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sounds on the Vd are not loud enough ,, my cds will nor play loud enough,,,,, just barely can hear it, and I didn't cha

Q: sounds on the Vd are not loud enough ,, my cds will nor play loud enough,,,,, just barely can hear it, and I didn't cha

My sound from Dvd or music is not loud enough to hear much,, just started doing this a couple of wks ago,,,can you give me any advice to try and correct, I listen to my cd a lot. please help me to find the problem, it is set on 97,but bearly
hear it.
Your help or advice would be apprechated I have not changed anything, it was loud enough until a few days ago
Betty Kemp [email protected]

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Preferred Solution: sounds on the Vd are not loud enough ,, my cds will nor play loud enough,,,,, just barely can hear it, and I didn't cha

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So i listen to music on itunes and I put it on max volume, then like 20 min of me listening to music it suddenly freezes and makes a LOOOOOOOOUD sound that I can't exactly describe, its like a horn sound?? Well anyway's its very loud and the laptop gets frozen so there isn't anything I can do except press the off button to restart my laptop. Whats wrong with it? I barely got my laptop 4 months ago! And this problem only happens when I'm listening to music please help? :]]

Also I have enough ram because I barely install anything and I don't have many files like music and pictures saved on my laptop either :)

A:Whenever I play loud music, my laptop freezes and makes a LOUD sound??

Your computer may be overheating. Blow all the fans out with a can of compressed air. Consider a laptop cooler.
Does this happen if you listen to music through headphones?

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I have just installed a sy-p4vda motherboard and pentium 4 2.4 ghz processor into a recently purchased case with a 300 watt 12volt power supply. After reformatting the hard drive and reinstalling windows (ME) and installing my geforce 4 mx 420 drivers for my video card i still cannot play games. I do have direct X 8.1. I have updated all the drivers for the motherboard, bios, video card, and sound. The games (any game) will load and then just freeze when they are attempted to be played. I have hooked up the polk audio speakers (2 channel) from my old HP Pavilion computer. My computer is using the onboard audio feature with the motherboard called Realtek (previous called Avance '97). I can barely hear the sounds for windows. I have turned all the settings in sounds and multimedia up, still the sounds are not very load. The speakers do not have there own power supply and run off the computers motherboard, hooking directly in to the motherboard's jack. I recently purchased 256mb ram PC2100 with my case. Windows runs smooth and fine. It's just that i can barely hear any sounds and every game i have tried to play has locked up completely. If anyone could help me out it would be greatly apprcieted. Thank you and have a nice day.

A:Barely hear sounds and games freeze?

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My System Sounds are not loud enough and certainly noy as loud as in any previous Microsoft OS. Can this be "fixed?"

A:System sounds are not loud enough

Quote: Originally Posted by Nisko

My System Sounds are not loud enough and certainly noy as loud as in any previous Microsoft OS. Can this be "fixed?"

I think we need a lot more info before we can be of any help

What sound card, how much ram, is there a driver in device manger, etc


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HD suddenly started making these loud sounds while playing on-line game. I shut down, re-booted but still making sounds and won't boot up...just clacks away. What do you think? Sounds to me like something may have let go inside? Thanks for viewing my thread.

A:HD making loud rat-a-tat sounds!

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Hi there,
When I use headphones with my Surface Pro (Win 8) I cant hear the voices in my videos - the background music/sound effects are just too loud.

How can I fix this? I have tried using the Win 8 Video player as well as VLC Player and I still get the same issue.

I have tried the headphones on my iPhone and have no problems.

It has been a long time since i've used a Windows computer (usually have a Mac) so sorry if this is a silly question.

Thanks in advance

A:Voice not loud with headphones - background music too loud

You cou;d try using Winamp as it has an equalizer. Most DVDs the sound track and effects are pumped up compared to dialog. It drives me crazy, but short of demuxing, fixing the audio yourself then remuxing, trying to boost the voice frequencies is about all you can do.

