Taskbar Volume Control Icon does not Work in Windows 10/11

Sometimes, the Taskbar volume control icon in Windows may not respond to the mouse click. The slider doesn’t appear when you click on the speaker icon, and nothing happens when you right-click on it. The audio may still work in all applications, but only the controls don’t open. Due to this, users have to open sndvol.exe from the Run dialog to open the Volume Mixer and control the sounds.

This post explains how to fix the volume control (speaker) icon in Windows 10 and Windows 11.Read more

[Fix] Battery Icon Missing in the Taskbar in Windows 10

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The battery icon in the Taskbar notification area helps you quickly check the battery charge level and also to switch between the battery saver and “best performance” settings. If the battery icon is missing from the notification area in your Windows 10 computer, here is a couple of recommendations to resolve the problem.Read more

Switch Program Windows Quickly Without Clicking on Taskbar Thumbnails

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When Taskbar icons are set to “Combine,” which is the default setting, to switch windows within a Taskbar group, you need to click or hover your mouse pointer over the group icon and then click on the appropriate taskbar thumbnail image. This can be inconvenient especially if you have too many instances of a program running.Read more

How to Backup and Restore Pinned Taskbar Shortcuts in Windows 10

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When you install Windows on a new computer, customizing Windows takes a lot of time and effort. One such thing is the taskbar. You may have to redo the procedure of pinning the applications which you frequently use. If you’re planning to move to a new Windows PC or a new user profile on the same computer, and wondering how to transfer the pinned taskbar items, then this article is for you.

This post explains how to backup and restore the pinned Taskbar items in Windows 10 and earlier.Read more