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Annoying USB noise is annoying.

Q: Annoying USB noise is annoying.

I keep hearing an annoying USB noise. And it give me this a lot:

What can I do to make it stop?

Preferred Solution: Annoying USB noise is annoying.

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A: Annoying USB noise is annoying.

What is "USB Noise"? There are no moving parts.

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A while back my second hard drive failed and I decided to replace it with a spare drive I had laying around. Ever since installing it, it has been making a high pitched noised whilst doing any "data" related work such as downloading this page. It'll squeal, then crunch and it'll continue in that cycle until it's not doing anything any more. It never made this sound in the previous compute it was in and I have ensured the drive is seated properly and all the cables are connected. It's not a master drive, so thankfully I do not have to put up with the sound all the time but it does become annoying and it only appears to happen after extended use of the computer in one session.

I am assuming it is caused by heat and use and possibly slight vibration, but I cannot imagine something making such a noise. Does anyone know what this could possibly be caused by and if there's anyway to eliminate the noise? It's not appearing to cause any affects to my machine and data works normally, as it should but the sound does annoy me after a while.

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There's an annoying 'buzzing' noise coming from my speakers whenever I move my mouse. What's causing it, and how can I stop it? It's driving me mad


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Could be a grounding or EMI issue, hard to say. If you have a mike hooked to the system, disconnect it, it may be coupling in electrical noise.

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I got my computer a year ago. It's a compaq, it has an intel pentium D processor, 2.80 ghz, and a gig of ram. A few months after getting it, it started making this loud fan like noise... but only at certain times, like when it was working particularly hard. Like when playing videos or running certain programs, or doing multiple things at once. It seems like it's making the noise more and more often, and it can last a pretty long time... and listening to it is really irritating. It otherwise runs fine. Could it be the processor, since it only happens at these certain times? Or just the fan or something?

A:What's this annoying noise?

It's probably the processor fan when it heats up. It is probably doing it more often because dust is getting in the heatsink and making it cool less effeciently.

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In Windows 8, each time my mouse seems to stuck and I move it to the right of the screen I keep hearing a ping noise. Is there anyway to shut that off?

A:Annoying Noise Need Help

try reinstalling the win8 drivers

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Hello ,since 3 days i have the yoga 720 15 uhd with Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor ( 2.80GHz 2400MHz 6MB,   16.0GB PC4-17000 DDR4 SODIMM 2133MHz, 512GB SSD PCIe,  NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 4GB GDDR5 but the fan noise is really loud. i have installed the bios 10 update version 4MCN25WW  but it doesnt help much. Only when i am browsing web and not many active background programs active only steam, avast it is like the fans are working like there are 15 active programs running. and not in a same noise but back and forth. Is there anything else i can do before sending it back?. 

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Hello there folks,

I'm getting this annoying buzzing noise when capturing videos from my VCR. Everything else's fine and there's no noise when capturing from my cable signal, it only happens when I switch to the VCR. Any ideas what could be causing it?

Thanks in advance.

A:Annoying Noise When Capturing From Vcr

Sounds like it's either the analog singnal that's being picked up or the cable itself. Ensure that the cable isn't next to any other wires (like speaker and specially power) as this might cause interferance, and also that the cable is plugged into the correct spot tightly on the VCR itself.

Have you tried a different VCR?

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I'm getting the same random "Windows Explorer" clicking noise described below on my new Windows 7 HP laptop.

Sounds like a quiet, Windows Explorer clicking noise in the background with no discernible pattern.

I tried all the Control Panel tweaks suggested in prior thread but (like the prior poster) nothing has worked.

I also have listened to libraries of problem hard drive noises online but the noise sounds nothing like a mechanical problem. It sounds exactly like a very quiet Windows Explorer click.

Any advice is appreciated, but all things considered I'd prefer good advice.


