trouble booting

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  1. AdamG921

    Question PC Boot issues. Stuck in power on/off loop with beeps ?

    It started a couple days ago. My son was playing a steam game and he said the pc just suddenly shut off on him. We started it back up and started the game up for him again. This time after about 5-10 minutes, he calls me over and says he’s got a blue screen (blue screen of death). Unfortunately...
  2. Smilemaskiki

    Question Newly build PC and infinite reboot loop. I am desperate.

    I recently decided to assemble a new computer, and I chose the following accessories AMD 5900x MSI MEG X570 UNIFY MSI 6900XT GAMING Z TRIO CORSAIR 16GBx2 RGB PRO SL SAMSUNG 980 At the beginning, everything worked very smoothly. I installed WIN11, entered the system, installed everything, and...
  3. K

    Question Unique boot problem 12th gen i9 ddr4

    Hello, since yesterday midday I have been troubleshooting my new pc build trying to understand the problem and get it to boot. I’ve tried everything between heaven and earth. When I turn on the PC every fan and all the rgb turns on, the qled display on the asus mobo first shines red on cpu...
  4. sampletext_xyz

    Question No signal after switching case?

    So basically I came over to a friends house to help him with his new case and Hydro X water cooling. We didn´t manage to get the water cooling done yet, but we got his old PC into the new case. (We didn´t upgrade anything except for the fans. Other than that, same specs as before). But after...
  5. S

    [SOLVED] Cannot identify why CPU or MOBO died - Complete mystery

    TLDR; Computer won't boot or enter into BIOS. The motherboard's error CPU LED is red constantly. Physical power button won't turn off the pc when long-pressed and the physical reset button won't reboot the PC. Question: Is there a way to identify if the CPU or MOBO are faulty? I don;t have a...
  6. yoyertmin

    Question PC crashed while gaming, now wont post with red CPU light

    Hi all. I was gaming last night(Apex Legends) and my computer randomly crashed. Tried to turn it back on, but it wouldn't POST and had the red CPU light. My PC will typically be loud when it first starts, and after a few seconds, it will quit down substantially once it POSTS. But it stays...
  7. O

    Question really weird pc stuff going on

    so basically a couple of weeks ago I swapped my old pc into a new case so I could fit my 3080 I got right, everything was fine and it was working great! a day or two goes by and I start getting random blue screens due to access violation basically right so I figured my ram was going and I was...
  8. cjschilf

    Question New build shuts down less than a minute after booting

    I just finished a new build, and when I try to turn it on, it looks like it begins to POST. The fans and system LEDs all turn on. The LEDs on the motherboard turn on and off in order until the BOOT LED, which stays on until the CPU LED turns on, and then the entire system turns off immediately...
  9. AidanS

    Question Computer Turning Off

    Hello! I have an older build as follows: 2x 1070s in SLI Ryzen 1700x 32 GB of 3200hz corsair vengeance (4*8gb) 250 GB kingston SSD 2x 2 TB HDD here’s my problem, my pc would randomly shut off, so unplugged all of my storage and attempted to run linux and see if it was a window’s problem...
  10. James.Williams7261

    [SOLVED] Computer Won't Boot

    Hi, I have an issue that's a little frustrating and something I haven't dealt with before. My computer, which has been working great since 2016, failed to boot one day. I reseated all the ram, no luck, and then I reseated the M2 drive and it booted. It did fine for a while going to sleep and...
  11. A

    Question Friend bricked the pc i gave him, MSI Z97 with no post

    fixing up an older motherboard for a friend, they did some "tinkering" and now I'm trying to boot it up again but I get no post. The system turns on but there is no video output. specs i5 4460s gtx 680 2x8gb ddr3 hyperx fury 500w powerspec PSU I have already tried shorting the bios reset...
  12. Chopperreid

    Question PC showing preparing automatic repair then stuck on black screen with white loading circle.

    I had just downloaded a mod menu for GTA 5 Story mode and I shut the game but the exe for the mod menu was still running and wasn’t closing so I turned off my PC by holding the power button. When I booted it back up, it showed “preparing automatic repair” and next showed a black screen with a...
  13. aaaTheBat

    [SOLVED] Installed new RAM but monitors stay black

    Hi there, I've just purchased 2x16 GB RAM (3200MHz) sticks for my pc, an upgrade from my 4x4 GB RAM (2133MHz) sticks. However, after properly installing the monitors stay black. Everything else in the PC boots up fine. No POST beeping happens either. I've tried putting the two new sticks in...
  14. B

    Question Two dead motherboards within a month, is my other hardware faulty?

