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Windows 7: These 'warning/Alerts' sounds

15 Dec 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
These 'warning/Alerts' sounds

I'm getting these alert sounds too regularly. The sys.tray shows no problems.

How do i track down the troublemaker?
Can I adjust in control panel?

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15 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

What sounds, when do they occur?
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16 Dec 2012   #3

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

Its the exclamation sound.
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16 Dec 2012   #4

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

Have you looked in Event Viewer when you hear these alerts to see if anything is in the log showing what caused an alert?
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17 Dec 2012   #5

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

The event viewer looks a bt complicated to follow.
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