If you have ever hit TAB a few times in bash (via RXVT) you will probably be greeted with the loudest 'bell' your PC can muster. After a while this gets pretty annoying so here's how to disable it if you are using RXVT inside Cygwin (this might work for other Cygwin terminals, I've just not checked)
Navigate to your home directory (normally just by typing
cd and either edit or create a file called
Add the following lines to the
# Disable the annoying bell set bell-style noneSave the file, close the terminal and reopen - you should now be bell-less!
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