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Stop Pc Speaker Beep


I found that even modifying the sound scheme didn't affect the command window's response to a ctrl-g (bel) character in the output. No matter what sound settings i made (muting the speakers, changing the volume) i would still get this beep at a heart-attack inducing volume level. Eventually i found that in windows xp's "advanced" options on the "volume control" applet (double-click the speaker in your system tray to bring this up) there is finally a "pc spk mute" checkbox that will shut the bloody thing up. If someone knows how to replace that horrible noise with a sensible sound i'd like to know.

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Speaker / Headphone Switcher

Here's the deal: because i live in a small apartment i mainly use my headphones, however sometimes when friends are over i'll switch to speakers, the problem is, it's annoying constantly having to unplug the headphones/speakers from the back of my computer, is there an easier way? Note that the headphone plug on the speakers themselves is broke.

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I have installed xp before with no problems however this time i keep ending up with this error message on a blue screen please can anyone help me get passed this?


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"Ntfs.sys address. " It also said to make sure i have enough disk space and that i have the latest bios verion. I thought i messed up the bios settings so i reset them to the defaults and now it says "bootmgr is missing" and won't boot at all. Asus rampage ii extreme
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Whenever i turn on my computer, it makes this long beep noise and i am guessing somethings wrong with it. The thing is, everything seems to work fine. >_>;; i tried to "decode" the beep code, but i must be quite stupid, because i can't seem to match with the right one. My motherboard is: ga-965p-ds3. The beep codes listed on its manual are:
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1 short: system boots successfully
2 short: cmos setting error
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1 long 2 short: monitor or display card error
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I have recorded the beep noise with my mp3 player and the sound has been slightly distorted(?), But it didn't change much from the actual sound.


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