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I have Vista..



And you see that volume speaker thing on the bottom right hand screen?/

Well, however low I push the volume button on my laptop, it will always have 1 small line next to the picture, which means that it is still on small volume!!

I can  reduce the volume only to that point! so I either have to double click on the icon and reduce it, or just press mute..

Does anyone know why?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 07/04/2008 23:31:19 »
It was programmed by Microsoft.

That explains all the sins of the world, including your problem.

Just be glad they didn't release it with a line that was 48 pixels wide - it has happened - with the old MS Office slide-in management bar.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 08/04/2008 00:00:01 »
LOL LOL.. Very good answer indeed ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 08/04/2008 14:36:04 »
Well, however low I push the volume button on my laptop, it will always have 1 small line next to the picture, which means that it is still on small volume!!

I can  reduce the volume only to that point! so I either have to double click on the icon and reduce it, or just press mute..

Does anyone know why?

I guess it makes it harder to accidentally mute the sound completely.

I suspect it is done that way to minimise support calls from people whose sound has mysteriously "stopped working" ...
« Last Edit: 08/04/2008 14:38:12 by techmind »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 08/04/2008 17:25:04 »
Well, however low I push the volume button on my laptop, it will always have 1 small line next to the picture, which means that it is still on small volume!!

I can  reduce the volume only to that point! so I either have to double click on the icon and reduce it, or just press mute..

Does anyone know why?

I guess it makes it harder to accidentally mute the sound completely.

I suspect it is done that way to minimise support calls from people whose sound has mysteriously "stopped working" ...

there's an idea.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 08/04/2008 18:01:06 »
I never give Microsft credit for anything - if there is accidentally something "good' in the software, it is an accident or a new, untrained programmer fresh out of school that still cares and the manager's haven't beaten into conformity.

I'd be using Linux if their GIS program didn't require a degree in computer programming to utilize and I have always hated TLK or TKL or whatever that scripting language is.

GRASS also does not do volumetrics and other little touches I need for my work.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 08/04/2008 18:16:04 »
I have Vista on my laptop and I have no problems getting the lines next to the volume thingy disappear.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 08/04/2008 19:21:31 »
I have Vista on my laptop and I have no problems getting the lines next to the volume thingy disappear.

Yes it was only quite recent ago!!
If I mute it, then un-mute it.. There are no lines next to it.. But if I increase the volume, and lower it all the way down again.. There is till that little line!!

IT's annoying because I can still hear things quietly..
 

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