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Satellite Pro L850 - very loud buzzing/drilling noise before crashing

Question: Satellite Pro L850 - very loud buzzing/drilling noise before crashing

Anyone had this? Machine only a couple of months old. Just desktop usage. Has happened about 3 times now.

Suddenly makes very loud noise - more like a road drill than anything else - then crashes.

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Answer: Satellite Pro L850 - very loud buzzing/drilling noise before crashing

Is this noise produced by cooling fan or HDD activity? Maybe both of them?

Of course it is not easy to say what is wrong there but I presume some background activity may be responsible for that.
Or have you noticed that some application that you use ends with system crash.

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Question: Loud buzzing noise

Hello!

I have a year-old Lenovo G500 laptop, and recently it started doing this loud, buzzing sound quite often, even when there's only one program opened. I checked CPU and disk usage the first few times it happened, but they're fairly low. I'm not really tech-savvy, so I'm not exactly sure if the sound is coming from a fan or is it HDD. I do know for sure that the fan isn't dusty, when I brought it to a tech shop they told me there's no need for a cleaning. I'm sorry if the question is stupid, but the frequent loud sound makes me worried and I can't be sure if it's just laptop's normal sound or not. Any help appreciated.

Answer:Loud buzzing noise

Can be coming from a fan, be first thought even if not dirty can be going bad, something is loose and rubbing on it, also can be power supply which also have fans and or the hard drive. Know which side hard drive is on on laptop. This is not coming from the speakers ? How is it when it is plugged in, does this only happen on a battery ?

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My laptop - just over a year old now - began making this noise. I of course assume it is the fan or hard drive. I'm glad I did backup for recovery and drivers...but what steps should I take? Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Posted a thread about my HD failing 2 days ago and how to back it up.

I got it all backed up successfully, and with the 500GB in there.
Weird thing though, theres this continues, pretty loud, buzzing/clamping noise.

About 6 months ago, when i purchased this 500GB from NCIX, i tried using it and it made the same noise. Then i went and exchanged it for another new one, same thing. So its not the HD itself i dont think.

Could it be the power? Iv got a 430W in there, with a 500GB HD, Dual Core 3800+ 2GB, and a Radeon EAX1800XL in there.

I didnt hear this noise with my 160GB, n the 500 in there is pretty **** loud and clampy, non-stop.

Is it the power? Is it risky? Should i stop using the computer? Or no big deal?

Thanks.

Answer:Loud buzzing noise from Computer

I know what a buzzing sound is, but what is a clamping/clampy sound?
I'm really not being sarcastic here, I'm just trying to better understand the sound so I can help you.

Could it possibly be a random wire too close to a fan? Have you tried opening up the case while it's running to better isolate where the sound is coming from exactly?

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system fine all day was playing poker on 2 screens - put the footie match on after 5 mins everything froze heard a buzzing noise from speakers then bsod code 124(hardware) 3 weelks on off - i have checked everything

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Before you say its my cooling system.....CPU is low, Fans are working, new thermal paste added, and my psu has been upgraded and replaced.
With that being said, I managed to have this issue fixed until one of the recent windows updates (im assuming because it was fine until then). I believe it reset my settings back to default.

The buzzing is in my headset, I disabled numerous nvidia audio devices that appeared to be replicated. Fixed it, not in my headset anymore.

How did I fix this? I can't remember the path I used. I over rode it somehow to not shut down with critical errors. If I can figure out where I did this, I can reset it back....scratching my head trying to figure it out. So, I came here. I know its not recommended, but it works until I can get it to the shop to figure out what's causing it. I've just been going through file after file looking for it, and my nerves are wrecked.

My PC is Windows 8.1-64 bit. 6 core-8gb ram

BTW...This isn't sleep mode, hibernation or whatnot, I've checked those already. or system recovery applet..it's already unchecked.
 

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I posted sometime back about this noise coming from my fan and overheating. My CPU is only at 37C. Which isn't bad for 775 P4. But when I am using DVD Shrink it gets really toasty, like 50 something (probably because it uses alot of memory that I don't have). I can't seem to figure out what the source of this noise is. My guesses were my lack of memory, 256mb *yikes*. It's 74% of Physical memory usage that I am using. I don't know much about memory, but that sounds bad. I do alot of things with programs, so I was leaning towards memory, but would that really make a buzzing noise? Or, if it was my 400W power supply which has the ability to make noises like that. Any suggestions?
 

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Hi guys

Often, when running intensive program like my games, my computer will freeze up and make a loud buzzing noise. The only way to make it stop is turning off the computer by holding the button. I can surf the web for hours etc, meaning it only happens in games. I thought it was overheating but I have a fan running by my case now, doesnt seem to help too much. I have heard it could be RAM related. I am pretty much clueless as to what it could be. Any tips advice would be very much appreciated. In case anyone asks I have ran virus/ad-aware/defrag etc etc.Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Computer freezing with LOUD buzzing noise.

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For the past couple weeks I've been having trouble with a very loud staticky buzzing noise coming from the bottom left corner of my Aspire VN7-791G (left of the touch pad below the keyboard) when the machine is under load (working in game engines and playing games, mainly). I've had this laptop for a little over a year and never had this issue before. On the software side everything seems fine, I haven't noticed FPS drops or freezes/lockups or anything of the sorts. I do get an occasional blue screen but those are very uncommon after all the driver and BIOS updates (power state failure or something like that). The buzzing seems to get louder depending on the work load. If I close all active programs the noise tends to still stay constant for couple few minutes, then it dies down gradually until it's silent completely.I tried recording the sound, and when I listen through headphones it sounds a lot like the real thing (just not as loud):  http://vocaroo.com/i/s1cZvjzHgHs5.  Also: I haven't tried replicating this yet but earlier I was running a game on battery battery power by accident. The machine was completely silent. After a while I got a message saying battery was low, so I plugged in the charger and...instantly heard the buzzing at maximum loudness (not a gradual increase like normal). Could it have something to do with power saving settings maybe? Or more likely to be a hardware thing? T... Read more

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Hi,

I feel like a regular on here with the amount that goes wrong with my pc, but anyway. I've been getting random computer crashes where everything freezes and the audio speakers emit a very loud buzzing noise and the only way i can carry on is if i hit the restart button..

Now originally i thought this was an overheating problem but now I'm not convinced. I just started it up after the crash and got a bios message of DDr3 unganged mode and asking to go into the bios settings to run setup ?

Please help.. kinda getting annoying now

Answer:Complete freezes and loud buzzing noise ? no idea how to fix

This is what it shows:

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I'm not sure what the loud buzzing sound is but every time I run something: open up a game, a program, internet, or anything heavy my computer would buzz really loud. i sometimes hit my laptop on the left of the touchpad and the nosie would stop for 20min then it would return. What might be wrong with my laptop let me know.

Answer:G470 loud buzzing noise from the inside of the laptop

Hi Nightdash,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your G470 Laptop is generating loud buzzing noise when the programs are opened and while playing games, I suggest you to install the Update Bios, Video drivers & Audio drivers for the computer. Below is the link to download the exact drivers:
 

Drivers and software - Lenovo G470

Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards
Shiva Kumar





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laptop is new; used less than 2 weeks. as usual i had 4 or 5 tabs open on firefox, one of them streaming music i wasn't at that time "using" the laptop; i suddenly heard a loud, abrasive, buzzing soundlooked at the screen - it had gone dark it didn't respond, so i forced shut it. when i restarted it, it worked without any hitches. i am concerned about that loud buzz - there was no heavy programs running on the laptop.i don't play games. just web browsing, writing, & streaming music.

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laptop is new; used less than 2 weeks. as usual i had 4 or 5 tabs open on firefox, one of them streaming music i wasn't at that time "using" the laptop; i suddenly heard a loud, abrasive, buzzing soundlooked at the screen - it had gone dark it didn't respond, so i forced shut it. when i restarted it, it worked without any hitches. i am concerned about that loud buzz - there was no heavy programs running on the laptop.i don't play games. just web browsing, writing, & streaming music.

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Hello all,

I've been having this problem for a long time now (2 years) and no matter what I do I can't get rid of it.

My PC will freeze and make very loud buzzing noises a few times a day,even when left idle in the middle of the night it will sometimes wake me up with the buzzing sounds coming out of my headphones.

I'm clueless at this point as for what to do,I replaced my Motherboard,my network adatper, I disabled my sound card,played around with the BIOS settings and nothing works.

There is one way which seems to consistently recreate the freeze & buzzing sound and thats only when I run low graphic games and let me explain:

I can play heavy 3D games with demanding graphics and the PC wont freeze (Actually don't think it ever froze while I was playing a 3D game) however It will freeze after less than 10 minutes if I play a low demanding game like Stardew Valley,League of legends or even when the PC is just Idle or while listening to music on youtube.

I ran Memtest86 and Prime95 and didn't find any errors and the event viewer errors seem to just say its Error 41 which is an unexpected shutdown.

I would really be greatful if someone can help me solve this annoying problem for once and for all,I've been living with it for so long,it makes me paranoid when I'm gonna hear it while listening to music (the sound gets you jumped every time..)

My system specs:

Computer type PC/Desktop

OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64

CPU Intel i5 2600K

Motherboard Gigabyte H-77 DS3H

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I have Windows 7 ultimate 64bit with 8GB of ram on a ASUS P5E-VMHDMI pc, the graphics card is a Zotac Geforce GT 630.I have had this problem for quite while i must admit, most likely on watching videos as they download. Usually after using iobit systemcare and deffragging, then rebootingm the issue is a bit contained until a few videos/hours/days later.I i could know when the stutter is happening i would love to film or record the horrible noise, but it really is random, most likely until the file is finished downloading. Any idea of a correction for this issue or what could be causing it?

