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Hello all, would be very happy if someone can help me fix my above problem. When I get to the windows start screen I hear two clicks coming from my pc, its a hardware clicking noise not coming from the speakers. It also happens when I shutdown windows but no other times. I dont think its coming from my HDD or PSU...Is there anything else that you guys could think of? Much appreciation in advance.
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Its probably your sound card...

When I first bought my Asus Xonar D2 I noticed the PC would click twice on boot and shutdown...

I also have a D1 and a DX and they click also but I will tell you that I thought something was very wrong the first time I heard it...

If your PC gives you no problems I'm sure thats it...

If you really want to test for yourself just pull the card out and you'll know for sure.

Hope this helps.


CRAP!!!...I just noticed you said speakers, well you could still try if you want.
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Is it the fans for your graphics card / stuff turning on and off? I know mine shuts down in stages.
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Its probably your sound card...

He has it right. The Xonar cards click because they have relays. Same noise you hear when you switch sources on a receiver.

Btw, OP said hardware, not speakers.
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He sort of said hardware clicking from his speakers, I probably should'nt have reread it...confused my tiny brain...lol

EDIT... apparenty its to early for me to think... your right he said not from speakers, I'm gonna have some more coffee
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Thanks for the replys, that has to be it. Nothing else could be clicking...I got my Xonar D1 about a month ago and im pretty sure thats when the clicking started. Im going to try pulling the sound card.
Edit: Yes! Its the card thanks a ton. Rep'd you all
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 1/11/12 at 10:09am
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