Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Square symbols showing up in volume mixer and google chrome

07 Nov 2011   #1
BryanS

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Square symbols showing up in volume mixer and google chrome

It's always done this i looked around and saw that maybe another program could be conflicting with it, and something about the font maybe being corrupt. Could be it, or maybe it's an easy fix?

In google chrome it seems japanese symbols or any type of foreign language shows up as ☐☐☐☐'s in the tab titles.

What made me notice / look for it:


Solutions? I can fill in system specs too if needed. Also note that this comp is completely up to date.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Dec 2011   #2
PunchsucKr

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I just noticed this exact same thing, however, in mine its not coming up beside speakers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Feb 2012   #3
Folowne

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Working fine now, thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 Feb 2012   #4
PunchsucKr

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Folowne View Post
Sorry if this is an old post.

Did you ever figure out an solution for this? I'm having the same problems. I'm using Google Chrome also and didn't realize my volume mixer had those square box things at the end.

So if you did find a solution to fix or return it to normal could you forward a how-to to me?

Thanks,

Loran
Well since then i have upgraded my monitor to a full hd one and in the process the boxes were fixed without me doing anything specially for it, i suppose changing the resolution did the trick for me...but its just a hunch.
Hope this helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jun 2012   #5
spotify95

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
 
 

Sorry if this is an old post but I also have the same problem. I do not know how to remove the squares. I can't re-install since no windows disk. any ideas?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Mar 2013   #6
spotify95

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
 
 
got rid of them by uninstalling ie9

Hello,

A quick update on the square issue with the volume mixer. I can remember when I first got my Windows 7 computer, the volume mixer was fine. The squares were only noticed a few days after installing IE9.
So I have decided to uninstall IE9 from the Control Panel, and ever since I have not had any issues with the square symbols. So if you have any issues, try uninstalling IE9 from the CP.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Square symbols showing up in volume mixer and google chrome




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Application Icons not showing their symbols?
So uh, as you can see from the screenshot of my desktop and taskbar (blacked out 2 shortcuts do to them being revealing), some of my desktop icons do not show like they normally would apparently. The ones with the white paper with a window on it are the ones i'm talking about. The ones on the...
General Discussion
Windows 7 Volume Mixer not showing all sound applications
The Volume Mixer in Windows 7 is supposed to show applications that are running sound, right? Well, mine shows some applications, like Firefox and Guild Wars 2 and Mozilla Thunderbird and KMPlayer. But it doesn't show volume for other applications that use sound like Winamp and ePSXe (playstation...
Sound & Audio
Google Chrome 21 (Last Version) Thumbnail Is Not Showing
http://imageshack.us/a/img842/3918/84199809.png Any Comment For Help Me. ? I Restart & Delete Data Many Time But It Still Not Showing
Browsers & Mail
Google Chrome showing Aw,Snap!
While i was using the chrome the internet went down and so i closed Google chrome and when i open the chrome next time it shows "Aw,Snap! Something went wrong displaying this web page. To continue, reload or go to another page". I tried settings, extensions,etc.. but for all these option the same...
Browsers & Mail
Volume Mixer Being Pissy
A while ago I changed the volume for Minecraft and Firefox with the Windows 7 feature 'Volume Mixer'. Now, when I attempt to reset the volume of each program to being the same by dragging all of the volume bars up to maximum, when i then turn the master volume down, Minecraft & Firefox just go back...
Sound & Audio
Google Chrome 6 Not showing Images correctly?
Hey Guys. I have a problem with google chrome, It won't show images properly.. It show this red and blue icon.. LOOKS like this.. Thanks in advance! :D
Browsers & Mail


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:55.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App