Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Screen stays Black For Long Time after Alt-Tab

08 Dec 2010   #1
develdomex

Windows 7
 
 
Screen stays Black For Long Time after Alt-Tab

I am Running Windows 7 64 bit, I play a game called Warcraft 3 The Frozen Throne, and when I alt Tab out of the game and then back too the game my screen stays black for like 30 seconds before going back to the game, its been doing it since i bought this new Acer monitor I am running

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
AMD Phenon II 1035t x6
ATI Radion HD 5400
acer p215h 21.5wide

It doesn't do it all the time tho, sometimes it will stay black for 1 second 5 seconds 10 seconds 30 seconds and sometimes black for like 60 seconds.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Dec 2010   #2
Everlong

 

How much RAM do you have? And what resolution do you play on your monitor? Do you have it at the highest resolution it supports?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Dec 2010   #3
develdomex

Windows 7
 
 

i have 4gig ram, yeah its at hishest resalution, 1920x1080 orientation is landscape.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


09 Dec 2010   #4
Damsco

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

some games doesnt allow to alt+tap
just saying
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Dec 2010   #5
develdomex

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Damsco View Post
some games doesn't allow to alt+tap
just saying
its always worked before, just doesn't work now with this new monitor, well it does work the screen just stays black for a very long time before going back too the game.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Dec 2010   #6
Everlong

 

Try playing it in windowed mode at the highest resolution. On the shortcut, add -window to the end of the "Target" field. If you keep the resolution at the highest setting then it should still fill your monitor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Screen stays Black For Long Time after Alt-Tab




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Upon shutdown, only laptop screen goes black but stays on
My laptop has been doing this for a while, whenever I go to shut down my laptop from start menu the screen goes black but the fans stay on and the keyboard lights still glow (I have an Alienware with the glowing keyboard). Only when I hold down the manual switch does it shut down all the way. ...
General Discussion
BlueScreen playing MMO's. Screen Goes Black, Restarts and Stays Black
Hello there, So as the title says, I'm having some problems with my computer. I bought it about 4 weeks ago, and no issues with it other than when I try to play an MMO that would make the graphics card work. The graphics card that is installed in the computer was separately bought and installed,...
BSOD Help and Support
Random black screen, rig stays on !!
I've had this before but can't remember what I did to stop it :( It Is exactly like you pull the dvi/hdmi lead out of monitor/gpu everything still working i.e. if playing video on youtube it carries on playing just no picture. I think it was something to do with Intel's built in gpu, but I have...
General Discussion
Windows 7 HB 32bit: displays black screen for a long time!
hello!. i have Aspire4750g windows7 HB 32bit. after the "Starting Windows" (the one with their logo). It normally displays a BLACK SCREEN but it is just for 1-2 seconds. But in my case, the black screen in my laptop after the "Starting Windows" takes 5-10 seconds! what the? Is there a problem?
General Discussion
Computer screen stays black
I got a new graphics card today (GTS 450) and I slotted it in, when I start it up the screen stays black, however, if I leave it for 20 seconds or so I can hear the windows start up sound.. I know my screen isnt gone because I've connected it to my laptop and it works fine. I have the Blue and...
BSOD Help and Support
Black screen after long up time
I've experienced this problem at least twice. I have left my computer up while I went to work or just left the computer running for a long time unattended and when I tried to use it again I cannot get the screens to come up, they just stay black no matter what I do i.e. move the mouse, hit a key on...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App