Disable the Beep in a Virtual Machine on Virtual Server

   Posted October 6, 2005 by David Kirk in Windows

Every time a system event occurs in Virtual Server, the PC speaker will beep. The instructions in this Tech-Recipe describe how to turn it off.


You can cancel the beep service if you are tired of listening to your PC speaker during every system event.

Stop the Beep Service Method #1:

    1. Click Start.
    2. Click Run.
    3. In the run box, type the following:
    sc config beep start= disabled

Stop the Beep Service Method #2:

    1. Click Start.
    2. Click Run.
    3. In the run box, type the following:
    net stop beep

    Note: Using net stop, the service will restart when the virtual machine is restarted.

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