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Hi,Since last week, there's a static noise from my laptop's speakers, on playing music. But when I'm on earphones, there's no static noise. The static noise is a bit too much, when songs with humming sounds play.My laptop is 10 months old and all my drivers are upto date. The problem persists at both times, when the laptop's plugged in and when it's on battery. Please help me as soon as possible.... : (

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Hi @Tardis40... thank you for your help...Well, the link was of no use.... The last option left is recovery, which i do not want to resort to....Today, i noticed crackling sound in my earphones...So, now my problem is,Static noise in the speakers and crackling noise in the earphones...I am in a very disturbed state, and don't know what to do... Please help me asap...

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Hi,i recently bought a hp laptop. whenever i turn it on it makes a satic/crackling noise which gets really annoying. it doesnt seem to be coming from the speakers because when i watch something i cant hear that sound. i was just wondering is this a problem, if so is there anyway to fix it,  or is it just the sound of the laptop working.thanks

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Hello,I recently recieved my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme. When I first booted it up, I noticed it making static noises, kinda crackling. Sounds similar to an old HDD when the head is searching, just a bit more static-y. Very noticable in quiet environments when the fan is not spinning and only happening when launching windows/applications. Also there was slight coil whine when scrolling (Maybe when the framerate increases), but it is not very noticable and not really annoying. What did worry me though, was the crackling noise, so I sent it back to my retailer who then sent it to Lenovo where the Mainboard got replaced. Finally after about two weeks I got it back, booted it up and... yup we have the exact same static noise. Could it be related to the SSD because it is happening during the launch of wndows and applications? Or is this something else? Just to be clear, I am not talking about the high pitched coil whine as that is to be expected with most laptops and desktops and it is not very noticable, I'm talking about the crackling.Also, is this an issue with every X1E and "normal"?

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Hello i've had my pc for over 3 years now and only just discovered this forum!

My pc is only used as a touchscreen jukebox, however it makes an awful crackling noise from the pc speakers (sometimes louder than other times). This has always happened, seems quite mad that i've only just decided to resolve the problem!

Any ideas?

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Can you please tell us which PC model do you have? Do you use original preinstalled OS version?
> This has always happened...
How to understand this? Have you noticed this issue from the first day?

Have you tried to test sound quality using headphones, different ways to test internal speakers, anything?
Please post a bit more information. This can help us to understand the problem.

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I'll cut to the chase....

Lenovo T430 Laptop, Window 7 sp1, 64 bit

Just today this started. I haven't had any issues before. When playing anything audio (e.g., YouTube, ZeroPunctuation, MP4, MP3, any audio) there is the occasional buzzing/static/cracking noise (kinda like what you'd hear fiddling with a headphone jack) coming from the speakers. It happens regardless of volume (hardware volume, or software setting), or whether I'm using the laptops speakers or headphones (I've tried with various headphones, including some quality BOSE) making me conclude it's not the tweeter or cone of the speaker itself.

So far I've tried updating all the platforms like Flash to see if the issue was that. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Realtek driver, disabling/renabling through Device Manager and restarting, and even using the Troubleshoot Audio Playback.

This is driving me insane as having good audio is a major component of my daily activities. Thank for the help

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The speakers on my Hp envy 750-110  suddenly started making a cracking noise.  It sounds horrible.  I switched out the speakers but the crackling noise remains. How do you fix this?

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This has been happening for 2 years, but as of earlier this month, my audio has been acting up MUCH more than it used to. Now, whenever I listen to any sound (music, watch videos, etc.) my speakers make this crackling/buzzing/stutter/lag sound every few seconds which makes me never want to use my audio because it is so annoying. I looked up this problem and many people mentioned that by using earphones the buzzing stops, but not for me. Also, I installed and uninstalled a bunch of the drivers that Dell told me to update (IDT Audio, Quickset64, and the BIOS) but this hasn't made any difference. I feel like this is a software problem but I wanted to hear professional opinions to see if it actually is.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

A:Crackling noise in audio on both speakers and headphones

Hi dmang24,
I appreciate for the drivers update. I suggest that you run diagnostics on hardware components, since both speaker and headphones are having crackling noise even after drivers update.
To run diagnostics restart the system and at the Dell logo tap the F12 key every two seconds. This will start the One-time boot menu. Using arrow keys select ‘Diagnostics’ and hit enter. This will run diagnostics on the hardware components of the system which may take around 5 minutes. Please reply to this post in case of any error message.
You may also go through this link for assistance.
Please reply with the status to assist you further.

