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noise coming from cpu

Question: noise coming from cpu

I am hearing a loud constant noise
coming from the cpu.(sounds like a flatline
on heart monitor)....causing computer
to run extremly slow. not to mention i am
giong to smash it if i can't make it go away.

Any and all your help will get you on my
X-mas list.

Thank You,

Sandy

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hi, i just installed the enermax 500w liberty, plus got 2 new rounded ide cables...and a x1950pro.

did a bitta wire management etc etc whilst installing the power supply. got everything plugged in. turned on my pc, and there seems to be a whining noise. eveyrhting works fine, i can boot into windows, browse the internet, but a shrill whining noise keeps going on. (its also uneven...doesnt sound like the mobo. its like..shrill up and down.)

any ideas on whats wrong? tnx

edit. not sure where its coming from...it does seem louder near the powersupply, but i cant really pinpoint it.

Answer:noise coming from pc

gfx card fan?

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Hi

I am having probles with this high , sort of vibration noise coming from the box.

Sometimes when I boot the pc it will start straight away (the hard disk light is not on then).

Other times I will leave the PC on at night after hitting the sleep button. It will later wake me up with the noise (again the hard disklight is not on).

I can usually get the noise to stop by (I know this is terrible) by slapping the box.

I have another problem which I don't know if it is related. Often lately the pc will just shut down as if I had turned it of by hitting the " turn of computer" button. Other times i will put a dvd or cd in it and it turns off.

About 2 months ago i had a new power box put in and more ram. This noise though has been a problem well before that though only now is it getting considerably worse.

Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:Noise coming from pc box

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Even when I have nothing playing on my computer, I get a 'bzzzzzz' sound from my speakers ... i llistened closely and found out that it sounds more like my cd in the cd rom drive speeding up...
how can the speakers amp that sound? and how do i get rid of it ?
 

Answer:Noise! where is it coming from?

I get the same thing from time to time too...

go to Start - all programs - Accessories - Entertainment - Volume Control

once the volume control is open go to Options - Advanced Controls to show all of the sliders

Try Muting different items till all or most of the noise is gone. Video Volume seems to be a culprit on mine
 

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I need to do a little setup to explain the situation with this computer in hopes this helps diagnose the problem.

We have a PC here at work that makes an odd noise at start up. It is a HP dx2250. It's an odd clicking noise. It makes a few clicks, pauses, and makes a couple of more clicks. It boots up fine.

This PC has been weird since we got it. We have several others just like it. After having it about a year, the hard drive in it died. It made an awful noise. I was able to recover some files from it, but it was a pain.

I get a new hard drive for it, runs fine for a while. Something starts making that clicking noise. It still runs fine for a while and then starts running slower. Thinking it's the hard drive, I get another new one (different brand) and load Windows onto it. It immediately starts making that clicking noise again. That hard drive eventually dies.

I still have the second hard drive from it and put it into one of the other computers just like it. It does not make that noise. When I put it back in the original machine, it starts making that noise.

I thought it was something else making that noise. But I keep listening closely to where the sound is coming from and it sounds like the hard drive. If it is the hard drive, what is causing every hard drive to do this? If the noise is not from the hard drive, where else could it be coming from?
 

Answer:Odd noise coming from PC

check out these sounds
http://datacent.com/hard_drive_sounds.php
 

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I was using my PC and all of the sudden it started making a loud almost rattling sound. I shut it off, waited a little and restarted it. It went away for a few minutes and then came back. I opened up the case to see if I could find where the noise was coming from and it seemed to be coming from one of the fans. I unplugged the power to that fan and now it is quiet again.

Do fans go bad? Is there a fix for this or do I just need to get a new fan?
 

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About a couple times a month, a VERY loud recording of a cat fight plays from my computer for about 2 seconds. It is so real that my real cats flip out and take off!

I have no idea what program is generating it! Any ideas??
 

Answer:Where is this cat SCREAMING noise coming from???

Have you read the Major Geeks Malware Removal Guide? That would be my first idea, you should also take a look at what's in the task scheduler. If it only happens twice a month, there's a good chance that it's a scheduled occurrence. Also check your processes that are running right when you hear it (if possible).
 

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A strange whirling noise is coming out of my tower, I think its the fan, is it about to die or should I just bang the side?!Any ideas/help much appreciated.

Answer:Funny noise coming from ?fan

NO don't bang it!Have you tried giving it a clean as it's amazing the amount of dust and dirt that accumulates.

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I have a Y450 with a noise like a small scratching sound coming from the back left side .  Not a constant  even sound like a fan but more of  a random scratching sound. This is my first Lenovo product, was wondering if this is a common problem. Couldn't be the hard drive, laptop is only a month old.

Answer:Noise coming from Y450

Guess I'm facing a similar kind of issue. May I know what step did you take to resolve it ?

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My PC sits there with a clicking noise coming from a red L.E.D (motherboard power to board light) just continues to click.. (with light flashing on and off clicking away) The clicking will sometimes start while already in windows. Powering down then pushing in the keyboard connection and all ide ribbons fixes it for a while. Will almost alway boot normal after this. Problem has been going on for a few days now.

Once the PC is all booted up everything runs fine for a while. Not sure where to start troble shooting this. Did switch from Zone Alarm to Outpost firewall recently.
 

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When I charge my laptop, a persistent noise is produced from the ac adapter. Also, when i charge it, a noise is coming through my headset on my xbox 360. The noise is very annoying and i would appreciate any help that i can get.
My internet on my xbox also goes off when i charge my laptop.

Answer:Noise coming from AC Adapter

These days it's quite unusual for an AC adaptor to make noise. Or to cause interferrance in other devices. Sounds like a component is failing. If it's still in warranty, request a replacement adaptor.

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Hi,I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me here.I have a PC desktop used as a web-server in the office. It was working fine til recently one day when i came to the office early in the morning, i heard a noise coming from the desktop box. The noise, if i can describe, is like the sound of siren in times of emergency. It's not beeping. Honestly, this is my first time i heard the noise like that. Not sure what caused it to trigger that noise and happy if anyone encountered this problem before, might be able to share it with me. BTW, the system is AMD Athlon(TM)XP, 1.61 Ghz, 256M RAM, windows XP Pro.Thank you very much in advance

Answer:Strange noise coming from my PC

Seems like it may be fan related, take the covers off and see if you can pin-point the noise, could be a wire or cable has moved and is touching fan blades

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I was just wondering if this is normal or other people are sharing the same problem as me. I just received my laptop a week ago and it is what I call close to perfection. The problem that I have is that everytime I set the battery to 'maximum performance' I hear this sound coming out of the laptop. At first I thought it was from the speakers because its very close to the same sound you hear when your headphone is attached to the computer at loud volume while your CPU is processing. When I change the battery usage settings, the sound goes away. This sound is very annoying as it is loud enough for me to notice. its very high pitch at a low frequency sound. any solutions?? should i worry about this?? could it be some kind of problem that will screw me over in a year or two.  

Answer:Noise coming from my R400

Hi n4d3r,It is the intel processor that is whining, very common on recent laptops:- http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=intel+processor+whine&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8I think there is no need to worry as long as your R400 works fun.Hope it helps. 





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Title says it all. I am not very familiar with Computers, but I know my stuff.

I have an ASUS P5Q-E Motherboard, and an Intel Q9950 processor. I also have the Antec Twelve Hundred gaming case, with a Zalman cooler on top of all that.

I smack the side of the behind the cover, and sometimes it will go away, but that's horrible for the machine. It is not the cooler, because I have tried moving it while the PC was running, and no problem. I smack the top of the fan on the top, the muffles, and comes back. It is not the Hardrive, or any External fans, because the noise is coming from the top, back right corner of the PC. I turn the speed of the fan on the top down, there is no change of sound, and there are no wires interfering with the fans.

