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the volume bar keeps popping up
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aslrebecca
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Member Since: ‎11-17-2009
Message 11 of 25 (7,972 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

Do the ctrl, alt, delete button once to bring up the task manager.  If SMOSD is running, stop it.  That's what the volume bar is called.

Smiles,

bex

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pkrmom
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Member Since: ‎01-10-2010
Message 12 of 25 (7,672 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

I see the SM


OSD but IO can't seem to shut it off. Could you please tell me how to do that? Thank you very much.

Millie

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tropguru
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Member Since: ‎01-24-2010
Message 13 of 25 (7,583 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

I have a work around that works with my dv7. Just start an instance of media player. Keep the program running, but it can be minimized. As long as it is running you don't have the display pop-up.

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donnijean
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Member Since: ‎01-31-2010
Message 14 of 25 (7,567 Views)

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That mediaplayer runaround doesn't work for me at all.  I do get to listen to my music, when the volume stays up, though....  up, down, down, down..... :smileysad:

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MMarandola
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Member Since: ‎02-25-2010
Message 15 of 25 (7,445 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

Have you tried updating the bios? I recently purchased a dv4-2145dx and had this issue when the computer first logs into windows. I updated the bios and it seems like that fixed it. Go to HP's website and search for drivers and downloads for your model, you'll find a bios update there if available. Run that and see if that helps.

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outlaw221
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Message 16 of 25 (7,047 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

U are on to something there, All tips around here is for the Laptop problem::

 

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On a Desktop the program is called:

HP MediaSmart Smart Menu

 

First, cancell this process

Then you just have to go into the controlpanel -> Programs and fucntions (or whatever is is called in english, the thing the you can use to remove softwares)

 

Uninstal this program and that should fix the problem forever

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Narlea
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Message 17 of 25 (6,800 Views)

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Great I just did what you said and it is working like new again. Dont understand why but happy with the results. Thanks so much!!

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ellebell222
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Member Since: ‎09-21-2010
Message 18 of 25 (6,468 Views)

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I JUST got my HP computer back from HP (had to have the hard drive replaced less than 2 months out of warranty) and less than a week later it had this heinous problem you guys are talking about.

 

For anyone who'd like to see what this looks like, here is a video.  Having this happen and not knowing how to fix it is beyond annoying!!!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdAKvnd3K84

 

 

Thanks to you guys who were able to give some solutions to this problem. I think i would have been on my 4th tylenol by now if it weren't for you.

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I_am_Kiran
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Member Since: ‎10-16-2011
Message 19 of 25 (5,291 Views)

Re: the volume bar keeps popping up

 

Here is the thing which works for all models of HP..

You do not need to uninstall anything, neither remove battery..


To disable the volume bar popup,

 

1. press ctrl+r (Run) 

 

2.Type "msconfig" and press enter


3. A window will appear. Now switch to "Start up" tab.

 

disable popup

 

4.Search HPMediaSmart SmartMenu in the list and uncheck the tick mark.

 

5.Click appy and the system will ask for a restart.. Restart and problem solved..!!!

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Rootsy
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Member Since: ‎08-09-2014
Message 20 of 25 (251 Views)

Re: The volume bar keeps popping up HP dv6

The volume bar is popping up so much and makes it impossible to type even this message.  It interferes with every action performed, its annoying and Im stressed this has been going on for months and had now become unbearable. HELP ME PLEASE.

 

It just pop up in the middle of my screen and flashes on and off non stop.

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