Windows Thread, Wierd system beep problem in Technical; Any new software installed? Find a machine and start uninstalling software after every beep until it stops...
14th August 2009, 06:48 AM #16
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Any new software installed? Find a machine and start uninstalling software after every beep until it stops
14th August 2009, 08:15 AM #17
May not track the problem down specificly but if it is the pc speaker then the following should disable it and stop the noise being produced. If it is the PC speaker and there is a soundcard installed a beep like this usually means that something is sending a random code that is being interpreted by the BIOS itself and creating the beep.
Disable Internal Speaker
Originally Posted by SYNACK
14th August 2009, 09:31 AM #18
I think you may have pointed me in the right direction Cache. I cannot believe that I didn't think of looking there! Anyway, there are hundreds of jobs scheduled to run every day on the hour. It appears that the beep is caused when processes cannot start or are already runnning. I just need to track down what put them there in the first place now. We have had a Conficker infection in recent months, so it may be down to this. I'll do some digging and post the results back up here.
Originally Posted by Cache
Many thanks to all of you who offered advice. It's great to know that we can help each other out so speedily.
14th August 2009, 10:00 AM #19
It looks as though it's a remnant of the Conficker virus as discussed in this post.
Joy of joys, more clean up work to do!
14th August 2009, 10:30 AM #20
as per above in bold
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
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14th August 2009, 10:37 AM #21
Which was the reason for me thanking you!
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14th August 2009, 10:49 AM #22
I don't very often have those moments so Just thought I would re iterate it lol
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