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  1. M

    Question Q: startling problem with system booting - sometimes it works (posts), sometimes it doesn't (code AE).

    Dear community, When I turn on my pc normally, I can get into windows and everything works fine. The problem shows, when I do windows updates and need to re-boot the system or when I go into BIOS and then try to re-boot the system (save and exit or just exit). What happens then is that the...
  2. AntiSipater

    Question PC boots to black screen

    Computer boots to black screen on startup, have to restart multiple times (around 4-5 times) to actually get it working, except for the apps that open on startup like my AntiVirus and Asus GPU Tweak rest of the screen behind is black, I can press Alt + Ctrl + Del to open Task Manager still the...
  3. B

    Question PC turns on but failed to boot

    I Installed new ram the other day now my pc turns on but doesn't come up the MB logo and then screen goes black. I have tested the ram in other pc it works. I've took it out and run with just old stick but doesn't work now. All the fans come on etc just the LED on the MB indicates boot failed or...
  4. Extra Crizby

    Question iRST - Boot Screen

    Hi All, I've been getting really frustrated with this issue: Intel Rapid Storage Technology shows up on every boot and drags out the boot time by about 4-5 seconds. This all occured after receiving my serviced Samsung 970 EVO, which I sent back for a warranty claim. First I had the Issue of...
  5. C

    [SOLVED] Start up issue requiring hard reset

    Hi, I've recently upgraded my graphics card and updated my BIOS in the process which all went fine. But now each time I power my system up, I get no signal to my TV or monitor (tried both) and my keyboard and mouse aren't getting power. Being the only option I then hard reset my PC it starts up...
  6. DrSnagg11

    Question PC takes long time to start and won't shut down unless force shut down ?

    i launched a 3D printing programe 4 days ago and My pc started to run weird. kinda laggy. tryed shutting it down through the menu (normal way) and didn't do nothing anything. i had to forced shut down with the power button. when i started it back up, it was super long to start. (i have fast boot...
  7. B

    Question PC was working fine, shut off during sleep and blinks for a split second when trying to turn back on

    I’ve had this problem 4-5 times throughout the 2 years I’ve had this computer. Everything will be totally normal, working fine for months. Then one day i’ll try to use it and it won’t turn on (after being in sleep mode for the night). I flip the power switch off and on in the back and the cpu...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] My moniter gets stuck in boot up with a grey screen.

    So I recently have tried building a PC. My dad got a motherboard from work and says it's a gaming motherboard although its quite old. I got a newer moniter a dell 144hz. I dont know if it's a problem with the motherboard but that's what I assume. I have everything else; graphics card, harddrive...
  9. [SOLVED] Problem getting PC to turn on

    Hey guys, Not sure if I'm posting this in the right place but I'd really appreciate if anyone can help (or show me where to post for help). I left my PC on overnight to download a Modern Warfare update. When I returned the next morning my PC was showing the orange screen with vertical stripes...
  10. Matthew_H37

    Question Computer having hard time booting up and opening apps

    I was recently dusted out my computer and after I had dusted everything my computer gets stuck on the windows logo or on automatic repair. After a few start ups I was able to get it into safe mode (weirdly only when my mouse is not plugged into the front usb ports) from there I selected start up...
  11. V

    Question SSD Check Disk on Start Up

    Hi all, For background, I have an Intel 545s SSD that I've been using since late December 2019 and it has been working perfectly fine. Stored on it is my OS, programs, and documents folder while most of my games, pictures, and videos are stored on a separate HDD. Beginning sometime last week...
  12. georgens

    Question How to enable start up programs to launch on lockscreen.

