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Windows 7: Where does the phantom music come from

26 Mar 2014   #51
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have a very cheap set of IConcept PC speakers that sometimes plays phantom sound blips. they play for about half a second. It is some thing to do with the amplifier I think. It is like a very fast progression of notes played in a scale. Right now it is in suspend and every so often plays. So I just unplugged and will see if that goes away.

Do your phantom notes still play if the speakers are not plugged into the PC?


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26 Mar 2014   #52
sdowney717

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well, I dont hear anything after unplugging the speakers. So must be the sound card. I have used 2 different sound cards, a envy 24 and a SB Live and heard that sound blip from both of them.
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26 Mar 2014   #53
k0065126

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I have not had the problem sound for quite a few days now so I think that the problem is sorted. Thanks to all who have helped.
Viv
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27 Mar 2014   #54
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Glad you got it sorted Viv.

Thanks Jacee
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27 Mar 2014   #55
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Good! Please uninstall Combofix by:

The following will implement important cleanup procedures as well as reset System Restore points:Click Start > Run and copy/paste the following bolded text into the Run box and click OK:ComboFix /Uninstall
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27 Mar 2014   #56
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Could someone clue me in. What solved the problem?
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28 Mar 2014   #57
3D Jed

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

@ K0065126 - BUMP

c'mon dude - we all want to know the answer to the phantom music conundrum !

Reminds me of an old B/W UK sitcom 'Hancock's Half Hour - The Missing Page' where the eponymous TH borrowed a murder mystery book from the local library, only to find the last page missing. He had to track down previous borrowers to find out whodunnit. . . .

"Hancock's Half Hour" The Missing Page (TV Episode 1960) - IMDb
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29 Mar 2014   #58
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Could someone clue me in. What solved the problem?
She didn't say, but I'm wondering too.
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29 Mar 2014   #59
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Possibly one of these templates that Combofix removed:


c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\1028.msi
c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\1031.msi
c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\1033.msi
c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\1036.msi
c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\1041.msi
c:\users\Viv\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\2052.msi
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