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How to disable on-screen display microphone pop-up



I have had my T500 and it seemed that every time I use my microphone the indicator "popup" comes on screen. This is highly annoying since I perform a lot of video captures and that popup obscures a great deal of real-estate. 


You know the one - it has a black background, has a speaker like icon (white) and a level white bar horizontal up to 25 at the bottom center of the screen. 


How do I change this?




This can be changed through a control panel setting change in Windows.  Here's how:


Right click on the Desktop>Screen Resolution>Advanced>On Screen DIsplay>uncheck Enable.


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aroygard On 2013-11-19, 6:24 AM

Thank you very much that solved the problem. Delighted  Roy

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