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Forum discussion tagged with static.
  1. wavyscience

    Question Black Screen from Static Shock

    Hello all, My issue: Monitor screen goes black (no signal detected) when touching peripheral device (microphone) Situation example: I leave my desk, go get some coffee, return to desk,. Moment I touch my headset/microphone, screen goes dead Observations : Upon black screen, the audible...
  2. E

    Question I can't reach my own static IP address

    Hello, I purchased a static IP for a server I run at my home. I can access it outside the home, but I cannot reach my server with my static IP address when connected to the home network. Just work local IP.. What could be the reason for this? Thank you.
  3. Bradfishh

    Question Mouse rgb static

    I've never seen anything quite like it but my model O mouse lights up for a second whenever I generate static somewhere in the room(it is always plugged into my PC on my desk). I'll plug in my headphones into a laptop that the mouse isn't even plugged into and on battery power. Or I generate...
  4. L

    Question Dark static diamond pattern appears on screen when using high refresh rate

    Hello guys, Monitor displays colors fine until 120 Hz (100 Hz is setting before, I didn't fine tune). Then static black diamond pattern appears. 144 Hz worsens the problem and colors get a little darker. Nvidia control panel settings are the same on every refresh rate (32 Bit, Full dynamic...
  5. Sqrell

    Question Buzzing noise from my earphones ?

    I built my pc less than 6 months ago. Yesterday, a buzzing noise started appearing in my earphones. I shut my PC down and the same noise still appears. It turns out my monitor is the one causing the noise. Every time I touch the metal parts of the monitor, I got electric shocks from it. Did...
  6. C

    Question Touched graphics card while on. Could I have caused static electricity damage?

    Hello. I’d been having issues with fan noise on my graphics card (RTX 3070, Alienware R10). The other day I opened up the PC case while it’s running so I can pinpoint the noise, & was back and forth trying to figure things out. Then I came over and applied some pressure to the bottom fan and...
  7. Y

    [SOLVED] i vaccumed my hard drive and now my pc doesnt recognize it anymore. what should i do?

    i vaccumed my whole pc today because it was quite dusty. i was careful when doing it and my pc was turned off at that time. after turning it on my pc could not recognize my hdd. i read online that it could be a problem to vaccum the hdd because of static etc. i really need my hdd as it stores...
  8. M

    Question All audio jacks giving white noise static ?

    I've just built my new computer 2 days ago and was playing games perfectly until my headset audio volume randomly halved its self and started to play full volume whitenoise static... Motherboard: ROG STRIX Z590 E Gaming WIFI Notes: I've had my headset audio jack plugged into the green line...
  9. AmPro120

    [SOLVED] I am a bit concerned about ESD because mobo touched my bed

    Well I just got my mobo... and I had no idea about ESD because im a noob and i layed it on my bed for a few minutes to look at it. Does anyone think I fried it ?
  10. F

    [SOLVED] How to Remove Microphone Hiss/Static caused by PC not being grounded?

    Pretty much what the title says. I've been plagued with background hiss/static and I'm 90% sure it's caused by my computer not being grounded. I've "tried" a few different (cheap) microphones, replacing the cable on my current one, 2 different mobos, 3 different cases, and the only thing that...
  11. cyberfyber

    [SOLVED] Desktop that's overly sensitive to Static Electricity - Keeper or Loser?

    Hi, I’ve this problem with static electricity and my newly purchased desktop. Question: Might a PC being overly sensitive to static electricity be indicative of poor workmanship/design? I’m within the return period and it’s the 2nd in this household (same exact make and model) with the same...
  12. RandallCarey

    [SOLVED] Why do I keep getting static shocks when I touch my keyboard?

    I recently upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 3700X, and I bought new memory (G.Skill 3600 2x8GB) to go along with it. Everything works fine, as best I can tell. However, I now often touch my keyboard for the first time after leaving it for several minutes (or hours) and get a light electrostatic shock...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] Moving components to new case

    I recently acquired a new case for my pc and wanted to purchase an anti static mat for when I move the components from the old one to it. My question is what would y'all recommend? What type, brand etc. grounded of course but I cant seem to find one i'd be happy with on amazon or newegg. Any and...
  14. KashUWU

    Question Loud static and bass when there's sound ?

