GTX 460 Black Screens during World of Warcraft
Hello.

Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.

I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?

My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.


I would be very grateful for any advice.
Hello.



Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.



I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?



My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.





I would be very grateful for any advice.

#1
Posted 10/20/2010 03:44 AM   
Hello.

Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.

I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?

My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.


I would be very grateful for any advice.
Hello.



Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.



I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?



My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.





I would be very grateful for any advice.

#2
Posted 10/20/2010 03:44 AM   
[quote name='Olga108' post='1133636' date='Oct 19 2010, 11:44 PM']Hello.

Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.

I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?

My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.


I would be very grateful for any advice.[/quote]

What power supply do you have?
[quote name='Olga108' post='1133636' date='Oct 19 2010, 11:44 PM']Hello.



Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.



I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?



My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.





I would be very grateful for any advice.



What power supply do you have?

AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 3800mhz

4gb DDR3 1600 CL 8

MSI GTX 460 @ 922 mhz / 2100 mhz

#3
Posted 10/20/2010 11:24 AM   
[quote name='Olga108' post='1133636' date='Oct 19 2010, 11:44 PM']Hello.

Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.

I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?

My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.


I would be very grateful for any advice.[/quote]

What power supply do you have?
[quote name='Olga108' post='1133636' date='Oct 19 2010, 11:44 PM']Hello.



Today I installed a GTX 460 graphics card. When I am playing World of Warcraft, it will randomly produce a black screen, which necessitates a computer restart using the power switch.



I have installed the drivers from the installation Cd, and updated them afterwards directly from the NVIDIA website, so I doubt it is a driver problem. can anyone help?



My PC is using a Intel Core 2 Quad CPU (Q9400) @ 2.66GHz 2.67GHZ, and I am running Vista Business 32bit.





I would be very grateful for any advice.



What power supply do you have?

AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 3800mhz

4gb DDR3 1600 CL 8

MSI GTX 460 @ 922 mhz / 2100 mhz

#4
Posted 10/20/2010 11:24 AM   
Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.
Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.

-Antec 902 Case

-Corsair TX950 PSU

-MSI 790XT-G45 Mobo

-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition/Corsair A70 on top

-PNY GTX 460

-PNY 8 GB Ram

-1 TB Caviar Black HDD

#5
Posted 10/21/2010 11:56 AM   
Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.
Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.

-Antec 902 Case

-Corsair TX950 PSU

-MSI 790XT-G45 Mobo

-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition/Corsair A70 on top

-PNY GTX 460

-PNY 8 GB Ram

-1 TB Caviar Black HDD

#6
Posted 10/21/2010 11:56 AM   
[quote name='PaDaveOC'D' post='1134369' date='Oct 21 2010, 04:56 AM']Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.[/quote]


Im having the same problem playing FFXIV (or trying to play it). If you could post the ATI reg to remove I'd appreciate it.
[quote name='PaDaveOC'D' post='1134369' date='Oct 21 2010, 04:56 AM']Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.





Im having the same problem playing FFXIV (or trying to play it). If you could post the ATI reg to remove I'd appreciate it.

#7
Posted 10/21/2010 10:22 PM   
[quote name='PaDaveOC'D' post='1134369' date='Oct 21 2010, 04:56 AM']Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.[/quote]


Im having the same problem playing FFXIV (or trying to play it). If you could post the ATI reg to remove I'd appreciate it.
[quote name='PaDaveOC'D' post='1134369' date='Oct 21 2010, 04:56 AM']Also depending on your mobo their is an ATI supprt key in the REG that can cause conflicts with a Nvidia card. I had to remove it for the same issues your haveing only on a different game. If need be i can look it up.





Im having the same problem playing FFXIV (or trying to play it). If you could post the ATI reg to remove I'd appreciate it.

#8
Posted 10/21/2010 10:22 PM   
regedit, then HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software, the first key should be ATI. If not ill look for a different solution.
regedit, then HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software, the first key should be ATI. If not ill look for a different solution.

-Antec 902 Case

-Corsair TX950 PSU

-MSI 790XT-G45 Mobo

-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition/Corsair A70 on top

-PNY GTX 460

-PNY 8 GB Ram

-1 TB Caviar Black HDD

#9
Posted 10/22/2010 01:26 AM   
regedit, then HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software, the first key should be ATI. If not ill look for a different solution.
regedit, then HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software, the first key should be ATI. If not ill look for a different solution.

