repair

Forum discussion tagged with repair.
  1. M

    Question No signal to my monitors after changing GPU ?

    Hi everyone, So I upgraded my GPU today from Nvidia to Radeon. Before doing so I uninstalled the drivers with DDU (I think that's its name) in safe mode. Once doing so I powered everything off and unplugged power, changed the GPU, plug everything in and now I'm getting No Signal to either of...
  2. Question What is wrong with my mainboard? - Lenovo Y50-70

    Hey everyone! I am currently diagnosing (or rather trying to diagnose) a fault on my Lenovo Y50-70 Laptop's mainboard (LA-B111P ZIVY2) but I really need someone more experienced to confirm my diagnosis before I attempt to fix it. Let me describe first what led up to this point: My Laptop...
  3. bhogervorst

    Question ASRock X99E-ITX/ac No POST, RMA/repair options?

    I have an ASRock X99E-ITX/ac that no longer posts, even with known-good, supported CPUs, memory and PSUs. When turned on, it gives fanspin for a few seconds before turning off, with no display output or beeps from a debug speaker. I bought the board from a friend in this condition for quite...
  4. forianzsiga

    Question Help troubleshooting faulty laptop display ?

    Hi y'all! My question would be how can i diagnose blank screen problem on a laptop? No backlight turned on when boot. I wanna know if its the pc or the screen is faulty. Is it possible to connect the PC screen serial via USB to my Desktop and see if it gives out voltage or not? If there's...
  5. BenUnderwood18

    Question Computer turns on flickers display and then black screens

    I had just recently purchased this prebuilt pc from NewEgg and everything has been alright with it until today. I load up a game then the screen goes black after playing for no more than a minute. I reboot the pc but I get nothing on my display and my mouse and keyboard don’t light up however...
  6. B

    Question [FIXED] System won’t even get close to booting after HDD install ?

    I recently installed an old hard drive to recover some of my old files including some very old Minecraft worlds (for nostalgia), but after the install my pc wouldn’t even boot anymore. At first I misplaced the power button header on the motherboard, but even after I seated it correctly it , the...
  7. R

    Question Repairing a 1060 ?

    so i got my hand on a broken palit 1060 6gb. at first it didnt get detected by system. i cleaned it with some multipurpose spray in hope it would do something and so it did. now when i start it up and open device manager it gets detected as some random vga adapter and after i refresh it gets...
  8. S

    Question The Fall and hopeful revival of an abused mouse.

    So I've had my mouse (Corsair Scimitar) for a long time now, and its seen its time and a few months ago the right click started to go, although I'm quite versed in fixing tech, mice just are not my thing, and I'm very heavy handed (the few past mice I attempted to fix can attest to that) lucky...
  9. Apple_Budget

    Question Help with atempt of repairing graphics card

    So, i bought an zotac gtx 970 dual fan that the fans turn on and off multiple times, i've decided to give it a go because it was pretty cheap and im also trying to learn eletronics. So far, there are no short in the mosfets neither in the PCI neither in the 12v conectors, and i have no idea what...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] Same mistake twice

    I made the same mistake twice in a personal laptop , broke some plastic parts on a power button cover of an Acer aspire 6930g .... My dream job was repairing pc's since my 17 years old , I have a project with a friend but if something likethis would happen in a client laptop ? For the first...
  11. Question Is this Pendrive recover able or already dead?

    Pendrive Model: Adata UV128 32GB USB 3.0 Using since: 19 May 2015 Pendrive all files is okay (sadly don't have backup, I was using this thing as my external drive), But: 4 conditions : 1) Pendrive is connected (notification sound also, but no notification), icon bar is showing that pendrive...
  12. L

    Question Is my graphics card fixable?

    Hi I have a GTX 970 that I fried by accident. I started to smell something burning for like 2 weeks on and off and I stupidly ignored it. My computer display shut off randomly for like 2 weeks but my computer would still run, I would just restart and it worked fine afterwards. Anyways one day it...
  13. K

    Question Potential cause for gpu death

    I have an gtx 780 3gb that died 2 nights ago. I was in the middle of watching youtube when I suddently lost signal and both of my monitors went black. My monitors remain pitch black after restart and shut down/start. I did the following to make sure it is the gpu that is causing this -I...
  14. Conquest90

    Question Laptop shuts down when under load

    My laptop is HP Pavillion dv6-6b56er (core i7-2670qm, Radeon 6700m, 6g RAM, Windows 10). I've had it for some time. Battery stopped working on it long time ago, I've been using it as is. After my house had a power surge I had to replace charging cable, managed to find one with exact same...
  15. Carla1997

    [SOLVED] Fan makes awful noise and suddenly loses RPM and doesn't recover till restart

    Hey, Recently put my laptop in for repairs and got a new fan put in. About 10mins after getting it home it started to make a funny noise if my knee touches a certain bit beside the charger (left hand side) its an Asus X550v. ive checked the temperatures using speed fan and it normally runs at...
  16. lofej

    Question damaged pins/pads on i7 7700, burned? short circuited?

