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Windows 7: Help needed to stop Windows sound

17 Jan 2011   #1
Beemer2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Help needed to stop Windows sound

I use Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and have all Windows sounds turned off. I also have Outlook's sound turned off when message arrives.

That done I am still getting Outlook sound bell when a reminder pops up.

What else can I do to ensure that no sound is played?

This is important as I do audio editing and use the Windows "stereo mix" facility so any output that goes to my headphones or sound editing software gets mixed.

regards,

Beemer


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17 Jan 2011   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi can you not right click the volume icon in the taskbar and disable sound?


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17 Jan 2011   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi Beemer2,

If you go to File > Options, and then click the Advanced option, you can turn off the reminder sound as shown in the image below. Click OK to apply the change, then exit and re-enter Outlook.

This image is actually from Outlook 2010, but it will be very similar in Outlook 2007.

Let us know if that works or you.

Regards,
Golden


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17 Jan 2011   #4
Beemer2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
hi can you not right click the volume icon in the taskbar and disable sound?
All fixed thanks. I had not realised that additional fader columns appear when applications start. REP given

Beemer
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17 Jan 2011   #5
Beemer2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Hi Beemer2,

If you go to File > Options, and then click the Advanced option, you can turn off the reminder sound as shown in the image below. Click OK to apply the change, then exit and re-enter Outlook.

This image is actually from Outlook 2010, but it will be very similar in Outlook 2007.

Let us know if that works or you.

Regards,
Golden
Thanks for your reply but I had stated that I had already turned this off in Outlook
Its fixed now.

Beemer
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17 Jan 2011   #6
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

well done
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17 Jan 2011   #7
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Beemer2 View Post
Thanks for your reply but I had stated that I had already turned this off in Outlook
Its fixed now.
Beemer
Apologies - I missed that. Glad its all sorted.

Regards,
Golden
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