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About a month after I got an HP Pavilion laptop running Windows Vista it started making periodic sounds. 2 or 3 times a day the computer announces "I am French". I can't figure out any keystrokes or other activity that would generate it. It also makes a couple of nonsense sounds (like vroom) with less frequency.
It doesn't seem to be causing any problems on the computer and endless virus and other mal-ware searches don't pick up anything but I worry that something is burried in there. The laptop is about 5 months old.
Has anyone run into something similar or have suggestions on where to look? I really REALLY don't want to reformat the drive and re-install the operation system.
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