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Windows 7: Monitor flashed Black from time to time

06 Nov 2009   #1
mod9k

Windows 7
 
 
Monitor flashed Black from time to time

I loaded Win7 three computers, 2 desktops and 1 laptop. My Dell XPS is the one that keeps flashing a black screen from time to time. It seems like it is thinking for a few seconds but when this happens it is like my monitor turns off.

any ideas?


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06 Nov 2009   #2
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Under display adapters in device manager, is your 6800 M listed as the adapter? I ask because I'm sure it has to be a moblle graphic card and requires a specific moble driver inf file. Which you should beable to get from Dell with your service tag. If it is listed as a VGA then you definetly need the proper driver.
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06 Nov 2009   #3
mod9k

Windows 7
 
 

Yep, the display adapter is NVIDIA GeForse 6800 (Microsoft Corporastion - WDDM)
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