Trouble shooting

Forum discussion tagged with Trouble shooting.
  1. valiantsmash

    Question Restart loop. Have to restart manually using tower button

    I have had an issue for a while now where I restart my PC but my PC never restarts and is stuck on "Restarting". I once left this for about an hour to see if it does restart but no luck. When this happens (for example, after a windows update) I will have to force restart by pressing the restart...
  2. Bandits13

    Question PC HELP

    So my brother was playing one of his games when all of a sudden the monitors + his peripherals stopped working out of no where. The case fans and the rest of the inner pc still turns on and runs but i noticed the CPU debug light was on. I went through the normal troubleshooting of clearing cmos...
  3. Stren

    Question Rtx 2060 working below every benchmark i saw

    Parts: Cpu Ryzen 5 2600 Cooling Stock GpuRtx 2060 SSD Nvme Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB RAM Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB Power Supply Coller Master MWE 650W Motherboard ‎B450 Aorus Elite Case Carbide 275R Driver: Driver are the last for gpu and bios 1)when i play destiny my gpu...
  4. I

    Question I just bought a second m.2 drive, but it's not getting recognized by windows.

    I just bought another m.2 drive for my B450 gaming f motherboard, from what I have read it is plugged in the slot that does not connect directly to the cpu. I looked through the bios and from what I can see it seems like the disc is being recognized since there is a drive name there that does...
  5. C

    Question Screen flashes black, followed by a game crash & Chrome freezing, as well as all apps displaying wrong ?

    Okay this is extremely weird and I have no clue how to even start trouble shooting it. I have an RTX 2080, with a 1440p 144hz display. For the past few weeks, during game play, while also watching content on my second monitor (YouTube), my screen will randomly flash black for just a moment, as...
  6. O

    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...
  7. Smuffe

    Question My new computer with Asus ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming and 3960X doesn’t boot

    Problem: PC starts, all fans starts, LEDs turn on but the QLED on my motherboard shows “Yellow error” and my monitor doesn't even start. I do not even get to the BIOS. When I start my new computer that has the motherboard "ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming" I do not get to the BIOS, my monitor does not...
  8. A

    Question System Shut down.

    Yesterday I was doing some casual gaming when my pc completely shut down... Now when I try to boot it up, the fans turn on for half a second then the system shuts down again. For more context...... I built my system less than a month ago and only used new vital parts such as my CPU...
  9. M

    Question Hardware or software problem? (gaming stuttering/delays after cleaning and resetting)

    Hi! My pc was dusty so i decided to clean it (i used an air compressor blow machine). I accidentaly loosened the cpu cooler and it overheated/shut down untill i fixed it. I opened the chassi several times since the pc would not start but got it to work after resetting cmos and...
  10. Moth254KF

    Question Having problems with a USB with Write Protection

    I dont know if you can help me, I try every method I could fine in Youtube but all these videos in the coment sections have the same issue "Nothing of those methods works", to name someone, I went to Registry Editor, use comands, use another programs, etc. What can actually do?
  11. AH64Driver

    Question Lackluster System Performance.

    Hello all, and thanks in advance for the help. Bear with me, as this is my first AMD build and I’ve only just jumped into this rabbit hole of a hobby. I’m having an issue in which my system delivers performance which I would consider to be less than optimal, considering its theoretically...
  12. S

    Question Boot SSD acting weird.

    Hello, I recently upgraded my build. I went from an i5 4690k with 16GB of ram to an i9 10850k with 32 GB of ram. Still rocking the GTX970 because, ya know. I'm fine with just waiting on the EVGA queue for an RTX3070. Anyways. A big part of the build is I went to all SSD storage. Up from a 500GB...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] Made my windows drive the downloads folder

    So I may just have done something bad to my windows... First the normal "downloads" folder was on my C drive (a small ssd where I put windows in), but because it is just 120 gb I wanted to move it to another ssd of 1tb (my E drive) and made the entire drive the downloads folder by accident...
  14. Cinderelia

    [SOLVED] HDD Games causing Active Time spikes?

