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Q: Loud Screeching Sound

Everytime I turn on a certain PC I get a loud screeching sound. Each time it powers on this happens. Any suggestions?

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A: Loud Screeching Sound

Take the side off the machine, and keep starting it up until you can isolate the source of the sound. It sounds like it could possibly be a bad fan bearing.

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Hi all

I 've added this thread in the hardware section too.....posting here incase I get software suggestions!

I'd be grateful for any suggestions anyone may have.

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INFORMATION:

IBM T22 Laptop
Windows 2000 Professional installed.
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If I place the laptop into a docking station, bootup, open the sound properties box and uncheck the mute box for the microphone a loud (deafining!) screech is emmited from the laptop. Strangely if I place my hand over the bottom right of the laptop it seems to increase the screech!

If I do the same procedure undocked its fine, no noise!

THINGS I HAVE TRIED:

Replaced microphone (IBM Engineer did this)
Tried another docking station
Put another Hard disk into teh laptop and tested.

All failed!

IBM say its a problem on my side!
I say its a hardware fault.

But what?

Any ideas?

Thanks

Pileyrei
 

A:IBM T22 Laptop emits a loud screeching sound!

Please don't post in two places! I have answered the other thread.
 

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Hi all

I'd be grateful for any suggestions anyone may have.

*********************************************
INFORMATION:

IBM T22 Laptop
Windows 2000 Professional installed.
*********************************************

If I place the laptop into a docking station, bootup, open the sound properties box and uncheck the mute box for the microphone a loud (deafining!) screech is emmited from the laptop. Strangely if I place my hand over the bottom right of the laptop it seems to increase the screech!

If I do the same procedure undocked its fine, no noise!

THINGS I HAVE TRIED:

Replaced microphone (IBM Engineer did this)
Tried another docking station
Put another Hard disk into teh laptop and tested.

All failed!

IBM say its a problem on my side!
I say its a hardware fault.

But what?

Any ideas?

Thanks

Pileyrei
 

A:IBM T22 Laptop emits a loud screeching sound!

You are getting positive feedback. The output from the speakers is being picked up by the microphone and is being fed back to the speakers.... and so on. Try earphones and it should go away.
 

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I just built my new computer and when i turn it on the Leadtek nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, TV-Out/DVI, 8X AGP, Model "A400 GT TDH" makes a loud screeching sound and i'm not exactly sure why it does this... any ideas?
 

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This is still a problem in progress, but getting worse. I thought it was a mobo or hardware problem but I have a work around.

After booting or coming out of sleep or hibernation, the laptop spreaker ROARS with unbelievably LOUD SCREECHING!

This happens just after the motherboard boot screen goes black and the little blinking cursor starts in the upper left corner. It's the point when one would use F8 for the menu.

The roar is horrible! Rebooting a dozen times does nothing. I have set the laptop speaker volume to 0 and the post sounds to Off. Nothing affects this roaring sound.

I thought it was hardware, but then UNinstalled the two sound drivers in DM:

Realtek 6.0.1.5942 [9/21/09]
and
Nvidia 1.2.23.3 [5/10/11]

Upon restart, there is no sound at all, and within a short period of time, Win 7 finds the drivers and installs them. After that, the sound is perfect. So, there is nothing wrong with hardware, which would continue to shriek.

If I set the laptop to sleep after 15-30 minutes, there is no problem on wake up.

This only happens after the laptop has been sleeping or hibernating for hours.

This is an Asus G50VT with Win 7 Pro.

BTW: this used to happen about every 10 wake ups, but now it does it every time.

I have tried to upgrade the sound drivers many times but it keeps saying it's the latest and best drivers.

Many thanks for ANY suggestions!

A:Have to uninstall sound drivers every boot to prevent LOUD SCREECHING

First thought, if you are not using the Realtek sound drivers from ASUS, get them and install them. The generic HD Audio drivers that Windows installs can cause problems in some systems.

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I'm guessing this would go here. My computer's being weird. Normally, when I reboot, it's normal. A while in, any program I tend to focus on, my PC tends to emit these high shrills. For instance, I click on Start> All Programs, and it starts. Or when I focus on some windows, but not others. This window does not shreik, but I have a tab opened in firefox for my yahoo mail, and that DOES shriek. Any idea what it can be? I unplugged my speakers entirely so i don't think it's that. Also, certain pages if I scroll to certain sections, they stop shrieking..maybe it's my moniter? I don't know.
 

