones, but I tried using the speakers and neither worked. I tried doing the voice playback, and then I could hear my voice. I thought maybe it was fixed. Played the video, no sound. At that point I thought it was my sound card. I didn't want to replace it, so I kept trying to look for a better solution. After much frustration, I managed to make my way into the volume control. Start - Control Panel - Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices - Adjust the System Volume - Audio - Sound Playback: Default Device: SoundMAX Digital Audio - Volume - Wave. I saw that the Wave option was all the way down, and moved it up. After moving it, I could hear the video crystal clear, so I closed all the windows I didn't need anymore. Well, after about 30 seconds, the volume shut off again. I went back into volume control, and the wave bar was all the way down again. I raised it, and closed the window. I was looking for the apply button to become available, for I had assumed that not app... Read more

A:Volume Control - Wave volume keeps stopping

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Hello, Ten Forums!

I was wondering whether it were possible to open the volume mixer instead of the volume control when left-clicking on the volume icon in the tray. At the moment I have it set to open the old classic menu, but not the volume mixer.

So, is it possible?

Thanks.

-Qwerty

A:Is it possible to open the volume mixer instead of volume control

All i see is right clicking to do this. What do you mean by classic menu ?

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hello all,

can someone help me with my issue.?..My XP was recently re-installed on my IBM laptop and for some reason the sound from my built-in speaker is very low..I adjusted its volume control but still wont work..I can hear it but barely even with a headset..can someone help??..let me know please..thanks.
 

A:computer volume very low yet volume control is maxed

Check the volume control in Control Panel/Sounds.
 

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Hi
I've been searching for a solution to this volume problem for a while now, but to no avail. I've found others with a similar problem, but no solution. So here's the deal: I just got a new motherboard, and ever since I got it my volume control has been faulty. First of all, all sounds are very quiet, even when all volume sliders are set to maximum. Next the main volme control has no effect whatsoever on the volume of the computer. I can can slide it all the way to the top, or all the way to the bottom, nothing changes. The only thing that makes any difference is the Wave control and it barely does anything. Also, when I put "Mute all"...it doesn't mute. However when I put mute for Wave control, no sound comes out.
All this is incredibly annoying because I often listen to music on my computer, but now I basically can't hear it. To note: I don't have a volume control on my keyboard, or on my speakers, and I know nothing is wrong with the speakers.

If anyone could help, I would really, really appreciate it. Thanks
 

A:Help with volume control-very quiet, main control unnefective

Do you have any other soundcard-like devices like a USB headset?
Do you have the latest drivers for your soundcard installed? Please check the motherboard maker's website.
Did you get some special program with the motherboard drivers that would give you more control over sound than the Windows standard volume utility?
 

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I'm running windows XP on an old Dell Inspiron 1501 and I'm trying to get my microphone to play directly through my speakers so I can record them both simultaneously. The only answer I've been finding is to tick the 'microphone' checkbox in the volume control playback properties panel, but I don't have a microphone checkbox.There should be a 'microphone' box under SW Synth and CD player but I don't get one apparently.I've downloaded the latest SigmaTel Audio drivers from Dell and despite not having a problem with them before this, I'm inclined to believe that they're the problem. Any ideas?

A:No microphone control in playback Volume Control panel

Okay well of course I find an answer right after posting the topic:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/t/19295458.aspx
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/p/18112824/18235810.aspx#18235810

Those two pages detail how to get an Input Monitor checkbox which functions just like the microphone one I wanted (although you can only mute it, not alter the volume). I used Instructional Set 3 from the second page, having to add the 'RecMonitorMute' entry as detailed in the first page and I can now hear my microphone input directly through my speakers.

HOWEVER, I'm still unable to record both the microphone and speaker sound at the same time. I thought recording the 'Stereo Mix' channel with the microphone coming through the speakers would work but it isn't and I don't know why. Any ideas?

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I've been using my microphone and a few days ago on the volume control the mic volume was at the top. Yesterday, it was in the middle and i couldn't slide it up any higher than that, and today it is at 10% and i cant budge the knob to turn it up. Does anyone have any idea what could be wrong?
 

A:Mic volume unable to go above 10% on Volume Control

mmmm....actually i've had a very similiar problem....not quite sure how i fixed it though. Try updating your drivers for your soundcard, that might help. Also(obviously) go into control panel, and mess with things from there. Also, do you have any errors with any sound drivers of any kind? i know if....kind of nuke some of mine(stupid me) with an anti-adware program....if you have that could be part of the prob, and those usually aren't to hard to fix, just take a little time.
 

