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Windows 7: Volume control based on time of day?

18 Jun 2011   #1
Calab

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Volume control based on time of day?

Are there any utilities that can adjust the volume control based on the time of day?

If I turn the PC on before work at 5am, I don't want it loud. If the wife or kids use the PC the volume control could be at any setting.

Basically I want to be able to tell the computer...

... at 9am, put the system volume at 80%
... at 10pm, put the system volume at 60%
... at midnight, put the system volume at 40%

Can volume be controlled from the command line? I could use the task scheduler to do this if so.

Thanks!


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18 Jun 2011   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Have a look at Nircommand NirCmd - Windows command line tool this has programmable volume control. it should be possible to set up tasks to perform the changes you need at a set time using the task scheduler ( set task to run at a set time and to run as soon as possible after the time to ensure it always runs .
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18 Jun 2011   #3
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

How hard can it be to just turn the volume control to what level you want?
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18 Jun 2011   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
How hard can it be to just turn the volume control to what level you want?
Not hard at all - but if you forget the log-on sound in windows can be quite an effective alarm clock
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18 Jun 2011   #5
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I think it would probably be difficult to automate the sound adjustment on a long term basis with accuracy.
To keep the PC from starting up with sound, remove the check from the following:

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18 Jun 2011   #6
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

I have used Nircmd to automate this in the past, successfully, it just needs thought as to when to set the volume. I found it better to lower the volume at a set time (late night), and then increase during the day, the task manager also has options to inform the user when the changes are performed
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