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Loud Humming I have a loud humming noise whenever I watch tv through my tivo. Doesn't matter whether im playing the sound through the tv or the surround sound so I figure it must be the box. Could it be the cables, or the box itself? Am I doing something wrong? Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance Mc G

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Re: Loud Humming

It's possible a fan or a hard drive is going bad. When the bearings in those devices start to go out they a start making noises like that.

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