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Windows 7: Blackscreen, Needs A Manual Shutoff

23 Feb 2011   #1

Win7 Premium 64bit
Blackscreen, Needs A Manual Shutoff

Recently I've been getting blackscreens when I play fairly recent games like TF2. The sound will freeze and repeat, the screen will turn off (as if the computer's not connected/on), and I'll need to manually shut the computer off using the button on the case to get it to respond again. Once it boots back up, no additional errors occur, besides that recurring one. It usually doesn't do an error log, but I let it sit there for a while and I got this when I restarted. My video drivers are completely up to date.

Video Hardware Error
A problem with your video hardware caused Windows to stop working correctly.

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: LiveKernelEvent
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Files that help describe the problem
WD-20110223-1304.dmp - I can supply this if necessary

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 117
BCP1: FFFFFA8004352010
BCP2: FFFFF880101E1354
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2011   #2

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Feb 2011   #3

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Windows 7 x64

Yes, please supply the dump.
If I had to guess randomly just based on what you've described.
You're running a third party antivirus that doesn't agree with your gaming for some reason.
I've seen it before ... specifically with source engine games.
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