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Q: volume buttons

okay so the other day my cat was on my laptop walking around then right after i tried to use my volume keys and it wouldn't work, It would take to various google chrome shortcuts. I've looked around and cant find a solution. please help!!

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Preferred Solution: volume buttons

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: volume buttons

Hello. There are a couple of things one can do to try to solve an audio problem when one does not know what is causing the problem. The first thing is to reinstall the audio driver:
1. Open the Device Manager2. Expand the Sound, Video & Game Controllers section.3. Right click on the audio driver and select to uninstall.4. Do not put a check mark in the option to delete the driver software.5. Restart the laptop and Windows will reinstall the driver, but with the settings back to their defaults.
Another thing is to use Windows System Restore if you have a Windows operating system. Find a Restore Point dated from before the cat walked on the laptop. Windows System Restore will fix certain system changes.
A third thing you can do is reset the laptop back to the original factory configuration.
If you need more help, include the full model name of your laptop and which operating system it has. Without knowing those things you can only get generic advice.

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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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Hello sevenforums,
I just received a new keyboard today: Thermaltake Challenger Ultimate. I went from a Logitech G15.

First thing I did was connect the keyboard and install the software that came along on the CD, it probably also installed the correct drivers. First after this did I uninstall the software and drivers from the old Logitech G15. But before that, and now after, the volume buttons on my new keyboard is still not adjusting the volume when I press them.

A speaker-icon like this shows up when I press the volume buttons, so its not that the keys are not working: (ignore the text behind it, its me writing an assignment)



Does anyone have any suggestions on what might be wrong?

A:Volume Buttons is not adjusting volume on new keyboard

Have you tried download the updates from their website?
Tt eSPORTS

Sometimes CD/DVD drivers are outdated

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Hi, I have a keyboard from hp that has volume buttons, but they don't work. They've been recently working, but then it just stopped working. Can someone help me? As I use the volume buttons ALOT.

A:Keyboard Volume Buttons

Go to your system manufacturer's support site and check for driver updates.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi, I have a keyboard from hp that has volume buttons, but they don't work. They've been recently working, but then it just stopped working. Can someone help me? As I use the volume buttons ALOT.
 

A:Keyboard Volume Buttons

Try removing your KB via Devices and Printers, reboot your machine and see if by Win7 reinstallation of your KB dosen't help your issue. If not, see if there are more updated drivers for your KB.

Good luck
Ray
 

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I have a G41 Thinkpad with Windows XP.  Recently my Access IBM and the volume buttons have stopped working.  These are 4 buttons in a row along the top of the keyboard.  I have done system updates and tried the keyboard customizer, but nothing has worked.  Can you help?  Thanks -Chris 

A:Access IBM and Volume Buttons

Chris, welcome to the forum, The HotKey drivers should solve your problem

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I installed Windows 10 on this older all-in-one IQ504 to replace the original Vista. The volume buttons on the computer and the original keyboard no longer work as they did before the OS upgrade. What to do?

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Product: F9H96UAR#ABAModel: 15-g012dx I have had this laptop for about a year and a half and have had issues with the brightness buttons not working before.  Usually I could get them working again by restarting my laptop.   Now my brightness and volume buttons won't work at all even after I restart.  I can get the brightness and volume to change in settings and by clicking the volume button on the bottom right corner of the screen, but pressing the f buttons does nothing.  The only f button that seems to be working is f1 (?).  I have looked on a bunch of forums and there is a wealth of advice regarding installing drivers, rebooting, etc., but many of the links they suggest are out of date and lead nowhere.  Can anyone help me with this?

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I recently updated to windows 8.1on my pavilion laptop (was forced to actualy) and since am having a lot of problems. The one that's driving me nuts currently is that my volume buttons and other function buttons are intermitantly not working. any advice would be much apreciated.
 

A:windows 8.1 function and volume buttons

 Try running SFC.  From the Search charm type CMD, then right-click CMD.EXE and click Run as administrator.  From the command prompt type sfc /scannow.  If that doesn't fix it, download, install, and get Malwarebytes up to date, then do a scan with it.
 
Good luck.

