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Windows 7: Application Volumes Changing on Add/Remove Device

02 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Application Volumes Changing on Add/Remove Device

Hey Guys,

I've got this problem when I add or remove a device that makes an application's volume drop. I notice it most when using my KVM switch (also noticed with iphone/usb hard drive). An interesting point I should add is if the volume is already low when I use the switch, the slider will slide up to the original position, then back down.

Before adding/removing a device:


This is especially annoying since once I've switched my mouse/keyboard to another computer, I can't change the volume slider anymore. Anyone know how to prevent my volumes from changing?

Using Win7 Home Premium x64

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07 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

[resurrecting this post only because it still shows up above the SuperUser result for some search queries...]

this problem is resolved in this question.
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07 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

All I can say is I wish I knew this a year ago.

Thanks for finally finding a solution to my issue.
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