ARCHIVED: In Windows, how do I restore the speaker icon to the notification area?

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In Windows, to make the speaker icon for controlling sound volume visible in the notification area, follow the appropriate instructions below.

Windows 7

  1. Right-click an empty area of the taskbar, and click Properties.
  2. In the "Notification area" section, click Customize....
  3. From the "Volume" drop-down menu, select the desired option.

Windows Vista

  1. Right-click the Start button, and then click Properties.
  2. In the Notification Area tab, check Volume, and then click OK.

Windows XP

  1. From the Start menu, select either Control Panel, or Settings and then Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Sounds and Audio Devices.
  3. Click the Volume tab. In the "Device Volume" section, make sure Place volume icon in the taskbar is checked.
  4. Click OK.

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 13:11:23.

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