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BSOD with loud humming noise

Question: BSOD with loud humming noise

One night I possibly left laptop on idling, heard a loud humming noise, thought it was my kid's electronc toys. I came out to living room and checked laptop was on  with the BSOD with a loud humming noise. I manually shutdown laptop and went to sleep. next morning, laptop works like nothing happened? What can it be, how can i diagnose the problem.
 
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Answer: BSOD with loud humming noise

Hi. . .
 
Please run the BSOD Posting Instructions - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/
 
I don't know what to tell you about the noise at this time, especially if it's gone and can't be reproduced.
 
Regards. . .
 
jcgriff2

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Answer:BSOD with loud humming noise

Hi. . .
 
Your other thread - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/607675/bsod-with-loud-humming-noise/#entry3954487
 
The Mods will merge them soon.
 
There were no BSOD mini kernel memory dump files in the attached zip file.
 
No signs of a full  kernel dump either (c:\windows\memory.dmp).
 
I also checked the WER (Windows Error Reporting) section of msinfo32 - no BSODs reported there either.
 
I even checked the Event Viewer logs - no signs of BSODs.
 
Are you sure you had a BSOD? Did you actually see the blue screen yourself?
 
I'm not sure what to tell you at this point other than to post if/when this phenomenon occurs again. There really is nothing for me to do at this time.
 
Are you experiencing continual system problems or was this a one-time thing?
 
Regards. . .
 
jcgriff2

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I have recently built a new comp with the following specs:
Motherboard: Asus Rampage V Extreme BIOS 1401
CPU: I7-5930K (All stock clock)
PSU: Seasonic 860watt Platinum
RAM: 16 GB Gskill DDR4, F4-2666C15Q-16GRR
GPU : SLI GIGABYTE nVidia GTX 980 (Stock clock)
Monitor : Asus PG278Q and Dell U2414H
HDD: Samsung 850 EVO (1TB)
OS : Windows 8.1 64-bit
System if full water-cooled, so all temps are around 40 degrees while gaming.
For the first 10 days the computer has been running fine. After 10 days of running this new comp, my computer got frozen for the first time. (I didn't add any new hardware)
No blue screen, just a frozen desktop. The mouse cursor was unmovable , no keys functional, I could not press "reset button" (no response), and my screen went full black.
and there was a high pitched humming noise. This was happening randomly, once per day or once within 2-3 days.
Steps I have taken to troubleshoot this issue:
Completely reinstalled Windows 8.1
Checked the system for malware with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Checked the system for viruses with AVG AntiVirus
Updated all drivers and updated the bios
Installed all important and unimportant updates for Win8.1
I decided to change my PSU and installed my old PSU Seasonic 860watt Platinum (at the start I was using EVGA Supernova P2 1200W).
After that, my system was running fine for a 10 days, and today I got two restarts, first one with screen freeze and noise, and second one only with screen freeze (both times scr... Read more

Answer:BSOD random black screen with high pitched humming noise

Hi,

I am extremely sorry that this thread was not attended to. There are not many people in this field.

In case you still require help, kindly respond to this thread and I will be notified via email and you should expect a response from me in 48 hours.
Regards,
Pranav

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brand new S10-3 has loud, always on fan??? and headphones give off loud constant humming sound? Help!

Answer:S10-3 FAN LOUD ALWAYS ON AND LOUD HUMMING IN HEADPHONES???

check if issue persists on quickstart, shut down your computer, press quick start button, then test fan & headphones again.if no issue, then press one key recover button to perform clean windows installation, update drivers and/bios from the link below:http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/uk/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=686287post back the results.

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Question: LOUD humming sound

I recently replaced the fuse on the sub, which is common with these speakers. Now when I turn them on I get a the most loudest high pitch wine from the left speaker. Sound comes out of the sub and right speaker, as I have unplugged the right speaker until I can figure this out. Internal fuse maybe?

Answer:LOUD humming sound

If this was a stereo speaker, I would say the crossover network has a problem. In this case, there is probably a problem with a circuit board in the speaker system that took a surge when the fuse blew. If this is a quality speaker system, you may be able to get a replacement circuit board.

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Question: Loud Humming Sound

Hi All, I have an HP Envy Phoenix HP 800-030qe There is a loud hum coming from the computer. When I first got the computer is was very quiet, you could barely hear the fan. Now that loud hum is so distracting I can't get any work done. The computer runs fine, it's just this hum from the back of the computer. I initially thought it may be the additional memory I added to the computer, but the hum is still there even without additional memory. What could be causing this and how can I make it stop? I'm kicking myself because it started while it was under warranty and I didn't send the machine in, because I needed the computer to work.  

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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

Answer:Loud buzzing noise before bsod

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

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Today I got a BSOD while using a site, Dictionary.com, that I use everyday. The screen went blue and my machine made a loud-ish static like sound.
 
When I restarted a Windows error/dialog box appeared with the following info:
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:    BlueScreen
  OS Version:    6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
  Locale ID:    1033
Additional information about the problem:
  BCCode:    a
  BCP1:    0000000000000080
  BCP2:    0000000000000002
  BCP3:    0000000000000001
  BCP4:    FFFFF800034E368F
  OS Version:    6_1_7601
  Service Pack:    1_0
  Product:    256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
  C:\Windows\Minidump\011616-23384-01.dmp
  C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-60715-0.sysdata.xml
 
I am unable to access the .dmp file. I get a message that says Accessed Denied even though I am an administrator on my machine. I checked the folder security and it looks like I should be able to access the file. When I tried to access the sysdata.xml file, I received a message that I had to be connected to the internet. Once I got connected I went to look at the file but it was gone.
 
Other info:
 
· OS - Windows 7
· x64
· original OS on system
· OS is OEM version (came pre-installed on system)... Read more

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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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Hello, Okay I was on my way to get a taco and all of a sudden I heard a load noise sounded like a vibration from inside the computer. Where was that noise coming from and why it happened? It only happened the first time and the second time it just crashed. I turned off the firewall from AVG 2011 and that solved my problem.
 

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Hi all,
This morning our dell desktop had sounded off a grinding noise and immediately shut down. The user at the computer had Outlook open and attempted to open a web browser when the issue occurred.. This is a refurb, possible hardware failure?

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA8009CB7170
BCP2: FFFFF88003E3ECB0
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Answer:Sudden BSOD+loud noise from system

Upon further investigation this system had Bios A01 installed - its now upgraded to A15.. This may have been a factor. The loud noise I heard first hand is really just the system revving to full power at startup -_-

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I have a basic acer aspire tower, recently it started to make a loud humming noise off and on, It first happened when I was playing a facebook game and when I turned the game off it stopped. It has become more and more frequent and will happen most of the time now no matter what I am doing. If I tap the tower firmly on the side sometimes that will make it stop. I am also getting frequent messages that adobe flash player has stopped working and that freezes the page for longer than it should until it starts working again- not sure if this is related. Before this happened the computer ran quietly and quickly for what I use it for- which is email, shopping, surfing and no gaming besides the facebook games where I initially had the problem.
 

