Sounds from unknown application

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by Macke1000, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Macke1000 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hi,

    My Imac (OSX 10.6.4) has started to make funny sounds which I don't have a clue where it comes from, probaply an application. I closed all apps without finder but it is still there. It sounds like a digital voice saying five words I can't recognice. I comes in an irregulary fashion appx 1 time an hour so it's quite hard to catch.

    Any clues of what it is or how to catch it?

    //Martin
     
  2. jackerin macrumors 6502a

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    #2
    Have a look at the Activity Monitor, you can order the processes by processor activity and see which process is active when you hear the sounds.
     
  3. Macke1000 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks, I found it.
    It was the speechsynthesisserver.
     

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