Will/can someone make me a blank .wav file, please?

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  1. dogbone macrumors 68020

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    I want to use it to replace the annoying skype sounds. I tried removing the ones I didn't want but it won't start without them.

    Thanks.

    EDIT: I Tried making a blank .txt file and renaming it to a .wav but it didn't work.

    EDIT: Changed thread title see post # 4
    EDIT: Changing thread title didn't work it only changed the title of this post. bugger.
     
  2. semaja2 macrumors 6502a

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    download audacity and make a wav file in that
     
  3. dogbone thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Great I'll get on to it. Thanks.
     
  4. dogbone thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Audacity looks good. I made three blank files for the ones I wanted to stop (they being with 'message') but it didn't work.

    So I opened the original files in Audacity and edited out the sound bit and exported as a .wav but that didn't work either. :confused:

    Now I'm really annoyed at these idiots for not allowing the sounds to be changed in preferences. Why do they want to ram their stupid sounds down my throat. OK I can turn off all the sound on my computer but I don't want to do that.

    I'm very surprised that an identically named substitute .wav file won't allow skype to open.

    There must be a way...
     
  5. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    See if the old wav files have different ownership and/or permissions than the new ones...
     
  6. dogbone thread starter macrumors 68020

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    No it wasn't a permissions issue. You can change and rename files and icons in other programs. It seems that Skype has been deliberately set up to force you to listen to their stupid sounds continuously as you chat. Either that disable your computer sound. Why would they do this.

    I tried opening the wav file in a text editor and cutting a chunk out there in case it had header information that was doing it. But it didn't work either.

    A workaround for the moment is that I can disable the sounds while it's running and it's fine until I need to restart.
     

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