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Windows 7: Screen goes black when playing a game

11 Oct 2013   #11
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Yep and more to the point I think Gav is whether the drive was wiped before the 7 installed - something I do but I am pedantic about that sort of thing. Could be some remnants of the Vista are interfering with the install what do you reckon?
Quite possible if a clean install wasn't performed John, and have all of the correct/latest drivers been collected and installed? I don't know if HP offer 7 drivers for this model, and as I never used Vista I don't know how compatible Vista drivers are with 7.


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12 Oct 2013   #12
ICIT2LOL

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Well my only dealings with Vista mate were pretty depressing I just flipped in a new drive and got an OEM but I have come across fixes for friends that have a 7 over a Vista install and the only thing to do was wipe the drive. Having said that I have done two Vistas (left them on that OS) that have gone against all the rules and been very acceptable machines.
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