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GPU Fan Making Strange Buzzing Noise

Q: GPU Fan Making Strange Buzzing Noise

Hey guys, this is my first post here so if this is in the wrong place, then forgive me, I checked around and this seems like the best place for this kinda prob.

Ok the problem is that my fan on my graphics card (Radeon 9600XT) has started making a weird and very annoying buzzing/whirling sound.

It all started after I did my monthly clean up inside my system. Getting rid of all the grime and stuff and checking to see if everythings just all right.

Well i plugged everything back together and a strange whirling sound started coming from my system. It's hard to describe really, it's kinda intermitent. It comes on for 5/6 seconds then theres a pause, then it's on again for another 5/6 secs etc. It doesn't seem to be related to any sort of activity the computer is engaged in, ie it makes the same kinda noise when just sat there on desktop as it does when Im downloading stuff, browsing the net or playing games.

I took the back off my case to see what it might have been and found out it was my graphics card, because when i held my card the pitch of the buzzing would lower a bit, so I took the top of my fan off my g-card and cave it a good clean out because i thought maybe there was something stuck in the fan that was making the noise. The fan is now totally crap-free but it's still making the noise.

Grrrrrrr

If anyone has any suggestions please help It' so very annoying and starting to give me headache. Oh and if I've left out ne information jus ask.

Thanks all

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After getting help from some people on here I checked out my HD with Maxtor and it said everthing was fine. I then used the Samsung utility HUTIL to check my HD and it came up under the master and slave drive saying "none". I still have no idea what is causing my HD to buzz from time to time so any help would be great.
 

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I have an Acer VN7 791 laptop, it's almost two years old and within the last 10 or so months it's been making a buzzing/whirling noise.It only makes this noise when I'm running a game that's pretty resource intensive.I've pinpointed the noise to the front end (closest to the user) of the laptop but I can't really tell which side it comes from. It often sounds like it's coming from one or both sides. The two internal components on the left and right side, respectively, are the battery (it's internal) and HDD.I've used applications and tested both of these components. The HDD seems like it's fine but I dunno, it sometimes sounds like the noise comes from it's side of the laptop. The battery died the other day for the first time, it wouldn't charge and the Acer care problem reported the battery was "damaged due to long term use" but ever since then the battery has been fine and hold a charge. Thing is this issue had occurred for almost a year now and the battery was fine back then.The longer the use of high resource games when the buzzing is occurring the louder the buzzing seems to become.So can anyone help me pinpoint what the issue truly is? Thanks!Also, here's a video of the buzzing, turn the sound up as it's kinda hard to hear. The buzzing is slightly louder in person my phone camera just didn't record very well.https://youtu.be/TnIMyXVUFcI

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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?
 

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Zip folder from the diagnostics tool should be attached.

I've noticed the past week or so that after about 4 or less (Source games seem to make it crash quicker) hours of gaming, that my pc just freezes on one frame and makes a loud buzzing noise, a friend has suggested re-applying thermal paste on my cpu, but i figured i'd go here first for your guys verdict. Thanks.

A:PC freezing and making buzzing noise in speaker.

Hi WhatTheFlup. All your dumps are of year 2012.

Configure dumps

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Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Next, make sure that the folder C:\Windows\Minidump exists. If not, create it (allow permission if asked). Make sure any dumps you want to analyze, whether yours or others', are in this folder. You can ZIP/RAR the files and send them to someone else to analyze as well.

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As an alternative, many people recommend the use of Total Mounter or Magic ISO

Start up

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my hp 6730 b laptop charger was beeping and eventually stopped working i replaced it with a loaner ..The loaner is a original hp charger but has less power volts are .5 off but the original had 90 watts the loaner has only 65 watts...it charges the bat to 100 percent..although i noticed the lightning bolt led is not staying blue like it was...it goes to amber at 60 percent charge and then blue like itshould somewere working up to full charge then it goes off..it used to stay blue.. i dont leave it plugged in at night..i figure i better not..NOW 3 DAYS LATER MY LAPTOP CRASHED TWICE AND BUZZED... NO SCREEN ...FAN GOING AND LEDS BLINKING...it would not shut down from power off on button....so i umplugged the charger and pulled the batt out...put batt back in and it said windows did nor shut down correctly..hit enter and it rebooted fine....how serious is underpowering a devise...in general i always thought under was ok within reason over was bad....??? im buying the original 90 watt hp block today.....cant risk it did i damage any thing...???

