default audio device properties, advanced tab

Is there any way to create a shortcut that will open the default (or even a specific) audio device properties with the 'advanced' tab already selected?

edit - going off of @heavyd's answer, I made a batch file with the following contents:

start "Sound" "C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe" shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,playback

then pinned it to my start menu - which at the very least gets me straight to the playback device properties.


That particular dialog is a modal dialog that is opened from the Sound settings page. I think the best you're going to get with just a shortcut is to get the Sound settings window to open. You can use this to open the playback devcies:

"C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe" shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,playback

You could probably get where you want with AutoHotKey or similar tool.

  • oh yeah, that's a step in the right direction - and I'll look into autohotkey. – matt lohkamp Oct 29 '15 at 0:03

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