Black screen of death

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    Question Black Screen of Death switching from r9 390 to RTX 3080 FTW3 12g

    I am upgrading my GPU, finally, from a R9 390 to an EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 12 GB. My issue is when I install the 3080 it works fine.... until I upgrade the driver then I get a black screen of death that will not go away no matter how long I wait (waited 15-20 mins.) Initially the black screen has...
  2. gdanbo

    [SOLVED] Black screen with cursor on Windows 7, even in Windows setup

    Hello, I have a problem with an older laptop, it's a HP ProBook 4545s. The problem started a couple of days ago. When I would turn on the laptop, Windows would start loading and it would boot to a black screen with the cursor. The first thing I tried were the advanced startup options, such as...
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    [SOLVED] HP G72 Laptop dead gpu fix by switching to cpu graphics?

    Hi, i have a G72 hp laptop with a dead gpu chip and a black screen of death. I had the gpu chip reflowed successfully a couple of months ago and now it is dead again cause it is temporary fix anyway. I've researched the internet for alternative fixes and i stumbled across on a video from youtube...
  4. Hot Doge

    Question Msi B550 Gaming Edge Wifi stuck at VGA post code ?

    My PC just stopped working all of a sudden. It gave me a black screen of death with an error in regards to "power delivery driver faliure" and now won't go past the VGA post code. I've tried reseating everything, resetting the bios, and i've been able to confirm it's not my memory, ssd, or GPU...
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    Question Black screen of death on windows 7. CTRL + ALT + DELETE does nothing. Windows 10 partition (dual boot) works fine

    I have an SSD and a HDD on my system. The SSD runs windows 7, the HDD runs windows 10. A couple of days ago, I was using win10 and it installed an update. When I booted my pc the next day, trying to boot into win7, I got the black screen of death. The screen is totally black, except for the...
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    Question Black Screen on Boot up When PC is shutdown for Hours.

    Okay. I'm really lost and frustrated now. Dont know what's causing it. Here's what's happening to my PC in the past couple of days. When I power on my PC, The monitor wont pickup signal for about 5-10 minutes same goes for my keyboard's leds. then after that my monitor backlight will turn on...
  7. Krissusp

    Question PC Blackscreening kernel-power error

    Ever since I switched my GPU and PSU from gtx 1060 to rx 5700xt and corsair vs650 to fractal design ion+ 660W platinum I've been having random blackscreens. During the blackscreen everything is unresponsive (no cursor, no sound, pc still on, keyboard still on, no caps lock etc.) and I have to...
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    [SOLVED] Is my laptop dead for good?

    The object of discussion is a 8 years old Asus X54H laptop (GPU model is AMD 6470M) with a black screen of death. It has served me very well and, being the frugal zero-waste person that I am, I'd much rather bring it back to life than buy a new one. What happened: One day, rather suddenly...
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    [SOLVED] Blue Screen of Death While Playing PUBG Mobile on Tencent Gameloop Emulator.

    Hello Every one ! I'll say the problem in Super full and boring detail hoping for specific answers that are straight to the point, and I hope you have the patience to read it to the very end to fully understand the problem, so, thanks in advance. first of all I'm using a "Lenovo Legion Y530...
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    Question Black screen after BIOS update

    So I've updated my BIOS. It was fine while updating but the problem is that when it needed to restart it did, but after restarting it was full black screen, no LED light on the case were showing up, keyboard and mouse don't seem to work too. I can boot into windows. My specs (if needed) are...
  11. Benito012003

    Question black screen of death

    i built a pc a couple years ago and haven’t had any problems. But recently i wanted to install macOS onto the computer on a separate ssd. I saw that my gpu (1060) is no supported on macOS. so what i did was i went into the BIOS and put the internal graphics to enabled and searched online for...
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    Question Dropping PC resulted in constant black screen of death

    I dropped my PC on it's side yesterday (silly me) and it shut off soon afterwards. The PC ran fine before this except for the occasional overheating of my CPU thanks to a janky heatsink which sometimes came lose and I had to force in place from time to time. A couple of strange things happened...
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    2070 Wont Display

    Just got the new Rtx 2070 gpu I upgraded from a 1060 6gb. The problem I’m having is the 2070 won’t display but my 1060 will.... how and why is this happening?
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    Online games cause internet to shut down.

    My internet works just fine when downloading at an average speed of 1.1mps, however, when i try to play an online game, it immediately shuts down and stops working until i close the game. This only happens with my internet, i can play fine with my friend´s network or phone internet. Please help :(
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    I5 2400s vs athlon 860k

    My friend gave me an i5 2400s and i bought an 860k wich one should i use for my gaming pc
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    Gtx 980 cooling issue?

    I recently had to RMA my GTX 980 G1 gaming for a bios swap which includes taking the cooler off most likely. I run heaven stress test and the GPU is at 65c and climbing withing the first 5mins. Do I need to re apply thermal paste or is that just normal temperature(all fans on the cooler do work).
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    60GB SSD that only shows 100MB total space

    Hello, I have a 60GB SSD drive that doesn't have anything on it. NO FOLDERS OR FILES (no hidden) and is does not have my OS on it. The problem is that it only allows 100MB on the SSD and shows the drive to be only 100MB. I tested the capacity by putting music on it and it only allowed 100MB...
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    Xbox Windows 10 App Updated, Includes Avatars, Game Hub, Custom Game DVR Controls

    The Xbox app on Windows 10 has a new update which includes custom controls for Game DVR, and the ability to send diagnostic information to Microsoft as it prepares for the app's live streaming feature. Xbox Windows 10 App Updated, Includes Avatars, Game Hub, Custom Game DVR Controls : Read more
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    asus a88x-plus wont power on

    I just got an new case, motherboard, and cpu to run with my old gts 250, 500w coolermaster psu and 16gb of ram, after plugging everything in the system will not power on, the standby power lights up and the dram error light flashes for only a fraction of a second as do the fans attempt to spin...
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    Are these parts compatiable

    PCPartPicker part list: Price breakdown by merchant: CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£164.39 @ Aria PC) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£97.02 @ Amazon UK)...
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    What is the Eyefinity equivilent for Nvidia?

    Hi guys, I currently have 2 radeon 5800's in crossfire and i use eyefinity within the Catalyst program to run 3 screens. I am in the process of speccing out a new pc, and its looking likely that i will be moving away from Radeon (which i hadnt done in years) and getting a 780TI for my new rig...