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  1. jtwinnn

    Question BIOS works but after I boot media installation I get frozen loop

    I recently got a new mobo Asus Prime Z370-A with I7-9700k. Think I screwed up by trying to boot my old SSD on it but then I reset CMOS and wiped the ssd. Now every time I boot up the installation tool I get stuck on Asus load up screen and a frozen dot wheel. I7-9700k Asus Prime Z370-A Corsair...
  2. RationalLunatic

    Question Getting desperate here! Error with Windows Installation on SSD

    I have formatted the drive as GPT, made sure to mess with BIOS SATA and boot settings, I tried default BIOS settings, I have disabled hard disk protection, and yet I still get this error on my brand new SSD: "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support...
  3. C

    Question Broken Bios

    I am trying to get into Virtual Machines and such, and for that I need to enable AMD-V, (hardware virtualisation). To do this, you must do it From within the BIOS. No problem, I know my way around the BIOS I restart my Computer and Spam delete (this is my Motherboards BIOS key) but instead of...
  4. R

    Question Hello! My computer randomly freezes and makes buzzing noises.

    Hello! I just upgraded my windows 7 to windows 10 and i didn't have any problems with windows 7 but when im playing a game on windows 10 it takes 50-40 mins sometimes 1 hour to randomly freeze and make some buzzing noise. SPECS: GEFORCE GTX 650 TI BOOST P8H61-M DDR3 KINGSTON 8 GB /1333MHZ...
  5. sendhelppls

    Question My RAM went from 8gb to 1.5gb, what just happened?

    Hello, i need help or someone to explain to me what is happening. IDK how to start, but after i installed windows from the 8gb(6.9gb usage), the ram just cut of to like 5gb without the usage thing,just 5gb. I was confused and thought that there is something to do with the drivers so i did all...
  6. O

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 fast start

    Hello, for some time I've been experiencing an annoying problem with Windows 10 on my ThinkPad T430. It somehow refuses to boot with the "Fast startup" option enabled under the power settings. When I want to power the computer it shows Lenovo logo (normal), then tries to load Windows but instead...
  7. HarisTechGuy890

    [SOLVED] No bluetooth in windows 10.

    Hi, I recently bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 adapter for my Windows 10 PC, I plugged it in, installed the drivers from the DVD and it seems to work fine, except one thing, in Windows 10 settings, you can pair bluetooth from there, but I get this when I try to pair...
  8. julian5565

    Question SSD not being recognized by Windows 10 Installation

    I am trying to do a clean install of Windows 10 on a new PC with a B450M motherboard. Even though the SSD shows up fine in the BIOS, the windows installer does not recognize it. I have browsed the forums and youtube and all of the methods such as Switching USB ports Installing drivers...
  9. K

    Question Pc typing old words on it's own even when the keyboard is unplugged!

    Hello. Today when I was cleaning my bluetooth logitech keyboard I forgot to unplug it when I was cleaning near F5 to F8 keys and the keys under. When I realised that I quickly unplugged it and cleaned it. half an hour later my pc starts retyping words I wrote on an essay 2 or 3 days prior. It...
  10. vroooooz

    Question Unable to get to the Windows installation on a fresh build

    Hey guys, I never had this happen before and it's very confusing. I put a Windows 10 installation on my USB via MediaCreationTool. Now, I'm trying to install Windows on a new build, with a completely new HDD. All I get is a message "An operating system wasn't found..." why I try to boot from...
  11. D

    Question New build audio-deSync

    So I finally made the jump and built an entirely new pc from scratch to make a substantial upgrade from my last setup. New setup specs are: Gpu: Gigabyte geforce RTX 2070 super gaming OC 8g graphics card, 3x windforce fans, 8gb Ram: G skill trident z rgb series 2x 8gb 3200 Mobo: Gigabyte...
  12. S

    Question Windows 10 boot time went from 2 seconds to 20 seconds?

    Hello guys My Win10 is about 6 months old and I have it installed an Samsung M.2 SSD After POST, the Windows Logo came on for a second, and then I was on the Lock-screen in no time. But since last week, during booting, there's a loading animation playing (dots going about in circle) for about...
  13. Bellzemos

    Question Alps Touchpad on Sony Vaio VPC F13 serties laptop - weird

    Hi! So I have this older VAIO laptop which still works nice but I have a problem with it's touchpad, had it from the beginning. More of a mystery than a problem really. I like having the touchpad on a laptop disabled when I plug in a mouse. So when I fist got it I run an utility called (if I...
  14. B

    Question Slower Windows boot time with new CPU

    Hey So like a long time ago i upgraded from i5-7400 to Ryzen 7 3800x and also a New Motherboard, which is a B450-plus. I have 16 GB Team Group RAM, 2400 Mhz. Also an RTX 2060, 2 SSD, and 1 HDD. For PSU I've 600W Chieftec. On my i5 I had boot times like 7-8 seconds, now 16-17.
  15. S

    Question Windows won't boot from my ssd

    All of a sudden i get a blue screen. I cant boot my windows anymore and it gives me the error "no such partition entering rescue mode ". I connected my pc to a diffrent one. When i boot it and go to disk manager it tells me to initialize my ssd. But i can see my hard drive with all my games...
  16. [SOLVED] Unable to move files from the HDD

    Hello, I ran into a strange issue today. I have two Disks on my laptop. One is an SSD (Windows) and the other is a 2TB HDD. Now what happens is if I try to open anything associated with the 2TB HDD the laptop does not respond and the task manager shows 100% utilization for the HDD. By the way...
  17. System32_76

    Question Which Policies Are Safe To Enable & Disable? Group Policy Editor

    Hello everyone. I found out recently about the Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 Pro. I was looking through it and found out that there are a lot of policies that can be enabled and disabled in order for the user to increase the privacy and security on their computer. The question is, which...
  18. M

    Question Windows wont launch after hardware changes (fried hard drive or motherboard?)

    Windows not booting and freezing on dots CPU:i5-8400 GPU:MSI GTX 1060 RAM: 24GB DDR4 Mother Board: Gigabyte B360 ds3h I just recently changed my CPU and GPU to a i5-9600k and an MSI 2060. But after the change my windows wont boot. I can get my screen to post and be in the Bios but when I...
  19. Dmor

    [SOLVED] Is a Windows 10 reinstall necessary? and Boot Drive question.

    I am planning on switching from my i7 7700K and an MSI Z270A Pro TO an i7 9700K and a ROG Z390e Gaming motherboard. Is a windows reinstallation necessary or will the boot SSD be fine to plug back in? I may also plan to upgrade to an nvme as my boot drive but not sure what to do with the SSD...
  20. AbnormalMatrix

    Question Installing Windows 10 on HP Proliant DL380 G5 Server?

    Hi, I am trying to install Windows 10 on my spare server (HP Proliant DL380 Gen 5). However I keep running into issues. I have heard that for motherboards with dual sockets I need Windows 10 Pro. I have tried making a bootable USB (Windows To Go) With Rufus to make sure that it will work before...