Computer plays radio stations by itself

I have an HP computer running Vista.  A few weeks ago it started playing multiple radio stations over the speakers.   Nothing is open to play these radio stations.   It happens at random.   I have run multiple malware cleaners, Malwarebytes, Combofix Hitman Pro.  Nothing works.  I have also changed the speakers.   Any ideas what is causing this and how I can stop this?
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Haresh NikumbhConnect With a Mentor Sr. Tech leadCommented:
check if your IE has any tool bar which link radio station, try to disable unwanted toolbar.. and verify
käµfm³d 👽Commented:
Did you buy the computer used? And did the previous owner die of questionable circumstances?

(I'm totally kidding  :-P)
Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
looks like computer is infected with "Ghost" no antighost program is created ;)

just kidding dont mind
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syssolutAuthor Commented:
No, there is no toolbar with any radio stations attached.   I shut down all toolbars and it did not stop.
Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
Okay can you send me screenshot of task manager, where processes are running
sample screenshot attached

sort with memory used

comfortjeaniusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I guess you can make sure there is no schedule task running in the background
hit the windows key and type in the search bar sch. You will see the task scheduler and click on it and make sure that a specific program is not running.  This might help not sure.
bright12Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Did you installed some kind of program just before this happen? It can be that you have forgot to uncheck some kind of option during the installation.
Haresh NikumbhSr. Tech leadCommented:
you are not first person who has face this issue...

please refer below link many user reported this issue on the technet site.. its looks like some virus is there which is creating problem

Malwarebyte.. noton.. or other antivirus unable to detect that

refer below link to clean your system
nobusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
it can come from a poor grounding also -  so check that first
you can also try to update the sound driver
are several stations playing at once, or always a different one?
David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
If it is a local AM radio station then you have a bad connection in your audio path that is acting like a rectifier and then being amplified by your speakers.
Danny ChildConnect With a Mentor IT ManagerCommented:
You've got Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) -
Shorten all the speaker cables - either cut them to length, or coil and use a ferrite core.


Your computer and computer speakers are acting like a crystal radio set from the early days of radio. The wires going from the computer to the speakers are the antennas and they deliver radio signals to the electronics circuitry for detection and amplification. Usually this arrangement will "hear" any strong radio signal that happens to be in the neighborhood. If you live near an AM broadcast transmitter station you will hear that station coming through the speakers. In your case you can understand the detected signal because it is AM, but it can also be a signal that comes through as gibberish like a television signal or a CB single side band signal which often sounds like Donald Duck.

A possible solution is to locate the speakers close to the computer and to coil up any of the unneeded cable including the power cable going to the speaker amplifier. If that doesn't work then wind the unused cable on a ferrite core available at Radio Shack. The concept is to make the "antenna" really short so it picks up less signal. It will pick up some signal but you want it to be as small as possible.
how is it going, syssolut?
syssolutAuthor Commented:
Thanks for suggestions.   Installed Windows 7 and issue is gone.
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