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A virtual machine makes only a hardware speaker beep in Virtual Server 2005
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When you use a virtual machine in Microsoft Virtual Server 2005, the only sound you hear is the hardware speaker beep.
This behavior occurs because Virtual Server 2005 cannot emulate a sound device. Therefore, Virtual Server 2005 cannot detect a sound device other than the hardware speaker.
For additional information about turning off the speaker in Virtual Server 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838671/ )How to turn off the beep sound in a virtual machine in Virtual Server 2005