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Apart from my Thread_Stuck_In_Device_Driver BSODs and completely broken Windows Apps, I have recently stumbled across a new, very unnerving problem, that has so far only occured twice. I was playing Counter Strike: Global Offensive for about 3 hours, before my computer started making a rumbling-buzzing noise. I have looked at my computer and while I was looking at it, the rumbling turned into a really loud high-pitched screech, so loud you could hear it downstairs. This literally scared the living dumplings out of me, and I rushed to unplug the power cable. Now, if I didn't reconnect to the Counter Strike match within 3 minutes I would be banned for the next 7 days, so I decided to power up the machine. The screech continued, so I unplugged the machine, and without taking much notice - opened by case (to pinpoint the sound). However due to the rush I have broken a ribbon on the side, meaning I have voided my guarantee (as stated on it, as I found out after).
I ran the computer once more, and I could identify the location of the problem - the PSU was responsible for the screech (I intially thought it'd be the CPU fan). I left the computer open for a while, then after an hour I put it back together and the sound is nowhere to be seen. However the computer continues to hum (not a normal humming), so I placed a 500g object on top of where the PSU lay and the humming is gone. (Now I am also banned for 7 days in Counter Strike)
The computer (and therefore PSU) is less than a month ... Read more

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My little bro was playing games, watching youtube, etc when BSOD appeared, the computer i guess first froze up, made loud noises then went to BSOD. It's an old all-in-one pc, but works fine for everyday use for hw, watching vids, etc. I would like to keep it BSOD free lol. If you see that i need to update anything, let me know. I think the last time i had BSOD is when my wifi adapter driver was out of date and needed a new driver update, and the problem went away, got a new BSOD yesterday. Wish I could give more information as to what happened, but I wasnt at the pc at the time it BSODed.

A:BSOD happened with loud screeching noises when bro was on pc.

Hi denden,

Please let your brother check for driver updates for the internet drivers, touch screen drivers, video drivers and everything else where drivers are available for, prefered via Sony.
More about the driver that cause the crash: Driver Reference Table - e1y62x64.sys

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa8003bfea10, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80000b9a4d8, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7 and higher, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: fffffa80048d7550, The blocked IRP

0: kd> !irp fffffa80048d7550
Irp is active with 4 stacks 3 is current (= 0xfffffa80048d76b0)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000

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I installed windows 7 a while back on my acer extensa 4620z. Today I was trying to figure out how to get the built-in microphone to work with rosetta stone for a while, but nothing seemed to work. The microphone was detected but it didnt work. I think it was after choosing the "listen to this device" option in the recording tab that it just started screeching REALLY loud and it froze up so i pushed the power button to shut it down, then restarted only to find that after the windows splash screen the screeching would continue. the log in page comes on and i am able to type in password but freezes while loading.

I am running on safe mode right now and all seems to be fine in safe mode.

can anyone help me please? maybe some way to disable all sound on the machine from safe mode?
Thanks.

A:VERY loud screeching at startup and unable to log into my account

Run Windows System Restore -
START | type rstrui - choose restore point prior to "listen to" change.

You can run rstrui from safemode.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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hi. i have a Toshiba Satellite A300D-15B, and it has just starting occassionally making a loud screeching noise, coming from almost the bottom, almost in the middle (not the side where the fan is). When this happens, the laptop then starts to struggle a bit, and sometimes freezes, sometimes leading to a crash.

is this a hard drive issue? what course of action may i need to take in order to correct this problem?

any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks a lot,

Gary
 

A:Loud screeching noise, then crash, Toshiba laptop

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Internal speakers make a loud hissing / static noise. The noise occurs in 5 second intervals. It starts as soon as the laptop switches on; in the BIOS (Insyde F.30) it is audible. In the OS it persists for about 5 minutes and then stops. Thereafter I have no sound. Everything works fine if I have headphones \ earphones plugged in. I have a dual boot Windows 10 + Ubuntu (the same thing happens in Ubuntu).

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

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

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

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

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I have a weird problem, when i get my Mic close to my speakers or turn my volume up there is realllllllllllllllllllllllllllly loud screeching noise. Anyone know how to get rid of that??.
 

