It is commonly known that Windows 10 has a slim and modern display, but the change over its display can reduce the function from features which it has. As the example, the slider which appears when you click the volume icon on notification tray has now been so minimalist, it doesn’t have a quick link into the full volume mixer like the old windows version.
If you prefer the display and the functionality on volume changer in Windows 7 or 8, what you really need to do is to change or to establish a single key registry (Regedit) so that the display of the Windows 10 volume will be restored into the old version. The steps will be explained below with a simple explanation, just read all tutorial below so that you can do it by yourself.
Steps to Restore the Volume Display on Windows 10 into The Old Version
The steps to change the display of Windows 10 volume into the old version like in Windows 8, or 7 are:
First Step: Open the Registry Editor
- First, you should open the registry Editor Windows, the steps are: press the Windows button on keyboard or manually, you can open the Start menu, and then type “regedit” and press Enter.
- Open Start
- Type Regedit , Enter
- Or, using the second step: The steps to open the Registry Editor
- Open Run, Press on keyboard on Windows+R
- Or find out on start > search > run
Second Step: Enter the folder “MTCUVC”
Another step is to enter the folder which you can do by using the navigation panel on the left side:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SOFTWARE / Microsoft / Windows NT / CurrentVersion / MTCUVC /
- Open Regedit, click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
- Click SOFTWARE
- Click Microsoft
- Click Windows NT
- Click CurrentVersion
- Click MTCUVC
Step Three: Add or modify the Registry Key
Step 1: from the steps above, you might have had the DWORD value named as EnableMTCUVC on the right panel of this window. If you have got that, you can pass the next 2 paragraphs.
Step 2: But if you don’t have that value, right-click the blank area on the right panel of that window, and then choose “New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value).”
After that, name it with EnableMTCUVC , after that press Enter.
Now, has your beginning step got DWORD value or not? If you use the step 1 just click for twice on EnableMTCUVC to open the value editor. From this method, enter the value 0 into “Value data”, and then click “OK” and so as the step 2.
Step 4: Apply the change and restart your computer
At this point, your volume should have changed into an old/classic display. The display of Windows 10 volume changes into Windows 8 or 7. But if it has not changed, please restart your PC. So, those arethe steps to restore your display on Windows 10 volume into the old display, a classic one, like in Windows 8 / 7 / XP.