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Windows 7: Windows Live Mail won't play my .wav file for email notication

20 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

If the test button doesn't work on the file, maybe the .wav file itself in not appropriate for that use. Have you tried another .wav file? See if you can attach your file to a post and I'll add it to my Win_7 media folder to test it.

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21 Dec 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 63 bit
testing my wav

I couldn't figure out how to attach it.

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21 Dec 2010   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Robin,

You can place the .wav file in a ZIP file, then upload and attach the ZIP file. The tutorial below can help show you how to.

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16 Aug 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 63 bit

UPDATE: It has been almost two years since I posted my problem regarding playing my own .wav file as a system sound. Yesterday I went searching for a solution once again and this time I found it!

I had to convert the .wav file to a mp3 at 128 kbts and then reconvert the mp3 file to .wav at a value of 1411 kbts (or experiment), the same as used in Windows 7 sound. This worked for me.
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