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Not Able to Adjust Volume Levels in Mixer.

Q: Not Able to Adjust Volume Levels in Mixer.

I'm running Windows XP Professional with Realtek HD Audio. In my Master Volume mixer when I go to "Options" and then "Properties" Realtek HD Audio Output is selected as the Mixer device and "Playback" is ticked. "Recording" is shaded. When I bring the volume adjusters up there's all the sliders and under each slider is a box marked "Mute". If I change the Mixer device to Realtek HD Audio input "Recording" is ticked and "Playback" is shaded. When I bring up the volume adjusters for recording there's the sliders, each with a box marked "Mute" underneath, except all of the sliders, except "Recording" are shaded out. "CD Volume" "Mic Volume" "Line Volume" and "Stereo Mix" are all shaded.

In Realtek's Mixer those devices don't even HAVE sliders.

Any ideas why I can't adjust my levels?

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A: Not Able to Adjust Volume Levels in Mixer.

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I'm running Windows XP Professional with Realtek HD Audio. In my Master Volume mixer when I go to "Options" and then "Properties" Realtek HD Audio Output is selected as the Mixer device and "Playback" is ticked. "Recording" is shaded. When I bring the volume adjusters up there's all the sliders and under each slider is a box marked "Mute". If I change the Mixer device to Realtek HD Audio input "Recording" is ticked and "Playback" is shaded. When I bring up the volume adjusters for recording there's the sliders, each with a box marked "Mute" underneath, except all of the sliders, except "Recording" are shaded out. "CD Volume" "Mic Volume" "Line Volume" and "Stereo Mix" are all shaded.

In Realtek's Mixer those devices don't even HAVE sliders.

Any ideas why I can't adjust my levels?
 

A:Not Able to Adjust Volume Levels in Mixer.

I'm not following you entirely, but have you tried (R) clicking on the "mute box" selection when it appears? Does the speaker icon in the task bar have a red "X" on it? Have you gone to "system" in the control panel...than selected 'hardware' to get a look at 'device manager' and what see what it's saying? On your sound mixer click on everything that has a red "x" on it. I'm not meaning to oversimplify, but I think you will discover an easy way out of this problem once you know how to handle the Window mixer console.
 

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I year ago i was trying to save power. I was having issues with my cpu overheating. I went somewhere in my pc, i forgot where and in an effort to lower power consumption, i combined sounds in the volume mixer. The cpu issue has been solved. Now i want to
open 3 web pages that all use sound and i want to be able to have 3 different volume levels for each. I've forgotten where I went to to combine the volume levels. That what i want to know: where to go, in windows,k where i can un-combine the volume levels.
thanks much.

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Hi there everyone,

After trying to solve this problem which sounds like a easy adjustment, this tech is pulling his hair out over Vista again.

Anyhow, here's the problem. Anytime I try to adjust the volume level in Vista sound mixer the volume level bar for a program, headphones etc it will just automatically side back down to the bottom of the device/program volume bar. I also noticed when I try to adjust one device or program volume level all device/program volume bars go up together, rather then just the one I'm trying to adjust.

I have been goggling for answers to this problem for hours now, so I need some advise.

Thanks

BTW I attached a screen shot of what my volume mixer always shows so you can see what I am talking about.
 

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Hi there everyone,

After trying to solve this problem which sounds like a easy adjustment, this tech is pulling his hair out over Vista again.

Anyhow, here's the problem. Anytime I try to adjust the volume level in Vista sound mixer the volume level bar for a program, headphones etc it will just automatically side back down to the bottom of the device/program volume bar. I also noticed when I try to adjust one device or program volume level all device/program volume bars go up together, rather then just the one I'm trying to adjust.

I have been goggling for answers to this problem for hours now, so I need some advise.

Thanks

BTW I attached a screen shot of what my volume mixer always shows so you can see what I am talking about.
 

