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Want to disable sound volume control in Windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Win 8

    Want to disable sound volume control in Windows 8


    Hi all,

    Just joined up....
    What I want is actually the opposite of what most people are looking for.
    I want to install windows 8 on my kids computer but want the volume level to be set at a certain level so the sound is not to high no matter what they do.

    I am able to achieve this right now as the desktop is on XP and i have the wave bar set to a certain level so no matter how high they put the volume bar it just stays at a certain level.I have hidden the wave bar so they cannot even get at it by mistake.

    The main thing is that I am using a sidewinder X4 keyboard which has the vol+/- so they can easily increase the volume even if I hide the volume tab from the desktop in windows 8, while in XP it remained a certain lvel even if they put it upto 100%.

    I have been searching for win 8 mixers where I could maybe have the same type of control as the XP but so far have found nothing.

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated and used

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    If they know what they are doing they can get around this.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Win 8


    Thanks for the reply mate but there is a volume control on the keyboard which they can use to turn up/down the volume so would not be any good otherwise I would hide the sound icon.
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