Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
  1. TheReaper03

    Question RTX 3060 making strange noise on laptop ?

    I bought a new gaming laptop 7 days ago and today the video card sounds weird when under load. Link to the audio file (strange noise starts after 10 sec) : Edited: The laptop only works when the charger is...
  2. Kashi Go Skr

    Question Low fps with high end laptop

    Specs i9-10980hk 2080 super Motherboard Alienware m15 r3 32 ram I used to play valorant 2-3 months ago with 180 fps but now i get around a 100. It sometimes stutters as well. Can anyone help me please this is really annoying and i want to get this problem fixed.
  3. Ark55

    Question GPU not recognized and laptop fan runs at full speed.

    I'm using a Asus X550CC, with the below mentioned specs: i3-3217u Nvidia GT720M 8gb ram 256SSD+500HDD Windows 10 64bit (19042.1052) What's wrong? Until yesterday, everything was running fine, today i started the laptop and all of a sudden the laptop fan was running at full speed, no problems...
  4. ToasterusMaximus

    Question Upgraded RAM, now my laptop has side effects.

    So, I have a Dell G5 5505 Gaming laptop, which I use for just that, gaming. I decided to start experementing with it here and there, and decided to try and upgrade my RAM. I used Crucial's tool to determine what type I needed, and how much I could add. I bought the memory sticks it...
  5. MananKanani

    Question I want to change optical drive of laptop to 240Gb SSD but not able to find will it give me full power or not

    Not able to attach a screenshot of specs of my laptop But it has you can actually see image from Laptop Specs Image (uploaded on my site so don't worry) chipset - Intel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Base) Motherboard - Acer ZORO_BH processor - Intel Core i3-5005U RAM - 8GB DDR3 1 HDD (SATA 6Gb/s)...
  6. STUKguy

    [SOLVED] Lenovo Laptop PSU

    Hi All, My nephew some how managed to put a screw into his laptop PSU, i have told him to stop using it just in case he electrocutes him self. Now i thought i had a replacement for his PSU which i kind of do but they don't match exactly. Now i remember reading somewhere years ago not using the...
  7. moderntablets

    [SOLVED] Laptop has gray screen but external monitor works fine ?

    Hi! As you have guessed it, I have a gray screen of death issue in my laptop. It happened when I was watching in YouTube. I was watching a video, entered to full screen, then exit to fullscreen, but instead the screen suddenly crashed. It was all gray with some lines on it. I tried turning it...
  8. Lucky_SLS

    Question New laptop with an RTX 3050 Ti --- firmware update failed and errors ?

    Hi, i just today got my new Asus ROG Strix G513QE-HN115T Laptop. This has an RTX 3050 Ti mobile graphics. After few hours of use I got a firmware update pop up in cmd window which went automatically but failed with an "application already open" error message. Since then my Nvidia control panel...
  9. C

    Question Bluetooth paired but not connected - Possible fixes please

    Hi there. So I haven't used bluetooth in a long time and don't know exactly when this issue might have occurred. My bluetooth audio devices connect to my laptop, but within a couple seconds, they go into paired mode (Connected > Paired). I've tried to isolate the issue and it comes down to...
  10. Question Screen/border Problem

    Hello, english isn't my first language, sorry for the gramatical errors. My sister has a laptop, model 8265NGW. She told me today that the laptop has been doing some strange noises when she closes it. The noise started like a week ago. Now, after doing her work on the laptop, she tried to close...
  11. M

    Question My Asus G17 laptop (2021) won't turn on and no lights come on

    So I recently purchased an ASUS G17 laptop, it has been working fine, updated everything Myasus and armoury crate showed, drivers, bios.... But, last night I left it downloading something, and I wake up to a dead laptop. It is off, won't turn on, I changed the charger from outlet and tried a...
  12. S

    Question Hesitating between 90W and 120W PSU for HP 6470b ?

    Hello, thank you for the opportunity to ask such a knowledgeable community 😊 I own HP 6470b lappy (with i5) which is powered by 65W power adapter. Recently I grabbed a 4c/8t i7-3740QM CPU for an upgrade. Most probably it will need some more juice, hence the need for a new AC adapter. HP's 90W...
  13. S

    Question Laptop Fan Speed Decreases While Gaming

    So this is an issue that i discovered recently. The fan speed of my laptop varies and sometimes go really high while idle or watching videos and not gaming; But when i open a game, the fan speed just gradually decrease and lock in a certain speed which is not enough to cool the laptop and causes...
  14. T

    Question HP (hp 14q-cy0009au) keeps failing after few days of usage

    My purchased an HP Laptop online from Amazon. It initially worked well, however, a few days later hit a BSOD (Stop Code: FLTMGR FILE SYSTEM). Post that it would not boot and give out a "Boot Device not found" error. Boot time diagnostics showed the RAM and other components to be fine. We...
  15. M

    Question Is there the way to reduce temperature on a laptop?

