Windows 10: Sound not in taskbar Solved

  1.    19 Jan 2016 #1

    Sound not in taskbar

    There used to be a sound option in my taskbar like everyone remembers, but I had recently installed X-Split and that is the last time I remember seeing it there.
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    I have been on the forums and Google looking for answers but everything I find tells me to go to the settings and hit enable all. This was already checked off but even trying to select indivdual tasks it's not there.
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    Any help restoring the option would be wonderful, volume is stuck at 37% and can't change it so I've had to use my neighbor's DJ equipment just to watch netflix at something I can hear.
    I went one setting down to Turn system icons on/off and sound is greyed out can't adjust that.
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       19 Jan 2016 #2

    I am using Windows 10.

    I have been using this tutorial to restore the Volume icon back to the system tray (taskbar ).
    Yes, it was written for Win 7 and 8, but it is also applicable to Win 10, as I said I had used it myself to restore both Volume and Network icons.

    Go to Option Two > step #9 > click the Download button > then follow step #11 to #15.
    Make sure you do reboot.

    P.S. There is a similar tutorial in Windows 10 Tutorials, but I find the one I just posted equally effective.
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