troubleshooting

Forum discussion tagged with troubleshooting.
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    Question PC has strange appcrashes and BSOD - extensive testing already done TEST details inside!

    Okay so my pc has been filled with random BSODs and app crashes I want to tear my HAIR out because I have two weeks off to finally game! One of the most interesting issues is I cannot install PC games, always causes some kind of decompression issue... Copying over preinstalled games lets me...
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    Chrome searches redirecting

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, hopefully it is. A few days ago I've had an issue where I do a search in Chrome and instead of a Google search it redirects to some "Informationvine" nonsense. I can't seem to get it to stop. I've done the following: Reset browser to...
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    What's that sound?

    Hey everyone, Got a 2014 Nissan Murano with a horrible grinding sound. It's not a clicking or squeaking. It sounds like my muffler is dragging on the ground. It only seems to happen when I make sharp right turns and it's coming from the front driver side area. Any ideas? I've checked and...
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    Solved! Inconsistent computer crashes (restarts) when playing games.

    The issue occurs when playing games, not necessarily under heavy load, but I believe it has always happened when playing games. I could be playing a game for hours multiple days in a row with no issues then suddenly it will shut down and restart, or i could be playing for 5 minutes after...
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    Question An Unusual Troubleshooting - Intel i5 4460

    This might be a little long, but it's technically interesting and challenging for those interested. So I had been using the intel i5 4460 with a Asrock Z87M Pro4 motherboard for a little over 3 years, when out of the blue the display output went blank. On troubleshooting I got it down to a dead...
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    Replaced laptop battery and power cord, still no power?

    I've got an Asus ROG FX502V that intermittently wouldn't charge, then stopped charging altogether. Replaced the battery, still won't boot, no indicator led's turn on, and no power being drawn according to my kill-a-watt meter. Replaced the cord/power supply, still no signs of life. Charging port...
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    ASUS B350-F Strix's RGB and orange LED light up but nothing else works?

    Parts list: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/kJMPbj What I've done to try and fix it: I've tried rewiring everything, I've tried using another power supply, using different ram slots, and using different pcIE slots for the GPU. However, I still cannot get anything to post. The RGB on the...
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    Digitalizing VHS Tapes - Troubleshooting

    Hello, i really want to digitalize some vhs tapes for my family for christmas and I have all the stuff necessary to do so. Thing is: I don't get an image. I can hear the sound but i am just getting a black screen. I have a Sony SLV-SE800D1 and I bought a USB2.0 Video Grabber from LogiLink. I...
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    PC hanging at the POST = Mobo problem?

    My build had been working well for the past few months. It's now hanging at the ASUS motherboard splash screen that says "Republic of Gamers" with the logo... and the "Press F2 or DEL to enter setup" Is this definitely a Motherboard issue? Meaning it's obviously got power, but it's not...
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    Mouse freezing issue solved Red Dragon Centrophorous

    I had an issue in Windows 10 on my rig below where my mouse movement would randomly freeze for about half a second. I had checked DPC latency, process usage, etc. No unusually high RAM use. No unusually high CPU use. I asked myself what had changed with my set up that could have been the source...
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    Broad stuttering issue following Nvidia driver installation

    For anyone who can help, I very much appreciate your time! My system specs below: - Intel core i7 6700k - Asus ROG Strix Z270E motherboard - 32GB (2 x 16GB) Corsair DDR4-3000 Dominator Platinum Series RAM - Zotac Geforce 1080 ti AMP! Extreme edition - Samsung 960 EVO 500GB M2 SSD - EVGA...
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    XMP Not Working After Upgrading From 16GB to 32GB

    Hi All! So I recently upgraded my rig from 16GB DDR4 (2x8GB) to 32GB DDR4 (4x8GB). I am using Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 ram which OC's to 3000 Mhz. My motherboard is the ASUS Prime Z720-A. When I had the original setup of 16GB, just two sticks of 8GB each, I could use XMP on my...
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    Reviving Desktop from Water Damage

    Hey everyone! Long time lurker, these forums have some great technical content, but now I finally have a reason to post. No pun intended. My desktop is next to my window, and a week ago I forgot to close the window in a thunderstorm and got water on my motherboard. I walked into my room to the...
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    Video Card Issues- GTX 1070 Horizontal Lines, please help!

    Hi, I have a brand new (2 week old) MSI GTX 1070 Gaming 8GB. It has worked great since I got it, but yesterday I started intermittently getting horizontal black and white lines flickering across the screen. It was only occurring on one of my monitors (ASUS 144Hz 1080p), so I switched out the...
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    Modem/Router/Wifi questions

    Okay so to make a long story short I have 100 mbps Internet, and for whatever reason have trouble streaming 4K content. I had an older ISP provided modem/router combo... I've since replaced it with an Arris SBG6700-AC. I have a Sony Bravia X810C which is obviously a 4k TV which supports 2160p...
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    [SOLVED]HP 2760p Battery Light Flashing and Fails POST

    Hello all! Please review my description of the problem and feel free to advise, discuss, or brainstorm. HP 2760p convertible PC with the following specifications: CPU: Intel i5 (Cannot see which i5) Screen: Multitouch with Wacom Digitizer RAM: 4gb DDR3 HDD: 320GB This is all I know about the...
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    Computer shutting down during gameplay (possible overheat?)

    Hello all, Recently my computer started shutting down during gameplay. It isn't the most demanding game (DotA 2), but it happens only when I play it. Less demanding games and everyday Windows use works normally. After 5-10 minutes, computer will turn on itself and go into Windows with no...