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Monitor shuts down when booting windows 8 !!

  1. #1


    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 64-Bit OEM

    Monitor shuts down when booting windows 8 !!


    I power up the PC and monitor, i can see the POST on the monitor, and the windows 8 loading, then my monitor starts to shut down for 1-2 seconds, its not a complete shut down, like you change resolution or refresh rate, then after 1-2 seconds i can use my PC normally.

    I uninstalled my nvidia drivers, and i don't have anymore this problem....

    I booted windows 8 in safe mode, and i don't have the problem....

    My gpu is a gtx680 and a XL2411T monitor, with dual link DVI cable...

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Manchester
    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Try using the latest WHQL drivers and not the beta ones.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Monitor shuts down when booting windows 8 !!
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