Answer:Solved: Loud humming coming from tower

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Was watching a video on IE then system froze made loud humming noise the BSOD any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Computer Froze and made loud noise then BSOD

Any one?

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Question: Humming noise...

Hi, I've got a Dell computer and I have had it for just about 6 months. Until last week, when I booted up, you couldn't tell it was even on. But starting last week, it has got like a steady humming noise. It is really annoying and driving me crazy. I wouldn't have thought anything if it had done it from the beginning, but like I said it just started last week. Anyone know what to do?

Thanks, Tammy
 

Answer:Humming noise...

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Hoping someone can help me here. I'm getting this slow throbbing humming (hums and goes away repeatedly) noise which appears to be coming from the PSU after installing another Hard Drive on Serial ATA. I have had two hard drives and replaced the second one recently for a new one. (First one still existent with OS). Here are my Computer specs if it helps:

Motherboard: ASUS P4P800 SE i865PE w/ onboard Audio, LAN, SATA, and USB 2.0
PSU: ATX 450PS
CPU: Intel Celeron D325 2.53 GHZ - 256 L2 Cace 533 MHz FSB
RAM: PC3200 512 MB DDR Samsung & Kingston 512 PC300
1st HD: Samsung 80GB 7200rpm 1m ATA133
2nd HD: WD 2500KS 250 16 MB SATA II
Heres some pieces of info which may help:

the old HD was fine (no noise) as it was using the old cables but the new HD requires the new Serial Cable which I purchased to put on the mobo. For power its also using the old 4pin power cable. I think I recall the guy at the store mentioning a new power cable available but I can't be certain. If that's the case, is it possible to switch to the new power cable if available and if so, will this solve the issue? If not, what will? Or is it the Hard Drive that's causing the PSU to make the noise ? or because I am using Serial Cable? My old hard drive wasnt making this noise and I was also using the old cables for it. Also, Is there a way to use the old cables on the newer HD's with Serial cables? Would that solve the problem? Or does it have to do with the hard drive?
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Answer:Humming noise from PSU after installing HD

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Hello,
I have an E-Machine 333K and for the past three months it has been humming and sometimes acting up, as in shutting down or freezing. My brother fixed the shutting down/freezing part and I replaced a small fan (CPU?) because it had two broken blades. I did not replace the heatsink (?) that the fan was attached to. Did not know how to. I think the problem is actually coming from the large fan that is attached to the ceiling of some enclosed device that is attached to the ceiling of the computer (educate me?) and was wondering if I need to replace that fan (what is it called?) or something else. Your advice would be much appreciated. Thanks! X.
 

Answer:E-Machine & a humming noise

I believe your talking about the Powersupply? The box with wires coming out of it? Although I've never seen a Powersupply with a fan mounted on the ceiling of the box, so I could be wrong. If you have a big techie-friend guy he could pop open the Powersupply for ya, but even some hot-shot Network Tech's won't break into a Powersupply- It voids your warrantys and you might 'trocute yourself on the thing. Most Powersupplies have your run-of-the-mill 80mm fan connected to the board with a three pin connecter (some older ones I've seen are just wired to the board, though). Installing a new one is pretty easy if your accustomed to the environment. You can get one of these things at BestBuy for like...8 dollars?
 

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Hi I am using a Dell Dimension 2400 and I have some kind of humming/buzzing noise on my mic. How can I fix that?

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Hi Is this when using the front or rear mic input. And if you haven't already tried the rear port could you try that please.

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I can hear strange humming humming noise from the ventilation hole in the left bottom part of my S10. I hear it even when the notebook is powered off. I wonder if this electricity leak makes my battery charge lower hour after hour?

Answer:S10 humming noise when powered off

Same here with an S10e machine (put ear directly on bottom cover when it is switched off and charger is plugged off).Seems that an internal switching power supply is still in on state. Strange .... BW

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After using the notebook for an hr. or so, low irritating/humming noise starts that continues without interruption. The noise appears to be not from the HD side, rather from the opposite side.Noise continues whether used with battery or power outlet or both.Any suggestion and diagnosis would be of great help. Thanks.

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When my computer is on I can hear a low volume buzzing or humming noise. I suppose that is normal, but, plagued by both a poor memory and poor hearing I can't recall whether it has always done that or if it is something new. It makes the same noise when it is on standby. I guess what I'm wondering is if for some reason the hard drive keeps spinning when it shouldn't. I don't even know what to do to make the hard drive spin when it should so I can compare the sounds. I have gone websites and gone to Works 6.0 to compose a letter, thinking that this should make the hard drive spin, but I don't hear any different noise than when I am on standby. That is the kind of thing that makes me wonder if my hard drive is spinning all the time.

I would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks. grandpaw

P.S. Some time back, my compute developed a loud sound which turned out to be a bad fan which I have had replaced. The current sound is much softer. Kind of like a refrigerator running, one of the old models like I have.
 

Answer:humming noise on standby

Hi again Grandpa, you are always going to have a gentle kind of humming sound when your computer is running, and I guess I would compare it to a refrigerator (a bit softer though). Any program that you open is going to access the hard drive, but you really shouldn't hear much (if any) difference.
 

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Hello. I have a new Inspiron all-in-one 4020 (i5, 12GB mem and 1TB drive) running Windows 10 and the first thing I've noticed is a loud humming noise which seems to emanate from the DVD tray side of the monitor. This is the first Dell all-in-one I've owned. I've had a number of Dell desktops and they may have also been loud but I never noticed as the tower was on the floor. I just upgraded from an HP pavilion all-in-one and that by comparison was very quiet... sometimes you didn't know it was on. I am just amazed at how loud the 4020 is and wondering if there's something needing attention. Thanks in advance for any insight.

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When I plug the power cable to the back of my (other) computer, I hear this weird humming/buzzing noise.

However, the computer won't turn on at all. I press the power button over and over and nothing turns on.

I tried switching the reset button to the power button and I get the same thing. The humming noise when the computer has me worried.

Any thoughts on what the problem is, or what I can do to fix it? Is it a bad power supply? Or is something fried?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Humming Noise - Computer Not Turning On

Sounds like a Power Supply failure . . do you have another one to switch out to test?
 

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I have a new HP Pavilion all in one Desk Top, model HP - 510-PO51A W10, it is producing a constant humming noise .. I would like it to stop, can anyone offer hope

Answer:HP Pavilion, Constant Humming Noise

Experiment: connect a set of PC speakers to the green "Audio Out"  socket. You don't need to turn them on.That should turn-off the "internal" speakers.Does the noise stop? If so, then the source of the noise was being fed through the internal speakers.No idea how to fix the above, but it's an interesting experiment. Another idea: turn it off, disconnect the AC power. Press the ON/OFF button, to drain any "residual" power.Then, take a can of compressed air, and blow some air into the computer.It could be some dust on the voltage transformer, causing an electrical "buzz". 

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my new notebook aspire v5 is making this loud either humming or buzzing sound after i touched a usb port and its not my fan

Answer:my new acer aspire v5 has a humming noise

Can you take a short video about this issue?

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I've had this laptop for almost 2 months, but I just started school in the last 2 weeks and have been using the laptop much more throughout the day. I've noticed in the last couple weeks that it makes a hum noise. I've never had an acer before so is that normal? I don't have a warranty plan right now, which is making me nervous as well!

Answer:My Swift 3 is making a humming noise lately? Is th...

Could be the fan bearing needs lubricating though a Swift 3 is too recent to be likely. Is it a machine noise or a 60 hz sound ?Is it loudest at the vent or the speaker ?

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Okay, I've had my computer for a couple of years now and recently the harddrive is making quite a lot more noise on boot up before settling down once you get to the profile page (this is on XP).Now, the hard drive is giving off a low hum- not completely quiet, but something you can't really hear with a tv on in the same room.Now I did a search and some people say it could be the fan, some say it could be the drive dying. I can't really give much more info than that, but I will say on start up it does sound quite a bit like a plane engine when the blade starts turning. Any thoughts because I'm moving from a state of calm to one of panic....Thanks in advance guys and girls.

Answer:Harddrive Whirring/Humming Noise

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My laptop has been making a wierd humming/buzzing noise since last Wednesday. The noise emits from somewhere around the lower right area. If I tilt the laptop to its side, or enable tablet mode, the sound disappears. As soon as it goes back to default position, with the bottom of the laptop flat on a surface, the noise comes back. I ran the hard drive diagnostics, both quick and extended, and it says it passed. It gets really annoying when I'm in a library, and having to use it in tablet mode. It is also louder than the fans. The sound it makes (I moved the laptop up and down to emphasize):  http://vocaroo.com/i/s1zJeHdt1yB7 Thank you.

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Hello,

To the one who offers help god bless.

I own an HP Pavillion DV1540ca laptop that is just under one year old. At about 10 months of age, I started noticing a high pitched, irritating humming noise. What sparked it, I do not know. It is a piercing high pitched toned that is very consistent and the same note every time. It turns on when the laptop is operating at a higher level (eg. running a movie and an audio file at the same time). It is possible it is related to the harddrive spinning or the fan spinning.
However, I do not believe the humming noise is a result of the an inefficient fan or rattling of the casing because when I plug my laptop into my sound system, the humming (unfortunately) comes out of those speakers too, almost proving it's not a rattling and maybe even a software problem.

I sent it in 3 times through staples, 2 of which went to HP, none of which fixed the problem. Staples said they couldn't hear it (although upon start up I showed them the problem), HP replaced the fan the first time (and probably didn't test it...), and lastly, HP replaced the bottom casing, and the main board. All to no avail. I gave specific instructions on how to obtain the hum and I have gotten my laptop back 2 months later in the same condition in which I sent it in.

Now it is Canada day weekend so contacting HP is out of the question, and I think I will talk to some real people who can help me out.

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Answer:High pitched humming noise out of speakers

This hum could be comming from the internal DC charging circuits. Possibly from a power conversion circuit board
 

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I have a new T400 with the 1440x900 CCFL display (LED was not available when I ordered).  When the display is slightly dimmed (about two notches from full brightness, and lower as well), I hear a humming noise coming from either the computer or display.  It's not exactly loud, but it's noticeable.  The sound stop when the display is on full brightness, and comes back as soon as I turn the brightness down again.  Is this a known issue, or should I be concerned?

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My desktops speakers are making a really annoying hummmm...noise. I installed some other speakers and they make the same noise so Im sure the speakers are ok. The only problem I ever had w my pc is the power supply was dirty and the fan was making a loud noise. I cleaned the dust off the power supply and now its ok. Anyone know why my speakers make that humming noise?
 

Answer:Desktop speakers making humming noise.

Anyone know why my speakers make that humming noise?Click to expand...

Interference from something close to the speakers. If they are poorly shielded they might hum. Look at cordless telephones,wireless routers or modems, florescent lights...

Try turning down the volume, if the speakers have a volume control to see if you can get the humming to stop.
 

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Recently got myself Sony C Series C2S/H 13.3" model.However it has recently started to make a whining humming high pitched noise, the kind that you can only hear when you turn your ears towards the sound.It seems to be come from the hard disk drive area and is audible only when its very quiet all aroundAnyone know what this high pitch whining humming noise is and should I be concerned about itThanks

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I basically spent the entire day (yesterday) assembling a new pc and after a few minor problems I got it up and running, After installing windows, all the drivers, and just finishing the last few updates.
Turned the machine off, switched the power off (via the switch in the back of the psu) and hooked up the storage HDs, when I returned power to the machine all the fans immediately started and there was a strange humming noise; like the fan is speeding up and slowing down but with a lower tone.
The machine is now completely unresponsive and after I turned off the power and unplugged it, removed the HDs, SSD and cd drive (which were working normally) and everything from the back (mouse/keyboard/monitor) so I move he machine out and get a better look inside. When I turned the power on the fans turned on but a lot slower and the humming was almost gone.

I really need help figuring out what happened.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/tole/saved/1FB3 this is my build
 

Answer:PC won't turn on and makes weird humming noise

Just tried to turn it on again after leaving it overnight and it turned on, with the case power button, but after that it didn't respond when I tried to turn it off so I turned it off with the psu power switch and now its back to the same nonresponsive state with the fans (all of them) twitching as soon as I turn the psu power switch.

The humming from last night is replaced by a low pitched squeaking noise each time the fans twitch.

(sorry for double posting the edit button disappeared on me)
 

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There is a humming noise coming  from my PC (Lenovo). Have localised it to the hard drive. When I remove the computer from it's desk and stand it on carpet the noise becomes almost inaudible. (Just placing a hand on the tower increases the noise a little.) What would be my best option(s) at present?  The noise only becomes annoying after the pc has been on for an hour or so, and then just gets louder as time moves on.  posted by:  jackcar

Answer:Humming sort of noise from computer hard drive

Are you sure it's the HDD ? ? Use a pencil and touch the drive with your ear to the end of the pencil...If it is what i use are felt washers between the HDD and case over each mounting screw...Hope you isolate it

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I have recently got a Ideapad u330p. for the first few days it has been running extremely wonderful with no issues at all. After 15 days I have suddenly noticed that there is consistent humming sound coming out from the fan, which you can easily hear in a quiet room. After that I have done the following to take care of the noise and couldnt get any success1) Windows have been updated to 8.12) BIOS has been updated3) All drivers updated4) Fan dust removal has been done several timesI have looking at it in details, I realised that the fan kicks off at 50 deg C and again goes quite if the temperature of the CPU drops below 40. To elaborate, if the CPU kicks 50 Deg C, the fan will start running at a higher speed(thus making noise) and then it will keep running till the CPU goesnt go below 40. Once it goes below 40 the fan goes silent.However the usual temperature of the CPU is between 40-56 and thus there a very annoying sound from the fan (coming from it high rpm - the exact value I dont know).I am attaching screenshot a particular instant when the fan is making a noise. Please help me to sort this out. Really appreciate.

Answer:Lenovo Ideapad U330p fan noise (continuous humming)

I have exactly the same issue. Neither dust removal nor warranty tech support have helped.Is a BIOS update or some other solution possible, which could change temperature values, at which fan starts to work?

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This one's going to be very vague and I honestly wouldn't know what information to give. I'm hoping someone else will have asked himself the same question and found an answer or knows a bit more; When I switch between Windows and any full screen application the humming noise ceases and starts again as soon as either pop up. I only have two fans installed, a CPU fan (Which does not make any noise) and a PSU fan (Which seems to generate this hum). It's a Zalman 460 Watt 'ultra-silent' so I'm guessing it has to do something with it detecting a change in power requirements or heat build-up and that causes it to cease for a moment and then switch back on (The hum, that is..) so I'm guessing it is the fan. The other two things that could make noise are two 7200RPM HDD's that are about 1 1/2 years of age. They're silenced by using a Zalman HDD cooler, though.So, any thoughts?

Answer:Humming noise dissapears when switching between OS and Fullscreen Apps

Any thoughts.....well....Put your ear next to each fan/hdd and see what's causing the noise? Then post back what is causing the noise and we might be able to give ways to silence it.

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For the past few days, my Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO has been making this loud humming noise and I'm not sure why. What can I do to diagnose this problem and hopefully correct it?

Steve

Answer:Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO making humming noise

Hard to tell or diagnose without being able to hear it.

Have you checked the external power supply?

Here is the link to the Dell on-line diagnostics.
Support for Inspiron 24 5459 AIO | Diagnostics | Dell US

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For the past few days, my Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO has been making this loud humming noise and I'm not sure why. What can I do to diagnose this problem and hopefully correct it?

Steve

Answer:Dell Inspiron 24 5459 AIO making humming noise

Hard to tell or diagnose without being able to hear it.

Have you checked the external power supply?

Here is the link to the Dell on-line diagnostics.
Support for Inspiron 24 5459 AIO | Diagnostics | Dell US

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There is a humming noise coming  from my PC (Lenovo). Have localised it to the hard drive. When I remove the computer from it's desk and stand it on carpet the noise becomes almost inaudible. (Just placing a hand on the tower increases the noise a little.) What would be my best option(s) at present?  The noise only becomes annoying after the pc has been on for an hour or so, and then just gets louder as time moves on.  posted by:  jackcar

Answer:Humming sort of noise from computer hard drive

Are you sure it's the HDD ? ? Use a pencil and touch the drive with your ear to the end of the pencil...If it is what i use are felt washers between the HDD and case over each mounting screw...Hope you isolate it

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(I may have repost this before) - There is a noise coming from my 8900, Dell have replaced the CPU Fan, Main Fan and the Graphics Card, It was ok for a few days.
When the Noise appears when I put my hand on the right hand side of the machine it goes away, when I release my hand it comes back, When I give it a light tap it noise goes away for a couple of hours.
There is no noise if I lay my unit on the floor right hand side. I think the case (the right Panel) is vibrating which is causing the noise when its upright. I have had the machine for about a year issue started to happen after 6 months.
Any ideas what to do? 

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I worked with my new DELL Inspiron 7459 All-in-one last night. When I try to turn darker of the monitor by pressing the light adjustment button on the right side of the monitor. I can hear a loud humming noise coming from the back of the monitor. The noise continued until I turn the monitor to full brightness. That noise really drives me crazy during the silent night.
Dose anyone have the same issue?

Answer:Humming noise coming from my brand new DELL Inspiron 7459 All-in-one

Yes, 
same issue here. I have new model Dell Inspiron 7548. It is really annoying. I tried to find a solution, but nothing work. 
I am considering to send my laptop to servis. 

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Hello everyone,


I purchased this power supply a couple of days ago to replace a no name 450watt "Deer" brand psu I had in my system for over 2 years:

Enermax FMA II DXX EG465P-VE 460W V2.2 2Fan 20/24P 2x6P RoHS ATX PS



Product Info: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index.php?d...&cid=PS.808


I've been hearing a faint humming sound from inside my pc case since the moment I turned my pc on with the new psu installed. I know for a fact that it's got to be from my new psu because it wasn't there before. It's such a low noise but so present that it's driving me insane. I feel like I'm the victim in that old poem by Edgar Alan Poe going mad over repeated annoying sounds I can't control. I'm going insane here! So much so that I'm actually going to take this psu back to the store this week if I can't find a logical explanation as to why this new psu would do this fresh out the box. Could it be the fact that the psu has two fans? Anyways I actually made a new choice for a different psu which I hope doesn't suffer from a similar humming sound:

Antec EA-500 500W ATX12V V2.0 PSU 80mm Fan 80PLUS ROHS Power Supply



Product Info: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index.php?d...&cid=PS.808

My new choice above is actually 80 Plus Certified so it's better for the earth and my electrical bill. I have no idea if it's an all out better choice than the Enermax I have now... Maybe I'm go... Read more

Answer:Power Supply Buzzing & Humming Noise, It's driving me insane!!!

I think your second choice is a better PSU anyway. The humming may be from the fans, it may be from some type of vibration. A friend of mine bought a PSU that made a really annoying vibration sound; we pinpointed that it was vibration by pressing down on top of the case right on top of the power supply; you could feel it vibrating. If you pushed on the power supply like you were trying to jam the PSU into the case from back to front (in other words, pushing on the PSU towards the front of the case) the noise would dissipate. The problem was solved by getting longer PSU mounting screws and thick rubber grommets (or O-rings) and mounted 2 grommets on each screw, one outside the case and one inside the case. That killed the sound. Returning the PSU wasn't really an option in this scenario due to the fact that it was mailorder, and downtime was NOT an option esp. for a minimum of 5 days.
If the sound doesn't seem to be a vibration sound, then there is a chance that it's due to an internal component buzzing which is not a good sign, but it could also be due to the fans. You can check it to see if it is indeed the fans by simply stopping the fans from spinning for a few seconds. You can do this a number of ways; removing all but one screw holding the fan guards and moving it out of the way (with the PSU powered down and unplugged) will provide full access to the fan(s). Simply hold the fan in place for a few seconds when you power on the PC. It won't harm anythi... Read more

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I have Y510P with I7-4700mq and nvidia gt750m SLI.There is humming noise when I plug in my headphone to notebook and also on speaker(not loud but it's there) and it's quite annoying.I have tried install various versions of realtek driver both from lenovo website and realtek site with no luck. The only driver that don't have this problem is the one that windows install automatically. But with Windows driver there is no dolby sound enhancement and my speaker sound very quiet and not good. SO I'd like to know/request whether there is a REAL FIX on this problem. Edit: The humming noise will disappear when set volume at 0.Also the latest realtek driver from lenovo for windows 8.1, there is only dolby digital plus(not good) but there is no dolby home theater so I was force to use old driver for windows 8 which have home theater. So is there a way to use new driver with home theater?

Answer:Y510P humming noise on headphone and speaker and realtek driver.

No one?

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My computer case cover vibrates, making humming noise. I know this because if I gently press the computer case cover the humming is significantly reduced. I suspect the culprit may be a new hard drive that I recently installed (Seagate Barracuda 1TB). What puzzles me though is that the pressing place that reduces humming sound is on the other side of cover from where the hard drive is. There's nothing behind the spot, but CPU fan is blowing hot air that direction. GPU is 10cm lower. I don't think the case cover is directly touching any components. Cover model is Antec Sonata III silent atx.

I installed the hard drive on same spot where last hard drive was, with four screws and elastic grommets that are supposed to reduce vibrations. I think the installation itself went fine. Screws are tight and cables seemed reasonably uncrowded. How should I troubleshoot this problem?

Answer:Vibration on computer case cover makes humming noise.

Remove the cover so you can touch the hard drive & see if you can feel excessive vibrations from the new hard drive. You should feel slight vibrations in it as it has parts rotating at high RPM.

The vibration could also be caused by a dry fan bearing & these can get very noisy & vibrate a lot.

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hey guys, i just got this up and running yesterday and when in operation (but not actually transferring files to or from it) the drive makes a slight humming noise. my older WD 'my book' never made this noise.

is this normal? like i said, i only got it running recently and i don't know if this is apart of normal operation or not. is there any way to check? i did a 'quick drive scan' using the inbuilt software and that returned no errors.

if i did a more thorough scan and checked for bad sectors would this answer my question and solve the problem?

thanks guys
 

Answer:Western Digital External my book drive making a humming noise?

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Hi everybody, I would like some help!

I recently bought a new fan to help with cooling as the summer approaches. My new fan replaces my old chassis fan but is plugged in slightly differently as it is plugged into the 3 pin mother board connector (the old one was plugged into the molex and is now positioned as an intake fan at the front).

My problem is that since I've installed the new fan my computer is actually louder than before, Everest tells me that the revs for the new fan are 5114 rpm as I type this so it's clearly working too hard. I think it's working too hard because my processor fan is only idling by comparison at 1705 rpm. Which temperature does the chassis fan use to control it's speed and why has my CPU fan suddenly become lazy since I installed the new fan? Is there anything I can do to make the CPU fan work harder and take some of the burden off of the chassis fan?

Many thanks for any help!

Noosentaal
 

Answer:New fan but loud loud noise

Try speedfan, that should work.

http://www.techspot.com/downloads/547-speedfan.html
 

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Hey falous, so i bought my y50-70 like 4 months ago, and recently everytime i turned it on, open chrome or something - the fan gets wild ! its very loud like it works on 100% and it doesnt go down!i tried to look up for solutions but i couldnt find any.I tried updating my BIOS - didnt help.the temps looks very standard to me, 45-50c idel.  REALLY hope you guys will help me find a solution,Thanks !

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Question: A Very Loud Noise

I was working in the computer area one night. Of four computers, I was using two, one had been shut down for the night, and the last had been left on, but was unused.Suddenly the room was filled with a very loud noise. We are talking quite loud, almost like a fire alarm - uncomfortably loud to the ears. My first thought was an alarm on the UPS. I checked it, and it was fine. Then I thought maybe a fan bearing gone bad on one of the computers. I shut down the one not being used. Nothing. So then in spite of losing work, I felt it urgent enough to immediately shut down the two computers I was using. Nothing. So my next thought was fans in the room. Shut them down - nothing. Then I thought maybe the lights. Nothing. So my final thing was to unplug the computer that was already shut off - Bingo!What a surprise. I wasn't sure if the noise was from the computer or from the surge protector it was plugged into, so I ran an extension cord across the room. It ran fine about 3 days and then the noise came again, not quite as loud this time, but still loud.So I am thinking power supply or motherboard. The frequency and texture of the sound is the same as the squeal you get from the computer when you disconnect the power and the electricity drains from the system, except that that sound is mildly soft, but it gives you an idea of the nature of the sound. So I'm thinking maybe the motherboard is alarming me about something, but why so loud? And why continuous and won't go of... Read more

Answer:A Very Loud Noise

No one had experience like this?

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Question: Loud Fan Noise

. When i start playing games , theres a loud fan noise which is bothering me so much. Please help me

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Hi,

I recently upgraded the ram in my pc from 1.5gb to 2.5gb as it seemed to be getting pretty slow. I was expecting a pretty big jump in performance but it doesn't seem to have happened.

The pc can sometimes be faster than it was and sometimes it really drags. There is also an intermittent loud noise which i believe is coming from the fan and when this happens the pc is slow.

I took out the fan and cleaned all the dust from it but this noise still starts every couple of minutes and the pc becomes slow.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Loud Noise from PC. Don't think it is the HDD

Two things to consider...
The amount of memory doesn't have much to do with speed unless some process can specifically use that extra memory. You can to more things well, but not necessarily more rapidly.

You system will utilize all memory at the speed of the slowest module. If you have some memory that is value ram or other inexpensive ram, the timings could be significantly different than the best brands and models.

Your system only uses what memory it needs, not what you want it to use. As long as the RAM meets the requirements of the motherboard, it will not protest.

If you want some programs to run at optimum performance levels, all memory must be identical. It is wise to buy matched sets of RAM from the same manufacturer at the same time to get the ultimate performance. Top memory is already sold in matched sets in the same plastic wrap. Otherwise, you have to look at the timings and other information posted on the package or the label.
 

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Question: loud noise

I have a loud noise on PC or speakers after its been on a while and it comes on for short time every few minutes.. Its a noise that is hard to describe. Grand daughter says its a space sound, what ever that is.Its odd as when playing music its fine just comes on after pc has been on a bit. Also can't tell if its pc or speakers. Just got new monitor as mine worn out and was hoping it would go but hasn't, it started 3 weeks ago. I turn speakers right down to get away from it.

Answer:loud noise

Is it a beeping sound? If so, can you count the beeps and does the sound repeat itself or is it just now and then.

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I got a dell dimension c521 and I notice at random times it has a really loud fan noise. Sounds like an airplane is about to take off or something? It usually happens if im playen video games and what not. I was wondering if this a bad thing or if its normal, and if theres anything I can do to prevent it from getting so loud? Anyone have any thoughts or suggestions?
 

Answer:Really loud fan noise?

The fan runs at full to extract the heat when playing. About the only thing that you can do is to open it up and clean out any dust that you can see.
 

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Question: Fan Noise too loud

Hello. Any suggestions on how I can easily cut down on my fan noise? It sounds like there is a lawn mower in here. Please tell me I can just buy a new fan for my processor... or maybe it's the PSU that's so loud. Thanks!

Answer:Fan Noise too loud

Google SpeedFan.

It allows you to vary the speed of your internal fans. Mess around with it til you get a stable, low temperature and desired noise output.

Or, you could just buy new fans.

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I recently started getting hearing a loud "buzzing" noise when I started my computer or it had to load certain larger programs. I opened up the computer to find which fan the noise was coming from and found no noise. The noise had stopped until just yesterday. I was wondering if anyone had some suggestions.
 

Answer:Loud noise from fan

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I have a ~2 year old PC, that upon starting has a very loud fan noise, which gradually dies down after ~2 minutes, approx. when entering windows.
I attach a zip file with recording.
Occasionally the PC has become unresponsize as CPU working flat-out.

My PC spec can be viewed in my sig, it did come with a larger fan than required inside for cooling, and I have since doublede the RAM to 8Gb (after which I did experinece some other issues here).

