How to Stop Default Windows Sound at Startup?

When opening any windows, it plays a short sound / melody. If you need to reboot your device often, it can become annoying. If you want, you could prevent windows from playing any sound when it opens. Just a note: the startup sound is different from the login sound. So if you stop the starting sound you still have the short beep at login.

Here is how to stop the annoying windows starting sound:

Step One. Open the Control Panel and click on “Change system sounds” under the Sounds heading:


Step Two. In the new window, click on the tab “Sounds”:


Step Three. Below the window with the long scroll, un-tick the box which says ”Play Windows Startup sound”:


Step Four. Click “Apply”:

Now Windows will not play a sound at startup anymore.