repair

Forum discussion tagged with repair.
  1. C

    Question GTX 560 Broken or Not?

    I bought my very first graphics Graphics Card for $20 and it's an Nvidia GTX 560. So happy that in many years I could get my very own GPU for my gaming experience. But when I tried to play some games like Valorant, CSGO or Left 4 Dead 2, it crashes to BSOD or Black Screen. BSOD Errors are...
  2. JQB45

    Question I need to repair or upgrade, I need opinions.

    So my AMD Ryzen 1600 14nm desktop computer needs a new Motherboard and CPU Cooler. I have no interest in getting a used motherboard so the most logical choice is a B450 ATX if I keep the 1600. I'm also limited to the 90mm CPU Coolers due to case width. I'm not sure what the best...
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    Question Kingdian 1TB SSD NVMe not being recognized - tested in 2 diff new builds

    In April 2021 I acquired the following NVME storage from Aliexpress to Brazil: KingDian M.2 NVME SSD 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB M.2 2280 PCIe Internal Solid State Drives For Laptop It arrived in good state and was promptly working in my 2016 motherboard desktop build. (GIGABYTE GA-970A-D3P AM3+/AM3...
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    Question HP Monitor - Half of display pink and pixelated

    Hi! I'm having a bit of trouble with my HP Pavilion 23xi monitor. About a week ago, while I was using my PC (not even working on the monitor in question), the left half of the screen became pixelated and took a pink hue. It's not so bad that I can't use it, but enough to strain my eyes. The...
  5. K

    Question Speaker replacement help

    Hy there So after a good amount of time the speakers in my msi ge60 are dying... (specifically one on the top right side). I know a lot of you with recommend to get separate speakers but i do not wish to go down that path as i usually repair whatever breaks. There is not much information about...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] M.2 suddenly stopped being detected in BIOS and windows repair

    I have a 2 year old 2TB adata xpg sx8200, this is my only drive atm and my mobo is an msi b450 gaming pro carbon ac. Yesterday I left my PC with a pretty heavy game running to speak to my housemates, I was gone for about 20-30 minutes and when I came back my PC was sat at the BIOS. I was pretty...
  7. tlk1821

    Question Any info about how to start developing a simple ticket management / inventory system?

    Hello, I want to try my hand at developing a repair ticket management and inventory system. This would be for a demo project for one of my courses. I have used products like RepairQ and RepairDesk, and this project will have similar functionality to those platforms. I have noticed that different...
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    [SOLVED] Bought a used Nikon D3500 for cheap that was supposed to have a broken LCD screen ?

    ... but the LCD screen worked fine, just no backlight. i replaced the LCD screen (i assume the backlight is in with the LCD assembly?) and still i have no backlight. For some reason there is next to nothing for documentation and common repair tactics for the d3500 so I'm pretty stumped at the...
  9. K

    Question Laptop turns on for a few seconds then turns off ?

    Hi All, I'm having a bit of a problem with a laptop which refuses to turn on. It worked fine one day and then my housemate borrowed it apparently used it fine and turned it off at the end of his work without issue. The next time I tried to turn it on it won't stay on - not pointing fingers or...
  10. heisenbergx

    Question Is my PALIT GTX 1650 Super repairable ?

    Hi! I have a Palit gtx 1650 super that I bought from a local retailer here in the Philippines. It is working fine until 1 day it released an unpleasant smoke and overheated. Would like to know if it is still repairable? I already contacted the retailer but I tear the warranty sticker so sadly I...
  11. S

    Question PC won't repair C Drive

    I've recently been dealing with a slight stutter on my PC, and I've been told that it was an issue with my C drive. I have checked the drive, and it is in fact in need of repair. The only issue is, it won't let me repair it. I've run "chkdsk" through the Command Prompt, I've scanned and...
  12. K

    [SOLVED] Fully Upgraded Computer, but can't run games like it should.

    Hey guys, I recently have fully upgraded my computer, but I am still getting low fps(<144) in games like valorant and league. I've had this problem for months, and I don't want to buy a new computer. CPU and GPU run at very low speeds, <40% when playing valorant, and causes low fps. My specs...
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    Question Vintage Computer Not Booting - Gateway Performance 650 TB3

    I thought a fun Christmas project would be the resurrection of the the old family computer, a ‘Gateway Performance AS 650 tb3’. To give some back story, about a year ago I dusted off the internal components, when I put the computer back together it booted fine but crashed a few seconds latter...
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    Question Mother board bad?

