Stops a sound playing in the background.
The My.Computer.Audio.Stop method stops a sound playing in the background that was started by the My.Computer.Audio.Play method.
Background playing lets the application execute other code while the sound plays. For more information, seeand .
In general, when an application plays a looping sound, it should stop the sound at some point.
This example uses the My.Computer.Audio.Stop method to stop the application currently playing background or looping sound and uses the My.Computer.Audio.Play method to play a looping sound in the background.
Sub PlayLoopingBackgroundSoundFile() My.Computer.Audio.Play("C:\Waterfall.wav", _ AudioPlayMode.BackgroundLoop) End Sub Sub StopBackgroundSound() My.Computer.Audio.Stop() End Sub
This code example can run only within a Windows Forms application.
The file name should reference a .wav sound file on your system.
To simplify the management of your sound files, consider storing the files as application resources. These files can then be accessed through the.