Here’s a brief tutorial that shows you how to disable or enable the startup sound in Windows 8 machines.
You probably know how embarrassing it can be when you’re in a meeting and you turn on your laptop with the sound volume up high and Windows begin to play the usual login sound. It’s not only embarrassing, but damn well annoying. Well, this tutorial is going to show you how to make sure you’re caught in similar situation by turning off login sound altogether in Windows 8.
To get started, press the Windows Key + X on your keyboard to open Windows 8 Tools Menu. When it opens, select ‘Control Panel’.
Next, select ‘Hardware and Sound’
Then click on ‘Change system sounds’
Finally, check the box to disable login sound in Windows 8. If you want to play startup sound, check the box.