Using Volume Control

You can use Volume Control to adjust the volume, balance, bass, and treble settings for sounds played on your computer or by multimedia applications. You can also use Volume Control to adjust the level of system sounds, microphones, CD audio, line-in, synthesizer, and wave output.

Open Volume Control


To open Volume Control, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Entertainment, and then click Volume Control

If you have a sound card, you can use Volume Control to control the volume and speaker balance when you play audio files.

For information about using Volume Control, click the Help menu in Volume Control.

For more information, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Display the volume control icon in the notification area

Common tasks: Sounds and Audio Devices

Adjust the volume for multimedia recording devices

Adjust the volume for multimedia playback devices

Configuring Windows for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing

Change the system sound volume

Using Windows Media Player

Using Sound Recorder

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