Noise means a unwanted level of random interference added to a signal.

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switch my harddrive to another laptop

I have two similar model of dell laptop. One of my laptop is not turning on and start beeping when I plug in the charger and trying to turn it on. Some days ago I poured a cup of tea into it (by ...
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How can I fix snapping image in MPC-HC?

It's really hard describe the problem, but here a picture which say much more then one hundred word: http://i.stack.imgur.com/IB8jk.jpg Also,you can check this image, if not clear the problem: http:/...
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High pitched noise from WQHD Curved monitor

I am very sensitive to high-pitched noises. Some years ago I even got diagnosed with "Hyperacusis" - which is essentially an high sensitivity to noises. I am an electronics engineer and often need to ...
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High-pitched intermittent noise from base of Lenovo laptop (SSD)

My new Lenovo T550 laptop, running Windows 7, seems to be always making a strange noise, coming from its bottom (base). As this laptop is equipped with an SSD hard-drive, I would have expected it to ...
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Floppy disk makes noise when refreshing my computer

When I refresh my computer, or each time I navigate from local disks back to my computer, my floppy disk driver makes a loud noise, and its green led blinks. I'd like to stop it from making noise, ...
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Microphone boost makes noise through headphones

When my microphone boost is turned up (+30.0 dB), I can hear my recording clearly, but I hear a noise in my headphones, but when it's lowered (+20.0 dB) the noise is unnoticable, but I can barely hear ...
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Computer makes weird noise

It is a laptop and around 1 year old. There seems to be two sounds, one possibly coming from vents? Both sounds start with booting up the computer in morning, they stop after 3-5 minutes after ...
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Monitor not fully turning on and producing loud noise

Today my old Acer monitor, which is connected to a PC through a DVI-D cable started to produce quite loud (in comparison to barely noticeable sounds many monitors emit) persistent hissing sound on ...
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Speakers buzzing and can't seem to find a solution

I have Microlab Solo 7C speakers and I've had a lot of problems with buzzing. I have my computer and projector connected to them and if both the computer and projector are turned off the speakers do ...
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High pitch noise when monitor displays anything in table form [duplicate]

I've come across a lot of posts handling noises of batteries, computers, chargers,... but what I'm experiencing, I've never seen before. I'm working on a LG Ultrawide monitor 29UM65 (ratio 21:9). ...
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PC Fan and Graphics Card getting loud [duplicate]

I did already some research but can't find anything in my pc or on the internet about my cause. Some fans in my pc are suddenly getting loud for like 10 sec and than going quite again for like 5 and ...
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What are these weird noises coming from my computer, and how do I fix it?

Laptop producing weird noises from inside, sounds electrical. This can be reproduced simply by scrolling up and down using an external mouse or the trackpad, or simply typing on the keyboard. ...
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New PSU makes noises, but only for a few minutes

A few days ago, I bought and installed a new power supply unit, the "Be quiet! Pure Power CM BQT L8-CM-630W". Since then, a few minutes after booting the PC, it starts to make a noise, which I have ...
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Strange noise (whistle) from PC

I often hear a strange noise from my computer. It sounds like a whistle or a tick-tack from a cricket bug. You can hear it on this video: https://vimeo.com/143945875 What can be the possible reason? ...
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Noise coming from CPU when opening [duplicate]

I have this CPU it's 4 months old and somehow when I power it on, it produces a weird noise. Right now, my remedy is to turn it off for 5-10 minutes and then power it back on. Sound disappears but I'm ...
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Mains hum in speakers after plugging in a cable

As soon as I plug in a standard 3.5mm jack cable into my speaker AUX IN port they produce a loud disturbing noise exactly as this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MainsBrum50Hz.ogg. I don't ...
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Toshiba laptop create weird plug in and out noises

My Toshiba laptop create this weird plug in and plug out noises when I plugged my phone's usb cord. This happens every time I plug my usb phone to my laptop, when I need something from my phone I need ...
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Why does my SSD-only laptop make a scatchy sound when I open a new Chrome tab?

I've got a brand new Asus Zenbook (https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/ZenBook_Pro_UX501/) which makes a low-volume but certainly audible sound when I open a new tab in Chrome. This doesn't happen every ...
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Whistle (noise) with laptop

I have a laptop which recently I am hearing an unknown whistle (exhausting noise sound with a high frequency) from it. I found out that the whistle stops in the following situations: When I move the ...
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Windows 7 PC knocking sound coming from DVD drive after boot

I have an HP Slimline Desktop PC which I installed Windows 7 from scratch. So it should be free of bloatware. I also added an SSD. I noticed that after booting, it occasionally has some knocking sound....
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PC Case Side loudly vibrating when on high fan RPM

My CPU is an AMD FX-6300 and it is cooled by it's stock cooler. The problem with the stock is that it tends to spin at 6600+ RPM when on heavy load. So every time I start GTA V for example I start ...
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White noise from speakers (and plugged in headphones)

My Logitech Z-2300 speakers have white noise. I have to crank up the volume to 70%+ to hear it, and I never need it above 40%+. So the speakers in are fine as is. The problem is when I connect my AKG ...
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Placing my hand on laptop reduces buzz noise from USB headset mic. Is it safe?

I am using a laptop that I believe is having the ground loop issue. It zaps me if I touch the metallic frame when I stand on my ceramic floor. I have a USB headset and the microphone picks up the ...
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Static coming through speakers

I'm having issues with a static noise coming through my speakers. The noise is in general quite quiet, and most of the time cannot be heard unless no other sound is playing through the speakers. It ...
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How To Fix Seagate 250GB Loud Screeching Noise

This hard drive has my Xbox files on it,in which i need,and i have already taken it apart and all in a clean environment,and it started by making a buzzing noise,and then when i got the head unstuck,...
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Loud noise coming from laptop [closed]

A friend brought me his laptop, complaining that it sometimes makes a loud noise. Sure enough, every once in a while, it makes a real loud noise. There's only 2 moving parts in there: the hard ...
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Laptop Graphics Card making noises and vibrating, is there a way to fix it?

