How to Enable or Disable Volume Control icon in Windows 8



Recently we have been writing many articles on windows 8; hope all those have helped you. To read more articles about windows 8 click on the link given up Win8-tutorial.  In this tutorial we shall learn how to hide or remove volume control icon on task bar in windows 8. Some times we might have set particular volume on this icon and our brother or sister might interfere and change the volume settings. So in order to avoid such confusions, we shall hide this volume control icon from taskbar.
 the  Following steps shall guide you to perform this task in few simple steps


Step 1:
Open Metro UI screen and type gpedit.msc, now search Interface will appear on your screen, in this interface click on Apps tab and inter click on the icon labeled as gpedit.

Step 2:
On performing this action, a new window will appear on your screen, as shown in below image.

Using this window you have to find a file labeled as “Remove the volume control icon”
Step 3:
To locate this icon follow the link location given below:
Local Computer Policy >> User Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> Start Menu and Taskbar
On locating this icon, you need to find a file mentioned in step 2.

Step 4:
On locating this file either right click and click on edit tab or double click on the file.

Step 5:
On performing this action, a new window will appear on your screen, as shown in below image, in this window click on enable button and click on OK button.

Step 6:    
Now restart your system to complete the process. I hope volume control icon has been removed from taskbar.
I hope this tutorial has helped you to hide or remove volume control icon from task bar in windows 8.


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