Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)
For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic My.Computer.Audio Object.
You can use the My.Computer.Audio.Play and My.Computer.Audio.PlaySystemSound methods to play .wav sound files and system sounds.
The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.Audio object.
Play a sound in the background.
Play a sound once and wait for completion.
Play a sound many times.
Stop a sound playing in the background.
The My.Computer.Audio.Play method plays the specified sound in the background when AudioPlayMode.Background is specified.
Sub PlayBackgroundSoundFile() My.Computer.Audio.Play("C:\Waterfall.wav", _ AudioPlayMode.Background) End Sub
This code 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. The files can then be accessed through the My.Resources Object.
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.