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Hi all,
 
Build:
 
MSI z87-G45 (AMI EFI BIOS v1.7)
i5-4670k (stable OC at 4.2 gHz)
2 x G.Skill Ares 4 GB DDR-1600
ASUS GTX 760
Samsung 120 GB 840 EVO
EVGA 650W PSU
Windows 8.1 pro
 
Ever since I built my rig a year ago, I've been plagued by these issues:
Random freezing (often times accompanied by a loud, scratching/buzzing noise coming from the speakers/headphones)
Random restarts
Power cycles a lot before POST.
Freezes at "Preparing Automatic Repair" and PC promptly restarts automatically; sometimes freezes at Windows logo (need to manually restart)
Note that these issues don't always appear. Sometimes I can go for a week without issues. Sometimes I get 5-10 power cycles in one day. When they do happen, they cause a minor 2-3 minute inconvenience. But it is annoying since my games work is interrupted.
 
Things I've tried (not in order):
Set CPU speed to stock, issues still present. No problems running prime95. OC is also stable with prime95. Tested GPU with Unigine's Heaven, temperatures were fine.
Monitored temperatures during freezing using HWiNFO. It's stable, but it's also hard to simulate the conditions for freezing/crashing. It's completely random.
BIOS update to v1.9 aggravates the freezing/random restarts. v1.8 keeps freezing/restarting at startup. v1.7 is what I have and is "stable".
Reinstalled OS, problems still present.
Moved GPU to another PCI slot, no change.
Breadboarded without the GPU, I can see artifacts on the screen when it freezes wh... Read more

Answer:Random Freezing with Loud Buzzing Noise and Power Cycling

Just ran another memtest for both sticks, still no errors. :c

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I am using xonar d2x sound card and it has been good until recently when I played videos on youtube and games it gives a loud buzzing noise. Even sounds made by windows sound produces the loud buzzing noise. It also happens on sometimes when playing videos. Other than that it works fine. I tried to use realtek sound but can't find the driver on device manager, even after downloading & installing the drivers. I tried reinstalling my xonar sound driver but it didn't fix the problem. I reformatted my pc and installed the xonar sound card but the problem is still there. I then tried installing the update for it but my pc crash (blue screen with driver_IRQL_not_less_or_equal error). After restart, there's no audio output device detected. Device manager shows Marvell 91xx Config ATA device not installed.

I'm really frustrated now. Is there anyone that can help me? Thanks alot.

Answer:xonar d2x sound card loud buzzing noise problem

First, don't have two sound devices enabled, as that can cause conflicts.

Is the buzzing caused by something attached to the sound card? e.g. a "ground loop hum". Remove anything attached to the card and then just connect a headphone and see if you still get the buzzing. If its gone then what is attached to the card is causing the problem. If its still there the first step is to "reseat" the card (with the PC powered off, remove the sound card then reinstall making sure its fully and correctly seated).

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Hi,
 
I've been having the above problem for a while now. It occurs randomly and unpredictably, having just now had my first crash in over a week. The PC becomes unresponsive and requires a hard reset via the power switch. Temperatures are fine - The CPU rarely exceeds 45°C, and the GPU appears to plateau at around 70°C. There are never any bluescreens, and as far as I can see, the only errors in event viewer are standard kernel power errors.
 
I have tried: 
 
-Fresh install of video drivers
 
-Fresh install of sound drivers
 
-BIOS update
 
-Chipset update
 
-Removal of third party sound drivers entirely
 
-Several passes of memtest86
 
-Several hours of furmark stress testing
 
Any help would be amazing. Thanks in advance for your time.
 
 
 Speccy snapshot: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/7RLaNEVinEg1oKMnSGadE7r

Answer:PC Hangs with loud, looping buzzing noise from speakers in games.

Wait until it acts up again.Force the shutdown and restart.Then immediately when you get to the desktop, generate these 2 reports:1)  Please run this report collecting tool (even though you may not be experiencing BSOD's) so that we can provide a complete analysis: (from the pinned topic at the top of the forum)   http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/FYI - I don't often use the Perfmon report, so if it doesn't work please just let me know.2)  Please do the following:- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog)- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")- right click on the "Administrative Events" heading- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."- save the file as Admin.evtx- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility:  http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html 

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I have Windows 7 ultimate 64bit with 8GB of ram on a ASUS P5E-VMHDMI pc, the graphics card is a Zotac Geforce GT 630.I have had this problem for quite while i must admit, most likely on watching videos as they download. Usually after using iobit systemcare and deffragging, then rebootingm the issue is a bit contained until a few videos/hours/days later.I i could know when the stutter is happening i would love to film or record the horrible noise, but it really is random, most likely until the file is finished downloading. Any idea of a correction for this issue or what could be causing it?

Answer:VIDEOS streaming from web LAGGING for a few seconds with a LOUD BUZZING NOISE

Run MEMTEST86 and make sure your RAM is good, as well as run CRYSTALDISKINFO and make sure HDD is healthy. I had a system a while back have the same issue and it was RAM related. A friend of mine had a hard drive that was dying and it causes swap space paging issues with RAM and a similar problem.

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I believe the sound is coming from the heatsink. Its right near the vents and its extremely loud when thecomputer is at loading temperatures. So mainly during boot up and when loading many programs. This has been like this since out of the box. Its should be such a small problem, whats the easiest and fastest way to get this fix? I have dealt with many hardware issues for cameras phones and computers, so if theres like a tuturial on opening this thing, it would be great. Thank you very much.

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I put my headphones in the jack today and heard a weird background noise. When I removed them, the computer speakers were making a loud buzzing noise as well.  The buzzing noise comes and goes and disappears if I mute the computer's volume.  I cannot hear any audio on my computer now (no music, videos, noise at start up/shut down, etc.). I have tried updating the sound drivers and restarting the computer several times, but to no avail.  I have also tried to get sound with and without external speakers attached, with and without headphones in, etc. and I can only occassionally get the loud buzzing noise which is coming directly from both of the speaker vents on the bottom of the computer.  Thoughts on a solution?

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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop, about 4 years old.

I've had this problem for a while now. Whenever I take my laptop inside my bedroom, unplugged or plugged in, doesn't matter, when I try to watch a YouTube video, 10-30 seconds in my laptop freezes and makes a loud buzzing noise from either my headphones or speakers (depends on what I'm using). If I leave it in my room it can take up to 1 minute to recover, while if I grab it and walk out of my room, and go to the living room it recovers immediately. My bedroom is 11-12 meters away from the router (I'm 99% sure this is an internet issue), and I have 3-4 bars of internet connection when inside it.
We also have an old computer (like 2008 or something, but the specs are pretty bad) and when we used to have it inside my bedroom it would never crash (we use wireless internet with the desktop as well, with a usb wireless adapter). Both are running the same operating system (Windows 7)

This has been a problem since the first time I tried to take my laptop in my room. Due to this problem, I am forced to do everything on my living room aka no privacy. I'm begging for a solution.
I did not buy this laptop, it was a gift from someone from what I remember. It used to have a hard drive which broke (had this problem with the first harddrive), so we changed to another harddrive, then that broke as well and now i'm using a Kingston SSD, and the problem is still here. I know its not a harddrive issue, just stating that the problem still ... Read more

Answer:Laptop freezes for 1 minute & makes a loud buzzing noise in my room

If needed, I can record my laptop while it's happening and show you the video.

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   When I watch a video, the loud buzing noise occurs and computer freezes. I have to power off,  and when it re-starts, I get blue screen of serious error. HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC Model   QE126UA#ABAWindows 7 Home Premium64 bt

Answer:loud buzzing noise watching video then freezes, blue screen

Hi kcollins5, Welcome to the HP Community, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I see that you are getting a blue screen or as it is known blue screen of death (BSOD). What error message goes along with the BSOD? That will help determine the cause of the error. Here is detailed article on Everything You Need to Know about BSODs. One of the potential solutions is to reinstall drivers because this happened during a video here is the Intel High-Definition Graphics driver and Intel High-Definition Audio driver. Was this a DVD or CD you were playing the video from or were you streaming it online? Thank you, 

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Hi, I've had my T400 (2764-CTO) for 9 months.  It came equipped with the standard 4 cell battery and 90W adapter; I've also picked up a 9 cell battery and 65W travel charger. Here's the skinny: when I plug the adapter in to charge the battery, the laptop emits a buzzing sound for a few seconds - it's not the CPU whine issue, CD/DVD drive motor, CPU fan, or hard drive; the sound can be best described as a kazoo.  I've tried both batteries and both adapters, and can replicate the noise when the battery is at <95% (charge point), and is being plugged in. This has been happening since day 1, and I figured that it was normal.  After much searching and testing others' T400s, I'm finding that it's not. Does this "kazoo" buzzing noise sound familiar to anyone?

Answer:T400 - Loud buzzing noise when plugging in AC adapter & charging battery

Yakisoto,
 
Interesting that it occurs with both batteries and both AC adapters.   To be clear, the sound occurs only when the battery has less than 95% and is charging?  (We reduce the charge rate at around 95-96% to "slow down" the charging and take it easy on the battery).  
 
Does it matter whether the computer is on or not while charging?  Does it make the sound only when on, only when off, or in either case?
 
If you stretch out the cords so as to move the AC adapter "brick" away from the system, can you tell if the sound is coming from the PC or the adapter brick?   If from the PC, generally where on the PC?   Does your configuration have the CCFL or LED?
 
Best regards,
 
Mark
 
 

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Hello! I am new to the community and decided to try as a last resort to post my problem specifically as I have tried an assortment of fixes from other threads that had issues similar to mine but not exactly, to no avail.
To start let me post my specs:

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K
GPU: Gigabyte Windforce GTX670 OC
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Blue C9 1600 DDR3
PSU: Silverstone 750W
MB: ASUS P8Z77-V Pro
HDD: Western Digital 1TB 7200RPM 2x500 disks.
To start with I find this problem very peculiar since from what I have read on other threads it would appear to be a hardware issue. I find this hard to believe because as of last week the computer was working better than fine. It was fantastic! I was playing all my games and getting frame rates above 60FPS on everything at 1080 resolutions. Prior to this however I had been experiencing crashes on the game Battlefield 3, which then started making my other games Crysis 2 and Shogun 2 crash as well. What I had done to remedy this particular problem was to throw in a couple new entries into regedit, update to the latest REALTEK drivers for the onboard sound, and fiddle with the sound settings in the mixer as to the specific instructions of those on the Battlefield forums. These steps combined worked like a charm and I enjoyed a blissful week breathing the biggest sigh of relief over the idea that at the very least nothing was broken in my machine, it had simply been a driver issue.

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Answer:PC freezing / crashing with loud buzzing sound loop

I have a Gigabyte 1155 Z77 motherboard, with an i5 Ivy Bridge CPU. The Z77 bios need to be "toned down" by disabling and/or enabling the CPU throttling options. Settings like C1E and EIST and other CPU speed and power consumption features need to be played with until game play is "normal"... A bios update might have messed with the settings causing this sudden trouble
 

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Hello! I am new to the community and decided to try as a last resort to post my problem specifically as I have tried an assortment of fixes from other threads that had issues similar to mine but not exactly, to no avail.
To start let me post my specs:

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K
GPU: Gigabyte Windforce GTX670 OC
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Blue C9 1600 DDR3
PSU: Silverstone 750W
MB: ASUS P8Z77-V Pro
HDD: Western Digital 1TB 7200RPM 2x500 disks.
To start with I find this problem very peculiar since from what I have read on other threads it would appear to be a hardware issue. I find this hard to believe because as of last week the computer was working better than fine. It was fantastic! I was playing all my games and getting frame rates above 60FPS on everything at 1080 resolutions. Prior to this however I had been experiencing crashes on the game Battlefield 3, which then started making my other games Crysis 2 and Shogun 2 crash as well. What I had done to remedy this particular problem was to throw in a couple new entries into regedit, update to the latest REALTEK drivers for the onboard sound, and fiddle with the sound settings in the mixer as to the specific instructions of those on the Battlefield forums. These steps combined worked like a charm and I enjoyed a blissful week breathing the biggest sigh of relief over the idea that at the very least nothing was broken in my machine, it had simply been a driver issue.

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Answer:PC Freezing / Crashing with loud buzzing sound loop

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Greetings.

I obtained this computer from my school, it was packed and not opened as far as I know(to my knowledge they didn't open 'em at least.) Around 5-6 times every day (Span of 6 hours at least) my computer freezes, with a very high pitched buzzing sound that sounds like a bloody drill.

I updated my drivers and everything, but this still occurs and I have to power restart the computer to be able to continue working/playing/watching anything.

How can I solve this?

Thank you and best regards.

Berkcan S.

Answer:Satellite L850-1R4 - Freezing with high pitched buzzing sound

Can you please tell us more about this machine?
Which operating system is installed?
Is some ?special? software installed on t?
Does your notebook freeze when you use some specific software or some certain action?

From which part of the notebook comes this buzzing sound?

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THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ALL YOUR HELP! Hello, non tech savvy guy getting blue screen crashes ( now more frequently and coupled with a lovely and grating loud buzz, woo hoo! ) I got a " Driver IQL not Less or Equal to " error the last time on the bluescreen. But I read that these errors can mean a lot of things. The crashing seems to correspond with video running, but it doesnt happen all the time when the vid is running. Its an onboard video as you can see, and Im not even sure thats the problem. Anyway, I have tried to follow the directions and attach the appropriate screenshots and files for you guys ( OMG, he actually read it !), so please let me know what you think - Thanks much oh knowledgeable ones!

Oh. Additionally, I see a small black screen pop up and go away quickly upon reboot.

Answer:Blue Screen Crashing with Loud Buzzing - For the Love of Humanity!

  
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THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ALL YOUR HELP! Hello, non tech savvy guy getting blue screen crashes ( now more frequently and coupled with a lovely and grating loud buzz, woo hoo! ) I got a " Driver IQL not Less or Equal to " error the last time on the bluescreen. But I read that these errors can mean a lot of things. The crashing seems to correspond with video running, but it doesnt happen all the time when the vid is running. Its an onboard video as you can see, and Im not even sure thats the problem. Anyway, I have tried to follow the directions and attach the appropriate screenshots and files for you guys ( OMG, he actually read it !), so please let me know what you think - Thanks much oh knowledgeable ones!

Oh. Additionally, I see a small black screen pop up and go away quickly upon reboot.


We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
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I am playing some games and about 20-30 minutes in to the game my middle monitor turns black, I get a loud buzzing noise from my headphones, than all 3 of my monitors say "No Signal" and I have to turn off my PC.

Specs:

Intel 2500k @ 3.6GHz
NVidia GTX 580 3GB SLI (x2)
Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3
Corsair 16GB RAM
CoolerMaster H212+
Corsair HX1050w
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Intel 320 120GB SSD
WD 1TB Cavier Black

Was going to add the info and the attachment button don't do anything. :/

EDIT: Using the diagnostic tool in the eventapp.txt I found this:

Event[43791]:
Log Name: Application
Source: Application Error
Date: 2012-09-07T18:04:34.000
Event ID: 1000
Task: Application Crashing Events
Level: Error
Opcode: Info
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: Justin-PC
Description:
Faulting application name: p3.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4ebaad6f
Faulting module name: client.dll, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4ebaad71
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00271e8f
Faulting process id: 0xaf0
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd8d5c2142897c
Faulting application path: D:\Games\Postal.3.Retail [English]\p3.exe
Faulting module path: d:\games\postal.3.retail [english]\p3\bin\client.dll
Report Id: 26cf38c6-f951-11e1-b9a1-1c6f65c4a3ca

(p3.exe (Postal 3) is the game I'm playing)

Answer:Crashing with buzzing noise?

Still need help.

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I am playing some games and about 20-30 minutes in to the game my middle monitor turns black, I get a loud buzzing noise from my headphones, than all 3 of my monitors say "No Signal" and I have to turn off my PC.

Specs:

Intel 2500k @ 3.6GHz
NVidia GTX 580 3GB SLI (x2)
Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3
Corsair 16GB RAM
CoolerMaster H212+
Corsair HX1050w
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Intel 320 120GB SSD
WD 1TB Cavier Black

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Hi guys,

I bought my C series laptop (C50-C00K 15") about a week ago.. the fan is buzzing quite loudly which is rather distracting when trying to study! Do I need to take the laptop back to the seller for it to be looked at? or how can I fix the situ? If I recall correctly, there was no noise made by the display model.

Cheers
Kirst

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My satellite l850-13d fan is always working when the laptop is connected in AC mode, but in DC mode the fan only work when the CPU temperature is above 50? Celsius.

I would like to know if it's normal or not.

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite L850-13D - Fan noise

Of course it is normal.
To reduce fan activity when notebook is connected to AC power supply change cooling method option.
You can find it as follow:
Open advanced options for power profile that you use > Toshiba Power Saver > Cooling method.

Change option for ?Plugged in? to battery optimized.

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my hp 6730 b laptop charger was beeping and eventually stopped working i replaced it with a loaner ..The loaner is a original hp charger but has less power volts are .5 off but the original had 90 watts the loaner has only 65 watts...it charges the bat to 100 percent..although i noticed the lightning bolt led is not staying blue like it was...it goes to amber at 60 percent charge and then blue like itshould somewere working up to full charge then it goes off..it used to stay blue.. i dont leave it plugged in at night..i figure i better not..NOW 3 DAYS LATER MY LAPTOP CRASHED TWICE AND BUZZED... NO SCREEN ...FAN GOING AND LEDS BLINKING...it would not shut down from power off on button....so i umplugged the charger and pulled the batt out...put batt back in and it said windows did nor shut down correctly..hit enter and it rebooted fine....how serious is underpowering a devise...in general i always thought under was ok within reason over was bad....??? im buying the original 90 watt hp block today.....cant risk it did i damage any thing...???

Answer:computer crashing making a buzzing noise

That all depends. If you are not using the laptop while the "under powered" charger is plugged in, the battery will just take longer to charge. BUT, if you are using the laptop while the charger is plugged in, you could very easily do some serious damage to the laptop. The charger is meant to supply a certain amount of voltage at a certain load. If you are drawing more from the charger, more than it is meant to put out, you can fry the charger resulting in a short circuit and subsequently fry your motherboard.

Best thing to do is not use it anymore until you get either the OEM charger or a direct replacement from a company like Targus. Targus USA | Cases, Bags and Accessories for Laptops and Tablets

After you get the new charger, if you are still having problems, you will likely need to bring your laptop to a tech who can bench it and test the MoBo. Hope everything works out for you.

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Being a novice with computers I need some advice as to the operation of my new laptop, which is an upgrade from my previous version (5 years old)

Whilst using the computer there is a "clicking" noise made by the computer every few minutes.
Is this sound normal ? If it is normal what causes the clicking sound ?

I have an older version of the Satellite laptop and it never made this sound.

Hoping for some advise as to this noise

Answer:Satellite L850 and clicking noise

I have L850-13R and do not have clikcing noise.
It could come from HDD which is not good.

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My computer has been freezing and making a buzzing noise through my headphones for a good time now.I've tried scanning for malaware and viruses, and no luck,my computer is still freezing in some games.Can some one please help me for once,i've been posting everywhere and no one helped me yet.

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My computer has been freezing and making a buzzing noise through my headphones for a good time now.I've tried scanning for malaware and viruses, and no luck,my computer is still freezing in some games.Can some one please help me for once,i've been posting everywhere and no one helped me yet.

Answer:Computer Crashing/Hanging In Certain games with Buzzing noise

Sound in the headphone?I would almost bet that it has to be power related.You need to find a friend who is an old-school tech who can identify power supply hum and noise levels. The is often done with an analog oscilloscope.Failing components, especially capacitors can cause this. Some techs might have the stuff needed to test capacitors in-circuit. But seldom found in a hobby workshop.Here is a You Tube video that explains the concept of in-circuit testing. But I do not know if the information is applicable to computers. It is NOT easy. You can do a lot of damage.  Yet there are some techs out thee that can do it.But it is a lot easier to just swap the PSU.

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My computer has been freezing and making a buzzing noise through my headphones for a good time now.I've tried scanning for malaware and viruses, and no luck,my computer is still freezing in some games.Can some one please help me for once,i've been posting everywhere and no one helped me yet.

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I'm not sure what's causing it, but randomly my PC will just freeze on the last frame and continuously buzz (Exactly this: PC freezes and makes buzzing noise - YouTube). I'm not sure what I could give you guys to help me but just let me know. Thanks

Answer:Random crashing when playing games and has continuous buzzing noise

Still crashing and can't find the problem. I've stress tested everything individually and ran Memtest for 10 passes yet still no errors. I tried using Prime 95 and it crashed with that aswell. I tried it with 1 stick of ram aswell and still crashes.

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I'm not sure what's causing it, but randomly my PC will just freeze on the last frame and continuously buzz (Exactly this: PC freezes and makes buzzing noise - YouTube). I'm not sure what I could give you guys to help me but just let me know. Thanks

Answer:Random crashing when playing games and has continuous buzzing noise

Hi DeeBeeR,

Welcome to the 10forums.

Since the problem you're experiencing is not a bluescreen I suggest you create a new thread at the Performance and Maintenance forum.
The BSOD forum is specific for the people who are having bluescreens.

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Hello,

I have a weird problem with my laptop. Since a couple of days ago, my laptop started making a little noise from the laptop base.
I didn't care because during daytime I don't even notice, but now (it's 5 am)
I can clearly hear a noise from the base.

It didn't happen before and I don't know what could be, because the strangest thing is that according to Toshiba Health Monitor, fan is at 0% (because I'm on eco mode and doing nothing) and CPU is at 48?. As you can imagine, my laptop is far from heating.

So where this noise could come from?
Now I know that is not the vents but something inside the laptop (maybe HDD?)

And I'm confident about the vents because vents start running when I load a movie or some games, and when vents start hitting the noise that I'm talking about still persists.

It's not that annoying, because I would have to be in complete silence to hear it. Like I said, I don't notice the noise when it's daytime, and I could live with it but not knowing where this noise come from makes me a bit paranoid. I bought it a month ago, so I don't think I have to clean it out.

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite L850 - weird noise issue (not vents)

On this virtual way it is not easy to say where the noise comes from so if you want to fix this I think you should bring it to the nearest Toshiba service and guys there should check it. Warranty is valid so repair should be for free.

Can you tell us from which part of your notebook this noise comes from?

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Just today my laptop fan has been emitting an annoying buzzing sound when the fan is on. I've had no problem with this before today.
Any ideas what's causing this and what solutions there are?

Thanks

Dan

Answer:Satellite L fan making a buzzing noise

Hmm? maybe the cooling module is faulty?
Maybe the small ball bearing of the fan malfunctions?

If you noticed this only while fan is rotating, then this part should be checked and possibly replaced?

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I have had a rather irritating buzzing noise coming from my fan. It only seems to come on when the power adaptor is plugged in.
I have had the fan replaced with a brand new one, however the previous one in the machine didn't seem to have anything wrong with it.
I read a couple of reviews on this particular laptop one saying that
"Though it doesn?t run particularly hot, the Satellite P50T B-11D does get noisy quickly ? it?s much louder than my desktop PC within thirty second of turning on, even when idle. I couldn?t find way a way to turn the fan down easily either, so this static buzz is a persistent annoyance. Thankfully, it doesn?t run particularly hot, so you can continue to use it on your lap."

Any help would be much appreciated.

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My Satellite L850-1LK is crashing intermittently with the following error message: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (athw8x.sys). An online search in some other forums suggested I should update the driver for my Atheros wireless adapter. I have done this - including uninstalling it altogether before re-installing with the driver downloaded from Toshiba's own site.

I'm still getting the BSOD so any other suggestions would be much appreciated. (I'm running Windows 8 64 bit)

Answer:Satellite L850 - Intermittent crashing with BSOD

I have the same problem with a Satellite L855

To be provided with a laptop new out the box at just short of ?1000 pounds and find that something isn't installed correctly, is frankly scandalous.

To see that someone has asked the same question as me and no one from Toshiba is monitoring these forums to advise, compounds that.

I work in IT for a living, I don't expect to pay someone for a service then be left to set it up myself.

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Hi there,

I have had a small issue with the screen on my laptop for a few months but its progressively getting worse. Once side of the screen was significantly lighter than the other but you can still see whats going on. As time went on the lightened area has become larger and now its covereing almost half of my screen.

There is also a buzzing noise that sounds like a shorting connector coming from the top edge of the laptop near the hinges. This noise random sometimes staying for hours and sometimes not appearing for hours.

From looking on the forums my guess is its a problem with the inverter but before i but one and start tearing my laptop apart i would like any comments for feedback about this problem to see if anyone else has had a similar issue.

Photo here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2527956/laptopscreen.jpg

Thanks for any feedback everyone.

Answer:Lightened screen and buzzing noise on Satellite A50

Hi

It?s not easy to say what part could be affected? but it looks like an FL inverter issue since this small part controls the display backlight?
Of course it could be an faulty screen too? this would be a bigger problem because the LCD is one of the expensive notebook parts and an screen replacement would be a costly affair?

I assume it would not be worth to replace the screen since the A50 is an oldie and an new notebook would not be more expensive as an screen replacement.

Greets

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Hello,

The hard drive has started to make a buzzing noise on my A30, I guess this is not good news, i.e. it is Kaput?

I downloaded HDDLife which tells me the hard drive is all ok, but I don't feel very confident.

I have backed up everything, and am thinking about a replacement hard drive.

So I have two Q's:

Should I get a new hard drive?

& if so, then would one of these be compatible?
http://www.tfc-computer.de/index.php?details=737&suche=___

Thanks

Answer:Satellite A30: HDD started to make a buzzing noise

Hi

These are not great news.
3 month ago my HDD went dead. It was a simply head crash.
A day before it happened I have noticed strange sound coming from notebook inside.
But I was not sure if it?s a HDD sound.
So day after I wanted to start the notebook but? the BIOS has not recognized the HDD.

So I have replaced a hdd and all was ok.
So take care. Maybe the same will happen to you.

I don?t know if the 80GB will work but as far as I can remember some A30 was delivered with a 40GB HDD.
SO maybe you will be able to use a 60GB but I?m not sure about the 80GB. You have to test it, you know?

PS. The notebook should support the enhanced IDE (ATA-5) interface

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I recently upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate. Since upgrading, every time I watch a movie or other video on my laptop, there is an intermittent buzzing noise every few minutes that last for a second or two, and also seems to makes the video stutter at the same time.

I have tried various programs to play the movies, windows media player, vlc etc, and I have also uninstalled and reinstalled the newest audio drivers, without there being any improvement in the problem. It happens whether I am playing a movie from a dvd or a video that is stored on the hard drive and the problem also occurs when playing music.

My laptop is a Satellite P300D, 3GB RAM, Windows 7 ultimate

Any suggestions would be welcome.
Thank you

Answer:Satellite P300D - Buzzing noise when wathcing DVD's or videos

Hi buddy,

Have you connected external speakers to your notebook and can you notice this problem there? Maybe it?s a problem of your internal speakers?

And how did you upgrade to Windows 7? Did you use the Toshiba upgrade kit or a Microsoft Windows 7 disk?

I never heard about such an issue so I would also recommend updating the BIOS. You can check the Toshiba website for an update.
Before you start the update make sure that all programs are closed and you are logged in as administrator.

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I hear a buzzing noise coming from the display while I'm running my new Satellite A100-784. When the display brightness is set to highest level the noise is higher. Any suggestions ??
Thanks

Answer:Satellite A100 - 784 buzzing noise coming from the Display

Hi there,

sounds like a hardware failure. Maybe a faulty Display inverter or something similar. I suggest you:

Bring your machine to an local autorized ASP. They have to fix that error and replace the defective parts in your notebook.
Here?s an link for finding some ASP in your region:
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_gaspLocator.jsp?subs=tais

Greets

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My brand new toshiba laptop is constantly producing a strange buzzing/static noise which appears to be coming from the fan.

I am not sure if this is the case with all of these models but it is quite annoying and I am worried that something could be wrong with the laptop.

Please can anybody help me on this one?
What may be causing the strange noise?

As I said it appears to be coming from the fan but I am not 100% sure.

Answer:Satellite C50-A-1DV makes strange static/buzzing noise

Did you notice this buzzing/static noise while heavy fan rotation?

To me it?s very difficult to say if it?s a ?common? fan noise or unusual noise which could be related to cooling module problems.

At the other hand you are not 100% sure if this noise is coming from the fan? so I think we are groping in the dark?

From my point of few the notebook is new and if you are unsure if there is some hardware problem, you should ask a service engineer for and check.

Sorry mate but at this point i have no other "solution" for you :(

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I bought L555-12V at MediaMarkt two days ago. The fan noise is terribly loud.
The fan turns at 70-80% with a CPU load of just 2 or 3 % when just surfing with firefox and no other open programs.

It sounds like a hair-drier. It's so loud you can't stand to be near the laptop for more than 10 minutes. This makes it impossible to work with.

I have tried everything. Uninstalled unnecessary software, altered the Windows power profiles, changed the Toshiba Power Saver settings; on ?maximum performance? the fan never turns off and on ?battery optimized? the fan is off for a minute then on at an incredibly loud 80% for a minute and so on. On/Off.

Is anyone else having these problems with fan noise?

Is this the same problem that A500 owners had with the BIOS 1.20 on their machines?


Will there be a BIOS update for the L555-12V like there was for the A500?
This cured their fan noise fault. At present there is no new BIOS posted on the support page.

If not I will have to take the laptop back for a refund. I would find that a shame as the laptop seems otherwise fine. However this machine is unusable for any length of time in it's current state.

