Evolution of Startup Sounds from Windows 3.1 to 10 | Mashable

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Every Windows operating system release from Windows 3.1 to Windows 8 has shipped with a startup sound. Hearing the chimes assures you that your computer …

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  1. Windows 8 had a secret startup sound. It sounds pretty good! I don't know why they didn't use it. Same with Windows 10. Why does it not have any startup sound by default? Oh, and the windows 8 startup sound is only played when you restart the machine.

  2. I remember starting on 95. Playing Red Baron 3D on that all day! I did use 3.1 from '06-'10, to just do my homework. Did the job well, but spell check was not automatic, you had to F7 that shit.

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