computer makes funny noises

  SLIM12 17:52 29 Nov 2008
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i am getting a new computer as the one i a using now restarts all the time and sometimes a bell noise rings out from inside the tower ? whats this ??


cheers

  Pineman100 18:28 29 Nov 2008

Ha ha.

Not.

  rawprawn 18:28 29 Nov 2008

Oyez, Oyez, town Crier ? ;))

  SLIM12 18:30 29 Nov 2008

what the ????

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:49 29 Nov 2008

Sounds like an overheat warning.

check all fans are working and give then a good clean also clan out all the dust from inside the tower.

  chub_tor 19:09 29 Nov 2008

I agree with the second comment of Fruit Bat /\0/\ I think that it could be fan blades hitting against a heatsink or a frame. Time to open the case and look inside when it is making a noise.

  SLIM12 00:07 30 Nov 2008

could this be the reason behind the restart problem as it takes 4 or so restarts to boot the thing up ?

  Pineman100 14:45 30 Nov 2008

Is this a serious thread? If so, then I apologise for my earlier post.

I thought "bell noises from inside the tower" was a church-related joke. Sorry!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:20 30 Nov 2008

could this be the reason behind the restart problem as it takes 4 or so restarts to boot the thing up ?

Yes could also be the first signs of a failing PSU.

  oldbeefer2 15:20 30 Nov 2008

Does it really matter if you're getting a new one? I expect the new one will go like the clappers!

  oldbeefer2 15:39 30 Nov 2008

It's something we all a'spire' to. Sorry.

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