Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
  1. H

    Question Headphones can't be put in when I play Games

    Hello! Whenever I want to play a game on my Medion S6445 Laptop and need to use my headphones I need to put them in before I start the game or otherwise they won't work. If I load a game, for example Sims or Overwatch, and I put the headphones in during the process of the game opening up or it...
  2. Lucaskp4

    Question Lenovo NI 1401 laptop keyboard (or motherboard) issue

    Hi there! I'm an electronic technician and I tried almost everything to solve this problem (except replacing the motherboard). My laptop is with some keyboard issue that I can't solve. The issue is that some keys don't work properly. They are: 'Esc', '2', 'w', 's', 'x' and 'z'. These keys...
  3. A

    Question PLEASE. HELP ME.

    The problem: Laptop Randomly Powers Both ON and OFF , I have tried everything I have read in forums but still having this problem daily :/ laptop is : dell lattitude E6230 I have run bios diognostics nothing hardware or else flags I have FULLY reinstalled Windows 10 , I want to just write...
  4. G

    Question Asus fx504 series not booting up

    Hi! My Asus laptop is not booting windows. I can get into BIOS and i can see port4 HDD (that is the only hard drive i have), I tried to boot it with defaults but it will turn off as soon as the ¨Asus in search of incredible¨ logo appears when restarting. I already opened it and took out the...
  5. U

    Question Why my laptop is getting low FPS?

    Hey, i bought a new laptop - Acer Nitro 5. Laptop came on Tuesday so I have it only 2 days. I install all the drivers, set all settings, I was looking on the internet how to set NVIDIA settings and all things about it. I set GPU setting, just everything, and my average FPS in CS:GO is 120 FPS...
  6. M

    Question Thunderbolt to USB-C Printing Error [MacBook Pro]

    Hello Community! I recently acquired the new MacBook Pro (I've been using Apple for many years now and am accustomed to how they work, but this new MacBook I just got is the 2019 version, which means... Thunderbolt Ports. When purchasing I took into consideration that due to my line of work...
  7. R

    Question Laptop low fps in multiple games

    Hi, So I have an alienware 17 R5 laptop with an i9 8950-HK, a gtx 1080 and 16 gb of ram. And I encountered a problem about 10-12 days ago, that in rainbow six siege and wreckfest, which are the games I usually played, dropping fps, like it was stable before, but now the games are locks at 35-50...
  8. K

    Question I have some questions about laptop LCD cables.

    First, for some background, I'll copy my message from a different forum here. That will make my reasons for the questions clearer: "My laptop's screen won't turn on while the laptop itself does. I don't know how relevent it is, but my model is a toshiba qosmio. It started when a portion of...
  9. E.D.

    Question How do I change the audio output if i have an extended display from a laptop to a TV?

    First of all, I want to mention that I'm not an expert in computers, meaning I only possess basic technical knowledge. I have an LG TV connected to my laptop through an HDMI cable(as an extended monitor). The TV doesn't have a 3.5mm port. The problem is that I want to connect my headphones to...
  10. K

    Question I would like help with choosing a laptop

    I want to buy a laptop so I came across with what looks to me a great deal. It is a second-hand laptop from a store. I wish to use to for regular tasks in text editors and web browsing but also for some light gaming on low quality if needed. My budget is around 300€. Here are the specs: CPU...
  11. aztrovoi

    Question asus vivobook tp501ub won't detect my ssd

    I was playing counter-strike and all of the sudden it went to BSOD. now, I thought it was normal. I let my laptop cool, I restarted it, but everytime it takes me back to the BIOS. I thought the ssd was burnt or something like that so I ordered another ssd. The ssd arrived and I planned to make a...
  12. M

    Question My laptop can only boot from the original harddisk, and cannot boot from other bootable device

    Hello, i have a problem with my laptop. I just bought a ssd and already have windows 10 installed. But when i replace my old hdd with my ssd it can't boot. So i try another method, i try to reinstall windows in my old hdd using bootable flashdrive but i can't boot from flashdrive either. But my...
  13. D

    Question 4.2 setup out of 2 stereo jacks?

    Hi! I have a movie night at school and i have to do the tech (audio, video etc) and i have a question. I have 4 top speakers and two subs. could i make a 4.2 or at least a 4.0 with the subs on the front two speakers (with crossover ofcourse) out of my laptops soundcard for the back (quality...
  14. K

    Question Acer laptop keyboard will not type as the Alt or the Shift or the Shift key gets locked

    Hi there, I have been facing problem typing on my laptop running windows 10 for a few weeks now. For some reason the Shift or the Alt or the Ctrl key gets locked or clicked by its self and I am not able to type but the keyboard is still working like when on the browser or on Microsoft word and...
  15. Zkneedhelp

    Question Please help my asus laptop wont start and then keep restarting while playing

    have a gaming laptop Asus Rog GL753vd everything was working fin I've never had a problem with, I don't move it a lot always on the desk and never been open . yesterday, I tried to turn it on but it didn't want to, when I press the ON button the keyboard just flash and nothing happen no noise no...
  16. DariusEldritch

    Question ASUS notebook X550ZA doesnt power on.