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Hello forums, im crazykilla

I don't know why this is, but when i turn up my speakers and play something loud, they buzz, i can't really explain it, as i have sat here for 3 minutes trying to do so, the sound doesn't have to be too loud, about 50% volume will make my speakers buzz:

as you can see i have this stuff in my speakers, i guess these might be the source of the buzzing, try to put your speakers up very loud and see if yours buzz, i've had this with the previous speakers and i wonder if theres a way to fix it?
by the way i have a sound card built-in my motherboard, maybe it's the sound card? i can get a new one if it would fix this annoying buzzing

A:My Speakers Buzz at loud sounds

If you only paid a few dollars for your speakers, that could be the problem. If they are fairly cheap, buy some new ones and see if that fixes the problem. Has it always been this way or did the problem just start?

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The fan is loud and the Harman speakers have loud statis sound!

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when I got my Toshiba satellite it had been a display model and the audio driver had been deleted so when I downloaded one (realtek hd audio) the sound was really quiet even with the volume turned all the way up.
The weird part is that while the sound is quiet for things like videos and music it is loud for system sounds like the startup and pings.
I've gone into the control panel sound setting and checked but they were both up, I turned the system sounds down but I would like the regular audio to be louder if possible.

A:System sounds are loud, everything else it too quiet

The preferred audio driver is the one from the PC vendor. Check with Toshiba for a driver for your exact model, as a first step.

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When powering on computer, computer will shutdown within 10 seconds, and also have no display. Noticed that the Fan on Heatsink runs a little high. Removed motherboard from case, only connected graphics card, one stick of RAM, and Power Supply. Continued with the same problem. Below are the specs on Desktop.

Motherboard - XFX NFORCE 680I LT SLI INTEL SOCKET 775 DDR2 (Intel)
Processor - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core
Power Supply - 300W
Video - MSI N210-512D2 GeForce 210 512MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16
Hard Drive - 250Gb Sata

A:Solved: Computer Powers On; No Display; CPU Fan Sounds Loud

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When I receive a message which is marked with high priority, Outlook plays 3 loud beeps.
How can I disable this?

High priority mail sounds 3 loud beeps | MSOutlook.info

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I recently recorded some songs on video at a concert on both an iPod nano and regular camera, and although the video came out fine, since we were standing so close, the mic must have been overloaded on both devices, and when they are played, they are just so muffled and distorted because the music there was SO LOUD. Is there any way, hopefully easy, to reduce the sound, and possibly recover some of the music so it at least partially listen to-able? Thanks!

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Just bought this HP notebook.  Seems very good, except for the audio.  When music is playing, it appears to automatically cut the volume when the level gets high, then it slowly increases.  This gives music an annoying loud-soft-loud-soft feel that sounds awful.  I don't want it normalized, just played straight. This occurs both for online music and for local music.   However, it only happens with the internal speakers.  With an external speaker plugged in, no distortion. I am trying to turn this off, if at all possible.  My searching shows that some drivers have "loudness equalization" for audio effects;  However, when I go to Playback Devices > Properties, the Enhancements tab does not have any options at all.  Any ideas?  The laptop will be used for frequent music playing, so this is a deal breaker if it can't be modified.

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This PC problem has been around since the computer was purchased two years ago.
The computer name is Compaq Presario PC AMD 64 Athlon, the OS being Windows XP Media Center Edition. I've noticed that, whenever a program loads up, taking more than 70% of the CPU (in the task manager), the computer fan spins so quickly that a very loud whirring sound is produced. Not only is this sound annoying to hear, but also I am worried about the long term damages of the computer when the internal server overheats (which is probably why the fan is spinning so loudly).
Terminating the application in the task manager is what i do if the fan-spinning doesn't stop on its own, but there are several problems:
1. If that application is System, then I can't terminate it
2. Sometimes an application (e.g. IE) loads for a second and the CPU usage jumps quickly to 100%, before jumping back to 0%. This could damage the CPU
3. If I'm using a certain program, or visiting a site that has flash media, for example, the fan would spin loudly. I'm stuck between stopping what I'm doing or enduring the loud noise before the computer invariably shuts down on itself

Is there any way to fix this problem?

A:Presario PC fan produces loud sounds, shuts down computer if not stopped

It's probably too late now but if it was doing this since it was new, you should have returned it to be fixed free under warranty. It sounds like the heatsink is not connected to the CPU properly or there is something wrong with the thermal compound connection between the heatsink and CPU.

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Not sure where to put this as I'm quite sure it isn't a hard drive issue per se...

