Disable chime on 15" PowerBook G4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Styxie, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. macrumors member

    Hi guys, I'm overjoyed with my new old PowerBook G4. When I got it (second hand), it booted up without the familiar "boing" sound. However, when I reinstalled Leopard, the chime is back. Is there any way I can disable it? I guess it'll be somewhat annoying when booting my machine in, say, a library (though I'll probably keep it on standby in stead of cold booting, but still).
  2. macrumors demi-god


  3. macrumors member

    Thanks a lot dude! =D
  4. macrumors 68000


    Boing? what kind of mac did you get
  5. macrumors regular


    On iBooks it was said that you could press Mute button on keyboard during start-up to "mute" the chime.

    Probably that still works on MB/Ps.

    Lazy to reboot to test... :)

    Edit1: Wrong wording. Correct: "[...] hold the Mute button pressed on keyboard during start-up [...]".
  6. macrumors member

    Just mute the sound before you shut down. Problem solved!

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