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The speakers on the lower right side of my laptop crackle loud even when the speakers are turned off.  This seems to happen when I have a message prompt awaiting a response from me or if I have any internet browser open.  If I close the browser, the crackling stops.  Very annoying.  When I first reported the issue, HP tech assisted with making sure all drivers were up to date but never was able to fix the issue.  Recommended that I be patient and see if a resolution is found.  Now I'm back with the same problem.

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My problem is my speakers are making such a loud crackling/hissing noise.I can hear backgroundnoise but the noise from the speakers is terrible.
Motherboard is MSI ms6309,soundcard is Creative soundblasterLive CT4830.
i have downloaded the latest drivers from
thinking this would resolve the problem but to no avail
Does this sound like a hardware problem?
Any suggestions would be welcome

A:Loud crackling/hissing noise from desktop speakers

If the sound is clear through headphones, or another set of speakers.
Then your speakers are at fault (or connection)


Here's you Sound Drivers too Windows Xp Creative CT5880 Sound Drivers
Here's all your drivers: MS-6309

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HiI've got a brand new dell xps 15 9560 for 2 days. I was ready to install 3 pending updates, but after installing them I'm experiencing troubles with sound. When nothing is playing, or when I just lower or raise audio volume, short static noises can be heard. 
These updates were about the BIOS, which is now version 1.5.0 from august 30 apparently (just giving as much information as I can - because I've noticed BIOS updates to pop up in some of the threads about audio noises).
Also, I'm a bit dissapointed that when I plug in external speakers via the jack, my computer will lag a couple seconds, and will not respond as fast as I'd like from this computer when I click 'external speakers' when it prompts me, asking what kind of audio input I plugged in.I've browsed the forums for a solution, I've tried updating the drivers - which were up to date. I've tried resetting sound bit quality, but it throws a warning so I didn't dare messing with that. I'm also not messing with all these dell apps since I'm a brand new dell user, I'm not that experienced with what I can safely remove and what not So I'd like a solution for the crackling sounds, and if possible I'd like to know if I can safely disable the maxxaudiopro promt when plugging in external speakers. I don't need presets for headsets or external speakers - I'll be fine setting sound volumes by myself if that's what this is about. If I can safe... Read more

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This has been driving me mad for a couple of days now. I usually work in the evening after my family goes to sleep. I am sitting in a very quiet room and predominantly just type. Occasionally a notification sound would play through the built in speakers and just before that a crackling sound would be emitted. It happens every time system plays any sound, just before going online speakers would just give out tiny crackling sound. After some research I have found out that this is due to the sound card on motherboard going into power saving mode and once it would go back online that distorted crackling would appear. A problem quite popular amongst laptop owners with Realtek sound on the motherboard. Most of the time the solution is to download a new Realtek driver from the Realtek website, go to the HD Audio Manager and turn off power management from the settings menu. It does indeed work as I have tested myself.After installing latest Realtek drivers from their website and disabling power management the crackling is gone as card never sleeps. But unfortunately it also uninstalls Dolby features that come standard with Acer audio drivers. Native drivers have Dolby but they don?t have power management settings in HD Aduio Manager. So right now I can either have native driver with Dolby sound (which I really like) and crackling (that honestly drives me crazy) or Realtek direct drivers without Dolby and no crackling. Anyone knows how I can install Dolby separat... Read more

A:Acer V15 Nitro VN7-592G Speakers crackling noise

Hi, The cracking is done as you told by the latest drivers from Realtek. I think they screwed something up. There were some reports in this topic:http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/VN7-592G-blue-screen-after-installed-Windows-10... Regarding Dolby, well download the drivers from the Acer webpage http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers And inside there is a folder called DS1 and PCEE4. In these folders are the installation files for Dolby. Run the installation from one of these folders and it will install Dobly, but it will not replace your audio drivers.

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Hi,Since last week, there's a static noise from my laptop's speakers, on playing music. But when I'm on earphones, there's no static noise. The static noise is a bit too much, when songs with humming sounds play.My laptop is 10 months old and all my drivers are upto date. The problem persists at both times, when the laptop's plugged in and when it's on battery. Please help me as soon as possible.... : (

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All of a sudden I am getting noise from my speakers (like a deep buzz). It lasts for about ten seconds, stops and keeps repeating every five or ten minutes. The physical connection "seems" ok. Any ideas welcome.


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My HP Pavilion 15-ac163nr laptop speakers are producing a static sound. This occurs when I use videos or when there is a notification from the computer. The sound is ok when I use headphones. When I looked at the audio driver it says that it's up to date. I'm not sure what to do, but it's frustrating because I just bought this laptop a few months ago. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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Just the other day I noticed when I was watching a movie on my computer with my headphones on then muted the sound I heard heavy static. I also have a Logitech mic that I just bought recently and when I played back my voice via from Audacity, all I heard was constant static noise. Are my speakers going out? Or do I need to update my sound card/driver? If so, what kind for a Windows 7 64 bit would I need to download?

Any help would be very much appreciated

A:Static noise in speakers?


Download and Re-Install the Latest Audio Drivers

Run the Windows Audio Playback Diagnose and Repair from the below MS FIX-IT
MS Fix it: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/AudioPlayback/

Keep us posted

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Hey Guys...

So my Packard Bell Easy Note MX37-S-200 has suddenly started making persistent " Crackling " and " Popping" noises from the moment I boot it. The noise is coming from the speakers and the sound is now distorted. I have very recently got it back from the repair shop after having my AC jack replaced... I would really like to rule everything out before I start pointing fingers at the repair guy

Things I have tried - Disabling sound driver - Noise was still there and laptop just installed it again.

Running avast scan through it - Scan picked up nothing.

Played with the sound setting - Nothing changed noise still there.

Plugged in PC speakers - Noise still coming from laptop but sound came out of the speakers fine.

I have noticed also that when the laptop first starts up the noise is louder and more spaced out. I'm wondering maybe whether it is the fan? But I don't no why the noise would be coming from the speakers.

Would really appreciate any help
Thank you

A:Crackling noise coming from laptop speakers + sound distorted

My guess is that based on the information provided that the wires for the speakers have either been damaged or crossed in some way where they are touching something they shouldn't causing distortion. My advice would be to take it back and tell them whats going on and make sure to have them fix it for free if they opened it and caused this problem.

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Hey,I recently bought a ThinkPad T480.With the device everything is fine and I think it's really great. But one thing bothers me a lot now:As soon as the audio chip is active, the built-in speakers will rustle. The set volume does not matter, they always sound the same.The noise occurs both in the BIOS, as well as in Windows, if the speakers are not muted. Also, the loudspeakers rustle for about 3 seconds after an audio output has been made.The noise is only there when the audio chip is active. (For example, on YouTube a video in the browser, then the noise is also active in a paused video)Since I am relatively sensitive to this, that bothers me. Does your T480 that too? Then would contact the Lenovo (%) service or have the device replaced by the dealer.Many Thanks!

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This problem just started about 20 minutes ago, for no reason at all my laptop started making this noise. At first it was intermitten static, almost like static beeping, but then it became steady. I restarted my laptop, but it started up again once I turned it back on. I also heard it through my headphones but I unplugged them and now it's just from the speakers again. It starts as soon as I play audio, and stops about 30 seconds after I stop playing audio. I don't know what to do.

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Last night I had some friends help me, we tried updating my Realtek driver, restoring my laptop, and finally updating my graphics driver I went to this website and selected the automatically detect option. However, after installing the driver my laptop now freezes on the hp loading screen.

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First of all thank you for taking the time to read/answer question

Now, on to the problem/question.

For the past 6 months or so I have a crackling/static noise coming from my speakers (confirmed is not due to my speakers because when I connect my headphones, the crackling is now heard on the headphones instead). The sound is very loud during the first 30 minutes or so when the computer is turned on and goes down a bit after 2 hours or so (sometimes the sound stops all together after 4 hours +). I haven't change the position of the computer, nor bought any new hardware which might be causing static/interference. Furthermore, I downloaded the latest sound card drivers just to make sure.

This problem is truly driving me nuts and is preventing me from listening to music, videos etc.

Anyone knows whats going on?

Thank you, looking forward to reply.


A:Static/Crackle Noise - Not Speakers

Sounds, like it's picking up noise from the HardDrive
If it's a PC, consider taking it apart and removing all internal dust
If it's an addon card, consider mounting it in another PCI slot
There are too many more ifs, without your system specs, it's very difficult.

