Unwanted audio sounds and voices

Dell Dimension 3000
February 18, 2006 at 09:22:39
Specs: Win XP Home Ed. 2sp, Pent.[r] 4, 512 RAM

I have a sporatic voice (audio) which says "what do you want for Christmas?" and also sounds of a squeeking hinge of a door opening and closing. Ran Ad-aware,spybot,AVG trying to locate the source but can't find to delete. Please help! Very annoying! Thanks

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February 18, 2006 at 10:46:47

Do you have any "friends" that have access to your computer, that may have installed this little bug for you? Any chance that it came with a unscanned attachment from a "friend"?

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February 18, 2006 at 11:20:29

Symantec lists a "joke" problem, and NAV will detect it. The informattion is listed here; http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/joke.noise.html

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February 18, 2006 at 14:14:34

Have you run Symantec's on-line virus scan yet?

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February 18, 2006 at 15:24:31

Response 1: Probably did get it from a friend unknowingly and AVG didn't pick it up.
Response 2 and 3 : No, I haven't tried that yet but will now. thanks!

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February 19, 2006 at 04:32:23

Ran Symantec and it didn't detect it. any new suggestions?

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February 19, 2006 at 08:29:10

I doubt if they will be listed, but maybe it is really from a friend that just wants to be funny and not cause you to much work. Check in add/remove programs for a program called joke or other strange program name. Then try the steps at this website,

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February 19, 2006 at 10:58:41

Have you tried using the task manager to identify what the sounds programs are called? You could then search and delete them?

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