How To Display the Volume Icon in the Notification Area in Windows

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SUMMARY

This article describes how to display the Volume icon in the notification area in Windows XP.

To Display The Volume Icon

By default, the Volume icon is not displayed when you initially install Windows XP on your system.

To enable the display of the Volume icon, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Sounds and Audio Devices.
  3. Click Show volume control on the taskbar.
  4. Click OK.
When you have the new desktop features of Windows XP enabled, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Sounds, click Speech, and then click Audio Devices.
  3. Click Sounds, and then click Audio Devices.
  4. Click Show volume control on the taskbar.
  5. Click OK.

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Article ID: 279435 - Last Review: January 15, 2006 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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