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Hardware failure refers to the act of a piece of physical hardware failing to meet its designed standards during operation.

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Is an intermittently beeping HDD normal? [on hold]

I recently bought a 3TB Toshiba DT01ACA300 HDD from Amazon. All I've done so far is connect the drive and initialise it, but in the few months it's been connected to my computer I've noticed that it ...
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Adding 4TB harddrive to existing Windows PC [on hold]

Ok, so I have an existing Windows 10, 64 bit PC, running off a 60 GB SSD. I also have a "standard" Internal 1 TB Harddrive, (Western Digital). Both drives are connected via SATA cables. Lately, I'...
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Several machines randomly hang with Ubuntu 14.04

At work, I bought 40 panel-PC's (these: http://www.advantech.com/products/5a93b96b-91d6-4a66-b738-db5c65a85a38/utc-510d/mod_121eb06c-38fb-406a-9da3-9433caefd38f), and had someone to build a wooden ...
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What to do after spilled beer upon laptop computer, and turned off only 2 days after? [closed]

I spilled out beer over my laptop, on the morning, someone left near it. I just got aware that beer spilled over the computer after it had shut down instantly. I first thought it was because of ...
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Hardware Issue: GPU Artefacts on screen

After last time I cleaned my GPU (R9 290) and putted a heatsink on it started experiencing artefacts. Here are test results: UEFI BIOS - Works fine. Linux - Crazy artefacts all over screen. Windows ...
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RAM is dying. Could the power supply be the cause?

I was playing on my old PC when the Blue screen happened and my PC restarted. After that it froze and there was no way to recover it except to force it to shut down. My screen didn't show anything ...
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How to fix nonresponsive iLO 2 on an aftermarket DL 380 G6?

I recently purchased an HP DL380 G6 for homelab-esque usage, and I've found a few issues that I think are all caused by a nonresponsive iLO 2: POST takes several (e.g. 5) minutes, longer than would ...
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Audio device is disapeared from my laptop from any OS

I have a Asus KSeries laptop and today I have faced this issue that audio device is disapeared from the list of pci devices and is not available any more, even it is not avaiable inside other ...
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“The volume does not contain a recognized file system” on C: Drive, Can I Recover Data?

Last night my desktop started to slow down and I shut it down; the machine runs Windows 10 and I believe it was attempting an update as I've noticed similar performance issues like that when Windows ...
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll correctly ONLY on my pc

My mouse wheel has started doing that thing where it scrolls up a few times if I'm scrolling down. Here's my mouse settings (Windows 10 Settings window AND Control Panel mouse properties). Its a ...
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My PC displays a black screen on boot

I was just in the middle of gaming when both my screens went grey and then all sound stopped. I left it a few minutes before shutting my PC down by holding the power button, then left it again for a ...
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Unable to isolate hardware issue

I am having trouble with my gaming PC, I can turn it on and the CPU fan spins, MOBO Lights are on but it never reaches the BIOS boot screen and my monitors and peripherals get no power. I have been ...
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New build starts up but no display

I've recently assembled the following new build: 8600k i5 1151 intel 1080gtx jet stream Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming 16GB patriot Ram CX750 corsair PSU Masterliquid ML240L The motherboard/fans and ...
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Repeated hardware failures

I got the following situation: In less than 2 weeks, three PCs of mine failed, 2 of which are industrial-grade workstations. All of them failed while awakening from standby (not hibernation), one ...
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Trying to find out software/hardware failure

I am having random computer problems since about a year ago, which I am not able to detect to fix it. I don't know if it's a hardware or software problem. Let's start 1 month ago, when I decided to (...

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