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Hate when can't easily change volume of games

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LIke when a game starts and the intro's are super loud but not related to any saved in-game volumes I already set.

Or when a games cut-scenes aren't linked to how loud u already set it to

Or when playing a game for the 1st time, u don't get to set settings 1st, it just jumps right to some intro/character creation without letting me set audio/video

Or when even after I set the volume, I start the 1st mission and the cut-scene/intro is super loud

All things things make our lives so extra terrible we should storm the video game creation centers with improvised weapons made of old computer parts, that no one would suspect.
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Do you have any keys on your keyboard that you never use? If you have 2 that you never use, then you can have Volume Up and Volume Down keys. If you have 3, then you can add a Mute key. You'd just use SharpKeys to do it:

 

http://www.randyrants.com/category/sharpkeys/

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post #3 of 6
Use this program if you want to change your volume as well as the increment range. I have had to use this program for my headset because there's no volume adjuster on the headset or cord itself, so it's a very useful program mid way through a game.
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post #4 of 6
The above solutions work, although it's best to use audio equipment with volume controls at your fingertips.
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post #5 of 6
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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post

The above solutions work, although it's best to use audio equipment with volume controls at your fingertips.

yea having a physical volume control is a must.

that said i have quite good per application volume control on my top panel and can quickly switch if needed.
post #6 of 6
I hate it when I can change my sound output device during gameplay.
I honestly cant thinkof the last time I had an issue changing volume levels during a game.
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