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I just installed a new gfx card and when my windows loads up it takes longer than usual to load the desktop. When it's loading the desktop, my monitor will flicker on and off a couple of times before settling down. Also when I play games it will just freeze with the sound still being played and when it unfreezes my monitor will go off and come back on.

Anyone got any idea?

Thanks

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what type of card/mobo? It sounds like drivers, but it could be a ton of different things.

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Well I've amassed a plethora of problems.

I'll post my laptop specs below the list of problems.

Cursor and screen freezes, have to reboot several times to unstick it.

Get blue screen of death with different error messages if I jar the
laptop or move it too quickly.

Windows repair doesn't work. Starts, progresses, then error message.

Windows restore doesn't work. Starts, progresses, then error message.

Windows update sometimes can't update.

I get a white screen then I have to slap the laptop to get back to normal screen or it just will go back to normal screen or not.

I will get a black screen with a multi-colored hair thin line on left side of the screen.

Now, Windows start icon won't work.

Whirring noise from fan.

I'm on an old Gateway NV79 using Windows 10. Same problems with Windows 7 then upgraded to 8.1 then upgraded to 10. Same problems.

Checked monitor attachment but it seems solid.

I've got new battery but that's about all I've needed to replace. This is one excellent machine. Best computer I've ever had bar none. Thanks for any replies.

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normal CPU temperature ?

My CPU seems to heat up ALOT. . .according to the sensor, my CPU normally runs at 48 C (118 F) and it gets up to 122+ F when playing games. . .

so i was wondering what should my CPU temperature be at ?
 

Answer:Flickering monitor, Freezing Computer, and Lock ups in game

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heheh jk jk jk .. jus dont double post in the same forum with the exact same questions and stuuff in it.. :haha:
 

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recently, my monitor has been flickering and then the whole computer freezes and/or the monitor just shuts off [with a soundloop of the last sound in game]

before i could play HL2, but now i cant even play Counter-Strike without this problem occuring. i used to run CS at 85 fps before but now i'm forced to run it at 60 fps because of the flickering/freezing. It still freezes at 60 fps sometimes. I tried to play Lineage II. . .same result.

i suspect that this may be overheating or my outdated hardware, but i'm not sure what to upgrade

according to EVEREST Home Edition:
OS: Win2000 Pro
CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.4 GHz
VGA: GeForce FX 5200 [128 MB, AGP 8x]
Memory: 512 MB [two 256MB DDR SDRAM]

Temperatures
Motherboard: 38 C (100 F)
CPU: 48 C (118 F) it goes as high as 122F in games
Aux: 31 C (88 F)

is there any other info i need to provide ? what about the PSU ? [and how would i find this info?]

i only have 1 fan and it's used to cool the CPU, the video card does not have a fan, it only has a heat sink that gets really really hot. . .i touched it and could not keep my finger there for more than 2 seconds literally. I tried opening the case with a fan blowing into it. this seems to help a bit but my computer ends up freezing anyways.

i have already updated the drivers for my video card. i haven't tried to overclock anything.

Any suggestions to what i should buy ? i got alot of christmas money =) Thanks so much
 

Answer:Flickering monitor, Freezing Computer, and Lock ups in game

First off you should probably place another fan in the case, or another one on the graphics card. Your other temperatures appear to be normal. I was having issues like this awhile back. Try updating your graphics card driver, but use forceware. Here is the link for your card- http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_81.98.html . Hope this helps!
 

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recently, my monitor has been flickering and then the whole computer freezes and/or the monitor just shuts off [with a soundloop of the last sound in game]

before i could play HL2, but now i cant even play Counter-Strike without this problem occuring. i used to run CS at 85 fps before but now i'm forced to run it at 60 fps because of the flickering/freezing. It still freezes at 60 fps sometimes. I tried to play Lineage II. . .same result.

i suspect that this may be overheating or my outdated hardware, but i'm not sure what to upgrade

according to EVEREST Home Edition:
OS: Win2000 Pro
CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.4 GHz
VGA: GeForce FX 5200 [128 MB, AGP 8x]
Memory: 512 MB [two 256MB DDR SDRAM]

Temperatures
Motherboard: 38 C (100 F)
CPU: 48 C (118 F) it goes as high as 122F in games
Aux: 31 C (88 F)

is there any other info i need to provide ? what about the PSU ? [and how would i find this info?]

i only have 1 fan and it's used to cool the CPU, the video card does not have a fan, it only has a heat sink that gets really really hot. . .i touched it and could not keep my finger there for more than 2 seconds literally. I tried opening the case with a fan blowing into it. this seems to help a bit but my computer ends up freezing anyways.

i have already updated the drivers for my video card. i haven't tried to overclock anything.

Any suggestions to what i should buy ? i got alot of christmas money =) Thanks so much
 

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Hi, all, I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop and recently bought a Asus MB169B external USB monitor.  When I plug the monitor in, the laptop monitor (not the external monitor) flickers about every half second.  If I unplug it, it stops.  I upgraded my video driver to no avail.
Is it simply a power supply issue (the external monitor  does not have a power cord)?  Anything I can do?  It does it even if I have the laptop plugged in and charging.  
*something interesting - I just discovered if I duplicate the display and not extend the flickering goes away...but that kind of defeats the point of a dual monitor for me.
Thanks.

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My new Ideapad 500-15ISK has the flickering monitor during the boot, sometimes black monitor and sometimes it restarts randomly. This problems come up after the last Windows10 update. I tried to install the drivers of the graphics card but the problems remain. Thank you Matteo

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My new Ideapad 500-15ISK has the flickering monitor during the boot, sometimes black monitor and sometimes it restarts randomly. This problems come up after the last Windows10 update. I tried to install the drivers of the graphics card but the problems remain.
 
Thank you
 
Matteo
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Ook, this is happening to my parent's system, basically the logon screen will either freeze or when you do get to log on the 'Welcome' goes blurry and freezes also. If you do manage to logon then you get these little lines about 20 pixels long and no more than 1 pixel high flick onto the screen every few seconds.

Specs are:

Athlon 3500+
2GB DDR
On board geforce 6100
400w PSU
Vista Premium
Screen is a 3 day old 20" acer

The system itself is almost 3 years old, it originally came with XP but last november it completely screwed up and I only have a copy of Vista so that's why it has it.. I'm hoping this problem isn't hardware related but does anyone know what could be causing this? I'll need to dig out my vga adapter to try the screen on my rig in case it is just a faulty screen.

Cheers

Answer:Flickering and freezing screen

I would check the screen first then go from there. Very likely it could be the video card too.

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Hello I bought a used T41 about a year ago, and changed its hard drive from a standard 40 gb to a 120 gb one (dual boot WinXP/Ubuntu, did not use the recovery console to reinstall windows, rather used my own copy and downloaded the drivers from the Lenovo website). The computer worked fine up until a month ago, when, in the midlle of browsing, the display on the screen started to "shake" (kind of hard to describe, but was it was like a shearing and some fuzziness). I turned it off and turn on again and the computer would either not boot, or would boot normally and would show the same symptoms as above randomly (smtimes after 5 min, sometimes after 2 hrs). This was the case when the computer was plugged in (with or without the battery attached) or just on battery powe. I am startin to think that it might be a problem with the display adapter, which i think means i would have to replace the whole mobo. I am just posting here to see if anybody has any suggestions either via knowlegde or prior experience. Thankx in advance

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oh, and i forgot to mention the most imprtant part. When the display was "shearing", there was no response from the computer (mouse cursor not moving, could not type), which seems to suggest that is not just the screen ( i have had it connested to an external monitor as well and had no luck either

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Recently started having a problem in all programs running on the PC. It will randomly freeze up the current program running and the title bar will flicker for a few moments (anywhere from 15 seconds to a minute) then will be fine, until it happens again. This happens in any program currently active, have seen it occur in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Word, Excel, PhotoImpact Pro, among others.
It is very annoying and seems to be getting worse (happening more often). I have run virus and malware detection and cleanup. I have a Windows 8 OS.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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It would help if you were to tell more about this system?
 

