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I can hear my mouse?

Discussion in 'Computer Peripherals & Consumables' started by alancolledge, Jun 19, 2004.

  1. alancolledge

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    And other noises in the background on my computer. :confused:

    It is 3 months old, 3gHz and I have noticed a progressive up in volume of this lately.

    I have just done a search and I couldn't find any similar problems.

    Is there a simple desktop solution for this or do I need to take the computer apart?

    I don't know the motherboard to hand and I have a tv capture card which 'leeks' sound from startup? I have to open and close the software and then it goes.

    Any help would be good evey move of the mouse makes a whining noise and drives me nuts at the moment :mad:
     
  2. Matt Horne

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    think its the power supply.. I have the same noise when I use the scroolwheel on the mouse.. does not bother me though...only hear it when its quiet :)

    I have a shuttle btw

    Matt
     
  3. mjn

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    sounds like some interference from a faulty device.
     
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    before you pop the lid off i'd try upgrading your soundcard drivers first, if that doesn't make a difference i'd try removing that TV capture card and see if that changes anything..

    looks like a faulty device as MJN says, but i've seen dodgy drivers cause similar probs before.. Even dodgy BIOS version can't be ruled out..
     
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    I remember having this problem - the problem is I can't remember how I stopped it. I know I didn't replace any hardware though so I'll have a think and post back if I remember. I have a logitech cordless mouse and an Audigy 2 sound card. I got noise through the speakers when I used the scroll wheel.
     
  6. alancolledge

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    :hiya: Thanks for your suggestions guys, I will have a look at the drivers first then check out the TV card.

    I can also hear the dvd drives too! Steady increasing whine as I burn one!?
     
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    I'm assuming you mean that you can hear the mouse through the speakers ? That is the kind of thing that was happening to me.
    I get a feeling that it was related to the CD Audio volume control - if I muted the CD Audio it got rid of the noise of the scroll wheel from the speakers. Eventually I disconnected the sound cable (not the IDE one!) that went from my DVD drive to the sound card and now I don't get the noise. I'mm 90% sure this is how I cured it.
     
  8. alancolledge

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    JohnG,

    Yes the noise is coming from the speakers!

    Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try that, I know the cable you refer to and I do have it connected. I am sure its the one that permits you to hear a cd straight from the drive by pressing the play button on it, so not going through the sound card.

    I'll let you know if it works!
     
  9. alancolledge

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    Hoorah!

    Spot on John :smashin: problem solved with the cd audio mute on!
     
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    You should see the trouble i have with my mouse...

    [​IMG]
     
  11. alancolledge

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    Thanks Lynx but I said I heard it whining, not squeaking :D
     

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