    Hello, I was hoping to find answer but coulnd find a relatable topic so i made this. So, I got this CPU Intel i5 7700, from a friend..who used it for a while then made an upgrade, MBO/CPU, so sent me this CPU, he says have no idea what happend so I cant say first handed what happend to it...
  17. J

    Question GTX970 dying? showed up in my hidden devices once then never returned

    Hello I have had this GTX 970 for nearly 4 years and in the last year occasionally it will just say "no video input" and I had to do really random things like remove the cmos, swap ram around etc. But since a few days ago I have been unable to fix it, nothing I normally do is working. I saw...
  18. TechFailsz23

    Question How to fix Automatic Repair Loop?

    My game, Garry's Mod, was acting funny, so I tried rebooting my PC. When it booted up, it took a lot longer than usual to load into Windows 10, none of my applications were there, except for Cortana on my taskbar. I unplugged the PSU and plugged it back in, and got the Automatic Repair screen...
  19. F

    [SOLVED] Can you fix a lost pin on an RGB Header?

    Hello! I've just noticed that the RGB on one of my fans isn't working and so upon closer inspection, I've some how managed to lose a pin on my RGB Header, this header is a wire that connects to my pump (Corsair H115i Pro) and so I'm guessing if I wanted to get this RGB to work again I'd need to...
  20. Zaxter

    Question HP Notebook 14 Left Mouse Button Fix

    Hello, I have an issue with my left mouse button that has been bugging me for a while now. It's slightly sinking down on the right side, so it's hard to press the top right of the button, and impossible to press the bottom right. I literally have no idea how to fix this. My laptop is HP 14...
  21. xenthia

    [SOLVED] What are the components on a DDR3 PC ram stick?

    Hi there every one. I was trying to look for the schematics for DDR3 ram sticks to figure out what are the electronic components on the stick, but I couldn't find any. On a few DDR1 ram sticks that I have inspected there are a few components (that I think are only resistors and capacitors) and a...
  22. Niklas Ternvall

    Question Windows Automatic Repair: 𝙲𝚁𝙸𝚃𝙸𝙲𝙰𝙻 𝙿𝚁𝙾𝙲𝙴𝚂𝚂 𝙳𝙸𝙴𝙳. Software- or hardware-issue?

    March 2020, I build this PC. This week it had its first issue/crash, for no clear reason. Noise and white screens. Then rebooted. Now I'm unable to get past Windows Automatic Repair. Sometimes (Blue Screen) it starts off with a QR code for CRITICAL PROCESS DIED No success with Advanced...
  23. Peterthecat1

    Question is there a way to reattach fans

    I have a zotac gtx 1070 mini card which one of the two fans fell off, it works fine and no other damage, it looks like the fan was attached via slide on or pressure fitted is there a way to reattach(glue) this fan to the video card or do I need to breakdown the card and get new fans like on e-bay
  24. M

    Question $150 to $200 to replace two keyboard keys worth it?

    Hello, I've recently been having issues with two of the keys on my laptop's keyboard, the z key and the Windows key. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the keyboard driver, spraying compressed air under the keys in question, all that stuff, to no avail. I've come to the conclusion that...
  25. W

    Question My Seagate HDD having health issue

    https://prnt.sc/weuq06 https://prnt.sc/weutce Plz, refer to these images. Showing caution on Crystal disk info and HDD sentinel but when I checked with cmd , seatools and repair test in HDD Sentinel no issues found. https://prnt.sc/weuqxw Please help me with this
  26. N

    Question Windows 10 BSoD - can I fix and reboot?

