Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
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    laptop shifts to sleep from shutdown

    i bought a laptop, and when the parcel reached, the battery was low as dead... i charged it when i shut it down and leave it overnight, and turn it on the other day, it wakes from sleep, and has consumed a lot of battery... don't know if it is hardware or software problem... don't...
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    Question How do I fix a stuck track pad button legion y530

    I have a legion y530 and the button somehow gets stuck, it is brand new and nothing was spilled on it. It is till usable but very annoying. I think a clip or some thing is not attached properly because the button looks crooked compared to the other. Also when I push on the the other side it...
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    Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 Screen won't turn on after Windows 10 install BSOD

    As per the title, I was installing Windows 10 on this laptop (a co-workers', not mine), and the installation had a BSOD. I was updating from Windows 8. After that BSOD, I had to restart the computer and the installation was still ongoing. This happened about 4 times. Now I am left with a...
  4. Mich90918

    Question Programming laptop advice

    I've spend a lot trying to find the best laptop for my needs, but I can't find the right one. I hope you can help me out. Thanks. 1. What is your budget? 650€ (EUROS) 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 17 inch 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1920x1080 4. Do...
  5. 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...
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    About to buy a laptop

    Hello folks, i am about to buy a laptop out of these three... My requirment is appearance with normal office work.. Please give me your valuable opinion.... Acer swift 3, 14'', ci5 8265u, 8GB RAM, 256 PCIe SSD, finger print, backlit keyboard, 1.45kg thin 17.95mm: 611 USD (flash deal)...
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    Budget laptop for Revit

    1. What is your budget? <$700 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14" or less 3. What screen resolution do you want? Not important. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Replacing current Lenovo Ideapad U310 5. How much battery life do you need...
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    Question "CPU throttled at 91% by Windows" possibly overheating?

    Hello all! I have bought a few days ago new Acer Aspire A515-52-394A with i3-8145U, 8GB ram, 250GB SSD, Windows10 Home and i am very glad with the purchase. However, after performing userbenchmark tests several times, i always get the following warning:" CPU throttled at 91% by Windows...
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    Cooling Pad for Asus Vivobook S15

    So I have purchased Asus Vivobook S15 and I want to purchase a cooling pad for my laptop. Generally laptops have there fans below, but this laptop has the fan in the other direction (You can see some pictures or videos to understand what I am trying to say :P ). So can someone suggest some good...
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    Question Is my laptop CPU able to be upgraded

    Hello I have a MSI GS73 VR 6rf laptop that has a 6700hq i7 processor and was wondering if there was any way to upgrade this processor. Lol I also have a MSI GL72 7rd that I just wish I could combine these laptops because this one has the 7700hq processor and the other has gtx 1060 graphics haha...
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    Question My laptop turn on for a split second and immediately turn off

    So I suspended my laptop before I went to bed,in the next morning the laptop was power off and I tried to power it on but the lights on keyboard comes on and fan kicks at full speed and 2 secs late the laptop power off.
  12. UnashamedLaptopGamer

    Mech 15G2R Sound?

    Okay it has all the specs that I want. A RTX 2070 Max-q, IPS 144hz screen, a non-dedicated button touchpad, slim bezels and light weight, a full size keyboard with numpad, and over a 1TB of storage. The whole package for dirt cheap. The mechanical keyboard is a bonus. I am just a little worried...
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    Question Can I charge my laptop with this adapter?

    I have an SP151-51GN laptop and I would like to charge it with usb-c. I found this and this adapter. Will they charge my laptop? Can I use it to charge a phone?
  14. Raven1738

    Question Laptop fell, what should i do??

    It fell from a short height, but it fell backwards, so the drive hit the floor and then everything else. When i turn it on, it makes some grinding noises but it's very quiet, i can only hear it if i put my ear next to the drive. It works very slow, and takes a while for my desktop to show up...
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    Question lap fps drop

    hi, i was like getting problems in my laptop recently,mine is an high end laptop but i was getting some fps drop when i was playing games. i will say one scene where i got frustrated ,i was playing (tom clancy rainbow six siege)with the fps of 120 in main screen and 80 while playing but after...
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    Question Laptop keeps crackling and sound popping/freezing

    Every time I watch something or listen to something, the audio always does this: View: My laptop freezes and the audio keeps popping. I've been trying to fix it for a while but I've had no luck. Does anyone know why?
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    Best Laptop out of Two

    Okay, so, I have picked out two laptops that are pretty cheap. I don't have a high budget so I'm looking for something reasonable. I found these both on Amazon and I'm curious which one would be best for the gaming I want to do. I'm not a heavy gamer, mostly stuff like Skyrim (which is probably...
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    Question Laptop wont turn on

    Laptop: HP G71-340US 17.3" Laptop Computer So this laptop is my fathers old laptop that i figured i might be able to get working again. So i dont know any backstory just one day the display doesnt work anymore. When i plug in the charger the white charging light stays on for about 10 seconds...
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    Question Acer Aspire E15 crashed and won’t turn on.

    I have an Acer Aspire E5-576 and when I was using it the other day, out of no where a screen popped up that said there was an error and that information was being collected about the error. I remember having it plugged in while this was happening. It also said that my laptop would restart after...
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    Help Picking a new Laptop

    Hi, I need a new laptop but I am struggling to know which one to buy. I want to spend around £400-£550. I need it for University work and some gaming (i.e Sims 4 and Cities Skylines). I'd rather play games on recommended specs but I know this might be a lot to ask for games such as cities...
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    Question Laptop HDMI lag

    Hi everyone, i have a Dell XPS 15 9570 Every time i connect my laptop to my TV via HDMI, both my laptop and TV start stuttering every 5 second or so(both audio and video). First i thought it was a resolution problem, so i switched from 4k to 1080p(laptop's native resolution) but it kept lagging...
  22. HolyDog

    Question Boot up not being displayed on Acer Aspire 5

    Whenever I turn on my laptop, the keyboard gets lit, but the boot up process does not get displayed on the screen. There's just a black screen. I never put my laptop down, so I know it's display screen is fine. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Question How to Connect 2 Powered Subwoofers to each other and run 4 Powered Speakers from them all Connected to my Laptop ?

