Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
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    Question Laptop temperatures suddenly started rising

    I have a Dell Insipiron 5590 with: i7-10510U 8gb ram mx 250 windows 10 I bought my laptop on September 2019 and everything till June was fine, the temperatures were never too high to make the fan start spinning which makes a lot of noise for when I'm studying. So now even when the laptop is...
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    Question My laptop restarts randomly when using its screen

    It's been a few months since my laptop Toshiba satellite L755 (i know quite old) restarts really randomly, when I'm on YT, simple search, just logged in my account or even the windows logo showing, i thought it's ram but no ram is fine since i ran memtest for 24hrs with no heating issues too...
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    Question Can an external monitor fix the ASUS ROG G14 latency?

    Every reviews are and only complaints about the new ASUS ROG G14 is that the screen for gaming is late at around 24- 40 ms. Now i know that causes ghosting but is that it? Just ghosting? I mean what does that realy affect much? On games.. and if i get a good monitor with the same 120hz as the...
  4. testr

    Question MSI laptop built in keyboard selected keys stopped working

    I have an MSI GLM 7RD laptop, the I O P J K L keys would randomly stop responding when pressed, but would respond if i was holding another key and press one of those key I tried using an external keyboard and it works fine, I also tried reintalling the keyboard driver
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    Question Laptop (HP Omen 15) heat issues

    I've decided to upgrade to a better gaming rig a few months ago and ended up getting a gaming laptop. The thing is, when I play games, the GPU and CPU tend to get pretty hot. For example, in League of Legends with the fans on Auto mode (setting in OMEN command center) the GPU stays around 60 C...
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    Question URGENT! Legion laptop only the game lags

    Hello there. I have a legion Y520. My laptop performs awesome in the day to day tasks, but when I start the game, the game started lagging. As soon as I open any games. I could feel the frames is been dropped. I tried playing the games in really low graphics, it was just the same. but the games...
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    Question New laptop panel goes black with Nvidia drivers

    Long story short, I got a new panel to replace my laptop's current one. Same brand and everything. When I turn the computer On the screen starts normally, shows the MSI logo but as soon as it boots to windows the screen just goes black. Did a fresh drivers install with DDU on safe mode (the...
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    Question Can my laptop run Elgato Capture Card HD60S

    Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz 1.80 GHz 8.00 GB installed RAM (7.87 GB usable) 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor Processor Graphics in use: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 Processor speed: 1800 MHz
  9. Question Perfect state SSD M.2 PCIe is overheating on my HP hp 15-db1103nm (8kp03ea)

    Hi all, I'm experiencing overheating with my Micron M.2 PCIe (MTFDHBA256TCK-1AS1AABHA), it's in the perfect state but it overheats. As soon as I start my laptop, it goes quickly to 60C. I've: reinstalled Windows, updated all the available drivers suggested by HP re-inserted the SSD tried...
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    Solved! Confused by Laptop specs while looking to buy laptops.

    Hi there. Been hunting for a laptop to replace an HP Pavilion that has lasted me 8 years (I'm hoping to fix it and use it as a backup, but the old girl is definitely ready for pasture), and have been thrown into the incredibly confusing world of Laptop chips and Brand warfare. Is an Intel...
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    Question My computer does not recognize RAM (Asus notebook X456UAK)

    I have an Asus notebook X456UAK with integrated 4G ram, a free DDR4 slot and windows 10 The K in the model of my pc changes some things among them that its slot for RAM is DDR4 and not DDR3 as it would be in the model X456UA and according to the crucial page my laptop can support in the slot, a...
  12. Thomasjalmer

    Question HP 15-BW025NO

    I have a problem. My laptop is bootlooping but everytime i try to get into bios or anything else it just says F10...BIOS setup Optioms
  13. Carlos Guedes

    Question Laptop kapton tape removal

    Is it safe to remove the kapton tape and them put it back in from CPU and GPU? Some of the old thermal paste which dried got stuck under the tape should I remove that thermal paste from underneath or it won't affect performance?
  14. Leannedozier

    Question Help

    Hi everyone, About a year ago I pulled my charger out of my laptop sideways & broke the charging port. It still charges, but only if it is closed. When i called HP they said it would be more than$300 to replace it because they would replace the motherboard & all other parts. Can I do it...
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    Question Stuck between two laptops for Computer Engineering student

    I am starting at a university in August studying computer engineering. Right now I am thinking about buying an HP Envy x360 13" or an HP Spectre x360 13" because 1: they're both 2-in-1s which I would prefer since I tend to switch between writing and typing notes and 2: they both have 16GBs of...
  16. Luieka224

