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I get a random buzz when I play music. First I thought it was my external hard drive failing, but have recently downloaded fresh music from amazon and that has a random buzz in most tracks. Replay the buzz bit and it's gone and reappears elsewhere! I've tried pressing round keyboard area in case it's a loose connection, but that's not it. Maybe there's not enough buffer memory or something techy like that? I've tried reloading the same tracks from amazon, and they too have buzz but in different places. It also happens when stuff is ripped from new CDs.

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I would have suggested it could have been to much bass as that can make some laptop speakers buzz sometimes but if the buzz is changeing place in random songs....,
The best way to test it is to use some headphones or external speakers through the headphone port if the buzz has gone it is an issue with the speakers themselves and could be dust or dirt on them or could be damage that needs them to be replaced.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Testimonial: "Thanks, no it's not too much bass, it's a 50hz type random buzz through the internal speakers and headphones. There's also random drop out on tracks which never reappears in the same place if the same song is played again."

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    roythebus Oct 22, 2013

    After an hour on the phone to HP, they re-installed and updated drivers for the sound card. It still has the random buzz so has to go back under warranty.

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