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My right speaker is making a rythmic clicking sound. Music and other sounds can't be heard. I've checked on control panel and all seems ok I also did a system restore. any ideas how to resolve this? Could it be a driver problem? (extensa 5420 laptop)

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Possible but I don't think it very likely. You can try removing and reinstalling the driver but I believe it's the speaker itself. You can get a set on Ebay for about $10.00.

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