    So i got a new motherboard off of amazon and connected my headset via 3.5mm (i have used front 3.5mm aswell and it does the same) and i was playing a game when suddenly my headset starts making loud static and bass noise, when i use the same headset on my phone it doesn't do the noise,, ive...
  15. FellCode

    Question Extreme Static Sensitivity Causes Computer to Restart

    So I've had a computer I built several years ago and it worked really well until recently. It seems to have an absurdly sensitive reaction to any static electricity. Whenever I vacuum anywhere in the house, the computer shuts off. If I wear socks and generate static and then touch the keyboard...
  16. BuffaloBob1

    Question Computer Freezing due to Static Shock

    My computer freezes every so often for about a second when a static shock from one of my cats, or me in a blanket, sends a shock through the desk. This is pause any video, videogame, or movie I'm trying to watch, and many programs will crash or permanently freeze, which is really getting on my...
  17. SaltySea

    [SOLVED] Crackling/Popping sounds when playing game Lenovo Legion Y700-1060p

    After a while of playing a game, a cracking/popping almost static sort of noise fills the speakers, and this starts lagging the game and my system as a whole. The sound goes away after a while if you leave it but comes back later, the sound goes away when you play through a few videos or open...
  18. iaskqstns

    [SOLVED] Why do I feel static when I'm touching the I/O Shield?

    hi. do you know why whenever i want to plug in usb or headphone jack i will always feel static (or electric maybe idk)? i was using my pc and i cant hear sound from my headphones. i decided to see if theres something wrong with my headphone but there is no problem. then i looked at my mobo and...
  19. V

    [SOLVED] hp elitebook 8760w cpu n gpu heating issue

    recently, hp elitebook 8760w (17inch) laptop is having heating issue , even though the laptop is on a table and i have kept books in the center to keep it ventilate and above the table and sides are open for vent purpose.. using speccy, with chrome, wifi, avast on only. (no gaming or office)...
  20. LeftPurpose

    [SOLVED] Why do I get static in my headphones when I move my mouse?

    About 3 days ago, I noticed static in my headphones and thought nothing of it, because maybe I damaged the cord. Then the next day, it got worse, and somehow moving my mouse made the static high pitched. Now, I just got a blue error screen, and I think it might be related, but I also have no...
  21. X

    [SOLVED] Help identifying system crash (Event id's)

    After 15 minutes or so of my system being stressed via gaming it wil crash, Loud static noise in my headphones then total freeze. I have to restart my system by holding the power switch. What could cause this? It does not crash if im playing a low stress game (Civ 5) or desktop browsing. My...
  22. J

    Question I get Static when I touch something connected to my PC

    Is it normal to get static electricity from just touching certain peripherals and cables? I built this PC earlier this year. Sometimes I accidentally touch the bottom of my condenser mic and I felt the electricity shock. I also have a USB cable for when I connect my phone or gamepad into the PC...
  23. Jamry

    [SOLVED] Static display on my PC

    Hi, im using an old AOC e936Vw. Could there be a problem with my DVI cable? This static display im getting is the same as what you get when you are using the PC and something hit the dvi cable. I've been getting this randomly from quite a while now while playing, but now it happened when I...
  24. D

    Question Strangest crackling/buzzing noise issue... Please help TH community

    Hey all. I'm encountering possibly the strangest crackling/buzzing issue with my PC. My specs: Gigabyte X570 UD motherboard EVGA RTX 2060 Super SC Ultra Ryzen 3600x + Noctua NH-U12S 16GB 3600mHz DDR4 RAM 1TB NVMe SSD EVGA BQ 650W PSU I built my computer maybe 3 months ago and have been using...
  25. P

    Question Monitor Turns to static when i play a video

    I have a Hisense 50in 4k tv and everytime i put a video on it from Hulu, Crunchroll, or any other website with the same type of player it turns to static. I also have 3 other displays but they are not affected by the issue. Specs: RTX 2080 Super I7 9700k 16gb DDR4 3200mhz ASUS z390 Displays...
  26. M

    Question New PC makes electrical sparking noise when powered off

    I built my first PC (specs below) 3 days ago, and I have noticed a strange sound that occurs after it has been powered off. I noticed it the first night I built it after I installed drivers and played a game for a few hours. That night, I powered off the PC (did not unplug anything or flip the...
  27. C

    Question Seemingly random lag spikes

    hardware. I have a ryzen 5 2600 / rx580 build on a B450 GAMING PRO CARBON A/C My PC occasionally has intense lag spikes, where everything slows down and starts lagging heavily, as if the PC is struggling to do something. As I'm moving the mouse cursor, it lags behind along the path I'm moving...
  28. T

    Question looking for non rgb LED fans that are decent for a new build.

