malfunction

Forum discussion tagged with malfunction.
  1. Broadback

    power cuts off because of faulty battery?

    Hello, i have this problem for some time now, more than 6 months, but i manage to get around it. In short: when the battery is inside, not connected to the outlet, it works fine, i get 4-5 hours of video playback even, so i'd say its in decent condition for a 5 yr old laptop. the problem comes...
  2. MatthewJamess

    Question PC is turning off

    Hi everyone! I've reciently been having some issues with my PC, and I would like to see what you think about it. my current build is this one: CPU: Intel core I5 4460 Motherboard: ASUS H97M-E RAM: Kingston DDR3 8Gb 1600 Mhz SSD: 120Gb Kingston drive HDD: 1Tb Western Digital Blue 7200Rpm PSU...
  3. Dranzerr

    Question Why is my external Seagate hard disk 1TB clicking when I add additional RAM?

    Specs SMPS 450W, i3 3220, H61 m s gigabyte board, Ram DDR3 slot1 slot2 4gb each. Peripherals including normal mouse, keyboard, WiFi adapter, and SSD 120GB as main storage.
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    Question Stylus writes "on its own".

    Hello everyone. I am having an issue that is almost driving me to the edges of insanity. In short, I have an HP Laptop (Spectre X360 to be exact, from late 2015) with Windows 10 64-bit installed and a resistive stylus that is specifically made for that series of laptops. Normally, if the tip...
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    Question Pc Stuck on preparing automatic repair even after switching hard drive

    I recently built a pc 3 weeks ago and everything was working fine up until 5 days ago. I had installed a new gpu and I had also installed the most recent windows 10 update. Out of nowhere my pc would suddenly restart and go back to working like normal. It did that like 4 or 5 times over the...
  6. ryublue

    Question right mouse button missfunction

    i have posted something like this before but now its updated and i want fresh eyes. my issue is my right mouse button when i hold randomly works some times and other times it clicks and dosent hold. i have had this issue for years across 4 mice. 3 roccats nyths and 1 razer naga trinity now. last...
  7. C

    Question System not reading GPU temps. Fans going to 100% speed suddenly. System shuts down.

    Hi! So, I've an R9 380x in my PC, and for the past month and a half or so, I've been experiencing this issue. Whenever I run a game, after about 20 mins or so, the system stops reading GPU temperatures and the GPU fans would just go to 100% speed. I installed AMD Wattman and it wouldn't work...
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    Question RTX 2070 underperforming

    Since I've got my new Asus Strix OC RTX 2070 I was getting less fps/performance than other people on youtube,benchmarking sites and I even compared it to my friends rig that has same amount of RAM, an ASUS Dual RTX 2070, and a slightly different processor that should be weaker that...
  9. nrsource

    [SOLVED] No video output from new video card to a computer where the onboard video does not work

    Pretty new to computer repair trying to help a buddy out... There is no video output to monitor from the computer. The computer is connected to the monitor through VGA cable. Tested VGA cable with a working computer. The monitor is able to display screen so I know the monitor and the cable...
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    [SOLVED] PSU turns on the first time, then it won't turn on anymore.

    Hello, guys! Thank you for spending time reading this. Weird situation here. I'm doing some tests on this budget PSU. After some days (2-3) turned off, it will turn on normally. If I turned the PC off and imediately tried to turn it on again, it will not. PSU's fan spins not even half a second...
  11. Shrek4t

    Question USB selector button confused

    Hi! I have an Onkyo TX-SR353 AV receiver. Recently, the USB selector button on the receiver has started to react differently. When I press the USB button, it selects FM radio. And if I continue pressing, it switches between AM and FM modes or tunes through the frequencies. Any idea how I can fix...
  12. DavidMB

    Question Laptop fans act strangely with certain games

    I forgot when this started happening, but one day suddenly on my G7 7790 laptop, whenever I launched Borderlands 2, my fans would immediately turn on max speed, and stay that way for the whole game. I think this started happening a couple months after I got the laptop, and I find it bizarre...
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Keyboard is completely mad

    Hello, I was playing a game and went to the pause menu, then I was going to keep playing and pressed ESC, but then that button acted as the windows button. And that is where it all began. So then I just thought it was weird and closed down the game, watched some YouTube videos and then the urge...
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    Question ZTE Blade A6: Display unstable, flickering

    // Edit: I reckon something may be shorting on top, near the proximity sensor. Display's heating up noticeably and quickly in that area only, more than I'd expect it to. Hi, hope someone can help me! My phone (ZTE Blade A6 (A0620)) hit the road hard last year, cracked the display. I replaced...
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    Question PC won’t boot up

    Hi everyone Over six months ago I built a new PC. The components were: GTX 1060 6 GB Intel Core i3 8100 Asus H310M-D and some other stuff It run without any problems. About two weeks ago I bought a new case. After installing every component I plugged it in and turned it on. The fans would...
  16. A

    Question PC Malfunction - Crashes and Random Pixels

    First off, I apologize if this is not the right forum to go to for help. I looked through all of the categories on this forum and since I suspect that this problem is being caused by the Graphics Card I figured that this was the best place to post it. A few days ago random pixels started...
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    Question External Keyboard malfunctioning when computer gets hot

    Hi! My keyboard is malfunctioning when my computer gets a little heated. USB ports feels a little bit warm and then my keyboard feels like disconnect itself. i have no clue what the problem is, i rather not buy a new keyboard. Never happened to any of my other keyboards so it must be some sort...
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    Question [MAJOR] Fix Potential Corrupted SSD; How to Revert The SATA Controller Back From RAID to AHCI

    --CONTEXT-- Greetings, everyone. So, over the past five weeks I've been dealing with a corrupted ssd after I unplugged the desktop from the power socket. I was getting impatient when the computer took longer than usual to boot up. Bad move, I know. I've been learning that the hard way. About...
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    Question Problems with Computer :(

    Hello everyone :D Grab a seat cause it might be a long one I hope that this is the right section for this post but as the title says I came across some problems this morning with my computer and I could use some help. So after a normal day of gaming yesterday I tried to open my computer today...
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    Question Laptop fans going very fast for no reason

    Hello, and thanks for opening this thread! Tonight my 1 year old laptop has started making very, very loud whirring sounds which seem to come from the fans. I am not 100% sure if the sound is caused by the fans (I am not a tech expert) but I am 99%, as it sounds too much different from HDD...