    I have a build that for various reasons got stuffed in a closet a few years ago. It has an AMD FX-8350, 8 core processor @4ghz. I pulled it out and have been trying to troubleshoot it. I can't get an OS to install due to HD errors. It has two drives and I can't get it to install on either of...
  15. Mobassir94

    [SOLVED] After GPU repairing how to know if the chipset is replaced by repairer or not?

    i have a gigabyte rtx 3060ti gaming oc pro on servicing,it experienced no display issue because of physical damage after oxidation problem(probably because of humidity).after 2 days of investigation the gpu repairer said that he is not getting any signal from gpu,his best guess is the chipset is...
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    Question GPU Mosfet Importance

    Hi! I have a Gigabyte RX460 4GB, and recently Some stuff happened, and I saw 3 mosfets on the front burnt, 1 of them was melted while two were like, never there. So yea anyways, I went to a repair guy and he replaced the one that melted while he didn't know bout the other 2 so he left em as is...
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    Question Please help me identify this chip on Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310 ?

    Hi. Here you can see the motherboard of Lenovo Ideapad Miix 310: https://pasteboard.co/31ShQMxjZlSp.jpg I have received one of these, but the chip marked with red in the image is removed in the motherboard I have received. It may be related to LCD because the tablet shows no picture on LCD...
  18. Varun_Dpi

    [SOLVED] Broke SMD off my GPU while cleaning please Help.

    I was cleaning my gpu (Gigabyte-GTX1650 OC) while brshing i Broke one of the SMD-(R526) and all i know that it was a Resistor too tiny and i lost it .so can some one help me with knowing which Resistor to use please. I can make it solder with my friend who is skilled in mobile smd repairing...
  19. Savannabenzel

    Question Pny gpu 1060 6gb repair help

    So I have a pny 1060 6gb I purchased second hand. The previous owner said it would power up just wouldn’t display. So I figured maybe I could fix it with some drivers etc. So when I received it I took it apart just to inspect before I put it in the pc. I’ve found this oily substance on the back...
  20. S

    Question Joycons not working properly after stick replacement ?

    Hey, so I recently replaced the sticks on my Joycons as they had an awful drift and were unbearable to use. The process was fairly simple and I thought I did a very good job. Sadly, that was not the case and, despite both Joycons working perfectly fine when directly connected to the console (as...
  21. K

    [SOLVED] Repair a Burnt GTX 1080?

    I have a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8GB GDDR5X 256bit (GV-N1080IX-8GD) graphics card that is burnt. Can it be fixed? Here are some photos: 1 2 The other side doesn't show any damage.
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    Question What else can I do to fix my R9 270x

    So I bought a R9 270x listed as broken/for parts as a learning project to see if I could fix it. so far I have gotten a very garbled and messed up display on it but only during the first day of me fixing this, ive tried flashing new bios, updating new and old drivers onto it, cleaning it, and I...
  23. mrmike16

    [SOLVED] Surface 3 with cracked screen and touchscreen function not working --- is it possible to fix?

    Hi everyone, So I have a Surface 3 that fell a few years back on it's corner by the hands of a 2 year old nephew. For years I've been using it as a netbook, because, incredibly enough, the screen still works. Microsoft's build quality does impress me, as I don't think an iPad would have...
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    [SOLVED] Western Digital WD50EZRZ 5TB fell to the floor, and...

    As one might expect, the worst result. Jamming noise, and therefore I opened the flap. I managed to get the heads moving by carefully spinning the platters, and installed the cover back on. Tightened the screws to similar torque, and plugged it in. The HDD spun and immediately Windows recognized...
  25. FriendlyStuart

    Question integrated graphics artifacting and pc shuts down while playing binding of Isaac only

    So as the title says on some games ill occasionally see a random blue dot or on Garrys Mod where there are a bunch of white dots around corners and stuff but my main issue is that on the binding of Isaac ONLY, has not happened on any other game where ill play for a couple of hours and randomly...
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    Question I'm not sure why my PC is running the way it is.

    My computer has been kicking ass for a year or two but just recently it's started lagging when multiple things load in video games. For instance, I've noticed that I can play, say League of Legends, at the highest settings like I should be able to, and I can play for hours on end, but when...
  27. drgamesalot

    Question pc at 100 ° C idle

    My pc has been overheating at..100° idle for last two month i ve changed my motherboard , thermal paste and reattached the liquid cooler also and still it is overheating..\ PLEASE help i ve wasted too much money and time on this [redacted]. PC SPECS- Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700K CPU @...
  28. Perrintook

    Question How do you remove the back panel on a Vizio TV model number E420VL?

    I have a Vizio TV model number E420VL. I removed all the screws on the back, but it will not come off. The problem seems to be in the lower right corner. Is it possible the coaxial port could be the problem? I see screws at the top, left, right, and bottom. There are also screws to remove...
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    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...
  30. 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...
  31. bhogervorst

    [SOLVED] 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
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    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...
  35. R

    [SOLVED] 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...
  36. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  37. Apple_Budget

    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...