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Open Sounds and Audio Device Properties...
Start | Run | Type: mmsys.cpl | Click OK |
Sounds tab | Program events
[[Lists schemes that you can use to change the sounds assigned to many
program events. Each scheme consists of a set of events and the sounds
associated with them. You can create a new sound scheme by clicking Save
[[Lists the program events to which you can assign sounds. To assign a sound
to a program event, click a program event (such as Close program) under
Events, and then click a sound under Sounds.
If you do not see a sound in Sounds, you can click the down arrow to select
from those listed, or you can click Browse to search for sound files on your
[[Lists the available sound files that you can associate with program
events. The sound files listed are typically those files stored in
systemroot\media. However, if you have browsed to a different folder and
used sounds located in that folder, the Sounds list includes sounds from
You can search for sound files in other folders by clicking Browse.
Sound files for program events must be in Microsoft WAV format, a file
format developed to store and replay sounds on a personal computer. Their
names usually include .wav as an extension.]]
[[Plays the selected sound. When the sound plays, this button changes to a
square block or a Stop button. Click the Stop button to stop playing the
[[Click to search for sounds on other drives or in other folders.]]
Hope this helps. Let us know.
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
Sam B <Sam B@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> hi, I'm just wondering how I can turn off this annoying DROP SOUND that I
> hear almost everywhere I go on the internet.
> I like to play CD's. So just useing the mute button doesn't seem to be an
> win XP
> XP's pop-up blocker activated(make's drop noise when on or off)
> zone alarm w/ anitvirus
> Thanks for any help,
> Sam B