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no sound icon in system tray

by janice / November 7, 2003 9:33 AM PST

windows 98 SE - pentium ll
When I tried to upgrade my sound driver at gateway it uninstalled the old but I could not get new one to work. Used restore CD to get the old driver back and all works well but I don't know how to put the speaker icon back in tray.Checked in misconfig but could not find anything I thought I should check.
Also should each question be a seperate post as it was on the old forum?

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Re:no sound icon in system tray
by snapshot / November 7, 2003 10:30 AM PST

Go to the Control Panel

Double click on Multimedia icon

At the bottom of the Multimedia window you will file a check box for "Show volume control on the taskbar."

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Re:Re:thanks snapshot
by janice / November 7, 2003 10:49 AM PST

It's back

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sound icon in system tray
by b1vjcb93 / July 26, 2005 8:41 PM PDT

I too have lost my sound icon.I am running windowsxp
I don't have multimedia in my control panel-just sounds and audio devices.Can you help?

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Probablyt the same
by phantazy / July 26, 2005 10:56 PM PDT

Control Panel> Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices>Adjust the system volume> check the box 'show volume in the task bar'.

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