-Antec 902 Case

-Corsair TX950 PSU

-MSI 790XT-G45 Mobo

-AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition/Corsair A70 on top

-PNY GTX 460

-PNY 8 GB Ram

-1 TB Caviar Black HDD

#10
Posted 10/22/2010 01:26 AM   
hmm unfortunately, it isn't there. Guess Ill keep searching for a solution. Thank you
hmm unfortunately, it isn't there. Guess Ill keep searching for a solution. Thank you

#11
Posted 10/22/2010 04:04 AM   
hmm unfortunately, it isn't there. Guess Ill keep searching for a solution. Thank you
hmm unfortunately, it isn't there. Guess Ill keep searching for a solution. Thank you

#12
Posted 10/22/2010 04:04 AM   
I'm having the same problem with my computer. I had an eVGA 8800 GT for almost 3 years now till it died a couple weeks ago. I went out and bought a Geforce GTX 460 and it was fine for a bit. But for a little while now, every time I play games like New Vegas and WoW, my screen will just go black after a bit and I have to restart my computer. Though for whatever reason I can't just press the restart button, I actually have to turn off then turn on my computer. I looked through my registry like PaDave suggested and there wasn't an ATI folder for me.

Not too sure what to do at this point, almost thinking that it's maybe a temperature issue? Seems to crap out whenever my CPU temp goes above 45 degrees Celsius, but that could be totally unrelated... I have no clue.


System specs for my computer are here:

Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: NVIDIA
System Model: NFORCE 680i LT SLI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 425MB used, 3513MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

If I am missing anything that could be helpful please tell me!
I'm having the same problem with my computer. I had an eVGA 8800 GT for almost 3 years now till it died a couple weeks ago. I went out and bought a Geforce GTX 460 and it was fine for a bit. But for a little while now, every time I play games like New Vegas and WoW, my screen will just go black after a bit and I have to restart my computer. Though for whatever reason I can't just press the restart button, I actually have to turn off then turn on my computer. I looked through my registry like PaDave suggested and there wasn't an ATI folder for me.



Not too sure what to do at this point, almost thinking that it's maybe a temperature issue? Seems to crap out whenever my CPU temp goes above 45 degrees Celsius, but that could be totally unrelated... I have no clue.





System specs for my computer are here:



Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435)

Language: English (Regional Setting: English)

System Manufacturer: NVIDIA

System Model: NFORCE 680i LT SLI

BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG

Processor: Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)

Memory: 2046MB RAM

Page File: 425MB used, 3513MB available

Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS

DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)



If I am missing anything that could be helpful please tell me!

#13
Posted 10/30/2010 11:39 PM   
I'm having the same problem with my computer. I had an eVGA 8800 GT for almost 3 years now till it died a couple weeks ago. I went out and bought a Geforce GTX 460 and it was fine for a bit. But for a little while now, every time I play games like New Vegas and WoW, my screen will just go black after a bit and I have to restart my computer. Though for whatever reason I can't just press the restart button, I actually have to turn off then turn on my computer. I looked through my registry like PaDave suggested and there wasn't an ATI folder for me.

Not too sure what to do at this point, almost thinking that it's maybe a temperature issue? Seems to crap out whenever my CPU temp goes above 45 degrees Celsius, but that could be totally unrelated... I have no clue.


System specs for my computer are here:

Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: NVIDIA
System Model: NFORCE 680i LT SLI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 425MB used, 3513MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

If I am missing anything that could be helpful please tell me!
I'm having the same problem with my computer. I had an eVGA 8800 GT for almost 3 years now till it died a couple weeks ago. I went out and bought a Geforce GTX 460 and it was fine for a bit. But for a little while now, every time I play games like New Vegas and WoW, my screen will just go black after a bit and I have to restart my computer. Though for whatever reason I can't just press the restart button, I actually have to turn off then turn on my computer. I looked through my registry like PaDave suggested and there wasn't an ATI folder for me.



Not too sure what to do at this point, almost thinking that it's maybe a temperature issue? Seems to crap out whenever my CPU temp goes above 45 degrees Celsius, but that could be totally unrelated... I have no clue.





System specs for my computer are here:



Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090804-1435)

Language: English (Regional Setting: English)

System Manufacturer: NVIDIA

System Model: NFORCE 680i LT SLI

BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG

Processor: Intel® Core(tm)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz (2 CPUs)

Memory: 2046MB RAM

Page File: 425MB used, 3513MB available

Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS

DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)



If I am missing anything that could be helpful please tell me!

#14
Posted 10/30/2010 11:39 PM   
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