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Hi all the tech pros of reddit!
I have a laptop running windows 11 - but the brightness will not change at all even if I adjust the brightness slider and use the Fn keys to adjust brightness. The slider works but the actual brightness doesnt change.
I've updated all the display drivers, tried uninstalling and enabling the device adapter itself. Power mode is on high performance. All latest windows updates are installed. Tried changing the intel graphics driver to the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter - still doesn't work. Tried running terminal command Scan for Fixes - nothing!
Any advice would be welcome and I've crawled all over the internet so clearly I am doing something wrong. Many thanks and would really appreciate some help.
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400 CPU @ 2.90GHz 2.90 GHz
GPU: Nvidia 1660 Ti (Laptop/Mobile)
System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
This is a little bit frustrating atm. I know how to google a problem and 99.99% of the time it solves itself. But this is weird one. A feature you all know in windows called windows snapping is being persistent after turned off in settings. If anyone has a clue on whats going on it would help a lot.
Last night my windows 11 got corrupted, my pc was automatically going to bios, so i tried to install windows on my SSD, yet it didn't since it didn't have enough space, just 6.9gbs, so i tried to format it, but it didn't work, tried to clean it through diskpart, it shows me that it got cleaned successfully, yet when i checked, nothing really happened, so right now I'm unable to do anything, so what should i do at this point?
hello my laptop keeps constantly restarting on a black screen First it turns on and says "updates are underway please keep your computer on" then goes to another screen claiming "restarting" and turns off to do it all over again (I can also move my mouse during this) What should I do?
Having issues with freezing need help.
Hi guys, I’m having issues with my computer screen freezing and this freeze is a complete freeze I can’t even go in and manually restart my computer with the windows option, I have to hard boot. This issue has been going on for probably a week now but has gotten gradually worse it seems. I would leave my computer on and come home from work and sometimes my whole screen would be frozen I would then restart and it would go back to normal. But today it’s like almost an immediate freeze once I open anything.
Currently I’m running a memory system check via the memory diagnostic tool.
But a week or two ago I updated my Nvidia GPU driver and if I had to guess that’s when this all started but I’m not quite sure if this is the issue. I did see an post about some people having issues with the new driver update causing freezing but I’m not sure if I’m having this exact issue.
What else do I need to check?
OS: Windows 11 Home
MOBO: ASUS TUF GAMING X570 PLUS WI-FI/BT CPU: RYZEN 9 5900x GPU: NVIDEA 3080ti RAM: 64gb DDR4 RAM STORAGE: 2TB SSD/4TB HDD COOLING: CORSAIR TH360 360MM AIO
Hi, having trouble with windows for like the last month or so where I would try to install the windows update but, once I did that, the update couldnt complete and it would "undo the changes". I have tried the SFC /scannow stuff as well as the DISM restorehealth stuff but nothing worked. Ive attached the updates needed as well as my OS build, any help would be apprectiated, thanks!
For the past couple of weeks my PC has said it needs an update but whenever I restart or shut down it just doesn't update: it just simply restarts like normal. I have a pretty beefy system (Ryzen 7 5800x, 6800xt, x570 board) but I'm not very good at troubleshooting software issues so any help would be much appreciated.
My computer keeps having that Lenovo loading screen and saying "updates are underway, don't turn off the computer" and "restarting" but after hours it still isn't turning on. I've tried lots of solutions but none of them seem to be doing anything. I have some stuff I'd like to get to on there so any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
I have tried shutting off and trying again, holding shift key. Not sure specifications but Windows 11
Hey guys so i recently upgraded my computer, I got a whole new rig and sold the old one. I ripped the product key out of it from registry and used it to install windows on my new computer, however when prompted to use a microsoft account I had used a different one than I had on my other computer because my old computer had an email I no longer had access to. Now on my new computer it is saying windows is not activated, I wanted to know if there was any way to fix this, im not sure what to do since I dont have my old computer. I do still have the original product key but am not sure if windows was tied to this key or my microsoft account, since windows is not activated however I would assume that its linked to the account rather than the key itself. I really am not sure what to do here but anyone have any ideas how to get windows 10 activated on my new rig?
