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Clicking noise?

By Richard132
Oct 8, 2007
  1. when im playing games or browsing the web sometimes i hear like a mouse click sound is the only way to describe it and it happens sometimes alot and sometimes rare? is it something to worry about?
     
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    where does the noise come from? is it coming from your speakers or the pc case?
     
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I sincerely hope the clicking noise isn`t coming from your hard drive. If it is, then usually that`s a sign of an impending hard drive failure.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  4. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    same, that's why i was hoping that it was the speakers :( but we'll see
     
  5. Richard132

    Richard132 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    sorry for not being 100% clear :p the noise was from the speakers but it isnt a distortion noise it sounds like a mouseclick.mp3 file sort of thing? and when it does happen my computer will sound like its loading something?
     
  6. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    that's weird, it could just be your speakers being funny or maybe something's up with your sound card but i'm not sure really :confused:
     
  7. Richard132

    Richard132 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    dont think it is any of those the sounds to clear :S weird if you lot dont know :(
     
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I`ve moved your thread to our Audio and Video forum. Perhaps you`ll get more replies there.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  9. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    If you mute the volume, do you still get the clicking noise?

    It could be that a power supply or amplifier component in your speakers is going, or has gone bad.

    Does it just happen with certain games/programs?

    Also, bring up the volume control panel that displays all the inputs. Mute all that you don't need:microphone, cd player, etc. If the clicking goes away, add one at a time back in until you get the noise again.

    Regards Jase :)
     
  10. Richard132

    Richard132 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Dont think i will be able to pin point it so easy because it happens like 6/7 times in a whole day and it can happen at anytime i will try it though :)
     
  11. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    Did you follow my instructions above?

    Regards Jase :)
     
  12. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Move your cell phone further away.

    You're welcome.
     
  13. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    I think i know what you might be talking about. Sometimes when i would used to get popups, it would play that clicking sound and something would pop up. If you have a popup blocker it might catch it though. Im not sure if this is what ur talking about but check it out.
     
  14. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    munch2477 and SNGX1275 both make good points, i'm always getting buzzing from my speakers from my phone ;)

    i think google toolbar makes a noise when it blocks a pop up, do you have it installed?
     
  15. Richard132

    Richard132 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    Jas - didnt work :p

    SNG - i know what a mobile buzz sounds like it isnt that for sure.

    Dave - yes i do its build into firefox (unless i added it) but it has nothing to block if my IE isnt open ;o
     
  16. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    Open your computer and give it a good clean. Fans ect..

    It's definitely worth a try.

    Regards Jase :)
     
  17. munch2477

    munch2477 TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    for the pop up blocker...most of the time i didnt have my ie open and it would happen. make sure you don't have any pop up program on your computer. Sometimes it could just play the sound and nothing will pop up.
     
  18. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Ok, one last shot at it. Check out the sound control panel and play the Start Navigation sound (also try stop navigation). Is that it? If so then set your sound scheme to not play a sound for start navigation or just set Windows to No Sounds.
     
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