I've a weird issue with Windows 8.1 and my mechanical hard drive. I've a 2TB Western Digital hard drive that's partitioned with one of the partitions being a Media partition (H) containing over 107 gig of images, mostly tiff files ranging from 80-700 meg. I'm a photographer who tends to edit it layers.

Anyway for some odd reason when I access a folder containing these files, my hard drive goes into a frenzy and starts making loud vibration noise as though the drive is thrashing rapidly. Additionally I get a green bar going across the address bar as though it's establishing access permission. I've checked the drive and initially it just had "Everyone" listed so I added Administrators, and myself. But it still acts as though it's seeking permissions...

Interestingly enough no other folder or partition goes into this frenzy; just the folders under H partition containing the tiff images.

My initial thought is it's a caching issues as the PC is trying to cache and display the thumbnails for these files but I'm not sure. And if it is, how do I fix?

BTW this is a replacement drive as I thought my other drive was defective since it was doing the same and had it RMA'd.

Also this is basically the same partition/orginization structure that was under my Win 7 machine and I never had this issue.



A:Hard Drive making loud sounds when rendering tiff images

Hey Drew,

Not sure what may be causing this, but you might see if defragging the HDD may help any.

In addition, it wouldn't hurt to test the HDD with Data Lifeguard Diagnostic to see if it passes and reports anything.
WD Support / Downloads / SATA & SAS

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I just got a beautiful new laptop for Christmas (HP Pavilion g7 1260ca). Every time I start it up, it starts in "Windows Boot Manager" and makes me select Windows 7 as my operating system. That's annoying in it's self (why won't it just start on it's own! It's not like I'm running another operation system as well!) but what's even worse, as the text is appearing on the screen, a loud obnoxious beep sounds with each word that appears!
I checked to make sure no keys are stuck, so it's not that. Once I choose Windows 7, I'm able to sign in with no problem.
How can I turn off the beep? And how can I make Windows 7 start automatically?

A:Starts in Windows Boot Manager and LOUD continuous beep sounds!

Hello ChelseyWol Welcome to the Seven Forums!

Brand new and under warranty! Take it right back! Don't attempt to do any repairs yourself! That would likely void the warranty the unit comes with.

The default preinstalled copy of Windows 7 should at least upto the point where you would select the user account during the initial setup. Refer to the user guide as well to make you followed the procedure correctly there too.

The beeping part however does sound a bit odd and the purchaser who gave you the laptop may want to bring it back in to the store or dealer where it was bought for examination or replacement if a problem is found.

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ok so i have been having thi sprob for a long time, like ever since i got the card, actually. tried looking thru creative forums, even contacted creative customer support several times. it happens when i am playing a game, or even just playing music, but not as often.

here is what i have done to try and fix: change pci slot of card, change audio settings in creative audio console, change latency settings, change all types of bios settings, uninst/reinst drivers 100's of times/manually delete registry entries/installshield entries/use drivercleaner pro, etc; close ALL background processes except the ones you can't close, probly more but i cant remember off hand.

this doesn't happen during any particular game either. it happens during the elder scrolls 3: morrowind quite frequently though. other games : wizardry 7, wizardry 8, i DO play a lot of "older games" (1999-2002) and there is no compatibility mode built into the sound card or creative software. i have tried running the games under windopws compat mode, no help either. any ideas anyone?

p.s., my specs in my profile are up to date. thanks


Hi there,
I see you have tried a lot of things.
It sounds weird, I do not think sound cards need any compatibility mode.
With older titles it's direct sound only isn't it so they SHOULD work ....

Is onboard sound disabled in BIOS?
What entries do you have under sound video and game controllers in the device manager?

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Hi all, As my W510 was already experiencing thermal issues prior to this, so I stepped in to replace the thermal paste with the thermal Grizzly Kryonaut on the Graphics Adapter and the CPU. I applied a thin layer although it was slightly uneven, then replaced the components. When I tried re-booting, the computer got stuck at the bios screen and I powered it off. It now refuses to power up, and I hear a rather loud chirping sound coming from the attached 135W adapter, as if the adapter is powering on and off repeatedly. I have reseated the RAM and reset the CMOS but to no avail. Have I created a short circuit somewhere? Is my unit really dead? I would appreciate any assistance here. Thanks!