Answer:Loud fan noise on Satellite L555-12V

> changed the Toshiba Power Saver settings; on ?maximum performance? the fan never turns off and on ?battery optimized? the fan is off for a minute then on at an incredibly loud 80% for a minute and so on. On/Off.

maximum performance means that the cooling modules would run with full power. This means that the fan will run always!

battery optimized means that the cooling fans will start to rotate only if the temperature would reach an certain level? therefore the cooling modules goes off if the temperature would decreases and would start again if the temperature level would increase?

> Will there be a BIOS update for the L555-12V like there was for the A500?
Who knows? I have checked the Toshiba European driver page and didn?t find an BIOS update for L555-12V (PSLWSE) series? I found a BIOS only for PSLW8E series?

However, I think you should wait a little bit and should check the driver page in the next time? maybe new BIOS would be available?

Greets

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Hello,

I just purchased the Toshiba Satellite Z830 - 10J and am very surprised by the loud fan noise!

I read on other forums that the noise might be louder depending on the device or that a BIOS update might help slowing down the fan activity when the laptop is running idle. Does someone know if there is a remedy to the fan noise?

For me it is really impossible to work with such an ongoing noise!!!

Thank you for your help.

Answer:Loud Fan noise on Satellite Z830-10J

At the moment don?t think about BIOS update.
What you should try at first is to change ?Cooling method settings?.

Open power profile that you use (probably Balanced) > Advanced power options > Toshiba Power Saver Settings > Cooling Method and change both options to ?Battery Optimized?.

It should reduce cooling fan activity.

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Hi,
I have a strange thing going on with my fan, she keeps making a loud noise despite the laptop is cool.

What is even stranger is when i play a game, the laptop become hotter of course and the fan start turning with high speed but with a normal noise, it almost disappears after 15min gaming or so..
and when i close the game the laptop starts to cool down and the fan starts to be loud.
btw, i opened the laptop, and i cleaned the every component, i disassembled the fan and cleaned it, it wasn't that dirty since the laptop is almost two years old, but i didn't renew the thermal paste in the cpu or the graphic card. but i dont think that matters since the laptop is cool when the fan is being noisy.

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Repost of question with link to problem, not mine but same noise.
Question is this normal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dFN1kbDKXQ

thanks for replies

des

Answer:Loud HDD noise on Satellite C670

It sounds really bad. In my opinion you should contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help. They can check it and, if necessary, exchange the HDD.

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I have a new Satellite Radius laptop it is about 3 weeks old. the laptop fan nosie has become very loud and sounds like - pretty loud - bee in flight. Can anything be done, iits so loud that the laptop is almost unusable. Is this a common Toshiba issue, I did not notice the noise until today, I think it has suddenly become very loud

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Hi ,

I have a strange thing going on with the fan, it makes a loud noise when the laptop is at cool temperature.

Other strange thing is when i open a demanding app like games, the laptop starts to be hotter of course and the fan became to her normal sound. when i close the game, the laptop gets cooler and the noise of the fan cameback.
i opened the laptop and i cleaned the components, such as the fan, and nothing has changed.
since the temperature is low i dont think i have to change the thermal paste in the cpu and the gpu.

tldr; loud strange noise of fan when laptop is cool, and a normal sound while opening a demanding app.

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Hi there!

I helped my neighbour to find a new laptop, and the whole setup and startup.

We ordered a C670-11Q and it works really well, theres just one annoyance.
The disc makes some loud clicking noises, not like a dying or working disc. It's the same sound as when you turn of a disc, just much louder. I guess it's the "disc reading arm" that goes into it's safe position.

I don't know if this laptop has a shock sensor to do this? The laptop was sitting flat on the table, and there where NO vibrations while it's doing it. There are no clicks while under load, but they occur randomly while idling or normal surfing/writing.

I also checked power saving options and disabled them to turn of the disc, no help.
This also seemed weird, because the clicks often occur several times in a row. But it definitely does it more when running on battery.

I'm running the newest BIOS and drivers from the support area (as of yesterday).
The disc is set to performance mode, i didn't test battery saving - should i?

And no, the disc hasen't taken any beating. I was the first person to turn it on.

The drive is from Hitachi, i ran their analysis - no errors.

Any help is greatly appreciated :o)

Answer:Satellite C670-11Q loud clicking noise from HDD

> The disc makes some loud clicking noises, not like a dying or working disc. It's the same sound as when you turn of a disc, just much louder. I guess it's the "disc reading arm" that goes into it's safe position.

One of my notebook?s HDD makes such noise too.

I?m not exactly sure why but I think also that this is the disks head which moves into save position.

However, I think that this is not really a malfunction since the notebook runs pretty well and I didn?t notice any problems with the HDD or the files? but I created a backup of my files? just to be safe ? you know?
I think you should backup the date just to be safe?

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Hello

Today I was playing my games, as usual until my laptop starting making very, very loud buzzing noises. I instantly turned off the laptop. Left if for a bit and turned back on. Again, extremely loud noises. I'm scared to turn it back on now. Im thinking it's the fan as that is where the noise is coming from but I can't be sure.

Any advice on what to do? Any one else had this problem?

Thanks
Frozensin

Answer:My Satellite C855 is making very loud noise

On this virtual way we cannot say for sure what the problem is but I can imagine that cooling fan is responsible for this.
From the first moment when you switch your notebook ON cooling fan is active so I would like to know if you can hear this noise from the first second after start-up.

Is there some other kind of vibration?

Of course it is also interesting to know if your notebook has valid warranty or not. If yes I strongly recommend you to contact nearest Toshiba service provider, explain the situation and ask for help.
They can order and exchange cooling vent.

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Hello,

Recently my laptop cooling fan started running continously with a loud noise. When the screen is idle it stops for few sec and starts again. I have changed the power options to balanced in control panel but it didnt work. Even the BIOS is the latest one. Refering to discussion forums I have changed to 'selective start up' thru 'msconfig' but nothing worked.

It is 8 months old. The noise is very disturbing. Can anyone please help me in this regard?

Many Thanks
Sammy

Answer:Re: Satellite C660 - Cooling fan runs with a loud noise

Hi buddy,

> Refering to discussion forums I have changed to 'selective start up' thru 'msconfig'
I never heard about something like this?

Have you already tested it with battery optimized cooling method? Balanced power profile uses also maximum performance for cooling so you have to edit the power profile and choose battery optimized cooling for every power profile on battery and AC adapter. An information about all power plan options you can find here:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD84026Q0000R01.htm

You wrote that your notebook is already 8 months old. Did you clean it in the past?

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Hello,

yesterday I have buy the Satellite P200-1ft.

The problem: the second harddisk is very loud.
I never heard a notebook that is so loud like this thing, it's never normal.

Can I send the harddisk to toshiba or must I send the complete Notebook to reclame the harddisk?

Answer:Satellite P200-1ft: second harddisk makes a loud noise

Hi Uli

You cannot send only a notebook part to the Toshiba authorized service provider.
If you think something is wrong with the HDD then you have to contact the ASP in your country and the guys should be able to help you.

But note; if the HDD is loud then this doesn?t mean that there is a hardware malfunction.
My HDD clicks and makes some noises since 3 years but it runs well, without any troubles?

Greetings mate

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Hi,

I am using a u500-1dr..i have recently encountered this problem

The system hangs and the speaker emitted a screeching noise...i have to restart the system..after i restart I get a message in system tray area saying " intel rapidsahre technology service is not running" ...

Answer:Satellite U500- System Hangs and Loud Sreeching Noise

Have you noticed this behaviour from the first day?
Have you tried to reinstall OS using HDD recovery option to see if these issues persist with ?factory settings??

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Hi,

have bought few month's ago Toshiba Satellite U400 and everything was perfect and i just bought it because i do not like sounds.
When i surf on the net i like it to be quite, but these last 5 days it has started to sound.

Toshiba U400 works and it takes out to much "Air" from the side and just sound all the time, even if i open IE or MSN or anything, and before it just did sometime but now it does often.

Please help me because this is very annoying and it sounds to much, and i do not like it, why has this start to happend now and not before? and what can i do about it?

thnx.

Answer:Satellite U400 - loud noise coming from cooling modules

Hi

What you can do?
Well, first of all you have to ensure that your cooling modules holes are free of dust.
I recommend using the compressed air spray in order to remove the dust from cooling grilles and fans.
In most cases the dust prevents the air circulation which causes a higher temperature and therefore fans would rotate faster.

Secondly you could change the power saver settings to ?more battery like?.
If you are using Win XP then you should check the Toshiba Power Saver.
There you could set the CPU processing speed and cooling performance to a lower level

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Hello, My name is Maria and I am from Moscow.


I have purchased this laptop (Toshiba Satelite L 670-15) on 16th of december 2010 and from the very beginning I had problems with it. Before I managed to install any programs, it said to me: " There isn't enough memory", I couldn't install important updates and software was working very slow. I took it to the service center RSS and by warranty they changed a harddrive there and reinstalled Windows.

Later, approximately in a month, my laptop began to get hot, very bad, like iron and to turn off. My friend cleaned and blew the laptop with a canned air. First three weeks it worked good, then the problem repeated. Before the end of my warranty period left not so many time and I took it to the service center again.

They took my laptop and said: "Your laptop is getting hot, it needs to be cleaned, it is not warranty fixing and it will cost 1750 rubles (about 54 dollars). Is it normal? Why at least on the warranty period you can not offer me a free fixing? In the service center I was told, that there was no any other problems, except of dust, but I'm always using my laptop at home, it's very clean here and no dust, I use the laptop, according to user's manual and I don't understand how in such a short period of time it's getting so dirty, that I can not work on it!

I need this laptop for my work, but service center took my laptop for more, than 2 weeks, though I refused from paid fixing. After that I sen... Read more

Answer:Satellite L670-15 - Overheating and loud fan noise causing crash?

>They took my laptop and said: "Your laptop is getting hot, it needs to be cleaned, it is not warranty fixing and it will cost 1750 rubles (about 54 dollars). Is it normal?

