When your popup blocker is enabled in Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 (it is by default), you will get several signals to inform you that your web browser successfully blocked a popup window from opening: a yellow information bar, a "blocked popup" icon displayed in the status bar, and a sound you've probably become all too familiar with. But since Internet Explorer is made by Microsoft, which makes Windows, its settings are tightly integrated with the rest of the operating system, and that includes the sound that plays for popups. In this tutorial, we will show you how to change the blocked popup sound for Internet Explorer in Windows 7.
Follow these steps to configure your Windows 7 system sounds for the popup blocker:
WAVfile you can use for the Internet Explorer popup blocker. Once you are back in the main "Sound" dialog, you can press the "Test" button to preview the new sound file you history chose.
You can now test the new popup blocker sound Internet Explorer will play by clicking here: the popup should automatically be blocked. For more information about Microsoft's latest consumer operating system, please see our Windows 7 Tutorial.