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  1. new mail sound

    It is very frustrating that you can customize the sound for Welcome, You've Got Mail, and Goodbye but not for More Mail. In previous versions of AOL, I would assign the "You've Got Mail" sound to the "More Mail" command via Control Panel/Sound in Windows because you could barely hear the little CLICK sound it makes when you receive mail while logged into AOL. The AOL sounds no longer appear here and cannot be altered. So now we are stuck with the inaudible default click. Since these AOL software sounds no longer appear in Windows, would you please allow this…

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  2. Let me help improve available sound

    Your 'new' aol voice/wav files or aol sounds for mail are aweful, they seem geared to a younger generation or something.
    I have compiled a folder of some sounds that you may be able to use that would be SO much better.

    Can't someone review these and decide if you guys can add them to what is available to us? I put together only the short, non-offensive, simple wavs to use as sound.
    Can you at least look it over and consider them? If so, I will send them on to you.

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  3. Forget trying to fix AOL sounds and restore Windows OS media player. Simple.

    Dump your version of personalized sounds and restore the Windows Media Player. There are many sites from which all kinds of sounds may be downloaded and played. You have disabled this feature and forced us to consider your selections.

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