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Recently started having a problem in all programs running on the PC. It will randomly freeze up the current program running and the title bar will flicker for a few moments (anywhere from 15 seconds to a minute) then will be fine, until it happens again. This happens in any program currently active, have seen it occur in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Word, Excel, PhotoImpact Pro, among others.
It is very annoying and seems to be getting worse (happening more often). I have run virus and malware detection and cleanup. I have a Windows 8.1 OS. HP Pavilion 23 computer. AMD A6-5200 APU with Radion HD Graphics 2.00 GHz. 4.00 GB RAM. 64-bit.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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Hallo all, A couple of weeks ago my thinkpad started to act weird.The laptop freezes and the screen will go cr crazy, only possibility is to restart the laptop by holding the power button.My hardware configuration is:1x Samsung 840 Evo 250GB (Windows 8.1 installed) Internal Sata1x 1TB Harddrive (File storage) HDD Caddy12GB Ram (Tested no errors found)Intel i7 2630QMNVidia Quadro 1000mBetter cooling fan (04W1574)System is up to date First thing i tried was reinstalling the OS. After reinstalling the OS the problem still exists. Tried different drivers for the chipset and graphics but i don't know if they are to correct ones. Updated the drivers with Intel Update Utility. Checked the ram and this could not be the problem. When i looked in the system log i see a lot of errors like this:: The embedded controller (EC) returned data when none was requested. The BIOS might be trying to access the EC without synchronizing with the operating system. This data will be ignored. No further action is necessary; however, you should check with your computer manufacturer for an upgraded BIOS. There were also errors about ACPI but i can't see the logfile now so can't be more specific. After reading this errors i decited to reflash the bios firmware which went good. After all these things the laptop worked great for about 7 days. After the 7 days the problems came back. Please help me because i don't know where to search anymore. Problem persists with integra... Read more

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I bought a refurbished laptop (hp 6930p elite) from an ebay seller last month. The laptop has been having display problems. I first noticed occasional flickering. It can be temporarily resolved by adjusting the angle of the laptop screen, but the flickering always comes back later. I connected the laptop to an external monitor and had no flicker problems, so I think I've counted out video card issues.

I've had occasional display freezing as well. Ie, programs still run, but the entire display stops or skips for a second or two. The problems (flicker and freeze) are most prevalent when I'm actually holding the laptop in my lap... I guess because it is a hardware problem that is disturbed by small movements?

I contacted the seller, and they said I could take off the front bezel and check the cable connections without voiding the 90-day warranty they offered. I reset the connections between the inverter the display panel and the backlight, but it didn't help.

Both the seller and I are trying to avoid me having to ship the laptop back to them for replacement or repair. (Costs them $ and leaves me without a laptop for a while) They've offered to send me a new inverter, but I don't know enough about laptop display mechanisms to be confident that the inverter is really the problem.

Just wanted to get some feedback or a second opinion on what could be causing intermittent backlight flicker and total display freezing.
 

Answer:Display problems: flickering / freezing

Hi and welcome to TSG.

This certainly sounds like an faulty inverter / backlight problem. I had the exact same problem on an old Fujitsu Seimens laptop... flickering screen which could be temporarily fixed by moving closing / reopening the lid. Over time it just got worse and worse until it eventually went totally.

Replaceing the inverter board (normally a pretty quick and easy fix) fixed the problem. If you have had it apart enough to check the connectors you shouldn't have a problem replacing the inverter board.
 

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A few weeks ago, my XPS 15 started flickering for about 1 second and then would freeze completely, couldn't move my mouse and if there was any sound playing before it would stop. It normally happens right after I open the screen and it wakes up (doesn't happen on boot, just when it was sleeping) but occasionally happens while I'm using it. I've tried reinstalling the graphics drivers (both the 960M and the 530) and that hasn't made a difference.

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 I bought this laptop in March. I haven't really had any issues until recently. The bottom the of the screen keeps flickering and freezing up. I use this Laptop for school to work on programming assignments. The most intensive application this computer is running is visual studio. The bios is updated and all the windows updates are currently. I also used the Lenovo Campanion application to search for any other updates.The video link below shows the screen flickering. I really can't figure out what it could be. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OXCTZ-0F2YA

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Question: Monitor Flickering

My Iiyama Vision Master 1451 19" monitor has suddenly started flickering. The edges of the picture seem to be moving in and out, and it keeps flickering (getting brighter & darker).This is not a refresh rate problem, although I thought it might be. The monitor only supports 85Hz and that's what it's on, although I've tried 60Hz and still the same problem. I've also tried Degauss several times, to no effect.I have also checked the area around the monitor for anything that could be magnetic, but there is nothing different.This happened a few days ago and then went away, but now it's back and is happening as I type this.The exact model number of the monitor is LS902UT. My graphics card is a Sparkle GeForce 3 Ti200 64MB.The first one of this monitor I got had to be replaced under warranty because it was faulty - the picture was all distorted and setting it to the defaults didn't help. Also this one is now nearly 2 years old so it's out of warranty I think. I think the problem started out as a high pitched sound that would suddenly come from the monitor, and then go if switched off/on. This hasn't happened since the flickering problem started though, so I was wondering whether it's related.Any ideas?

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In the OSD is there an auto configuration option, if so run it several times to reset the monitor. Other than this suggestion I'm afraid I can't be of more help.

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I am having problems with my monitor. My computer crashed and I had to recover. After that my display settings were messed up (desktop icons were HUGE and all that). So now when I'm online, every click I make to scroll down the page results in the whole page refreshing. I'm not sure how to fix this. Can somebody help?
 

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I've just installed Windows 10. Ive also installed the latest driver for the Fresco FL2000 USB to VGA adapter. The monitor (HP W2081) now constantly flickers. Any suggestions?

Answer:Why is my monitor flickering?

This is actually for windows 7, but give it a shot :)Correct monitor flicker (refresh rate) - Windows Help
If you have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Hi everyone,when i turn on my computer it start to flicker on and off,a message show that there a missing autohnk file.Sometimes the screen freezes,the mouse icon disappear and the computer got a stop error message and is auto swtich off.i try re-format my computer,change another monitor but the problem still occur.I also try to change the setting such as the refresh, the acceleration and the resolution,the screen just freeze or start to flicker. However when i use safe mode,everything is normal but when i change any display setting in safe mode,it start to flicker,freeze,etcAnyone know what going on and encounter this problem before?Thanks in advanceI'm using Ms window XP home sp1Intel Pentium 4 256mb ramHP LCD flat monitor

Answer:Monitor Flickering off and on

Well , to start it wouldn't hurt to update to at least SP2 and upgrade your ram a bit. Check all connections, and reseat your video card, update your drivers.

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I'm not sure if this is something that can be helped... but my monitor is now, all of a sudden, flickering bluish and yellowish colors rather often... is it on its last leg?
 

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most likely yes it is....how old is it? are you sure there isnt a tv or something causing interference? connection solid? note* some moniter plugs will wear out and the pins will eventually fall off and stay in the moniter's plug.
 

