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Old 04-20-2011, 04:14 PM   #1
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Stop Steam from lowering the Volume of my Programs?

Every time someone messages me, signs in, or something pops up with steam:
Event update or ad, the volume of like my browser, and windows media player will lower. This gets VERY annoying when I'm watching a movie, listening to a song, and etc. anyway to stop it?
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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Every time someone messages me, signs in, or something pops up with steam:
Event update or ad, the volume of like my browser, and windows media player will lower. This gets VERY annoying when I'm watching a movie, listening to a song, and etc. anyway to stop it?
Close Steam while browsing, using Windows Media Player, listening to music or watching a film.
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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same problem for me...

this with youtube atleast...
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:59 PM   #4
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Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Communications -> Select "Do nothing"

I think that might fix it.
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:09 PM   #5
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You are probably using the windows generic driver. find out your card or sound chip make and model number, then try to get teh drivers from the MFG. website, or from the people you bought the computer from (dell, compaq, HP)
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:51 PM   #6
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Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Sound -> Communications -> Select "Do nothing"

I think that might fix it.
This ^^ if you have mic auto turned in in steam.
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