troubleshoot

Forum discussion tagged with troubleshoot.
  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. B

    Question Games/PC crashing when running on DirectX 10 or later version

    Hey. The issue i have is, that every game that i play that runs on DirectX 10 or higher crashes seconds into the game loading in. The game does not crash in lobbys or in the settings menu, only when i try loading in. Games that have crashed are, PUBG, Fortnite, Lost Ark and just every game that...
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    Question Why is my Valve Index lagging after upgrading my GPU to an RTX 3070?

    My girlfriend recently upgraded her MSI GTX 1660 SUPER to an Aorus RTX 3070 Master Rev 2.0. For some reason after upgrading the card, she's noticed white artifacts (which have recently been fixed) and a severe drop in frames whenever she moves her head. I looked around online and saw that a year...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my PC only booting with 1 RAM stick?

    Hi everyone, So recently I decided to upgrade from the Ryzen 5 3600 I had to a Ryzen 9 5900x, but when I went to boot it up, it would not POST. I have already tried disconnecting everything from the PSU, and even resetting the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery for 5 minutes, but none of that...
  5. Eletrix

    Question Computer randomly turns off while using it.

    In the past 3 days my computer has been powering off randomly usually from 5 minutes to 1 hour of usage. When it does turn off it takes a few times to power back on because it will turn off mid boot. This is not a temperature problem as I have monitored temps and reapplied thermal paste several...
  6. SomewhatSimple

    Question PSU works by holding down reset button

    Hello all I got my hands on a Inspiron 5676 with a Ryzen 2700x and a Radeon 580 in it. The motherboard seems to be a propriety cut one with a AM4 socket of course. The problem I am facing is that the power button won't turn on the device, but when I hold down the 'Reset' button on the PSU the...
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    Question New RTX 3080 displays signal for a few seconds before losing signal

    So my roommate recently bought an EVGA FTW RTX 3080. When we built his new computer and booted it up, it booted like normal but after maybe 4 or 5 seconds the monitor lost signal. I looked in BIOS and it doesn't detect the GPU at all. I even took my card out of my computer and put his card in...
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    [SOLVED] I updated my BIOS, now I cant even boot into Windows RE from a USB, PLEASE HELP!

    Motherboard: 
ASUS PRIME B450M-A GPU: 
ASUS DUAL-RX580-O4G

 CPU:
 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (3.6GHz,65W,L3:32M,6C,B0) 

RAM: 
GoodRAM GX2400 DDR4 8GB DIMM


 My PC came prebuilt from a vendor when I bought it 2-3 years ago. When it arrived it had BIOS version 1823 on it. 2 days ago I wanted to finally...
  9. 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...
  10. mister_flowers

    Question What is continuing to cause my BSOD issues?

    minidump link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-0uRogIfJbnLvexuN3i3UcctoTDo0YER/view?usp=sharing System: Asrock b550 Phantom gaming itx/ax Ryzen 5 3600 2x8 G Skill Ripjaws V @3600 (running xmp profile, is not listed on MOBO QVL) sf750 80+ Platinum MSI Ventus 3x 3070 1tb 970 Samsung NVME m.2...
  11. gurkaman100

    [SOLVED] monitor not displaying

    so im not getting an output im guessing this is cause the cpu does not have integrated graphics but i wanna be sure so is that why? motherboard: GIGABYTE H410M S2H V3 storage: intel 500GB M.2 SSD 1600MB/s Read 960MB/s Write case: nzxt h510 cpu: intel i3-10100F ram: DDR4 16GB 2667MHZ (single...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] Computer Restarts and Errors when jolted/hit

    Whenever I accidentaly hit my PC, it restarts. Sometimes it boots just fine, other times it tries to boot windows, but then it says there is an error and then it troubleshoots, but is unable to fix it. If that happens I have to unplug my SSD and Hard Drive and leave my other SSD with windows...
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    [SOLVED] Troubleshooting New Build

    Hello, I recently built a new PC: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Case ASUS ROG B560-A Intel i7-11700K CPU Msi GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GamingXTrio GPU GameMax 800W PSU CoolerMaster Masterliquid ML240L V2 liquid cooler Crucial 2TB SSD x2 Team Group MS30 512gb M.2 SSD msi SPATIUM 2TB M.2 SSD On my...
  14. RaspberryTea

    Question Linux Kubuntu can't remove or copy files from/to USB pendrive ?

