Desktop Window Manager (DWM) crash

Problem: Screen goes black and shortly afterwards the computer shuts down.

Event log: The Desktop Window Manager process has exited.
Event log: DWM process has exited.

Possible source of the problem: Bad Xbox controller firmware.

Solution: Install Xbox accessories app and update your Xbox controller.

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  • Last modified: 10/08/2023 00:31
  • by m164