Cat screeching annoyance

  electraglide1808 18:31 19 Oct 07

I'm sorry if this has been answered elsewhere but I've searched and can't find anything.

I have a very annoying intermittent cat scrreching sound on my PC - its quite shocking when you're working away quietly with the volume turned up.

It has also now started happening on my wifes laptop.

Any ideas...........please.

Many thanks

  lotvic 18:46 19 Oct 07

Pick up your ordinary telephone and dial 0845 604 3090
Is that the sound that you are hearing?

If so then your pc maybe attempting to make a dial up connection to the internet.

  electraglide1808 18:51 19 Oct 07

No this is very definately a cat screeching.

  woodchip 18:53 19 Oct 07

Do you have any Fax Machines?

  electraglide1808 18:55 19 Oct 07

No we don't have any fax machines. As I say this is definately a sound clip of a cat screeching.

  tullie 18:57 19 Oct 07

Do you have a cat?When was the last time you saw it?

  electraglide1808 18:59 19 Oct 07

ha - yes we have 2 cats - we have a dog as well that starts barking everytime it happens - I'm assuming its a virus but I can't find one single reference to it online anywhere.

  lotvic 19:00 19 Oct 07

if it happens on the laptop as well that kinda rules out any hardware probs (fans etc) but I would be inclined to take the side off your pc and listen to see if I could tell where it was coming from.

  electraglide1808 19:02 19 Oct 07

The sound is coming from the speakers - it doesn't happen when the volume is turned down.

  Buzz217 19:06 19 Oct 07

Is this it

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  woodchip 19:07 19 Oct 07

Turn the Speakers off until you need them. Other than Start up sound, when was the last time you heard anything good come from them?

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