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Since about a couple days ago, my computer is making loud fan noise

Q: Since about a couple days ago, my computer is making loud fan noise

even though I have only a browser on with no video. I tried re-booting it but sames problem.

It seems like some sort of fan problem because usually I can feel the heated air coming out from the side but right now I don't feel it so I guess the heat cannot escape because the fan wouldn't blow the heat out!

My warranty is over too, it's slightly over a year that I bought it.

I guess trying to fix the fan would be something that only experts can do?

I guess this cooler would be a good thing to buy? http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-...=laptop+cooler

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A: Since about a couple days ago, my computer is making loud fan noise

Quote: Originally Posted by Girom


even though I have only a browser on with no video. I tried re-booting it but sames problem.

It seems like some sort of fan problem because usually I can feel the heated air coming out from the side but right now I don't feel it so I guess the heat cannot escape because the fan wouldn't blow the heat out!

My warranty is over too, it's slightly over a year that I bought it.

I guess trying to fix the fan would be something that only experts can do?

I guess this cooler would be a good thing to buy? Amazon.com: Cooler Master NotePal X2 Laptop Cooling Pad with 140mm Blue LED Fan (R9-NBC-4WAK-GP): Computers & Accessories


Hi Girom, It sounds like the one of the laptops fans have gone , Buying a likely replacement is not so difficult if you go the Ebay route search out your model in "laptop spares and accessories" ,Installing is not too hard to do either .
I don't think a laptop cooler will help you much as it's not direct on the CPU or GPU

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

A:CPU fan making loud noise

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aspry


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


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

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

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

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

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

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A:My PC is making a loud noise

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

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Ok i have finished my upgrades on my system(well a whole new system really)

specs are as follows
CPU=AMD FX8350
MOBO=ASROCK EXTREME 3
GPU=GEFORCE 670 2GB
PSU=CORSIAR 80 500W

My problem is this, i used to have a geforce 750 ti card, but i upgraded to an older card which runs faster and better for gaming the GTX 670, the card is twice the size and required two connections from my psu, this is fine my PSU can support it
But when playing games it spins up really fast and makes a bit of noise compared to when my system is idle or running less intense programs, is there anyway i can stop this from happening, i belive it is something to do with the airflow in my case but im not too sure

A:PSU making loud NOISE from fan

Could be caused by dust accumulating on the fan blades? Causing the fan to come out of whack.

You stated that this is a older card have you tried it in a different system does it do the same?

Are you sure that the fan is not hitting any cables?

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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, firstly iam not sure if this is in the correct section of the forum. But my pc is making a loud humming noise. I havent a clue wot it is. It has done it for some time now, usually i turn on my pc here the humming noise so i would leave the pc like that for a few minutes until it warms up, turn it off and then back on again and the loud humming would stop. But now it just will not go away.

Does anyone have any ideas what it might be?

Thanks
 

A:My pc is making a loud huming noise.

Take the side panel off, start it up and listen for what is making the humm. Could be a fan going bad or the computer dust needs cleaning out, etc...
 

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I'm not sure if my speakers are broken... I hope they're not. I just turned them on a couple of hours ago and there is a HUGE amount of static. Also, the light that usually comes on from one of them doesn't turn on. What is going on? Has this happened to anyone before?

Hopefully I don't need new speakers :\

Thanks.
 

A:Speakers Making VERY Loud Noise

mine have the same problem but i got some cheap $50 2 speakers and a mini sub. they pump out some nice music but when im not playing anything i get a buzz. the only advise i can offor you is to check your wiring that it isnt shorting out or anything make sure u dont have any wireless or high electrical demand appliances nearby
 

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I never had this problem before until recently I noticed that my fan was making this loud buzzing noise. It was bearable at first. I thought that the fan might be dusty inside because I haven't cleaned it ever since I bought it. Last week, I tried to open the laptop so I can check why it is making that loud noise. I saw that the fan was dirty. I tried cleaning it. When I turned on my laptop, it was still making that loud buzzing noise. So I just ignored it. After a week, It suddenly got louder. It didn't sound normal anymore. I tried restarting the laptop but it still makes that noise. Its annoying. I took a video so you can hear what my fan is making.  It just keeps doing like this even if my laptop is just on stanby, like I'm not doing anything with it. This is what it sounds like when I did the Dust Removal tool on Energy Management.   Since I kept using the Dust Removal tool.. Now its making this weird noise, like the fan is getting stuck on something. I don't know what to do anymore. Its been 2 years since I bought this laptop so I don't have anymore warranty and I never had problems with my laptop except for today. I have never dropped it so I don't know why this is happening to my laptop. Please help me.   

