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Windows 7: ATI black screen startup issue

17 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yea age is def a factor I think its time to upgrade just forking out the cash for a new one is a pain seing as its close to christmas. Ill have to wait till I get paid at the beginning of January, but I was looking at the 6850, 180 bucks and seems pretty rock solid for an ATI ahem I mean AMD card lol. I just wanted to see if there was a possible fix for this seing as like anyone else I wanna keep this thing alive for as long as possible.

I also get the windows was not shutdown properly notification on boot.

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17 Dec 2010   #12

HP Win7 Pro x64 | Custom Win7 Pro x64

What happens if you uninstall the card completely, and remove all ATI software? On reboot, before windows can install a driver, does it work? And if so, once at the desktop, windows will install the drivers and notify you that the device is ready, does this happen normally?

If you're using 'any' overclocking, or game profile software at all, remove it. If you're running audio through the card, default back to the onboard or pci audio.

Also have a look in the BIOS and load defaults.
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17 Dec 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yea if I uninstall the card/drivers thats the only way I can actually boot normally, then when I boot back into windows it installs, asks for a restart then thats when the problem occurs and it blanks out. This is a fresh install of W7
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