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I am trying to install pinnacle studio 16 ultimate in windows 8. They say it is compatible however I am not getting any sound in the programme. The helpline says I need to turn on sound for this programme in something called volume mixer or audio mixer. Where and how do I find this in Windows 8. I am getting desperate as I cannot find my way around windows 8 as it does not seem intuitive to me. Just difficult!!! Please any one Help!!!!

A:help i cant find volume mixer / audio mixer in windows 8

Is your sound generally working but just not for this program? Anyway, go to your start page and just type "volume" (without the quotes). You do not need to type into a search box or anything else... just be on that page and a menu will pop up. Then, click on the options boxed in red and your "mixer" will pop up:

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I'm fed up twiddling my speaker volume control knob up and down when surfing around video sites, because some vids are too loud,and some are not loud enough.
Is there any software (or any trick) to make the sound volume self-adjust to always come out of the speakers at the same comfortable level?
For example you could set a default level (say '6' on a scale of 1 to 10) so that the software recognises whether a vid is too soft or too loud, and automatically adjusts it up or down to 6.
I'm Win XP Home

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I am thinking of getting into recording and steaming soon and I'm looking around for hardware to do it with.

What I want to know is, can I get an audio mixer that can control the levels of different applications and the mic independently?

So, if I have Teamspeak open and a game open, can I turn a knob that turns the volume down for one and not the other? It would be a very valuable thing to have, saving me a trip to the Windows audio mixer and back!
I'd love a few suggestions if there is such a thing that can do this.

If you need more info please ask because the question isn't worded that well

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hello, how do i adjust battery charge levels on lenovo t460? i set them to the levels they are now at 85% max but i'll be durned if i can find where that adjustment setting is . . . i want to change the max charge levels but can not find where to make the changes. thanks.

A:adjust battery charge levels on t460

ok. gonna answer my own question and let's see if it works. got to lenovo vantage by right click the battery charge icon (which is turned on and off from a setting in vantage in the hardware setting), go to hardware settings, scrolled down to custom battery charge threshold and clicked 'on', and then was able to set the start and stop charging thresholds.  the question is will lenovo vantage remember the custom settings when it closes ' cause i don't see a save/apply option for new settings.   

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Hi there everyone,

After trying to solve this problem which sounds like a easy adjustment, this tech is pulling his hair out over Vista again.

Anyhow, here's the problem. Anytime I try to adjust the volume level in Vista sound mixer the volume level bar for a program, headphones etc it will just automatically side back down to the bottom of the device/program volume bar. I also noticed when I try to adjust one device or program volume level all device/program volume bars go up together, rather then just the one I'm trying to adjust.

I have been goggling for answers to this problem for hours now, so I need some advise.

Thanks

BTW I attached a screen shot of what my volume mixer always shows so you can see what I am talking about.
****UPDATE****

Whenever I remove the headphones from USB I can then adjust windows, skype sound levels. So.. now I'm still wondering why I can't adjust the volume level om USB headphones or anything else when they are plugged in.
 

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A:missing volume panel no mixer i hit volume and it says go to add hardware to add audi

You appear to have a Dell Dimension 8300 desktop.

What's the 7-character "service tag" number on it?

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Is the sound working?

Are there any entries in the Device Manager with a yellow ? or ! next to them?

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You appear to have AVG Free Edition 2013 installed.

Have you been using its registry/file cleaner feature?

Have you been using any other registry/file cleaners?

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So I installed some new Windows updates today (whatever was available via Windows Update). I restarted my computer to enable the updates. When it came back on, my task bar was white for some reason. I solved that problem using the first solution I found here: [SOLVED] Taskbar is white

Well I didn't change my volume before doing that, so I don't know if it worked before I followed that solution. I do know that after following that solution, my volume meter no longer shows up when I change the volume via the keys for it on my keyboard. This is pretty annoying because it was convenient to always see my audio level when I adjusted the volume.

