won't boot

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  1. LethalSpaghetti

    Question Does anyone know what’s wrong with my PC?

    I’m was fixing a pc and came to the conclusion that the motherboard or processor wasn’t working. So I replaced the 2. The pc contains: i5-4690 ASU’s gtx 750 Gigabyte ga h81m dsv2 motherboard Corsair vengeance ram it now won’t display but sometimes when I change parts it decides to boot but...
  2. Malen’kiy

    Question I’m at a loss. PC not posting after new motherboard & ram.

    Here are the specs for my old setup: Motherboard: ASUS X570-P CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 GPU: AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT RAM: Aegis G Skill 8Gb x 4 (Total 32Gb of RAM) PSU: Corsair RM750 Gold Also, I’m not the most knowledgeable when it comes to PC’s, so forgive me if there’s something I over looked...
  3. PCUser360

    [SOLVED] Computer cannot boot & red boot device LED is on ?

    Motherboard :Z97-A Asus OS: Windows 10 64bit Graphics Intel on board Nvidia Dicrete GPU The computer was working fine this morning. Shut down no problem. In the afternoon, I replaced the CMOS battery then it cannot boot past red LED boot device stage. Needless to say I cannot get into BIOS...
  4. M

    Question Computer won't boot to BIOS (endless retry loop)

    Background: I changed some settings in BIOS, i changed something in the secure boot section and my computer will not work (boot) anymore. The computer has been working fine with no problems for over a year untill i changed this. Information that might be helpfull: I have a B450 aorus elite/pro...
  5. Cocodragon10

    Question Windows won't boot anymore

    I was just chilling and enjoying the night when suddenly my computer blue screened with code error: System service exception When I try to restart it tells me to select proper boot device. When entering Bios it detects all the drives.
  6. A

    Question Windows won't boot after changing BIOS order

    Hello everyone..I was helping my cousin with his computer over skype...and now his computer won't boot. 🤦‍♂️ So he bought an older cheaper computer with windows 10 that had an HDD in it and wanted to put a SSD in there instead that he bought. Here's what we did. -connect new SSD and format it...
  7. paradox99

    [SOLVED] Pc keeps restarting before bios and not sure if the psu is dead

    I faced this problem with my current pc a couple or more times before and on all occasions i just disconnected everything peripheral and pulled out rams for a simple cleaning and put them back(or with just one of the rams) and after that the pc would start after one restart quoting bios...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Pc will not post after GPU upgrade.

    Hi, today I was helping my friend upgrade from his 1080 to a 3060ti, we did a Display Driver uninstaller (DDU) After cleaning his pc and installing the new GPU we failed to get a post all the fans turn on and so does the RGB, I have been over the whole pc and all the cables seem to be in...
  9. P

    [SOLVED] PC won't turn on/do anything ?

    Specs: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/RdCwdD Tugging the 24Pin VERY gently makes the motherboard do a bright white flash. Pressing the on button on my case won't do anything, still fans, still cooler, nothing moves. Please Help.
  10. clarkey_2000

    [SOLVED] Can't boot from SSD

    I recently built a new Pc and ended up installing windows on an HDD first as I wanted to get it up and running and figured I could make a new boot drive pretty easily. I've resolved issues with my SSD not being recognized in the BIOS and installing windows but now when I put the SSD as first in...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi won't boot with AMD Ryzen 7 5800X ?

    I recently (today) built a new PC. Containing these parts: Motherboard: MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU FAN: Noctua NH-D15 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080 (will soon be replaced as soon as my RTX 3080 arrives) RAM: 16GB corsair Vengeance LPX (3200Mhz)...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] Looking for help diagnosing if my Mobo is my issue/what to do

    Hi everyone, First I'd like to preface by saying that I have done a look of looking, trying , and asking on public discord before I made this post. To summarize the issue I'm currently having, my PC is not going to post it is not giving any beep feedbacks, and the motherboard QLED lights are...
  13. T

    Question PC will not boot and will not repair when troubleshooting.

