Windows is very bad in terms of protecting itself from other programs. For example, I was installing some device drivers and after I finished everything and double clicked the Windows sound control in the status bar, it gave me the following error:
“Volume Control Program has not been installed”
I did a little research and came to know that sometimes, some device driver will play with the volume control utility and it’ll corrupt the program.
The solution to this problem is very simple, just go to X:\Windows\System32 (X is your system drive), replace sndvol32.exe with a new one. You can copy it from any other working system. You can download sndvol32.exe from here: