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Speakers buzzing, no audio after new video card install

Q: Speakers buzzing, no audio after new video card install

I recently purchased a GTX 580 and after installing it and rebooting my computer, once windows fired up I noticed my speakers were making a high pitched noise, along with fluctuating static. Upon further investigation I realized my audio was also not working. Here are some things I have tried to remedy the situation:

- Checked the speakers: They work perfectly on another computer, likewise I still get the noise when I tried a different set of speakers and a set of earbuds in the problem computer

- Tried changing the video card out with the old GTX 460, didn't work

- I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling both audio and video drivers using these instructions (http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?m=586183&mpage=1) with drive sweeper, again to no success

- I have swapped out PSU's and still get the problem

- I have tried doing a fresh windows install with a spare HDD and I still get the noise as soon as windows boots

I have figured out that if I go in to Device Manager, under System Devices and disable one of the 'High Definition Audio Controller' (there are two, but the other is associated with my video card) then the noise will stop.

At this point I am pretty perplexed as to what is causing this. Could something on my board have been zapped? I'm out of ideas for a fix, any help/ideas would be greatly appreciated!

ASUS x58 Sabertooth mobo
Intel i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz Quad Core
8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM
Kingston SV100 64GB SSD
WD Black 1TB 7200RPM HDD
Corsair HX850 850 Watt PSU

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Preferred Solution: Speakers buzzing, no audio after new video card install

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


Hello. I just registered. My PC keeps freezing while I watch a movie or listen to music.

It acts like in this video:
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I even plugged it into a new wall socket, and cleaned it from dust, updated Windows 10 to version 1511, and I even moved the ram memory in different slots, but the buzz still happens for a millisecond. I haven't experienced this in games afaik though.

Can anyone please help me? It is getting annoying. Before Windows 10, I had Windows 8.1, but I upgraded. This happened with Windows 8.1 as well.

My specs: Intel Core i7-4790K, 4200 MHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4 GB) 8 GB RAM

Please someone help me. Many thanks.

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Hello. I just registered.
My PC keeps freezing while I watch a movie or listen to music. It acts like in this video:

I plugged it into a new wall socket, and cleaned it from dust, updated Windows 10 to version 1511, and I even moved the ram memory in different slots, but the buzz still happens for a millisecond. I haven't experienced this in games afaik though.

Can anyone please help me? It is getting annoying. Before Windows 10, I had Windows 8.1, but I upgraded. This happened with Windows 8.1 as well.

Please someone help me. Many thanks.

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I've just installed a e-GeForce FX 5200 in my computer. Previously, I was running my video from the on-board nForce2 chipset. I am also running my audio from the nForce2 chipset. Everything was working fine until I installed the video card and updated the display drivers. When I noticed the right channel not working I uninstalled the audio drivers and installed an updated version, to no avail. I tried a different set of speakers, yet had the same problem. I'm about at the end of my rope here; anyone know what could be wrong with this PoS?

A:Right audio channel not working after video card install

Maybe you have a loose plug somewhere?

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I have a brand new Inspiron 7560 and I've been having a lot of issues with the audio and video sort of lagging and making a buzzing noise and stuttering, it happens every 15 minutes when watching something or listening to music.
I had this issue and then got the laptop replaced because I had no idea what the issue was. I don't like returning items but it was brand new and cost a lot so I was worried there was a bigger problem. It happened with the first one from the get go but with the replacement it started happening after a few days of use. It started off with static noises every so often roughly within the first say 30 minutes of turning the laptop on, and then it started doing the buzzing and lagging every 15 minutes like the first one I had. I've also noticed a static noise whenever putting the charger in or out.
I had a look on the internet on how to fix it before I got the first one replaced but none of it worked, I've had another look now and came across a thread but it was from 2011 so thought the fix may be outdated now. I thought my best bet was to just come straight here to see if anyone could help.
I'm really hoping this is a known issue and it's easy to remedy as I really don't want to return this one after already returning one. I'm sorry I haven't got much information about the issue, but I hope someone will be able to help me. If you need anything else I will try my best to answer any questions.
Thanks very much

A:Audio and Video make buzzing noise/stuttering every 15 minutes

Different folks have problems for different reasons.  I would suggest you open at least Task Manager to watch the performance on the system to see if anything pops up every 15 minutes which is using resources.
Keep an eye on Processor speed and utilization.  Also the drive usage.  I can't think of anything which goes on a 15 minute time interval, but possibly some setting you have set up such as checking for mail..
Using Resource Monitor would be even better,  but the software/browser you are using could also be involved.

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My Audigy sound card has been producing some very peculiar background noise lately.
-When the system is idle, there is only a very faint but constant buzzing noise. This is louder and of different frequencies depending upon the colors being displayed on screen. Any change that occurs in the video (i.e. moving my mouse around or resizing windows) makes a faint zipping sound. This all occurs whether the monitor is plugged in/turned on or not.
-Aside from the video, I can hear just about every other process that happens inside my computer through the attached speakers/headphones (it does not matter what type of listening device I connect, the sound comes out of all 5 channels of the card itself). These processes include hearing my hard drive accessing data, such that I can tell if the read/write head is searching or reading. When reading, I can hear the data streaming through the cables. Therefore, I have constant background noise while watching a DVD/HDD video file. The noise is about a fifth as loud as the soundtrack, so I can still watch a movie and be only moderately annoyed.

This happened as much with my past Power supply as with my current, high quality one so it's not a question of that. All software settings for the card also seem to be ok.

The symptoms are consistent with hearing electrical radiation interference from all the electrons/Rf resonance that's zipping around inside my computer, the question is: why does my sound card seem to pick up on every la... Read more

A:Audigy Card produces buzzing in response to system activity / video

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So i have a brand new dell inspiron 15 7567(4gb ram, i5, gtx 1050, 1tb hdd) and its only been a week now im currently facing an annoying problem which is the buzzing sound u can hear whether on the speaker or headphones when im plugging in or out the charger though im not facing this problem back then..I tried:uninstalling/updating the audio driver, I'm still facing the problemrun diagnostics using supportassist but there seems no problemhopefully its not a motherboard, power supply problem.also noticed that performance drops when im disconnected on the charger although all setting are set to high/maximum performance.
please help 

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I recently finished building a beutiful and very powerful computer during the week before the new year. I had a tight budget, so I didn't purchase a bunch of stuff, like video card, speakers, and audio card, and also a dvd player. I just have a simple question about this card:


Does it have enough slots to connect to this speaker set?


My question basically is...There are 6 speakers, And the sound card has 3 slots for speakers, other ones are mic, headphones, dig. out etc...

one last question, will it install in a Winxp x64 system?

A:High-def audio card and speakers!

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I first noticed this a few days ago, when I was playing a video in VLC player. At the time I figured the audio of the .avi was either encoded badly or VLC was acting up, so I dismissed it as an anomaly. However, I started noticing it more as I watched something else later that day, on files that usually play sound and video perfectly. I still thought it was VLC player though, so I restored all the default preferences, which didn't work, and I reinstalled and fully updated it but that didn't make a difference either.

Today though, I realised the problem isn't VLC player because I noticed it while playing back a video on YouTube, and now I can hear it just playing audio through Foobar, which I couldn't before.

I've tested playing the audio through my headphones and there is no fading in and out or jumps up in volume but there is when I play through the speakers, which makes me think it's down to the speakers. I also checked all the connections, cleaned and rewired them back up. Still, no difference. I checked whether I had any stupid audio effects on that might mess things up too, but I don't, so that can be ruled out too.

Anybody have a differential diagnosis?

I suspect that my speakers are sort of dying, and they are pretty old so it's not a surprise, although it is a pain in the ****. I accidentally had the speakers so loud the output audio distorted today too, which could have made it worse and led to it becoming more not... Read more

A:Audio fades in and out from speakers, not sound card

I will say that replacing the speakers would be the next thing to do

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i would really like it to autodetect what im using because its annoying having to change the settings all the time, i can turn the SPDIF on when im useing speakers but i dont get any sound from it anyone know how to autoset, or a pragram that will do it for me? registray hack?

