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MessageBeep

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This function plays a waveform sound.


BOOL MessageBeep(
    UINT uType
);

uType

[in] Specifies the sound type, as identified by an entry in the [sounds] section of the registry. It is one of the following values.

Value Description

0xFFFFFFFF

SystemDefault

MB_ICONASTERISK

SystemAsterisk

MB_ICONEXCLAMATION

SystemExclamation

MB_ICONHAND

SystemHand

MB_ICONQUESTION

SystemQuestion

MB_OK

SystemDefault

Nonzero indicates success. Zero indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

After queuing the sound, the MessageBeep function returns control to the calling function and plays the sound asynchronously.

If it cannot play the specified alert sound, MessageBeep attempts to play the system default sound. If it cannot play the system default sound, the function produces a standard beep sound through the computer speaker.

The user can disable the warning beep by using the Sound Control Panel application.

Headerwinbase.h
LibraryMsgbeep.lib
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 1.0 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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