In some cases, users face Volume icon not working in Window 10 which is caused by Windows Explorer. To fix this error, you should run SFC Scan and for protection, install Webroot antivirus via www.webroot.com/secure. In this blog, you will read the method to fix Taskbar Volume Icon not working.
Method To Fix If Taskbar Volume Icon Not Working:
1. Install Sound Drivers:
First, you should right tap on the speaker icon in the taskbar and then visit to Playback devices. After this, you should double tap on the default playback device. Now under Controller information, you should tap on Properties. Then, you should visit to Change Settings and then go to the Driver tab. Here, you can update your sound driver just by hitting on Update Driver. If you do not find sound driver, then search for the driver for your sound card and then install it. At last, just Restart the system.
2. Reset Audio Service:
For this, you should visit to Search and then write services.msc and then go to Services. Now, you should right tap on Windows Audio and then visit to Properties. Then, check Startup type is set to Automatic. After this, tap on Stop and then wait for the procedure to end. Here, you should tap on Start again. At last, you should Restart your computer and then check if the problem is fixed or not.
3. Perform SFC Scan:
You need to tap on Windows Key + X at the same time to open Win + X menu. Now, you should choose Command Prompt as Admin from the list. If the Command Prompt is not there, then you should use PowerShell as Admin. But if the Command Prompt opens up on your screen, then enter the command and hit on Enter key:
Lastly, the SFC scan will begin and it will take 10-15 minutes.
4. Run Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter:
The user should tap on Windows Key + I altogether to open the Settings app. If the Settings app opens, you should go to the Update & security section. Now, you should choose Troubleshoot button from the menu which is on the left side. Then in the right side, you should choose Hardware and Devices. At this point, tap on Run the troubleshooter button. Lastly, the troubleshooter will begin and then check for issues.
5. Install Webroot Antivirus:
Sometimes, this issue is caused due to antivirus software. Hence, you should disable or uninstall your antivirus. For this, you should download a dedicated uninstaller tool, which will fully remove your antivirus and it will not leave any leftover files. If the issue is solved, after removing the antivirus. Then for further protection of your device, you should install reliable Webroot antivirus via www.webroot.com/secure which will not interfere in your device’s working.
6. Restart Windows Explorer Process:
The customer should open Task Manager and you will find a list of processes. Now, you have to right tap on Windows Explorer and then select Restart option from the menu.
7. Change Font Size:
For changing, you should open the Settings app and then go to System section. Now, you should set Change the size of text, apps and other items to other value. At last, you should log off and then log back into your account.
Through this way, you can fix the issue of Taskbar volume icon not working. For more info about Webroot, go to webroot.com/secure.