A:Screeching sound

That is called feedback. I am a musician/singer and I learner at an early age about putting the microphone in front of the speaker. The way to get rid is not to get so close or point the speakers away from the mic. Later.
 

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Hi there, I've just purchased an acer aspire 5742 laptop and every now and then when I close it up it gives out this terrible screeching sound. Any suggestions on what this might be? Since the last time it happened I have been playing with the volume turning it up and down but it hasn't screeched so I'm not sure if it's that or not. Thanks...Grant
 

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at a friend's house, he tells me that everytime he signs on internet with dialup, th modem continues to make the high pitched modem screeching sound ... and keeps going until he signs off...

could it be the drivers causing this? he says he reisntalled his OS, but couldnt find drivers for it, so got generic drivers for it ....

is there a way to turn off the modem speaker?
 

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Start->Settings->Control Panel->Modem->Properties->Connection->Advanced. In the extra settings box type in ATM0, that should stop any noise.

Or

There should be a volume level in the modem properties(Start->Settings->Control Panel->Modem->Properties)
 

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Hi, I've just bought a new Toshiba Satelite i3 laptop last month. I used headphones to listen to a video as the sound system is too soft but could not hear. When I unplugged the headphones the laptop started a shrill screeching and would only stop when I brought the volume down. As a result I cannot listen to anything on the laptop. Please could you help me. Thanks. MSal
 

A:Screeching sound from speakers

Hi MSal, and welcome to TSG.

I am not familiar with that computer but it sounds like you might be having a feedback problem. If the computer has a built-in microphone, try turning it off or muting it in the sound mixer control panel.
 

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my laptop having screeching sound how do i solve it ? please advice. thanks.

A:my laptop having screeching sound how do i solve it ?

Not much to go on. But, sounds like the internal microphone is enabled and its feeding back through the speakers.

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Hey Guys,

Whenever my CPU hits 50% load I get this really loud screaming noise almost like a buzzing but more pitchy and louder.

This prevents me from doing many things however recently it's been getting worse occuring even when I am watching YouTube or installing a particularly large file.

I have just reformated and reinstalled Vista today and the issue still persists.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

SoopaMoose
 

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Someone else cause this is unberable
 

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My HP Pavilion x360 (11.6") makes a high pitched screeching noise when i turn up the volume.Recently I messed with the settings to get my headset to work.I reset all sound settings and still have a high pitched screeching noise.Please help me asap.

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Many thanks.

JB
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PS: The settings on this page, for font and size, aren't working for me. What might I be doing wrong? [/font]Whenever I turn up the volume even a little bit there is a terrific, continuous screeching noise, so that I can't hear anyaudio. It sounds like some sort of oscillation.Will someone please give this newbie some advice on how to correct this?Many thanks.JBNYCPS: The settings on this page, for font and size, aren't working for me. What might I be doing wrong?

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I do hope I'm posting this in the correct forum.

I've been facing an issue with my PC for the past couple of months now. Whenever I open a video game, be it something like Battlefield 4/1 or World of Warcraft, there is a 'screeching' white noise-ish sound that consistently emanates from my PC.

The noise starts as soon as the game loads into something that I believe is putting some strain on the CPU and GPU. To further support this I've used WoW as an example. When the application window is open, and in front, the FPS is around a 100 normally. As for the background (Max Foreground FPS) FPS count, I've set it to only get a maximum of 8 FPS. Therefore, whenever WoW is minimized the weird sound isn't present. So, what this shows is that the sound only shows up when there's an intensive amount of work put on the CPU/GPU.

Here are the sound clips (YouTube was being stubborn)

Sound (none) when no game is running: https://soundcloud.com/user-594218351/clip-without-nois...
Sound (screech) when a game is running: https://soundcloud.com/user-594218351/voice-012-1
The things I've troubleshooted with:
Cleaning out the dust from my PC
Checking if all the hardware is in order
Replacing my HDD and running games on an SSD
I haven't done much with software related troubleshooting as I think it's a hardware problem but I'm open to suggestions.

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A:Running games causes PC to make odd screeching sound

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I've posted in another thread earlier today concerning a BSOD I've been getting with a computer I recently purchased. In reality, I bought 2 laptop of the same model. I'm not sure whether I should be posting here but seeing this is about a different issue I thought maybe it was more appropriate to start a new topic..

