Windows 10: Redundant Volume Bar - Unable to find source and get rid of! Solved

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    Redundant Volume Bar - Unable to find source and get rid of!


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    For the last week or so, I've had this volume bar showing up in the lower center of my monitor. It is sometimes there, sometimes not, and seems quite random. I am unable to move it, hide it or find the source. I was not able to get a picture of it via the computer, having to utilize my phone to capture the image. The volume on the bar never changes, no matter how or where I adjust volume on the PC.

    It has become quite a nuisance as it blocks my view of anything in that area when it is present.

    Any help getting rid of it is extremely appreciated. Thank you.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Anything to do with external sound source? HDMI monitor?
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3

    Edit:
    O M G
    Okay, so yeah, the monitor is HDMI, and finally found the volume control on the side (if there was a remote to this monitor, it was lost a long time ago).... I can change the volume, but cannot control when the silly bar is on the screen.

    No, been using the same monitor for over 6 months, and this has only been happening for about a week. External sound source is the same as it has been for 2 years.
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4

    Is it windows or the monitor settings
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  5.    1 Week Ago #5

    Look in task manager for the process that controls it. Disable the process in STARTUP and PROCESSES
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