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Here’s why Windows no longer has its famous startup sound


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013
Ever wonder why your Windows 10 PC doesn't have a fun chime to start your day? We now have the answer.

If you've been using Windows for the better part of your life, you'll probably remember a time when turning your computer resulting in a springy, upbeat sound. Starting with Windows 3.1 and going up through Windows 7, Microsoft was constantly tweaking the default startup music right up until it killed it with the launch of Windows 8.

Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...