How to stop that annoying beep on your server
Many years ago I was working on a project that had
some large batch processing in it. To do this processing we had some dedicated
servers, one of which sat under the desk next to me.
Apart from the noise of the fan soudning like we had actually bought a jet
fighter the most annoying thing about this processing was that it resulted
caused the servers beep to continually sound. Something in the code caused it to
Boy it was annoying.
We were never able to find out how to stop it, I think in the end we
disconnected it. Well last week I found out and it was so annoyingly simple.
net stop beep
Yep thats it, thanks to the trainer that pointed this out last week. As you
can imagine, having 12 training machines all beeping is not something you really
To permanently stop it you have to disable the service using
sc config beep start= disabled
Whats really odd is that beep doesn't appear in the list of