Hi to everyone at TechSpot. I have a Packard Bell - iMedia 1414 PC. The specs of it are as follows: Microsoft XP Pro - Service - Pack 2 AMD Sempron(tm) 3000+ - Running at Stock (2.0ghz) 512mb PC3200 - Windows reporting 448mb Onboard VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP graphics Onbaord Realtek AC'97 Audio Running avast! anti-virus software, up to date. Do regular scans for spyware with Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE Personal And occasional CCleaner "cleans" Being a low spec computer no gaming is done and is only used lighly for MSN Messenger, Internet (Firefox) and Music Listening(WMP). Not long ago I had big problems with stability and cudn't find a way to fix it without starting again so I did. I previoulsy had Windows XP Home, but have now updated to Pro version. Before I installed the clean version of Pro, i put in a Creative Live 4.1 sound card (old-ish). After a few days a beeping noise started when using the computer. No experiences of crashing or bad stability have come up since installing xp pro unlike Home. This beeping noise isnt a steady 1 long 2 short as i can tell, and sometimes go High-low-high-low kind of beeping for some time. I have recently taken out the creative, uninstalled drivers and used the onboard sound but the beeping is still there. The beeps are coming out of the system speaker but i cant find where to unplug it as it isnt the same as a self build computer(cable are in one big block (power led, power switch etc) Sometimes the beeping stops for some time but at other times the beeps are nearly continuous. Can anyone tell me if they have had this happen to them or any thing that could be casuing it to beep annoyingly? Would appreciate any help or ideas given. Thank you, Phil.