Please put your System Specs information in your Profile

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hello. one day out of nothing, the sound on my computer just turned into static noise whenever a sound is played, same noise as there is on the tv on the black/white channels. tried plugging the speakers into my mp3 player and then they worked fine, so it's the computer.

what could this problem be? it's onboard sound.

thanks in advance.

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Hey, I've got an issue with my brand new HP Pavilion notebook. There's a constant static noise coming from the speaker area (though I'm not 100% sure the speakers are the problem). It's really irritating. I've read that other people had the same issue and managed to solve it by reinstalling Realtek Audio driver but I've tried that twice now and it doesn't improve the situation at all. Even when there's no audio driver installed at all I get the static noise. When I plug in speakers the noise continues (not in the speakers but on the device). If it really is coming from the speakers (which I kind of doubt) it's mainly the right one. In general, the noise seems to be coming from the top right corner.On top of this, when I'm playing videos (even just youtube videos and even if it's just for a few seconds) there's a clicking noise. Any advice on what to do? My product number is X7G62EA#ABU and I'm running Windows 10 (64-bit).Can anyone help please? Best wishesJudith

A:Static noise (maybe from speakers) in my new latop

As we have properly understood your issue please read this staement and let us know ASAP: Thankfully all i had to do for this issue for me is go into my properties and disable all enhancements, it was driving me insane. i had to unplug my speakesr and when i plugged them back in i noticed it maybe it was going on before that who knows, becuase even when i tried my headphone port on the front of the tower it was going on. but at least its gone now. i was not using any enchacements i dont believe so its all good. Nitin singh guleria

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Hi, i have problem with sound on Lenovo b41-30.When listening to music/watching movies,  sound from speakers slows down and eventually there are only static/crackling noise. I tried to rule reinstall/update drivers. I think that it is hardware issue, either faulty speakers or sound card. I will be thankfull for any advice for what i could try before sending it for warranty repair. Thanks in advance for any advice

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I have a HP Pavilion 15-n020nr andfor no reason at all my laptop started making this noise. At first it was intermittent static, almost like static beeping, but then it became steady. I restarted my laptop, but it started up again once I turned it back on. I also heard it through my headphones at first but after I unplugged them and plugged them back in now it's just from the speakers again. At first it started as soon as I played any audio, and would stop about 30 seconds after I stopped playing the audio. Now it starts as soon as I start up my laptop. I tried updating my Realtek driver, and my graphics driver (amd radeon hd 8400/R3 Series) but as soon as I did my laptop wouldn't turn on at all. I had to completely reset it from the menu you get when you press esc while booting it up. While that did allow me to use my laptop again, the static noise is still there.

I would really appreciate anyone with any idea how to fix this.

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When the computer is loading something, when I move the mouse, when ever I open a window, etc... the speakers make a humming sound like white noise static and it is very annoying.

I have reinstalled the drivers, and between the time of this starting and now this machine has even been formatted. It still does it. What is going on? It is very irritating!

Speakers are Acer speakers (model number: K2-B)

They are not wireless speakers, but whenever a phone call comes in on my cell when it is near me, they go wild with static.

When I move the mouse it has a lot of static, too.

It isn't loud static, but it is definitely there. And it is annoying.
Integrated SoundMAX
Dell Dimension 3000
Windows XP SP3 (32bit)
How can I fix this?

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well i got windows 7 2 days ago and since then ive been getting this loud obnoxious static all the time. i got the newest realtek drivers but that didnt seem to fix the problem. this noise wasnt in windows XP anyone know whats wrong?

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I got the exact same problem, i've just installed Windows 7 and drivers seems to be up to date.

These sudden bursts of noise usually comes when running multiple programs like skype + different games. It might occur twice a day.
The thing is that these bursts of noise cracks my cornea faster than i can throw my headset away. They usually last until i've closed the game / the browser(youtube) and refreshed it and then everything works properly.
I've noticed that turning the volume up or down on youtube when i get the white noise, does not affect the volume of the cracking noise.

Im looking forward for a fix.

BTW im running windows 7 32bit (Didnt have any of these problems with vista or XP)

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im having loud static and poping noise from my hp laptop when anything is playing video/music etc... how can i fix it?

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Hi, Click Start->'Control Panel -> Sound -> Playback ->Select the entry that has Green Checj Over, click Properties. Click Advanced Tab above, unclick 'Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device',  click Apply/Ok. 1) Click Start=>Control Panel.2. Double-Click on the ?Sound? Icon3. Single-click the Speakers to highlight them on Play Tab4. Click on Properties (bottom right corner)5. Go to the Enhancements Tab and Click on it6. Now click "Disable All Sound Effects"7. Click OK/Apply.  Check if the issue has fixed.