    My PC hard froze so I turned it off and back on. It failed to boot and said "system 32\ntoskml.exe deleted or currupted." And "error 0xc0000001" I created a windows 10 media on a USB booted from it and when I tried to repair it said "could not be repaired. " is this a software or hardware...
  14. Richipete

    [SOLVED] Computer won't boot after power outage

    Ryzen 5 3600 Gtx 1080 32gb ram MSI b550 gaming edge Wi-Fi mobo 500 watt EVGA power supply So I was using my PC and then the power turned off, after the power turned back on I tried to turn the computer and nothing happened. I then unplugged the cable from the wall socket and the PC turned on...
  15. M

    [SOLVED] Computer turns on but no display

    Hello Everyone, I had a bad day yesterday. My gaming PC is practically new and yesterday I turned it on but, no display shows. I don't know the reason so I did the following tests and nothing: Switch my new GPU to my old GPU.....and nothing. Resetting the CMOS battery. Trying to turn the...
  16. Hasseia

    Question Ryzen 5 5600X won't BOOT

    Help. Freshly upgraded PC won't boot. Specs: GPU: NVIDIA RTX 3070 PROCESSOR: Ryzen 5 5600x RAM: Ripjaws V 16gb (dual) ddr4 3200 Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PLUS Symptoms: EZ_DEBUG LED, lit on Boot Black Screen on Boot Sometimes boot to BIOS then black screen upon exiting Tried the...
  17. MiguelSolanoV

    [SOLVED] New Pc built won't boot. The only thing that lights up is the RAM

    Please help :'(. It is my very first built and I was so excited. It took me 5 months to save money for this and now I'm very worried. When I turn on the PSU switch, my motherboard flashes in one second and then nothing. The only thing that "works" is my RAM because it only lights up. I really...
  18. Zachjesus

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Install Failed PC No Longer Boots

    Just finished my new pc build and everything was working great. I could boot into bios and both of my SSDS I just installed were working. I went to install windows 10 from a usb and windows asked me what drive do I want to install windows on, I didn’t know which was which as both where 1 tb. So...
  19. Vlaedrynn

    Question PC won't boot after new GPU imstalled

    PC won't start after installing new GPU (Details in description) Build: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Mobo: Asrock B450M Pro PSU: Thermaltake 650W SSD: T-Force Delta 1TB Old GPU: Radeon Sapphire RX 580 New GPU: Radeon Sapphire RX 5700 XT Issue: After installing new GPU, PC wouldn't boot. Lights...
  20. D

    [SOLVED] Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart (Won't Boot)

    Hi everybody. I have this problem, recently my pc is getting this error on Windows 10: Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. And when that happens, it restarts but it doesn't boot Windows completely, stays at the Bios startup screen of my motherboard, but here's another thing, when I...
  21. ddzeus

    [SOLVED] Pc won't turn on after moving to the UK

    Short Story: - Basically I had my PC in Portugal (Europe) for over 3 months and it was working perfectly. Paid a company to move my Computer to the UK since I was going to live there. Brought my Graphics card (separated) on the plane to protect it from anything. (felt more safe) The computer...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] Windows won't boot from USB or repair disk.

    PLEASE HELP! NEED A WORKING PC AGAIN 😓 I'd appreciate any help so much, I recently formatted my two SSDs in order to configure them in RAID 0 then install windows on the array. I created the array successfully but when I went to re install the OS, it wouldn't boot from the USB boot media I...
  23. D

    Question PC won't boot up but it's getting power?

    So yesterday I rebuilt my pc (new case and PSU). after I assembled everything I tried to power on the PC but he wouldn't. I got led lights on my Asus ROG motherboard so I know he's getting power. Yesterday I tried to reseat the CMOS battery and then he turned on and I had Boot Q-Led light so I...
  24. phantomcloak

    [SOLVED] No post screen inconsistent boot behaviour

    Hi I had this inconsistent boot problem for a long and now not boot at all while my problem is little bit unclear due to its behaviour I couldn't determine exact which part is faulty(I suspect psu and loose cpu) because it can occurre any time and any condition I hope I can explain, the...
  25. L

    [SOLVED] I think my CPU is broken

    I'm thinking to upgrade my device from Core 2 duo to Core i3, so I bought the needed parts. The moment it arrived, I waste no time to install all the parts and put it on the test. The thing is, my CPU Cooler is for LGA775 while my CPU and Motherboard are LGA1155, not only that my current CPU...
  26. M

    Question Hard Drive Just Went Missing

    Hi, My HDD (4TB) just went missing. It was working fine up until a few hours ago. With no warning... gone. I opened and checked disk management, doesn't show up. I restarted the PC, and I don't think it showed up on the boot list (SATA port #3, I suspect). Has it failed? Overheated? Failed Cable?
  27. M

