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Windows 7: How to disable windows sound completely

05 Jan 2012   #1
koolkat77

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How to disable windows sound completely

is it a registry hack? or a program ?
when i change a theme, that theme applies its own sounds behind. i dont like it & i want to disable the windows sounds completely (even while changing theme, without having to go and manually changing it to "no sounds" please.


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05 Jan 2012   #2
rustberger

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

I don't know about disabling sounds.
I just mute the System Sounds under the Volume Mixer.
Might help.
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05 Jan 2012   #3
Qdos

 

I suspect if you did enough file and folder renaming in the C:\Windows\Media area you could cause every theme to use identical sounds...
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05 Jan 2012   #4
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
I don't know about disabling sounds.
I just mute the System Sounds under the Volume Mixer.
Might help.
hmm. i don't want to do that though, cause i listen to music sometimes.
i just want to completely stop the windows sounds

Quote:
I suspect if you did enough file and folder renaming in the C:\Windows\Media area you could cause every theme to use identical sounds...
will check it out
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05 Jan 2012   #5
rustberger

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

hmm. i don't want to do that though, cause i listen to music sometimes.
i just want to completely stop the windows sounds

Muting System Sounds won't affect any other forms of sound, only windows system sound.
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05 Jan 2012   #6
Qdos

 

The following link covers the C:\Windows\Media topic a little more...

Sounds - Change
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05 Jan 2012   #7
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos View Post
The following link covers the C:\Windows\Media topic a little more...

Sounds - Change
will take a look at it in the morning, its lengthy

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
hmm. i don't want to do that though, cause i listen to music sometimes.
i just want to completely stop the windows sounds

Muting System Sounds won't affect any other forms of sound, only windows system sound.
i think this is what i need, but i will keep you posted thanks guys!
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06 Jan 2012   #8
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post
hmm. i don't want to do that though, cause i listen to music sometimes.
i just want to completely stop the windows sounds

Muting System Sounds won't affect any other forms of sound, only windows system sound.
thanks rustberger now i understood what you mean.

problem solved xD
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