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[*] Post 353796 posted on 17-10-2008 at 10:05 Reply With Quote
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A technical challenge

I have just finished a complete re-install of WinXP Home on a Dual Core Intel system, it's validated and fully updated and now have two problems which may / may not be related.

On boot –up I get a short burse of clicking noise’s from within the case,
I have eliminated all the parts that have moving bits, such as the graphics card ,the HDD and the Fans, so would presume it’s from the MB, but where. Its not the PSU (checked).

When Windows has finished loading if I click on any program I get a buzzing noise from the speakers and all programs default too and load the Desktop Icons. Ie if I click on Control Panel all I get is the desktop icons open in another screen.
However if I invoke Task Mgr (ctrl +alt + del ) which shows nothing running, click the “End Task” icon, shut down Task Mgr everything works to perfection.

I’m now contemplating doing the whole thing again but thought I’d give you guys a chance to help me discover what's causing the problem(s).

Thanks in advance for all replies.

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[*] Post 353871 posted on 17-10-2008 at 13:49 Reply With Quote


It sounds as though you may have a sticky key on your keyboard. What happens if you try another keyboard?
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[*] Post 353920 posted on 17-10-2008 at 18:23 Reply With Quote


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It sounds as though you may have a sticky key on your keyboard. What happens if you try another keyboard?


Well spotted LS, that was it, a good blast of compressed air soon sorted it, I hadn't thought of the KB as it is quite new.

Amazing how the small things can catch you out.

Many thanks.

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