Stupid sound when surfing

  geewis357 22:04 08 Apr 2004
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The sound when I'm surfing is driving me mad, it sounds like droplets of water whenever I access a new page on the web, its like water torture.
I'm using XP on a broad band connection. Can anyone please help.

  hugh-265156 22:09 08 Apr 2004

i have no idea sorry.

i take it you have checked for spyware etc just in case?

you could try having a look at the program events box in control panel/sounds and audio devices

highlight a sound event and click the play sound tab to hear it.you may find the sound is listed here if you go through them.

maybe

  daba 23:49 08 Apr 2004

Are you using a "pop-up stopper", or ad filter - such as AdSubtract or the like ?

I have the aforementioned, and you can switch on sound effects when it stops something.

I know, bl@@dy annoying!

  hugh-265156 00:11 09 Apr 2004

how did you fix it geewis357?

may help others if you let us know.

  geewis357 22:35 09 Apr 2004

Still not fixed it, dont know were to look next

  hugh-265156 22:42 09 Apr 2004

sorry i just thought you had fixed it because the box was ticked.

did you go through the system event sounds?

  MIke 22:51 09 Apr 2004

Internet Explorer 6 makes clicking sounds, like a mouse button being pressed when following links. This might be the sound you are reffering to open control panel,sounds,and if I remember correctly the offending entry is under windows explorer called Start navigation. Just remove the sound relating to this and silence again!

  MIke 22:55 09 Apr 2004

If it is the sound I'm thinking of it's called start.wav

  christmascracker 23:03 09 Apr 2004

Thanks MIke

Worked for me

  MIke 20:11 10 Apr 2004

My pleasure. Very annoying wasn't it?

  christmascracker 10:27 11 Apr 2004

Very.

Especially when turning up the volume to listen to music, the volume on the "click" got louder too.

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