Screen goes black for a few seconds while playing games
I come here who need help, I was this problem for some time and were not able to find the solution on my own.
Sometimes when I play games my screen will go black at a random time for a period of time (sometimes only a term of 5 to 10 seconds, other times up to a minute) and then gets himself and I am able to continue to play. The sound continues to play during the blackout, but I have no control of my computer. Nothing does not and cannot use commands such as ctrl + alt + delete. Sometimes, when my computer is recovering from the black screen, I hear the fans on my GPU boost up to about 80%. I put in MSI afterburner to increase my fan speed as the temperature of my card. Sometimes during recovery from a black screen, my fans will increase from 25% to 80%. Then, there is 80% for the rest of the time until I reset my computer. Once my computer is reset, my card will be 25% more.
Contextual and computer information:
This question is not started past until I installed and new graphics card and reinstalled windows 7. The GPU has been tested before I reinstalled windows 7 and everything is perfect. no power outages. I reinstalled windows 7 because I had an SSD.
Here are my features right now:
Card MOTHER Asrock 970 Extreme3
RAM (2) 4 GB DDR3 1600 and (2) 8 gb DDR3 1866
SSD 120 gb w / windows 7 installed top
GPU Radeon r9 290 (upgrade a radeon 6950 which took perfect)
Corsair power 800w
a few last things to add that can be useful:
-I did not black when using my computer and do not play games screens.
-J' usually have low games such as the League of legends. who are not too intensive on the gpu
-When I insert in the UEFI, my RAM displays all the sticks clocked at 1600 MHz. Even if 2 of my poles are 1866.
-My gpu never went more than 74 degrees since ive installed, so I don't think its an overheating problem.
If you need more information, let me know and ill be happy to provide it. Any help will be MUCH appreciated. I get crazy at this time because I can't figure this thing out lol
Thank you - Nick
Thanks for the help! I actually just figured it on mine.
Here's what the matter was.
Afterburner in fact has not been increasing fan speed, I had put in place as the time grew. Tried running my r9 290 to 60% of the speed of the fan. Never had a black screen again. I'm glad that I can play games now. Only thing that sucks is my r9 290 is a powercolor card that uses a unique suction fan and blows air on the side. THE THING IS EXTREMELY NOISY at 60% lol but I managed to get the r9 290 for only $200, so I can't complain.
I have Vista Ultimate, but I'm not very smart PC! When I try to watch a video clip, etc., SEE above EDIT. My drive stops, then recovers itself after a few seconds. Screen goes black for 1-3 seconds, BUT Audio continues! Then Visual back for a while until that the same thing never happens again anywhere! Also the FAN spins-up like a jet plane taking off! Help, please. Thank you.
1 have had any changes made on the computer before the show?
2. which media player you use to play the video?
3. the problem occurs on all the video clips?
I would say as update you the video card drivers and check if the problem persists:
Updated a hardware driver that is not working properly
If the problem is not resolved, please respond with more information to help you best.
At random times, but especially when I'm using outlook or to access the internet (not always), my screen will go black for a few seconds, then back on, but with the slightly distorted screen. I have connected a new monitor to the computer to see if it was a problem with the monitor, but it always does with the new screen, so I know it's the PC itself. How can I fix it?
What is the number and model of your computer and your monitor?
Step 1: check the issue in safe mode:
Perform the clean boot and check:
Try to uninstall and reinstall the graphics driver and check.
a. right click on my computer, then select Properties
b. on the Hardware tab, find the button to open the Device Manager
c. your graphics card must be included under the heading of the graphics card.
d. double-click the name of your graphics card to open a window of properties of your current card.
e. tab driver, click Uninstall.
f. restart the computer and the graphics driver will be automatically installed.
Hope the above information is helpful.
I was wondering if anyone here can tell me what is the problem with my laptop. That's all new Toshiba Equium A100-027. Quite often, my screen will turn black for just a second, and then it will return to normal again.
I changed my power settings, so it is not because of the screen laptop will. Most of the time, it's going to happen when I run the program in full-screen on real player, but it happens when I play mahjong titans which is included in microsoft vista.
HM, just a small suggestion to check if you have a hardware related problem or some software:
Connect your laptop to an external monitor and see if the problem still occurs.
If the problem occurs with an external monitor then check that you have installed the software and try uninstalling the last installed software, perhaps the best will be step by step.
So if all else fails, then try a recovery.
My computer operating system Mac Pro OS X EL Capitan 10.10.3, ink 13"early 2015 screen off for a few seconds and back on without turning off the unit.
This has happened several times, regardless of the period in which stays on.
Don't know what is happening with your publication details. You posted in space of the Macbook Pro forum & even your profile indicates: ' MacBook Pro (retina, 13-inch, early 2015), OS X Yosemite (10.10.3)..
Your post indicates you are using a Mac Pro, which is a desktop computer and with the help of El Capitan who is 10.11.2 not 10.10.3 which is Yosemite - 'my computer operating system Mac Pro OS X EL Capitan 10.10.3.
