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Windows 7: Turning off volume during ads on websites.

26 Jun 2012   #1
geordief

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Turning off volume during ads on websites.

I have noticed that when I visit a new website and there is an ad on the page that I cannot turn off the volume.

It will work (=mute) for a short while (seconds) but the volume switches itself back on .

This only happens (to my knowledge ) when these ads are playing.
Do they have some sort of an overide built into them ?

How can I stop this short of pulling out the audio cable (which the computer mightn't like)?


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26 Jun 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I use my mute button on my keyboard.
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27 Jun 2012   #3
geordief

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

thanks
So do I but the websites seem to keep turning it back on after a second or two.
I am sure if I went into Control Panel that it would be more satisfactory but that would take longer - and I only want to turn the volume off temporarily.
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27 Jun 2012   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I really don't know how a website could control your mute.
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