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Hi the buzzing noise could be anything from the dvd drive to noise fans.

if you open the dvd tray and you still here the noise then this points to the fans being noisy, it might be that your xbox is starting to over heat and the fans are now working a lot harder and faster than normal

try the following
make sure air vents are free from dust use vac if needed to **** all the dust out
make sure the xbox is not being used on carpet or on top of anything else such as dvd player or sky box as these will cause over heating fast.

after doing the above see if you still have the noise if you do try standing the xbox up on its side to see if that stops the noise.

if it dont stop then the chances are your stuck with it till your xbox goes wrong then you could get the fans replaced.

the only moving parts are the 2 fans and the dvd drive so if you open the tray and the noise stops then its the dvd drive thats noisy, if it is that then their is nothing you can do unless the drive packs up and you need to replace it.

if the noise is still their with the drive open then its the 2 fans at the back that are noisy, its probably due to the xbox over heating which is the best trick and you will probably find you will have the dreaded rrod pretty soon so make sure its got good air flow around it so it can cool the best it can do

let me know if you need further assistance ok

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