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Windows startup sounds

by netmasta / September 26, 2006 7:25 AM PDT

I was just listing to todays podcast, good as usual.
Anyway, yes TMV, there is a Christmas, Er, Uh, yes you can change/stop the startup sound. You can change most Windows sounds.


In XP:
Start>>All Programs>>Control Panel>>Sounds and Audio devices>>Sounds.

Only thing is, XP only has one sound scheme. Remember 'Robotz' or 'Utopia' from Windows 9x?

Does anyone else besides me find some of the sounds, startup for example just plain annoying?

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It was Vista, I think
by Azuremen / September 26, 2006 8:27 AM PDT
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It was Vista that they decided to let people mute the sound on.

The standard sound for XP is annoying, but most of the old themes from 98 and such were as well. All very high pitch, almost designed for those old on board speakers it seemed.

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(NT) (NT) utopia Rocked! it came with Plus! for W95
by SantiagoCrespo / September 26, 2006 8:42 AM PDT
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Mac OSX
by gsmiller88 / September 27, 2006 1:06 AM PDT
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I replaced it with the mac Bong

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Optional on Vista RC2
by pasilei / October 20, 2006 11:42 PM PDT
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Don't know if it was for you, but Microsoft has added an option to turn off the startup sound on Vista RC2 on onwards I hope.

thanks,
-Pasi-

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