Thank You.Kiran TalluriSay thanks by clicking the "Kudos! Star" which is on the left.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking my answer "Accept as Solution" if it solves your issue

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My speakers are making an extra crachkling/static noise. The problem is constant when the computer is trying to make sound including the start up windows sound, and other default windows noises like error msg chirops and beeps. The static goes away if no noise is being produced. I have a C-Media 6501 Like WDM sound card with up to date drivers it is integrated into my Asus AMD Athlon 64x2 Duel Core processor 5400+ with 2gb DDR Ram. The weird thing is that the static only occurs on the front right and front left of my 5.1 surround sound speaker set up and does not go away when I change between digital and analog modes or when I change between 2, 4, 6, or 8 channel set ups, also if I play music it can be heard "under/behind" the static noise at higher volumes thought the volume of the static is constant at all volume levels. I have switched which speakers are plugged in where, (i.e. switching the rear left and front left speakers to see if it changes) and the static does not change with the speaker, it?s the front left and front right no matter what speakers I have plugged into those positions. Also, I have noticed that my center speaker does not seem to make any noise at all, and that before this problem began to occur I would get similar static when I plugged in my Logitech webcam or other USB devices but would stop after I unplugged them and rebooted.

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A:Static/Crackle noise in speakers

Hi and welcome to TechSpot,

Do you still get the static after taking off the USB peripherals?

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Hi there! my laptop produces a static noise when connected to external speakers. It doesn´t matter if the AC is connected or not, it still produces the same noise. I bought an external soundcard and still the same. I am sure is something inside the computer, but what can it be?
thank u very much for the help..

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When I insert the plug it appears the female part of the soundcard is either loose or shorting out.  Most times I receive a hum through the speakers, breakup of deep base and general irritating passages on my favorite music.  I do not game.  I listen to music as I work.  Do I need to replace the card or can i repair the card.

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Hello, I just bought new Lenovo 320s 15 inch. The problem is static sound from speakers when start music/video with sound. After pause this noise goes away after 3 seconds. In certain situations it turn on automatically, then speakers mute helps. I tried install drivers on 3 different ways - via auto update in windows device manager / via lenovo update drivers tool / from realtek official site. Nothing helps here. I also tried some settings (strictly speaking - every possible audio setting) - nothing helps. On battery / on plug - doesn't matter, it's still there.I also tried play music from headphones (via mini-jack) - it work, no noise from speakers nor in headphones.In headphones connected via bluetooth - there is noise in headphones (in speakers not).I don't know what else I could try, any help here?

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Sadly a static (never-ending) noise has been coming out of my laptop's speakers since yesterday (2-week old laptop).
-As far as I'm aware, there isn't any program that try to play any sound in the background.-The static noise continues when another sound is played.-The noise first appears after a while from when Dell logo appears, close to the sign-in part of windows 10.-The noise stops as I plug in a headphone (i.e probably when the speakers are deactivated).- As far as I’m aware, all the updates from Dell website is done, and no other update from any other source is done.- I don’t know if it is related, but the issue started off after the day where my laptop was in the bathroom for a while (~ 10 mins).Unfortunately I can't get a new unit as I bought the laptop from another country that I don't live in.
Thanks in advance.
Edit: Forgot to mention that muting the sound and/or choosing the sound level to be 0 doesn't stop the noise. Also I feel like the speakers are hotter compared to other parts of the laptop. Should I not use it without headphones plugged in?
Edit 2: After I plug in headphones, the noise stops AFTER I select "Headphones" and press OK in auto-popping Dell Audio program.
Edit 3: 
I re-installed the audio driver, problem went away.
After a day it started again.
I re-installed it again, problem is gone again.Hmm..

A:Static noise from speakers (DELL i7559)

Without knowing what happened in the bathroom (and its none of my business lol) it could be steam damage if you were taking a shower or bath or it could be a coincidence too.  Regardless it sounds like the speaker wires are damaged somehow or not properly shielded.  
I would engage a warranty transfer from the country you bought it to the new one you are in by clicking the link here and filling out the form.  It can take a week or two so be patient, and that way you can request warranty work on your laptop.  I will state however that if they find it is water damaged and you do not have accidental damage coverage you will be out of luck.  

