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My computer has started to make a very high-pitch sound every time I switch it on, after a few minutes the noise stops. I have heard before that it is motherboard related but I am unsure what to do. Please help me
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have you tried unplugging the PC speaker to see if its on its way out and is playing up.
    
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have you tried unplugging the PC speaker to see if its on its way out and is playing up.
No, but I'll try that now.
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it's those little caps making that squeaking noise, very common
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Any way around it, or should I leave it be?
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Any way around it, or should I leave it be?
lol sadly leave it be or get some soundproof mats suitable for the computer case.
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My friend's Dell monitor started doing the same thing...

He's an idiot though and threw it out his window in the attic.

Looked cool on video at least.
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