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First attempt to play any audio after boot results in 30-second delay

For some time now, my laptop has had an odd problem with sound. The first time I attempt to play any kind of sound after booting the computer, there is a delay of approximately 30 seconds before the ...
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New PSU New Issue, Fan, Hard drive, Disc Drive Start, Nothing Else

I've been in the chat for the past while and found nothing so I figured I'd come to the front page. For about 6-8 months I've had issues with my computer not starting when it was cold and even then ...
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How can I prevent a Windows laptop from making noise when starting up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you disable the Windows Vista startup sound? I have a Windows 7 laptop here that plays a startup sound time it starts up. I know I can disable that noise now that ...
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Soundtest works, but no other sounds and windows starts very slowly

So suddenly all sounds on my computer stopped working expect the sound test works, but when I go to control panel and audio it says there's no audio device. And audio players and audio on website ...
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1answer
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Sound effects pre-bootloader

I have an Asus laptop, and when it boots up (but before the bootloader) it makes a sound. When I have headphones plugged into the jack, and I had shut down from ubuntu, the sound goes to the ...
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No Sound On Startup (Sometimes)

Sometimes, maybe about 1 in 5 times, when I startup my laptop, there is no sound. I don't mean the startup sound doesn't play, no sound plays after that. If I go into the sound settings in the control ...
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1answer
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How can I disable the startup sound on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6?

How can I disable the startup sound on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6? I have tried using Psst (deactivated now because it didn't work) And also the Startup Sound Preference Pane: Looks like Psst works ...
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Is it possible to set long startup sound for Windows 7?

I'm trying to set a *.wav file as Windows (7 Ultimate) log on sound. The sound file is more than 1 minute in length. When I log onto Windows, it never play the sound. I think there is a limitation in ...
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2answers
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How to disable startup sound on a Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Mac startup sound I tried to disable startup sound by pressing mute button during boot. Then I tried also StartupSound.prefPane application mentioned on several ...
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2answers
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3.5mm nub to insert into computer for easy mute?

I've always liked the fact that when you plug headphones into the headphone jack of my laptop, the laptop will not make a sound. For example, if I'm in a class and I need to restart my computer, I'll ...
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3answers
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How to turn startup chime off on a iMac G5 under Gentoo

I have a iMac G5 only with Gentoo installed on it and every time I turn it on, it plays the startup chime. I already have my headset plugged in but this doesn't mute the sound. Is there a way to ...
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Disable Mac startup sound

Anyone know how to disable that cheesy startup sound when I power on my Mac? If it makes a difference, I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.
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How to mute the sound output on Windows Start up?

Is there any way to mute the PC volume on Windows startup? Any GPEDIT tricks or suchlike? I am using Windows XP. This question is not about simply blocking the “startup sound”. I want to mute the ...