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When I opened Firefox today, I got weird sounds, like PacMan, and an ambulance siren, and I am unable to find a way to stop the noises. Cox Communications was no help, but the agent stated that he had heard the same sound yesterday when opening the Google

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Issue

I have another kind of problem with Firefox

Description

When opening my firefox browser page, I get a sound like an ambulance siren, and sounds that a tech at Cox Communications id'ed as PacMan noise. The tech also stated that he heard the same noise on the Google browser page yesterday. Any suggestions/solutions?

http://www.coolpreviews.com/firefox/issues_cp_ff.php disable the Cooliris Previews extension, then get an fixed version of that extension from the Cooliris website http://www.coolpreviews.com/

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

today

User Agent

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729)

== Issue == I have another kind of problem with Firefox == Description == When opening my firefox browser page, I get a sound like an ambulance siren, and sounds that a tech at Cox Communications id'ed as PacMan noise. The tech also stated that he heard the same noise on the Google browser page yesterday. Any suggestions/solutions? <blockquote> [http://www.coolpreviews.com/firefox/issues_cp_ff.php] disable the Cooliris Previews extension, then get an fixed version of that extension from the Cooliris website http://www.coolpreviews.com/ </blockquote> == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == today == == User Agent == Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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I got the exact same problem, it's not some flash thing since it even pops-up on blank pages.

I got the exact same problem, it's not some flash thing since it even pops-up on blank pages.

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I had the same issue on Getsatisfaction.com What is going on? Version 3.6.3 on Ubuntu 9.04

I had the same issue on Getsatisfaction.com What is going on? Version 3.6.3 on Ubuntu 9.04

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Me too

Me too

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me too omg this is annoying hope someone finds out what this is soon

me too omg this is annoying hope someone finds out what this is soon

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this is driving me nuts

this is driving me nuts

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Google's celebrating PacMan's 30th anniversary, they have a fancy logo. With sound. Brilliant idea that was =/

Google's celebrating PacMan's 30th anniversary, they have a fancy logo. With sound. Brilliant idea that was =/

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The same problem on FF with Vista Home Basic... Even if I log on other sites the sound still goes on.

The same problem on FF with Vista Home Basic... Even if I log on other sites the sound still goes on.

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Wow notice how everyone started getting this problem at the same time?

Wow notice how everyone started getting this problem at the same time?

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I have the same problems!!!

Please stop this damn sound!!! XDD

I have removed Firefox and re-installed (sorry for english xD) but the problem is not vanished. :|

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I have the same problems!!! Please stop this damn sound!!! XDD I have removed Firefox and re-installed (sorry for english xD) but the problem is not vanished. :| -__-

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Same problem here! it's driving me insane! Please help!

Same problem here! it's driving me insane! Please help!

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Does Anyone know how to fix it?

Does Anyone know how to fix it?

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@ Rahid, I get the sounds even without Google. Although I have google search option in my task bar.

@ Rahid, I get the sounds even without Google. Although I have google search option in my task bar.

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Has anyone found the solution to this yet? so annoying!!!

Has anyone found the solution to this yet? so annoying!!!

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Same problem!!

Same problem!!

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Closing and re-opening FF doesn't seem to help. Closing and re-opening FF with a different home page (blackle.com had been my home page - changed it to bing.com) still doesn't help. What is FireFox doing that keeps playing this damn sound file???

Closing and re-opening FF doesn't seem to help. Closing and re-opening FF with a different home page (blackle.com had been my home page - changed it to bing.com) still doesn't help. What is FireFox doing that keeps playing this damn sound file???

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It's crazy, it's attack of the pacman!

It's crazy, it's attack of the pacman!

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same problem too even changing default home page and search case to non google won't help even after restarting even after clearing all browser history, coockies....

stupid celebration they should have tested this before releasing it

same problem too even changing default home page and search case to non google won't help even after restarting even after clearing all browser history, coockies.... stupid celebration they should have tested this before releasing it

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this is so annoying lol wtf. pacman noises arrgh

this is so annoying lol wtf. pacman noises arrgh

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so if it is really a google celebration, how do we stop it?

so if it is really a google celebration, how do we stop it?

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someone must have sneaked in some code for this...

someone must have sneaked in some code for this...