my account is fcking locked. when i try to go to troubleshoot-command it asks for my password, doesnt work either.
hey there im getting frustrated by this so much im 1 step of wiping c:\
so everything works fine untill today when i decide to take a nap for 2h and when i wake up and i go in startbar to search discord its no where... i search for steam nothing .... i search another app nothing
they are installed but nothing is showing up here i search on youtube how to fix i did a lot of scans and things in cmd but nothing worked no errors found what happened in 1 movie all my apps not showing no more
example steam search : https://gyazo.com/6427ba90dfaeb71d1b7a65f3a7729390
i could not find discord for example and after i reinstalled it it appears now ... i cant belive i have to do this for everything i have on pc to fix this
As the title says, my computer audio is suddenly distorted, it sounds deeper than it's supposed to and this happened overnight, I have no idea what happened but it's messing me up, if anyone can tell me what happening and how to fix it, I'll be happy.
hello i had to reinstall windows because of a drive corruption so i reinstall windows 11 and tried to activate and i get the error 0x87e10bc6
Sims 4 help! Clearing storage
Help! Windows laptop
So I’ve been trying to update my game and it keeps saying I don’t have enough disk space. I’ve deleted things, deleted all cc and mods and still not enough storage space. How can I fix this?
i plugged my hard drive into my laptop and the screen went completely black, i force shut it down and since then the screen won’t show anything. i think the laptop is still turning on, the fans go and sometimes the red face id login lights blink, and i assume they let me log in, but the screen shows nothing. the power button sometimes flashes red for a couple of seconds, and occasionally the login screen will flash, but only for a second. I managed to get it connected to an external monitor and there is still no display. i can’t call dell support until tomorrow so any help would be greatly appreciated :)
Since yesterday i cant open any apps on my Windows 10 Pc nor can I restart or turn off my pc except if I pull the plug in the back of my my pc Please Help me!!!
I got a BSOD for drivers and ran the system driver verifier. Now on restart the PC crashes and runs automatic repair tool.
The issue is my password is not being accepted as the admin.
How do I fix this?
When I try to talk with my microphone, I can't get others to hear it. So i began to experiment and found that both my input and output display my pc audio. I dont know how to fix it.(Version 23H2)
Hi guys!I use ASUS TUF Gaming A17 FA706II.316 on Windows 11 Home Version 23H2.My notifications are mostly silenced, however, if I try to turn off Do Not Disturb, the icon turns into a little empty square instead of a bell, as in the screenshots.
I have tried restarting a few times, did not seem to do the trick. Windows has also gone through a few updates since I first noticed this issue, but nothing seemed to fix it. It does not affect the functionality of my laptop. Any clue on how to fix it?
Also, I'm not much of a Redditor, so I'm sorry if I did not do this correctly :)
I tried to get rid of the activate windows watermark but screwed up somehow and now I can't open anything and the windows bar is gone, what do I do?!?!
Strangest thing, I've had my PC setup to automatically login after restart for over a year. It recently stopped working and I realized after a restart, there are now 2 options to choose: 1 is my Microsoft account, like it should be, the other is what I think used to be a local account. But I can't find a second account, other user or family member anywhere. And the second option only appears on a restart. If I log out and try to log back in there is only the Microsoft account option. What is going on? I want to delete the second option so it will start logging in automatically again but can't figure it out. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
So i have a Surface Pro 7 that came with W10 and now using W11,
If i were to install a different OS like a distro of Linux, can i just flash the same Windows 10 OS i had back onto it and not need a product key?
And if so, can i keep on doing that or is there a limit?
I'm trying to use the 'winget' command but it says it's not recognised. I've tried to install the 'app installer' from the store but it doesn't exist. I cannot find it on the store, I cannot install it without the store because use certain restricted capabilities.
NOTHING I can find online helps in anyway.
HOW ON EARTH DO I TO FIX THIS