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no wav. file sounds will play

  1. #1

    no wav. file sounds will play


    I click on the speaker
    then audio devices
    then sounds
    I click on (example desktop mail notification)

    windows notify email. wav pops up
    I click on test

    no sounds

    and this goes all wav. files

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  2. #2


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7


    Do you have a filetype association for .wav - here: Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Do you have a filetype association for .wav - here: Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations
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    thanks
    working on this now
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no wav. file sounds will play
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