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Interaction.Beep Method

Updated: March 2012

Sounds a tone through the computer's speaker.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Sub Beep

The pitch and duration of the beep depend on your hardware and system software and therefore vary among computers.

NoteNote

The Beep function requires UIPermission at the SafeTopLevelWindows level, which may affect its execution in partial-trust situations. For more information, see Requesting Permissions and UIPermission .

This example uses the Beep function to sound a tone through the computer's speaker.


' Sound a tone.
Beep()


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Date

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Reason

March 2012

Fixed the example.

Customer feedback.

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