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    Computer making sounds for unknown reason

    My windows 7 sp1 64 bit pc has started making random sounds(alert tones?) while not in use. It sounds like the tones you get when a device is added or removed....BA BUM
    I cannot find the cause of this annoying problem. Any ideas out there?

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    My system was making random sounds which I believe were caused by an Adobe Flash Player update. They stopped after I went to Task Manager, selected the Processes tab, and ended the Flash Player process.

    I also disabled Flash in my web browser. This has a (nice) side effect of blocking many of the popup ads. I will activate Flash only if I need it.

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    Possibly a USB port going bad, or a power problem in the PC, or a power problem on a USB device.

    Have you added or changed any of your hardware recently?

    Joe

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    thanks for the suggestion. i will try that and post results.

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    Hi Joe..thanks for the ideas. I haven't added any hardware lately. Maybe I can start unplugging cables from usb ports to try to isolate problem...Ernie

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