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My Computer is Possessed. (Please help) Answered

Today, upon waking up, I started my computer as usual. Unfortunately, it had a black screen with white letters, blah blah blah, a problem occurred and your computer shut down to save files. It gave me a few options like if the power went out, etc. click proceed as usual, or something like that.

Anyway, once I got to my desktop, I hear this "BEEP" maybe more of a click. Anyway I figured that I was holding down to many keys at once, because that makes a specific sound. Nope.

So I continue doing my routine, login to AIM, start Firefox, load iTunes. Then I hear it again. I don't notice it much until it happens the third time. Thats when I decide to count intervals between beeps. Roughly 35-36 seconds between beeps. Every. Time. O_o

I figure, since my speakers are on, I'll turn them off. Nope. Nothing. Still the dreaded beep. I've found that its coming from my computer tower..


Sooooo, I'm asking the community for some help, anything I can do to stop this beep? Its a really aggressive sounding thing. Almost angry..


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bumpus
bumpus

11 years ago

Turns out the fire alarm's battery was going dead.
Not computer related at all!
:D

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 11 years ago

"Quick, how many fingers do I have up....wait, this is about your hearing..."

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 11 years ago

Oh man XD That made me laugh so much. 

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 11 years ago

What?
I've found that its coming from my computer tower..
OK thanks for letting us know.

L

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 11 years ago

You Sir, are the boy who cried "beep".

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bumpus
bumpus

Reply 11 years ago

Yes, I'll need some batteries for that.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 11 years ago

We ban for that.

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=SMART=
=SMART=

Reply 11 years ago

haha cool

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

11 years ago

There's a motherbard speaker - what's wrong's another question all together...

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

If it's a system-beep coming from the mainboard, your board (i.e. BIOS) may be trying to tell you something. Do you have a manual for the board, or can you find one?

L

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~Z~
~Z~

11 years ago

check what i said on your question

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

11 years ago

Best thing if you hear a intermittent beep, like a smoke alarm, is to ignore it.
NOT REALLY!

Could be a bunch of things but it may be that your computer is signalling something is about to fail.  Maybe your hard drive is reporting errors that it may crash soon.  Maybe there is so much dust in the PC that the RAM is getting flakey or the CPU or power supply is running hot.  Maybe your Radio Shack coin-cell CMOS battery is about to go which will lose your power-up settings which in turn forces you to re-recognize all of your internal devices and reset the date everytime you power back up.  Or it could be time to walk the dog.  He told me so.