Crash black screen on DirectX games in Windows 7
I'm fighting a recurring problem on the PC of my son for some time. I'm quite known in customized versions and have never had a problem persisting who me before perplexed.
There used to be an old Intel Q9650 system based on an ASUS P5B Deluxe/WiFi-AP mobo. 8 GB ram Corsair XM3, OC secondary disk of 60 GB SSD and seagate 500 GB, card Nvidia, Silent-Pro 550w PSU 295GTX.
The system would, on some games and after certain periods of time to a black screen crash, sometimes with a sound loop. All temperatures were within normal limits as the Arctic Pro CPU cooler and other fans were good Setup. The PSU has been good and tested in other platforms and toggled to eliminate information. The worst games were Napoleon Total War and Balanced Annihilation running on the engine of spring... this one is interesting because it's a mouse on the plan of the GPU/CPU power it takes. A true end bottom of the game.
Pilots were all to date and tested OK memory with memtest. I ran several programs benchtest to push/stresstest the CPU and GPU and they crashed at all.
Tried to exchange the components of my PC as memory, graphics card, PSU, and the problem still persisted.
Finally, I said enoughs enough, and we bought him new components.
We currently have the following
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
Card mother Gigabyte GA-H67A-UD3H
Intel Core i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10 GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
8192 MB Corsair RAM XM3
OCZ 60 GB SATA-2 HARD drive
Silent POWER Pro 750W PSU
The only bits I brough of the old system are the memory (tested and OK), SSD and it connects to the TV/monitor even.
And of course the problem persists. The black screens after 2-3 minutes on all directX games, more L4D2. System has all the latest drivers.
Now here's the interesting bit of, I found a game that is completely unaffected by the issue, Unreal 2004... .it is pure coincidence but this game has no problem at all... works very well never fails, all set to full... coincidence? I do not. Isn't this game in OpenGL? I'm sure that his few misenoma DirectX?
I have tried everything I can think about, all the same tests were executed and Im totally stumped. I don't see the point in sending to a store to get some bull * so here I turn to the community for help... then... Help!
Any necessary additional information I can post. Please let me know if you have people from the idea and thank you.
Try installing the latest nvidia drivers. During installation, you are given the opportunity to do a clean install when it first deletes all traces of previous drivers or programs related to nvidia.
When you perform the installation, just install video drivers, sound and physx and return to view the results.
You talked about the tv/monitor, which is it, a TV or monitor? If it comes to a TV, it could be a problem of refresh rate?
You say you traded to memory, but how did you manage to get DDR2 memory from your old computer to a new motherboard that uses DDR3?
I loaded Fable III, but the locker room screen was black. I went to Nvidia and downloaded the latest driver for the Ge Force 7800 GTX. I have Windows 7 with an Intel dual core & 4 GB Ram. I rebooted Fable III but I still have a black screen when the game restarts in the locker room. The internet shows that my CPU will launch the game. How can I solve this problem of black screen?
Original title: Fable III problem
Fable III is a graphically demanding game designed for next generation equipment. Your computer must have both a powerful CPU (processor) and a graphic chipset (video card). The video card must also be using the latest video card drivers for the highest level of performance and compatibility between your hardware and Fable III.
The issue is limited to Fable III for PC? Are you facing other than display issues when reading Fable III for PC?
You can view the following link to learn more about this:
Fable III for PC: video and required system configuration problems
I hope that helps!
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Original title: OS not real question?
Well, I bought a computer off Craig's list this week. Yes, I know this isn't the safest place to get a computer, but what's done is done. The current operating system of the computer is Win7. However I just got the black screen with "this copy of Windows is not genuine". I looked at the back of the computer and saw that he has a real sticker Win XP Pro. So is there anyway I can just download XP Pro on this computer and be good from there?
Check with the manufacture of the computer to see if you have a "recovery partition" and how to use it to restore XP or if they still have the support of Windows XP available with they can send you to usually a small fee.