I?m afraid the ASP is right and this is not warranty case?

> I was told, that there was no any other problems, except of dust, but I'm always using my laptop at home, it's very clean here and no dust, I use the laptop, according to user's manual and I don't understand how in such a short period of time it's getting so dirty, that I can not work on it!

It?s nothing unusual that notebook?s cooling fans needs to be cleaned from time to time. I do that with my two different notebooks from different manufacturers.
I use my notebook at home, the other while traveling and both needs to be cleaned. I use a simple compressed air spray to get the dust removed.
This is good enough to keep the cooling modules clean.

Here is a nice and useful document from Toshiba knowledge base:
+How to clean the cooling system of a Toshiba notebook+
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD7A01ZZ000AR01.htm

But if cleaning the cooling modules does not help, I would recommend changing the settings in power management of the Win 7.
Go to:
Changes in Operating System:
Control Panel --> Power Options --> Change plan settings --> Change advanced power settings --> TOSHIBA Power Saver Settings --> Cooling Method

Here try the setting: Max performance.

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Hi

I have just purchased a Satellite C670 satellite laptop.
Every few minuetes it make a loud click/clunk noise from inside, hard drive ?? is this normal

look forward to your replys

des

Answer:Every few minuetes Satellite C670 make a loud click/clunk noise

On this virtual way we cannot hear it and cannot say if this is normal or not but fact is that HDD produce clicking noise. It is not extremely loud but you can hear it.
Are you sure this noise comes from HDD. Does it click when HDD LED blinks?

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Hi,

I have Toshiba A200-28S, bought in Summer 2008 from Russia.
Before, I had a loud fan, but as I read in the internet, it is common in Toshiba notebooks.
But anyway, I decided to flash (update) BIOS, also for performance and other reasons. 1 week ago
I downloaded bios update file from Toshiba drivers web site. Update went smoothly. Although I realized that fan noise has not changed. Until now fan was ok, and I didn?t experience any overheating.
Also I tried to clean the ventilation with vacuum cleaner.

Today when I switched on my notebook, windows started normally, and after a while when I started my browser and checked emails, fan started to make really loud and strange noise, like a small hairdryer. And then windows froze. I turned it off directly (pressing and holding power button). I started next time, this time I opened Speed Fan program to check temperature.

Again after a while windows froze and fan started making the same sound. Last temperature I read was 49 C. And before all this happened I checked core temperatures from time to time, and they were maximum 60 C, in average 50-52 c.

Then I started Windows in safe mode. After approximately 15 minutes, the same fan thing happened.

Now I started windows second time in a safe mode. And fan noise seems normal. Temperature is 61 C. I am running only browser. I hope I will be able to post this thread.

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Answer:Satellite A200 - Loud fan and crashing Windows

Hi!

First of all, what OS do you have?

In my opinion the temperatures are normally and don?t forget that the fan must sometimes run to cool the CPU. Otherwise it can be damaged.

If you have Windows XP you should install the Toshiba Power Saver. With this tool you can change the CPU speed and the cooling method
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

In worst case you must send it on for repair to an authorized service provider but don?t be worry. I have good experience with this because the technicians are very helpful and they will repair your notebook as fast as possible.
My experience is that it takes only 1.5-2 weeks.

Bye

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Hey, I've had this problem for a while that when a play a game or watch a video in any quality my computer can randomly freeze and cause a buzzing noise in my head phnes. The computer shows no indication to when this will happen and when the buzzing starts it's over. The buzzing lasts for about 3 second and then stops making the fan inside the pc the only noise. When it freezes it has no response at all and I cannot do anything but forcefully turn off or "choke" the computer. I'm writing this now after it happened twice in 15 minutes which is a new record therefore i fear it is getting worse. I got the computer for Christmas and I've had the problem since like 10 of January or so. It is no bad program that i've downloaded and i have tried to "restore" the computer from the windows 8 settings.I have the 'Hewlett Packard Envy 15 notebook' laptop with:- AMD A10-5750M APU processor- Radeon HD Graphics 2.50GHz- 800 GB RAM- 64 bit - Windows 8.1I restored the laptop for 3 days ago and it hasn't helped, I'm really in distress and i have yeat to try (and will soon) take my computer to Elkj?p (Electronics store) to have them take a look at it.I appreciate any information on the subject even a, "Yeah i have the same problem" and help will be extremly loved. I'll check on this post from time to time and if you need any more of my PC info i'll do my best to find it.Thanks 

Answer:PC freezes with loud buzzing

That's a lot of RAM for a laptop or even any computer. It could be an over-heating issue but usually the computer would shut down if that were the case. Try using something like http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php  speed fan just to make sure that it's not a temp issue. Run the program in the background and do whatever it is that makes the computer crash and note the temperatures. If not then come back to us with as much information you can give.

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Every 4 to 8 hours the tower of my desktop computer will begin emitting a very loud buzzing noise. It's definitely louder than a normal conversation, and it's loud enough that it if was a TV I'd turn the volume down.

It continues until I shutdown or go to standby. When I power back on or awake from standby the buzzing doesn't start back up for about another 4 to 8 hours.

The noise occurs even my my speakers are completely off. I'm using Windows XP but I have Windows Defender and Avast running at all times, and I only use Firefox, so there's probably not a virus or something activating the internal speaker.

So what is this most likely? Is my hard drive beginning to fail? I've successfully copied several large files around to backup a few things, so it isn't completely gone. I'm really surprised at how loud it is.
 

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Hi, i own my u430Touch 3 Weeks now and the system fan is real buzzing direct after starting the system, is this normal ? while the Noise comes from the upper right side (near the Powerconnector), i think this must be the Systemfan. There is no other Programm startet. any ideas please ? 

Answer:Lenovo U430Touch + loud buzzing fan

hi Adrenochrom,
 
Your right, the system fan is located on the right side of the unit.
- Link to picture
 
If the buzzing noise is loud and doesn't stop then this isn't a normal behaviour. Did you noticed this out of the box or it just happened recently?
 
If the issue started happening out of the box then it might be a thermal configuration in the BIOS that's making the fan spins at a high RPM (in normal conditions, the fan tries to dissipate the heat out that's comming from the CPU/GPU -- which causes the buzzing sound).
 
Otherwise, it's most likely a malfunctioning fan. In this case, I recommend you contact lenovo and report the problem.
 
Things that you can check::
1. Temperature of the system (eg. via HWMonitor or similar software)
2. CPU load (eg. via Task Manager)
3. If applicable, the Fan speed (eg via HWMonitor, Aida64 Extreme, or similar software)
 
 
Regards

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Everything seemed to be working fine.  Maybe it was my environment that made me not hear it before, but I can hear a rather loud buzzing/humming sound coming from the top right of the keyboard.  This is strange since I've had the computer now for 3 days and have only really used it for 2. HP Pavilion notebook 15-au063nr 1) Loud Buzzing/humming sound 2) Brand New (little to no use) 3) No software has been installed except for the chrome browser  

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Several times now, my screen has suddenly gone black and instantly my t400 makes a loud, buzzing sound. The first time this happened was while I was playing Starcraft. I believe the other two occurences happened while watching videos. I don't know if this is related to the video cards or if it's overheating, but I'd appreciate any ideas! I have updated my bios recently and yet the problem persists. Thanks!

Answer:Screen goes blank and loud buzzing

buzzing sound? that could be the inverter... do you have a LED or CCFL backlight version of the LCD?

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New Inspiron 17 7779 2-in-1 with combined audio port and Waves MaxxAudio
Logitech Z130 powered external speakers.
I have noticed, if I have external speakers connected and playing music, the sound works fine except for the volume fading in and out.
But a situation has developed where if the music stops or I pause it or shutdown the player, the speakers will start producing a loud static type sound about 30% if the time.  It sounds like what might happen if a speaker was being plugged in but not yet completely seated.
Muting the sound does not cause this.
It is very annoying and means I cannot leave the system playing music if I go out of the room.
Since I have been checking the sound fading situation, I have the latest drivers.  When I plug the speakers in the popup appears and I select medium external speakers.  No problems with this part of the operation.
This could be related to just these particular speakers but I have no other wired external speakers to test.  Limited testing with headsets does not appear to exhibit the problem, but of course, they are not powered...
I am thinking, the utility which sets up the combined audio port for different devices is somehow loosing contact with the plugged in device and allowing those connections to be changed.  Resuming the music stops the noise immediately it does not reoccur during play.
If I am correct, this would appear to be a driver of whatever sets up the combined audio port.. 
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Answer:Loud Buzzing from External Speakers

Could be interference from electronic devices--cordless phone, fluorescent lights, woofer, other devices. Move to a diff location or remove or move the devices. Experiment to find the source of the problem. Recheck the wired connections.

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Recently my HP Pavilion G6 laptop with the AMD A6 4400m has been displaying a 90B system error. After my father blew soke compressed air into rhe vent the problem seemed to resolve itself. However now the laptop's fan is making a loud humming and buzzing noise when it is operating.

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So for the past week, I've had a major annoyance. Whenever I try to do anything, be it music, YouTube, gaming, Discord, or anything else that isn't sitting on the desktop or using Google, my computer often locks up several times in a short time frame. It even messes up my Discord, so I cannot speak or hear anyone. It buzzes during the duration of the freeze if there was audio playing at the time. This problem is driving me crazy, and a solution would alleviate the pain.

Here's the specs:
Processor
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz

Video Card
Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600

Video Card #2
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M

RAM
8.0 GB

Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 (build 10586), 64-bit
 

Answer:Short Freezes With Loud Buzzing

This sounds like a problem with your sound card or audio drivers. Most likely audio drivers. If what you hear sounds sort of like machine gun fire, then could you inform us of your current audio drivers / sound card?
 

