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Windows 7: i want to stop music playing when my computer sleeps

10 Sep 2010   #1
monkeymonkey

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
i want to stop music playing when my computer sleeps

how do i do this apart from turning my speakers off?


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10 Sep 2010   #2
quochunguit

Windows 7 Professonal
 
 

Open System sound and configure it:

Click Start button> in the Search box, type System sound, and click Change the System sound link.
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10 Sep 2010   #3
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Assuming you're using Windows Media Player, you could go to Options and under "Playback" select the option of "Stop playback when switching to a different user." I tried to look in power but couldn't find a specific setting to stop sound in general however.

Edit: If you mean the log off sound, then yes, do exactly as quochunguit above said.
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10 Sep 2010   #4
monkeymonkey

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

thanks but neither works. to clarify it's not the log off sound it's actual music played by the computer when it goes to sleep after 15 minutes. it's not my music it's some awful generic muzac.

i too couldn't find anything i power management that relates to music.
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10 Sep 2010   #5
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Try control panel / sound /highlite speakers, sounds tab, i think you can change the sound there
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10 Sep 2010   #6
monkeymonkey

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

nope, i can't see anything there that helps.

if i could find the music on the hard drive i'd delete it but that might cause problems.

does any else's computer play music through the power management settings?
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10 Sep 2010   #7
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

The only thing that plays on its own are Windows sounds logon, log off, mail, etc, if its that kind of sound then you may not be able to turn it off.
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10 Sep 2010   #8
monkeymonkey

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

erm, i've fixed it. it was the screensaver except i never got to see it as, when i the monitor woke up, the screensaver would disappear so i never even saw it.

no wonder no one knew what the problem was. thanks for your replies though.
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10 Sep 2010   #9
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for sharing your fix, one never knows and while i'm at it Welcome to SevenForums we're always here to try and help
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10 Sep 2010   #10
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Yep, we need to be aware that some 3rd party screensavers also have an audible element to them as well as a visual one. Just a word of caution. Screensavers are notorious for carrying malware. Make sure that you scan any downloads with an upto date AV scanner prior to running/installing them.
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