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Windows 7: Disabling Windows sounds

27 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Disabling Windows sounds


How do I disable Windows sounds, for e.g. when I adjust the volume from the taskbar, it makes an irritating noise. Likewise when I press backspace when there is nothing to erase it makes more noises, closing windows, etc.


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27 Mar 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Sas88,

This tutorial below will show you how to change each sound event to what sound file you would like instead, or you can set it to none to not have a sound for that event.

Sounds - Change

Hope this helps,
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