failure

Forum discussion tagged with failure.
  1. D

    Question Intermittent hardware fault ?

    Hi There :) I've got an issue with my PC and trying to work through what to test next. I cant replicate the fault every time but it seems to happen when load is put on the machine. I had the machine running idle for 3.5 hours with no issues however it will go dark about 15 minutes into a game...
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    Question Does this processor look burnt ?

    A friend of mine gave me a Dell Inspiron P91G001 laptop for free as suddenly the computer would not output to either the screen or HDMI, and the keys would light up for about 5 seconds before the computer would shut down. There are no led flashes showing on the charging port. When I opened it...
  3. Mwigh

    Question Burned HDD with bitcoins. What can I do?

    I was going to recover an old SSD with some bitcoins in it. Not much, but enough to spend some time on it (USD 3k). I put the hdd into one PSU, and the HDD sata into computer using another psu. Not sure if this was the reason, but it burned something (close to the power supply) on the HDD. See...
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    Question SSD Powering Issue | Sleep Mode bugged

    Hello! This is the first time I ask about anything on a forum, and you get why - I am totally stumped now with my issue. I try to figure out what is the problem. Here are all the details: My specs: MSI Z390 Edge Gaming Intel Core I9 9900 AORUS RTX 2070 CORSAIR 2×8GB Hard Drive 4 TB PHISON SSD...
  5. jasonpaulmichaels

    Question Lost 96TB ARECA RAID >> HELP - Possible to recreate Virtual Volumes?

    Hey everyone, Hoping someone may be able to provide some guidance here as I am in uncharted territory. I recently accidentally broke a Virtual Volume running on an ARECA 1882IX-12 and as a result I am no longer able to access it (obviously) as well as the other two volumes that existed. I have...
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    Question Motherboard DRAM light after RMA

    Hello All, Been one heck of a couple weeks. I was plagued with a system crash and on reboot I was greeted with the orange DRAM light on the MB. I did some basic trouble shooting, trying single ram sticks in every slot combination, went and bought a new ram kit from Best Buy and still the same...
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    Question GPU is making a very loud grinding/electrical noise - Screen turns off after 1 min

    Hi guys, I've just recently built my new pc, except for the gpu which is the PowerColor R9 390X DEVIL - which is 5-6years old. When I turn on the computer, straight away the gpu would make a horrible loud grinding noise and this is not coming from the fan side of the gpu! The display would...
  8. wirata

    [SOLVED] PSU failure after cleaning it with air blower while PC was running ?

    Hello there, i want to ask about my problem yesterday. So, yesterday i just blew my psu using air duster while my PSU is running (i knew it is wierd..but i did it ..) and suddenly my whole house electricity is down. After i turn on all of my electricity, I discovered that my PSU is not working...
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    Question Raid 5 si3114 spanned drive disk failure of 1 of 4 drives how to save the data and access the drives

    I have a si3114 controller and set up as a Raid 5 spanned drive. i am running windows 10 I have 4 hard drives to make up my raid and one of them has completely failed. I remove the drive from the array and replaced it with a drive that is the same size as the failed one. when i go into...
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    Question is my bad hard disk responsible for "false" memory usage failures

    View: https://imgur.com/a/tvz5CTS hello there :) my understanding of these types of things are limited. so, try to explain things as simply as possible, if you can. around May 2021, i noticed my computer was unable to run video games like it always has. this was rather sudden, over the course...
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    [SOLVED] Computer not posting (VGA light on)

    Hey all. Just made an account here because I’m having issues with my Rig. About a month ago I upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 5900x. For the first couple of days I had no issues with my upgrade. However, I noticed when playing Tarkov sometimes that my computer would freeze up. Sometimes just...
  12. lolsashalol

    [SOLVED] All LEDs turn on, PSU fan spins. Case/CPU/gpu fans don’t spin, monitor doesn’t detect gpu

    Hello, I have just finished building a pc with these specs: MB: B450M Mortar Max GPU: Gtx 1660 ti CPU: ryzen 5 3600x PSU: Be quiet pure power 11 FM 650w RAM: Delta T-force 16 Gb (8x2) Case: NZXT H510 I connected all the cables, plugged the psu and attempted to boot. All the system leds/rgb...
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    Question Multiple issues regarding Memory

    Hello, I've been having issues with my computer recently after installing some case fans. Before I installed them, I would be able to play a game called "GTFO" on steam with my friends. I started bluescreening consistently after installing the case fans while playing this game. My friends...
  14. K

    [SOLVED] DRAM refresh failure while running?

    I built my computer almost 8 months ago. While my pc is running, and usually while i am browsing through the web or my files, i will hear a single "beep" from the case, two or three or more times with at least a minute in beetwen. If i restart my pc, most likely i will not hear any more beeps...
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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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. patfrank17

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  23. 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  25. DabbasGG

    [SOLVED] 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  30. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
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    Question PC freezes while gaming, but screen stays on

    Hi there! So, recently, my PC has started to do this funky thing where I will randomly be playing a game, and the computer will freeze. In the past, I've had this issue, but the screen went black, and a faulty PSU was to blame. However, this time, it is ever so confusing. The screen itself will...
  36. ollie787

    [SOLVED] GPU Failure? 2 short post beeps?

    Hi guys, I turned on my PC one day to finish applying for a job (so nothing intensive), and my pc randomly shut down. I tried to turn it on and I was getting nothing. At this point in time I only had a 350W PSU so I assumed it had given up on me (it’s been fine for 2 years). Naturally I bought...
  37. Nerbs

    [SOLVED] Brand new HDD failure

    Just finished this build 2 days ago, I have nothing on the hard drive except for 3 steam games (nothing to backup on the bright side). No problems for the ~3hrs I had it on for, shut down PC normally, but after coming back and booting up I was met with a "WARNING: Hard drive failure imminent..."...
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    Question Hard disk/drive is immenent , please back up your data !!! Help

    After i turned off my pc , and turn it on again , something.popped up in.bios before the pc start * the hard disk is immenent ,please back up your data* or replace I cant use my hard drive , only ssd please help Specs Gtx 970 I7 6700k 500 gb hdd seagate Ssd 256 Windows 10
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    [SOLVED] New high end PC build won't boot ,no fan sppining ,solid REd LED on MOBO(CPU) HELP!

    Hi everyone , yesterday I finished a completely new PC build with the following specs: CPU:core i9 10900k GPU:EVGA 2080 super black MOBO:AORUS Z490 elite (LGA1200) PSU:AORUS AP 850 GM (850W 80plus gold) COOLER: NZXT Kraken x73 RAM:G skill trident neo 32gb Storage: 1tb Kingston nmve m2...
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    [SOLVED] Nothing Happens when I press the Power Button.

    Specs: Processor: Core i7 6700 Memory: 16GB DDR3 Motherboard: Asus H110m-k D3 Graphic Card: EVGA FTW GTX 1070 PowerSupply: Thermaltake Smartseries RGB 750watt So my PC was running completely fine and it suddenly turned off. I tried turning it back on but nothing happens when I press the power...