Unlock Black Screen in Windows® 7
Are you aware of the reasons black screen issue that occurs after unlocking Windows 7?
Windows 7 runs with Aero graphics mode. This operating system comes with additional security restrictions, security software, etc. If the system is not been used for a long time, the computer will get locked, which is 20 minutes with the default policies of balanced. If person unlocks the computer by entering the user credentials, the screen goes black for 10 minutes or longer. The Windows 7 black screen issue can be solved through the Desktop Windows Manager. Another way to solve the problem is to update the display drivers. If you want to solve the issue as soon as possible, just restart the computer and follow certain steps.
The following are some of the details of Windows 7 black screen issue and the tips to fix it:
- Causes of black screen issue
- Desktop Windows Manager
- Update display drivers
Causes of black screen issue
The problem comes with some layers of security software with Desktop Windows Manager. The Windows 7 operating system comes with very high security features and provides some extra security software also. Mostly the screen goes black for 10 minutes or longer.
Desktop Windows Manager
The Desktop Windows Manager goes to disable mode and this service will turn off the Aero graphics display manager. This will disable certain features also, such as Aero Peak, Aero Shake, Aero Snap, and so on. Click 'Start' button and go to 'Run'. Type 'service.msc' and then press 'Enter' key. Locate and double click the ‘Desktop Windows Manager’. After locating the startup type, change the value of disable and click 'Stop', then click 'Apply' button and then click 'Ok'.
This issue can be solved by updating display drivers. First, you have to click 'Start' button and in the Search program and the folder button, type 'MSINFO32' and press 'Enter'. In some cases, you may update video drivers through the Windows Update section.
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