Any help would be appreciated.

--Icedgreece.
 

Answer:Grinding Noise coming from the CPU, or top fan.

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I was just taking apart my desktop and cleaning it up/blowing off the dust using a pressurized air gun (not too pressurized), and now that I have the nuts and screws back on, I plugged it in and the loudest noise began to come from the cooling fan.

It sounds as if theres something hitting the fan as it turns, this only happens on start-up for about 5 seconds as the fan blows at full speed. I did a visual inspection and there was nothing close to the fan, all wires were tucked away. What should I do?

Answer:Loud noise coming from fan

It's possible that when you blew compressed air through the cooling fan, some grit/debris inadvertently got into the fan motor pinion. It should eventually work itself out, but if it's stubborn then try blowing more compressed air. You might also want to check if there's a lubrication port somewhere on it (some of these fans are completely maintenance free, but some can be lubricated).

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I've got a strange noise coming from my pc not sure where tho'.The noise happens every ten minutes without fail(I've timed it).It's not the noise you get when the HDD is working and the light doesnt flicker either.It can happen weather I'm working on it or when it is idle.I've ran s.m.a.r.t on the HDD and everything comes back ok.Has anyone got any ideas as to what It might be please?

Answer:funny noise coming from my PC

Try opening the case, and find where it comes from.I had a similar problem a while back it turned out to be the CPU cooling fan which was replaced now it runs fine.

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I suffered from a BSOD 4 or so days ago and decided to clean out my computer. After turning it back on i haven't experienced a BSOD since but i noticed this annoying semi-loud sound coming from my computer, i can not tell exactly where it is coming from but it's sort of a high-ish pitch ringing that is 100% constant it never varies or skips or anything. It may be that i just never noticed it before until now but i'm starting to worry. I have watched multiple videos of "coil whine" and it just doesn't sound like that, coil whine seems to not be 100% constant and is MUCH, MUCH more high pitch than the sound i am hearing. I'd appreciate any help. If i had to guess i'd say it seems to be aimed more towards the CPU area.
 

Answer:Weird noise coming from PC

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Good Morning everybodyThe works computer will not boot up and makes a beeping noise it is running windows 98.This had not been switched on for a few weeks and on friday it just started making the noise and won't boot up, the green light which i assume is just the power stays lit, and the orange light is flashing, baring in mind i can't really answer many questions untill i go back in work tomorrow i am just hoping for any suggestions so i can get it up and running.I actually work on a golfcourse and this p.c controls the watering system so it is very important i get it sorted.Thanks in advance

Answer:Beeping noise coming from p.c

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for the last couple of weeks! no matter what i do. i hear this clicking in the back round! some times 2 clicks? some times 6 ! what can i do about it! it sounds like some thing in my desk top pc is running down! then it does it again!

Answer:ckicking noise coming from my desk top!

Where does it sound like it comes from? Can be loose wire inside hitting on a fan or it could be a hard drive failure. How is the computer running overall any issues other than the noise? I would take the the cover off the unit and try and determine where the noise is coming from. If it is the hard drive, I would stop using the system and focus on getting the stuff onto a new hard drive.

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Hello! Any help is apreicated greatly!

While running GPU-Demanding games (In my examples, I was testing with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition with graphical settings set on High) I get a noise that I am worried is a bad sign, and even if it is harmless, I'd like it fix since it still worries me. I will include 3 files; my PC specs, as full and detailed as I could get them, and two samples of the sound which I recorded.

I will glady provide any additional information, although I tried to provide all that would be needed already. I'm also following this thread via email, and I will respond fervently. Thanks again for anyone who is willing to help.

PS. I did research before-hand and I have heard about 'Coil Whine' but I do not think it is coil whine since my sound is not high pitched, as coil whine is described to be.

Files:
PC Specs: http://www.mediafire.com/file/pme34t07v86di2f/PC_Specs_8-5-17.txt
Sound Sample 1: http://www.mediafire.com/file/0yd811umrimo77h/sample_of_sound_#1.mp3
Sound Sample 2: http://www.mediafire.com/file/4zr99x7w41gqx79/sample_of_sound_#2.mp3
 

Answer:Unsettling noise coming from GPU when in use by a game.

run this please and copy the information in the box and then paste to reply
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
Please be aware that I and many others on this site do not open media fire links or any other links of that nature from someone I do not know
I hope you understand
 

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I have a new PC connected to my existing speakers, viaaudio jack at rear (on mobo), and regularly hear gentle hissing. I hear noisy static, and an intermittent whine that changes pitch depending on what's going on in the PC.
This did not happen with previous PC
How do I prevent this?
 

Answer:Noise from mobo coming thru speakers

This can happen when components aren't adequately shielded, or emit too much RF noise. Unfortunately, there's nothing you can do about it.
 

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I have a new PC connected to my existing speakers, viaaudio jack at rear (on mobo), and regularly hear gentle hissing. I hear noisy static, and an intermittent whine that changes pitch depending on what's going on in the PC.
This did not happen with previous PC
How do I prevent this?

Answer:Noise from mobo coming thru speakers

Buy a sound card and you won't get all the interference from the other components on the board.

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after installing a podcast creator now it wont stop i've tried restarting, looking for processes which might be it but uit doesnt stop i canbt figure out why any help would be great!

Answer:noise through microphone coming through speakers..

Hi, a bit more info might ellicit more replies - like what OS are you using for starters?Cheers

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My laptop makes a loud intermittent whirring noise, when opened up the noise seems to originate from the ssd area (bottom right of the key board). The fan noise is also extremely loud - there are currently no BIOS updates available, 'fan always on' has been disabled and the power save battery option has been selected with no effect on overall noise. There is also no dust within or around the fan. Any advice on how I can quieten my laptop? My sister has the same laptop and that is silent.

Answer:Whirring noise coming from laptop

Clean it. Search YouTube for videos showing how to do it

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I need some help from someone. I need to know what this noise could be that is coming from the tower. It sounds like it's coming from the front. I noticed it yesterday. I was taking a nap when I was woke up by this clicking noise. I saw that it was coming from the inside of my tower. I also saw that my computer was froze. I turned off the computer for a while, then later I got back on it to check e-mail. I left my computer for a few minutes to see that it started making the same noise again. It was once again froze. I turned my computer off. I was gone a while. I came back home and my friend played a game for a while and then I returned to my computer to talk to a friend, while we were chatting, the noise began again. My computer was freezing a bit. It was late, I called it a night. I've barely had my computer on today so it hasn't done it. I was wondering what might be the problem. Thanks to anyone that can help.
 

Answer:Funny noise coming from tower

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Hello,
I just had this xps 8900 for about 6 days and tonight it seems to be making a buzzing noise coming from inside the desktop but I'm not sure where. I am wondering if anyone else has had this issue and know some sort of solution on how to fix it. To me it sounds like it is coming from the graphics card.
Thank You
-James 

Answer:Buzzing Noise coming from XPS 8900

on my XPS 8700, I had an odd squeal/high pitched (not really a whine as in TV or display whine) but almost a mechanical noise. I traced it to the WiFi card, and disabled it and bluetooth and it is gone.
Had the same noise on two different systems.
both are wired network and don't need BT so the device is disabled.

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Desktop would not turn on when pressing the power button.  Tried a few times and then could hear the fan running very loudly, but still nothing.   Unplugged all cords and took offside panel, cleaned out with compressed air.  Placed side panel back on, pressed power button for 30 secs.  I now can hear it come on very quietly almost like a whisper now that it's cleaned out.  I can see green light on (assuming PSU light) inside case through vent.  Front of PC still doesn't illuminate when power is pressed.

