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  1. ZeroThree

    Solved Asus laptop won't turn unless I plug in the power chord.

    I bought an Asus Zephyrus GX701GWR about a year ago, and its been wonderful until 3 days ago, when I unplugged it (while the battery showed as 100% charger) and the laptop just went dead. I tried to power it back on but I could not, unless I connected it to the AC adapter. Thing is, I just used...
  2. K

    Asus TUF Gaming FX504GM seems to be underperforming

    There was a time I could play Starcraft 2 on ultra and not worry about much, except for matches with lots of players (game engine limitation I've heard). Same with Batman Arkham City and other resource-intensive games. Now I'm having low FPS on starcraft on low with occasional hiccups, game...
  3. C

    ASUS ROG G56JK extremely long POST time, weird sounds from optical drive

    Hello ! My ASUS laptop developed a very strange and annoying problem for the last couple of months. When I start the laptop from a cold boot it takes a very long time ( raging between 5 to 15 mins ) to actually get to the Windows loading. I know when I first start to boot a pc it does it's...
  4. emilehmedlivevo

    Laptop boots up after a few tries

    Hi, my laptop is HP Probook 4730s, I have a problem that occurred by itself for about a month. I put the laptop in sleep mode, after hours when I try to open, laptop isn't opening. Screen stays black and fan starts spin fast after 3 seconds later. And I hold power button, laptop turns off, again...
  5. L

    Laptop not detecting any external microphone - Conexant

    Hi there, I'm posting for my partner. We have tried everything that we can find on google, to try and get her laptop to detect a microphone on a headset to be detected, but with no luck so far. It was working fine, then she had a fresh install of windows 10 done and now it just isn't detecting...
  6. K

    Solved internet works but games wont :pls help

    I recently bought a new laptop and installed some games they will start but won’t let me get into a match, it says it is a connection to server issue. I have a 100mb download and 5upload speed. It works very well on chrome and everything exept the game. I deleted norton becuase another forum...
  7. P

    Windows / Dedicated GPU help?

    Not sure if this is the place to ask, I have asked other reddits but no replies. I have a gaming laptop, now it is not using my 560x for gaming but rather the R7. I have tried going into graphical settings in windows and forcing an app to use the "High Powered GPU" but that is still labelled as...
  8. H


    Hey, so today I was updating my laptop drivers then my laptop just froze then I restarted it. When I restarted it I went into windows advance option then I just reset my computer. Then when I was resetting it then it was on the ASUS logo loading with the dots for a while. So, I shut it down and...
  9. U

    Solved I lost 100 fps in a night

    Hi everybody, first of all I have a MSI GE73vr 7RE laptop ( sh**box ) specs are : i7 -7700HQ, gtx 1060 and 16gb ( originally 8 ) ddr4 ram. So , long story short this laptop have been a good source of trouble since i buyed it 3 years ago, first i had to completely REMOVE the speakers they were...
  10. Valhalla12345

    Graphics Card high usage on some games.

    Hello! So few years before I got this great ASUS gaming laptop. I'll copy paste the info I gathered on what specs I have : Windows 10 x64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @2.30GHz 2.30GHz 16 GB RAM And the most important in this case- graphic cards : Intel(R) HD Graphics 530 NVIDIA GeForce GTX...
  11. AngryPopsicle

    Solved In-game stutter despite seemingly stable fps and more than decent components

    Hello everyone, First post here, let's get right to it! I bought a gaming laptop in the summer of last year: Asus TUF Gaming FX504 It recently started stuttering in all games and I'm not sure of what to do. Intel Core i7-8750H @2.20 GHz 6 cores 16 GB RAM (2x8) Integrated graphics: Intel UHD...
  12. miqi222

    Can’t start laptop.

    So I was updating my device drivers using an app on steam and had it automatically restart my computer. I was downloading a game while it restarted. When it restarted, there was a message saying that my computer will be restarted and gave me the error code : SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED...
  13. E

    My PC resolution changed for old games when I played a certain game

    Hello there, I'm new to the forum, but this seemed like the perfect place to get help for the problem I'm having since yesterday. This only happens with "old" games, not recent ones. For example, "Arcanum" is involved. So I have been playing games like Arcanum, Sacred Gold Editio and...
  14. B

    Lenovo Legion y530

    Hi i my y530 has an sdd in it with 500 gb but i would like to upgrade to a little more storage. There is one slot avalibe were i can put in a HDD but i dont know what kind of hdd is compatible with my system... Also what kind of price range is there for 1tb compared with 500gb hdd? Thanks in...
  15. S

    Solved HP Laptop unable to copy paste large amount of files

    Hi, i am unable to copy/ paste ‘large anounts of elements’ ( 1000+, using Windows Explorer ) using my HP laptop. I have a large music library ( about 13000 files/ songs ), and if i copy the entire ‘library folder’ and paste it somewhere else there is no problem ( the entire folder is...
  16. D

    Overheating—please help

    I have a Lenovo Y510P ideapad with an Intel Core i7-4700MQ, a GeForce GT 755, and a Intel HD Graphics 4600. This laptop has ran the games I want to play good for years. A couple months ago it suddenly started roaring every few seconds and freezing my game. I downloaded a program that tells me my...
  17. rubybug

    Solved Huge Mystery Folder taking up over 1/4 of my SSD

    I'm really unsure what to do about this and it's beginning to become a pain as I'm losing space on my drive. On my Lenovo Yoga 510, I have a huge folder labelled "Apple" taking up almost 70GB of my 200GB SSD, and when I open it I see no files while the properties of the folder say it has over...
  18. S

    Help with Laptop

    Hey guys, I've had this laptop for a little while and there's multiple programmes which when I open just show a small hotbar, anyone know how to fix this? Would be actually amazing to get solved. The picture shows how these programmes open and not able to get much more out of them.
  19. VangelisCipras

    Please someone help me if have time fast.

    Hello i have emergency situation going on now, i think some of my roommates or people that i am living with tried or managed to enter my Laptop with windows 7 operating system. Today i returned from 3 day holiday and when i tried to power up my laptop i realized that it was put on sleep and i...
  20. welmorfian

    My laptop shuts down after it falls below 40% to 30% Battery

    PC SPECS: HP Processor: Intel Core i3-5005U 2.00Ghz Ram: 4 GB System type :64x PROBLEM: This started happening not while ago.After falling below 35% PC started shutting down whit out any warning. After that it can't start up whiteout charger being plugged in. This resulted in huge loss of work...