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How to change startup sound

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    Windows 8.1 64 bit

    How to change startup sound


    Hey guys I was just wondering if you know how to change the windows 8.1 startup sound without messing up the metro. Thanks

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    Windows 8.1 (x64)
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Thank you, but will this mess up the metro because I have heard of some methods messing it up
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    64-bit Windows 10


    I haven't test changing the startup sound in Windows 8, but if it does cause an issue, then running a SFC /SCANNOW command to repair the modified system file will fix it.

    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8
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    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Thank you and have a merry christmas!!
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