Troubleshoot Help

Forum discussion tagged with Troubleshoot Help.
  1. B

    [SOLVED] Troubleshooting Help: Post but no Video

    So I've recently run into a massive slew of problems and eventually ended up replacing quite a few components of my system. I finally put everything together and got what I assume is a POST, however I'm not receiving any video output and I can't quite figure out why. I had the issue with a red...
  2. R

    Question BSOD after waking laptop from sleep mode ?

    Hey guys! Thanks for anyone who took the time to help me out, really appreciate it! So, a couple of days before I bought an Asus VivoBook flip 14 TP470EA. Everything works out really well, but there's this annoying problem that had me worried. Everytime I decide to let the laptop to close in...
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    [SOLVED] White squares on screen, then no signal at all ?

    I was using my computer then suddenly, it starts to show white squares and goes to black screen. I was just using it normal, no heavy applications or games. I did a cleaning on the pc and it wasn't dusty. Tried to restart many times, but the screen is still black and the GPU fans spins. The Mobo...
  4. RamenAllDay

    Question AIO Noise hell?

    I have a Lian Li Galahad 360 AIO. Front mounted. I've been getting this wierd noise every time I boot up the pc. I have no idea whats causing it and no matter what I do it always makes this noise. I've tried top mounting it, tilting my pc side to side to free up air bubbles, everything. I'm...
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    Question I recently built a new pc but no post

    Mbo: Asrock X570 Taichi Cpu: Ryzen 5 5600G Cpu cooler is the stock AMD one Gpu: 1060 6GB Ram: HyperX Fury 16GB 1TB Samsung SSD 240GB Kingston SSD Cooler Master 750W modular psu I assembled everything and when I try to boot It cycles through the error codes then stops at 98 and nothing after...
  6. K

    [SOLVED] CPU overheating underload, PC shutting down due to this

    Hi everyone, I wish to ask please: I have a Ryzen 3 5600X, cooled with an MSI MAG CoreLiquid 240R and have changed its thermal paste (Hydronaut by Thermal Grizzly) and applied enough to cover the CPU fully when the cooler is pressed. I have noticed that on idle, cpu temp is about 58 deg...
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    [SOLVED] Brand new 3070ti extremely choppy and low frames than shown

    I've researched big games and their benchmarks with this gpu and battlefield 2042 with ultra settings was showing 70-80 frames and I cant get 30 frames of low settings. I am so disappointed and frustrated. if anyone knows wwhat could be the problem I need the help.PC specs I have wiped my old...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard is limiting my download speed?

    In my house, I've had Google Fiber. I've ran a Ethernet test from the main hub, to my PC and it's shown that I'm able to get 980Mbps down and 890Mbps upload. Amazing, but my landlord won't allow me to keep the ethernet hooked and wired throughout the house. Sucks, but no fighting it I suppose...
  9. Floob

    Question My pc crashed and it doesn't display anything now. Which component is at fault?

    My pc crashed while I was running a game i had just downloaded. I almost thought the power went out when it crashed. After crashing, i tried turning the pc on but the button wouldn't work. I turned the psu switch off and on again, and then the pc started working again, the fans were spinning...
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    [SOLVED] Can a GPU cause crashes even when using integrated graphics?

    edit: specs are i5 4460, gtx 960, 8GB ram, asrock H97 anniversary, evga supernova 650 G+, pny cs1311 240GB, win10 Hi all, I've been having a number of stability issues for a while now - random crashes/freezes/restarts, no signal on monitor at times, etc. I was just thinking - I've had these...
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    [SOLVED] Game Lag/Priority Issue?

    I'm trying to get my brother's PC to run Ghost Recon Breakpoint. His PC meets the recommended requirements for the game. For some reason, the game lags and stutters badly. I have tried nearly every solution and I am very familiar with how computers work. I think it is a issue with Windows 10...
  12. iamkarlosmarti

    [SOLVED] MSI B450M Bazooka Max WiFi ---- on-board WiFi not showing up in Device Manager ?

    As the title suggest; the onboard WiFi card on my motherboard suddenly stopped working but I can't do any trouble shooting as it does not show in device manager, nor is it detected by Intel Support Assistant. Tried updating the bios to the latest stable version, fresh install of OS, power...
  13. O

    Question PC blackscreens and reboots while playing games.

