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Windows 7: mute pc while playing music

05 Mar 2011   #1

windows 7 64bit build 7600
mute pc while playing music

is it poss to set up win 7 to only play whats comming through the media player?
so if im playing music with vlc you dont hear any notifications or can browse without a site audio comming out my speakers?

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05 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

right click on on the speaker icon and select:
"Open Volume mixer"
and move the volume selector on system sounds to "0"
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05 Mar 2011   #3

windows 7 64bit build 7600

wow that was easy, thanks
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05 Mar 2011   #4
Orbital Shark


You can also click the Mute button which will eliminate the need to reduce the volume to 0

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