beep (bell sound) when backspace is pressed


New Member
there's a bell sound irritating me all the time when i press backspace if there's nothing to be deleted. is there a way to get rid of it without turning down the speakers?
the same thing is happening with other keys that don't get executed in the way they are supposed to... thanks!

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Extraordinary Member
The noise is, I think, the default beep for windows 7. It should not be affecting you as much as it seems. Open the Control panel (Icon view). Click on the "Sound" icon.and then the "Sound" tab.
In the "sound schemes" window, you have a string of choices. The default should be, in fact, "Windows Default" (unbelievable eh- lol). You can change this window to any of the given schemes. But this may not be a solution to your problems.- it will only change the sound you can here!.

If you scroll down the list in the lower panel, to "Default beep" (I think this is the one that is troubling you) you can turn it off entirely, or select any og the other sounds shown, as it's own default sound. You will see at the bottom that you can test each sound until you hit the one you want.


New Member

setting 'default beep' to one solved my problem :)


Well-Known Member
removing the mobile phone from underneath my keyboard solved my problem o_O

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