I am the owner of a Samsung NP355v, with a Raedon 7660G graphics card. Recently, it has started to make a weird noise (as if the fan was forced) and vibrating, and I fear I won't be able to use my ...
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Laptop buzzing (not HDD, not fan). How to hush it?

I have a new Dell Inspiron 15 7547 laptop here. It makes an annoying high-pitched buzzing sound whenever on AC power. This is not HDD noise (there's a separate, usual sounding HDD noise when the HDD ...
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how to find a device that will block out all noise [closed]

I am looking for heaphones/earplugs or any other device which will cancel out all the outside noise. I DO NOT want to listen to music/white noise/nature sounds or anything else. I want perfect silence ...
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Noisy 1U fan, can it be changed?

I have a 1U computer I'd like to use at my desk, unfortunately, it is very noisy. It has at least one fan that pushes so much air that it sounds like an helicopter. The fan does not rattle, so the ...
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Is there a way to limit the sound max volume?

I am wondering if there is a program that does that thing, I am not talking about lowering the volume, for example at night before I go to sleep I like putting a video on and listening to it, but I ...
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Laptop Noise From Internal Battery Section [closed]

(Not entirely sure that this is due to the internal battery, but that's my guess.) I have a brand new Thinkpad T450s and it has both internal and external battery. I have noticed that when my laptop ...
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Background static when using headphone with Microsoft Surface

I am using Microsoft Surface 2 (non-pro) tablet, and I like to use headphone with it. The problem is that whenever I plug a headphone in and I play something, I hear this statics background sound. It ...
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Annoying Fan noise vs slow down

I was in a situation where when I would scroll or navigate through Google Drive, there would be a slowdown while a fan that had been silent revved up. It would also keep me awake at night. So today I ...
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PSU very loud on idle system

i have a very weird problem- once in while( once or twice per day usually) my PSU starts being very loud(probably max fan speed) even while the system is idle. The only way to fix it is to shutdown, ...
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How does twisted-pair improve DSL?

The extension to that question is does TP improve DSL over long runs? The reason I ask is because when I plug my DSL modem inside my home, I get a 1/3 speed reduction over when I plug it directly into ...
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OnBoard Microphone (P8Z77-V LK) has a lot of static

Recently my SoundBlaster has been acting up and my PC would occasionally BSOD with a STOP 124 message. I am trying to rule out or confirm it is my SB by removing it from my PC and using onboard audio ...
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Only allow laptop to charge battery to 95%?

My laptop makes a very loud noise (coming from some CPU idles state / power saving mode). This is a well recognized problem, and people on the internet seem to have not found a solution yet. The ...
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My new laptop's harddrive makes this faint crackling noise. Should I be worried?

Whenever my laptop loads something, I can hear a very faint but rather annoying crackling noise coming from the hard drive (ignore the background hiss and ticking clock): Heres what it sounds like: ...
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PC starts to be noisy some time after Ubuntu is installed

I used to have this problem: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/174161/when-i-boot-linux-it-asks-for-password-pretends-to-proceed-but-then-returns-t. Before it arose, my PC was beeing noisy for a ...
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viewing wifi power spectrum

On almost any Windows laptop, I can use the netsh command to see deliberate wifi channels in the 2.4-2.5 GHz wifi band. But, is there a way (without needing further hardware; preferably a free program)...
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Why do some AC adapters and power supplies generate a whining noise, and what can I do about it?

I have many different AC adapters and power supplies for a variety of devices, ranging from small 5V/1A USB chargers to laptop power adapters and desktop PSUs. However, I often hear a whining noise ...
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Clicking noise in audio when using “multi-output device” for video playback in OS X

I'm trying to watch a movie with my wife, and we are both using headphones — she is using Bluetooth, and mine are plugged into standard 3.5mm headphone jack. I've created "multi-output device" in ...
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Does a power-supply for a computer typically have temperature modulated fan control?

In other words: if I cool it using a large slow quiet fan, will it shut up, or do I need to build my own temperature control circuit?
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Hard disk makes noise under Windows

I have a hard disk that periodically makes strange sounds. The thing is that this happens only when I am under Windows Server 2008. When I use Debian Linux the disk works silently. So, it can be ...
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DSL line quality: SNR and impact on upload vs. download ratio

I work mostly from home and last Sunday for some reason my DSL line rate dropped from around 8Mb/s to a 0.5Mb/s. I don't know much about the physics of DSL lines when it comes to line quality, so I'm ...
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HDD constantly making a power-up noise

I have two hard drives installed on my system - WD Caviar Black 500GB (primary one) and a Samsung Spinpoint F4 320GB (used for storage). The first one has been in use for a year and the second one for ...
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Why is my new laptop's fan making noises?

I have a 1 month old Lenovo Ideapad y410p and the fan makes a weird clicking noise. It happens sometimes when I tilt my laptop but not always, sometimes when I turn on my laptop, and usually when I'm ...
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Loud Noisy (CPU Watercooler?) Fans

I have an issue with my computer lately, I built my computer 3 months ago and I assume my CPU watercooler fan is getting louder. I have a Corsair H100i Watercooler, Intel Core i5-3570k CPU, ASRock Z77 ...
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PSU Noise when turned off

When my PC is turned off and I bring my head very close to the PSU, I hear a high frequency noise. Is that normal? I can't hear when I am like 2 metres away from it. And it's only there when turned ...