Re: A new Win10 user seeks help
Hi. Thanks to all concerning a start up sound and I now have it working. I would like a shut down sound and the instructions provided in the article are a bit beyond my abilities but my computer guy might be able to get it done for me but in the scheme of things it isn't critical but would be helpful. When I followed the instructions for the start up sound and then went to restart, I got the option to update and shut down or update and restart, this is the item I chose. There was a lengthy period of silence then Jaws kept repeating that I shouldn't shut down my computer and that Windows updates were being configured and a progress report. Once it reached 100 percent there was another period of silence then the start up sound. If after a reasonable period of time the start sound doesn't play or Jaws doesn't kick in then I can assume there is a problem. So as much as a shut down sound would be convenient, it isn't critical and I can get what information I need when and if the start up sound plays. Thanks Guys & Gals, I appreciate the help but I really think I'll be back with some more in due course. Walter.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Matzura
Sent: 16 August 2019 19:44
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] A new Win10 user seeks help
About a shutdown sound, what's this about a Registry hack? I'd be into trying it. It can always be undone.
And even if there *is* a shutdown sound, it still takes a few more seconds thereafter for the computer to actually turn off, during which time any sort of bad thing can happen along the way. Therefore, you're never really 100% sure the machine is off unless you can tell the screen's gone to black and the system has stopped drawing power. I miss the old days where you could definitely hear, and sometimes even feel, a mechanical click as something inside the machine turned off.
On 8/16/2019 2:05 PM, Gerald Levy via Groups.Io wrote: