issues

Forum discussion tagged with issues.
  1. A

    Question Black screen on boot, need multiple manual power downs and restarts to post?

    Hi all, I have been suffering from a perplexing issue with my PC for over a year now, and I have no idea what to do. To summarize: nearly every time I power on my PC, all components will power up, LEDs will turn on, keyboard and mouse will light up, but the monitor will remain black. I then...
  2. TwinDenis

    [SOLVED] How can I disable ftmp while still using Windows 11? (AMD - ASUS)

    Due to a known issue with AMD chips running on ftpm (I have had said stutters namely on Audio too) I decided to disable ftpm, I just wonder how to do so without the option re-enabling itself (because I tried to switch from firmware to discrete to disable it and bios automatically re enabled it...
  3. C

    A youtube video I uploaded won't play on PCs and laptops

    So I recently uploaded my first YouTube video and while it can play fine on phones and on the YouTube app on game consoles, it simply refuses to play on PCs and laptops. It loads for a few minutes then just gives me an error message and a playback ID code. Does anyone know what the issue might...
  4. A

    Question HDD Started making noise on startup?

    4 days ago my hdd started making noises on startup, which I can describe as scanning / printer noises or something like that. Maybe grinding noises? But they are not that loud or bad. When it makes those noises it does not boot further until it stops, only then does it show my bios and loads the...
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    Question Audio issues in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    Hello! I recently was gifted Batman: Arkham Asylum through Steam. However, when I attempted to play it, as soon as you are brought to the Main Menu, I could hear a very loud crackling and static noise. This then went away during the first cutscene, and the audio during gameplay is very crackly...
  6. R

    Question No Video output from PC

    No video output from computer, monitor is still functioning and fully working on old mobo. I bought a cpu+mob+ram combo tried to run it and get no display from pc tried with gpu and without it, tried to run it in single ram didn't work i did settle ram fully, pluged all the cables, so what could...
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    Question My computer is giving me strange issues, is it the RAM?

    So my PC that I have had for a few years is giving me issues, I have been wanting to get back into gaming so have been using it more often after barely touching it for 2 years because I just haven't made the time to game. Issues: When I start the PC sometimes my screen just stays blank, it can...
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    Question Steam Quiets All outside audio

    My Audio will be set to a certain level, then when I tab into steam or steam game, it quiets everything. I have tried to fix it in communications, didn't work. I have done just about everything suggested to fix it. Upon recording a reference video, it seems that OBS does not share the same...
  9. Bouf

    [SOLVED] Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 ti - ANY game I play crashes

    Hi so I've run into a tonne of issues with my build so I'll give the full run down of what has happened and where I currently am at in this hell hole of a build. About a week ago I finished the build, made sure to be anti static safe throughout the build. Pc booted fine to the BIOS first time...
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    Question Ryzen 7 1800x + Asus PRIME X370-PRO issues

    Hi, a few months ago i encountered this issue with my system. I have 4 ram sticks each 8gb so in total 32 gb. For a while they were working fine and the system worked normally. Then one day it just stopped booting, i did my fault searching by stripping it down part by part to figure if any part...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] multiple issues with a brand new computor

    So i recently purchased a new pc as my old laptop was breaking down. https://nzxt.com/product/starter-pro is the build and the place i bought it from. I have not added any custom parts to it. Im also fairly computor illiterate so I dont know the best ways to fix these kinds of issues. Problems...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Dell XPS 9560 performance issues

    Greetings, i bought this laptop second hand. 1080p model with i5 7300hq and gtx 1050, 8 gb ram, 512 ssd (99%, SP a55) previous owner told me he had underclocked cpu for better battery here are the issues i face: windows explorer.exe slowly keeps taking more ram until it tops at 4000mb as shown...
  13. J

    [SOLVED] PC is freezing, RGB freezing and artifacting ?

    So to begin with this is my system GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 3070 GAMING Z TRIO 8GB LHR MOBO: MSI - MPG B550 GAMING EDGE WIFI CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (2x8GB) COOLER: Corsair iCUE H100i ELITE CAPELLIX Liquid CPU Cooler, 240mm Radiator PSU: Corsair 750W SF750 High...
  14. S

    [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...
  15. felixrocket7835

    Question My rx 580 feels alot worse and laggy and less reliably nowadays.

