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Forum discussion tagged with reset.
  1. J

    Question hard drive reset

    I have 2 hard drives in my pc, one being an SSD. I am going to sell my pc to a friend and want to wipe them so there is only windows left on them. I have searched this up but I get so many different options and I'm not sure which one to choose. note: my pc has no cd drive and I'm on windows 10...
  2. minkeymonkeys

    Question hp probook 6455b reset issues

    I found my old HP laptop and I wanted to reset it and sell it for a few ££, it was windows 8 but upgraded to 10. All windows updates are present to date. When I reset it (via windows option or bios) it's grand until the "select your keyboard layout" screen. The keyboard and mouse don't work so...
  3. patsisrael

    Question Office 365 ProPlus won't install

    Hi. My Office won't install and instead gets stuck at "We're getting things ready" splash screen and I tried almost every solution I found on the internet. I have an Office 365 Subscription that came with my University account, which is the one I used to download the installer for Office. I...
  4. R

    Question Should I reset before upgrading?

    Hi guys, I’m about to upgrade my mobo, cpu, ram and graphics card so basically the whole system 😂😂 but I’m wondering do I need to uninstall windows on my current system or will I have to option to reinstall Windows when I plug everything in after I build my pc. I’m using the same drives so I...
  5. R

    Question PC keeps crashing when playing games.

    Hi guys I just recently upgraded my PC with new parts (i5 9600k, RTX 2070 super, 16GB DDR4 RAM and gigabyte z370p d3 motherboard. However after playing games (forza 4, battlefield 1, witcher 3) for a varied amount of time the game will crash and so will the computer itself which requires me to...
  6. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a newly created Microsoft account to log into my computer after resetting Windows 10?

    I want to reset windows to factory default to help speed my pc up a bit. having some problems after a cpu install, and I have tried everything so i figure a windows reset needs to be done as another option. my pc is slow to begin with so i need this anyway. the email that i use to log into my...
  7. T

    Question Adding more ram issues?

    Ive have added 16gb of ram (2x8) to my already existing 16gb(2x8). they are all COSAIR VENGEANCE LPX 16GB(2X8GB) DDR4-3000. I added for a game cities skylines as my RAM was topping out all the time (96%). But now after I installed the ram my pc seems to lag my game was getting as low as 8 fps...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Factory reset killed my laptop

    Hello everyone, So I've had this laptop (Asus Zenbook UX430U) for about 2 years, rarely using it for the past 1,5 years. I'm starting a new project with it so I wanted to give it a factory reset to get rid of anything I won't need. So that's what I did but when I powered it on afterwards it...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] can someone please help me

    so i messed with the voltage settings and when i restarted my pc noting showed on monitor, i then decided to reset CMOS by taking it out, i unplugged pc and took CMOS out waited about 5 minutes and put it back in. Still nothing on monitor, im thinking the problem is that when i first got my PC i...
  10. L

    Question computer blue screening and not resetting

    ok sorry I know nothing at all about pcs so I don’t even know if I’m in the right category fam but basically I tried turning my computer on today and it started up with “preparing automatic repair” and then went on to “Diagnosing your pc” which then takes me to a blue screen saying your pc did...
  11. S

    Question Service causing pc to freeze and make buzzing noises from headphones

    Hi to all! I'm new at the forum. I hope you can help me with this issue that I have. OK, here's the situation. My PC freezes randomly along with a buzzing sound coming from the headphones during about 3 seconds until it stops. When this happens, I can't do anything except hard reset the...
  12. Zii

    Question PC has no reset button, how do I make one?

    My case only has a power on/off button. There IS a reset button, but I have to OPEN the case and press it (it's on the motherboard itself) which is not ideal. I also don't want to unplug my computer from the wall and plug it back in, too much work. There is no I/O switch on the PSU either sadly...
  13. E

    [SOLVED] Will I lose my USB files once I booted/install Win 10 from it?

    Hi, I'm trying to 'reset/format' my computer, drives and reinstall Windows 10. This would be my first time doing so, I want to make sure I don't make a mistake that I'll regret later. I downloaded Media Creation Tool and installed it into my 64GB USB Drive, and I placed most of my backup...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] How to prevent hard reset Chrome OS?

    My chromebook has been reset several times, nice joke :) . How to prevent this?
  15. inkydink815

    Question Why does my computer take 30 seconds just to get to the windows logo?

    Hey everyone! I’ve been having this issue for a while. My BIOS flashes a blank screen for about 30 seconds before it even shows the windows logo. I’ve reset it but it hasn’t helped. It’s an ancient board from 2011 or 2012 so there might not be a fix. Here are the specs: ASUS M5-A99X EVO r1.0 AMD...
  16. D

    [SOLVED] Blue screens and unable to reinstall windows

    Hi everyone, So several days ago, I built a new game pc. It seemed to work fine and I updated the Bios first and after that, I installed Windows 10 from USB. The next day, I downloaded some programs, like Office 365, Spotify and malwarebytes. My pc got a blue screen for the first time and...
  17. C

    [SOLVED] Hacking and Windows 10

    After being recently hacked by a scammer claiming to be from OFCOM, I was recommended to factory reset my PC. I tried this via the windows 10 "reset this PC" setting, but it got hung up at 22% before stopping and notifying me that it couldnt delete all my personal information. After this, I have...
  18. S

    [SOLVED] PC Boots up always on second load

    Hi guys, i built my PC about 2 years ago and it was OK since couple of months ago. The problem is every time i turn it on ROG logo Shows for couple of seconds and restarts itself and then ROG logo again and it boots up windows 7. I have tried to set BiOS to boot up with difrrent devices and even...
  19. I

    Question Could a router randomly change its custom WiFi & admin passwords w/o being hacked?

    Is there a circumstance where a DSL modem/router (Actiontec PK5000) could - without being hacked - block access via both the custom admin logon and SSID password? In other words, it had all the symptoms of changed passwords without undergoing a reset. Hacking was my immediate conclusion but the...
  20. R

    Question My PC frooze and wouldn't turn off from holding down reset button any ideas?

    What do you guys think the problem is? Whole PC froze, mouse wouldnt move, couldn't bring up task manager, i then held down PC reset button and power didn't go off. This might be related that 1 of 2 monitors wasn't coming on but it had power and when i checked display settings on my other...