Annoying beep when unplugging AC Power

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whatever61

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Hi all,

Acer 7740g, Windows 7 HE.
I have this annoying problem that when my AC power is plugged or unplugged it makes a beep.
Muting the sound completely helps, but that's sometimes not an option.

I tried the following and no luck:

Editing a registry entry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound\Beep and changed it to "No".
Uninstalling the Beep device from my device manager.
Turning off my pc speaker, unfortunately, I didn't find where I can disable it. :non:

My sound card drivers are: Realtek 6.0.1.5969

Anyone has another idea?

Thanks.
 

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Try checking your power settings ... this sounds like a function of the charger being connected, disconnected as was suggested, but their might be a setting in power management that will fix this so you don't hear the beep. Short of that I would have to suggest ear plugs I guess, because I am not sure that their will be much else you can do if there isn't a bios setting for it. (usually you can access the power settings if you right click on the battery icon when it appears, otherwise right click on the desk top).
 

whatever61

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Checked the power management settings, there's nothing there.

I'm sure there's something I can do, since it started after I reinstalled the windows, so it's something in the settings of the Windows.
 

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if you right click the volume icon down in the task menu > then hit playback devices > then right click speakers (realtek high definition audio) > hit properties > hit the tab "levels" > there you should see a slider named " Pc Beeps" turn that down/mute

and you should be rid of the annoying beep sound :)
 

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I am having similar issues with an acer laptop. It will start beeping when my batter hits a certain level of charge. At first it was 95-96% then I let it fully charge one night and it started doing it between 86-88%. If I suffer through constant beeping and screen flashing I can get past this range and the issue goes away. It is extremely annoying and all the Acer support people have told me is to send it to them. However, I use this laptop every day for work and cannot go 2 weeks without it (not to mention that I will have to pay for shipping even though it is under warrante). I can ditch the noise by muting my laptop but the screen still flashes (AC to battery mode and back). This is really annoying.
 

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The problem is the Realtek Audio Drivers. Windows doesn't have a sound for the event so it supplies the old-school default beep. Truly annoying.

Go to Device Manager>Sound, Video & Game Controllers> and uninstall the Realtek device (choose to delete the drivers as well). Then click "Scan for HW changes" and let the Windows default driver install.

Problem solved.
 
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if you right click the volume icon down in the task menu > then hit playback devices > then right click speakers (realtek high definition audio) > hit properties > hit the tab "levels" > there you should see a slider named " Pc Beeps" turn that down/mute

and you should be rid of the annoying beep sound :)[/quotemsg]

You are my hero! I got a new ac adapter because my old one died. The new one constantly disconnects and reconnects to the computer, making the beeping incessant. This worked and I can now watch movies on my computer again :)
 

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You are my hero! I got a new ac adapter because my old one died. The new one constantly disconnects and reconnects to the computer, making the beeping incessant. This worked and I can now watch movies on my computer again :)
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Nice to hear that it helped someone!:) but since it constantly disconnects and reconnects your adapter must be defect. I had the same problem with my computer but the beeping got more and more frequently so I had to try to buy a new adapter. And now the problem is completely gone!

So I would recommend buying a new one or send the one you got now in to repair.
eBay has really cheap adapters for laptops, so I recommend getting it from eBay if you need a new one :)
 

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Thank you, thank you! I've had my laptop for over a year and that beep was driving me nuts! I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to turn it off. :)








if you right click the volume icon down in the task menu > then hit playback devices > then right click speakers (realtek high definition audio) > hit properties > hit the tab "levels" > there you should see a slider named " Pc Beeps" turn that down/mute

and you should be rid of the annoying beep sound :)[/quotemsg]

 
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