Lost! One icon on the Tool bar for volume control.

  FataMorgana 20:19 PM 18 May 12

Bizarre, there is now a space on the tool bar where once lived the volume control. Where has it gone?

In the Control Panel I am none the wiser.

My CD is playing silently, the software is not set to Mute (I checked!) and I am left scratching my head over this sudden loss of any volume control.

Any ideas?


  difarn 22:48 PM 18 May 12

Right click on a blank space on the Taskbar.

In the menu that appears, select 'Properties'.

Next, select the 'Notification Area'tab.

Under the section headed 'System icons' there is a list of icons which you can set to either always show (ticked box) or always hide (cleared box).

  rdave13 18:42 PM 19 May 12

As well as the above, check in device manager if your audio chip is working. It might have failed seeing as it disappeared so fast.


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