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Outlook Answer Book, The: Useful Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Microsoft Outlook® 2003 by Brian Delahunty, Tom Archer

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Event Options and Formatting

5.22. How Can I Play a Different Sound for a Specific Reminder?

By default, Outlook plays a generic sound (from a file called reminder.wav) when a reminder for an event (appointment, meeting, or task) fires. The following explains how to change this sound to something a little more personalized.

1.
While on the event's form, click the Reminder option.
2.
To the right of that Reminder option is a drop-down list that enables you to specify the amount of time before the event is scheduled to start, to display a message and play a sound. Select this option and specify the amount of time.
3.
Click the button with a speakerlike icon on it. This displays the Reminder Sound dialog box (see Figure 5-13).
Figure 5-13. You can ...

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