Quote: Originally Posted by admirer

i recently got this sony vaio with windows 7 home premium. i have noticed a annoying problem from yesterday. i keep getting the clicking sound that comes when you open a windows explorer folder even if i am not opening any folder. yesterday it was there, today morning it was nt there, now again i am getting it from last half an hour. it keeps coming like every 20 sec. why so? what to do? please help..

i know i can shut the sound off by going to control panel, but that way the problem which causing this wont go away..

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Well I consider this very good advice. You cant go by the sounds on the internet to diagnose.
First back up all your stuff
Test the hard drive to be sure
Test Hard Drive HD Diagnostic or this test Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

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I'm using some really nice Bose headphones connected to my motherboard sound input. How do I get rid of the annoying noise thats made?? Hope somebody could help.

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I recently bought this HP Spectre after I had a junkout on my old laptop, an HP Omen (An unvelievably disappointing purchase).  I'm a little concerned with the noises it has been making. I know it's not the fan because the fan is much louder and it has a different sound. The noise it makes is barely noticable and I'm not sure if it's normal or if I should be worried that something is wrong with this laptop. I hope it's just the processor or something but I'm sure it's not the fan. Any suggestions or insights that would help me figure out what it is and if it's a problem ? Thanks! P.S. I also have the issues many others have with the loud fan noises and the laptop getting hot very quickly. 

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I'm trying to record a few of my old videos onto my pc, but the speakers are making this very annoying sound.

Its like a constant ticking sound, kind of hard to explain.

Goes on for a while, then stops for a while , then starts again.

If anyone could help me with this, it would be fantastic,

Thanks in advance

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I have Windows Vista basic. I am running free avg anti virus.
But for some reason my comuter makes this really loud noise and it is slow to do anything open control panel or games or anything at all. SO you know when you are doing a virus scan and it makes that loud noise well mine does that alot. Please help me.
I know the basics about computers so I should not be too hard to teach. Thanks in advance.

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Hi there

I am very new to all this, any help much appreciated.

When i use Nero to covert and burn an avi movie, the audio is fine but the aspect ratio is out.
So i use tmpeg to convert the avi and get a correct aspect ratio , which is fine, but for some reason ANY VCD I BURN WHERE I HAVE CONVERTED WITH TMPEG i have an audio click/ beep noise through out the vcd. I have even used virtual dub to convert the audio to wav any use that but no difference. I have checked the file after converting with tmpeg and it sounds fine, only when burnt to cd i have the noise, but as mentioned before- any thing burnt that hasnt been coded with tmpeg the audio is fine.(SO ITS NOT THE DVD PLAYER)
I haven't changed any audio settings , could that be where i need to look.
Hope someone can help.

A:vcd annoying beep/click noise HELP PLEASE!

don't use nero

just so i understand:

1.aspect ratio goes screwy when using nero to directly burn avi to vcd
(as you've found, nero is not primarily an mpeg encoder, good idea to change to tnpg or other software specifically designed to encode)

2. using tmpg to encode from avi to mpeg works fine

3. playing the resulting mpeg on your PC - the sound is fine

4. burning tmpg mpeg/vcd to cd produces a click/beep sound on audio

- are you using the standard vcd templates with tmpg?
- have you tried a different burning program?

suggest trying vcdeasy - the free version is now limited, but you can still find (as the author suggests) the unlimited free version on the web - it's version 1.1.5 or - i found it on tucows

see vcdeasy will burn a clean version - then you know it's nero

if the sound error persists, then it's a tmpg setting OR the original avi itself (ie ac3 audio or another codec)

you might also try http://www.dvdrhelp.com for additional tools, guides etc to make sure the whole process is being done correctly

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Ever since i opened up my case and took out my hard drive and slaved it on another computer to transfer the files then reformat it and reinstall it in my computer. I've been hearing this wierd noise in my computer. At first it was just a sort of loud hum i thought maybe i bumped the fan a little so i tilted the case and the sound subsided but as soon as I stand it back up it comes back.. Just earlier today it started to sound like a fly stuck in a windowpane buzzing around.
Now its making this terrible sound its like "ugnh- - - ugnhh - - - Ugnhh" I'm pretty sure its the fan on the processor. When I was reformatting I decided to spray air duster around and i accidentally sprayed the can upside down on the heat sink and some of the liquid came out. That stuff evaporates pretty fast though so I didn't think anything bad would happen, and nothing did. I don't know if this is related or what?