I am on a HP Pavilion dv7-6c95dx with beats audio, running Windows 7 64-bit. When I changed my volume, the beats audio logo with a volume meter under it would pop up, but it no longer shows up. I haven't noticed any change in the quality of my sound, and I can still actually adjust the volume level. The problem is the volume meter no longer displays to show me the volume level.

If anyone has any clue as to why this happened, that would be great!

A:Volume meter no longer displays when I adjust volume level

Try rolling back any keyboard driver updates, or go to the keyboard manufacturers website and download most up to date driver(s) from there.

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There was a previous thread in this forum, started by another Lenovo user with basically the same question. But I am not convinced the answer given was correct! User "Jack_Lenovo1" answered: 2048 levels with the "Thinkpad Pen Pro".Now, if I go to this official Lenovo website:http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/Think_Tablets_and_Convertibles/ThinkPad_L390_YogaAnd check "accessories" and choose "machine: NT" and then I go to the "Pens & Supplies" category, that official website suggests two very different Pens with similar names:1. "Lenovo Thinkpad Pen Pro", the one mentioned in that other thread.2. "Thinkpad Pen Pro for L380 Yoga" 4X80R07945 Please note that both pens seem to be somewhat different (both in style and in tech specs!), but both carry "Thinkpad Pen Pro" in their name! I don't think user Jack_Lenovo1 is aware that there is more than one pen! The 1st has 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity, the second pen "for L380 Yoga" officially has 4096 levels:https://accessorysmartfind.lenovo.com/#/products/4X80R07945 I had also checked other resources, including:"Worldwide Option Compatibility Matrix (OCM) - July, 2019", a giant Excel file. This Excel file confirmed compatibility to the pen with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity. Obviously this should be the pen that the laptop ships with if you choose a model that ships with a pen - because obviously it is a pen that can be inserted into the laptop so it charges. I think it would make no sense whats... Read more

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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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My internet volume is not working for any videos but the volume works when I'm using windows media player, also the volume mixer for the internet is not showing up. What can I do to fix these problems?
 

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I'm using a Logitech 35 headset on Windows 8.1 64-bit and all drivers are updated but when i want to adjust the volume, the volume mixer becomes unresponsive and stops working and my headset stops receiving sounds.

A:Volume mixer becomes unresponsive when I change volume

The G35 headsets I found, doing a search, are 7.1 surround sound headphones, USB connected and with a volume control in the headset cable. Is this what you have? If it is you should apparently be controlling the volume from the headset's volume control and not the PC???

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Hello everyone! I run Windows 8.1, and have been having a strange issue lately. A reformat and fresh install did nothing to help this.

Seemingly at random, in my volume mixer, specific programs will drop to 10% level. If I turn the volume all the way back up, it'll only go back down a bit later. I've tried this with / without my realtek drivers. Also, I've set the option under "Communications" in playback devices to "Do nothing", and this still hasn't helped. Any VoIP programs I use I've turned off ducking, and yet the problem still persists.

Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!
 

A:Volume Mixer lowering volume automatically

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Whenever I download mp3 files and play them back, I find a great deal of variation in volume level. Some play back much softer or lower than I would like and occasionally one will play back too loud. I'm trying to find a good program to use that will allow me to adjust mp3 volume levels before starting the burn process so that after I burn CD's and then play them back I won't have to keep adjusting the volume. In other words I wan't to be able to burn 20 or so tracks so that they will all play back at essentially the same level of volume. ( I guess that these programs would also make it possible to eliminate a certain amount of hiss, especially in cases where the volume level needs boosting.)

I've been told that there are programs that will let me make such adjustments. I would appreciate recommendations as to which of these work the best and have the clearest instructions. Basically, how do these programs work? A simple 3- or 4-step explanantion, if possible, would help me a lot.