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Original title: BLACK SCREEN
OK, I tried 5 times to install windows 8 by using the downloaded Update widows ProI've updated the BIOS and other drivers and the only issue is to use the upgrade wizard is UEFI is not compatiable that shouldn't be a problem anywaySo here's the BLACK SCREEN problem, I get all along to install past loan, after adjustment of the apparatus, after preparation, all the way to the end and then it gives just black screen until I power it turns off or reset and says windows 8 could not restore windows I get no error code or any hint of why there not everyone had an idea Yes stay with windows 7 is an excellent option, but I would try and brand and make informed decisions.I have internet search and it seems to be a common problem for many different reasons - ideas - Ive tried more things ive read without success. Help please
Thank you for the question!
I'm sorry to know that have problems you with the Installation of Windows 8. As I understand it, you get a black screen during the Installation of Windows 8.
I need to ask you some questions to help you best.
1. What is the brand and model of the computer?
2 are the external devices connected to the computer?
Method 1: disconnect any external devices (except keyboard and mouse) and then install Windows 8 and check.
Method 2: Select the edge device devices in device/integrated graphic of BIOS (Basic Input output device) and check.
Warning: Be careful when you change the BIOS settings. The BIOS interface is designed for advanced users, and it is possible to change a setting that can prevent your computer from starting properly. BIOS update should be made only if necessary (to solve a compatibility problem, for example). It can be a complicated process, and if an error occurs, your computer could be rendered inoperative. Be sure to observe the instructions of the manufacturer.
Reference link provided below for more information:
BIOS: Frequently asked questions
Meet us if you encounter any problems with the black screen or any other issue of Windows, and I'd be happy to help you again and try to correct the problem as soon as possible.
Hope this information helps.
My Games for Windows 'SKYRIM, Elder Scrolls V' game continues to crash every few minutes. I tried everything suggested by the manufacture of game and the site of the game "Steam", where the game is played, but nothing is. I have all my drivers updated. My PC is greater than all the recommended requirements to run the game. I reinstalled the game, updated the game, scanned the game, updated my windows software, you name it I tried it. The game installed and started very well, but after 4-5 minutes of the game, it just hangs at a black screen, with the sound in the game always running. After a minute or so, the sound stops and a humming noise replace. I have to press the button for a few seconds so that the PC to shut down. CTL + alt + delete does not work when the game crashes.
My PC is a gateway DX4840 with intel Core i5 650 processor running the Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit @ 3.2 GHz, 4 GB memory DDR3 Ram, ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card PCIe with 1 GB of memory, Cox Cable Internet connection with a Motorola cable modem,. & DLink Wireless N Router, 15 MBS
connection. I TB Sata hard drive, a RW Super Multi DVD/CD drive. Sometimes the game will work very well for half an hour or more before it crashes, but most of the
time it hangs after only 4 or 5 minutes. I learned to Quicksave my game about every 3 or 4 minutes so that I can make progress. So far, I've played the game for hours 946, which meens it crashed several thousand times so far. As I said before, I've tried everything suggested to solve the problem. Nothing works so far. I'm retired so I have a lot of room on my hands, & I like the game, except for accidents. Any suggestions? Give up, this is NOT an option.
Update on the problem of crash: I now 1060 + hours of game play and still have not solved the problem of crash. Normally, I run that my computer with no auto update turned on what so ever, not even Windows auto update. I thought that this could be the cause of the Windows error log entry that says "TESV.exe has stopped interacting with Windows and stopped. So I enabled Windows automatic update - no change at all. The game always crashes all the minutes. I noticed that most of the occre crashes just like, or just after that I walk around with my charictor @ change of direction all of a sudden or rapid movement in one direction for a while or for a very long distance. One last thing, I sometimes use "God Mode Cheat Code" to get out of a very difficult situation in the game. The use of cheats in the console will cause outages? If yes how can I disable the protection 'Punk buster type' game modes that could have the default set. I have several Mods installed but I had crashes before I never installed one of the Mods. I have over 50 Mods installed either. I completely run out of ideas and patience with the way to solve this problem. It is, of course, put a damper on my enjoyment of the game. If I was not so bull headed, I would have given to the top a long time ago. I really like the game but cannot aford to buy many more mice or keyboards, to replace the ones I ruined right after a game crash. I splashed several mice out of my wall of the apartment when my temper got the best of me. I think it's better than bottling up anger and having a heart attack. lol just kidding. 2 mouse and 1KO have bit the dust so far but my 2 female roommates are starting to think I'm a little crazy. They ask why I continue to play the game, and I tell them 'because I love so much." New suggestion would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Gary D. Hoover
If you look at the forums of Bethesda, the thread "Skyrim plant" is 74 pages, now (http://forums.bethsoft.com/topic/1270631-crashes-during-gameplay/page__st__2190), and no one finds a universal solution for this widespread problem.
