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Black Screen on startup?

Question asked by shinwha on Aug 14, 2015
Latest reply on Aug 17, 2015 by goodplay

So this recently started happening when I updated my driver that I apparently needed to upgrade since the AMD gaming evolved app told me to. I did this, and ever since I have ran into problems.

When I start my PC it will just be a black screen, or sometimes go into power save. If Windows so does happen to start one of three things will happen: 1; It will black screen and recover and say "AMD driver has crashed but has been successfully recovered". 2; There will be color distortion, (static grey lines) then crash, or 3; just simply crash. It seems like a lot others have been having the same problem with unanswered questions.


OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Processor: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core

Graphics Card: XFX AMD r9 290x double dissipation

Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply