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Quickset on screen volume meter - vanished!


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#1 123oliver

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 08:08 PM

Hi

I have a Dell Studio 17 laptop running on Vista.

It has 'media buttons' above the keyboard and when I use the volume controls I would get an on screen meter come up to display the volume level. At some point the volume meter has vanished and no longer appears - I can turn the volume up and down with the buttons just no on screen dispaly of the meter.

Through a bit of web browsing I have established that this is controlled by Dell Quickset. I have uninstalled and reinstalled quickset and ensured that the option to have an on screen volume meter is enabled via the icon in the taskbar. In the process now when adjusting the monitor brightness I get a brightness meter which I never had in the first place! But still no volume meter!

Can anyone help? Could my virus protection be blocking it? I say this as when I turn the computer on and use the buttons to control the volume the on screen display wil appear once but never again!

All help welcome!

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Posted 14 February 2010 - 11:38 AM

Could my virus protection be blocking it?

Not your AV but possibly your pop-up blocker
Seeing how this is a specialized keyboard, you might want to check it's settings and maybe replace it's driver
Do you have just the driver for your sound installed or do you also have their Control Center installed?
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Posted 23 February 2010 - 05:36 PM

I'm not sure! I'd need a point in the right direction to tell you.

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 11:04 AM

Your keyboard's properties can be accessed through the Control Panel
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Posted 25 February 2010 - 07:20 PM

Hi

I have the correct keyboard and sound drivers.

It's weird! - If I click on Quickset in the recently used programmes and then turn the volume up or down using the buttons the volume metre appears and works - but only once - and if i cilick on Quickset again and try the buttons it doesn't work!




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