Forum discussion tagged with start.
  1. route45

    Question My RAM or PC resetting randomly?

    To start with, my PC is more than 4 years old and maybe it really is needing some part replacement. Now I have been getting this error twice just this August 2022 whenever I press the power button on my PC to turn it on. I would turn my pc on, it will shut off, then on again then this screen...
  2. ArkWulff

    [SOLVED] New CPU, only boots to bios

    There are similar threads to this but I am seeing a bit different. My ryzen 3600x recently kicked the bucket (way too soon imo) So I got a 5600x to replace it. After install, pc only boots to bios. When I enter boot menu "to setup" is the only option. Nothing else was changed, the bios still...
  3. Mechaso

    Question Restart always takes me to BIOS + SSD detection problem

    Everytime my system needs to restart for an update or anything that requires, it will never go to Windows (11). Instead, it takes me to the BIOS, and it won't have anything on the boot menu, (Windows boot manager, ssd), I will then need to completely shut down the pc then start it up again so I...
  4. Remiguillette

    to start a computer via the key ignition? possible?

    Hi, I am Rémi. I have a project to make it easier to start my computer using my vehicle's ignition key. Here is my problem: I have a utility vehicle equipped with an on-board computer running Windows 10. In the current example of police vehicles. If I want to start it, I have to move my...
  5. N

    Question Orange light stays on with 2 ram sticks

    Hello everyone, i was playing on my pc and suddenly it restarts but it gets stuck on the loading screen to windows, even when I try to launch automatic repairs, it just gets stuck loading. I tried then to change ram slots or even only one at a time, when I plug 2 at the same time an orange light...
  6. B

    [SOLVED] PC won’t boot when GPU is plugged into PCIe slot

    Hello, I have an ASUS z87 plus board, 760 GPU and 600 watt power supply, windows 7. The PC has been running fine for years, but recently it stopped turning on. The CPU fan would give one rotation before the PC shut off or sometimes nothing would happen. I unplugged the GPU and the PC turns on...
  7. benx21

    Question [Solved] Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite v2: PC won't start with case fans plugged in

    Hello, I just assembled my PC and everything works fine. It boots into my old Windows installation.But when I plug my case fans into SYS FAN on the motherboard the PC won't start. No reaction whatsoever. When I pull it out it works, except I have to press the power button twice the first...
  8. P


    Hello, I really need help with a problem that I have on my PC, it takes too long to go to the Windows 10 image (already being in Windows 10 it takes 5 seconds to boot so it cannot be anything related to Windows or ssd since I also did tests and everything normal) Here the specifications of my...
  9. L

    [SOLVED] Can't access pc in any way

    Hi all! Im not able to access my pc in any way. It all started when I bought a vr set (oculus rift) And connected it to my pc.. it worked fine and the next day (today) when I started my pc the screen wouldn't work and it said 'no signal'. And instead of the normal 1 beep it gave me 1 long beep...
  10. TomLeney

    [SOLVED] PC Restarting and Not Booting

    Hi guys, Been having this problem for a little while now. My PC runs perfectly and then just restarts on me every so often, most times it restarts and comes back on like normal, however, on the odd occasion it tries to restart but no bios beep and no fans come on, lights on gpu dont come on at...
  11. K

    Question One beep, no boot: Asus motherboard. Tried many things - need your ideas and finally a decision.

    I'm having trouble with my desktop computer. It had been running smoothly since 2013. I used it for music production, some video stuff and (very) occasional gaming. For some months I haven't been able to boot it. I'm neither talented nor knowledgable in hardware stuff. I have had several runs of...
  12. Dean0919

    Question How to pin browser (Chrome) profiles into Windows Start?

    Hello, how can I pin Chrome profiles into Start? I right clicked on them and chose "pin to start", however when they got pinned there, they had different names like "profile 2" & "profile 3" & when I was clicking on them nothing was happening. Is there any way to pin profiles in start? Windows...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Why wont my pc turn on?