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I have 2 monitors conected to my graphics card, a radeon 550
The flashing on and off is the same kind of event as when you first boot up the computer, and after logging on the display disappears for a second before showing the desk top. Thats normal behaviour. What happens to mine is that the display disappears from time to time, then on occasions starts to flicker on and off continuously. Ive checked themonitors and the connections. all fine.
I've checked the display driver etc and everything seems OK. When this happens, the CPU fan starts to go intoi overdrive, and when I've beenable to look at it, the process monitor shows CPU usage of 50-60 %, with no explicable cause.
Ive run Hijack this spybot etc, but cannot find anything untoward.
thanks again for any comments
DT
 

Answer:Monitor flickering on and off

Have you checked for overheating since you say the fan goes into overdrive?

Does any particular process show excess cpu use other than System Idle Process?

Going to move you to hardware since this doesn't really sound like an XP software issue.
 

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Question: Flickering monitor

I have a new win xp home pc with a 4+ year old CRT monitor. As of the last couple days, the monitor will begin flashing unreadably after about 10 minutes of use until I put it in standby mode for a couple minutes. However, it won't stay in standby mode more than 10 minutes or so...I'm running NAV and firewall and something always seems to pop up - I've turned off live update, which gets me up to about 10 minutes. Now that I think back on it, I've heard the monitor turning on and off quite frequently, and am trying to figure out it that's something to do with my flickering/flashing. Any ideas how I can get my monitor back? And what about standby? Can I keep the thing in standby, or do I need to give it up? I currently have it set to go into standby after 15 minutes, although I usually manually put it on when I leave. The monitor worked fine for the first couple weeks of use with this box, and worked fine for the last four years with W2K.
 

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Hey!

A few months ago I noticed my monitor began to flicker on and off every once-in-a-while.
As time went by, it got worse (the flicks would be more constant, and sometimes last for longer).
I figure it'd be my monitor (it was 6 years old), so today I finally went out and bought a new one "ViewSonic VA1912w" 19" LCD screen.
I install it, with no problems, up-to-date drivers and all that, and now the monitor flickers for a longer period of time; Like, the screen will flick black for 3-5 seconds at a time..

My computer model is "Q-Tech".
I am using XP Pro, Version 2002, Service Pack 2.
I have 2.41GHZ, with 256MB of RAM.

Does anyone have any suggestions, please?
If you need more information, I will try to provide it; I am so desperate to sort this out - I thought today would be the end of my problems, but it appears just to be worse :(.

Thank you for your time. J.

Answer:My monitor keeps flickering!

post your specs including the power supply detail

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Question: flickering monitor

I turned my monitors on the morning, to find one of them flickering, really quite noticeabley. Almost like it turns off momentarily, perhaps 1/10th of a second - because it's like a black flicker.

At first, i thought it was my graphics card. But after taking the DVI cable out of the graphics card, changing the plug socket, and turning off and on the monitor it still continues to do it.

Anyone have any idea what could be causing it ? or is it simply broken

Thanks.

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Hello Oreo,
Do you have another PC you can try it on ?.

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Having probs with my monitor. It keeps flickering. I checked the power and video cables and they were fine. My res is 1600*1200. What do i do? refer to my sig for my type of monitor.

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acualy, the monitor i am on right now hre in school, flickers like ****, lol.

and i cant do nothnig aobut it. BUT have you checked to see what hertz it is runing on?

to check:
1: go to display properties, either via right clicking desktop or control panel
2:settings tab
3: click advandced
4:click monitor, and then check out the hertz level, as far as i know, 60 is the best to go with, but it may be differnt then ob your monitor, but try 60 and see if it helps, if not, maybe you should enlis the help of a tv repair or something.

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my monitor flickers on and off. it doesnt power down it just flickers. any help??
 

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Probably dying, unless it is a loose cable.
 

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Hi,I am using Samsung SyncMaster 713N. For the last 4-5 days it has started flickering.It's not an constant flickering, but its been happening often sometimes for a period of 30-40secs; then stops and restarts.Tried setting the Screen Refresh Rate to maximum (75Hertz) but still no luck. I have a ATI Radeon HD 4250 Graphics Card.Pls Assist.

Answer:Flickering Monitor

The obvious testing here would be to try another monitor on your PC and the flickering monitor on another desktop.

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i began getting a flickering accross my monitor screen yesterdday (most noticable on white screen). Is there a way to determine if it is the monitor or something else? i reset monitor to 85 hertz but it made no difference.
it is a T4170 e machine and a 19" Envisision monitor (both about 3 years old)

bear with me trying to figure out how this works Herb
 

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how about a response here?
 

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Question: flickering monitor

First, I'm sorry If I have posted this in the wrong place

My monitor has recently started flickering. I installed 2 new games recently (C.S.I, and Mall tycoon) I have had no problems with the C.S.I game, however the mall tycoon game, after playing it for a couple hours shut down with a macromedia error, (the screen goes black and it takes a bit for windows to come back, then I get the macromedia error report thingy)
last night when I played it, after it shut itself down I noticed I had a yellow triangle with a "!" on it and it said something about virtual memory being low. I have this game installed in my program files...should it be somewhere else?(the program file shows it is 160.00 mb)
the total size of my hard drive is 38.3gb free space is 22.9gb
I have 256mb ram(I think )
 

Answer:flickering monitor

Sounds like the video card could be overheating.
 

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Question: Monitor flickering

Im running windows xp here at work and my monitor just recently starting flickering and its very annoying. I did what the other sites said by changing the refresh rate, and that didnt work. I even thought it might be the monitor and switched that out, and no luck. any suggestions?
 

Answer:Monitor flickering

Welcome to TSG Pattiemec

You said," I even thought it might be the monitor and switched that out"
Did you mean another monitor ?
If not then the connections may be slack.
If yes your next step might be to update the video drivers in the computer
 

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Hi allHave a crt monitor which my other half has noticed its started to devolpe a rather annoying / worrying flicker(over the last week).Have checked the basics ie screen rez which is set to 1024x728 and refresh rates which is set to 75hz. Am running xp home and have the hide modes that this monitor can't support ticked so am not running it at anything it can't handle.Graphics card is onboard and am not at home at the mo so can't say what its is specifically just know its an intel model. Have checked in device manager thou and everything looks fine from that end.So then my question is this am I missing something basic or is it a sign that the monitor is on the way out its only just over a year old thou and not anything special as it was bundled in.Any ideas thoughts suggestions?Cheers

Answer:CRT Monitor flickering

Most likely cause is either speakers too close to the monitor or any desktop lamp that has a transformer in the base. Check for these and any other items that may have a transformer, even a mobile phone charger, move them away and please post back to let us know how you get on.

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The screen on our new Envy 27 Touch is flickering.  Have tried updating the display drivers, but did not solve the problem.

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Question: Monitor Flickering

Hi i am back with another problem. This time around its my monitor. Its been behaving erratically for a while but it just got worse. Earlier it used to flicker as if there is a current flickering problem but that is apparently not the case. While flickering a few black lines start dancing accross the screen and the screen size starts reducing and becoming normal.
Now in addition to the above after flickering a few times the screen goes blank reducing to a single blue line in the center of the screen. I tried switching off the monitor and turn it back on. I even shut down the entire computer but the line would appear even on reboot. The problem stays as long as i dont give the monitor a whack on the side that is when it comes back to normal. I have searched the forums but did not manage to find anything of much relevence.

One more thing earlier i would reattach the connections a bit in case the flickering persisted for too long and it would become ok but start again after about 30 mins

For information i am using a LG Studioworks 552V 15 inch CRT Screen on a ATi Radeon Xpress 200 series graphic card

Any help would be most appreciated.
Thanks
 

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I have my tv connected to my pc so i can view streams on my tv. via svideo. And my tv is flickering i have tried changing the screen refresh rate and hardware acceleration but nothing is helping. Any advice guys? thanks.
 

