Can anyone suggest a good, simple utility that provides hotkey volume adjustment?


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I have a keyboard that has hotkeys for adjusting volume up and down, mute, play, pause, next track, etc. for media control. However, my mouse and keyboard are connected to a KVM and those key combinations no longer work when connected via the KVM. I've inquired with other owners of the same KVM and it seems that this is a problem only with the keyboard I am using.

So, anytime I want to adjust the volume I have to fiddle with the volume controls in Win 11.

Does anyone have a simple utility that they can suggest providing such basic functionality? Even if the only thing it provided was vol up / down / mute I would be happy.
 

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I've downloaded Volume2, checked security etc, from here but had no time to play with it. Might work for you?

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That looks promising. Thanks. Will give it a try.
 

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nircmd could do what you want (and 50 other things too).
 

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