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making computer beep?

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this is my favorite "scare the shit out of a newb" snippet:


#include <iostream>
#include <windows.h>
using namespace std;
int main()
{
cout << "Warning: Proceeding will cause major system failure!\n";
for(int i = 0; i < 1500; i++)
Beep(i, 6);
MessageBox(NULL, "Your system is fried!", "KABLAM!", 0);
return 0;
}



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A system beep is actually an ASCII character. I forget what the value is, but you can access it by using the escape character \a. So outputting a \a to cout will cause a system beep.

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That has really no application, i woudlnt waste any time figureing that one out, go use openAL or something, its an elegant API, and its something that will still be useful to you later on...

plus, i would bet money you need to do some major backflips in order to modulate the sound of the beeps

-Dan

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