not booting

Forum discussion tagged with not booting.
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    Question Windows 95 Not Booting

    I have obtained a Toshiba Satellite 305CDS from the 1990s, and it no longer wants to boot. I tried installing Kid Pix Deluxe 3 from an original CD, and after a while the install just completely froze and the computer locked up. I, being an idiot, restarted the computer. Now it refuses to boot...
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    Question Windows 10 freezes and will not reboot

    Hello So I upgraded my pc few weeks ago. I installed a new motherboard, cpu, ram. Gpu and ssd stayed the same. So the issue started when I was surfing around the internet and suddenly my windows froze. I could only move my mouse but when I moved it windows did the beep sound when its usually...
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    Question Is my motherboard dead?

    Hello guys, today I tried to turn on my PC but after pressing the power on button nothing happend. I checked everything outside the PC and everything was working. Something was wrong inside the case, so I cracked it open and here the fun begins. I should also mention that I turned off the pc...
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    Question HP no POST

    I've seen a lot of weird things in my time, but none quite this strange. I'm working with an HP Pro 3500. It doesn't POST immediately, and sometimes not at all. What I've tried: Re-seating and swapping memory - used known-good RAM changed CMOS battery and checked voltage - reading 3.17V used...
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    Question PC not booting properly

    Hi all, I've recently been experiencing issues with my PC (i7 6700k, gtx 980ti, rm1000x, 1tb samsung 850evo, asus gaming z170 pro) not booting up properly. Usually when I push the power on button the fans will start spinning (loudly), the fan LEDs will go on and the small microphone LED on my...
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    Question motherboard damaged?

    hey i have a problem with GA-X99-SLI motherboard. few weeks ago i was starting my computer normally and it froze on windows 10 logo. i tried to restart it but it froze on motherboard logo again so then i tried to boot from usb but it froze again on black screen and i was confused. i could get...
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    Question PC not booting, DRAM light on.

    Installed a new CPU cooler, and put PC all back together and it didn't boot afterwards. Took the cooler off and checked if pins were bent, they didn't seem to be. Tried it with only 1 RAM stick, tried it with a friends stick of RAM, none of these options worked. When the power button is pushed...
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    Question PC stopped booting.. weird behavior

    System Specs: • Custom Build • OS – Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.10 – Dual Boot • x64 bit • Age – Aprox 7 years old • CPU – Intel i5 4670k • GPU – Radeon R9 280x • MB – GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H • PSU(OLD) – CORSAIR TX 550X • PSU – CORSAIR RM 650X Hello good people...
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    Question Certain keys on my laptop keyboard are not working

    This started a couple of days ago: Whenever I'd turn on my laptop keys -q- -a- -1- and -`- would not work for up to a minute or so and after some spamming they'd start working normally. Today though, none of the keys I mentioned above work at all and interestingly enough -z- is not affected by...
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    Cant' find or change DNS server

    This may have been answered before but none of the answers I've found so far have fully answered my question. I'm trying to set a static IP address (which i have done before without any problems), but when querying my network with ipconfig /all in cmd, my DNS server is showing the same address...
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    New pc case

    Hi, I'm currently trying to get a new case along with a new GPU and I was thinking of the Asus Strix Gaming GeForce 1060 O6 GB but my case is too small to fit 8nside of it and I'm not sure which one to buy. Any recommendations? My old gpu is broken. I've had the Evga gtx 1070 SC gaming acx 3.0 I...
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    Laptop or computer?

    I travel between two houses frequently and should I buy a gaming laptop or build a mini itx gaming computer with about a console sized case which one should I get?
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    PC is not posting, I have literally tried everthing can anyone help me?

    I had this problem previously when the pc did not have any power for about half a day or something like that. The fix that always worked then was reinserting ram a few times. It's doesn't seem to do the magic n I have been trying for about 2 days now. All the fans and lights are working. I'm...
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    What can cause a dead motherboard battery ?

    im interested of buying a used 4790k from a guy and he is claiming that he never oced the cpu, hes also selling the motherboard his was using with that i7 with a replaced battery, so i was wondering if a heavily oc can cause a battery failure and hes lying .
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    Bluetooth connected, however no audio

    My PC does not have built-in bluetooth so I bought a bluetooth receiver, I was able to connect my wireless headphones to my PC. The connection was successful however there is no sound. Is there anything I could do to fix this?
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    System Upgrade Ryzen or Coffee Lake

    Heyho, I want to upgrade my system (in this case: MoBo, CPU, RAM) in anticipation for the upcoming Volta release in 6-12 months but I am not sure what the best path is and I want to stay on a "budget". My current system consists of: Motherboard: Asrock P67 Pro3 CPU: i5 2500k (OC'ed @ 4,3)...
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    My new build shutdown by itself, but I can't figure out why. Kernel 41 error

    Hi, I've been using my new pc last month and sometimes it just restart by itself, and I'm not able to find out how to fix it. BUILD: Phanteks Eclipse P400 Intel Core I7-7700K 4.2GHz BOX Asus ROG Strix Z270F Gaming Cooler Master Hyper 212X Corsair CS750M 750W 80 Plus Gold Modular MSI GeForce...
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    Help!!! My PC shut down suddenly while I'm watching on YouTube!!

    Hello everyone!! Moving directly to the subject, my PC suddenly shutting down while I'm watching or listening something on YouTube!! Which is the cause/issue?!
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    Buying a used laptop to replace my current pc?

    So I'm about to buy a used laptop to use for studying and leisure time (i might play some games but nothing new gen or too demanding so it is not top prioroty). I'm going to be away from home so a stationary computer is not an option. My current PC's specs are Intel core i3-2100 quad core...
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    BSOD when gaming

    Hello dear wizards, I would like to request your help under these times of distress. Lately i've been having all kinds of SYSTEM_ERROR_EXCEPTION BSDOs pop up all the time, most notable when the computer is under heavy stress (i.e. Gaming), although sometimes it appears randomly. Average of 1...