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Question: Monitor flickering

Ok, I'm having this problem with an old crt monitor. I know the monitor works, so that's not the problem. It's an old NEC Multisync FE1250 and when I plug it into the VGA port on the side of my computer, all the screen does is flicker. I searched around on google and every thing I found said change the refresh rate. I tried every rate there was 59, 60, 70, 73, 75, and 80, but none of them got rid of the flickering. The flickering is so bad that you can't see anything going on. I've also had this problem with a LED tv that my aunt had.
Comptuer info

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N450 @ 1.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95338 MB, Free - 49643 MB; D: Total - 41309 MB, Free - 16989 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0D3J9P
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security Business Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:Monitor flickering

Hi GriffyGryphon, and welcome to TSG.

You may be trying to operate the monitor at the correct frame refresh rate, but wrong resolution. See if your computer supports any of the following video formats for an externally connected monitor:

Factory Preset Resolution Modes
640 x 480 / 160 Hz,
800 x 600 / 160 Hz,
832 x 624 / 160 Hz,
1024 x 768 / 136 Hz,
1152 x 870 / 120 Hz,
1280 x 1024 / 102 Hz,
1600 x 1200 / 88 Hz,
1792 x 1344 / 78 Hz,
1800 x 1440 / 73 Hz,
1856 x 1392 / 75 Hz,
1920 x 1440 / 73 Hz

Based on information found at:
http://reviews.cnet.com/crt-monitors/nec-multisync-fe1250/4507-3175_7-1524466.html
 

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My hp pavilion flat panel monitor has started to flicker. Refresh rate is set at 60 hertz which is the default setting. I have tried it at 70 hertz, which stops the flicker, but it does semms a little unstable at times. I read somewhere that it could damage the monitor running it at a higher setting. Has anyone any suggestions please.

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Check what refresh rates the moitor is able to support and set it to the highest possible. You should be able to get the information from the documentation or HP's site.The default setting is 60 Hz because all TFT monitors will run at that, not because it is the best refresh rate.

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I have a year old Lenovo 22" hd 1900 x 1200 monitor. It starts flickering in the background after startup. I have a Lenovo laptop that did the same thing after about 8 months of use. Can anyone tell me what might be causing this problem and how it can be fixed?. I believe it might either be the backlight or inverter.

Thanks

zbar
 

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depending on your OS, change the rage your screen hertz.

Maybe that will help.
 

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My monitor flickers between being normal and losing all of the color red. i've relplaced the monitor, the monitor cable and the video card. still, i have the same problem. i have a gateway pentium III that i bought new 2 1/2 years ago. the monitor is also a gateway. is there anything i can do about it besides buying a new computer?
 

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I have a 17" A70 Viewsonic monitor. Occassionaly, the screen starts to flicker... and white images turn a yellow tint and back again to a normal image.

Is there anything I can do to correct this? (settings, refresh rate, ???)

Steve M.
 

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I'm attempting to fix a monitor problem for a friend. Problem: the monitor flickers badly. It goes completely black for half a second every 10 seconds or so. Sometimes I even get a blue screen (with error codes like 0X85EA12C8).

Running Windows XP SP3 on a Dell Dimension 8300, using a nvidia GeForce FX 5200. The problems started when the computer was first used after half a year in the cupboard.

I've tried (re)installing the proper drivers, but that didn't work. The monitor functions normally when connected to another PC. It also functions normal when I boot in Safe Mode.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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See this MS URL: How To Change the Screen Refresh Rate of Your Monitor in Windows XP

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I have an EVGA 7600gt that has two DVI outputs, and I have a monitor connected to each. The problem is that whichever monitor I have set as the secondary one flickers whenever I open up the nVidia control panel or click the task bar icon. Has anyone ever had this happen to them, and what could be wrong?

Note that it doesn't matter which monitor I use as secondary, I've tried switching them around.
 

Answer:2nd Monitor flickering

Try different drivers. I've there are some wierd issues with some drivers and some cards. For example if I open the nvidia control panel at all after initial setup it screws up video playback, everything becomes really dark and can't easily be fixed by making video adjustments in the control panel, only way to fix is to change drivers.

Are you using LCDs or converting dvi to vga for crts?
 

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Today my monitor just starting this little flickering thing, the picutre never goes out but there are little lines of distortion (I dont mean black and white fuzz, but like the picture just being slightly distorted) jumping around on screen for a few seconds at a time. THen it pauses for 3 seconds then does it over again. Could this mean my new 19" monitor is a P.O.S. (I just bought it about 6 months ago after my old 19" monitor gave out after 6 months, and no it's not the same brand or kind as the old one).

One other thing I've noticed is that if I turn the volume all the way up I can hear little static "pops" that coordinate to each of the flickerings, I was just wondering if that could mean it's not the monitor since it seems like if the monitor was giving out the speakers wouldn't be making any noise to the flickerings. So maybe it might be a video card problem? Any advice/tips/suggestions would be great before I take it into a shop and just let them figure it out. Thanks, hopefully.
 

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First check that the cable from the video card to the monitor and the monitor power plug are securely connected. If all that is good, open up the case, and reseat the video card. While inside, make sure other cables are inserted correctly. It sounds like a loose connection someplace.
 

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My pc monitor suddenly started flickering then The full screen went striped and I couldn't do anything I tried restarting the pc but when ever I booted it had a black screen I reinstalled windows and I can use the pc but the screen is messed up and it's only detecting standard vga drivers and not my graphics card which is the amd r9 200 series

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I have a computer set up with 2 screens and both are flickering.Does anyone know what might cause this or possible solutions?

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What type of machine or model/brand, OS, Video card and connection being used?

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When I am in explorer or desktop my moniter keeps flickering on and off. I have Geforce 2 MX/400 256MB RAM and WinXP.
Ever since I downloaded Detonator drivers this started happening and my Hard drive's space keeps on going down. Can anyone help me?
 

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I have 2 monitors conected to my graphics card, a radeon 550
The flashing on and off is the same kind of event as when you first boot up the computer, and after logging on the display disappears for a second before showing the desk top. Thats normal behaviour. What happens to mine is that the display disappears from time to time, then on occasions starts to flicker on and off continuously. Ive checked themonitors and the connections. all fine.
I've checked the display driver etc and everything seems OK. When this happens, the CPU fan starts to go into overdrive, and when I've beenable to look at it, the process monitor shows CPU usage of 50-60 %, with no explicable cause.
Ive run Hijack this spybot etc, but cannot find anything untoward.
thanks again for any comments
DT
 

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I had this heavy flickering in my screen,specialy when the back-ground was dark.Than thanks to the people of the forum I fixed it. The problem was the refresh rate wich was put at a lower state.When I switched to the higher one I noticed that there were only two choices : 60 Hertz and 75 Hertz (what I put). My question is: Is there any higher point i can choose for my SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 940 BW?

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Hi Maxtrimi,

Usually at 75 Hertz, the flickering will stop. If a higher refresh rate is available, you may have to increase the resolution to see it as an available option.

For more details, see:

How to Change the Screen Refresh Rate in Vista

How to Change the Screen Resolution in Vista

Hope this helps you,
Shawn

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My monitor colors are flickering. Every few seconds or so the white flickers and is replaced with a dull yellow color.

Recently I replaced the fan on my video card with a different one. We had to splice the connecting plug onto the new fan from the old fan to make it fit. The new fan was from an older video card.

Could this be the problem? Would I be better off without a fan? Originally the video card had a fan and a heat sink.

Could this problem be from overheating, or a power drain or something from the new fan?

Is my video card dying?

Is this no big deal?

I just recently replaced the motherboard and the hard drive on this system.
 

Answer:Monitor Flickering

The problem is unlikely to be related to the fan.

The problem sounds like momentary loss of either one color signal, or that one color is being lost intermittently within the monitor.

The most common cause is a poor connection with the video cable, make sure its fully plugged in each end.

The next most common cause is a poor solder connection -somewhere- in the monitor (also known as a "dry joint"), these are almost impossible to locate as to the naked eye they often look fine.

A gentle (but firm) whack to the side of the monitor case can influence the latter. If that is the case, a new monitor would usually be cheaper than fault-finding.

Posting the monitor make and model would have been a good idea though.
Check the cable first.
 

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I know that this is not a necessarily Windows 7 issue, but I have no idea what is going on here. I recently bought three LG E2242 monitors for my system, and one of them will inconstantly stay on. I am fairly certain that it is not the monitor as I have switched the monitors to see if that was the case. I think it may have something to do with how I have everything set up. I have the monitors plugged into my Radeon HD 6850 (two using DVI, one using an active Display Port to DVI adapter). The one thing that I thought of was that the signal from the Display Port one the graphics card was not getting enough power, or getting just too little power... but that doesn't really seem that feasible (bear in mind, I am not a computer engineer, so who knows, hopefully someone out there ).

TL : DR -> One of my three monitors flickers on and off, not the monitor or the cable, could be the adapter or the graphics card.

Please any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Hello there Blaze!

Could you possibly try attaching the GPU to another PCI slot? Or is the GPU running on the PCI express slot?

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I have a X2gen monitor and it keeps flickering on and off every other second.. Does anyone know if I need an updated driver for it and so can you give me the link? Thanks.

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This company went broke in 2007 and support is no longer available. I quote directly from this site :

http://forums.driverguide.com/showthread.php?p=87373

"This monitor did not ship with a driver because it's not required, it's plug and play with Windows XP.
If you're having problems with your monitor display, maybe you need to update your video & graphics adapter driver"

If I were you, I'd take the simpler approach and try another monitor,.. they're quite cheap now and most people have a spare old monitor or two tucked away in their garage.

cheers

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I have a regular computer monitor not a lcd one...once every few mintutes, it flickers a bit and its annoying me...It's only happeing today, after I played Elder scrolls oblivion for a few hours, and I guess the monitor heated up a bit? I don't know..pretty warm temperature in my room too if thats the case. I really don't want to buy a new monitor so if anyone knows why and a solution to it...
 

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windows 7 32 bit with GA-MA785GM-US2H - GIGABYTE motherboard which has onboard ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphic. Monitor is Qptiquest Q20wb.
I have installed latest ATI driver.
Refresh rate is stuck at 59hz on windows monitor properties and it shows 60hz on the ATI Catalyst properties screen.

I can't get the flickering to stop. Can someone help me out?!
Thanks

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IF the monitor does not support 60Hz you have to force the video card to see it as 59Hz it will be an option where it shows your monitors signal in the drop down box.

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My monitor every so often flickers and was looking like it was fixed earlier when i tried to uninstall the driver and removed the video card and other things like that. I put it all back together and it seemed to work. but it has started happening again. Changing the refresh rate hasnt helped. I have a radeon 9800 pro and a syncmaster 914v. thanks.
 

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LCD monitors aren't supposed to flicker... What kind of 'flickering' are we talking, can you describe it? Possible causes are the display driver, in which case it is normal if it only happens during system startup or when exiting 3D applications. Another cause can be a broken backlight, which is bad.
 

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I have just bought a brand new E machines computer. ( I only use it for e-mail) The screen flickers continually, it is not the monitor as I hooked it up to my old one. The refresh rate is preset - 75?, I didn't adjust it should I have to on a new computer?
I have everything exactly where my old system was which was working fine until the memory died. I plan on returning it but I know they are going to argue. So what would the likely problem be? Poor video card?
 

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lynr said:

I have just bought a brand new E machines computer. ( I only use it for e-mail) The screen flickers continually, it is not the monitor as I hooked it up to my old one. The refresh rate is preset - 75?, I didn't adjust it should I have to on a new computer?
I have everything exactly where my old system was which was working fine until the memory died. I plan on returning it but I know they are going to argue. So what would the likely problem be? Poor video card?Click to expand...
Things to check

is it plugged in securely to the vid plug on the back of computer

do you have the latest drivers

are the settings correct - one would guess that the factory settings would be correct for the monitor that it came with.

Since it works fine with the old computer, my guess is that it is going to be a minor problem and you should be able to solve it. Do you have a monitor to hook up to the new computer to see if it does it with another monitor. A setting of 75 should be fine if the card supports that refresh rate. You could always lower it to 60 which is a minimal rate to double check it...doc
 

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Hi,I have a Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 930 monitor which is just over 2 years old. The screen has started bouncing and sometimes goes completely black with a white line through the middle.Sometimes it will be fine for days and then one day will start playing up. It might go a few days with no problems before it starts again.A hard bang on the side of the monitor seems to put things right. Does anybody know whats wrong and whether it is worth repairing.Thanks

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What's wrong is a faulty component, or more likely a bad solder joint, in the monitor.It may be worth repairing - you will have to get a quote from a monitor repairer.If it's only 2 years old, it may still be under warranty - most monitor manufacturers warranty their products for 3 years - many warranties are on-site too.I suggest you look out the original documentation, as it will probably tell you the length of warranty, and arragements (where to call, etc).

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Don't know if anyone can help but I have a 10 month old advent pc and am using an LG Flatron monitor. Problem is I am getting a flickering across the screen which is driving me mad. LG have been brilliant, sent me out two replacement monitors but after checking on PC at work the monitor is NOT AT FAULT. PC world have sent engineer out to fit two new graphics cards and now a new motherboard but the screen is still flickering! Have downloaded latest drivers for both graphics card and monitor but still flickering. Doesn't do it all the time but when it does decide to do it it is distracting. Keep getting a blueish tinge to the display, which reverts back to normal for a second or two and then kicks in again. Touching the side of the monitor helps for a while but problem soons starts again. Same monitor connected to work PC can be picked up and moved around with no flickering!! Please help!!!!!

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Have you tried moving the comp to a different room? If it works ok at work, then there could be something near to where your monitor normally is that`s causing interference.

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Have just bought an Sony KDL-40V2000U LCD TV and connected it to my media PC. However, the screen is flickering. Any ideas how to stop this ?(Radeon 9600, 128mb graphics card fitted to dual Xeon PC)

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make sure your DirectX is v9v if XP with Service pack 2.Also check you refresh screen rates.

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Using ASUS motherboard with 1.8 ghz AMD Athlon,
Elixir PC3200 memory 1 gb (actually 1024 but it only recognizes 1 gb)
Had a generic 32 mb video card, couldn't play some games, so I bought a 128 mb Radeon 9200 SE. Got monitor flickering, thought it was a cheap ENVISION monitor. SO I am using my mom's Sony monitor, Trinitron model, about 3-4 years old. Monitor flickering is still there. I upgraded the video card and this causes monitor flickering? I tried changing refresh rate, it goes up to 85. I decreased the pixel size on the monitor just now and refresh rate goes up to 100, it seems to be beter now, what is the weak link, monitor? Or can you tell? I have 350 w power supply I believe.Click to expand...