Your computer's specifications are more than OK, it's the game itself that is causing the issues. Some argue lock TESV.exe (executable of the game) to steam is the cause, and revert to the version 1.1 (where TESV.exe can be launched without the steam launcher) stopped the breaks down. Others find that the change in the sound settings helped (24-bit, 44100 Hz). Others, even once, noticed that the 1.3 update (the update of 4GB memory patch) stopped accidents or aggravated their. The use of mods can also be a negative factor. Etc.etc.
It would help if you had an error log any. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon that spontaneous TCTC happen without leaving any trace, but you can type "perfmon /rel" in the search (without quotes) bar to open the reliability monitor where accidents can be declared as events with a cross within a red circle. For example: one of the users of the forums above could provide a log of errors with "BEX" and "Code of Exception: c0000409 '-c' is a mistake that could be avoided by temporarily disabling DEP, DEP data (enabled by default on 64-bit CPU).
Regardless of the exact reason in your case: what I can say as a player of all YOUR (I - V) games on different hardware, is that Bethesda has implemented a RCG (random crash generator) in all their game engines. It's so random that you can play a game for 200 hours and nothing happens, it works perfectly. And when you reinstall the next time or start a new game, it crashes so often to be unplayable.
When I open firefox (Note: I have firefox version 28.0 and security Karspersky 2014) I get a black screen covering the firefox window around and it looks more lika a large window in firefox. What is it?
Huh, that's news...
You can try Firefox in Safe Mode to see if the problem goes away. I think that it is an extension.
- Run firefox.exe - safe-mode in the search bar in the Start Menu. (Make sure Firefox is closed)
Have you added new extensions recently around the time this started happening? The details of your system displays the following:
- Adobe Acrobat - create PDF 1.2 ([email protected])
- Anti-banner 22.214.171.12417 ([email protected])
- Dangerous sites 126.96.36.19917 blocker ([email protected])
- Kaspersky URL Advisor 188.8.131.5217 ([email protected])
- Troubleshooting 1. 1a ([email protected]) it comes by default, so this isn't the problem.
- Virtual keyboard 184.108.40.20617 ([email protected])
I did the updates of Microsoft Windows, using Windows Update, published Tuesday, November 11 for my HP Touchsmart spectrum 15-400ea. He has since a reboot is a sunsequently could not start and I get a black screen. No attempt to start 'blind' in BIOS worked - all components are workign except the screen.
I tried to restore the hard drive using desktop imy PC and then things went really wrong. get nothing on the screen while all components appear to be working properly
I'm sorry that I post back. I was given an offer too good to refuse services HP customer. They accepted the Ultrabook returned as a RTB at their expense, and when I came back, it was in full working order, although costs in Factory mode. Fortunately, all the important things I have are on the cloud then I lose nothing of note.
I would like to thank HP for do this, even though it was out of warranty, and the Ultrabook does not glitched at all since I got back.