    Question HDMI to VGA Adapter Not Working

    Hi everyone! I have an HDMI to VGA adapter that does not seem to work on my laptop. I am sure that it is not just a cable but an adapter. I have used this adapter several months ago with the laptop connected to an external monitor. After 4 months of not using it, I tried to connect it and the...
  17. juliver

    Question reformat laptop with windows 10 OS remove installed Linux OS

    I have laptop Acer e15 that I bought, the first owner installed Linux Ubuntu 20.4 LTS, now I want to wipe out the Linux OS and install windows 10. I got a bootable usb with windows 10 OS (tested with other laptop) ready and entered the bios, restored the bios to default and activate Legacy and...
  18. J

    Question Laptop Battery Issue - MSI

    My laptop battery has died and my laptop wont start with the battery in. I have removed the battery from the laptop and tried booting straight from mains power. This resulted in it starting to boot up for a few seconds and then lost power again. I have tried a few different charging cables. I...
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    Question Really in need of advice here...

    Hey! I want to start off by saying I'm new here. It is out of pure desperation that I made this account as I need help with a rather annoying problem (?). I do have a bit of anxiety problem so I'm sorry if I come across as ranty. I'm new to gaming laptops! Probably a stupid move but about 16...
  20. harielking

    Question Dual Boot Details

    Hi all, I am using Asus tuf fx505gd model laptop. I want to dual boot Windows and Linux but I can't find any settings in bios. I am using Windows 10 pro now. My second question is my laptop came with HDD but I added m.2 sdd then I changed windows 10 home to windows 10 pro. but now I can't update...
  21. 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...
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    Question Laptop won't switch to battery power

    I have an Inspiron 7568. I recently had a water spill accident on the keyboard. The laptop immediately switched off. I then took out the back panel and removed the battery, hard disk, etc, and let the laptop air dry for a day. After that, the laptop turned on again and worked normally except for...
  23. PopCorn93

    Question HP pavilion15cb-027nl - hardware underperforming - <3rd percentile CPU & GPU

    Hi there, Unfortunately i cannot play any games on my laptop. The hardware parts are siginificantly underperforming. Hereby my configuration list, as copied from speccy: Summary Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 7700HQ @ 2.80GHz...
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    Question Screen tearing on boot like air has gotten through

    Hello,I will be brief, While laptop sits idle or shutdown for a while (~15-30mins or more at least) it causes a wierd screen tear(see in video) that lasts for a few seconds,usualy more than it takes to actualy boot,the thing is it dosent only happen on boot but after sleep as well,rebooting...
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    Question Can I repair this Lenovo 720s motherboard? Burned layer on board

    I’ve got this Ideapad 720s laptop to fix it has no power or charging so immediately after disassembly I found a cap that looked burned, and on the other side of the board a layer was found in this state. I believe this is the main power rail as it is on the battery input mosfets. When I plug...
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    Question A complicated issue with a crackling speaker - disabling it requires uninstalling RealTek drivers?

    Hello everyone! I want to thank everyone who takes the time to read through all of this! :P I own an Acer Aspire 792g. Some time ago I had an issue with a buzzing and then very loud crackling noise coming from the laptop, which I have finally been able to identify as a damaged speaker. The...
  27. WaZzif

    Question Laptop is Frame Dropping all the time

    Hi, I have an Asus Scar 2 with 6GB Gtx 1060 Intel Core i7 8750H 16 GB DDR4 ram 1TB HDD The problem is the laptop keeps dropping frames (80fps to 10fps). It's been happening from a year now but things are really out of the hand this time. I rarely get the chance to enjoy smooth gaming for a few...
  28. matthewt0581

    Question Laptop for Architecture Student

    Hi everyone. I'm new here and am looking for a laptop for my undergraduate degree at an architecture school this fall. These are the minimum recommendations from my college: 2.2 GHz or better (before Turbo Boost) Intel Core i7 processor 16 GB RAM 250 GB hard drive SSD Some programs I may...
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    Question upgrading an asus Rog Strix Scar II GL704VG ssd to 1 TB

    I bought a brand new GL704VG that came with 470 GB SSD wich isn't enough for me, i bought a new 1TB SSD that is M.2 ( don't worry i checked and my computer accepts B and M attachments ) and i don't know how to switch, i only have one SSD plug in my computer and I don't if and how I can transfer...
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    Question old asus k53sv won't boot after failed BIOS update

    So the previous bios version pre fail was 315 and the one i got from asus's page is v320 the direct successor. I saved it on a usb stick and followed the user manual instructions for that particular laptop, and the install was going as per normal until the screen went black and stayed that way...
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    Question My headset microphone picks up all sounds played through my headphones. No changes in windows sound settings help!

