Windows Volume Control

Windows 10 is indeed very different from the previous versions of the Windows operating system. It is composed of many new and easy to use features. It is designed to be more user-friendly but there are still some users who want to use Windows 10 and also want to stick to the old features. For such users, Windows 10 provides the ease of customization in its features up to some extent. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can get the old volume control back in Windows 10.

Getting the Old Volume Control Back in Windows 10

In order to get the old volume control back in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type regedit in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch a new registry editor window. The newly opened Registry Editor window is shown in the following image:

Open Windows Registry Editor

Click on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder as highlighted in the image shown above.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software

Click on the Software folder under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft

Now click on the Microsoft folder as highlighted in the image shown above.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft > Windows NT

Click on the Windows NT folder under the Microsoft folder.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > Microsoft > Windows NT > Current Version

Finally, click on the CurrentVersion folder as highlighted in the image shown above.

So, the complete path is as follows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

As soon as you will click on the CurrentVersion folder, the right pane of the window will start displaying some values as shown in the following image:

Content of CurrentVersion folder in Windows Registry

Now right click on the CurrentVersion folder and then click New. Select Key from the sub-cascading menu as highlighted in the image shown below:

Add new registry key

Rename this key as MTCUVC and then press enter. The newly created key folder is shown in the following image:

Key name MTCUVC

Double click on this newly created key folder. Now right click anywhere in the right pane of the window and click on New. Then select DWORD (32-bit) Value from the sub-cascading menu as highlighted in the image shown below:

Add DWORD (32-bit) value

Rename this value as “EnableMtcUvc” and press enter as shown in the following image:

EnableMtcUvc

Now when you will click on the speaker icon located on your taskbar, you will see Windows 7 style old volume control as highlighted in the image shown below:

Speaker Icon Shows Volume control again

Conclusion

By following the method discussed above, you can easily get the old volume control back in Windows 10. If you ever want to restore Windows 10’s volume control, just delete the newly created key in the registry editor.

How to Get the Old Volume Control Back in Windows 10
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