To add the volume icon to the taskbar

1.

Open Sounds and Audio Devices

2.

On the Volume tab, under Device volume, select the Place volume icon in the taskbar check box, click Apply, and then click OK.

3.

Right-click the taskbar, and then click Properties.

4.

On the Taskbar tab, under Notification area, select the Hide inactive icons check box.

5.

Click Customize.

6.

In the Name column, click Volume, in the Behavior column, click Always show, and then click OK.

7.

On the Taskbar tab, click Apply.

Note

To open Sounds and Audio Devices, click Start, click Control Panel, click Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices, and then click Sounds and Audio Devices.

Related Topics

Customize notifications

Taskbar notification area overview



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