Getting Blank/black screen and the game suddenly stops working

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asked Oct 29, 2018 in Windows 10 by jeson

Hello, I’m using Windows 10 laptop and a gamer by heart. But currently, I’m suffering from an irritating issue that starts appearing just after updating my Windows 10 system. While the mid of the game suddenly black screen appears and game stop working. I have restarted my game several times but the issue continues. Kindly help me to fix this issue.      

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answered Oct 29, 2018 by PC GURU (2,340 points)

Hmmm,, this issue is very common and you can  get rid of this issue with ease by applying the below given solutions one by one.

Fix 1: Modify Screen Resolution Settings

Step 1: Find the game icon and right click on it and select properties

Step 2: After it, go to the compatibility tab and scroll down, mark the box of Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution

Step 3: Click on apply and again try to play the game.

Fix 2: Change to windowed mode

Windowed mode will help you to switch between full screen and windowed mode. In order to change to Windowed mode, you simply need to press the ALT and ENTER keys on your keyboard.

Fix 3: Override high DPI scaling behavior

Step 1: Find the game icon and right click on it and open 'Properties' 

Step 2: Under the Compatibility tab mark the boxes for:

  • Override high DPI scaling behavior. Scaling performed by Application
  • Disable full screen optimization
  • Run this program as an administrator

Step 3: At last, apply the changes and then run the game again.


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