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Hi, I received my HP Envy 17t Touch Best Value Laptop (Product #: Y7C72AV) a few weeks ago and noticed that there is a static/crackling sound regularly on both the laptop speakers and headphones (I tried two separate pairs of headphones and the static occurs on both). The static just lasts a fraction of a second, but it comes back several times per minute, which is distracting. I tried updating the audio drivers, but this didn't fix the problem. Thanks for your time and insight.

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I've just bought a new Lenovo Ideapad 520 which has a metallic surface.When plugged in, it's surface gets a weird electric feeling, especially when using it barefooted. Is this normal?Also when plugged in, it's speakers make weird crinkling or buzzing noise (can't really describe it), also when I plug in my aux headphones, same noise.The noise is more obvious when playing relaxing music or when viewing tv shows where people are just talking.Should I return the laptop or is this ok? Could it damage any internal parts?The main problem is the speaker noise, I can handle the electric field.

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Hi, I bought Dell xps 13 9350 two weeks ago from Microsoft store. I read that I am not the only one who is having this issue.
I have no option going to dell tech support, because I live in Kyrgyzstan. Laptop was delivered to me from California by relatives.
Can you say what parts inside should be replaced or isolated, so I can go to local master and solve this issue. Thanks

A:Static noise from audio speakers - Dell XPS 13 9350

We would need more info about the issue.
When does the static occur? What application are you using when the static occurs?  Is this issue while playing audio or video or both on the machine? Does this happen on both online and offline files - files from your HDD? Do the headphones work fine?
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1SVquRD
Turn off the speaker enhancement and check -http://bit.ly/23gupYw
Run the audio test and headphone test in pccheckup - http://dell.to/21y9GPi
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us.
Keep us updated.

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I have a T470p and if I open a youtube video, then a constant static/high pitched noise starts coming from my speakers, even if I stop the video it will continue for some time, but if I mute it stops. But its not affected by volume, so nomatter if windows is at 10% or 100% volume the static noise volume is the same. If I plug in a minijack headset the noise also stops Is there any way to fix this or should I just call warrenty support? Product number: 20J60018M

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I aready have read similar posts on HP but my issue seems a little Different. My Windows Sound Scheme is currently on (No Sounds). I have checked the System Notification again anyway, I did not do any changes to it and, I cant hear that weird clicking noise. I have just tested to play a video on youtube now, using my headphones, and I can head that clicking noise again, before it used to happen randomlly now, when I play a video or, something with sound. It seems to be coming from both the laptops speakers and, using when using headphones, in windows 8 and 10. Also, before and after uninstalling beats audio. I have also disabled all the microphones in the Recording section in Sound. I have also just noticed that, on my google chrome broswer, when I highlight a word/s and, do a Search Google ''words'' forexample, this clicking noise comes on. It does this randomly as I mentioned not only when Im on google chrome. I am not sure if this is relevent but, I've just noticed that the empty, CD/DVD drive spins only once but, always does this when i'm installing something. I can also feel an electric current when i put my hand on the side of the laptop, is this normal?  

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I just bought 2 power speakers to play with my laptop and I hear this static noise .
the weird part is the noise is gone when I unplug the laptop power cord , I can listen the music very clean when I run the laptop with the battery. I used 2 diff brand of Laptops and the results were the same .
I wonder if there is a filter or something else that can help me eliminate this noise when I plug the Laptop power cord


A:Speakers make static noise when I plug to the computer

You likely have something else in the room or on the line emitting electrical interference. The speakers are just amplifying it.

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Hello I just joined this forum in desperate need of help, been searching the net for days without any help :/

So the problem is my friend brought me her laptop ( used to be my old one ) an MSI GT780DX that I installed windows 8.1 on I been trying to fix it for weeks now, It randomly hangs while making a static noise from the speakers, sometimes it does it before I log in other times it happens after days of gaming, I tried formatting the computer and reinstalling windows 8.1, I tried switching out the ram, I also tried switching the hard disk, but nothing seems to help, I'm not that tech savvy, but I know how to get information and use it, currently studying IT Support, but this computer keeps failing on me, I think it might be worth mentioning that this computer has been split 3-4 times with everything disconeccted and reconeccted, please help me getting desperate :/

A:MSI Laptop randomly hangs and makes static noise from speakers.