Thank you,

Bill

Bill
 

A:adjusting mp3 volume levels

I'll take a look, in the meantime..does your burner program have such a option, I use CE Quadrat's "just Burn" software and I had it for 6 months before I found the option !! ...Rhett
 

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ok i have roughtly 15 video clips and im trying to get there volume levels to match, some are drastically high others normal, some low...

i know theres a program that makes audio files all the same level so when you put in a cd you dont have to keep raising and lowering the volume threwout the cd, thats what im trying to do with my videos as i want to put all these videos on 1 dvd and dont want to have to change the volume throughout the playing of the dvd

hope someone has head of some type of program for this, thanks in advance
 

A:15 Videos, Volume levels varry

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heyall im new to the forum
i can usually figure things out after i get a little help from the smart ppl like yourselves :O
anyways ive got an audigy sound card with 5.1 surround sound logitech speakers.
i had troubles getting them to work before and now that i reformatted i forgot
ive got the settings in the control panel set to 5.1 but for some reason even with my volume levels cranked its not as loud as it should be...
also when i play dvds u can barley even hear them.

plz help
 

A:Audigy poor volume levels

You can set volume levels for all audio sources separately. Make sure you have set the soundcard master volume to ~80%, then max out the separate sound sources. Use the Creative Sound Mixer for this.
 

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I've seen plenty of these threads but none of them are eMachines computers. I have an eMachines E525-2200 running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1.

The volume hotkey is Fn + arrrow up / arrow down. I press these and I see in the corner that the volume changes, but not the HUD like I'm talking about. I've already updated the driver to the latest version. All suggestions are helpful!

A:Volume HUD Not Appearing When I Adjust Volume

Hi there ... In order to get your Function Keys working you need Launch Manager software installed .. I think the Version you need is 3.0 .00 The problem of course is getting it working with Windows 7 as it was only meant for xp

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Is there is some way to make windows to not remember the per app volume settings.
I like it that I can adjust the volume for every app but I don't like it that windows remembers the settings I set(next time I start the same program,the old settings will be applied)

For example I mute some program and then close it after a while and the next time I start it,I start to wonder why there is no sound until I check the status in the sound mixer.

A:Make windows to not remember the volume levels

That is a function of the individual programs.

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Thank you in advance,

I am trying to transfer my band's backing tracks from a Sony MiniDisc Player to my new IdeaPad y550 (Windows 7) using 1/8" stereo jacks from the MiniDisc Player to the stereo mic in on the laptop. My record levels are fine (optimum) but playback of the file results in considerably lower volume. The VU meters during playback are at the levels I recorded but actual audio volume is much lower.

Same problem regardless of the software I am using (Sound Recorder, CakeWalk, WavePro, etc.) so I am hoping it is some global setting I can't find...

-- Brad

A:Low Playback Volume After Recording at Optimum Levels

It may just be the recording level and you need to increase the playback level in whatever program you are using to playback. I do a lot of audio work (I have a recording studio using Cakewalk Sonar 8.5) and what you are seeing happens at times.

Make sure your record levels are "optimal" for your system. If you use Audacity, I think it has an option to "normalize" the levels after you record and before you save it. Normalizing will set the volume levels and should eliminate the low playback problems.

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Im having a problem that has just come up recently , with my microphone. I use Palntronics Gamecon head set with built in mic for on line gaming. For some reason when I check my microphone recording levels its always at 0 and muted. ,I unclick the mute and
set the volume up, but when I check it again, it goes right back to muted and 0 volume. I have already reinstalled the driver for the headset, and my  realteck high definiton audio.,

Im really stumped with this one.

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I think it was about a week ago since I saw this thing and I though it was nothing so I ignored it. But recently I went to google it and found that it might be a virus so I need help in removing it. I also notice my computer focus is stolen by something else but I can't find the culprit.
 
