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Windows 7: windows startup sound


14 Jan 2011   #1

windows Ultimate
 
 
windows startup sound

Is there a way to change the windows startup sound without hacking it?

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14 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Get any sound you want, rename it to Windows Startup.wav and replace the one in Windows\Media
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14 Jan 2011   #3

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
Get any sound you want, rename it to Windows Startup.wav and replace the one in Windows\Media
The windows startup wav is NOT in the list.
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14 Jan 2011   #4

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Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
Get any sound you want, rename it to Windows Startup.wav and replace the one in Windows\Media
The windows startup wav is NOT in the list.
On my PC, the file is called "Windows Startup.wav" and is located at:

C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-shell-sounds_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_16e8d25616dd2c98
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14 Jan 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
Get any sound you want, rename it to Windows Startup.wav and replace the one in Windows\Media
The windows startup wav is NOT in the list.
you may have to "show hidden folders" open a window click organise / folder and search options , view tab croll down and check the box show hidden folders, files etc
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14 Jan 2011   #6

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roban View Post
Get any sound you want, rename it to Windows Startup.wav and replace the one in Windows\Media
The windows startup wav is NOT in the list.
you may have to "show hidden folders" open a window click organise / folder and search options , view tab croll down and check the box show hidden folders, files etc
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Ok, done that and still NOT in the sound list.
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14 Jan 2011   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Ok ,im not sure this will work but its worth a shot. right click the desktop select personalise then click sounds ,in the window that opens scroll to and select windows logon, then next to the test button click browse .
Browse to the sound file you want to use then click open then apply, see how you go.
edit : found this tutorial by brink
Startup Sound - Change in Windows 7
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14 Jan 2011   #8

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Ok ,im not sure this will work but its worth a shot. right click the desktop select personalise then click sounds ,in the window that opens scroll to and select windows logon, then next to the test button click browse .
Browse to the sound file you want to use then click open then apply, see how you go.
edit : found this tutorial by brink
Startup Sound - Change in Windows 7
Also, done that and NOPE.
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14 Jan 2011   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

OK would you settle for a personal greeting from your pc when you logon?
look here
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14 Jan 2011   #10

windows Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
OK would you settle for a personal greeting from your pc when you logon?
look here
I have the dangerous creature sound, but where can I put it on the startup sound?
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