Windows 7 not playing start up sound?

#1
Recently, my computer has not been playing the startup sound, and on a side note.
when I go to the welcome screen for longer than 10seconds it has this LOUD HIGH PITCHED NOISE that really annoys me. Will someone please help? :thumbs_up:
 


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#2
Have you tried a system restore? And maybe a virus scan?
 


#3
No viruses. I did indeed try a System Restore, however it did nothing. Once I deleted my primary account and proceeded to make a new
account which worked for 1-2 days, however I do no want to have to do this every 1-2 days.
 


#4
Hello Dillon,

Check in "Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Sound", in that window click on the "Sounds" tab;


And check if "Play Windows Startup sound" is checked.

Hope this helps
Don
 


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