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Windows 7: no volume in system tray

31 Oct 2012   #1
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 

hey guys, booted pc, volume isn't there, i tried going to task bar properties and turning it back on and there's nothing there it just says off and is gray, any registry keys or easy repairs?

thanks in advance

Aaron

running sfc/scannow, i don't have any custom boot animations or themes so shouldn't be a problem.


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31 Oct 2012   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

The YouTube video is a bit dated (as it mentions Vista), but I looked at my Win7 PC, and the advice they gave seemed to apply just the same:

Sound Icon Missing - VISTA, 7 - Fix Tutorial - Speaker or Volume icon disappeared. - YouTube
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31 Oct 2012   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Aaron,

You might see if using step 9 in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below may be able to restore the Volume icon for you.

System Icons - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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31 Oct 2012   #4
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 
Thankyouuuu

simple logging off and back on, wow i feel stupid!
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31 Oct 2012   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news Aaron.
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01 Nov 2012   #6
cryptoncore

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 (on laptop)
 
 

yes, sorry i had to go, thank you for your help
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