My theory is that the cold *** liquid made the heat sink brittle and the fan is pulling it with the airflow sorta like a kazoo. But i not even sure if its the fan. My computer is working properly and everything. This sound is getting very annoying though.. please help me. Thanks

A:[H] Computer making annoying noise.

Think you should relubricate the CPU fan or purchase another OEM heatsink with FAN combo.


p.s. ensure you have lot space between your hard drives/optical drives and the CPU

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Dear people. I am going nuts over a problem I have with my lap top computer. I have Windows XP SP1 with all updates and Fujitsu MHN2300AT harddisk in the system. The system writes to harddrive about every 10 seconds for no apparent reason with an ANNOYING click sound and I have tracked following down by using monitor software. Dunno if this is correct but...

system (4) writes to c:\$LogFile when this happens - no such file ?

I have tried almost every possible trick, tweak or tip thrown at me, including

- running Antivirus - nothing there
- running spyware check - nothing there
- killing all possible processes / services etc.
- checking firmware for the Fujitsu drive
- laptop forums discussing this annoying habbit
- disconnecting HD (kidding...)

What an earth I can do - this sound is driving me nuts... Backup is made so if the drive fails no big deal..

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


A:Annoying noise coming from my motherboard.

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

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with my tablet pc plugged into the power outlet and to college ethernet connection, my laptop's making this strange buzzing noise. I seem to think it has something to do with my wireless internet... the reason: when the noise is persisting, when i disable the wireless internet via the switch on the side of my computer, the noise temporarily stops, but then starts up again a few seconds later. This works for a few seconds whether i enable or disable wireless with this switch. Any ideas about what's going on? is a part just loose? Or is my computer working to connect to wireless even though i'm plugged into ethernet? Thanks.

A:my laptop's making an annoying noise

Does the noise turn off if you have the sound muted? If not then I would take a look at the CPU fan as thats the only part of the laptop that should be making sound.

To answer your question your Wireless if enabled is always searching for a connection unless its turned off.

Short of the CPU fan I would think there has to be something either 1) not tightened down or 2) some component is likely to fail shortly.

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I recently bought ThinkPad P70 and one thing keeps annoying me about it... When plugged-in there is always annoying high pitch noise coming from the laptop. When adapter is disconnected and laptop starts running on battery power the noise disappears. Has anyone else experienced similar problem with their P70? Are such problems covered under warranty (I have 3 year on site with accidental protection)? Thanks in advance for any tips.

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I run a small business which relies on the PC working efficiently, but now and again it starts this annoying ticking noise like tick tick tick which comes from the speakers.

This happens as im recording/capturing video,

Any ideas?
Thanks in advance.

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Hello, i'm new on this site. I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post this, but i have a problem and i just can't find an answer. I use Electronic Piano 2.5. The problem is that i have to record it. First i tryed it with the standard sound recorder. Every time two keys are pressed, i hear an annoying noise. But it's not a very good sound recorder, so i downloaded a few other sound recorders. The same problem happened. I asume it has something to do with my computer settings. How do i change it?

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The computer is three years old but is fast and runs Win 7 ultimate. It just started making an annoying noise. It is definitely the fan on the mother board very close to the CPU (Intel Pentium 4 something). The cycle is faster than once a second and mimics a hard drive write. Touching the mother board clearly isolates the vibration and one can see the fan speed up and slow down. At first I thought something was overheating but it does this as soon as the computer turns on and continues indefinitely.

OK - "Replace the fan" That is a major nuisance and I am hoping that some really clever person has a neat solution; e.g. oil it or twist the board (scary) or something like that.

There are some old threads about noisy fans but those descriptions don't seem to fit my situation.

Thanks in advance. I have gotten some really clever advice on this forum.

