Windows Update

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  1. nuttynut

    Windows crashing repeatedly

    Less than a week ago I worked on a laptop for a customer. Windows 10 had crashed, and I had to reset it. I just heard back that it failed to boot again, apparently after a failed update, and she wants me to fix it without paying. It's a 50-mile round trip to this customer's house, so I would...
  2. C

    Question Virus preventing some operations

    In the last few days my PC is totally unusable, I got some kind of virus on my PC which deleted my Antivirus, disabled Windows Defender, disabled Windows update, every time when I turn on my computer it probably starts to mine bitcoin because my GPU is much louder and it's usage is over 50%. I...
  3. shounakpaul95

    Question No bios screen, no grub after windows update.

    I have a dual boot with Windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04. Last night i got the option "update and shut down" and i clicked that. Today i started my system, and everything was normal. I started ubuntu, and shut down normally. But since then, whenever i start, nither the bios screen nor grub appears...
  4. tk423

    Question Entire computer is “Read-only” and cannot be changed

    Hey everybody. So my computer recently installed some Windows 10 updates and now absolutely everything on my computer (C drive, external hard drives, everything) is “Read-only” and cannot be changed. Right clicking on folders or files and unchecking the “Read-only” box does nothing to fix it...
  5. M

    Question Audio loss with Creative X-Fi after late Feb/early March 2019 update?

    Not sure how to describe this but it 'seems' to be related to the March 2019 Windows Update. -Audio cuts off in games after playing a variable timeframe of 8-30 minutes. This affects the whole OS. -Temp. fix would be to close all browsers and anything else using audio then go into Device...
  6. T

    Question Update KB4023057 made laptop unusable - (A7) Me FW Downgrade - Request MeSpiLock Failed

    Hi! Thanks for any help. I have a HP Omen an017na laptop (2cs51ea), about 18 months old (out of warranty). Windows 10, 64 bit. I can't recall the version, but I'm assuming Home. It has always worked without problem, as it did yesterday. I have not added any software recently. Not changed any...
  7. _dawn_chorus_

    Question Laptop wont update to 1809

    For some reason my desktop is updated to 1809 but my laptop wont even find it and says I am up to date, but it is running 1803. Whats the deal here?
  8. S

    Question My PC is falling apart completely after a hardware upgrade.. but why?

    Hi forum, This has been an ongoing issue for months, and I cannot find out its cause. It has been happening ever since I upgraded the components below: Intel Core i5-7600 Asus Prime B250-Plus Motherboard Seagate Barracuda, 2TB HDD 2x Crucial CT2K4G4DFS824A 4GB DDR4 RAM My first thread was...
  9. MarloK

    Question Strange spots on brand new X470 Taichi

    Hello, I need advice. I just bought a brand new AsRock X470 Taichi. Right from the box, it has those spots which look like wet remains. Now I wonder whether it's ok or not. What should I do? Return it back to the reseller? Or it's ok and I can try to start it and see how it's going?
  10. J

    Question is this gpu compatible with my motherboard and case?

    i asked about it few days ago but i didnt get straight answer someone said it will fit the other guy said no. so im asking again. im planning to buy asus gtx 1660 ti. my motherboard is asus h110 plus with an oraman green case that has 270mm long and 7 pcs expansion slots. pls tell me if this...
  11. J

    Question Darkflash phantom

    I love this case. But before I buy does it come with a fan hub? Thanks
  12. Pozzy

    Question Need a wifi router to limit individual devices

    Hi All, Can anyone recommend a wifi router or access point/extender that can monitor per-device usage and allow me to disconnect users when they reach a limit? Ideally without requiring a cloud subscription Thanks
  13. L

    Question Asus PG348Q or....??

    Hello everyone, few quick questions before I decide to pull the trigger Been thinking about the Asus PG348Q for quite awhile, its around $1050AUD give or take. I've got a gtx1080, thats abit wasted on my Asus PB278Q (1440p 27inch 60hz or so) I've been looking at the Asus XG35VQ as well, as its...
  14. N

    Question CPU fans started running hard, temp fluctuating on i7 (just replaced motherboard)

    Morning all. Having some issues with my fan running and cores running hot. Background: I have a Dell i7 8700 for about 5 years now. About 3-4 weeks ago I bricked my motherboard with a DELL update. I found the exact same motherboard used, replaced it, and everything was perfect for weeks...
  15. R

    Question Whats the difference beetween gigabyte gaming and windforce

    Hello, could anyone tell me the difference beetween this 2 cards https://www.gigabyte.com/Comparison/Result/3?pids=6738,6803 apart from price the difference in my country is ~5 euros, but the specs are the same.
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    Question GeForce® GTX 1060 Mini ITX 6G -- Power Requirement

    I own an Acer Aspire TC-885-UR19 https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/model/DT.BAPAA.021 I would like to buy a GeForce® GTX 1060 Mini ITX 6G https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-N1060IX-6GD-rev-10#kf without having to swap out the 300 watt factory installed power supply. Gigabyte puts a...
  17. Z

    Question New PC not performing like it should help

    So i built a new pc and all my friends with LITERALLY the same exact specs as me are getting 100+ more fps than i am on fortnite and 50 more than me on apex legends and im not sure why. Also not only am I not getting as good of fps as the people with the same pc as me but my FPS fluctautes alot...
  18. ExtreamChaozZ

    Question No display on monitor.

    Hiya there, I am currently testing my new motherboard, ram, and cpu which i plan to use to upgrade my system. Unfortunately im getting no display, the board lights up and the cpu fan spins but no signal. If anyone has any ideas on how to fix this that would be amazing. Heres a list of the...
  19. Instajoshi69

    Question Looking to build a gaming PC for CSGO.

    Components: Ryzen 7 2600x cpu MSI 450 gaming plus mobo GTX 1060 6gb amp edition GPU Vg248qe monitor 144 Hz 1 tb hdd 126gb ssd 650 W PSU GSKILL ddr4 16gb RAM CM cabinet Antec kohler Cooling liquid I want to know if this setup is good for gaming at max FPS for csgo or if i should upgrade anywhere.
  20. S

    Question Possible video card failure? PLS Help!

    Hi everybody. Today my pc crashed while i was playing Dota 2. The screen turned white with some stripes and then the pc rebooted, on reboot it showed a black screen with some red stripes and then it showed a screen saying that ther is some trouble booting the pc. The windows doesn't start, it...