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Question: computer makes buzzing sound when sound is on.

Back around the first of the year I sent my xps 17 L1702x back to the depot to replace a bad motherboard. Ever since then I have noticed a buzzing sound in the speakers when the volume is half way up or louder. I can press down on the top of the hand rest area, and the buzzing stops Has anyone else experienced this problem? I would hate to have to send the computer back to the depot for this but it's driving me crazy!

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The computer make a really lound continuous buzzing sound. sounds like the fan is going crazy but its not the fan. please help 

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Hello! Registered to ask help with this problem. My computer has been making odd buzzing sound under stress for some time now. It happens usually when I try to play newer games but sometimes just using web browsing or Youtube induce lesser sounds. I've changed CPU cooler, GPU and memory sticks during this time, and that hasn't changed the situation. Here's a recording of the sound: http://vocaroo.com/i/s0lzb1fnc9RK

I moved the phone around to locate the source of the sound and I think it's coming from bottom half, below GPU, possibly near PSU. Is there anyway to test if it's the PSU?

I'd appreciate the help, this has been bugging me for quite some time. I know I shouldn't wait around with a computer making disturbing noice, but what can I say.

(One detail I noticed is that Speccy gives my memory sticks speed as 933MHz when is should be double that.)

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8087 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 244195 MB, Free - 7920 MB; D: Total - 473767 MB, Free - 51859 MB; E: Total - 479998 MB, Free - 382510 MB; G: Total - 1907725 MB, Free - 109344 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, Z77 Pro3
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

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I bought a W541 with 4gb of ram and 1 750gig HD with the intention of upgrading the ram to 32gb and installing 2 hds in raid myself. After I got the computer i found out that if I didn't order it with RAID it wouldn't support it, so I ordered another of the same computer with RAID to replace it. While I was waiting for the replacement I installed the ram in the computer and it worked fine. Now I have the new computer, the only difference is that it has the RAID chip, and thats working fine, but when I installed the ram all the computer would do when you turned it on was make a high pitch buzzing sound. I thought maybe it had gotten a static shock while I was switching it so I sent it back for another 32 gb kit. Today the new kit came in, and its the same thing, all the computer does is make a high pitched buzzing sound.  Any ideas? TL;DR: W541 with raid will not even post with 32 ram upgrade. I bought the G.Skill Ripjaws 1.35V F3-1600C9Q-32GRSL, but that shouldn't matter as it worked in the first computer.













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Answer:32 GB Ram upgrade, computer only makes a buzzing sound

I have not used that RAM, but it should work. All I can suggest is that you make sure you have the latest BIOS. Looking at the change log, at least v 2.09 fixed a memory detection problem.

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Computer Freezes whilst gaming and makes buzzing sound this has happened for the past few weeks, i have tested the ram using mem test and replaced each chip but its still happening and im un sure why


This might be solved already but im insure where to go from now, i have also tried underclocking the ram and underclocking the cpu but im still having the freezing issue.

Answer:Computer Freezes whilst gaming and makes buzzing sound

A buzzing sound may mean a capacitor going bad. Open the case and get a flashlight and check them visually until better advice is given.

Search Google images for "bad capacitor" to see how they would look like.

Another thing that comes to my mind is the buzzing is a faulty fan? Get HWInfo and check CPU and GPU temps.

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As of a day ago my pc won't start. I hit the power button, lights turn on on the tower, the monitor shows nothing, and there is a very quiet repetitive buzzing sound coming from the speaker on the motherboard. I think it buzzes six times and then nothing. I can then hit the power button again and all the lights instantly turn off.
Yesterday I opened it up and blew it out (it was VERY dusty) but that didn't help.
Any ideas?
 

Answer:PC won't start and makes buzzing sound

Try another power supply.
 

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Hello Team,
I just recently purchased a brand new dell XPS 15" corei7 I am pretty happy with my system but it is making a silent but annoying buzzing sound while browsing the web, scrolling over the toolbar or opening a web page with moving graphics on it and even opening a new folder or file makes a buzzing sound.
I tried to search for a solution over the net but wasn't helpful. If anyone can help me hear please.
Kind Regards
awrasul

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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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So my acer labtop makes a tazing (buzzing sound) when i watch videos in vlc or youtube i use iptorrents its a private tracker and is not supposed to have as many virus's due to the fact that the uploaders on the site scan the files before putting them up, ever since i downloaded a movie pack from the site my labtop has been doing this ive also uninstalled vlc and reinstalled it and it still does it if someone could reply and let me know how to fix the problem to get rid of the noise that would be great.

Answer:Acer Labtop makes tazing (Buzzing sound)

Hi which laptop is it?  I just got the new vn7 792g and am finding it makes an electrical buzzing sound sometimes.  Does changing your power plan settings make any difference?I believe it is known as coil whine or coil noise.  If that's what you have then it's nothing to do with viruses or anything, it's inductor coils on the motherboard vibrating depending on what power your cpu or gpu is drawing.#I'm thinking of talking to acer support about it as it is really quite irritating.

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Hi guys

I have a problem with my hp dv7 with amd a8 3500m and more specs there :
http://www.ma-config.com/en/publish/tempconfiguration/48026-1_summary
I know there is others post who are like mine but I already checked most post in the intrenet about freezing in game ...

Sometime when I make medium to heavy use of the gpu (gaming and watching blueray movies) my computer will froze and start buzzing ( the noise come from the speaker of the computer or my monster speaker if they are plugged in )

When it do that im forced to force restart ctr alt del is not working (a interesting fact is then if I ctr alt del at the sec of the crash occur I switch tab and or backround the game /movie I will be fine until I click on it)

I uninstalled/ installed latest and or beta driver, formated my ssd where my os is and reinstalled windows 7 and still the same crash

(installed today my dad's windows 8 and gained a couple fps but it still crashing )

I cleaned my fan checked heat (its fine) and run prime 95 2 hour and memtest 2 hour too

Interesting facts :

-if I ctr alt del at the sec of the crash occur I switch tab and or backround the game /movie I will be fine until I click on it.

- the crash usally occur in the first hour of gaming/watching movies but not always and can occur multiple time with all games and movies but after 2 or 3 crash im usually fine for a while or the day
-the buzzing sound came from what im listening right before the crash)
- I already had b... Read more

Answer:My PC freezes and makes buzzing sound in game or when watching HD movies

Are you overclocking the CPU or GPU? Example would be using the AMD Catalyst software (under AMD Overdrive) and increasing clock settings? Maybe played with the BIOS settings and overclocked the CPU? It sounds like you are putting too much stress on the GPU portion of your AMD A8 3500M chip, and it may just be heating up too much. If you haven't yet tried, install CPUID HWMonitor to check on the temps as your gaming or watching movies to see how high the temps get.
 

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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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First post, hope I'm doing this right.Hi guys, about 3 weeks ago I purchased a Lenovo ideapad 110. It's a great laptop, however, about a couple weeks ago, the laptop started making a loud grinding/buzzing sound when playing audio. The sound only lasts for second, but it's quite jarring, to the point where I have to take out my earphones and take a break from what ever I was watching/listening to. It also happens without earphones, so those aren't the problem. YouTube is when it mainly occurs, however other sites with audio have it too. I've tried playing with the audio settings and updating the drivers, it worked for a few days, but the sound has returned. My previous laptop, a hp did this too, but never this frequently, so what exactly is this? I'm not very tech-savvy, so I have no idea.Here are the spec if it helps.15.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixels) TN displayIntel Pentium N3710 Processor (1.60GHz 1600MHz 2MB) with Intel HD Graphics4GB RAM (up to 8GB), 1TB HDDWindows 10 HomeBuilt-in DVD Recordable DriveStereo Speakers with Dolby Audio, 3.5 mm Combo Audio JackUSB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI, RJ45 Ethernet and 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 acDimensions: 378 x 265 x 22.9; Weight: 2.2 kg24WH batteryThanks.

