Troubleshoooting

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  1. M

    [SOLVED] Acer Predator Helios 500 laptop not powering on after repasting

    Hello, I wanted to repaste my laptop (Acer Predator Helios 500 PH-517-51-72EC) since it was getting really hot and it was now out of warranty. I had already sent it back to Acer before to get the fans replaced but it was still getting crazy hot for nothing, CPU throttling on the lightest games...
  2. N

    Question All fans spin then stop. Mobo doesn’t light up

    Please help. I’m happy to answer any questions if I’m missing something from my post. My Build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xW2wvf I built my pc a few days ago, and it booted up first try showing BIOS. I installed windows and was happy with my build. I go to sleep, and when I wake up I...
  3. tantishin

    [SOLVED] PC Crashing Randomly - No BSOD Error, Doesn't Restart Automatically

    Hello All, Full disclosure NOT the first time I have had problems with this PC. Ryzen 7 3700X 2060 Super Corsair H100i RGB Vengeance 32 GB of RAM CX 750 MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE Had a problem early this year late last year where I would BSOD when playing games with a...
  4. O

    [SOLVED] Edge, sound settings and almost everything else won't stay open. Crashes on launch.

    I have Windows 10 up to date and this just started this morning. I have the same version of Windows 10 on my laptop but this problem is happening only on my desktop PC. I have included a video of what's going on. Any idea what's causing this? https://streamable.com/tlopru
  5. B

    [SOLVED] PC not registering LAN network adapter

    My network adapter isn't showing up in the device manager. I've tried many things to fix it like showing hidden devices in the device manager, restoring to a restore point when it worked, downloading drivers but it says it can't find the adapter. it's like it's not there but my motherboard a...
  6. S

    Question Keyboard Mouse Drivers not working at login screen, stuck at wallpaper, plz help

    There I was, enjoying my new gaming PC. An i-7 9700, RTX 2080 SUPER, 32GB RAM and ITB SSD I had a notification that windows 10 was pending an update. I set the automatic update timer to a future time later in the night. I was delaying it before I finished all my work. And then my power went...
  7. Z

    [SOLVED] Im loosing my mind with VEGAS....

    I have been editing for quite a long time now i suppose but im getting a problem when i switched to my new laptop... Im getting freezes while rendering im not really sure why because i have never ever ever got those problems it just freezes at random percentage right now at 81% but i have tried...
  8. c0nr

    [SOLVED] 4pin CPU cooler won't work but 3pin does

    So I recently got a new mobo (Gigabyte Auros B450I wifi pro), heatsink (Noctua NH-L12S), fans and case but I ran into a problem of my Noctua A12x15 PWM fan that came with the heatsink will not spin past POST. I did some tweaking to fix: Reseat the connector Reset BIOS swapped fans used UEFI fan...
  9. SilentHunterX

    [SOLVED] How do I safely change from motherboard resources to Intel (R) WTD?

    Hey, I've been recently experiencing random game freezes and slower load-ins into games. The game used to freeze randomly anywhere from 4 - 15 minutes and would force me to exit out of it and restart the game, sometimes even freezing my Start button so I would have to restart the computer to be...
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    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...
  11. ninthcloud

    [SOLVED] PC shuts down randomly when playing games.

    My pc shuts down randomly when I'm playing games. I'm checking temps but my cpu and gpu are only at 60c and 65c. And when it shuts down, the monitor tries to get signal but it cant. Its just showing the hdmi on the monitor then a black screen. But when I unplug the pc and turn it on it goes back...
  12. theodoros.official

    Question My PC keeps crashing, and i cant figure out why

    Hello, My PC completly crashes, only when playing games or running an Emulator(cemu). I have benchmarked every component(CPU,GPU,RAM(without it crashing)) , CHANGED power supply, formated my pc and yet it keeps crashing when gaming. It goes like this: While im playing a game, the screen...
  13. jadedlovex

    Question Is my cpu the probable cause of my computer freezing?

    Hello, lately my computer has been freezing at random times. It does not matter what I am doing, it just freezes. I could be idle, playing a game, on a website, etc. it will still freeze on me and the only way to get it back to work is by holding down the power button and turning my pc back on...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Grinding sound coming from desktop

    A grinding sound is coming from the inside of my desktop case. It isn't noticeably affecting performance, but the sound is annoying and I want to address it in case it actually is a problem besides just the noise. Some suspect it is a fan issue, but I am skeptical from prior experience. This is...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] Is there a way to diagnose dead PC problem at home?

    Hello, my old rig finally found it's way to heaven. I don't quite understand what exactly died in there. My case is not equipped with a speaker, and mobo has no digital indicator of a trouble. It simply froze with a static picture and did not react on any of my actions, although there was video...
  16. Hyouden180

    [SOLVED] Simple games like League of Legends are freezing for 3-5 seconds intermittently

    Hello! I'm in some serious need of help as I don't understand what may be going on with my current setup. I'm usually pretty good at figuring these things out but regardless of what I mess around with in bios/other things, I haven't been able to figure it out. I think my setup is more than...
  17. 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...
  18. Y

    [SOLVED] Upgraded build blank screen

    I just upgraded my motherboard, CPU, and CPU cooler. When I turn it on it takes about 30 seconds for the monitor to detect input after pressing the power button. It just shows a blank screen when input is detected. The HDMI is connected to the GPU. The peripherals turn on. I've tried both PCIe...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] System shutting down, won't start until I reseat Mobo Power Cable

    I built a new PC about 3 weeks ago. In the last few days I've been getting a very odd and frustrating problem. During some games (not all) my PC will randomly just power off and will not come back on no matter what I do until I've reseating the power cable for the Motherboard. I've unplugged...
  20. Noob-Geek

    [SOLVED] PC won't start

    Hi, I have built several systems but this one is really strange. My pc will not start. so I troubleshooted and couldn't identify the problem. When I insert the G3930 cpu the system won't post, so I placed I5 9400f in the same system to see if it would start and it did. I then placed the G3930...
  21. D

    Question Brand New Internal HDD not being recognised by BIOS

    I've got a predicament. I bought a brand new Seagate ST2000DM008 internal 2TB hard drive for my PC that isn't being recognised by the BIOS and therefore anything else. I have already tried a lot of obvious things so please read what I have done before replying. I already have an extra 1TB SSD...
  22. A

    [SOLVED] New build worked for 3 months, froze, now bootloop/BSOD

    I tried on reddit but unfortunately no one responded. There was some great help here on this forum that I've already tried to no avail. Description below. Type Item CPU Intel Core i7-10700K 3.8 GHz 8-Core Processor CPU Cooler Noctua NH-D15S 82.52 CFM CPU Cooler Motherboard Asus ROG...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] Upgraded Parts - PC Not Turning On

    Hi there - longtime lurker infrequent poster! I have recently managed to get my hands on a few new parts to upgrade my build, I have put these into my machine but now I'm running into quite an odd error. When the GPU is plugged in with PCI-E chords the PC does not turn on at all, when I take...
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    Question New PC build can't connect to friends online games

    I just built another pc and I cannot join any friends that are hosting. doesn't matter what game it is! I can join other games online as long its hosted on a server. I have tried looking at firewall setting everything looks fine, I have even turned firewall off still didn't help. Messed with...
  25. Another Sp0nge

    [SOLVED] RTX 3070 not being detected

    I recently received my ZOTEC Twin Edge OC RTX 3070 and tried installing it already. I spent 7 hours yesterday trying to do so to no avail. The GPU isnt being detected by my system at all. I have made sure the BIOS is the latest version and all drivers are up to date (including to one for the...
  26. X

    [SOLVED] Ping/latency spikes seemingly out of nowhere on ethernet

    Hello, around January 1st, I have noticed during online gaming sessions that I would occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get ping spikes for a few seconds when before going back to normal. For example, in League of Legends, I would get around 17ms-18ms at all times, while now it fluctuates...
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    Question Help me determine which component is faulty.

    Pc: Ryzen 5 3600 Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite Corsair Vengance RGB PRO TUF 16gb(8x2) 3200mhz (new) EVGA 700 GD Galax Rtx 2070 super EX 1TB Adata sx6000 pro 1TB Western Digital Blue 7200rpm (old) 240gb Kingston ssd (old) Ever since I've built this pc I've been having random BSOD's, the error...
  28. L

    Question Windows 10 PC system hang under certain loads. No BSOD.

    PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/hLfVLP CPU: Intel Core i5-8600K 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X62 Liquid CPU Cooler Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0) ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Memory: G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 CL16...
  29. J

    Question GPU Dying?

    Hi guys, sorry if its a bit longer than usual, i tried to gather as much info as possible that you could use and sort it best i can before posting. Since yesterday my pc began having this weird problem. Whenever I put load on my GPU my screen goes blank (either black or a weird green/blue...
  30. R

    Question PC randomly shuts down when playing a very light game ?

    Hi, whenever I play a light game like roblox, my pc randomly shuts down and then turns on back again. Most of the time there's a BSOD with the error THREAD_STUCK_DEVICE_DRIVER. I have reinstalled every driver I cold find, used DDU to reinstall my graphics drivers and even reinstalled windows...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Pc issues...not sure what to do.

    Hey guys. I just built my pc yesterday. It was running fine for that day and today until it randomly shut off and gave me an orange dram light on motherboard after trying to boot it back up. I have tried: reseating ram, booting with one stick, trying the possibilities of my 4 ram sticks in 2...
  32. Oscar.carter13

    Question URGENT HELP REQUIRED - PC not POSTING

    So, this is going to be a bit of a long one, but I want to give you all as much info as possible. My pc is around 5 years old and custom build. Around half a year ago, I started to notice my PC started having issues. Around 20 - 40 mins of use would lead to a system lock or full shutdown. So...
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    Question Random micro fps drops/stutter

    Random micro fps drops on league of legends for example im around 200fps average, all doe my fps are okay and usually always like that, i get these micros stutters sometimes, happens couple times in 1hr of gaming, pc is relatively new nothing oc'd, low usages of either cpu and gpu on most games...
  34. U

    [SOLVED] PC POSTS but slow fans, 1 long and 4 short beeps ?

    Hi all, Just built myself a new pc this morning and I’m having an issue I’ve never encountered before. I booted my pc and it booted right to the bios but a few strange things are happening. To start the fans don’t ramp up on start and actually stay extremely quiet on start (it’s almost like...
  35. utsyt96

    Question No power coming through even after motherboard replacement

    I recently did my first new build. I had an Asus TUF Gaming X570 motherboard initially. I thought the motherboard was broken so got it replaced. Now I've received an MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX and getting the same issue. I thought the motherboard was the issue in the first case because when I carried...
  36. gxo

    [SOLVED] Boot Loop

    Boot loop out of no where I recently built my first pc and it worked perfectly fine for about two weeks. Then all of a sudden after playing Apex Legends for about 2 hours it cut off and started the boot loop. It wasn’t mid game, it was a couple minutes after I closed the window. I’ve done...
  37. kirbyiwaki

    [SOLVED] My computer is suddenly not working ?

    I made this build like two months ago: CPU: AMD Ryzen 3600 GPU: Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX580 8GB RAM: 2x Corsari Vengeance 8GB MoBo: MSI B450-A PRO MAX PSU: Thermaltake 80 plus 500W It was working perfectly fine, but was a little noisy, so I got a Reeven Hans RC-1205 fan and installed it. Upon...
  38. bnicolas9915

    Question Shorted MB? Accidentally tried to plug USB C into HDMI port

    I accidentally tried to plug a USB C (coming from a PreSonus audio interface) into a HDMI i thought was the USB C port on the back of my PC. The PC shut down instantly, I freaked out and switched the PSU off, waited and switched it on again. The PC booted kinda slow so I turned it off and...
  39. K

    Question Game lag spikes and instability

    Hi All, Since I rebuilt my PC in the summer last year upon the release of new Ryzen 3 and Rx5700 I've found quite a few issues around lag spikes and generall instability/crashing when playing games. I'm coming from having Intel I7 & GTX 770 where I had virtually 0 issues with crashing or lag...
  40. r3ddr4g0n

    [SOLVED] Restarts while gaming

    Hi, I've been trying to troubleshoot what is going on with my system. S: Chief Complaint: The system restarts when I'm playing video games, and rarely when I'm not playing any games. When it restarts, the screens say "no input detected" and the case fans go to max speed. It doesn't reboot or...