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SystemSounds Class

Retrieves sounds associated with a set of Windows operating system sound-event types. This class cannot be inherited.

System.Object
  System.Media.SystemSounds

Namespace:  System.Media
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, UI = true)]
public sealed class SystemSounds

The SystemSounds type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberAsteriskGets the sound associated with the Asterisk program event in the current Windows sound scheme.
Public propertyStatic memberBeepGets the sound associated with the Beep program event in the current Windows sound scheme.
Public propertyStatic memberExclamationGets the sound associated with the Exclamation program event in the current Windows sound scheme.
Public propertyStatic memberHandGets the sound associated with the Hand program event in the current Windows sound scheme.
Public propertyStatic memberQuestionGets the sound associated with the Question program event in the current Windows sound scheme.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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The SystemSounds class provides methods for retrieving the sounds associated with a set of operating system sound-event types for the current user. The sounds associated with each type of operating system sound event can be configured in Windows Control Panel.

SystemSounds provides static methods to access the sounds associated with the Asterisk, Beep, Exclamation, Hand and Question sound events. Each property returns a SystemSound that can be used to play the sound.

NoteNote

The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: UI. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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