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Windows Thread, The Noise is driving me MAD!!!!!!!!!!!! in Technical; Originally Posted by witch Basically, it is making a noise as if it has detected something about every 30 secs. ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Basically, it is making a noise as if it has detected something about every 30 secs. If I had a piano I could tell you which notes.
    Really? This sounds like a brilliant opportunity to acquire perfect pitch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    What you need is one of these:



    It's rubber, so won't leave any incriminating marks......trust me.
    I really shouldn't be suprised at how many times this is suggested as a solution to a problem on this forum.....but it still makes me smile

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    Quote Originally Posted by penfold View Post
    I really shouldn't be suprised at how many times this is suggested as a solution to a problem on this forum.....but it still makes me smile
    Because it's the only one that actually works ?

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    The rubber mallet works occaisonally, but in this instance you need one of these:


    You certainly won't hear the annoying beeping then...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BJG View Post
    Really? This sounds like a brilliant opportunity to acquire perfect pitch.
    Actually, pretty much got that already. Gotta be good at something!! (not IT, plainly, before anyone says it.. )

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    It's probably the device connect/disconnect sounds, just change it in sound scheme in control panel, sound, speech and audio devices, sound scheme to not play a sound. Does sound like a dodgy connection somewhere, but if it's not affecting your use of the machine, then just disable the sound.

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    Yes but if it is a dodgy port then I might as well get it sorted - it is under guarantee anyway

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    Any drivers missing/ flagged with errors?

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    The rubber mallet works occaisonally, but in this instance you need one of these:


    You certainly won't hear the annoying beeping then...
    I see your Pneumatic drill and raise you a SS20....


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    Apart from the large dent and debris?

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    ....and the thread is derailed. Thanks
    Lucky I have got the answer I needed

    No drivers missiing or flagged

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    What did it turn out to be in the end, it sounded like it was to do with the powersave truning off hardware to save power and causing the hardware disconnect sound etc but with something going wrong with the powersave settings making it switch on and off again in quick succession.

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    Not the powersave as I had disabled that, and then you would get the reconnect sound too, wouldnt you, which you don't?
    I *think* it is a usb port with a loose wire or whatever. Seems to me it is a hardware issue anyway as there is no notifications or anything anywhere which I would have thought you would if it was software.
    John Graham (bless) is sending me another T60 and I am going to swap out the hard drive. If it is a loose wire in the ports, then that'll fix it.
    I'll let you know!

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    I *think* it is a usb port with a loose wire or whatever.
    My rubber mallet would have fixed that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    My rubber mallet would have fixed that.
    There is always the last test on the list.... the bounce test, second story window, concrete pavement etc. If it bounces then it was broken, if it doesn't bounce it is broken now and you have a definitave answer. I am very tempted to add it to then end of a procedure document somewhere.

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