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Recently my computer has been freezing at random times and a buzzing sound is emmiting from my speakers.
 
I haven't found a cause for this, sometimes it happens when I'm watching videos and sometimes it happens when I'm playing games,
 
I will attach a copy of my DxDiag log here.
 
Please help me!
 
Thanks in advance,
Dog6611

Answer:Computer Freezing and Buzzing Sound

With regards to the buzzing, I have come across the odd video where this happens, and my usual cure has been to stop it and restart it.
 
As for the freezing, you say 'recently'. How recently ? If it is a matter of a week or two, I would suggest trying restoring your Windows using a restore point that dated from before this problem occurred. Be aware that if you do this, you will have all the updates to redo from that date, and as it is possible that one of them triggered the problem, re-install them one at a time.
 
If the buzzing is associated with the freezing, and the wording of your post does not make this clear, then I wouldn't worry about it.
 
Chris Cosgrove

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Quote: Originally Posted by Dunas6


I don't know if this actually belongs here, so forgive me.


Since the past couple of months, my computer freezes at completely random times. However, at every instance it froze, there was always some kind of sound being played, and when it DOES freeze, a buzzing sound comes from the speakers. The buzzing sound's volume can be adjusted using the knobs on the speakers. I could be wrong on this since I haven't actually tested it out, but it appears that the volume of the buzzing seems to match whatever the sound clip was. For example, if I'm playing a really quiet sound clip, the buzzing is also quiet, and if it's a loud clip, the buzzing is louder.

After this happens, I just hold down the power button to turn it off, and then turn it back on again. When it turns back on, Windows is able to recognise that there was a problem and asks me if I want to boot in Safe Mode, which I haven't tried yet.

Most recently, however, the process was a little different. Instead of the computer suddenly and abruptly freezing, first, the sound stopped working. I thought it might have been the video I was watching, so I went to open another video to test it out... and then the computer froze (no buzzing sound from the speakers).


I originally had two audio drivers; Intel(R) Display Audio and Realtek High Definition Audio. When these problems first began, I turned off the Intel(R) Display Audio, hoping that the pro... Read more

Answer:Computer randomly freezes with buzzing sound.

Hi,

Sorry for the late reply.

The buzzing sound may be a stutter or repeated loop sound caused by your graphics card
crashing.

Can you post up the following info please:

1. Start Menu>Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box and click ok.
2. When it opens, go to File, Save>Save as msinfo32.nfo and save it to the desktop.
3. Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info
4. Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder>Upload the .zip file here.

Download and run DriverView - Free - utility displays the list of all device drivers currently loaded on your system. For each driver in the list, additional useful information is displayed: load address of the driver, description, version, product name, company that created the driver, and more.

Post up the results

cheers

Dave

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Hi Everybody,
My computer has started to make a constant buzzing sound. ON the side of the little box on my motherboard is normally a red & green light, which is now a red and orange light.
I've attached a picture. The noise is a constant beep from the moment the computer turns on.
Is this something to be worried about?

Answer:Computer making a constant buzzing sound

Sorry, the link for the photo didn't attach, attached it now.

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The computer used to work fine but i hadnt used it in a week or so...

Today I went to turn on my computer and nothing happened except a buzzing sound...not sure what it was from im guessing motherboard maybe?

does anyone have any ideas on what it could be? thanks

Answer:computer wont turn on, buzzing sound

well if its not booting then sounds most likely ur Hard drives head is grinding against the disk.
But buzzing... may sound like ur Power supply's fan stopped working properly and it overheated or even ur CPU fan. open her up and see if any fan failed if not then might be ur HD

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I don't know if this actually belongs here, so forgive me.
Since the past couple of months, my computer freezes at completely random times. However, at every instance it froze, there was always some kind of sound being played, and when it DOES freeze, a buzzing sound comes from the speakers. The buzzing sound's volume can be adjusted using the knobs on the speakers. I could be wrong on this since I haven't actually tested it out, but it appears that the volume of the buzzing seems to match whatever the sound clip was. For example, if I'm playing a really quiet sound clip, the buzzing is also quiet, and if it's a loud clip, the buzzing is louder.

After this happens, I just hold down the power button to turn it off, and then turn it back on again. When it turns back on, Windows is able to recognise that there was a problem and asks me if I want to boot in Safe Mode, which I haven't tried yet.

Most recently, however, the process was a little different. Instead of the computer suddenly and abruptly freezing, first, the sound stopped working. I thought it might have been the video I was watching, so I went to open another video to test it out... and then the computer froze (no buzzing sound from the speakers).
I originally had two audio drivers; Intel(R) Display Audio and Realtek High Definition Audio. When these problems first began, I turned off the Intel(R) Display Audio, hoping that the problems might have been caused by a conflict in the drivers or something, but eviden... Read more

Answer:Computer randomly freezes with buzzing sound.

When a PC hangs up or "freezes" such as happening to yours, the sound can produce as low buzzing sound. It is not a sign there is a problem with the sound. There is some other problem, not really associated with sound.

Did Gateway provide any hardware diagnostics? and if they did run them to see if anything shows up.

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Hey guys, im new here at tech support, and im here to mooch of your past experience with similar issues
English is not my native language, so excuse me if there is any typos, there shouldnt be though. just incase

I dont know if this is the right forum, i dont know if its hardware or software thats causing it.

So what happend is that the pc was doing just fine the first 2 - 3 weeks, then 2 nights ago i was playing a game called Bloodline champions, after a 3 hour'ish session my computer freez and i cant move the mouse and the keyboard is noninteractive.
I also hear this buzzing sound(from the speakers), and the fans inside the case still run, i dont know if the cpu fan was, i havent tried this with an open door to the case yet.
I had to reboot it with the power on button, i rebooted it after 10 - 20 seconds, there was no BSOD, i imagin there might be one if i just let it run for a while, maybe?.

And last night i was watching a series using VLC, after about 30 - 40 minutes the same thing happens.

The last time it happend i was monitoring GPU and CPU temps and they were fine, cpu around 40 - 45 (i cant remmber exactly) and GPUs in mid 50's, although at idle GPU 1 is at 38 and GPU 2 idles at 47 - 51, i dont know if thats normal or not.
So its probably not heat, right?

My setup is: (I havent OC'd, and the rig is 3 weeks old.)

i5 760
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 460 1GB AMP! in SLI
ASUS P7P55D-E PRO, P55, Socket-1156
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Answer:Computer freeze, hardlock, buzzing sound

My first guess would have been Power Supply - but you're showing a good one there.
Next guess is graphics.
Try using it for a while without running games or anything with intensive graphics, see what happens.

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Just built a new computer, and everything went smooth except that a small but sometimes very noticeable buzzing comes out my headphones. I cant really explain it other than its a high pitched buzz, that changes frequency depending on whats on my screen. On the desktop, or web browser its very fast, while when I go into a game it slows down but becomes louder. And when something is loading, as in when i bring up firefox, it pauses for a second, then continues buzzing, or when loading a game, at the loading screen it is completely quiet, then when I am in game, it continues. Another wierd thing is, if I am scrolling through a long webpage or text file really fast, the buzz will vary depending on how fast Im scrolling.
I actually had to take my sub woofer out because i t was amplifying the buzz probably almost 20-fold, so I'm going straight from headphones to the computer.
Also, changing the sound volume on the computer does not change the buzz.

Now, as far as I know, i have the latest sound drivers, I went to my motherboards website, and downloaded the audio driver for the gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L. Other than that I dont know what else it could be.
Here's a dxdiag, if that helps.
(I did all the tests earlier, they all came out successful)

(to download)
http://www.onedump.com/file12/50270a5e922acf1123d6a96fccdf1658/DxDiag.txt

(Scroll down past the html stuff)
http://www.onedump.com/show.php?id=50270a5e922acf1123d6a96fccdf1658

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Answer:Solved: Sound problems: buzzing sound that changes frequency

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Hey,

Basically I'm really stumped here and need some help! For Christmas I bought myself a new Motherboard bundle (specs below) and installed it and everything has been working fine, CPU has been running between 40-50% and there haven't been any general problems at all.

However about a week ago I was playing a game and my computer just crashed, no blue screen, no minidump...literally nothing. However i did have headphones in and i could hear a buzzing. Took them out and turned my speakers on and the buzzing was still there. I had no option but to hit the reset switch on the front of my case.

And just now (hence why I'm posting) the same thing happened. I was watching a film and it just crashed, once again nothing on the screen, just nothing to even indicate a potential problem

So i have come here in hope that someone will be able to help me with this. Funny enough i'm an IT Technician myself, and I have never come across this problem, so i wouldn't even know where to start. Please any advice is welcome, I just want to get to the bottom of this.

Thank you

Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3
Processor - AMD FX Bulldozer Quad Core 3.6Ghz
RAM - 4GB DDR3
Graphics - ATI Radeon HD 4600 series

Answer:Computer randomly crashing and making a buzzing sound

What your are experiencing is commonly referred to as "crashed to desktop". This is directly related to your GPU. Have you gone to AMD's website and downloaded the latest driver for your 4600 series GPU? That's where I would start at.

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Hello,

I never had an issue with my pc untill couple days ago, it started to freeze and make buzzing sound for couple seconds about every 10 minutes while playing games or watching a movie!

PC specs:

? CPU : Intel? Core? i7-4790K Processor @ 4.00 GHz
? Videocard : EVGA GeForce GTX 970 SSC ACX 2.0+
? Motherboard : ASUS Z97 Deluxe
? RAM : 32 GB

Answer:My computer sometimes freezes and make buzzing sound for 1-2 seconds!!

Where the buzzing is coming from, can you pinpoint? A fan, PSU, harddisk, GPU? It may be a bad capacitor. Open the case and visually check the components.

Search Google Images for bad capacitors to see what they look like.

Also try a clean startup - Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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So I built my first computer! What an experience!

For those interested in what parts I bought, the link is here

Step A to Step Z in assembling computer from ground-up

I have ran into a problem. It seems like there is a buzzing / cracking noise in my computer. At first I thought it was my friend's mic in Ventrilo but then he was off and the sound was still there. It becomes more apparent when I turn on a game like Warcraft III (for DotA) and the buzzing / crackling noise is there. Even while playing Starcraft 2, that same noise is there.

To prove that that noise is not in-game or that its a speaker problem; I verified by playing both SC2 and WC3 and it still emits this noise. I tried using headphones, speakers and such and it still has it.

I plugged in and out my HD Audio. Should I start using th AC 97? My computer MB says its HD Audio so I plugged in that as it says in my motherboard that I only need to plug in one or the other.

This is my motherboard right here
Newegg.com - ASRock X58 Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Rest of my parts:

CPU: Core i7 - 920 2.66
Newegg.com - Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

RAM: 6GB (3x2gb)
Newegg.com - CORSAIR 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Model VS2GB1333D3 G - Desktop Memory

CPU Cooler: Coolermaster
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible... Read more

Answer:Newly built computer, buzzing / crackling sound?

That should have nothing to do with it. Try to clarify where the sound is coming from. Could be anything

It could be the fan off balance, I could be the hdd not securely fastened, or hdd crackling, whic is very bad.

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Hello,

I never had an issue with my pc untill couple days ago, it started to freeze and make buzzing sound for couple seconds about every 10 minutes while playing games or watching a movie!

PC specs:

? CPU : Intel? Core? i7-4790K Processor @ 4.00 GHz
? Videocard : EVGA GeForce GTX 970 SSC ACX 2.0+
? Motherboard : ASUS Z97 Deluxe
? RAM : 32 GB

Answer:My computer sometimes freezes and make buzzing sound for 1-2 seconds!!

Run system with open case, determine where buzzing is coming from - HDD video card, CPU fan, pwr supply fan, etc.

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Hi all,About a week ago I began to notice that under load (playing resource intensive games, CAD, full HD video playback, running multiple VMs) the system stutters every 5-10 seconds for about a second and a buzzing sound comes through the speakers which will interrupt any music or other sounds playing.  A few times it also seems this will also happen momentarily if the system is trying to multitask.  Prior to this, it ran fine for months since I built it.  Resource Monitor doesn't show any spikes in any equipment during stutters and SMART statuses are all good.Initially, I was concerned about display drivers, but after re-installing twice from different sources, the problem continues.  Given the heat we've been having here I thought something might be running too hot, but SpeedFan says otherwise.  I opened the case and dusted everything to be sure.  As there was still no change I considered that the problem may in the power supply, as I've heard of similar symptoms occurring with failing PSU.  Switched to a known good PSU and I'm still experiencing the same problem in the same circumstances. I'm hoping I can get a little input before I'm forced to completely troubleshoot everything.  I haven't installed anything or made any significant changes to software in the last week, so I'm inclined to believe it's a hardware problem.-klifford This system:OS:            &n... Read more

Answer:Computer stutters and produces buzzing sound under load

You already did the most obvious thing. Next try a different graphics cad, You may find the buzzing noise is from the graphics card.

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hi~
my computer is a windows vista home premium. I don't have speakers as i only use the speakers from my monitor... this is a fairly new computer and the sound devise is Realtek HDMI ouput ... i have done all that i can to try and make this work but no sound ever comes out.

ive checked everything that is slightly related to sound and they all they are 'working'. but they are not working because i don't hear anything... ive also tried downloading Realtek ATI HDMI Audio Device Driver 1.59 from http://drivers.softpedia.com/progDo...I-Audio-Device-Driver-159-Download-24796.html
but in the end it just says 'no driver was supported in this driver package' ...?!

ive tried other sites too but for those, i need a user name and password, and i have no idea what that is... i don't know if i even have one. so since i cant give them a user name and password, i cant log onto the downloading page so i cannot download...what is WRONG with my computer??

PLEASE HELP ME !!
thankssss
 

Answer:My computer makes no sound!

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It's a new Dell and it has been making crackling sound since I got it.
I spent an hour on the phone with a technician who restored the laptop with Windows 8.1 to an earlier point in time and it stopped crackling for the rest of the day, but the next day, the noise was back.
The worst are "ding" sounds, they have more crackle than ding. Video playback is bad but at least we can understand what is said. Youtube is bad. mp3 audio is bad. Crackle is there with earphones too.
 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 11 (3147, Mid 2014) makes crackling sound whenever sound is played

lelouIt's a new Dell and it has been making crackling sound since I got it.
Hello. If it made the noise right out of the box you probably should have returned it as defective during the brief return period. 
Does it make the noise only when running on battery power or also when plugged into house current?

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Whenever, I lean on the Lenovo Fle 2 15 to type, on the right where the dvd burner/reader makes a whirring and then a click sound. This is so annoying when I am typing or just leaning on the keyboard.

Answer:When leaning on laptop, dvd reader/burner makes a whirring sound and a click sound!

Dear Apad121
 
Are you sure that this sounds are comming from the optical driver ( DVD rom ) ?
 
