bricked

Forum discussion tagged with bricked.
  1. E

    Question PC not booting when external HDD is connected ?

    Pc wasn't booting today, not even getting to the bios. I unplugged my external HDD and the PC booted okay. How can an external HDD brick your entire system? It quite amazed me that it wasn't even showing BIOS just a black screen.
  2. PCMasterProhahah123

    Question Flashed asus prime b350m-a motherboard? Pls help! Its now bricked? Need help from a pro! Pls

    So i bought rust and it said i needed atleast 10gb of ram. I have 16gb so i thought it was wierd. I looked in task manager and it said 16gb but it also said that 8,1gb was "hardware reserved". So i looked up fixes for it and tried all and none worked. I tried removing and putting back the ram...
  3. arthurdurand

    Question Lenovo ideapad S145-15IGM no POST, doesn't boot!

    I have a Lenovo ideapad S145-15IGM (type 81MX) notebook PC that doesn't POST with the following indications/symptoms: The LED next to charging port ALWAYS functions normally: Amber while charging and White when fully charged. if I don't/didn't switch the PC on: The Num Lock LED ALWAYS comes on...
  4. jimjamran

    [SOLVED] Bricked Motherboard - Any suggestions / troubleshooting tips?

    Hello I was recently sold a faulty motherboard - I managed to get my money back however the seller has gone quiet so I guess I can keep the faulty board? Anyway - I'd like to give fixing it a go, always keen to learn. Current setup for testing: HX1200 PSU *8-pin + 24-pin) B550 Aorus Elite Ax...
  5. N

    [SOLVED] BSoD boot loop

    I've tried everything Startup repair doesn't work Comand prompt sfc/scannow doesn't work System restore doesn't work Uninstall last quality update doesn't work My last resort is to do a system reset and keep personal files but I'll have to reinstall all programs I want to use going forward...
  6. ReHack

    [SOLVED] Tenda AC1200 ac11 router possibly bricked after attempting to update firmware ?

    To anyone that can help me, Here's the situation, I have a Tenda AC1200 a11 router that I tried to update the firmware of. I accidentally clicked a blank space on the web ui while it was updating at 70% which made the progress bar disappear. It then cut off my connection with the router shortly...
  7. H

    Question No power light - did I brick my mini-desktop?

    Hi all I recently tried to upgrade a Lenovo q190 for my dad. Its a ultra small form factor desktop. I consider myself pretty tech savvy and have built a few desktops, and have upgraded RAM/SSDs on many laptops. This was supposed to be a pretty simple upgrade. The case was easy to open, I did...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Broken HDD doesn't show up / doesn't format properly

    TL;DR: May have bricked HDD, Sometimes shows up in Disk Manager, but doesn't inicialize or format propely. Any way to fix or should I get a pro to do this? Okay here's how I bricked it. So I have this laptop with a broken screen, I can only see a 1/3 of it. I turn it on, it says something about...
  9. Y

    Question Bricked hdd

    Hello, I am currently having problems with a seagate 2tb external hard drive. I have had this issue in the past, but I cant seem to figure out how to fix it this time. so, the drives purpose is to store games on my Xbox but when the drives reaches a certain capacity it fails and the Xbox wont...
  10. Mikaleon

    Question Black screen after enabling Secure Boot along with enrolling Platform Key ?

    Hello, so I tried to enable Secure Boot in preparations for Windows 11. What i did was: Disabled CSM Saved and rebooted Enrolled Platform Key Enabled Secure Boot Saved, rebooted and black screen (no signal) I can also hear 5 short beeps and VGA led is red (I am not sure if it happend before as...
  11. T

    [SOLVED] Potentially Bricked GPU?

    I installed precision X1 and it notified me that there was an update for the VBIOS so I just pressed update expecting it to be simple and go smoothly due to it being EVGA software and not third party with a bios I have downloaded. While updating it failed at around 60% and notified me to not...
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    Question Unbrick an AMD XFX RX 460 ?

    Hello World ! I have a big problem with my little old XFX RX 460 2GB Single Fan graphics card. First of all I want to apologize because it will be a little long with what I have already done😕 GUP-Z shows: BIOS Version unknown And some boxes also display "unknown" Windows recognizes it well...
  13. M

    How do i unbrick my GPU?