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Just the other day I noticed the volume +/- and mute buttons didn't work as they used to. The volume up button opens Google chrome. Volume down opens calculator, and the mute buttons types an "h". It just started recently, and for a few minutes after I closed chrome it went back to its normal function but a few minutes later it was back to the way it was. I know its not chrome because i closed it and opened it to check. I even tried to restart but it did nothing. I have a Samsung laptop if that helps at all.

A:Volume up and down buttons change commands?

Bump- Comon someone has to know how to reassign the volume keys... there separate buttons next to my power button at the top.

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I just replaced my old system with a new one, and used the sound system I had with the old one.

AMD 3500
1 gig Ram
Windows XP Media Center Edition
Boston Acoustics Surround Sound System
On board audio used- no sound card

I had a few problems getting sound to work, realized that had to use the digital out to get the system I have to work. After using an adapter from the digital out it worked fine. I proceeded to dump the Norton that was installed and download Mcaffee from AOL. I also downloaded Spybot and Adaware and ran scans,, deleted a few nasties that came up and ran scan with Mcaffee. Everything fine with the exception that the volume buttons on the keyboard no longer work. Ive been into all the Keyboard setup and volume controls and have yet to find anything to make the keyboard controls work again. It shows on the screen when u push the button but doesn't control vol. I can adjust externally or on the application. I have downloaded the latest drivers from HP but that didn't help either. All other controls work. Any ideas anyone?

nthe10ring
 

A:Volume Buttons on Keyboard not working

What is the specific make/model of the keyboard? Many keyboards with extra controls require driver from the manufacturer.
 

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hi all any idea or links to get my hot keys and on screen display to load. i have a g41 with xp pro 2886 5tu.thanks againjim










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A:g41 volume hot buttons nor on screen display will ...

You need a hotkey driver:
 
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/7avu43ww.exe

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I have an issue with my laptop. About once a day, or every other day, the touch button on the keyboard controlling the volume seems to get activated, and my volume is thrown all of the way up to maximum. It gets stuck like that for a few hours. When that happens, all of the other buttons on the keyboard get frozen as well. Is there anyway to disable that strip of buttons on the top of the keyboard?

A:Disabling the volume buttons on keyboard?

Welcome
Not sure if this is what you mean, but Im hopeful
For Vista too
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...e-disable.html

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Hi, I know this is not exactly the right sort of forum but I thought someone might know why the remote that came with my 5.1 speakers has 2 volume up and volume down buttons. But pressing either 2 of the volume up buttons just does the same thing, increase the volume on the display by one, and same for volume down.

So why does it have 2 sets? Is it some special feature or something to do with surround? Or even just for looks lol? Pic:

A:Remote has 2 Sets of Volume Buttons

As a guess, I'd say that one set is for the front pair of speakers and the other is for the rear speakers. It could also be that one is actually a front-to-rear fader and the other is a left-right balance control.

What brand and model are the speakers?

In Device Manager>>Sound, what do you see highlighted under "Set a playback device..." and what do you see selected when you press "Configure"? The fact that both sets of buttons do the exact same thing makes me think that Windows isn't sure what kind of speaker configuration you have.

Did the speakers come with any software? If so, is it properly installed?

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I did a clean install of Windows 7 on my Hp DV9823CL. The quickplay and dvd buttons work,but the volume and mute buttons do not. This is what I sent HP:

problem description : I did a clean install of Windows 7. Prior to the clean install all quickplay buttons worked fine. Now the quickplay and the dvd buttons work,but the volume and mute buttons do not work.
troubleshooting : I reinstalled quickplay, as well as the quick play buton drivers that are listed. I also did a troubleshoot that worked once when I removed the battery and put it back in. This also does not fix the problem.

This is what their repsonse was:

Thank you for contacting HP Total Care.
Scott, as I was checking your notebook?s specification I found that your notebook was shipped with Windows Vista. Your notebook is not upgradable to windows 7 as there is no driver available your notebook?s driver page. Your notebook is design to perform its best in Windows Vista. So I request you to get back to the original operating system.
If you need further assistance, please reply to this message and we will be happy to assist you further.
For information on keeping your HP and Compaq products up and running, please visit our Web site

So do they really think, I should dump a better OS and go back to Vista,just because the volume and mute buttons do not work..there must be a solution.

