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Windows 7: 1 user account urns down the volume and my user account gets affected

05 Jul 2012   #1

1 user account turns down the volume and my user account gets affected


how can it be?

a standar user turns the pc on, goes to her account and turns the general volume down and then turns the pc off

i go later turn the pc on , go to my account and i have the volume down too


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06 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

That is how Windows seems to work. I have three users on my system, and if I adjust the volume with one, the other two are affected. I did find this: How do I keep individual user volume settings on my computer?

Maybe it will help you. I will also ask others to take a look.
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06 Jul 2012   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

I have been looking and trying and haven't found a way to do that with Window7. Installing a 3rd party program to do such a trivial thing don't make sense to me. I personally change the volume several times a day, pretty easy I would think. If it gets to loud my cat gets angry.

My best suggestion is have each user turn on mute when their done and the next user can go from their.
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07 Jul 2012   #4


thanks all
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07 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

You're welcome. Let us know if you find out anything further in your searches to resolve it. We would also be interested in finding out if there is a way that we have not yet learned.
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 1 user account urns down the volume and my user account gets affected

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