    I built my PC back in November (specs listed below). Last month, my PC froze and was completely unresponsive. I had to turn off the PSU to turn it off because even the power button didn't work. I went through the troubleshooting process (steps listed below) and ultimately sent it to Asus for...
  15. A

    Question PC monitors turning off after about 10 seconds

    Hey, I'm having trouble getting my new pc build to boot and stay on. After about 10 seconds the monitors turn off but I can get to the windows login screen and the fans and LEDs stay on. My keyboard and mouse are also useable before the monitors turn off. It does not matter what monitor it is...
  16. ImPrettyIrish

    [SOLVED] Trying to replaced HDD with SSD and no boot device

    Hello, I am trying to remove a hard drive and replace it with an SSD and for some reason windows will not boot after doing so. Windows is installed on my M.2 SSD but I have no idea why it would need the hard drive in order to boot. Also when in bios, it will not boot to windows unless if you...
  17. S

    [SOLVED] New system, no POST, no display, 6 short beep code on ASUS AM4 motherboard

    Hello, Just refit my old system with new components, but I can't get a display but I do get a 6 short beep code. Specs are: CPU: Ryzen 5600g (new) Cooler: Stock GPU: Integrated/5600g (new) RAM: XPG Z1 DDR4 3200MHz (PC4 25600) (new) Motherboard: ASUS A520M-A (new) PSU: EVGA - W3 Series 450W ATX...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Same start up time after upgrading from ssd to m2

    I have upgraded the whole pc and i used to use a ssd (samsung 850 evo 500gb) and i had a start up of 15 seconds.Now i have the M2 NVME samsung 980 pro and it has the same start up time. i figured something when i was trying to fix it .I have two monitors ,one with an hdmi and one with display...
  19. P

    Question Issues with peripherals on USB slots

    Hello, I own a Fujitsu AH532 laptop (i5). I've had it for many years and it hasn't caused any problems until recently. Since the past month, the USB ports are misbehaving. I started noticing this when I wanted to transfer some files from my phone to the hard drive. The PC was having difficulty...
  20. R

    Question Blank screen on new PC ?

    Hi! I have built a new pc (my third), plugged in the usb key with windows installation, powered on and.. nothing. Just a black screen and all the fan spinning. My tv is receiving signal but not showing anything. I switched the cable with another one, switched It from external gpu to integrated...
  21. Thempoo

    Question CPU red light blinks once, PC doesn’t boot

    Intro Hello, as of making this post I am absolutely clueless on what to do, my brother (since he has far more knowledge about building PCs) built this PC about a year ago, everything went fine and was working until one point and now the pc doesnt even boot past the motherboard logo.. I’ve looked...
  22. N

    Question Computer turns off after 5 seconds

    Cpu error after burning smell Cpu error after burning smell Hey, a quick story for you guys. I was playing games with my cpu around 70-80c when I smelt the burning of dust. As soon as a smelt it I turned off my pc. Although dumb I turned it back on after 10mins when It cycled on and off around...
  23. MaazBinAli

    [SOLVED] Weird colours on boot-up screen ?

    Experiencing strange boot-up screen colours after making a few changes and installing Windows 11 from Insider Programme (Beta Version) In order to install Windows 11, I made the following changes to my PC: Converted boot drive from MBR to GPT Enabled PTT (TPM 2.0) Enabled Secure boot in BIOS...
  24. PiztoLice

    [SOLVED] [Troubleshooting] No post but working monitor

    Hi, my PC won't post but the PC and monitor works, my RX570 has a little white light indicating it's working and powered. My case is a south east asia brand called Rakk and it has pre-installed RGB light on top of the front pannel that changes from Green (booting/just pressed power button) to...
  25. J

    [SOLVED] Practically new build but getting yellow led on DRAM boot error and no signal to monitor ?

    Specs are: CPU - Ryzen 3600 3.6ghz 6-core processer Motherboard- ASUS STRIX B-550A GAMING MOTHERBOARD RAM - 2x8gb corsair vengeance LPX 2400 GPU- MSI GTX 1050TI STRIX HDD- Seagate barracuda 1tb HDD PSU- Corsair RM(2019) 80+ gold fully modular ATX 750W OK TLDR; was not able to use PC for about...
  26. C

    Question PC shuts down, then goes into boot loop ?

    My PC started off with blue screens related to memory, then I managed to fix those by clearing dust out of the DIMM slots (I think). Now I’m having three problems. 1. My PC will just freeze and remain unresponsive until restarted, where it will sometimes go into a boot loop. 2. I’ll get some...
  27. T

    [SOLVED] UPDATE: Crash and then no post

    Hello all! Have an issue with my computer that just happened. Some context, about two weeks ago my computer stopped posting and I was met by a white led vga led on my B450 strix gaming mobo. I tried resetting the cmos, reinstalling windows, and reseating and testing various components. Ordered...
  28. NotAlexx

    [SOLVED] PC restart-loop after installing new MOBO and CPU ?

