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Monitor is flicking itself on and off like crazy!

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

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.

When I restart the computer the same jagged lines and jumbled characters appear, so it seems the system recovery didn't really do much.

If someone could help me out here and tell me what's going on and how I could fix it, it'd be much appreciated. If anything, I would really like to save the documents on my computer (just when I was about to back up the thing, this all happens ), so if anyone knows a nifty way of doing that that'd be appreciated too.

Cheers!

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Preferred Solution: Monitor is flicking itself on and off like crazy!

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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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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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)

A:monitor keeps flicking of line

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?
 

A:Monitor flicking between analog and hdmi

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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?
 

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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The monitor is fine during boot up or in DOS mode but goes haywire when the computer goes into Windows (or equivalent).
 

A:monitor gone crazy

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I need help because my monitor shows up as a acer al1714 and the resolution can only go up to 1280x1024 but i have a v7 22" monitor every thing is horrible.

Right now i have to monitors both 22" and i also have 2 evga 9600 gso cards running on SLI i don't know whats wrong i just turned it on and it was all resize and this was after i updated my nvidia drivers.

PLZ Help me!

A:HELP! My monitor has gone crazy

Do you have the latest drivers for your monitor(s) installed??

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My monitor has been acting strangly as ive said on another thread i have just reformatted and i was downloading firefox and the basic things and then out of no where my monitor screen starts shrinking. Now it still shrunk but it quit i have it set on 1028 x 768 and ive changed that and it doesnt seem to work. Anyone know what could be going on? Thanks ahead of time. Also i would like to include that a month ago i bought a new video card and it wouldnt work with my computer my computer would judt go to a black screen and quit, even after i uninstalled the old drivers and everything.
 

A:Crazy Monitor

Maybe giving us a clue as to make and model of monitor?
 

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My monitor suddenly began malfunctioning last night, with rolling and waving images. It also appears to have slipped to an 800x600 resolution, although it was set to 1920x1080.

The monitor is an AOC. I bought it maybe two or three years ago. It was connected to my computer with a VGA cable.

My computer is an HP ProBook laptop, with Windows 7 Professional.

I tried connecting the monitor with my older laptop (a Dell Inspiron), and I got the same results.

Why would the monitor suddenly go crazy without warning?

Is it gone for good?

Could the problem be caused by something else?
 

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My monitor goes off and on for no apparent reason. This happens even if the computer is turned off. I tried another monitor and the same thing happens. I am using Windows Vista. Please help! Thanks.

A:Monitor going crazy...

Hi and welcome to TSF please post the make and model of your computer also the monitor.what have you tried to remedy this other than what you mentioned

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It started 2 years ago when I first saw that my Crt monitor screen has became red. I went to a shop and they repaired it. But now I'm again facing this problem. This time it is changing colour blue, green, yellow, black, red everything. And if I power off the monitor by pressing the power button on monitor and turn it again it is all black. After sometime if I restart my computer I can see the screen if I'm lucky. My monitor was plugged into ups. Few days ago I repaired my monitor (there was some problem on the large board chip the mechanic said)........ but still I'm facing this problem. It was going worse day by day. Sometimes if I unplugg the CPU to monitor cable or power cable of the monitor and put it on again monitor screen was ok. A few days ago I plugged my monitor in the main switch board and The monitor was almost ok. But now the monitor screen is going off sometimes like it's blinking eye. There are scars are appearing on the screen. And still it's changing colour slightly. I wanna know If the monitor can be fixed. What is wrong with it. I'm not in a situation to buy a new monitor. So pls help me.
 

A:Pc monitor is making me crazy !!

Can it be fixed? Probably. With enough money, you can fix almost anything however it is not cost effective to fix the monitor. A modern lcd widescreen monitor is < $90 at the egg. It will cost more to fix it than that.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254061
 

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I have an LCD Dell monitor and it is hooked up via VGA cables to my desktop
the problem is that it doesn't display windows!!! Its in sleep mode apparently!
When fen angling the buttons on it the options are

1: Analog display-Press any key to wake up from sleep mode
(I do this but it doesnt work even though I KNOW the keyboard is working)
2: Digital display-It then shows a square with the RGB test that floats around the screen.

I tried everything I can think of but it just wont work!!! what am I doing wrong! Here are the comp/monitor. specs.

Monitor-CN05Y2327161841PBLAR (hope that helps)

It came with the comp:

DELL Dimension 4600
Pentium 4 [HT]
Windows XP Home Edition
then some other numbers:
12458337985
05D481

more letter and numbers:
X10-23534

the back has these numbers:
5Q1DF41

PLEASE HELP!!! I'm a noob! Please dont bash me!! and I hope this is in the right place! I just dont know!!
 

A:Monitor acting CRAZY!! help!!!

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Has it been like this since you had the machine or is it something that has happened recently?