Let me know
 
Thanks
Alaa





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Hi, I got new problem with my 2nd laptop.
The problem is hard to solve.
My sound card, everything is alright.
I can hear sound very well.
But the problem is, i hear BIOS booting sound-"Beep!"ing instead
of system error sound(like when you type "abcdefg" in run, low piano tone sound comes out with
X mark error msg).
That's all the problem i got.
Only error sound is the problem.
My sound card driver is alright.
How do i solve this problem?

Answer:Buzzing sound comes out instead of normal error sound

Please post your computer model/brand. Usually the manufacturing support site has documentations on beep codes. How many beeps do you hear?

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I build this computer back in February and since then it makes a loud buzzing sound at startup for about 45 seconds.  It is an i7 build with a Gigabyte MB.  The sound only comes on bootup and then goes away.  I have a url below to a sound clip of the noise.  The noise is quite loud and the file does not do it justice but it gives an idea of what the issue might be.  I have already ruled out the noise coming from any fans or the power supply.  It seems to be coming from the video card area.  Any help in diagnosing the issue would be great. Thank you!http://www.zshare.net/audio/665884516760588b/

Answer:Buzzing sound on startup (w/sound clip)

Open up the case and see if you can locate where that sound is coming from.If it's coming from the hard drive, I'd back up your data immediately while it still works and replace the drive.It's also possible that it could just be a fan that's faulty. Those are easily and cheaply replaced.

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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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Hi,

I got a new system assembled in September this year. Since the last two weeks, there is a weird buzzing sound [like that of a bee] emanating from inside the system at random intervals. It lasts for 4-5 seconds, and then stops only to occur again. Initially, I ignored it. But when it continued this way, I opened up the CPU while the system was running.

Now, there are two fans inside my CPU: a big one mounted vertically at the back [kind of like an exhaust fan] and a smaller one screwed horizontally on a heat sink [processor fan I suppose?]. I discovered that the sound was emanating from the processor fan. How did I know? Well, I waited for the buzzing sound to occur again and when it did, I placed a finger on the center of the fan. The fan stopped rotating and so did the buzzing sound.

The fan is screwed on to the heat sink. Initially, I thought that it might be due to friction/ fan rubbing against a rough surface. So I unscrewed it and took a peek underneath. But it seemed fine to me. Then, I cleaned the fan with a hair dryer. It didn?t have much of dust anyway as it?s just 2 months old. I also used the hair dryer to clean the top of the heat sink, then screwed the fan back on, and started the system. It was fine for a couple of minutes and then the buzzing sound materialized once again! And this continues to occur at random intervals even now.

I have experienced ?noisy? computers before and I do understand that it?s normal for computers to be sl... Read more

Answer:Computer fan creates an irritating buzzing sound at random intervals

I'd say the fan is defective. I'd just replace it. I doubt it would be worth it to return the CPU, heatsink and fan just to get a new fan but I suppose you could if you wanted to.
 

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Hey guys and gals,

I just built my new system and am getting a strange skipping or buzzing noise every 5 seconds when playing music, the files were fine on my old computer, and I have tested it with the onboard sound and my sound card, sadly to say it happens with both.

My system is:
Intel Core 2 duo 2.4 gig
2 gig 800mhz
Asus board with the P35 chipset.

I checked the task manager an my cpu useage isn't spiking, I really don't know where to begin, occasionally the mouse will stutter as well.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Answer:[SOLVED] Getting a 'buzzing' like sound every few seconds, fresh install new computer

Dear Curt2k1 ,
A few questions first:
1. from where are you getting the Buzzing noise? try to follow it.
are you hearing it from the speakers? maybe the speakers are broken, need external power supply.
2. there are a few things that can make buzzing noises othen speakers: fans (CPU, Tower, power supply), HD, CD, that's it- things that move.

wish you all the best.

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Hi I upgraded my Computer last year and I recently got some new games to play on it. All my older games have ran with no issues. But I have been having trouble playing The Sims 4 and Sudden strike 4.

After about a hour sometimes less my Computer will freeze when playing these games and monitor speakers will emit a buzzing sound as audio is being looped extremely fast. I have to press the restart button on my Computer for it stop.

My specs are:
OS: Windows 7 Professional.
Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 380.
RAM: 32 GB
CPU: AMD FX 8320.

I also replace the PSU last year.

I would quite grateful if anyone can help me solve this annoying issue.

Thank you.
 

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Did my searching and couldn't find this one...

When I modify the speaker volume using the "Volume Mixer" icon, it generates a sound. When I adjust using the "Speakers/Headphones" icon, it does not make a sound.
I would like to mute the Windows 7 sound that happens when I adjust the sound, preferably without effecting the other system sounds? I can't find out which system 'event' it is that causes a sound to be generated when I modify the speaker volume. I'd like to mute it, i.e. no sound when I change the volume.
thanks

Answer:System Event - Changing sound makes a sound, how to mute it?

Maybe the solution is in this tutorial
Sounds - Change

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Whenever I run a certain video game, 5 minutes into it, an internal speaker repeatedly makes two annoying beeps, the first one is a high pitched beep followed by a lower pitched beep. It sounds like an old police siren. If anyone can tell me how to stop this I would be very grateful.
 

Answer:Need help with an annoying sound that my computer makes

I would try more cooling to start with.
 

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hi,

lately my computer is making a lot of noise, not clicking noise, but noise as if it's workng overtime; sounds like when u put your car on the acceleration pedal - constantly like thta; i tried rebooting but during the reboot process, the noise didnt go away; only went away when i did shut down.
What cause that noise? the disk, cpu, or god saying give mercy to the computer??? should i be worried?
 

Answer:computer makes funny sound

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i bought lenovo m82 ssf it makes beep sound...https://soundcloud.com/come-be/bbbb-sound  specially i added 4gb ram.but right after add ram.  computer booting is OK. after one day. i carry out PC from my home to my friend home. now.. computer makes beep sound what is it? thx..

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When i start playing a game (any game) and my temp. reaches 41 it starts beeping. My alarms are off in bios. I have a thermaltake skull case with the temp. sensors and i did unplagged it from power but the sound was still on. The weird thing is when i minimize the game, the sound goes off right a way, eventhough the temp. is still the same. The sound seems like to come out from the part where dvd and harddrives located along with my sensor thing.
Can anyone suggest what actions can be taken.

Thank you

Answer:My computer makes an Alarm like sound!!!!

maybe it sounds stupid and nooblike, but once i unplugged the power of my temp. sensors i was surprised. Usually unplugging staff work with anything. But this mf really wants me to do smth stupid. May be new kooler will eliminates this problem>? Can HD or DVD rom makes beeping sounds or motherboard>???

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Whenever I run a certain video game, 5 minutes into it, an internal speaker repeatedly makes two annoying beeps, the first one is a high pitched beep followed by a lower pitched beep. It sounds like an old police siren. If anyone can tell me how to stop this I would be very grateful.
 

Answer:Need help with an annoying sound that my computer makes

Not really suited for the security forum so pm a moderator and ask it to be moved to hardware as it may be a heat issue on the processor.
 

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i bought lenovo m82 ssf it makes beep sound...https://soundcloud.com/come-be/bbbb-sound  specially i added 4gb ram.but right after add ram.  computer booting is OK. after one day. i carry out PC from my home to my friend home. now.. computer makes beep sound what is it? thx..

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Here lately when I turn my computer on, it makes a different beeping sound than usual. Sometimes it will not stop at all. This may have to do with overclocking but not sure. I was trying to reach 3.4ghz but never really could get it stable and that seems to be when it started. Right now I am at stock settings and it still does it. Does this mean there is a problem with my cpu or memory?

I also just reinstalled Windows Vista if that helps any.

Answer:Computer makes a different beeping sound

I did not see your mb in your sig. What do you have?

Love your case though.

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Hey,
My computer has been making a clicking sound like you hear when opening a file by itself.

Here is my HijackThis log file

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:22:38 AM, on 2/11/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Six Engine\SixEngine.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\ASUS\PC Probe II\Probe2.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\AI Suite\AiNap\AiNap.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logishrd\KHAL2\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Program Files\ASUS\AASP\1.00.63\aaCenter.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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I recently got the pop up to download windows 10 I did I turned my sound up and it started making this constant sound like a crashing sound although my computer isnt crashing its perfectly fine I can't turn the volume past 18 or I get that sound .. but with the volume being at 18 I find it really hard to watch videos or listen to music its impossible.
my audio is Realtak high definition audio
and my computer is HP Pavilion
any help would be very much appreciated

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I've NEVER heard this out of my computer before. While World of Warcraft is running the box itself suddenly makes what sounds like an "alarm" from im guessing the internal speaker. The moment I close the game or minimize it the sound stops.

Can anyone help with this?
 

Answer:Internal Speaker makes what sound like an alarm sound

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Hello,

I'm not sure where I need to post this problem. But, out of the blue my computer will make a Siren sound and a minute and then Shut off. When I trun it back on it makes the sound for a minute then loads. This had happend a total for 4 times now. I have done all my scans and I have a Clean HJT log. I have NO idea what is going on....

Please help

This last time it just happend I wasn't even on the computer.
 

Answer:Computer makes a weird sound and turns off

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I am experiencing a problem again with my computer, a problem I have experienced before. I am hoping for an easier fix this time. Let me explain the symptoms:

1. I turn on the computer in regular mode.
2. After about 1 minute of usage, the computer starts making a repeating clicking noise (I believe it to be the hard-drive? I do not think it is the fan) and then the computer becomes unresponsive.
3. I restart the computer, and we are back at bullet point number one above.

The fix I had that worked was to reinstall the operating system, deleting all old files. So of course I had to back everything up first. I did this by booting in linux. This took me about 24 hours, mostly because my drivers are hell to find and reinstall because I am running windows 7 on a machine that is only supposed to run vista.

I couldn't simply reinstall the operating system while keeping the old files (they call this "upgrading" the OS) because they require you to run the update script while running your current version of windows in normal mode. It does not accept "safe mode". I could not do this of course because the computer freezes if I run the computer in normal mode.

Now about one year later, my computer is experiencing the exact same problem.

If I could just get the computer to NOT freeze for long enough to "upgrade" the operating system (to the same version, so it's not really upgrading), I think the problem would be solved.

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Answer:Computer freezes, makes clicking sound

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Hi the mouse keeps getting stuck...the a sound comes out of the computer like...dun dun..dun dun...then the mouse unsticks and works again for a few minutes, then it happens again. It's so frustrating! The mouse is Microsoft and the computer is Dell and Windows XP. Do you know if its software, hardware or a virus?

Thanks,

Tink:cry
 

Answer:Mouse keeps getting stuck, then computer makes a sound

Do you know if its software, hardware or a virus?Click to expand...

With information lacking, it is hard to help you troubleshoot.
You haven't told us what version of windows you are running, if the mouse is USB or PS/2 and did you try it in safe mode (was the behavior the same or different). Also what model Dell and when did this start happening? How old is the mouse? Is it wired or cordless?
 

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Every time I use my sound card, It makes my computer reboot. Right now I have it disabled in windows device manager so the computer is running fine. As soon as I enable it , the first time i use sound or something like the screen saver kicks in the computer reboots by its self. The sound card in a PCI card called Muse XL by hurcules. I dont know if this is and irq conflict or something else but i dont know how to find out either
 

Answer:Sound card makes my computer reboot

Something easy to try first, move the sound card to a differnt pci slot from the one it's in. that should force it to use another irq

to view irq usage go to start/run/type msinfo32 and press enter, left hand frame, choose hardware environment, choose irq's. You will see the irq's usage listed in the right hand column.
 

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Hi everyone, new to the forum here.

A friend of mine built me a PC about 8 months ago. As the tower was getting a little 'warm', I decided to open up the tower and clean the fan using compressed air and also (what I think is the CPU, as it was just behind the fan) a little brush as it was covered in dust (the brush is kind of like the thing old ladies use when dying their hair on the roots, it's like a long black brush and isn't very hard at all, I've read that people have cleaned them using a toothbrush, I'd never do that).

Anyway, since then, my PC is alot louder than usual, it tends to make a noise which is like some kind of scraping sound and the 'beep' sound on startup sounds a bit different (hard to explain, but not as clear or healthy sounding, if that makes sense).

It seems to be running fine though, no problems at all but I am concerned about the loud noise (like a gentle scraping like sound) and how the beeping sound is different from before. It could just be a noisy fan and now that it's clean it's even noisier (especially when starting up).

As I know nothing about computers, I'm somewhat afraid that I've done something drastically wrong when cleaning the inside of my PC fan and the front of my CPU. Or it could have always been that way but I never really noticed it before (I'm very OCD about computers).

I should also mention that I didn't touch the hard drive when I cleaned out t... Read more

Answer:Computer makes different sound when beeping when starting up PC

I would check the CPU cooler to make sure you haven't moved a lead into the fans path. When you say you cleaned it with compressed air, did you stop the fan from spinning as you did it, or did you allow it to speed up as the air blasted it?

If you've allowed it to spin up whilst being blasted with air its possible you've let it go too fast and caused wear to the bearings of the fan, hence the louder noise.

When cleaning moving components (fans for example) using blasts of compressed air, it is essential to provide a means of stopping them from moving. For example, using the end of something like a screwdriver against the side of the blade will stop it from spinning. Spinning up fans faster than their designed specifications can cause premature wear to them.

With the side panel off, fire up the computer (do not touch any of the hardware with it running), and see if you can locate where the noise is coming from inside the case. It could be one of the fans, or it could be the CPU cooler fan. Also, have a good look around all of the moving parts and make sure that all wiring is away from fans -- including the GPU (graphics card) if one is fitted.
 

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My HP desktop, running Windows 7, keeps making the "critical stop" sound even though I have turned it off in Sounds. Why is it doing this and how do I make it stop?

Answer:my computer makes the critical stop sound

You should try to resolve the issue that makes the critical stop sound happen rather than to stop the sound itself.CoolGuy

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I recently made the mistake of installing software which contained a tages driver onto my computer, the driver is not compatible with windows 7. When I turn my computer on, sometimes it will make a beeping sound repeatedly, however sometimes it will turn on as normal, and will have no further problems. I have managed to uninstall the driver, but am still having problems turning the computer on. There doesn't seem to be any particular reason for why the computer will sometimes turn on, and otherwise just make the beeping sound repeatedly. Does anyone have any advice?
Thanks!

Answer:Computer makes beeping sound when turned on

The beeping is coming from your PC performing a POST(power on self test).
 
Different patterns of beeps mean different things so next time it does it try to count the number and length of the beeps.
You can check out http://www.technick.net/public/code/cp_dpage.php?aiocp_dp=guide_beep_codes and hopefully show you what is going on.
 
You could also check your restore points and try restoring to a date prior to that software being installed

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I have had my computer for about six months, and the last few days I have noticed a faint clicking sound coming from it after it has been turned off. It is a continuous, rapid clicking noise, almost like someone tapping a key on a keyboard. I opened the case tonight and determined that the sound is coming from the hard drive. It stopped when I unplugged the power cable and did not restart when I plugged it back in. What could this sound be?
 

Answer:Hard drive makes clicking sound when computer is off

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I just build my new pc, I tried to turn it on but... nothing just a high pitch sound coming from case.I know that it's not video card or power supply.
Anyone has the same problem or know how to fix it?Thanks.
 

