Windows 10: Computer is giving me black screens while playing games

Discus and support Computer is giving me black screens while playing games in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; When I play games on my computer, my screen goes black, my LED lights on my fan start flickering, and I can't do anything but turn off my computer and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Brad Kellow, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. Computer is giving me black screens while playing games


    When I play games on my computer, my screen goes black, my LED lights on my fan start flickering, and I can't do anything but turn off my computer and restart, and even when I restart, my LED lights are still flickering, and the same thing happens when I try and play a game, can somebody help me?

    :)
     
    Brad Kellow, Oct 21, 2020
    #1

  2. Unable to play video games on Windows 10, black screen after log-in screen

    Hi Natasha,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community, we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing with accessing the Windows 10 operating system, we will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • From where are you trying to play the video games (downloaded/ from website)?
    • If you are playing games from website which browser are you using?
    • Were you able to see any error code/ error message when the game crashes?
    • Are you able log-in to your computer?

    This issue might have occurred due to corrupted/ outdated display drivers.

    As you see black screen while logging to the desktop, I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft article about this issue, try the troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Black screen after upgrading to Windows 10

    Also, I suggest you to install all the pending updates on your device.

    Steps:

    • Connect to the internet.
    • Press Windows key and type
      updates
      .
    • Click on Check for updates.
    • Under Windows Updates, click on
      Check for updates.
    • Try to install the updates being shown.

    Hope it helps. Kindly update the status of this issue and required information, we will be happy to help you further.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Oct 21, 2020
    #2
  3. Ztruker Win User
    Black Screen, GPU Fan 100% When Playing Games

    I would suggest going back to at least the October version:


    Computer is giving me black screens while playing games [​IMG]
     
    Ztruker, Oct 21, 2020
    #3
  4. TODO5 Win User

    Computer is giving me black screens while playing games

    Black Screen While Playing A Game.

    Hello, My pc is experiencing a problems these 5 days, which is a 'black screen' while playing a game the whole screen goes black, and the only cure to this is to restart pc, but it still goes black when I play a game again. [behind the black screen there
    is still playing the audio, and there is no cursor]. I want to find out whats the problem.
     
    TODO5, Oct 21, 2020
    #4
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