i accidently deleted the sound program that came with my XP computer and i can't find the same program on the internet which means i hav a fully functional computer and Type in "explorer.exe" and hit enter. [Note: Steps 6 & 7 is the same as clicking on File on the Task Mgr menu, then selecting New Task (Run...). I didn't even need to go back into the Notification Area to check Volume off. So if you are not completely comfortable editing the Registry, I suggest sticking with the Windows 10 volume mixer for now. http://brainybooks.net/volume-mixer/volume-mixer-becomes-unresponsive-when-i-change-volume.html
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reply April 27, 2008 - 5:25am — Ciprian Drivers If you don't have any sound, then you definitely need to install the drivers for your audio card/chipset. The Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window will show up on your screen. reply September 25, 2008 - 8:49pm — volume icon dissapeared I had the same problem i followed the intructions given but couldn't have the option to click on volume icon. Thanks who ever posted below???
I don't quite get the article. Cheers. When I started the computer back up the icon was just gone. Windows 10 Volume Control Missing Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify In the Details pane, click the IconStreams registry entry.
Then the System Restore was run to prior the Win update. by Jeff Bakalar 1:11 Close Drag Autoplay: ON Autoplay: OFF CNET © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Volume was still grayed out after that, but as soon as I restarted, all was back to normal. If it does, then right-clicking on the icon may allow you to access the Volume Mixer.
The Volume Mixer icon will now show up in the notification area of your taskbar. Click on the End Process button. 6. Volume Mixer Missing Windows 10 GRRR Help please reply November 14, 2009 - 2:35pm — DynV (not verified) Shortcut / Link How about Microsoft be consistent and also put a shortcut/link to the volume mixer in Volume Mixer App Pandora) the mixer.
reply October 17, 2010 - 3:10pm — Anonymous (not verified) thank you i've got my sound thank you i've got my sound back reply July 14, 2015 - 10:55am — Karen check over here I tried the original post but it didnt work then I read about the sound card registry but nothing was wrong with my sound card.. Right click on your taskbar and select Task Manager. Thanks Greatly reply July 1, 2009 - 10:52am — Anonymous (not verified) Followed these and Hey Followed these and Hey Presto! Volume Mixer Windows 7
reply January 2, 2010 - 12:25pm — Ralph S (not verified) go to microsoft support and go to microsoft support and search for fix 50229. Alternatively, you can go to the Control Panel and type the word 'taskbar' in the search box from the upper-right side. Sound & Audio Volume Mixer issueI have this huge problem with my volume mixer. his comment is here Sound & Audio Volume Mixer Being PissyA while ago I changed the volume for Minecraft and Firefox with the Windows 7 feature 'Volume Mixer'.
This is how you do it. Windows Volume Mixer Replacement Sound & Audio Volume mixer does not open.Running windows 7 64-bit. I have tried everything which has been noted and still, will not open up.
but i can't click on volume checkbox... reply October 28, 2009 - 8:32pm — Ryan (not verified) Help me get back my volume icon I also cannot seem to get my volume icon back up. You should now be able to check 3 boxes or 4boxes if you're on a laptop. Volume Mixer Software Hope this helps someone. :) reply November 14, 2010 - 10:22am — Anonymous (not verified) volume icon Thank You!
One thing that was slightly different for me was that I couldn't select "Apply" because I already had Windows Default sound scheme already chosen. reply May 2, 2011 - 5:55pm — coco (not verified) sound icon gone and cannot reactivate using the instructions Help!!! Hi my volume icon dissapeared from the bottom of my screen, i've followed the instructions and when you are suppose to click the volume box it doesn't give me the option http://brainybooks.net/volume-mixer/volume-mixer-control.html reply August 16, 2009 - 9:23am — Bonnie W (not verified) check box is locked trying to get the volume, network and power mini icons back in my tray but there
reply April 12, 2010 - 8:44pm — Anonymous (not verified) For Vista, try to end the For Vista, try to end the explorer process and restart explorer.exe in the Task Manager. MANY THANKS! Please help since i am a sound geek. Computers by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal August 24, 2015 9:42 AM PDT @geeklil Sarah Jacobsson Purewal/CNET In Windows 10, everything looks just a little bit different -- including the icons and pop-ups
then uncheck the "lock the taskbar". So thanks again for the easy solution. Reply Colin April 19, 2016 at 6:55 am # I love you! This fix worked.
reply January 15, 2012 - 5:04am — Hanne (not verified) Volume icon missing from taskbar Thank you very much. THX reply March 15, 2010 - 9:44am — Anonymous (not verified) Your suggestion actually Your suggestion actually worked!!!! The instructions are also illustrated above minus the shut down portion. I finally figured out the right way to fix it after my PC got the AWFUL "AVP" Virus (Adv Virus Protection) (some scam that loads a virus claiming to fix viruses)
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