Answer:Hear fan noise but computer not coming on

@MsZee Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Sorry, but we are not HP Tech Support; instead, this is just a community self-help forum staffed by vounteers. We have no way of diagnosing or repairing your PC from here. All we can do is provide links to troubleshooting steps that HP has written, and links to HP drivers.Here are some troubleshooting steps you can try:  http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=NoPowerorBootIssues.net&section=ccweb&as=true&SFS=tdocIf those links don't diagnose or fix the problem, and your PC is still under the original HP one-year warranty, you should contact HP Customer Support directly to have them put you in touch with HP Technical Support to see what they can do about troubleshooting and repairing your machine remotely.If your PC is no longer under the original warranty, you can still contact HP Customer Support, but they will charge you a fee to put you in touch with HP Technical Support.If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.htmlNOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to some one -- it can take a while!If you have trouble finding a phone number, then try: 1 (800) 474-6836If you don't wish to pay to talk to HP Technical Support, your only recourse is to take the PC int... Read more

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My friend has a two year old computer - good spec. An alarm sound has started going off a few minutes into being switched on and is getting more frequent. Someone said the fan may be the cause of the trouble and the motherboard may be overheating, so we opened the computer up. The fan was spinning round and there was only a little dust, which we cleaned with a can of air. Now we are not sure what to do. My friend turns the computer off as soon as he hears the sound incase the computer gets damaged. Any idea's what could be the cause??? what should we do???
 

Answer:Alarm noise coming from computer

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I installed a TeamSpeak program to chat in my on-line gaming and now I have sounds coming out of my speakers. If I open a program or move my mouse around I get a scratchy noise. I saw that the TS program had issues with windows XP so I unistalled the program, but need to fix the sound driver problem.
 

Answer:Scratchy Noise coming from Speakers

Try finding, and reinstalling your sound driver.
 

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i guess you call it the tower, the big box that holds my drives (you can tell i'm not too pc inclined, dont know much about hardware)
anyway, i noticed it about a week ago, it did it for a while, then nothing untill tonight. every minute or so, i hear a click-click.

actually the sound it makes is more of a "doon chick"
is this bad? i hope i dont have something fixing to die on me. this pc has been used by my folks for a while before they got a new one and i bought this one, its maybe 2 years old. it does get used daily, mostly for recording guitar tracks and some internet surfing.

any ideas?

thanks for any and all help, i do appreciate any responses
 

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Hello. I have been investigating speaker problems for my Y510 and I do have the imbalance problem noted in other threads, but I also have a problem that no one else seems to have, or has shared.When I play music, the right front speaker (closer to me) makes a vibrating or raspy noise similar to when you play music very loudly out of normal speakers. It occurs when the music is loud or deep and is most noticeable at the third volume level or higher. The first volume level seems to be unaffected by the problem, and only at certain times at the second volume level does a faint vibration noise occur. (I will note that I am playing music in Windows Media Player with the media player volume at 100%.)I'm inclined to think this is a problem of physics: the sound waves are causing something in my computer to rattle around. I just want to know if other people have experienced this, or if I should send in my computer to be looked at.Thanks.

Answer:Vibration Noise Coming from Speakers

Hi thegreenmnmgurl.I have the same problem as you. Specially with some frequencies. I think it's the keyboard that vibrates. If I lightly put my hand touching the right side keys (Enter, Backspace, Shift, etc) the vibration stops. Even at higher volumes.So I think some keys enter in resonance and vibrate. No easy solution as keyboard physics should be changed.By the way, I also have that unbalance on the sound image.I think Lenovo did a terrible job with the sound system. The sound is one of the features they advertise most. And it seems they haven't even care to listen some music or movies before starting the manufacturing phase. And Dolby Lab should have tested this before endorsing.Cheers,BrunoB.

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my video card(eVGA 01G-P2-N592-AX Geforce 7950GX2) is making a wierd noise. i know it sound kind of hard to do it but it is. the noise is really only audible when i am playing a video game like hitman: blood money or quake 4. The exact sound of the noise is hard to describe but it kinda sounds like a ticking noise, almost. to make sure that it is my video card i removed the speaker from my computer and the noise continued. I removed the power cable from my video card and, the noise stopped but now the fans on it are spinning much faster and it is really loud and the performance level of the card is much lower. i played with my bios settings to see if it was something like that but it wasnt. not sure what could cause this but if any one could help me out that would be great.
 

Answer:noise coming from video card

make sure the hardware is tight in the slot.
 

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I got this computer the other day (http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?p=2961774), and its been fine so far. I've just started to notice a strange squeaking noise though, it seems to be coming from around the PSU area.

The real major problem is that I can't open up my case. This is because its under a one year warranty that I'd prefer to keep. So I can't open it, the computer shop can't open it, no one can, unless I'll lose my warranty.

The sound mainly occurs after playing Half Life 2, and then it only goes away after I turn off my computer for an hour or so. When I go into iTunes and hold down my mouse button on a scroll bar, the sound stops until I release the scroll bar.

Basically I'm just asking if its anything to worry about, what could it be, etc? If anyone has any ideas of questions please reply Thanks.
 

Answer:'Squeaking noise' coming from computer

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I just reformatted and reinstalled windows, totally updated all my drivers and everything is like it was before -- no change in hardware configuration either, but now I notice a buzzing/scratchy noise coming from my speakers all of the time.

Under inspection of the volume board, I see that under Realtek Audio output, the entry "Front" is the one controlling this sound, when I lower the volume the sound goes away. However, all other sound is lowered too.

I don't know what this problem could be since I never have experienced it before and I did not do any hardware changes that could have resulted in any kind of wiring issues.
 

Answer:Constant 'dry noise' coming from speakers?

The dry noise is like a static sound in the background? Only thing I can think of, besides the obvious loose plug is check the levels in Windows, maybe they were increased too high. I know increasing the tones via software can cause a lot of sound problems like static and clipping.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 14.  Lately whenever I open a browser IE or Chrome...and have something that requires audio, such as youtube for example or a video on FB etc...and I click play the left speaker on the laptop starts to emit a static white noise of sound.  This occurs only on the left speaker and occurs even if I mute the volume.  
Any suggestions on what may be causing this and how I can fix?

Thanks in advance....

Answer:White Noise coming from speaker

Hello. If you plug in headphones, do you hear the noise in the left earpiece too? Do you get the noise if you play some audio from your hard drive, or only with internet audio?
You could try updating/down-dating your audio driver and/or BIOS. If you need links please supply the full model name of the laptop and its operating system.
If you don't hear the noise in headphones then probably a bad speaker.

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Hello all,

When I start up GTA IV (purchased through Steam) on my PC, there is a high-pitched whining noise coming from my PC. I've tried to open up the side panel while this is occurring to try and narrow down where this noise may be coming from. I'm still not a 100% sure, but my best guess at the moment is my GPU. I've tried cranking down the Graphics but that doesn't change the noise at all. And the second I switch back to my desktop (even if the game is still running) the noise goes away.

I ran FurMark in bench marking mode to stress-test the GPU. The noise isn't quite the same during that test, but it is close. The only difference is, during that test, the pitch of the noise changes going up and down every few seconds. When I play GTA IV, the noise is present while the game is loading and for the first minute or so while playing. It appears to go away after that point and may return occasionally after that.

Does anyone have any idea what this noise is and how I can stop it? I've done some research online and a few people have mentioned coil-whining. Could this be the cause? I'd sure appreciate any help on this one.

EDIT: I should also mention, this is a problem that has arisen over the last 2 or 3 days. I don't recall hearing this noise when I first installed GTA IV and tried it out (probably 3-4 weeks ago).

Here are my system specs:

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 ... Read more

Answer:Strange noise coming from PC when I play GTX IV

What have you changed in the last few days? How old is your PSU?

