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  1. C

    Question Trying to connect to internet.

    So I'm connecting to the internet on a laptop and everything works for a couple minutes then some websites as well as discord just start to infinitely load or not connect whatsoever. Edit: I forgot to add, it works perfectly normal on my dorms wi-fi but at home it doesn't work, and I keep...
  2. C

    Use power bank instead of laptop battery?

    I have an old HP Probook from 2010 that have a bad battery. I was wondering if I could buy an external laptop battery/power bank and use it instead of the laptop battery. The laptop battery is removable and I currently use it only when connected through the power brick. Could the external...
  3. zahar_kohut

    Question Laptop goes black after working normally for a few minutes, then it doesn't respond but stays on

    Hi, Samsung Galaxy Book 15 (model np750xda-kdhit or np750xda-kd2de) Core™ i5-1135G7 Intel Iris Xe Graphics LPDDR4X-4266 1920x1080 Windows 11 The laptop starts and works normally for a few minutes (from 5 to 40mins) and then randomly a screen just turns empty and black and the laptop doesn't...
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    Question BSOD after a laptop teardown ?

    Hey! So yesterday I opened up a laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB with a GTX 1050) to fix an issue with it's keyboard. While fixing the keyboard I also replaced the thermal paste on the CPU and the GPU just because I had to clean it up anyway. Now today when the laptop was used for gaming, it...
  5. NokSom

    Question Ryzen 5 5600H not reaching max boost ?

    I need help with my Ryzen 5 5600H Here's the spec (HP Victus 16-e0093ax) CPU: AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H Ram:2*8GB DDR4 GPU:RTX 3060 6GB 95w OS:Windows 10 19044 My problem is with my cpu, on AMD website it says that it can boost to 4.2GHz and yes it can when i first bought it but the temp is a little...
  6. Leonardo_N

    Question Colors on my new ASUS Zenbook 14 seem wrong ?

    Hi all, a few days ago I got myself a new ASUS Zenbook 14 UM425QA-KI163W: https://tweakers.net/pricewatch/1793660/asus-zenbook-14-um425qa-ki163w/specificaties/. (This is a dutch site, so you might have to turn on translation). The laptop is great, but the colors seem to be unnatural and wrong...
  7. aryan826

    Question What laptop charger /PSU can/should i get for my Asus TUF Fx504GM laptop

    so basically i got that laptop (asus tuf FX504GM) from amazon a few years back as just a backup incase i was away from my main PC or it died ( which it did yesterday) and i have never realy used the laptop. maybe 20 hours total. but whenever i used it it seemed to have terrible performance. like...
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    Question Lenovo IdeaPad 300 - - - no display, fan not working, immediately shuts off ?

    Good day. My apologies for my grammar. English isn't my native language. I have a problem with the Lenovo IdeaPad 300. It won't boot anymore after cleaning it and changing the thermal paste. The fan doesn't spin. It will immediately turn off within 3-5 seconds. I tried reseating the RAM and...
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    Question Is it ever ok/helpful to blow compressed air into the back fan intake of a laptop to get some dust out without disassembling?

    Is it ever ok in general to use compressed air on laptop internals without dissassembling first if you just want to blow a little bit of dust out, or will it be dangerous since you can send whatever is flying inside on the mother board and you won't know? You HAVE to disassemble your laptop...
  10. VladManiu

    Question Asus TUF F15 2022 or ASUS Zephyrus M16 2022 for Gaming and Photoshop?

    Hello, I need some help, I am not sure what to choose between the ASUS Zephyrus M16 and Asus Tuf F15 (the version with a display of 15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, anti-glare display, sRGB:100%, Adobe:75.35%, Refresh Rate:300Hz, IPS-level, Adaptive-Sync, MUX Switch + Optimus ). I want to use...
  11. liryc

    Question Black Screen after disabling my Intel integrated graphics card

    Hey guys, I have an MSI stealth 15m. I went into the bios and accidentally disabled the intel graphics card. Now my Laptop screen is black, and when I connect an external display, only one lightning port works, and I have a lightning to display port adapter attached. The other lightning and the...
  12. VladManiu

    Question Asus TUF F15 2022 or ASUS Zephyrus M16 2022 for Gaming and Photoshop ?

    Hello, I need some help, I am not sure what to choose between the ASUS Zephyrus M16 and Asus Tuf F15 (the version with a display of 15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, anti-glare display, sRGB:100%, Adobe:75.35%, Refresh Rate:300Hz, IPS-level, Adaptive-Sync, MUX Switch + Optimus ). I want to use...
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    Question Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 (2022) vs Razer Blade 15 (2021) ?