Just today my screen started going black out of no where (when I played StarCraft 2, a high-performance PC game.) Now, he's doing regularly (after a few seconds to about one minute.) It's almost as if my computer goes into mode 'sleep' but I can't wake up. This happens less often when I put the brightness of my screen on a lower setting, and tends to fade before going to black instead of going just instantly black. I also have an external monitor attached, and when my laptop monitor goes black the external display remains lit and fully operational.
Some things to note:
-The power cord is attached and plugged in, and turned on my computer.
-J' have a cooling block and my computer is not overheating.
-The battery has full juice.
-J' tried to restart my computer several times and still have the same problem.
-C' is the case even when I'm not running high performance games or programs.
-My settings to be able to tell my computer never sleep, decrease intensity after 10 minutes (5 minutes for the battery) and the screen turns off after 20 minutes (15 minutes on the battery.)
-When the laptop screen is on the brightest display settings, it seems to be flickering.
I did some research and it seems to be a problem with the LCD capacitors going bad. If anyone can check this? If this is the case, is there a way I can replace and where would I do my shopping?
Thanks in advance
These are as common as dirt
Services of HP Media Library allows you to get it out, let me know if you need more instructions on how to navigate the library.
Look at page 3-9 for the part number of the inverter.
Lamp of Duel 496467-001
Unique lamp 488317-001
If it's a double lamp, there will be four wires coming out of the bottom of the screen and a unique lamp will count two. You won't suddenly sure until you take it apart.
You can also Google the correct reference to find a third party retailer and there's the HP parts store, but they are usually expensive.
After upgrading to Windows 10 whenever I insert my charger the screen goes black for a few seconds and comes back again, and the system takes a long time to start with a black screen before the lock screen... Please help... his frustration
I found this microsoft article that covers some common troubleshooting steps.
You can also check to see if your computer has switchable graphics. Here's another thread that might help with this question - http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Display-and-Video/Switchable-Graphics-Cards-on-Windows-10-8-1-8/td-p/5161345
I hope this helps!
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While watching Netflix, my screen goes black after a few minutes. It's something new. How can I increase the time before that happens, or eliminate entirely?
Thank you for your help.
Welcome to the Microsoft Community Forums.
According to the description, it seems that you are facing problems while watching Netflix your screen becomes dark. I'll be happy to help you with this problem.
(1) how you try to access Netflix?
(2) you use Internet Explorer to access the Web from Netflix site?
(3) you receive an error message?
(4) is the issue limited to a Web site or with other sites as well?
(5) have you made changes on the computer before this problem?
Method 1: I suggest to turn off the screen saver and check if that helps.
Enable or disable the screen saver
Method 2: If the problem persists, I suggest you to contact Netflix support for assistance.
I hope it helps. If you have any questions about Windows in the future, please let us know. We will be happy to help you.
I recently changed my HARD drive and did a reinstall fresh, as previous was damaged. What is happening now is that whenever I have connect or disconnect the cable the screen goes black for a second. There is no real consequence of this, I'd rather just if there was an option to make it happen.
Then, give a shout someone if you know how to deal with this.
> I have recently changed my HARD drive and did a reinstall of fees
You have installed Windows from Toshiba normal Microsoft Windows disk or recovery disk?
To me it sounds like that, you forgot to install the display driver. Also check the Manager of devices for the yellow exclamation points or unknown devices.
Make sure that correct display driver is installed. You can download the latest version of Toshiba's official website:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com > support & downloads > download drivers
Check this box!
The monitor worked fine for a few years, so is no longer under warranty. I was about to throw.
Then the monitor I bought to replace, was damaged on the way to the group practice site.
Now, I hope to fix the Acer monitor.
When the computer starts, and a new screen loads, the monitor it shows for a few seconds. Once the computer on the desktop, if I turn off the monitor and turn it back on, it displays the desktop perfectly for a few seconds.
The monitor I replaced it with also works very well with the computer. He collided with another device, when the car in front of me stops suddenly and there is a piece missing from the screen in the lower left corner. It looks like modern art in the lower part with some of them white and black and a few vertical lines and horizontal lines. I can continue to use it, since what I need lies in the upper part of the screen. I learned the keyboard command to shut down the computer. The windows key, followed by the right arrow, followed by the Enter key.
I watched a few videos for repair of monitor on Youtube.
It seems that the capacitors are the typical element which spoils first.
So I guess I'll break the front off the monitor and see if the card has the capacitors top of the pop up. I can use capacitors with the same intensity of micro-Farouk and the voltage equal or better than the other monitor.
I've recently learned step secret beginning of successful welding.
You must have a clean tip.
When you clean the tip of the soldering iron, it should have the appearance of copper. If weld does not stick to the point, it is not clean enough. I used a wet sandpaper dry and scoured it. They are sold with a protective coating that must be removed. If it is not removed it clogging the tip.
