Reply to post: This assumes people have the presence of mind to go through the settings and disable everything...

Silent running: Computer sounds are so '90s

Dan 55 Silver badge

This assumes people have the presence of mind to go through the settings and disable everything...

... which is not always the case. And Android phones still can't do Nokia-style sound profiles unless you install something which means nobody does.

Perhaps computers and phones could have a dialog box on first run asking them if they prefer fewer/no sounds or if they're an inconsiderate bastard.

Addendum: I need to add the Original Brian Eno Speed Windows 95 Startup sound (before MS sped it up 4000%) to my Spotify playlist somehow.

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