A:computer crashing making a buzzing noise

That all depends. If you are not using the laptop while the "under powered" charger is plugged in, the battery will just take longer to charge. BUT, if you are using the laptop while the charger is plugged in, you could very easily do some serious damage to the laptop. The charger is meant to supply a certain amount of voltage at a certain load. If you are drawing more from the charger, more than it is meant to put out, you can fry the charger resulting in a short circuit and subsequently fry your motherboard.

Best thing to do is not use it anymore until you get either the OEM charger or a direct replacement from a company like Targus. Targus USA | Cases, Bags and Accessories for Laptops and Tablets

After you get the new charger, if you are still having problems, you will likely need to bring your laptop to a tech who can bench it and test the MoBo. Hope everything works out for you.

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a mate of mine dropped his laptop (acer travelmate 8372) from about 1.4m height, and it makes really really loud buzzing crackling noises. is it the busted hard drive? or is something electric in the laptop about to explode?
 

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Such a noise could be a number of things, is it still booting up to the desktop?

I guess from your description that the noise is coming from the speakers, if you could just confirm that.
 

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hi.
A couple of weeks ago my speakers started burping a buzzing noise every couple of minutes and i don't know how to get rid of it and it's really starting to bug me. I'm using an inbuilt soundblaster live 24-bit soundcard on my gigabyte ga-g1975x motherboard. My speakers are connected through an amp in me sub which is then connected to my computer. The buzzing noise occurs even when the computer is off, but the amp is on (i'm not too sure about this, but i will check to make sure and add it in later)

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 945 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8191 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5450, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 941389 MB, Free - 865450 MB; D: Total - 12376 MB, Free - 1512 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AB1 , 1.00,
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

Hey guys, and thanks for taking my question in advance. The specs for the machine in question are shown above. Basically, all seems to be running fine, and I've only had this PC for a couple of days now, but from the moment I boot up, to the moment I shut down, I get this thin, tiny buzzing sound from inside the case. You might even say there's an electrical quality to it. I think I've managed to pin-point where most of it is coming from, and it seems to be somewhere near the power supply. When I apply gentle pressure to that part of the case, the sound lowers slightly in volume. It's not a loud sound per say, but it's plainly audible (perhaps because the rest of the machine is so quiet). It's a little on the higher pitch range. It seems to increase in volume from time to time, then decrease, with little explicable reason. It's odd because I could swear that it wasn't there when I first booted the machine after purchase. It seemed to begin after about the second boot up, and has occurred every boo... Read more

A:New machine making buzzing/electrical noise!

If the noise is a "buzz" the problem is generally a coil choke. If the noise is a "whine" the problem is generally a capacitor. Coil chokes are various sizes and shapes as shown in the attached pic.
 

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(I may have repost this before) - There is a noise coming from my 8900, Dell have replaced the CPU Fan, Main Fan and the Graphics Card, It was ok for a few days.
When the Noise appears when I put my hand on the right hand side of the machine it goes away, when I release my hand it comes back, When I give it a light tap it noise goes away for a couple of hours.
There is no noise if I lay my unit on the floor right hand side. I think the case (the right Panel) is vibrating which is causing the noise when its upright. I have had the machine for about a year issue started to happen after 6 months.
Any ideas what to do? 

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One night I come home, and I hear a consistent noise coming from my speakers, which are built into my monitor. I was too tired to deal with it so I turned off my PC and went to bed. Next morning, same thing. After a restart, the problem seemed to magically disappear. Now, after another night of my monitor being turned off, problem re-appears. I've tried rebooting the PC and monitor, plugging it in and out, nothing helps. I can still hear all sounds perfectly, they're just accompanied by the noise.
Also, just muting my system doesn't make the sound go away, so it's not a software thing I suppose...
And if my PC is turned off, or I switch to, for example, TV or HDMI input, the noise isn't there.
Any ideas?

Here's my specs using the SysInfo thing -

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4095 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476936 MB, Free - 96827 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5K SE, Rev 1.xx, MS1C77B13000483
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Speakers making high-pitched buzzing noise.

Do you have a different set of speakers, or even headphones that you could try in the same port that the speakers making the noise are plugged into? I would check this first. Next, do you have a wireless router, or cordless phone sitting close to your speakers? If so, try moving those further away.
 

