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Author Topic: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono  (Read 713 times)

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IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« on: July 23, 2022, 07:26 PM »
Create a button that reads the registry key " AccessibilityMonoMixState" present in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Multimedia\Audio and shows accordingly
STEREO / push to set mono or
MONO / push to set stereo
and executes 'powershell -windowstyle hidden -command "Start-Process cmd -ArgumentList '/s,/c,REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Multimedia\Audio" /V AccessibilityMonoMixState /T REG_DWORD /D 1 /F & net stop "Audiosrv" & net start "Audiosrv"' -Verb runAs"' or
'powershell -windowstyle hidden -command "Start-Process cmd -ArgumentList '/s,/c,REG ADD "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Multimedia\Audio" /V AccessibilityMonoMixState /T REG_DWORD /D 0 /F & net stop "Audiosrv" & net start "Audiosrv"' -Verb runAs"'

so it's possible to know the stereo/mono state and change it (if needed) pushing the button
THANKS!

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2022, 06:17 PM »
Hi! I'm coding it! :Thmbsup:

Should be ready in just a couple days.

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2022, 10:52 AM »
Hi! I'm coding it! :Thmbsup:

Should be ready in just a couple days.

Cheers!
-publicdomain (July 29, 2022, 06:17 PM)
Great!

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2022, 09:45 PM »
Great!

Glad to help!  :) It's been a hectic Sunday yet "Mono Toggler" is soon to be released @ GitHub.

Repo: https://github.com/publicdomain/mono-toggler

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2022, 02:37 AM »


Glad to help!  :) It's been a hectic Sunday yet "Mono Toggler" is soon to be released @ GitHub.


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Having problems?  :-[

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2022, 02:37 PM »
Having problems?

All good code-wise! Currently adding the RegistryEvent "wrapper" for status detection to be real time :up:

MonoToggler_ALPHA-2022-08-5.png

(Just had quite a time @ work, but release IS coming! :))

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2022, 05:15 PM »

Looks nice!

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2022, 06:23 PM »
Looks nice!

I take it you want status change to be detected in real time, correct? :)

(If it's manual refresh, then the app is pretty much done)
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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2022, 01:03 AM »
I take it you want status change to be detected in real time, correct? :)


Yes, it's better if the status detected in real time  :Thmbsup:

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2022, 01:17 AM »
(Just had quite a time @ work, but release IS coming! :))
No news?  :-[

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono (ALPHA-20220811)
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2022, 10:45 PM »
Hello & good day! Please test this ALPHA version with manual refresh:

https://github.com/p...s/tag/ALPHA-20220811

The PowerShell commands were updated to run as .NET managed code :Thmbsup:
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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono (ALPHA-20220811)
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2022, 01:30 AM »
Hello & good day! Please test this ALPHA version with manual refresh:

https://github.com/p...s/tag/ALPHA-20220811

The PowerShell commands were updated to run as .NET managed code :Thmbsup:
Sorry, it doesn't work. I gettoggler.PNGIDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono (ALPHA-20220811)
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2022, 01:36 AM »
Hello & good day! Please test this ALPHA version with manual refresh:

https://github.com/p...s/tag/ALPHA-20220811

The PowerShell commands were updated to run as .NET managed code :Thmbsup:
I think MS Visual c++ redistributable is correctly installed ...

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2022, 01:55 AM »
Please remove "MonoToggler.exe.config" file.

Also, you may want to retry running it as admin to be able to restart "Audiosrv" service.
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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2022, 01:59 AM »
Please remove "MonoToggler.exe.config" file.

Also, you may want to retry running it as admin to be able to restart "Audiosrv" service.
Tried renaming .config to config.old and running as administrator I get Error when enabling "no se puede iniciar el servicio Audiosrv en el equipo ...

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2022, 03:56 AM »
Please remove "MonoToggler.exe.config" file.

Also, you may want to retry running it as admin to be able to restart "Audiosrv" service.
Tried renaming .config to config.old and running as administrator I get Error when enabling "no se puede iniciar el servicio Audiosrv en el equipo ...
I get this messages
"La configuración de permisos específico de la aplicación no concede el permiso Activación Local para la aplicación de servidor COM con CLSID
{3A8B5A92-80B0-48B3-8197-701ECD3261E4}
 y APPID
{F135BE18-BF34-4CBD-B1D5-55D49F0DEDCC}
 al usuario NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM con SID (S-1-5-18) en la dirección LocalHost (con LRPC) que se ejecuta en el contenedor de aplicaciones con SID No disponible (No disponible). Este permiso de seguridad se puede modificar mediante la herramienta administrativa Servicios de componentes."
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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2022, 02:23 PM »
Thanks for your report. Audiosrv restart should be fixed :up:

Please retry with ALPHA02:

https://github.com/p...releases/tag/ALPHA02

1) Unzip
2) Right-click / Run as administrator
3) Provide feedback here! :)

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Re: IDEA: button for toggling stereo <-> mono
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2022, 07:47 PM »
Thanks for your report. Audiosrv restart should be fixed :up:

Please retry with ALPHA02:

https://github.com/p...releases/tag/ALPHA02

1) Unzip
2) Right-click / Run as administrator
3) Provide feedback here! :)

Cheers!
Now it works running as admin
Is it possible Change the text to "MONO press to stereo" & "STEREO press to mono"?
File -> Refresh means reading the status in the register? (Better F5 than CTRL+N)
I would like run it at autostart but how do I run it as admin?
Thanks  :)
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