Re: strange noise from laptop

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by EricP, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. EricP

    EricP Guest

    On Sun, 25 Dec 2005 17:44:26 +0000 (UTC), "stevejone"
    <> wrote:

    >Recently my Toshibal laptop emits a low intensity crackling noise from the
    >speakers and headphones whilst watching dvds, listening to cds or online
    >radio. If watching a dvd I click "pause" the noise changes to a low pitch
    >hum. Sometimes the noise will temporarily cease when plugging or unplugging
    >the ac cable. The battery status does not seem to be a factor. Any ideas
    >appreciated?
    >

    Sounds like old fashioned mains hum.

    The PSU is on the blink. Can you borrow another one and try it?

    Possibly a lead come off or a smoothing component broken down.
    EricP, Dec 30, 2005
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