A:Volume and Mute buttons do not work with Windows 7

scott,
I remember getting such a msg from HP one time. I was stubborn and got hold of another person at HP who pointed me to the info I needed. Trouble is your inquiry gets handled by a Tier 1 newbee who doesn't know up from down and only has a script of answers to questions. Hang in there.

Also, try out the WIN + X combo You will possibly find what you are looking for.
The WIN key is that one with the funny looking wavy flag on it.

For Microsoft's evaluation of your hardware and software compatibility, please use:
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows

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Volume buttons on my media keyboard control the wrong sound device.
I have both Speakers and Headphones plugged in and they show up as 2 different devices in Sound > Playback Devices.
Headphones are plugged into the USB keyboard.
The Speakers are set as the Default Device.
Using the volume nob on my keyboard changes the volume for the Headphones instead of the keyboard.

Kind of pointless to change the volume for the non-default device, since it's not in use right?
I've not seen any way to change this anywhere as far as I can find.
I dont think this is working as intended, is there any way to fix this?

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My new keyboard works, except for its volume control buttons and its l<< >ll >>l previous play/pause and next buttons. Why is this and how do I get them to work??

My keyboard is a wireless Logitech K360

A:New keyboard volume control buttons don`t work

Hi inaniloquent, Have you loaded the drivers ? Support + Downloads: Wireless Keyboard K360 - Logitech Setpoint software controls the key

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Hi there  On Windows 7 64, how to make the above work?ThanksL

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I have an HP Elitebook X3U19AV that was given to me from my work.

Brand new out of the box.

Running Windows 10 Education - version 1607
OS Build 14393.1593

Two somewhat similar problems with one little difference.

When I use the F3 and F4 button to try and control brightness nothing happens. I've tried pushing these buttons while holding down the fn key and without holding down that key.

When I use the f5,6 and 7 button to try and control the volume, I can see the system volume display showing up and being affected, but it doesn't change the volume that is actually coming out of my computer. I have noticed this on several websites with sound. I also downloaded Spotify to see if the volume control buttons would work on that and they do not. I have to find the individual volume control within the website or in Spotify and change the sound for just that app or website.

I have followed the suggestion on this website that asked me to run the System File Checker. No luck.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...777cdcd?auth=1

Any ideas? Thanks!

A:Volume Control and Brightness Buttons Not Working

Press the Windows key+X and choose Device Manager.
Expand Monitor.Right Click and Generic PNP Monitor and Uninstall it.

Right click Any device and choose Scan For Hardware Changes, this will reinstall a fresh driver for the monitor. This returned the Dim function and the F 7 & 8 brightness function to the keyboard.

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Hello,
The controls (volume, brightness, keyboard brightness, etc) on the F1-F12 buttons are not working.  This is probably a setting issue but my XPS 13 is new and I haven't done much with it except let my kids play with it.  If I want to adjust volume, I have to manually open up the program to adjust it.  It is just getting annoying.  Please help.

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I have an HP Elitebook X3U19AV that was given to me from my work.

Brand new out of the box.

Running Windows 10 Education - version 1607
OS Build 14393.1593

Two somewhat similar problems with one little difference.

When I use the F3 and F4 button to try and control brightness nothing happens. I've tried pushing these buttons while holding down the fn key and without holding down that key.

When I use the f5,6 and 7 button to try and control the volume, I can see the system volume display showing up and being affected, but it doesn't change the volume that is actually coming out of my computer. I have noticed this on several websites with sound. I also downloaded Spotify to see if the volume control buttons would work on that and they do not. I have to find the individual volume control within the website or in Spotify and change the sound for just that app or website.

I have followed the suggestion on this website that asked me to run the System File Checker. No luck.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...777cdcd?auth=1

Any ideas? Thanks!

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Volume buttons not working.  Part of suggested remedies say to remove battery, but I can't find battery case.  Solid back on rear of laptop.  Am I missing something?  How do I get to battery without taking off entire back?

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I installed Windows 10 a couple of years ago. I had no problems since. I noticed last week that the volume buttons (Touchpad) on the keyboard are not working. Is it a drivers problem? I tried Lenovo support but I only see drivers for OS Windows 7 and 8. How can I fix this problem? Thanks

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like if im on youtube with the browser open and active then press the volume up botton it wont work but if i click outside of the browser onto the desktop then push the buttons it works fine only when the browser is active and hilighted i guess i would call it that the buttons wont work. can this be fixed?

