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Q: Sony Monitor flicking on/off everytime pc is accessed

Sony LCD is about 3 years old. Each time I get on the computer the screen begins flicking quickly, eventually slows and finally stops. As long as I keep the screen active it does not seem to happen. And every so often the screen goes green for a second or two (sometimes blue) and then comes back on when I click the mouse. Any suggestions?

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A: Sony Monitor flicking on/off everytime pc is accessed

Replace with knowngood monitor. If problem still exists then you video card is toast

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Good Day
I have a View Sonic G90f 19in monitor and is about 8 or 9 yeasrs old.
I have a Nvidia 8800GTS that is about 2 years old.
Lately I have been having problems with the monitor turning Off and then back On some times once in a while and sometime continuously.really no pattern to when it flicks on and off.
The Drivers are up to date for the V card.
I checked all the connections and everythings seems OK but still problem exist.
Settings are at 1280 x 1024 75 HTz 32 bit color.
I will open the cover and jiggle the V card but not sure if this would do anything.
Has anyone experienced anything like this?
thanks
 

A:Monitor flicking On and Off

If the problem only started recently and the monitor is 9 years old, it's likely it's dying. The only to know for sure is to swap in another monitor and see if it does the same thing.

-- Andy
 

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My monitor is just spazzing out, and I have no idea why. In fact I know it's not the monitor that's the problem because I switched my tower with my brother's tower to see what would happen (using the same monitor), and it works perfectly fine.

Just so you guys have some background...

My computer decided to crash at one point whilst I was playing music and using MSN messenger, not even letting me bring up task manager using ctrl+alt+delete. I had to manually restart the computer, but when the startup screen came up it had a really strange graphics issue where there were sketchy lines running through the screen, and when the DOS-looking screen came up (i.e. when checking if there's anything in the CD drive) all the characters were jumbled and scattered. What's worse, Windows didn't even start up...the screen just stayed blank after the Windows load screen. I attempted Safe Mode and the same thing occurred, so I'm guessing it is a hardware issue?

Just to be sure I tried putting my computer through system recovery with the disk that was provided with the computer, and surprisingly it did take me to Windows...the part where it starts checking for hardware drivers and goes through all the stuff that it does when you recover the system...however when it said it had to test the keyboard and mouse, and the screen may flicker for a few seconds my monitor started off with its very own issue. I waited at least 10 minutes, and it didn't stop.

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A:Monitor is flicking itself on and off like crazy!

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i have a lcd 19inch tv.vga monitor when i use it on my pc the monitor trips of sometimes it comes straight back on very bright or it sits on a black and silver screen and i have to press pc button on remote to get desktop back did change graphics card to a new one but still happens (nvida geforce 8500gt)so i took my monitor with the problems put it on my partners pc worked a treat no problems i put her monitor which is just a vga monitor not tv combo and it worked without flickering of how odd is that i cannot understand that maybe someone can on ere.


1280x1024 colour depth high 32bit refresh rate 60hz (monitor technosonis lcd1908)

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are you running it at it's native resolution ?

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Hello

I just purchased 2 new hard drives and a new copy of Windows 10 for my desk top set up. I removed my old hard drives and put the new ones in with the intention of installing the operating system. However, when I start up my new system my monitor only displays picture for a couple of minutes before it goes blank and flicks between HDMI and Analog not displaying any picture.

What I have tried:

Using a different brand monitor with a different socket into my graphics card.

Using a different graphics card.

Using different ports for my graphics card in the board.

Removing and cleaning graphics card and RAM.

I even got desperate and changed my system back to what I used a few days ago and my monitor still plays up.

Does anyone have any advice on how to get my picture back?
 

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I have a dual monitor set up running off an ATI Raedon R7770 and if any videos are played, at all, monitor 1 (main) does whats in the picture. The only way to fix it is get lucky 1/100 and hit esc or push and hold the power button.
I've updated java, flash, and my vid card drivers and now it seems worse instead of better. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

A:Everytime a video comes on, my monitor does this

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I have read other posts about this issue, but I don't believe my problem is my system. Everytime I boot up the computer monitor goes into sleep mode. Won't let me in safe mode or anything else. I connected the monitor to a whole other system and it does the same thing. So this would mean it has to be the monitor correct? And if so, what causes this kind of thing and can it be fixed? I tried getting into the monitor menu and it just goes down into sleep mode.Thanking everyone in advance for any help offered.
 

A:Monitor Goes to Sleep Everytime PC Boots Up

If you have tried the monitor on a known working system, then you pretty much have your answer. The monitor has failed. With the price of new lcd monitors so cheap now, it does not make any sense to try and repair an old monitor. A new widescreen lcd is all of $99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254023

As for troubleshooting, I would check the pins on both the monitor and the cable. If you have another cable to swap in, then do so. Other than that, there is not really much else you can do. While it is possible to open a monitor and replace, a failed component, it is not really cost effective.
 

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- I have three pcs with win8 and this is the only one it's happening too.

Every time I move the mouse to wake the monitor it rebootsIf I turn off the monitor and turn it back on it reboots

Anyone run into this issue?
I read on a win7 forum that's it's the video card drivers but I tested both the Windows one and Nvidia ones.

The pc is a
CPU Q6600
Motherboard ASUS P5K-V
Video Card 8500 GT
RAM 4GBs

A:Computer reboots everytime the monitor turns on

Hi,

Please follow this thread and attach what it asks for to a new post right here in this thread:

http://www.eightforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

We should be able to sort this rather quickly. Your issue is of the easier type.

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Here's an imaginary situation...

For curiosities sake, two independent motherboards are present in a case, installed in such a way that only one could be on at a time. Let's say that one motherboard is an intel chip with hardware configured to run windows 7 and let's say that the other is an apple motherboard configured for OS X Lion. And there is a three way switch on the case giving power to only one board at a time.

If the motherboards were both run to one hard drive, could both motherboards access the hard drive and function normally so long only one of them was on at a time?

I am assuming that they would be able to, the board set up for windows would search the drive for its partition and read and write to it, and the board set up for mac would search for its partition and read and write to it.



And before things get nuts, yes, I know that you don't need to do this and that you can dual boot mac/windows blah blah blah. I am just curious as to whether or not it is possible.

If you have to know why I ask, I am considering a mod to put an xbox1 mobo and a ps2slim mobo into an xbox1 case, in with a micro atx psu and a 2.5 hdd. the case mod being a homage to phantom crash and slai, the setup would only run these two games off the hdd.
 

A:Can one HDD be accessed by two motherboards if accessed at different times?

In theory, if the power to the HDD also switches to the corresponding motherboard, yeah it should be possible. (see EDIT below)

But this switching-idea must also be applied to the data cable running to the HDD. The cable must not be connected to both motherboards at the same time, that would cause internal confusion.

But in theory, a multi-port power switch could do the job, sure.

EDIT:
Keep in mind, for your splendid idea: you need (at least) two separate partitions on the HDD, one formatted in FATX, and one formatted in (whatever format the PS2 uses). It is possible to format two different partitions on a drive in different formats, but it is tricky.
 

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This morning I tried to start WOW and it started up fine and I saw the log on screen and then it flicked back to my desktop - every time I tried to alt tab or switch to WoW, it would immediately flick back to windows. Have you ever seen this and any ideas how I can fix the problem?
 

A:WoW Flicking to Windows

something is stealing focus from wow and causing it to monimize.

Try running the game in windowed mode and it should stop. But then you have to figure out what program is doing it.
 

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HI. I JUST BOUGHT HP Spectre x360 - 15-bl000na last week. IT FLICKERS. GOES OFF AND ON AT INTERVALS. THE DISPLAY IS EXTREEMLY VERY UNSTABLE IT FLICKERS INTERMITTEDLY  I AM FED UP WITHIN A WEEK

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HI,
I am vaibhav , i am having flicking problem in my pc .when i searched internet i found Troubleshoot screen flickering in Windows 10 - Windows Help . According to them i have driver problem .When i remove or disable my VGA driver flickering stop and when its reinstalled or enabled flickering is back. my PC specs
CPU - Intel(R) Pentium(R) G2010 @2.80Ghz
Ram - 4 gb (3.71 gb usable)
video card - no
motherboard - Asrock H61M- DGS
Is there any way flickering can be stopped without uninstalling VGA driver

Thanks

A:Flicking Problem

This problem continued in win 7 64 bit pro i had earlier.

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When I purchased my computer and monitor,the Company that I used went out of business before I could ever get them to send me the manual to my Sony Trinitron E 400 19 in. monitor. And when I try to play certain games or programs I get a blank screen and a moment later a message flashes in the center stating "out of scan range" and I have to reboot in order to get the screen back to normal. I have an ATI 64 DDR Vivo graphics card in the computer. I have even tried changing around the refesh rate and nothing helps... Thanks for any help. jratkell
 

A:Sony Monitor

make sure you have installed the correct driver for your OS. What are u using win 95/98 or w2k?
 

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Dear All, very soon i am embarking or rather learning to build a new pc - i have a good idea of a spec, now i wish to purchase a new monitor. i want to update my now sold Mitsubishi Diamond pro 730 17" to a new 19" Sony lCD monitor model:sdm-HS94PB however upon hearing advice that sony monitors are **** for games my heart tells me an IIyama lcd TFT is the way to go. i want my new spec to have the power to run intensive applications and since my graphics card will be something like ATI 9800XT i want a monitor which can play intensive games and have a great display.

Any ideas
 

A:Sony LCD Monitor - Should i Buy?

IMO, Sony is living on their reputation and have gone downhill significantly in recent years. I have a policy to never buy anything with the Sony name on it...
 

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I'm at my mum's house and I've decided to try out MapleStory on her old laggy computer. She recently updated her internet, but it still runs terribly slow.
When I download MapleStory (client on the nexon website), everything downloads perfectly fine and within 2 hours, it'll be finished. Installing it takes time, but it ends up installing everything perfectly fine (including the finishing bits when you run the game).
It runs fine and I can log in and select a server and channel, but the moment it goes to the 'character selection' screen, the whole game starts flicking around and it makes it impossible to click 'back'.
If I select a server with no characters, the images stay fine, but if I go to create a character, the images begin to flick again. (Oblviously has something to do with the characters...but what)?
MapleStory doesn't close or anything, but I can't exit it. I can, but only by the task manager. Just want to know what's going on and if anyone knows how, how to fix the problem.
​Help please... D:
(I'm kinda dumb with computers, so anything you need to know about this one, ask me and I'll put it up...don't wanna put everything up and make myself look even stupider).​
 

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hi there
brought a new laptop with windows 8 and last night while on internet the pages kept flicking from one to another. it also done it when just browsing around windows 8. am I doing something wrong? seems ok today (fingers crossed)
Thanks for looking

A:using internet (flicking pages)

Hello angieb and welcome.

Does your lappy have touch screen? If so, have you cleaned it? Sometimes my phone does this.

If it's not that, is it a touch pad? Settings there ok?

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i got a new laptop a month or so ago, but since using it the screen is doing my head in. it keeps flicking from filling the whole screen to having a black bar about 1 or 2 inches wide on either side and everything on the screen then fills only that area, not even the cursor can go in the black sides.

my tabs on google crome also get smaller, for example, the twitter tab when the screen is big will say twitter/home with a little gap after and when it is small only twitter/ho will fit. it happens constantly no matter if i'm touching the laptop or not. the screen will go back then swap size. however, if i'm typing it will carry on during the balck screen that's on for like half a second, but the cursor will go back to being in the middle. sometimes it can be like 15 mins between size changes, but sometimes it like happens about 10 times within 30 seconds.

i checked the screen resolution but when i change that the font just gets bigger, and thats not the problem.i get a message each time it changes saying...

"optimal resolution notification. this is not the optimal screen resolution for the clone dispaly configuration. the optimal resolution is 800 x 600. click this notification for more information" but when i change it to this only the font size changes.

on facebook the bar saying who is online to chat goes when its on the small screen because theres no room. its so frustrating. its a new laptop for uni and its impossible to focus on work when the s... Read more

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Dear All
I had to format and re-install Windowd Vista on my notebook LG R400 model but after formatting my screen keep flicking while booting and shutting down the windows.
Kindly send a copy of your reply on my mail [email protected]

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I have a Sony LCD monitor that turns on when u click the power button, then about 2 seconds later the screen goes black. I have tried on multiple computers and the problem just recently occured. Need help thank you!
 

A:Sony LCD Monitor goes black

Is the cable replaceable? Look carefully at the cable for any bent pins also on both ends if you have been moving it.
 

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Hi,

I recent bought a Sony LCD monitor off of ebay that normally comes with the Sony Slimtop PCV-L600.

I was unaware that this monitor uses a unique type of connector (not your normal serial port connector).

Does anyone know if there are any adapters available that would allow me to connect this monitor to a regular computer via serial port or any other standard port?