    I'm in the market for a new gaming laptop to get me through college, and I've narrowed it down to these two options. It seems to me like the main advantage of the M16 would be found in the DDR5 RAM, while the advantage of the Blade 15 would be the RTX 3070's superiority to the 3060. I'm not...
  14. C

    Question Windows 10 laptop can connect to hotspot but not to internet (normal wifi)

    My old HP Probook 6450b suddenly stopped having internet. It is connected to the router but it says "No Internet, Secured". The router and wifi is fine because all of my other devices work fine. I tried using the hotspot on my phone to share 4G and that worked fine. I'm not sure what to do...
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    Question KVM between work laptop and desktop PC

    I purchased a CKL KVM 2x2 USB 3.0 KVM Switch Dual Monitor DisplayPort 1.4 4K 144Hz 8K 30Hz CKL-622DP-4...
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    Question NVIDIA Control panel doesn't show monitor connected via iGPU

    Hello, I have 2 monitors connected to my laptop (ASUS TUF Dash F15 3070), one via HDMI and the other via usb-c to DP (DP on the monitor) The HDMI monitor appears in nvidia control panel but the usb-c/DP monitor and the laptop screen do not. checking the windows display settings for the...
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    Question Laptop screen is so dim can hardly see any images

    I have an Asus laptop, it's screen use to get very dim (can hardly see any images) time to time but when I adjust the screen angle or squeezed the plastic at the edge of the screen it used to go back to normal brightness, but couples of weeks ago, it went dim as usual, but did not come back to...
  18. enlightener

    Question "Driver-Power-State-Failure" BSOD occurs on my laptop due to graphics card... AGAIN

    So a few months ago, I had this problem where I'd get BSOD'd every time my GPU showed up in my device manager. I was able to somewhat "solve" the problem, and I left it at that. Well, that very same problem is back. I looked at the previous question I asked about the same problem I had a while...
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    Question Laptop takes some time to power on the screen and start turning on (boots quickly after that) ?

    Hello! My laptop used to turn on immediately after pressing the power button, with screen turning on and showing a quick bios screen, then the manufacturers logo, and finally booting into my operating system after that. A week or two ago, I (tried to) turn it off, and left the room. When I came...
  20. Question Shell Infrastructure Host (sihhost.exe) using up upto 20-40% CPU while PC is Idle ?

    Title says it all really. This process(which as far as I can tell is genuine) is chugging up a ton of resources while seemingly doing nothing at all. Apparently its related to UI transparency but I don't even use a transparent theme. Any ideas as to how to get rid of this, it seems to impact...
  21. yamakoto120

    Question Any ws(desktop) to laptop hardware connectivity solution ?

    Hello, I am currently having a workstation(desktop) near me, and a laptop. I need to hardware-control my wstation with my laptop. The workstation cannot use any remote desktop software of any kind. Ideally, I would need some type of device or something, that would connect my workstation's...
  22. Simp444simp

    Question Dell Vostro 3000 series laptop not showing display

    I have recently changed thermal paste of my laptop, after reassembling the laptop It is not showing display . *Keyboard light is turning on *Fan is spinning both CPU and GPU are getting heated up * USB ports have power *Ram is working *Even laptop lcd screen self test is good But the laptop...
  23. vikaskumar2299

    Question Why would 940MX GPU throttles when laptop is charging? Runs much better on just battery.

    I have Dell Inspiron 7570 laptop with 940MX 4GB GPU. If I play GTA5 on just battery, the GPU clocks are above 900 MHz. But as soon as I plug it in, it keeps fluctuating between 900 to around 400 MHz every 2-3 minutes. I mean game will run smooth for couple of minutes then for next couple of...
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    Question Is this RAM compatible with my laptop?

    I got a recommendation from Crucial's System Scanner, saying that Crucial 8GB DDR4-3200 SODIMM is compatible with my Acer Aspire A315-22 laptop, . But according to the information presented on this website: https://askgeek.io/en/cpus/AMD/A4-9120e , my CPU supports only DDR4-2133, and not...
  25. GoutamKUN

    [SOLVED] Performance issue after BSOD

    hey I got BSOD yesterday after which I'm getting screen freezes when doing anything, explorer , Firefox, gaming .... I'm also getting low FPS compared to before STOP CODE : KERNEL SECURITY CHECK FAILURE These are the pictures this the the dump file my specs: acer predator helios 300 i7-10870h...
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    Question Gaming Laptop Question/Picking

    Alright so, my friend has been wanting to buy a gaming laptop for college. We have a few options with slightly varying technical specs, but when it comes to cooling and other stuff... We have no clue what to do. Since he wants this laptop to last a decent amount of time we figured it'd be best...
  27. zain007

    Should I run my laptop on power or battery ?

