Screen goes blank when using the internet

  aidanone 14:25 28 Mar 07


My PC has been acting very strange of late.

When I use it normally it works fine, however when I connect the PC to the internet after a period of time the screen goes blank.

I then have to restart the PC for it to the screen to work again.

Has anyone any ideas to what would make this happen?

  robbiepaul79 14:42 28 Mar 07

Is this happening when the PC is unattended or while you are in the middle of using it, could be worth checking the desktop screen saver settings and the power saver options in the meantime.

  delta36 22:20 28 Mar 07

It could be spyware. Try using Firefox instead and see if this solves the problem. Just go to click here

  aidanone 09:31 29 Mar 07

The fault is definitely not a hardware issue as the PC works fine, the error only seems to happen when it is connected to the net.

I will try the different browser and see if it works out ok?

Any other ideas?

  provider 2 10:40 29 Mar 07

Just a thought: you`re not running Zone Alarm with XP firewall still switched on are you?

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