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Unwanted static/sound from speakers

By learninmypc
Aug 17, 2013
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  1. It started a few days ago. To my knowledge,I've made no changes to sound settings. No caution/exclamation marks in Device manager under sound.I've run full scans,clean. Rebooted & even shut it down completely. It does not happen ALL the time, just sporadically. Any ideas? TIA. :)
    W7 Home Premium
    Audio
    Sound Cards
    ATI High Definition Audio Device
    Realtek High Definition Audio
    Microsoft LifeCam Cinema.
    Playback Devices
    Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio) (default)
    Realtek Digital Output (Realtek High Definition Audio)
    Recording Devices
    Microphone (Realtek High Definition Audio)
    Desktop Microphone (13- Cinema - Microsoft LifeCam.) (default)
  2. stonarda

    stonarda TS Enthusiast Posts: 180   +17

  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 6,939   +899

    I have this issue with my headphones. I unplug them and it goes away, but it is annoying to always do this when I hear the static (often).
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

    I do hear it with my ear buds in,but am so tired, I sleep anyhow. Perhaps someday it'll quit. I'm going to re check the connection later today. If nothing else works, I'll live with it.
    Thanks for your input.
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

    In post # 3 I showed the speakers I'm using. The static or whatever it is hasn't stopped so I'm wondering if I might have them plugged into the PC incorrectly. Here is the best shot I can get of the
    inputs
    2013-09-10 12-14-30.579.jpg
    I'm now wondering if the top right one plug (pinkish) should be in the bottom left input? Vertically, it says c/sub. ???
    Blue is input
    Black is Rear
    Limegreen is out&
    Grey is side.
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

    Absolutely no guarantee, but how can this be? Upon closer examination, I found I had a couple RCA plugs in the incorrect sockets. I've changed them & so far no unwanted static/noise so why didn't it happen sooner? My fingers are crossed the problem is fixed, but I won't know till maybe tomorrow? :)
  9. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,222   +231

    Oh well, no matter what I did, they still have the noise so I removed them & have my alternate set hooked up. Thanks to one & all for helping. Maybe Santa will be nice to me this year. :) (y)


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