A:keyboard volume buttons dont work when in the browser.

You could try reinstalling the keyboard driver for a start.

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I keep bumping the buttons on the right side of my laptop that allow you to adjust volume.  I have never had a laptop with volume buttons on the side, so this is driving me nuts!
There are already keys on the keyboard that do this, along with a volume slider in windows where it can be adjusted.
Is there any way to disable these hard buttons?

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Hello, I have an X1 Yoga and just noticed that the volume rocker (the physical buttons on the right side of the computer) don't seem to work when my lid is closed.  When the lid is open, the rocker works great.  But not otherwise. I have tried playing music from both Spotify and Youtube.  Both sources of audio don't work.  (Not sure if that's relevant, but just thought I'd mention it.) If there are any other X1 owners out there (Yoga or Carbon; I believe they're very similar), could you please test this out?  I normally adjust volume with the Fn keys (with the lid open, obviously) so I didn't notice this issue until today.  I was just trying to listen to music with the lid closed for the first time today when I noticed the problem. Thanks!

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I have a Sony Vaio VGN-CS36GJ laptop. I upgraded it from Windows Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit). Now, my AV Mode and other shortcut buttons for volume, camera, etc. are not working. What driver should I download and install? Can you give me a link for this driver?

A:Driver for AV Mode, Volume, Camera, etc. SHORTCUT Buttons

Here are all driver updates for your model
VGN-CS36GJ : Downloads : Support : Sony Asia Pacific

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Two days ago I uninstalled a codec pack while I was logged in as another user. Since then the buttons on the front of my laptop that control my volume don't work. They don't light up and are unresponsive. I know its a small thing, but I've grown reliant on those buttons and I'd like them to work again. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:External Laptop Mute And Volume Buttons Won't Work

Which codec pack did you uninstall?
If you log in as an administrator is it still there?

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I have recently purchased an HP Pavilion laptop pc with Windows 7.

Whenever I touch the mute button or the volume control (whether I'm in a game, at the desktop, in email, etc.), Microsoft Excel is launched. I have Office 2003 Professional.

Any suggestions on how to correct this?

Thanks in advance.

Dan...

A:Mute button/volume buttons launch application

Sounds like your keys are not mapped correctly. Does HP have some utiliity that does that for your system?

Also check the control panel and keyboard. You might be able to map those keys there.

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Z370 Lenovo ideapad has started cycling through sound and thermal management automatically without me touching them.  Is there any way to stop that or disable them completely? 

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When I watch Netflix in full screen mode, the volume, mute and screen brightness buttons no longer work. As soon as I exit out of full screen into a normal window, the buttons resume their functions. How can I fix this? I'm running Win7 Pro and Firefox 47.0.1. Thank you.

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My Hp Envy 14 has an issue suddenly. The volume buttons and the brightness buttons do not work. All other buttons work fine. It does not seem to be a physical malfunction but rather a software or driver function. I recently installed an update 4/4/17.  The update was Microsoft Framework 4.6.1. Should I uninstall this? Get a new driver? Please direct me

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Hello! I upgraded about a month ago. My laptop locked me out entirely shortly after the upgrade so I had to take it to be wiped clean. When I got it back everything was in working order with Windows 10 except the top row of keys that control volume, brightness and the ability to pause, rewind and skip songs now solely does the standard system commands of f1-f10 *caret browsing on/of, find in page, etc* Im not sure if they worked the first time I tried to upgrade because I couldn't even log on to my computer after I upgraded the first time so I reformatted. How can I make those keys usable for volume and brightness again? Thank you!

A:Can no longer use volume/brightness/skip song buttons on my keyboard

Sounds like your missing the driver for them, what is the make and model of your laptop?
Also try go to start and type 'Check for Updates' this may download them automatically.

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Hi guys,

The following set of exes allow you to map custom buttons on laptops to Windows shortcut commands . Currently supported is : to increase and decrease volume/brightness by a single click . Quick brightness change is great for long gaming or development sessions on the pc !

