59. Turn Off The Windows Start Up Sound
The Windows Start up sound is the musical sound
you hear when Windows Vista first starts. To some
this 'musical introduction' is a mere irritation,
others, of course, insist that being able to disable
this sound actually decreases the time it takes for
Vista to boot up. Personally I can't say that I have
noticed any decrease in boot up speed, but the again
I don't time how long it takes for my PC to boot up
in the morning to the precise millisecond.
However, whichever faction you belong to when it
comes to the Windows Vista startup sound there is a
simple way of disabling it.
1/ Click the Start button.
2/ On the Start menu, Click
3/ In Control Panel, Click the
4/ Once the sound window has opened, Click the
5/ A list of available sounds will now be
6/ Beneath the box containing the list of sounds
you should see an option marked Play Windows
7/ To Disable this feature,
Remove the check mark from the box
at the left of this option.
8/ Once you have removed the check mark,
Click the OK button.
9/ Finally Close the control
10/ The next time you boot your PC you will not
be greeted with the Windows start up sound.