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Video The video on my laptop develops a window screen type overlay after about 20 minutes the only way to resolve the problem is reboot.


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Check your display setting , it may be going into hibernate , causing this to occur on the screen as a power saving mode. you can turn it off or change the time settings for this function in windows
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