Thanks everyone,
Yigael
 

A:Sony LCD Monitor Adapter

Sounds like your talking about a dvi connector, newer video cards have this type of connector. http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/DVI_monitor_cables.html
 

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Hi all
I have a question. I'm looking to upgrade my piece of junk Sony Vaio to a homemade PC.
Howver, I do not want to trash my 15xa2 monitor and keep it. It has 32 pin female.
Heres the pic
http://img231.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picxb7.jpg

I'm looking to buy a video card under $100 or so. It has to be AGP 8X so I can keep my mobo and use it. Can anybody tell me what video cards I can buy?

Thank you
If anyone can help me, this would save me the cost of a new LCD
 

A:Question about My Sony Monitor

The Sony Vaio power supply is usually low (I have one). First make sure you have at least around 300-350 watts; 250 is the lowest. If that is dvi, which it looks like, the GeForce 6600, or the ATI Radeon 9800 will probably work.
 

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I have a power mac 7600/120 and a sony trinitron multiscanHG (CPD-1730) from my office. They start up but no screen. It has a viewsonic DIP (AC-AT MACII-02) connector for the monitor with 8 DIP switches. I'm not sure if the right switches are on/off for this set up to work. Switches 1 and 2 are on.
 

A:sony monitor hook up

Q & A: Macintosh Adapter

What are the correct dip switch settings?
If you have a Beige G3 computer, the dip switch settings are 5 6 9 10 ON. For all previous PowerMac computers, please set the dip switches to 1 4 5 9 10 ON.
For older Macintosh computers (Mac II, LC, Centis, Quadra), please set your adapter to a fixed resolution setting.
 

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I have had this monitor for a few years. It has been great. All of a sudden, it does not power up anymore but gives me a clicking sound when it is turned on. What could be the problem?
 

A:Can anyone help fix my Sony CRT Monitor CPD-E200

Could be a broken solder joint or faulty flyback transformer, take it to a TV/monitor repair shop.
 

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I couldn't access the system after reboot because it stayed at 100% utilization. When I hooked it up to an old monitor, it worked fine. So I downloaded the latest driver for the Sony flat panel, model sdm-s81 and installed it when I was still using the old monitor. Then I brought up Outlook and switched monitors while it was working. The new monitor read the mail fine and continued to function until I restarted it. Then it repeated the previous routine of locking up right after reboot with the desktop icons visible, but the system tray icons not shown and an hour glass whenever I tried to do anything. I brought Windows XP up again on the old monitor and everything is accessible, so I switched to the new monitor but am not going to turn off the machine until I hear from you. I have attached the Hijack This log. It was taken right after I deleted the reference to ***.cmd. I was having the Dos screen with cmd.hta appear after every boot. This no longer occurs.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:59:07 PM, on 6/13/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:100% utilization with Sony monitor

You may want to print out these instructions for reference, since you will have to restart your computer during the fix.

Please download FixWareout from one of these sites:
http://downloads.subratam.org/Fixwareout.exe
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/file...Fixwareout.exe

Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
The fix will begin; follow the prompts. You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.

Once the desktop loads a text file will open (report.txt), you can close it - the file has already been saved.

Run HijackThis. Click "Do a System Scan Only", and place a check next to the following items (if found):


R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {63075A11-3DB6-192A-792D-6D88AFD074CA} - xxtoolbar.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: SearchToolbar - {08BEC6AA-49FC-4379-3587-4B21E286C19E} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nubup.dll (file missing)
O3 - Toolbar: SearchToolbar - {08BEC6AA-49FC-4379-3587-4B21E286C19E} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nubup.dll (file missing)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [new32] pizda.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Trayz] AliceSD.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [UnSpyPC] "C:\Program Files\UnSpyPC\UnSpyPC.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [sbin] CToolBar.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [qwe] prgsys0984.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpyElim] Bogobot.exe
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{2713132F-5D8A-4386-8823-D63B2AAAB0B1}: NameSer... Read more

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Hi

Just wondering if I could get some advice on the following monitor.

Its a Sony SDMX73 TFT Monitor.
The Specs can be found here: www.sony.com.au/product_detail.asp?CCod=16060&CCod2=16413&ProdCod=SDMX73

Now what I was wondering was does anyone have this monitor or know of anyone that does, and what is it like to use?

Also is this a good monitor for gaming and graphic design?

Hoping someone can give me some advice, it would be greatly appreciated.

Thankyou.
 

A:Advice on Sony TFT Monitor

Just general information about LCD vs. CRT monitors (since you're using it for graphic design, the comparison may be of interest): PC World Article.

