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Keyboard shortcuts for volume control

by win98halfbaked / September 13, 2006 2:19 AM PDT

My keyboard doesn't have keys for changing system sound volume, but I often need to change it (when switching b/w speakers and headphones, for example). Using the Volume Control icon is very annoying and much slower than using keyboard shortcuts.
Is there any way to get Windows to use some of the Function keys (F1-F12) combined with some combination of mask keys (Ctrl, Alt, Shift, WinKey), to control volume?

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by Trance_Zac / September 13, 2006 5:26 AM PDT
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Volume control keyboard shortcut in XP
by dowhatican / February 25, 2012 12:12 AM PST

With my keyboard and XP I can use Page Up and Page Down for volume control.

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