Have you heard the musical sound that the computer plays when it is starting the Windows system? This is a "Sound" that is played during the starting the Windows System "Event". There are a few dozen different events that have sounds associated with them.
|Sound Event||Played When ....|
|Mail Beep||When you receive email||(Examples)|
|Program Error||When there is an error||(Examples)|
|Maximize||When you maximize a window|
|Minimize||When you minimize a window|
|Restore Up||When you restore a window larger|
|Restore Down||When you restore a window smaller|
|Menu Command||When you select a program/option on a menu|
|Menu Popup||When you look through program menus/option menu|
|Open Program||When you open a program|
|Close Program||When you close a program|
|Ring In||With a program that uses the ringing options|
|Ring Out||With a program that uses the ringing options|
|Asterisk||When a popup alert box is shown|
|System Default||Used by programs that need a generic beep or ding|
|Exclamation||When you do something that is not supported|
|Windows Start||When you start Windows|
|Windows Exit||When you exit Windows|
|Critical Stop||When there is an error|
|Question||When a program ask you a question prompt|
|Empty Recycle Bin||When you empty the recycle bin|
Your computer can tell you when you get an email message. Not just a Beep. But a real voice speaking to you.
The different events that can result in a sound are shown. If you see a little speaker by the name of an event, select that event then click the "Preview " or "Play" button to hear it.
Changing these sounds is very easy. If you have installed version 3.5.10 or later of e-Speaking, there is a sounds directory created in your e-Speaking folder. It is probably at: c:\Program Files\e-Speaking\Sounds\
Some of the sounds there include:
Now just select the sound you want for that event and press the Ok and Apply buttons.
|New Mail Notification||NewMessagesHaveArrived.wav|
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