How to Restore Startup Sound in Windows 10

Startup sound has been unique to every version of Windows OS. You can even identify the version of Windows by just hearing the startup sound. But you might have noticed that there is no startup sound in Windows 10. However, there is a way to restore or enable Windows startup sound in Windows 10.

The catch here is that Microsoft has not actually removed the sound but they have disabled startup sound in Windows 10 by default. So, it won’t play when you start your Windows 10 PC. However, you can easily enable it from the Sound control panel.

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Enable Startup Sound in Windows 10

So, in this tutorial, we are going to show you how to enable or restore startup sound in Windows 10. The process is quite simple. Just follow these steps.

Step 1: Open System Settings

First of all, open Settings in Windows 10. You can open Settings from Start or by pressing the “Windows + Ishortcut on the keyboard. After that click System to open System settings.

Open Settings In Windows 10 And Select System
Open Settings in Windows 10 and select System

Step 2: Go to Sound Settings in Windows 10

Now select Sound from the left pane. After that look for “Sound Control Panel” under Related Settings on the right side. This will open the Sound Control Panel window. Alternatively, you can also open it from Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound.

In System Settings Select Sound From Left And Click Sound Control Panel
In System Settings, select Sound and click Sound Control Panel

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Step 3: Restore Startup Sound in Windows 10

The Sound Control Panel will open. Now, move to the Sounds tab. Here, you can change various Windows sounds. So, to enable the startup sound in Windows 10, check the box for “Play Windows Startup sound“. Finally, click Apply and then OK.

Go To Sound Tab Enable or restore Startup Sound And Click Apply And Ok
Go to Sound Tab Enable Startup Sound Click Apply and OK

Step 4: Restart your Windows 10 PC

After that close all settings windows. Now, restart your computer to check if the startup sound is enabled or not. Click Start and select Restart from the Power menu.

Restart Your Computer
Restart Your Computer

When your Windows 10 PC boots up, you should hear the startup sound.

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Get Windows Startup Sound Back in Windows 10

The above tutorial explained how you can restore or enable startup sound in Windows 10. The process is quite simple and works flawlessly. Just make sure to increase the system sound level if the startup sound is low in volume. If you wish to disable the startup sound, you can do so from the Sound Control Panel as well.

Hope you find this tutorial useful. After feedback from users, Microsoft has now restored the startup sound in Windows 11. Feel free to share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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