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A few days ago I noticed a low buzz and tracked it down to my desktop speakers (Creative 245). It's not there all the time, and it never used to happen, and none of my setup has changed. It's almost inaudible, as in if I'm playing any sound from my comp it drowns out the buzzing, but I know it's there and consequently it's all I can focus on. So annoying. Any ideas?

A:Why are my speakers buzzing?

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I'm running Windows7 and I whenever I move the mouse I get a soft buzzing sound in my speakers. If I go into Control Panel / Sound and before the window opens I get a loud click in the speaker(s) and the buzzing quits. After a while - perhaps a couple of minutes - the buzzing reoccurs. I've had nothing like this before - could it be statics???

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i can't get any sound except buzzing from trust 2.1 speakers that i have added to my advent 5302 laptop which uses windows vista, i am a complete novice and know nothing about pcs or laptops

A:speakers buzzing

How are you connecting the 2.1 speakers?
I assume they are "amplified speakers" that are AC powered, but laptops only usually have amplified (headphone) outputs, a mismatch in impedance.

But the problem is possibly that the 2.1 speakers are grounded via the mains, while the laptop is isolated via the power supply 2 core lead. Therefore a large amount of mains hum/buzz could be generated. No real easy cure for that.

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I am using Logitech X-530 5.1 surround sound speakers.

The speakers suddenly developed a Buzzing sound.

You can only hear the buzzing sound when the volume is turned down all the way or turned up all the way.(Volume control on the speakers) The buzzing sound is not there in the range between the two settings just mentioned.
I have tried all the pc volume settings from off(0%) to all up (100%) with no effect to the buzzing sound

The buzzing sound is on all the speakers. It?d does not matter which one of the sound jacks(green, orange, black) I remove from their connecting on the back of the pc, the buzz remain. Even if the PC itself is switched off the buzz remain.
The sound connection is not from a external card but from the motherboard

The jacks are not dirty. The speakers are not close to any electrical sorce or cords. The speaker cords do not run close to other electrical cords.

Any sugestions would help


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If the buzzing is heard with the PC off, the buzz has to be coming from the Creative speakers amplifier

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This is quite long but I'm trying to be as detailed as possible.Mobo: ASUS P5E LGA 775 Intel X38Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775Graphic Card: Radeon HD 5770PSU: OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI 700WRAM: 3 sticks of Kingston 1GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) KVR800D2N5/1GOS: Windows XP SP3Sound Card: M-Audio Delta 44ASUS BIOS: latestAll drivers: latestPROBLEM: There's a constant static coming through my speakers and when I drag a window around the screen or scroll websites, you can hear it through my speakers, I also hear the "buzz" in BIOS when I hit an arrow key. I'm pretty sure this is a driver issue because I've replaced the sound card and graphic card but the problem still remains, and the static/popping isn't present in SAFE MODE.Here's a video showing 3 different sounds my computer is making:YELLOW "!" IN DEVICE MANAGERThis came up recently after I installed my new graphic card today actually, the Found New Hardware Wizard won't go away saying it found a new PCI Device. I checked the device manager and I have a yellow ! under System devices>PCI Device which led me to running a program called 'Unknown Device Manager' and it shows 3 unknown devices.1. PCI DEVICE (UNKNOWN DEVICE) Chip: ATI Technology2. PCI DEVICE (UNKNOWN DEVICE) Chip: Intel 82801IB/IR/IH (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller3. PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge: Chip: Intel X38/X48 Chipset PCIe Port 2That ... Read more

A:Buzzing/Static through speakers

04-23-11 /USA!@ producer1:I've type searched these google links I felt were relative to this XP Audio issue for you. They may, or may not, help:http://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&channel=s&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1016&bih=543&q=Jesus+on++good+saturday%2Fniv&btnG=Google+Search#sclient=psy&hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&channel=s&biw=1016&bih=543&source=hp&q=Static+speakers+in+XP%2F&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=f26a11cf684416bYou also mentioned that you "muted Windows audio volume."I was also wondering.Did you consider right clicking the speaker icon in system tray and examine Advanced Features? In right click drop-down screen they are as follows:> Open Volume Control.> Audio Properties.When selecting OPEN VOLUME CONTROL, the Master Mixer console appears showing independent volume faders and mutes to various other items such as:Master Volume / Wave / SW Synth / CD Player / Line Volume, etc.Up at top in File Menu of this console, you can select:> Options and choose Properties.When that happens, you have a three option view for1. Mixer Device.2. Adjust Volume for Playback & Recording.3. Check boxes for all volume control functions on the mixer.Click > OK to get out of that option function after you are through examining things there.Return back to system tray and righ... Read more

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I have on board sound and no matter what I plug into it I get a buzzing hissing sound. Is there any way to fix this or am I going to need to buy a sound card? Thank you for your help in advance!

