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Hi,

I have a page which regularly refreshes itself; when this happens an annoying 'click' is heard.

Is there any way to disable this?

I think that I may need to use cancelBubble, but not sure which event triggers this sound.

Also, I do not want to turn off the Start Navigation or Complete Navigation sounds in the sound schemes.

Thanks...
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Question by:Greystoke
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by:webwoman
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No. It's not YOUR setting. It's the user's SYSTEM setting. You have no control over it.
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by:Greystoke
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Yes, I understand that, hence the not wanting/being able to change their registry settings.  However, I am pretty sure that by using a mechanism such as cancelbubble the event that triggers the sound can be intercepted.

I was wondering if anybody knew the event that triggers this sound.
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by:webwoman
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You can't intercept the sound -- it's NOT anything you have access to. It's not controlled by the BROWSER, it's controlled by the SYSTEM.
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by:Greystoke
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Surely the browser informs the system that a certain event has occurred that results in the system playing the sound??
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by:Anthony Perkins
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The correct answer to some questions is "you can't do that"
http://www.experts-exchange.com/help/member.jsp#10

Anthony
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by:Anthony Perkins
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I just did.

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by:Greystoke
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I accept that some answers are: 'You can't do that' - but I did post a comment request an explanation, with no response....
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Re-read the webwoman's comments and you will see that he/she gave you an explanation and I quote:

"No. It's not YOUR setting. It's the user's SYSTEM setting. You have no control over it."

And again:

"You can't intercept the sound -- it's NOT anything you have access to. It's not controlled by the BROWSER, it's controlled by the SYSTEM."

What more explanation do you need.  This is a client (read browser) setting that the server does not and should not have any control over.

Anthony
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by:Greystoke
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I'll reiterate - the browser (client) surely must send a message to the system to initiate the sound.

I'm not after a solution, just an explanation in a less agressive tone would be appreciated !
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by:Anthony Perkins
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>>I'll reiterate - the browser (client) surely must send a message to the system to initiate the sound.<<
I am afraid it does not (and should not).

Anthony
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