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I just started noticing a constant buzzing/whining noise coming from my computer even when it is turned off. I've tried unplugging everything (speakers, mouse, keyboard, network cable, etc.) but it seems that the only way I can get rid of the noise is to power it off completely. Why is this? And is there anything I can do to fix it? Thanks!
 

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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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Hi, i've been having this problem for a while now. I'm getting a strange 'buzz' through my headphones. I've tried a different pair of headphones to check it wasn't just the headphones and it wasn't. The buzzing only occurs when I do certain things, eg play Minecraft. It doesn't make the noise when I have nothing open and i'm just on the desktop. I've noticed it makes the noise on lots of other games aswell, but it is most noticeable in Minecraft. When i'm talking to friends on skype they seem to be able to hear it through my headset aswell. If anyone knows how to fix this problem I would be very grateful, my PC is pretty new.
My specs are:
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8173 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 281519 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P8Z68-V LX
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

Thanks in advance
 

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I bought an IdeaPad 100s (11") and I hear a constant buzzing noise from the computer.The noise starts AFTER the "Lenovo loading page" (when windows starts) and stops only if I shutdown the computer.I tried installing HWMonitor to check temps and fans but the only strange (correct me if it's strange) thing is that the GPU was in full load all the time. All temps are ok.The first time I started the computer (when I bought it) there was no noise, it started after the 3rd (or 4th maybe) computer restart. The only thing I did was installing the Microsoft Office suite, Avast, Acrobat reader, Google Chrome and maybe some windows updates. Nothing else.The noise seems to come from the back of the display (or near there).I tried lowering the volume, unplug all the peripherals I connected to the computer, turning Bluetooth off. Nothing has changed. The computer is clean, I just installed the thing listed before and nothing else. Maybe some PDFs from university. The computer is brand new, and I really used to love it in the first days, but now with this noise it's making me crazy.I'm quite sure it's a software problem, because the noise starts only when windows starts.Any suggestion? How can I fix this? Please help me and sorry for my bad english.

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I just got my new EEE PC with AMD Athlon Neo K125 processor and 2 GB ddr3 ram and I noticed that when I play media files (any kind avi, mp3. mkv...) there is a persistent annoying buzzing sound, sort of like a hesitation of some sort.

The Neo processor isnt meant to be a powerhorse but mp3 files and low res video should not suffer. There's a lot of other threads explaining the same problem but no actual fix. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions?
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A:Strange buzzing noise when playing media files

has something to do with audio driver, I had to use the old driver that came with the computer because when i update it, the buzzing sound came on... not sure why since it does say it supposed my computer... no wonder gateway doesn't have drivers for windows 7 yet ;(

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I've had this computer since March and I'm using the stock heat sink it came with. Recently I've noticed that sometimes programs will be unresponsive for 4-6 seconds and then it will go back to normal. The same thing can be said about the mouse, sometimes it doesn't even move. I took apart the side panel of my case and noticed that the CPU fan was making the noise. It sounds like a dial up modem, but a lot more silent. This noise can only be heard up close and eventually it goes away before starting to make the noise again. My CPU temps are normal, 31 on idle and usally 45-50 when I'm playing a game. The stock fan never stops spinning either. Maybe the motherboard has something to do with this? I haven't changed anything or added any new hardware since putting it together in March nor have I replaced the thermal paste because the temps were always low to begin with.

Here are my specs





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Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i3 3220 @ 3.30GHz 36 ?C
Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology
RAM
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. B75M-HD3 (Intel Core i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz) 28 ?C
Graphics
G236HL ([email protected])
AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
Hard Drives
932GB Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-00RKKA0 ATA Device (SATA) 31 ?C
112GB KINGSTON SV300S37A120G ATA Device (SSD) 29 ?C
Optical Drives
No optical disk drives detected
Audio
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I can also record a video of the sound I'm hearing

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Hello this is my first time here and i hope i am posting in the right section. I checked the search option but couldnt find the same problem as mine.
So lets start i spent last night(about 12h) rendering images on my pc(which is less than 2 years old)
so after it was done evrything functioned nicely and i didn't notice any problems when i turned it off.
After around 3-4h i turned the PC on again and it started making some strange noice like crawling or whirling or something not sure how to describe it correctly. So i opened the PC and while it was all running and making the noise i used a screwdriver to block all of the fans for like a sec just to see if it is them (i read that from some other forum suggestion).
So anyway when i stoped the PSU fan the sound stoped and when i released it did not start immidiately. The sound does not start as soon as i start the PC it takes some time for it. Also the fan seems to slow down when it happens. Now i left it on like 10mins with the fan making the noise and slowing down and after like 5-10min the noise stoped and the fan started turning fast again. It has been several hours on since than and it is working normaly, i read that the problem could be dust/a wire out of place/a insect flying in etc. My concern is what i should do, is it the PSU failing or just the fan or maybe something else?
 

