February 08, 2013
It happened again this morning, and after it rebooted the display driver went bogus, filling the screen with magenta crawling lines.
I just went to the nVidia site and downloaded and installed the latest driver, and I hope that will fix it. A graphics driver crash certainly could cause the symptoms I have been seeing: The screen instantly going black, and then the computer rebooting.
Search engine keywords: ASUS G75V black screen reboot crash
I am virtually certain it is not related to power.
Posted by: Boviate at February 08, 2013 11:05 AM (ZtwQN)
And since it has a battery as well as a wall brick which is plugged in, I don't believe there was any other power problem.
One time I had a power failure here, and my computers which had batteries just kept running. The batteries act like a poor man's UPS.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at February 08, 2013 01:21 PM (+rSRq)
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Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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