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I have a straight connection from the sound card (green headphone jack) on my computer to the phono (red & white) input on an amplifier. The cable is stereo to phono (1.5m long). When I have the volume low on the pc and turn up the volume on the amp I get a really bad buzzing sound on my speakers, espically the center speaker (I've a 5.1 setup). When I play music on the pc this noise is very bad. I get this noise both from the onboard and PCI sound cards. This is no conflict of sound cards on the pc as this occurred before I instlled the new sound card. I also tried a different stereo to phono cable but the noise is still there. Any suggestions on the cause of this noise or how to eliminate it?

A:Buzzing noise on speakers

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My PC is connected to a home theatre system via an amplifier. The home theatre system's plug is two pronged and all the plugs including those of PC and monitor are connected to the same extension cord that is connected to the wall power outlet by a three pronged plug. When I plug the 3.5mm cable from the amplifier (home theatre) to the sound card output I hear a loud buzzing sound. Please help.

A:Buzzing sound from speakers

Until someone else comments - can you test the 3.5mm cable with something else? Like your phone?

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Windows7, SP1, x64 (Original OS, OEM)
Laptop is about 2.5years old
Reinstalled OS once, about a month ago.

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz
Intel HD Graphics 3000
6.00 GB RAM
Nvidia Geforce GT 540M cuda 1GB

Had a BSOD about an hour ago. Had recently installed a Cisco VPN program. It and utorrent were the only abnormal programs running.
I then held the power button to turn it off, then turned it on again. When the computer was on again, I could hear a slight buzzing in my headphones. I tryed closing a few different programs to see if they were the problem, but the buzzing kept going. Once it got worse at exactly the same time firefox loaded a section of a techsupportforum thread. Even when I muted the computer volume, the buzzing was still there.

I would really appreciate knowing what happened here, and fixing my audio problem. Thanks for your time.
I have attached the perfmon and other report, as well as two pictures of the BSOD screen (one cut off one side). Let me know if there's any other information you need.

A:BSOD-Now there's a buzzing in the speakers

Hi -

See if updating your audio drivers helps -

RTKVHD64.sys Tue Jan 18 21:51:46 2011 (4D3651C2)

Also update Realtek NIC + Intel wifi drivers -

NETwNs64.sys Tue Nov 09 06:16:31 2010 (4CD92D8F)
Rt64win7.sys Thu Jan 13 06:57:19 2011 (4D2EE89F)


Regards. . .



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Hi,recently after a software update, my speakers started to buzz randomly whenever i open youtube, get notifications, etc. I already tried change my sound setting in control panel. if im playing a youtube video and the speakers start to buzz, i always change the sound setting in control panel (checked the speaker/hp> properties> advanced> change the default format) and the buzzing noise will stop. but when i try to play another youtube video, the buzzing noise comes back.please help me with this issue.thanks

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I just bought my laptop and after I started to play some videos, there is a random buzzing sound coming from the speakers. After I stopped the videos, it's still there. It is not very loud but I can always hear it. How should I fix it? I've tried restarting the laptop but it still doesn't work. Thanks!

A:Buzzing sound from speakers?