So get a black screen after BIOS and before the Windows logon screen. I checked the RAM and one on two RAM sticks that was bad. But I still have the black screen. I tried an external monitor but still a black screen. I tried all the normal things (verification of the restore point disc, e.g. via the command prompt, startup repair, etc.) and no luck. I ran a test to check the hard drive, and it is impossible to find the hard drive. But then I ran AVG anti-virus, the AVG Live (bootable CD) and at the very start gave me this error: 106 error to the power of disk on life: 8768 (365 days + 8 hours) and underneath were basically the same error, just different numbers. But it still allowed me to run a scan and he was going through the files ok so she did not see the hard drive and files (contrary to the test of hard drive and yes the hard drive test was a bootable cd of same manf. like the hard drive), he found no virus. Even when I ran Defender in offline mode. Then I tried to re - install the operating system on the same drive with a cd. When he was going through the first part of the establishment where it was drivers and so forth: I kept getting the BSOD. Then I took the drive from the laptop and install it in another laptop but she has done the same thing, black screen, so I thought it was the hard drive. But then I begin another hard drive from the laptop and put it in the laptop original and he gave me the black screen and I know that the hard drive was good, she was an operating system that starts when I put it in the not troubled laptop. So any ideas anyone? Would it be possible that the all three things at once: RAM and hard drive laptop motherboard? Any help would be appreciated. Yet once, bios starts, just to Gets a black screen and does nothing after the bios but before the windows logon. The operating system is Vista and it is a Dell laptop, Studio. Any ideas?
HelloThanks for posting your question in the community of Microsoft Windows. I understand that you do not get black screen.I imagine the inconvenience that you are experiencing. I will definitely help you with this.To help you suggest several steps to solve the problem, I would appreciate it if you could answer the following questions:. Did you of recent changes made to your computer?Please follow the methods and mark the question below:Method 1:Follow the steps in the link below.What to do if Windows does not start correctly:
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/what-to-do-if-Windows-wont-start-correctlyNote: When you restore the system to a previous state, programs and updates installed later will be deleted.Important: Running chkdsk on the drive if bad sectors are found on the disk hard when chkdsk attempts to repair this area if all available on which data may be lostNote: When you restore the system to a previous state, programs and updates installed later will be deleted.Warning: Before installation, you must be prepared for the worst scenarios that led to your existing data on your computer being removed. These data include data personal, settings, information about the hardware and software drivers. In case of a worst case scenario, you may have to reinstall all the programs. Make sure that you back up personal data to disks or other storage devices before performing a clean install.
Method 2:How to fix a blue screen stop errors that cause Windows Vista to shut down or restart unexpectedly:
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/958233Note: When you restore the system to a previous state, programs and updates installed later will be deleted.Warning: Before installation, you must be prepared for the worst scenarios that led to your existing data on your computer being removed. These data include data personal, settings, information about the hardware and software drivers. In case of a worst case scenario, you may have to reinstall all the programs. Make sure that you back up personal data to disks or other storage devices before performing a clean install.Your response is very important for us to ensure a proper resolution. Please get back to us with the information above to help you accordingly.
I have a Windows 7 Pro machine that boots to a black screen with a cursor instead of the login prompt, but if I press some keys like enter and tab that I will get a few blue squares where probably windows are appearing.
I can boot into safe mode and log in. I can then disable or uninstall the video card and the boot into normal windows. But if I install the Intel to the HD3000 integrated video drivers, the black screen will be there waiting for me when I reboot.
I tried with and without external monitors connected.
I tried to uninstall the drivers in the menu programs and features (also selection to completely remove the drivers), and I uninstalled them through Device Manager. I then reboot before installing the Intel drivers again. I tried the version on the site Web of Panasonic, as well as the latest version of the Intel Web site. Results have been the same every time.
Are there left behind somewhere that I could try to remove registry keys? Perhaps a more thorough removal method? Something more creative? All ideas welcome!
Panasonic Toughbook CF53 (A)
Windows 7 Pro 32 bit
Intel CPU 2520 M w / HD 3000 integrated video
4 GB OF RAM
This system has been restored to a standard corporate image, unfortunately is no longer near factory that she'll get. System Restore will not be an option because he has never been in a working state. Startup Repair was not an option due to disk full corporate encryption that seems to make the unreadable disk at this time here. I tried but it fails and I can't find the drivers to be used in the environment of recovery for this BeCrypt Disk Encryption.
