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Humming? When I tilt my computer it makes a humming(it almost sounds like an electrical buzz) sound that seems to be coming from the hard drive. Otherwise the computer runs fine. Should I worry about the noise and have it checked out? thanks

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Re: Humming?

You may also want to see if this is your TOSHIBA gyroscope.
Toshiba tablet models have an internal gyroscope that can sense if the talbet is held vertically, horizontally, is being flipped, etc. They have software to use such motions (but by default are turned off).
If the sound is coming from the screen, it is most likely the gyroscope. It sounds similar to a light saber effect from the "Star Wars" movies.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

Re: Humming?

Back up your drive and replace it. Mine did a similar thing and I went to degragment it and it turned into toast. Humming (or more like a hissing) is frequently due to a bad capacitor, but that wouldn't likely be coming from your hard drive. Any unusual hard drive noise means you'll be replacing it soon.

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Make sure sound is comming from ur hard-drive.If it show possible reasons can be.... 1. Your hard-drive is not screw-up proerly. It is unbalanced. 2. Take care you hard-disk safely it may cresh soon.For long age of your hard-disk shut down your pc properly.

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