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Windows 8 black screen

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12-08-2012 04:41 AM

I am using Windows 8 with Inventor 2012 and have an issue with the Inventor windows going black only when I do a save. I am simply reporting this as I know Windows 7 is the recommended OS, even for Inventor 2013. However, it would be nice to know if there was a fix.  Nvidia apparently has no partner drivers for Windows 8 and I tried their Beta which didn’t help. I am running Intel’s i7-2700K with NVidia Quadro FX 3800. Thanks!  

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DarrenP
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Re: Windows 8 black screen

12-08-2012 06:08 AM in reply to: Maxcn

no inventor version is supported on windows 8

does this happen on windows 7?

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jclaidler
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Re: Windows 8 black screen

12-10-2012 05:44 AM in reply to: Maxcn

I don't believe Inventor 2012 is supported on Windows 8.  You can try to run in 'compatibility mode', that may resolve your issue.

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Re: Windows 8 black screen

12-12-2012 10:55 PM in reply to: jclaidler

To follow up I should explain that the black screen is a momentary occurrence; after I do a save all the windows flash to black and return to normal. It is just an annoyance. I have tried Windows 8 in compatibility mode, changed privilege levels and also changed the Inventor display quality settings to no avail.  I had no such troubles with Windows 7 but like 8 too much! Regards

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stephengibson76
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Re: Windows 8 black screen

12-13-2012 02:22 AM in reply to: Maxcn

same here, on AutoCAD also...  its something I am willing to live with for the win 8 overall computer speed improvement and amazing lightning quick remote desktop i use all the time

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