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I have a home built computer, (not built by myself) and the power supply makes loud noise almost like the fan is hitting against something. I have checked the fan, and it is clear of all contact, and this is not constant. There are times where it will be too loud to even sleep with from across the house, and times where it runs quiet as a mouse.

When it was making the loud noise, I was moving the computer to get a good look at it, and when it hit into the corner of my desk, the impact stopped the noise. I know it is coming from the power supply fan, but there is nothing for it to be hitting so I don't know whats causing it.
 

A:Power Supply Making Loud Noise

Are you aware that there is also a fan on the CPU, inside near the power supply?
 

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The noise started coming about a week ago. It wasn't that loud, but I would sometimes hear a vibrating sound coming from the fan of my Lenovo G555. Sometimes it would stop. But if I ever moved it, the vibrating noise would come back. But today, the noise got really loud and it wouldn't stop this time unless I shut it down or something. Why is this? Is there any solutions to get this fixed, too?

A:Lenovo G555 fan making loud noise

As you are experiencing loud noise from the system.
 
To diagnose, I would suggest you to please update update the Bios of  your system from the below mentioned web link.
http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/in/en/DriversDownLoads/APR_Driver_List.aspx?CategoryID=150169&OS=0
 
After that please check if the issue resolved.
 
Regards,
Sameer




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I tried resetting my pc today but it failed and said "There Was A Problem Resetting Your PC. No Changes Were Made." and the pc restarted when it was in the windows loading screen the fans or that is what it sounds like starts making much louder noise..
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I recently tried starting up my workstation, the fans are making a very loud noise, there is no display on the monitor and the fans situated above the ram start up and stop after a second.I tried removing all the graphics cards one by one but still have no luck.after pulling out the power fron the unit, i get four red beeps, any idea what this could be or mean ?

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I bought the HP Pavilion x360 m3 Convertible 2 in 1 laptop online from Amazon September of last year. Everything was fine until around November where it was making this soft, but noticeable mechanical sound when I turned it on. I didn't pay much attention to it because it was not obnoxiously loud at the time, and I make sure that the fans are breathing and not collecting dust. However, now it appears that the fans are like jittering and making this whining noise when I'm on. I don't run a lot of programs at once on there nor do I leave it running for a long time. The noise is really bothering me because I can't even bring it to class with me because of how loud it sounds!  I tried everything, updating the BIOS, doing system checks and diagnosis through the HP support assistance, I always keep it clean and I use compressed gas to blow the dust that I could find in or around the laptop as thoroughly as possible. Still nothing. I have no clue what to do so I hope someone can help me, please. Thanks! 

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So my laptops fan started making this really loud rattling noise. It makes me very self-conscience about me when I'm in public, so I just don't bother bringing it along. But I really need my laptop with me. The sound usually comes out at random. I've searched the HP Part Picker Store and under the fan section it just lists the fan pad, which isn't what I need. I do believe that I need to completely replace the fan at this point (I've tried fixing the problem from cleaning the fan out from dust to checking it for any damage, but can't find what the problem is). Would anyone know where I can find a replacement fan for my laptop and would I need to buy it with the whole heat sink and thermal compound? I'm pretty experience in computer repair so I have some confidence that I can do it, plus my warranty expired in 2014 so I won't be voiding that anyways. If it helps any, the product # is A3E83AV.











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A:Fan making loud rattling noise, need replacement part but ca...

The noise is usually caused by a failing fan motor bearing. You were at the wrong item name. What you need is the discrete thermal module, which contains the fan an heat sinks for the CPU and video. The part number for your notebook's product number is 682061-001. It is on the following HP PartSurfer web document. http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=A3E83AV 

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Hello all,

I've been having this problem for a long time now (2 years) and no matter what I do I can't get rid of it.

My PC will freeze and make very loud buzzing noises a few times a day,even when left idle in the middle of the night it will sometimes wake me up with the buzzing sounds coming out of my headphones.

I'm clueless at this point as for what to do,I replaced my Motherboard,my network adatper, I disabled my sound card,played around with the BIOS settings and nothing works.

There is one way which seems to consistently recreate the freeze & buzzing sound and thats only when I run low graphic games and let me explain:

I can play heavy 3D games with demanding graphics and the PC wont freeze (Actually don't think it ever froze while I was playing a 3D game) however It will freeze after less than 10 minutes if I play a low demanding game like Stardew Valley,League of legends or even when the PC is just Idle or while listening to music on youtube.