Any ideas, or suggestion of further diagnostics I can do would be appreciated?
 

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I built my own pc about a year ago. Lately whenever I boot the machine up it makes this weird buzzing, clicking noise. It generally stops after it gets fully booted up. Then it is quiet, but sometimes it will start making a buzzing noise after it has been on for awhile (I leave it on all the time). At first I was worried it might be the hard drive, but I have not had any real trouble with the machine. I figured if it were the hard drive, it probably would have died by now or I'd have some serious issues. So, what do you think? It would have to be the power supply or one of the internal fans right? Should I replace my 400 watt power supply?

Thanks!

Answer:PC making loud noise, could it be the PS or something else??

Its probably a fan. I would take it out and take a look at it and put it back. You first have to find out wich fan it is.

I have had similar problems. I used to hit the fan a few times wih a screwdriver and it fixed the problem. I am not recommending it though. It was my PSU fan. Maybe u should clean it. Be careful.

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Hope some one can help.  My son's dell is only a year old.  Yesterday when he turned it on, it made a sound like a plane taking off....really loud!  he turned off the plug.  Next time we tried it same thing.....is it going to explode?  Help!

Answer:loud noise on startup

What model? Have you taken off the cover to look inside? Has it been moved recently? Sometimes a wire can get caught rubbing in one of the fan blades.Or it could be taking off.Let us know what you find.

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Question: Loud Beep Noise

Hello all hoping you can help me first post here btw. I got some RAM for my computer. My computer is relativly new and is takes 2100 (speed of the RAM?) they guy at the store were i bought the RAM said i would be ok with 2700 cause he was out of 2100, i bought 512MB and the motherboard can handle 3gigs so i know i am in the clear there. I unplugged it all grounded myself real quick and installed the new chip, with the old one too. Now when i turn the computer on it just beeps real loud about every 10 seconds and what start up windows or anything, the monitor just says no signal. I checked everything like 6 times now. Plz help me i am pulling out me hair here.

Answer:Loud Beep Noise

Joker4302......Have you been able to remove the "new" ram and boot up with the original ram ?The pc2700 is probably backwards compatible ......however do the other specs match up with the original ram?dl65  

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I reqcently acquired a second generation X1 Carbon (well, the one with the i7 4600U anyway), however it seems to have a very loud fan noise. Is there any known fix for this issue?  Thanks in advance (and sorry if I've double posted this).

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Question: Realtek loud noise

Hello,

I have Realtek Microphone in Recording settings of sound and Realtek Digital Output in Playback.

I did not make any updates for my Windows 10 64-bit for last few weeks or changes in settings, and this problem stats when I start my computer today.

I tried to use Skype, but it turned out that my microphone stopped working, my voice is not heard. Then I tried to record voice with sound forge and same here, it should be noted that I do not get just an empty track with zero sound, record just does not happen. It is different things. But most horrible thing I got now is a very loud noise which almost hurts your ears. Noise occurs if I'm trying record something, answer to the skype, and also I got some low clicking sound of very loud short sound each time I'm trying to on video or audio, or switch it with timeline.

I've updated all drivers in Device Manager:

Microphone (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Realtek Digital Output (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Stereo Mix (Realtek High Definition Audio)

and it says the best driver software for your device is already installed.

So I have no idea what to do. Can't get if it is system problem or something wrong with hardware.

Answer:Realtek loud noise

Do you have "digital" speakers or just the standard computer speakers? I suspect just standard speakers (using the Green speaker connection) so "Speakers" should be set as the default playback device. In the recording settings, either the microphone or better yet "Stereo Mix" should be set as default Recording device.

Get the settings properly set and then see what happens.

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Question: Loud Beeping Noise

I installed a 200gig hd in my comp, with my 80 gig thats already in there. Everything was good, windows loaded fine, but today my computer light started blinking on and off and my comp made a loud continuous beeping sound. Whats up? Its completely random, and it usually stops making that sound after 10-20 sec.
 

Answer:Loud Beeping Noise

First guess would be that your system is not getting enough love from your power supply.

Go here: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/ and calculate how much your system needs, then open up your case and look at the sticker on your PSU to see how many watts it is putting out.
 

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

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

Answer:loud noise coming from PC

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I hear this off and on. I did not think it came from within my computer at first so thought little of it. But one day my neighbour came over and whilst we were talking we both heard this noise it was like a door banging shut furiously. I thought somebody upstairs or wherever didnt care for the rest of us but my visitor said it was from my computer. But how come, where from, I couldnt for the life of me think what was causing it. Has anyone else experienced such a thing? Liza

Answer:Loud noise from ? computer

Computers normally whine or clatter, sometimes alarms sound for overheat.Load bangs are usually terminal straight away. CD breaking in drive, PSU dying or motherboard blowing.The only thing I can think of is possibly hard drive heads catching on platters.SO I suggest you back up anything important immeditely.

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I just got my x201 for several days. The fan's noise seems unbearable. Especially in the late night, It was running all the time, even if I didn't run anything. I ran the power setting and set the fan to reduce noise. But it doesn't seem to work.. Any other one has the same problem?

Answer:x201's fan noise is too loud

hi, i own also a x201 and it's not the fan, which makes the noise, it's the 7200 rpm harddisk!! I replaced it with a ssd, and now the x201 is very quiet :-) cheers, zep

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Recently, I upgraded my graphic card. From FX5200 to 6600GT. And I got a new Power Supply. The power suply i got was 450watt Ultra neon (which was about 40 dollars).
And my computer noise has increased enormously. Has the system noise been increased because the power supply is not of good quality?

And if i get a better power supply, will the noise level drop?

thanks

Answer:Loud Computer Noise

what is making the noise? you gotta open ur case to find out

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Hi guys, I just bought this Lenovo Ideapad 510s 13IKB 80V0.The fan is terribly noisy. It's very noisy at low speed, terribly noisy at high speeds and it is running loudly all the time even when the computer is idle just after start-up!I can't even make a skype call because of the fan noise. This is very fustrating. I have updated the driveres but it didn't improve. Is there a specific drive update which solves this?Some people suggest using a fan control software. I'm afraid this will damage or reduce the lifetime of some components. Can it affect the warranty? Please help me, thank you very much! 

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There's this loud noise coming from my CPU. I opened it up and cleaned removed most of the dust, and it still sounds the same. In the start up screen there was the message "diskette drive 0 seek failure", I disabled the floppy drive, the message doesn't appear anymore, and its still sounds the same. The sound mostly comes from the Floppy Drive area. I'm really worried, anything I can do to solve this?

Specifications:

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2
Intel Celeron CPU 2.00 GHz

Answer:[SOLVED] Loud Noise from CPU

Is there a floppy disk in the drive? It sounds like the floppy drive is dead (or dying) which is not all that unusual. Open the case cover and disconnect the power cable from the back of the floppy drive. Test. If the noise persists then it could be a fan failing or some other problem. Try the above first and get back to us.

