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Disable beep sound on Windows events.

Windows assigns a beep sound to some operating system events. But you can turn off this service using the registry.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Windows assigns simple beep sound to some system events. The beep sound is generated from the PC speakers and not using the sound card or external speakers. Examples to such system events could be a computer program having problems performing a task, or trying to write a file on a removable drive without the drive being inserted, etc.

To prevent your system to issue beep sound on operating system events you can make changes to the registry.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the string value “Beep”, in the right panel, to “no” which can turn off the sound. However, if you want to enable the feature back, change the value data to “yes”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Disable beep sound on system error.reg

This '.reg' file can disable beep sound on system events.

Enable beep sound on system error (Default).reg

This '.reg' file can enable beep sound on system events.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound\], right-click on "Beep" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "no" and click on 'OK'.

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