No Sounds at Logon or Logoff

  Edenry 19:15 16 Jan 2004
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A variation of this has cropped up before, but I can get all the sounds to play once I am in Windows XP. However, nothing is heard at Logon or Logoff. Very strange! The system is not on a Network - it's just me as the Administrator.
Any ideas please.

  VoG II 19:17 16 Jan 2004

Control Panel, Sounds and Audio devices, Sounds tab.

Make sure sounds are associated with Start Windows and Exit Windows.

  Edenry 12:53 17 Jan 2004

Yep, I had tried that and reset the Sounds to Windows Default. All the sounds including Exit Windows & Start Windows play ok within Windows & Control Panel Sounds.
Maybe something in the Registry?
Help!

  Stuartli 13:06 17 Jan 2004

If you are using TweakUI go to the General section and check "Beep on Errors".

  Stuartli 13:36 17 Jan 2004

If you go to:

click here

and sign up there's a possible solution.

  ©®@$? 13:48 17 Jan 2004

things to check.

Control Panel, Sounds and Audio Device
Properties.

and check that your mixer is set to your sound card and nothing else.



Startup Sounds are missing:

TweakUI/General/Beep on errors (verify that the box is checked).
click here

System Sounds are missing:

If you are comfortable with editing the registry, run regedit and navigate to
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, if the (Default) is blank in the "Data" column, right-click
and delete the entry. XP will immediately rebuild it with the correct value
"Value not set". Also check HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21 for the same condition.


Fix the Ding.wav File (Line 6)
click here

  Edenry 17:40 18 Jan 2004

TweakUI - Tried it.
click here - Nearly got caught into subscription! (Nice try Stuartli?)
Audio Device Properties mixer - Checked it, OK.
TweakUi again - DDouble checked, OK .
Regedit - checked it. Also found some good info at click here. There were two files from there I tried: <restoresounds.reg> & <valuenotset.reg> - No luck with that I'm afraid.
Or fixing the Ding.
Sorry Guys - they all failed.
It's hardly a major problem, but a weird one.
Thanks for your efforts.

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