Suppress Annoying Beeps on Scroll in Windows


When you scroll very fast in some applications, Windows will start to do repeated annoying beeps.

These beeps are produced by the Beep service. Here is how to disable this behaviour.

Stopping beeps

Start a command as administrator and run the following commands

> net stop beep
The Beep service is stopping....
The Beep service was stopped successfully.
> sc config beep start= disabled
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS

Restore Defaults

Start a command as administrator and run the following commands

> net start beep
The Beep service is starting.
The Beep service was started successfully.
> sc config beep start= disabled
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS