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For long time now I hear strange sound right after loading any saved game - it wasn't like this from the beginning but can't remember when it started.

Can't really describe it, so I recorded it - you can hear it here.

My best guess is that some sort of item is responsible for this but no clue what it might be. Anyone faced this and found out more?

Note: the sound is not triggering after fast travel, only after loading.

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Not something I am sure of so wont post an answer, but it could be a flamed weapon being put into the characters hand or on their back or what not. – James Jan 10 '12 at 20:55
Thanks James but my equipped weapon is ordinary Dwarven Battleaxe, nothing magical and so it my follower's weapon. – Shadow Wizard Jan 10 '12 at 22:11
sounds like a spell effect of some kind, is your follower a caster of spells by any chance? – l I Jan 10 '12 at 22:35
+1 for either weapon or equipped spell, for you or your follower. Did you try leaving all of your stuff in a chest, not equipping any magic, and then doing a fast travel? – Cristol.GdM Jan 11 '12 at 2:18
@yx. my follower is Lydia, no caster and no spells.. though when you mention it I do have enchanted gauntlets. I'll try to follow Mikalichov advice and see what happens. – Shadow Wizard Jan 11 '12 at 8:01
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Issue solved with the help of comments on my question.

First, I tried to drop all my items - save, load and.. still same strange sound.

Second - done the same with my follower. No luck.

Next I tried to dismiss my follower (she did have some default stuff I couldn't take) - no cigar.

Then I just unfavorited and unequipped all my spells (and powers) and lo and behold - the sound was finally gone when loading!

As I have over 20 I didn't have the time (and patience) to favorite/equip them one by one until finding what exactly caused the effect so if anyone is up to the task of researching this any further I'll give my eternal gratitude. :)

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