Article ID : 00024110 / Last Modified : 08/15/2011

How to adjust the computer Wave, Software Synthesizer, CD Audio, Microphone, or Line-in volume levels using the Volume Control panel.

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Follow this procedure to access the Volume Control to adjust the volume levels of the various computer audio components.

  1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel .
  2. In the Control Panel window, under Pick a category , double-click the Sound, Speech and Audio Devices icon.
  3. In the Sound, Speech and Audio Devices window, under Pick a task , click Adjust the system volume .
  4. In the Sound and Audio Devices Properties window, click the Audio tab.
  5. On the Audio tab, in the Sound playback box, click the Volume button.
  6. In the Volume Control window, under Volume for the appropriate section, click and drag the slider to change the volume level.

    NOTES:

    • To mute all of the computer sound features, click to select the Mute all box.
    • To mute just one sound feature, click to select the Mute box for that feature.
  7. Under Balance for the appropriate section, click and drag the slider to adjust the speaker level balance.
  8. Once all volume adjustments have been made, click the X in the upper right corner to close the Volume Control window.
  9. In the Sound and Audio Devices Properties window, click the X in the upper right corner to close the window.