    Hey guys going to build a new Ryzen 3600 build and dont need my computer to look like a unicorn.. just want some static red fans that also do work, will need one SP and 5 AF. everything out there now seems to be unicorn barf and ridiculously overpriced, assuming it is because you can make them...
  29. jaking007

    Question High Static from Laptop when charging.

    Hi guys, So this has been occuring since I moved to a new place for work. It's a pretty old house so my guess is the wiring around the house is not the best. Like the title said, my laptop has a metal body, whenever it's charging, if I place my wrist on the metal part, I'll get static, its...
  30. xupaii

    [SOLVED] First-time building a computer - won't boot up

    I've just built my first computer, and when I went to press the power button, nothing happened. The HDMI was plugged into the GPU but it was making a static-y noise, which I assume is bad. I reseated the GPU and had the same issue. I double-checked that the CPU is in correctly, which it was, and...
  31. moonyman213

    [SOLVED] Setting up a static ip.

    Howdy. I have a strange issue with setting up a static IP. I've managed to do it. However, I'm losing internet access (parcially). Strangely, I still can use TeamSpeak, but neither of my internet browsers are letting me reach a site. My final objective is to open ports. Since I don't have...
  32. G

    Question Grainy/static/pixelated/blurry textures, reflections, and shadows in all games.

    Ever since upgrading to Ryzen 5 3600 on a new MSI B450 Tomahawk Max I've been experiencing graphical bugs or artifacts in all my games. These graphical bugs can be defined as grainy/static/pixelated/blurry textures, reflections, and shadows in all 3d games (does not effect retro styled 2d...
  33. Mr3dPHD

    [SOLVED] Static through PC speakers every time data is being transferred

    I've had these speakers setup for a couple of weeks now and haven't had any issues. All of a sudden, today, I noticed a bit of static noise coming from them. I installed an update for my printer, and the moment the download began, the static went crazy. What would cause static interference to...
  34. B

    Question Headset Buzzing / static noises even when unplugged

    Headset Mic makes constant static and buzzing noises when even unplugged out, Have updated drivers and disabled and re download drivers. Even when the mic is disable in settings when you listen to it being detected it still makes noise. have also reset Wins 10 keeping all files. Mic is...
  35. xelw

    [SOLVED] How can I be safe with static electricity while building my pc

    All of the parts to my pc have arrived so now I am just worried about how to handle them. I'm worried about static electricity so I don't know which surface to build on. My bedroom has a fake wood table with a wooden floor, and my kitchen has a granite table with a wooden floor. How should I...
  36. BillWiTheScienceFi

    Question Static and other noises from speakers

    I built my pc back in october and got a new monitor and a set of speakers to go with it, have not had any issues till recently. My speakers are making different noises and i cant seem to get rid of it. I have no other tech by my pc including my phone. Ive made sure drivers are updated. My pc...
  37. T

    Question Complicated Static Build-up or some other problem?

    Hi there, I am in need of some help and I just can't figure this one out. For several years now I have been dealing with mouse problems. Double clicking and even clicks that don't register. My husband's and I's computer are on the same outlet for our computers. We both also use surge protectors...
  38. M

    Question Random Crackle/Popping in Audio

    So I recently built a new gaming PC and everything ran fine. Later on I installed an SSD (this is the SSD https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078DPCY3T/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ) from my old PC into this new one and noticed there has been popping/crackling sounds in my...
  39. L

    Question Weird noice like static from psu

    Ok so the psu was perfectly running without any noise until i switched the motherboard to an ATX from mATX AND adeed 4gb ram (total 8gb ram). And now its making this weird noise like a static. even when the pc is in idle. Video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/yhqqputHHawum8KH7 PC SPECS: CPU: Intel...
  40. V

    [SOLVED] Screen Flickering and Grainy After Installing New Gpu

    Recently I had upgraded my GPU from an ASUS Geforce GTX 1060 6GB to an ASUS Geforce RTX 2070 Super 8GB. After which I noticed my screen was slightly grainy/fuzzy/static especially on darker colors. My screen also started to flicker whenever I was playing a game and got worse with the more...