W510: i7-720QM, 16GB, DDR3 PC10600 - 1033MHz Kingston Value RAM, 1GB Quadro FX880M, 2TB Seagate SSHD (Internal) + 2TB Seagate Firecuda SSHD (external via eSATA)T410: i5-520M, 8GB, DDR3 PC8500 - 1066Mhz Kingston Value RAM, 512MB Geforce, 1TB Seagate SSHD (Internal) + 1TB Seagate SSHD (external via eSATA)

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I can't play any songs.. my napster dosen't let me listen to any songs... and when i open winamp it says MMSYSTEM002 a device.....
and my when i open icq it dosen't make any sounds !! there is nuthin wrong with my speakers cuz they are not the type that u just turn on they are attached to the screen ..and i 'v checked all the wirings and everything seems ok...HEeeeeeelppp me
everything is too quueit !!!!
thx lovable Jasmine

A:i can't play songs... and i can't hear any background sounds...HEEEEEEEEEElp

What operating system are you running?

Have you recently downloaded/installed any new software?

Have you checked Start>Settings>Control Panel>System>Device Manager tab, and checked the properties on your sound devices to see if the drivers are still installed?

Give us the full error message and let us know what system changes if any you have made.

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Windows do not play any media files and more but I can hear the sound effects windows play (Critical Alarm, Windows Start-up, Windows Shut-down, ding, beep etc..) and also I can hear any sound/music, etc from Firefox browser.
I can also hear any music/sounds etc from games
the only problem I have is the media files.

Windows Media Player won't play any media file I throw at it the same problem happens with Media Player Classic Home Cinema (codecs are optional)
this has happened after I followed these guides:
Remove Favorites, Libraries, and Homegroup from Navigation Pane
Computer - Add or Remove from Navigation Pane

I clearly wanted and I still want to hide some items from navigation pane.
If you use it much some items are not needed and are bothersome if you have them.

So I hid Libraries and done everything as it says to remove Homegroup.

So what I have to in order for Media Players play media properly once again?

Except of Restoring everything as it was.

A:Windows do not play any Media Files (you can hear sounds though..)

1. Go to device manager, find the audio device, and make sure it's enabled.

2. Update your on-board audio device.

3. Click on Start and type SOUND. Click the tab PLAYBACK. Right click to show Disabled and Disconnected devices. Make sure your speaker is Enabled. Right click on speaker and run Test. Should hear up and down notes. Double click on your speaker to bring up Speaker Properties. Go to tab Levels and make sure nothing is muted.

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Well my computer had a virus, and thanks to the awesome people on this site I was able to fix it. Prior to that I tried to fix it myself using Malwarebytes. Anyway my computer was clean and everything was running normal. However, after I uninstalled Malwarebytes I tried to play music on Musicmatch Jukebox, and I got the error: Waveout not supported. This was odd because I was able to play music on itunes and Windows Media Player. Then I realized that I also could no longer hear system sounds and that I couldn't hear sound on youtube. I checked my soundcard: Creative Sound Blaster Live, which was working fine. I tried to reinstall Windows Media Player, which didn't help. I installed K-Lite Codec pack, which also didn't help. After I uninstalled K-Lite and went back to my original codec pack, CCCP, it was then that I got a prompt telling me that I was missing some Registry Keys which would affect my computer's sound. I'm wondering if I accidentally deleted something when I uninstalled Malwarebytes.You can view my original topic here, the sound issue is on the second page.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/276614/my-desktop-has-a-green-screen-telling-me-my-system-is-infected/Help to fix this issue would be greatly appreciated ^_^Thanks so much!

A:Cannot play system sounds or hear sound on youtube

have you tried removing your sound card from device manager, reboot, when computer restarts it will find the sound card and you can then re-install the drivers.

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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!


A:New fan but loud loud noise

Try speedfan, that should work.


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I have a HP Pavillion 6330 W/ a built in Crystal audio sound card. I have all the sound volumes maxed and for some reason, no matter if it's wave files or CD Audio. I can barely hear what's being played even at maximum volume. I tried other speakers to and it's the same thing. I would appreciate any help or suggestions.

AKA Anthony

A:{SOLVED} Barely hear the sound

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I go into the BIOS and no matter what I do under POWER and set the fan to any speed or anything it won't do anything to the fan speed. Is there anyway to slow this fan down because it is screeming.

