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    sound scheme problems

    Has anyone had any problems with laptops/pcs sound scheme ? For some strange reason a few machines across the schools i visit, the sound scheme gets changed to a blank custom one and turns all the sound off. Once the rogue scheme has been deleted and set back to windows default everything go back to normal.

    At first i thought it was the kids messing about but it seems to be happening more and i cant see 5-10 yr olds knowing how to get round their user rights to get into control panel nevermind editing the schemes.


    cheers in advance

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    You can edit the sound scheme without control panel - if the volume control icon is available down in the system tray, you can often access the sound settings through there depending on GP.

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    Yeah, but to me the likelyhood of the kids messing are slim.
    Is it a bug or is the simplest explanation the right one ?


    Kids!!!!

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    What OS / Service pack are you running on the lappys?

    I'm encountering a problem on some desktops (XPSP3) where the sound devices disappear and reappear after a reboot.

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    I have experienced bugs with this like you describe, but then I have a script which deletes the default sound scheme for teachers and students, as I got thoroughly sick of hearing the 'logon sound'!

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    its xppro sp2, and cool script wouldn't mind a look at that cos i agree about the loadup sound being annoying.



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