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    Sound Mixer requires repeated attention to "Mute" when Windows sounds are enabled

    I am just using the normal speaker / headphone output. The controls for muting other programs are in the Sound Mixer, which is a feature of Windows (Vista and 7), not a feature of Windows Media Player. The problem is that running programs do not appear in Sound Mixer until they actually play a...
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    Sound Mixer requires repeated attention to "Mute" when Windows sounds are enabled

    Here's what happens in detail. Before beginning, I'm assuming: A) most or all of the programs you're using are already running, and B) you have not run Sound Mixer since booting the system 1) Run Windows Media Player and start listening to some music 2) Run Sound Mixer for the first time (for...
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    Sound Mixer requires repeated attention to "Mute" when Windows sounds are enabled

    I've discovered another idiotic effect of a form of "late binding" (the dumbest development idea of all time). In short, if a user wants to mute Windows Sounds to listen to some music (for example, Windows Media Player), then every other program on the system that has sound feedback enabled...
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    Windows 7 in explorer +/- instead of those crazy fading black/white triangles

    ALso looking for at least larger triangles and non fading What were they thinking? Answer: they weren't I'm joining this thread in the hopes that somebody finds a way to manipulate the Windows 7 Explorer. Sometimes there are Control Panel settings that are hard to find, or items that are...
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