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  • NOIZmaker

    When I launch a game my screen goes black with a boxed, floating message saying...

    Not Optimum Mode
    Recommended Mode
    1920x1200 60Hz
    Analog

    The thing is... 1920x1200 at 60Hz is exactly what my setting is.

    Usually when I press ALT+TAB or CTL+ALT+Delete the screen minimizes or I can close it. Or when that doesn't work, restarting the computer or leaving it like that for a while does.

    But lately (starting 3 days ago) none of those methods work anymore.
    It didn't matter what I pressed or how many times I restarted/shut down/left it alone.

    I am only able to use/see my computer now because I went into setup mode when I was starting up the computer. I changed the date of the computer to an earlier day before I experienced any problems and it's fine now.

    I want to know how to solve this problem.
    I use a Windows Vista desktop.

    System - Windows 7 Home Premium (Version 6.1).
    Game - MapleStory/MapleEmpire (it's a private server).
    Monitor - Samsung SyncMaster 2433
    Screen - roughly 13 x 20"

    I've posted this issue on Yahoo! Answers with no (useful) answers 3 days ago.
    Stupidly, I launched the game earlier today. It worked. But then I closed the game and put my computer to sleep mode as I went out for about 20 minutes. I got it out of sleep mode and it showed my screen normally for a couple of seconds and when I looked back it gave me the box again. Going into setup mode and resetting the time did not work this time.

    I am currently using a different computer in the house to post this question and I have left my computer on with the screen like that.
    Nothing is working. I'm beginning to this is a compatibility issue with my screen and my card.

    Although I don't understand why I am experiencing this problem NOW and never before...
    Please help me out. This is extremely frustrating and my winter break just started.

    Please read all of this before posting a reply. Thanks.

    PS. I don't know anything about cards.