I ran Memtest86 and Prime95 and didn't find any errors and the event viewer errors seem to just say its Error 41 which is an unexpected shutdown.

I would really be greatful if someone can help me solve this annoying problem for once and for all,I've been living with it for so long,it makes me paranoid when I'm gonna hear it while listening to music (the sound gets you jumped every time..)

My system specs:

Computer type PC/Desktop

OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64

CPU Intel i5 2600K

Motherboard Gigabyte H-77 DS3H

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I put my headphones in the jack today and heard a weird background noise. When I removed them, the computer speakers were making a loud buzzing noise as well.  The buzzing noise comes and goes and disappears if I mute the computer's volume.  I cannot hear any audio on my computer now (no music, videos, noise at start up/shut down, etc.). I have tried updating the sound drivers and restarting the computer several times, but to no avail.  I have also tried to get sound with and without external speakers attached, with and without headphones in, etc. and I can only occassionally get the loud buzzing noise which is coming directly from both of the speaker vents on the bottom of the computer.  Thoughts on a solution?

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Logitech speakers started making loud clicking noise throug sub wolfer, confirmed speakers are ok on other machine.  Tried speakers on front headphone jack and seemed ok.  Possible bad sound board?  Believe sound board is part of mother board? 

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Hey all,

First timer here with very little computer experience. I've been browsing the forum via google, and I noticed a bunch of people had the same problems as I do right now. However, I have no idea if I have the same problem as them, and I would be grateful if someone walked me through this. I have a DELL latitude D620 running XP SP3. I use McAfee Total protection 2012.

Basically, in the past month or so, my CPU has been gradually increasing to the point where every couple of seconds it becomes 100%. The computer is still usable, but it overheats signficantly and I want to catch the problem (if there is one) before it becomes worse. The biggest contributers to this problem are services.exe and about 8 different svchost.exe running at once (sometimes ALOT more than that). These typically take up at least 50% of the CPU at any given time.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:27:37 PM, on 12/16/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Common\DataServer.exe
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I haven't dropped it, its only 3 months old and cost 1200.. Started a couple of days ago. Noise goes away when CD drive is out but I can't keep it like that :/

Laptop is Msi cx62 6qd
 

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Have been having boot up problems, going to safe mode to start, in the process I have to turn the power all the way off to get the computer to start, I was getting the usual outage noise when a computer is improperly turned off, now the noise will not stop and the computer will not boot at all.
 

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Sounds to me that maybe its a bios problem . When booting the default place that windows looks to get its startup info from is the HDD. If that was changed, say to cd drive then it would look there. No info there would mean its stuck in limbo. Try searching the site for bios or boot up problems. This situation is far from new and ,hopefully its not your machine, you will find the right solution for you.
 

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Hi!

I got an iPod for X-Mas and I just downloaded iTunes on my work and home laptop computers. Something is wrong because since then both computers make a very loud noise when I load a CD. It still reads it though but the noise and the vibration are definitely not normal...it seems to be related to iTunes. I searched on-line and read that it could be related to GEARAspiWDM.sys which is installed automatically with iTunes...? I looked for it on my computer and didn't seem to find it...and anyway I'd rather have someone's advice before removing a system file. Any clue?

Thank you and Happy New Year!!!

Brigitte
 

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 A couple of days ago I was using Windows 8.1 and suddenly my computer crashed. I was able to download my Windows 8 Pro version because I still had my Windows 8 Pro Product key. However, all my Windows 8.1 emails, bookmarks, etc., etc. have been lost.
How can I obtain my Windows 8.1 info and download it to my new Windows 8 account?

Old email....   [email protected]
Old password....maggiemae1
Present [email protected]
Present password....

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Hi there, I have been helped by this forum before. I have had no problems for about six months.

My computer has started to get the dreaded blue screen sometimes, or just freezing. When I try to reboot, the computer just beeps and nothing happens. I turn the computer off from behind for about ten mins and restart. Everything is fine sometimes for hours.

I am running Zone Alarm, AVG free antivirus, AVG anti-spyware, Spyware blaster, Spybot and Ad Aware. No virus or malware shows up.

My system is Windows 2000 with the latest MS Windows updates(SP4).

