troubleshoot

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    Question Motherboard won’t post on my monitor.

    I have a crosshair vii hero motherboard. I hooked everything up on my motherboard box and everything is working. lights are on, fans spinning. Nothing on the monitor though even though my gpu is hooked up and my display port cable is in it. It keeps getting the code ‘02’ while booting up. I...
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    Question 2nd HDD not showing up in BIOS or disk management after installing new SSD?

    My 2nd HDD is not detected in BIOS or disk management anymore. This has occured after installing a new M.2 SSD. The SSD has been recognised by both disk management and BIOS but i cannot find the 2nd HDD anymore. The hard drive itself is still working and ive tried unplugging and plugging back...
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    Question Installed New Cpu/Motherboard, computer turns on and off over and over with 4 sticks of RAM but works with 2 sticks

    I just upgraded my girlfriend's PC with a newer motherboard and CPU. I upgraded from an AMD Phenom II X4 965 to an Intel I5 4670k. I also upgraded from an Asus Crossfire Evo M4A88TD-V to a Gigabyte GA-B85M-D3H. I kept the same ram which is 4x4gb sticks of G. Skill DDR3-1333 memory. All sticks...
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    Question troubleshoot First time builder needs help troubleshooting a potentially corrupted BIOS.

    Hello all, So, I have just built my new PC as a first-timer. All the hardware was installed correctly and I managed to install windows... However, the problem I'm facing is after updating BIOS and installing Drivers with the Gigabyte App Center, (which I'm not sure I even needed to do) I can...
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    Question Monitor/Computer Freezes When Booting Fresh Install of Windows on New PC

    Hey everyone, so I just bought new PC parts and built them today and can get it to the BIOS just fine, but can't get it to boot my Windows USB. Here's my parts: i7-9700k 3.6 GHz Corsair Vengeance 16GB 3200 MHz Coolermaster 212 Evo ASUS Z390-A LGA 1151 MSI GTX 970 (placeholder until the 2070...
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    Question Please help with troubleshooting: won’t post bios. Power cycling.

    I decided after depleting what excess funds I had and playing trial and error, I’d ask for some help. Here’s the deal: I had a computer built to handle significant overclocking. Which I didn’t really do any of for years. Then I decided to learn how to do it (about 2 years ago. And I used to F...
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    Question I want to combine 2x4GB And 2x8GB but it's not working

    So I just bought a pair of 8GB 2400 memory sticks and wanted to pair them with the pair of 4GB 2400 ones I already had. (They're both DDR4, trust me.) I read on the internet beforehand that it is possible to combine them, and so I thought I'd have myself some nice 24 Gigs of RAM. I put the...
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    Question Constant Freezes on launch and inconsistent starts.

    Specs : CPU: Intel i5 7600k GPU: GTX EVGA 1080 FTW2 Mother Board: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon Z270 Cooler: NZXT Kraken X52 RL Power Supply: CX650 Corsair RAM: G.Skill RipJaw V 16GB DDR4 ( x2 8GB ) OS: Windows 10 (x64)...
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    Question Realtek audio not working on gigabyte mobo HELP

    I own a Gigabyte GA-Z270XP-SLI So yesterday I was playing when suddenly my PC crashed and I had to restart. The problem is that after my restart my headset stopped working, I notice that I didn't have the option to select Realtek audio on the playback device list (I can only select my monitor...
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    [SOLVED] Another Classic No Display After Graphic Driver Install

    TL;DR: no display after installing new and old Nvidia driver's. Tried manually and GeForce experience. Same result. Safe mode works. Hello all, I built a rig from here back in December. Everything has been working perfectly until yesterday morning. I was playing Fortnite and in the middle of a...
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    [SOLVED] No bsod, computer freeze randomly

    So my pc keeps on freezing and sometimes restarts randomly and it it froze I have to use the restart button to restart it, i'm clueless I asked in many places ppl cant seem to help me or they just stop responding maybe because they are clueless like me. The freezing happens randomly 1.while...
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    Question Computer shows windows boot screen, then blackscreens

    Computer shows the windows loading icon, then at the point were it would show the login screen it just goes black. Ran windows repair and it didnt work. Any ideas?
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    Question Special Laptop Troubleshoot(Lenovo B560 power led blinking, No display)

    So here's the whole story. I was trying to repair this laptop i.e. Lenovo B560. It had lagging issues. The way it was lagging, I was pretty sure it was cause of tons of viruses in it. So I started installing a fresh windows on it. And after that, when I was about to install the antivirus, I...
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    Question UPS making noise PC shuts down

    Recently, While I was playing a game called Ark: Survival Evolved, my APC UPS made the noise that it makes while there is no electricity for 2-3 seconds, and it returned to normal but my PC shut down and restarted. Once more after that, I started Discord and the game. And after a few minutes...
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    Question PC randomly shuts down and reboots random intervals

    Hey there, A friend of mine gave me his PC after telling me that his computer randomly shuts down at random intervals. He can be playing games for 6 hours straight with no issues, then all of a sudden his PC randomly shuts off and starts rebooting on its own frequently. At first, I thought it...
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    Question Whenever I do anything on my pc it spams a letter by itself even if the keyboard is unplugged

    When I turned on my computer and went to go type something my computer randomly started spamming the letter k over and over again. I thought it was an issue with the keyboard and sent a letter to the tech support of the company that makes the keyboard. They said I would have to get the keyboard...
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    Question Why is my upload .14?

    The power went out for us and the towns surrounding one night and afterword our upload speed became .14 if it would even register on the test. since then we have gotten a new router, I configured QoS, and swapped the power outlet. I am really puzzled as to why it would be this way. When you plug...
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    Question Overclocked RAM now display won't turn on

    I tried overclock my ram by just changing the MHz in the bios (ab350 Mobo) and it was fine for the day but eventually froze. I went to change it back to it's regular speed and it was fine for most of the day and then froze again. Today I tried turn on my PC and it turns on but there isn't any...
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    Question New PC - Graphics Troubleshooting

    Hello all- I pieced together pretty much a brand new PC. All new motherboard (MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON), video card (the 1080TI), RAM (Gskill ripjaw V), CPU (I7 AMD RYZEN 7 2700X 8-Core 3.7 GHz) and power supply. Hence why I'm worried that one of the pieces is defective, which would be hard...
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    Question How to test if mobo is dead in Samsung Q430?

    Hi, I have an old Samsung Q430 that a friend gave me. She said it turned on the last time she used it, and everything was okay, it was just slow. But now it doesn't turn on, and no leds are on when I plug the charger. The battery indicator it has also doesn't light up, so I'm wondering if the...