    I have an Adata Swordfish 250GB SSD and a WDC wd40efrx-68Wt0n0 4TB HDD. My OS is on SSD while my games, in this case games installed on Steam, are on my HDD. However, any game that I launch using Steam on the HDD has random times where the Active Time on the Task Manager Disk jumps up and causes...
  15. [SOLVED] Only Firefox connects to internet and nothing else in my machine

    **Right now i managed to make some programs to connect by forcing them to run on TCP ports. Quick description of problem: At first nothing but firefox was connecting. Chrome, Opera, Microsoft Edge, Zoom, programs and apps in my system wouldnt connect to internet this also included to apps on...
  16. V

    Question Pc doesn't post until reset

    Built my first pc and having issues with post. Whenever the pc has been offline for a while the pc won't post nor i get any sound that indicates what the issue is, until i manually press reset on the case and it posts and boots without issue. Everything on the build is new but the psu ( was...
  17. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Noise Issue on Cooler Master ML120L AIO

    I recently purchased a Cooler Master ML120L and it's making a terrible amount of noise under load. I mean it's quite loud, you can hear it audibly in a sealed case while wearing headphones. I've uploaded a video sampling the issue here: View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li_6S-9hC5E...
  18. cloudx5

    [SOLVED] Should I keep using my laptop after what seems to be a short circuit?

    I've been using my laptop (HP Omen 15-AX033DX) a lot connected to the AC for hours the whole week, yesterday it suddenly turned off. Tried to turn it on a couple of hours later and it worked. With the laptop turned on I connected the charger again and the laptop immediately turned off and...
  19. AlExecute

    Question Help needed, and also a summarized guide for Keyboard and Mouse working in BIOS but not...anywhere else

    My mouse and keyboard works in BIOS but does not work anywhere else. It was working perfectly fine the night before but in the morning the problem suddenly came up. I've done some research online and tried the following: Observations made There is power to all my USB ports. Numlock on keyboard...
  20. CndyChriz

    Question PC keeps shutting down every now and then when gaming

    2 instances where it just plain shuts down and seems to try to start up but keeps on powering down again and again with out showing display, the fans and ram lights go on for a couple of seconds then dies, where I needed to replug my psu to mother just to boot completely. 1 instance just awhile...
  21. ro101

    [SOLVED] Computer shows no signs of power

    Hello Everyone, I just built a PC a couple hours ago (AMD ryzen 2600, Gigabyte B450M DS3H, 16gb Corsair vengeance ram, 1650 EVGA, 600W Thermaltake PSU, Cooler Master q300L) and when clicking the power button it will not turn on. No fans move, and no signs of power. I did the paperclip test on...
  22. Bucca64

    [SOLVED] Dell stuck on XPS Screen after installing new graphics card

    I own a dell xps8300 and I just bought a new 1650 super itx for my computer and was very excited to install it, i followed all of the rules and made sure to install it on my wooden table. I plugged it in and tried to power on, the fan even turns on only for it to show the xps logo and the blue...
  23. NotASpy!

    [SOLVED] No display on new PC

    I'm building a streaming pc for my Church and I've fully assembled everything and it all receives power and functions. However I cannot get a display on the monitor. I tried using my personal working monitor with my computer and no luck. My ram is slotted properly I tried having my GPU out...
  24. G

    Question My screen goes black when I load any game on PC.

    Hello everyone, I probably have a simple fix, but I have not been able to rectify the problem. I will do my best to explain what is going on in detail. First, So what is happening is that if I don't consistently restart my PC whenever I load into a game, the screen goes completely black. Then...
  25. J

    [SOLVED] Need Help with Ryzen 2600x, stuck at 2200mhz

    Hello, I have been having issues with my Ryzen 2600x and am stuck after trying out what I could find online. Essentially my cpu displays as having all cores stuck at 2200mhz on Ryzen Mastter with temporary spikes up to 3600 (the limit I have set as of now) but appears to drop back down after the...
  26. C

    [SOLVED] Help: Rx 570 Stuttering and failing to generate textures in some instances?

