>> Stay informed about: Volume/Sound Control and Two .Exe Files.
I have learned that this response in the volume control on
WinMe and for those using WMP7.1 and 9 is perfectly
normal. I had, prior to a format/install a couple of days
ago, been using WMP7.0. I D/L WMP7.1 by chance while
setting my system back up. The critical updates for WMP
did the rest.
>My volume control has changed its behaviour.
>Yesterday I D/L three critical updates for WMP7.1 and
>today an ME update 'Internet Explorer - Navigation
>A first click on the speaker icon is normal. A second
>almost immediately results in a flashing 'Play Sound'
>message in the Task Bar, and the click on the desktop
>no longer close the control. I can close it by clicking
>the control itself and then on the desktop.
>Process Explorer reveals that sndvol32.exe is in
>for 14 secs after I close the control, after which period
>I can again use the control in its normal mode - once.
>I have disabled and re-enabled Volume control in Windows
>Components to no effect, but in so doing StartUp Monitor
>advises me that grpconv.exe is in operation. I searched,
>unsuccessfully, for this file on my ME CD.
>I admit to some uncertainty as to what this means.
>Advice much appreciated.