Do you have access to any other monitor / LCD that you could test on it? Perhaps borrowing one from a friend or neighbour to confirm that the problem is (or isn't) the LCD itself.

Ive done a search for that monitor number but can't seem to find anything. What is the make / model?

Does the monitor have more than one input? If so you could try changing it either with the cable or it may have an 'input' select button on the front. This shouldn't be a problem as it should default to whichever it is detected a signal from, but worth a shot.
 

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Hi, I just have to ask if anyone knows if it is at all possible to have a virus or any kind of infection, hacker, attached to your monitor only? So, that when you reformat your hard drive & reinstall Windows and even get a new computer tower with the same monitor, that you still have the same infection? Just curious, I've never heard of such a thing, have a friend telling me this is what has happened to her computer.

Thank you,
mnm

A:Crazy Question? Virus On/in Monitor? Possible?

Hi mnm,
I don't think that's possible...I have never ever heard an infection attached to a monitor. I don't even know how can that happen ever... Infections can do damage to your computer but never herd of anything related to a monitor.
Maybe this is something new that I don't know yet.

Regards,
Extremeboy

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About 2 weeks ago, i bought a viewsonic 22" Hd w.s. lcd monitor. Things were just peachy until tonight. i went to boot up, and the screen became all pixelated, groups of distorted colors all over the screen. After the first boot stage, where it reads for the SATA drive, the entire screen fills with the letter A. I went and exchanged the monitor, came back, hooked the new one up and the same problem is happening (whether I hook up with DVI or analog makes no difference). Any ideas????? Thanks
 

A:Monitor going crazy...... or perhaps the video card....

Is you a key on your keyboard stuck down perhaps?
 

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I did a format and installation of Win98SE on a IBM Thinkpad 1400. After the installation it was clear that windows did not detect any video drivers. Since the owner could not find any driver disks. I went to the IBM webiste, downloaded a driver for the display adapter and followed their directions. This did not change the appearance. So I downloaded a video driver. This at least let the size of the display above 480 x 640. However, the only time the font is not fuzzy is at a display setting of 1024 x 768, however, the pictures are still not clear.

I ran a quick report from Everett and have posted it below. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

--------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003, 2004 Lavalys, Inc. ]-----------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v1.51.195
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Quick Report
Computer H2M3E7
Generator Andrea Frazier
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98 SE 4.10.2222A (Win98 SE)
Date 2005-03-13
Time 15:37
--------[ Windows Video ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[ NeoMagic MagicGraph 128ZV+ ]

Video Adapter Properties:
Device Description NeoMagic MagicGraph 128ZV+
Installed Drivers Nmgc.drv

Video Adapter Manufacturer:
Company Name NeoMagic Corporation
Product Information http://www.neomagic.com/product/product.asp
Driver Download http://www.neomagic.com/product/enduser.asp
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A:Laptop monitor driving me crazy!

All LCD screens need to be run at their "native resolution" for best clarity.

Probably that is 1024 x 768 in your case.

But you only have 8 bit (256 color) set. That will cause degradation of images.

Try 16 bit.
 

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I have a HP Pavilion dv2500 about 4 yrs old and just yesterday in went on the fritz in that after turning on and 3 minutes of heating up the monitor goes to an series of different ziggy lines with no text distinguishable. After cool down it again will load windows and all looks well for 3-4 minutes and then ziggy takes over again. Plugging into external monitor the external will mimic the laptops ziggy lines as well. In device manager it shows monitor controlled by Nvidia GeForce 7150M/630M. My question is for repair is this a swappable card or is it something hardwired to motherboard that local shop can't fix. If this has to go back to HP, my experience is that their repair about equals a new laptop. This is just a home unit and note vital to networking but more for the mundane homework. Give me your opinion and understanding of what can be done and what is probably cheaper. Thanks much.
 

A:Solved: HP monitor going crazy on laptop

it sounds like the video chip is overheating

are you using the laptop on a hard flat surface

if the problem is with the chip it is usually better option to replace the laptop
 

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I will try my best to explain how this happened, but I have never even seen / heard of this happening to anyone before.

My normal resolution is 1680 x 1050 widescreen.

I was alt tabbing into wow, and my monitor resolution spazzed out, everything veered off to the left and down a bit.

I noticed that with my monitor options off the monitor buttons themselves it says that even though I had my computer resolution settings set to 1680 x 1050 it was being displayed in Analog 1280 x 1024.

When I switched it to 1440 x 900, everything was fine and the monitor options said Analog 1440 x 900.

WHENEVER I try to set it to 1680 x 1050 everything gets displayed as 1280 x 1024.

I have absolutely no idea what to do.

Appreciate any insight / help.
 

A:Crazy resolution problem with my LG226W Monitor

we need to know your pc specs in deatil, cpu, ram, vga etc.
 

