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Windows 7: That @#$%# IE and Windows Explorer Clicking Sound

27 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
That @#$%# IE and Windows Explorer Clicking Sound

Trying to rid myself once and for all of that horrible clicking sound that Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer make. I was told that I could delete the wav file called 'Windows Navigation Start' located at: C:\Windows\Media. However everytime I try to do so, Windows says I need permission from the TrustedInstaller. I am running under Admin and I've tried to change the permissions but I'm not allowed to do that either.

Ash

BTW' I already went into Sounds and set it to none but it comes back sooner or later on its own as stated on other forums.

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27 Dec 2009   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ashma View Post
Trying to rid myself once and for all of that horrible clicking sound that Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer make. I was told that I could delete the wav file called 'Windows Navigation Start' located at: C:\Windows\Media. However everytime I try to do so, Windows says I need permission from the TrustedInstaller. I am running under Admin and I've tried to change the permissions but I'm not allowed to do that either.

Ash

BTW' I already went into Sounds and set it to none but it comes back sooner or later on its own as stated on other forums.
Just a guess, but, maybe if you utilize the secret administrator account you could make your change.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts
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27 Dec 2009   #3

XP, windows7
 
 

You need to do the following: -

Sounds - Change

Control Panel – Sound – Click Sound Tag – Select Sound Scheme – No Sound and

“Save As Default” Click OK
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27 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks guys! First time around I did the "Save As Default" but for some reason Windows kept reverting back after a while. Others had the same problem so I tried what was suggested on another forum; make the changes and then save them as a new profile and name that new profile. So far so good..........
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27 Dec 2009   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ashma View Post
Thanks guys! First time around I did the "Save As Default" but for some reason Windows kept reverting back after a while. Other had the same problem so I tried what was suggested on another forum; make changes and them save them as a new profile and name that new profile. So far so good..........
Im really glad for you Now go and enjoy.
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