Screeching loud speakers

  281apple 16:47 16 Dec 2007

All of a sudden and out of the clear blue sky my loud speakers starting screeching and would not stop. I changed loud speakers and they screeched also and non stop screeching.
Any suggestions where to look to solve the problem?

  Clapton is God 16:51 16 Dec 2007

Sometimes a simple re-boot solves all manner of problems.

  281apple 17:50 16 Dec 2007

Thanks Clapton is God, but I already tried this and it did not work.

  Diemmess 18:18 16 Dec 2007

It has to be a configuration/sound card fault, even the unlikely business of feedback from an open microphone somehow.

Have you tried the speakers on their own and with the PC switched off?

  Technotiger 18:22 16 Dec 2007

Turn your sound down a little, if the screeching stops it is feedback from your mic.

  281apple 18:46 16 Dec 2007

Thanks to Diemmess and Technotiger. In fact I turned the sound down and the screetching stopped. Kind of dumb of me not to have thought of something so simple.

  Taurus 18:47 16 Dec 2007

Have you just installed a webcam? If it has a built in mic then that could be causing the feedback.

  Technotiger 19:58 16 Dec 2007

Grreat, glad your ears are not still suffering ... LoL

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