Thursday, November 01, 2007

Beep Thinkpad BEEEEEP

Its funny that its so difficult to turn off the beeping sound made when adjusting the volume. Here is a forum post devoted to it. Maybe someone else is searching for it.

Annoyances.org - re: Stop beep in volume control (Windows XP Discussion Forum)


On Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at 11:42 pm, Paul Buisman wrote:
>I have found the easiest way to turn off the annoying system beep in Windows XP when
>adjusting the volume, is to use method 3, as suggested by fester here
>
>By following the following steps, you can turn off the beep without having to reboot.
>
>The steps are;
>1. Right-click on My Computer
>2. On the Hardware tab, click on [Device Manager]
>3. On the "View" menu, select "Show hidden devices"
>4. Under "Non-Plug and Play Drivers", right-click "Beep"
>5. Click "Disable"
>6. Answer [Yes] when asked if you really want to disable it
>7. Answer [No] when asked if you want to reboot
>8. Right-click "Beep" again.
>9. Click "Properties"
>10. On the "Driver" tab, set the Startup type to Disabled
>11. Click [Stop]
>12. Click [OK]
>13. Answer [No] when asked if you want to reboot

although... I do have 2 ctriticisms
I think in between 1 and 2 he should have said, right click my computer, click on properties, click on device manager,
and ... it didnt work immediately. i should wait to reboot before i post, maybe??


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