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Old 02-24-11, 10:12 AM   #1
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Default Windows 7 Monitor Off On Log-In

So, I encountered this problem before, and I fixed it by logging into my wife's account, and the Windows Error Report showed up, and all was golden.

Here's what happens. I can be in the middle of a game (this has only happened once before), and suddenly the screen freezes, the GPU fans drop to idle, and the monitor turns off. Upon a reboot I reach the log-in screen no problem, however, if I choose my name and Log-In the monitor goes into sleep mode, but Windows is continuing to load. Even if I view the error report in Safe Mode it still does not work until I can view the error (which was a BSOD) in normal Windows mode.
Before I got frustrated and logged into my wifes log-in was able to see the error report, logged out, and then logged into mine. No problems after that. This time, though, the monitor turns off even with her account, and I can only use safe mode to actually get into Windows. Any ideas? Anyone know how to manually delete the error report in Windows 7 so I can move on with this?

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RAdm. "Jay" R. Stark, USN; 10 November 1995
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