    When I'm playing games, after around an hour of doing so my PC will just randomly blacks screen and then reboot. Sometimes right after it reboots and I login to my windows, it'll just reboot again, and do this a couple of times. If it does it a couple of times it'll let me know that Windows...
  14. mister_flowers

    Question Lost in a sea of BSOD

    I will do my best to be clear and prompt - but this has been a bit of a journey: I don't remember when it started, so I can't point to any specific source but a while back my pc started blue screening once or twice a week. It was always at the start of boot up, as soon as my desktop would load...
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    Question I need help diagnosing a recurrent system crash when 3d gaming.

    Hello. Almost every 3D gaming session ends with a system crash. Crash happens with almost no other activity, including 2D games. Crash looks like the last frame freezed or a full solid color, usually with a repeating fraction of audio. A few times, on desktop too, I've gotten a slow moment with...
  16. Crumpet-kun

    Question I think my new MSI B550-A PRO might be dead, how can I tell?

    I recently put together most of a new pc (MSI B550-A Pro, Ryzen 9 5900X, Noctua NH-U12S, 16GB Corsair Vengeance 3200 DDR4, Corsair RM650) whilst I wait for GPU prices to drop, and I've encountered an issue with my old card (EVGA Geforce gtx 1060) on my new mobo. The fans spin for about half a...
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    Question PC won´t start after a lot of successful turnings on asus mb with green light on

    I was building PC from old parts and after installing system and OC I put it in the case, specs: MB: p7h57d-v Evo CPU: I5-760 now 2,8ghz (tried reset bios) RAM: Kingston KHX1333C9D3B1K2/4G 4x2GB 1333mhz (tried one stick each module) PSU: 300W (recommended 251W) (also I´m going to buy 4 to 8...
  18. B

    Question No post with minimal boot configuration, faulty component?

    So I have been trying to get my new PC to post for the last week and at this point I’m thinking it must be a faulty component. The PC doesn’t post with minimal components (PSU, Mobo, CPU, CPU cooler, RAM). I don’t believe the PSU is dead as the system stays on when powered on. I think a more...
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    [SOLVED] Occasional Hitching with Audio Distortion

    Question: I've run into a strange issue that only happens when playing games. At seemingly random any game I'm playing will hold on a frame for 2-3 seconds with distorted (skipping?) audio in the background. This problem is present in something as graphically demanding as Read Dead Redemption 2...
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    [SOLVED] Computer is not POSTing for some reason ?

    I have been having this problem lately: My computer took too long to POST some days, others it would POST normally. Yesterday it was working perfectly. I was setting up a new hard drive, turned the pc off and went to sleep. Today, however, it's not POSTing at all. No lights for internet, the...
  21. Millsy95

    [SOLVED] KB&M working before boot and Bios. Not anymore.

    Hey Brainstrust, TLDR KB&M don't work anymore for Bios with Windows10 USB inserted when before, they did. So I recently completed my first PC build, and managed to get everything together correctly. Upon booting up, I plugged in my KB&M in and everything connected perfectly without any...
  22. KosaSosa

    Question PC freezes for a split-second and audio cuts out randomly when using headset audio ?

    Hello, I have encountered an issue in the last week that has made it very difficult for me to use my headset when I am gaming. At random intervals when I play games that use my microphone, enter Discord voice lobbies, and change sound outputs in Discord, I am met with a split-second freeze and...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] PCI-E not detecting my Graphics Card

    PC Specs: i9 10900k RTX 3070 Gigabyte Eagle Corsair RM850x (PSU) Z490 Designer Gigabyte 32GB RAM G.SKIL TridentZ 3000MHZ So I recently bought a new AiO and when I was installing it I decided to remove the GPU (3070) so I could move my hands with more freedom inside the case. I putted the new...
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    Question My 2TB Seagate Barracuda won't come off of read only no matter how hard I try!

    I have tried everything from clearing volume and disk attributes in diskpart to messing around in regedit, but nothing works. Whenever I try to change a folder from read only in the partition and click apply, it automatically changes back to read only. It's brand new so I think it's unlikely to...
  25. Mxhawthy

    [SOLVED] Please help me troubleshoot my Blue Screen of Death ?

    Hi All, Tl;DR; I hoovered out my PC case without any anti-static protection or anything, HOWEVER, my PC was acting very slow and strange BEFORE I even did anything, and possibly would have bluescreened if I'd just waited a bit longer. Instead, I shutdown fairly quickly and decided to clean it...
  26. Yyoshe

    [SOLVED] Is my GPU dying?