Anyhow, I was wondering if someone could help me with it. My problem is that the computer will sometime stop responding entirely while making a screeching, continuous sound that will not stop until I turn off the laptop manually. Two days ago, I got a BSOD with the following message:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 4105
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8004495608
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1
Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\011610-33727-01.dmp

Also, using Event Viewer, I can see that there were 6 Kernel-Power (Event ID: 41, Task Category: 63) events.

From what I've read in the forums, this is the same as a STOP 0x124 error right? If that's the case, I will probably be returning the machine this week. But I would just like to know if someone has an idea on what sort of things cause this kind of problem (freeze with screeching sound) and if there are any clues in my minidump file.

Thanks again!

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Windows 7 x64
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A:Crash w/ screeching sound + BSOD BCCode: 124 on Win7x64

Aaaaaand here's the dmp file...

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Hello everyone,

I just bought Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit and up until now it has been a big dissaster.

The first time vista launched I noticed that the sound at the opening logo screen was just a long hard screeching sound. Then when I started clicking around and installing my programs in the desktop environment I noticed that all the sounds had been replaced by horrific screeching sounds.

After installing the Windows updates (hoping this might solve the sound problem) and my video drivers I restarted my pc. At the startup I still had the screeching sounds but now I also had white garbled lines on my desktop. When I started moving around my mouse cursor the screen started to get stuck at some places and white squares started showing up everywhere.

Then finally, to end it all my pc just jumped to standby mode and all I could do is reset the pc with the powerbutton.

When restarting the problem starts allover again.

When starting up in save mode the white garble and squares don't show up, but the sound stays screechy.

I have been looking all over google and forums but can't seem to find anyone with this problem.

Help will be very much appreciated!

Kind Regards,

Daan Hazelzet
The Netherlands

Here are my specs:

Graphics Card:NVidia Geforce 8800 GTX
Motherboard: ASUS M2A-VM HDMI
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
Memmory: 2x Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400 (That makes 4gb in total)
HD1: Samsung 1TB ATA
HD2: Samsung 300GB ATA

A:HELP NEEDED!! Vista 64 bit screeching sound and white screen

Originally Posted by DHazelzet


Hello everyone,

I just bought Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit and up until now it has been a big dissaster.

The first time vista launched I noticed that the sound at the opening logo screen was just a long hard screeching sound. Then when I started clicking around and installing my programs in the desktop environment I noticed that all the sounds had been replaced by horrific screeching sounds.

After installing the Windows updates (hoping this might solve the sound problem) and my video drivers I restarted my pc. At the startup I still had the screeching sounds but now I also had white garbled lines on my desktop. When I started moving around my mouse cursor the screen started to get stuck at some places and white squares started showing up everywhere.

Then finally, to end it all my pc just jumped to standby mode and all I could do is reset the pc with the powerbutton.

When restarting the problem starts allover again.

When starting up in save mode the white garble and squares don't show up, but the sound stays screechy.

I have been looking all over google and forums but can't seem to find anyone with this problem.

Help will be very much appreciated!

Kind Regards,

Daan Hazelzet
The Netherlands

Here are my specs:

Graphics Card:NVidia Geforce 8800 GTX
Motherboard: ASUS M2A-VM HDMI
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
Memmory: 2x Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400 (That makes 4gb in total)
HD1: Samsung 1TB ATA
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hello hello

i was wondering if i could get a little help with this
i've been having some very weird crashes this weekend. it has happenned two times so far, and after a lot of googling, i've found too many possible answers.

First ill give you my setup:

Intel core2quad q9300
ocz flex2 2x2gb 1055mhz ddr2
2x caviar black 750 gb
motherboard asus maximus formula
the soundcard is an audigy2
it has a red scorpion heatsink s1283
a thermaltake purepower pro 600W PSU
and a brand new ati radeon 5850 black edition.

The computer freezes, emits a loud, electric-like sound, and resetting is the only thing that fixes. It has happenned only twice, and the second time, also threw in some video artifacts. However, the first time freaked me out a lot more, since the computer wouldnt start up for about five minutes. (Fans would start up, but no hdd activity, and no bios beep)

I've found several possible answers: bios too old, trojan infections, registry issues, an underpowered system, etc.

i've run several psu calculators, and even if i linger at the limits, they still tell me my psu is enough.

the computer is a year and a half old, and a 9800 gtx+ i had bought for it just recently died on me. I sent the entire motherboard to be checked, afraid it might be overvolting, but it came back with the technicians saying it was working perfectly. I even had some temp issues that were fixed after the computer came back.