    Question Issues installing windows

    Hello all. I recently built a computer for a friend. And used an old 950 Evo of mine for his boot drive. I wiped it clean using the formatting tool on my computer. Now whenever I try to start the computer it just goes into recovery mode. Like it thinks that windows is still installed on the...
  28. F

    [SOLVED] System won't post on XMP after bios update

    I have a 3600mhz 32gb gskill cl18 kit and it was runing fine on xmp with the older bios but now that i have updated it it won't boot, if i turn off the xmp the pc works fine, the weird thing is that i know that is known issue that some PCs wont boot on XMP, but this is different since i know i...
  29. J

    Question 1 long beep, no start up

    So my PC was running fine no problem for months. I unplugged my headphones when I plugged them back in it was sparking bad I turned it off right away. I gave it a little bit and went to go turn it back on it almost boots all the way up after the windows loading it turns to a black screen and...
  30. C

    [SOLVED] New build, no display, solid red light (not boot/vga/dram/cpu)

    First of all, hello everyone! Thank you, in advance, to anyone who is willing and able to offer help. I just finished my first ever liquid cooled build. Here is the complete parts list. I have built several air cooled PCs in the past and have never had the issue I am facing. I have searched...
  31. F

    Question 1st DIY build wont display

    Hey all, The main issue i'm having trouble with is getting any monitor to show any display. I've recheck the 24pin, the 8pin by the cpu, and the "led" plugs they gave me thats hooked up to the power switch. I've tried reseeding the gpu into the 2 different pci ports it can fit into. I've...
  32. S

    Question My Laptop won't boot with 2nd SSD

    It isn't my PC it's my friends and I'm trying to talk him through it btw. He has an Asus rog laptop with 2 available drive slots. He has been playing on a 250gb Samsung SSD, but he recently bought another 500gb Samsung SSD, but when he installed the 2nd drive his PC blue screens and won't boot...
  33. Chlorus

    [SOLVED] Computer randomly starts itself up at night

    Hello, as the title says the computer starts up for no reason some hours after I shut it down. Another strange thing is that if the pc goes to sleep mode after some minutes it will shut down without any warning and won´t turn on with keyboard, or the power button. It´s like dead, but after some...
  34. T

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot in case, but boots outside of case. NZXT H510 standoff problem?

    Hello. As the title states, I am having trouble getting my new PC to boot. I built it in the case first time, and nothing happened. I then built it outside the case on a wooden table, and it worked and brought me to BIOS, and all parts worked. I then built it back into the case, and it once...
  35. qjokerr

    Question Laptop will turn off, when moved, or when not carefully connecting in peripherals

    Umm hello, I have a bit of a big problem with my laptop - when I move it, or even touch it "aggresively(accidentaly kick the chair it sits on with leg etc.)", the laptop will freeze, mostly screen goes black, if I for example move with my LAN cable, i can get that frozen screen back to show...
  36. Sanswed

    Question PC Won't Boot After PCI Capture Card

    I have Avermedia C985 capture card, I know it's so old but at least it's cheap and useful. Motherboard is B450 Tomahawk, it has 5 pci and 2 of them for GPU. When I take first one for GPU and plug capture, PCs led and fans starts but does not get BIOS screen or anything, just black screen. I...
  37. D

    Question PC was working, but now won't

    PC was working the other day, but now the ram (LED) will light up and the LED on the cpu fan will flash twice, but otherwise no activity, no mobo lights, fans wont spin etc. To try find the problem, i did take it apart and try a few things, I am convinced the issue is to do with the power...
  38. J

    Question Won’t turn on

    I just finished my pc today and I won’t boot up. My motherboard lights up. 2666 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory Single 16GB CL16 AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Processor MSI VGA Graphic Cards RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC Micro ATX Motherboard Ryzen 2 EVGA 600 BQ 80+ BRONZE Power Supply
  39. J

    Question PC suddenly doesn't pick up any OS?

    I restarted my pc and then suddenly my PC asked to insert a bootable drive to boot? I checked in the bios at the boot menu and where the harddrive would say Windows 10 it now just says the model name. I tried doing a system restore and it was successful but still the same problem. Only shows...
  40. N

    Question Won't boot

    I've installed a Pentium G5400 CPU in my Asus TUF Gaming B360M-E motherboard so that I can update the BIOS ready for a 9th generation CPU. The board, still outside the case for testing, has 16Gb of Corsair Vengeancve memory. I have the board linked to the power supply, and the start wire...