 

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I downloaded all drivers, tested with more than one monitor, both are used. The problem is most evident when the screen is on a white page, like google or yahoo, when the page is all white. Flickering is worst then. When the screen is dark, flickering is not a problem, this is after I upgraded from a generic 32mb ram video card to a 124 mb raedon.
 

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Hi. I have a Sceptre 22" LCD WG Gamer monitor (recently purchased.) Every once and a while (maybe once or twice per day) the screen flickers as if a cord is loose. I double-checked the input and output and the cord is in solidly. Anyone know what this is?

BTW, the monitor uses DVI.

Thanks!
 

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Would it be the same as refreshing the screen?
 

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I'm not sure if this is software or hardware issue but I had this problem for a long time. Also maybe the title should be screen flickering instead of monitor flickering.

My PCs are always on, 24/7. This last one bought not 6 months ago(monitor is older) has a very weird issue:

1.So, my PC is never turned off, when I'm not using it I just turn off the monitor. So, when I turn the monitor on again and do some action(open a browser, open a new link in the browser) the screen starts rapidly flickering(from black to normal).
Sometimes I can halt this flickering by clicking on the normal part(click on any normal part of the screen). But most of the times I have to hard reset. Or if I' am fast enough reset via ctrl+alt+del and use task manager. Of course I have to hard reset because I can't see anything due to black screen, not because computer is frozen or something.

2.If I turn on the monitor and wait for a few minutes without doing any action whatsoever(just stare at the desktop) flickering will not occur.

3.Flickering never occurs while the monitor runs after initially being turned on, no matter how long it stays turned on.

4.This could be a false correlation but I noticed that if my air conditioning unit(which is positioned right above the monitor) has run for a while and then I turn the monitor on it has a much greater chance off flickering.

5.If I open a new tab in internet browser(firefox) with a middle mouse button the chance of flickering occurr... Read more

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Rather than turning the monitor power switch off, I suggest you use Power Options to turn it off after a selectable time delay of no activity. A simple movement of the mouse or any key on the keyboard turns it back on.

I don't know this will make a difference, but its worth a try. See the screen shot
 

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Every once in a while, most of the time when I first start the computer up, my monitor will flicker on and off. I have checked the connection cables and everything seems to be secure. Anyone know what may be causing this?

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flicker on and off? Well, if it doesn't do it any other time I say forget about it. If it's a new problem, or it happens randomly when booted, I would guess the monitors failing, that or theres a prob. with you video card. If it doesn't do it after windows boots and or it's been doing it as long as you have had your computer, it's probably some power quirk with the comp or video card and I wouldn't worry about it.

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After recently upgrading my video card to a GeForce6800GT (Overclocked ala BFG) I have started to notice odd flickering problems when any substantial load is put on the card.

The screen runs fine except for random pixels on the screen flickering, but occasionally the entire image will disappear, as if you unplugged the input cable from the screen for a second. It happens enough to be incredibly annoying and is causing some pretty bad eye strain.

I'm thinking that the cause may be due to a lack of power being supplied from the PSU, as it is rated 305W whereas the card is listed as requiring 350 (I know, it's an old prebuilt Dell.) and I'm working on getting a new one. I just wanted some input on other things that could potentially be causing this before plopping down the cash for a new one.
 

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As you are outside the recommended PSU ratings already, remember that they will be severely exceeded again with overclocking the card, Power use rises faster than the overclock ratio, as does the heat.
 

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This is a particularly strange issue. My LCD monitor has begun a strange staticky flickering, where bars of static flicker across the width of the screen (vertically extremely narrow, though) whenever a certain color or something is on the screen, wherever the color is present and all along that span of width. I suspect it is a shade of blue that is doing it- this background on a webcomic reliably causes it when displayed, but the individual background tile doesn't seem to. The effect is very sporadic normally, but having that webcomic maximized, as an example, causes a significant amount of static after a minute or so. I have not yet noticed the problem in games, but then I haven't been paying attention in them.

Hyundai L90D+ Monitor, four years old
EVGA GeForce GTX275 graphics card, ~six months old.
 

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I have a unbranded 15" flat screen monitor which when my p.c is not being used will start to flicker on and off at various frequencies.
I haven't had this happen when I am actually using my p.c now for example. But if I was to leave it for an hour or so sometime less it will be flickering when I come back to it.
I can still run the p.c but obviously not being able to see very well so it doesn't actually crash. Sometimes if I'm lucky it will cure itself quickly.
Mostly it needs a restart and when it boots up to my desktop it will quite often still be flickering.
At the first screen after a restart I can get into the bios and the screen will be ok it seems it is only whilst the xp pro is running that it cause the fault.
Finally the other factor which may or not be linked is when I shut down \ restart the monitor displays no sync and always has done it didn't seem to cause any problems because at first everything worked ok.

Please any advise would be grateful

Ned
 

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Hello,

Thought I would ask the experts..... Every now and then my computer monitor will flicker. It goes completely black and then in a few seconds it will return to normal. I have been told it could be a virus or a computer hacker getting into the system. I do not know if that is true, or just an urban myth. I have however ran system scans for viruses and they have returned clean. The problem is finding a reliable competent virus scan. I currently use Microsofts LiveOne care because Microsoft offers it, and I figured they would know more about Windows XP etc. I use crapcleaner to remove unwanted files, and use to use CA (computer associates i think) virus scanner before the microsoft virus scanner. I sit behind the secured wireless router from ATT so I think I am somewhat secure.

Let me know if there is any truth to the screen flickering and what I should do.

Thank you.
 

Answer:Regarding Monitor and Flickering

I think it may be hardware either:
The monitor itself, is slowly dying
The data or power cable is not seated correctly
Or the video card that you are connecting to is not seated correctly, or faulty

To remove all other possibilities:
Download the current Video Driver for your computer, from the manufactures site.
HERE is the Virus and spyware removal guide, if required.
 

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I have a problem with my monitor. While I am surfing the internet or playing games, my monitor is unsteadily bright. It turns dark every few seconds, even when I'm not doing anything. Please help.

Answer:Monitor Flickering

Can you tell us what settings have recently been changed?Do you have both an onboard and expansion video card?What is your refresh rate set to?What type of monitor do you use?How old is the monitor?

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Hello
I have a topcon 17" monitor and suddenly it keeps flickering now.
I got it to flicker less by setting the frequency to 85 hertz
but u know it still have the flickering
I got a 1000mHz pentium 3
384 sdram
ge force 2 mx
Windows XP Pro

40 gb wd hardisk

i think thats all da info i need to give

and also when i go to bios the monitor doesnt flicker

and when my pc is off and the monitor is on the "No signal" sign doesnt flicker
i dont think its somehting to do with my monitor.

and i hope it has nothing to do with my graphics card
and yes i have installed da latest driver for my graphis card

please help me
 

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Hi Everyone,
I need Help my monitor just keeps on flickering at Bootup and even at the start up of the OS.... can Someone help me? I am using a SiS mirage 3 graphics. i don't really know what caused the problem...(P.S. Im still a newbee, my cup is empty ^_^)

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What sort of 'flickering' ? - does it stop once the desktop is loaded properly?

The flickering could be just the video drivers loading / adjusting the resolution etc

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Hi I have a monitor that flickers that fast it makes the screen blur. any ideas please.

Spireite
 

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hi, this could b caused by a broken color tube, how old is the monitor, or the refresh rate is at 45hz this could cause this too or maybe a large magnet is near or a gfx card setting or a bad monitor/vga driver. or u need a new monitor!

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my monitor is flickering and is so annoying. am using XP. somebody please help.

thanks in advance!

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could you please tell us what your monitor brand name/model is...