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after running a few more psu calculators, i see i need about 550W of power supply. The PSU, as well as the whole computer, with the exception of one hdd and the video card, is two years old. Could it be that the psu wattage is reduced by usage? the computer is heavily used, both for gaming and work. Should i upgrade or replace my PSU?
 

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Hi,My computer has been freezing up alot lately sometimes seems like every 30 minutes or so. It makes some very loud, screeching noise when this happens and it doesn't go away till i turn off the power. I have also noticed that my CPU memory is running at 100% most of the time for the very first time ever. This has considerably slowed my computer down and i'm afraid this might be a trojan. I say that because I scanned my machine with Super Antispyware, Malwarebytes and AVG and they all picked up on some strange Trojan Dropping Cookies. Can Someone please help me with this issue? I really Appreciate it.DDS.txt------>>>DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Francis at 0:37:09.67 on Sat 02/20/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1534.801 [GMT -8:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exeC:\... Read more

A:Trojan (Cookies) Computer Freezing Up & Screeching Sound. Has to reboot everytime it freezes up

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi,
This is a follow-up to another thread but I have more information.
Since the Creators Update was installed my laptop (M4700) won't resume from standby with any power scheme. I have had the Feature Enhancement pack installed since the machine was on Windows 7. ( This is the add-on that provides the power schemes that the Dell representative didn't believe were created by Dell, but the previous thread has screenshots.)
The issues I was having have gotten worse since Creators Edition update was applied - despite GPOs supposedly blocking that update.
The keyboard and mouse work okay when the screen comes back up, and the Cortana hints display, but as soon as I then go to unlock the machine from the Dell credential provider, the speaker emits a hideous screeching sound and the keyboard and mouse stop working.
A cold reboot fixes it, but loses any work I had running in the process.
FEP has been broken since Windows 10 came out. The schemes still work, but none of their settings can be modified and that includes the enforcement of going into standby after 10 minutes despite being on mains power and having the Maximum Performance scheme selected).
I have removed the FEP, reset all the power schemes, removed all the stuff related to fingerprint reader, changed the Device Manager settings so that the USB devices can wake up after resuming from standby, checked the BIOS, scanned forensically for Dell / MS / Wave updates and found none...
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I have a dell xps 420 and it HAD vista home premium 32-bit, but I upgraded to the 64-bit version of home premium and that's when the problems started occurring. At least once a day my sound randomly does a very loud screeching sound and afterwards my sound doesn't work for a few minutes. I have X-Fi Xtreme Gamer sound card and I was pretty sure it was compatible with 64-bit, but now I'm worrying. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver in device manager. Is it possible I have to turn off my computer and unhook and rehook the sound card so it reads it properly or something?
 

A:Random Very Loud Screech Sound, followed by no sound functioning.

Are the drivers you are using for the X-Fi the latest ones available for download from the Creative site? Check here: http://support.creative.com/Product...laster&prodID=15853&prodName=X-Fi+XtremeGamer
 

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My computer is making kind of a loud whistling sound, it doesn't look like I have bad caps(on my motherboard) though.

Also I hear some sort of "disc spinning" or "fan-like sound" that's loud but it's "soft" loud(like a refrigerator/freezer makes a sort of "soft" but loud sound) makes but it's not my fans. I am guessing it could be my hard drive?

Anyone know what problem I could possibly have?
 

A:Whistling sound + soft-loud harddrive sound?

Take the side off the case and tell us where the noise is coming from.
 

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All sound from the PC fades out over the course of ~2 seconds only to instantly return when a new (loudish) sound is made. It almost feels as if the headset is raising its baseline of noise after a bit and things the normal sounds are just nothing until a loud sound comes in and makes it realize there is still noise to be played. Best way to describe it is having poor thresholds set to a VoIP voice detection, you make a loud noise and it will kick on and detect lower noise for a bit before shutting down again.

Headset is a Skullcandy PLYR2 Wireless Headset USB plugged directly into MoBo

I have not had this issue happen when using my monitor's speakers (HDMI into GPU)

There is no sound card on this PC, and I've not been able to find any sort of software to control the audio processor outside of the windows playback enhancements.

