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ASUS UX50V-RX05 Troubleshooting
Faulty Optic Drive
The device is not reading CDs properly, or the device is not ejecting a disc.
Faulty Optic Drive
One possible reason why your device is not properly reading CDs or ejecting discs may be because the Optic Drive is faulty. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing the Optic Drive.
One of the keys on your keyboard is not functioning properly.
One possible reason for why your key may not be working is needing to clean your keyboard. Before attempting to replace the key, clean your keyboard thoroughly, and if the key is still not working, then you may need to replace the key.
Broken/Defective Key Replacement
If one of the keys on your ASUS UX50V-RX05 is not functioning properly, you may need to replace the key or the hinges on the key. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing the keyboard.
It Takes a Long Time for the Device to Turn on
Your device is running very slowly and taking a long time to complete simple tasks.
If your computer is taking longer than usual to turn on, your device may have contracted a virus. In order to resolve this, run a malware scan.
If your computer is taking longer than usual to turn on, close programs, or load programs, then your Hard-drive may need to be replaced. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing the Hard-drive.
If replacing the Hard-drive is not the solution to the problems, then you may need to replace your device's motherboard. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing the Motherboard.
Battery Dies Quickly
Your battery seems to die within minutes of unplugging it from its charger.
Battery Needs to be Replaced
If the battery life on your computer has become shortened over time, you may need to replace the battery. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing your device's battery.
Speed Slows the Longer the Computer has been Running
The computer runs normally when first turned on, but the longer it's used, the slower it gets. Sometimes you see a blue screen error, and sometimes the device will shut off without warning.
If your computer is running slowly, you may need to shut the device down in order to allow for extraneous programs to shut down and allow for system updates to be installed.
If your device is functioning more slowly throughout the day, is randomly shutting off, experiencing blue screen errors, corrupting files, or failing at installing software, then you are likely experiencing a RAM failure, and your device's RAM may need to be replaced.
Screen Not Turning On
Your device is making noises and lighting up as if it's working, but the screen is not turning on.
If the screen on your device is not turning on, you may need to remove the battery of your device, wait a minute, then replace the battery. Here you will find a guide detailing the process for replacing the battery.
If the screen on your device is not turning on, or if there are parts of your screen that are cracked, you may need to replace the screen.
Audio Not Working Properly
You have trouble listening to audio on your computer.
If your audio is distorted when only using the laptop's speakers, then you may have faulty drivers. Go to this page, click on OS and choose your system, then go to audio and download the file. Go to Control Panel -> Device Manager -> Sound Controllers. Click on your sound card and click “Update driver.” Select your updated driver, then restart the computer.
Loose Headphone Jack
First, you need to identify if your audio is working through both your speakers and your headphone jack. If the audio is only distorted while listening via headphones, the audio jack or the headphones themselves may be faulty. Audio that cuts in and out is often a sign of a loose audio jack, so make sure the audio jack is fully inserted in the computer.