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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jeanene, Jan 28, 2011.

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  1. jeanene

    jeanene Thread Starter

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    Every 30 minutes or so while I am online or off, the sound of a thunderbolt cracks through my speakers. It sound like a deliberate thunderbolt.

    I have an emachines computer, XP operating system and the only programs running are microsoft excel, windows defender and Internet explorer. I use a wireless network in house, Cox Cable is my provider and this is the only computer of the 3 in the house that is affected.

    Any suggestions? thank-you
     
  2. mickeyflame

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    Have you got any Internet windows open when this happens, possibly a flash ad on a webpage in the background somewhere.
     
  3. Phantom010

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    Do you by any chance use AIM or MSN? It could be a buddy sound...
     
  4. Cheeseball81

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    Or a weather program?
     
  5. Phantom010

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    That would make sense. :)
     
  6. hewee

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    Or a UFO :eek:
     
  7. Phantom010

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    Or, me! [​IMG]
     
  8. Cheeseball81

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    That's what I was thinking!
     
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