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I am having this weird sound coming from my pc....
I've looked through the "windows sound" in the control panel.. trying to pinpoint the sound...but there isn't a match.
This sound is kind of like a clock "dong" or something like that...
It happens randomly, it gets annoying if it happens at night when everyone is sleeping....

Does anyone know what and where it's coming from?
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Is it like the sound when you turn up the volume in the system tray it makes a sound like I'm imagining you are talking about. What about error sound (but you didn't mention an error msg popping up) is the sound real quick or is it like, Dooooooonnnnngggggg. Lol maybe try to describe the sound a little more and also what programs do you have running 24/7?

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I think I explained it.. it sounds like a clock "dong".. like a grandfather clock? or something of that nature...
I just turned on the pc.. and opened up my normal stuff*firefox and msn... that's it.
This isn't the first time this has happened too, kinda weird....
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I have noticed it happening as well, probably just the last week or so. I fold 24/7 and usually have a browser open but nothing else. Very strange. Nothing showing up on my virus scans...
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Facebook, Steam, IRC, some other chat programs notification sound?
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by axipher View Post

Facebook, Steam, IRC, some other chat programs notification sound?

Might be steam I guess, it sounds like a failed process notification or something similar. I think its the sound from the very beginning of this video.





http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaUt-Pg3eKA

Maybe a notification from steam? I have no clue, but I sometimes have steam running in the background.
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post #7 of 8
If you check the sound mixer it will show the application it is coming from
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post

If you check the sound mixer it will show the application it is coming from

It happens randomly, is there a log?
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