Create Extra Hotkeys

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