    Hello, I have an Sapphire RX480 4gb on which i bricked one of the two bioses. I tried to flash it because on boot it would sometimes show black screen and ocasionally garbage mess. I do not have a copy of original bios, I also dont have integrated graphics (Intel i5 9400F). Is there a way to...
  14. Sameann

    Question accidentaly installed rx5700 bios into rx580

    Hi everyone, i accidentaly installed rx5700 bios into rx580 gpu while modding rx5700. Now card won't let me post into bios. When i boot with 2nd card and rx580 without power (just pci-e) card looks rx5700 in device manager. imgur : My Device Manager What sould i do ? No dual bios btw
  15. StrawberryUnicorn

    [SOLVED] What would happen if there's a sudden power outage while updating the BIOS using the USB Bios Flashback feature?

    So my motherboard (Asus ROG Strix B550-F) needs the latest BIOS update so that the 5600x is compatible. If I were to update the BIOS using the traditional way and a sudden power outage came out of nowhere, the motherboard will be bricked. However, if I were to update the BIOS using the Bios...
  16. darren37uk

    Question Toddler pressed On/Off multiple times, bricked my PC

    Hi, I built my unit in 2011 it was a powerful rig for gaming back then. Since I've settled had 2 kids and PCs took more of a back seat in my life unfortunately I'm demoted to a low end Acer laptop. My PC was broken by my son before we moved homes and has been sitting dormant in my garage for a...
  17. ThePilot916

    Question Bricked Asus Zephyrus S GX531GS

    So the laptop (ROG Zephyrus S GX531GS <==> i7, GTX1070, 16GBDDR ram, 512GBNVMe M.2 SSD) randomly died with no signs of functionality what so ever, even the charging indicator LED doesn't light up. After a week long of diagnosis at the official ROG service, they said a full motherboard...
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    [SOLVED] Total Failure - MSI GE72-6QF

    I have an MSI GE726QF which had some issues with the keyboard (I`m guessing where it got too hot!) which meant I had to replace it. Having replaced the keyboard, I booted the laptop and everything was fine, all keys working etc. The next time I went to boot, it would not turn on. When the power...
  19. T

    [SOLVED] gtx 660 bricked after flashing vbios

    Today i bricked my gpu. (Gigabyte gtx 660) Long story short, i had some issues with its performance, and since reinstalling the drivers with DDU didn't solve the problem, i decided to flash vbios (yeah i know I'm stupid) I don't know if I even did it right, but i downloaded it from the...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Bricked Bitlocked Dell Venue 11 how do I fix it?

    So my father may have effectively bricked a dell venue 11 he got off of ebay. He was trying to get around the Bitlocker and he believed the solution was to delete the hard drive. Needless to say that was a terrible Idea, it can no longer do system restore nor can it even factory reset, I cannot...
  21. Simpo35

    [SOLVED] Is my motherboard bricked?

    Hello all, I apologise in advance for any lack of information as I’m pretty bad with all this stuff. A few months ago my younger brother hit the restart button on my computer and since then I’ve had no output to my monitor or any USB devices. I have asked around and it is suspected that it is a...
  22. Question Not getting image after replacing bios chip

    My motherboard's bios died about a month ago, when I tried to update the bios, but it failed. It got my pc stuck in a boot loop, I pressed the power button, but it turned off about a second later everytime. I tried removing the cmos battery, using the clear bios pad, but nothing worked. I...
  23. Rupton0808

    Question Updated motherboard has caused it to brick?