As noted above, this blue screen appears on the start screen, with all the icons including the lower tray. This blue screen disappears in 6 seconds approximately and snaps in normal mode at a glance. I remember the dreaded blue screen of yester year and wonder what I'm about to the dreaded blue screen.
There is no error mssg. This happens often for a few months now. I have the latest updates.
When I'm reading or watching something, the screen becomes black. If I'm streaming videos, audio is still on. If I hit the touch pad, the screen turns back on.
Maybe the problem is with your power management settings:
See the following article:
Disable on Windows 7 or Vista power management
* Original title: quality Internet stutters?
My internet quality drops all the 5 seconds - 3 minutes for 1 to 5 seconds and I have no idea if this is my system, my router, my card or my internet provider. It is to play games almost impossible.
You can see dips in connection on the chart on the attached photo.
Complete test results: http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3591022597
My current provider is Xfininty (Comcast Cable) and we have a bunch of 25Mbps (it's what I think it is.).
My current router is the "double AC1900 - router Linksys band SMART Wi - Fi" and the card to go with it is the Linksys AC1200-free wire-USB AC adapter ("Linkysys WUSB6300" in the Device Manager) and "Rocketfish USB 3.0 PCI Express Card" for the adapter to be used for my computer. I need the adapter so I can access the two Wi - Fi signals, the router clears.
My System Specs are as follows:
Processor: Intel (r) Core S 860 @ 2.53 GHz 2.53 GHz
Installed memory (RAM): 8.00 GB
System type: 64-bit Operating System
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GT440
I used to have an old router a NetGear, and there was the same problem, but with a slow connection constantly. We have since then replaced by the current one and that did not help, wait for the best connection. I found a new router would fix it, but it didn't. This is why I think it's my system or my internet provider.
My router is in the basement and I am on the 2nd floor of my house, but that has not affected all the world, so I don't think it affected me. Other dips in the connection, the quality was great and constant.
What I tried:
I contacted Xfinity and chatted with an agent and described the problem I did here, and they said that nothing was wrong, on their side, as they watched it. A friend suggested may have my system. In this case, I made sure everything is up to date, and I believe that it is.
All the cables that are used for the router are correctly connected.
-Why I think this is my System: offset varies in different games. For some games, my ping will increase and it will be a "big shift" and the shift happens from time to time, rarely, while for the other games it will lag very frequently, it will be a "small shift", while there will be no change in the ping.
-Why I think it's my internet provider: even if I got a new router and adapter, there are always these tips little lag as it did before.
For me, it's quite confusing, because there are reasons pointing in all sorts of directions and I don't have no idea what direction to go. I tried as much as I can, although apparently not liked very much.
Thanks for reading and thanks for helping if you do.
Thanks for the reply. I was talking about the pre-installed games that I was online with like Team Fortress 2 and League of Legends. But due to another question earlier about another problem, I deleted Norton Security Suite and who seemed to have it fixed. I just hope that is not temporary.
If you update on this, I'll post it here.
Thanks for the help.
I have a clip. I want to have the first still image for 3 seconds before the video games. Maybe I had too little sleep, and it's easy... could someone give me a suggestion?
Thank you, - bill
Choose something as TIFF and make sure that you are not exporting a sequence.
Mr President, there are a lot of problems occurred after the upgrade to windows 10 but I have a lot of them except that, when plugged into the charger for my laptop on the screen goes black for a few seconds(3-4) and even when I plugged. He was failed on the help of version.please victory 8.1.
Hi there @Dip009,
Thank you for joining the Forums HP's Support and welcome! It is a great place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community! I read your post on the Forums of HP Support. I wanted to join you and help! I understand that you had upgraded to Windows 10 and now you have a problem with the screen going black when you plug the AC adapter or disconnect your laptop of HP 15-r063tu.
You get an error with the black screen?
Have you tried to see if you get the black screen in Mode safe?
Have you tried to run the Troubleshooter of power?
Have you checked the power settings to ensure that the brightness is not set to 0% when the power cord is plugged?
Have you tried to go to change advanced power settings to ensure that none of these settings are defined to enable the black display when it is plugged in?
Have you tried to do Windows updates?
Have you tried to make updates using the HP Support Assistant? Here is a link to the HP Support Assistant, if you need it. Simply download and run the application and it will help with the software and drivers on your system at the time of purchase or need to be updated.
Another option to try would be to go on the software of HP 15-r063tu notebook PC and the driver page, click the check now orange and HP will identify missing or outdated drivers and software necessary.
I have a couple of documents for you to read for more troubleshooting. Here's one called Management of power (10 of Windows) Options. Here is another document for you to Microsoft called Troubleshooting black screen problems.
Please let me know if I answered your question by clicking the "Thumbs up" if the troubleshooting in this post steps solves the problem for you please click on the button "Accept as Solution" . This will allow to the others is that present the same problem a solution also. If you need assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please just re-post with the results of the resolution of the problems.
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