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    Troublesome Fan Noise -- Hardware Malfunction?

    I recently bought a refurbished Dell Optiplex 2020 SFF, which ran excellently on startup. Shortly after, I upgraded it with a 315w power supply, and an Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 graphics card, which have both been operating excellently so far. However, yesterday, a loud fan noise started from the...
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    Pc makes loud noise on startup

    I did try cleaning my fan but it continues to make that loud noise and it doesnt seem like a grinding noise. Please give me solutions.
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    Slight laptop fan rattling at lower rpms

    My laptop fan has recently started making a quiet low frequency rattling sound when the fan is slowing down. It does not happen with high rpms, nor are my temperatures abnormal even when under high load. It is a lenovo y50, 5 years old. I got a replacement fan 2 years ago because of a bad...
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    Hard Drive making rumbling, grinding noise.

    My computer has been making this noise for a while, and I've never really thought much of it, but it's starting to get on my nerves a bit and now I'm worried theres actually something wrong with it. It seems to be coming from my hard drive. I don't know much about hardware so I don't really want...
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    PC made long beeping noise when awakened from sleep mode

    Hello all! My PC made a long beeping noise when I awakened it from sleep mode. It was a continous beeping and I was wondering if this indicates damage to my PC. Its a brand new prebuilt. My friends tell me it could be a fan. I'm worried about hardware issues. I restarted the PC and it went...
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    Should I be worried about this noise?

    My desktop has done something like this since I got it built but recently it just seems much louder. Is it just harddrive noise? Power supply issue? I don't think it's the fans since they're both next to each other at the top of the desktop, and I hear the nosie coming from the bottom. It gets...
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    Audio issues/Trouble with installing the right audio driver

    I've been having problems audio problems in general on my Inspiron 15R N5110 that runs on windows 7 (windows 7 pro) more specifically my computer speaker the issue is when I unplug the headphones or shut off my computer it resets to the speakers and my speakers are muffled and screeching also I...
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    Laptop CD drive making loud noise every time slightly moved

    I haven't dropped it, its only 3 months old and cost 1200.. Started a couple of days ago. Noise goes away when CD drive is out but I can't keep it like that :/ Laptop is Msi cx62 6qd
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    Strange ticking/clicking noise coming from HDD

    So ive had this this ticking problem before with my old HDD so thats the reason i bought a new one and the problem is still there. When that happens (only when playing games) the game freezes for about 10-20 seconds and just continues but sometimes i also get BSOD with error: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT...
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    Strange cracking noise from laptop

    My laptop makes a crackling noise every one second. I have just bought a used one and I have the opportunity to turn it back and take another one. What is the problem and what should I do? Thank you. Laptop noise:
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    audacity recording issue

    sir you are requested to fix this issue, as i am having problems with recording audio on audacity software. I am getting a persistent noise when ever i tap on button of recording. I am attaching a picture, which will show you an exact image of noise in right channel. This happens with all...
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    Unsettling noise coming from GPU when in use by a game

    Hello! Any help is apreicated greatly! While running GPU-Demanding games (In my examples, I was testing with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition with graphical settings set on High) I get a noise that I am worried is a bad sign, and even if it is harmless, I'd like it fix since it still...
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    Extreme noise when running games

    When I'm running games, currently Dragon Age Inquisition, the noise goes into overdrive. I have No lag, just noise. I have a Dell XPS 8300 stock and it's 6 years old now. I am about to upgrade the RAM to double it. I have blown the computer out and the sound is still bad. But even if my boys...
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    Am I going crazy?? Please help

    Well it was pretty late and I decided to watch some videos and then right when I played the video my small round old memorex alarm clock started making this static-y noise. It wasn't that unusual at first since its old but what interested me was that the sound went away when I ended the video. I...
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    Sound of laptops

    Hello, I've got a few questions concerning the fan noise/general noise of laptops/ultrabooks etc.. I've noticed that a lot of laptops make a fairly audible fan noise. And by this I mean the noise they make even at very low load in a cool well ventilated envoirement. My question is if there is a...
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    Solved Dell Inspiron n5040 high pitched noise

    It seems a high pitched noise in a Dell is fairly common. I have read the forum and tried some of the suggestions but none of them worked. I have a high pitched noise (it sounds like when I use a Dremel to cut a nail or using a dog whistle) coming from the bottom right side of laptop. It is...
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    Solved Speakers clicking at random intervals on Sony Vaio Desktop

    Hello there, first time user. Over the past few months I have been getting a slight "clicking" noise out of the built in speakers on my Sony Vaio desktop VPCL235FD. I don't hear the clicking when headphones are plugged in, and no clicking when other speakers are plugged in. The clicking seems to...
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    Static when headphones are plugged in

    Hey guys! I just got a new computer and it's been working amazingly well. I just plugged my headphones in a few minutes ago and started hearing static (note: this hasn't happened since i got it). I only hear it when i hit a key on my keyboard, click through websites, or have a program running. I...
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    Audiobox USB 2.0 - Noise in right side of headphones only

    Just bought a new pair of headphones. Plugged them into the back of my audiobox usb 2.0 and I'm getting noise in the right side only. Whether I'm playing back any sound or not. I tried them on my laptop and cell phone and both are clear as can be. I am plugged into a USB 2.0 port directly into...
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    Loud static noise then total lockup-crash

    I'm getting these more an more frequently. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for it either. My computer can be totally idle and I come back to it and it's locked up or I can be simply reading something on the web and it might happen. Can anyone offer any support on this? Operating...