Answer:computer won't turn on and makes high pitch sound

Shorting motherboard? Remove the mounting screws and check for shorts to the case
 

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Hey guys we recently had power outage and when I went to turn on my computer it made this loud whirring sound 5 minutes after I started it up. Now it does it whenever I turn it on.

So I shut down the PC and I'm checking around on what to do.

Oh and if it is important I don't really turn off my PC unless I have to install some software or drivers or something. I hope that isn't the cause.

I got the computer about 3 or 4 months ago. I don't know exactly what brand it is but I know that the processor is an Intel core duo(the guy who gave it to me told me it was a Quad core) There are no labels on this computer. It has a clear window with blue lights inside it. I know that it is water cooled and has a Geoforce Gt 8500. I was told to replace the coolant inside the PC once every year but I haven't had it for that long so I don't think it is that. I'm sorry I can't exactly identify what type of computer it is.

To sum it up, after power outage computer makes loud whirring sounds when being turned on and I would really like to know what is going on.

Here I took a few pictures of it plus I checked my bios to get more info.

Intel Core 2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz
Intel EM64T capable

Vista 64bit

Also the front mounted audio input wires are unplugged for whatever reason. Anyone know where/how I can plug these in?
 

Answer:Computer makes loud whirring sound like jet engine?

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Hello everyone,

My computer recently has had some software/hardware issue and I need help on fixing it. What happened was I replaced a cell battery in it after I had first heard the sound. Soon after I had put on Artic Silver and the problem was still occuring. I have considered Geeksquad but they are quite expensive and I do not want to go to such lengths just yet. My computer was custom built so I'm not sure if any specific settings were added in or something. As far as my Computer specs go these are what they are:

8800GT Nvidia Graphics Card
Intel Desktop Board DQ35J0
X-Fi Sound Card
4GB Ram
500GB Hard Drive {Seagate}

If there is anything else needed to be known about this problem please do let me know. Also I had a keyboard malfunction where it had been typing the wrong keys if you can also help me with this please do post. I do have reason to believe its mainly a power failure but I do not know how to replace/fix it.

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Computer makes sound and shuts off after seconds of turning it on

You left out a couple pieces of information... the power supply specs and what the actual noise sounds like
 

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hi ,
my computer makes clicking sounds (on its own) like the sound when you open a folder or click on a link in internet explorer.heres is my hijack this log.Hopefully someone can explain whats wrong.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:29:19 PM, on 12/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVComsX.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\FxSvr2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\routing.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ndt2.sys
C:\WINDOWS\system32\perfs.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe
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Answer:computer makes clicking sound when no browser open

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this is not an BSOD error, i just don't know where to post it.
my laptop a toshiba e305, will freeze completely mouse included and force me to restart. this happens often and i am looking for a fix, it usually happens when i torrent something, (i no there are no viruses) and have tried changing torrent clients. it also happens when i watch videos on occasion, usually youtube, putlocker, ect. or when loading webpages. please help. when i am watching a videos get a loud ERR sound. i am willing to try anything really. i am okay with computers no the best, but please explain how to do the steps.

I do not know what files to post so so if you need me to post something just let me know
and this is not a BSOD. i am sorry if i posted in the wrong place.

Answer:Computer freezes randomly and makes an err sound toshiba e305

upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.

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Hi

I'm running XP Home at the moment and have twice installed it within the past week, the first time brand new out of the package. After installation on a freshly formatted drive, doing the updates and finally installing my most used programs (all but cell phone one that refuses to work) it started making the sound you hear upon new hardware detection despite NOTHING being added or connected. I let it go for a few days while systematically checking the installed programs though I've been using all of them for years with no problem. When it still persisted I caved, did a fresh format and install this past Saturday and it's still doing it. It's more regular than any alarm. I'm not totally computer illiterate, mostly self taught though my best friend who works for one of the largest computer businesses has taught me a lot as well. (And no, he hasn't had time to help or even talk to due to the incredible amount of hours he puts in)

What, other than having a Bermuda Triangle built computer, could be making it continue to make these sounds despite nothing being hooked up or unhooked?? The only thing I've used on it since the second install is my digital camera, no webcam installed nor cell phone, haven't even plugged in my USB drive.

Any thoughts, suggestions, help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Computer continuously makes the 'detected new hardware' sound for no reason

Hello nitemistress, Welcome to TSF!

These noises that you are hearing, are they 'beeps'?...If so, could you please describe them in the sequence that you are hearing them.

Do these noises start only when you are at the Desktop after booting up, or do they start during the boot up process?

Let us know the answers, and we will be in a better position to assist you.

Kind Regards,

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Hello!
When my computer comes back from sleep mode, it intermitently makes a whooshing sound. Is this the drive spinning up? It only happens after coming back from sleep mode. If the computer never goes into sleep mode, the problem doesn't occur. Is this something serious or should I just live with it?
Thanks
Michael Doherty

Answer:Computer makes whoosing sound after coming back from sleep mode

It will probably be both the drives and the cooling fans combined, in which case that's normal unless it's only recently started making that noise even though you've been using sleep mode previously and the noise did not occur on wake-up.

Provided everything is working okay and you are getting no BSODs or other crashes, all will be normal.

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Whenever I go to turn on my computer in the morning, it makes a very annoying buzzing sound that gets even louder and more annoying as the time goes by. I have no idea what is causing this. I've opened my case and looked around trying to pinpoint the noise but have been unsuccessful. I have a feeling it might be the hard drive or maybe the PSU but I really don't know, those are just guesses. I've tried turning off a few of the case fans and even reduced the speed of my HSF but nothing. I really don't think it is the fans anyways. I really don't know what to do, I really hope that this noise isn't a warning sign that one of my parts is going to fail.

Also, I just want to mention that this noise doesn't occur whenever I shut down the computer and then turn it back on again. This is what I've been doing pretty much everyday now. I turn the computer on, listen to the annoying buzzes for a couple minutes, shut down, turn it back on and then use my computer normally.
 

Answer:Upon startup, computer makes buzzing noise

A buzz.
Yes, maybe something in the way of the power source fan.
 

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I installed 7 about 2 weeks ago and I love it, cept now every so often my computer makes this intermittent buzzing sound (not from the speakers from the actual computer). Is my hard disk dying? it sounds like it's coming from the front of the case (it's either the hard drive or the fan)

Answer:Computer makes random buzzing noises

Check to see if anything on the case is loose and buzzing. I had an intermittent buzzing on a Dell desktop that drove me crazy until I finally found a plastic bezel on the front was slightly loose and causing the buzz.

Otherwise open the case and with the PC powered on maybe you can figure out where the noise is coming from.

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So today i finally finished gathering all the hardware for my custom computer and got it all hooked up and booted up.

Everything has been going good, got all drivers and what-not installed.

Lastly i installed Half Life 2 on it, and noticed that only when im playing the game that i hear a high pitch buzzing noise. Its loudness decreases when the game is paused and goes away when i close the game. I first checked all fans to see if that was it and checked for rubbing cords, but after discovering it gets louder and quieter depending on the load, it sounds more electrical. Cant tell if its coming from the CPU or GPU or if its either. Any ideas what could be causing this?

System specs:
Asus P5Q Pro
Intel E8400
Corsair TX650
Corsair Dominator PC2-8500
EVGA Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX+
Seagate Barracuda 500GB
 

Answer:Computer makes high pitch buzzing noise

That can be just about anything... bad speaker or speaker with torn sound pad, electronic radio wave interference from another device, etc. It can take a long time tracking it down.
Often, however, the cause is merely a mechanical vibration from a cable or plug vibrating against the case, another hardware item, or touching the blade of a case fan or heatsink fan.. If the frequency goes up and down, it can be a fan blade, or dirt on a fan blade. Clean all fans with a que tip and denatured alcohol. Use plastic slip-ties to tie down anything loose.
You might also want to use a cheap AM/FM radio as a detector. Move the radio around the case when it is tuned to a weak station, to see if there is a change in volume or frequency of static.
Defective sound cards, damaged by too much high volume can also result in unwanted sounds, as can wear to a video graphics card, any cooling fan wearing out, optical drive gears or motors.
Remove components, or remove and replace, are the only practical ways to find some such problems.
 

