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  1. Jcano2605

    Question Asus Vivobook X512 Backlight Keyboard not light up

    Hi, i recently i swap the keyboard of my asus vivobook x512, originally was not come with the blacklight keyboard, i get it and i swapped The problem is the backlight doesnt work, i update AKT, several times, i check the connector, there are fine There's any way on the Bios or on the Hot Keys...
  2. Chreeshg13

    Question Can Anyone help me pick a new laptop

    Hey everyone long story short was in a very stressful finance job and decided to take a month or so out as it was affecting my health. My last laptop was a work laptop so obviously had to give it back when I left. so I need a new laptop for everyday use, maybe some light photography editing...
  3. itsadisood

    Question Lenevo Idepad 330s TV static screen when on battery [HELP]

    I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 330s laptop purchased a few months ago. It works fine but when I disconnect the AC cable, the screen flickers and immediately goes to a grainy TV static like display. The only way to restore is to plug-in AC back and sleep/wake the scene again. help, please.
  4. F1yingSquid

    Question Lenovo Y50-70 Touch Only Chargers When It Feels Like It.

    I got a new official Lenovo charger fit for my voltage and everything to replace an off-brand one I used for a while. About 1-2 weeks ago, the laptop would charge but only if a monitor was plugged into the hdmi and only for about 10 mins. A couple months before that, the laptop would charge...
  5. Calic0

    Problem With Razer Kraken 7.1 V2 Chroma Wire

    So I recently found my Razer Kraken Chroma and I tried plugging it into my computer but each time I connect it my PC brings up this same message. "The Last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it. Try reconnecting the device. If Windows still...
  6. D

    Solved! My phone won't turn on and screen shows nothing while charging

    I left my cell phone charging overnight and when I checked this morning the LED was blinking and the screen was black. If I plug it in again the LED wil turn on as if its charging but nothing will show on screen. Tried turning on and going into recovery mode but nothing happened. I...
  7. Zekie112

    Question U530 Weird symptoms

    Had a mate give me his old Lenovo U530 said to me it wasn't able to display anything, assumed it was a broken screen and plugged it into my monitor through the HDMI port. But it doesn't display anything either on the external monitor and doesn't accept any Fn commands to switch to the external...
  8. AstroAvocado

    Question Acer Swift 1 SF114 wont boot up, but keyboard lights up.

    So my Acer Swift 1 won't boot up, there are no sounds of fans or hard drives loading however the keyboard will light up. Here are the troubleshoots I have done with no success. Reset button on the back for 60 seconds. Power button for 60 seconds at various times. Removed battery then heled...
  9. Question LG V30+ Orange Border When Playing Videos

    For some reason, when I play a video in the browser, a orange border shows up around the video. I have all the accessibility options off so I don't know why it is there. Does anybody know how to remove the orange border? I have a picture below. The orange is in the corners.
  10. F1yingSquid

    Question Laptop Just Stops Charging When Playing Games

    I had issues with this laptop for a while now and this isn't even the worse problem but here's the issue. My laptop charged completely fine a week ago, and a day later is seemed completely fine but when I played a game on it, it stopped charging. I am able to recharge it though. Either sleep...
  11. H

    Solved! Is it bad if i dont turn my phones screen for about 3-4 hours?

    Is it bad if i dont turn my phones screen for about 3-4 hours? I want to use my phone as a Sim Dashboard, and I don't know if I use it for about 3 hours will I damage it somehow? Like the battery, screen or something else? It's a expensive phone and I don't want to damage it, it's my main phone.
  12. A

    Question ASUS Vivobook laptop shut down and won't turn on

    Hi! Ok, so here's what happened: I was using my laptop normally. Display randomly shuts down but laptop still on. I hard shut down. Take the lid off, remove the battery and start to get rid of residual energy inside the laptop by holding power button down for 30 seconds and then connecting the...
  13. C

    Question My phone's presumably dead but it is detected by computers. Can I recover data from it?

    Long story short, my phone (Huawei Mate 10 Lite) died during a screen swap, now it won't start up nor charge. I can though connect it to my PC and it is detected (first as USB SER, then after I found and installed some drivers as HUAWEI USB COM 1.0). It isn't detected by any flashing nor...
  14. R

    Question how to encrypt data storage in pixel 4a phone ?

    Hi guys, There is an option to encrypt the storage in google pixel 4a? besides pin code and fingerprint scan. Thanks for the help :)
  15. THEBDC

    Question Need help connecting HDTV, DVR, PS4 to a Sony Home Theatre system with only one HDMI OUT.

