Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling  

    Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling

    Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling

    How to Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling in Google Chrome
    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    11 Jun 2019
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    How to Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling in Google Chrome


    Starting in Google Chrome 75, you can enable or disable the Hardware Media Key Handling flag for using media keys on your keyboard to control the active media session.

    For example, if you press the Volume Up, Volume Down, or Mute media keys on your keyboard, you will see chrome.exe media controls (Reverse, Play/Pause, Forward) next to the volume control on your desktop that you can use to control the active media session in Google Chrome.

    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the chrome.exe Hardware Media Key Handling and volume control feature in Google Chrome for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: Enable Chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling
    • Option Two: Disable Chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling


    EXAMPLE: chrome.exe media controls next to the volume control on desktop
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    Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling OPTION ONE Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling
    Enable Chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling

    This is the default setting.

    1. Open Google Chrome.

    2. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar of Chrome, and press Enter.

    chrome://flags/#enable-media-session-service

    3. Select Default or Enabled in the Media Session Service flag drop down menu. (see screenshots below)

    4. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar of Chrome, and press Enter.

    chrome://flags/#hardware-media-key-handling

    5. Select Default or Enabled in the Hardware Media Key Handling flag drop down menu.

    6. Click/tap on the RELAUNCH NOW button at the bottom to apply.

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    Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling OPTION TWO Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Media Key Handling
    Disable Chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling

    1. Open Google Chrome.

    2. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar of Chrome, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

    chrome://flags/#hardware-media-key-handling

    3. Select Disabled in the Hardware Media Key Handling flag drop down menu.

    4. Click/tap on the RELAUNCH NOW button at the bottom to apply.

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    #1

    OSD should show which browser has OSD focus, 2 videos in the same category, by the same uploader shows no difference except maybe for the thumbnail...
    (click on image to play)

    Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    #2

    ... or better yet...

    OSD controls in the Taskbar thumbnail...

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  3.    #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    OSD should show which browser has OSD focus, 2 videos in the same category, by the same uploader shows no difference except maybe for the thumbnail...
    (click on image to play)

    Click image for larger version. 

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Views:	68 
Size:	1.12 MB 
ID:	238046

    Example:

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Size:  56.3 KB
    Sorta better....

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