MSN messenger nudge query

  CurlyWhirly 20:20 11 Jun 2006

This isn't a big deal I know but I'm just wondering how I can get the 'nudge' sound back in MSN Messenger as when someone sends me a nudge, the screen vibrates as usual but no sound is heard.

This happened around a month ago when I migrated to Zen and uninstalled the AOL software.

I have tried uninstalling MSN and re-installing it but the problem remains so I have come to the conclusion that an XP setting has changed somehow.

Any ideas anyone?

Cheers :)

  CurlyWhirly 21:48 11 Jun 2006

I've just checked and that option *is* already ticked.

Never mind.

  CurlyWhirly 22:15 11 Jun 2006

I did see the Nudge option in Sounds but couldn't see any little arrow next to it and so couldn't play it.

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However the nudge.wav file *is* in C: Program files/MSN Messenger and it *does* play when I double click it (in Windows Media Player) so I don't understand why it doesn't play when I send or receive a nudge in MSN Messenger itself?

I have sometimes been sent a nudge and people think that I am being ignorant as I don't acknowledge it but if MSN Messenger is minimised to the taskbar then I don't even get a screen shudder to alert me (as well as no sound).

Thanks for trying to help BTW ;)

  CurlyWhirly 22:36 11 Jun 2006

Success at last, that worked!

I don't know how uninstalling AOL could have affected that particular XP sound setting but it is working again now and that's all that matters.

Thanks for your help :)

  CurlyWhirly 22:44 11 Jun 2006

I may well get fed up with the noise but at least I will know when someone is nudging me LOL

Incidentally the 'Contact online' sound was also not working as it didn't have a speaker icon next to the sound setting but it also works now after following your guide on what to do.

I only just realised that the sound when one of my MSN contacts signs in had disappeared - doh!

Thanks again ;)

  CurlyWhirly 00:07 12 Jun 2006

"the best thing you did was to get rid of AOL kinda takes over your computer."

Well it certainly leaves it's mark when you try and uninstall it!

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