not booting

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  1. Z

    Build Advice New PC build powers on, but display and USB-ports don't work

    I have been building a gaming PC for the first time in the last few days. The parts are all new except the case, the GPU and one of two SSDs (which has Windows on it I think :/). Originally this was a PC I bought used on ebay, but I wanted to upgrade the build. The PC does turn on when I...
  2. momscooking

    Question PC no longer boots/posts past bios

    So heres the tldr: pc started blue-screening and crashing like crazy the past few days. Everything pointed to a corrupt windows-beta installed, with some errors coming from graphics drivers. Decided to reinstall windows, froze during this process, no longer boots past motherboard logo on screen...
  3. bynay

    Question PC won't boot, all fans spin ?

    I rebuilt my pc from mid tower atx to mini itx. It turns on and all the fans work, but there’s no display. It only booted up once, when I took it out of the case and it only had one ram in instead of 2. I put it back in the case, and boom, it doesn’t work again. Can someone please help? I been...
  4. mayuresh.exe

    Question PC will only boot up if RAM is inserted or GPU wire is reinserted and sometimes both are needed.

    PC config - AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Galax Nvidia RTX 2060 OC 6GB Motherboard- Gigabyte B450M DS3H Wifi Ram - Corsair 16 GB 3200 Mhz (single) Nvme SSD (it is connected just above GPU) For the past month, my PC will only boot up if I reinsert RAM. Sometimes, I would also need to reinsert the GPU supply...
  5. S

    Question Bought a computer from Craigslist now it won’t turn on

    I went over to the guys house, plugged it in and it booted up perfectly. I got home, swapped out the graphics card went to plug it in and nothing. No fan spin, no motherboard lights nothing. I then uninstalled the graphics card and got the same result. I switched out the power cords, I switched...
  6. D

    Question Windows 10 not booting on Samsung 970 Evo Plus — blinking cursor

    I am upgrading from a Western Digital M.2 SATA SSD to a Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe SSD. I have discovered that I cannot clone my system image due to the differing sector sizes between the drives. Samsung says their Data Migration software can do it, but it has not worked for me on two separate...
  7. Louie Tomlinson

    BSOD error inaccessible_boot_drive after some hardware changes

    Hi there i have an old dell vostro 5481 with i5 8th gen , 1tb hdd, windows 11, 2x4gb ram ddr4 Recently i removed one of my ram sticks for some reason and now with only 4gb ram my pc ran normally without any errors for some time, then i reinstalled my old ram back and windows won't boot now. i...
  8. A

    Question pc restaring randomly,freezing,thinking in sequences and sometimes not booting when turned on

    Hi my PC restarts randomly ,some times freezes and when I turn on the computer it starts but suddenly shuts down for bit like a few seconds and turns on again then boots normally or sometimes doesn't boot at all and it has a wierd problem that is not "mouse related" which is the cursor shows...
  9. kuj1o

    Question PC not booting nor turning on unless jumpstarted.

    Hello hardware community, I recently built a couple PC’s a couple weeks back and 2 of them with the same case are having the same issue. Both PC’s do not boot/black screen, and only start with a screwdriver not power button. What do i do? Most components are a little used or brand new and most...
  10. XavierJones

    Question Computer no longer boots after it was put to sleep

    Just run into a problem yesterday after putting my pc to sleep mode & coming back a few hours later The pc will no longer boot (keyboard and mouse not lighting up & no signal to the monitors) there is a red flashing light for the cpu on the motherboard all LEDs & fans are working fine. I’ve...
  11. kuj1o

    Question RGB fans not lighting up or spinning, fan headers not working.

    I recently just built a new pc, and everything was plugged in correctly and I made sure of it. But, when I turned it on only the rgb from the ram worked. No fan spins, rgb or etc. I have a CPU: RYZEN 5 5500 Motherboard: x570 aurous elite used Ram: trident z 16GB SSD/HDD: 500GB western GPU...
  12. XXX MOZZY

    Question motherboard help

    I have a asrock b550am gaming motherboard ryzen 5 4500(brand new) 2x8 team group rgb ram 3200mhz(brand new) i also tried Xpg d41 2x8 3000mhz(tested already) Zotac rtx 2080(tested already) All the case fans start to spin, also cpu cooler and gpu. And ram rgb turns on But there are 2 debug...
  13. K

    Question Can Ryzen 9 3900XT work without VSS Pin?

    Hello everyome, ive found this 3900XT for like 90$ and guy said that he could boot with his a320 motherboard altrough the 1 pin is missing, and as i found out on internet that one missing pin is VSS. I got that processor and after pressing power up button nothing starts not even the fans. The...
  14. I

    Question Windows randomly stopped booting. Please help

    I have recently been hit with quite a weird and unwelcome surprise of coming back home and seeing my PC not being able to boot despite working totally fine around 6 hours ago. After turning on the PC the Windows loading circle is NOT there (doesn't spin/stop after a while it's just not there)...
  15. Dave1710

    Question PC fails to boot, takes up to 6 times to actually boot.