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So a few weeks ago I was in Sony Vegas editing a video and suddenly my mouse and keyboard both became unresponsive and a loud buzzing noise started coming out of my speakers. I left it for a few minutes but nothing happened, there was no blue screen of death, no error message,nothing. so the only thing I could do was force a restart.

Over the next few days the problem continued in graphical/CPU intensive programs (such as photoshop, Vegas, fsx, etc), and all I could do was restart. Not once did I see an error message. I did originally think that it was due to an overclocking (4.4 GHz) however I checked my temperatures and they didn't ever peak above 60-70. Neverthelss, I underclocked back to 3.3 but still experienced the problem.

I read online that I should do a clean install of windows so I did that, and up until now I thought the problem was solved. And a couple of minutes ago I was playing age of empires and the computer froze and then The buzzing started again.

Here's video I recorded of the sound: youtube.com/watch?v=JiyAqeuGreU

I'm really clueless to what it could be. Ive reinstalled NVIDIA drivers, cleaned out the registry, reinstalled windows, what can it be?!

I think it might have something to do with my graphics card or drivers or something along those lines, as the problem only occurs when in games or video/picture editing programs. However, my computer and all the components are new (about a month), and I can't think of any possible meddling I ... Read more

Answer:Computer freezes and makes buzzing noise, no BSOD?

I would say its a graphics card problem, I have had the same happen to me before but that was due to me putting a heavy overclock on my card. I have also had the same happen with a couple of old graphics cards that died.

Although the computer is new, it is know for graphics to fail at any time, if you have the chance you can prove it by testing your pc with a different graphics card, if you don't have access to one then I would either take the pc back to where you bought it and get them to test it, or if you built it yourself I would RMA the card.

Ideally it would be good for you to try another card in your PC first to make 100% sure it is the card, but it certainly sounds like it to me.

Paul

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After about 15 minutes of turning on my computer it begins to make a buzzing/humming noise.  The noise does not stop all while the computer is on regardless of what I am doing on it.  It is SNID PWGBF02002040060F3000 and is not under warranty.  It was manufactured October 8, 2010.  It just started making this noise.  I am not a techie - just a senior lady that search the web, e-mail and do other basic functions

Answer:Computer makes a buzzing/hmming noise 15 minutes a...

Unfortunately, repair would be the only way to resolve an issue like this. I can't really provide suggestions online to fix it.





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After about 15 minutes of turning on my computer it begins to make a buzzing/humming noise.  The noise does not stop all while the computer is on regardless of what I am doing on it.  It is SNID PWGBF02002040060F3000 and is not under warranty.  It was manufactured October 8, 2010.  It just started making this noise.  I am not a techie - just a senior lady that search the web, e-mail and do other basic functions

Answer:Computer makes a buzzing/hmming noise 15 minutes a...

Unfortunately, repair would be the only way to resolve an issue like this. I can't really provide suggestions online to fix it.



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Question: Buzzing sound

Occasionally I'll be on the internet and the hard drive makes the sound it does when it reboots, then it starts buzzing- the buzzing stops once I begin to shutdown.

There was a message during bootup, something about something being greater than the BIOS.

I assume its the hard drive but I'm also wondering if it's a fan.

Any ideas? It's a Compaq P4, recently upgraded the ram and video card.

Answer:Buzzing sound

I dont think HDD will produce that kind of sound. DVD produces some noise, so do fans. There is absolutely nothing to worry about.

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Question: Buzzing sound

  Hi     Im   getting  a  loud   buzzing  sound  .... I  can  still  hear  internet  radio    or   a  video  clip  ... but  that  buzzing  sound  is   almost  overpoweringeverything  ... iM   on   a   desk  top   comp      Model No. 411. a025na

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To be clear; It only happens when speakers are on & is a sample of a fly / bee buzzing therefore it's coming off the soundcard, not a mechanical fault with fan or some such problem. It comes and goes intermittently. I guess this is a virus type problem. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?

Answer:Why is there a fly buzzing sound on my PC?

Try replacing your cables or use headphones for a while and see if you get the same sound coming out. This way you can at least try some minor trouble shooting and weed out the issue a bit. "The great mass of people ... will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one" A.H

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Question: Buzzing sound

Right, so I have a cable that has a headphone plug on one end (for the laptop) and an RCA AV end to plug into my receiver or amp. I get a buzzing sound everytime (with some recognisable noise). Not likely a hardware issue, but I was curious as to know whether or not someone would know the cause of this sound.

Answer:Buzzing sound

I'm not an expert in this  but maybe it's an earth problem - have you tried a different cable,  or plugging the cable in to another amp ( or another input on the same amp?)

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HELLO,
I have a HP t650 UK Pavilion desktop computer that has been upgraded to Microsoft Windows 7
The mother board is the ASUS K8N8X-la and the sound chip is a Realtek AC 97 Audio. All the audio works fine with the exception of the Microsoft Studio Life web cam. When this is connected to say Skype or Messenger the audio is fine and at the correct volume, but there there is permanent buzz and crackle on the speakers and earphones.
I know the web cam is ok as it works perfectly on other computers I have checked in the device manager and the Motherboard and the sound chip drivers are up to date.
I would be grateful if anyone can help me with this problem.
Thank you
Jaysto

Answer:Buzzing sound using web cam

Using the inbuilt audio in the Studio Life web cam, if you are getting the crackling sounds, my first suggestion would be to turn down the sensitivity of the web cam. As you say it works fine on other desktops, it is probably just the software on your desktop that is making the sensitivity too high (picking up background noise).

Another thought is that noise might be from your desktop, if the web cam is sitting on the desktop. Trying moving it away from the computer.

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I am using Sonic DVDit! software that comes with adobe premier and when I burn a dvd, there is a buzzing sound that plays during the menus that gets louder the longer the menu is on the screen, it also fades in and out periodically during the actual video portion of the dvd. does anyone know how to get rid of this problem?
 

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I'm using a desktop computer, my computer was allright till this morning. After i click a link which was sent by my friend, Then suddenly my pc fan come out so loud like buzzing sound while running the fan, I tried to off the pc and on agian, it still have it. If anybody know how to deal with this. Help pls
 

Answer:Buzzing sound on Pc fan

It could be that something (like a wire) has found worked its way near the fan and is just touching the fan blades. The fan itself could be on its way out.

I would suggest, opening up the case and starting the PC to identify exactly which fan is causing the noise. Have a look around it and make sure nothing is near / in the fan blades (clean out the inside while you are there).
 

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There is a buzzing noise that seems to be related to apps running. I have disabled the exclusive mode on the speaker which helped a little but it is still pretty constant. Very annoying. Any solutions?

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Question: A Buzzing Sound

This has been an ongoing problem for the last month or so.

I've been hearing some irregular sounds from my computer lately. An unusual buzzing sound. I'm thinking that it's from the fan and the computer possibly overheating.

Also just tonight, the computer shut down by itself. I checked the power light, and the light was blinking on and off.

I wanted to know what the problem was.

I'm running an HP Pavilion 6370Z/Windows '98
 

Answer:A Buzzing Sound

Take the side of your panel off your computer case and look at your fans. You may need to clean the dust out of your computer or get new fan(s). The computer probably turned off because it over heated.
 

