Add New Sound Event in Registry AppEvents
Posted on 2008-10-18
I would like the ability to assign any wav file to any program's exe file...
I have created a new sound AppEvents key in the Windows Registry to add a sound to the startup of Windows Notepad. I followed instructions found here and elsewhere on the Net. I created the key at HKCU->AppEvents->Schemes->Apps->Notepad->Open. To the Open key, I added a .current and a .default key. The event shows up fine in Control Panel's "Sounds and Audio Devices"-> "Sounds" and I can assign wav files to the event. When I open NotePad, no sound occurs. I've tried the same steps with various programs with the same result. Does Windows XP Pro SP3 allow this type of sound event assignment as in prior versions? Am I simply missing something?