no more chime at boot

Discussion in 'macOS' started by sr5878, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. sr5878 macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    hey guys

    i have 10.5. i noticed this morning that my SR macbook pro doesnt have the 'bong' noise when i turn it on. is this a leopard thing?

    thanks
     
  2. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    #2
    No, Leopard didn't make any changes to the POST chime.

    Check to make sure that your volume is not set very low or muted.
     
  3. sr5878 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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  4. netnothing macrumors 68040

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    Which volume? I think there is an Alert volume and a system volume.
    -Kevin
     
  5. Smoke macrumors newbie

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    When you turn it on, keep holding the power button, it will give you a low-pitched beep.

    If that dosent happen, you may want to try taking the battery out (With the computer NOT plugged into a power source of course).

    After Taking it out Hold the power button for 5-10 seconds.

    Then put the battery back in.
     
  6. JonD25 macrumors 6502

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    Make sure that you don't have any headphones or separate speakers plugged in when you turn the volume up "full blast". It's a separate volume than if you unplugged them, which is what the "bong" volume follows. So make sure you don't have anything plugged into the headphone jack and then turn the volume up.
     

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