Hardware Issue

Forum discussion tagged with Hardware Issue.
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    Solved! New battery connecting and disconnecting from charger after a certain percent. (Windows 7)

    The old internal battery of my laptop was only able to hold around 50% of its original capacity, so I decided to buy a new one. After i swapped them around, I immediately tried charging the new battery to 100%. However, once I reach 56%, the laptop would just randomly connect and disconnect from...
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    Laptop won't turn on (No fan spinning , No screen)

    Hi everybody! I have an ASUS X540LJ laptop for 2 years and some days ago I tried to apply some Thermal paste (HT GY260) and after I tried to turn it on it didn’t! (I’m not a newbie in computer and I’m absolutely sure I haven’t touched or broke anything on motherboard) Here are some other...
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    Solved! Lenovo ideapad 330 HIGH TEMP

    I got my Lenovo laptop yesterday and i think it has some heat issues,as idle temp is arund 40-50C which i think is ok but could be better but when i start CS:GO temps go up to 96 C while having cooling pad under laptop.... and lets be honest i think cs go aint that much of a game to push cpu...
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    Solved! Issues with GTX 1080 Laptop (MSI GT73VR 6RF)

    Hello, i make this thread because i ran out of solutions to solve this problem. And i hope i am posting in the right place. To explain, it seems that when the GPU get a certain temperature (or a certain load) the system crash. But the gpu is still working (in certain cases, see the video below)...
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    Speakers buzz when connected/plugged into PC?

    So I get a buzz with my speakers. When my PC is on, when I move the mouse, or move a window, or play youtube, i get a buzz. And it's of varying frequencies and loudness. I have two Yamaha HS5's and a YSTFSW100 subwoofer connected to my Xonar dsx 7.1 sound card on my PC. This just gets worse...
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    Solved! Laptop doesn't start after keyboard replacement.

    Hello guys, I replaced keyboard on my Sony Vaio fit 15 (svf15), assembled it and now it doesn't start at all. When I press power button it doesn't give any response, no sound, no light nothing. When I plug my ac adapter it doesn't show charging. I wanted ask what could be the possible problems...
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    Mouse Acting Wierd all the sudden

    Hi all Currently im using windows 7 on my laptop and use cheap mouse (i have no idea what brand) since im not using my laptop for gaming .lately my mouse or maybe my OS? acting really wierd ,if i click once my left mouse ,it act as double click so i though it because hardware issue or...
  8. VirtualPenguinGaming

    Solved! Beeping Sound from MOBO

    So my ASUS ROG G752VY makes two short beep sounds on POST every time I start up. It has an American Megatrends BIOS and I saw that it is something wrong with the RAM. Is this right? This laptop is working fine. I play demanding games such as ARK: Survival Evolved and Rust without any issues...
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    Laptop dissasembly problem.

    So basically I've been taking apart a laptop recently, and I have taken off the front case and keyboard, but everything is still in place and nothing has really been changed. Whenever I turn the laptop on (using the remains of the power switch), the fans turn on and the LEDS, but the screen...
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    Dell Inspiron N5110

    I'm using Dell inspiron N5110 model , faced hardware issue approached nearby local service center diagnosed as RAM issue, replaced with new hardware and then 1) it turns off if unattended during work and then need to restart always . 2)the power button never turns off the blinking after it is...
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    Bookshelf speakers have lost their bass

    Recently I took my Mission LX-3 speakers to a social gathering to be used for playing music. But after I took them home and used them again I instantly noticed a major lack in any kind of bass, in comparison to what they sounded like before the gathering. There is so physical damage on the...
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    PC not recognising speakers

    My external speakers have stopped being recognised overnight. I even bought new speakers and they have they same problem. They are Logitech Z200 and connect to the headphone jack. When I go to the Playback tab in the Sound part of the control panel, the speakers do not appear. I have tried...
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    Laptop not turning on, power LED on for 3 seconds

    Hello. The title sums up the issue pretty much. The laptop is a custom laptop from pcspecialist.co.uk and is maybe 2 years old at most. It's had no issues until just today when it refused to turn on any more. It was working normally only a couple hours prior to the issue happening, and it was...
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    Weird Inputs For Keyboard Key

    My Razer Blackwidow X mechanical keyboard started typing "KL" or sometimes "LK" whenever I pressed "K," and recently it has started typing things like "klw," or "lkw,;" whenever I press the key. It also sometimes gets stuck on typing one of those characters, and my current window has closed a...
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    Help Receiver Either died or Something else

    It was Working fine Last night, I woke up to no sound, Tuned it Off and Back on, And that down below It turns on but does not shows nothing on LCD It was working fine last night, I woke up a hour ago to find out there was no sound When i woke up It was same same as yesterday LCD on with all...
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    Fortnite stutters even though I have the recommended specs and a SSD

