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Enable or Disable Sound Output Device in Windows 10

Enable or Disable Sound Output Device in Windows 10

How to Enable or Disable a Sound Output Device in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the user can specify the default sound output device. This can be speakers, a Bluetooth device, headphones, or other audio device connected to your PC or built into your  device. Today, we will see how to disable or enable a sound device in Windows 10.

Change New Mail Notification Sound in Windows 10

Change New Mail Notification Sound in Windows 10

When Windows 10 shows a notification, e.g. when you need to update your Defender signatures or need to perform some action related to system maintenance, a sound is played by default. However, for a new email message, Windows 10 plays an individual sound. Here's how to change or disable it.

Rename Audio Device In Windows 10

Rename Audio Device In Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are a number of options which you can use to change sounds for different system events, configure output and input devices, and more. Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft has added the ability to rename audio devices to the Settings app.

Change Startup Sound in Windows 10

Change Startup Sound in Windows 10

Every release of Windows since as far back as I can remember (Windows 3.1) has played a welcome sound at startup. In Windows NT-based systems, there is a startup sound as well as a separate logon sound. The startup sound can be enabled in Windows 10. In this article, we will see how to replace it with a custom sound.

Change Default Sound Input Device in Windows 10

Change Default Sound Input Device in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the user can specify the default sound input device. Recent versions of the operating systems provide a number of ways to do it, including the Settings app, and the classic Sound applet of the Control Panel.

How to Play the Unlock Sound in Windows 10

How to Play the Unlock Sound in Windows 10

Recently, we saw how to make Windows 10 play the Lock sound. Today we will make the OS play the unlock sound. The similar trick can be used to revived the missing feature in Windows 10. Here we go.

How to Play the Lock Sound in Windows 10

How to Play the Lock Sound in Windows 10

Every release of Windows since as far back as I can remember (Windows 3.1) has played a welcome sound at startup. In Windows NT-based systems, there is a startup sound as well as separate logon sound. A sound could also play when Windows logs off or when it shuts down. The user could assign all these sounds from Control Panel -> Sound. Starting with Windows 8, sounds for these events have been eliminated almost entirely. Let's see how to play the lock sound in Windows 10.

How to Play the Shutdown Sound in Windows 10

How to Play the Shutdown Sound in Windows 10

Older Windows versions were able to play a startup sound, a separate logon sound. A sound could also play when Windows logs off or when it shuts down. The user could assign all these sounds from Control Panel -> Sound. Starting with Windows 8, sounds for these events have been eliminated almost entirely. Let's see how to play the shutdown sound in Windows 10.

How to Play the Logon Sound in Windows 10

How to Play the Logon Sound in Windows 10

Every release of Windows since as far back as I can remember (Windows 3.1) has played a welcome sound at startup. In Windows NT-based systems, there is a startup sound as well as separate logon sound. A sound could also play when Windows logs off or when it shuts down. The user could assign all these sounds from Control Panel -> Sound. Starting with Windows 8, sounds for these events have been eliminated almost entirely. Let's see how to play the logon sound in Windows 10.

How to Change Default Audio Device in Windows 10

How to Change Default Audio Device in Windows 10

In Windows 10, there are a number of options which you can use to change sounds for different system events, configure output and input devices, and more. Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft has added the ability to change the output audio device with the Settings app.