Questions tagged [repair]

Repairing is the process of fixing any sort of problem that arises out of a situation. It usually refers to mechanical or electrical systems as well as any other type of computer or physical infrastructure system.

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threadlocker destroyed laptop screw holes

Not long ago I decided to use some loctite 222 on the bottom screws of my laptop to keep them from falling out. This was supposed to be a low-strength threadlocker, but yesterday when I tried to open ...
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Search bar in Windows 10 plain doesn't work (and other assorted functions)

No, this issue didn't appear after an update. The search function features are also still there, they just don't start. I know reinstalling Windows fixes most things, I just wanted a second opinion on ...
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Unable to repair USB flash drive in Windows

When I tried to create a Windows To Go with Rufus, the process failed and my flash drive is in a weird state: The drive will freeze any "disk reading" operations, including: Diskpart (list ...
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Repair corrupt or truncated mp4 on linux

Here is what i did : $mediainfo v.mp4 General Complete name : v.mp4 File size : 1.66 MiB $MP4Box -info v.mp4 [iso file] Unknown top-level box ...
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How to repair a flat RJ45 cable and connector?

My son installed a flat RJ45 cable with moulded connectors between two rooms in our house. However, the connector and cable at one end got torn off. Pulling a new cable is sadly not an option, so - ...
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Repair Jabra headset

This is/was my favorite phone headset for work. Just above the 3.5mm jack was damaged. I'd like to try and save them before spending more money. There are SO many fibers, but it looks like there is ...
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Chromebook to HDMI with horizontal jitter?

I have an Asus Chromebook mirrored to my TV via a USB-C to HDMI converter and a 10' HDMI cable, all bought in mid-2019. Recently the TV is failing to display, intermittently & increasingly. The ...
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Monitor has a stuck flickering image on the background, it persists through reboots, and it persists through different GPUs

This is very odd behavior I have never seen because it seems the monitor itself, has RAM that has burned in or capacitors keep a buffer up or something for hours, because I have removed all power and ...
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Did I just nuke my drive while doing a FAT32 to NTFS conversion?

I got a 2TB external HDD which was pre-formatted as FAT32. I had assumed exFat and did not bother to check until I ran into the 4GB limit error and realized it was FAT32. As a last stop, I ran a ...
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Untrunct (Docker) video repair failing to repair - only creates 28KB unplayable files

I am using Untrunct to repair video files through Docker. However, I am returning errors which I am not sure I understand. I have tried using multiple 'good' (fully working) video files of varying ...
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Repair Disk that is not showing up in diskpart

I have a new SSD NVME connected through USB. After a dd command (sudo dd if=/dev/nvme0n1 of=/dev/sdb bs=32M conv=sync,noerror status=progress) something went wrong. Now I can't see it through windows ...
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How long does it take Windows 7 to scan and repair an exFAT external drive that was incorrectly unplugged on a Mac?

It's been over 24 hours now and there is no progress bar to know what is going on. Cancel is greyed out and I'm afraid that force quitting will damage the drive. Context: Plugged in an almost full 4 ...
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Get a drive out of the read only mode

I got a problem with my new m2 ssd KINGSTON SA2000M8250G. I just installed it 2 weeks ago. Now out of nothing it stopped booting with the following output. Failed to flush random seed file: 5712F72E ...
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Is it possible to disable the battery entirely on my Lenovo laptop?

I have Lenovo 30-15IKB (Ideapad) laptop and my battery is internal. I want to disable the battery. I tried to disable it by pressing Fn + s + v but it doesn't work. I tried to do it from the BIOS but ...
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See Windows repairs

I have Win 7 64 and have had a few issues. Running sfc said a scheduled repair required a reboot. I rebooted and it configured updates even though I didn't run Windows Updates and have it disabled. ...
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Repair/reinstall a not loadable windows 7 and keeping info

In my old laptop i had windows7 updated, and i decided to replace the old haddrive by a SSD drive. With a linux gparted I moved the partition from physical disk to SSD. Booting from SSD windows is ...
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Entire UWP system not working on Windows 10

(I hope the title is correct. I'm no Windows UWP developer, but nothing works, so I guess their UWP system is gone here, but correct me if I'm wrong, please) So I messed up UWP..... Not sure how ...
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Does Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth change anything if there are no corrupt files?

