Many of our readers asked us to help them put their Volume Mixer icon back to the notification area of their taskbar. Since this has been quite a common problem, we decided to publish this tutorial to help others having this issue.
First, right click on the taskbar and select Properties from the right click menu.
If you are using Windows 10, right click on the taskbar and select Settings. Scroll down and click on the link which says: Select which icons appear on the taskbar.
Alternatively, you can go to the Control Panel and type the word ‘taskbar’ in the search box from the upper-right side. Once the search results are loaded, click on the link that says ‘Customize icons on the taskbar’.
The Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window will show up on your screen. Here, go to the tab called Notification Area. In the System icons section check the Volume box and click on OK.
The Volume Mixer icon will now show up in the notification area of your taskbar.