1.    01 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    Tones When Pressing Keys


    Intermittently, when I press some keys on the keyboard, I would hear a triple-tone from Windows 10. Nothing would happen, but the three tones have progressively lower pitch, immediately followed by a four-tone signal, which have progressively higher pitch. This is the same signal that Windows makes when one unplugs an USB device and plugs it back in.

    I cannot figure out which keys trigger this reaction. I know for a fact that arrow keys do it, but I think the enter key does it also, or even the space bar.

    This only happens on my son's computer (desktop, home-built). There's no adverse effect on the performance of the computer, but it's a mystery why it happens and what the computer is actually doing.

    Can anyone help me solve this mystery?
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  2.    01 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Thread Starter

    Perhaps the keypress is just coincidental? But I have never heard this when no one is touching the keyboard.
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  3.    01 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
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    Mac OS Sierra

    You actually got the special version of Windows 10, that sings to you. Did not know that you were special, did you. Nah, just pulling your leg. Toggle Keys Tone - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  4.    01 Sep 2015 #4
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    Thanks. I'll give that a try.
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  5.    02 Sep 2015 #5
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    Thread Starter

    Nope, the toggle key tone is already set to off.

    Still a mystery.
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