    So recently I bought a ssd thinking my stuttering will finally end. So I plugged my T5 ssd, set it to high priority, tested the speed (it was as it should be on usb 3.0), moved Fortnite to my SSD and launched Fortnite. I was mad to see alot of stuttering and sometimes low fps. It is running on...
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    Laptop won't boot even to BIOS after freeze

    Hello everyone. This morning, when I turned on my laptop, 10 seconds after it booted and the mouse pointer showed, it simply froze. At that moment I couldn't move the cursor at all and the hdd was spinning slower and slower until it stopped, same with the cooler. I tried to hold the power...
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    Refurbished TCL 55 P605 Backlight Issue

    Hi, I recently bought a refurbished TCL 55 P605. I installed it yesterday, and today I noticed a dark vertical band on the screen (see pics in link). I hadn't noticed it yesterday and a quick factory reset fixed the issue. The TV has a limited 90 day warranty and I was wondering if this is a...
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    Not able to hear all sounds through my headset

    So I'm having an issue where I can only hear some sounds like background music but not voices in videos I am watching. I have tried to check the balance settings but for my Logitech G433 headset there doesn't seem to be any. Unplugging them just a tiny bit seems to have gotten all the sound back...
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    Hardware issue or software?

    Hello, folks. I have a 5 year old laptop that suddenly had issues. A few days back i unplugged the HDMI cable i had attached to it (Usually plugged into hdmi) and my screen messed up and the computer switched off. Looked to me like a graphics hardware issue when it happened. However, there was...
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    Windows battery report fluctuating

    This has been happening a while and it's been offputting. My warantee has expired and I doubt I will have any way of sending it in to get repaired if this is a hardware issue, so I was wondering what other people will think of the issue. Below I have linked my current battery capacity as well...
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    Serious Battery Issue?

    I was taking apart a Blue R1 HD. Upon attempting to pop out the battery I smelled a strong chemical-esque, nailpolish remover smell. Is it some type of glue, or a punctured battery? Should I be worried?
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    Mysterious laptop problems, crashes if I don't open a game ASAP

    Hello So I recently bought a Acer Aspire E 17 E5-774G-582T and It was "Refurbished" Disclaimer: Yes I know refurbished is an easy excuse to say it's cheap and broken but I need help! Laptop came with Windows 10, has an i5-7200U 2.5ghz (7th gen) Intel HD 620 GTX 940MX 1000gb HDD Basically...
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    Dell Inspiron 13 Missing OS

    I own a Dell Inspiron 13. I used to run Elementary OS, but recently I installed OpenSuse OS. And now nothing seems to be working. Laptop keeps on saying Missing OS. I tried installing Ubuntu & Fedora. But I am getting stuck on their loading page. With an error unknown hardware.
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    Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop keyboard buttons not working

    Hi everyone, So i'll get right to my problem: This year in March I bought a Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop and it worked wonderfully. But after a few months I started getting a keyboard problem, some of the letters were not working to be more specific E, G, H, (Num Lock) - numbers: 8, 9 , and the...
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    Display issues after soda spill on laptop.

    I had a soda spill on my laptop a few days ago. I cleaned and dried it as best I could without taking the device fully apart after disconnecting the power and removing the battery. It seemed to work fine after it dried until today. It will power on, and the display shows the on-screen start-up...
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    PC Audio Sync Issues

    Hey all, For a week now, I've had audio sync issues. It normally occurs a few seconds to minutes after watching a video (YouTube and Netflix both do it) and generally when my PC is warmed up. I have heard a small crackle occasionally during careful listening and passed it off as my headphones...
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    Gigabyte p34g v2 shuts down (cuts power) when gaming on battery (as soon as the game is loaded)

    Hi, I have a Gigabyte p34g v2 gaming laptop. When I use it on battery for browsing, it works fine (doesn't last too long though), but as soon as I launch a game, the laptop with shut down (just cut power). This happens no matter if the battery is on 100% or lower. When plugged in games work...
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    Lenovo Legion Y520 Keyboard semi-not working(Computer Still Works just not the keyboard)

    I believe this is a hardware(Possibly software?) issue due to me being able to use an external keyboard and all of these keys working. Recently, a couple days ago I had decided to use disinfectant wipes to wipe my keyboard due to some kids at my table spilling a little bit of ice/juice onto my...
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    Lenovo Laptop Malfunction & Warranty Issue

    Hi! A few days ago my Lenovo laptop stopped functioning properly. I was playing GTA 5 on the lowest settings and the computer suddenly froze. There was a fast and repetitive beeping sound that was coming through the earbuds I was using (There were no previous issues running GTA 5). I held down...
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    New Laptop getting Freeze...! Software or Hardware Issue...?