    Hey! When I plug in my USB 3.0 storage I can read all the files and etc but I cant delete any of them, also when I'm trying to copy some from PC to USB they are not appearing on other device when I plug pendrive in it. On Windows everything works like a charm, but in my Kubuntu are plenty of...
  15. RaspberryTea

    [SOLVED] Problem with 4x8 RAM 32GB [BSOD]

    Hey I have 4x8GB Patriot viper blackout 4, but only 16GB in my pc at the moment. Problem occurs when I connect ALL 32GB ram onto motherboard. After 10 minutes or even less I got bluescreen, when playing video games, game suddenly froze and need to restart (or BSOD). I tested 4x8 memory with OCCT...
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    [SOLVED] Low FPS Until Multiple ALT-TABs?

    Hi, So I've been having a problem with my framerate in games on a new laptop that I just got a few days ago. As seen on the pictures that I took (I couldn't record them), my games are usually low on fps most of the time. However when I alt-tab multiple times (or fast enough, I still haven't...
  17. Williplayz

    Question Why does my PC keep restarting randomly?

    1. Please tell us your current hardware: (Please actually list here and do not refer to signature as some do not see it and hardware changes). Processor (CPU): Ryzen 5 3600 XT Memory (RAM): G Skill Aegis 3200Mhz Mainboard: Asrock B450m Pro4 Power supply: Corsair RM750x Case: Intertech X608...
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    Question Monitor cant go beyond 200 nits.

    I Have the Acer VG271UP Monitor, it only goes up to 200 nits with HDR off and 350 with hdr on, Many reviews say that this monitor can go up to 350 nits without HDR on and up to 400 with HDR on. I Am using a display port cable ( tried HDMI too and the same result) and an RTX 2060. Is there...
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    Question PC keeps rebooting Ryzen 3600

    Gigabyte B450M DS3H Ryzen 3600 (Stock Cooler) -Normal Temps ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10, 16 Go (2 x 8 Go), DDR4, 3200 MHz GTX 1660 Super -Normal Temps 2 SSDs and 1 HDD Corsair CX650M Windows 10 A couple of weeks ago, my pc would sometimes randomly reboot in the middle of everyday use. It basically...
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    [SOLVED] Installed new components - now PC does not even POST ?

    I've just ordered new components to upgrade my old stock PC and they arrived just yesterday. Had everything setup, tried turning it on, but it doesn't boot at all. Although, fans, cooler, and lights are all running. I dug through some older motherboards and found an internal speaker. Plugged it...
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    Question X570 Aorus Ultra problem

    Hello, I have a Ryzen 9 3900 on an Aorus x570 Ultra, with 4x8Gb corsair ram, and dark rock pro 4 heatsink. Until few days ago, it was working perfect, and the next day it was not turning on at all. I tried to remove it from power and clear the CMOS, but nothing changed. I suspected the psu, but...
  22. Athzalar

    [SOLVED] Upgraded CPU, system not working

    Hi all I am upgrading a system for a friend, from a Ryzen 3 3200g to a Ryzen 5 5600x on an AsRock x570m Pro4 motherboard. Initially I just stuck the new CPU in and tried bios flashing the required update to no avail (computer would start and then turn off after 10s, fans etc. all working...
  23. [SOLVED] BSOD, Kernel-Power 41 Bugcheckcode 292, volmgr 161, literally cannot fix it

    SPECS: GPU: Aorus 2080Ti Xtreme 11G CPU: 9980XE (not overclocked) Cooler: NZXT Kraken Z73 RAM: 4x16 Corsair Vengeance 3200Mhz (used to be a 8x16 kit but 4 sticks or slots on the motherboard broke) MOBO: ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega STORAGE: 2TB Samsung Evo 970 NVMe SSD STORAGE 2: 6TB Seagate...
  24. MikeWang93

    [SOLVED] Computer crashes without error message as if a power cutoff

    Hi Everyone, I am encountering an issue that my computer crashes with direct power cutoff. Hardware configuration Motherboard: ASUS B450M-PRO Gaming CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB (8GB x4) DDR4-3200 MHz Graphic Card: MSI GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4 GB GAMING X...
  25. Karsten223

    [SOLVED] Laptop doesn't do anything ?

    Hi all, So I have an MSI GP62M-7RD Leopard laptop (https://www.msi.com/Laptop/support/GP62M-7RD-Leopard) and it worked fine. The other day I opened it up and removed the dust, replaced the thermal paste etcetera (I also had the CMOS battery removed for a few minutes and got the RAM out and back...
  26. Vifilix

    [SOLVED] PC Boot Looping Issue

    Problem- My PC has been bootlooping for the past 2 weeks. Upon pressing the power on button on the case, the fans spin/lights turn on, and the computer starts its boot sequence. Once 3 seconds in, the CPU fan stops spinning and restarts. The loop does not stop until I shut the power off and no...
  27. R