    So right now I have my Laptop and out of my Laptop's 3.5MM jack is the 3.5MM Cable that Connects to the Dual RCA Line In on the back of my Powered Subwoofer. Then the RCA Line Out from the back of the Subwoofer to my Powered Studio Monitor Speakers. Now my question is if I wanted to upgrade to a...
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    Question Really bad Laptop performance

    I'm gonna have to go in a bit of detail here so please hang on: I have a 2 years old Acer E5-572G 525V. The laptop was quite a bang for the buck in my limited budget and actually performed better than I expected it to. Everything was good... Then around 4 months back I decided to add another 8...
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    Question Laptop randomly turning off

    Hello. For the past week my laptop has turned off three times randomly without me doing anything to trigger it. Whenever it went to sleep / shut down it would play a sound kind of similar to the windows 10 notification sound and after opening it the same apps would be there as if nothing...
  26. Question Windows often failed to boot, while Linux mostly boots fine.

    I bought 2 HP Elitebooks 8730w 17" laptops for bout $150 each back in 2017. One of them works fine, while the other constantly often fails to boot Windows. It fails about 70-80% of the time (at least). While Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) will be successfull (at least 90% of the time). For Windows 7, it...
  27. shad0walker

    Question Strange behavior of my laptop

    Hello. I have a problem with my Lenovo Y50 - 70. Apart from the slow start, many apps do not open them, Google chrome first of all. Some open them only as an administrator. Sometimes it starts the task manager, sometimes not even that starts me. If I try to uninstall / install some programs, it...
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    Question Microphone AND microphone jack not working: which drivers to reinstall?

    Something became corrupted sometime ago, but I don't recall if that was after a Windows Update or because I tried something in Computer Management / Device Manager. The problem: neither of the two microphone inputs that ship with the laptop are recognized, i.e.: built-in microphone plug-in...
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    Question Asus X541U laptop wont powering on on Battery, its working with AC charger

    hello guys, i having Asus X541U Laptop, i3 7th Generation and 4GB of RAM. i decided to upgrade its memory from 4gb to 8gb and i put new 8gb memory in it. and i ressamble the laptop. now when i powering ON my laptop it wont powering up. I tried many times but it wont worked. then i put AC...
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    Question Intermittent screen flicker

    I've had an Asus N580V laptop for less than a year now, but about 3-4 months ago started seeing an issue crop up with screen flickering. Sometimes the screen simply flickers to black for a moment, other times there are visual artifacts - bright horizontal lines on a dark screen, or rectangular...
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    Help me build/buy a laptop

    My budget is £700/$900, laptop can be a build or straight buy and will be used as a good day to day worker that can be used for gaming and some programming. I want the best for my money so help a clueless guy out and give me your opinions, thanks in advance.
  32. TheWalkingDazz

    Question External HD no longer recognised

    4tb harddrive I used to use on my Xbox. I now plug in my computer and my laptop. It does the noise to say it's recognised. And even forms up with the safely eject icon. With open device and printers and eject BUP RD I open device and printers - it's on my devices - properties Manufacturer -...
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    Question My laptop fan sounds like a car, what should i do?

    i bought my Acer laptop about five years ago now the fan started making a noise kind of how a DVD player makes when reading a disc and i don't know what to do i need help ASAP on what's the best thing to do. should i buy a new fan or is there a way to have this one fixed?
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    Question Screen acting extremely weird: rainbow/bright

    Since about two days now I've noticed my screen is acting very strange. At random times it slowly turns all rainbow-ish (mostly pink and green) and very bright, my whole screen being stuck. As soon as I slightly move my laptop the screen pops back to normal and then does the same weird thing a...
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    Question Laptop can't pick up friend's wifi but picks up everything else

    Lately I have encountered a problem I didn't have before. I used to always be able to connect to my friend's wifi whenever I was at his place but lately my laptop cannot even find it. My phone is able to pick it up but not my laptop. My laptop picks up mobile hotspots even and nearby neighbor...
  36. Innten

    Question How do i fix processor running 80% usage, while GPU uses 0% usage

    Since yesterday my laptop(Asus rog strix) started to use only the processor. GPU(Geforce 1050Ti 4gb) is not showing up any usage in task manager. also in gaming center the GPU sometimes shows -1mhz and -xxxxx degreece which is strange (sometimes also showing max usage while there is none). i...
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    Need advice on choosing between four Dell laptops?

    Hello. I'm currently happily running a 9-year-old Dell studio 1749 laptop with eight gigs of RAM, and a Crucial SSD. Unfortunately, with Windows 7 reaching end-of-life next January, I need to invest in a new Windows 10 laptop. I'm hoping to get another Dell and get similar longevity from it. I...
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    Question Laptop turn off automatically when move

    Hello everyone, i have a problem with my laptop that if it is't plugged in it will switched off with a little voice "teee" when i move it but when it is plugged in than everything is normal , can you please tell me what is the problem and how to fix it thank you
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    Question Does my Laptop Supports SSD?

    I have Acer ASPIRE E 15 E5-522G-84AK. I wanted to know if My Laptop Supports SSD? If Yes, then which one? SATA II, III, m.2? Also, is there any way I could simultaneously use HDD and SSD both? Thanks :D