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I want to buy this mouse to better work with my laptop.
Can somebody give me some feedback on how this glas pane works instead of a scrollwheel? Handling, etc.

A:Logitech Touch Mouse 400 for a Laptop with no touch screen

Sorry I can't answer your question, but this post piqued my interest. I use the Logitech 620 touch mouse on a Windows 7 box at work. I find a little touchy and has to tweaked. But I haven't tried the 620 on Windows 8. Because I'm always looking for the perfect mouse, I think I might just pick up the 400 tonight and let you know.

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I have the Lenovo all in one multi touch B50-30 with HDMI in capability. I am trying to use it to play my Xbox One and PS3. Is there any way to adjust volume/brightness/resolution on the desktop screen? I cannot find any system settings related to this and cannot find any solutions online.










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A:Lenovo AIO Touch B50-30 HDMI in volume

Hi, welcome to the forum. 
 
     Unfortunately, no.
 
     The HDMI-in plug, bypasses all of the PC controls.
 
     Please see this thread:
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-A-B-C-N-S-Flex-Horizon/Xbox-One-Gaming-System-Volume/m-p/2127631...
 
Sorry,
 
DragonRider

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Hi everyone,

I noticed the volume of my music was not as loud as it was in the past when playing CD's or MP3 files with Windows Media Player 10. I had the volume turned all the way up in Media player and also in Realtek HD Audio Manager, but the sound was just not anywhere near as loud as it was before. I recently un-installed "Discover stream hub / Discover.exe" and thought that this might have had something to do with it, but that does not seem to be the case.

I decided to try to play an mp3 file with Realplayer and found that with the volume turned up in realplayer, the mp3 files sounded normal again, plenty of volume.

What surprised me is that if I close Realplayer with it's volume control turned up, then open the MP3 with Medial player, it will sound normal in media player, (plenty of volume). If I turn the volume control in Real player all the way down, close it, then play a file with Media Player, there will be no sound at all.

Somehow, the volume control for Realplayer is effecting and overriding the volume control for Media Player. Can anyone offer any suggestions as to how this might be happening ? Has anyone else ever experienced this type of thing ?

It's not a big deal now that I found out what was going on, but tracking down problems like this can drive you nuts. It seems crazy that the volume control from one program would control the other, I'm just wondering what might be going on. I'm using Windows XP Media Center Ed... Read more

A:Real Player volume control also controls Media Player Volume ?

Hi John

The reason that this happens is that when you change the volume in real player, it changes the 'Wave' volume for the whole system. I don't pretend to know too much about this but basically, real player changes part of the system volume which also affects the volume in media player. To see this for yourself, open Real Player and then go into Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices under control panel. Click on Advanced Volume Controls under the 'See Also' heading on the left. There should be a column labelled 'Wave'. If you now change the volume in Real Player, you will see this changing also. As a result, it changes the volume system wide. Hope this solves your confusion.
 

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Every day whether I log off, shut down or just leave running, I have to reinstall touch control. I am getting a little frustrated at this point but have tried everything from reinstalling windows to using windows fix it and several other apps.

I would appreciate any help I can get on this matter for it is driving me crazy!

A:Touch Control

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ancient11


Every day whether I log off, shut down or just leave running, I have to reinstall touch control. I am getting a little frustrated at this point but have tried everything from reinstalling windows to using windows fix it and several other apps.

I would appreciate any help I can get on this matter for it is driving me crazy!


What do you mean by Touch Control? Is it a software? The apple-related software? What problems are you having?

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ok so as the title says when i change the volume by touching the volume icon and lowering the slider up or down a sound is played on the background indicating the current volume level which i find annoying  ps: this only happens if i used this particular method to change the volume.

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Hi! So my Yoga 2 just turned 2 years old a few days ago and now it's acting up; the volume display keeps going up to max volume and every time I try to mute the laptop it just keeps showing that green bar notification. My touchpad doesn't work (but my mouse does), and if I have a program that has more than one window (i.e. word documents or chrome windows), then it cancels out when I hover towards the window. I know that my up volume button is jammed since every time I try to turn it down it just goes up again. Is it possible to disable my physical volume keys so the jammed button won't register and keep changing the volume?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

A:Yoga 2 - Touch pad problem and stuck volume button...