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Hi Folks, when I turn on my PC i believe the fan is making some strange noises as it is is over ravving, after a couple of minutes this sound stops and there no problem with how the system works. What do you think this may be? Cold whether? Dust? Shall I do anything about it?

Many thanks for your advice.

Nabetse
 

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Hey everyone.. New here have a critical question!

I was in the middle of playing some game about 20 minutes ago and my harddrive started making a strange buzzing/humming sound. To confirm it was my harddrive I unplugged it, and turned the computer on. The noise was gone when I did so. So I have it back in and everything and it "seems" everything is running a lot slower. Things are locking up, ect.

I'm wondering if anyone could give me an idea of what this problem is, and how long my HD might have left in it. I'll be monitering this thread so I'll try to reply fast.. Don't want my HD to die before I find an answer.
 

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So this is the first time (for about the past week) that I've heard my mobo's fan making a pretty noticable noise. Upon inspection it seems like the fan is spinning, slowing down, speeding up, slowing down..etc... Not sure what to do (and whether or not to start panicing).

The system is a Gigabye GA-7VAX with the KT400 chipset. The fan is directly on the chipset so I definately don't want this baby to die. Any ideas?
 

A:Motherboard fan making strange noise

Replace it immediately with a quality-fan before your mobo fries.
 

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I am new on here and still figuring out how to navigate the forums, so I apologize if I'm posting a question that has already been asked (also english is not my first language so bare with me haha). I can't find any article/forum that explains my problem so I am posting here hoping to finally finding out what is causing this sound and how to fix it.

The sound happens almost always when I access my second HDD in windows explorer. Sometimes it happens when my PC is working harder than usual (HD streaming for example) and sometimes (not so often) seemingly random or when I am not even using my PC. It is hard to explain but it is a quick high pitched spinning sound followed by what I can only explain as a clicking sound. It is very quick only about 2 seconds I would say. Previously while playing The Sims 4 the same sound happened right before the game always froze/crashed.

I only know a few things here and there about hardware components, just the basics... I have read somewhere about hard drives "spinning down". Does this mean the drive temporarily shuts down and starts back up when you access a file from it? Or what does it mean? Could this be what is the problem? Or is it something else? I don't want to take my PC in if it is a problem I can fix myself, I am pretty good at following instructions to troubleshoot. I have already run tests on both of my hard drives with a program that checks the health of your hard drive and both my disks are still in e... Read more

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My PC runs Windows 7 x64 and is basically an Asus H97I+ M/b, I7-4790K CPU & GTX970 GPU. There are two SSDs for hard drives...

Whenever I am running MS Flight Simulator, I get a strange, high-pitched 'chirping' noise from what should be a silent PC, fans apart. After Googling I kind of decided it was coil whine from the GPU:

GeForce GTX 970 Coil Whine Concerns | PC Perspective

but having opened up the case and listened more closely (literally) the noise seems to be coming more from the CPU. If so, what could it be? Pretty sure it's not mechanical (i.e. fans).

Oddly, as I say, I don't get the noise other than when I run MS Flight Simulator (I don't use this particular PC for much else). I tried stress testing the CPU with Intel Burn and the GPU with this:

https://unigine.com/products/benchmarks/valley/

..also copied large files from one SSD to another. None of which caused any noise at all. It's only when running FS9 (haven't tried FSX). Makes no sense to me. Recording of the noise is here:

https://mega.nz/#!rgRxWY6J!kvSfOr6tf...TjxfXt-LXdkAdQ

Any ideas??

Thanks!

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I was also able to record it (but in sort of bad quality):

What is causing this, and what should I do about it?
 

