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How to Disable CPU Beeps from PC Internal Speaker – Best Tips

Some applications in Windows can be rather annoying as they sometimes generates beeps in the PC Speaker for every action…

Ways to Disable CPU Beeps from PC Internal Speaker Some applications in Windows can be rather annoying as they sometimes generates beeps in the PC Speaker for every action they make.

If you do not like to hear that friendly or not so friendly beep coming out of your computer when you do certain things there is a way you can disable it.

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Remove the Beep Sounds from PC Speaker inside the CPU

#1 – Using Registry to Turn Off CPU Beeps

  • Go to Start > Run
  • Type regedit , press enter.
  • Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER Control Panel Sound]
  • Right Click on “Beep” and Select “Modify”
  • Set Beep = “No” (Default is : Enabled = “Yes”)

Using Registry to Turn Off CPU Beeps

  • Click OK

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#2 – Using Device Manager to Disable CPU Beep Device

If you are using XP then, use the Device manager to disable the Non-Plug and Play Driver called Beep (Hidden Device).

  • Go to My Computer (Right Click) > Properties > Hardware > Device Manager
  • Set checkbox “Show Hidden Devices” and navigate to “Non-Plug and Play” Drivers
  • Go to “Beep” (right click) > Properties > Driver
  • From there select Disabled to disable the driver controlling the CPU Speaker.

Using Device Manager to Disable CPU Beep Device

  • Click OK

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#3 – Unplugging from Motherboard to Disable CPU Internal Speaker

Unplugging from Motherboard to Disable CPU Internal Speaker

One way to do so is to simply unplug the speaker wire from the motherboard.

It will be a 2 wire into 4 pin connector that plugs in near the other connections such as power switch and reset button. You can follow it from the small speaker inside the case to the motherboard.

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#4 – Using DOS Commands to Remove CPU Beeps

  • Go to Start > Run
  • Type cmd , press enter.
  • Use the following line in a cmd window (or directly in the run box if WinXP) : sc config beep start= disabled

Note: There is a space after start=

Using DOS Commands to Remove CPU Beeps

Also note that under Vista you need to run cmd as administrator for the command to succeed.

Why  & When the Internal CPU Speaker Beeps ?

The beeps let you know about the status of your system. There are several meanings of different beep codes. For Eg: Repeating short beeps means Power supply or system board problem. (more beep codes).

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