I have that happen to me all the time when I load up certain games. Mine is the GPU's spinning up to handle the game. No biggie (to me that is) as it's not going to hurt your GPU as long as the fans kick on when a load is put on it. I also have a fan controller, so I can push extra air around my cards when I'm playing as well.

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Low intensity static noise coming from the laptop most of the time. Can only be heard when there is almost pin drop silence

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I just reformatted and reinstalled windows, totally updated all my drivers and everything is like it was before -- no change in hardware configuration either, but now I notice a buzzing/scratchy noise coming from my speakers all of the time.

Under inspection of the volume board, I see that under Realtek Audio output, the entry "Front" is the one controlling this sound, when I lower the volume the sound goes away. However, all other sound is lowered too.

I don't know what this problem could be since I never have experienced it before and I did not do any hardware changes that could have resulted in any kind of wiring issues.
 

Answer:Constant 'dry noise' coming from speakers?

Try getting the latest driver from the manufacturer of the sound card, or if its onboard sound, from the motherboard makers website.
 

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I noticed twice a strange noise coming out of my Satellite L40
About one or two seconds there was a sound that sounded a bit like the noise that you hear when you use a analog dial up modem and are trying to connect.

It came out of the blue and I am using a wireless ADSL connection.
The sound of my notebook was off.

Does anyone noticed the same thing or do you know what it could be?

Answer:Strange noise coming out of my Satellite L40

I have the same strange noise. It happens sometime like you said - out of the blue. It sounds like dial-up modem but I also have a feeling it sounds like a hard disk with a problem - something clicking for a second or two (it's a brand new notebook that I bought about 40 days ago and I don't do any heavy work on it - some typing, Internet browsing and such things.

I would also want to know what is it. Especially if it can harm my data some day...



PS Why this strange message for registered users?
"Please note, your reply will need to be approved by a moderator before it is posted in the forum."

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I've been having a strange issue lately with my main computer's motherboard. The board is a chaintech vnf4/ultra, which I've had approximately a year and a half. I've recently been trying out the beta2 of vista, but the strange thing is that in vista my motherboard squeals. It's a strange sound, and very annoying. It isn't a constant sound, but the noise follows a repeating pattern, it's on then off, then on, etc. I'd estimate it "squeals" about once a second. It's loud enough to be heard in the next room, much louder than my fans. It is NOT my fans/hard drive/power supply making the noise. It is the motherboard. I've heard of some boards making noise due to "vibration of the coils," but I've tried touching all the coils and caps to see if the pitch changes, but to no avail. The noise is close to the cpu, but seems to be coming from where the majority of the caps are on the board. Any one know of a way to stop this noise?
It also makes this noise in ubuntu linux, but not in windows xp, unless I print using usb, or do file transfers on usb. Also, I get no noise at all if I don't overclock my cpu, it seems to be affected by the "spread spectrum" setting in the bios. I know some will say that it's "what I get for oc'ing" but I still don't think it should make noise like it is. Any help/input is appreciated.

vnf4ultra
 

Answer:Annoying noise coming from my motherboard.

Is the spread spectrum setting enabled or disabled in the BIOS?
If you overclock, that setting should be disabled.
 

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I have a Dell Dimensions desktop that I am fixing for a friend. Once the computer has been on for a few minutes it starts to make a loud noise like the computer is an aeroplane taking off. It seems like it maybe coming from the power supply fan, but I am not sure. I might try and put another power supply in the machine to see if it still does it. Any other ideas as to what it could be. Thanks.
 

Answer:Loud Noise coming from the case

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so...
i have a problem with my 'hdd2' i think i have Qosmio G20-127
it all started yesterday ... and now its like this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3Pzea1xMR8) this noise is making me sic.

Please help me and tell me what to do to get rid of it...

thanks.

Answer:Qosmio G20-127: very strange noise coming from HDD

if you are shure, that the noise comes frome the hdd, i would strongly recommend to save all your data. it's mostly a indication that the hdd will break down... then you should contact a service partner, to check the whole unit. he is able, to find out, if the noise is related to the hdd and if necessary, to take the next steps.

br, Ben

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Hey guys,

Basically, occasionally when I open up a tab in google chrome, I get this weird alien noises from my speakers. Its at 100% volume and loops until i close that tab.

In the sound tray, it says it is coming from chrome. I have no extensions or anything like that in Chrome, and I have done a virus search with norton 360 without much help. Any ideas?

It can be quite annoying late at night when i get this incredibly loud sound coming through, it sounds like an alien mothership or something like that.

If you guys need any info on my computer, just shout

Thanks for any help at all

Charlie
 

Answer:Strange noise coming from speakers.. help?

Download and save DDS to your Desktop from either of the following links:

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/dds.scr
http://compendiate.net/sUBs/dds/dds.scr

Double click DDS to run the scan, Vista or Windows 7 user accept UAC alert.
There will be an alert that two logs will be saved to the Desktop, DDS.txt and Attach.txt
Copy and paste those two logs to your reply when the scan is complete....

Kevin....
 

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I turned on my computer the other day and immediately, a bunch of ads, music, dialog started coming from my computer. There were no windows or browsers open. As soon as I turned off my wireless, it stopped. Turned it back on and it started again.
While in safe mode this doesn't happen.
Please help.

Answer:Ads, music, other noise coming from my computer....

Hello Redline480,Welcome to Bleeping Computer.My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Follow This Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Follow This Topic. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Finally, please reply using the Post button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.1.Download AdwCleanerDouble click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.***Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 users:Right click in the adwCleaner.exe and select "Run as administrator"Click the Scan button.A logfile will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that logfile in your next reply.Or you can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[R1].txt.2.Download RogueKiller on the d... Read more

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Yeah, I am cleaning up my cousin's computer. I am doing a reformat reinstall of Windows XP. I took the computer home and sometimes I get this noise coming from the tower. Usually the tower is pretty quiet. I opened up the case and removed 5 years worth of dust. I thought it might be the case fan making that noise. Now I am not so sure. The noise goes away when i tap the side of the tower a few times. Comes back though. I am beginning to wonder if it is the hard drive on its last legs. My cousin says she has noticed that noise before. I ran a diagnostic test on the hard drive and it passed. I am not an expert on computer hardware so I am not sure what I should do. Just reinstall and send it back without worrying about it? LOL
 

Answer:Loud noise coming from tower

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The static noise started happening as soon as I got the laptop last year. It would start and stop for no apparent reason but now it is constant. I have tried updating but everything is up to date, troubleshooting, disabling microphone, uninstalling realtek and reinstalling, and so far, nothing has worked. Is there a solution to my problem?

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So when i ran scandisk after restart there was a "grinding" noice inside of the computer. I didn't know what to do so i shut the computer down...it was a noice I never heard before. When i restarted the computer it ran scandisk again and made the same noise, so i let it run. Then when it started up the noise continued even after windows loaded. I hut the computer down and restarted it. I then tired to do a system restore to two days ago and it said that system restore didn't work no changes were made. But after I restarted the system there was no noise. What should I do? Is there any type of program I can run to see whats up?

Answer:Noise coming from inside of computer...

if its not doing it now i wouldn't worry about it could be the CPU fan or Hard drive but if its fine now dont bother.

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Yeah about 4 months ago or so I turned on my computer and all the sudden I heard a sound I have never heard in the 4 years I have had this computer. For a minute I thought someone was cutting down a tree outside. It sounds like a chain saw. I immediately thought it was something inside the computer hitting up against something. So I opened the computer and took a look. Didn't see much out of the ordinary so shut the case. Turned the computer back on and it made that noise again. The sound eventually subsided. However this past week I noticed that sound again. Not as loud but it happens on and off now. Does this sound like a problem? How would I know what it is for sure? My computer is a Dell Dimension 8250 2.66 ghz.m 512 meg of ram with Windows XP Home edition.
 

Answer:Noise coming from computer tower!!!