A:CPU fan cyles fast/slow - annoying noise

heritage welcome to SF.
I would first unplug the power cord to the back of the PSU then remove the side panel and then carefully check and snug up all the mobo mounts as well as the CPU cooler mounts. Then regarding the fan on the CPU cooler that's making noise I would clean the fan and cooler with compressed air and remember to stop the fan from moving when you dust it off with air. Advise us after cleaning and checking for snugness the noise continues.

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Hi, I just received my HP Spectre 360 (13-4007na). Its the top end model - i7, 8GB / 512GB  SSD / QHD with Windows 8.1 - 64. I am noticing that the fan comes on even for basic web browsing activity. All you need to do to get the fan started is load 4 to 5 tabs on a mainstream news site (like theguardian). This can be consistently reproduced.  More details- I am using Chrome as my browser. - I have installed all the recommended Windows updates (400mb+)- The machine is brand new. So there is no question of dust etc.- My room temperature is quite low - about 12 C- I installed speedfan, one of the temperature sensors reads 60 C after opening about 5 tabs- The fan stays on for several seconds at a time, starting up again when you open new pages- The fan is quite loud and very distracting. This is very disappointing and  is a deal breaker for what is presented as a "premium" ultrabook model.  None of the online reviews seems to mention this. Just wondering if its just a issue with my machine. Would very much appreciate any suggestions. Thanks,hkm.

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I just got my computer today and I am noticing the same problem. However, no one else seems to be having the same problem I suppose? My computer's specs are almost similar, i7, 8gb ram, 256ssd with FHD screen. I don't know if we should try calling HP and try and get a replacement or hear what other people have to say? What do you think?

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I have had my HP Pavilion m3-u001dx for about 3 months now, and there is a problem with it that has finally arisen to my attention. During basic use of the internet and even when the computer is not overheating, the fan is constantly working and creating a loud noise (it sounds very similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkCLubSukzI ). Only once or twice has it every operated silently, and usually the noise comes back after 10 minutes. Once the device even boots up the noise begins. The device is fully updated and relatively new, so I do not think it is dust cluttering the fan or the heat sink.  I use wireless internet, and there haven't been any software/driver changes, so I am unaware of what could be the problem. 

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

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

A:ANNOYING clicking noise coming from my speakers

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

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

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

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hi guys

This is my first threat which i am going to describe here because after a lot of putting my efforts on net to search for the problem as well as asking from hardware guys i got nothing. My problem is i have Dell Gx280 when i load games (Sigularity, COD 6 etc) it makes heavy noise which is unbearable to me. I Clean the CPU fan also heat sink but nothing happens. Hardware guy told me to add thermal compound this is because of overheating your CPU but when i add thermal Paste noise was gone and system become normal but now when i play any game after 5 to 10 minutes of smooth playing it slow down game to very poor situation which is not playable. i got furstated and remove the thermal paste from heat sink now i can play games fine but with heavy noise. i also use speed fan and other software to reduce fan speed but this is not appropriate solution because when i slow down the fan speed then i cant play games because of lagging also Task Manager shows near to 100% load when i load any game.

i request you guys to kindly give attention to my problem for which i will be so thankful. i love to play games but i cant.

Dell GX280 Specification
2.8 Mhz
1 GB DDR2 800 Mhz
9500 GT 512 MB

A:Dell Gx280 annoying noise and overheating

Localize the source does it make high pitch sound when u switch from 2d to 3d Some card have hard problems dealing with this,

Otherwise i would suspect dying harddrive or very cheap PSU

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Hello guys,

I am having a lot of trouble with this very annoying hissing sound that you can hear if you plug in any speaker / headphone, etc, in the computer.
It's a very high pitched, continuous, beep, and static in the background.
I have tried many suggestions I found while searching similar threads, for example, using rear line out jacks instead of the front ones, turn off microphone, update drivers (Realtek).. and none of them helped.

