Play sounds in web pages

This policy setting allows you to manage whether Internet Explorer will play sounds found in web content. Generally only sound files such as MIDI files are affected by this setting; active Web content such as java applets are not.

If you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer will play sounds found in Web content.

If you disable this policy setting, Internet Explorer will not play or download sounds in Web content, helping pages display more quickly.

If you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer will play sounds found in Web content.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 6.0 in Windows 2003 Service Pack 1
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value NamePlay_Background_Sounds
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled Valueyes
Disabled Valueno

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