If you have a video card with a fan check the decal cover over the fan hub and see if it came loose and got sucked into the fan.

I serviced a machine where this had happened and it made a hell of a noise.
 

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Hiya, i have a HP pavillion notebook (dv1355EA) for well over a year now but in this last month ive heard a mosquito type noise coming from my speakers. The noise comes on and off but is getting more frequent, i either have to wait for it to stop or mute my speakers to get it to stop. It sometimes comes on slightly before the fans start up and stops when they stop, but sometimes the fans work without the noise.

It plays over any music or DVD i play but have noticed that it doesnt make the noise if i use the Quickstart Dvd without loading up windows. Have also at times noticed the hard drive loading noise coming through the speakers aswell which can be stopped by switching my speakers off.

Have reloaded all the original drivers and restarted a number of times but its still there. Have even tried to hoover out the fans to remove any dust i could. I was thinking that maybe the sound card is damaged in some way of that its maybe overheating, but im all out of ideas as the noise is still there. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thankyou!!
 

Answer:Strange noise coming from laptop..

Sounds like perhaps the switching P/S is being coupled into the sound. If it just started happening, it could be lose screws/shielding in the laptop causing the issue. It could also be one of the fans dying, since DC brushless fans can generate such interference if they're failing.
 

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When the computer is loading something, when I move the mouse, when ever I open a window, etc... the speakers make a humming sound like white noise static and it is very annoying.

I have reinstalled the drivers, and between the time of this starting and now this machine has even been formatted. It still does it. What is going on? It is very irritating!

Speakers are Acer speakers (model number: K2-B)

They are not wireless speakers, but whenever a phone call comes in on my cell when it is near me, they go wild with static.

When I move the mouse it has a lot of static, too.

It isn't loud static, but it is definitely there. And it is annoying.
-Info:
Integrated SoundMAX
Dell Dimension 3000
Windows XP SP3 (32bit)
How can I fix this?
 

Answer:Static noise coming from speakers

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So the first thing is that i have a weird noise coming out of my cd drive/ram area of my laptop, (its brand new),
the cd drive is empty
The noise sounds like the laser is moving all over the place but for very short period of time

Second thing is that the update for the cd drive won't install no matter what I do

Answer:Satellite P50-B-103 - Noise coming from ODD/ram area

Hello

On this virtual way it is not easy to say what it could be.
What you can do is to open ODD door but just a little bit and work for a while to see if you will hear this sound again.






The noise sounds like the laser is moving all over the place but for very short period of time



Does it happen again and again?






Second thing is that the update for the cd drive won't install no matter what I do



What do you want to install exactly? Which update?

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I have Windows XP Professional SP3 Version 2002

HDD Seagate with 7200 rpm, 8 MB Serial ATA
ATI Radeon PCI-Express, x550, 256 MB DDR(128 bit)
Pentium 4 CPU 3.00 Ghz, bus 800, s.775, 1 mb, 64 bits
Intel 915-P, s.775, FSB 800, Serial ATA, PCI-E, Dual DDR400, ATX, GA - 8i915pl-g.

The problem is like that : I get a super-scarry sound coming out from my hardware parts, not from my sound system. It's like the sound of the computer when you press multiple keyboard buttons, but this sound is louder and longer[5-6 secs] and appears when I play Tomb Raider. I played it before, but no problems. Recently i installed myself a 512 Ram, and there started the sounds, i guess... Should i ignore them ? Or not to play anymore ? My PC will break?

I probably should buy another fan, but i visited some profile-sites, and there are lots of fans. For CPU, for one, for another...I don't know what to buy, if i should buy one... :-??
 

Answer:Solved: Strange noise coming from nowhere...:-??

The sound is probably coming from the internal speaker of your computer. This is a way for your computer to "complain" about something, to report a problem.

Open your case and try locating the sound source. Internal speakers are usually mounted on the case and connected to the motherboard. If you can't locate a speaker, look for a small rubber-like cylinder object, this could be the speaker as well.

Now, if you are sure that the sound comes from the speaker, we must identify the error code (aka the sound). Check the manual of your motherboard, you can usually find details regarding BIOS error codes there...Or try the manufacturer's website.

Upgrading RAM can cause problems. However, in that case you wouldn't be able to start your computer at all or you would be getting other error messages as well (like the infamous Windows Blue Screens of Death)...

IMO, your computer complains about overheating since the sound starts when you run games. You may accidentally moved the CPU heatsink while installing the RAM stick, who knows? Next time you hear this sound quit the game, restart and enter the BIOS in order to check the CPU temperature.

You can enter the BIOS by pressing a certain key (usually the DEL key) while the computer boots up. You will see a message like "Press DEL to enter Setup" on the POST screen, the first screen that appears when you start your machine, where information about your CPU, RAM and drives is displayed.

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Ok, this started maybe 2-3 months ago with an "electronic scratching" noise coming from the vicinity of the power supply. I don't believe it is fan related, and hopefully it isn't a capacitor. It will respond to certain actions that I perform like moving the cursor around or increased cpu usage. It will however cease when my video card is under a heavy load, but it does not come from the gpu. The only info I have found about this has been with Mac users, which however I am not. Anyone out there have any ideas as to what is causing this, or how to resolve it?

Answer:non-fan related noise coming from power supply

well its definately NOT going to be a capacitor. i would suggest cleaning ALL the fans in the comp unless you zeroed it down to the one fan making the noise. (you know, take the shot-gun approach, if you dont know which one is doing it, do all of them! )

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hey there...

its been about 2-3 days since this has been happening...im guessing its the speakers...as i can control the 'volume' of that noise with the volume control....i just don't know what to do...

please help!
thanks...
 

Answer:Solved: very annoying noise coming from my laptop

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heya, i recently had my hard drive replaced in july as my computer died on me, then there was a loose connection so got that fixed but now its like every now and then i keep getting all i can explain it as like an alarm going off all the time it lasts for like 15secs then it stops for lil while and starts again and its driving me up the wall, its coming from the tower, does anyone no what the hell it is and how i can get it to stop, i can be on msn, facebook ebay or anything or just not at the comp and the dam thing goes off, thankyou sam

Answer:alarm type noise coming from pc tower

check the bios for alarms when certain bits overheat

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Hi I'm new here, looked every were for help but didn't get any I have a desk top (duel BIOS) but a few months ago a bleeping noise started.it wasn't very often but now it happens so much. When ever the sound starts I check the event viewer but found nothing there when the sound happend. a few weeks ago my McAfee started giving me a warning" A buffer overflow was detected on your computer" the sound started and my computer gave a blue screen telling me restart and remove any new installed program. this was fixed by installing Malwarebytes and scanning the mesage from mcAfee stopped coming as the scan removed some bad Trojans. I though the sound was gone then too, but now if I scan a full scan with McAfee or if I install, remove some thing from my computer the sound starts then stops when the application is over. the sound also comes if only the browser is on for a while with nothing else. the bleeping noise also starts if I'm printing a load of papers and stops as its done printing. when a tried working on a poster the noise kept coming if I move a text box with a lot of writing of picture's in it. this sound can't be heard through the headphones or monitor speakers but from inside the computer. the sound is the same sound that comes after 1 sec of turning on my computer. . oh my copmuter had a problem with windows so I had to do recovery to get every thing back but it was OK then for months tell this bleeping noise started.please help w... Read more

Answer:Bleeping noise coming from inside my computer ?

