How to change the Windows 7 start-up sound 

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From: Bill Re: Change start-up sound in Windows 7 Dear Webby! In XP I had great, IMHO, logon and logoff sounds. I am unable to reproduce them in W7. I right-click on the desktop and select "personalize"/"sounds" as the option. Scrolling down to "Logoff" then "Logon", I browse to the desired sounds and click "Apply". The sound screen window changes from "windows default" to "windows default (modified)". When I reboot, I still get the barely audible windows sounds. I know that this is not a huge problem, but I would love to be able to "personalize" my computer sounds. Thanks. Bill Dear Bill Due to an embarrassing screw-up that method only works in the Pakistani version of Windows, but not in the English versions, and the Europeans are not happy either. If you feel comfortable hacking the imagers.dll, which I do not recommend, then you could do it by following some complicated instructions. But sometimes that does not work. Luckily some good people got fed up with that situation and created a program to do all that for you. You need to have your new start-up sound ready in .wav format, not MP3 or MP4 and just renamed to WAV, but actually converted to WAV. Then download the Startup-Sound Changer, and follow the very simple instructions. PLAY REPLACE RESTORE EXIT That's all folks! No, I do not know why Microsoft has to be such a pain in the nuisance with even very simple stuff like the start-up sound. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Today in 
1789 Father John Carroll was appointed as the first Roman 
 Catholic bishop in the United States of America. 
1860 Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth 
 president of the United States. 
1861 Jefferson Davis was elected as the president of the 
 Confederacy in the U.S. 
1894 William C. Hooker received a patent for the mousetrap. 
1913 Mohandas K. Gandhi was arrested as he led a march of 
 Indian miners in South Africa. 
1917 During World War I, Candian forces take the village of 
 Passchendaele, Belgium, in the Third Battle of Ypres. 
1923 Jacob Schick was granted a patent for the electric shaver. 
1952 The first hydrogen bomb was exploded at Eniwetok Atoll 
 in the Pacific Ocean. 
1962 The U.N. General Assembly adopts a resolution that 
 condemned South Africa's racist apartheid policies. The 
 resolution also called for all member states to terminate 
 military and economic relations with South Africa. 
1965 The Freedom Flights program began which would allow 
 250,000 Cubans to come to the United States by 1971. 
1967 Phil Donahue began a TV talk show in Dayton, OH. The 
 show was on the air for 29 years. 
1975 King Hassan II of Morocco launches the Green March, a 
 mass migration of 300,000 unarmed Moroccans, that march 
 into the nation of Western Sahara. 
1977 39 people were killed when an earthen dam burst, sending 
 a wall of water through the campus of Toccoa Falls Bible 
 College in Georgia. 
1983 U.S. Army choppers dropped hundreds of leaflets over 
 northern and central Grenada. The leaflets urged residents 
 to cooperate in locating any Grenadian army or Cuban 
 resisters to the U.S led invasion. 
1985 Leftist guerrillas belonging to Columbia's April 19 
 Movement seized control of the Palace of Justice in Bogota. 
1986 Former Navy radioman John A. Walker Jr., was sentenced 
 in Baltimore to life imprisonment. Walker had admitted to 
 being the head of a family spy ring. 
1986 U.S. intelligence sources confirmed a story run by the 
 Lebanese magazine Ash Shiraa that reported the U.S. had been 
 secretly selling arms to Iran in an effort to secure the 
 release of seven American hostages. 
1989 In the hopes of freeing U.S. hostages held in Iran, the 
 U.S. announced that it would unfreeze $567 million in Iranian 
 assets that had been held since 1979. 
1995 Mark Messier scored his 500th NHL goal. 
1998 The Islamic militant group Hamas exploded a car bomb 
 killing the two attackers and injuring 21 civilians. 
1999 Australian voters rejected a referendum to drop Britain's 
 queen as their head of state. 
2001 In Madrid, Spain, a car bomb injured about 60 people. The 
 bomb was blamed on Basque separatists. 
2001 Disney's "Mickey's Magical Christmas Snowed In at the 
 House Of Mouse" was released on video and DVD. 
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