How to Enable or Disable Windows Startup Sound in Windows 11/10?

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The system plays a sound on Windows 7 and older versions when you start your computer. But this feature is missing on Windows 11 and 10. However, Microsoft did not remove the option. Instead, it is just disabled by Microsoft. That means you can still enable the Windows Startup sound from the “Sounds” settings if you need it.

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How to Disable Enable Startup Sound on Windows 10

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In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on turning on/off Windows Startup Sound in Windows 11/10.

How to Enable or Disable Legacy Startup Sound on Windows 11?

To enable or disable startup sound on Windows 11, use the following steps:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys on the keyboard.

Step 2. After that, click on the Personalization category in the left sidebar of Windows Settings.

Step 3. Then, click on the Themes tab on the right-side pane.

Step 4. Next, click on the Sounds option in the Themes settings page.

Step 5. After completing the above steps, a Sound window will appear. On the Sounds tab, check or uncheck the checkbox labeled with Play Windows Startup sound to enable or disable the sound.

Step 6. Then click the Apply button.

Step 7. Finally, click the OK button to close the Sound window.

How to Turn On/Off Startup Sound on Windows 10?

To turn on or off startup sound on Windows 10, you need to perform the following recommended steps:-

Step 1. First, press Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open the Settings app.

Step 2. Then, click on the Personalization category in Windows Settings.

Step 3. After that, select the Themes tab on the left sidebar.

Step 4. On the right side pane of “Themes,” click on the Sounds option.

Step 5. Select the Sounds tab when the Sound window opens.

Step 6. Next, check or uncheck the box Play Windows Start-up sound to turn on or off according to your needs.

Step 7. When you’re done, click the Apply button.

Step 8. Finally, hit the OK button to close the Sound window.

That’s it.

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