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Windows 7: On screen volume control please(always shows)

20 Dec 2012   #11
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

I don't think so. When a game is fullscreened, it basically tells the os that it wants full control over displayed elements. It would require a very elaborate hack to put something between the game and the display. A hack that would most likely crash the game or be detected as a cheat.

Like I said, you may be better off buying a front panel display.


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20 Dec 2012   #12
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by borgqueenx View Post
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Hmm surely there must be some kind of overlay software that can manage to do this?
But you are probably the only user who has ever come up with this idea and as there has (probably) never been a need in the past nobody has bothered to waste time trying to write suitable software that only one person is likely to use. Just my very random thoughts of course. My advice is forget it and get a pair of decent headphones!
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20 Dec 2012   #13
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

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20 Dec 2012   #14
DavidE

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

In this article it looks like 3RVX should be able to do what you want.
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If you intend to use it when watching movies or playing games full screen, make sure you disable the setting ‘Hide when other programs are fullscreen’ under the Display tab of the program’s settings.
Source: 3 Volume Control Tools With Pretty On-Screen Displays - Instant Fundas

I don't know anything about this program, but you can check it out.
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