Windows Communications volume attenuation is set to do nothing, VoIP programs are off as well so as to rule out those. No enhancements are on in windows playback enhancements.
Gigabyte B85M-DS3H
16 GB 1600 DDR3 1600
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB
EVGA 01G-P4-2753-KR Nvidia GeForce GTC 750
Intel i3-4160 3.60GHz
Windows 8.1 64bit

A:All sound fades until loud sound is played USB headset.

When you use a USB connected headphone (wired or wireless) you do not use the PC's sound card, The USB system does the conversion from digital to analog audio. Thus the problem is somewhere in the USB headset system.

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I have read the previous posts on this subject but even though my sound for games is turned off I still get all the usual sounds unless I turn off the volume on my task bar, this is very annoying as when I want to listen to a video or skype I have to turn the volume up,

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Whenever I'm listening to anything or watching anything with headphones the volume is always way to loud and i can only ever have it on 2-4, or if the video/audio is quiet occasionally up to 8-10. im running windows 10.Thanks

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A:PC fan very loud, No sound

- Windows Update is "causing problems" lately.

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Hello,
 
I changed the CMOS battery to a new one 5 months ago, and over the last few days the PC fan has been constantly very loud, and now recently i have lost sound.
 
Another problem is, Windows updates don't seem to be updating.
 
Would these problems be linked to the CMOS battery?
 
Please Help.
 
Thanks

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Hello.

I have a Creative Audigy RX and after I changed my headphones for another headphones without volume control on it, and I started getting annoying issue: overall volume in Windows 7 is very very loud. It set to 5% currently, but still loud. I don't know what to do. I've checked all Windows 7 and creative settings, but it seems I can't find anything what cause this issue.

A:Sound is too loud

See if this helps Audio too loud on earphones

If not see Windows 7 Audio Too Loud - Super User






Quote:
Sound > Default Device > Properties/Levels.
Scroll down to the bottom
Front will be at 100. (Strange since I use stereo headphones.)
Lower it to 10.


You can try setting it to 5 or less.

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Hi everyone,

this is my first post on these boards. I have a problem with my sound card... the sound simply isn't as loud as what it was with windows xp. Back to then I had my old pc I tried to install windows vista (with audigy 2 soundcard) and had the same problem... the playback sound isn't loud... I'm using my headset, everything is maxed and it feels like something is muted, it is nowhere from being loud.

Now I just bought the an Acer PC with Q6600 CPU and Realtek HD audio on-board sound. I formatted the drive and installed my own win vista 64-bit (to remove the 32-bit version) and it's the same, it's not loud at all.

Can anyone help me, thanks!

A:Sound isn't as loud as XP

I just got a Toshiba Satellite laptop with the RealTek sound also, and I noticed the same thing. When I use Skype to talk with someone, I have no choice but to attach speakers. I would be interested in knowing if this is a universal problem with Vista. It doesn't seem to be the speakers themselves, because when I go through the diagnostics, the sound comes out fine.

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Recently purchased a new system and ran Aida32 to check it out. I installed the codec from the manufacturer's website (Sis.com) and i have an SiS 7012 Audio device. Problem is, the sound is pathetically low, even when i have the volume to the maximum. Please help, ive downloaded other codecs and drivers and nothing, plus the website wont even help... What can i do? This is so frustrating. Thanks

Also, I tried my speakers on another pc and they worked fine.

Randy
 

A:Sound Not Loud enough

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i want to read and record stories for my grandchildren to put on cd for Christmas. WHen I use the wondows 7 sound recorder, I sound so far away. I have tried to use a gaming headset with a microphone also but still, it's barely audible.. Any suggestions how I can make this recording clear, and loud? Thank you for your help.

A:my sound will not record loud enough

I'm not sure Windows 7 sound recorder will allow fairly lengthy recordings.

Look at other recording applications, such as Audacity, a free download.

Experiment with microphone placement--near your mouth, farther away, etc. This would be my first move.

You can try other headsets, but I wouldn't spend much money on them. And it's tough to tell which would work best without experimentation. I wouldn't run out and buy a $100 microphone.

Keep your expectations for sound quality fairly low. Don't expect miracles.

Make sure you are not using any type of signal processing during the recording. Use that stuff only on playback, if at all.

Don't have a bunch of other applications running when you are trying to record.