    I am fuming. I bought a second motherboard to replace my last 'bricked' one. I have done everything in my power to complete a bios update safetly. It booted into the bios and I started the update. It then for some reason decided to shut down, there was no power loss, but will now not restart...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] Bricked 1080ti bios - Nvflash - Adapter not accessible or supported EEPROM not found skipping - Detecting GPU failed - Expection Caught

    Hi guys, I'm hoping you can help me out. I recently bought a faulty Asus Strix GTX 1080ti from ebay which doesn't display a image. It still has its warranty sticker on so has never been taken apart, and I've looked at the bios on NVflash and believe its been bricked by the previous owner maybe...
  25. Gus Gearloose

    Question Ryzen 7 3800 on Gigabyte Aorus 570 Elite: no USB power, no screen

    Hello there, on a fateful day in August I decided to switch from Intel to AMD. So I bought myself an AMD Ryzen 7 3800 CPU plus motherboard, first a MSI branded with x570 and a Scythe Mugen 5 cooler. I reused my old RAM (2x8 GB Viper 2133 Mhz CL14, never any problem on Intel) and my Geforce...
  26. ozzy_7

    [SOLVED] I think I just bricked my netbook...

    Ok, I really fudged up this time. I was attempting to downgrade from Windows 10 Professional to Windows 7 Ultimate on my Acer TravelMate B-115M. I'd done it several times before on different PCs, laptops and netbooks. I wanted to do as fresh and clean of an install I could do, so I chose...
  27. L

    Question Asus laptop black screen after firmware update

    So I decided to clean my laptop so i took everything out and washed the dust off. After I reassembled everything again it said that the dedicated gpu - 520mx wasn't detected.. nor nvidia control panel could detect it, nor device manager. So I though that if i update the bios it would fix it...
  28. R

    Question Laptop bricked? While upgrading to Windows 10

    My laptop (Samsung NT305V5A-S4PB) was turned off while updating to Windows 10 during battery power and need help fixing it. The laptop was running Windows 7 Home Premium K OA and I decided to update to Windows 10 on the Microsoft Windows 10 installation tool. Which I had to delete my graphics...
  29. editor1

    Question How do I know if the stock ROM I downloaded is safe ?

    Hi I bricked my phone and now I need a ROM for my on5 g550t1. I spent over 20hr over the past 3 days trying to find/fix the ROM. Many stock ROM's I try'd would fail. I used ODIN. I don't remember witch of these I used that worked ; G550T1UVU2AQC4_6.0.1_4File_USA Metro PCS (folder with AP, BL...
  30. P

    Question I believe my computer is bricked.

    Specs: i7-8700k GTX 2080ti SATA & HD combo (forgot the sizes) Things to know: I overclocked my computer a while ago and reset the settings to default after it failed. I updated my WiFi chip’s driver I let applications like vrserver.exe and realm.exe bypass to my system folders. I tried and...
  31. Question PC 'boots' to glitched screen, Is it a corrupted BIOS? How can I fix it?

    A sequence of issues has ended up bricking(?) my PC. I assume this a BIOS issue but I am not sure. I'd be very grateful to anyone who could help me resolve this problem, or even just explain why this has happened if a solution is not available. Much more information below: Running Windows 10...
  32. Pierre Vonderwoodsen

    Question ROG Crosshair VII not posting.

    Hi all, First the specs; Corsair RM1000x AMD Ryzen 2700x AMD Radeon VII 32gb Corsair Dominator 3000mhz CL15 1TB Samsung 970 EVO Asus ROG crosshair hero VII Cooler Master SL600m So I've been running into a no post issue; no qcode no indication LEDs no fans only "CPU not ready" LED when on...
  33. T

    Question Bricked your TP-Link Archer C50 V3 and cannot find a solution? Here's one fully explained and active!

    Hello internet travellers! I hope this post goes a long way since I haven't found a single tutorial around the Archer C50 V3 model being bricked, so I decided to make my own. If you have bricked your router by installing wrong firmware or by losing power during an upgrade and it cannot turn on...
  34. J

    [SOLVED] I think I might have bricked my motherboard

    So last sunday I decided to play some Apex Legends matches with friends and my PC crashed. I built it 2 years ago and didn't switch components since. It never went through a crash until this week. The day before I had updated most drivers (AMD, Intel Rapid Storage & other drivers updated) but...
  35. ultra3950

    Question PLEASE HELP bricked pc CANT BOOT INTO WINDOWS 10

    i installed the MSI GAMING APP and clicked on the gaming mode it told me to restart and i did i came back about 15 minutes later and it was still on loading windows, i didnt think much about it but i became frustrated but i have no clue where to go. I can boot into my bios I tried booting into...