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For quite a while when i play games or movies, my monitor will flicker occationally. It only occationally happens, but it has happened rather frequently over the past couple days while playing Fate of the Dragon. I'm not sure if this is something to do with the game, with my video card(a TNT2 16MB AGP), or my monitor(a compaq p50). Rest of comptuer specs as follows:

AMD Thunderbird 750 mhz
192 MB ram
24x cd-rom
2x2x16 cd-rewriter
onboard 3d sound
onboard 10/100 lan
Win 98 2nd ed
 

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Good spec system, good video card, but did you figure you were saving money on keeping an old 15" monitor? You have put a hobble on your graphics card, because you are limited by your monitor. Depending on what resolution you are running, I'll bet the refresh rate is below 70, which is why you will get flickers. I checked the Spec sheet out for the p50, and it states that max res is 1280 X 1024 at 60 MHZ refresh rate. That will produce a flicker. If you keep your settings to 800 X 600, you might get a refresh rate above 72, which will eliminate flicker. If you are going to be playing games, then I would recommend a newer monitor. Monitor technology has changed as well, and while it makes very little difference when viewing spreadsheets, while playing games you want the best possible.
 

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This is my daughters pc, and this is her explanation. All i know about the pc is, its a Dell, skinny tower, ex NHS thats been wiped clean and XP reinstalled. 40gb HD and probably onboard graphics.Very basic. I figure there can only be 2 issues here, either the monitor has developed a fault (i'm trying to locate another to try) or its the on-board graphics chip. Should this be the case, i would like to add a graphics card, but how do i know if it will be compatible? No gaming req, just a basic card will do.

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Check cable connections are tight too and try another cable if possible.

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I have Windows 2k Professional operating system with advanced configuration ,the problem is my 17" SAMSUNG monitor flickering(screen shaking and it appears like rainbow)but not always,when i switch off and switch on the system then it will work fine.can u let me know the solution.

thanks a lot

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Please send me the solution

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I bought an XPS 13 (9343 / 2015) last year. It worked for 14 months without any major incidents aside from the constant freezing due to poor wifi drivers. However, 2 months after the warranty expired, the screen began to flicker. The flickering progressed to completely blacked out screen but the computer was still usable with an external monitor. Eventually the laptop began to freeze even when running on the external monitor. From there laptop stopped powering up consistently, beeping instead. Now the laptop is entirely unresponsive. It won't even start up.
This deterioration occurred over the span of 2 months.
The exact same issues have been documented on this very forum numerous times over the last year. It is a well known issue due to faulty motherboard construction and inadequate quality assurance testing.
I've contacted tech support on multiple occasions. The last time the agent confirmed that the symptoms are inline with a failed motherboard. I was told it would cost 1100 euro to replace! The laptop cost 1100 euro at year ago. In what universe would someone pay the same price to repair something that could be bought again, new? Upon asking to speak to a supervisor I was placed on hold for 30 minutes before being disconnected.
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Hi! I have a Qosmio F50-108 and recently, I have noticed that the monitor flickers.

It looks like a neon sign that's about to go out. Thankfully, that hasn't happened yet but I'm really concerned that my monitor might suddenly go blank one day. No matter what power option I choose and whether or not its plugged in, it still happens.

Has anyone ever encountered this problem? Help.

Answer:Qosmio F50-108 - Monitor flickering

Do you have this issue on the internal or external monitor?
If a display is flickering, the display itself is defective because the FL-tube is causing the error

I think your notebook is relatively new so I would go to an ASP. They can check your notebook, order parts and exchange if it?s necessary.

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I had a windows 7 setup that worked fine with a second monitor.

I switched to windows 10 and upgraded from a 64GB SSD to a 256GB SSD.

My second monitor flickers off and stays off for a random amount of time.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled Catalyst Control, graphics drivers and monitor drivers.

I have switched out to a different second monitor which is a different model and have the same issue.

I have changed the cable just in case and swapped the graphic card output ports with no effect.

I have now noticed that the monitor goes off whenever I do anything that causes hard drive activity. For example the second monitor will be fine for 5 minutes, and the moment I go to the start menu, start a program, open a folder or anything like that (I can hear the ssd working) the monitor goes off and comes on again a few seconds later. Very strange.

Because of the above I'm thinking it must be a software issue, possibly display adaptor issue. but not sure where to go from here. Display adaptor is a Radeon HD5700.

Any advice would be appreciated,

Alex.

Answer:Second monitor flickering on and off in Windows 10

I'm sure you are aware that AMD has categorized your adapter as legacy and will not be providing updated drivers. That said you may wish to see what version is available. If a large delta you may wish to upgrade. Create a restore point.

I would also look into Macrium Reflect fore system images.

When I first read your post I was wondering about power supply. Yes I know it likely worked in Win 7 but everything gets older. You can likely find a power calculator online. I would also check that all connections are secured, you were in device. I would power down and reseat connectors and graphic adapter.

One other poster had flickering with two that stopped when he went to three monitors. Unusually but it worked for him.

The next thing I would check is my drivers. There is a tutorial on Driver Verify. Read the warnings please.

Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable in Windows 10

If this drives out a BSOD then follow the directions in the that section of the forum.

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Hi. I browse this site a lot: http://www.ctgmusic.com. The background keeps flickering and I can't figure out why.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Monitor Flickering Problem

It loaded okay and looked fine to me.

Are you having the same issue with other websites?

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Hello, recently I've had a few problems where my pc will crash resulting in either a BSOD error, a freeze where I can't do anything at all, or the monitor will flicker power on and off but the computer will still be running full speed. I tried doing clean boots, system restores, safe mode restarts, disabling audio drivers, but to no such luck. When windows starts up it will either freeze while the logo comes up, or freeze when loading the settings logging in. It even freezes randomly if trying to play a video, or even if I'm trying to play a game, or use some applications. I have an event log here, as well as memory dumps, and a system health report.


- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<EventID>41</EventID>
<Version>2</Version>
<Level>1</Level>
<Task>63</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8000000000000002</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-07-11T06:29:15.984375000Z" />
<EventRecordID>20706</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>Shane-PC</Computer>
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
... Read more

Answer:BSOD and Monitor Flickering

The Nvidia driver is the cause,
Uninstall it and use Driver Sweeper to remove leftover nvidia display driver files
Then reinstall the Nvidia driver

If BSODs still occur test your RAM and Graphic card
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Nvidia Video Card - Test with OCCT

STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

This BSOD is often caused by defects in the RAM or graphics card


Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa80086194e0, fffff8800f8fbf10, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+801f10 )
VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (116)
Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arguments:
Arg1: fffffa80086194e0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff8800f8fbf10, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error co... Read more

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Ok , this has been bugging me for a few days now . Im not sure what happend , but everytime after I am finished using my computer(ie the next day) or it has been powered off for long periods of time, when I power it on again the monitor faintly shows windows xp boot screen then fades away.

In other words I can see the windows xp boot screen and it's flickering for 3-5 seconds and the led stays on which is green. What is weird though is if I turn the monitor off then on again the image reappears...flickers again for 3-5 seconds then goes black again.

I've figured a way to make it stay on though , but to keep doing this is just insane and it drives me nuts to boot. On my gateway fpd1830 monitor there is a source/set button , which after pressing it a few times continuosly makes the picture hold after awhile , but even that seems to be working less and less each day.

So my question is(hope your still reading!) what sort of problem am I looking at and if anyone else has encountered such a thing . Unfortunately I cant test another monitor, oh and yes its an lcd.