    Hello everyone, first off I just want to say if you’re reading this, I genuinely appreciate you. Recently I decided to upgrade my CPU and because of that, I bought a motherboard that supports a LGA 1200 socket type. In short, I decided to run a i9-10900KF on a Gigabyte B460M D3SH (Micro-ATX...
  29. V

    Question Hey I just bought a 970evopluss m.2 for my pc and tried to download windows but I can't anyway to get around this or do I have to buy a compatible ssd

    Hey I just bought a 970evopluss m.2 for my pc and tried to download windows but I can't anyway to get around this or do I have to buy a compatible ssd? when I get to the installation part it tells me my hardware may not support it and to check if controllers are enabled they are enabled btw did...
  30. CptxLobster

    [SOLVED] I upgraded to an RTX 3060 --- now there's no display ?

    Hi all, need to ask for some help on this one. Thanks in advance. I have an HP Omen Obelisk. It has an I7, 16g ram, 600w PSU, and it came with a 1060. I just barely managed to squeeze in a Gigabyte RTX 3060 12g by cutting out some of the case for holding an HDD. I tried to boot up but I get no...
  31. S

    Question The White VGA LED light on my motherboard is acting weird and taking 15 secs which is increasing my boot time more than 30 seconds. Video Link include

    View: https://imgur.com/a/jSwtN4P Please take a look. my config - 5600x| rog b5500-a|16gb 3600mhz ram| evo 970| GT430 gpu
  32. adjoth

    [SOLVED] PC won't POST

    HARDWARE X570 Aorus Pro WiFi (Rev 1.2) Ryzen 9 5900x Vengeance RGB Pro Sl (2x 16GB) Asus GeForce GTX 1650 Tuf Gaming Galahad AIO 360 Seasonic GX-850 PSU ISSUE: Recently upgraded to the parts above with a new CPU/RAM and AOI cooler. The most notable being the CPU going from a 3000 series to a...
  33. V

    Question PC lights and fans turn on but won’t boot? Please help.

    I have been having trouble with my computer when I turn on my computer it starts but won’t display anything and my keyboard and mouse don’t turn on and when I try to power it of using the power button it does nothing even when I hold it for minutes it feels like I have to turn it off using the...
  34. joshuajoshshua

    [SOLVED] NVMe M.2 SSD installed in PCIe adapter is causing shutdown on Windows boot up ?

    Hi everyone—looking for help with a new Samsung SSD 980 NVMe M.2 installation that I can't seem to solve. My computer won't turn on if I install it ... I have an older build (circa 2011) and Mobo with no M.2 slot, so I need to use a PCIe adapter. My computer is working fine right now (having...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Newly built PC turns on, but doesnt display or seem to POST

    Hello All, So I'm building a PC for my Brother in law, the fourth PC I've built. It turns on, The CPU fan and the fan using the Mobo PWM header spin, along with the LEDs in the Mobo, but I get no display and no POST codes(I have a POST speaker plugged in) I've never had this happen before and...
  36. A

    Question Help Troubleshooting PC that won’t boot. GPU fried??

    Hi all, I know there are some similar discussions(which I’ve read) to this post. So apologies for that, just wanted to get some extra input on my situation in case anyway had some tips I had not thought of. About a month or two ago, my pc(5+ year old build) finally kicked the bucket during use...
  37. D

    [SOLVED] Pc wont working when powering on

    Hello, i have a 3 month old pc i build myself. When pressing the power botton on the case. Fans start to spin (connected to MOBO and SATA). The blue light around the case’s power botton doesnt light up anymore. However i am not getting any beep or Qled frontera the mobo. Not video image...
  38. elkikko

    Question New build, BIOS won't load after interrupted windows install.

    Asus Hero VIII Wifi X570 AMD AMD 5600X Nvidia 3090 FE WD Sn850 NVMe M.2 2280 1TB (in slot 1) Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32 GB (2x16) 288 Pin DDR4 3200mhz FSP Hydro PTM Pro 1000W BeQuiet Pureloop 280mm (Front Mount) BeQuiet DarkBase 700 On first boot, everything worked like a charm, loaded...
  39. Julsram

    Question PC turns on by itself

    Hello! if anyone could help, I would greatly appreciate it. I recently bought a OMEN 25L GT12-0060 Desktop Computer. I decided to change the preinstalled CPU fan to a Noctua NH-U12S. I installed it and now my pc is instantly turning on whenever I plug it to power and after 15seconds the led...
  40. R

    [SOLVED] USB Device Over Current Status Detected

    Hey everyone, Booted up my computer this morning and it popped up with an error saying "USB Device Over Current Status Detected," then it shuts off after 15 seconds. I've tried debugging this on my own by doing the following: Unplugging all USB devices from ports Unplugging all USB connections...