it could be an electronic "screech" on the motherboard from bieng under load, Try reducing the OC on your CPU, and see what happens.
I've had a couple of mobo's squeel like that when they're under a high load.
can you attempt to boot from her HDD? if so, that would be the easiest solution. However, make sure to have the OS Key on hand, vista might require you to enter it if the hardware changes significantly.
Originally Posted by TwoCables
Surges are actually occurring all the time. Most come straight from the power company. Other surges come from when the refrigerator turns on or off, or when other things are...
For that environment, a UPS might be good too.
In my experience, i've never had an actual surge go through, but the sudden outage can F up your HDD if you're writing to it while it goes out.
Maybe a Surge/UPS combo would do. Cheers!
Try searching " UltraSurf "
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