    PC fails to boot, takes up to 6 times to actually boot. Let me describe detailed. I come home and want to open the pc. I press the power button on the case. the keyboard and mouse both lights up. the monitor also says "ASROCK" (mobo's boot up screen). The monitor, keyboard and mouse stop working...
  16. justas103

    Question PC wont boot after a week of working

    PC parts MOBO - asus tuf gaming x670e-plus GPU asus tuf 4090 oc CPU ryzen 7950x ram kingston fury ddr5 16gb 5600mt/s with amd expo profile 4 sticks KF556C36BBEK2-32 PSU corsair hx1200 nvme samsung 980 2tb So i build new pc two weeks ago i used it for about a week and one day i came back...
  17. JustDom04

    Question HDD causing weird issues

    my pc was running slow one day and then I decided to reboot it then it would not boot up then i tried multiple things and found out when I have the HDD plugged in my pc stops working, when I plug in the power SATA cable, while the pc is booted into windows, the pc blue screens and tries to...
  18. B

    Question after applying a thermal paste to the cpu pc wont boot

    hey everyone i hope you guys help me because i really need, so i got athermal paste online my cpu thermal is kinda old and my pc is overheating so i reapplied a new thermal paste i removed heatsink and everything ( i have my pc outside the case because my gpu doesnt fit on my case ) anyway...
  19. CksPhantom10

    Question Red Screen while booting

    I just got a new graphics card and power supply and when i hooked them up my screen turned red. Its not solid read. Its basically just red everywhere theres supposed to be black. It boots up to the point when id have to put my password in then the graphics card shuts off, the fans stop spinning...
  20. A

    Question PC Desktop automatically turns on when plugged in. PC fan and LED lights on, but keyboard, mouse, and monitor not powered when PC is turned on.

    Specs: OMEN 40L Desktop GT21-0003na Gaming PC - NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Here's a descriptive video of what's exactly in my computer from HP Support. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZNVw2uJVIY&t=627s Processor Model Intel 12th Generation Core i7 Processor Model Number12th Generation...
  21. D

    Question Old PC not starting with GTX660 yet starts with a GTX960

    TLDR: Old PC is booting up fine with a GTX960 4GB graphics card yet fails to boot with an older GTX660 2GB I have an old computer that's used by some people in the house, and I have a fairly modern gaming PC to use myself. I need a second graphics card for my gaming PC to set up some stuff on...
  22. D

    Question Cant even load into bios when im plugging my hard drives

    Hi, im using this motherboard and I have a kingston m.2 with two hard drives gigabyte b560m ds3h v2 Yesterday I switched my pc case and after plugging everything back I couldnt load into windows, turns out that my motherboard reset to factory settings and the boot order was changed. I...
  23. Dino_Saur

    [SOLVED] System not booting into windows

    My old motherboard (Asrock X370) died so I upgraded to MSI B550 Tomahawk and Ryzen 5 5600X processor. Other components are: EVGA GTX 1080 SC Western Digital 1TB HDD Kingston 120GB M.2 SSD (contains Windows 10) Corsair 16GB 3000mHz RAM Cooler Master 750W PSU 80+ Bronze The system successfully...
  24. P

    Question M.2 Not Booting Into Windows

    Hi, A few days ago I switched on my pc and was greeted with a 'could not detect operating system' message. I've never had issues with it before however after reading up on what I could find and trying some bios changes, nothing seemed to work. Under the m.2 section in the bios however, the...
  25. thegreatestofalltime

    Question System Posts but does not open BIOS or windows

    We added 3 cooler master fans to the system. When I try switching it on, it displays the ASUS Logo but does not proceed to boot windows or open bios. Motherboard: ASUS x570 prime Ryzen 73700 MSI GTx 1660 16GB Corsair Vengence RAM
  26. B

    Question Bios on loop after changing motherboard and processor (B550 Gaming Plus)

    Hey everyone, i have a problem with booting into windows after changing my motherboard and processor. My new motherboard is a b550 gaming plus and ryzen 9 5900X. The first time i started it i got onto a screen that gave me two options, the options were something like: F1 Go into bios and F2 was...
  27. eiui

    [SOLVED] PC suddenly won't boot with both RAM sticks installed.

