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I am missing the sound configuration icon in my control panel, and have no idea what the shortcut needs to be.
please help me get this icon back.
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by:bartsmit
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Do you get a speaker icon on the taskbar?
If not, then windows has probably lost the drivers for your soundcard. Open the system applet and see if there are any problems reported under the Sound, video and game controllers.

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by:inthe
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hi,
i've had this befor and doing the following put it back:
go to Add/Remove Programs  / Windows set-up and delete the mutimedia items. Then reboot go
back to the windows setup and re-install the multimedia items.
Regards Barry
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by:Epsylon
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Go to the control panel, double click the multimedia icon.
Switch on the 'show volume control on the taskbar' checkbox on the audio tab.
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by:Epsylon
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Sorry, misread the question....
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by:Epsylon
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Check it the mmsys.cpl file exists in windows\system.

You can restore it with Programs\Accessories\System Tools\System Information from the start menu and then select from the tools menu 'System File Checker'. Click on Start.
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by:finse
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Wrong answer, Barry, can you send the comment as an answer so I can give you the points?
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inthe earned 200 total points
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hi finese
is it all ok now?
here is comment as answer
i've had this before and doing the following put it back:
go to Add/Remove Programs  / Windows set-up and delete the mutimedia items. Then reboot go
back to the windows setup and re-install the multimedia items.

Regards Barry
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by:finse
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Its FINSE
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by:inthe
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whoops
 sorry Finse
i type too fast for my eyes ;-)
Regards Barry
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