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Steady buzz coming from computer

We have an e-mac PowerPC G4 that we recently upgraded to Leopard OS and updated software. We added more memory so we're at the max - 1 GB, I think. during the process, the internal hard drive failed, so we are running off of an external hard drive. It was working great, but a few weeks into it now, the all-in-one computer started making sounds. First a clicking. Then a beeping when the monitor came back on. Now a nonstop buzz that sounds much like an annoying buzzing florescent light bulb. When we shut down or restart the computer, the contstant sound starts and stops at regular intervals. But once it's on, it stays constant. Help! It's driving us crazy.

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  • M Y Aug 20, 2008

    I took it to a technician - it was the hard drive. We replaced the internal hard drive and it only cost $160 bucks for everything. It's working great now.
    thanks.


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Personally, I think your CPU is to far to come back. I'd trade it in.

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