    Here's my quick specs: I3 2100, P8H61-M LX, 6GB 1333RAM (4GB1600 & 2GB1333), 240GB SSD Doing some school works with my PC then, suddenly my PC freezes. I can't move my keyboard or mouse, Then I try to boot again, and won't boot with two rams install. Here's what I did: Update Bios, I tried 1 RAM...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Bought new prebuilt pc. Swapping out the GPU prevents the pc from booting.

    Hi, I bought this PC this week and it arrived fine with no issues windows pre installed games tested fine benchmarks run well etc. etc. Basic specs are as follows -i5 10400KF MSI B460M PRO VDH WiFI 16gb DDR4 ADATA RAM @2666Mhz 750w psu INNO3d RTX 3060Ti I uninstalled the 3060ti drivers with...
  29. C

    [SOLVED] Disassembled Computer, Moved, Now SSD will not boot - Confused!

    Hello Hardware people! Having a puzzling problem. I had to move, took apart PC (movers may theoretically have damaged something). About 3 months of delays finally re-assembled it (put back in CPU, RAM, coolers, GPU, PSU, powered on). Here's what happened: 1. Straight to BIOS - "New CPU...
  30. C

    [SOLVED] PC not booting after graphics card change

    Last year I bought a new PC and then I had the idea that I would sell my old MSI GTX 970 4GB graphics card yesterday. I wanted to plug it in to my new PC to make sure everything was working before I put it up for sale, but when I changed the two graphic cards nothing happened. It seems like...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] No video output.

    PC Sounds like its turning on, but then whirrs as if it repeatedly tries something. No video input detected from monitor. Specs: GTX 980-ti (bought used 4 months ago) i5-8400 (2-3 years old) ASRock z370 pro4 (2-3 years old) HyperX Fury 2*8gb (2years old) Corsair TX-650M (1 year old) 1TB WB (5...
  32. banshii

    [SOLVED] My mining rig won’t boot with more than 4/6 cards

    I just built a 6 3069ti mining rig with a z390 a pro motherboard and a i9400f cpu. I have 2 1000w power supplies one by Corsair and the other EVGA. My rig booted fine with 1 card when I first went to go change bios settings and install windows, but when I got to installing the 5th card, the EZ...
  33. S

    [SOLVED] Ez debug cpu red light + kernel event 41 error

    Hi everyone, on june 15 I started getting random restarts on my pc and when I checked event log it said critical kernel event 41. I ignored this and was resuming my work but after around 1 week struggling changing power settings(power saving mode) I found out my cpu temp in bios was rising from...
  34. EAVDR

    [SOLVED] G Skill Aegis 3200 Mhz only goes up to 2666

    Hey, recently I decided to upgrade my system memory from 16 to 48 GB with a 2x16 kit, as im doing a lot of machine learning on my pc. Anyways, yesterday my G Skill Aegis 2x16 3200 MHz CL16-18-18-18-38 kit arrived and I combined it with my Corsiar Vengance 3000 MHz kit thas was already present in...
  35. SEANFiesta

    [SOLVED] Pc failing to boot up (more info in thread)

    Hello, recently my PC cut out mid way through a gaming session, the screen went black and I think the pc initiated a restart however when it tried the screen stayed black and I couldn't access anything, despite the lights on the motherboard and such staying on. The pc would sorta power normally...
  36. GGOD

    [SOLVED] PC freezing then not booting

    so i have posted about this problem before ,but now that i have more details to share ,i decided to make a new thread ... the problem i have at hand now started around 3 years ago (at first it happened once every 6 months or so ,then once every two months ,and lately its happening like once...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] Pc wont boot without second ssd installed.

    In August of last year I rebuilt my PC with new components, I didn't really think that I would have issues just booting with my new hardware as I haven't in the past. After finishing my build my motherboard won't see the windows instance on my ssd so I can't even boot to do a backup and then a...
  38. T

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte B460-HD3 motherboard booting from Samsung Evo 970 NVMe M.2 SSD needs a restart every boot.

    Every time I turn on my PC, the monitors will both black-screen and say there's no input (Even though PC is definitely on). I have to hit the physical restart button, which then works to boot up properly (Doesn't even feel like a proper restart, it hits the Windows login screen approx. 4 seconds...
  39. K

    Question DRAM RED Light

    Hello, my PC has abruptly run into an issue. The day before it was working fine and today when I tried booting it nothing showed up on my monitors. When I looked inside I spotted that the DRAM_LED light is permanently ON and RED. I have 2 sticks of 16GB DDR4 on an ASUS Z-170. I have tried...
  40. D

    Question New built PC doesn't boot ?

    Me and my mate built a new desktop system, although it powers on and all fans (AIO, GPU and Case fans) spin. The screen picks up no signal. Has anyone experienced this before? So far he has checked the Ram (plugged them in to different slots) but I haven't done it myself yet so can't be too...