    How do I fix this I am losing my <Mod Edit> I updated my driver for the first time in like a year and now im having issues with the card it stuuters in tomb raider almost making unplayable and it fails to load the characters in overwatch. I wiped the driver clean and re installed them and have...
  27. Dzieku

    Question Every game I play besides CSGO, League, and ESO crashes to desktop, most of the time with no error

    Hello, So the issue is everytime i launch a game thats not listed above it crashes, sometimes it says its a Directx error (which i have tried every possible fix on the internet for), most of the time it doesnt. Sometimes the errors say D3S, sometimes its error 6068 and the like. I just...
  28. P

    Question No monitor output on newly built PC, but motherboard debug leds are off

    EDIT: After some testing, it turns out the GPU was the problem. EDIT 2: It turns out the GPU power cables were plugged in incorrectly. Now it boots. Hello everyone, I just built a new PC and have been trying to get it to work, except I can't get it to work. I'm using an MSI motherboard with...
  29. P

    [SOLVED] pc shutting down

    hi guys and gals not been on in ages but having a few issues and hopign you can help. built my pc about 7 years ago and its great. just upgraded the gpu in that tiem and no issues. but now when i turn it on i get about 20minutes of browsing before it shuts down. then if i turn on again i get...
  30. jhuff247

    [SOLVED] Pc shutoff - now it wont post

    So last night I'm just chilling, doing literally nothing intensive, just watching a youtube video. Suddenly my pc shutoff, as if we had a power outage, except the fact that everything else in my office was still on. When I went to turn the pc back on, it started fine, no odd noises or anything...
  31. T

    [SOLVED] No signal on monitor (fixed)

    Hello, so I built myself my first computer about a month ago and now I have a problem... I was updating drivers on the MSI Dragon Center app (there was an update for the bios and for bluetooth and wifi). While it was downloading and updating all of this I was listening to music on youtube and...
  32. N

    [SOLVED] fps drops in all games but hardware seems fine

    Hello all I have been having performance issues with my Pc for the longest time. I have replaced every part of my pc except My gpu (i tested a friends gpu with issues still happening). I get stutters and hitches in almost every game I play. Even games I should run really well suffer from hitches...
  33. T

    Question Help With Computer Issues; Possibly a Faulty Graphics Card?

    So long story short I've been having a few issues with my PC recently. When I fire up games or even just on YouTube I'll sometimes get complete crashes of my system. Sometimes my monitor will lose connection with the computer, sometimes i'll get a green screen, other times, my cursor will start...
  34. J

    Question water pump not working

    my water pump not running the water everything is connected. i dont understand what is the problem is. Mb= asus rog maximus hero xi Psu= phanteks revolt pro 1000watt Pump= ek xres 140 d5 rgb pwm
  35. A

    Question Intense stuttering on PC while gaming, browsing internet, or even at the desktop.

    I've been having an issue with my PC stuttering intensely for the last several weeks, approximately a month. I've been scouring the forums and the internet, and I've tried many different solutions, none of which have helped. My specs: -CPU: I7-4790K @base clock -RAM: 16 GB Corsair Vengeance...
  36. J

    [SOLVED] My pc won't boot with the GPU installed.

    Hello there, I'll try my best to explain the problem. I just got a gtx 970 about 1 week ago, I had no problems until now, however, just now the computer refused to boot with the gpu installed, removing it and using the motherboards output made it boot. I tried pluging the gpu into my second pci...
  37. N

    Question 0xc000021a BSoD

    So a couple of months ago I had gotten a Z390 -A Pro replacement mobo for my birthday. It's kinda blurry, the events leading up to my problem. But one day I went to start up my computer and started getting BSoD errors,(the few I can remember are, "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL", "MEMORY_MANAGEMENT"...
  38. H

    Question Need help getting Titan Black working on new motherboard

    Made a new build, only thing I kept was my old titan black, and my hard drives. I have a GIGABYTE x470 Ultra Gaming Motherboard, and switched from an intel to AMD CPU processor, if it matters. It turns on fine, the fan and lights on the titan start up, but the mobo keeps getting stuck on the VGA...
  39. F

    Question oracle vm freezes/ unresponsive right after turning it on (not the guest os just the actual program)

    as the title states ive got a problem with oracle vm, ive scoured the entire internet to no avail, my problem seems to be different from other peoples, instead of the guest OS freezing (being unresponsive) the ACTUAL program i.e the main thing you see when you double click the oracle vm icon...
  40. A

    [SOLVED] Working computer suddenly no post or beeps

    Hi, I recently just transfered the parts of a working computer to a different case, and on the first boot, there was no post and a constant short beep form the motherboard speaker. I decided to reseat my ram and try again. This time, there was no beep and no post at all. I went on to take out...