    My new laptop (Acer Predator Helios 300 ; i7 7th gen and gtx 1050 ti) is getting freeze sometimes. When it freezes, it stops responding to any command (not even task manager; Ctrl + Alt + Del).There is no hanging or slowing down or cursor moving, it simply freezes completely still with not any...
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    Automatic refreshing browsers and file explorer

    Hello, My laptop works normally, I usually open Youtube and watch videos and it's all good. However, whenever I put load on it by opening heavy programs like Adobe Illustrator and Adobe After Effects, browser tabs start to refresh automatically from time to time and that annoys me (especially...
  33. Tifredall

    Horizontal line's aorus x5v6

    Hi, I need a new laptop (mines getting kinda old) and someone showed me this laptop and the screen looked like this: I was wondering if it can be a problem with the drivers/software/... or what hardware problem can cause that (If it's only the panel, I can change it without problems, and I'd...
  34. messinio.88

    Laptop Graphic Card Issue - Games Crashing When Plugging Charger

    My Laptop is Lenovo Z5170 Core I5/8RAM/Radeon R9 M375 I bought it new with this problem. First watch this video to know what is happening The Problem is that When I Plug The Charger in High Performance Mode, games and heavy graphic apps like 3ds max crash and show these messages: "Display...
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    Sony Vaio NW130J Suddenly died

    Hello there. 2 days ago i turned on my laptop as usual and started working with that, after a while i just went to do something for about 20 minutes, when i was back i saw that the power led is ON, but the laptop is not responding! i managed to shutdown with holding power button a while, after...
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    Very Intresting PC issue.

    Hello, i have issue with my laptop. Hello guys, This is my PC specs: OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional System Manufacturer Dell Inc. System Model Inspiron 5547 System Type x64-based PC Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz, 2401 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) BIOS...
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    Lenovo Thinkpad: Windows Won't Load

    This is the exact problem that I am having: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/win-7-no-longer-loads-goes-to-blank-screen-cannot/c90cde35-2b9c-478d-9a8f-db3ea6b73a5f "When I try to start it, it goes through the first part of loading windows 7, then goes to a "windows error...
  38. Ill91_Gamer

    Basic Windows Troubleshooting

    Hello, Today I will show you how troubleshoot Windows. This is for basic issues that need to be fixed. This feature comes with Windows and is made by Microsoft. Steps: Step 1. Open Control Panel Note: This is how to open Control Panel, if you do not know. Windows 7: Click on the search tab...
  39. AW_42

    Laptop Turning off Unexpectedly

    Hello. I've recently been having trouble with my laptop turning off unexpectedly while running a game called "Dishonored". Up until now I don't think it's ever done this, but it's happened maybe 5 or 6 times since I've started running the game. I've been able to run other modern games such as...
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    Laptop will not BOOT UP

    I know for a fact this is not a hardware issue. So let's rule that out. Nevertheless, what I am trying to do is install a brand new windows 10 on my hp sleekbook 15. The thing is when I plug it in and use it as a boot drive. It only comes on as a black screen. Nothing else. I am able to enter...
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    Laptop gaming issues

    Recently my laptop's been having some issues. I play games that have a.i. like csgo and dota 2 and whenever I play bots it's always lagging now. I used to be able to play with at least 30 fps in both now it's around 10-15 fps. Also, this issue started with something else that I think might be...
  42. watrhous

    ASUS Q551L Yellow Tint

    Asus Q551L has yellowish tint to it * EVEN IN THE BIOS. Is the yellow tint existing in the BIOS confirmation that this is a hardware issue? I know there are many ASUS machines that have a color/yellow tint issue due to software ASUS included to manage the color but aside from this being a...
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    Laptop randomly disconnects from wifi, even on different operating systems

    Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 17" 5758 running Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux 16 (came with windows 8). I got it a few years ago, and for the past year or so I've been experiencing issues where it would randomly disconnect from wifi. On windows 10, I would be using my internet connection, then...
  44. IceMacIOP

    Lenovo laptop doesn't recognize many external keyboard keys anymore.

    Greetings everyone, I have had my laptops main keyboard disabled since a longer time because the keys were sticky due to spillage. So I have been using an external keyboard since then. Until yesterday. I was playing some video game and suddenly some keys stopped working. (Q W E R U I O P) to...
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    Wifi connectivity problem with laptop, help! (probably hardware related)

    Greetings to everyone! Recently, my laptop has been having a lot of trouble connecting to the wifi. This was very unusual, because all the other laptops, pcs, and mobile devices were able to connect to wifi, but my laptop wasn't able to. I first thought that this was a internal problem, but I...
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    Laptop typing incorrect symbols???

