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Windows 7: black screen in full screen games

24 Aug 2013   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95 -- >no errors -->picture01
CPU - Stress Test Using IntelBurnTest --> i had to stop it fast because temp was over 73(the maximum temp on my cpu) -->picture03

Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark -->picture02
i uploaded again the SF

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24 Aug 2013   #12

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit

The CPU temps look a bit on the hot side,

Did you carry out everything on the overheating list I suggested? here?
(Especially No.3?)


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24 Aug 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

i done 1,2,4,but i dont re-applied the thermal cooling paste...should this be the problem? i will try to do this in a few hours...
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24 Aug 2013   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit


If the thermal paste is old, it may not be adequately cooling the CPU.
Or if the CPU heatsink fan is blocked with dust etc. An overheating CPU
can cause all sorts of issues and can cause instabilities in the hardware
of the system. This can lead to rebooting issues as well.

So I would definitely do No.3.

1. Find a suitable surface in a non carpeted room.
2. Switch off the computer and unplug from mains.
3. Make sure you earth yourself by touching the case or use Anti-static wristband as
static can fry the CPU.
4. Remove the CPU heatsink and fan assembly (clean the fan for good air flow)
5. Remove the CPU and remove old paste.
6. Apply new thermal paste (not too much or it can act as an insulator)
7. Re-assemble CPU and Heatsink & fan
8. Retest temperatures.

There are lots of videos on Youtube etc that show you how to carry out this procedure.

Here is a guide that may help.


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24 Aug 2013   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

i will do this tonight but i think that this isn't the problem because when i am in game the temperature is increasing just on GPU,on the CPU the temperature has the same values like when i don't play games.
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