Hi, well the buzzing sound can be a problem with the hardware, update the drivers for audio from hp.com and connect external speakers or headphones and check if the buzz persists on the external speakers too , if there is no buzzing sound in the external speaker , then its the hardware problem , call hp for repair , if there is a buzzing sound on the external speaker too , then it must be a software problem , run a recovery to check  steps to run a recovery power down the note book as soon as you hit the power button , keep tapping the esc key on the top left corner until a new window opens up(the start up menu ) choose the option f11 and choose the option trouble shooting, and run the option called recoveryNote: recovery  will cause all the data to be lost on your computer and makes the computer to go back to day 1 condition , try and back up the data before you run the recovery  

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Hello, My Speakers have started Vibrating and Buzzing when i watch youtube, it only really happens when i skip the video, but it also happens when i play music, i ahev tried everything on lots of other posts and forums, but nothing has worked, i have tried to up date driver, roll back driver, the dts speaker is already set as defualt. I had installed a new update of windows 10, i dont know if that affected it,   could somebody PLEASE help me! Thanks 

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I have a Lenovo Y500 running Windows 8.1 and recently installed a new Crucial 2tb SSD to replace the existing hard drive. After getting the SSD to work as my primary drive, my speakers and audio jack have stopped working. Bluetooth devices will connect and play audio but the built in hardware does not. When the troubleshooter runs it comes up with the pictured error message (hardware changes may not have been detected). I have tried uninstalling, downloading and re-installing the audio drivers and nothing has changed. I've read on another forum that one of the bolts on the underside may have damaged the speaker wires upon re-installation but the audio jack doesn't work either so I'm not sure that would be the issue.

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Every once in a while, seemingly at random (could be playing a game, browsing the internet, sometimes just after start-up) I will hear a short burst of buzzing (not static) from my speakers. This happens for a second or two, stops for a second or two, and then starts again. Also, at the same time the buzzing is happening, my whole computer will stutter....the mouse will jump, the display will stutter, the whole computer seems to quickly freeze and unfreeze for a second or two, then be fine, then stutter again. Basically it makes it unusable.
The only "cure" Ive found so far is to just restart the computer, and it usually goes away.
Any ideas?

A:Buzzing speakers, computer stutters

Run CCleaner

Update your Drivers

Check your Hard Drive for issues

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My external speakers, which worked correctly on my previous laptop, now make a constant buzzing noise with my Elitebook. When testing the sound, the playback sound comes through, but the buzzing is still there, and the sound is quieter than when played through teh laptops internal speakers. Other headphones work just fine when plugged into the laptop. Thinking this was a power loop issue, I plugged the speakers in question into different outlets, but no luck. I also checked that the speakers still work, using my phone, and they worked properly with that device. My husband thinks that perhaps the connection between these particular speakers and this particular Elitebook just happens to be problematic. What else can we test??? P.S. This Elitebook is a refurbished machne. Maybe it's a little beat up internally?  

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New Inspiron 17 7779 2-in-1 with combined audio port and Waves MaxxAudio
Logitech Z130 powered external speakers.
I have noticed, if I have external speakers connected and playing music, the sound works fine except for the volume fading in and out.
But a situation has developed where if the music stops or I pause it or shutdown the player, the speakers will start producing a loud static type sound about 30% if the time.  It sounds like what might happen if a speaker was being plugged in but not yet completely seated.
Muting the sound does not cause this.
It is very annoying and means I cannot leave the system playing music if I go out of the room.
Since I have been checking the sound fading situation, I have the latest drivers.  When I plug the speakers in the popup appears and I select medium external speakers.  No problems with this part of the operation.
This could be related to just these particular speakers but I have no other wired external speakers to test.  Limited testing with headsets does not appear to exhibit the problem, but of course, they are not powered...
I am thinking, the utility which sets up the combined audio port for different devices is somehow loosing contact with the plugged in device and allowing those connections to be changed.  Resuming the music stops the noise immediately it does not reoccur during play.
If I am correct, this would appear to be a driver of whatever sets up the combined audio port.. 
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A:Loud Buzzing from External Speakers

Could be interference from electronic devices--cordless phone, fluorescent lights, woofer, other devices. Move to a diff location or remove or move the devices. Experiment to find the source of the problem. Recheck the wired connections.

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Howdy guys. I just upgraded my Window Vista Home Premium x86 to Window 7 Ultimate x64. Everything is okay after upgrading except for the speakers. When i play any kind of audio files, it has a buzzing sound. And if i turn my volume up, the buzzing will be louder. Everything was okay before i upgraded to Window 7. Now this thing happens. Anyone has any solution to it?

Audio software i'm using : Realtek HD Audio Manager

A:Buzzing sounds in laptop speakers.

