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Change the startup chime volume System
Ever since I got my Soundsticks, the startup chime that is played when you switch the computer on has been so loud that it hurt my ears. Changing the volume in OS X before shutdown doesn't affect anything.

The solution is to boot into OS 9 and adjust the volume there.
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It works for me in X
Authored by: Gwenhiver on May 29, '02 03:03:16AM
Well, changing the volume is OS X before shutdown does work for me...

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It works for me in X
Authored by: sgamel on May 29, '02 03:23:13AM

I've experimented the following since 1.1 to 10.4:
1. shutdown from login panel : whatever you do the Bang sound will be there.
2. shutdown from a session:
- set the sound to "mute" (mute key :-) you won't get the Bang sound.
- if the sound volume is not in mute the Bang will hit your ears.

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It works for me in X
Authored by: scaryfish on May 29, '02 05:01:58PM

Really? For me muting it before shutdown does nothing. If I want no sound, I have to set the volume to its lowest before shuting down...


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It works for me in X
Authored by: Anonymous on Jun 03, '02 11:46:50PM

This problem used to exist in 10.0 but it's supposedly been fixed since 10.1.

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Chang the chime
Authored by: Bas on May 30, '02 09:15:24AM

Is there a way to change/or comletely remove my startup chime on my imac dv 400?

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