    I've seen similar threads...but I still cannot figure this out; can someone please guide me on the best way to attach the following components, I'm just lost. Also...I don't have a remote controller for the Sony surround...can I still setup/configure this system without one? Thank you in...
  16. A

    Question I accidentally turned off my laptop while using it and now it won't turn on

    So I was playing Rocket League when the match ended so in order to quit I wanted to press ESC but instead I pressed the power button. I didn't press it hard or whatever and it shut down. Now the thing is that the power adapter was plugged in (my battery was at 40%) and now it won't turn on and...
  17. J

    Solved! hard of hearing

    My partner is hard of hearing and our flat is open plan so the layout is front room > lounge > kitchen. all this is one big open space. He does a lot of office work in the kitchen.. yea I know (even though he has an office, but never mind that) he keeps saying he wants to hear the tv from any...
  18. PeachyMeadow

    Solved! Amd radeon settings not showing when right clicking desktop

    When I right click my desktop it says "AMD Radeon Software instead of settings idk I just did a clean install of the driver. not sure what to do?
  19. ellenleigh122627

    Question Asus vivobook

    i’ve had my ASUS vivobook since september last year, about 9 months. Never had any issue battery was perfect, no lagging or freezing. In June my charger stopped working due to what i think was my nephew pulling at it. It didn’t work for a day and i got it into a position that it started...
  20. Tauridium

    Question Acer Nitro 5 AN515-51 I7 7700 1050GTX SSD/M.2 Upgrade

    Having a few questions Firstly - What's the max storage space I can place within the M.2 space 2nd - My current Nitro came equipped with a 1TB HDD and a 128Kingston SSD which is within the M.2 place 3rd - Falls back on question one, If I can have up to a terabyte would it be worth to just...
  21. sam_voerman

    Solved! All my asus laptop's conection drivers seem to be broken.

    I bought my ASUS TUF Gaming FX705DU laptop about 2 months ago, and ever since I set it all up it has had a huge list of problems when it comes to connection. Firstly I use wireless headphones and a wireless speaker so I use Bluetooth a bunch. Once every hour or so it cuts audio for about 15...
  22. V

    Solved! Help! Astro a50 or Razer Thresher?

    So, i am looking for a gaming head set (mainly for my xbox) and found a great deal on a Razer Thresher and Astro a50. Either way cost aside what is the best gaming headset as far as Sound stage and then also sound quality that i can get for xbox one? also any feed back on comparing these 2...
  23. Sparklessdreams

    Question Is this laptop good enough to run Planet zoo?

    Is this good enough to run planet zoo, overwatch and warzone? Intel® Core™ i5-9300H Processor RAM: 8 GB / Storage: 256 GB SSD Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4 GB 133 FPS when playing Fortnite at 1080p...
  24. F

    Solved! Need help : my laptop doesn't boot properly

    Greeting everyone I have a MSI GE62VR laptop and when I press the power button, LED lights glow, fan spinning sound is heard, but the display remains black, and the notebook does not start but it's very very odd because sometimes my laptop boot perfectly and sometimes I have this issue. I've...
  25. Peeteus

    Solved! Neewer nw-700 too quiet

    I recently bought a neewer nw-700 microphone. When I had set the mic up and tested it, it was extremely quiet, not managing to get 3 bars. I then turned up the levels and boost in the windows settings however that would cause it too pick up too much background noise and I could barely hear my...
  26. K

    Question Gaming Desktop - Expert Opinion needed

    Hi all! I've been a gamer all my life, but now that I've decided to purchase a new gaming desktop, I've realized how little I know about the device that's been fueling my gaming obsession! I mainly play games such as League of Legends, Fortnite, etc. Having said that, I currently have a...
  27. J

    Solved! Is my Hp laptop compatible with elgato Hd60 S?

    Hello, I am having some trouble figuring out if my laptop is compatible with Elgato hd60 S. Here is the information for my laptop: https://browser.geekbench.com/v4/cpu/compare/13456240?baseline=13456240 Here is the system requirements for the Elgato hd60 s: Windows 10 (64-bit) • 4th...
  28. Solved! [W photos] Old RCA DVD player can't be found by Roku smart TV

    [Warning there's quite a bunch of photos in this post showing the items in question & what I've done to troubleshoot trying to get the player to show up on the TV so far] Roku Smart TV: Believe it's the TCL 55R617 (the manual just says R613/R617 bought at BJ's w voice command) Dvd player...
  29. zulfanmr

    Question My laptop stops charging automatically, restarts charging, then stops again and so on.

