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Record event sounds from a CD

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Want to create a new soundtrack for your computer? With a CD and Sound Recorder, you can turn a piece of your favorite song into your start-up sound, or any other Windows event sound.

  1. Put a music CD into the CD-ROM drive. Windows Media Player will open and automatically begin to play the first track on the disc. Click the Stop button.
  2. On Windows Media Player, use the track skip and fast forward buttons to locate the clip you want to record. Set the player to the beginning of the clip, then click the Pause button.
  3. Click the Start button, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to Entertainment, and then click Sound Recorder.
  4. On Windows Media Player, click the Play button.
  5. On the Sound Recorder, click the Record button.
  6. When you have recorded as much as you want, click the Stop button on the Sound Recorder.
  7. On the File menu, click Save As....
  8. Save the file in the Media folder, located in the Windows folder on the C: drive.

Now you can assign this clip to an event in Windows. Read the article that tells you how.

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