What to do when your computer speaker beeps randomly [QUICK FIX]

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Most times computer makes beeping sounds over time and it can be as a result of a lot of things. The beep sound can be so annoying and you can usually hear it when the wrong key is pressed or when an error occurs. However, there’s a way to fix this problem.

Alright so just today this issue started. Randomly, while using my computer, I will get a series of beeps from my speakers when I do things like Alt+Tab out of a game, open a File Explorer window, etc. When these beeps happen, my computer slows down for a brief moment.


What to do if computer speakers making a beeping noise?

  1. Disable your microphone
  2. Update drivers
  3. Change Sounds settings

1. Disable your microphone

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Then, click on the Hardware and Sound option then click on Sound.
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  3. Go to Recording tab.
  4. Now, right-click on the Microphone and choose the Disable option.
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2. Update drivers

  1. First, press the Windows Button + the X key together.
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  2. Then, click on Device Manager.
  3. Expand the Video and Game Controllers.
  4. Double-click on each driver, to open the Properties Window.
  5. Now, click on the Driver tab, and then select Update Driver.
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  6. Install the drivers on your computer then be patient for the installation to finish.

If this method doesn’t work, you can also try using a third-party tool such as TweakBit Driver Updater to automatically update your drivers with just a few clicks.

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3. Change Sounds settings

  1. Start Control Panel and click on Hardware and Sounds option.
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  2. In the Hardware and Sounds menu, click on Sound.
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  3. A window will pop up. Now, click on the Sound tab.
  4. Scroll through the Program Events box, then click on Default beep.
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  5. You will see a Sounds drop-down menu. Select the None option from it.
  6. Click on Apply to save changes and then click OK to close the window.
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  7. Close the Control Panel.

There you go, three simple solutions that should help you if your computer speakers are beeping randomly. Feel free to try all of our solutions and let us know which solution worked for you.


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