You can view the list with regedit. Not all of them are necessarily
hooked up to real sounds and not all of them will be in your registry.
What sounds they play depends on how they are configured in the control panel.
If you were daring you could even add your own and configure them.
These are NOT the same as the names in the control panel or the names
of the *.wav files.
Or you can specify a wav file e.g.
Honk is much faster than using mplayer or player. Nothing appears on the
screen. It will not hang up if several copies try to play at once.