Boot sounds have long been an identity of Windows operating systems. People identify the Windows version of nearby PCs based on the sound it plays. Many of you may have noticed the absence of boot sound in Windows 10. Well, the fact is that Microsoft has not removed the boot sound from Windows 10. Instead, they just disabled it by default and today, we are going to take a look. on how to enable it.

1. Firstly, open the Windows 10 Settings app. You can do this from the start menu or simply using Win key + I keyboard shortcut. Once you are in the Settings app, go to System.

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2. On the System side menu, click on “Sound” and finds “sound control panel” in the related settings present on the right side of the screen. You can also access the Sound Control Panel from the Hardware and Sound category of the legacy Control Panel.

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3. In the Sound Control Panel, switch to sounds tab and check “Play Windows Startup Sound” and click Apply.

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4. Once this is done, restart your PC and when it boots, you will hear the startup sound.

Even after all these years, Microsoft hasn’t figured out a way to discontinue legacy settings and transition all OS components to align with its modern design language. However, the Redmond giant has been making gradual progress and this is a good sign.

So this is how you turn on startup sounds in Windows 10. We hope Windows 7 users switching to Windows 10 will find this useful, especially now that Microsoft has finally shut down the Windows 7 operating system. Let us know if you do. found this helpful in the comments.