A:CPU Fan is too Loud

I'm sure it is possible to do it in the bios but since you havent mentioned what mobo you have, you can use this,

SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer

it should be compatible with your cpu.

It's actaully what i use, even though there is an option in my bios to do that, speed fan is just really easy to turn on and off when you want it.
Be carefull tho as it is possible to turn the fans off completely, and when you have reduced the fan speed be sure to check your temperture to makes sure you havent put it too low, use somehting like hwmonitor or you can use the temps displayed in speedfan.

CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

All free programs btw.

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Dell laptop has a noisy fan which started suddenly 2 days ago. Is this hardware and can it be replaced?


hey, i got my hp envy phoenix 850-150qe about a week ago and today i started it up and the liquid cooling is making a lot of noise and blowing air out. How do i fix this?

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i run a dual core Pd805, which was a retail version so came with its own heatsink and fan.

However it starts of quite quiet, but before long is really loud, so much that its annoying.

i have never know a pc like it, is it becasue its working so hard?

any suggestions



A:CPU fan really loud

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ive noticed that my hard drives are loud at weird times? when im not doing anyting? its very annoying? is this vista or my hard drives?

A:HDD Loud??

What do you mean by "loud"? Do you mean they the HD's are being accessed?

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the stock fan that came with my processor is REALLY REALLY loud when i first turned it on it sounded like an airplane wuz landin in my room so i went into the bios and reduced the fan speed to a nearly tolerable level but it still is pretty loud any ideas how to fix this or suggestions for a replacement fan?



recently, I've put a new psu in my lenovo h50-50 tower and now I notice that my cpu fan is really loud, but thankfully the temp is not increasing too much due to piriform speccy telling me. I also notice that when I take the case off, it stops being loud. The temp stays around 65 degrees Celsius. Is that OK if it stays loud?

A:CPU Fan is really loud

It sounds like the CPU cooler was bumped while replacing the power supply and probably messed up the heat sink compound. Get some new heat sink compound (Arctic Silver- what most techies use), clean off the old from the CPU cooler and the top of the CPU, apply new compound and reinstall the CPU Heat sink (cooler).

Amazon.com: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound, 3.5 Grams: Computers & Accessories

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I have an HP Pavilion a1030n.
When the fan kicks on, it is really loud to the point it is annoying. Anyone know whats wrong? The computer is less than a year old.
Thanks guys,
Love Muffin

A:Fan is really Loud?

Check to see if a wire has started knocking on the fan. The fan could also be going out, and a case fan(if thats what it is) starts at $10 from any PC shop.

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so i have a built in fan in the front of my case and i bought another for the back and its freaking loud is their anyway to lower is speed to make it quiter nothing is overheating in mu vase it runs at a solid 33C when running games

A:Fan too loud

It has to be a PWM fan to be controlled by the motherboard. If it has a 4 pin connector then its a PWM fan.

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I bought the laptop  2 months ago and the fan is very loud since then, even I am using only chrome.Any solution ??

A:The fan is very loud

Please click the below link to perform few troubleshooting steps to resolve the issue:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01007591 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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hy all!!
i recently bought myself a new pc, after succesfully saving up for almost 5 years :approve: , and i'm quite pleased with it.

my specs are the following:
abit an8 sli
amd sempron 3500+ (venice core)
Gainward GeForce 6600 GT 128 MB 128 Bit high-speed DDR 3 memory "Golden Sample"

i'm actually a newbie in "high end" pc's, i'm not even sure if my pc qualifies as a "high end" pc. what i'd like to know is this. i noticed when i start up the pc it's not loud at all, it's pretty silent, i can do everything it's still silent. but when i load up a game, the noise becomes much louder. it's like it shifted into 7th gear. and when i exit the game it's still loud. if i shut down or restart it's once again back to being silent.

as i said i'm pretty new with this so i'd like to know if that's normal? i'm afraid that there's something wrong with my new baby...

A:Pc too loud?

It's hard to say without hearing it for myself, but you may have a faulty fan somewhere in your computer. Can you open up your case and try to identify where the noise is coming from? Does the extra noise you are hearing sound like it could be a fan?

