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Change volume for both 9x & NT

Posted on 2002-06-06
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Last Modified: 2010-04-04
How can I change the volume for both Win 9x & NT. I want to increase and decrease the volume. Is it possible to change the windows volume and / or the wave volume? It must also change the sliders in the Volume Control window. Thanx in advance.
Question by:skynergy
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ID: 7059306
you can use

dwVolume set like:
Left + Right = $FFFFFFFF
Left  = $0000FFFF
Right = $FFFF0000
no sound = $00000000

medium sound example:


WaveOutGetVolume gets teh current volume.

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ID: 7060370
listening :)

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ID: 7061869
Inthe, thanx but WaveOutSetVolume() only works in Wnidows 98 and not NT. Any other ideas?
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ID: 7061870
Inthe, thanx but WaveOutSetVolume() only works in Windows 98 and not NT. Any other ideas?
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ID: 7066254
>>Any other ideas?
er i have no other ideas ,except getting a component from torrys and checking the source of how they did it though im sure they will use waveoutsetvolume() for it..

>>WaveOutSetVolume() only works in Windows 98 and not NT.

not according to ms:

Regards Barry

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Thanx Barry.

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