How to Change System Sounds Scheme in Windows 8? Windows 8 allows assigning sounds that will play when certain events occur on your computer. An event can be an action that you perform, such as logging on to your computer, or an action that your computer performs, such as alerting you when you receive new e‑mail. Windows comes with several sound schemes (a collection of related sounds) for common events. Follow the below given step by step procedure to access Windows sound settings.
1. First, from Metro Start screen search option, type: Control panel and press Enter. Than click Control panel. In the control panel items, select Hardware and sound.