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My computer is about two years old. i bought it from a retailer who has since closed business. the computer has an alarm that sounds from the harddrive area. it is a dull two tone alarm but quite loud. it seems to be triggered by certain website pages (nothing specific). it has made this alarm for about a year and approximately every 10 minutes. my husband won't buy a new one and i am ready to throw it down the front stairs. if you have any idea how i can turn this off (or even down) it would b


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If it is coming from the PC speaker - you can simply unplug it.

Open the case - and look on the motherboard for a set of black and red wires... near the bottom.
Unplugging this speaker will stop the noise.

In this example... it is under the blue/white and black/white plugs.

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