Currently Being ModeratedNov 21, 2012 4:08 PM (in response to dbf1946)
Here is a link to a discussion that suggest ways to silence the chime, and reasons for not silencing the chime:
Currently Being ModeratedNov 21, 2012 9:08 PM (in response to dbf1946)
If you don't want the tone to disturb others, you can always leave external speakers (turned OFF) or a headset plugged into the audio output jack. This prevents the internal speaker from playing any sounds.