Windows 8.1 - Disable the sound notification when connecting USB device to your PC

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This howTo intends to explain how to disable the sound notification when connecting or disconnect a USB device to your PC.
  • Go to the Control Panel (Windows + X > Control Panel).
  • Click on Sounds
  • Select the Sounds tab.
  • Search for the following events:
    • Device connect.
    • Device Disconnect.
  • Select "Device connect".
  • Click on the "Sounds" drop menu and select "None".
  • Click on Apply.

Repeat the operation for the "Device disconnect" event.
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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