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SystemSounds Class

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

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

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

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.

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.

System.Object
  System.Media.SystemSounds

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

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