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Questions tagged [power]

Electrical power is essential to the operation of any computer and any of its components or peripherals.

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My laptop charger blew a fuse in it, should I just short it?

Soo, I recently had a voltage surge at my house, and a couple of my chargers blew up. My laptop's charger was one of them. Upon opening I found out that only a fuse labelled T3.15A/ 250V had burned. ...
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Fried up PSU still working but no display? [on hold]

some days ago due to some electrical problem I got my PSU fried up I opened it and there were two big capacitors open from the top and when the power cable is connected PSU fan and other components ...
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Is it possible that AC mains (UK ~230V 50hz) could cause micro stutters under load in modern PC's on potentially noisy home sockets? [closed]

I am experiencing machine stutters on my PC, after changing every single component 3+ times (every component, yes) and reinstalled operating system over multiple different disks. Yet, they still ...
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How can I reduce power draw while suspended?

My new XPS 13 has pretty poor battery life while suspended. I've had to switch to hibernating. Is there any way to tweak bios or something to reduce suspended power draw? It has Fedora installed, ...
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Fully Modular Power Supply Replacement

When it comes to replacing a fully modular power supply, does anyone know if its a good idea to unplug the cables that go into the supply and plug them back into the new one? Instead of having to ...
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How can I check why my Windows 10 based computer is switching off during the night?

My Windows 10 computer keeps on randomly shutting down during the night. This is especially annoying since I am running some important computations on it during the night hours for my project and I ...
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Monitor doesn't work for a while after removing power cord

If the light goes down or the cable cord is removed it can't power on again. I always have to unplug it for a whole night or day and plug it again, and then it works. What I tried: - Different power ...
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Laptop Battery and Charger potentially broken?

This is about my roughly 4 years old Asus N551JK, in case it matters. Whenever the laptop is under heavy load (android studio running, for instance) the battery is acting really weird. It constantly ...
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Asus T100t Transformers that will not boot up

I own a couple Asus T100t Transformers that will no longer start. Ive replaced batteries, tried other tricks found on various forums, Such as holding the power & home buttons down together. Also ...
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How can data be lost on an SSD drive? [closed]

I've seen several reviews stating that an SSD drive is ten times as fast as an HDD and is much more reliable in terms of data loss because hard drives have heads that can scratch the disks while SDDs ...
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Mid 2013 MacBook Pro won't turn on and charger blinks green/orange light

My mid 2013 MacBook Pro (with removable battery) has stopped turning on and when I plug the charger in the green light is very dim/flickering. When I attempt to power on the laptop the charge ...
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Can phones/tablets avoid charging from USB power?

I know that some laptops (e.g. Lenovo ThinkPad) have user-controllable software to disable battery charging even when AC power is plugged in. This feature takes precedence. When a typical mobile ...
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Shutdown-on-LAN capability

There is a technology, called WOL. Is the an opposite? Is it possible to shutdown a computer via LAN? I would expect small embedded linux in a NIC which was capable to long-press power off button. ...
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Who is powering Wake-On-LAN capable card?

Who is powering Wake-On-LAN capable card? Is this PSU? If it is then, where are these wires on PSU, where I can take powed in power off mode? The focus is on details of power source. There is no ...
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CPU Does not run at full speed

I've been experiencing a problem with my processor's speed lately. The CPU is running 797MHz, instead of it's full performance. In the past, it's been running well, until yesterday when it suddenly ...

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