Windows 8 - Play the startup sound

March 2018

To play the startup sound under Windows 8, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Control Panel and go to Sound > Sounds tab.
  • Check "Play Windows Startup sound".
  • Click on Apply and then on OK.
Published by deri58. Latest update on October 13, 2014 at 08:56 AM by Jeff.
This document, titled "Windows 8 - Play the startup sound," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (
Window 8 - Set the default action for the Windows key + Volume Up shortcut
Windows 8 - Automatically mute all sounds when any communications activity is detected