    Basically when i first made my PC, when i turn it on it would boot to lock screen and it would launch all the software such as steam etc without me having to login, however ive recently turned it off and i now have to login to my pc then eveything such as steam will start launching. I cant seem...
  13. Kstahmann

    [SOLVED] Computer won’t open BIOS screen on startup

    Earlier today I downloaded software for a new gaming headset that I got and the software required that I restart my computer. After my computer booted back up, it’s been stuck on the pre-bios screen. The screen says “Please press DEL or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS setting.” Pressing those buttons on...
  14. pavlaras74ever

    Question Slow boot up after upgrading mobo and cpu

    I just bought the ryzen 7 3800x and mobo aorus x570 pro. Everything's good. I mean it works. But when i turn on the computer , it probably checks cpu vga dram and boot. This mobo has 4 small leds on those , and it goes from the one to the other. After cheking them all, the 2 small leds that my...
  15. Positive_Cortega

    [SOLVED] H100i v2 grinding-like noise on start up

    I installed the H100i v2 Platinum AIO last Saturday. This morning when I turned my PC on I noticed a grinding like noise that went away in like 4 seconds. I checked the fans and there’s nothing obstructing them. I also changed the pump/fans speed to quiet and extreme using the iCue software to...
  16. I

    Question Forces shutdown before full boot up

    I had to force shutdown my PC before it completely booted up. I had no display connected to it and I had to connect it directly to an outlet just to check if the power supply is still working. Is that okay? Will cause damage to my hard drive? Thank you.
  17. ToxicThing

    Question Explorer.exe not starting on start-up

    Okay, I've been having this problem for a while now. I don't know when it started exactly, but it's very frustrating. The thing is, when I log-in into my account, I get black screen and cmd open. I type "exit" into cmd, then ctrl+alt+del and get into task manager. From there, I manually open...
  18. 0

    Question new build black screen

    Hello, I've been troubleshooting in my free time over the last few months and I can't figure out how to see the display on a computer I built. Here is a part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Bgp7LJ I also have an ASUS M5A878L-M mobo and Nvidia GeForce GTX 770. They were parts I was using...
  19. H

    Need advice on upgrade/Build

    Need to upgrade my micro-ITX I have a Biostar 1037U micro-ITX mobo (about 5+ years old tech) that accomodates a 2.0 x16 graphics card. Currently I am using the onboard video and want to be able to run 4K direct X 12. If I buy a $50 graphics card will it still be too slow with its dual core or...
  20. S

    Games play slower after PC hardware upgrades

    I recently upgraded my PC hardware yet now my games seem to be more fidgety and less responsive! Any ideas why this could be happening? I updated my BIOS. Specs before upgrades: Windows 10 Home Intel Core i7 4790 GTX 1060 3gb Generic DELL motherboard from DELL XPS 8700 Specs after upgrades...
  21. G

    How to ensure cooler installation was successful?

    This has reference to my previous thread which remained unreplied...I got this computer all assembled and there aren't any techies around here,nearby.So as the chassis plate is obstructing to check the mobo's back,how do I ensure stock cooler is properly seated.I am newbie and looking at the...
  22. Abhigyan_13

    Windows 8.1 pro vs Windows 7 for Gaming Performace

    I would like to know, if I should stick to win 7(SP1) or use win8.1 pro...I intend to play games with high graphics like Resident Evil 7 etc.so which one should i use My pc specs are- Intel core i5-660 3.3GHz 8GB ddr3 RAM 500GB HDD Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 2GB Also provide other reasons to choose...
  23. R

    Killer network NIC - Unidentified network

    Hi, so I've seen a lot of different resolutions to this but none of them seem to work for me.. I'm running windows 10 on a Gigabyte ga z170x gaming 3 motherboard, i7 cpu and the Ethernet drivers are the killer Ethernet from the website. I've tried several different revisions of the drivers...
  24. P

    What PC is better for photo editing and light gamming

    What is better? https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/dgqG6X vs https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/jYXKbj vs https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/bhG8sJ The i5 is kind of out of my budget
  25. S

    Browser Crashing on Insufficient Memory

    Hey all, I can't seem to figure out why my browsers are crashing on my laptop (Lenovo Z50 w/ SSD upgrade). I have 8Gb of RAM, and whenever the warning comes up about 50% of memory is being used. Do browsers have their own threshold or something? Thanks
  26. S

    Got a new RX 480, getting worse performance than I got with my R9 280

    Got a new RX 480 recently, since installing it my fps is worse in most games than my R9 280. So about a week ago, I bought an RX 480. I was super excited to install it and watch to fps in my games shoot up. Except there's a problem. They didn't. In almost every single game I play, the fps I get...
  27. A

    How do I make sure windows go to SSD?

