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It was hard disk issue. That hard disk was about to die. Whenever i started the PC, it just doesn't turn on the hard disk, as it was not getting the power. So i was seeing this message but when i turn it back on with power button, sometime it gets the power and make hard drive work. Though it was taking 7/8 times and sometime even more to get harddisk to ...


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The supported Corsair RAM types for your motherboard in 1333 MHz are: Type Part No. Size CORSAIR TW3X4G1333C9A 4GB ( 2x 2GB ) CORSAIR CMX8GX3M2A1333C9(XMP) 8GB ( 2x 4GB ) CORSAIR CMX8GX3M4A1333C9 8GB ( 4x 2GB ) If I remember right, You can check the Part No. of your RAM with CPU-Z in the 'SPD' tab Also make ...


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There's no way to prove this, but it seems like your monitor should be a prime suspect. I've had a monitor kill a graphic card before, and it was a very similar situation: nothing in the logs, components all checked out, and my whole rig on a surge protector. I had another card fail in less than 3 months, and when I replaced it the next time, I got two ...


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Sudden power downs are usually because of the power source protection triggering - it detects that at least one output voltage is out of bounds and shuts down to protect the pc. That indicates a faulty or overloaded power supply. If it also does it when idle, I would go with faulty. If you can, check with a known good power supply, powerfull enough to ...


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The Logitech M570 is an excellent pointing device, but there seem to be inconsistencies in the production and some quality control issues. If the button is releasing without you releasing it, that is a hardware issue (the button switch inside is most likely not working to spec). Your best recourse is to contact Logitech and see if they are willing to help ...


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I had the exact same problem as posted above. I tried pressing the power button with no battery, 10 times, 30 seconds etc but no luck. I then removed the DVD drive (still no luck) and then finally the hard drive, and that kind of worked.. It's booting now, but without HDD. If I insert that, it's back to "not powering on". I'll try replacing the HDD - ...


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So I flashed the bios by booting from a sd card in the memory card slot. It still doesn't see hard drive in the bios, and I've verified that the hard drive is working properly, so my conclusion is that the hard drive controller, or the internal sata connector are bad. However, ubuntu can be installed on an sd card, so that'll be the solution to keep using ...


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Since this is a relatively recent device, it doesn’t have legacy BIOS but UEFI firmware. Unfortunately, UEFI is extremely complex and prone to the strangest errors. For example, a few years ago, Samsung shipped some notebooks which could be bricked by writing too much data into an NVRAM variable, see here and here: [...] There's code in the kernel to ...


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It is able if you used specific software to flash BIOS, but it doesn't occur if you not use them. From a little search, it doesn't seem other people having this problem. Check if you broke the key. If you are using EFI, you should use the advanced options in windows to go to firmware options.


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That state is most probably Hibernation and it informs the BIOS it will resume on next boot (or do a Warm Boot) and not a full startup, which is also known as a Cold Boot


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General answer is this: if you have UPS, then you should not have a surge in the system, and consequently no damage to system from brief power outage. My experience tells me that electronic and/or electric devices (that is: basically anything pluggable to power outlet) do not like fast off-on sequence, especially repeated. That's why you should always wait ...


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I have an MSI board that was exhibiting the same symptoms. I re-seated the RAM modules and it starting working again. If re-seating doesn't work, then it may be a problem/failure on one or more of the RAM modules.


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I had a similar problem (CPU knocked over). Would not boot, squawked loudly, no display. Took it to Best Buy, the guy did the following: Open case. Push power button WITHOUT plugging in. The fan spins! Remove RAM. Plug in. Feather the power supply rapidly for thirty seconds. Replace RAM. Power up. Machine boots! He said a physical shock can ...


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You should open the case and take a look to see if any heatsink or part detached and fell on a board (mainboard or GPU) - that is where the damage can happen. CPU heatsinks are heavy and some of the lower-end ones don't use reliable mounting mechanisms - the high-end ones have a backplate behind the mainboard in which they screw in the mounting poles ...


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The most likely scenario is that you unseated a card (usually video because of their size and the type and orientation of connector) or even a loosened cable/connector. This happens all the time in transit (though not as much as it used to) We used to call dropping the case a short distance (~5-10cm) a "technical tap" and it often fixed the problem without ...


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Just pop the hood and take a close look for any visual damage. If you kicked your PC in the middle of the side panel it is possible, that you damaged your GPU. It wouldn't take much force to crack PCB by kicking the heatpipe(s). Also you could've broken the GPU's PCI socket. The same can happen with the CPU and its socket, if you have a bulky and tall ...


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Damage probabilities by component: Probability of damage to either HDD: Med (increases if disks were being read/written at impact) Probability of damage to SSD: Low Probability of damage to GPU: Low (if properly secured) Probability of damage to RAM: Very Low Things that move are what you want to be concerned with. Check your fans (specifically their ...


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Go to: Control Panel Device Manager Battery disable Microsoft AC Adapter and Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery After you do this, you will see that the battery notification thing on the bottom right of the screen goes away.


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just visit Microsoft official website and run the diagnostic. It will definitely work Which will does you the job.From the official website What it fixes When you install a hardware device, it is not detected Determine if your audio device is plugged in Driver updates aren't automatically installed by Windows Update You receive one of the following ...


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As read the mentioned question on superuser and also on other sources: It is easy to test for a bad slot, just take one module at time and try it in each slot. What you need to do is test every memory modules in every slot. If you repeatedly get errors on one slot with every module, but not on the other slot(s), then you would have a very strong ...


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Your display is not well configured. I tried the steps, too, and can't display on the external monitor. That's why I tried to reinstall the graphics card (Nvidia 6150), with WDDM variant. After installing, Windows asked me to restart; I restarted and the issue was solved: the display is back.


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It's possible there was some collateral damage to the ram, but the only way to find out is to test it. I would download memtest 86, put the old laptops ram in the new machine and then run it to make sure there are no issues. that being said, I've salvaged a lot of ram without issues. If overheating was really the the problem with the original laptop, I ...


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I have already run the test and it says there are no errors but is there any data that could be useful to finding out if there is an issue? Well, if you ran the tests and there are no issues, then you have no issues and there is nothing more you should do. So congratulations! Your RAM checks out fine. If you are still concerned there is a RAM issue ...


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Hard drives are designed to safely park their heads on power failure, but recently written data may be lost. Modern hard drives are designed to use the rotational energy in the spindle to quickly park the heads on a power failure. This is rougher than a graceful shutdown as you can typically hear the hard drive click relatively hard on a hard shutdown. As ...


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The read/write heads of a mechanical hard drive float on a cushion of air only nanometers above the surface of the platters. In modern drives there is one head for each magnetic platter surface on the spindle, mounted on a common arm. An actuator arm moves the heads on an arc (roughly radially) across the platters as they spin, allowing each head to access ...


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Hard drives today are very robust. Removing power from them should not result in damaged hard drives. However, it is very possible that if data isnt flushed from the OS or hard drive buffers, that data can be lost.



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