    This problem is driving me crazy! I have two Laptops and this happens on both of them! It also happens on my Razer headset and my Turtle Beach headset. I've tried every solution out there: -Unticking 'Listen to this device' -Disabling Stereo Mix -Uninstalling / Re-installing Realtek Sound...
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    Question Processor Change

    Hey, i have an Acer Predator laptop with a i7-6700 Processor. Is it possible to upgrade to a better CPU on this specific laptop with this processor? I was looking for a better I7
  33. Hard_to_Pronounce

    Question Keyboard keys detachable?

    Are key covers in Asus TUF fx705 detachable?
  34. Raghubar

    Question Sony vaio sve15137cnb display not coming after boot

    I have Sony vaio sve15137cnb laptop. Issue is, that display is not coming after boot. When booting after two minutes display is coming for 10 second and a message is coming your pc ran into problem and needs to restart. Also there is message video tdr failed. Then again it's gets restart. I have...
  35. hb06_

    Question Laptop for under £400 - What should I buy?

    Hi everyone. I'd just thought I'd post here for some buying advice for a new laptop which I need. My Chromebook is not gonna last too long now. I'm a Linux person, and run Kubuntu on my Chromebook, so I'm gonna be dual-booting Windows and Linux on this device, but primarily using Linux...
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    Question A weird dialogue box without anything written on it except an ok button appeared on my desktop after restarting my laptop

    Hi. So I recently bought this laptop. It's the ASUS TUF fx505dy. I badly needed microsoft office in this computer so I downloaded online. After installing and activating the ms office 365 pro plus, nothing much happened. I check for viruses and there were none. After some time, I restarted the...
  37. mark.j.ruggiero

    Question Suggestions for a lightweight/portable laptop that doesn't overheat?

    I know I'm asking for the world here. I currently have a Samsung Notebook 9 Pro (Model NP930MBE) and I like the laptop for the most part. But while I'm at home I have two monitors (VGA and HDMI), a USB charging pad, ethernet, and a USB headset all connected via a j5create docking station...
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    Question Asus laptop restarts several times and displays black screen for a short time before restarting

    the lapop was on the sleep mode and then my twin turned iton and found out it was updating windows so she restarted it and then it only requires a password in a blue box and when you enter pass it shows asus logo and that circling icon then it displays a black screen and a window frame flashes...
  39. ShravanM

    Question Laptop won't turn on

    I have a lenovo y520 working perfectly. Opened it up to clean the fans, and closed it with no tinkering. When I tried to switch it back on the laptop won't power up, there is a steady white light on the left side of the keyboard. I have to hard shut down it if I want to stop that light by...
  40. LeoLuca

    Question Keyboard Problem Asus Laptop - Keyboard Idles Until USB Event

    I have a ASUS GL503VM Laptop (ROG Strix) and it always has the following problem. I turn on the Laptop, Log in, and after the keyboard does not receive input for a few seconds, it becomes unresponsive. None of the keys work. The keyboard becomes responsive again when any USB device is...
  41. cesc4

    Question Looking for a laptop housing.

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone knows where i can find the bezel and bottom cover for my laptop ? or know if i can have the parts custom made ? the bezel, back screen cover, bottom cover and side cover have all taken hits over the last few months and its starting to fall part hardware and...
  42. Nixie_Naxie

    Question ASUS Tuf Gaming Not working?

    So I had accidentally turned off my laptop during a BIOS update. Since then I have not been able to activity get it to work. No screen shows up aswell as my keyboard lights up red. I do not hear the fans turning on either. When I shut the laptop the red lights on my keyboard don't show up...
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    Question Is the VivoBook S15 good?

    Hello! I recently bought an ASUS VivoBook S15 S532FA-BQ056T, Intel Core i5-8265U - 3.9GHz, 15.6" Full HD, 8GB, SSD 512GB, Intel UHD Graphics 620 and I'm pretty sure it can get me through all my daily tasks pretty good but one thing i'm curious, given the fact that it has an integrated graphics...
  44. Loreeeh_

    Question How to use broken laptop as a second monitor

    Pc: Lenovo z50-70 Issue: Screen always white, with gray vertical lines, even BIOS. Thank you for your time.
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    Question Laptop outputs high pitch noise through headphones when not on charge

    Hello, This has been a problem for a little while but I'm getting fed up with it now. The problem is that when I plug in my headphones to my laptop, a high pitch noise sounds comes out of my headphones at quite a low volume. This sounds mostly occurs when playing music or listening to any...
  46. sketchameeny