Thanks
 

Answer:Monitor Flickering Problem

It sounds like that Monitor is going seriously south. Make sure everything is connected well and if so, contact Gateway, tell them what is happening and they will probably have you send it out to them and theyll fix it. Good news? Sort of because it may will be a wile before you get it back. If its not under warranty, you need to test another one before you go out and buy another. Maybe one of your friends are like me and have one or two old ones they have no idea what to do with sitting in their garage. Either way contact Gateway and see what they have to say. They have decent tech support.
 

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Hey all,
i just got a new aoc 23 inch monitor. huge upgrade from a 17 inch 4:3. its wonderful.
however I've noticed that its got this weird... "flickering" thing. like i can see the screen refreshing or something. i used to see it on old crt monitors but never on an lcd.

so my question is: what is going on? is it my video card? is it my powersupply?

im running win7 32 bit, 9800gt, latest nvidia 195 drivers etc.
oh i should mention im using a dvi to analog converter because i dont have a dvi cable. could that be the problem?

Answer:weird flickering on new monitor

That dvi converter might be a problem, does your monitor have an analog on the back, most 20"+ do.

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Hi,
I have recently assembled a new PC and decided to use my old monitor (LG 15' 563N). The PC configuration is ASUS P5KPL-CM(board)/CORE2 DUO/2 GB DDR2. Also I have installed a graphic card Nvidia Geoforce 9500.

Now the problem is that, my monitor regularly flickers on and off. I can see the same situation when the system is under booting process and NO OS is laoded at that time ( I can easily verfy this when I pause the BIOS POST operation). When I uninstall card from the board and connect the monitor to the on-borad gafic port it is working fine. Though some times my monitor again flikers ON/OFF when connected to on-board grafic port, but this happen very rarley. I have never seen this problem with my old pc.

So Please, could any one say what can be the problem and fix. Is it a board problem or grafic card problem? Do I need to change some setting under BIOS?

Please Help, Bcz I have spend a bit amount on grafic card that is now un-usable( I would return it if it was possible).
 

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About a year ago I built a comp. for my parents and when I plugged in their old monitor it flickered and then the picture compacted upon itself from top to middle and then stopped. The top was all black and the bottom was fine. So I figured the monitor died (it sucked anyway) and then I got them a viewsonic (I use them and love them) 17'' monitor off new egg, the cheap one E70 or something like that. Now they claim the same problem is happening. Anyone have any ideas it all started with the new comp. which is an Athlon 2400, 512MB 2700 Ram, 80gig HD, Asus AN8K (or something like that) Nforce 2 Mobo, and a wireless card (same card as I have and I haven't had any issues). I have never seen this before. I was thinking they were getting massive interfearance from something but I don't know what it could be?

Answer:Monitor flickering and compacting?

maybe its the video card? and the monitors are fine? lol i dunno..try switching monitors to see what the problem is, or maybe switch video cards

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When I turn on the monitor, it immediately starts to flicker like it needs degaussing. I thought it was the computer driver, so I disconnected it from the computer and tried it again. It flickers with no input from computer. It was given to me so I have no idea of its history.

Answer:HP LA2205wg monitor flickering

Hello @kevmarcol, I understand that you are having an issue where your HP Compaq LA2205wg 22-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor is flickering even when disconnected from the computer. I am providing you with some steps you can try below:Step 1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the monitor and the wallStep 2. Hold the power button down for at least one minuteStep 3. Plug the power cord back into the monitor and then into the wall outlet (not a power bar or surge protector)Step 4. Press the Menu button on the monitorStep 5. Navigate to the Factory Reset option and select itIf the above steps did not resolve your issue please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.htmlThank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day!

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Hey everyone,
 
My TV monitor keeps flickering when i connected it to my PC and PS4 via HDMI cable. It flickers by itself at around 1 flick per 10 seconds but its not noticeable. However, whenever i move my mouse or move my analog stick on the PS4 controller, it flickers very rapidly and its annoying.  I have plugged in a 9V output into this 12V input monitor. Do think that the volts is the issue here?
 
Thank you.

Answer:Monitor screen keeps flickering *HELP!*

The inadequate amount of volts most likely is the reason for your flickering monitor.

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Hello guys, I recently got a problem with both of my monitors which are samsung SMBX2050 (LED), as the main, and SyncMaster 2033sw. My OS is windows 7 professional 64-bit with Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, 4GB of RAM and my VGA card is NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT and running in 1600 x 900, true color, 60 Hz. It has been happening since 2 days ago when the main (LED) one suddenly flickers which my screen goes to the LCD syncmaster one and I need to go to screen personalization and click 'Detect' to make it back to the normal. After a while about 5 mins, it flickers again. The last time when this problem occurred, I was watching TV through windows media centre and maximised the TV on my LED screen, which I normally use to play it on my LCD (second monitor) for about 2 hours, I don't know whether this caused the problem or not. And secondly, I was doing some cleaning with mini vacuum cleaner to clean all of the dust from the CPU's casing without opening the case. I am currently using the LED one, without the LCD one as my second monitor, and no problem appears up to now. Any idea how to solve this? It would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! By the way, I have never done any overclocking before, should I go to BIOS and check about it?

Answer:Dual monitor, one keeps flickering, help please!

hi and welcome to the forums

first off my advice cleaning with a vacuum cleaner is not a wise thing to do it will cause static and could possibly cause damage to electronic devices in the case.
its always best to shut down the pc pull power cord out press on/off switch for 8 seconds (discharge power from psu and m/b) and use the proper air dusters in a can to clean inside the case there are retailers you can buy cans from for a decent price (i use amazon for mine ?10 for 4 x 400ml.)
have you updated the graphics card lately? if not go to NVIDIA Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers website and get latest driver/software for your model.
also worth re-seating the graphics card (shuting pc down turn off power pull plug out press power button open case touch non painted part of case to discharge static from yourself ! pull card out then re-seat it close case up reconnect power plug turn on pc)

How to clean your computer link >>> http://goo.gl/USNi

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My Dell PC was on Vista, having had some trouble finally got rid of vista home and managed to get my good old XP Pro on.My problem is if i scroll in a combo box, maximize or minimize, or any similiar actions the picture shown is very slow. infact it takes forever to scroll in a combo box. I have an install CD with drivers on. On vista i never once needed this cd, maybe i do now? If i do how can i install them?PC is:Dell Dimension E520 - built for vista now on XP512Mb Ram256mb NVidia (dxdiag cant find it)3.06Ghz Intel C Duo17" monitorhope you can help my eyes are done in. I have also done monitor reset to factory settings, in Display properties theres no refresh rate, could it be my graphics card? Im now thinking my graphics card is it, dxdiag fails all for display.what drivers do i use i dont know my modelsorry for the confusion cheers

Answer:Dell 17" monitor flickering

Download and run click here you should then be able to find your graphics card, maybe under PCI in left-hand column.

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Hi,

Got myself a second monitor today, now I have 2 Samsung 205BW (these are 20" widescreen), and I plugged both into my graphics card (8800 GT), now however whenever I try and set both monitors about 1400x900 (i.e. ruling out the native res of 1680 x 1050), the screen on the right (i'm using extended desktop with primary window being the left) flickers and the pixels sparkle white.

The screen works perfectly on resolutions below. My specs are quite high so I would have thought I could power two monitors.

Any one got suggestions?
 

Answer:Monitor Flickering at certain resolutions

Your monitor might not support that resolution. Test this by swapping the plugs and see if it is different. THis will rule out video card as well as monitor. If it works as primary, but not as secondary, and the primary doesn't work as secondary, then it is a video card problem. If it does the same thing on both ports, then it is the monitor. You can also test this by maxing to the largest native on both screens and see what it does.
 

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