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Hum in speakers

All of a sudden I have a loud hum in my harmon/kardon multi media speakers. They are about 8 years old and never a problem. I shut off the computer and they still hum, changed outlets and still the hum. Appreciate solutions, in plain talk, I am no computer expert, just a point and click guy.
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    mine soundstocks is 6 years old and I just found it today that the highest tweeter in the left stick is producing broken sound

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Unplug the minijack from computer to hear if it still hums. If not test speakers at another computer. if it works fine on other computer the sounncard is generating hum noise. Common problem is usually the earthing cable inside the minjack that is touching L or R speakerwire due to bending of cable and breaking off insulation. If youre up to it cut off minijack if its moulde and resolder a new one on.

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