    The laptop has a green battery light when I plug it in, but if I try pressing the power button to turn it on, the power, storage, and connection lights flicker on then off again, all lights turn off, then battery light turns back on, and laptop doesn't boot. I have tried taking the battery out...
  17. K

    Question Accidentally disabled iGPU in BIOS, laptop turns on then turns off

    Hi everyone. I accidentally disabled the integrated Intel graphics on my laptop from the bios when trying to set the dGPU as the main graphics card used by the system. The laptop is a Sony VAIO VPCSE (also known as PCG-41412L) and the motherboard model is MBX-237 (Rev 1.2). I remember setting...
  18. RazerMackham

    Question Is laptop in the low or mid-range for gaming purposes?

    Curious about what kind of games I can run on this thing. The Specs are Intel Core i7-8750H 8 GB RAM DDR4 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB GDDR5)
  19. D

    Question Best laptop for my studies

    Hi guys, I'm going to study soon, and i'm in need of a laptop that can run a VM (maybe multiple but i don't know yet) So now i'm looking for a good budget laptop (as i have 2 kids and a house to pay) , so i was looking for a decent 500-600€ laptop. The school itself recommends a laptop with...
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    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...
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    Question Why is my laptop not acknowledging being plugged in sometimes?

    Hi! So to add further detail, the problem is that RAM was upgraded on my acer laptop a few months ago because it was updated to windows 10. After that, when i plug in the ac adapter, the laptop doesn’t even acknowledge that there is a power source… This doesn’t happen always but every once in a...
  22. harhar1230

    Question 120Hz Laptop To Connect To A 144Hz Gaming Monitor

    Hi, newbie to techs here. as the post title suggests, I would like to ask if it is possible to connect my 120hz laptop to a 144hz gaming monitor without having any graphic performance issues. Thanks: My laptop specs are: Model: MSI GL63 8SE-054 CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H 2.20 GHz Memory: 16 GB...
  23. R

    Question Lenovo Thinkpad T430/2349 Screen Upgrade

    So I have been reading and I was told it can be done but I am not 100% sure it can. I want to upgrade the old 1366 x 768 matte and upgrade to a 1600 x 900 glossy when I look on lenovo they do not have one avail out of stock, same with First can this be done without...
  24. Z

    Question Can I change the laptop Monitor refresh rate in the NVIDIA Control Panel?

    So I ordered a laptop which was advertised to have a 120 Hz monitor, but I only see a 60 Hz option in the Display settings. I asked the providers, and all I got is this: This issues will be something you can solve by going into your Graphic setting and changing the refresh rate and the...
  25. M

    Question Help!

    I have a Toshiba Satellite L650 running an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145. Is there any way to upgrade it without spending a lot of money?
  26. J

    Question Keyboard on Asus laptop is glitchy but only sometimes.

    I have an Asus X553M laptop with Windows 10. Since the day I got it, I have experienced an annoying issue whereby the keyboard 'slows down' and can't keep up with my typing, often missing a bunch of letters along the way and forcing me to constantly backtrack to fix everything. However, there...
  27. LucieVdw

    Question ASUS laptop doesn’t turn on

    Hi everyone, I am a Belgian student (excuse me if I don’t write very correctly). I have a problem with my ASUS zenbook laptop (UX310) which I bought almost three years ago and since last night it won’t turn on but the battery indicator is green (fixed, not blinking) and next to it the light bulb...
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    Question ASUS TUF RAM availability issue

    hi guys, i recently bought an Asus TUF FX505DT-AL106T. I saw in reviews that only 5.8GB ram is available out of 8GB but upgrading bios fixes the problem so i went on with it and bought it. I proceeded with the bios update but it didn't fix the problem for me. I read at some places that 2GB is...
  29. firstlov

    Question Good affordable laptop that can handle sims4 with packs and cc?

    i want to get a laptop that would run sims 4 with cc and the cats & dogs pack (maybe more packs in the future) smoothly, but i dont know anything about laptops... im planning to use it for school work, youtube, and sims 4, and maybe minecraft.. Heres the issue: my budget is 600$ bc im a student...
  30. DCB007

    Question Virus in my laptop

    I downloaded something from torrent . After that I installed that. When that completed , my doc and pfd files had extra extension “.hese” and a new window was popping up again and again with address:- “”. Areadme file also was there with them, in which it was written that your...
  31. J

    Question Choosing a second hand laptop

    Hi I a.m currently in a dilemma please help or talk more sense into me on which One to choose and why. I5 8300 with 1050ti 4gb Acer Predator 300 140hz panel Or I5 7300 with 1060 max q 3gb Dell 7577 The dell is being offered around 20 dollars cheaper. Thank you
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    Question GTA V Crashes and leaves a still image of the game covering half the screen.

