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Lately my computer's speakers are constantly humming. Unplugging the jack from the computer does not stop the hum, but cutting the power does. Are my speakers shot, or is there something I can do to fix this - short of turning the speakers off when not in use?

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They hum because. . .

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they don't know the words.

Reroute the power cables. Make sure any cables are not parallel to each other.

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They hum because. . .

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They're HumdingersHappy. I did try rearranging the cables but nothing changed. I don't know much about "powered" speakers, but I would suspect that some internal component is bad. Adjusting the volume, or muting, has no affect since the problem is in the power circuit. They're junk. I'll just buy some. Thanks much for your response/suggestion.

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