    Im not exactly sure what happened, but some of the keys that I need to type proper grammar are changing into different symbols... For example, I cant do a question mark or slash, it turns into: É or é The apostrophe key also turns into è, and I dont know why. Other keys that have been altered...
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    Toshiba Satellite Laptop - Factory Reset Issue

    Hi, I have a C55-B5100 (Part No. PSCMLU-0510E4)(Serial No. 1F214027P). I can't do anything with it because whenever I turn it on it asks me for a password, which I do not know of. Each failed attempt would ask me to verify to continue. Third incorrect attempt would automatically shut down the...
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    HDMI issues, long run, signal drops, multiple factors?

    Hi guys I have an issue with my HDMI run! the current set up TV- -90deg Adapter -5m HDMI in plaster (good quality Cableson) -HDMI joiner Female-Female -10m HDMI (thin cable only approx. 4mm for easy fitment) -Anker Powered HDMI switch -20cm HDMI runs to Xbox 360/one/TiVo 20cm I previously...
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    Toshiba Satellite L355D-s7825 won't boot

    Hello, I have a Toshiba satellite L355D-s7825 that have Windows vistas operating system. I was recently using it and it just shut down on my. The screen was black but was still lit up. Now when I power it on the screen doesn't come on at all. The power light comes on and so does the fan but...
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    Mobo cannot detect graphics card

    Yesterday I built my first computer. Everything was fine until I noticed, that my graphics card fans are not spinning and my system and mobo don't see the card. It turns on for two seconds, starts spinning and working and then that's it. The display works and I'm connected to the card, but the...
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    HP Pavilion 15-d035dx several keys not working

    Hi guys, hope I'm using the right forum here. I have a several years old HP laptop, barely used, and several keys have stopped working--they're kind of in a cluster (esc, e, q, a, z). I haven't spilled anything on it. I have done the take battery out thing, and uninstalling/reinstalling the...
  52. J

    Odd Logitech G933 hardware issue, any ideas before I return?

    So I just received my product today, excited for it I went ahead and installed the latest drivers for my headset. When audio wasn't coming out of one ear, I was not surprised, I heard about all of these issues with the older products. Unfazed I did the usual procedure of installing...
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    Search Fields Being Auto-Filled w/ #5 key

    Hello, I have never had any issue like this ever before, until a couple days ago and am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. And I am not sure if it's potentially some form of malware or if its hardware related. What's happening is occasionally MS Edge, Chrome and Steam(the only...
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    1234 and space arent working

    1234 en spacebar arent working unless i hold down the FN button on a few toshiba laptops i am pretty sure its not a hardware issue but a software because i have it on a few diffrent laptops its really weird someone knows whats up?
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    Muddy Screen on HP Elitebook 6930p

    Hello guys I have little problem in my hp Elitebook 6930p. The screen get some lines and squares as shown in the pictures .. I did update the graphics driver and even try different copies of windows .. win 7 ,8 etc.. but the problem is still .. but when t take a screenshot with sniping tool they...
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    DIY battery pack?

    Hi hackers and DIYers I have a Lenovo Y50-70, and I am really satisfied with it.. except the battery life. The original one has a 54 Wh battery that can get support me for 4 hours... not enough for a days work. So I decided to do some modding. I bought some 18650s 3000mAh each, and want to...
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    Pc doesn't turn on

    Hi, I have a Lenovo G50, bought it last year. Yesterday it turned off by itself and when i tried to turn it back on the screen would stay black. The two lights for power and battery would work as expected but nothing from the screen. This morning it got worst: the pc doesn't turn on at all, no...
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    Bluetooth only works within a few cm of laptop

    First of all: Asus N750JK-T4171H running W10 64 bit. About a year ago my bluetooth suddenly stopped working, later I found out it was still working.... But in a unusable way. It has a range of a maybe 2 cm/1 inch and only where my disc drive is located. So imagine when I use my wireless...
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    Asus Zenfone 2 - won't turn on or charge

    My Asus Zenfone 2 was connected to my PC for charging... suddenly it went off and would neither turn on now or charge since last 36 hours. How to fix it ? The store told me that either the display of the phone is gone or there is some hardware issue & will cost around 4000 Rs. to fix it.. Please...
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    Asus QL550LF Boot Issues

    The best way i can describe my issue is to imagine its a brand new day, you wake up and you turn on your laptop. The following happens, watch the video below, every time you turn it on. If your lucky it will turn on after 5-10 seconds but if not, you will have to turn the laptop off and try...