FRST log
 
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Ran by Aaron (administrator) on ASHLEY on 26-02-2015 23:33:38
Running from C:\Users\Aaron\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Aaron & MSSQL$ESTOCKCARD3 (Available profiles: Aaron & MSSQL$ESTOCKCARD3 & DefaultAppPool)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
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A:"Name Not Available" in volume mixer

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Hello. I recently have noticed that a sound started playing when i first log on that never has before and its one that i do not recognize as any common or default windows sound. I noticed also that my volume doesn't go nearly as loud even with it all the way up, and I have a thing in my volume mixer call "Name not available." I don't hear any ads or notice any major performance drops. Malware bytes and Kaspersky antivirus didn't find anything either. attached are the FRST logs.Thank you for your help.
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 29-06-2016
Ran by Brandon (administrator) on DESKTOP-HLCJFUJ (01-07-2016 23:25:51)
Running from C:\Users\Brandon\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Brandon &  (Available Profiles: Brandon)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
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A:Name not available in Volume Mixer

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When I changed the volume level on my volume mixer all my sound is gone please help! I have
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7500 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8063 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 93 GB (34 GB Free); D: 931 GB (762 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., H110M-E/M.2
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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I seem to be having problems with the mixer volume fluctuating up and down when i am using msn messenger. The problem started to occur after i had installed msn plus. I do not recall accepting any .pif files or anything that resembled a virus but assume now that i have a virus affecting the mixer. I have run norton virus scan and i also now use avast virus scan too and although it picked up some trojans i still seem to have this mixer problem. Any help in solving this problem is much appreciated.
Shaun

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Hi, I booted up my PC today and heard a strange chime when I logged in. Then I saw a Name not Available in my volume mixer. 
I went to sounds and selected no sounds and it was gone but when I selected Windows Default it came back again. 
Then I went through all the sounds in Windows Default and the sound I heard wasn't there.
I then selected Windows Default again and restarted multiple times to see if the sound was made by Name not Available or System Sounds.
After trying multiple times, I managed to open volume mixer and the sound was made by Name not Available. 
If someone could tell me if this is a virus or not and help me remove it, if it is, I would really appreciate it.

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don't have volume mixer?

A:volume mixer

are you saying you want it?

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Hey, I muted a program using the Volume Mixer(the speaker icon next to the time), but now I cant unmute it because it doesnt appear with my other applications even when its open.

I have tried restarting, I am just wondering if there is another way to unmute things like in control panel or if there is a way to make it appear with the other applications in the Volume Mixer.

Thanks.

A:Volume Mixer

It happened once for me with Firefox. I couldn't see it in the mixer. But the next time I started it (not sure if I had rebooted), I had several other programs closed. I just saw it there, normally, and I could unmute it.

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Every time I've started up my computer since this morning, I've had a random audio play in the background. It would usually be some sort of COD gameplay video, which is weird cause i've never watched COD let's plays before. I opened up the Volume Mixer and found that there was a "Name Not Available" application. How should I go about removing this?

A:"Name Not Available" in Volume Mixer

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Hi all,

after so long I've been using Windows 8, I noticed this feature(?) in this OS. See attachment.

My question is: Why is every application's volume is half of the device volume? I tried moving the bars of the app's volume to match the device volume, but it will go back to the "half"-state again. Any idea?

Is there any way to solve this?

A:Volume mixer

You can move the slider for System sounds, Friends and Chrome up to the level of Speakers.

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Hello...Using Windows 7-64bit OS.
Random music, talk shows, etc...all very distorted coming from my PC.
I've tried everything I could possibly do.
MalwareBytes found nothing.
Updated Audio Driver.
Removed anything that I thought would cause this - webcam driver.
Any thing you can do to try to help me.  Thank you very much.

A:Name Not Available in Volume Mixer

It's the Patched/rpcss.dll virus.
 
You can mute that channel to turn off the ads, but it won't get rid of the infection.
 