Here is my hijackthis log: Hope You can help with some insight.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:56:45 PM, on 21/12/2006
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\savedump.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\ZONELABS\vsmon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\tj toor\My Documents\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
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A:computer crashing last couple of days

You should uninstall Ewido anti-malware, as AVG Anti-Spyware is it's replacement, and having both serves no purpose other than to slow your machine down.

Random crashes can be for many reasons, among them hardware failure, overheating, OS corruption, and yes, malware.

That said, I do see evidence of one bot in your log.

Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.

Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
Choose your usual account.
Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
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When I reboot my computer, the computer works fine for like 5-10 minutes. After about 5-10 minutes of being online, the computer begins to lag (closing windows is delayed like 5 seconds, text shows up a couple seconds after being typed, or when I click the 'show desktop' icon it takes like 10-15 seconds for the desktop to show up). This happens every once in awhile, but not everytime. I have run AvG antivirus and Spybot S&D, and nothing comes up. My HJT log is below, is there anything noticeably wrong with it? Thanks in advance!
HiJackThis Log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:42:04 PM, on 1/30/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
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A couple days ago my computer (not this one) has started acting weird. Like when you turn it on the IBM screen comes up, then it tells you that you have like 30 seconds to start in the last good config, safemode, or normally. The when you choose one the windows xp logo comes up and acts like its loading, then the bsod flashes really quick and the whole thing restarts and does that all over again.

I've tried booting from the a win xp cd but nothing even comes up and the whole thing starts over

A:A couple days ago my computer (not this one) has started acting weird. Like when you

well, you can always start safe mode, and click on restart after safe mode is running.

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But now the game I'm playing (sims 3) is clunking and even crashing if I'm not careful.

The first time I played it it went flawlessly.

Could it be a RAM issue? Does it hold memory until it's purged, or what? I have 3 GB on a new compaq presario CQ62.


Any other ideas how to make it great again? I've only had this thing 4 days. :P
Thanks.

A:Purging RAM? My new computer wroked really great the first couple days...

Does the system crash with a BSOD?

If so - http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

How old is the Sims game? My kids have problems with Sims on Windows 7, even though some are listed as compatible -

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/com...Asc&results=50

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

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

A:Loud Computer Noise

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

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

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

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

A:Loud noise from computer.

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

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I currently run a macmini (2012) using Bootcamp 5.1 and Windows 7. I remotely login to this using teamviewer.

The sole purpose of this computer is to be a Plex media server and to connect to my printer in order to use Google Cloud print. The movie files are kept on a network drive run separately.

Up until two weeks ago I have had problems with random restarts and I am not sure why?

I can not recall any particular upgrades to the system. I do always install the latest Plex media software whenever it is suggested.

Initially I wondered whether it was my antivirus software but have switched from Avast to Bitdefender to Microsoft Security.

I have noticed that Chrome does occasionally crash with an unhappy folder with a message saying Aw, Snap!

I would appreciate any help.

Many thanks.

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A:Windows 7 computer shuts down every couple of days. Logs included

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Code:
BugCheck 1A, {5003, fffff70001080000, 839d, 831b0001063a}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+4251d )

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BugCheck 50, {fffff82009ac7d98, 1, fffff80002eecc0c, 5}
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!CmpDelayCloseWorker+98 )

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BugCheck C2, {7, 109b, 0, fffff88011cc96b0}

GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002f11100
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002e7ea38
Probably caused by : fileinfo.sys ( fileinfo!FIStreamLogForNL+203 )

Run sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r.
Install the latest updates from Windows Update.

Do the exact same steps for chkdsk /r but instead of typing in sfc /scannow type chkdsk /r.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Disable Driver Verifier.

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I am visiting my parents and will only be here a couple days and would like to get their puter running faster. If not, it will be several weeks before I can get back.

My parents have a Dell Dimension 2400 - Windows XP. It runs SOOOOOOO slow. You can practically read a book before it responds. I am including HJT log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:20:11 PM, on 6/20/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 922\dlbtbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 922\dlbtbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\YOP\yop.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symant... Read more

A:Urgent - Need Help - Turtle Slow Computer - (only in town a couple days)

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Running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Don't have much installed yet other than Windows and some drivers and essential programs. Two of them occurred after about 15 minutes of prime95, but since then I've run prime95 for hours with no issue (temps have never gone about 60 degrees - isn't OCed yet, and using NH-D14 cooler). Other two occurred when I wasn't really doing anything, just web browsing. Updated mobo bios and crucial m4 ssd firmware, ran the windows memory test, double-checked the seating on the ram.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Don't want to start tweaking any settings or installing more stuff until I can get this resolved. Thanks for any assistance!

