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    Use Old or New Volume Control UI in Windows 10

    Use Old or New Volume Control UI in Windows 10

    How to Use Old or New Volume Control in Windows 10
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    11 May 2017
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    How to Use Old or New Volume Control in Windows 10

    information   Information
    When you click/tap on the volume system icon on the taskbar in Windows 10, a new modern volume control will open.

    This tutorial will show you how to switch to use the old or new volume control for all users in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to switch to using the old or new volume control for all users.

    Note   Note
    When you right click on the volume icon, it will have the same options below when using either the old and new volume control.

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    EXAMPLE: New (default) and Old Volume Control
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    Here's How:

    Note   Note
    The .reg files below are to add and change the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\MTCUVC

    EnableMtcUvc DWORD

    0 = old
    1 = new (default)



    1. Do step 2 or step 3 below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Use Old Volume Control

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Old_volume_control.reg

    download


     3. To Use New Volume Control

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Default_New_Volume_Control.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    03 Dec 2015 #1

    The master volume is stored in the registry location:
    Code:
    ...\#eSpeakerTopo\Properties\{7fb7b48f-531d-44a2-bcb3-5ad5a134b3dc}
    For example, this REG file sets the master volume to 100%.
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\DeviceClasses\{6994ad04-93ef-11d0-a3cc-00a0c9223196}\##?#HDAUDIO#FUNC_01&VEN_8384&DEV_7680&SUBSYS_83847680&REV_1034#4&31e60982&0&0001#{6994ad04-93ef-11d0-a3cc-00a0c9223196}\#eSpeakerTopo\Properties\{7fb7b48f-531d-44a2-bcb3-5ad5a134b3dc}\20000]
    @=hex(ffff1003):00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
      00,00,00
    The key name may differ. You need to restart for changes to take effect.

    You may not be able to edit or open the `Properties` or `{7fb7b48f-531d-44a2-bcb3-5ad5a134b3dc}` key in `regedit`. Although you have the necessary access permissions, you may receive an error like this:
    Code:
    [Window Title]
    Error Opening Key
    
    
    [Content]
    {7fb7b48f-531d-44a2-bcb3-5ad5a134b3dc} cannot be opened.
    An error is preventing this key from being opened.
    
    
    [OK]
    This is because the key name is too long. You will have to temporarily rename the long key name to one character and then rename it back.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    02 Feb 2016 #2

    Thank you both for the info!
    I was able to get the volume mixer by clicking on the system volume icon them clicking "mixer", however I was wondering if it would be possible to set up some sort of registry entry that would allow me to double click the volume icon and have it immediate open the volume mixer.

    I found that if I make a shortcut with the target "%windir%\System32\SndVol.exe -t 76611119 0" I can make it open where I want from a desktop shortcut but I was wondering if anyone could help me modify the registry so that I don't need the shortcut and can just double click the system sound icon to open the mixer.

    I also noticed when I examined the process with process explorer it listed this as the command line parameters: "SndVol.exe -r 77201237 0 {0.0.0.00000000}.{5fc3904c-eda2-46fb-b353-10e266407892}"

    I am thinking I might be able to get somewhere with that but I thought Id ask here to see if anyone could help point me in the right direction as I am not as experienced with the windows registry as I wish I was.

    - Thanks in advanced!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 22,913
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    Thread Starter
       02 Feb 2016 #3

    Hello Geodripp, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    I'm not sure how other than with a Volume Mixer shortcut like below.

    Volume Mixer Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums

    I would recommend to create a new thread in the Customization forum for this instead though.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4.    02 Feb 2016 #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Geodripp, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    I'm not sure how other than with a Volume Mixer shortcut like below.

    Volume Mixer Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums

    I would recommend to create a new thread in the Customization forum for this instead though.
    Thank you, I have created a new thread at Volume Mixer upon click - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 22,913
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16257
    Thread Starter
       02 Feb 2016 #5

    I hope you get a solution.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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