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QUESTION FOR RMAROTTA - HI RALPH I LIKE THE WAY YOU HAVE BEEN ANSWERING QUESTIONS.  I HEAR THE "DING" WHEN I RECIEVE MAIL AND I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE IT TO A TELEPHONE TYPE RING (LONGER THAN THE "DING").  COULD YOU PLEASE STEP-BY-STEP
ME THROUGH CHANGING TO A LONGER TELEPHONE SOUND RING THAT WOULD GET MY ATTENTION BETTER?  I AM USING MS IE4.01. THANK YOU -ttoulis
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ttoulis,
To begin with, you need to decide which WAV file you'd prefer to use.
Then it's a simple matter of entering control panel, click on sounds, scroll down the list and click on new mail notification, then browse to the desired file.  I use a file named ringin.wav (which sounds like a phone ringing) to alert me when I receive e-mail.
Hope this helps,
Ralph

P.S. Check your CAPS LOCK key!

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rmarotta - The "ring-in" sound was right there in "Sounds" under "Net-Meeting" and I installed it as New Mail Notification" - I sent myself a couple of EMAILS and sure enough the long ring worked when I rx'ed EMAIL and was loud and long enough to get my attention!  Thank you for your swift response!

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ttoulis,
I'm glad to help.
Did the "phone" ring when you got this?
Enjoy!
Ralph

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