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  1. J

    Solved PC not booting after dusting off, red light on motherboard

    Recently i thought I would dust off my PC, and I used a hair dryer(set to room temperature) to do it. Got a rid of a ton of dust, but now it won't boot up. Power's on but no signal to screen, and a solid red light is shining on the motherboard. Realized after googling that hair dryer probably...
  2. B

    Audio device (not) unplugged

    This doesn't happen frequently or regularly, but every so often, out of the blue, Windows reports that an audio device has been unplugged. The trouble is, nothing has been unplugged. Restarting Windows fixes the problem, but of course it would be better if I didn't have to restart Windows. I...
  3. RedactedHood

    How do I install a new Graphics Card

    First of all, I'm very new in PCs and Builds or whatever it is. I usually need to go to a PC repair shop or whatever it is called when I have a problem. But since there is a quarantine and I cannot go out and shops are usually closed, I asked my mother for a birthday gift which is a Graphics...
  4. S

    Window media player (windows 10)

    I just purchased a new/refurbished computer with Windows 10Pro. I have a CD with all the music from my old computer on it. I put it in the player and went to Windows Media Player. I found it and started making a playlist from it. Had forgotten you have to RIP the contents...and immediately...
  5. M

    Can you replace a 15" laptop display with a 17" display

    This question may sound weird proof being i haven't found any info about this online. I've become obsessed with the bezel less laptops like the DELL XPS but also, i love my own laptop a lenovo y700 not the greatest laptop a bit outdated too, so my question is can i replace my 15 inch screen with...
  6. kidj

    Powering on my Laptop

    I need help powering on my Laptop
  7. C

    Aborted RAM change - no hdmi output

    Hello there, I'm writing this on my phone and quite distraught so please bear with me. I can provide more information as needed. I have an ASRock B250 pro4 motherboard with (currently) a 4gb ddr4 2133mhz RAM stick. After cleaning with some compressed air, disconnected all external cables...
  8. S

    Help Troubleshooting A New PC

    I have recently took apart my old pc to complete an upgrade of the CPU, motherboard, GPU, RAM and SSD. However, upon completion everything in my pc powers on with LED indicators however there is no display on my monitor. I have 16GB of corsair vengeance RGB ram and the lights do not come on when...
  9. S

    My Motherboard is not getting power

    So i just upgraded my power supply from 550W To 650w then when I plugged everything And pressed the power button nothing happened Actually when I turned the power supply switch ON after 5 seconds JUST the RAM'S RGB turned On and nothing else no fans,spu,graphics card,etc.. So what can I do...
  10. T

    Frequent crashes and Mainboard not starting

    Hey, so I bought my PC at the end of 2017 and until a few weeks ago, I never had any problems with it. So, a few weeks ago, my friend bumped into it (not that hard) and it turned of immediately. Since then, I can still boot and work/play for some time, but it keeps crashing (everything just...
  11. A

    I want to install a SSD but I'm not sure what to do

    I now have an OMEN 870-213w which only has a SSD of 256 GB and so I would like to upgrade it. I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck doing this because the internet seem to have nothing. I have two SSDs in mind. I'm very new to this and don't know much about upgrading computers. Do I need to...
  12. LegolasDImir

    Replacing a network card

    Here are the specs Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.9 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit, Build 18363, Installed 20190716165251.000000-360 Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5010U CPU @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4, CPU Count: 4 Total Physical RAM: 12...
  13. E

    So I spilled Acetone on my computer

    I’m not sure what to do. It didn’t get all over, I spilled it next to my computer and some of it burned the plastic or metal whatever rim of my computer. Some got into the screen as I can see like a liquid like shape that is a different color then the rest of screen. The black rim turned...
  14. T

    Alert! TPM device is not detected (windows 10)

    This message popped up out of nowhere last night. I restored my laptop to a previous version last night and that got rid of the message until this afternoon. It's a Dell XPS with everything up-to-date. I have searched and searched and searched and found nothing to fix this issue. I don't want...
  15. T

    Upgrading laptop SSD using installed HDD?

    I'm getting a laptop with both a 128gb m.2 SSD and a 1tb HDD. The SSD has windows installed on it. I would like to upgrade the SSD and replace it with a larger nvme SSD. Im wondering if I can move the pre-installed windows 10 OS onto the HDD, replace the ssd, then move windows onto the new SSD...
  16. Y

    Computer Not Staying On

    I’ve had a gaming PC for about a year and I’ve had issues with it until about a month ago. It shuts off after staying on for about a minute and then won’t turn back on for several days. The longest it’s been on is about 30 minutes, which I used to try and fix the issue, but it shut off again...
  17. Relication

    Computer not booting

    Hi there, I have an ASUS PC that failed to boot. I have ran a POST test and it says in the manual Fd which is programming the flash and then A1 which says check key lock. I don't know if any of this information is helpful but this is what it came up with. Many thanks, Ben
  18. L

    Small spill won’t turn on

    I just had a small spill of soda on the top of my pc when I checked after it wasn’t too wet but my pc will not turn back on when I tried to restart it. I’m not very good with tech so I don’t know where to start or even what’s wrong so I’d appreciate any help
  19. D

    Solved Intel Pentium G4400 Skylake + LPX 8GB DDR4

    I bought Intel Pentium G4400 Skylake Dual-Core 3.3GHz Desktop Processor + Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB DDR4 3000MHz will it support? Please Help.
  20. D

    Fans not working at start

    So i've been having the worst issues ever lately. I just took apart and cleaned my pc, thought it would be a good idea. Seemed to be fine, but then my fans stopped running. I took apart my pc again then my fans were doing better. Now they sometimes turn on, other times not. For example today, I...
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