1.    19 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    Finding the Sound control from Settings


    Is there a path from the settings icon in the startbar to the sound control which is in Control Panel > All Control Panel Items?

    I'm finding that I'm having to build my own Settings control, which contains the settings that I can't find in the standard Settings control!
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  2.    19 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Swifty View Post
    Is there a path from the settings icon in the startbar to the sound control which is in Control Panel > All Control Panel Items?

    I'm finding that I'm having to build my own Settings control, which contains the settings that I can't find in the standard Settings control!
    Right click the Volume icon in the system tray.
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  3.    19 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 FCU - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

    The shortcut commands here ... ... https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/192806 still appear to work

    for your requirement create a batch file containing ... control mmsys.cpl sounds

    Sound Control.Bat
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  4.    19 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Right click the Volume icon in the system tray.
    Thanks for that. It also leads on to a related question:

    How can I influence which icons appear in the system tray, and which ones appear in the small popup panel which appears when I click the up-arrow to the left of the system tray?

    P.S. Aha, I see I can drag them around.
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