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My PC is beginning to crash quite regularly when playing various games. There's also a loud buzzing noise & I have to turn the PC off altogether & restart. My specs are:
Windows 10 Home 64Bit
Intel Core i5 [email protected]
8GB DDR3 Ram
Gigabyte P55m-UD2 Mobo
NVIDIA 970GTX 4GB
3 x SSD (500gb, 120gb & 60gb)
500gb HD
ASUS Xonar DX Sound Card
Corsair VX550 PSU

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I have a noise-related issue with my X220 and I wonder if someone here can confirm that it is normal. There is more electrical noise coming from my laptop than I am used to. I'm referring to the slight buzzing coming from the computer's mainboard. It varies with the load on the laptop, and happens regardless of whether it is plugged in or not. All laptops have this sound, but it would normally be very quiet and masked by hard drive noise, particularly since they both vary with load so will increase at the same time. In my machine there is an SSD so no hard drive noise, so I would expect to hear the electrical noise more clearly but I am still surprised at the volume of the buzzing. I just tried comparing it to a netbook I have by booting the netbook from a USB flash drive and then spinning down the hard drive so it was silent. The electrical noise on that is only audible if I put my ear to the keyboard. By contrast I can hear the noise clearly while just sitting at my X220 (i7 model) in a very quiet environment (when the fan is at a low speed). Can someone please confirm whether this occurs with their machine? They will probably need to have an SSD or spin down their hard drive, and their fan will need to be at a fairly low speed and put the machine under some light load. Thanks.

Answer:X220 loud electrical buzzing? Is this normal?

hi, i have that electrical noise also besides the fan going up and down all the time, allthough i set the energybalance in 'low' (energysaving), very ennoying, never had such a problem, it's allready my fifth laptop. One says lenovo is working on the issue, so be patientFor the rest the x220 is a marvelous machine

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Okay so my computer has been having this weird buzzing sound, which I think is coming from the video card but it hasn't really affected anything until now. When I started playing a game, it started making a really loud buzzing sound before eventually BSODing.

I'm still relatively newbish to computers so I have no idea how to troubleshoot so I'm sorry if I'm doing things wrong.

Here are my specs and attached are my error files:

? Windows 7
? x64
? Original OS installed was Windows 7
? OEM version
? Age of system (hardware) ? 2-3 years old?
? Age of OS installation ? 2-3 years

? CPU ? AMD Phenom II X4 940T
? Video Card ? HD Radeon 6870
? MotherBoard - H-RS880-uATX
? Power Supply ? Apevia ? 680W

? System Manufacturer - HP
? Model Number ?p6787c


Let me know if there's any more information needed. Thank-you beforehand.

Answer:[SOLVED] Loud buzzing sound and then BSOD

Hi,

All of the attached DMP files are of the CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4) bugcheck.

A process or thread critical to proper system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated.

There's a hardware problem with the boot drive, or a device driver has a bug or a critical service was stopped.

We can see from the dump -

IO_ERROR: (NTSTATUS) 0xc000000e - A device which does not exist was specified.

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xF4_IOERR_C000000E_IMAGE_hardware_disk

MODULE_NAME: hardware_disk

etc

Overall, possible hard disk failure. However, it could be device driver related as well. Let's do some software related things first -

1. Update to Service Pack 1 ASAP: Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

2. In your loaded drivers list, dtsoftbus01.sys is listed which is the Daemon Tools driver. Daemon Tools is a very popular cause of BSOD's in 7/8 based systems. Please uninstall Daemon Tools. Alternative imaging programs are: MagicISO, Power ISO, etc.

3. I recommend temporarily removing and replacing Norton with Microsoft Security Essentials:

Norton removal tool - https://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/...eb&pvid=f-home

MSE - Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows

If the above does not help, run hard disk diagnostics:

Chkdsk:

Chkdsk:
There are various ways to run Chkdsk~

Method 1:

Start > Search bar > Type cmd (right click run as admin to execute Elevated CMD)

Elevated CMD should now be opened, type the following:

chkdsk x: /... Read more

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The buzzing from my speakers seems to be getting progressively louder. When docked, I have to lower the volume when I am not playing anything because the buzzing is loud enough to be stressful. When undocked it is a similar situation, only because the speakers are not as loud as the supplemental ones I use when the machine is docked, it is less noticeable. I recently had  overheating problems and the local shop opened my case, blew it out and put some heat absorbing gunk on the fans. The overheating is no longer an issue. However, it seems like the buzzing has been gradually increasing ever since. I am pretty unsophisticated about computer repair and diagnosis. I am wondering if I have a fan problem, a sound card problem a software problem or a "it is time to sell this laptop and get a new one" type of problem. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Dave OS Name Microsoft Windows XP ProfessionalVersion 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600System Model 9450GBUSystem Type X86-based PCProcessor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~2326 MhzBIOS Version/Date LENOVO 7FETA4WW (2.22 ), 10/19/2007SMBIOS Version 2.4












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Answer:Loud buzzing from speakers continues to get worse

which model is your thinkpad? also when you place some heat absorbing gunk, did you mean they actually removed the fan and placed new thermal compound on the heat sink?

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For the last week or so Ive been having a problem while playing Darksiders. After about 15-30 minutes of playing, my computer crashes and it goes to a black screen, along with a loud buzzing sound from the speakers.

Ive googled the issue, and what I came up with was to try using MemTest 86 and Prime95 to see if there are any hardware failures. I even ran HWiNFO32 to see if maybe my cooling was awful, and it was the cause. But the temps seem within the realm of what it should be.

Ive run MemTest 86+ for over 2 hours without it recognizing a problem, as well as running a stress test with Prime95 for around 4 hours, all without any results. I havent been able to find any issues with my hardware using these tools.

I even upgraded my driver for my Graphics card, and that didnt help any either, although it did seem to let me last a little longer before the crash.

Anyone have any other ideas?

Here is the zip of my log from my HWiNFO32.

EDIT: My Hardware specs are in my Signature.
 

Answer:Black Screen and Loud Buzzing Crash

Few things since the provided info so far is not much help and I will explain why:

Crash log is useless. Its 314 KB of text.

MemTest is an ok test but you can do it faster by removing one stick of ram, then swap them to see if the error repats.

Hwinfo32 info seems weird. Heat is most likely your issue. I would look for a tool specific to your motherboard to do some monitoring of the heat and see if you can log the temp when it crashes, not while simply running a test. It's when the game fires up that you are getting heat issues so you need ot monitor temps while playing.

If it's a laptop be sure it is venting properly. If it is a desktop check the RPM of the fans while running. YOu might need to replace a fan or even add a fan for additional cooling.
 

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My computer recently started buzzing randomly, nothing was running on the computer nor was it running at a high temperature.

This is a Lenovo Y-50-70 and the buzzing appears to be coming from the right side and has persisted through a restart.
 

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This happens every once in a while and I cannot figure out what is causing it. The laptop freezes and buzzes and forces me to shut it down via the power button.  Can anyone shed some light on what might be going on? The past two times it has happened it was when I was using Chrome.  Total amount of system memory: 4.00 GB RAMSystem type: 32-bit operating systemNumber of processor cores: 4 Display adapter type: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000Total available graphics memory: 1298 MBDedicated graphics memory: 64 MBDedicated system memory: 0 MBShared system memory: 1234 MBDisplay adapter driver version: 9.18.13.1090 

Answer:W520 Freezes and makes loud buzzing sound

Hi, zackh123
 
I would recommend checking the logs in Event Viewer, which can be found under Control Panel ? Administrative Tools. Once in Event Viewer, open the folder Windows Logs and check out the System logs. Try going back to the last time this occurred and check for any errors or warnings that may lead to the system freezing like this.
 
Also, what is your operating system? And from where does the buzzing sound seem to come from?
 
Thanks in advance,Adam





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Hi, There is a strange, very loud intermittent buzzing/screeching noise from the fan of  HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n024nr Notebook PC (Model #:F4G16UA). A few days ago the fan started running very loudly. Now suddenly the fan is making a loud noise as it turns on, then it stops (& its silent), then again the noise of fan running and suddenly the loud screeching noise comes from the fan. When i put my hand on the bottm of the laptop on the left side, i can feel the vibrations during those loud buzzing/screeching noises. I ran the system diagnostics quick test and everything came out ok. I also did the components test. All components tested ok except 2 USB ports (which had stopped working earlier, so it was not a big surprise). Can someone help me fix this isue. This laptop is more than 3 years old, so there is definitely no warranty on it. Hope i can understand what is causing this strange noise from the fan. Thanks in advnce.

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(sorry if this is the wrong area to post this.) 
 
My computer is a few years old, but it has NEVER crashed until today. I was in a game of League of Legends, and out of nowhere the screen froze, and a loud buzzing started coming out of my headset, I couldn't alt+tab or ctrl+alt+del. There were no signs of it coming (such as lag). I thought oh well, that's odd and turned off my PC by the front button and then turned it on again. I finished that game without any problems...
An hour later I am trying to launch the game Aion, and my computer freezes again during the launch of the game. This time, the monitor shut off when it happened too... I turned off my PC with the button and left it off for around 30 minutes... I turned it back on, but unplugged my headset to see if maybe for some reason that was the problem. (I read to do that online by one person).. I got on Aion, played for 15 minutes and them boom, crash again out of nowhere.
As of now, I am just on my computer again and I haven't tried to play any games, because that seems to be the only time when my computer crashes... I am not super tech savvy, but I am willing to try anything you give me instructions on how to do.
What I have tried: I have tried upgrading drivers, as that is what everyone in different forums was saying to do, but they were already updated. I also tried playing without my headphones in, that didn't work.
My PC specs: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/wHHOb3MJpXEMuqnl2aWh4u4
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Answer:During gaming, computer crashes with a loud buzzing sound in headset

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.

 
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
 Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.

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Hello there,i really need you help !

So i bought a new graphics card,the Radeon R9 290 and i have the following problems

1)When i post up the pc instead of the BIOS image i am getting those random artifacts


2) In random times my monitor freezes with a buzzing sound coming from speakers and it wont respond until i force restart.This might happen once a day,twice a day,10 times a day or it might not happen for 2 days.It mostly happens when i am gaming or watching movie,but it also happens when i am just browsing.

