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Windows 8.1 loaded with updates, screen freezes

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 loaded with updates, screen freezes


    New self build gaming PC, I have loaded Windows 8.1 with updates and ran computer, ok overnight. Loaded Avast, Garry's Mod, and a Netgear Wifi Dongle with drivers.

    In the morning worked ok for 10 mins then screen flickered and went a blank fuzzy yellow

    Have tried reloading Windows, but screen keeps freezing with yellow colour and sometimes large black and white squares, sometimes plain white. Yellow is my desktop theme btw.

    Anything else please ask

    Thank you in advance
    Alex

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Have you a restore point or system image to restore to ?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    No I have not but it still does it when it was a fresh install.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Maybe time to restore to factory specs & start from scratch.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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