Hello Shadow and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is it possible the speaker(s) got damaged/torn? If the speakers are physically OK I'd check to make sure you have the latest Realtek driver installed. Open device manager and see which version of the Realtek HD Audio Manager you have. It should say something like PCIe GBE Family or FE Family. Then use the Realtek download site to get the latest driver. While in device manager you could also open all the other + signs to see if any other devices need updating. Please post back if this helps.


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Hi everyone,
i got a very annoying issue and that is i get heavy buzzing from my speakers (i tried different ones but it doesnt change) when my lappy is charging battery.
It doesn't happen when its not charging so i wonder if anyone of you can help me here, thank you.

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I have a Dell Latitude D820 laptop, which I have connected to my Logitech external speakers (two speakers and a control box with a base below). I have buzzing coming from the speakers, which through investigation I have noticed is caused by my laptop's charger (when charger is unplugged from computer the buzzing stops).
I know where the problem is coming from, but no idea how to fix it. Please hlep

Thanks a lot,

A:Buzzing Issues With External Speakers

The problem is more than likely due to an interference caused by the current running through the charger.

Make sure the cable for the speakers and and the cable for the charger do not come in contact.

When they do, its called current induction (or an induced current) meaning you hear a buzzing around the same frequency as the current.

Also, try plugging the charger in to a different power point.

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I recently purchased a new laptop, an HP Pavilion dv7-4083cl. It was everything I needed for under a grand and so far I am very satisfied with it.

One of the features I was excited about was the new 'Beats Audio' sound system that came standard with it. Unfortunately, it has given me the most problems.

Now I do not know if it is the sound card or rattling within the laptop, but every time I play video or song (or really any type of sound) at higher volume levels, the right side of my laptop buzzes, or rattles. It seems like it is only buzzing when higher notes are being played through the speaker. To sum it all up, it is extremely annoying and I can not enjoy videos or music.

It sometimes helps when I grab the right side of my laptop, which is the reason why I think there is some rattling going on and it may be a hardware issue, but it is still an issue I want to address.

I am taking all the steps I can before I have to eventually get on the phone with HP so ANY help will be greatly appreciated!

Finally, I have already reinstalled my sound card drivers and some following specs for my laptop are below:
Microprocessor Intel Core i5-450M processor 2.40GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.66 GHz Memory 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM)
Memory Max 8GB
Video Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 s
Video Memory switchable graphics
Hard Drive 500GB (7200RPM)
Multimedia Drive LightScribe Blu-ray ROM with SuperMulti DVDR/RW Double Layer Support
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A:Buzzing Noise in Laptop Speakers

Im having the same problem... SMH

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The bass pretty much just quit working. Actually, you can still hear something when the volumn is turned all the way up but it is very faint. Also, the other two speakers will start buzzing and it fluctuates with the volumn. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks.

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Hi there,
recently the speakers in my laptop started to make a weird buzzing noise when i try to open any type of audio or video.
Sometimes it stops for short periods but then startes again.
Im running Windows 7
Can anyone help?

A:Speakers making buzzing noise

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I have a Dell Latitude D820 laptop, which I have connected to my Logitech external speakers (two speakers and a control box with a base below). I have buzzing coming from the speakers, which through investigation I have noticed is caused by my laptop's charger (when charger is unplugged from computer the buzzing stops).
I know where the problem is coming from, but no idea how to fix it. Please hlep

Thanks a lot,

A:Buzzing Issues With External Speakers

Try plugging the charger into a different outlet or, if it's on a surge protector, plug that into a different outlet. It might be that the outlet you have it plugged into isn't properly grounded.

Also try plugging the speaker power source into different outlets. You might have to try a few different combinations.

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My Dell Inspiron n7110 sometimes makes a buzzing sound from its speakers whenever I have audio playing.  This only happens when I'm using the built-in speakers, if I'm using my headset, my sound works just fine.  Is this a sign that my speakers are old, and might need replacing, or is there an easier fix for this?

A:Buzzing sound coming from speakers

I had this issue recently and I noticed that even when I'm using my headset the buzzing sound appear :|
In my case, the buzzing sound was not continuous and can only be heard while playing audio and using the browser or other things. I found out that (DirectX 11) somehow has something to do with the audio. So I downgrade it to (9.0c) and the buzz gone.

