|18 Jan 2012||#1|
Windows Event Sounds Do Not Play
Some of my Windows sound scheme sounds do not play. In the sound scheme settings, under Program Events ,regardless of sound scheme selected, the Sound events for Windows DO NOT play, but sound events for Windows Explorer, and every single other application, DO play. When I click Test, the sound always plays, but in practice, never does. This only happens with the sound events under the Windows categoryÖ everything else plays fine.
Iíve tried changing the sounds around (using different sound files), and itís not the sound files themselves, my sound drivers, or anything like that. Iíve tried checking the registry, and that seems to be set up correctly. Iíve tried creating a new user profile, and it has the same problem.
If you redirect me to a thread about similar problems, chances are, Iíve already read it if itís easily found by a Google search. Not everyone has had the same exact problem anyway (where it plays when I click Test and only the Windows events are affected). Please donít tell me to re-format, re-install, or repair Windows. :-)
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|11 Feb 2013||#3|
I am still having this problem over a year later. The sounds play in Excel, Firefox, and any other Windows application that does not come with the OS, but any sounds that are set up in the Sounds part of the Control Panel for Windows events do not play. What should I try?
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