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Clicking in the background


hawthorn59

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Hi!

Recently while browsing I have noticed an occasional "clicking" sound going on in the background. Somewhat like when you are typing but not quite the same. I do remember years ago the same problem but I think it just stopped (different pc that time). I dontknow what it is and its really annoying.

I have Sony vaio 2 yrs old; win 7, 4 gig ram.

any ideas?

h

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lotvic

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Is sound coming out of your Speakers or is it a mechanical noise from a component inside your pc?

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hawthorn59

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I hadnt thought of that. After observation I am pretty certain that its coming from inside the machine!

thanks

h

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KRONOS the First

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Hard-drive perhaps?

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KRONOS the First

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Or more likely a fan slightly out of alignment and hitting the casing.

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woodchip

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I would say its you hard drive and browser that is trying to read your next move on the net, so it pre-downloads web pages or your Hard Drive is getting full

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lotvic

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Difficult to pin down noise as it is a laptop. Can you try to listen to which area it is coming from? As has been said it is prob Harddrive or a fan. You could check for dust and muck near the fan outlets.

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