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internal speakers are buzzing in my laptp from last 2-3 days.i have reset my pc to solve the problem but it fails.in full volume the speakers are buzzing too much.please help guys to sort out that it's a software prblem or a hardware one.i have 7 month warrenty left

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so yesterday i got a random blackscreen and my headset came with a buzzing noise,while i was watching youtube.
there were no bumpfile nor anywhere in event viewer were it said something had crashed.
ive took the card out and made sure that everything was plugged well in.

today it happend again but here the screen just froze and the buzzing noise were there, it happend after i had installed and had just opend msi after burner 4.1
so i downloaded ddu and removed the drivers and installed it again.
os is 8.1
gpu is 290 r9 tri x
driver is 14.12 omega

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My speakers work fine when plugged into my gf computer, but when plugged into mine, I get nothing but buzzing. No music or anything else. I have not made any changes to my computer. I tried rebooting the computer didn't help. Not sure what to do.

A:No sound other than buzzing noise from my PC speakers

Try other speakers or headphones. The audio jack might be broken.

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hi i have a toshiba sat pro l300 running vista i played a online game half way threw it the speakers started loudly buzzing so i turned the laptop off and restarted it now its constantly a loud buzzing noise from both speaker when i log the laptop into safe mode the sound is still there but only slightly any ideas what is going on cheers in advance

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Hello,my dell xps 13 has an issue where every few days the speakers stop playing clear sound and begin to crackle.  If I reinstall the audio driver it fixes the issue...for another few days.  Suggestions?

A:Dell xps 13 speakers crackle every few days, audio driver install fixes

Are you checking the version of the drivers you are installing.  It almost sounds like you install earlier drivers and the Dell utility will reinstall the latest?
do you have the version numbers of the Realtek drivers?
Are you using any enhancements or other changes to the Default settings?

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Presently I have to use onboard sound card to have audio through HDMI output from video card. The external sound card installed is Xonar DG and it comes with SPDIF output header to be interfaced with video card. But I do not see no such header on the video card. I wonder what video card has such an interface header.

A:What ext video card takes SPDIF audio from ext sound card?

I don't think they meant for it to be plugged into any video card...

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So, I bought a new graphics card after my old one died on me. I successfully installed the new one - XFX ATI Radeon 5670 - and ever since it was done, my speakers no longer work and I can't figure out why? Any thoughts on if there is a simple way to resolve this would be helpful...thanks

A:Speakers not working after install of graphics card

Verify the default audio output device. The new video card most likely has HDMI output, which means it also has an audio chipset for supply audio over HDMI. During the driver install, the default audio output device was likely changed from your sound card/audio chipset, to the new HDMI audio output device. Simply change it back.

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Hi, I'm having a problem. I've tried everything I know of or could find in a couple days of searching.

Since installing a new power supply & video card, my PC is having frequent slowdowns. The mouse will freeze for a few seconds and then teleport across the screen, typing text (like this post) will have occasional freezes and then catch up, etc. In online gaming (City of Heroes) the video will stutter. Also, the sound stutters, both in the game and when playing system sounds and MP3s. Ingame, the sound and video both stutter at the same time.

My first thought was heat, so I installed a program called RivaTuner to let me see the video card temperature. It hovers around 36-37 degrees celsius when web browsing, and has risen as high as 44 degrees while gaming. I haven't gamed for more than two consecutive hours yet, so it may go even higher. That said, the fans seem to be doing a good job of removing the heat, and the problems are about the same regardless of temperature. According to what I've read, for a video card anything under 60 degrees is good.

I opened the device manager and uninstalled the old video card driver. There were no hardware conflicts and DMA was not disabled. DirectX is updated to 9.0.

Drivers: the new video card came with a CD that installed nv4_disp.dll, which Windows XP says is unsigned. On the off chance the card didn't come with the latest driver, I downloaded the most recent one I could find from the MSI website, but it... Read more

A:New video card causing video, audio problems

You are using an AGP video installed with a PCI express video card?

