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Hardware failure

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware failure.
  1. DinDan06

    Question BSOD - Unknown Issue

    Hi everyone, I've been having problems recently when running alot of high load applications. I've checked the temperatures, drivers, everything you could imagine. I managed to take some of the information from a recent BSOD As Stated Here: However, the BSOD Indicated a fatal hardware error, what...
  2. N

    Question Why does my PC randomly restart?

    Hi there, I have had the PC in question for four years. The PC boots into ANY operating system fine. Sometimes will even work for a good while before it reboots, or even worse, just goes black with no output via the display and hangs. Other times it will restart five minutes after being turned...
  3. C

    Question Blue screen on startup or OS installation

    Hello all and thanks for reading my thread! Sorry, it's a long one! Recently, while I was using photoshop on my windows 10 pc I was suddenly faced with a blue screen causing my computer to restart. Everything had been running very smoothly up until this point, no odd behaviour. After...
  4. R

    Question How can i check the health of my laptop?

    My toshiba satellite is now 6 yrs after january. Since this lockdown force me to use laptop and play games. But i'm scared that is now 6 yrs and near to hard drive failure. But my laptop is still running smootly without suddenly bsod also haven't detected any symptoms such as click of death...
  5. Argo-

    Question PC randomly freezes when I use it after some time with ''LiveKernelEvent'' error

    I've been experiencing this problem for quite some time after buying my new PC, it happens randomly, sometimes I can use it for hours but other times I can barely pass the 30 minute mark. I happens mainly when I'm playing a game and I have no idea what to do. The system stutters so bad even the...
  6. Dino_Saur

    Question Capacitor leakage on motherboard?

    Hello! Recently, I was working on my pc and it suddenly shut down. I noticed that the motherboard's RGB lights were still on though. I looked closely at the motherboard and notices a brown/white-ish stain that appeared to come from the heatsink located at the top of the motherboard. This stain...
  7. Dino_Saur

    Question PSU fan spins for only a second then stops.

    Hello! One day, I was using my pc like normal and then it just suddenly shut down. Only the motherboard's RGB lighting was on. I unplugged the PC and then replugged it and tried to boot it but only the CPU fan spun for a second and then stopped. The motherboard's RGB light was on though. I...
  8. A

    Question My pen drive suddenly stops working

    I was working on word and powerpoint when my pen drive suddenly fails to save. My pen drive has a label to it (work) , normally i would see the label when i plug it in, but after restarting my laptop, even the label wouldn't show up, now it only shows a drive letter. I've tried it on a...
  9. doodledile

    Question PC freezes / solid green video playback / black screen flashes / CPU fan overworking

    Background: Relatively new Gaming PC (Jan 2019), ran like a dream until recently - experiencing unusual/disruptive behaviour as outlined below (screenshots included from Dropbox). PC is usually running all the time but not intensively - I don't play games (but do make games) so I don't exhaust...
  10. Athera

    [SOLVED] Computer crashes with certain games

    Completely baffled, my computer crashes with only certain games and I really need some advice/help. No crash dumps are generated either and there's BSOD or anything. It just immediately shuts down with no warning, signs, and sounds. I've tried multiple things, fixed hard drive error, no...
  11. D

    will this work?

    have been needing a new motherboard. mine has a few broken ports and the audio input dosnt work. will this motherboard work for what im running? will post speccy below...
  12. E

    Using a 2 way splitter on a System Fan Header

    I have a Thermaltake Water 3.0 RGB AIO CPU cooler and it's a bit different to set up vs others I've had. I'm building my first mini-itx build in a Corsair 250D with a Gigabyte H170N WIFI motherboard. You're supposed to plug both of the rad fans into a controller that allows you to change the...
  13. L

    Can my Motherboard run this RAM ?

    Hi , I have GA-B75M-D3V motherboard and I want to buy Corsair Vengeance Pro Series DDR3 2x8GB, 2133MHz, CL11 ( CMY16GX3M2B2133C11 ) RAM . Does my motherboard supports this ram and speed ? My processor is Intel Core i5-3570 Currently I'm using (CMX4GX3M1A1600C11) 2x4Gb
  14. I

    Best Gpu for Low Price

    I am working on building a gaming computer that is about the same price as the high end next-gen video game consoles. I am looking for the best GPU I can buy fro about $175-$200. I prefer GeForce, but honestly don't care what I get as long as I get the best bang for my buck. Thanks! I am using...
  15. P

    Will a WD My Cloud do this?

    I just began networking my home PC's because I was getting tired of hooking up external HDD's to transfer large video files. It's nice to be able to see the other PC and playback a file over the LAN. I need to upgrade my old WRT54 whatever Linksys router though, something 1Gb would be nice...
  16. F

    Shader Support Help

    I played csgo last night on this same computer, and now when i tried to start it up i get an error saying that my graphics hardware dosent support shader model 3.0. Yet i check my shader and it says "Unified'. i would like to get some help please. my GPU: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family
  17. D

    Very confused about Intel core I3 4130 temperature

    HI, Please help. There seems to be alot of confusion about temps, and I have read much conflicting information. It started after I accidently disturbed the heat sink on my new computer and was forced into learning how to re-apply the paste. The first attempt gave me higher temps, so I...
  18. M

    Radeon HD 7800 keeps crashing in Windows 7

    I've diagnosed this problem to concluding that my video card only crashes in Windows 7 64 bit edition. In 32 bit, it ran smoothly without any problems, but in 64 bit, any game I play, there's occasional crashes, including blue screen of death now and again. My specs: Intel Core i3 2120 3.30...