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Intermittent chirping sound

#1 Post by Takeda » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:21 am

A friend of mine has a X1 Carbon that makes an intermittent chirping sound. Pressing the "mute" button eliminates the chirping sound.

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:19 am

Most likely a software problem. Download and run malwarebytes. My computer used to do a similar thing.
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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#3 Post by Takeda » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:16 pm

Thank you! I'll try that!

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#4 Post by Takeda » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:58 pm

I downloaded malwarebytes, and ran it. 61 threats were found, and quarranteened. Unfortunately, the intermittent chirp is still there

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#5 Post by Takeda » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:32 pm

Any other suggestions? Thank you!

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#6 Post by Cigarguy » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:12 pm

I'd try a live Linux distro just to see if the problem is software. If it is chirping in Windows but not Linux then a fresh Windows install might be on order. If both chirping is from both OS then it's hardware.

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#7 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:23 pm

Windows rebuilds can give random error messages at inconvenient times :lol: .

Why not use a Linux Live CD and test it that way?
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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#8 Post by Takeda » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:45 pm

Cigarguy wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:12 pm
I'd try a live Linux distro just to see if the problem is software. If it is chirping in Windows but not Linux then a fresh Windows install might be on order. If both chirping is from both OS then it's hardware.
Thank you for your suggestion!

I'll try the Linux suggestion.

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Re: Intermittent chirping sound

#9 Post by Takeda » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:46 pm

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:23 pm
Windows rebuilds can give random error messages at inconvenient times :lol: .

Why not use a Linux Live CD and test it that way?
Thank you for your suggestion!

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