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    BSOD Critical Service Failure/ Failed

    Hi, Ok so I'm running Windows 10 Pro on HP Pavillion, Intel i3 1.9Gh For now that's all the specs I can remember. A few days ago my laptop started making a clicking noise and became a lot slower, however this morning when switching on I received the BSOD and the above message (Critical...
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    PC wont boot properly??

    Hey guys, I am having issues with a computer I just built, it doesn't boot properly when first pressing the power button. It turns on, displays a signal on my monitor with the spinning circle dots (which I believe is Windows), and then goes black again, I wait and then my monitor tells me no...
  3. Tokiahonta

    Tower not connecting to Peripherals

    Hi There, My tower is not sending a signal to my monitor, keyboard and mouse. I have to continually press it on and off and it usually eventually connects sometimes it takes 10 times, sometimes it takes more than 50. I have taken apart my tower, cleaned it and rewired it etc. Nothing is...
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    My CPU Runs at very high % when running games

    Regardless of settings I run games on the CPU is constantly peaking at 100%. I experience random freezing of games, either all player continuously moving in a single direction or the screen freezing completely. GPU seems relatively normal most times I've checked. I've ran task manager and...
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    Computer freezing after start up.

    So I have been fighting this losing battle for about a month now. Every forum or webpage ive read hasn't fully solved my problem. My computer worked fine before and suddenly, one day it wouldnt even turn on. I would press the power button and...nothing. Fet up with it, I left it alone and didnt...
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    Solved Pc straight to black screen after boot

    Whenever i launch my pc i get my normal start-up but just befor it goes to the login screen, the screen goes black but stays on. I have only been having this problem after installing a new graphics card, but it was working when i turned it on for the first time and i installed the latest drivers.
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    Bad Motherboard? Toshiba Satellite

    I have a Toshiba Satellite C55- A5104. When I try to boot up the laptop, I hear the optical drive making a brief noise, but the computer does not boot up. The power button light, charging light, and power light all come on, but screen remains black and the typical noises of boot up are...
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    Acer Aspire Timeline X Black Screen Windows7

    So probably back in 2016, my dad was trying to install Norton on my Mum's Acer Aspire Timeline X laptop (running Windows 7), and the Norton was on a disk, but I realised he was installing it on the wrong account so I went to log out and go to the right account when something happened- I don't...
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    Solved Random Logical Drive Causing Start-Up Error

    OS: Windows 10 Desktop Out of nowhere my computer now has an error every time it starts up. It mentions a hard disk failure, telling me it is Disk 6 that is defective (My actual hard drive is fine and boots up normally -but slowly- after dismissing the error). After locating Disk 6 it turns...
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    Trouble starting/rebooting my laptop – with a cracked screen

    I am using an Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-571-38WL) laptop with Windows 10. First some background. My laptop screen was cracked when my earphones were crushed between the keyboard and screen as I closed it. Although the keyboard part was undamaged, the display on the laptop screen now only shows some...
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    Slow boot (pre-OS)

    Issue: Startup lags on "gigabyte" loading screen for 10 minutes When I noticed: Our electricity shut off (low credit), this is when I noticed it happening. Running windows 10, on a KingDan SSD I've opened the case, ensured all connections are secure. I removed the HDD's and booted (IT asks...
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    Unable to start PC in regular or safe mode, reset or restore

    This morning, after resetting my PC, I encountered the blue ': (' error screen. After trying to restore to a previous instance of the PC (there were two dates to choose from), the restore failed and the two dates are no longer available. I am unable to reset, restore, start in safe mode, etc...
  13. amywindows2000

    Dell laptop (windows 7) taking forever to start then freezes

    Windows 7 (64 bit) Dell Inspiron laptop freezing while starting Hi, I recently had a problem where my sound got disabled and it took me weeks to fix it, i downloaded the registry files for the audio because for some strange reason they were missing, once downloaded i had my sound back. On the...
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    Stuck in Automatic Repair Mode

    My HP Pavillion g6 windows 10 laptop was left on the other day while i was out , i thought i closed the lid but due to a faulty hunge it stayed open and may have overheated laying on my bed. Upon coming home i noticed it was still on and i just shut it down and unplugged it. This morning i...
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    Tower Problem

    While using my PC my tower shut down my monitor is working and displays No Signal on it but the tower is off and the power button does nothing everything's plugged in and the electricity is working fine. What's wrong with it? It's a bought computer not made.
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    blue screen loop

    Hey there, I've bought an asus g752vs less than a month ago and as I was playing a game. The game crashed, after which the system blue screened. Since then I've been unable to enter my account, system restore, automatic repair, system repair, or clean install windows: all of those actions...
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    Just installed new mobo, stuck on "launch startup repair"

    i just installed a new motherboard, and when I boot up my PC, it either gives me the option to: launch startup repair, or start windows normally When I start it normally it goes back to the same screen, and when I launch startup repair the bar fills out so it's full but then stays full and...
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    I need help with my laptop

    I'm sorry if I posted this here. I don't know which category it should be in. I'm having a problem with my Asus laptop. When I push the power button, it turns on, but there is no display. No logo, nothing. Just a black screen. -I tried removing the battery and plugging the charger, nothing...
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    Dell: Monitor sleeps with new graphics card

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6100 CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8135 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 210, 1024 Mb Hard Drives: C: 918 GB (753 GB...
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    BSOD, launching & Shutting down

    Hey guys, i'm looked up some good tech support site's and ended here - because I am starting to lose hope - don't really know what to do. Going to try to keep this as clear as possible; Current setup: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/Y3dJM8 Windows is Illigal Sequence of problems; 1st Shutting...
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