My volume gets lowered/reduced when swapping applications (solution)
I have absolutely no idea who made this retarded feature but if I met them, I would like to think I would punch them in the face for all the pain they have caused me, of making me reformat my computer thinking I had somehow stuffed up my installation of the OS.
Windows 7 and 8 have this feature which allows an application to take priority of the speakers. Meaning if you're in Application A, and you're playing music, and you swap to Application B, then B will reduce the volume of A so that itself can have louder volume.
This is really annoying when you want to play music, and then you load up a game, and the music is drowned out by game sounds.
The solution? Disable that shit!
1) Go into your Playback devices:
2) Select the device properties:
3) Untick Exclusive Mode:
4) Repeat the same steps for Recording Devices:
Save it all, and reboot. (Windows 7 seems to work without rebooting, it didn't take affect in Windows 8 for me until I rebooted)
Bam, no more windows taking over my Audio!comments powered by Disqus