Prevents Users From Changing the Sound Scheme in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In this article, we are explaining how to prevent users from changing the sound scheme. Basically, by default the user can use the Sound tab in the Sound control panel to add, remove and change the System sound. If you want to change the sound then right-click on the Desktop and click on the Personalized.
 
After opening the Personalized, you can change it. If you enable this setting, none of the sound scheme settings can be changed by the user. If you click on the Enable Button in the "Prevent Changing Sound scheme" window, then you can not change the Sound Scheme. Windows 8 provides the Prevent Changing Sound Scheme. You can prevent changing the Sound Scheme with the help of the "gpedit.msc" command, as shown in the figure.
 
If you want to see the options for the Sound Schemes then right-click on the Desktop and select the Personalized, before "Prevent Changing Sound Scheme". You can show the option for changing the Sound Scheme. These are shown below in the figure.
 
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Steps How to Prevents users from Changing the Sound Scheme

 
Step1
  
In the Windows 8 OS, you can move the cursor on the right bottom and click on the search box. In the search box, you can specify what you want.
 
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Step 2
 
In the search box, you enter the "gpedit.msc" under the application tab and click on the window that is shown.
 
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Step 3
 
In the window that is shown, you will see the "Local Group Policy Editor" window.
 
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Step 4
 
In this step, I want to prevent changing the Sound Scheme. Click on the User Configuration, sub-category Administrative Template, sub-category Control Panel, sub-category Personalization and click on the "Prevent Changing Sound Scheme".
  

User Configuration << Administrative Template << Control Panel << Personalization

 
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Step 5
 
In this step right-click on the "Prevent Changing Sound scheme" and select the "edit" tab and click on the edit tab.
 
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Step 6
 
If you enable this setting, none of the Sound Scheme settings can be changed by the user. If you click on the "Disable" or "Not Configure" Button then you can change the Sound Scheme Settings. You can click on the Enable button to disable the ability to change the Sound Scheme and click on the Apply or OK button.
 
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Step 7
 
After step 6 is complete, right-click on your Desktop and select the Personalized tab. In this tab, the user can not change the Sound Scheme.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Prevents Users From Changing the Sound Scheme in Windows 8.