    Yesterday I was replacing my cpu fan with my Dad. The old fan was really cheap and one of the screws seemed to have slightly melted and the fan became stuck in the motherboard. After alot force (hammering and prying), we managed to get it out. However, on the back side of the motherboard...
  14. computerissue666

    [SOLVED] Startup and Shutdown issues.

    Every time i startup my PC i am greeted with what seems an endless circle and blue windows logo that eventually flashes something along the lines of 'scanning and repairing Drive (D:): 100%". When i am actually done using my PC i cannot shut it down for sometime. Pressing shutdown in the start...
  15. Scar667

    Question PC Doesn't start after shut down / sleep.

    After I shut down or sleep my pc, it doesn't start again until I turn off the PSU and let it stay like that for a while. This never happened before and I did not upgrade anything. Temps are perfect. i5-7600 RTX 2060 H270 Plus Mobo 16Gb Ram 650W PSU CoolerMaster Gold This only started...
  16. N

    Question Computer only boots after multiple tries

    Hello, Short version of the problem: Windows 10 wont boot on the first few attempts, and the number of attempts to boot before a successful try is growing from originally (1 restart) to now around 7 or 8. If the computer is on for a while or "warm" it can reboot/power down and come back up just...
  17. S

    Question Laptop won't boot unless with PSU plugged in or pressing/keeping power button

    Hi, to everyone. I'll explain you my situation that is actually pretty weird. I own an Asus Rog G750JZ that had a 500gb HDD built-in, and a couple of years ago i fried it up probably because it was kind of old. So i got a new fresh 250gb Samsung SSD and the laptop was again running fine. I...
  18. thomas123321

    Info For whoever the blank search may still persists in windows search

    Recently the blank search has been hitting many people. There are many fixes out there but if there are still problems for people, try going to task manager> windows explorer and press restart. Worked for me, maybe will help you all out there. Cheers.
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    Question PC won’t boot when installed new SSD

    GPU: GTX 1060 PSU: EVGA 600 BQ, 600W, Semi Modular Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250 LGA1151 SSD: 480 gM.2 drive installed in motherboard (not sure brand) CPU: i7 4690k 16gb Ram This is my first post on this site, and I’m new to working on computers by myself, however I have a friend who told me...
  20. U


    Hi, I've attached an image of all my programs enabled on startup. Which ones can I disable so my computer boots faster? View:
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Desktop refuses to start - no beeps, no signal to screen

    Hi all My desktop PC has (now) become completely inaccessible. It revs up in cycles of 20 seconds or so. HDD-led flashes very briefly in the start of the cycle and again, yet more briefly, at the end of the cycle. The contents of the hard-disk (system disk) are perfectly accessible from a...
  22. I

    Question Slow system start with SSD

    Hey guys. My pc is starting 1.5 minute. It used to start everything after 15s. CPU: i5 8600k Motherboard: msi z370 sli plus Ram: 2x 4gb, 3200mhz SSD/HDD: WD blue 1TB, samsung ssd 970 evo 500gb GPU: rx 470 OS: w10
  23. Sachin_94

    Question PC power on; but won't boot at my place (home). But in other places it's working fine

    I have ryzen 3 2200g cpu with onboard vega 8 vga. It worked fine till yesterday. As usual I turned it on; pc starts, but didn't boot. Today I took it to the shop I bought from because it's under warranty period. But it starts normally without any issues. Then I brought it to home and turned on...
  24. Lobban

    Question My pc doesn’t start

    Hi, i have looked everywhere and at this point i am desperate. This all started a few nights ago when i put in my new psu. It worked fine for a few days but yesterday my pc froze and i heard a screething noise in my headphones. And currently when i try to start my pc it clicks twice and on the...
  25. G

    Question pc wont boot need help

    hello, i just got new case fans for my computer, they are corsair ll120 the rgb ones. I installed them all fine booted up computer and then installed corsair ICUE software which lets you customize your fans rgb. but once that software installed my computer wont boot up anymore, ive tried so many...
  26. G

    FX 8370 vs i3-6100

    I'm building a 2nd rig. Have a few friends selling their old parts to me. The computer will be mainly used for home entertainment / light gaming / light casual youtube video editing. Now I have 2 options to choose from: PRICE: USD$520 (most of the parts are old except for PSU , Case and...
  27. M

    Best I7 for gaming... 8700k or 8086k?

