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How to change the New Mail Notification sound

By: Arie Slob

If you want to change the sound which plays when new mail arrives, don't go looking in Outlook Express! You have to change a Windows sound event.

  1. Open Sounds in Control Panel (Select Start > Settings > Control Panel)
  2. In the Events: window, scroll down to the entry New Mail Notification
  3. Now you can use the Browse button under the Sounds header to select a new sound
  4. Press Apply and OK