This gets wierder even though I somehow fixed it (or it fixed itself).
What I did:
Restart - no effect. Restore - problem solved, checked settings Undo Restore - sound is back, checked settings same as before. Checked `Control Panel/Sounds and Audio Devices` and opened volume master control both sliders now move the right way!!!!
I think this PC is haunted!!
Fruit Bat /\0/\ I like your link; bookmarked.
Anyway until the next time, thanks for your help.
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