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windows 8, screen turns into a solid color & unresponsive

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    windows 8, screen turns into a solid color & unresponsive

    i am running windows 8 on my Toshiba Satellite L 300 , it was running smoothly and all its features are good too. but suddenly the screen turns out a solid color based on the color which was on desktop ( for example if i am having a yellowish theme, the solid color will be yellow ) .. i have seen a lot white and light yellow color the most when the screen change . after the color change the total system will be unresponsive, the only way i find is to press the power button for 2 seconds, ( ya full power off ) ... again if i start the system, may be it will work perfectly for a long time but suddenly again it happened..

    the problem start before two weeks, i thought it may be due to some software error and i done a full system reboot and i don't have any program installed except windows 8, but still it exists. .. now i am sure that problem is somewhere in windows OS or my hardware ... i am unable to find whats going on ... could you guys help me?

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    Check for a System Restore point that is over two weeks ago.

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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    If you can get in at all, check your Desktop Theme. The Solid Image Colour change is because the Theme cycles through different wallpapers and the colour changes automatically for each wallpaper. There may be a corrupt image in the list of rotating images, and that may show up a a blank screen. See if yo can right click on the Desktop and choose "Next Wallpaper"

    using a restore point from before this happened, you should do that as well. You can check the images for the Theme in x:\Users\(CurrentUser)\Appdata\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\(Theme Folder)
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windows 8, screen turns into a solid color & unresponsive
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