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Windows 7: Display driver or virus?

20 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 
Display driver or virus?

Ummmm, I have recently come accross a problem (started bout an hour ago)
My screen turns it self off (giving me noticethat it s Going to sleep)
And then it turns back on with black screen. after about 5 minutes it will reload my desktop.

This is getting on my nerves...(my dad said that it happened to him once but with a browser)

I and using Iexplorer as I think it might be chrome(my usual)

But all suggestions are welcome
Thanks
Rangi.


EDIT: it is not my browser cuz it just happened again !!! HELP ME !

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20 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Can you post of screenshot of the most recent entries in the event viewer
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20 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

I will when it next happens..sorry never though of that :/
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20 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

Oh, I have also checked my display driver, monitor settings etc in the device manager but apparently they are in good working order...I have had MS security essentials running for the past hour to see if I have a virus
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20 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

Okay here is a screen shot...I just switched to windows 7 basic now because I think it maybe my display driver...it did say that it was working properly though :'(

Umm when I took the screen shot Iexplorer was not not there O_O
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20 Jan 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

I shall be back soon...After the scan has completed I shall reboot in hope this will fix it

I am back now.....Also I keep getting (Iexplorer has encountered a problem..RunTime error

Do you have any suggestions if this happens again? I have checked for updates for everything to do with my screen..Please help
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20 Jan 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

Like, so I know it is my display driver but device manager is telling me it is up to date and working correctly

Here it is..I moved down a bit because it showed everthing from my login (after I rebooted)
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20 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Update your display drivers
What graphic card do you have?

For Nvidia cards Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
For Radeon cards Graphics Drivers & Software


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but device manager is telling me it is up to date and working correctly
Never update from device manager, always update from the card manufacturer's webiste
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20 Jan 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

Okay, lemme find what brand it is.....Thank you man :hugs:
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20 Jan 2011   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit OS
 
 

Urrrmmm, All I can see is Intel O_O

Where would I find a correct driver for this?....I hope I am not asking for too much but can you please please help me find it?
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