I have been missing that feature badly.

Also sending shortcuts i.e ALT+TAB is supported.

You need your laptop to have the software that can map the button to the exe.

This is donationware so all help is appreciated.

Coming soon also one-button changing the Nvidia color levels, as this is another thing that has been killing me.
Get it here.

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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 don't have any clue what would cause this, or what did cause it. I have the Logitech ClearChat Wireless headset. It has an on/off switch, a mute button for the built-in mic, and up/down volume controls. Well, something's happened with the volume controls, now when I click them and a program window is open, it closes it. Eithe up or down, it appears to be acting as an ALT+F4 macro button. I would have posted this on the logitech forums, but I can't sign in, even though I'm using the right email and password, it won't let me.

This is really frustrating, because sometimes I listen to music in the broswer and I use the volume controls on the headset, and now using them closes the browser window, or windows media player, whatever window is open and focused gets closed when the buttons get pressed.

Someone PLEASE help me figure out this problem! Thanks in advance.

EDIT: it turns out all the control buttons on my keyboard are malfunctioning also. I mean the volume control buttons, play/pause next/previous media item, favorite buttons, music, broswer, zoom, etc keyboard shortcuts, they all try to shut down the computer.
 

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Hello,
Is anyone else experiencing laggy response when using the function keys on F2/F3/F4 which are used for volume mute/down/up? Have you managed to fix it? 

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Hello I have an idea pad Z570 with windows 7 64 bit. Recently the thermal management, one key theater, mute and volume dedicated buttons stopped working. I have tried updating from the drivers and software from the drivers page unstalling and reinstaling from the drivers in the webpage and and from lenovo unit D. I do not have a restore point that can be old enough to restore the the system. Do you have any ideas of how can I enable the dedicated buttons again? Thank you very much for your help in advance.  

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If anyone has acces to the connections/schematics for the M4600 touchpad/button assembly, I'd love to see them! For some reason both the right buttons have stopped working. Tried to disconnect/reconnect  the 14 pin "touchpad cable from the mainboard, but unfortunately this did not do the trick. Need to look a bit deeper - so would love to see the schematics or at least the pinout of the connector(s)... (It's a button - how hard can it be to fix... ;-)
Thanks and best regards,
 Anders

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Several times now, when I start my computer, everything seems normal. But when I try and click on the start button, a quick launch button or a task bar button - NOTHING HAPPENS. I just get a ping sound from my speakers.
Sometimes a restart fixes the problem and sometimes I have to turn the computer off and then on again to get it to work correctly.

Does anyone know what could be wrong and what I can do to fix it.

Thanks

A:Start button / Quick launch buttons / Task bar Buttons - Problem

Is everything fully loaded when you are doing this?

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hello Im having an issue with my laptop , two days ago i turned it on and i dont know what did i pressed but a dailouge box appeared with two options ( yes\ no ) and i was in a hurry i think i cilcked on yes or maybe no i dont remmber but  since then my brightness keys f2 and f3 and my volume control keys f6 and f7 and f8 none of them are working i tried every single soultion in the internet now the screen is too bright and i cant control it i wish u could help me asap thank you

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I'm not sure if this happened with 5.55, but with 5.56, when I hit the volume up or down on my keyboard to turn the sound down for everything, it turns down winamp's volume bar too. Sometimes I can move winamp's volume bar up and down and it won't even be working. What causes this? It's pretty annoying for the music to turn down twice as fast or winamp's volume bar to not even work at all.EDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum

A:Volume keys turning down computer volume and winamp volume at the same time?

Bump

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Encrypted Volume Check: Volume Info on \\?\Volume{X}Can Not Read

Found this in my Event Viewer on each start/restart. I don't have any Volumes that I have encrypted. Is this malware? I've run everything prior to noticing including Windows Offline Defender.
Not sure if this is even the correct area to post this!
Glenn

A:Encrypted Volume Check: Volume Info on \\?\Volume{X}Can't read

I'm going to take a guess, please upload a screenshot of the disk manager (Windows Key+R to open the Run dialog, type diskmgmt.msc, and press Enter).
Posting the actual entry from the Event Viewer can help.

