i7 MBP + Win7 64bit = fail

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by rickeames, May 25, 2010.

  1. rickeames macrumors regular

    Mar 12, 2008
    So far, this isn't going well for me. I have, at random points, had the screen completely shut off (go black) and no ability to bring it back on. I have also seen heat problems, and I'm really not doing anything except for outlook.

    Has anyone had the screen fail on them like this? It doesn't happen on the Mac side -- just when running Win7 in bootcamp with the latest drivers.

    Somewhat frustrating -- it just happened when I tried to open a PNG using windows picture viewer: bam, screen to black. I am guessing graphics driver failure.
  2. odinsride macrumors 65816


    Apr 11, 2007
    I have not experienced this on my i7 mbp with Win7 64 (the screen issue at least).

    Bootcamp has always had higher temps than OSX on all the macs I have owned.

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