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My PC is making a strange noise inside the tower. I think it may be a fan going out, or the harddrive may be worn out. I went to the HP
website, no help. My PC is a HP 6465. It has Win98.No upgrades original hardware. I am using
Firefox instead of IE. Firefox v 2.0. Please help thank you

 

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My Hard drive is constantly making noise even when it idles. The sound is like it is loading a program, but it makes it all the time even on startup. I've reformated and reinstalled windows Me but it sill does it. I have an Hp 6735 computer with a Seagate hard drive.
 

A:Hard Drive Making Strange Noise

When the hard drive starts making noise it is very likely to be ready to die. The best thing you could do is replace it.
 

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I noticed my HDD has been making this strange noise when running on battery like its trying loading something for a quick second but once it is plugged in charging the noise is not there, What could the possible problem be. I'm not sure if any of this could cause such as updating the BIOS and fresh install of windows 7

A:Hard Drive making a strange noise when running on battery,what is the

John obvious question mate how old is the battery cos it sounds like it has seen better days - it cannot deliver the current needed and the HDD sounds like itis struggling to spinn up and find data.

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My computer running windows xp 64bit has been freezing. When it freezes it plays the last half second of sound played over and over very quickly, sounds like a machine gun. It happens both when gaming and doing nothing. Usually it unfreezes after a few minutes, only to freeze again. After roughly 30-40 minutes of this, the freezing usually stops.

Sometimes it does not unfreeze, and I have to hardboot. Windows will freeze when booting several times, safemode freezes after loading SPTD.sys, even after hitting escape to cancel loading.

AVG free, Avast, Clamwin, and clamtk (scanning my windows partition from linux) all pick up no viruses.

This happens with both windows xp home, windows xp pro 32bit, and windows xp 64bit. Linux does not seem to have any problems.

I've tried updating all my drivers, fresh installs, everything I can think of.

Anyone have any ideas?

A:[SOLVED] Strange Freezing - Sound making machine gun noise

No, it isn't a virus. It could be (1) temperature or (2) voltage—among other things.

Do be sure to check your temperatures in the BIOS in any case, because you want to be sure you're okay there. If the temperature is 30? C or anything like that, you've ruled that out. It's in the BIOS under Health, and look at the CPU and the System temps.

If your voltage is, say, 0.1 too low for your needs, you could have trouble. Overclockers can often help "ordinary guys" tweak their voltage settings the way that is exactly right for your RAM.

Then there is the possibility that a drive is not doing things just right. It would not have to be the drive you are using. For example, a CD-RW that works just fine might nonetheless have an operational problem that upsets the system, especially if it were on the same cable as the hard drive. You might never to think of looking for a drive that isn't in use at the time. Therefore some people would try subtracting all the hardware you are not using, piece by piece, to see if it goes away.

There is also the question whether it happens in Safe Mode. If your drivers are okay, I would guess it DOES happen in Safe Mode. But because Safe Mode installs just what you really need, it can sometimes suggest a solution in a backwards-thinking kind of way.

Finally, you mention quite a few anti-virus/firewall programs there. You are running just ONE firewall and you are running just ONE anti-virus program, right? If you are running more than ... Read more

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hey everyone, so my pc is making a very strange noise when playing youtube videos, or any kind of flash videos, they also play slower. The noise is like some kind of distortion and I hadn't heard something like that. This also happens when I start my pc but only for a while.
I tried reinstalling the audio driver but nothing happened.
my laptop is a Toshiba satellite m55

any help would be appreciated!!

A:computer making strange noise when playing youtube videos and startup.

i too have this problem and could not figure out why.
Bump your topic and hopefully some experts could help us out.

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A few days ago, I made a thread about beeping noise from my laptop, but looks like it's not a beep sound because I went into my laptop BIOS and disabled the beep sound.
 
Now, my laptop is still doing the same noise. It can't be the beep sound because I disabled it. I tried to muted the volume, but it's still doing the noise/buzz/beep randomly.
 
I don't know where that sound come out. I checked drivers' update, they are all up to date..
 
What else to do?

A:My laptop making strange noise/beep sound and I can't find the issue

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when i start my computerthere is a buzzing noise and a message said to check power managment setup , when i did thermal monitor cpu temperture had a [ER] by it the fan is working but i dont no what else to do
 

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i hear a annoying, high pitch buzzing from the back and right, or all over the thing, of my brand new computer. wonder if its something with the fan or speaker. it never quits !! where can i deliver so it can be checked at ? thanks for the help

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Sorry if this isnt the right section, seems like it though.

