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Windows 7: monitor goes white/green sometimes

07 Jan 2011   #1

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
monitor goes white/green sometimes

i am facing this problem off late

the monitor goes white all of sudden,sometimes diff color

what may be the problem

1) is it lack of power from psu or faulty graphics card or faulty monitor cable or problem with monitor itself

any help regarding this will be great

i do rip movie which take 15+ hrs and sometimes it goes white after 80% completion of movie ripping you can imagine how it ll be

note:i have updated latest graphics driver

any help will be highly appreciated!!!


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07 Jan 2011   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

When it goes white, does it stay that way? If so, while it is white, see if you can pull up the monitors menu. If you can, and it looks ok, then the monitor is ok. How are you hooked to the monitor? If using HDMI, check the DVI or VGA connections, or visa versa. If the same on all, and the monitor has been ruled out, it's likely your video card. Monitor the temps while it is working hard, and see if it is overheating. if you have a spare card, use that as a test. A Guy
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08 Jan 2011   #3

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64

i havent checked with the menu will check next time
i was playing a song and monitor went white and song stop that showed it wasnt just problem with monitor alone as the song which was playing was stopped

will chek the temperature as it happens randomly sometimes just 5 mins after booting and sometime many hours after usage it goes blank so it may not be due to empor over heating ll check and report more next time

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08 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

i do rip movie which take 15+ hrs and sometimes it goes white after 80% completion of movie ripping you can imagine how it ll be
If those ripped movies (I think you mean converted...ripping shouldn't take nearly that long
well if they finish ok after the screen goes blank it's the Monitor or Monitor cable
If they go blank as well, it's your Computer (most likely the video card)

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09 Jun 2011   #5

windows 7 ultimate x86

Hello, I am having the very same problem as you. I feel it is a hardware problem. How did you fix the problem? Thank you.
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09 Jun 2011   #6

WIN7 x64 Home Premium SP1

I can't vouch for a white screen, but I just had a video card go on my Grand Daughters computer. The screen turned green with a pixelized motif, or red, or red with black bars top and bottom. When I first turned on the computer it would be OK, but shortly I could see irridescent green spots around some of the fonts, and when checking out something requiring graphics like a Youtube video, the green or red screen would appear with a possible bsod. Replacing the video card fixed it.
Your symptoms may vary, but I hope this helps.
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