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Windows 7: White screen

20 Aug 2009   #1
dinosaurus

 
 
White screen

Hello, I purchased 2 oem copies of w7 and installed them both on seperate pcs, one was an upgrade and the other was a clean install. After 2 days the clean install was giving me white screen every 5 minutes or so and now after about 5 days the upgrade is now doing the same thing. Does anyone know what the problem is? Thankyou


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20 Aug 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

where did you purchase it?
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20 Aug 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dinosaurus View Post
Hello, I purchased 2 oem copies of w7 and installed them both on seperate pcs, one was an upgrade and the other was a clean install. After 2 days the clean install was giving me white screen every 5 minutes or so and now after about 5 days the upgrade is now doing the same thing. Does anyone know what the problem is? Thankyou
Dinosaurus

Hi and welcome to seven forums

First things first. In the lower left corner of your post is system specs. could you fill those in so we know what hardware you have

Ken
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20 Aug 2009   #4
dinosaurus

 
 

It is updated
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20 Aug 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

what else do you see in that white screen? can you upload a screenshot of the white screen, if possible?
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20 Aug 2009   #6
dinosaurus

 
 

On the bottom left corner it says done and that is all
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20 Aug 2009   #7
dinosaurus

 
 

If i log off and log on again it is good again for about 5 mins.
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20 Aug 2009   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dinosaurus View Post
If i log off and log on again it is good again for about 5 mins.
Dino

Thanks for filling in the specs. could you open task manager (right-click takbar) and when you get a "white screen see how much ram is being used and by what?

Thanks

Ken
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20 Aug 2009   #9
dinosaurus

 
 

Of course it pics now to not go white, I will let you no as soon as it does
Thanks
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20 Aug 2009   #10
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

No problem. You know you can use the snipping tool built into win 7 to make screenshots. just type snipping tool in search

Ken
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