So recently I bought a new headset, the Roccat Kave 5.1 to be specific. My motherboard has onboard 7.1, but the problem is, is that I want to be able to have my speakers plugged in as well, regardless of if they play sound or not when my headset is active. I have a 2.1 speaker setup, so I have one plugged into the green and one in the black. Problem is is that I dont have room for my headset, being it has 6 plugs. So I went out and bought another sound card specifically for my headset.

Issue is, is that I cant have sound playing from both my speakers from the onboard jacks, along side of my headset (which I would just mute when not in use, and vice versa with the speakers). So as a workaround, I added a shortcut to the speaker setup on my desktop and whenever I want to use the headset, I switch the default device to my sound card, away from the motherboard.

But because my sound card did not have a pink jack for the mic, I have to have it plugged in to the motherboard. It works, but when I am using the steam chat, or even vent, there is this steady buzzing noise. Not loud, and it only seems to be noticeable when I go into a game. Idling on the desktop it doesnt do it at all. But my friend complains about it (despite the irate amount his mic makes from being so sensitive) and it does bother me as well.

So any ideas on how I would go about eliminating this buzzing noise?
 

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Hello,I bought my HP laptop about 2 mouths ago . I just noticed that the speakers on my laptop make a buzzing noise when i play anything on it. But when i plug in headphones there is no buzzing noise. I think there may be a problem with my speakers.

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i forgot to mention that it comes and goes

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a week ago, my dell started making a high pitched buzzing noise from the mobo, any idea why it would do that? i have not been rough with it at all.

A:Buzzing noise?

Can you be a little more specific?

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Brand new laptop started making a low buzzing noise on and off coming from the right since inital turn on. Any fixes?

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I went to turn on my computer and it was making this buzzing noise and then it started to load but it wouldn't and the screen went black with a bunch of numbers on it does anyone know what the reason might be?
 

A:Buzzing noise

I assume you have a bios beep or buzzer. Read the FAQs.
 

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For the past few days now when I plug in headphones (in front AND back ports) I can hear a buzzing noise in the background. I can still hear the audio, just about 40-50% of what I hear is buzzing. (my headphones are fine, dont worry about them.) (3.5mm jack, in case anyone needed that)My specs:Intel I5 3.2GHzasus geforce gtxm 750 ti OCmemphis-s motherboard230V psuIve already tried:updating driversmoving cable away from other cablesI honestly dont know what it is.Also, it gets worse when I go on a game. ALSO, for some reason, my friends on skype can hear it as well. I really need help with this. Thanks for any replys.

A:Buzzing noise

Hi there @Callity,Welcome back to the HP Support Forums! I understand that you are getting a buzzing noise when you are playing audio or communicating to someone on Skype. I am happy to assist. Since it is also happening when you are using Skype to communicate, the functionality of the microphone is also being affected, by whatever the root cause is. Give this a try: HP PCs - Resolving microphone problems (Windows 10, 8) Another thing you can try if the previous does not help, is go into Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the IDT and then click "Uninstall". But do not check the box to uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC. When Windows starts again, it will detect the sound device and reinstall it in Device Manager and may put it on a different shared IRQ. This is assuming that the Audio noise being added to the sound device is coming from interference from another device.  Please let me know how that works for you, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.  

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My computer just started making a continuous buzzing noise through the speakers (when turned on obviously). It starts during boot up. I have had some problems with virues/worms etc lately so not sure if its related or not. Any suggestions on what to check or do?
 

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Hi,
I'd check the connection from the speaker to the PC and make sure it is secure. Next make sure the cale attached to the speaker are not faulty or loose. If so take apart and try to re-solder the connections. If this is too much work or continues to happen try a different set of speakers. Hope this helps.
 

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A while ago there was this really loud noise coming from the heatsink fan. That was stopped by resetting the bios. Now there's this buzzing noise coming from the CPU fan (I think that one because it was the other one last time). I read that this means I need to get a new one, and I can't find any help from Acer. Will my computer explode?!?!

A:Weird buzzing noise from CPU fan

Can you open it up and then run power to it to listen in on the start up for where the noise is coming from?
It sounds like the fan bearing is going bad and or something has moved and the blade is striking something. This may be a chance once identified for you to replace the CPU fan or get a upgraded heat sink and fan if your case will allow for a larger more powerful cooler. Also use this as a chance to clean and blow out the case and check to see if you can improve air flow. If needed please post pictures of the offending fan and we can make suggestions.

