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Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK crackling sound (speaker?)

Q: Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK crackling sound (speaker?)

Hello Sorry If this is in the wrong place but I couldn't find a board for IdeaPad 700. I've had this laptop for a decent while (almost a year) and although it hasn't really bothered me much in the past, it's really starting to bother me now as I'm now usually in an area with more people (libraries, lecture theatres etc.). Everytime I start up my laptop, I can hear a constant crackling sound (which would continue until I shut down the laptop but would continue again right as I turned it back on) and sometimes a beep or two but mainly from underneath my laptop where the fans are located or where my right speakers are located. I'm not sure if it is a sound card issue or a driver issue as I don't hear anything like that through my headphones and the sound is perfect, however, the crackling noise still continues on my laptop itself. When I play music or watch any video through my speakers, the sound from the left speaker seems fine but the sound from the right speakers sometimes becomes distorted and you can hear like a quiet mumbling sound of the music or video underneath. I've also noticed that when I am using my scroll wheel on my mouse or scrolling using my touch pad, the crackling gets louder but as soon as I stop scrolling, it goes back to its "normal" crackling sound. I'm not sure if this is enough information but I really have no other idea of how to accurately describe the sound. I've also tried changing driver versions but it did not seem to work or do anything really. I haven't tried doing a format yet as I'm quite busy and I pretty much need to use my laptop 24/7. Any help is greatly appreciated, Thanks!

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A: Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK crackling sound (speaker?)

Hi VinceZent ,

Welcome to the Community Forums.

Try booting on the BIOS using the Novo key (item6 page6) to turn on and press a bit on the scrolling on the touchpad.
Check if same sound appears booting on another live media is available.

Reviewing the placement of the touchpad to the systemfan and right speakers , I think mechanically is an issue with the fan. Pressure can be done by the touchpad passing it to the fan and underlying structure including the speakers as ,maybe just a cable on the wrong place since expected that it would be silent on this model.

You don't have to change on the softwares but I would encourage you giving technical support a call for in warranty service and option that you can decide on.

Hope this help answer your query.
Update us how things go.

Regards

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Thanks for any help anyone can advice.
 

A:sound crackling on right speaker

One thing you might try : Go Start > Run > type DXDIAG and then select Audio from the top of the interface that appears. And then try adjusting the Hardware Acceleration slider up / down.
 

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A:Dell Precision 5510 Crackling Sound from Right-side Speaker

Hi waxenwings,Thanks for posting.Does this exist using external speakers or just the internal ones?  Have you tried headphones?In some cases, this may be caused by a conflict with SRS audio enhancement package and Adobe Flash. This has been escalated.Possible solutions include uninstall the SRS Audio package from Add\Remove Programs-Programs and Features. Reboot and test the system. Update Adobe Flash. Reinstall the SRS Audio package from Drivers and Downloads from support.dell.com and test again.If none of that's working, then contact Tech Support for additional troubleshooting.

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Hi, 
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Regards
Viren Kumar Gupta

A:Inspiron 15 5559 i7 6th gen, left speaker sound crackling on high levels

Hi virengupta13,Thanks for posting.If the noise is only coming through one of the speakers and it is not there when you listen through headphones, then the speaker probably needs to be replaced. If you are still under warranty you can contact Tech Support, but before you do remove all media players except Windows Media Player, or else you will be denied warranty service.

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A:Lenovo ideapad 300-15isk

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Hello Sir,
 
I would like to know the part number of my motherboard (Lenovo ideapad 310-15isk) without opening the entire machine.
 
S/N: PF******
 
I hope anyone can help me with that.
 
Regards,
Sameh
 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.  Associated MT-M is 80SM00FSAX.













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A:Lenovo ideapad 310-15isk

Hello and welcome,
 
Go to SUPPORT above, enter your S/N (DO NOT post it here) then Parts & Accessories, Parts Lookup, enter your S/N again.
 
Z.

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A:Lenovo ideapad 700 15isk

In Lenovo vantage you can turn on "Conservation mode".  See below.  It talks about Lenovo settings.  BUT same feature is in Vantage.  It will keep battery at 55-60%.  SO for example if currently its at 90% it will not charge.
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/forumkb/[email protected]!!2190610
 
If you dont have vantage installed  see below.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT505081

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A:Lenovo IdeaPad 700-15ISK Won't boot up

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I know what you mean... very disappointed as well.

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A:Lenovo IdeaPad 700 15ISK Fn Keys

Hi CivilZombie, 
 
Greetings.
 
Here are some articles that describe steps to try :
 
How to configure the function keys to not require use of the Fn key in Windows 8.1/10
 
Within Windows:
how to disable hot keys in Lenovo ideapad
 
Update us how it works for you.
 
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