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The Volume Control tool may not be available after you install Windows.
Tools such as Volume Control are installed based on the hardware detected during the installation of Windows. If the computer contains an ISA Plug and Play device that is not turned on by the BIOS, the device is not detected until after Windows is installed.
To resolve this issue, use either of the following methods:
Method 1When you install Windows, use the Custom Setup option. When you are prompted to select the components you want, select Volume Control in the Multimedia section.
Method 2If Windows is already installed, follow these steps to install Volume Control:
Article ID: 163886 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 2.3