Mystery Beep

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    Question Mystery Beep

    Hello,

    I've recently been getting a beep from my PC's internal speaker when I log in to Windows 98 Second Edition. Is this OS-generated, or should I check my anti-virus scanner?

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    is your sound muted? If so un-mute it and restart, it may be any recognizeable sound, just not when it is forced to go thru the pc speaker as a beep.

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    Nope, the sound isn't muted as the Windows Startup sound event is played via my sound card just before the beep. It happens just before the taskbar appears.

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    hmm yea open your antivirus settings and find the alert settings, and see if any of them are set and sound like that beep...it could be any program on startup....

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    There was nothing immediately suspicious about the AV scanner, however a quick check of the lengthy log file and I saw "Error: Scanner's usefulness has expired."

    Okay, so I need to update it. But why in this amazing world of powerful graphical operating systems could it not just pop up a small window saying so instead of beeping cryptically at me?!?

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    if updating it doesnt fix it open

    start--run--msconfig and checkt he startup tab. Make sure it isnt loading a proggy u removed or something

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