Where To Find Boot Chime (Boot Chime in Vista)

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by DizzyRose, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. DizzyRose macrumors regular

    DizzyRose

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    Where on my hard drive do I find the boot chime when I boot my Mac?
     
  2. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    It's not on your hard drive; it's part of the hardware. BootROM, to be precise, and it chimes when it has passed its POST.

    Do you want to change it or something?
     
  3. DizzyRose thread starter macrumors regular

    DizzyRose

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    I'm asking since I would like to use it for when I boot rarely into Vista
     
  4. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    In that case, being personally unfamiliar with Windows on the Mac, I'll move this into the Windows on the Mac forum.
     
  5. cbrain macrumors 65816

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    For me it plays whatever OS I boot into...
     
  6. SaSaSushi macrumors 68040

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    Well obviously since it plays right after the machine completes the POST it will sound before it goes to the bootloader and/or before it loads whatever the default OS is set to.

    I can only assume the OP wants to use it as the startup sound IN Vista.

    I actually do recall seeing it somewhere as an audio file but it was obviously recorded from the speakers of a Mac so it didn't have the best sound quality.

    You could do that yourself.
     

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