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Windows 7: Windows Start-up Sound ?

28 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 
Windows Start-up Sound ?

Ok so I want to Change the sound when you start up your computer, and I wanted ot put a Song that was 1min I converted the song into a "*.Wav" file. and I have been serching for a good Guide to learn how to make my Computer start up sound into a song. if the song if 1min is that too long? or do I have to make it smaller? and if so How do I do that?

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28 Jun 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Leah, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Other than it will just take longer to play at startup, I haven't noticed a size limit for the .wav file. This may be able to help.

Startup Sound - Change in Windows 7
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28 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Leah, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Other than it will just take longer to play at startup, I haven't noticed a size limit for the .wav file. This may be able to help.

Startup Sound - Change in Windows 7
Thanks a lot! I'll let you know if it works too.
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28 Jun 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome.
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28 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 

I'm having trouble with the comands. I took some pics of what it said and I use local disk C: drive, and I replaced the "D:" with "C:" but There seemed to be something diffrent from the begging because it said "x:\windows\system32" and yours says "x:\sources" What do i need to do? this is kind of confusing for me.






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28 Jun 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Leah

You would want to use D: in the command instead of C: .
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29 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Leah

You would want to use D: in the command instead of C: .
Ok thanks.
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29 Jun 2011   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome. Did that get it to work for you now?
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29 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're welcome. Did that get it to work for you now?
Not yet, I was wonderin about this step "22. In the command prompt, type the command below and press enter. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: Substitute D in the command below with the drive letter you have listed in step 20 for your Windows 7, and substitute username in the command below with your user account name."
When it says the username does it mean the username you see when you reach the logon screen or liek the "LEAH-PC" thing?
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29 Jun 2011   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Username would be the name for your user account in Windows 7. It's also the same name you would see for your C:\Users\(user-name) folder.
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