Another possibility would be your optical drive (cd drive or dvd drive)....

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On my Windows XP IBM Thinkcentre S50 DT when the computer runs under many applications or an application that takes up alot of load on the computer, the computer fan starts to work louder or sometimes really loud. Is there a way I can slow the fan speed down or to limit it from working faster so that it doesn't make alot of noise?

A:CPU Fan too loud

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My problem is that as soon as my CPU usage exceeds 22% (as per taskmgr) my fan kicks in (moderately loud, but still bad!!!). Then, after 46% it goes loud.

I want to eliminate this stupid fan noise that is bothersome.

My Computer: http://reviews.cnet.com/Sony_VAIO_Digital_Studio_RZ44G/4505-3118_7-30567277.html

Sony Vaio RZ 44 G
(the above link has comprehensive tech details)


A:Loud CPU Fan...What should I do?

Hi and welcome to TS!

Try cleaning the CPU's fan. It may be too dirty. You can easily clean it using a can of compressed air.
If that doesn't help, maybe you'll need a newer, quieter fan from a 3rd party, like Arctic Cooling or Zalman. They make excellent, low noise coolers, but they can be expensive.

Stock coolers are usually loud, that's why most people prefer to use a better quality HSF.

Regards :wave:

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Is there a software program that will amplify the volume on my pc? Thanks.

A:not loud enough

Make sure all of the different volume settings have been set to a louder volume. There are so many points that can control the loudness. The one on the speakers, keyboard, Control Panel and some even on the monitor. And do NOT forget the one within the program that is using the speakers.

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Hello World. I have tried everything to no avail, so I respectfully ask for the assistance from some of the Seven Guru's here! I cannot figure out what is forcing my CPU fan to spin faster than it ever has before. It is unbearably loud! I have a HP Pavillion a1520n, which I purchased new 3yrs ago with Windows XP installed OEM. Everything is stock save for the HDD which I swapped a year back. Windows Seven upgrade advisor said my machine was capable to run Seven. So I installed RC1 x32. I have tried all the drivers on the HP website. Updated BIOS, graphics drivers straight from Nvidia, the whole nine yards. Even reinstalled Seven. No error messages in the action center, no hidden updates and no alerts in device manager. Every few minutes, under normal conditions, the fans shoot up to 100%! Sometimes even when the PC is idle. The noise will last about 1 minute, and I cannot find a rhyme or reason as to why this is happening. The fans stay calm in the BIOS at start-up, but as soon as windows seven gets started... the fans go wild! Any help with this situation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Loud CPU Fan!

You might need fresher power management drivers than you're presently running, check the HP/Compaq website for available downloads...

If you can, check your heatsinks are bedded down on decent thermal paste and not sticky thermal pads...

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Please, will any of you guys help me tweak my fans to try and quiet my system down some. I can't put it in another room which would be ideal, so I'm set with the task of having to hush it up a bit. Here are the SysInfo specs,
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 32655 Mb
Graphics Card: ASUS HD7770 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1907499 MB, Free - 1358737 MB; L: Total - 2861458 MB, Free - 2753781 MB;
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Employed within the big CoolerMaster HAF case, I have a rear case 5" exhaust fan, a front 10 " intake fan, a corsair liquid CPU cooler with two exhaust fans blowing through the radiator and a 10" fan on top as an exhaust pulling through the radiator. a HyperX Hyperfan cooling four sticks of DDR3 Ram and a fan on my GPU and PSU. (I've had heat problems before) Can somebody tell me which of these I can safely shut down to run a bit more quiet? Asus provides a neat tool for manually adjusting the rpms of each fan, so if I can't shut it down can somebody tell me a safe speed to run the necessary ones? My CPU is rarely over clocked and stays at or below 28Celsius and th3e same applies to the Ram with the respective fans turning at a... Read more

A:Too loud! Can somebody help me??

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Hey guys ! My new Scythe Ultra Kaze fan just arrived. It's currently running at 100 % ,at about 3000 RPM,which is way to loud. Is there any software I can use to change the speed? I've tried with SpeedFan and BIOS. In BIOS,when I click enter ,I have only 2 options,3000 RPM or IGNORED. At SpeedFan,I don't have some options ,like setting the max RPM and min RPM of my fan.
Any help would been apreciated .

