How to Remove Internet Explorer Sound Pack

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This article describes how to remove Internet Explorer Sound Pack from your computer.

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For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys And Values" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) or the "Add and Delete Information in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics in Regedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it. If you are running Windows NT, you should also update your Emergency Repair Disk (ERD).

Internet Explorer Sound Pack is an optional component that can be used to associate Windows sound (.wav) files with navigation events in Internet Explorer. To remove Internet Explorer Sound Pack from your computer, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files Or Folders.
  2. In the Named box, type done.wav hoversel.wav start.wav ie4sound.inf, and then click Find Now.

    NOTE: The Ie4sound.inf file is not included in Internet Explorer for Windows NT 4.0.
  3. In the list of found files, right-click each file, and then click Delete.
  4. Remove the (Default) string value from the following registry keys:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Explorer\ ActivatingDocument\.current

    HKEY_CURRNET_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Explorer\Navigating\ .current

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\.Default\CCSelect\.Current
For information about how to disable Internet Explorer Sound Pack without removing it from your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182980 How to Disable the Internet Explorer 4.0 Sound Pack
For information about how to install Internet Explorer Sound Pack, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
171229 How to Add and Remove Internet Explorer Components

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Article ID: 183912 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 1.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.2
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
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