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Old 03-02-2009, 06:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i went downstairs to watch a film and come back to check my computer and my screen was just plain black

i moved the mouse to see if it did anything and it didnt

doesnt anyone know what caused this?
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You're going to have to be much more specific - have you rebooted the computer, for starters? If so, does it always come up with the black screen? How many times have you tried rebooting?
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What happend was

i left my computer on to watch a film so the film finished i come back and the screen was just black i moved the mouse to see if it would come out of sleep mode but it didnt and i allso noticed my HDD LED was staying on and not blinking so i restarted the computer but now it seems fine
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Well, if it happens again then tell us, if it doesn't then maybe it just randomly crashed :P

If you want to make sure, run Memtest86, do virus scans and such, you probably know the drill Also run a program like CoreTemp or Hardware Monitor to check your temps in future, in case there's overheating, though I doubt that with your setup.
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i have home everest on here doing my temps but i dont know if there right temps for the computer

and how do i run a mem test?
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Memtest86.com - Memory Diagnostic - there are instructions at the site.

But you probably won't want to bother with that, unless the problem comes up again.
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does it normaly take ages for the page to load? lol

uh nvm it loaded lol
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