    I am using a 120gb SSD as my boot drive and a 1tb for other storage, but how do I make sure that windows installs to the ssd? Should I start the PC up with just the SSD and then put the HDD in after I install Windows? PC: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/g4LFCy
  28. M

    Which Cpu to buy?

    For gaming purposes should I buy the i5 4690 now or wait and save up for the i7 4770k. I have a h81m-plus so I won't be overclocking. I'm pairing the cpu with a gtx 1060.
  29. W

    will my cpu be a bottleneck? (amd a10 5800k @ 4.2ghz)

    im contemplating buying a r9 480 and was wondering if my cpu would be a massive bottleneck
  30. T

    Preventing N wireless bottlenecking from B/G using a second router.

    I'm paying for 75 mbps download and upload from Verizon and wirelessly I can only reach 25 Mbps but when plugged in with Ethernet it reaches 75. I read that g and b bottleneck n but I was thinking about buying a dual band router to run with my current FiOS router so that all b and g devices can...
  31. G

    MSI GeForce GTX 970 OC 4GB Tempratures seems quite high?

    Hello, ive got my graphics card for quite abit now and ive noticed my tempratures after i used Afterburner, the card sometimes hit 82c at full load even with costume fans is that okay??? When should i be worried of temps on GPU? Fanspeeds: 40% 0-55c - 60% 55-60c - 75% 60-75c - 80% 75-80c - 90%...
  32. D24IT5

    Help me pick a Video Card

    PSU:https://www.alternate.co.uk/Thermaltake/Hamburg-530W/html/product/863854?event=search CPU: FX-6300 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487155&ignorebbr=1 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202166&cm_re=saphire_r9_380-_-14-202-166-_-Product
  33. K

    RAM Issue - Need some help

    Hello all, So I think I may have messed up here. Before I start I have an Asrock Z77 Pro 3 and x4 4gb HyperX Fury 1866MHz. So I originally had x2 sticks of 4gb HyperX and decided to buy another 2 sticks of 4gb thinking I will have a total of 16gb. Little did I know until I put in all the...
  34. P

    when i installed my zotac gtx 970 in my cpu and install the drivers....the installlatioin couldn't finish properly before tha

    when i installed my zotac gtx 970 in my cpu and install the drivers (any drivers )....the installlatioin couldn't finish properly before that it shows different color n den crashed the display and lagged into different color then restart automatically... dont knw what is the actual reason of...
  35. F

    The same price as those

    Hi,i,m planning to buy AMD FX-6300 and Sapphire R9-270X,but can anyone tell me about a good specs will be better than those but with the same price?????
  36. D

    hi I have lenovo t61 laptop with window 7 home perimum. can I play fifa 15 and pes 15 games on this?

    When I try to play .game just slow down.sometime game stop and audio run
  37. 8350rocks

    Crazy holiday deals...

    Amazon has a MSI R9-290 on sale right now for $286. http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Computer-Corp-290-GAMING/dp/B00HPS4AFG Thought that would be a great buy for anyone shopping for GPU upgrades on a budget... Anyone else found any crazy good deals?
  38. dovah-chan

    How long do we have to wait

    Is Samsung ever going to make more green RAM again? I know they stopped producing them in order to supply the ever growing smartphone DRAM production and changed some of their fabs around for SSD production as well. Also any news on when RAM prices are going to be lowered? I know that the Hynix...
  39. R

    Are the parts I'm looking to use compatible?

    Hi guys, I am building a PC for the first time and I've decided to use the parts as follows: GPU: nVidia GTX 780 Ti EVGA Classified Kingpin (£659.99) Motherboard: Z87-GD65 (£132.81) CPU: i7-4770k (£235.90) CPU Fan: Enermax ETS-T40 (£28.00) RAM: Corsair DDR3 2x8GB 2400MHZ (£150.06) PSU: EVGA...
  40. Catching Zs

    Computer turns on with no display

    Hi, I recently put together my first gaming computer. After a few days I went to turn it on and got no display and was also unable to turn the computer off with the front panel power switch. I ended up finding someone that said to unplug the computer and hold the power button for 30 sec, and...