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Robert Tracy

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I'm using Windows Xp on a Dell XPS 400. Media Center Edition. Version 2002. Manufactured and supported by: Dell XPS XP051, Pentium[R] D CPU 2.80GHz; 2.79 GHz, 3.00 GB of RAM

Strange that I can hear sound from the CD and the internet but not a sound when email arrives in Outlook express. Nor when I shut down or restart.

Thanks for you attention,

Bob
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Do you have sounds set for those actions? Check Sounds and Audio Devices in Control Panel. What sound is attached to Exit Windows and Start Windows on the Sounds tab?
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There is no

Exit Windows and Start Windows on the Sounds tab


And I really don't mind hearing no sound when starting or re-starting--it's a little annoying. It's just various sounds I'd like to hear, such as the "plunking" sound when a download from the internet is finished. And most especially the sound of incoming mail. In Outlook Express under Tools>Options>General I do have the "Play sound when new messages arrive" box checked.

While at Control Panel>Sounds>and Audio Devices>Sound Scheme I set it to Windows Default. And don't ask me how, but I did manage to get the sound back for my FTP program, WS_FTP Pro.

And I thank you for that. But it's still strange about email and this and that that I took for granted and now it's gone I do miss it.
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Once you set the scheme to Windows Default, did you then go through and assign sounds to the various actions?
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I did assign sounds to the various actions--one or two of them. But not writing down what I did, I can't report on it.

All I know is that now I have all the sounds as they used to be.

Thank you.
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