FlyingColours
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Windows Is Buzzing!

Thu Sep 09, 2004 3:39 am

No not slang for great but it is literally buzzing. I have my earhpones plugged in (my small minidisk ones) and I have picked up an electronic buzzing sound, I can hear it with the speakers too. I know there is usually a bit of a sound in the background - this is supposed to be normal BUT the pitch of the buzzing changes whenever I open a different window. It even changes pitch when I scroll around a window.

It sounds very strange, I could probably knock out a tune by ALT-TABbing between windows and programmes.

Anyone know why it is doing this - before I get an electric shock down my ear canal?

Phil
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RE: Windows Is Buzzing!

Thu Sep 09, 2004 3:43 am

I get that when I open Photoshop or Fireworks and scroll down. It's weird aint it although it sounds like mine is coming from the machine itself, i.e., the graphics card?

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RE: Windows Is Buzzing!

Thu Sep 09, 2004 3:44 am

Interference of some kind, you could be too close to the monitor, wireless network device, bluetooth device, wireless USB device, TV, radio, etc. Had a problem with my mouse caused by the receiver being too close to the speakers I had. MYT, it sounds like a PCI sound card, I had the same problem, took out the card, and used the onboard sound and it worked fine. Oh, and make sure the headphones are plugged in all the way.

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FlyingColours
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RE: Windows Is Buzzing!

Thu Sep 09, 2004 4:01 am

Thanks,

The speakers are next to the monitor (always have been on this computer and the one before it) but I never had the problem before. The headphones are all the way in and I am using the default sound card which came with the computer. I guess the interferance is just sounding louder to me because I haven't been listening to anything else today.

Phil
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