    Or other recomendations.......
  28. A

    Is there a space between the ipconfig and the /

    I am trying to reset my IP address because my laptop is no longer connecting to my Wi-Fi since I got a new router and my laptop is showing a connection to the internet until I tried to get on the internet then it disconnects
  29. J

    Upgrade Advice GPU

    Was thinking of upgrading my GPU for better gaming. Currently I am running a: *INTEL, Core™ i5-3570 Quad-Core 3.4 - 3.8GHz TB, HD Graphics 2500, LGA1155, 6MB L3 Cache, DDR3-1600, 22nm, 77W, EM64T EIST VT-d VT-x XD, Retail *ASUS, P8Z77-V, LGA1155, Intel® Z77, DDR3-2600 (O.C.) 32GB /4, PCIe x16...
  30. E

    Only Half Memory Capacity Per Dimm Registering

    I am having an interesting problem where only half of my memory is available. I am running an i5 3570k at stock speeds on an MSI G41-Z77a motherboard with 2 kits totalling 32 GB, 4 x 8 GB dimms of 1600 MHZ G.Skillz Rip Jaws memory, a PNY GTX 970 and a 550 watt PSU. I have verified in the bios...
  31. K

    How I do I stop overclocking

    How do I stop my ntel Core i7-7700K from running at Maximum Overclocked Speed. I dont want it to go higher than 4.2, will disabling turbo-boost in BIOS work?
  32. X

    asus rog hero viii +NVIDIA gt 740 ddr3

    Hi, I'm new to this, and I want to know if you can have an NVIDIA GT 740 DDR3 4GB, with a motherboard asus rog hero viii. While I hope to buy a better one.
  33. H

    CPU and GPU overclocking help.

    I have a i7 6700k and I was thinking 4.4ghz @ 1.25v I have a corsair H55 liquid cooler with ultra quiet fans and I have a gtx 1070 how do I overclock it and what clock speed and voltage should i do its a zotac card and has 3 fans on it if that helps you. Sorry I'm quite new to this stuff and I...
  34. J

    Is my cooler compatible?

    The cooler that is inside of my computer as of right now is the ASETEK 550LC 120MM WATERCOOLER. I have decided that I wanted to update my PC. I plan on buying a new CPU, graphics card, more ram, and a new motherboard. The CPU I plan on buying is an Intel i5 6600, I just need to know if my cooler...
  35. d1rty_

    Can anyone remember this game?

    It's from late 90's, maybe early 2000's. I'm pretty sure the game began with an S (Thought it was Summoner - it's not) I remember the cover being of a hand that was shooting electricity or something similar. It's really been bugging me past few days trying to figure out what this game is!.
  36. M

    Old HDD in new pc problem

    Hello, I have major issue concerning my old HDD. I recently purchased a transfer kit to connect my old HDD into my new PC to transfer some very important files of mine under documents such as college word documents and important pictures etc. Everything is being identified in my new pc and it...
  37. E

    What wattage should my PSU be?

    I have been having trouble with my rig switching off on its own randomly, thought it was the RAM so replaced and set everything to default, it was fine for 3 days and same thing happening again, I currently have a 1000W PSU My RIG consists of the following 4 x Intel 730 480GB SSD in RAID0 1...
  38. Z

    Asus laptop unexpected error

    I'm getting status: 0xc00000e9 And info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred So, because of these messages it won't boot up... What to do?
  39. B

    PC unable to detect Seagate hard drive from My Computer, Disk Manager, or BIOS

    Hi, I'm currently attempting to help a friend recover some data from an external hard drive. It's a Seagate Expansion 1 TB (model SRD00F1). When I plugged it into my PC I heard the classic connecting noise of a USB and my PC attempted to download drivers, but failed to do so. It should also be...