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Compaq MV540 Monitor ; unable to access volume control

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  1. robert23

    robert23 Thread Starter

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    I just got a Compaq MV540 monitor and downloaded the driver and the manual. There is no volume control on the right speaker, just an on-off switch. Under Troubleshooting the manual says:

    "Push the mute button on your keyboard or click on the speaker icon located on your Windows desktop and deselect "Mute"" "Increase the volume level by using your keyboard volume control or clicking on the speaker icon on your Windows desktop and increasing the volume level"

    The keyboard and computer are both manufactured by Compaq and the computer is a Compaq Deskpro series PD1000. I've looked everywhere and can't seem to find the keyboard buttons or the Windows desktop icon for volume control. I'm running Windows 98. I got the driver download from compaq.com and used chose Windows 98 and it gave me "HP Presario Monitor Drivers (INF Support)? file name SP20813.exe" to download. The driver installation seemed to install correctly and Windows recognized it and said it successfully installed a new Plug and Play driver. Does anybody know what's wrong or where these controls are located?
     
  2. Shelly6

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    Is that the one where the speakers plug into the monitor?
     
  3. loserOlimbs

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    Try going to start -> control panel -> sounds and audio devices.
    On device volume make sure the speakers aren't muted.
    on Advanced make sure the speakers are set as Monitor speakers.
     
  4. robert23

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    Yeah! The speakers plug into the monitor on mine. Mw Windows XP system says Sounds and Audio Devices in the Control Panel and has an Advanced button. On Windows 98 is just says Sounds and there's no Advanved button. Here's some pictures that might help.

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  5. robert23

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    "no Advanced button", I meant
     
  6. Shelly6

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    Does this 98 machine have a sound device? Card or on board. If so, is the speaker jack plugged into it correctly?
     
  7. robert23

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    That's a good question about the sound device and my answer is I'm not sure. I ran a BelArc scan on the system and here's what it came up with. Maybe you will understand it better than I can. I removed all the serial numbers from the report because I don't think we're supposed to post them in the forum. As far as the speaker jack goes, everything seems to be plugged in right. I followed the diagram exactly. I'm not even at the point yet where I can test the hookup without any volume icon on the desktop or knowing which keyboard buttons control the volume.
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    http://belarc.com/
    Operating System System Model
    Windows 98 (build 4.10.1998) Compaq Deskpro EP Series
    System Serial Number:
    Asset Tag:
    Chassis Serial Number:
    Processor a Main Circuit Board b
    600 megahertz Intel Pentium III
    32 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Compaq 0664h
    Serial Number:
    Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
    BIOS: Compaq 686J1 v3.08 03/15/2000
    Drives Memory Modules c,d
    14.00 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    12.82 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    COMPAQ CD-ROM LTN403
    Generic floppy disk drive (3.5")

    Generic IDE hard disk drive (14.00 GB) -- drive 0, No SMART Driver
    IOMEGA ZIP 100 [Hard drive] -- drive 255, rev D.13 512 Megabytes Installed Memory

    Slot 'XMM1' has 256 MB
    Slot 'XMM2' has 256 MB
    Local Drive Volumes

    c: (FAT32 on drive 0) 14.00 GB 12.82 GB free

    Network Drives
    None detected
    Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
    RB83
    ZPX223 domain logons
    RB83
    None detected
    Controllers Display
    Standard Floppy Disk Controller
    Primary IDE controller (single fifo)
    Secondary IDE controller (single fifo)
    Standard Dual PCI IDE Controller
    Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller Intel(R) 82810E Graphics Controller [Display adapter]
    Compaq MV540 [Monitor] (14.3"vis, October 2000)
    Bus Adapters Multimedia
    Iomega Parallel Port Interface
    Standard Universal PCI to USB Host Controller Wave Device for Voice Modem
    Communications Other Devices
    SupraMax 56K USB [Modem]


    Intel(R) PRO/100+ Alert on LAN* Management Adapter
    Microsoft Virtual Private Networking Adapter
    Pacific Image Electronics USB Scanner
    Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
    Diamond_SupraMax_56K_USB_Modem
    USB Root Hub
     
  8. Shelly6

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    I don't see an audio device. Try the device manager in: start>settings>control panel>system> .Windows key+pause key should get you there too.
     
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