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I want to find out the music or wav file which was played when windows 95 default theme is loaded. Is there any way to find that or i have load window 95 first in virtual machine first?

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migrated from Dec 9 '09 at 7:36

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Unless of course, you were a die-hard Windows geek back in the days and used one of the many built-in themes which came with customized window open / close sounds!

Ahh .. the old days.

Fudge. I was going to post several links, but the spam prevention system won't let me. If you just Google for "Windows 95 startup sound" you'll also find a mp3 of it.

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Thanks man actually i didn't knew that sound is still available in mp3 format. Actually with that sound i have my first computer old memories. By listening to that i got lost in those days. thanks – Mirror51 Dec 8 '09 at 23:42
Useless trivia, it was written by Brian Eno, his name is in the properties of the file. – SqlACID Dec 9 '09 at 0:04
Hmmm... I thought it was composed by Robert Fripp (of King Crimson fame)? Maybe he wrote the Windows 2K or XP startup sound? – joeqwerty Dec 9 '09 at 1:31
Fripp was vista. too bad, he deserves better. – SqlACID Dec 9 '09 at 3:11
@Robert: Language! Put a dollar in the jar! Tsk, tsk. ;-) – Dennis Williamson Dec 9 '09 at 6:14

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