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Sep 1, 2009 | 7:11 AM EDT
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7.8 MB
3 min 24 sec
4.36 / 5.00

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Rated 4.36 / 5 stars
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You're probably tired of these Windows songs, but still, I made a third one anyway. This one's longer, even more catchy, more action-packed, varied and has even better percussion than the first one. It's basically 3 and a half minutes of XP awesomeness. This uses 14 different sound effects, 12 different drum samples, a reverse cymbal and some very catchy melodies. I even attempted the suicidal move of letting ALL (yes, you read right, *ALL*) the XP sound effects play together for the chorus, and it took ages trying to harmonize them (not that I did such a good job, but...) and this also has a key change at the end. Here are the XP sounds it uses:

Critical Error
Pop Up Blocked
Empty Recycle Bin
Log On
Log Off
Start Up
Shut Down
Hardware Fail
Hardware Insert
Hardware Remove

NOTE: To get these sounds, go to My Computer > Local Disk > WINDOWS > Media, and they're all there in WAV format.

Also, I don't think I'll make any more XP songs unless I get an insane amount of requests for another one (which I highly doubt), and if I DO make another Windows song, it'll probably be a Vista song instead. Anyway, now that that's said, enjoy the song, and votes and reviews are greatly appreciated; I respond to all reviews, and if the review is helpful, I usually review back. Enjoy!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

A while ago I've been listening to some of your older things such as this out of curiosity. I must say this sounds quite epic. Some of this sounds like Asian influence, and I like what I've heard here. Now I finally get some time to write out my feedback on this.

I felt inspired after first listening, for a future project to do. It'd be something neat to try out, oing something with Windows sounds. XD Maybe I could combine XP and Windows 2000 (which is this old computer where I work).

Step responds:

Oh man don't do this to me haha. My old songs are so bad!

This is part of a series of tracks I made which featured only Windows sounds and drums. Over the course of my lifetime I made something like six of these, but in my opinion they're really not very good haha.

Thanks for reviewing!


Rated 1 / 5 stars

The drums are better than before. Everything is worse and the whole thing sounds more rushed than other attempts. You have a couple of decent melodies but they all clash horribly.

Step responds:

Yup! At least the drums got better lol.

My worst windows song ever. After this, there's Windows Wars and then another tiny part in a song that's all Windows effects. After that, no more Windows songs thankfully haha.


Rated 4 / 5 stars


Kinda catchy. Did you Go To "Windows Sounds" And "Macintosh Sounds" For ideas or just decide to do this?

Step responds:

Nah, just wanted to create something original so I thought "hey, why not make a song out of Windows sound effects?" :3. I thought of the idea ages ago when I was a lot younger, and back then I never knew I'd start making music and thought it would be impossible for me to ever do something like that. I guess I was wrong!

Thanks for reviewing.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Maybe make a Windows 7 song? I would love to see what you'll do with that. Anyway, I know this is old, but just had to comment. :3

Step responds:

Haha thanks! I've no doubt you've noticed the sudden decrease in quality because of this song's age :P.

I made a song which incorporated Windows 97, XP, Vista (Beta) and Vista sounds, called 'Windows Wars'. As far as I know Windows 7 sounds aren't any different from Windows Vista sounds, but I don't know because I never used Vista.

In any case, thanks for reviewing another song!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


one of your best works

Step responds:

Nah I think Racing Through Eternity or Cobra would be, but I'm glad you liked this!