    Here is my situation with my windows 10/window 7 dual boot (two separate SSD's) Windows 10 stopped booting. It has been working for approx 1 year. I have tried multiple ways to get it to boot, nothing is working at present that I have tried. Windows 10 is partitioned on a 500 gig SSD...
  27. [SOLVED] Can this RAM part be repaired by soldering iron

    After 3 Days of changing BIOS settings and trying the solution for BSOD's, Finally, I found an issue... So I need to know if Can this RAM part be repaired by soldering iron?
  28. xse7enx

    Question Using WD-40 for cleaning pc case

    Can I use WD-40 to clean or as a maintenance for a pc case? (inwin 301)? TY
  29. WaylMaster

    Question GTX 1080ti Aorus Blown part of VCORE. How to repair?

    Hello I am not new to system components but I am new to GPU repair and PCB circuitry. I recently purchased a broken Aorus 1080ti locally for 60 dollars with the intent to fix. I have diagnosed the problem to be a blown module located in the vcore. I dont know exactly if it is a mosfet but I do...
  30. C

    Question Burned speaker in headset

    Hey guys. At sunday my Kingston hyperx cloud 1 headset´s right side stopped working so I gave my headset to the repair shop in my town . After few days they told me that my headset cannot be repaired by them because the right speaker is "burned" and they cant find on internet any spare speaker...
  31. mati99

    Question No display on boot - 1 long 2 short LED flashes, what might be wrong?

    Hi guys I recently replaced my motherboard as my PC was not working - and picked up an Asus Strix Z270-I , which according to pcpartpicker is compatible with the rest of my build which consists of : i5 6500 CPU Palit 750ti GPU Kingston HyperX Fury 2x 4Gb RAM 480W EVGA PSU What happened with...
  32. ErexEm

    Question Help me with repair

    CPU: RYZEN 5 3600X MoBo: (1)-Aorus ELITE x570 (2)-MSI GAME MAX x470(or something) (what I currently have(3)) -Aorus ELITE B450 So, I have a pc build that served me well for 3 seasons. One evening I was finishing gaming and I turned off my PC, the computer was pretty hot, so I opened the glass...
  33. G

    My PC shuts off when gaming/Stress Test!

    I am Often Playing video games when my system will shut off, and I know that the CPU is not overheating. I have had this problem before and a computer shop said it was a problem with my operating system. Yet after re-installing windows with a different product key, the problem has come back...
  34. HENRYY

    Question Pc suddenly shut down and wont start again

    Hi! These are my pc specs I5 6600k @ stock Gtx 1070 @ stock 650watt 80+Gold Psu from Fsp (Fsp hydro GE) msi b150 krait gaming mobo 8gb ddr4 corsair value select ram @2133mhz Normal thermaltake cpu air cooler 128gb ssd So this morning i started the computer it was fine and after few hours...
  35. Paintthinner

    Question 1080 ti GPU Repair/Fix/Help :)

    Hi guys and gals I am kinda new to this so I thought I'd ask opinions first, I recently acquired a nivida gpu (I assume palit by the power layout) however I have no idea what the card is Looking at the ram slots I am guessing a 1080 11gb however I am not sure on where to start the repair (if...
  36. lonerangerq8

    Question My MotherBoard Wont Turn On!

    my MSI z370 Pro Died after i connected a used bought SilverStone PSU (750 Watt) Silver rating (I know i made a biggest problem buying a used psu) the Guy wont agree to return the psu nor agree that his psu is faulty ... so short story he was a scammer as soon as i connected the psu my sades k14...
  37. [SOLVED] How do I best fix this audio socket?

    So my headphone socket on the front of my computer has been broken for a while now after tripping over a headphone cord. As you can see the mic socket is still intact. I'm not technical at all, so I don't know how the hell I'd go about replacing it. I don't have any tools beyond screwdrivers and...
  38. [SOLVED] Random Crashes and sometimes won't boot.

    Hello everyone, Im in a bit of a pickle. I bought a 2nd hand system from a third party and ofcourse as many of these stories go. It went badly. Sometimes the PC doesnt want to boot the first few times. And other times it just randomly crashes. Sometimes when I have not touched the PC for a...
  39. Anna Marchetti

    Build Advice Possible Motherboard Issue?

    Hello all! My machine sort of died about a month ago and I've been trying to pin down the exact issue. I took the entire thing apart and re-assembled it to eliminate the possibility of loose connections and reseated the CPU. What's happening is when I go to turn on my PC the tower fans and the...
  40. Lewbie

    [SOLVED] How to check GPU is dead vs MOBO/PSU issue?

    Hey guys, it's my first time posting here. Kind of a despiration post really. So my computer has been having a few issues recently, stuttering on WoW and videos starting to stutter a little bit + windows goes black a few times and the graphics of windows go super basic, I figured ok the game...