What's going to have to happen is you'll have to run an antivirus scan- AVG free will catch this virus- but it will remove the rpcss.dll which is a critical system file. After removal you won't be able to boot to Windows. You'll need to go to Startup Repair, select the command prompt option, and copy the rpcss.dll file from the X: drive or Recovery Windows partition into your C:\Windows\System32 folder.

If you want assistance I would download and run Farbar x64 (available on this site in the Downloads area) and post the log either here or start a thread in Malware Removal Logs forum. You can probably message a moderator to move this thread there after posting the log.
 
Good Luck!

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When I start my computer I hear a random talk show or something and in my volume mixer there is a volume slider for "Name not available." I'm pretty sure I'm infected with something that is using a ton of resources. In my task manager if i click "show processes from all users" one stands way above the top as far as memory usage. svchost.exe is sitting at 714,024 memory usage and it climbs at an alarming rate even if nothing is running on my computer. I think my computer is being mined. My malwarebytes software isn't picking anything up on a full scan either. I appreciate any and all help with this issue.
 
DDS
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by Cramer at 16:09:35 on 2014-01-04
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3327.1123 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {9765EA51-0D3C-7DFB-6091-10E4E1F341F6}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {2C040BB5-2B06-7275-5A21-2B969A740B4B}
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\AEADISRV.EXE
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A:Volume mixer has "Name is not available"

Hi Skizzak and Welcome to Bleeping Computer!I am currently looking though your logs and will advice you on what to do in my next reply.

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Is the volume mixer supposed to look like it was put together by monkeys!! This is a fresh install btw!

A:Volume Mixer?

Mine never looked like that

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Hello - hoping you can help. - Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) - HP EliteBook Revolve 810
Name Not Available in Volume Mixer is showing and random music, radio talk shows are playing in the background.
Have tried the following:
MalwareBytes - Found nothing
Adwcleaner - Found nothing
AVG scan - Found nothing
McAfee Enterprise - Found and removed - Name:  quhzc.dll.vir     Detected: Trojan-FDNI!B6ECC48D290F
But problem still exists.
I've attached the log and below it the dds log.
Thank you for your help.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16521  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.55.2
Run by Administrator at 9:41:15 on 2014-06-13
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3959.924 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {B5F5C120-2089-702E-0001-553BB0D5A664}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
svchost.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
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A:Name Not Available in Volume Mixer

Hi there,please run a FRST scan:Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.(If you are not sure which version (32-/64-bit) applies to your system, download and try to start both of them as just the right one will run.)Start FRST with administator privileges.Make sure the option Addition.txt is checked and press the Scan button.When finished, FRST will produce two logs (FRST.txt and Addition.txt) in the same directory the tool was run from.Please copy and paste these logs in your next reply.

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When I open internet explorer 11 in windows 8.1, the volume mixer located in the bottom right corner of the screen shows internet explorer and all internet explorers appts muted.  This started about 3 weeks ago and I cannot find any info to help stop
this from happening.  Appreciate your help.

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I've just finished transfering some music to my computer from old audio cassette tapes that I recorded years ago.

Years ago I recorded those tapes in segments on different days, and I'm finding the recorded volume levels were not consistent between recording "sessions". Some songs are Much louder than others(almost blowing my ears off when they start)compared to the previous song.....and in some cases, the Right or Left stereo channels were WAY lower than the other one making a Very poor mix.

Now that I have these stereo WAV files on my computer, is there a program that I can use to edit the volume levels of the individual audio files to make them all more even?

And also to boost or decrease the volume level of one of the (Rt. or Lt.)stereo channels to get a better stereo mix?

thank you
 

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There used to be notifications when I would press the Caps Lock key or adjust the volume using the "Fn" and Arrow Up/Down buttons on my laptop... but now they no longer appear. I must have uninstalled a program or disabled something and I'd like to get them back.

Did some googling and I use the "Ease of Access Centre" and now I have a BEEP noise when I click Caps Lock, but I want the notification on the screen, not noise!