Here are the specs, I'll gladly provide you with any more information:

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
Intel Core i3 530 @ 2.93GHz 41 ?C
Clarkdale 32nm Technology
4,00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H55M-S2H (Socket 1156) 40 ?C
TLU-01911C ([email protected])
1024MB GeForce GT 220 (Gigabyte) 28 ?C
Hard Drives
488GB Seagate ST3500418AS ATA Device (SATA) 34 ?C
Optical Drives
Realtek High Definition Audio

.more audio info..:
Sound Cards
Dispositivo de audio USB
Realtek High Definition Audio
Playback Devices
Altavoces (3- USB Audio CODEC ) (default)
Realtek Digital Output (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Altavoces (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Recording Device
Realtek Digital Input (Realtek High Definition Audio)
Speaker Configuration
Speaker type Stereo
Stupid question, but, could it be that I don't have a sound card?

A:Very annoying hissing noise (Any device that is plugged in)

The mainboard has a built-in Realtek ALC888B codec, or onboard sound chip in other words.

It appears to have 2 spare PCi slots if you wished to add a higher quality sound card, however the noise issue you mention is not normal.

Interference is the most likely culprit. However whether it's from another component within the PC or is from an external source would be hard to say.

Moving the computer to a completely different location would eliminate the latter, but beyond that all I can suggest is to use ferrite rings on external audio cables and ensure you're running the right drivers for the sound chip...

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

Any ideas?I'll get a video up soon.

A:Extremely annoying noise coming from my tower

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Greetings all!

I'm new to the forums and thought I'd ask about my little issue here (was recommended by a friend!).
I bought a new GPU some time ago, an MSI R9 270, which works great. The problem is that now whenever I'm playing games, there's a buzzing sound on my headphones. The buzzing gets louder or quieter depending on how much activity is going on the game. When I quit out of the game, there's still a buzz but a very quiet one.

I've unplugged my headphones from the back audio jacks and used the one at the front instead and there's no buzzing noise.
Is there something wrong with the audio ports now? But it didn't do this with my old GPU.

Any ideas?

Thanks for reading.

A:Annoying buzzing noise on headphones after installing new GPU


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GREETINGS   I HAVE RECENTLY PURCHASED HP LAPTOP AMO20 WHICH IS MAKING ANNOYING CRACKLING NOISE PROBABLY FROM HARD DISK .   I called the dealer about the issue but he said its normal. However the chirping noise disturbs me a lot. Kindly help to solve the problem.Regards     Dr  Zahoor

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hey there...

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

please help!

A:Solved: very annoying noise coming from my laptop

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Not sure which sub forum to put this in as I don't know what the cause it.

I just noticed recently and I'm pretty sure it wasn't doing it before, but whenever I move my mouse cursor on the screen there is this really faint beeeeeeeep beeeeeeeeeep coming out of my speakers. It also produces the same sound when I disconnect my speakers and use headphones, so I'm thinking it's likely a software problem and not interference in cables or something like that.

Anyone else experienced this and know how to fix it?

A:Annoying beeep noise when moving mouse cursor?

Sounds like EMI of some sorts.

Have you done anything different you can remember when it happened? Do you have a lot of stuff plugged in or is the mouse plugged in to the usb adjacent to the speakers? Also, do you have a wireless mouse or wired?

Typically, these things shouldn't cause the problem under normal circumstances, but the information can help us eliminate some things.

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I have a question about my Toshiba M200. it makes a noise on the hard drive whenever I place it down on a hard surface. For instance if I turn it on, put it on the desk or simply tap the base where the hard drive is located it makes a sharp noise (which makes the hard drive go crazy with an annoying sound) as if the hard drive caddy is touching the hard drive. What could be the problem? Is it the hard drive because I was thinking of getting another, or could it be the cover in which protects the hard drive, THANKS!

A:Annoying hard drive Noise: Toshiba M200! HELP

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU 420 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38146 MB, Free - 15486 MB;
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

1.People can hardly hear me on Skype and Internet Calls.I carried out tests as per Skype prompts OK.
2.I get annoying noise problems from the back of the laptop(E-SYSTEM 3090 UK) every 3-5 minutes.
Please can you help?

