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I've got a Creative X-Fi Titanium running on Windows 8, which works great, but the drivers have this weird quirk where it sets my headphones volume at 30% every time I boot if I have fast boot enabled. If I disable fast boot then it remembers my previous volume but I don't want to disable fast boot any more (I have an SSD, I want to use it :P)

I've asked a similar question here before but as you can see the only "solution" was to disable fast boot, which I don't want to do anymore.

Is there a command line tool that will let me set my volume or something similar that I can chuck in a batch file and run on startup, or anything else similar?

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Have you reported this problem to Creative Labs so they can fix this problem? – Ramhound Oct 22 '13 at 15:21
Is NirCMD or AutoHotKey a valid solution? – nixda Oct 22 '13 at 15:27
@nixda I'd like to avoid installing any software, otherwise I'll try just write something in .net to do it for me. I was just wondering if there's something built in to the command line I could use. – Logan Dam Oct 28 '13 at 18:35
Hm? NirCMD is a command line tool just like you've asked for. No installation needed. And a final AutoHotKey program is a compiled .exe which also doesn't need to install anything. Or short: Both methods don't need any installation – nixda Oct 28 '13 at 21:14
Ah cool, I didn't realise AHK compiled things, that's pretty awesome. Might give it a shot, thanks :) – Logan Dam Oct 29 '13 at 11:40

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