    I have TUF A15 2021 (Rtx 3060) when i play game, the temperature reach around 90-95°C, its causing the FPS to drop and freeze screen.. Is there the way to reduce the temperature on this laptop without void the warranty?
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    Question Two identical RAMs causing PC to crash after 5 months, but using mixed RAM works okay ?

    Hello, I'll try to keep it short and give you a timeline in what happened: 07.2020: I got a new laptop (used but it was in brand new condition, irrelevant info tbh) and the first thing I did was to go out and buy 2x16gb identical ram sticks (wasn't a 2 stick bundle). Installed them, everything...
  17. S

    Question HP Elitebook Laptop power issue?

    I'm working on an HP Elitebook 8470p. The initial issue is that the left hinge on the screen is broken open, but after opening the unit up these wires all go to a wifi chip in that back corner of the board. (There is also a wifi chip towards the front of the laptop as well. I find it odd...
  18. T

    Question Multiple BSoD

    Hi guys, I'm trying to troubleshoot my laptop at the moment and I'm getting nowhere... I am thinking it may be a hardware (GPU?) problem? The system is: Acer Predator PH315-51 i7 - 8750H GeForce GTX 1060 16GB RAM CFL Sienta_CFS Mobo I noticed I would randomly get a BSoD when streaming shows...
  19. Ralph AJ

    Question Battery stuck at 94% and if unplugged, laptop turns off 5 minutes later. What is the problem?

    Hello everybody, My problem is: plugged in, my laptop battery sometimes charges and sometimes not, stuck between 93 and 95%, and when unplugged, it only lasts 5 minutes or so. But, I opened the battery and checked the voltage, which is 16V exactly. I am clueless, if anybody can help me, it...
  20. as.lokeeshwar

    [SOLVED] New laptop purchase, advice

    I am looking for a replacement for my age-old Dell Latitude E6410. A laptop that can handle CAD and medium stress games, under $900 to $1000 My current laptop (2011 Dell Latitude E6410) is just slow, it has 4 gigs of DDR3 1066MHz RAM, and a 250GB Seagate HDD, along with an Intel Core-i7 M640...
  21. BrainBraid

    Question Mouse and Keyboard stops working while plugged in charger

    I have asus kj73s when i connect mouse and keyboard in usb port it works fine but when i plugged in charger it stops working.I have checked my keyboard and mouse with other laptops,They are working fine. I have updated all the drivers,do window update but nothing seems working. What to do now...
  22. anchus

    Question Please help! Frequent BSOD errors

    For more than a month now, I've been getting frequent BSOD errors and I'm not able to use my laptop properly. It shows WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR and when I check the event log, I see these : Event ID 6008 Event ID 161 Event ID 1101 I tried most of the things I can, I don't know if I'm missing...
  23. Kyber417

    Question Laptop fan running while idle

    I bought a brand-new Lenovo IdeaPad 5 15 on Friday, June 4th. i7-1165G7 GeForce MX450 16GB DDR4 RAM The fans are going crazy while it's idling. I have no apps open, and when I check Task Manager, it says it's using below 5% of the CPU, and 1% of the GPU. Why would my fans be ramping up? Thanks
  24. saad1118

    Question Dell Vostro 14 -5459 heat upto 80 degrees and then suddenly throttle causing massive fps drops. Please need assistance!

    After hitting 80 degrees the cpu just throttles to 398 Mhz from the 3090Mhz and after exactly 5-10 secs, it goes up again. What is the solution to this? I'm using a dedicated laptop cooler underneath. The gpu and other components have ideal temps.
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    Question Problem with laptop battery

    I have a 4 year old Dell laptop (Windows 10) which I mostly used on AC power. Even when I used battery power, I used an external battery pack, so as to preserve the internal battery. A few months ago I used the laptop on battery power, and it was fine. Working normally. Now I find the following...
  26. dumbleburn

    Question Need help deciding which laptop to buy

    1. What is your budget? 400 ~ 500 USD 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Any size. 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1366 x 768 or above. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Portable. 5. How much battery life do you need? Enough to get...
  27. D

    Question Laptop charger goes off when connected with battery, but works without it

    When I connect my laptop charger to the laptop, the green light goes off and the battery isn't charging. Now, when I pull off the battery from the laptop and connect the charger to the machine, it works perfectly fine and I can use the laptop. I know there is a big amount of topics about...
  28. LowTier

    Where can I find the windows key on LG Gram 2021?