A:Got a new fan that's very loud!

How do you have your fan connected to your system?

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Any ideas as to what might make my PC really noisy? I am unsure whether it is the processor or the fan. It's nice and quiet when i boot up, but then within 5 to 10 minutes it starts revving up and its so darn loud that we have to turn up the TV to hear it over the noise of this computer!
People have asked, what the heck are you loading/running that is making it sound like that... I have no idea where to start. It does seem to get louder when I play certain games online. I belong to a gamesite called Pogo that is java driven, and my java is up to date. Depending on what game I load there, it does seem to run a lot louder.
I have dialup access, and it seems to quiet down slightly after I go offline, but the only time its peaceful is when its shut off.
Hubby and I have identical computers, and his dont do this. He's convinced that its the game site where I play, and using Yahoo IM that is doing this. I'm more concerned that my processor might be going bad, or a fan... or something ugly. Performance seems to be slowing down a bit also, and I have over 90% of the hard drive available, so it certainly isnt an issue of running out of room thats causing it to slow.
I do have a bad habit of creating dozens of shortcuts on the desktop, then scooting them into folders when the desktop gets crowded. Would all these shortcuts, rather than adding them to favorites/bookmarks cause the processor to run loudly and more slowly?
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A:PC is getting really loud

It's s fan without a doubt. New ones are well cheap.

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These days my cpu is really noisy. It used to be that when it was doing a lot of work the fan would kick in and it would hum loudly until it cooled off, but now it's really noisy pretty much all the time, even when its not eating cpu power.

any insight?

Windows XP SP3

AMD Radeon HD 6850 - 1024MB

ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5K SE Rev 1.xx
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 0401 07/19/2007
Realtek Onboard Audio

3328 Megabytes DDR2 RAM

2.00 gigahertz Intel Pentium Dual
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache

1400.28 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
100.02 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

A:CPU very loud?

Well, CPUs don't normally becme noisy. This is because they don't have any moving parts.

Now, if the CPU fan has become noisy, this could be for any of several reasons.

1: The fan is going bad.

2. The CPU heatsink is dirty

3. The CPU is actually running at at high percentage duty cycle. (Possibly malware? This needs to be checked with the Task manager).

4. You've inadvertently set the BIOS to run the fans at full, by over riding the "smart fan" controls.

5. It is, after all Summer. (At least in the northern hemisphere).

Are you sure we're not talking about the PSU?

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Hi i was wondering if someone could help me with a problem? My computer when it becomes hot sets off an extremely loud fan, this noise is fine during the day but at 2 in the morning it wakes the whole street up. The fan seems to always go off when a game(such as the games aol provide free) is being played. It reaches 62oc and blasts out to all and sundry. This is a recent phenomenon as i have had several marathon sessions over the past two years of mahjong garden (which is hardly halo in-terms of graphics usage) without the fan being as loud as this.

I have a Compaq presario sr1000 and i'm extremely limited in my computer knowledge so any help would be most welcome.

A:A very loud fan.

Name the fan

What fan is it ? Your case has more then 1.If it's the power supply,
get a new one.
With as you say limited knowledge,you might need to take it to a repair shop.
We all start out this way.

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Hey everyone, lately I've been trying to quiet down my fan, and I think I have one more trick up my sleeve before buying a new one.

When I installed my motherboard, I set the input to 230V... because nothing would happen at 115V. And my fan was like screaming. It's been running fine at 230V, but I think its giving the fan too much power, but when I turn off my PC and switch the PSU to 115V, it wont start up?! Anyone know why I have hit this roadblock?

Thanks in advance.

P.S. I live in the USA.. the input should be 115V btw.

A:WTF... loud fan.

wow that is very strange you are correct in the usa you can only use 120 volts unless you are pluged into 240 volt outlet,,post your make and moddelof your psu and maybe someone oon the bords will help you

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The fan on my new P51 (Xeon E3-1535M v6) is very loud. I can hear the fan on 10% CPU, on 30% CPU it is louder than my old W530 on 100% CPU, and over 80% CPU it sounds like a jet engine or a hoover, with a high pitched sound added to the air sound. It sounds like a cheap laptop. Is this normal? Is the P51 fan usually so loud? Or am I having a bad cooling system?

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