    Okay so, for some reason, i feel like my rx 580's performance has degraded by quite a bit, or maybe it's always been like this but, i see people with cpus that are only like 10% better than my current cpu (i7 3770, old but still decent) with an rx 580 and they get sometimes 3x my fps. In...
  16. P

    [SOLVED] Lenovo Thinkpad T440 only charges when the charger is connected before it's turned on

    The problem looks like this: If I turn on the laptop and try to connect the charger, the power button just keeps flashing and the battery is draining. But if I connect the charger first while the laptop is off and power it on, then the battery is charging just fine under windows 10. If I...
  17. BNDKT

    [SOLVED] PC is crashing while under load due to kernel 41?

    Hello, My PC has been crashing lately and while I have the knowledge of building and setting up PC's, I have zero knowledge in diagnosing issues pertaining to Windows 10 like stop codes, etc etc.This crash (restart) appears to be while under load. My Specs: Ryzen 7 2700X NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960...
  18. Zexty

    Question Having insane performance issues. Need help figuring out why

    Hello. I am having a crazy issue where I'm getting insane performance drops whether I am on my desktop listening to music, on Chrome or in games. It causes insane freezing or stutters to like 10-30fps for up to 20 seconds. Only noticeable thing I am seeing is my CPU is spiking to 100%...
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    Question not enough juice for 1440p?

    Hello all, recently I just acquired my first 1440p monitor, the LG 27GL83A-B. Before that I've had a 240hz 1080p monitor and thought with a RTX 3080 I should upgrade. Although it appears whenever I stream, performance plummets in-game with the 1440p. As soon as I hit the go live button it...
  20. H

    [SOLVED] PC has been crashing lately due to kernel?

    Hello, My PC has been crashing lately and while I have the knowledge of building and setting up PC's, I have zero knowledge in diagnosing issues pertaining to Windows 10 like stop codes, etc etc. I was wondering if I could get some help analyzing the most recent dump file. Also, I'm not sure if...
  21. C

    [SOLVED] my 980Ti has a super-weird issue

    so, my 980Ti will install nvidia driver 365.19, but that's the latest it gets for some odd reason. Anyway, when i try to install nay other drivers, it just won't install, even if nvidia says they're installed. Weirdly enough, when I install the new drivers, gpu-z says that the new version is...
  22. N

    [SOLVED] Unusable wifi and bluetooth on Asus Strix Z370-i Motherboard ?

    Hi guys, I have a custom built gaming pc and have always used ethernet at home, but I've recently moved into a new place and don't have the freedom to run a cable throughout the entire house and need to switch to wifi. Since day one of my new pc I noticed that the built in wifi on my Asus...
  23. Vx22

    Question Low FPS on Asus RX 560 O4G OC ?

    Hi All, I have recently upgraded to Rx 560 from my old Amd Radeon HD7570. But I don't notice any performance differences, nor is my GPU using all of its performance / VRAM. it uses only 1GB Vram / 4GB. I'm running the latest Amd Drivers for the Card but there is no difference. I'm getting...
  24. C

    [SOLVED] PC keeps restarting when idling

    This has been going on for a couple of days now, and I still haven't found a fix for it. I got a new motherboard, ram, and cpu, and all of a sudden my PC restarts constantly, it wont download stuff, wont uninstall anything. Please help, cuz im losing my patience. My build: i5-8600k z370 ultra...
  25. xAstraLight

    Question Audio Appears to Play Yet Does Not

    I had recently discovered this issue when trying to use some headphones and speakers with my PC. My PC has the AMD B450 AORUS Elite V2 Motherboard. I was planning to pair my speakers with an AUX cable to my PC's motherboard audio jacks. My PC seems to recognize the speakers and I can orient them...
  26. vincent033

    [SOLVED] Adding RAM reduces performance?

    Hey! I own 2x8 GB of Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3200MHz I wanted to upgrade for more RAM and purchased another set of 2x8 GB (exact same product) I wanted to fill up the 4 RAM slots, but my benchmarks tell the RAM is 'performing below potential' (benchmark 4 ram sticks) I have turned on A-XMP in...
  27. C

    [SOLVED] I have swapped my motherboard 4 times now. I've ruled out motherboard though, and I need some help.

