What the heck is going on?

Discussion in 'Windows & Other OS Discussion & Support' started by Alistair, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. Alistair

    Alistair Spoos

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    OK just this morning my computer began playing a piano note every 5 minutes or so. I cannot find any spyware detected that may be the cause, Norton fails to find a virus of any sort, and all of the items in my Task Manager appear to be normal. Does anyone have any idea what this sound is and how I can eliminate it (besides the easy mute the computer method)?
     
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    Sourcer_2002 BANNED

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    Hit Alt + Ctrl + Del and go to the task manager and see if you have any funny applications or process's running...if you are unsure about an appilcation or a process type it in google and it will most likly tell you what it is.
     
  3. Vidmaster23

    Vidmaster23 New Member

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    I get that noice sometimes too, and it tends to happen when I turn my printer on or when I connect a USB device.
     
  4. SaberZ

    SaberZ -Android Fanatic-

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    You running the latest AIM version? They now have sound enabled adds :(
     
  5. The_Neon_Cowboy

    The_Neon_Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    it also can be the hdd monitor telling him his drive is over full and a dozen other things.....





    I'd say look for spyware, A quick way to see what's load is goto run an type msconfig....and then check the start menu/start up folder... I useally open the registry under the users and local machine sections under software,mircrosft,windows,current version, run

    and see what loading
     
  6. pr0digal jenius

    pr0digal jenius Delete Me

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    my vote is for the AIM thing.....i hated those(switched to gaim)
     
  7. SaberZ

    SaberZ -Android Fanatic-

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    If he is using AIM, i'm 100% sure it would be that(if he has latest version, or a version from up to 4 months ago). Those new voice/sound enabled ads suck big time.
     

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