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I was playing poker and the comp made a loud buzzing sound for about 4 seconds and again for about 2 sec.
I have never heard anything like this before.
the ele circuit going to the comp is new and AFCI protected, and on its own circuit.
the comp didn't blink or go off.
anyone have an idea wjat it could have been.. thanks
 

Answer:buzzing sound

keep an eye on this. it could be any number of things. for instance i live near the interstate 70 and every now and then i receive cb radio traffic on my speakers this ranges from pops and buzz to clear speach
 

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Question: Buzzing Sound

I have a Lenovo ideacentre 700-27ISH AIO.  The computer has been working fine until recently when it developed a "buzzing" sound.  I've run a hardware scan on the storage devices and they passed all tests. About the only thing left that I can think of that might cause this sound would be the fan, but there are no tests for that component that I am aware of. My unit is still under warranty. Should I file a service request? Has anyone encountered this buzzing problem and if so, what was the solution?

Answer:Buzzing Sound

 Hi fairmarketvalue ,
 
Greetings.
 
Would that be a constant buzzing noise or intermittent?
Would it also be heard in BIOS ?
 To access the BIOS restart and tap on F1  ,
 
There also would fan on the power supply unit aside from the systemboard to consider .
Is the sound coming from the back or more at the inside?
 
You can run a temperature test if the noise would also happen on a particular teperature using this .
 
Having those above check would help identify needed parts for repair .
 
You may call tech support for the recommended repair service.
 
English  1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686 Schedule a Callback for faster support  24 hours a day 7 days/week 
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
 
Regards
 
 

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Hello,I have a question about my annoying buzzing sound on my one week old laptop. When the master volume level gets higher that 65 on any kind of usage (youtube, movies, music, etc.), left speaker does some kind of annoying buzzing-vibrating sound. Drivers are up to date, are there any solutions on this matter or is it a malfunction?Best regards from Croatia. 

Answer:Buzzing sound

Hi, Kindly follow these workaround.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Audio/Crackling-sound-Distorted-Sound/m-p/5797418 




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Hello, There is a buzzing sound coming from my laptop. I got it since the day I bought it. I consulted the technician from the place Where I bought my laptop. He stated that its coming from the HDD in all 6th gen laptops since they are made slimmer. I am still getting that buzzing sound but i did not recieve any error messages or any kind of problems yet.  I would like to know anything about this matter. Thank you very much. !!! 

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Question: Buzzing sound

hi all,
my sound works perfectly but it has this buzzing noise its not very loud but its enough to drive you insane, though i can turn the sound up higher to cover up the buzz.

i heard somewhere that it could be harddrive interference with the onboard sound? my graphics card also makes this noise when the sound is off no idea why
 

Answer:Buzzing sound

What's your graphics card? Mine makes some noise too. It appears to be the voltage converter....
 

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Question: Sound buzzing

Hello everyone im having issues with my motherboard soundcard because i have recently purchased a new keyboard that had the cables to connect into the soundboard, when i plugged them in the volume increased and a buzzing sound was noticeable. I downgraded the soundboard to another driver and the volume went low again and the buzzing sound almost dissapeared but still there, you can notice it when you use the volume from windows, from 0 to 1 there you can notice a little buzzing sound, and my question is if its a electric failure or ai can fix it with anything else. Thank you for your support.

Answer:Sound buzzing

Many wires and cables and more chance of electrical interference. It also depends on signal to noise ratio, top notch device have it high and other ones so-so. Make sure cables are not close to power cables and other inductive stuff.

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Question: Sound buzzing

Hello everyone im having issues with my motherboard soundcard because i have recently purchased a new keyboard that had the cables to connect into the soundboard, when i plugged them in the volume increased and a buzzing sound was noticeable. I downgraded the soundboard to another driver and the volume went low again and the buzzing sound almost dissapeared but still there, you can notice it when you use the volume from windows, from 0 to 1 there you can notice a little buzzing sound, and my question is if its a electric failure or ai can fix it with anything else. Thank you for your support.

Answer:Sound buzzing

Many wires and cables and more chance of electrical interference. It also depends on signal to noise ratio, top notch device have it high and other ones so-so. Make sure cables are not close to power cables and other inductive stuff.

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Question: Sound is buzzing?

When I change the volume using f6-f8 (which on my laptop are volumeMute, volumeDown, and volumeUp), I sometimes get this strange buzz like sound while the volume is clicking up. It will just be counting up and then go --buzz---. If I'm watching a movie or listening to music, it interrupts the music for a short time to buzz and then goes back.

Andrew

Answer:Sound is buzzing?

Make sure you have the volume turned up to max on your sound volume. Then control volume from function keys.

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Can anyone help? I turn on my computer and the sound works fine for about 30 second. Then all of the sudden all i get is a constant buzz, there no music or coherent sound behind the buzz just a buzz. I checked it against my headphones and the same sound is in the head phones. My speakers work fine on other computers and my ipod. i have deleted the drivers and reinstalled them, i also have updated the drivers,  I have had all the old registry cleaned out. i have taken out the old sound card and unistalled it and  put in a new one. I don't know what else i can do to fix this problem. please if anyone can help me out that would be great! thanks

Answer:Buzzing Sound

Make sure the you're plugging the cord into the correct hole on the sound card (the green one) and that it's going in all the way.

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I need help ,some times I get this low buzzing sound in windows 8 while playing audio/video files and while gaming , It only happens for a couple of seconds , 2-4 seconds and then everything goes back to normal .

this happens a lot of times .

I'm using windows 8 pro 64 bit
running the os from ssd and storing media files , software and games on a hdd .

Answer:buzzing sound and some lag

I uninstalled the audio driver and video driver and reinstalled them all over again , but with no luck .
I'm still having the same problem.

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Only third day of my new Gen4 X1 Carbon.  Sound works fine .. then there is screechy sound from the earbuds that were plugged into audio.  Now no sound, no matter what I do.  I do have on site support but what do all of you think?

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Whenever I try to boot this computer up(Win XP Home SP1(should I have put 2 on? It just came out )) it gets past the Windows XP splash screen and either displays a blank screen and crashes or shows the login screen and crashes. When it crashes, I hear a "click-click" sound coming from my case, somewhat reminiscent of a clock.
I run AVG on it, so it shouldn't be a virus, but I don't trust AVG; it seems very unreliable. I knew Norton should be on it
Previously the computer generally booted up(maybe an 80% chance of booting successfully) and only crashed when I ran a selection of applications. For instance, Kazaa Lite seemed to aggravate the crashing, then a week later Direct Connect started to aggravate it as well. That leads me to believe it may be a problem with my alternate drive, since both of those programs access that drive(mostly downloaded files), because sometimes removing it and booting up will solve the problem.
Anyways, what the heck do I do?

Answer:Windows XP computer refuses to boot up; makes "click" sound.

Were you able to restart your system to Safe Mode??

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The buzzing sound is intermittent. It increases and decreases in volume. Is independent of the speaker volume. But disappears with the speakers off.

Answer:There an intemitte fly buzzing sound on my PC

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HiI have a Lenovo E520. it has been shutting down on its own for a a few days now. I left it alone and now it wont turn on. when i take off the battery and put it back i get a buzzing sound. if i plug in the power cord with out the battery i get a buzzing sound an i cant turn it on! please help.

Answer:No power. and Buzzing sound.

where is the buzzing sound emanating from? near CPU, near the heat vent, near the power adapter plug in point?

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Hi,
 
I seem to be having an issue again, on a smaller scale. I have made sure the Enhancements option isn't enabled. My drivers are up-to-date, and I don't recall having installed any system updates lately or changed anything in general. I would appreciate some help.
Many thanks

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