Category Archives: Classic Windows sounds

Windows 7 default sounds

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These sounds are shipped with Windows 7. At this moment, this is the latest generation of Windows sounds.

If you would like to apply these sounds to Windows 8, Windows XP or some other OS, you can download them below. This sound pack includes 46 genuine files from Windows 7.

Windows NT 4 default sounds

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Windows NT 4 default sounds is a set of sound files which was shipped with Windows NT 4. They are regular well known sounds applicable to any modern version of Windows. You can give them a try.

The following files are included in this pack:

Windows Me sounds (Windows Millenium Edition)

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This sound set came from Windows Millenium Edition, or just Windows Me. It had really cool startup sound. You should  try it  right now.

The following files are included in this pack:

  • CHIMES.WAV
  • CHORD.WAV
  • DING.WAV
  • TADA.WAV
  • The Microsoft Sound.wav

Size: 1.1 Mb

Format: zip archive.

To install this sound scheme easily, extract all files into your C:\Windows\Media directory and refer to the following article: How to change Windows sounds.

Get it here: 

Windows 98 sounds

Windows 98 sounds

These sounds came from Windows 98. Windows 98 was very rich for sound schemes out of the box and had separate sounds for almost every event. These amazing sounds still sound great on modern versions of Windows. In this archive you will find all classic sound schemes for Windows 98:

  • Baseball
  • Dangerous Creatures
  • Inside Your Computer
  • Jungle
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Musica
  • Mystery
  • Nature
  • Robotz
  • Science
  • Space
  • Sports
  • The 60's USA
  • The Golden Era
  • Travel
  • Underwater
  • Utopia
  • Windows 98

Windows 95 sounds

Windows 95 sounds

This sound set came from Windows 95. It was shipped with the first Windows version with the Explorer shell. It is a small set of very famous sounds.  You can try them right now.

The following files are included in this pack:

  • CHIMES.WAV
  • CHORD.WAV
  • DING.WAV
  • TADA.WAV
  • The Microsoft Sound.wav

Size: 95 Kb

Format: zip archive.

To install this sound scheme easily, extract all files into your C:\Windows\Media directory and refer to the following article: How to change Windows sounds.

Get it here: 

Windows 8 default sounds

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These sounds are shipped with Windows 8. At this moment, this is the latest generation of Windows sounds, the latest work of Microsoft Sound team.

If you would like to apply these sounds to Windows 7, Windows XP or some other OS, you can download them below. This sound pack includes 76 files from Windows 8.

Windows 3.11 sounds

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These sounds came directly from Windows 3.11. They were shipped as default sounds of that OS in early 90x. It is a small set of very famous sounds like chimes.wav and tada.wav.  You can see the history right now.

The following files are included in this pack:

Windows 2000 sound files

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Windows 2000 default sounds is a set of sound files which was shipped with Windows 2000. They are regular well known sounds applicable to any modern version of Windows. You can give them a try.

The following files are included in this pack: