Volume control icon missing

  Bec1 10:21 17 Dec 09

Have turned on my computer this morning and the volume icon that used to sit on the right hand side with the date etc is missing, have right clicked but am unable to tick the box as it's not highlighted. Any ideas?

  bremner 10:27 17 Dec 09

Control Panel > Sounds and.... > Volume Tab >

make sure there is a tick in the "Place volume icon in the taskbar"

  Bec1 10:36 17 Dec 09

Hi, Have already gone into control panel, only have a sounds icon, in there is nothing to check, what am I looking for?

  bremner 10:47 17 Dec 09

I do not understand when you say you only have an icon - what happens when you double click the icon?

  bremner 10:49 17 Dec 09

click here

The forst image is what you should see

  Bec1 10:50 17 Dec 09

No I only have the sound icon in the control panel and not the sound and......
So there is nothing that I can see in there to click.

  bremner 10:56 17 Dec 09

What operating system do you have

  Bec1 11:03 17 Dec 09


  birdface 11:07 17 Dec 09

Try right clicking taskbar.properties.Customize. On the right hand side of the volume tab there is a dropdown box make sure always show is showing.

  bremner 11:11 17 Dec 09

I assumed that you had XP.

So for Vista

Right Click on an empty spot on the taskbar

From the right click of the taskbar select PROPERTIES

From the list that appears select the Notification Area tab

Under the System Icons place a check mark in the box to the left of VOLUME

Click Apply

Click OK

  Bec1 11:12 17 Dec 09

No have done all that already. Box is greyed out so unable to tick it.

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