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Question PC freezes while gaming, only in fullscreen.

Jul 6, 2020
gtx 970
intel i7 4790
8 gb ddr3 ram
gigabyte motherboard B85m D3H
corsair 650W psu
so my pc freezes only while gaming and that so when the game is in full screen there seems to be no hardware issue the temperatures are fine, have updated all the drives manually still the problem persists. the problem was none existent for about 5 years while i gamed it suddenly appeared out of nowhere, recent activities i did on my pc updated windows, installed origins and apex legends, installed newer versions of directx and vc++(i uninstalled and reinstalled everything again to see if that fixes it but to no avail), would be grateful for any help.