I ran RestoreHealth instead of ScanHealth-CheckHealth accidentally and now it's taking a while to complete and i think stopping it now could cause some issues. Will this change anything in my windows? ...
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Sony Vaio not working after reassembly

So I have an old Sony SVE14A290X Vaio, and I have had it for a few years, recently the fan became way too loud, so I took off the laptop cover, cleaned the filter(which required me to take the ...
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How to mount an ISO onto a drive without using explorer or PowerShell?

I want to mount an ISO onto my drive, however I cannot get into the actual Operating System, it is stuck on Startup Repair. I have managed to get the ISO onto the drive using xcopy, however I cannot ...
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How to fix an Acer laptop that won't turn on?

When I plug the charger the orange light appear and after 2-3 seconds it turns blue. I guess it means that it's fully charged. Then I pushed the on button, blue light blinks and disappears in 1-2 ...
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How to replace an ASUS C523NA-IH24T Chromebook screen?

I have the ASUS C523NA-IH24T and I ordered a replacement screen from this place and I have received the screen and am trying to put it on. I have the cracked screen detached from the Chromebook base, ...
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Repair EFI/GPT Bootloader for virtual Windows 10

An interrupted system update caused the Windows 10 Pro on my virtual machine to get into a Diagnostic and Repair Mode loop and I am trying to fix. I need to access and use a certain program that is ...
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Where can I send my motherboard to get it fixed? [closed]

After doing the tests suggested here it seems that my Gigabyte AORUS X399 Gaming 7 is completely dead. However it has not be stressed at all from my user perspective: barely used it one year, but ...
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Installing 5.25'' optical drive in a peculiar case

I want to install a 5.25" optical drive in a Chieftec BT-02B. The manufacturer advertises the presence of a 5.25 inside the case, and there is a 'flap' for the disk tray at the front, so I'm ...
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Howto repair broken USB-C Power Delivery cable?

tl;dr: What are the requirements for a PD capable USB-C cable and plug? As the USB-C plug/jack of my Dell charger is mechanically broken, I want to replace it. So far, my naive attempt to simply ...
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USB 3.0 port on external hard drive is broken

The USB micro B port on my external hard drive — it’s a WD external hard drive and it’s data is encrypted — is broken. Pin 1: vbus Pin 2: d- Pin 3: d+ When I try to connect with PC it doesn’t ...
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Power cycling SSD drive

My Crucial M4 SSD stopped working after I had shutdown irresponsive MacBook Pro. I've connected the drive to a USB enclosure but it's not detected by OS (a lamp on enclosure keeps lighting red, ...
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Problems with repair /dev/disk0 (internal, physical). Invalid request (-69886)

How can I fix the error 69886. Also i got the error 22 in this context. Check the image at this post for the terminal screenshot.
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Cloned Windows 10 hangs in black screen with cursor

I cloned Windows 10 from a HDD Partiton into an SSD Partition. The SSD has 2 Partitions: one (1st) is Windows 7 (manually installed) and the other is the cloned Windows 10 from previous HDD. I created ...
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MS Excel keeps “repairing” my file by removing conditional formatting from SOME columns

I have multiple columns which need to color cells red, yellow, or green based upon the cell value. One column has ALWAYS worked just fine. When I tried to add the same type of conditional formatting ...
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Laptop won't charge - burnt DC Jack

I bought the MSI GS63VR 6RF 3 years ago or so and all of a sudden the laptop begin to stop charging unless I lifted the charger cable, directly at the port, in an upwards direction. I thought the ...
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My microSD to USB adapter isn't recognized by my computer anymore. It's probably corrupt or something. How can I repair it?

