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Has anyone successfully done this?

I've read the tweaks for doing it, and using the app Smartione, I made the changes to the following in the registry:

First I changed these:

HKCU/Control Panel/Sounds/SystemStartup

HKCU/Control Panel/Sounds/Shutdown

the tweaks I read indicated my sounds just had to be on the phone, not the storage card, but I couldn't get anything to work until I put my sounds in the \windows directory (and yes, I used the full path when they were elsewhereon the phone, ie \Storage\Application Data\Sounds\MyStartup.wav

After putting the sounds in the windows directory and making the above 2 registry edits, the shutdown sound worked but I still got the same startup sound.

Actually playing the sound files, I discovered what I heard at startup was NOT the sound in HKCU/.../SystemStartup, but actually the one in

HKCU/Control Panel/Sounds/PowerOnWave

So I edited that to point to my startup sound, and now I get NO sound on startup or shutdown.

Anybody know what's going on or how I can get these to work?

Thanks,

Dan

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Guest BeyondtheTech

Try replacing MOTO_PowerDown.wav and MOTO_StartUp.wav in the \Windows folder with anything you want, or make 0-byte files as replacements. You can't physically "overwrite" the ROM files, but you'll displace them with any replacements you provide. If you delete the modified files, the original ones will automatically pop back in its place.

I'd definately be curious too.  I hate the startup and shutdown sounds.  :?:

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I'm not sure I know how to do this.

I can't delete them, they're read-only.

I tried overwriting them, it didn't complain, but their sizes didn't change.

I did figure out that putting my sounds in \windows did no good because they

disappear when it reboots.

Dan

Try replacing MOTO_PowerDown.wav and MOTO_StartUp.wav in the \Windows folder with anything you want, or make 0-byte files as replacements.  You can't physically "overwrite" the ROM files, but you'll displace them with any replacements you provide.  If you delete the modified files, the original ones will automatically pop back in its place.

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Sorry, just tried that and didn't work... but this did!

\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\Sounds\PowerOnWave

on = 1

Sound = MOTO_Startup.wav

\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ControlPanel\Sounds\Shutdown

on = 1

Sound = MOTO_Powerdown.wav

You can change the on value to 0 and it won't play anything, or you can rename the Sound value.

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Right, and according to other posts I've seen, and the docs in Smartione, I should be able to change the sound value to anything as long as it's "on the phone", but as I previously posted, I had tried the following and it never worked:

/Storage/Application Data/Sounds/mysound.wav

Not sure why, but I finally had success last night.

I put my sounds under /Storage and changed the registry sound value to

/Storage/mysound.wav

and they both seem to work now.

Dan

Sorry, just tried that and didn't work... but this did!

You can change the on value to 0 and it won't play anything, or you can rename the Sound value.

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Guest nobznss

Just as an addition, make sure that the shutdown sound is relatively short. And I'm talking like less than 4 seconds. Otherwise the phone will shut down before it plays the entire thing.

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Guest BeyondtheTech

Well, you can increase the shutdown time to accomodate your lengthy sound file.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Splash Screen

Change either or both CarrierShutdown and MSShutdown.

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Well, you can increase the shutdown time to accomodate your lengthy sound file.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Splash Screen

Change either or both CarrierShutdown and MSShutdown.

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Great, thanks. I'm going to be changing that tonight.

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