    I just ordered a laptop, and I will be installing a new ssd upon arrival before I turn it on. Where can I find the windows key on this laptop?
  29. SupimX

    Question Low CPU & GPU usage , & Low FPS ?

    Specs -OS: Windows 10 Home Edition -GPU: AMD Radeon R7 260M -CPU: Intel Core i5-4210U 2.4 GHz -RAM: 6GB DDR3 -Disk: HDD 1TB (100GB free rn) Other: -Direct X12 -Drivers are all up to date Things i have tried: -scanning for corrupted files through CMD ( sfc/ scannow) -reinstalling graphics...
  30. make_me_bad27

    [SOLVED] Unable to boot laptop with RAM in Slot 2

    Hi, I seem to be unable to upgrade my RAM storage by installing another RAM stick in Slot 2. By default the laptop comes with one 8gb RAM stick and whenever I add a second one the PC won't turn on besides the fan. I've tried switching slots between them both, and also using the default stick in...
  31. DragonDare

    Question Is this a good benchmark score for a laptop? (HP Pavilion 15-ec1051AX)

    Not overclocked, new laptop.
  32. LowTier

    Question Question regarding upgradability of LG gram 2021 16"

    I am having trouble finding the best ram and nvme storage for the laptop. It comes with two DIMM slots. One is soldered (8gb) and the other removable and upgradeable. There are 2 slots of PCIe M.2 NVMe. One is occupied, 2nd one is empty. Both slots could be upgraded. I was going to add two...
  33. JohnTHDW

    Question HP G62 Laptop with black spot in screen

    I got this used laptop and it has a black spot with dead pixels in the screen, as you can see from the first 2 pictures the spot has grown a little bit. What could be the issue and or solution? I really appreciate your suggestions. View:
  34. LowTier

    What is the best ultrabook besides Mac M1?

    I am looking for the best 1500$ laptop for productivity. This won't be for gaming, I have a desktop for that. I am looking for long battery life and a nice display. I have been researching the Dell xps 13 11th gen but have heard bad things.
  35. Bessel Raj

    Question How to setup external monitor for my HP 15" CE062 TX Laptop using a docking station?

    Hi all. I have an HP laptop, bought in 2018, 15"CE062TX. I also have docking station given to me from work which is the Dell WD19 180W Docking Station (130W Power Delivery) USB-C, HDMI, Dual DisplayPort, Black. I want to use my personal laptop with this docking station to output the display...
  36. [SOLVED] Computer blue screening after downloading latest AMD drivers update

    Every time I attempt to install 21.5.2 from AMD it blue screens right after restarting. I've looked online and there were a few articles from a long time ago talking about updates windows made but it didn't relate. Since then I decided to delete everything on my SSD (literally everything I...
  37. T

    Question Will my SSD work with this laptop?

    Hello, I'm wondering if my Kingston A400 240GB 2.5'' SSD would work with a -very- old Toshiba Satellite L40-14F laptop (PSL4CE-006005G3). The laptop has its original storage configuration currently installed: a Fujitsu HDD model MHY2120BH inside a HDD Caddy. The HDD is SATA rev.1 and the SSD...
  38. J

    Question I Accidentally blew canned air on laptop fans while on sleep? will it be okay? I'm sorry in advance I'm new to this

    I Accidentally blew canned air on laptop fans while on sleep and still plugged in? will it be okay? I'm sorry in advance I'm new to this... i got a bad case of OCD
  39. D

    [SOLVED] My gpu is turning off when not used (idle) ?

    Firstly, when i boot up my laptop i sometimes get nvlddmkm.sys error and if it doesnt happen if i dont open something that uses my gpu for exaple a game it closes itself and i need to reboot to make it work again. If i open a game its fine but as soon as i close the game gpu closes again i tried...
  40. D

    Question My GPU is turning off when idle and sometimes a BSOD happens (nvlddmkm.sys) ?

    When i power up my laptop for the first time of the day a BSOD appears, when the pc restarts i can use my pc just fine for less then 5 minutes because my gpu just turnes off if nothing is using it and i have to restart but if i am using it for example open games its just fine but if i close the...