When you need a hotkey for a specific Windows operation such as muting the system volume, ejecting CD-ROM drive and turning off the monitor, you feel stuck. By using a small utility named NirCmd, these operations and more become possible.
- Download NirCmd
- Extract to a directory. For example: c:AppsNirCmd
- Create a shortcut to your desktop like
"C:AppsNirCmdnircmd.exe" mutesysvolume 2
to mute and unmute the system sound
- Assign a hotkey for the shortcut