Dead pc

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    [SOLVED] How to transfer old pc files to new one? (Same computer, but new windows and clean install)

    So few days ago my pc totally crashed, and removed a tons of files (windows boot, few games, pictures, drivers and other system stuff) etc, and now i cant use it anymore. So i am considering reinstalling windows and starting the pc as a new (wipe away old information), but can i transfer games...
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    Question How to diagnose a dead PCI-E slot

    My PC broke down a few months ago and I'm just getting around to repairing it. When it broke I had a "GTX 750 TI" that I bought off of Ebay and it turned out to be a GTX 550 TI. Well that was when things went south... the computer refuses to post and I was thinking it was the RAM, the...
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    Question Pc dead after installing a new ssd. Whats wrong?

    Today I received a new ssd so I decided to install it in my PC. After installing it I plugged everything in an pressed the power button. The PC turned on for a fraction of a second then it turned off. I waited a few seconds and tried again but nothing happened. I tested the PSU and it seems to...
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    Question PSU Short? - dead computer - GPU okay ?

    Hey all, so two days ago my PC of 6 / 7 years decided to explode on me when it was turned on; as soon as I logged into Windows and saw my desktop I heard an extremely loud bang, similar to a firework going off right next to me. Next thing I knew my PC is dead. What seems to have happened is the...
  5. Question PC won't turn on

    Hi gang! So I removed my original cooler that came with this prebuilt PC and tried to replace it with an AMD Wraith Prism. While removing the cooler, the CPU was also yanked out and my idiot self dropped in into the case so now there are some bent pins. When I first placed the chip in there was...
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    Question PC Suffered a Power Surge - New Build -Assistance appreciated

    So heres the short story. A few weeks ago my pc suffered a power surge. I bought a new power supply but it stil didn't work. I took it to a repair shop to get the problem diagnosed and the components tested. The diagnosis was as follows: CPU - Untested (he didn't have a suitable motherboard)...
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    Question Pc not turning on all of a sudden

    Hi, so I was working with my pc at night and everything was working fine. I put hibernation when i was done with my work and then switched off from the mains. The next day, my pc is not powering on when i press the power button. My motherboard led lights up. When i press the power button, the...
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    Two desktops sharing Ethernet.

    I currently have a Mac setup in my home office. I have an Ethernet connection at the wall currently connected to my Mac Mini. I’m going to be adding a PC to the office for work related stuff. I also want to connect it to Ethernet, but I just have 1 line coming from the wall (The router is in the...
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    Laptop or computer?

    I travel between two houses frequently and should I buy a gaming laptop or build a mini itx gaming computer with about a console sized case which one should I get?
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    Does this Motherboard allow for overclocking?

    Does this: Allow for overclocking of the i5-6600k?
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    1400$ Gaming Build

    Hello forums, I've been recently wanting to build a gaming pc for 1400$. I need a monitor, keyboard, mouse and mouse pad. Important notes to consider with the build though. ------------------------- 1. I dont overclock CPU's, so no unlocked CPU's or aftermarket cooler. 2. For now I prefer HDD...
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    First Desktop Build

    Hey everyone, I decided to do my first build and with pre-black friday offers, i think it would be the best time to get some parts! Let me know what you think about the config since I am doing it for the first time, and all inputs are welcome. CPU: Intel i5 3570K RAM: 4x4 G Skill DDR3 1866...