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Published 18th June 2008 by

This short snippet uses a system call to sound the PC speaker at a given frequency and duration.
public static extern bool Beep(UInt32 frequency, UInt32 duration);
public static void BeepMe()
  int Frequency = 500;
  int DurationInMS = 100;
  Beep(Frequency, DurationInMS);
2 thoughts on “Beeping the PC Speaker in C#
  • 23rd November 2009 at 12:00 am

    Error 1 The type or namespace name 'DllImport' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?) C:Documents and Settings[Anonymous]My DocumentsVisual Studio 2008Projects[Private Project][Private Project]Form1.cs 68 10 [Private Project]

    What to do?

    • 10th December 2009 at 12:00 am

      Try adding

      using System.Runtime.InteropServices;


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