My micro USB adapter is most likely broken. It's no longer recognized as even existing by either my Linux laptop or my Linux desktop, eg. the file /dev/sda does not exist. How do I repair this device, ...
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Can an overheated flash drive be repaired and reformatted?

I accidentally left a 64G ext4 USB flash drive too close to the CPU air vents (sometimes 50-60°C (120-140°F)). Now, when I insert it, ubuntu 18.04 continually produces this message over and over in ...
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dismantling LCD screen base

I recently picked up this widescreen lcd for a good price except that the base is all gunked up where the parts meet. Before I can really call it mine I would like to take the parts apart and ...
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Attempting to DIY a broken USB Flash Drive (continued) [duplicate]

I posted yesterday about attempting a DIY to fix a snapped off USB Flash Drive. So far, I've identified where I will solder the wires (thank you Micheal) on the PCB. I would just like clarification ...
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Attempting to DIY solder repair a broken USB Flash Drive

I plan to solder the wiring from a cable with the USB end onto my USB flash drive. I'm just not sure where to solder the wires… This PCB is different from the DIY I've seen online.
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Trying to fix Windows 7 which will not start, with ultimate goal of upgrading to Windows 10. Do I have any options other than a clean install of 10?

I'm working with an HP Pavilion running Windows 7 Home Premium x64. The PC is remote; I'm in New England, the PC is my brother's and he's on the Gulf Coast. I've been trying to assist through ...
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Computer keeps on hanging

I am using Windows 10 64 bit with 8 GB RAM. My system is kind of in a hanged state after some time. The computer is still hanged,while typing this post(thats why unable to attach screenshot), the ...
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Cannot mark a partition logical on testdisk

My hard disk broke and I am trying to recover all the data I can from the largest of three partitions, but indeed also repair the disk so I can put some less important information in it. At the ...
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Laptop not booting after OS install

I installed Ubuntu on my Asus TP410u laptop but had to then revert to Windows 8.1. I made a boot drive for the Windows installer and ran it; everything worked fine, until I connected my mouse and the ...
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How to fix too sensitive key on a laptop? Workaround using Autohotkey?

Keyboard of my good old Dell Latitude D530 is very old and different keys start to be broken... the ] key close to Enter became super sensitive - it triggers even when I touch it only very very ...
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How to repair a Windows 10 installation without formatting?

I have Windows 10 installed in my PC and after several BSOD some people have suggested I format and reinstall it for the problem might be corrupted OS files. The problem is inconvenience and comfort. ...
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Recovering a JPEG image with broken sections

Some files were corrupted while being recovered from a disk drive, including portions of videos and images. They all seem to share the trait of having sections of data replaced with repeating bytes (...
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Will a laptop run well indefinitely as long as its components are updated when necessary? [closed]

I'd just like to know about what it takes to keep a laptop running and if it will be similar to new so long as it's components are updated.
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Partition map issues external WD SSD exfat drive, how can I re-add EFI partition?

Partition map issues external WD SSD exfat drive, how can I re-add EFI partition? this week , partial data disappeared on this external drive . Mac's first aid showed that the partition map had ...
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Corrupted windows and lost image file

My PC got attacked by a hets ransom virus. It corrupted my windows and encrypted all the files on my PC, including the original windows image file that came with the laptop. I now understand the ...
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Cant boot into Win7 anymore - RebuildBCD wont work - Startup repair wont recognize windows drive

When I try booting into my windows 7, there is a black screen saying that \Boot\BCD is missing or corrupt. What I did was get a Windows 7 iso onto a USB and when I boot that, the "Load Drives" cant ...
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How can I fix a pdf that can only be opened with mupdf?

I have a pdf file which can only be opened with mupdf (both desktop and mobile) I've tried opening the same file with evince, okular, foxit reader and with my kindle paperwhite 2018. I ultimately ...
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How to fix the Grub2 Menu to have a correct Dual Boot Windows-Linux?

I have Windows 10 and I previously had installed Zorin distro and worked fine. Then I deleted from Disk Management in Windows the previous partition where Zorin (Ubuntu-like distro) was installed and ...

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