The speaker in my system tray on both of my Vista systems works exactly the
same as it and yours did in XP.
Have you gone to control panel/taskbar.../notification area/ and checked
to be sure that the Volume Icon is checked?
"Mick Murphy" <MickMurphy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> F8 used to be the shortcut Key to Mute or Unmute in XP, when it was up and
> There is also a setting for it in Media Player.
> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> "John Ciccone" wrote:
>> In XP, I'd click on the speaker icon in the system tray and have a mixer.
>> There I could mute/unmute the microphone input.
>> In Vista it seems like I have to go through a myriad of dialog boxes:
>> Panel > sound > speakers > Level.
>> Am I misisng something? Is there a shorter path? If not, can I assign a
>> shortcut key?
>> Thank you