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Monitor goes BLACK with no response

Question asked by flathead2 on Jul 10, 2016
Latest reply on Jul 13, 2016 by flathead2

Is it the video card going bad or maybe a virus or whatever? 

While playing Lockheed MartinPrepar3D flight simulator my monitor goes completely black and I get no response from mouse or keyboard.

My 64-bit OS, Windows 7, computer was built in 2010 with following components:

Intel Core i7-930@ 2.8 GHz


SAPPHIRE Radeon HD5970

Driver Packaging Version: 15.20.1062.1004-150803a1-187669C



OCZ 2000 MHz 12GB DDR3 (RAM)

Western Digital 500GB Drives – 2ea

Hitachi SATA-II 500GB-7200RPM

Kingwin Mach 1 ABT-1220MAIS


Thank You for your time and effort!