So I fixed the issue with my volume key, but for some reason my trackpad is acting weird. It tracks when I right and left click as well as the start menu icon shortcut, but it won't track my mouse movements with it. I tried updating my driver through Windows (I have Windows 8), but it doesn't seem to work. Any ideas?
 
Mod's Edit:  Merged this post with existing discussion.  Please do not start multiple posts on same issue as this only splinters the discussion. Instead, keep your current discussion updated with any additional information.  Thanks !
 

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Have a new Thinkpad R31 with Ultranav mouse button and touch pad. Running XP fully up-to-date. The mouse control in Control Panel sets the mouse button functions just fine but does not seem to be able to control the touch pad settings. I want the touch pad for only scrolling but checking that and clicking Apply and OK, nothing changes. It still acts like a normal mouse. Or the changes are only good until the next restart. I am able to disable the touch pad but that's not what I want. I recall the control worked at first. What's up?

A:Touch Pad Control Not Working

you'll have to get the specific driver for that device. i had a very similar issue, and it wasn't until i got the original driver.

so, if your drivers are up to date, then try to roll back your driver. or download an older one.

cd

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My touch screen clicks itself into the middle of the screen, uset to go into a HP window within the control panel to disable it but since upgrading to windows 7 (thinking it might solve it) the window has gone and now the beeps are driving me insane.

My computer is the IQ700 and I've upgraded from Vista home 32 bit to 7 home 32 bit.
 

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Seems many people with touch screens are finding what worked with the developer version have been ripped out for the Consumer Preview. Why did they do this? I contacted Planar the maker of my touchscreen and they said Microsoft removed the Control Panel for touch screen devices and they are not sure why.

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I have an HP Envy M7-J120DX-17.3" laptop running Windows 8.1. I've had this machine for about 8 months now and have loved it.
 
Over the last while now I've had an issue where I suddenly lose control of the mouse - the cursor starts jumping all over opening random things. I get the grey circles as when one touches the screen except they're popping up all over the place. I'll immediately shut everything down. When I reboot it doesn't show itself right off but eventually it returns.
 
I've attached a couple of images of the laptop screen so you could see what I'm dealing with - I've circled in red the "touches" that I could catch with my camera. The shots are of my desktop screen - the "touches" bounce around like fireworks going off but don't hit anything as they're more concentrated in the middle of the screen. If my Windows 8.1 screen was up, everyone of those "touches" that happened to hit a tile would open it. When on the internet it's a nightmare because bookmarks, links etc all can randomly be touched and opened. I had to drag the virus scan shown off to the side so it wouldn't get messed up during it's run.
 
I've had a lot of help from NASDAQ over in the Malware Log forums and we've run a bunch of scans but to no avail (the link is attached below):
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/577958/cursormouse-go-out-of-control-randomly-on-laptop/
 
Been through system restore, uninstalling the mouse, deactivating the touch pad, multiple virus searches... Read more

A:Touch Screen / Mouse out of Control

Hi Krooz,
 
I'm not an expert on this, but it seems similar to a problem that I've had with my Surface Pro 3.  If you live in a humid area, use evaporative cooling (swamp coolers), or accidentally leave the laptop in the bathroom while taking a hot shower,  moisture can get between the LCD and Digitizer assembly and create these "ghost touches" you are experiencing.  As you have mentioned the touches appear to be concentrated in the center line.  This could also be cause if you carry the laptop around by hand (like a book) and the pressure and friction (and sometimes sweat) from your arm can affect the screen.  
 
The way I have dealt with this before was to fold a large towel several times and place on a flat surface,  Prop the laptop with the back of the lid flat on the towels.  Take a hairdryer and carefully heat the screen to soften the adhesive between the screen and digitizer.  Then take a clean dry folded hand towel and with firm, but GENTLE pressure wipe from the middle of the screen outward.  Much like removing air bubbles from under a sticker.  Depending on how much moisture is trapped in the screen this may not work.  If this does not fix the issue, you could always go into Human Interface Devices in Device Manager and disable the HID-compliant touch screen, and just use it as a standard laptop.

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i have no update download of touch pad

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if i turn up my volume on my laptop it just goes back down again visually,also i have lost the abbility to copy and paste,this has just started happening i done a restore on my laptop but it hasn,t done any good,can anyone please help
many thanks
a.wilkie
 

A:volume control

wilkiexx said:

if i turn up my volume on my laptop it just goes back down again visually,also i have lost the abbility to copy and paste,this has just started happening i done a restore on my laptop but it hasn,t done any good,can anyone please help
many thanks
a.wilkieClick to expand...

