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Windows 10 Event Sounds


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#1 MrChanceMan

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 10:10 AM

Hello, all! Long time no see!

 

So, I succumbed to the plague that is Windows 10 last year, and have for the most part made peace with it. However, there are a number of things that I can't seem to let go, no matter how seemingly small they are.

 

The main one is the ability to change certain event sounds.

 

I recently found a forum on how to change the Startup sound, since 10 will absolutely NOT play login or logoff sounds, and went through the steps. I had to change owner of the folder, remove the .wav, name the .wav I wanted to replace it with, and place it back into the folder (WinSxS). Took me a minute, but it finally let me change it.

 

Well, I restarted, and guess what? Same old Startup sound :/

 

Can this just not be changed, or was I misdirected to the wrong folder?



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#2 opera

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 10:28 AM

Have a read here of one of our members attempts to get this working.

 

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/614737/making-win10-play-a-shutdown-sound-among-others/






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