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Topic # 60300 23-Apr-2010 20:47
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I no longer have sound over hdmi via my 8800GT ( connected to sdpif) ....  this problem started as I was updating BF Bad Company 2 and then all of a sudden i hear some screechy whiny noise coming from the PC.

I can however still get audio when I plug in my USB speakers.

Help!!


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  Reply # 322259 23-Apr-2010 23:03
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Something may have enabled DTS encoding if supported on your soundcard or drivers, that will become loud noises if the data gets played as audio




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  Reply # 322271 23-Apr-2010 23:52
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Gah i think there's more to it than just the sound problem now.

Started playing Bad Company 2, and within a minute or so into the game...  the computer would make that whiny noise again.   Fired up DiRt2 and it crashed the PC after a minute or two into the game.

I've determined that it isn't my graphics card(at least I think it isn't!), as the noise is coming from around the upper half of my motherboard.  So if that's the case is it fair to assume that i have either

a)a PSU on its last legs unable to draw the required power for the graphics card
b)a poked motherboard
c)CPU issues




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