THERMAL threshold met can cause the beeping...if the CPU is running TOO HOT the onboard temp sensor will start to beep. Is the heatsink for the CPU packed with dust and clogged are all fans running properly?You might have a setting in the BIOS to set the level at which to start beeping if too hot and the system shutdown if a higher temp is reached. Some bios's have the ability to change the values to make it less or more sensitive to heat alerts. Others will beep but wont give you any info.You can also install and run speedfan to see the system temps and report them back here.http://www.almico.com/speedfan438.exe

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I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapd 300 14ISK. I noticed when I got home(in a quiet room) that there is some consistent noise coming from the harddrive. I know its not from the fan because I know the sound that the fan makes. I dont know if it is normal because other laptops dont have the same noise. I need help on this one becuase it is getting frustrating and it makes studying using the laptop hard due to the noise that it makes. Any help on this concern is very much appreciated

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Ok so this noise is SOOOOOOOOOO annoying, i can't seem to get it to go away. It's coming from my logitech speakers which work on all the other computers in my house. I've tried using headphones as well and it still makes the same noise. It does go away if I mute the sound though, so I'm puzzled. SOMEONE HELP!!!!!!!!!

Answer:High pitch noise coming from speakers

Pretty sure its a driver issue.

Right click my computer and goto "manage" you will find device manager.

It will load it on the right of the window click the + icons next to "Sound video and game controllers" Print screen this for us.

And post it in a reply

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I have my Toshiba laptop A200-23 model PSAE6E for 1.5 years and I recently got it back from service.
I've sent it there because of a non functional key.

Everything is fine, they've changed the keyboard... but ever since I've got it back I have noticed some strange noise coming from to fan area...

The sound is not so loud but it's quite annoying.
I have cleaned it using compressed air, but the sound did not dissapear.
It is still under warranty but I don't think that they would do something against this noise.

The laptop is working fine, it isn't overheating or something but I can't get used to this sound.
Whatd should I do?

Answer:SatelliteA200-23k - strange noise coming from to fan area

Hi

Difficult to say what noise could it be?
But if the notebook was disassembled by an ASP technician in the past, then you should get in contact with the same technicians again and should explain your situation!
Maybe a screw has been forgotten? who knows?
I think the technician should take a look on this notebook again?

I would not recommend opening and disassembling the notebook yourself because you could cancel the warranty?

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Hello,

For the last two days upon turning on my computer, there is a loud ringing noise emanating from the CPU or processor and Windows does not load up. After a few seconds/couple of minutes, the noise stops and I get a black screen with some data and at the end I am prompted to either press delete to setup or press F1 to resume. I have been pressing F1 and only then does Windows load. The noise is quite loud and it makes me think that my computer is on its way out, which would be too bad because I can't afford another one at this time.

Any ideas on how the problem could be addressed would be very much appreciated.
 

Answer:Loud ringing noise coming from processor

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I just got a new Thinkpad T520 and there is a very high pitched sound coming continuously from the laptop when it's turned it. I'm not relaly sure what it is. tried unplugging it or removing the battery but the sound is still there. Is this a known or common issue?

Answer:High pitch noise coming from T520?

Is it an intermittent, beeping type of noise, that changes pitch depending on the kind of activity being done on the computer? It's common for Thinkpad laptops to make this kind of noise. This noise will go away if you change the power management settings to turn off all CPU sleep and power management, but then the laptop will heat up quickly

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Recently my laptop had a BSOD after which it restardted my computer, it then kept asking for me to insert a boot disc. I turned it off because I had things to do and really didn't want to worry about my computer, later when I turned it on windows started up with no problem at all. However my computer has started emitting a high pitched sound that is very annoying. This may be a hardware question but the sound only started after the BSOD error.

My computer is a Acer Asipre 5940G is that is any help.

Any help with this matter would be wonderful.

Answer:High pitched noise coming from laptop

does the sound come even on the POST screen i.e the ACER Screen just after pressing power button....??

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I Got Random Commercial Noise Coming From My laptop and No Browsers Are open Does anybody Seem To Know What Thats About?
 

Answer:Random Commercial Noise Coming From Laptop

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If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it. To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. 123tdk.com).
If you do not see the file extension, please refer to: How to view hidden, system files & folders!

Allow the application to run if prompted by Windows or any security programs you have installed
It will start the scan and run rather quickly and will notify you of whether anything is found or not.
Follow the instructions to delete/quarantine if asks you what to do when if finds something.
Whether an infection is found or not, a log file should be created on your C: drive ( or whatever drive you boot from) in the root folder named something like TDSSKiller.2.1.1_27.12.2009_14.17.04_log.txt which is based on the program version # and date and time run. Please attach this log to your next reply. (See: HOW TO: Attach Items To Your Post )


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So here's my problem. I've built/had my computer for about a year and I have had no problems yet until recently. So I turn my PC off for the night and in the morning when I turn it on nothing happens my computer wont turn on, but I hear this noise coming from the PSU. I check all the wires and everything is in place, so I try another plug in cord same thing. Then I switch the PSU with another one I had and the same thing happened, a faint buzzing noise coming from the PSU. Lastly I took the PSU and hooked it to one of my old computers and there was no buzzing. So it must be the motherboard any suggestions on what the problem could be thanks.  I don't have the specs in front of me but here is what I remember. 450W power supplyXFX MotherboardGeforce 9800gt4Gigs ddr2Pentium D Processor80gb hard drive

Answer:Buzzing noise coming from power supply.

Something is causing the psu to overload, therefore it will not turn on.  Could be hard drive, optical drives, graphics card, keyboard, mouse, RAM, or motherboard.  Disconnect optical drives and see what happens.  If same, disconnect hard drive and see what happens. Then graphics card.  It might even be a locked cpu or gpu fan.

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Okay guys, My system specs before I start: Acer Aspire R3-131TWindows 10 Pro 1703 (Build 15063.14)Intel Pentium N37008GB DDR3L120GB Sandisk Ultra II SSDIntel AC 8260 Wireless Card I kind of know the answer to this and unfortunately there may not be anything I can do about it.So the scenario is: 1. Indulging in some music, whether it be MP3, Spotify, Youtube locally on my laptop (Headphones plugged in of course)2. Deciding to clean up some files on my laptop and transfer them to my NAS. Now, for the duration of these file transfers there is a static, very loud in the headphones. None before starting the file transfer and none when the file transfer is complete. I thought initially this was the processor spiking or rather (Boosting) to offset the performance power needed for demanding tasks however this is not the case as it only happens when I am transferring across my local area network. If I run a demanding task locally (Lets take an AIDA64 Stress test on the CPU) then I get no problems. I thought it may be the Wireless drivers, so updated and downgraded etc but no joy. Likewise with the Soundcard drivers. It is not the issue with the Audio driver and touchpad that these units used to get out of the box as they drivers are now fully updated (In any case the issue was caused by the FMAPP.exe file running, which is for the purified voice for the microphone) This seems to lead to one conclusion. It is simply no EMI protection across ... Read more

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Hello

I have strange clicking or cracking sound intermittently. It look like a static interference noise (but it is not a static interference) This is worst when I'm listening to a video on Youtube.
Clicking or static could be hear, even when the video as stopped. Look like the system can't keep up

I played with the sound mixer. I got many applications running at the same time that sent me sound indicators

The clicking sound is lowered when I lowered the sound on the : "Sound System", leaving the others on the max level. When clicking or static do occurs, I could clearly see on the System Sound level bar, the increase or the movement that occured in the "System Sound" application

This is clearly an electronic or drivers problem, not a speaker or physical one

Hope I'm clear enough on my approximative English

Any help appreciated

Answer:Strange clicking noise coming out of speaker

Hi.
Cracking sounds you described could be generated by signal interference, oscillating electronic circuit, or even any loose end of connectors/plugs.
Since you're sure it isn't about your sound system, I try to help you making some guess.
Make sure there is no inducting device too near to your machine (fan, motorized device)
Observe your sound input cable and both side connectors/plug, are they all intact, and well fitted.
If you plugged it in on front audio panel, unplug it, and try to plug it in on rear audio panel
No more guess can be made here, but hope it could give you something.