    [SOLVED] CSGO Looks pixelated/grainy and lags after getting new AMD gpu

    Hello, I just got a new AMD gpu (rx 6800) and started playing some CS:GO and the game looks really grainy/pixelated. It's also on the steam overlay and on chats and stuff. Also my fps is really low (150-250) lower than with my previous gpu (gtx 1070) I do play a lower stretched res but it...
  28. mitchmatch

    [SOLVED] PC not booting with dead storage harddrive

    So a couple of days ago my NON OS harddrive stopped showing up in the file explorer so I unplugged and re plugged it in and it started working again. Now to today my pc will hang on the bios start up screen and be unable to progress into windows or into the bios settings unless the drive is...
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    Question Irregular Popping Noise Coming from PC

    As title suggests.. My specs are: Windows 10 Pro vers 2004 case: ssupd meshilicious mobo: asus rog strix b550-i gaming cpu: ryzen 7 3700X cooler: cryorig c7g gpu: evga 1080 Ti FTW 3 DT psu: corsair sf600 psu, new 2 m.2 and 1 2.5" My PC started making popping noises at irregular intervals, at...
  30. MyDude321

    Question Lower fps after more than 16gb of ram is used.

    Specs: R7 3700x 2070 S 32gb 3600mhz cl 16 ram When less than 16gb of ram is used, I get 80-90 fps in GTA V. While when more than 16 gb of ram is used, I get 60-70 fps.
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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...
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    [SOLVED] ROG SWIFT PG279Q 165hz stuck at 100hz no option to change it to 144/165

    So basically ive had this monitor for about 4 years now and I haven't had any issues until recently I noticed my Hz capped at 100. I fixed this issue by downloading the new Nvidia driver a week ago but its back to 100hz and there's no option to go higher i looked in every display setting there...
  33. N

    Question What is wrong with my PC? HELP!

    Hey Everybody! A couple of days ago I checked my MSI Afterburner and my clock speed has gone way down on both CPU and GPU. My fps has also dropped from 120 to 70-80. I do not really know what is wrong. I also have startup problems. When I click turn on my PC turns on and off under a second...
  34. S

    [SOLVED] PC always loses network connection after being turned on or waking from sleep mode ?

    I bought my PC build a year ago now, and ever since the first time I turned it on and connected via Ethernet I always get disconnected within the first 30 minutes to an hour. It happens so consistently that I've started launching games and just waiting for it to happen rather than start playing...
  35. jubejube32

    Question Installed I-7 7700k and now PC turns itself off about a half after being powered on

    Specs of computer: Old CPU: I-5 (can't remember exact model) New CPU: I-7 7700k GPU: RTX 1070 OS: Windows 10 PSU: 600w RAM: 4gb DDR4 pair and single 8gb DDR4 I installed a new CPU last night and now PC will not stay powered on for more than about a half second. Whenever I put the old CPU...
  36. yamixv

    [SOLVED] Games crashing after RAM upgrade. Error codes point to driver/DirectX issues.

    Set up: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/CjzCTJ MOBO: ASUS ROG Strix X-470-F CPU: Ryzen 9 3900x RAM: Trident Z Neo RGB 32GB (2x16) CL16 GPU: MSI RTX 2070 Armor OC So recently I decided to upgrade my ram from 16GB C18 to 32GB C16. Both Trident Z NEO RGB, 2x8 vs 2x16. PC had no problems with any...
  37. iKENTTT

    [SOLVED] Why my pc does not turn on while pheriperals’ lights are on?

    Hi. May i ask what is the problem of my pc? I run almost all of the troubleshooting tips and I still don’t know what is the main issue. Pc wont turn on at all but my pheriperal’s lights are on. Sometimes my pc runs sometimes it does not run at all. But when i jump start my psu, it happens that...
  38. K

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot from Hard Drive after hardware update

    Hello, I just upgraded my system and now, on boot, it immediately launches the BIOS screen instead of running from the Windows 10 HDD. The hard drive is showing up in the BIOS but nothing else. I've tried changing boot order, replacing SATA cables, rebooting with no drives to try and refresh...
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    [SOLVED] BSOD system service exception Error with new pc

    Just recently built a pc and after I installed all my drivers I downloaded cyberpunk and went afk for a bit. The system restarted when I came back and ever since then it’s randomly taking me to a blue screen that says “your pc needs to restart” with the error code “system service exception”. I’m...
  40. BNDKT

    [SOLVED] PC is crashing while under load due to kernel 41?

    Hello, My PC has been crashing lately and while I have the knowledge of building and setting up PC's, I have zero knowledge in diagnosing issues pertaining to Windows 10 like stop codes, etc etc.This crash (restart) appears to be while under load. My Specs: Ryzen 7 2700X NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960...