System hangs on full screen applications

By Alexexex
Dec 20, 2012
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  1. This is a new issue, but whenever I start a full screen game, all my monitors go black and the system hangs. CTRL-ALT-DEL doesn't work, nor does task manager or any other keyboard shortcuts. Even CAPS LOCK becomes unresponsive. The only temporary remedy is to hard restart the computer. I really don't know what to do. I've installed drivers, currently on the newest BETA ones from AMD.
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Try uninstalling your drivers you have now. Then reinstall the newest release that are not beta. These Beta drivers could be your problem
  3. Alexexex

    Alexexex TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 106

    I had the regular ones before I installed the BETA ones. That was kind of like a last resort hope.
  4. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Could be a failing video card. Or on board chip. Depending on what you are using. Or if you are using a card is your Power supply strong enough for it?
  5. Alexexex

    Alexexex TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 106

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