Re: chirping computer

Discussion in 'Computing' started by steam3801, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. steam3801

    steam3801 Guest

    On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:25:26 +1000, "blank" <> - in a
    blinding flash of brilliance - wrote:

    >Hi folks, my computer has started chirping every 30 second or so when it
    >is unused for more than about 3 hours it even does it when it has the
    >power turned off at the wall
    >what the hell is going on?
    >


    Have you changed the batteries in your smoke detector(s)?
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    steam3801
    God hates homos .... but he likes tabouli.
     
    steam3801, Apr 24, 2008
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  2. On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:07:03 +1000, steam3801 <>
    wrote:

    >Have you changed the batteries in your smoke detector(s)?


    They don't chirp continually.....
     
    David Springthorpe, Apr 24, 2008
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  3. steam3801

    steam3801 Guest

    On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:13:39 +1000, Josh <> - in a
    blinding flash of brilliance - wrote:

    >On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:07:03 +1000, steam3801
    ><> wrote:
    >
    >>On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:25:26 +1000, "blank" <> - in a
    >>blinding flash of brilliance - wrote:
    >>
    >>>Hi folks, my computer has started chirping every 30 second or so when it
    >>>is unused for more than about 3 hours it even does it when it has the
    >>>power turned off at the wall
    >>>what the hell is going on?
    >>>

    >>
    >>Have you changed the batteries in your smoke detector(s)?

    >
    >Not such a dumb suggestion. I have several smoke detectors, and one in
    >particular emits a short chirp every 30 seconds or so when the battery
    >is low. And it's not consistent. It happens on and off for some days,
    >usually for an hour or two in the early morning.


    I agree - and quite often, because it's an infrequent short chirp,
    it's sometime very difficult to detrmine the source or direction.
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    steam3801
    God hates homos .... but he likes tabouli.
     
    steam3801, Apr 24, 2008
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  4. steam3801

    Rod Speed Guest

    steam3801 <> wrote:
    > On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 11:13:39 +1000, Josh <> - in a
    > blinding flash of brilliance - wrote:
    >
    >> On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:07:03 +1000, steam3801
    >> <> wrote:
    >>
    >>> On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 21:25:26 +1000, "blank" <> - in a
    >>> blinding flash of brilliance - wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Hi folks, my computer has started chirping every 30 second or so
    >>>> when it is unused for more than about 3 hours it even does it
    >>>> when it has the power turned off at the wall
    >>>> what the hell is going on?
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>> Have you changed the batteries in your smoke detector(s)?

    >>
    >> Not such a dumb suggestion. I have several smoke detectors, and one
    >> in particular emits a short chirp every 30 seconds or so when the
    >> battery is low. And it's not consistent. It happens on and off for
    >> some days, usually for an hour or two in the early morning.

    >
    > I agree - and quite often, because it's an infrequent short chirp,
    > it's sometime very difficult to detrmine the source or direction.


    In spades with smoke detectors that are in boxes and not installed on the ceiling |-)
     
    Rod Speed, Apr 24, 2008
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  5. steam3801

    . Guest

    On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 03:28:20 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:

    > In spades with smoke detectors that are in boxes and not installed on
    > the ceiling |-)


    Only an absolute dickhead like Rod Speed would install smoke detectors in
    their original boxes and not mount them on the ceiling.
     
    ., Apr 25, 2008
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  6. steam3801

    Pleae Guest

    "." <> wrote in message
    news:EXaQj.4756$...
    > On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 03:28:20 +1000, Rod Speed wrote:
    >
    >> In spades with smoke detectors that are in boxes and not installed on
    >> the ceiling |-)

    >
    > Only an absolute dickhead like Rod Speed would install smoke detectors in
    > their original boxes and not mount them on the ceiling.


    And a supreme dickhead like little dot has to chirp in with that comment.
     
    Pleae, Apr 25, 2008
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  7. On Fri, 25 Apr 2008 02:13:57 GMT "Pleae" <> wrote:

    > > Only an absolute dickhead like Rod Speed would install smoke
    > > detectors in their original boxes and not mount them on the
    > > ceiling.

    >
    > And a supreme dickhead like little dot has to chirp in with that
    > comment.



    Join the club, stupid.
     
    Polly the Parrot, Apr 25, 2008
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