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This is really troubling to me. I've had this computer for only 2 months and just yesterday, it started to suddenly make loud noises. I was trying to install VOBSUB yesterday and it installed... but the screen was frozen. I couldn't exit out of the window. SO I used task manager and got myself out of it then tried again - but happened again of course. Then all of a sudden there was this deep, loud motorlike noise coming from my computer. My old computer's fans were always loud whenever it was on but this was different.

I turned it on this morning and got the usual loud fan sound... then that deep low noise for maybe 2 minute. I'm really scared about this. What should I do?

Answer:Loud Computer Noise

First, a word of caution...
Any work that you or someone else does to the system may void your warranty- unless you bought it used. You should check with the manufacturer to see what is covered and for how long. Second, we'll need more information about the computer. Edited for spelling

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My new PC build is running smooth. The only problem is that my fans are too loud.

Here is my build.

MOBO:ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Ram:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2

Intel Core i5-3570 Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor

GPU: Geforce nVidia GTX 670

Power Supply: 650 watts

Answer:Fans noise really loud

Which fan?

You need to open the case and find out which one.

What case do you have?

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Hello, I've been searching around for a possible solution to this problem, but didn't find anything major dusts trapped within the fan housing.  The noise is especially pronounced when I plug in the AC, not so much when I'm using the battery.  I downloaded fanspeed to monitor my pc's temperature, and found it to exceed 180 degrees F when running memory intensive programs, sometimes staying at around 200 degree F, in short I can feel alot of heat being emittied through the keypad. The noise is annoying and I believe the fan to be the main culprit, however I read somewhere that an AC malfunction is a possibility.  The laptop is at factory settings, although I did uninstall lenovo power management to fix an exisiting problem before.  Does anyone have inputs?

Answer:T60 emitting loud noise from fan

Hello and welcome here. Please try a vacuum cleaner or a can of compressed air and clean your vents. Here youŽll find some very usefull videos for opening your system. YouŽwonŽt void your warranty, if your only open the CRU`S.

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Question: Loud Revving Noise

I am running Windows XP on a Dell computer that is about 3 years old. Lately, and more frequently, the computer will all of a sudden make noises like a car engine revving up. Sometimes it just lasts a few minutes and sometimes it just gets louder and louder and lasts a long time. I have DSL and thus my computer is always on. I have virus protection and nothing comes up on the scan. When this happens, I normally have nothing going on, except perhaps one Internet Explorer Window open.

Is this a sound of doom and gloom to come? What could be causing this? Should I be concerned?

Thanks,
 

Answer:Loud Revving Noise

#1. Isolate the cause.
- Open the case and look at the fans particularily. Many systems today can control the speed of the fan and as the system heats up the fans spin faster. Older fans may complain and you'll hear a noise not unlike airplanes flying overhead.

If it's a regular 80 cm or 120 cm fan then a replacement is quick and easy. If it's a chipset or CPU fan, then replacement will require first determining what you need and then where you can find it. Most computer specialists will carry a variety of fans and parts, but make sure to double check your requirements before purchasing. Make sure if you replace your CPU fan/cooler that it will FIT.

Good luck,
 

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I turned on the pc and its making a loud noise... i turned it off and checked the inside if anything was caught in the fan... but nothing... can u tell me what it is?

Answer:PC making loud Noise

Can you give an indication of the type of noise/ area it is coming from?

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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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C440 all-in-one. Just faced with loud annoying fan noise when CP is high-loaded. The main reason of the high-load is seems to be - the preinstalled antivirus software!  

Answer:Loud fan noise C440

hi dim2314,
 
Thanks fro Posting!
 
Have you checked if in safemode it will do the same fan noise?
    Antivirus software will be disabled in safemode and if that's what causing it it should stop in safemode.
 
Let me know what happeneds 
Cheers!





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This problem occurred to me recently, as everytime i boot up my computer, the CPU fan makes a very loud noise and i can see the motherboard having a LED blinking orange. It's gone after a restart of the computer. The problem is starting to concern me, help is needed

Answer:CPU fan making loud noise

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aspry


This problem occurred to me recently, as everytime i boot up my computer, the CPU fan makes a very loud noise and i can see the motherboard having a LED blinking orange. It's gone after a restart of the computer. The problem is starting to concern me, help is needed


What happened to me one is that the CPU fan's mounting came loose and was not stable. Check to see if everything looks secure on it.

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I get this loud fan Noise when playing GtaIV is it safe for my pc ?

http://youtu.be/TOVQB5Ylkcg

Answer:Loud Fan Noise While Gaming

Hello MoeX,

When was the last time you cleaned your machine with canned air?
Good luck and keep us posted,
Nommy

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Hey, sorry if this is not in the right section since I could not find any other better section to post this in.

Okay, my computer recently started to sound really loud, so I turned it off before I went to sleep. The next morning I woke up to turn my computer on, but nothing would show on my monitor and the computer was still extremely loud, louder then it has ever been. I decided to play around with it and I replaced the monitor plug (not sure of the correct name) to a different opening in my computer. It solved the problem and my monitor started finally working, but still my computer was louder then ever. I ended up scanning my whole computer and defraging. The scan went fine same with the defrag. The noise was still the same. When I tried out a game, it was really choppy and I was only getting about 10 fps on average.

I would really appreciate some light on this problem. Thanks.
 

Answer:Loud noise from computer.

You most likely have a bad hard drive. Get all of the infromation that is valuable to you off as quickly as you can.
 

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Whenever i start up a game, a loud squeeky noise appears for no reason. I think its my video card but im just wondering if its something else. Does anyone know about this problem??

Answer:Weird loud noise????

It could be a fan, when you put more pressure on your graphics card it may well decide to turn up its 'im a little bastard' fan.

They can be quiet loud. They should be torn asunder and replaced with nice Coolermaster or Zalman things.

Frosty cool and quiet.

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Ok, do I have someones attention? I just would like to know what is causing this noise in my computer. I have an HP Pavilion and it is 5 yrs old. I think something is wearing out, but what?? It is hard to fix?? Please let me know so I can stop worrying..
 

Answer:Loud Roaring Noise!! What Is It???

Most likely the power supply/fan ...

easy to replace ..
 

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Hi,I have lenovo 3000 y410 laptop.The fan of the laptop makes loud noise due to sudden increase and decrease of its speed.The noise suddenly crescendoes... as if my laptop sings an opera everyday.Only thing being this opera concerns me about my laptop's health.I have recorded the sound. If anyone wants I can send it.There is no way I can attach it here. Someone please tell me the solution of it. Btw, is there anybody else who is facing the same problem with the laptop's fan? 

Answer:Fan makes loud noise.

try to clean your air vent by blowing it with compressed air, and see whether you dislodge any dusts, it is probably dirty now and needs to be cleaned........... also install HWmonitor (a free download off the net) and check your CPU temp....... if got warranty, let the Lenovo service people fix it up for you, if not then it is fairly easy DIY job. 

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The fan of my less-than-half-a-year-old T470 suddenly began to emit strange noise (video). I tried to apply a vacuum cleaner to the fan output to remove possible external pieces that might cause it (didn?t work) and also looked on the fan with the back panel removed (cannot see anything unusual). Is there a chance to fix this without going to the service?Thanks

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So I installed a new core2duo cpu (E7200 Wolfdale 2.53Ghz) and now when I turn on my computer it just makes a long solid high-pitched noise. Please help!


