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Windows 7: shortcut to control panel page

03 Sep 2010   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Here's another way to create shortcuts for all of the tabs in Sounds.

Sound Shortcuts - Create


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03 Sep 2010   #12
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

OK, here you go. The command still works, but it should read control.exe mmsys.cpl ,X where X is 0 - 3 as follows (note the spaces in the syntax):

0 Playback, 1 Recording 2 Sounds 3 Communications

To create a shortcut on the desktop, follow the simple guide below.

Right-click on the desktop and select New > Shortcut. Click on Browse... and select the target of the shortcut (this is where the shortcut is to be placed, not the target of it when it is clicked on). In my case, I have selected Desktop. Click on OK and then Next.
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Give the shortcut an appropriate name (e.g. Recording) and click Finish.
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The shortcut after initial creation.
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Right-click on the shortcut and select Properties. In the Target: box, type the appropriate target for the shortcut (the command that is executed when you click on the completed shortcut) and then click OK. In this case, it is control.exe mmsys.cpl ,1
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The completed shortcut.
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03 Sep 2010   #13
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

thanks again Brink, i did a quick search, but obviously didn't find one of your famed tutorials straight away.

Dwarf, i think it's odd that you can't stick the ,2 in the shortcut straight away - that was my inital question all those posts ago...instead, i now use ,,recording.
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03 Sep 2010   #14
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
Dwarf, i think it's odd that you can't stick the ,2 in the shortcut straight away - that was my inital question all those posts ago...instead, i now use ,,recording.
You have to carry out the shortcut creation in the order specified. Note the number required is 1 and not 2.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
OK, here you go. The command still works, but it should read control.exe mmsys.cpl ,X where X is 0 - 3 as follows (note the spaces in the syntax):

0 Playback, 1 Recording 2 Sounds 3 Communications
Thanks for the Tutorial link, Shawn.
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03 Sep 2010   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

De nada. I guess I should add a separate listing for each tab in the index for it.
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03 Sep 2010   #16
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Very interesting. I've always just used procmon filtering on processes to see what Windows runs to get the shortcut commands. Hasn't failed me yet .
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03 Sep 2010   #17
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cluberti View Post
I'll put up a full version on my website later today and link it or something . Thanks for the rep too.
As promised:
http://www.cluberti.com/images/avatar.jpg
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