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neptune
03-06-2004, 03:16 PM
How can i change type of sound when an email arrives in Outlook XP?

At the moment i am Going: Tools---> Options---->Email Options
---->Advanced Email Options.

Can some help me on how to do this correctly.

Cheers

Chilling_Silence
03-06-2004, 03:21 PM
The easiest way is to bring up the Control Panel and click on Sounds / Multimedia (Depending on your OS) and adjust the "New Mail Notification".

IIRC, both Outlook and Outlook Express use this sound :-)

Cheers


Chill.

metla
03-06-2004, 03:24 PM
control panel>audio and sound devices>sounds>Then scroll through the list of events untill you find new mail notification,click on it,then cycle through the available sounds in the sounds box.

If you wanted to use a custom sound i presume you could drop a wav of your choice into the directory that these are stoed in and select it in the same fashion.

I know at one time i was overtaken with boredom and changed all my system sounds to farts,thunder,gunshots,homer singing and toilets being flushed....

metla
03-06-2004, 03:25 PM
doh...took me 4 minutes to write my reply

neptune
03-06-2004, 03:47 PM
Thnaks Heappps metla and chilling :-)