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Ive recently purchased this laptop brand new as a replacement to my HP chromebook 14. Although a better spec, this laptop is seriously underperforming compared to the chromebook. Biggest issue is the audio quality, any noise played from the speakers is accompanied by a static buzzing/muffling sound.  How do I solve this?

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I have a Dell Inspiron 7778.
When I have my external speakers plugged in to my laptop I am able to play videos and it sounds great.
When I pause the videos for more than a few seconds my speakers start emitting a loud, static-like noise that doesn't stop until I resume the video.
This sound is very annoying.
Can you please help me fix the problem?

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I Got my XPS 15 9550    Build Date Dec-16-2015 Bios Ver 01.00.07 4302.13 UEFI
The fault I was able to find so far that is disturbing issue.
Condition1  - "When pressing  brightness keys F11-F12" (little crackling distorted noise from speakers)
Condition 2 - " When music playing out of speakers also at sometimes can hear crackling noise coming" ( like speakers can't handle the frequency properly)
Condition3 major one -  "At the time of plugging in power supply in or out of laptop."                                                                                                                                                When video/audio/u-tube playing I can hear  short crackling noise&nbs... Read more

A:Dell XPS 15 9550 Crackling Noise coming from speakers when plugging and un plugging power supply.

Hi Edwards, I am facing exactly the same issue as yours. First they delay the product, then they cancel the product and when they finally ship the product has issues. Please let me know if you found any solution for this

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On my brand new Inspiron 15 7559, I've noticed that there is a static "hissing" noise coming from the speakers whenever I do something that involves audio (playing a movie/game/etc).
The hissing noise is especially noticeable when I mute the volume in Windows.
As soon as I close the video/browser/game that the audio is coming from, the hissing stops as well.
The noise also stops when I plug in a pair of headphones.

I've tried the latest audio drivers, as well as the generic Windows audio drivers and the Realtek HD Audio drivers from Realtek's site, and the hissing noise happens with all of them. I have also updated my BIOS to the latest version

Has anyone else encountered this? I'm beginning to think it might be a hardware problem and I'm leaning towards returning the laptop.

A:Inspiron 15 7559 - Static "hissing" noise coming from speakers

Hello. I don't recall seeing other posts about this same issue with the 7559, although there have been plenty of complaints about a pop noise with it which seems to be related to power management. See the Choppy/Skipping Audio FAQ for tips on that problem, but your symptoms are not of that issue.
If you don't hear the static through headphones then it would seem to be a speaker issue. I think you are on the right track in leaning toward sending it back.

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Lately I've been noticing a weird ticking/static like sound coming from my speakers. When I turn the volume higher, the ticking level also increases. Affected are my headphones as well, no matter if I use the headphone input on the speakers, or the front headphone input on my case, the result is the same. When I have both plugged in, headphones in front case and speakers, the noise occurs in sync. I also tried muting the sound in windows and seeing if there's possibly something causing static interference, was not the case, the speakers were silent.
What I also noticed was, when I turned the bass controller to max(a knob on the subwoofer) the subwoofer started reacting(I had no audio running on my pc) to the ticking noise, as in, trying to add bass to the ticking sound, it should have been quiet.

Speakers are 5.1 Logitech X-530.

What I tried to remedy the problem:
- Turned off everything close to my desk, so basically unplugged everything in my room except my pc(also used only necessary devices), also shut down my phone. No change.
- Removed any cables, cleaned the necessary parts, made sure no other cables were interfering. No change.

I've been thinking the problem either being my speakers failing gradually or the integrated sound card(or the input holes, not sure tho, never had a failing sound chip) on my motherboard failing. It can't be the speakers cause in that case the headphone input on my case wouldn't be affected right?
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A:Speakers emitting a "ticking"/static noise

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What is the crackling noise and temporarily lock up i hear intermedelywhile my computer is running

A:crackling noise

More information is needed to assist you.

- Does the crackling sound come from the speakers or the machine itself?
- How long does your machine lock up for?
- Can you recreate the problem, or is it something that just happens every so often?
- How often does it happen?
- What fixes the issue?
- What have you done to try and stop it?
- What operating system are you running?
- What brand of computer?

Please provide as many details as possible.

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Hi, I bought a hp pavilion x360 laptop and when I turn it on there is a low level of crackling noise sounding a bit like radio interference or something. Is this supposeto happen/how can it be fixed?

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pavilion detachable  10     n155saI can hearing crakiling noise  from one speaker  when  every where is  quitthe driver is the latesetthank  you

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