Having problems with your PC Laptops ?
Why does my computer's screen turn black and stop working while im using it?
It's most likely a heat related issue. Laptops need to have the fans and air vents blown out regularly. Also, they need GOOD airflow. An under computer cooling fan will add a lot of airflow. You can get them for $15 & up.
Its either you screen saver clock set to low or your video card is going out. your hibernation setting set too low, turn of hibernation- if its on
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