    This seems like an odd issue my girlfriend is having on her ASUS gaming laptop she bought only a couple months ago, I have not been able to find any info on the issue or how to solve it. This is the second time it happens and after restarting and trying all things we could think of we had to...
  33. rahulkumarbudhwani

    Question Laptop Freezes or wifi gets disconnected and unable to connect to new wifi hotspot when laptop is moved

    I have an Asus X550LD laptop with 8gb ram , graphics card and i 5 processor. When my laptop is moved, then one of the below mentioned things happen. My laptop freezes totally. It does not respond to any key and then I had to only hard reboot the computer. My laptop gets disconnected to the...
  34. khushit

    Question Laptop screen goes blank.

    My dell vostro laptop screen goes blank after several seconds or minutes, it highly varies, sometime it just goes off right after the dell logo or sometimes it goes of after minutes. I haven't change any hardware. But, the laptop was not turned on for 1 Year now.
  35. CptBaas

    Question Charger disconnects randomly when playing a game, only reconnects by unplugging and plugging again.

    Hi guys, So, since a few weeks, when I play some visually harder games to process on my MSI GS70 laptop, it disconnects my charger. Only when I unplug it (from the power source, not from the laptop input) and plug it in again, it works for a little while, only to disconnect a little after...
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    Question Which one should i buy ?

    So i am thinking to buy a new laptop. My first one wasn't a good choice. I ended up buying core i3 laptop with too much price because it was too nice. Now i have selected some laptop within my budget. Was hoping some one can recommend me a best one. My budget is is 70 USD which is 63k TK in my...
  37. K

    Question Laptop won't turn on only showing charging white light.

    Hey guys, Im having a problem regarding my hp laptop model is 8470p. 2 days ago i left the laptop on, updating windows for overnight but when i woke up, it was completely dead, no response to power button and kept showing charge white light no matter if adapter is connected or not it keeps...
  38. E

    Question Best Possible Laptop Under $600-$700

    I didn't really want to ask this (I know how annoying posts like these are) but I've been doing a lot of searching and so far have come up empty. So, here goes. I'm on a tight budget, but I am in need of a new laptop/desktop replacement for work and CAD (and maybe light gaming), that will last...
  39. dsouza_alroy

    Discussion Need a Laptop

    CS student that is going to be doing Java and C++ and will diversify into other languages over the years. I would like a laptop that is atleast 15 inches and max of £1000 and decent battery life.I also have a Desktop so will be using that while at home so this is not going to be my only machine...
  40. K

    Question My computer can't run basic recording software I bought this laptop to record videos with. I've been trying to use YouCam and an external webcam but every video comes out...
  41. X

    Question Sager computer vs well known gaming computer brand?

    Hey all, this is my first post on here. I'm shopping for a gaming computer to play mid-high end games and need some advice. It looks like I can spend around $1,799 minimum on an Asus ROG computer with 16 gbs of DDR4 RAM, a Nvidia RTX 2060 6 gb gpu, Intel Core i7 9th generation cpu, 144 hz...
  42. Laura2306

    Discussion Can I get sims 4 on these laptops?

    Can I play sims 4 on any of these laptops? If so which is the best to get??? dell latitude 3470 laptop Intel Core i5-6200U 6th 2.3GHz Generation Processor 14" FHD 1920x1080 Screen Windows 10 Home 8GB DDR3 RAM 240GB SSD Integrated Graphics or HP ELITEBOOK 820 G1 CORE i5 4TH GENERATION 13...
  43. alireza15613

    Question What laptop should a front-end developer buy with 800$ ?

    Actually my budget is at the most 800 USD . I do web designing .use Photoshop quite a lot. I also play games like PES and FIFA . what laptop do you recommend to me ?. and what about the idea of buying a PS4 for around 500 USD and a budget laptop with 300 up to 400 $ ? do you think such laptop...
  44. chippy-mx

    Question Medion laptop stuck on boot screen

    Hey guys, I recently found an old Medion Akoya E6131 laying around so decided to turn it on, just to see why it was just laying around like that. Turns out the old thing is stuck on the Medion Logo Boot Screen. Pressing F2 to go into Setup or F10 for the boot menu both don't work. I tried...
  45. awesomeballer69

    Question ASUS ROG GL552VW suddenly underperformed

    I bought this laptop 2.5 years ago. Usually, my laptop is normally working when I used for gaming. It's always lag when I unplugged, but working normally when plugged. Suddenly, my laptop's performance slowing down. I dont even touch any setting before. Usually, I get 60+ fps on Dota 2 on...
  46. MaxG2356

    Question Which laptop should I buy?