A:Brand new build, 4 BSOD in first couple days, no OC or computer strain

Quote:
"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds.

If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating.

Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU.

Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference.

If so, it might be as simple as dust buildup and subsequently inadequate cooling.

I would download cpu-z and gpu-z (both free) and keep an eye on the video temps


STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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Hi,
My name is Vikas. My computer is having a strange problem. When I am using the computer (watching videos on youtube, reading news, etc in IE, Firefox or any other browser), my computer works absolutely fine for some time, but all of a sudden it will hang. First the screens are jammed, then the mouse pointer, then there is a constant loud noise (tar tar tar tar ... ). The sound is still there even if I press the mute button on my computer. The only way to get rid of it is by hitting the power button to switch off the machine . Now if I mute my machine, then there is no sound went it hangs the next time.
This seems to be some strange virus. Can someone please help me.

Also, the day it first happened was on when we had visited a news site (which I knew had a virus but my father accidently accessed that site). Since then the Internet Explorer is also behaving wierd. It will not open when we first click on the Explorer Icon. It opens anf then closes immediately. We have to try it 3-4 times and then it finally opens without any issue. Please help.

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hi my grandaughter switched my windows xp computer off without it being closed down first,since then every time i put it on i get a loud clicking noise from the back at the top,i think it is near or on the fan,i cant use it now does anyone know what it may be?please help.
 

A:loud clicking noise from back of computer.

switched my windows xp computer off without it being closed down firstClick to expand...

What do you mean by this?
from the back at the topClick to expand...

From this, I assume the problem PC is a desktop computer?

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If it is a desktop computer, try opening the panel on the side of the computer to narrow down just what the noise is coming from.
 

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Whats the best way to stop this? like the title says, its summer soon for me and i need something to keep my computer very cool and less noisy. I have a Hp pavilion computer and wanted to know whats the best way for my computer to get the cooling it needs, thanks for any help
 

A:Computer heating up, fan make loud noise when it's a hot day.

There is nothing you an do in Windows to cool or quiet it down.........well except for the program speedfan, you can download that and let the installation screw up your windows installation, but really............

Try going to into the bios and turn off CPU fan controll or the like, this lets the heatsink fan run normally constantly and not let it fun at full loud speed at times.

The only way to really cool it down is to open it up and see what you have internally. you can get a can of compressed air and blow off all dust buildups.

You can replace the heatsink with a better quieter one, get faster quieter case fans etc. You can go to a PC service shop and have them install those for you if you dont know how to.

If you have a computer with really unique parts that aftermarket heatsinks cannot fit on, then you dont have many options but to get an air conditioner.
 

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There's a loud noise that sounds like an alarm that comes from inside my computer (not the speakers) periodically. It doesn't seem to follow any sort of pattern; it makes the noise as often as every few minutes, but it's also gone an entire week without doing it at all. It started about a month ago, and it seems to be happening more frequently and for longer than when it first started.

It lasts anywhere from about 10 seconds to 5 minutes. It sometimes happens when I'm not using the computer, or even when the computer is turned off. It stops when it's unplugged, but someone advised me not to unplug it in case there's a problem with the battery.
 

A:Loud alarm noise coming from computer

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Basicly, i bought an acer computer from futureshop, and i also purchased a power supply and a video card. I downgraded the acer from vista to XP, and have had no problems for almost 2 months. Starting just a few days ago, i was surfing the internet, and my computer (sounded like the fan) got really really loud, then my computer just shut off. I thought maybe just an over heat or something, then left the computer for the night, next night, same problem, it turns on for a few minutes, then just shuts off automatically. I hope i have given enough information. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in Advance.
Pearse M.
 

A:Computer emits really loud noise, then shuts off.

Two months? Is it under warrenty? I would take it back unless no warrenty,

Can you open the case and then turn it on? You might be able to narrow down the cause of the noise.
 

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

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Hi guys

Often, when running intensive program like my games, my computer will freeze up and make a loud buzzing noise. The only way to make it stop is turning off the computer by holding the button. I can surf the web for hours etc, meaning it only happens in games. I thought it was overheating but I have a fan running by my case now, doesnt seem to help too much. I have heard it could be RAM related. I am pretty much clueless as to what it could be. Any tips advice would be very much appreciated. In case anyone asks I have ran virus/ad-aware/defrag etc etc.Thanks in advance.
 