Can you describe better what happens with control of the volume?

And in what program can you no longer copy and paste?
 

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For some reason my Volume Control (which is always running in my task bar) has started to auto-mute itself after about 5/6 mins after booting up. Not sure why and their dont appear to any Options to set it to do this. Any reason why it should have started to do this? Not a huge deal but just curious really. I'm running Windows XPSP1. Regards.
 

A:Volume Control

cozski said:

For some reason my Volume Control (which is always running in my task bar) has started to auto-mute itself after about 5/6 mins after booting up. Not sure why and their dont appear to any Options to set it to do this. Any reason why it should have started to do this? Not a huge deal but just curious really. I'm running Windows XPSP1. Regards.Click to expand...
Did you try to adjust your Volume Control settings?
 

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Cannot access volume control on my Toshiba satellite L100 with XP OS.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card:
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57223 MB, Free - 19225 MB; F: Total - 1907725 MB, Free - 1839950 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Satellite L100
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
 

A:Volume control

Hi and welcome

A few things you can try.

1. Do a System Restore and roll the computer back to a date before the problem started.

2. Right click on the system tray in the bottom right hand corner of your screen, then click properties, customize. Scroll down to the Volume icon and click it. Check to see if it is set to always hide, if so change it to hide when inactive or always show. then go to control panel, sounds and audio devices and check the box that says "place volume icon in the task bar". If you have reinstalled the audio drivers this should work.

Or 3. Alternatively this file could be damaged Sndvol32.exe. Check this page for more info:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319095/EN-US/
 

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After installing a new monitor my volume control program disappeared and being a novice i need helpin finding it and re installing. I need step by step please. I am using windows xp came with computer
 

A:volume control

Are you referring to the speaker icon in the system tray?

Start > Control Panel > Sounds and audio devices (If you are in category view, then first click Sounds, Speech and Audio devices, then Sounds and audio devices) > Check the box marked "Place Volume Icon in the Taskbar". Then click ok.
 

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I have an Acer laptop with Vista. Is there anyway to boost the volume. I got a head phone splitter in for watching a movie on a plane and it just kills the volume. I know I could probably get head phones with a volume booster but thats pretty inconvenient. Thanks

A:Volume control

I don't think so, besides getting something like laptop speakers. I have the same problem with my laptop sometimes but i just use headphones.

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I had recently bought a new computer, really nice and all. There was one problem though--when I played songs the vocals didn't play, only the background music. When this happened I freaked out until after just messing with the Volume Control a little bit I was able to fix it. Now that it's fixed I realized how much fun I could have singing to CDs without having the vocals! (yes I'm weird I would enjoy that) How do I change it back to the way it was? I've tried muting random things but it doesn't seem to do anything. In fact the only thing on the Volume Control that seems to do anything is "Wave" and the master control all the way to the left. I remember when I first looked at it a few of the other ones were muted. Anyone have any idea about what I'm talking about?
 

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I cannot hear any sound on my PC, it says that volume control program is not instaled on my computer and i cant find SndVol32.exe on my computer. Please help
 

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I am having an issue with my volume control. It appears to not exist on my computer at all. If there is a way to get it on my computer please do tell. thanks(wasnt sure which topic this would be categorized with)

A:Volume control

so you don't have the speaker symbol at bottom right?

Did you try looking in control panel and looking at 'sounds and audio devices'?

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ok. I have windows XP. (sadly enough). and...I decided to run disk clean up. And well apparently it was decided the following are no longer worthy of being on my computer:

*Games (the bundle of games like solitaire)
*IE link in status bar and desktop
*WMP link in Start Menu
and most importantly...
*Volume Control in system bar

...and when i go to control panel -> sounds and audio devices...

the checkbox IS clicked for display in system bar. so i uncheck it, then check it, and...it tells me...it's not installed.

...

freaking DISK CLEANUP uninstalled my volume control. wth.

well i've managed to get the IE links back...i've decided i really don't use the WMP link, but the volume control and games I have not. could someone help me? any help would be appreciated, thanks.

A:Volume Control

You could try doing a system restore to a point just prior to doing the
disk clean up. **See link below
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...emrestore.mspx

Or

Do a sfc /scannow *see the below link
http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html

Those would be your best options.

