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Windows 7: How to find and kill a program

21 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 pro 64bit
How to find and kill a program

Hey guys,

So, After my search to find a program is complete: Looking for Software (Sound Volume) (Thanks Ozzy441).

I am looking at how to find what it making something happen on my computer. Specifically, When I click mute on my keyboard, 2 programs display that information on an on-screen overlay.

Here is a link of my problem:

I would like to find out what is causing the volume bar (The one that is green) to come up. Like I said in my other post, One day it just appeared out of the blue.

Also, let me say thank you for answering my last post. It was posted in 5 places and this was the only one to deliver!


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21 Feb 2011   #2

windows 7 ultimate

I have exactly the same green volume bar. It's belongs to my Microsoft 600 keyboard.
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21 Feb 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

You can trace any message on the screen like this: Error Message - Where Does it Come From At least it will tell you which process caused it.
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