skype lower volume
Windows 7 has a feature that will automatically lower the volume level of different sounds when Windows 7 detects user is placing or receiving a telephone call that routes through PC. The auto-adjust volume of sounds from other sources, leaving sound in communication channel at more audible level feature allows user to hear more clearly and with more clarity when engaging in voice chat through computer.
The feature of reducing volume of other sounds is useful to users who like to listen to music or MP3 via computer, or always watch latest blockbuster movies on PC. When a phone call is established or any communication activity is engaged, such as when voice chat through Skype, Windows Live Messenger (Chat), Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and etc, the volume of song or movie that is on playback will be automatically reduced, lowered or muted so that user can chat comfortably.