Office Add-in: Office Sounds

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Install these sounds to have fun audio cues play as you work with multiple versions of Microsoft Office programs.
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      You can install these sounds to have fun audio cues play as you work with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word. For example, you will hear sounds when you:

      • Work with toolbars, scroll bars, or dialog boxes

      • Zoom in or out

      • Send e-mail

      • Open the task pane

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT

      • This download works with the following Office programs:

        • Microsoft Office 2007
        • Microsoft Office 2003
        • Microsoft Office XP

    • To install this download:
      1. Download the file by clicking the Download button (above) and saving the file to your hard disk.
      2. Double-click the sounds.exe program file on your hard disk to start the Setup program.
      3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
      Instructions for use:

      Note: If you have used the Office Sounds add-in on your computer with an earlier version of Microsoft Office (for example, if you installed the add-in for Microsoft Office XP and then upgraded to Office 2003), you will need to uninstall and then reinstall this add-in.

      To start using Office Sounds

      1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
      2. In the Options dialog box, click the General tab, select the Provide feedback with sound check box, and then click OK.
      To select or clear specific sounds

      1. On the Start menu, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click the Sounds and Multimedia icon.
      2. In the Sound Events list, scroll down to Microsoft Office, and select the sound you wish to turn on or off.
      3. Adjust the volume by sliding the Volume bar.
      4. Click OK.

      To remove this download:

      To remove the download file, delete the file sounds.exe.
      1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel.
      2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
      3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Office Sounds and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
      4. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.
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