screen goes blank

divinequran's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2008
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Hi,

I use win-xp, my screen goes blank suddenly i thought it as memory issues and increase memory capacity or RAM. but the does not ends with it, still the screen goes blank and sometime it recovers itself after 2 or 5 minutes or i have to restart the system. please help..
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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Are you sure its not a hardware or connectivity problem with your Monitor?
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divinequran's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2008
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yes, it is not any connectivity problem i have also checked it, the green led is on and VGA connector is also plugged properly.
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neo_vi's Avatar, Join Date: Feb 2008
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Is it BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH? its called BSOD in short. It apperas if there is any IRQ mismatch.
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divinequran's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2008
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It is not a blue screen, it looks like normal black screen mixed with blue and brown which again looks like a black screen. sometimes i am able to see the white mouse cursor on the screen. what is that BSOD?
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neo_vi's Avatar, Join Date: Feb 2008
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Screen_of_Death
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Jiraiya's Avatar, Join Date: Dec 2008
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do you have any important files on it if not would probably just reinstall your system
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divinequran's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2008
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Thanks for all your replies, i am just going to reinstall it this sunday. I consulted my hardware engineer he too said to reinstall the system.
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growingboy's Avatar
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Install linux man. U won't be getting problems like this.
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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Quote:
Originally Posted by growingboy View Post
Install linux man. U won't be getting problems like this.
If hardware fails Linux also cannot do anything.