My understanding (and I am not an expert on monitors) is that CRT monitors are still better than LCD monitors in the graphics department, although LCD technology is improving every day. The upside to the LCD are: 1) Looks cool; 2) takes up less space.
 

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My Sony Laptop which is about 5 years old, was acting strange recently. For a while the monitor would blink black repeatdley for about a minute, and then last night, the whole screen just went black permantley. Now to use my computer I need to shine a flashlight next to the monitor to see what I'm doing. Can anyone tell me whats wrong?
 

A:Sony Laptop Monitor

Sounds like the backlight or power invertor has gone on you. It can be pricey to fix.
 

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I was wondering if anyone can help me. I have been trying to set up my SONY 32EX400 LCD Tv as a second monitor through a HDMI port.

I have a NVIDIA GEForce GT220 Video Card which supports Dual Monitors. I have my ViewSonic 22" Monitor Connected to my DVI Output and My SONY Bravia to the HDMI Output.

I am running Windows 7 and Windows 7 recognizes both as Monitors.

I have tried the monitors as Seperate, Extended and Duplicate to see if i can get a picture on my Sony LCD but all i get on the HDMI input of the Sony LCD is NOTHING. A blank screen.

Any Suggestions would be most helpful.
 

A:Can't set up Sony LCD as dual monitor

Make sure you are using the right resolution for your SONY Bravia.
 

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Hello,
I am interested in purchasing a new LCD display (used primarily for gaming). I looked up "The Beast" in the pc powerplay magazine, and found they recommended the monitor: Samsung 930BF 19" 4ms LCD.
http://www.samsung.com/Products/Monitor/LCD_Digital/LS19BIDKBVXAA.asp

I went to the store asking for the monitor, and the sale attendant said it was good, but also suggested this monitor: Sony SDMHS95PS 19" 12ms LCD. http://www.pcshopper.com.au/product.php?productid=45273&cat=429&page=1

I was wondering, since I am using the monitor primarily for gaming, which monitor would be better? The Sony monitor has a glossy finish, meaning the image it produces is sharper than the Samsung. However, the Sony has a lower response time of 12ms when compared to Samsung?s 4ms.

Would you notice much ghosting with the Sony?s 12ms response time? Is it justifiable to have a slower response time, but a crisper image? Any advice would be most appreciated.

Cheers,

Maqqie

EDIT: I actually heard that Sony's response time is 8ms rather than 12ms. This is because Sony time their response time in REAL TIME, where'as Samsung do it internally in the pc itself. (In otherwords, if Sony were to time their monitors in the pc itself, their response time would be 8ms not 12ms).
 

A:Monitor: Samsung vs. Sony

Always Sony, nevermind the response time, you won't tell the difference beetwen 12ms and 8ms.
 

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I've already updated to Firefox 3.5.4, yet, everytime I open it, it says it was just updated. Maybe it's because I have the 3.6 beta installed also, but I need some help here!

A:Everytime I start Firefox 3.5, it updates everytime!

Try uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it.

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Hello, I have a flicking cursor before loading of the BIOS for about one second?Is it normal? Thank you!!!

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Hi,This is kuiyoung. I had service few month. I forgot when it was. That time your technician came to office and changed motherboard. But when Im using it, suddenly it starts flicking and get error message that pc went to wrong. It's been two weeks. Strongly I think this one has problem and I don't wanna repair anymore. Because as you can see, I requested several times to repair this notebook. I'm really sick of it. I really don't think this one has virus. Thus I don't wanna install any program to wasting my time. I hope that you understand my situation. Thus I wanna refund or change new one. If you refund I would be more happier than change new one happy. Because after changing new one, same problem, I won't call you guys again. I will definitely buy other brand. It was my first time to buy Dell laptop. Really disappointed. I hope other people won't make same problem like me. I used to use other brand and never had problem.

A:XPS15-9550, screen flicking

Per Dell policy;* A refund is only possible if requested inside the FIRST 30 days from the original invoice date.* Any system exchange after the first 30 day will be a refurbished, not new.At this point, all we can do on this Forum is troubleshoot the flicker issue. If we diagnose that hardware is at fault, you would then contact Technical Support to arrange either parts replacement or refurbished system exchange.* Reinstall our Intel HD graphics driver* Restart the laptop when finished* Reinstall our Nvidia GTX 960M graphics driver* Restart the laptop when finished and retest

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Hi,

lately I have trouble watching Youtube. The video is flicking. Only youtube has trouble.
I have a Satellite Pro but am not sure if A, B etc. Please help.