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I get continuous pop ups, most say Internet Speed monitor, but not all. Had vundo and 2 trojan droppers, which I think I got all removed...also I think I finally got rid of the Spyware Protect 2009, but cannot seem to get rid of thisLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 09:07:51, on 1/27/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~2\VPTray.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2�... Read more

A:Internet speed Monitor-driving me crazy

Hello, toocrazy1 to BleepingComputer.comMy name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.We Need to Run ComboFixNote to readers of this post other than the starter of this thread:ComboFix is a VERY POWERFUL tool which should NOT BE USED without guidance of an expert.If this tool helped you, please consider a donation to it's author: How to run ComboFix:Please download ComboFix from one of the following mirrors, and save it to your desktop.This is a mirror.This is another mirror.This is yet another mirror.Disable any running Anti-Virus or Anti-Malware programs. This includes Firewalls, Anti-Virus, Spyware Scanners, etc. Any or all of them may interfere with the running of ComboFix.Double click on your desktop.Read a... Read more

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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

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

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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 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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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'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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Hey Sevenforums,

I just grabbed myself an awesome deal on a desktop for about 65 bucks. I booted up the computer and noticed that on boot, the screen starts to flicker and does some weird flashes. all my laptops never experience this but for computers, I don't know whether its normal or not. Not even my older desktop does this..

I uploaded a video using tinypic so please take your time to examine my computer's boot up (1:30) long.

ignore the "windows 7 is not genuine" because the person who sold it to me used a bootleg copy. I'm going to run LINUX and my own windows 7 ultimate OS.

I'm plugged into a DVI-D male to a DVI-I female (Desktop) to a HDMI (HDTV)

Video -

View My Video

A:bought a used desktop, flicking screen on boot up?

It's nothing to worry about. It looks like the handover between the default Windows video driver to the GPU driver.

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Hello, I have purchased this new Lenovo Yoga 730-15inch latop on August 31st 2018 and i have had screen flicking issues. I have updated the laptop to the latest Bios and for various drivers that i read about in the forum such as the Intel Video card but it seems to me like it has been getting worse. I would like to know if there any potential fixes to give a shot or do i just have to send it back to Lenovo to fix?

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Dear all,

I just recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and my relevant drivers for Dell.
All was working fine until these problems occured.

1) At the taskbar, if there are more than one tab (for instance Windows folder) we can usually click it and select the tab we wish to go to. But for my case, the "Tab Screen" simply disappears after I click it once, so I can't choose the folder I wish to go.

2) For any browsers (windows browser, chrome, internet explorer, more) whenever I press the back button it simply reverts back to the page I was at (sort of like someone pressed forward the moment I press back).

Hope to receive help.
If any specifications are needed it'd be much appreciated if you can tell me how to give you guys the logs.

Cheers,
Triz
 

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hello, mostly what the title says. i keeps flicking, i never ran in to this probelm before, so how do i deal with it.

A:installed a new grapics card, now 2nd moninter keeps flicking

Ello lexiebunny, Welcome to seven forums.
Could you post your system spec's please. It would help us help you if we know more about your system.
power supply?
motherboard
cpu
memory
graphic card you used to have and the one you upgraded to.

Whe you installed the drivers for your new card. Did you uninstall the od drivers or install over the top?
Are both monitors the same resolution?

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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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Hello, I have Y5070, since i prueseded it, i'm facing Horizontal Lines on the screen. I was thinking that's okay.But yesterday, i was working on AfterEffect it was like many Horizontal Lines on the screen while working. My bois is updated and also the drivers.  What to do ? Thanks. 

A:Lenovo Y5070 Screen Flicking Horizontal Lines

 
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Hello all

Any advice please or where to go for assistance.

This is A Dell XPS 8930 - with windows 10 (i am pretty sure it is windows 10 anyhow!!)

Just had a frustrating few hours - earlier today I loaded my Epson scan software (V500 photo scanner) and did some scans. Saving as 48 bit tiffs to the desktop.
Few hrs later all scans done and saved into the folder - i come to open one up (double click) and it does nothing and then the folder shuts - try again and the same thing.
I then tried opening one of the files from Photoshop and it pointed to the file then photoshop crashed (closed)!!?
Anyhow left it a while - did something else. Came back and tried opening a tiff form the folder and it just continually flashed the folder on the screen then off , on off.... whilst it is doing this I cant do anything else.
Shut the machine down via task manager, rebooted and it booted up only for the desktop to be doing this constant flash on and off routine...
Repeated this a few times.... same problem
Tried it in safe mode - same thing
Did a system restore - hoping it was somersetting form the Epson scanner install...... still the same

Now it wont even boot onto the start up screens..... ?????

Any advice, help or assistance would be greatly received!!!!

