Volume Keeps Resetting To 37 After Reboot

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    Jukebox_Hero
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    Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:11 pm

    I've tried searching around (both on this website and on Google) and I haven't been able to find the solution to my problem yet.

    Every time I reboot Windows 10, the volume resets to 37. I've tried reinstalling the drivers but that didn't help. I found a thread on Microsoft's website that says to go into control panel, sound, communications tab, and select "Do nothing" from the list but that hasn't helped either.

    My speakers are plugged in through the 3.5mm audio jack so I'm assuming the volume defaults to 37% as a safety precaution in case the user has on headphones. I'd like to find a way to override this, though, as I'm trying to set this up to work in an environment where a keyboard and mouse will not be used.

    Thanks!

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    Jukebox_Hero
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    Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:32 pm

    Just wanted to bump this topic.

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    SOHO
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    Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:40 am

    One workaround is to use a command-line script that resets the volume to a desired level every time the computer restarts.

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    Jukebox_Hero
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    Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:14 pm

    Thanks SOHO. I had the same thought before reading your reply. I ended up creating a simple script with AHK, put it in my startup folder, and now I'm all set. If anyone wants the script it's just two lines:

    SoundSet, 100
    Exitapp

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    LattePanda
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    Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:10 am

    Dear Jukebox, Oh. That's brilliant! Thanks for your sharing. I learn a new skill..
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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    LattePanda
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    Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:16 am

    Adding this topic to FAQ & Tutorial from great forum contributors!
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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    Tempest8008
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    Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:59 pm

    I used NIRCMD to deal with this problem.
    You put the EXE (all of 114KB) in the C:\Windows\System32 folder (or any folder you establish a path variable for) then create a batch file to do the work.
    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd-x64.zip

    Obviously using the 64 bit version. There is a 32 bit version there too.
    (my batch file)

    @echo off
    nircmd.exe setsysvolume 65535
    nircmd.exe mutesysvolume 0


    This sets the system volume to maximum and ensures it is not muted.
    Save the batch file somewhere the User account has access to it, then create a shortcut and put it in your startup group.
    Win+R - shell:startup

    You can configure the properties in the shortcut so it runs as an admin or runs minimized etc.

    With the above it's seamless for me now. Each time it starts up the sound automatically gets set to 100%, regardless of how it was reset after a reboot.

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    LattePanda
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    Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:32 am

    @Tempest8008, Awesome. Thanks for your sharing!
    Enjoy Tinkering with LattePanda ! :lol:

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