A:Youtube videos flicking on my Satellite Pro

Can you please tell us something about your machine?
Which OS do you use? Do you use original preinstalled OS you got with your machine or own OS version?

Have you tested it using different browsers?
To be honest I?ve never saw such issue on my or any other Toshi machine.

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Hi there,I bought an omen notebook 15 ax000na is working perfectly, but when I put the battery charger , the screen will flash between on and off , are really blink of a second , but when I put the charger it happens constantly .already updated the graphics adapters , bios and everything. When the tv via hdmi , on TV everything is ok , but the notebook screen still blinking.Does anyone know what would that be , can help me?Thanks, sorry my bad english

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Hello,
actually i'm new to vista.. i have used n xp and win7 earlier.. jus now have installed vista home premium in my system(core 2 duo, 2.7GHz, 3GB RAM, 358MB graphics). i have a small problem after getting the new os.. i can play the usual audio/video files.. but when ever i jus click, or try to open a mp4 file, the screen starts to flicker and its like total refresh(opens all the minimised program).. this flicking happens for a while then it stops when i close the mp4 video file..
can any1 help on this prob..

Thank you..
Dinesh

A:Screen flicking while opening an MP4 file

Hello Dinesh and welcome to the forums

Remove any 3rd party codecs you have installed, then install Shark007's codec pack:

Shark007.net - Windows Vista Codec Package

This should clear up any issues you're having

Tom

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 I have a 4 year old Compac CQ61-410US Notebook. The flicking problem happens in Chrome and Internet Explorer and if I play the games that came with the computer. When I hit enter, space bar and other things it will stop for a while but then it is back. Interesting note it has not done it once since I have been on this site!
The noise is new  and it make me very nervous. No sound should be coming from this thing insides.  Well maybe a little but I do not want to hear it running this loud. Is my hard drive about to die?
On a personal note I am as old as dirt and every thing I buy I have to think will I live to use it. Should I just go and have everything downloaded to a new computer or is this pain something I can take of? I have had some other problems and have been able to fix it with help from this fabulous site
Thank You

A:Flicking on screen and noise in my laptop

First of all, welcome to BC. See, it's a great site, your problem has gone away already !
 
On a more serious note, what sort of noise is it ?  Sort of a fan whirring noise, or is there an element of click to it ?  There are three things I would do as a precaution / check.
 
First off, back up my data - work, photos, music, that sort of stuff. Depending on how much you have, you can use anything from a USB stick to an external USB hard drive. But back it up, just in case you do have a hard drive problem.
 
Secondly, run chkdsk /r on you hard drive. You do this by opening the Command prompt which you will find at 'Start / Programs / Accessories'. RIGHT click on 'Command prompt' and select 'Run as administrator' in the drop-down box that appears. This will produce a black window with white text. Just type 'chkdsk /r' (Note - there is a space between 'chkdsk' and '/r') and press enter. You will then get a message saying it cannot run, do you wish to run at next boot Y / N. Type 'Y' (= Yes) and press enter, then reboot your computer. Chkdsk will run when it starts up.
 
Dependiing on the size of your hard drive and the speed of your processor, this may well take upwards of an hour, don't turn your computer off until it has finished. It will then tell you if there are any faulty sectors on your hard drive.
 
Thirdly I would download, install and run a little program called 'Speccy', you can get it here :

Speccy
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For some reason my monitor is showing black as a purple gray. The brightness is set to its lowest point yet its still too bright. There are also very faint horizontal lines, (about 5 of them,) that appear in a 45-degree angle across the screen. Usually they are present on boot up when the screen shows black. What the hell is happening here?

Any help would be appreciated. I got the feeling that when I take it to a repair station they are going to RIP me off. Any help on what to look out for would be appreciated as well.

Sony MuliScan Trinitron CPD-G400 19
http://www.sel.sony.com/SEL/consumer/ss5/office/displaymonitors/corporateseries/cpd-g400.shtml

Thanks in advance,
Nylo
 

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Sony monitor (17" LCD) flickered from full color to dark blue then back to full color just a couple of times and then..tadaah! now only displays in dark blue. I'm guessing something has happened to the red and green channels? Is there a circuit board I can replace?

Thanks for viewing my thread....
 

A:Sony monitor displays one color only.

