laptop advice

  1. AverageUnicorn

    Laptop recommendations

    Hi All! I'm new here but I am going to try and keep this brief. I need a new laptop that is inexpensive but can support 2 additional portable monitors (such as the Ofiyaa Tri Screen, SideTrak, Xebec, or Mobile Pixels Trio). My company provided us with the "cool" ::insert eye roll:: new M1...
  2. G

    Complete newbie to tech stuff

    Hey! So I set a password on my new laptop. Chrome lock password. And have forgotten it. So unable to use google despite deleting extension and reinstalling google chrome. I was thinking of resetting the laptop. Is it safe? And how to do it without issue? Will cloud download of windows 10 be...
  3. H

    Laptop Advice for connecting to mutiple monitors

    Hello, I am setting up a home office. I have bought 3 DELL P2421 monitors (1440p) and a WD19TBS docking station. I now need to buy a laptop. The key information is that the laptop will be remotely connecting to my work machine. The work machine is doing all the heavy processing, my laptop will...
  4. garyam

    Reoccuring Freezing and Slow Loading in Almost Every App

    My laptop (HP14s-cf2005-TX) has 4GB RAM and an intel i5-10210U card and Radeon 530 Series, yet it constantly freezes with almost every app and loads every app incredibly slowly. After doing some diagnostics with the aid of a friend, he said the GPU is perfectly working fine (almost at 0% in Task...
  5. nnsheth

    Comparing laptops

    i would like to know what is better asus gu502gv-bi7n10 used for 18 months vs new lenovo 15IMH05
  6. Goobster

    Can a ASUS x556UA Laptop Run VR?

    Hey, I'm kinda new to forums and tech stuff altogether so sorry if this isnt in the normal format. I have just been wondering since my laptop can run certain games fine, if it was possible to a VR headset through it. From my research, it has a Core i7-6500U, 2 Cores, with a Intel HD Graphics...
  7. D

    Solved Help/Advice concerning SSD's

    Hi! I'm currently looking at possibly getting some new storage added to my laptop (Lenovo Idea pad320 - 14IKB) due to it not having much space on the actual Internal Storage. I have an external Hard drive but that seems to slow the PC down a fair bit. I was looking at getting an internal storage...
  8. M

    Laptop wont turn on Acer Aspire A314-31

    Hi I've had my laptop (Acer Aspire A314-31) for 4 years now and have never had an issue before this week. when I open my laptop I usually press the power button and it will boot up and work fine as usual. Recently I haven't been able to turn it on, when I plug the charging cable in the orange...
  9. 9

    Faulty laptop - Broken

    Hi, I'm new here so not sure if this is 100% in the right location. Opened my laptop a couple days ago and was presented with the message "Fixing ( C: ) Stage 1..." This took a couple hours and eventually started the computer. A few days later (today) the computer crashes to a black screen...
  10. Jdub22

    My Dell E6320 Will Not Turn on

    So I have tried everything from holding down the power button for 20 seconds to drain static. I've also gotten a new power cord, didn't work . The only thing that comes on is a light on the side of the lap top which is a solid white color ( empty cup icon ) next to the battery light indicator...
  11. A

    'Operating system not found' error

    Hi, I have an Acer aspire v5 (windows 10 64bit) for 7 years or so now. I've had the 'operating system not found' error about 3 times now in the past couple of years and managed to fix it through windows recovery with your help...
  12. L

    Advice for Linux laptop

    Hi, I am planning to buy a new laptop, mostly for programming and maybe run a few dev environments on the laptop. So far have used OS X, but I want to go for a linux os. Which is the best linux specific laptop in the market (especially in India). I read that not all windows laptops are suited...
  13. Thaga

    Online school laptop question

    I have 4 kids who need laptops at home for their new online school. I have $350 to spend per laptop. The specs I am told to get are: 256GB SSD ( 8th Gen i5-8265U, 8 or 12GB RAM, UHD 620 Graphics) How can I find such laptops for that price?
  14. G

    Laptop is not turning on

    Hello, So today I grabbed my laptop and charger, I turned it on and saw the power light. I went to get to and when I came back the power light is off and it’s not turning on. I tried everything, taking the battery out, etc. I haven’t used my laptop in almost a week or two, or much longer (I...
  15. J

    Help with laptop

    I'm looking for a laptop to be able to run photoshop and software alike, but I only need the laptop to power my Xp pen 24... As the xp pen 24 acts as a second monitor through the laptop, I've been looking at a Hp elitebook with i5 core, 16gb ram, 1tb... But the company I was going to buy it...
  16. J

    Laptop and software help

    I need a laptop to run photoshop through my xp pen 24... This laptop seemed perfect but was told graphics card wasn't good enough, can anybody recommend one that won't break the bank, This is 350, I can go higher just don't want it to be too much as the laptop will only be used to...
  17. ZAKCV4

    Trying to fix a sony Vaio Laptop

    Hi all, So I have an old Sony Vaio (model PCG-71911M) The screen is broken so I am unable to use the laptop, I tried connecting via an external monitor and TV using hdmi cable but there is no input. I tried the fn and f4 trick to switch the external display with no luck. I just want to be...
  18. Y

    Laptop screen freezing/discolouring if not at certain angle

    Hi, so i know next to nothing about laptops so i apologise if i explain this wrong. My screen keeps freezing and/or discolouring when i sometimes move my laptop. Usually if i just readjudt the angle of the screen it comes back fine but its getting worse. The closest analogy i have for it is...
  19. J

    Broken laptop screen

    So I dropped my laptop and my screen is totally messed up. I tried to hook hdmi to tv but my TV says nothing is connected. I would like to somehow get my photos off this laptop but well I can't see. Is it possible to hook a computer monitor to my laptop and my stuff be seen on that monitor? I...
  20. V

    Lenovo Laptop Wont Record Sound

    On Monday I spilled some water on my laptop. It's now working fine, except it wont record sound on Adobe premier pro. I use windows 10, and it plays sound out perfectly. But, if I try to connect my mic, it doesn't record any sound. My mic works on other devices though and I can use headphones...