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Windows 7: How to keep System Sounds at 0 volume or mute?

31 Mar 2012   #1
gigagiggles

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
How to keep System Sounds at 0 volume or mute?

I find System Sounds does not stay at 0 volume or muted, with one exception: when volume mixer is open.

When I close the volume mixer and open a program that requires UAC, the chime is at "full" volume of selected device's volume setting.

As examples, Piriform's CCleaner and Revo's Uninstaller chime and reset the volume to "full" while Auslogics' Disk Defrag does not reset the volume but nevertheless chimes.

Is this a lost cause?


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31 Mar 2012   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

If you don't want any sounds, pick the "No Sounds" Sound Scheme.
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31 Mar 2012   #3
gigagiggles

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I can't believe it was that simple! Thank you!
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31 Mar 2012   #4
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Glad you got it.
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