Go to Start > Control Panel > Sound and Audio Devices > Sound > set Sound Scheme: to Windows Default > Save As. If you are asked to type in a name type any name you want. Click OK > Apply > OK.
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Hi all of my sounds work ie winamp, media player etc, but my normal windows sounds schemes like starting and closing windows and emptying recycle bin etc do not work, i have them checked them in the sounds scheme and they play there, but no where else..an any one help?