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Hi

I have a old PC which I am trying to get going, when I switch it on I can hear a buzzing noise from the tower, It only lasts until the pc fully boots then stops, the funny thing is that I do not get it on a warm reboot, I have taken the power leads off the cd, floppy and harddrive and booted, noise still there, it is not coming from the power supply or graphic card fan. Apart from that works fine.
One thine the PSU fried (months ago), and I replaced that, can not remember is buzzing started before or after, it has been months since I last used it, (when psu went pop)
Any Ideals

PS. It sounds like it's coming from a chip on MB.
 

A:Solved: Buzzing noise

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I have Silverstone Strider 850W PSU, and i noticed buzzing noise from it. That buzzing noise is constant, even i shutdown my computer.
Any help? Fix?

A:PSU- Constant buzzing noise

Power supplies are still "live" and are putting out some voltages even when the PC is powered off.

Several possibilities, the first being the power supply is loose in the mounting. The second something internal to the power supply loose, a transformer vibrating and finally the power supply "vibration" is causing something else in the PC case to buzz.

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Hi all,
 
I have been having a problem with my PC for some time now. The display regularly freezes and it is usually accompanied by a loud buzzing through the speakers.
This usually (95% or so of the time) happens when I am gaming, most notably playing XCom 2, Endless Legend and World of Warcraft. other "simple" games like FTL and similar don't seem to generate these hangups.
I am happy to change the defective component, assuming there is one, but I don't really know which is the most likely candidate.
I have tried GPU benchmarking programs to stress-test the GPU, but it seems to cope without any problems.
The temperatures were running pretty high this summer, I live in Cyprus and the GPU and CPUs hit 85 degrees C on occasion.
I will list my speccs below and try to video the next time it freezes.
When it freezes I have to press the reset button to hard rester the PC and then occasionally I have bootup issues. Not sure if that is related to the hardware issue or just because I am having to restart the PC in that way.
I have recently upgraded to Win10 and moved my OS onto an SSD. I installed Win7 from fresh and then upgraded to Win10 on the newly formatted SSD
Using MSI afterburner and turning the fan speeds to maximum seems to make the freezes occur less often, but not by a huge amount.
 
SPECCS: 
Motherboard: Gigabyte P55-US3L
CPU: Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz
RAM: Generic 2x 2Gb DDR3 @ 666MHz
GPU: 2Gb ATI Radeon HD 7870 not overclocked
Sotrage: 1x 232Gb Samsung... Read more

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The buzzing noise on my AIO C50-30 desktop seems to be getting worse and when I touch the right hand side of the screen it gets quite hot. 
It runs ok.  Nothing shows up in the scans.  For a long time the buzz didn't start until it had been turned on for a while, but now it seems to start straight away and  seems to be getting worse
It's a touch screen and I'm a bit worried about the heat to the right hand side of the screen.
I've seen lots of posts generally on internet - not in here - about buzzing, so it seems to be a 'feature' but does anyone have any ideas how to stop it.
 
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A:C50-30 - buzzing noise and right side of AIO gets ...

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Sorry to hear of your problem.  From your description it is difficult to say what maybe causing the problem other than to say what you are experiencing isn't normal for a AIO computer.  I would recommend that you discontinue using the system and have it checked out by a technician.  If your system is still under warranty then please contact Lenovo Support for warranty assistance.
 
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I got my Y50 shipped to me today and everything seems to be perfect except it has this weird buzzing/static noise coming from the right side of the computer. It seems to be torwards the headphone jack but I can't seem to get rid of it. I've tried uninstalling realtek drivers and using the default high def audio from microsoft but the sound still persist from the moment I turn my pc on and to the moment I turn it off (doesn't matter if I plug in a headphone, noise still persists). I also updated my bios,graphics,audio,bluetooth to the latest version on the Lenovo website and it's still buzzing. My best guess would be that it's coming from the hard drive but I could be wrong. Can anyone please help me out with this problem? I'm also curious if anyone else has the same problem as me.

A:Buzzing/static noise from my new Y50

Hello, I have exactly the same issue, the notebook is like three weeks old.Any idea,solution?

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