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    Microsoft store not launching and more

    Hi so i've been having the issue where my microsoft store does not launch. a pop-up just briefly appears and disappears when i try to launch the app but that's it. and a few other applications are also acting up this way. that's how i found out that the microsoft store isnt working; when i...
  2. zebanovich

    Guide on how to interpret error codes in Windows

    Sooner or later various programs, services, hardware or Windows components may stop working properly and then you might stumble upon some cryptic error code such as: Surely the bare number makes no sense and most users will just ignore it, but if you want to fix the problem this number is...
  3. Moriibund

    Intermittent freezing turned to BSoD

    My computer recently started intermittently freezing up, seemingly randomly when under load (gaming). To try to fix the issue I tried all of the following... 1. Disabled all overclocking 2. Disabled fast boot 3. Cleared temp files 4. Ran sys file checker (no errors detected) 5. Updated drivers...
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    Pc crashes in games ??!!

    my PC has been crashing randomly for the past couple of months and i tried everything!! i updated all drivers windows and Graphics card. i even installed a new windows then bought an ssd and installed windows on it and it still crashes. The crash is as follows , i am playing normally and then...
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    PC New Build - No Signal to Monitor

    Hello, I have recently built my first PC with the following spec: CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Motherboard: Gigabyte AX370 Gaming K5 RAM: Corsair Vengance LPX DDR4 2x8 Gb PSU: Corsair: RM650 Gold ATX Graphics: GeForce GTX 1660 6GB GDDR5 SSD: Kingston 240Gb a400 When I go to boot up the PC -...
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    Asus Laptop Unable to Automatically Repair

    My laptop unexpectedly turned off today saying it had experienced some sort of error. When it restarted it took me to the BIOS utility. I turned off the computer and turned it back on and got a blue screen that says Troubleshoot or Turn off your PC. When I try the troubleshooting options I get...
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    Solved "This site can't be reached-ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED"

    I have a Windows 7 computer. I mainly use Google Chrome and Firefox as my browsers. I am trying to access a website called www.easeus.com, but I am getting this blank page with the message "This site can't be reached-ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED". I know it has something to do with my computer as it...
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    Computer Doesn't Start

    So before I had any errors, I could play any games done with good temps 50C to 60C. Three days later and I'm playing GTA V when all of a sudden my computer black screens and stops working entirely. Before this I had a blue screens saying (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED). I reinstalled windows and it was...
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    PC Won't Start

    Hello, I need help diagnosing/solving why my PC doesn't start. B4 some one throws out the obvious yes its plugged in and turned on. I'll start the story from the top. Specs: GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 04G-P4-3966-KR 4GB MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P (rev. 2.0) AM3+ AMD 970 CPU: AMD FX-8350 Black...
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    Dual Monitor Set-up Help

    I am attempting to replicate my work-place desk set up at home. I have a dual monitor standing desk that has 2 Viewsonic VA2232wm's and I have all the chords to connect it to my Microsoft Surface. The problem: only one of the Viewsonic screens turns on at a time. And it switches off. If I...
  11. AaronN95

    Two Motherboards Short Circuited

    Hi all, I posted a thread in October of last year about my dilemma. https://techguy.org/1218119 Through my frustration i have sat on this PC build for months with it in the corner. Finally I recently worked out a second RMA process for a new Asus Z-170 m/b. This has sparked my new curiosity...
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    Pc not working after reset

    Just today i started to completely clean my pc with a reset function on my windows 10 platform. It came up i followed instructions and a loading page came up saying it's progress. Then all of a sudden the screen was on but no image was on there. Ever since then I keep resetting and turning it on...
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    Unable to run any applications

    Windows 8.1 I recently updated Kaspersky Internet Security if that might help, everything was working fine yesterday. On startup when using file explorer a popup shows index not turned on. After clicking turn on index I am unable to run any applications. If I click on anything example...
  14. AaronN95

    Two Motherboard Failures

    New computer builder here. Built a desktop following closely with Carey's Fall 2016 Gaming Computer Build video (great walkthrough by the way). Specs: ASUS Z-170A Intel i5-6600k Corsair 8gb DDR4 2666mhz Corsair CX750 PSU EVGA Geforce GTX 960 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Worked fantastic for...
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    Audio issues/Trouble with installing the right audio driver

    I've been having problems audio problems in general on my Inspiron 15R N5110 that runs on windows 7 (windows 7 pro) more specifically my computer speaker the issue is when I unplug the headphones or shut off my computer it resets to the speakers and my speakers are muffled and screeching also I...
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    Monitor help

    Im trying to help my aunt build a super-dinosaur of a computer and all has went okay until now. We get no signal sent to the monitor from built in monitor output. We are using an acer g43t-am v2.0 motherboard, with a dell cn-oku311 flat screen monitor. I tried also connecting nvidia 180-p0019...
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    Please Help Me with my PC

    This has been a problem for a whillee now. So basically it started with my gtx 750ti which used to work fine but outa nowhere my pc became unstable and i got a lot of lag and out of nowhere i encountered en issue where i couldnt boot with that specific gpu. however that gpu worked on my friends...
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    Solved Wifi not connected problem

    I have the same problem with a man in this thread https://techguy.org/1189968 i’ve tried all solutions that he tried, and i got the same result with him; it didn’t changed anything the man(volunteer) gave solutions that we should go to services and try to running these thing; Network...
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    gtx 1050 ti in dell optiplex 790 sff compatibility

    Hey :D, i was planning on putting a gtx 1050 ti into a dell optiplex 790 sff (i3-2120-3.3ghz), so i finally gathered some money and bought a dell optiplex 790 on ebay, being as excited as i am i was looking at the technical guide and after a while i read that it said the max power that the pcie...
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    New power supply, Computer won't boot

    The other night my power supply died on me. I have been able to trouble shoot my computer before but I am kinda stuck not sure where to go. I installed a new thermtake 650watt power supply and ditched the old one. I believe I have installed all power cables correctly. After I hooked it all...
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