Kevin

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Hi, I just turned on my computer about 10 minutes ago and all the sudden a very loud buzzing sound came from it. I thought for a second someone was running a chainsaw outside my window. I then proceeded to shut the computer off and turn it back on. When I turned it back on the noise went away now it just sounds normal. What do you think that could have been? The fan inside or the hard drive? What should I do if anything? Thanks.
 

Answer:Noise coming from tower sounded like a chainsaw!!!!!!!!

Take the side panel off and look inside as it could be a bug or most anything that got into a fan. Leave it open for a bit so if it does it again you can find where it is comming from. If you see or hear nothing then who knows. Sounds like a fan hitting something or psu buzzing.
 

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I have a Yoga 710-15IKB (I am not sure what version specifically. It has a fingerprint scanner, 15.6 inches, intel i5 7th gen. Recently I noticed some sort of electronic static or grinding noise when I 2-finger scroll on the track pad. It mostly happens when the power adaptor is in use. I think it still makes the noise every so often even when not plugged in or using the track pad, just much quieter. What causes this? Is it anything to worry about? I bought the laptop last summer from Best Buy. It is still under warranty for a couple months.

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ok well i keep getting this weird laughing noise coming from my speakers... its like deep and does it at the weirdest and most random times...i have windows 7 x64 bit if that is importanti scanned using kersparsky 2010 Nothing and also used spy sweeper even though I'm not a huge fan of iti scanned using spy bot S&D nothing here is the save log from Hijack thisforgive me if this is the wrong way to post I'm new here Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:53:09 PM, on 11/1/2009Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeper.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\AIM\aim.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\reader_sl.exeC:\sj655\hpupdate.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD D... Read more

Answer:Werid laughing noise coming from computer

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follo... Read more

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Hello. I am using a Dell Latitude 1150. It has an ESS Maestro PCI soundcard. Whenever I use the laptop, there is a strange electric/electronic noise... it intensifies when I move hte cursor, and when the comptuer is loading. It is not white noise. It is not a ground loop. It is very strange. When I hooked an RCA cable from the "Tape Out" of my mackie mixer, into the input of the laptop; the recording was ruined, because of this noise. I will try and post an audio sample of this noise eventually. But... it is definitely digital. It is somewhat pitched; and reminds me of the sound cheap portable CD players make through headphones when switching between tracks.

Anyways, my question is, is this hardware or software related? ESS has not released any driver updates for WinXP besides what was on the WinXP installation CD. I have 5 other identical laptops, and they all have this problem.

Any help much appreciated,

AlexTs
 

Answer:Strange electrical noise coming from soundcard

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weird computer problem faced and no clue. I have a computer config: motherboard gigabyte s2pt. Amd athlon ii processor. Tamkor ddr3 1333 fsb ram. In built ati radion graphics. 500 GB Seagate hdd sata. Aoc led monitor with VGA port. Windows 7 os. Foxin smps 450 watt.
Whenever I make a change to the computer like adding an extra HDD or graphics card the HDD starts to hang after there is beeping noise and red light not blinking. The freezing comes and goes and sometime the HDD doesn't get detected. Sometimes I get errors like windows failed to load because of recent hardware or software change and insert system disc. It says some file got corrupted. sometimes bsod appears and pc crashes. I was pretty sure HDD was faulty so checked it with crystal disk info and found no problem. Even I changed the HDD but same thing happened with the new HDD too. There was no problem in my graphics card either. I cannot pinpoint what has gone wrong and cant swap out the bad part. It is very confusing . Please help.
 

Answer:Computer Freezes and weird noise coming

Hello Rockygupta,

If only for testing purposes I would recommend swapping in a known good and better quality PSU, the present Foxin PSU is not the best of quality or reliability and may not be providing enough clean and stable power for your hardware, see reviews here
 

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I have a strange intermittant noise coming from my computer speakers. I have never noticed it before and am running pretty much the same software I always have. The best way I can discribe it is a high pitched tickling of the ivorys. I only hear it about once an hr. Short only 3-4 notes.

And I can't name this tune to save my life. Ran virus scan and everything seems ok. I have a HijackThis log if it helps.
 

Answer:Weird noise coming from speakers/computer?

do you have a webpage open - if the page has an automatic refresh this can make a noise - more of a click
 

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Hey guys, I have a 620 running 8.1 preview.
I noticed that, whenever I play a song and then stop it, a weird noise keeps coming frm the speakers. It stops when I reduce media + apps volume to 0. Anyone else have this problem?

Answer:Noise coming from the speakers when a song is paused

Many threads in this forum!
You can also hear it sometimes in whatsapp, or other apps using the mediaAPI somehow.
Even after every ringtone/msgtone you can hear little noise.
I think its hardware related. Have this since i bought it with WP8.0 (portico)

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I recently bought a creative 5.1 sound system for my pc, but every now and then (usually when a new screen opens) the sub woofer makes a noise.
Ive tried several things and I think ive narrowed it down to windows sound effect or sound card.The sound effect is when there is a screen change which is being detected and played by the bass woofer. I'm not sure where I would find this in the control panel I have looked and cant see where to disable.
Regarding the sound card, if your monitor has built in speakers and your sound card is getting confused between the different systems.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Sound issue -- noise coming from subwoofer

I think you can find all the Windows sounds under Control Panel->Sound->Sounds tab. You can select a system sound and then hit the Play button (it's the right arrow button) to play and hear it through your speakers. Don't know why you're having the problem but is one way to check system sound playback
 

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http://files.bighosting.net/yq4496.mp3

That is a 32 second mp3 (328kb - sorta faint, turn volume up) of a noise I have been hearing on my radios, phone & computer for over a year now. Different radios, different phones, different computers... and different locations! I first started hearing it at my house, before the divorce. Not all the time, it was an occasion thing. Thought I was losing it.

But then my son heard it, and my ex-wife. I could never get a recording of it because it was completely random; you never knew when it would happen. You might hear it three times in a day, then not hear it again for weeks.

I hadn't heard it since I moved into this apartment four months ago (so I figured it was related to the house itself, a wiring thing or something, I dunno), until today... and today it has been going non-stop! WTF is it?? It's makin' me nuts. I think I'll send it in to Art Bell
 

Answer:Strange noise coming through computer speakers

Link's broke... try this one
http://home.comcast.net/~fahfooh/noise.mp3
 

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I have a new Yoga 710. I have just noticed a faint ticking noise coming from the right-hand vent under the screen. When I say ticking, it is a softer sound than a click, a bit like a mellow kitchen clock. The tick sticks pretty close to 1 Hz (as far as I can measure it with my ear and a metronome). I looked for a software tool to monitor the fan speed but I couldn't find one that worked on this model of computer. I hear a fan starting up sometimes, but I have read (tell me if I'm wrong) that this model has two fans, so I'm not really sure how to measure the health of the other fan. My question is: Is this a hardware problem that will require me to mail the computer back to the retailer, or is it some other problem, such as the BIOS issue mentioned here in relation to an earlier Yoga model?

Answer:1 Hz ticking noise coming from right vent of Yoga 710

It seems like coil whine to me.

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Built my own computer installed windows 7 motherboard is ASUS P6t intel 930 corsair 12 GB Ram 2 Ge Force graphics card GTX275 SLI using on board sound card overclocked it to 3.83 Ghz every time i play games i get this constant humming noise it sounds like helicopters flying and i'm not playing in a game that has helicopters and my friends tell me what they hear on there side is cows mooing every time i press the button to talk don't know what to do, it all started after i installed my second graphics card i have update the drivers for my graphics card every time a new one comes up please help

Answer:noise coming out of my computer when playing games

As far as I'm aware, that's just the cards trying to dissipate heat.. Two 275's can get pretty hot.