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So I have a Blue Yeti, and I'm an online animator/voice actor. Whenever I record audio on my Blue Yeti (OR any other mic) I record about 4-6 inches from the mic, and turn the gain down enough that the audio doesn't peak as I yell or whatever. This is what you're supposed to do if you don't want your audio levels peaking and making your recording sound horrible and corrupted. However, afterwards, it means I have really quite recordings. Not a problem right? Now that it's recorded right, I can boost the volume of the entire clip afterwards right? WRONG. I'm not an audio expert so I must be missing something. But why in GODS NAME would the audio distort and peak AFTER it's recorded successfully? It's all there, it's all clean audio. If I turn the volume on my speakers all the way up it sounds CRYSTAL CLEAR! All I want to do is do that INSIDE the computer so that when I upload it to youtube people don't have to turn their speakers so far up. But if I increase the clips volume in the computer, it distorts! It sounds awful! Why?! I tried in Sony Acid and Audacity and they both do the same thing! Why?! I seriously don't understand what I'm missing here! I can take sound effects, and recordings made by other producers and crank them up nice and loud, but mine just fall apart! If anyone understands audio stuff, please tell me what I'm doing wrong.

A:Soft Recording volume with Blue Yeti, increasing volume distorts audio

I have a home recording studio using Sonar X1 software.

I don't know about Acid, but it should allow clean recordings. Audacity the same way.

I record, generally, in the -10 level with my recording program, at 24 bits/44.1 Khz. At -10, I have plenty of headroom and can then adjust the levels after the recordings and at mixdown. I export the mix as a standard 16 bit/44.1Khz wav file and then "finalize" whatever I want to do to the song, including levels, with "Goldwave" (an audio editior).

I assume you are converting the audio to MP3? If that is the case, that may be where the distortion is occuring? I find that 128Kb MP3's are very poor and at a minimum use 198 Kb MP3's.

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Gentlemen, 
 
I know I should read and followed the pinned piece before I asked for help, but given the emergency please excuse me,...here is what I encountered:
 
Blue Screen of death w/ description says uncorrectible hardware error, I guess that's truly bad. 
 
I did the memory test using sony vaio/ microsoft OEM, memory is good.
 
I did the system restore several times, although completed and says successful, but blue screen keep coming back.
 
I went ahead did the CHKDSK, took me 4 and half hours, found 1 bad cluster, but corrected it says, then when i reboot windows, Intel Matrix Storage Console pops up at lower right hand corner of computer, telling me  "a drive is failing, back-up asap; seems to me it's port 1.
 
I know I need to back up, but given this situation, does it mean i have no choice but to expect this solid state drive is dying and can't be repair??
 
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A:BSOD/ Intel RAID volume failing but CHKDSK clean volume

Here is the spec of my laptop:
 
Sony VGN-AR770U Vista Ultimate sp2
 
Intel 2.6 Ghz
 
Solid State HDD 320GB set 2 partitions
 
did not installed any new stuff lately, ran Malwarebites anti malware, clean at safe mode. 
 
Many thanks

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This on is quite perplexing to me. This is stemming from a volume problem that I had posted before. I have more detail and have narrowed down the problem but not the cause of such. When ever I click the volume control in winamp, not adjust necessarily, just click, my wave setting in my volume control (pannel that comes up by double clicking the speaker in the tray) drops. Of course this affects my overall volume. It is sparatic and does not drop the same amount two times in a row but will drop everytime I click volume in winamp. I am running winXP pro and have not installed so much as an update since the last time this was happening. The only thing I did change is I set up voice recognition in Office XP but I was having this problem before that. I have uninstalled and cleaned out all winamp files and reinstalled. Any suggestions? Winamp is the only player of any kind that this currently happens with.

Also, whenever I am using winamp to play an mp3 or streaming audio and I open another program, any program, or even just minimize/maximize a window, the audio starts cracking. This also has never happend before except of course when there is a heavy load on the system. As I said I am running XP pro, and FYI a Duron 900 cpu and 448MB RAM. As I am having these problems I am using 5% to 10% of my cpu and have 21000k physical memory availible according to task mgr.

Thanks.
 

A:When clicking volume in WinAmp my wave setting in Volume Ctrl drops.

I did some research at the Winamp message board and came up with this.

JP
 

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