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Is there a quick way to change the volume while inside of the new UI?

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Are you using a PC or laptop. If its laptop then Fn+down/up arrow will work like a chram. –  avirk Nov 12 '12 at 8:36
    
Depends on the laptop. The Fn key is a feature of the keyboard and not visible to the OS. And the Fn keybindings are different for each manufacturer. –  Joey Nov 12 '12 at 21:10

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You can press Windows+C to access the Charms bar, then click “Settings” and adjust the volume from there. This also has the nice property of working well with fullscreen applications, such as games.

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I use Sharpkeys to edit keys, I use it for VOLUME_UP and VOLUME_DOWN or MUTE. This can be great for keyboards without multimedia keys.

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