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Monitor Black Out When Start To Play Game


Why does my hp 19" w1907 widescreen lcd monitor blacks out whenever i start to play a pc game? -Any pc game for that matter (from red alert to first person shooting game to nba2k10). And whenever it gets in that situation, i turn the monitor on and off repeatedly until it runs normally again. I'm not sure if this is because of a virus because i've got a microsoft security essentials as my anti-virus. Please help me fix this problem.

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