The following tasks are frequently performed to customize system sounds.
Assign sounds to system events
You can assign sounds to various system events. For example, you can configure Windows to play a special sound every time you get a new e-mail message.
Create a sound scheme
You can customize which sounds are played for various system events and save the event sound associations as a sound scheme.
Change the system sound volume
You can change the computer's volume and choose whether to display the volume control icon in the notification area
Adjust the volume for multimedia recording devices
You can adjust the volume for multimedia recording devices, such as a microphone's input volume.
Adjust the volume for multimedia playback devices
You can adjust the volume for multimedia playback devices, such as speakers.
Adjust speaker volume
You can adjust the speaker output for each speaker on your computer.