Andy

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I am having some problems with my Volume Control on the taskbar. When the Desktop or most programs are being used, it works rapidly and normally.
However, when I am surfing the Web and wish to adjust the volume of short videos (trailers, streaming, etc.) or audio, it either does not work at all or becomes extremely slow in opening for adjustment. Most of the time the video or audio is over before it finally decides to open and allow adjustment. I have never experienced this problem before so have no idea of how to troubleshoot it. All I know for sure is that it didn't act this way in the past. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.

A:Volume Control

Can you give us more info on your computer specs? How much RAM. How many processes are working in the background?

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This is a problem I'm having on Windows XP. When you go to the volume icon and go to turn the volume up higher or lower, you simply get the XP exclamation sound and it pops back down to the middle. The slider simply will not stay up or down.

This is on my mother's computer and she's very hard of hearing so she has to have her volume turned up very high. I have no idea what could be causing this problem - it started doing this a day or two ago and I have not changed any settings or installed any new programs in at least a month. Rebooting doesn't work at all.
 

A:Can't control volume?

Try performing a System Restore to a date before the behavior started happening.
 

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Volume Control always seems to run when my computer starts up. But I checked msconfig and it wasn't even on there, so I have no idea how to fix this.

Any ideas?....
 

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My volume control icon disappears from the system tray every couple of days. If I go to 'Sounds and Audio Devices' in the Control Panel the "Place volume control icon in the taskbar" will still be checked even though the icon is missing. The only way to get it back is to uncheck the box - hit apply - then recheck it and hit apply again. In my Taskbar Properties I have not selected "Hide inactive icons" nor "Group similar taskbar buttons" nor "Hide the Taskbar". This isn't a major thing until you open an email and have music blasting at you and you can't mute it or turn it down quickly. Any ideas will be appreciated.
 

A:Volume Control

check the start, control panel, taskbar and start menu and see if hide inactive icons is checked . If so , uncheck it.
 

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Somehow I have lost the speaker volume control icon in the system tray and can't control the volume anymore. Anyone know how to get it back?

A:Volume Control

The Sounds and Multimedia control panel has that option. Look for a small check box that says something like "Show volume control in task bar." and make sure it's checked.

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A couple days ago, when i clicked on the speaker in the taskbar to adjust the Bass/Treble, it would not show up. Now, It has completely disapeared from the task bar. I dont know where i can get this file to install it again. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have a subwoofer, and the bass is stuck way higher than i would like.

Thanks,

Studebaker
 

A:Volume Control Gone!

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I have no volume control in systray and when i go to control panel and go to it says no audio device. anyone no how i can fix this please.


im running firefox

A:NO Volume control!

Hello ascot

Go to Device Manager and check out the sound card

Right click My Computer/Properties/Hardware/Device Manager
Is there a yellow splat at "Sound"

In any case try updating the drivers for the sound card

.

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I have the Syncmaster 220wm and the speakers work on everything except itunes can i do something to stop that?
 

A:Help me on volume control

Check in iTunes options if the right device is chosen for playback.
 

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Hi I'm new here!

I'm using Windows XP Professional. I was trying to delete junk files that I never use off my computer and in the search folder it had (all files and folders) and I deleted wavs, mp4s, MIDIs, etc. Now I go to watch a video and turn my speakers on and no sound comes out! I went to volume control and it says "There are no active mixer devices available." Anyone know what to do? I tried doing what the disk manager thing said but it didn't work! Thanks in advance!

Edit to add: I think I deleted the driver. I go to hardware and audio isn't listed!

A:My volume control is gone!

When I've tried to reinstall the volume control (which didn't work) it says "found new hardware" and keeps popping up with the HP Photosmart Series. This is already installed. How do I make that stop?

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Hello,

I just re-formatted my computer, and I do not have any type of volume control, resulting in my having no sounds. I would prefer to have the Windows version of Volume Control before any other add on. Please help me out, this has happened before, but I waited a couple of days and got the volume control from one of the service packs, it has been over a week since I've re-formatted and no service pack updates have come... thank you

Greg

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http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/...410/39410.html

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Hi Guys,

anyone know if its possible to get an on screen volume control when you are playing music. At the moment I can only see how to start and stop music from playing.

I can turn the volume up and down via my keyboard but would like to do it on screen via my mouse.

If I drop to my old windows desktop (which I'm desperately trying not to do) I can control it with the speaker icon in my taskbar but I can't for the life of me work out how to adjust volume on screen.