I have ruled out the RAMs cause i tested them a lot,and i have also ruled out anything else related to hardware because when i am running with my old graphics card the computer runs fine without any problems.

So i decided to RMA the card.They called me after two days and asked me to go there,so i went.They told me that the card runs fine,there was no artifacts in post and no freezing when they tested 4 different benchmarks and 2 different games.So they gave me back the card.He told me that the problem could be my PSU or that i run the card with VGA to HDMI adapter(Analog to Digital).

So i really don't know what to do now,what would cause this problem ? Is it possible that cause my monitor does not have Digital input(HDMI,DVI)so i have to use VGA To HDMI adapter this could be the problem ? Or it's simply my PSU ? But if it's my PSU shouldn't i also have random restarts and other problems too ? I am really in a dead end.

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Answer:Artifacts in post and monitor freezing with loud buzzing sound

anyone got any idea ....... ?

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As the title says I have a Y900-34ISZ Desktop and the grapihics card tinds to make a VERY loud buzzing sound when playing games. At first it wasn't a big problem but it seems to be getting worse, it to the point that i can't even stand to play anything because the buzzing is so loud. i've already tried contetacting support but all i got out of that was a dent in my case. Anyone have any Ideas on how to fix this. I've already checked the fans and cleaned out the case as well as updating all drivers but nothing has worked.
 
Mod's Edit: Edited Subject line to a more family friendly description of issue.
 

Answer:Y900-34ISZ Desktop loud Graphics card buzzing

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Have you checked to see if the card is loose?  If it isn't then a graphics card shouldn't be making this kind of noise which means it needs to be replaced.  I would recommend you contact Lenovo Support for warranty assistance.  I would see if Lenovo can send you a replacement card instead of sending the whole system in.  You can then send back the noisy one to Lenovo.
 
Lenovo Support - USA1-877-453-668624 hours a day 7 days / week
 
An alternative is check with your local Best Buy store to see if they are an authorized service center. You could then walk it in for the replacement.
 
Here is a link to your model's Hardware Maintenance Manual.  It will explain how to replace the graphics card if needed.....
 
https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/desktop_pub/ic_y700-900_hmm_20151006.pdf
 

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So my Sony Vaio VPCEB3F4E has been freezing when i'm watching internet video. I have done a full system restore but when i was watching Netflix today it froze again several times. This has happened on both chrome and internet explorer. I feel like it may be an issue with Silverlight but unsure as to diagnose the problem?

Microsoft support said it was a heat problem so I took the cover off, gave it a full clean with canned air. However the problem still exists. As i type this with Netflix on in the background the audio is freezing slightly. I clicked to proceed to the next episode and it locked up with the circle spinning but no movement in the mouse, keyboard etc. Any other ideas?

The temperatures from HWMonitor and CoreTemp are around 55-65 degrees and it doesn't feel that warm at all.

I appreciate any help which can be given.
thanks in advance
 

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| i5 2500k | Gigabyte 7850 2GB | 8GB G.SKILL DDR3 | GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 | Samsung F3R 1 [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]TB[/COLOR][/COLOR] HDD | Antec 902

So this problem has been going on for awhile. Thought completing a system upgrade I had been planning would do the trick but of course not. I can play games from anywhere from 5-15 minutes before my computer completely locks up. Virtually any game, I've tried them all: BF3, WoW, Far Cry 3, MW3, etc. Black (sometimes green) screen, loud sound coming from the speakers as if it is frozen on a gunshot repeating, and also if you watch the video card it ceasing functioning.

It should be noted that this is the second video card this has happened on, first on an old 5750 and now on my brand new 7850, so I know it's not the cards. I just [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]installed[/COLOR][/COLOR] Windows 8 along with a new SSD drive, so in the last 24 hours I have completely wiped my old system, started up good as new again with a new OS, and still this keeps happening. All drivers have been downloaded from the developers for video card, motherboard, etc. The only thing I remotely have to go on is when I view my event history or whatever its called. Being that my OS, HD, and SSD are brand new and fresh, the only critical error listed is from when the game crashed, below:

Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 12/10/2012 12:59:31 PM
Event ID: 41
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While playing some games like Left 4 Dead 2, Fallout New Vegas and Age of Empires III Asian Dynasties, the computer crashes and I have to press and hold the power button for it to turn off. It happens frequently in AoE III Asian Dynasties and never happens in Team Fortress 2 for example.

The screen goes black and the monitor light starts blinking, and the speakers make a really annoying loud buzzing sound.

I've tried everything, various video card drivers, disconnected all USB devices, clean OS installs with no extra software on the background...

The PC is ~3 years old.
Windows 7 SP1 64 bits
I've had BSODs before but not since the last format.

I found this thread using Google, looks similar.

Answer:Monitor goes black and speakers make loud buzzing sound

Your symptoms reek of hardware failure. My initial suspicion is your video card. Though let's run through some testing.

First thing's first: some initial troubleshooting. Check inside your PC for any dust or slow/stopped fans. Ensure that proper airflow is taking place (cold outside air in, hot inside air out). While you're inside, go ahead and re-seat your video card, as well as your memory sticks, and reconnect your drives' power and data cables (both drive and motherboard ends). Check things after all of this, and see if the issue has been resolved or has been very noticeably reduced. If not resolved, continue onward.

Before the testing, we'll want a couple HWinfo logs from ya. Set it to Sensors only at startup, then have it log two instances: one for idle, and one for high load (gaming, etc.). Make sure each log records a decent amount of time (~15 minutes). So we can get some good solid averages and discover trends going on.

Once that's done, on to the hardware diagnostic tests:

GPU: MemtestG80/CL - If your video card supports either of the tests, run twice.
RAM: Memtest86+ - Run 7+ passes.
CPU: Prime95 - Torture Test, Large FFTs, 9+ hours.
Disk: Seatools - All basic tests. No Fix all or advanced ones.

Note that these tests (besides MemtestG80/CL) are available on the UBCD. It's also preferable you run them on there as it offers a light, reliable environment to run them on. Note that Prime95 is called Mersenne Prime Test in the UB... Read more

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So my Sony Vaio VPCEB3F4E has been freezing when i'm watching internet video. I have done a full system restore but when i was watching Netflix today it froze again several times. This has happened on both chrome and internet explorer. I feel like it may be an issue with Silverlight but unsure as to diagnose the problem?

I appreciate any help which can be given.
thanks in advance

Answer:Loud buzzing from speakers, and freezing even after restoring to factory settings

Hello Welcome to TSF!!! Clean out all dust out of any air vents on the side and under the laptop with a can of air. Update all drivers Graphics, Audio, and wifi adapter from the manufacture of your computer's website. Update Silverlight and Adobe Flash Player.

Also if the laptop is not under warranty if possible take off the panel underneath the laptop and clean out any dust around the heat sync. Your issues could be an over heating problem.

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A friend of mine recently started to have speaker/microphone issues (sound would cut out at times for her speakers and mic, had to position herself perfectly) and eventually the speakers completely died. She got a new set (Earbuds + microphone on the cord) and that worked fine for a few hours. Eventually, there was a buzz on her end and her volume (voice) got considerably lower. The buzz wasn't that bad, so we just changed the volume/mic volume to fix it, and the next day it was gone.

Sadly, at the end of the next day, the mic started to buzz again, except worse this time. It was nearly impossible to hear her over the buzzing sound, but we both went to bed soon after that. The next day was the same thing, but again it got worse. This time her voice would sometimes distort into static/robotic sounds. When it was loud enough, it was at least somewhat understandable.

On day 5, and her mic started off buzzing today. She switched to the old microphone (plugged the yellow cord into the yellow jack) and her voice was fixed for a few hours. She went out for a few and came back, but when she did she couldn't hear me and I couldn't hear her. We've tested extensively (restarting, using other programs, she can hear it herself when it's recorded/played back, the other mic jack doesn't seem to notice when it's plugged in + is unreachable sitting normally, and of course plenty of wire jiggling. After all of this, her voice would cut in and out of the robotic sounds, and the buzz would be... Read more

Answer:Microphone issues with loud buzzing/robotic sounding voice

Without any PC specs or the mic specs we can't really say what is happening.

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I just got a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad 430 and whenever I insert a DVD into the DVD player and it starts playing, it makes a loud buzzing noise and the whole laptop starts to vibrate. It seems as if the DVD player is working really hard to get the disc going and I am definitely sure that while it may make some sound while playing the DVD, it is not supposed to buzz this loudly and make the whole laptop shake this much. Is it possible I can get this fixed? Or should I go get this replaced? 

Answer:DVD player makes whole laptop shake and vibrate with a loud buzzing sound

go into your BIOS menu, under config -> power -> Optical Drive Speed -> Choose normal or silent mode. Now retry.

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I specifically bought the Toshiba Satellite (my fourth in a row) to take advantage of the lovely harmon/kardon speakers.

I find that the volume is going loud and soft all the time, specifically going softer when there appears to be something in the music (or whatever Im listening to) that would normally go louder. It's almost as if it is trying to 'normalise' the volume. Whatever is happening, it sounds terrible.

I've done a quick search on thee forums and I can't see a solution. I have seen on the greater internets (simply google Toshiba loud soft" and it pops up) someone else with the same problem.

I've messed around with the sound for hours at a time and had absolutely no luck.

I'm at my wits end. Can some please help me?

Answer:Satellite P500 - sound going loud-soft-loud

Have you discovered "Smart Audio" in your control panel? - I no nothing about what it does but there are lots of icons and sliders to play with!
I also know that my "Windows Update" has nvidia high definition audio driver -August 09 sitting there as an optional update

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Question: buzzing noise

when i start my computerthere is a buzzing noise and a message said to check power managment setup , when i did thermal monitor cpu temperture had a [ER] by it the fan is working but i dont no what else to do
 

Answer:buzzing noise

Closing duplicate post. Please go here for the other post.

[This message has been edited by ich (edited 02-21-2001).]
 

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