The topic is exactly what I was looking for. I have the same issue on Windows7 after using 292 for years and years (what a fantastic program!!!!), the system is installed since 2010. It got about 50 Updates on 14-Dec-2016. Can't recall wether the problems started on this day or before. Too many updates to uninstall one by one for a test.
No other program causes black screens.
Thought it's a problem with the graphic card and bought a new one. Downloaded new drivers. But get the same black screen over and over again, not predictable like others wrote. Sometimes I can work for an hour, sometimes the screen crashes every few seconds.
Uninstalled two self-written plugins (in use for years) from the Actions Bar and this seems to work so far, but it's a "dirty" little solution, as I need the plugins every day.
Bought HTML-Tools today and give it a try (already missing my good old 292