A:People can't hear me and there annoying noise from the back of my laptop

You may find your microphone is turned down.

Please describe the noise in more detail, is it coming from the speakers or from inside the laptop. Is the system working normally apart from these two hitches?

You have posted this in the wrong forum, this is not a Random Discussion. Please click on Report in the corner of your first post and ask for it to be moved to the Windows XP forum.

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I have a problem with my display -- it's really weird, because it's actually able to be Print Screened. Sometimes when I leave a game or a fullscreen application using my graphics card (integrated Radeon 3000 Graphics), my screen will sometimes have a weird static-y noise thing. It's really hard to explain, but here:

I made the really ugly red crayon, bu the weird stuff near the top of the screen is the glitch. It's really, REALLY annoying, and the only workaround is to restart my graphics driver which bugs me.

Any suggestions?


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Hello everybody,

my new Portege Z30-b-138 produce an annoying level of electric noise (also known as "coil whine").

It is not a cooling fan or hard disk noise (the HD is SSD) but is coming from the motherboard and the pitch change as the workload increase or decrease.

Except for this problem, everything else is working fine.

Anybody know if this particular problem is covered by the warranty?
Can I RMA it asking to fix it for free?

Thank you

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OK, I'm the only one with this issue that I could find...
Nobody on this forum has this, REALLY,,,,REALLY,,,,#@%&!#,,,,Annoying Bass bug problem...
Every time I start W7 the Bass is @ -12,,,,making my notebook sound tinny,,,,and I have beatsaudio in this and the sound is AMAZING,,,or should be at least,,,,if not for this Bass Bug up my (3 letter word, 1st letter begins with A).
There have been no hardware or software changes.
VLC is set to 0/0 (Bass/Treb)
WMP is set to 0/0
Power DVD is set to 0/0
I leave the Treb set to +4 and it stays there on the reboot, but the bass is @ -12 on the reboot.....

Any ideas or fix's, Reg repair maybe??!

A:Annoying BASS Bug,,,Ummm, Really Really Annoying Bass Bug.....

Hi, the first thing to do with an issue such as this is to reinstall the sound drivers. Go into Programs and Features and remove the audio drivers. If nothing is listed there go to Device manager and remove the drivers there. Download the latest audio drivers from HP and try that. You may have a bug no one noticed. If you have the latest go back to the previous set of drivers. Post back your findings.

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The fan of my new P51 (Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6) is annoyingly speeding up all the time to a significant noise level. The CPU temp is around 50 degrees when the fan is quiet (20% CPU usage) and 70 to 80 degrees when the fan is louder (50% CPU usage).I read that the P51 has a badly designed cooling system what explains the need for the fan to spin in a high speed. But I want to get rid of the frequent changes in the fan speed. I would rather like a more constant speed. Does anyone know how I could achieve this? Does anyone know some kind of extra cooling device that would work with the Workstation Dock?

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Few days ago I downloaded "pygame". Few hours after some annoying seen-on-screen.thewhizmarketing.com and gogamego.thewhizproducts.com pop-up ads started coming up in Google Chrome.

I've tried:

1. Deleting "pygame"
2. Deleting Google Chrome browsing history
3. Setting Google Chrome to defaults
4. Scanning PC with 4 different antiviruses.

But still, those annoying ads are keep coming and coming.


A:Annoying Ad

Please click on the link in my signature Virus/Malware Help and do those things and post in that section of the forum and not here please.

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When i use IE as browser, I get infrequent but annoying popups. Sometimes there are three or four windows open after periods of
inactivity, even without internet use. It seems that the majority
of them are for winantivirus ads or publisher's clearing house. the last one's url was: http://paidmarketingpanel.aavalue.co...137799&affid=0



Panda Active Scan:
Incident Status Location

Virus:Trj/Downloader.QBW Disinfected Operating system
Spyware:Spyware/DuncanMonitor Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\system32\CMDl32.dll
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A:Please Help- annoying pop-ups in IE

Hello and welcome to TSF.

