noises coming out of computer are annoying

I was told by tech expert that usb driver keeps on reinstalling itself over and over again

on windows 10 laptop
when computer plugged in to wall outlet is not touched for a long time
sleep?
screen saver?

I hear repeating noise around once a minute (maybe 2 minutes)
da da da
noise stops when there is no usb plugged in
or when computer screen is on after I press any key

so I always need turn off sound
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rgb192Asked:
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
I am not sure but i think you have some kind of malfunctioning....it seems that one of your usb devices gets plugged/unplugged constantly...do you have microsd card inserted ?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
As above and in addition is Outlook running in the background and picking up email?

My Windows 10 machines are always running, Outlook is set not collect email and the machines are silent (sound not turned off).
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Olgierd UngehojerSenior Network AdministratorCommented:
Check your harddrive if you drivers are corrupt.
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Andrew LeniartFreelance Journalist & IT ConsultantCommented:
I've seen this same problem happen with a desktop. If you are using USB speakers, try a different USB port or use the laptops internal speakers for a day or two to see if that cures the problem. Also, test after removing all USB devices. If the problem recurs with no USB devices in use you could be facing the same problem as I found.

On the desktop I found this happening with, (Windows XP at the time) the issue was determined to be a dry solder joint. I figured that as the board became hotter and hotter the solder joint would break and re-establish on its own. Unsoldering USB related connections on the mainboard and then re-soldering them back again cured the problem. Don't know if I would be game to try that on a compact board like laptops use, but it's another possibility for you.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Replace your Mouse with another USB mouse and check if it helps.
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nobusCommented:
you can open device manager - then you can see if anything disappears, or gets added
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
You can change System Sounds to None instead of turning off all Sound
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rgb192Author Commented:
....it seems that one of your usb devices gets plugged/unplugged constantly...do you have microsd card inserted ?
mouse usb
keyboard usb

As above and in addition is Outlook running in the background and picking up email?
thunderbird

Check your harddrive if you drivers are corrupt.
which drivers
how
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I suggest updating BIOS, Chipset, Video and Audio. Do these and test and then please let us know
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rgb192Author Commented:
you can open device manager - then you can see if anything disappears, or gets added
I need to use mouse so I dont want to disable

Replace your Mouse with another USB mouse and check if it helps.
I want to fix computer first

You can change System Sounds to None instead of turning off all Sound
muting sound would be a temporary fix

try a different USB port
solder
I tried different usb slots. I dont want to burn computer.
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Andrew LeniartFreelance Journalist & IT ConsultantCommented:
rgb192,

I want to fix computer first

But you may be trying to fix what isn't broken. Try another USB mouse and check if it helps as Ramin suggested. Burying your head in the sand won't help if a faulty mouse turns out to be the issue :)

muting sound would be a temporary fix

Yep, exactly.

I dont want to burn computer.

If you have a physical hardware fault and are not comfortable with diagnosing such problems yourself, then you can try software solutions until the cows come home and you still won't get anywhere until that fault is repaired. Sometimes you just need to accept that a problem is beyond your own capabilities and seek professional help. I suspect you may be at that point now.
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nobusCommented:
did you try my suggestion to open device manager?  any results?
also - i suggest to disconnect all usb devices, except keyboard and mouse to test
disconnect also all external devices (many printers have usb and other ports) to test
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