    Question SOME keys not working after laptop keyboard replacement

    HP Probook 455 G3 Various keys on the board weren’t working so I replaced the integrated keyboard entirely. With a brand new keyboard, the same keys still don’t work, though as before SOME do. I have updated and reinstalled the keyboard drivers AND the synaptics driver to no avail. The...
  47. battlesqui_d

    Question ASUS Q504U on, but with black screen

    Hello there! I have an ASUS Q504U that displays a black screen. The laptop turns on, but it doesn't seem to boot. When I turn it on, the caps lock key is on indefinitely, and the charging light blinks green (blinks twice with a second in between blinks at an interval of 3-4 seconds). The fan is...
  48. OrdinarySteve

    Question Nvidia gt740m problem. HELP!

    Hi everyone , im going to immediately apologize because my english is bad hahaha. So here is my problem , i have sony vaio laptop with gt740m and intel hd4000 , and everytime i run games the intel hd4000 always take place,The game always run using my intel hd 4000. Ive checked in my device...
  49. msegmx

    Question Click sounds when power supply connected

    When the power supply is connected (charging) my 6-year-old (Samsung) laptop makes clicking sounds (one per second), but only from time to time. Every half hour or hour for 2-3 minutes it makes click-click-click noises. The sound comes from the corner where the power cable goes in (the laptop's...
  50. A

    Question VAIO is not having best days...

    Hello guys, recently new to this forum but I have come across this place from time to time in regards to computer/phone issues so I figured maybe here I can get some advice. I currently use a VIAO PCG-61A14L that hasn't seen better ideas. I've had it for almost a decade and decided to give in...
  51. B

    Question How to clean a keyboard when the keys are sticky?

    So ive spilled a little soda near me space bar and now it's sticky. the computer itself was not harmed, but i want to clean the spacebar without disassembling my machine and making it worse.
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    Question Asus laptop display doesn't work after replacement

    I broke the screen on my Asus Q324UA laptop, so I ordered a replacement display assembly and installed the new screen, but it doesn't work. I get a black screen no matter if I have the old or the new screen installed, which leads me to believe that maybe I nicked a cable somewhere during the...
  53. D

    Question My laptop is charging but not turning on (fans not turning)

    Hello, some days ago i was cleaning my laptop for selling it. I disassembled some parts for this and i assemble it back. But when i was trying to start it, it was switching on and off several times. And when i tryed to get into the BIOS, i had only black screen but the fans was turning. I opened...
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    Question Use an external hard drive as my personal computer?

    Hey guys, I have a 2018 MacBook Air, Retina, 256GB. Sucks, because of the butterfly keyboard, and the CPU is notoriously slow, too. Here's the question, what do you guys think of the following? I want to sell my current Macbook and get a 1TB external hard drive instead, where I can keep all of...
  55. WanderingGuru

    Question Condenser mic into laptop not working.

    Audio Technica AT 2020 to Neewer NW-100 does not register at all. I have xlr to the phantom power, xlr to 3.5mm stereo out of the phantom power, and 3.5mm stereo into the combo jack of my laptop. there is no audio input detected by the computer. I have no clue what is wrong, please help I know...
  56. R

    Question Windows 10 Pro & Home versions & Motherboard change

    My laptop is an HP DV6T-7300. My motherboard had a faulty HDMI port so I bought a 2nd hand replacement from ebay. I swapped out the motherboards and got an "activate windows" message. After doing a bit of digging I put the old motherboard back, setup an MS account and attached my license to...
  57. mauville.suave

    Question Is this laptop good enough to run this VR?

    Hello there, I am looking for information on whether this LAPTOP can run this VR HEADSET The laptop specs are as follows: 2.0GHz AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor 8GB DDR4 RAM AMD Radeon RX 560X graphics card with 4GB of dedicated video memory 1 x HDMI 2.0 port The VR headset recommended specs are...
  58. 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...
  59. ftothn

    Solved! Toshiba satellite L850-1P2 laptop boot problem

    Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite L850-1P2 laptop. I broke the screen accidentally and I sent it to a laptop service. After I got my computer I turned it on and my screen was black and there was a little white line on the left top of the screen. The screen sometimes turs completely black, and...
  60. scyron

    Question Asus ZenBook Flip 15 suddenly died (UX562)

    Hello guys! I hope you are all doing well 😊 I need your help cause my laptop died suddenly this week while I was teleworking. It's a good one I bought 1 year ago for photography and video editing: -The AC cable was pluged in and...