    Is my GPU dying? For the past few months my PC has been having weird errors. In the middle of games I will have my screen full of vertical lines and my PC becomes unresponsive. This morning I turned it on and got a black screen with a single red pixel. Before I make a purchase for a new GPU I...
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    [SOLVED] Sad day for my GPU (Maybe)

    Ever since I followed many methods to stop display driver crashes. Now my PC games gets artifacts and crash. I don't know if its the Display Driver Nvidia 466.47 or the latest Windows 21h1 causing this issue? I don't get BSOD nor whole PC crashes. Temps fine and GPU load is fine. I don't know...
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    [SOLVED] Constant BSOD

    Specs: CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x Mobo: ASUS Crosshair VIII GPU: Gigabyte RX 590 Memory: 2x 8GB G.skill Ripjaws V 3200mhz Cl 16 Boot drive: Samsung 970 EVO 1tb NVME HDD: Seagate barracuda 7200rpm 2tb SATA PSU: Corsair RM750x (Planning on replacing CPU and GPU with 5900x and 6800xt when they become...
  29. D

    Question Continued FPS drop. Need help

    Hello everyone, so I started having some trouble a while back when I installed a new Nvidia driver my computer started to get heavy FPS drop randomly out of no where so I tried DDU and Nvidia driver uninstaller and the problem continued. The problem is that I will be running about 200 FPS and...
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    Question [FIXED] System won’t even get close to booting after HDD install ?

    I recently installed an old hard drive to recover some of my old files including some very old Minecraft worlds (for nostalgia), but after the install my pc wouldn’t even boot anymore. At first I misplaced the power button header on the motherboard, but even after I seated it correctly it , the...
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    Question Computer randomly stops sending display signals and basically turns off while still receiving power

    I don't understand what exactly is going on, I thought it was my hard drives so I moved windows over to my SSD but even after disconnecting both hard drives it continued. I ran the Intel processor diagnostic and it said my CPU was just fine, same with a GPU benchmark no problems. When I boot up...
  32. PCproblem1234

    Question Computer making horizontal lines all across screen after driver update

    Hey guys. Today I played some Valorant and a message popped up telling me that my driver (version 388.13) "has known issuse" I tried updating to the recommended version 441.20. After this i experienced a BSOD with various error codes, in short now my GPU (I think) is causing problems. I get...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. Antu_

    [SOLVED] My pc is not running as well as it should be.

    The current cpu I have is a Ryzen 3 3100. i used to pair this up with a radeon rtx 5600xt but after the new 3000 series gpu's came out i got the 3060ti because i thought that my 5600 was performing badly on games that it should be performing good on, some of my friends with 1050ti's were getting...
  36. vishy92

    Question [Troubleshooting] PC refused to start after cleaning gpu

    Hey! I took out my gpu to clean the other day, and my PC didnt want to start. It turned on and instantly shut off continously. After an hour of reseating the GPU multiple times, trying different PCI-E slot I determined that the system just refused to turn on with USB peripherials plugged in (ie...
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    Question msi suprim x rtx 3080 weird performance issues.

    so basically 3-4 days ago i noticed a weird grainy artifacting/lighting issue with my gpu. my pc parts https://pcpartpicker.com/list/VY6BW3 . The issue is persistent no matter the clock speeds. the same issue on multiple drivers. i ddu'ed after every driver still nothing changed. not only that...
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    Question new pc Display driver failing?

    Hello around this time last year I had put this pc together: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/2dCnXv unfortunately I have been having problems and need help troubleshooting my computer. I will be using my computer when all of a sudden the screens will go black and my gpu fans will spike, all...
  39. Lytatroan

    [SOLVED] Obnoxious buzzing sound from HDD

    Hey guys, title says it all. Basically, my HDD is making annoying buzzing sounds every once in a while. Adding pressure to the front panel, exhaust port, and side panels stops the buzzing. Here's a video showing the sound. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eQ9LKeOrtCiXKcmwG1Z1JkNZe6pNiwpC/view...
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    [SOLVED] Pc Shuts down as soon as i run a game

    Hey there, just returned from my gym and thought it was time to play some games. Turned on my pc, everything went fine untill i heard a spark and my pc turned off. I checked and the voltage stabalizer(to which my pc is connected to) had unplugged because i moved my table a bit too much. Since my...