    I can't choose between the Lenovo IdeaPad 730s (i7/16/512/$849) or the Asus Zenbook 13 (i7/16/512/$999). I will be using the laptop for 1080p video editing and general productivity work, mostly in my house. The Lenovo is on a huge sale right now ($849 instead of $1199), but I know the battery...
  47. baakudai

    Question ASUS UX310UA - Screen not detected if back cover is on

    Hello! First time ever asking in a forum but I'm braindead with this issue. Notebook ASUS ZenBook UX310UA Problem: Computer screen won't turn on if back cover is on. What I did: I quadruple checked display connector to motherboard. Yanked it back and forth, checked connections. Covered every...
  48. D

    Asus Laptop Sound Problem

    Hi! So, my laptop has had sound problems for a long time. Usually it starts with a crackling sound in the speakers and then the sound stops working completely. Then if I put it in sleep mode and starts it again, usually the sound works again. But now the sound doesn't work at all. No sound from...
  49. A

    Question Laptop charger turns off during heavy load

    Hello, so I have been looking to replace my current MSI laptop charger as it will suddenly stop charging during heavy load. It will be charging fine when idle or turned off, but as soon as I start running slightly demanding games the LED-power indicator shuts off and my computer stop’s charging...
  50. D

    Question Razer Blade Pro or Legion Y740?

    As the title states, I'm looking between these two laptops. Both models I'm looking at are carrying an RTX 2060, an i7-9750h, 16gb of ram, both 17.3", but the Razer is $2500 while the Lenovo is $1900. Can anyone explain how Razer is justifying the price difference here? For me, the clear answer...
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    Question I purchased a replacement power jack, the original one was 65W but the replacement is 45W (ordered by laptop model). Should I return the 45W one?

    The cable with jack plugs in internally to the motherboard connection (not soldered type). It's not an issue with the charger or charger cables I have replaced that already and I had to wiggle the charger connection to certain angle to get it to charge. Charger is 65W, original connection is...
  52. J

    Question No BIOS on Boot - Lenovo X1 Carbon

    Hello, So I've ran into an issue where a laptop that i'm servicing will no longer boot the BIOS. When I press the power button, F1-12 will light up, along with the power button, but that's about it. Context: This laptop previously had a Windows upgrade (not an update) to it. As some of you...
  53. slydoge

    Question Laptop struggling to boot

    I have recently gotten a used Dell Inspiron 9300 running Windows XP. It was acting up a little bit, but it was running more or less smooth and would boot quickly. I didn't want the OS in Russian so i decided to reinstall it, but i wanted to check whether it would run Lubuntu first. It booted...
  54. Emma9197

    Question Spilled water on my laptop

    Hello i spilled water on my laptop and i took every possible actions. Removed all the water on the outer side. My laptops battery cant be removed. I was afraid to make damage to my laptop so i didnt open up the bottom. I left it dry for the night and now it wont even turn on. Please is it...
  55. J

    Question Will any of these laptops be able to run minecraft efficiently?

    I want a laptop for college work and minecraft so I’ve but found 2 options, but will they be able to run minecraft without lag and with good resolution so it’s clear? The acer aspire 5...
  56. M

    *!HELP!* - MSI stuttering/static on Youtube on all browsers. Nothing else.

    I've tried everything. Only on youtube, videos will Sometimes be good for a while, but other times it will stutter a lot, make static noises every few seconds, and have audio delay and not be in sync with the video. I've tried the log out and empty cache thing.. Updating drivers (DriverBooster6)...
  57. M

    Question Asus hero III. Keystone sound plays randomly.

    Hi guys, I just got the new Hero III and just wonder why the keystone sound effect plays randomly. Is it a notification of something or a bug from Armoury crate software?
  58. A

    Question Laptop screen turns black randomly

    Hello! I have a problem with my laptop screen since about 6 months. My laptop is an Acer aspire 5739G and the problem is that the screen suddenly (without any obvious external factor) turns black and it can stay black from only milliseconds until days before it turns on again. Most often it...
  59. junior31210

    Question Laptop screen turns black when booting into windows 10

    Hello guys nice to meet y'all, I got a Toshiba Qosmio X70-B-102 Laptop, i bought it around 2013 and it worked perfectly ever since. Until last year october, that is, when a new windows 10 update was released. I installed the update, and it began: bluescreens, everywhere. Sometimes the laptop...
  60. 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