Have you checked the VGA cable is plugged in tightly on both the monitor and the video card?
 

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The monitor on my VGC-LT16E (all in one) just started started shutting off while loading windows. The power light stays green and the monitor button that is next to the power button on the top doesn't turn orange like it normally would when the system goes into sleep or hibernate mode. If I press the monitor power button once it will turn orange (as if I turned it off), when I immediately press it again the monitor will turn on, orange light goes off but this only lasts for a few seconds. The more I do it the faster it turns itself off.
 

A:Sony VGC-LT16E monitor won't stay on.

Seems to be a common problem with the "All-In-Ones"...typically from the power supply.
 

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Hi,

So I turned my computer on this morning and my monitor seems to have failed... Its a Sony GDM-5402 21" CRT display, yes I know its ancient and very obsolete but it worked perfectly up to last night and it could run all the way up to 2048x1536 with no problems.

Below is a youtube link to what it does now, there is no PC connected but it doesn't matter, does the same thing either way-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFjrVet8JC0

It definitely failed, but my question is what caused it? It had no symptoms leading up to this, and 10 hours ago it worked perfectly. Could it be some simple/cheap fix such as bad capacitors? I would like to try everything in my power to fix it.

Thanks
 

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Has anyone had this problem ?

My monitor has had one of those Storm fly's (little splinter size bug ) crawl into the screen, does anyone know if I can remove it somehow, I'd be grateful for any idea's.
Thanks Adrian
 

A:Sony flat panel monitor

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I'm trying to use my Sony EX710 TV as my secondary monitor. First, let me say I had this working on my 64 bit Vista system using the same video card and drivers. I am now on a Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit system. My video card is a Nvidia GeForce 9800.

I can see my desktop on the TV. However, I cannot select 1920x1080 resolution...I can force it to display 1920x1080 resolution as an option in display settings, but when I select it, it will not take (the TV looks the same).I was able to add the TV to my devices and printers section (probably because it is on the same network), but I still cannot select the TV as my monitor in my display settings. It only shows up in display settings as a generic non-PnP monitor.

How do I get Windows 7 to recognize my specific TV and use it as my monitor?

A:Sony EX710 TV as my secondary monitor

I would guess the installed GeForce graphics driver is not totally Windows 7 compatible.
Check the NVidia website for a driver which is intended for Windows 7:
Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

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My Sony Vaio laptop monitor has suddenly starting jumping erratically up and down.

Anyone got any suggestions?
 

A:Sony Vaio Monitor problem

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Im going to buy a new monitor, im having a really hard time finding a decent 19 inch.

i went out shopping recently and ive seen these new monitors with reflective screens - example Sony LCD Monitor 19 Inch, SDM-HS94PB

At first i thoufght no way i dont want a monitor that looks like a TV screen with horrible reflections in bright light but since then ive been wondering about it, does anyone have any experience using a monitor like this?, how is it when working with 3d graphics?, are the colours any more vibrant?, and is the reflection an issue?

Thanks, Ric
ALSO - im going to be running it along side a Samsung 171s, will having a reflective monitor along side a non reflective monitor be an issue at all?
 

A:New Monitor, Sony Reflective Screen

Ric,

I opened a similar Q a while back, pertaining to the same type of reflective screen on the new laptops....got no responses. I guess nobody has any experience with them?

I didn't like what I saw in the store! Don't think I'll be buying one.
 

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I was trying change my computer's(Win98) monitor to SONY LCD, the one I just bid from UBid.com, but it ask for DVI connection and my computer don't have one, so I bought a 32MB TNT2 AGP Video w/DVI-I Out Adapter and install this video card into my computer. I installed the driver software, and tried reboot my computer, let windows find new hardware automatiaclly to completly finish the install, but now either my new LCD montior or my old monitor can't display anything at all, so there is noway I can follow the window's installation instruction to install this video card. what should I do? Please help me ASAP. Thanks.
 

A:Problem to install SONY LCD Monitor

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Hello 8 forums

I have encounter this problem twice. I install Warframe just now and everything was fine and I shutdown my PC and went for lunch. After that, when I boot up my computer , it was unable to boot to desktop and the blackscreen kept flicker. I did a system restore which I made in few months back. Any solution rather than system restore if it happen again? Thanks

ronghuang

A:Flicking of black screen on reaching windows

Warframe support--

https://www.warframe.com/login?destination=zendesk

They have a forum also.

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