    Hellot tom'shardware forum, Recently, My new PC has been bluescreening with the issue "KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE". I have had to swap my motherboard multiple times now and I have also been ruling out other issues (like a dead HDD and Bad WIFI cards). I watched a video on YouTube on what a...
  28. Alres3

    [SOLVED] Dual monitor issues - HDMI timeout [Help needed! plz]

    This is frustrating and i've done everything that I could to fix but im here and asking for aid! My main monitor is a BenQ [Rl2455hm] 1080 @ 60 Hz and second is LG 55CX 4k @ 120Hz connected to my RTX 3080 HDMI 2.1 while my BenQ is connected to the display port on my 3080 but on the other hand...
  29. Jonaah

    Question Computer micro-freezes -> hardware or software issue ?

    Hello, i have a strange problem with my computer. The problem began already a year ago. My Computer always crashed at running csgo (1 Crash every 2 or 3 matches). The programm freezed froze and i had to turn of my computer with the power button. This always happened after a new windows update...
  30. bonkers_bananas

    my pc has been bsoding since march.

    I've swapped the MOBO from A b450 to a X570 thinking maybe it would help but its so random i can't really play game out of fear my progress will be lost or i will dc in multiplayer, someone please tell me what i need to buy/download/fix to stop this issue from occurring. below are the crash...
  31. Danwatts85

    Question Am I being dumb or is this a strange issue?

    Hi guys So I’ve built a new system, it’s been a pain in the ass. It previously randomly rebooted with no blue screen or anything it just straight up restarted. I did some research and ultimately exchanged out my PSU with Corsair. The new one came back and I’ve not had that issue since, but here...
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    Question call of duty cold war is using all my 16gb of ram

    so basically its unplayable for me didn't play cod for over a week and after getting back in to the game first game i was stuttering really bad and i had to see what's wrong and i saw that it uses all my ram literally all of it i cant even alt tab because its stuttering i'm using an rtx 3070...
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    [SOLVED] PC freezes randomly (usually during gaming.)

    Hello all. I've having this problem for a while now and it has been driving me insane. My pc freezes randomly during gaming, or when I'm just trying to browse the web (although it is very rare.) I've realized that the fan chassis heats up a lot when the rig freezes. I've recently started using...
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    Question Massive drop in CPU performance after reseating.

    Hello everyone, Recently I decided to clean my PC after a few years of usage. I have built this PC in 2017 and it has helped me through highschool. These are my specs: MSI 1060 3GB Intel i5 7500 8GB Ram MSI H110m Pro-Vd Plus After cleaning, which I am very familiar of, I re-applied thermal...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] Why am i getting low FPS??

    Ive been playing destiny 2 lately and been dropping down into the 30's fps during intensive moments. Im averaging roughly 45 fps on low settings and i feel like i should be getting more. Ive ran stress tests on OCCT and msi kombustor and no issues found. cpu temps are staying below 80c and...
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    [SOLVED] I cannot find an answer anywhere. Please help with driver issues possibly.

    Hello. I bought a prebuilt PC a while ago. I have always had issues with microphones that stop working seemingly out of nowhere. They still show up in control panel and sound but they seem to give off a constant light noise. I also have to uninstall and reinstall my realtek audio drivers for my...
  37. pjindras

    [SOLVED] Upgrading older laptop - ISSUES :(((((

    Hello, I have a serious problem with an Acer laptop. The notebook had: board: Acer board E1-531G NV56E NBM5711001 Q5WV1 LA-7912P HM77 PGA989 GT710M 1GB see: https://cs.empowerlaptop.com/p/acer-e1-531g-motherboard-w1711/ 4 GB Kingston RAM DDR3 500 GB HDD Intel Pentium B960 CPU Graphics...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] Wired & Wireless Network Crashes

    Mainly happens playing Valorant. Disconnects will be ~10-15 seconds long and only happen once every hour or so an average. I have also noticed that when this happens, I can still hear people on discord (but they can't hear me). Also while watching my CPU & GPU while playing. When the freeze...
  39. hyrix7Q

    [SOLVED] vibration noise from PSU area !

    Hello guys! so i'hv been hearing some vibration noise on my pc and its coming from the psu area and some guys told me it can be the hdds causing the vibration against the case so i tried to take the hdd out of the case and the vibration noise was going and coming as long as i touch the hdd...
  40. CJPhoneHome

    [SOLVED] My computer can't run games it should easily be able to. How do I fix it?

    My computer is a fairly high end gaming laptop but has a lot of trouble running games that it should be running flawlessly. For example, when I try to play Stellaris, the frame rate makes the game unplayable, dropping as low as 5 fps. These are the recommended requirements for Stellaris...