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How do you stop Skype from messing with the Windows volume mixer?

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2 years ago#1
For some reason even after I exit Skype, the volume mixer will continue to randomly make things extremely quiet.
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2 years ago#2
I was wondering the same thing, actually.
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2 years ago#4
never once had that happen to me
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2 years ago#5
Right click the speaker in task bar, go to playback devices, click the "Communications" tab at the top, set it to "Do Nothing".
2 years ago#6
IIRC you right click your volume control icon then go to playback devices. Under the communications tab, click "do nothing"
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2 years ago#7
mx3orange posted...
IIRC you right click your volume control icon then go to playback devices. Under the communications tab, click "do nothing"

This is what's happening.

It's one of the first things I do when setting up a freshly installed Windows OS.
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2 years ago#8
I don't use it. That helps with that particular problem quite a bit.
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2 years ago#9
SythisTaru posted...
Right click the speaker in task bar, go to playback devices, click the "Communications" tab at the top, set it to "Do Nothing".


I think this worked. Thanks for the help guys.
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