Ty,

A:[SOLVED] Caps Lock/Volume Levels Notifications No Longer Appear

What brand and model laptop do you have? It might be a program installed by the PC manufacturer.

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Starting from yesterday, I happened to notice 2 "Name Not Available" in the volume mixer. I can't say I've noticed them playing sound and a search from others with the problem has led me to believe of a possible infection.
 
My operating system is Win 10 (64 bit).
 
I've attempted scans with Malwarebytes and Avast but nothing shows up.
Is this an infection or an innocent system setting?
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 29-06-2016
Ran by Dominic (administrator) on DOMINIC-PC (02-07-2016 11:00:17)
Running from C:\Users\Dominic\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Dominic (Available Profiles: Dominic)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United Kingdom)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
(AVAST Software) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(AVAST Software) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\afwServ.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ClickToRun\OfficeClickToRun.exe
(NVIDIA) C:\Program Files (x86)\NV... Read more

A:"Name Not Available" in Volume Mixer - Win10

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I love to listen to music when I'm playing games. But I use Spotify, is there a program that works like the volume mixer and lets me only change Spotify's volume instead of constantly minimising the game? (One that over laps the game, like xfire)

Thanks In Advance

A:In-Game volume mixer

Have you tried Auducity?

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Running windows 7 64-bit. Having trouble with opening my volume mixer. Does not open at all from taskbar or when i try from control panel>sounds. Ive tried looking up this problem on google, but I can never get mine solved. My speakers and headphones still work, but i need to take out the usb from the headphones each time i want to switch where the sound comes out from. Ive tried restarting my comp. Also validated files in sys32 folder from admin cmd. I just dont want to have to run a system restore to open this up.

A:Volume mixer does not open.

Reinstall the sound drivers, and that may take care of the problem. Use the correct PC Vendor (or motherboard or sound card vendor) drivers as they are the preferred and usually work best drivers.

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How to remove this volume mixer from my display? Both of  them) Have started after reinstall of system .

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I have some technical difficulty in fixing the Realtek Driver. I recently bought the ASUS P8P67 motherboard (BIOS version 1204) and installed the provided Audio driver that came with the box which is version 6.0.1.6196.
Other specs displayed in Realtek info page is

DirectX version 11.0
Audio Controler : HD Audio
Audio Codec: ALC892

I am running Window 7 Ultimate on x64 bits with the Sandy Bridge i7-2600 core. Noise Suppression and Acoustic Echo cancellation are disabled.

My problem with this driver is that from time to time, the volume on the Realtek mixer drops down immediately as shown on the screenshot.

Also, to certain programs that I am using, like Battlefield 2, the volume keeps resetting to very low even though I set it to volume level 28 before I closed the program. When I stop the recording or I closed the Midomi website (from screenshot), the tab drags back itself to 28 for iTune and the music played back at normal volume - how can I fix it?

How can I disable Realtek from keeping resetting my volume to low for the programs that I am using? Is this a bug? I tried reinstalling it did not fixed the issue. I tried putting the system volume to 28, and tried recording but the bug still exists.

Any help is welcomed. I tried looking around the forum, but it seems to all point to the BIOS. My BIOS has been cleared which indicated clearing it again will not fix the problem.

A:Volume Mixer keeps resetting.

Does the volume changing ONLY happen with certain programs and/or web sites? Does it happen when you use media players such as the Windows Media Player?

I've run across some programs that will set the volume to what the program wants and when you exit, instead of returning the volume to where it was originally they will either leave it at the program's volume setting or just reset it to zero.

I've seen the same problems with video resolution.

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Greetings people, I recently bought myself a Steelsound 5hv.2 headset coming with a USB soundcard. I also have a set of logitech speakers connected to my computer, but everytime I connect the headset through my USB this shows up.



One bar for the Headset the other one for the speakers, is this suppose to happend?

A:2x Volume Mixer Appearing

Yes. You effectively have two soundcards. One inside, one USB.

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