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A Video Demonstrating How To Configure Sound Control To Set Hot Keys For Volume Control, Winamp (Or Compatible) Control And Application Loading All With Customisable On Screen Display

08/05/2010
The second video in a series on using Sound Control can be found below. The video demonstrates how to configure Sound Control to set hot keys for volume control, Winamp (or compatible) control and application loading all with customisable on screen display. Visit our YouTube channel containing this tutorial video if it is not shown [...]
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A Video On How To Download And Install Sound Control On A Windows Vista/7 PC

02/05/2010
The first in a series of videos on using Sound Control can be found below. This video demonstrates how to download and install the freeware software Sound Control on a Windows Vista/7 PC. The process of setting the correct application compatibility settings to allow Sound Control to run correctly in newer operating systems is also shown as part of this process. Visit our YouTube channel containing this tutorial video if it is not shown [...]
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The Future Of Sound Control (And Other Software) – Disappointing Facebook Fans / Twitter Followers And YouTube Subscribers

28/03/2010
It is increasing difficult to find time to work on Sound Control and other projects especially as work is getting my main priority at the moment. Spending holidays/weekends on a project where there does not appear to be the appeal despite the web statistics and feedback we receive suggesting otherwise is not at the top of the list. It has therefore been decided no further work on Sound Control v3.00 will continue until at least 1000 fans/followers/subscribers have been reached. Sound [...]
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Sound Control v2.48 BETA Now Publicly Available To Download

28/03/2010
Sound Control v2.48 BETA is now publicly available in the Current Downloads section. This release contains many new additions, fixes and updates to the old Sound Control v2.15 release. This version (originally only available by email request) has been tested by many BETA testers over the past 6+ months and the general consensus was it is a great improvement over v2.15. This release is not perfect and some functionality works differently than Sound Control v2.15. If you are an [...]
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I Have Upgraded To Windows Vista/7 And Sound Control No Longer Changes The Volume

28/03/2010
If you use Windows Vista/7 or you are new to Sound Control please ensure you install Sound Control correctly by reading the Compatibility Notes and/or watching the How To Install Sound Control video. Links can be found to all these articles in the Related Posts section below. Ensure you are using the latest version of Sound Control available in the Current Downloads section. You also need to follow the instructions given on the compatibility notes page. Windows Vista/7 has [...]
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