Other Specs:

160g SATA HD
Nvidia 8800 GT
4g OZC Platinum RAM
ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Motherboard
 

Answer:New CPU and now it makes loud noise

does this sound continue once u logged on to ur OS
 

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Sitting there as usual, looking at email, nothing out of the ordinary,

all of a sudden, from nowhere, LOUD whirring noise coming from CPU.

Never heard this before.

Rebooted---it's gone. Maybe this SSs help, I've never really been one to understand performance data. I've left the PC on for a week- usually shut it down nightly. Could it be the temp?


By thinkbrinke at 2010-05-08


By thinkbrinke at 2010-05-08

Answer:Loud whirring noise

Helllo Eknirb,

From looking at your top image from Task Manager, it looks like you had a spike in CPU usage there for a bit. That spike may have cause your built-in motherboard fan controllers to rev up the CPU fan to keep it cooler with the quick increase (spike) usage.

Monitor your CPU temps to make sure that they are not high or spiking on you as well to be safe. 45C as your showing in the last screenshot is ok. If they are high all the time, the CPU fan or heatsink may be loose, or you may need to clean and replace the thermal past on the CPU heatsink.

If the usage is spiking on you randomly, then you can look under the CPU bar in Resource Monitor to help see what is using so much of the CPU.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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PC started up fine.

Loaded fine.

All programs loaded exactly as normal.

About 30 seconds in....RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

and I mean loud.

I shut it down, and rebooted. Nothing again.

Whadya say?

Answer:LOUD whirring noise

Sounds like it might be the fan
Download speed fan and check for overheating

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So I recently got a new computer about 1 month ago and the microphone didn't seem to work. When I got it to work there was this really loud annoying sound that had beeps and echos in it, kind of hard to explain. I have turned off the option of "Listen to this device" in the audio control panel and haven't found any further fixed for this issue I wondered if anyone could help me :) The headset I use is the Logitech G230.
Ty in advance.

Answer:Loud noise when using microphone.

You have done what was needed by turning off "listen to this device".
If this is not turned off the sound coming from the speakers is picked up by the microphone and then goes round and round usually referred to as feedback.

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win xp, asus p5q-e onboard soundcard

When some sound is playing (game, video) every 30 seconds there is some "static" noise. It sounds as looking up different stations on a old radio.

I don't know if this is hardware or software problem. No new hardware is added. I dont have any other loudspeakers to test.

A while ago I had this problem as well but somehow it disappeared. the noise is more often when surfing on internet or only navigating in windows.
 

Answer:noise from loud speakers

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

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

Answer:Loud noise coming from fan

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

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Hello everyone. I own a dell inspiron 9300 and I recently read that if i typed msconfig into the run tab on my computer and then disabled some of the items on there that it would run quicker. Well I did just that and then I tryed to switch it back and I can't. Now my internet connection won't work and it makes this extremely loud beeping noise for no reason. It's always been really slow and I thought I could speed it up. I only use it for going on the internet and for fixing my pictures. If anyone has any advice I'd really appreciate it. Thanks 

Answer:Loud beeping noise...

Hello everyone. I own a dell inspiron 9300 and I recently read that if i typed msconfig into the run tab on my computer and then disabled some of the items on there that it would run quicker. Well I did just that and then I tryed to switch it back and I can'tHow and what did you try to switch back?

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Hello,  My notebook has, as of recently become extremely loud when in games (even lesser demanding games such as Call of Duty World at War, making a noice comparable to a vaccum cleaner), and making noticable noise when on the desktop or on the internet (a shaking noise of sort). I have factory reset the PC, with no effect, before that updating the BIOS, also having no effect. Any suggestions on fixing this issue are valued! Thank you, Jacob.

Answer:Loud noise from fans

This should help:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01007591andhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01657439

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I am having SL400 Thinkpad. for the past few days it is acting weirdly. My hard disk is making lot of noise. Initially I thought it is coming from CPU fan. But when I observed ThinkVantage active protection - It is displaying auto repetitive shocks.  This sound is just too loud. I cannot hear anything if I switch on my laptop.  Now, my laptop performance become very slow even though I am having Core2Duo with 4GB RAM. My laptop is one yr old and it's warranty is over in April. OS is Vista.  Appreciate if anyone has suggestions to fix this problem. 

Answer:SL400 - HDD Loud Noise

if it is making lot of loud noise, then it could be a sign of bearing is worn out on the hdd. Try to do a hdd health check through the BIOS menu, and see whether you have any errors on the hdd.
 
I think Lenovo allows you to extend warranty provided that the day of renewal is within 30 days of the warranty expiration. You should call them up and see if that is possible.
 
Aftermarket hdd is pretty cheap too, a 500 gig one is around 80 or 90 USD on newegg.com. If you buy the WD and Seagate brand, there is a manufacturer provided copy of the Acronis Trueimage where you can transfer the entire hdd image from the old hdd to the new hdd. 
 
 

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Hi, when I bought my PC two years ago, it was silent, it barely made any noise. However, I later made a huge mistake. I opened the case to clean the inside of the computer with an air compressor, but while I was cleaning the fans I wasn't holding them so the air compressor made them spin faster than normal. Following that, every time I boot my PC now, it makes a loud noise and also the PC makes a lot of noise in general. A lot more than when I bought it, to a point where sleeping next to it when it is turned on is a hard thing to do. Now, I'm wondering if that mistake is the cause of the noise. When I look at the fans, they don't seem to be damaged at all. I have 3 fans: The case fan, the graphics card fan and the power supply fan. My PC is cleaned regularly so I know it's not dust or anything that's causing the problem.

Here's some interesting info: It only makes noise when it's booting after the computer has been turned off for more than 30 minutes. If it's less than that, it doesn't make the loud noise. I have no idea why. Also, about 3% of the time, the desktop doesn't get to fully load because the computer freezes. It's a problem that started at the same time the noise started. If it is indeed one or multiple fans that are broken, how can I know which one(s) is?

I made a video of when I'm booting the computer so you can hear and see what is happening.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX2fkBh5zZE

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Answer:My PC is making a loud noise

You didn't tell us the brand and model of the computer.
Using an air compressor is very bad, because you risk the damage of static electricity that is generated in amazing amounts. Next time, us canned air designed for use in cleaning computers.
Replace the CPU fan, us buy a new CPU cleaning kit, and any fans that blow air to the outside, and replace the power supply with one of decent quality. Clean the dust of fan blades and computer walls with a soft rag soaked in denatured alcohol. Get some nylon or plastic ties to hold the cables together and away from any fans. Tie down SATA and EIDE cables so they cannot block air or rattle. Make sure all air flow passages are free and allow full movement of cooling air. All these will likely return your computer to normal. You could also buy "silent" cooling fans for very little money which would reduce your noise even more..
Use canned air to get
 

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  i have purchased the laptop last month..  model no-15ayo79tx..i have no heating problem,, but still laptop fan sound is too much noisy...the fan produces a noisy sound when i switched on the laptop.... 

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