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There's a loud noise that sounds like an alarm that comes from inside my computer (not the speakers) periodically. It doesn't seem to follow any sort of pattern; it makes the noise as often as every few minutes, but it's also gone an entire week without doing it at all. It started about a month ago, and it seems to be happening more frequently and for longer than when it first started.

It lasts anywhere from about 10 seconds to 5 minutes. It sometimes happens when I'm not using the computer, or even when the computer is turned off. It stops when it's unplugged, but someone advised me not to unplug it in case there's a problem with the battery.
 

Answer:Loud alarm noise coming from computer

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Hello all,  I have an HP 8300 Small Form Factor computer. I would like to install Windows 7 using a trio of DVD - RW disks.  When I install the first of 3 disk into the DVD drive and the files start loading then the loading screen show on my monitor as normal. Simultaneously I hear a small whirring sound that turns into a loud whirring sound. I suspected it was my HDD so I replaced it. Yet on my next reboot with the new HDD the whirring noise continued. Now i suspect it is my DVD - ROM drive.  Is there anything else that can be causing a noise like this? All comments are welcome!    

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I have a XPS m1330 that is roughly a year and a half old, running windows vista. Recently it has been making an annoying clicking or "popping" sound that comes from the speakers. Every twenty to thirty seconds, there is a single (occasionally double) audible pop/click sound played out of the speakers. I am fairly certain that this not a hard drive issue, because the noise seems to stop when the laptop is muted and also when i use headphones or plug my laptop into external speakers, the noise stays, just comes through said headphones or speakers. Ive tried closing all open programs but this does no good. Please help!

I saw on another forum that someone thought this may be related to wireless devices creating interference. Any thoughts on this or a way to test for it.
 

Answer:ANNOYING clicking noise coming from my speakers

It is true that wireless devices may be causing interference, and that would in fact be my first guess.

But in the event that it isn't this, I'd suggest reinstalling your audio drivers. But that's really the best I can do for you. Again, my first guess is the wireless interference.

As far as a way to test for it? Take your laptop far away from anything like a cell phone, microwave, etc.
 

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So ive had this this ticking problem before with my old HDD so thats the reason i bought a new one and the problem is still there. When that happens (only when playing games) the game freezes for about 10-20 seconds and just continues but sometimes i also get BSOD with error: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. Ive been trying to find a solution to this but still no avail. Checked the HDD and its health is at 100%, ran multiple memtests and no errors found. Please someone help.
 

Answer:Strange ticking/clicking noise coming from HDD

How do you know the sound is coming from your HDD? If you purchased a new one with the same problem then it's likely something else in your system that's the culprit. Since you're receiving a MEMORY_MANAGEMENT error it probably has something to do with your RAM, so I suggest replacing it and seeing if anything changes.

It also wouldn't hurt to post system specifications, specifically your HDD and RAM information.
 

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For that last couple weeks I've been hearing this loud off-and-on grinding sound coming from a fan in my case.

I checked and noticed that the tiny fan thats built into the motherboard (the one in the gold housing seen in this picture http://geizhals.at/img/pix/161087.jpg) was kind of stuttering once in a while as it spun.

Has anyone fixed something like this? Is it just a matter of seeing if something is loose and tightening it. My mechanical ability sucks

Answer:Obnoxiously loud fan noise coming from motherboard

I would suggest try to blow out any dust that may be inside the fan... From my experience, dust is the #1 fan killer.

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Hello,
I have a Dell Inspiron One 2330 and there has been this weird sound coming from the computer whilst turned on that I have no clue what the problem could be. It makes this sound from the moment I turn the computer on. I recently had to change the hard drive as it was failing however there shouldn't be a problem with the internal wiring since i barely touched any of it. The fans are in good condition and I checked whether anything was hitting them but nothing was.
Here's a link to the audio I was able to record of the noise: 1">[click here problem is the computer hasn't been performing like it used to. Its had a clean install of Windows 10, all drivers are up to date. I have a feeling it may be related to the noise. Never had any of these problems before - the computer always performed exceptionally well.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks!
1]: [click here
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Answer:Weird noise coming from inside computer!!

The link to the audio is here:
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It's like this errrrr noise or something. I can't really describe it. All I know is that it's been going on for a few months but never happened this often. Now it starts making noise every 30 seconds. To stop it I either hit it, which I'm beginning to find is very bad for it, or if I just push down on it, it goes away for a while. Also messing with the USB and headphone jacks infront stop it sometimes.

Any ideas?I'll get a video up soon.
 

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my computer makes random garbled noises every once in awhile and i dont know what it is. i used hijack this and herres the log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:23:17 PM, on 4/15/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exeC:\Windows\OEM02Mon.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXEC:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXEC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exeC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exeC:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exeC:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exeC:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exeC:\Program Files\Dropbox\... Read more

Answer:random garbled noise coming from computer

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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i have a desktop running windows seven. Today there is a high pitch noise coming from it. Is this bad?

Answer:High pitch noise coming from computer

Is the noise coming from the monitor, or the computer case?
Is the noise continuous?

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Earlier this week I received and downloaded the latest update to Windows 10. It went smoothly as expected and everything seemed fine until yesterday I began to experience a buzzing scratch noise from my laptop speakers. It was intermittent at first and then it escalated. Certain music and audio like dialogue and certain songs experiences this scratching noise along side the regular audio a lot. To test wither the cause is physical (speakers themselves) or software related (due to update) I have done the following. I have tried what was said in this question; http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/HP-15-audio-crackles-unless-headphones-plugged-in/td-p/5.... I have created a system restore point on the notebook and backup complete data and uninstalled the audio drivers from device manager and reinstalled it. It has not worked and I am now assuming it is a physical problem with the speakers themselves. If that is the case, what should I do? A check seems to show that my warranty is still applicable; should I go with it?

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I just got myself Aspire E-14. I realized that every time during start up, loud noise can be heard from the upper left side of the keyboard.  1. What is the hardware at the upper left side of the keyboard? 2. Will the noise do any harm to the laptop? 3. Is it fixable? 4. Is there anyone here have the same problem?

Answer:loud noise coming from upper left keyboard during ...

1. Usually, that is the sound of the fan, as the other compoments usually are quiet.2. If it is doing that sound ONLY during startup/shutdown, or is quiet while the computer is idle, it should be fine. If you hear clacky sounds, then you should try to open the computer and clean the part. Also, overheating can be possible, but that's only if airflow is blocking the fan. Highly unlikely the fan is broken usually...3. Depends if the computer is made that way, and what is hitting the fan(possibly).4.I used to have that problem, but it was just overheating because the fan was blocked, so air could not cool the computer. 





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OS: XP, Whenever my hardrive busy light comes on a loud cracking noise comes from the base unit. I have checked my CPU usage history and the crackling happens when i am over 80%, this happend before and the problem was AMD chip was aulty or something a rather, i have PC world peace of mind insurance and before i phoned them i thought maybe one of you guys could help. Has any one got any idea of why this is happening or how to stop it.Thanks in advance Bally

Answer:Loud crackling noise coming from base unit.......

of a faulty hard drive, but you say it's happened before, and on that occasion it was a faulty CPU? Who diagnosed the fault on that occasion, and what was done to rectify it - I would assume that the CPU was replaced, is that so?

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I also have this annoying noise coming out from my headphone.It happens while the notebook is charging/plugged.Could anyone help me?My lenovo is Ideapad S400u - Windowns 8.1 - 64 bits.Thank you,

Answer:Ideapad S400u - Noise coming out from the headphone jack

 
Igor,
 
Welcome to the forum!
 
Can you describe this noise?  Is it coming from the area around the headphone port?  If you plug headphones into the port, does the noise go away or change?   Is the outlet you are using for charging grounded?
 
Thanks
 
Mark

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