failure

Forum discussion tagged with failure.
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    Question The weirdest Hard drive failure

    The weirdest thing happened 2 days ago. My EXFAT formatted portable Hard drive (Seagate Slim), suddenly Unmounted from my Mac and never came back on again. The drive spins when I connect it, the light shows but it doesn’t get recognized on the Mac or on disk utility or even system profiler on...
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    Question Failing HDD, Failing backups. Help

    Hello all, I currently have an old machine which controls a CNC machine, it runs Windows 7 Pro and is set up in such a way that it's not entirely possible to replicate it and setting something up new would cost a lot of money i would rather avoid spending. It is currently experiencing regular...
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    [SOLVED] System crashed and boot but no screen display and debug code blank ?

    Hi guys, my system just crashed and now won't boot. I've read through alot of similar threads with more or less same problem with one of them pointing towards a dead mobo. I still wanted to get an answer here from people more experienced than I. So I have a system I've built for my dad. It...
  4. patfrank17

    Question Failed HDD Recovery

    Hey, two years ago my old laptop's internal HDD presumably fried and the computer stopped detecting it. I've held onto it ever since then because I was pretty confident I could somehow recover the data, but never have. The fact that I've been able to procrastinate on working with it for two...
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    Question New assembled PC doesn't work

    I bought all components and assembled a new PC. The problem is that when I start it nothing happens. The computer beeps 5 times. Screen doesn't show any image, it doesn't even start. All looks perfectly fine. I use Gigabyte motherboard and as I googled, 5 beeps mean processor failure. I even...
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    Question Laptop showing weird boxed colors

    Hey Today after windows update my gaming laptop started to show weird colors like pixels after I started to play a game. What happened to my laptop, can it be because windows update had an negative effect on my screen because this happened right after the update. These colorful pixels show...
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    Question Pump/fan vs leak fail for AIO

    Is it almost gurantted that the aio's fan or pump will fail first before there being a leakage failure? Will an AIOs pump/fan fail around the same time as a normal cpu fan because they have similar warranties? Basically, will an aio be just as safe as a fan if I use them till they stop working?
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    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD failing signs? Long Load Times. Weird Things Like USB Ports Not Working ?

    I'm guessing the following are signs of my M.2 drive failing but wanted to get opinions of folks here. Some strange things have been happening recently. First I was unable to get online and was getting DNS errors. All of a sudden that problem vanished and now my USB ports are not functional...
  9. llxy

    [SOLVED] How long should it take for a hard drive to give out?

    I have gone through 3 hard drives, the 3rd one marks today. First lasted 1 year, other 2 have ended up lasting 1-2 months. Is this a coincidence? The hard drives which ended up lasting 1-2 months were both a few years old, but never ever used. So, a few questions: Perhaps my components are...
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    Question there is not enough free memory to run this program. exit one or more programs, and then try again explorer.exe and control panel can anyone from micr

    can anyone help me? I can't open the main folders like windows explorer and control panel, etc. i cant run cmd sfc /scannow nor can i open system restore I can't open Control panel. It keeps saying error Explorer.exe There is not enough memory to run this program. Exit one or more programs and...
  11. DabbasGG

    Question When I installed a 3070 my motherboard beeped 3 times.

    Hello, So I upgraded from 1050 ti to rtx 3070 (hella upgrade) my pc is running fine and im playing games and its all good but why it beeps 3 times every time I boot it up? Is it the power supply? Is it the ram? According to MSI webpage 3 beeps means memory failure so I tried removing one stick...
  12. pepejamming

    Question First PC Build,I keep getting Kernel 41 and don't know what is causing it

    I keep getting Kernel 41, no other details (case=0), indicating a power failure. I checked my drivers, mobo, power settings, turned off quick start up, etc. What I've found is that the issue starts when I'm using power beyond a certain threshold (ie. starting a game, youtube and chrome tabs...
  13. Thudpull

    Question Trying to test my motherboard Rog Strix x570-e

    Hi guys! I need your help. I'm missing 2 vital components to properly test my motherboard: CPU (currently on back order: Ryzen 7 5800x) GPU (currently on pre-order: Radeon 6800xt) The components I have: Mobo: ASUS Rog Strix x570-e RAM : Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro RGB 32Gb M.2 : WD Black...
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    Question Fried CPU,PSU or Motherboard?

    Hello there,2 days ago,my mom fried the PSU cable (somehow) when the PC was turned on ( I was away) and she heard a click,we found out it was the cable that failed and we changed it and it booted perfectly. Though,after that,when I put the computer in sleep mode,it wouldn't post again saying...
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    Question MotherBoard not working (sort of)

    I pushed back the computer monitor slightly and accidentally hit the computer case (gently). Then the computer shut up and restarted. However, there is no "beep" sound when the computer starts. There is power. The "double digit" red LED's which show the different "post code" or whatever it is...
  16. Nyranian

    [SOLVED] Random restarts under load

    Hi guys, I have been experiencing a lot of random restarts of my kinda budget build in more intense games like Shadow of War, Genshin Impact and Minecraft with Shaders. So first of, here is my setup: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600x GPU: Radeon RX 570 8GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB...
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    [SOLVED] I think my HDD just died, what can i do now?

    Hello everyone, Today my HDD (S: ) started to act strange. I realized that a Video i saved yesterday with Nvidea Shadow Play wasn´t there. Navigating through the folders of the HDD was a bit slow but nothing i worried about at that moment. I first expected a software problem with Shadow Play so...
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    Question Shutdown, unplugged, replugged, fans spin but no video output at all.

    prebuilt lenovo OEM from 2012 with an RX550 8GB DDR3 new H61 mobo i3-3240 3.4 GHz and a very old weak PSU that came with it.. I tried everything available, 1st I unplugged and waited a couple of hours, didn't work. Then removed the CMOS battery, but nothing again.. then I saw a post here...
  19. Koesherbacon

    [SOLVED] After a motherboard short and failure, how can I tell if my RAM has been affected as well?

    I recently had a motherboard short and crash that basically destroyed my computer. It won't turn on, even using the paperclip trick. The motherboard is fried and there's not really anything I can do about that. Anyway, what I'd like to know is in regard to the RAM that was installed at the time...
  20. pcworthy

    [SOLVED] PSU Dying? Audio Stutter, Video Freeze then PC Restart [Help]

    Over the last 2 weeks, typically when dual tasking either watching a video on one monitor and gaming on the other, my audio will start to crackle before eventually the screens will freeze and after perhaps 10 seconds or sometimes right away unexpectedly the PC will turn off and restart on its...