Cheers

A:Volume Control

Hi,

try with Windows key + I
Cheers

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Hi all,
My MC has been working great until recently, suddenly the volume on the remote has stopped working.. but the keyboard and task bar volume control is working fine. The channel selection up and down is working fine.. but the volume just recently stopped working from the remote. Anyone know if maybe theres a service in services that may have something to do with this feature? Seems all functions of the remote are working fine.. just cant adjust the volume from the remote. Any ideas would be appreciated..I'm not sure what services would be related to the remote for MC.. I did alot of tweaking in services from the vipers list...I am wondering what if any might have changed the remote..again.. thanks for any help.

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I have an Inspiron 3521. out of no where, a black rectangular box showed up on the top left of my screen. The volume icon on the task bar show an x which I believe is mute. When I  try to increase the volume, it starts where I want it, then slides down to 0 volume and then mute. I cannot get rid of the black box in the left corner and when I go to raise the volume there it also slides back down to 0 and mute. I uninstalled Realtek and re installed and same thing is happening. Can anyone help me.
Thanks,
PsCohn

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For some reason I can not control the volume from my computer any more. it is low and the volume settings have disapeared from my start menu and program bar.
 

A:no volume control

Start> Control Panel> Sounds Speech and Audio Devices> Sounds and Audio Devices> place a check mark in the Place volume icon in the taskbar then apply.
 

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Volume Control has suddenly disappeared from my system....I checked the 'show speaker icon in tray' and got this message.

Windows cannot display the Volume Control on the task bar because Volume Control program has not been installed. Use Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.

I have no idea how to do this as it has never been a problem. I have XP Professional installed. I changed over from Zone Alarm to Sygate last week as it was causing a few problems with software. I also have SpyBot and Ad-aware and use them I do hope you can advise me what to do
 

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Volume Control. When I open the computer I receive the following message:cannot install user interface.Please install application
 

A:volume control

I think that its asking you to install the software for you're sound card.
 

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I was cleaning up some unused programs and windows options and somehow deleted the volume icon on the task bar. I can still adjust the volume using the control panel but when I click add icon to the taskbar it won't add it. How can I get it back? Windows XP.

A:volume control

First make sure its not in the system tray, and not just hidden since windows auto-hides icons after a while. I know its stupid, but got to ask cause i've been asked similar before and all it was, was windows auto-hiding it

If its not that, goto the task manager and under "processes" look for sndvol32.exe. (or just Sndvol.exe)

If its not there goto Start > Run then type "msconfig" and hit enter. Under the start up tab, check if sndvol32.exe (Sndvol.exe) is in there and that it is ticked.

If it is not, then go back to task manager, goto applications tab, and hit "New Task..."

then type in "c:\windows\system32\sndvol32.exe"
or "c:\windows\system32\sndvol.exe"

If it then appears, then the easiest step now is to create a shortcut to the file location you entered in and put this shortcut in
"c:\windows\start menu\programs\start up\"
and this should start it everytime you start windows.

If however you enter in either file location and it can't find them, then they are missing or damaged and is what is causing the missing volume icon. To repair this you'll need to extract the file from your windows CD to your windows\system32\ folder.

Hopefully this helps you. This is presuming your using windows volume control. Some use different ones, mine uses realteks instead so the above wouldn't work the same in my case.

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i had just remove a bunch of trojans virus and i think one of them got a hold of my volume control.so now in my control panel it says i have to install it again but i cant find where i can do that.i dont have the windows me cd so where should i go. it says snvol32.exe not found
 

A:my volume control

1.)Download HijackThis> http://www.merijn.org/files/hijackthis.zip or http://www.s92400163.onlinehome.us/hijackthis.zip When downloaded extract it & run the program.
2.)When its open click -scan- and when its finished click -save log-. Save it to a place you will remember.
3.)Locate where the file is and right click it, choose open with,and click notepad.
4.)When its open in notepad go to -edit-, and -select all-. Right click and copy, and paste it in your post.
 

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Hey all,
I've never run into this issue before, so looking for some help:

The Volume Control in my Windows Media player does not work. The Windows Volume Control applet works fine.
I was using WMP10, and it didn't work, so I updated to WMP11, and still it didn't work. I disabled my one addon, and still no luck.

Would it be a registry issue? Any idea on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks,
Joe

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What would happen if I max all five settings; will it make my speaker louder?

A:Volume control

If you mean the SW Synth and Input Monitor levels that are currently at minimum or muted, then no, increasing or unmuting these won't alter the volume of your speakers.

