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.
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.
In Windows 10 version 1803, the user can specify the audio output device on a per-app basis. Microsoft has added new, touch-friendly audio volume controls to the Settings app. Here is how to use the new options to configured the audio output device for each app individually.
Today, we will see how to change various sounds that play when certain events occur in Windows 10 or in installed programs. These events can be an action that you perform, such as logging on to your computer, or an action that your computer performs automatically, such as alerting you when you receive new e‑mail. We will learn how to change individual sounds for events or the whole sound scheme for your user account in Windows.
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. Many readers asked me via Facebook and email how to change this sound. Thanks to the new Settings app, which has many options from the classic Control Panel (but not everything yet), this simple operation has become very confusing. Here is what you need to do.