Whenever you navigate into a folder or click back or forward buttons in Windows Explorer, it plays short "click" sound. I imagine there's a way to turn that off, but haven't been able to find it.


"It's like a clickin' noise!"


You can disable all Windows sounds by going to Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices > Sounds and using the drop-down, choose No Sounds. For just Explorer based programs, scroll down to Windows Explorer and find Start Navigation and click that. Then choose (none).

  • Thanks for the pointer! On Windows 7, this option in Control Panel is just called "Sounds", or you can type in "change system sounds" in the Start - Run. – Alex Beynenson Aug 27 '10 at 17:12
  • Good to know. I'm still hanging strong and fully committed to XP 64-bit! – nicorellius Aug 27 '10 at 17:15

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