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When playing sound I am met with a continuous high pitched

Customer Question

When playing sound I am met with a continuous high pitched squeal. How can I fix it? It says that the speakers are working correctly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

What is the make and model of the device this is occurring on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Acer Aspire Switch 10E
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Thanks

Which version of windows are you using? And when did the problem first start?

Also what sound are you trying to play?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
windows 10, first started a few days ago, when i plugged a different headset in. Have run full virus scan, no viruses found. Any sound, seems to be from device itself although in settings it says speakers are working correctly.
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

is it only via the headsets? Or also via the speakers on the device?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
both
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its squeeling now and im not playing any sound.
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, can you remove the power cable please and hold the power button down for 60 seconds then release.

Then connect the power cable, turn it on and tell me how it then operates please.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Power cable not in at present. I have tried switching it off before, do you want me to do it again?
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes please, exactly as per my instructions, so hold power for 60 seconds.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
still squealing Im afraid
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, I want to do a system restore please.

To do this, close all programs.

Press the windows key + X and click on Control Panel

click System and Security

Then click on System

Then System Protection

Then System restore

Choose a date before this problem occurred.

Let it complete and tell me if it now functions correctly please

Richard and 2 other Laptop Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im going to pay for you to securely connect.
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Thank you

Can you go to www.teamviewer.com

Click on Download in the middle of the page

Download and install the program and give me the ID and Password ***** please so I can connect

Do not close the program but leave it open else I will not be able to connect

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

connecting

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
still squealing
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, run teamviewer and provide me the password *****

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
3pjt37
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its still squealing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
code is U13bf1
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, run teamviewer again please

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

connecting