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Windows error sound randomly when surfing the web


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#1 dudloos

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 01:12 PM

Hi, I'm just browsing the web normally, and I hear the windows errors sound randomly, no pop ups or anything just the sound. And then sometimes after I can't connect to a webpage but I wait a while then refresh and its all good. I'm just wondering how can I get rid of the random sounds and does it correlate with my really bleepty ca security scanner coz it can't full scan either?

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 03:09 PM

I am not sure why you are getting the windows error sound, but if you wanted to stop it from making this sound you would have to go to windows themes.

In the themes window you'll see shortcuts at the bottom of the screen for windows sounds and it is this window where you can change the alerts, or even remove the sound for this alert by choosing none.

If you are trying to figure out what is happening when you hear this alert, you can download Process Explorer and use this program to see what Processes are running when you hear this alert.

Process Explorer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb896653.aspx


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Posted 22 August 2010 - 03:26 PM

but how do I find out which process is making the sound, there are so many open! then when I go to computer management there are a lot of yellow warnings and red errors instead of information ones. this isn't a virus though right?

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Posted 22 August 2010 - 03:50 PM

We all end up with a few errors here and there, but it depends on what the errors are and what they are related to and how many entries.

If you feel you may have some form of infection, what are you currently running for anti-virus/anit-malware scans?

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 07:50 AM

IMHO any time you can't scan your computer with your anti virus or any other security program there can be something has got in your computer that you don't want, (virus, malware, spyware). Many of those types of bad things will try to shut down you protection. If it was my computer I would start trying to fix the scan problem. Bad things can effect sound or anything else on your computer.

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 09:56 AM

edit ... wrong information

Edited by Jacee, 24 August 2010 - 09:57 AM.

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