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When you turn on the "Provide feedback with sound" option in any of theMicrosoft Office programs, you may receive the following error messageafter clicking OK in the Options dialog box:
Microsoft Office Sounds are not installed on your system. To install them, point to Microsoft on the Web (Help menu) and click Free Stuff to connect to the Microsoft Web site. Look for the Sounds folder, and then download and run the file to install and turn on the sounds.
The Microsoft Office Sounds files are not installed when you run the Setupprogram for Microsoft Office. In order to install the Sounds, you need torun a separate installation program for these files.
In order to install the Sounds files, you do not have to connect to theMicrosoft World Wide Web site; they are included in the \Valupack folder onthe Microsoft Office compact disc. To install the Sounds files, do thefollowing:
Open the \Valupack\Sounds folder on your Microsoft Office compact disc.
Double-click the Sounds.exe file in this folder.
A warning message will appear, alerting you that Sounds will only run under Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0. Click Yes if you are using either of these two operating systems and click No if you are not.
If you clicked Yes in Step 2, read the Microsoft Office 97 Sounds licensing agreement, and then click Yes if you accept the terms of the agreement.
Click OK when the installation is finished.
NOTE: If you do not have the compact disc version of Office, you candownload the sound files from the follow World Wide Web address: