How can I deactivate the sounds that my PC emits?
Thread poster: Argentine Translator

Argentine Translator
Argentina
Local time: 21:30
English to Spanish
+ ...
Feb 15, 2010

Every time an error occurs or when I try to close a file without saving changes, my PC emits a sound. How can I deactivate these sounds? I am using I use Windows XP Professional 5.1 and MS Office 2003. Thanks and regards, AT

 

Jaroslaw Michalak  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 02:30
Member (2004)
English to Polish
Sound schemes Feb 15, 2010

Open Control Panel, then Sound and Audio Devices, Sounds tab. From Program Events select those that annoy you (e.g. System error) and set the sound to (None).

Screenshots here:

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/windowsxp/soundscheme.aspx


 

Cintia Pecellin  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 02:30
Member (2003)
English to Spanish
Fn+F2 Feb 15, 2010

Does Fn+F2 work? If not, try going into your Control Panel, Sound, and deactivate (mute) all sounds that bother you.

Good luck!
Cintia.


 

Argentine Translator
Argentina
Local time: 21:30
English to Spanish
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you, Jabberwock and Cintia Feb 15, 2010

It worked. Thank you, AT

 

ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
Kuwait
Local time: 03:30
English to Arabic
+ ...
Another oprion Feb 16, 2010

Insert an audio jack 3.5mm in speaker port. However, do not use the headset/earphoneicon_smile.gif

Now you have an easy On/Off solution.

HTH


 

Metagrafi  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 02:30
French to Italian
+ ...
right click on the tray icon Feb 16, 2010

Rigth click on the sound tray icon, choose sound properties and then deactivate sound

 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How can I deactivate the sounds that my PC emits?

Advanced search






WordFinder Unlimited
For clarity and excellence

WordFinder is the leading dictionary service that gives you the words you want anywhere, anytime. Access 260+ dictionaries from the world's leading dictionary publishers in virtually any device. Find the right word anywhere, anytime - online or offline.

More info »
Protemos translation business management system
Create your account in minutes, and start working! 3-month trial for agencies, and free for freelancers!

The system lets you keep client/vendor database, with contacts and rates, manage projects and assign jobs to vendors, issue invoices, track payments, store and manage project files, generate business reports on turnover profit per client/manager etc.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search