troubleshoot

Forum discussion tagged with troubleshoot.
  1. Whale332

    Question Problem with GPU in PCIe x16 slot ?

    GPU beeping on startup on PCIe x16 slot, but in PCIe x4 slot it works fine ? Gigabyte b450m ds3h v2 ryzen 5 2600 msi aero itx ocv1 gtx 1650 16gb 3200mhz RAM 2 x SATA SSD (120gb & 240gb) 1 x HDD (1TB) i cant seem to get the gpu to work in pciex16 wich is the slot it is supposed to work in, the...
  2. RedScope

    Question PC suddenly turned off and won't display or give usb power

    I built my PC and after a year it suddenly turned off after lagging for a while in a game. It turned back on for a while and then turned off again. When I turned it back on it wouldn't give me display or power to the usb devices plugged in even though all the fans work and lights are on. I...
  3. 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...
  4. TheKerangMan

    [SOLVED] PC Sparked (seeking for advice..)

    This morning when i turn ON my pc there's a 'sparked' sound and entire house went blackout! Since i have an opened air case.i had a glimpse that it came from the hard disk area.. Turn ON the house power main board and we have our lighting back. I plugged out and in back my pc power socket at the...
  5. Solid_Snake3

    Question Random Memory Management BSODs often accompanied with boot loops until RAM is reseated

    So the title pretty much says all of it. I've gotten random BSODs since the day I built this PC 7 years ago, although the code has changed over time. The most frustrating one is the one I'm consistently getting today, especially because I'm in college now. It's a Memory Management BSOD, and the...
  6. W

    Question PC randomly black-screens & CPU light turns on ?

    Hi all, I built this PC around 6-8 years ago and have been continually upgrading it through the years. Over the last few months I had an issue where a Windows update would cause my taskbar to flicker and there would be a black screen until my desktop would load a few minutes later. That issue...
  7. G

    Question "Reboot and select proper boot device" on MSI gaming setup

    I have a custom built gaming PC from a couple years ago. It's running MSI Z97 Gaming 5, windows 10. I am getting the infamous "reboot and select proper boot device" error, and I know there are a million things it could be, but I think someone with a little more experience may be able to narrow...
  8. H

    Question Stuttering (Youtube, Netflix, etc.) and no audio anywhere. Any known solutions?

    My computer was working fine last evening. Woke up the next day and logged on and now any streaming service is super choppy (frame by frame slowness) and I have no audio on my computer. I was thinking it was some sort of driver issue, but I don't really know what else to look for.
  9. JaydenGannon

    [SOLVED] pc cant boot from any devices before a bootloop

    Hello, im having a bit of an issue with my new build, for the first two days everything ran fine no issues what so ever then all of a sudden after a game crash i loaded the game back up and the whole pc crashed sending me into a constant boot cycle where my pc cant actually now boot from any...
  10. Kinnavari

    Question No display, no BIOS.

    My PC was working fine for the pas 2 weeks. I was playing yesterday just fine. But earlier this day when I woke up and booted up my PC it was working fine until suddenly it went to BSOD with a stopcode of IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL. When it restarted, suddenly there's no signal on my monitor. No...
  11. Skelebruh

    [SOLVED] Frequent crashes to desktop on older (but still capable) system ?

    My specs are as follows: Intel 2600 (Early 2011) MSI P67A-GD65 (Early 2011, updated to last BIOS) 14GB DDR3 (1333 mHz) Gigabyte RX 570 4GB "Gaming OC" (bought Q3 2018) Antec HCG850 Bronze (850W Bronze) Windows 10 Pro (latest) My problem: Over the course of the last one...
  12. MasonK

    Question B450 Tomahawk max

    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wcyNW3 Red CPU light comes on. Reseated already to make sure it was done right the first time. Tried resetting cmos/ hard bios reset tried ram stick swap outs replaced psu because original one was absolutely DOA, powered everything for 1 sec then everything would...
  13. C

    Question Recently upgraded motherboard and cpu but having problems with computer not turning on properly

    Hey guys so recently i upgraded my pc's mobo and cpu, but im having trouble with a couple things. First when i turn on my PC it turns on for about 1 second, turns off, then turns on again after a second or two. it will do this maybe once or twice before finally stabilizing and staying on. All...
  14. barracuda22

    Question HyperX Cloud Alpha S muffled sound

    So I recently got this headset and I've noticed that the sound quality sounds quite muffled, or like washed out almost; not clear and crisp (hard to explain). I have already changed to the correct playback and recording defaults, I have also already reinstalled realtek from the site of my...
  15. B

    Question Need help with troubleshooting i7-10700KF OC

    Specs Mobo: ARogS 460-F CPU: i7-10700KF Ram: 3200mhz x4x4gb Graphic: RTX3070 Cooling: Artic liquid Freezer 2x 280mm Water cooling. Power supply 750w Main goal: Reach 5,1ghz while gaming. So after i got home for xmas this year. Ive noticed that my cpu only runs and 4,7.4,8 Ghz and never reach...
  16. Mk782001

    Question Problems I can face on an Old Laptop?

    Hey Guys, Sorry if the title is vague, didn't knew what to right. Soo, here is the problem. My friend has an old Dell Vostro 1550 (2gb variant), it was his old man's, now he wanna use it for college work and college work alone. He's willing to get a 240gb ssd to replace his old hdd and add 4gb...
  17. JohnP314

    Question Gpu Broken? RX5700xt

    Has anyone experienced these crashes before with an Rx5700xt? This a brand new built pc and I have been trying everything. I rolled back/updated drivers, updated bios, set bios to default settings, ran cpu stress test to check if its a cpu problem, and even reapplied thermal paste on both my cpu...
  18. O

    Question Black screen after swapping graphics cards (Nvidia and AMD), why is that?

    Hello everyone, I have been scratching my head on a problem for some days now and I resort to turn to you for help. Here is a short description of the problem: I have installed a new graphics card (Sapphire Nitro+ 5700 XT SE) and I get a black screen (no POST, no Windows login screen) at...
  19. G

    Question My newly built PC boots up, then clicks off ten seconds after, and repeats.

    Hey all, this will be a sort of long post but I have nowhere else to ask. My specs will be at the bottom. I’m new to PC building and have almost completed my first PC. Following several tutorials and hours of building I managed to put together a decent looking mid range gaming PC. However...
  20. redhammer

    Question HELP - PC Wont POST

    I have been going nuts trying to figure out why I can't get my PC to POST. I have slowly swapped out part after part thinking it would fix it to only to find that it still won't POST after replacing every part.. What am I missing? I've built multiple computers before so this isn't my first...