How to Remove Internet Explorer Sound Pack

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This article describes how to remove Internet Explorer Sound Pack fromyour computer.
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Internet Explorer Sound Pack is an optional component that can be used toassociate Windows sound (.wav) files with navigation events in InternetExplorer. 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 withoutremoving it from your computer, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
182980How to Disable the Internet Explorer 4.0 Sound Pack
For information about how to install Internet Explorer Sound Pack, pleasesee the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
171229How to Add and Remove Internet Explorer Components
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