SW Synth sets the level of sounds created when something is playing the soundcard's software synthesiser ("Soundblaster" type music in some mostly older games), Input Monitor is mostly used to allow you to also hear your own voice when using a headset.

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hello , hope someone can help
the problem i have may be very basic , but am not very technically minded unfortunately.
when adjusting the volume control on my vista media center on my pc , it adjusts the volume of all programs open , if i mute what i am watching on the media center it mutes everything.
i assume there must be something i can do to change this , as would like to listen to music whilst still watching the media center , at the moment this is not possible

thank you
skara

A:volume control

Hello Skaramanga,

Please click to speaker icon on the taskbar on the right, then click the mixer, in the next mixer window you will see all devices and applications working at the moment. You can adjust and/or mute the sound in them individually.

Guess I could help. Cheers

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need help with my volume control speakers are brand new but i cant control my volume comp. says "no actine mixer devices avail" no audio device my shadow volume is stopped how do i get it running? :
 

A:no volume control

Looks like you are missing drivers for your sound card. Did it work before?
 

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I use windows vista home edition . Not all the time but sometimes the volume comtrol slider ( bottom right of screen) shown as speaker moves all on it's own to highest volume . If I try and lower it , it just slides high on it's own . Only cure is reboot . Why ?

A:volume control

Hi zippy8907,

Sounds strange? Is this the same when playing certain file formats like MP3 or AVI?

Have you tried re-installing the audio drivers?

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Ok, I have went to control panel found Sound & Volume Options. Open it up it has check mark by the mute button, unchecked it and then checked box beside put volume control in menu bar. It tells me "Cannot find volume program go to add/remove hardware" There is nothing in there to add or remove volume.

I just installed new sound card; but without volume control on the computer I cannot get it turned up.

Windows XP

A:Volume Control On Pc

Did you install the drivers for the card?

What card did you install?

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Somehow, when going into "Sound and Audio Devices" from my Control Panel, I find that all the options are, unclickable. I don't know how else to describe it.
I'm referring to the slidebar that controls volume, the "mute" and "Place volume icon in taskbar" are uncheckable as well.
 

A:Volume Control

Model and/or specs of the computer could help. Try reinstalling your sound drivers....
 

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Hi there,

The volume on my computer keeps dropping arbitrarily. I have to keep readjusting the volume as it will fall all the way to zero on its own. Its very annoying. Any ideas as to what may be contributing to this problem? Thanks.

A:volume out of control

what is your computer make, model, and operating system?

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The Other day i realized my music was low so i went to my volume control and tried to raise the master volume. However when i did this nothing happened. For some reason i then slid up the wave bar and the volume raised. I can't figure it out. How can i get my volume to work properly. Right now my master volume is'nt controlling my volume. My wave bar is.

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You wake up one morning and your volume control icon is not in the taskbar. You get into the customize box and the volume control has no icon. In the system controls box, volume control is grayed out and you can't turn it on there either. Any ideas?

A:Volume control gone.

Hello Vinlibassi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to fix the volume icon by seeing if enabling the volume icon using the tutorial below.

System Icons - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have lost my volume control, searched my win 98se disk, its not there, and when i reboot, it keeps telling me that it found new hardware and wants the PCI card update. i've tried several things and cant get it back, i just installed or updated to explorer 6.1 the other day, but just lost my volume control today? Please help me
SHirl
 

A:volume control

Basically what you need to do is to reinstall the sound card driver again.
So head -on to manufacturer web site ( of the sound card) and download the latest driver and install it.
If you have a OEM PC ( as in Dell, Gateway, HP etc....) go to there web site and download the driver and install it.
And windows is looking on the win98 cd because that's what windows does ...
On the other hand if can check the Device Manager and the Sound card is listed without any yellow question marks then in Control Panel under multimedia should be able to see a checkbox which will " put an icon in the system tray" which might need to be checked.
HTH
 

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My computer doesn't have a volume control..I have sound but it has to be controled by the external speaker..My grandson like to use headphones....but my computer does not have a control volume/ I have a dell dimension 4600 with windows xp Any ideas

A:volume control

Hi -
Do you just mean the Icon in Task bar, or no volume control at all ??
Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Entertainment, now see if you have controls there and it is not set to Mute -

Thank Tou -

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When I play net radio.com for a while I loose sound. I check and volume control has disappeared or will not open. I reload volume control and once again get sound only to loose it again in the same way. I must continually deep reloading volume control. This is a recent development, I used to play net radio without incident.
 

A:volume control

How is your internet connection speed? How much ram?
 

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Ok, you computer wiz. I tried all day to get this stupid gray volume button off of my Vista laptop. Has anyone had any experience with that and can you help an old man? Thanks in advance.

A:volume control

Right-click the Taskbar/Click "Properties"/Click "Notification Area" tab/Untick "Volume" checkbox.

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How can I prevent Roxio Audio centre from lowering the master Wave volume everytime I insert a CD. At least I think it's Roxio that's the problem. Cheers.

Rob
 

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Hello, i'm currently using internet explore 8. i was wondering if there was a keyboard hot key to lower and raise the volume on youtubes player... Feedback would be great thanks...

A:is there a hot key to control the volume...

A single keystroke could not work as how would it know if you wanted the volumn up or down? At the bottom left of the You Tube Preview window is the volumn slider. Just rest your curser on the speaker icon then it's no great effort needed to slide that back and forth!

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When I go to "Sound and Audio Devices" in Control Panel to check 'Place volume icon in taskbar', Windows says the VC program is missing. How can I get it back?
 

A:No Volume Control

Hi,

What version of Windows are you running.

In Control Panel go to

Add Remove Programs

Windows Components

De-select the volume control etc. OK out Rebot and the re-select it.

OK out again.

hth

Ceri
 

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Something's wrong with my Volume Control.It was fine until one day, while I was listening to music on youtube.com, I couldn't hear the song after 2 minutes.I restarted the laptop, but the volume didn't work. I opened the Volume Control and saw the wave turn down to 0 although I didn't do anything. I turned it up to maximum and continued listening to music on iTunes. Two minutes later, the wave turned down to 0 again. It continued turning down to 0 after every 2 minutes.Moreover, when I turn the wave up, I heard the sound of the advertising although I didn't use the internet. I use Firefox, but Internet Explorer popped up some websites. I don't know what's wrong with it.I used Malware and McAfee to scan for virus, but no virus was found.I don't know what to do

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Hey guys...

I've always wondered, why are there so many different sliders in Volume Control? I was wondering if someone could explain them...

I see that Play Control is the master, but what about Wave, MIDI Synth, CD Digital, Auxiliary, CD Audio, Line-In, and TAD-In?

Thanks!

A:Volume Control?

Probably more than you want to know, but interesting none the lesshttp://extra.benchmarkmedia.com/Mark

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Hello i came across this forum and thought maybe someone would be able to help me. i have some speakers i need to control the volume with a remote control instead of the knob on the speaker itself. Below is a list of hardward i would be using with the box.

That i Have Now:

DirecTV HD/DVR Box connected by HDMI to my TV

Bose Companion 2 Series II - PC multimedia speakers connected by 3.5mm Jack to my TV.
I dont like this because the sound is low and not the best. I have plug the speakers direct to the directv box and the sound is dramatically improved, the only problem is i can no longer control the volume using the remote. i have to use the knob on the speakers which makes it very inconvinent.

I had an idea for a simple volume control box that i think would be easy enough to make (if i knew what i needed). I put together a mock up to kinda of show you what i think would solve my problem. Do you you think it is possible? Anyways your input would be appreciated. Thanks!
 

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i do not control the volume from icon show on taskbar.so please help me

A:volume control

A MASSAGE is shown on my screan "files that are required to run windows xp are replaced by unrecognised version to maintain system compatibility insert the original CD of service pack 3 and run" but i do not have service pack 3 cd,what can i do

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Hello,
I run windows 8, and after clean booting my system I can no longer
adjust my volume. Can you please help me?

Searda

A:No Volume Control

Windows 8 - Volume control settings - YouTube

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When I want to change the volume etc with the Windows Volume Control thing, master volume doesn't do anything. It doesn't matter if it is set to mute or not, or if it's turned all the way up or down. The only thing that works is "Wave".
You can choose to put the volume icon in the system tray, so you can click that and change the volume from there, but it doesn't do anything there either.
 

A:Volume Control

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hi, everyone

i am using winXP
but the volume control panel is nowhere to be found one day, when i just installed the IE

i can't from that from right-bottom corner of the task bar, neither from the program files--> accessories--->entertainment or other places

what is the matter?
can anyone help me?

thx a lot

A:Volume Control

Start, Settings, Control Panel, Sounds and Audio Devices, Sounds tab, lower left make sure there is a check in the box for Place volume icon in taskbar.

JamesO

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