I am not seeing any antivirus application running. That's not acceptable at all. Please download one of these (free for personal use) anti-virus programs RIGHT NOW, update it and run a full scan. Have it fix anything it finds.

Grisoft AVG from here : http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1
AntiVir Free from here : http://www.free-av.com/
Avast Home Edition from here : http://www.avast.com/eng/down_home.html

Note: You must only use 1 (one) AV at a time because if you have 2 or more AVs running at the same time, they will conflict with each other and make your security less reliable.


Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update. Click Start>Run, type in appwiz.cpl and press Enter.
Remove all entries of Runtime Environment (J2SE or JRE) that are listed.
Now reboot your computer.
Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment, and install it to your computer.

Please disable Windows Defender Real Time Protection as it may interfere with the fix.

To disable Windows Defender: Open Windows Defender
Click Tools
Click General Settings
Scroll down to Real Time Protection Options
Uncheck Use Real Time Protection (recommended)
After you uncheck this, click on the Save button
Close Windows Defender
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Good Day!!!]

please help me how to get rid of this very annoying pop-up regardint the PSW.x-Vr Trojan.. I dunno if it is a virus or spyware...or whatever...

I will post the result of the hiJackThis scan result on my next post..


Erwin here from Philippines.

A:Help Me to get Rid of this Annoying pop-ups... PSW.x-Vr

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Hey guys I keep getting annoying pop ups, just one sort from one company, but it comes regularly from www.registerycleanerxp.com..... I have a small HD, any suggestions for software that will get rid of that awful stuff without taking up too much space?

Thanks guys

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* Click here to download HJTsetup.exe.
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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Hi all

I'm a new member and I have a hijack report I was hoping someone could help me with. I'm not sure what should be deleted and what shouldn't. I had to recently reformat this pc because things had gotten so bad with trojans and viruses but now these pop-ups are driving me mad. I want to start with a clean pc and need help PLEASE! what should i delete?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 23:12:24, on 16/04/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowProducer\ScsiAccess.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\sdhelp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe
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im getting these pop ups from Drive Cleaner. iv done a scan with my spy and ad ware remover and a file comes up that i cant delete.

here is the hijackthis scan

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:15:40 PM, on 5/08/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch\Utils\SyncServices.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
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Can someone please tell me how to stop or remove the irritating pop up from Macromedia keep prompting me to install and run macromedia flash player with the message heading "Security Warning".Pls instruct me on how to remove this pop up.Thank you!!!

A:Annoying Pop up!

Install The Macromedia program. For popups install Hitware Popup Killer Lite. This should take care of you..........

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Some of my friends got infected with what seems to be a virus.
Whenever they open up a conversation an ad pops up and says something about how you can get cool msn nicknames for free if you click the link. but IF you click the link it gives you the same virus and whenever YOU open up a conversation it posts the same ad over and over again. It is extremely aggravating.

I had something similar to it a few months ago. msn block-checker? nasty thing.
I had to go through a lot of steps to get rid of it. But it's been gone since. So I was wondering if there was any way to get rid of that?



A:annoying msn ad?

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I ran CWShredder and AdAware, but nothing seems to help. Here is my HiJackThis log. Thanks in advance!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 6:20:48 PM, on 1/31/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\DAMon.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\alogserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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A:Annoying pop-ups

Download KillBox (http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/KillBox.exe). Run KillBox and check the box that says 'End Explorer Shell While Killing File'. Next click on 'Replace on Reboot' and check the box underneath that. For each of the following files below, check the box that says 'Unregister .dll Before Deleting' if it's not grayed out. Copy and paste each of the following into the top line (hitting the X button for each file - choose NO when it asks if you want to reboot until you get to the last file to delete):


You have an outdated version of HijackThis. Click here to get the latest version of HijackThis and run it.

Before you give us a new log here, if we gave you instructions for a fix, please do the fixes first and then post the new log with this updated version.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. The result.txt file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. We do not need the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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