    Hey. I want to ask you a question. So i got a problem on charging. When i plug my charger, there's a beep sound and the charging indicator in my laptop is appearing. But after a few moment, the charging indicator is disappearing, means that my laptop is not charging. But when i unplug my charger...
  30. mkbnk

    Solved! This laptop or this? Help

    Hello, I’ve been watching millions of different reviews on YouTube and it’s came down to these two laptops I would really appreciate it if someone could help me pick or maybe even suggest something else that’s maybe better at same price. Here are the two laptops Eluktronics MAG-15 144hz 1080p...
  31. A

    Will my Windows10 Backup work under these conditions?

    I recently decided to upgrade my storage space on my PC, but I’m worried with how things are setup that my system image will not work. I’d like some advice on two combinations. My previous setup is one 120gb m.2 ssd as an OS drive, and two 1TB SSDs in Raid Zero format. I’m replacing it with two...
  32. D

    Question Audio Interface has a glitchy signal. Help!?

    Hello! When i record into my DAW through my Avid Fast Track Solo the sound has a glitchy static noise on top of the audio. This sound will come and go at random. The correct and most recent drivers have been installed. This isnt a latency or buffering issue. Here is a list of things i have...
  33. zach183323

    Question Help Android Stuck In Fastboot

    My Google Pixel 3a is stuck in fastboot and wont exit. I tried installing magisk and when I tried to reboot the phone it got stuck in fastboot mode
  34. AviBag

    Question The os for lenovo g550

    Hi! I have Lenovo G550 2958. The S/N is CBG1344796. What OS did arrive with that computer? Now it have linux, and I want to install the original windows. Thank's!
  35. utubeagrawal

    Question Laptop recommendation

    Hello, I am looking for an upgrade from my Dell Precision M2800 w/ 16GB of RAM, an i7-4710MQ, a Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB ssd, Windows 10, etc. I want to have the following i7 - 10th generation (any model, would prefer a k) (can roll with a 9th gen model if necessary) (can go with a Ryzen 7 if...
  36. Y

    Question i cant reactivate my twitter

    i deactivate my account and i try to reactivate my account but i cant login to my account it said that this email and password doesn't match our record. someone please help me
  37. N

    Question Laptop high ping and poor connection when other devices is fine

    Hi, I'm having a problem with my Lenovo legion Y520 Specs: OS-name Microsoft Windows 10 Home Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7300HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 4 cores(r), 4 processors Ram: 8gb graphic cards : intel(r) HD Graphics card 630 and Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 ti wifi card: Realtek 8821...
  38. B

    Question Building a laptop from parts?

    So my computer just died on me and I need it for school so more or less I was wondering could I use the 5+ somewhat broken laptops in my house to scrap together something that'll work? Obviously it wouldn't need to be the best it just needs to work for the meantime.
  39. E

    Question HP Pavilion Protect Smart Hard Drive replacement with a broken screen

    Hello, and thank you in advance for helping me with my unique problem. I was given a HP Pavilion Protect Smart laptop with a broken screen and no hard drive (a co-worker of mine wanted the hard drive out of the laptop to salvage the data from). I have another hard drive from an older laptop that...
  40. D

    Question Desktop in task manager??????

    Ive had my PC for like 5 years now and under startup it has never shows DESKTOP.I disabled it but it is under C:\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup soIdk i would normally brush by it and not think twice but its never been there before.I just worry that its a virus...
  41. I

    Question Headphones with mic that are recording internal sounds

    I bought in-ear headphones with microphone included from Sony and I noticed that my internal sounds are being recorded while I talk to others. For example if I listen to Spotify they hear the music, even thought the sound is being sent to the headphone the microphone somehow manages to record it...
  42. G

    Question Pink horizontal lines across my screen when i turn it on what is wrong

    My computer was fine yesterday, I turned it on today and it comes on with pink lines across my screen? I dunno what happened or what to do
  43. D

    Smell of burning only when turning on the PC.

    I cannot find the source. It only happens for a short period of time after the PC has been off for a while. I have a cat in the house could it be it burning dust/the hair of the cat? The PC performance has not been affected Any idea what it could be?
  44. yirv iej livcnqejwvijvw

    Solved! Am i able to upgrade my laptops cpu

    hey guys sorry for bothering but i couldnt find answers anywhere. i have a lenovo ideapad 330s 15arr and i was wondering if the cpu was soldired or not as i am unable to find answers for my specific model
  45. S

    Question My iphone 2g will bootloop at the apple logo and sometimes it gets to the home screen then shuts off. help

    My iphone is pretty old when i charge it it does the bootloop otherwise it doesn't turn on
  46. HighLeaderTaurus

    Question Power Button Broken!