A:Computer freezing with LOUD buzzing noise.

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

A:Computer Froze and made loud noise then BSOD

Any one?

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Hi,
 
I have a Brand new computer that has frozen twice.  I believe I was on Photoshop each time, but I might have been on Illustrator the first time.  A couple of weeks went between each freeze.  On the second freeze, the computer was making a very loud continuous whirring noise, that I assume was the fan.  Each time I had to hard restart.
 
It is an Acer with intel i7 processor, 24gb memory, 250gb ssd and 1t harddrive, Nivida GTX1050 graphics card.
 
I have 2 months left to return it to costco.  ...but I don't think I can swap it out as they no longer have this deal on their website ... I got this for $850, which was by far the best deal I could find.
 
Any suggestions on how to diagnose?
 
Thanks so much.

A:New Computer Freezing, loud fan noise, hard restart

take it back while you can

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I need help and to know what to do now.

I keep hearing that the computer fans could be dying and that would then kill the computer as well.

I dont know what happened I had the computer on all the time but the last few days when I started shutting it down and booting it up the next morning it now makes this horrible sound in both fans in the inside of the tower.

It sounds like they are pushing too hard or going into overdrive or even overheating but I dont know what exactly it is precisely.

I need help this computer cost enough money as it is I dont want it to die on me weve had it since 2009.

Please help.

If it helps :

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 8450e Triple-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 2 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 3
RAM: 7934 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476937 MB, Free - 210638 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0F896N
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Computer fans making loud whirring noises ?

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I have a HP Pavilion All-in-One PC. Recently it has been running real slow and just now while I was watching a Youtube video, the computer froze and made a loud beeping noise. It quit after about 10 seconde and resumed the video. Im currently running the newest version of Norton 360 security, do scans frequently, etc, but computer stills performs poorly. Any advice would be really appreciated

A:My computer is running slow and made a loud beeping noise

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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Hello. So my computer just randomly freezes at times. It makes a loud crashing sound and the keyboard and mouse doesn't respond at all. It's also does without the sounds sometimes.
I'm on a WinXP Home SP3 Dell Vostro 1500, 2GB Ram.
This usually happens when using an resource heavy applications such as Firefox and my PC Games. It also happens when I use Microsoft word.
I gotten to a point when I uninstalled all my games, bluetooth software, and other applications I haven't used in a while. I ran an AVG scan, Spybot Search & Destroy scan, and a Malwarebytes Scan. None of the scans have found anything. I also have used CCleaner in the past.
So I'm in dire need of help to find what's wrong with my computer.

A:Computer randomly freezes and starts making loud noises

Have a look in the Event Viewer for any errors at the time of the freezes.To open the Event Viewer go to Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Event Viewer. Alternately, go to Start > Run and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter.Check in all the categories.If you find an error that occurred at the time right-click on it and select properties. Copy the information in the window and post it back here. This will help us diagnose your problem.How To Use the Event Viewer

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Hi !

Recently my computer started making noise, Not at all time, but most of the time when opening applications. It's at random. The sound may be compared to a old style alarm clock, then it hang up and stop. Is there any tests I can make to know the source of the sound ?

Thanks, and don't hesitate if you have questions.
 

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Since last night my computer has been making this really weird sound. Kind of like a revving sound. I'm not sure what it is. I have an eMachines computer and this has never happened to me before. Anyone had this experience before and may know whats up with it?


On a side note: I saw the stickied topic about eMachines PSU's, and yes I think I need a new one. My computer crashes (often), and some mild things, and some people and forums have told me to get a new PSU, so anyone know a good PSU brand to get? I'll probably buy one from TrigerDirect or NewEgg, just need to know a good brand.
 

A:Computer making odd noise

The PCs at the school do the revving thing but then stop 10 seconds later.

On the side note a good company PSU would be OCZ, Antec, Thermaltake, and Enermax. Those should do good. Make sure you get them from newegg.com. They are the best site to buy things from.
 

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I have a computer running xp, this computer was so quiet you could not even hear it running. I decided to do a factory install again after having a lot of things on and decided to start over.
Now the computer is making so many grinding noises it is never quiet when it is running and it is painfully slow.
I have done a defrag and checked all the things I can think of to do but it still is the same. Do you think maybe something went wrong when I did the restore. That is not the first time I have done a restore as the computer is 4 years old but always run very nice and quiet. Does anyone have any ideas or had the same problem. Oh I have also checked for viruses and spyware and that does not seem to be the problem.
Carlynn
 

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