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hi im shannon

Iv just finished building my pc a couple of days ago and i cant get rid of this horrible buzzing noise from my speakers.
It starts as soon as the pc gets to the windows loading screen then it is permanently there.
It gets louder with the volume its only once went away for a short time when i was loading WMP and i dont know why.
Iv checked all the other threads and my problem is different to everyone elses please can someone help me out here cheers.

A:A high pitched buzzing noise on my PC speakers

Hello Shannon
My experience with noise in the speakers is that it usually is coming in through the speaker's power adapter, although defective audio cables may also cause the problem.

I would suggest... (in this order)
1. Swap your surge protector for a known good, and see if that resolves the noise.
2. Swap the audio cable (the one that attaches between your speakers and the audio out port on the computer).
3. Swap speakers for known good.
If none of these solve your issue, then it could be a bad sound card in your computer.

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I'm having this problem almost for a year, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and reseting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.

Temperatures when it happened (playing Portal 2):
Motherboard 42 C (108 F)
CPU 45 C (113 F)
CPU #1 / Core #1 55 C (131 F)
CPU #1 / Core #2 49 C (120 F)
CPU #1 / Core #3 57 C (135 F)
CPU #1 / Core #4 54 C (129 F)
GPU Diode (DispIO) 54 C (129 F)
GPU Diode (MemIO) 58 C (136 F)
GPU Diode (Shader) 59 C (138 F)
WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 36 C (97 F)
WDC WD3200BMVV-11A1PS0 40 C (104 F)

Temperatures are lower, when im not playing games

My specs:
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7 860, 3180 MHz (24 x 133)

Motherboard Name: ASRock H55M (1 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 2 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR3 DIMM, Audio, Video, Gigabit LAN)

Motherboard Chipset: Intel Ibex Peak H55, Intel Lynnfield System
Memory 3255 MB (DDR3-1333 DDR3 SDRAM) DIMM1: TakeMS

Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series

Things that I tried to do:
1. Changed rams
2. Changed heatsink for cpu
3. Installed new fans for case
4. Reformatted windows several times

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A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

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I'm having this problem almost for a year, and I still haven't found the solution, so I would like you to please please help me, because it's driving me nuts

Mostly when I play games, or use my webcam or in screensaver mode my computer freezes and there's a strange buzzing static noise coming from my speakers and all that I can do is shut my computer down with hitting the back on/off button and reseting the whole comp. Sometimes, I can play games all day and nothing happens.

Temperatures when it happened 15 minutes ago (playing Portal 2):
Motherboard 42 ?C (108 ?F)
CPU 45 ?C (113 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #1 55 ?C (131 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #2 49 ?C (120 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #3 57 ?C (135 ?F)
CPU #1 / Core #4 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (DispIO) 54 ?C (129 ?F)
GPU Diode (MemIO) 58 ?C (136 ?F)
GPU Diode (Shader) 59 ?C (138 ?F)
WDC WD10EARS-00Y5B1 36 ?C (97 ?F)
WDC WD3200BMVV-11A1PS0 40 ?C (104 ?F)

Temperatures are lower, when im not playing games

My specs:
CPU Type: QuadCore Intel Core i7 ... Read more

A:Random freezing with buzzing sound from speakers

Sound of buzzing(computer is frozen, that is only thing that comes from speakers):
YouTube - ‪Speakers buzzing when computer is frozen‬‏

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I'm kind of lost, i've tried everything i can to my knowledge.

It doesn't happen always, only when my computer emits a noise such as somebody talking in skype or music. When the computer is meant to be silent, it stays silent. When it is meant to emit sounds it emits the usual sounds but then emits this loud static along with the sound.

It's not the speakers because i had the same problem with my previous ones.
My drivers are all up to date and i have no sound card.
It's not my rear audio jack because when i place the speakers in my headphones slot, it still emits the same noise.
I'm not sure if it is interference because i don't have anything near my computer or subwoofer other than a lamp.
Could the computer be interfering with subwoofer/speakers?

I'm really lost and this has been a very annoying problem...

Any thoughts?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
Idea-Centre K330
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4078 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 430, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 737442 MB;
Motherboard: Lenovo, To be filled by O.E.M.
Antivirus: None

A:Solved: I have been having this buzzing sound coming from my speakers for a while now

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