    So some context; I have a Gateway Laptop (NE56R31u). A few years ago it had fallen off of my bed and the top left corner of the keyboard part got damaged. The two bottom pieces separated and the power button frequently has issues powering on the laptop. I didn’t know what to do about it, it...
  47. A

    Question Best IEM/earbuds incl mic for FPS gaming

    Hi all, I'm wondering if you could give me any tips on getting IEMs or earbuds specifically for competitive FPS gaming. I realize that good quality headphones are preferred for FPS and I own a pair of AT AD900x, but due to medical issues with increased pressure inside my skull I can only wear...
  48. J

    Question Spilled water on my touchpad/trackpad

    Sorry for the explanation being so long. Ok so I was drinking some water and somehow I chocked on it so I spilled some water on my MacBook Air trackpad/touchpad (I’m not sure what it’s called and what the difference is) and keyboard, and now it’s acting weird. My screen turns on and off like...
  49. R

    Question Forgot PIN, and FRP is enabled

    Samsung s7 edge: Okay so when you enable FRP in the settings it says you have 15 unlock attempts before it resets all your data. I forgot my PIN code, (since I got a new phone and stupidly left it on) and I tried 12 times and refuse to keep trying because I have VERY SENTIMENTAL photos on the...
  50. H

    Question LG No Picture

    Hello all.. Hoping to pick a few brains before I start spending money. I have an LG 42LK450-UB I inherited from a friend after it stopped showing a picture (haven't verified whether or not there is still sound, but plan to check tonight. There's still power going to the speakers from the main...
  51. A

    Question Help with Neewer NW-800 microphone setup

    Hello, I purchased a Neewer NW-800 microphone a while back and it was working perfectly well until one day during a discord call the microphone just stopped. Since then i have not been able to get it back working. I contacted the company asking them to help me out and they told me to install...
  52. helpmepls00003

    Asus ROG gaming keyboard

    my asus ROG gaming keyboard was fine this morning. But right now when i try to type something it comes like 4-5 letters than just 1. and when i try to play fortnite i can't move my guy, it looks like it is clitched or something. I have had this keyboard for maybe 4-5 months and i...
  53. F

    Question I have a problem with my earphone

    Hi, I have a problem with my earphone, the problem is with the bass, the earphone is left, the bass is smaller than the right one, even though 9 hours ago it was still functioning normally, 4 hours later, when I took my earphone in the bag, suddenly this problem happened, I am confused by this...
  54. H

    Question MSI GE62VR 6RF Apache Pro Won't Boot After Undervolting Using XTU

    My laptop ran incredibly hot so I took the risk and undervolted my CPU in an attempt to lower temps. I think I did around -130mV and ran a benchmark. I did all this using XTU and since I had to do something soon I shut down the laptop. I realised soon after that I probably should have put it...
  55. A

    Question Need help deciding on laptop.

    I have this laptop, but I wanna know if its good for gaming and recording in 1080p with OBS Studio. The games I plan to use are: Zandronum (Classic doom source port), Age of Empires II, Star Wars battlefront II (2005), CoD Series (Mostly World at War). Basically mostly RTS and first person...
  56. F

    Question Samsung 1080p tv with smart hub locked at 720p (or less)

    I have a samsung j5290 43" and the smart hub and all the tv option menus has a very poor image quality, i tried to update but seems i have the last update patch, can i fix it or is just that way? i am currently using the xiaomi mi box and the image quality is much superior so its not the tv itself
  57. Crazy_Grimold

    Question Replacing the screen in a laptop without a removable battery

    I have a ASUS FX53VD laptop and this thing is a beast. I broke the screen and have ordered the replacement. I've watched a few tutorials and it seems like something I'm capable of. But every tutorial says to disconnect the battery unfortunately this laptop doesn't have a removable battery. So I...
  58. P

    Question Which updated graphics driver should I install from intel's website?

    I just downloaded a program that won't run because my GPU driver is outdated. I can install an updated graphics driver from intel's website (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/80939/Graphics-Drivers) but don't want to install the wrong one. My specs are: Device- Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500...
  59. daniel.avital62

    Question HyperX Cloud Flight, what settings should I use?

    Windows 10, when you go to sound settings you can see all your audio possibilities and I right clicked my Headset, Hyper X Cloud Flight and I found enhancements. I looked everywhere for suggestions but have not found any that suits my question. I'm a gamer, but I'm also a music lover...
  60. J

    Question ASUS N76VJ wont boot, no asus logo, gets stuck on back lit black screen. Please Help!

    Hi All, My Asus Laptop, N76VJ, boots to a black screen, no asus logo appears. The only way to get it to turn on is to remove the battery and charger for about 30 minutes or longer and to then reconnect it to power, it will then boot properly (basically I know if it will boot properly since it...