You may be able to improve the sound quality to some extent after the recording is made by using an equalizer or other processing. You can certainly make it louder, using Audacity or any similar application.

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on 'you tube', etc, low sound w/loud hum-volumes ok and up full , and all mutes off.
 

A:XP-low digital sound w/loud hum

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Hey guys. This is for everyone who is wondering how to make their sound loud if it's annoyingly low. Well, I just bought a pair of SONY SRS - PC20 for $5 (used), and my sound is really loud now. This is something I was wondering about before, and no one here knew. Well, it doesn't really depend on the sound card, mine is onboard ESS, really cheap, but it's the SPEAKERS that make the sound loud. I was just wondering, is it a lot more expensive to use batteries for the speakers (mine take 4 AAs) instead of an adapter? I forgot to get one when I bought the speakers, and now I'm using batteries. But I just don't want to waste my money on batteries, if using them instead of an adapter is a lot more expensive.
 

A:How to make sound loud

But I just don't want to waste my money on batteries, if using them instead of an adapter is a lot more expensive.

What do you think?

PLUG THEM IN!!

MB PS you can't beat 5 channel surround sound if U really want LOUD in gaming.
 

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Hi All, I have an HP Envy Phoenix HP 800-030qe There is a loud hum coming from the computer. When I first got the computer is was very quiet, you could barely hear the fan. Now that loud hum is so distracting I can't get any work done. The computer runs fine, it's just this hum from the back of the computer. I initially thought it may be the additional memory I added to the computer, but the hum is still there even without additional memory. What could be causing this and how can I make it stop? I'm kicking myself because it started while it was under warranty and I didn't send the machine in, because I needed the computer to work.  

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I installed AUS Xonar D2X sound card on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit system.But now every sound starts with a loud Pop sound.
Before I had a Xonar DX sound-card installed.In the registry I found some traces of the old (DX) card ([HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\PCI\VEN_13F6&DEV_8788&SUBSYS_82751043&REV_00]).How do I remove these obsolete key?Using Regedit fails (permission denied).
Fulco

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I dont know if this should consider to be a problem but its a little annoyance to me, the sound is too loud even if i turn it down or turn down the application sound (Example: Youtube) is there anyway for me to tone it down a little bit?

A:My Sound is too loud how do i tone it down a bit?

I am using external speakers sorry for not adding that

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Yesterday I upgraded from Windows XP SP3 to Windows 7 and while the transition was mostly smooth, I'm beginning to regret the change as a result of the seemingly (and unnecessarily) simplified volume controls on Windows 7.

I'm using a Creative X-Fi Fatality Professional series sound card (yes, up-to-date drivers) and a 2.1 Klipsch desktop sound system, and while I've had no problems on Windows XP, the sound is ear-rapingly loud on Windows 7. Turning the master volume down only does so much, as even at settings of 8 or 10 my speakers still explode with noise if the speakers volume dial is twisted up even 1/50th of its potential. Setting volume below a setting of 5 results in sound being completely muted.

I've searched assorted threads on this forum and others, and it seems to be a result of the lack of a "Wave" setting on Windows 7 to "fine tune" volume options. Most replies on other threads also seem to mention it being a driver issue, but considering the posters of these threads use a myriad of differing brands and models and are still having this issue I'm pretty sure it's a result of Microsoft removing the "Wave" setting more than anything else.

I am aware that you can go into Sound from Control Panel and tweak individual channels but the fact remains that I cannot find a way to tweak sounds to non-ear-shattering levels on Windows 7 without some kind of more specific controls than merely master volume. Creative Drivers seem to use whatever ... Read more

A:Sound unmanageably loud

To be clear, have you clicked on the speaker Properties, Levels and adjusted the Front setting below 100?

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Hello,

My computer is making really loud whirring sounds from the PSU at the back. Comming out from the fan of PSU.

It is driving me crazy so can you please help me?

AMD Athlon 1700+
512 SD Ram
40 Gig
MX440 64meg

I have a Hewlard Packard PC case if that helps, i dont know what power the PSU is that.

I think it may be all the dust in there, what is a good way to clean it out?
 

A:Loud Whirring!! sound

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I just acquire a Sony Vaio Lap Top Model PCG-6G4L. It make a very loud sound on start up and/or shut down, otherwise the sound isfine. How can I reduce the start up loudness?
 

A:start up loud sound

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