    Spec: HP Pavilion 14-ec0234AU Ryzen 5 5500U 8/512 I was wondering, while using this should i run it plugged in power or run it on battery ?
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    Question Victus 16 Ryzen 5 5600H weird temperature

    I recently purchased a HP Victus 16 that has a Ryzen 5 5600H and RX 5500M. While gaming, in GTA 5, my GPU temperature doesn't cross 80°C but my CPU reaches 100°C. However it doesn't thermal throttle, instead it stays at 100°C constantly, sustaining 3.6-3.9Ghz all cores average and 1.2-1.4V. And...
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    Question Possible to use the fn+_ combinations if I'm using a USB keyboard instead of the laptop keyboard?

    The keyboard on my laptop stopped working so I'm using a USB keyboard with it, but now I can't activate various hardwares (camera, wifi) that I used to access with fn+f keys. Is there some way to access them without the original keyboard?
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    Question GIGABYTE A5 K1 price too good to be true?

    Hi I'm planning to get a new laptop mainly for gaming/school w a budget of $1500SGD ($1085USD) and can overshoot by a bit, found the Gigabyte A5 K1 model...
  31. djten

    Question Extended display went black all of sudden and now works only at lower resolutions ?

    I have an MSI GF66 Katana Laptop with an extended display on a Dell S2421 Gaming Monitor (1920x1080 resolution and 144Hz refresh rate). All of a sudden the display went black and now it only works when I reduce the aspect ratios to a lower value. What could be the reason? Can it be a problem...
  32. VictorTC

    i5 1135g7 + MX350 or Ryzen 5 5500U?

    Hi guys. I'm going to buy a laptop tomorrow but I can't decide which laptop I should buy so I'm going to use this laptop to play some games and some editing programs. Please tell me which of these laptops is the best option
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    Question HDD swap issues with HP Envy x360 (m6 model) ?

    I'm having some issues with an HP Envy x360 m6 model after swapping the hard drive out for a new SSD. Laptop does not detect the new (or old) drive after performing the swap. I've fooled with the BIOS settings, looking at boot order, changing Legacy & UEFI settings, to no avail. I swapped back...
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    Question Disk check and repair when laptop boot, laptop slow and freeze

    Good morning. I have been having issues with my laptop for months. Before continue those are my laptop specs: Laptop: ASUS X556UA (purchased in 2017 brand new) Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz 2.59 GHz RAM: 8.00 GB (7.87 GB usable) - 4GB motherboard + 4GB Samsung Ram DDR3...
  35. NavySum

    Question How can I turn my computer on?

    I own a Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBY. Yesterday I was trying to factory reset the computer so that I can sell it. Midway while it was factory resetting the laptop ran out of charge. So I plugged the laptop in but it won't turn on. When I I press the power button the light to say it's on comes on but...
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    Question Which one is the best laptop, the most powerful?

    I got an offer for some laptops. I need to buy 2. Here is the list: Acer Aspire 3 A315-34-C7W3 Acer Aspire 3 A315-34 ASUS E410MA-BV1258 ASUS E510MA, ASUS X515MA ASUS E5510MA Which one is the best and most powerful laptop? What is the first best and the second best? I want to buy the two most...
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    Question N4020 vs N4120 vs AMD A4-9120e

    Hello. I want to buy two new laptops for basic use (LibreOffice, web browsing, downloading, making archives, using Camtasia Studio, etc...). I got a list of different laptops, and all of them have one CPU, which is one of the following three: Intel Celeron N4020 Intel Celeron N4120 AMD...
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    Question How Good is the ASUS ExpertBook B1500?

    Hi, everyone. A non-technically-inclined person asked me for some advice on getting a new laptop. I was browsing around on Amazon.co.uk and found this ExpertBook B1500. I was looking at reviews of it on different sites, and most seem to list as a good laptop at the 700 pounds mark, but here it's...
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    Question Is it true it's impossible to completely delete files from your computer?

    Hello. My laptop uses SSD. I want to know, is it true that when i delete files from folders and the Trash Bin, the files just disappear, but they are still on the SSD, and there is no way to erase them completely? If i perform a clean install, will the files be completely erased, or will they...
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    Question Laptop wont turn on after replacing motherboard and cpu, am I doing something wrong ?

    I have a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop that died when it was running at 100% cpu for an extended duration. I suspect the power circuit failed. I ordered a replacement motherboard from ebay to fix it. That board didnt fix it so I assumed it was defective and got another one. The second board also...