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Startup tune in win 8 where is it?


simonsup

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Hi just upgraded to win8 pro from win 7 home, all seems ok apart from I cannot seem to find the startup and shutdown tunes in sounds in control panel, Have they been moved? or don't exist anymore. Secondly when I boot the pc from cold it always displays a blue Resume from Hibernation screen but is ok if I reboot, just happens when i turn on pc in the morning. Thanks.

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denso50

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Hi Simonsup, Open control panel,go to hardware & sounds, click sound,click sounds,at the bottom left,"Play Windows Starup sound".Also just below are various sounds,you choose loads from there. Hope that helps.

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rdave13

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When you shut down do you select sleep instead of shut down? I shut down by moving cursor to top right, settings, power and select shut down. In power options I've selected it never to sleep and use the high performance setting.

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simonsup

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Hi denso50 yeah I looked in sounds in control panel and there are loads like you said but no start up or log on and no shut down or log off tunes that I can see..

Hi rdave13 yes I select shutdown always, like this morning I switched pc on and for a few seconds there was that resume from hibernation screen again but then it seems to boot normally, does not do it on a reboot though. All my power settings are ok, no sleep on everything is set to on permantly.

Apart from these 2 little niggles I am pleased with windows 8.

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rdave13

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If you right click the sound icon in the system tray and select Sounds from the list you should get a window up with available settings.

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rdave13

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dr yes , nice one but the Windows start sound is enough for me. Good link though.

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simonsup

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Thanks for the link dr yes, most helpful, As for the hibernation screen on startup I have solved it ,it is in the power plan settings called fast start, unticked it and it worked. :)

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