According to the information that you, as you can start your computer in safe mode without problem, then the problem is probably with the supplied driver. Since the installation of the driver is causing the problem to occur, one possible cause is a driver you want to install is not compatible with the system. We suggest that you contact the manufacturer of your computer for help on installing the correct driver for your PC.
I don't have a black screen, no cursor and can't seem to get anything to work including F8!
I was going to go back to windows 7 Windows 10 I have an error message or anything like that? Any ideas? With the black screen, I can't get into safe mode or roll back, either to another date?
If you have the installation media, and then try to run auto repair using the installation media and see if it helps you to solve the problem. If you do not have the installation media, and then you can refer to the article mentioned above to create the installation media. You may need to contact your computer manufacturer to find out how to change the boot order.
I noticed that the video playback for videos (with a resolution of portrait, specifically 720 x 1280, appear black with audio being heard in Windows Media Player 12 (WMP 12) on Windows 7. A Playbook has been used to capture video to the resolution of portrait. I also noticed that if the Playbook capture resolution 1280 x 720 of the landscape, the video plays fine in WMP 12, so I know it is not a Codec problem and seems to be related to the dimensions of the video picture.
The same portrait videos can be read normally with VLC and other video player applications. Is this a known problem or limitation with WMP 12 on Windows 7?
P.S. as an aside, Playbook captures video in MPEG-4 AVC video Codec and Audio MPEG-1 layer 2 Audio Codec format.
Thanks for posting your question in the Microsoft community.
I understand that whenever you play a video (720 x 1280) Portrait format, it shows a black screen.
To resolve this problem, we need to do some diagnosis so I would say that you check out the link and follow the steps.
Open the troubleshooting Windows Media Player settings Troubleshooter
Let us know if the store reports errors.
I have a hp pavilion dv 7 7004sl. recently when I try to open most of the games that the video does not start. the computer becomes just a black screen with sound play in the background. I checked for reqs game and my computer is way beyond recomanded ones. a have an ideea of how to solve this problem? (installed video drivers from hp.com for two video cards).
I solved part of the problem. It seems that this had nothing to do with the drivers. I changed the settings of the video card 3d intel and I managed to make the games work with the video card intel. now, I have to just find a way to set options for the nvidia 3d video card. I will return with precision if I managed to make it work, the performance of the game are much better with this one.
Title screen: black original after logon (windows 8)
I have lock my Dell M4400 (windows + L) and close the cover, after leaving for about 5 minutes. And to come back and connect on my laptop that my office shows about 1 min, then my screen turns black.It happens every time, I lengthen windows, my display drivers but nothing helped.This started happening about 3 days ago, so I went back in time for a week, but it's always the same.Someone has an idea to solve this problem?Edit: now it does to wake from its slumber, the clean is when I cut the power or the hardshutdown. The screen remains black even after a couple of try tot restart the laptop. Im getting Desperate now.
I tried to make the window & window + R, C. They simply do not work. The only thing I can do a window + L & Ctrl + Alt + Delete. I opened my computer by using the Windows Task Manager. With my computer, I opened Google Chrome and I'm typing this now with a black screen Google Chrome, Windows Explorer and Windows Task Manager.
Task Manager, go to file > new task.
RSTRUI put in and this should start the system restore.
Choose a restore point a few days before this problem if it is available and you should be good to go.
I upgraded my laptop HP dv6 to windows 8. I get a black screen after I wake up from sleep mode. as if the monitor has no power.
In fact, I solved the problem by upgrading my graphics card driver.but I was troubled because I thought that it was up-to-date.display the properties of the computer - device manager - adapters - NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 MI have a click right on NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 M, and then clicked on update driver software. He told me that the driver was updated.but I checked the nvidias site. There, I found a newer version.It was confusing. Why windows can't find this newer version?
my screen is dark I see windows in the back ground is as the light went out, I have a toshiba satellite
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