Thanks
Gav
 

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My gateway lap crashes sometimes. Im using vista and sometimes it will just crash a I see a blue screen with a bunch of flashing vertical white lines. Im a little concerned I might be doing something Important when this happens. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Crashes with Blue sreen and flicking vertical lines

Please post your Laptops system specs so we can help you identify the problem.

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Hi guys,  I hope someone can help...my daughters HP laptop-Pavillion two in one with touch screen is spazzing out!  It has anti virus installed and this is not picking up any viruses.  When she uses it, whether in Minecraft, Sims or Netflix etc, it begins flicking violently.  It will randomly open and close files but mostly it brings up the calendar in the bottom right corner and flicks it open and closed while scrolling through the months and days violently and on it's own. down the righthand side of the screen, round blurs flick up and down.  The cursor moves all over the screen and we have no control.  It does eventually stop...for a bit...then off it goes again.  I videoed it and tried to upload but its too large. This laptop has not been dropped and is only six months or so old.  My other daughter has the same device with the same anti virus and has no issues with it.Please help.

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Hi All, I hope someone here can help me as I can't go on with this crazy machine any longer...

My machine is a 2012 Sony Vaio, I've just updated my system specs. What happens is the following:

The fan runs for no apparent reason. It just takes off, loud and blowing out hot air even though the machine is just ticking over, more noisy than it ever used to be. As I'm just writing this, it's racing away

The track-pad sticks and just generally plays up, I've attached two screenshots, the first as I was updating my system specs (writing specs or moving the pointer around, and it decides to highlight a load), the second as I was uploading that first screenshot (I was clicking on 'manage attachments'). Other times the pointer shoots around all over, no corelation to my hand movements, also when I go to tap the pad, the pointer flies off.

Comodo Dragon has been hanging, sticking, not-responding.

Generally my machine has been performing horribly, so I performed all the operations below but nothing has helped:

EAM runs its regular scans, every couple of days, finds nothing
MBAM finds nothing,
MBAR clean
SAS clean
Hitman Pro default, clean
Following Chiron's suggestions on TechSupportAlert:
Kaspersky TDSS Killer clean
Comodo Cleaning Essentials clean
Glary Utilities Pro default scan and fix
I then ran SFC /scannow and everything is fine,
Puran Defrag running a boot-time defrag
Full disk check
Carefully vacuumed the ventilation slots
Reinstalled (repaired) Comodo Dragon

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A:Fan runs crazy, track-pad crazy, browser hangs, slow & unresponsive

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Consider doing the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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I'm ready to kill the person that invented this virus that has hit me three times in as many weeks. XP Total Security 2011, has caused me more loss of mind and m ental stablity then anything in my life. this is what it does before actually infecting my machine

It disables my firewall
It disables my automatic updates and locks AU to off/disabled, I have to use the run command to actually activate the dll to turn on Automatic Updates
It disables my current anytivirus protection, (Microsfot Secuirity Essentials)

Then when viewing DeviantART, my internet windows dies, all its tabs die as well. first thing I run is MSE, as I am running it a fake Windows Security Center pops up saying I am infected. Thankfully so far MSE has found and supposdely removed the things it has found. Even on start up it finds the EXACT same things as it found during the scan, two or three items. I have the DDS logs, but sadly when trying ot run the GMER scanner, I got hit with the Blue Screen of Death, this virus will not quit. and I've lots more braincells fighting a uphill battle with this thing. I even ran rkill, it says it found and killed a proxy connection, which I never set. It leaves a RK_Proxy reg key on my desktop when done, I merly deleted it, as I never set a proxy, so merging will do little good.

I want this machine cleaned, and the virus properly killed and all my backdoors sealed.

The DDS logs

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Value customer at 22:49:11.54 on 21-Apr-1... Read more

A:Backdoor trojans like crazy, am driven crazy

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Please take note:If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about your installed Windows Operating System including the Version, Edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system.
If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available.If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information.If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply'... Read more

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I have a Compaq Presario 2570US laptop. Of late, whenever I type something, whether in MS Word, Search Engine Search Bar or even in this message etc, my computer DELETES (backspaces) what I type on its own. Sometimes it deletes a letter, a couple words or every darn thing I type.

Also when I am in Explorer, it would "back" to a previous page until it gets to the first page I was on.

When there are no windows open, the computer continuosly "beeps" like it is trying to backspace something.

I thought it was a virus, but newly installed Norton found nothing. I also thought it was a hijacker, but Xoft Spy found nothing.

I "restored" my system with the Restore System Discs and everything was normal/quiet for about a week and a half, or so, and then the problem started again.

Really frustratung, cause I cannot type what I want and I cant seem to find the problem

HELP!!!! PLEASE!!!!

A:Help!!!! My laptop is going crazy (and driving me crazy too)

Hello Ralanders and welcome to TSF...

Couple of items you need in order to begin our process:

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/KRC%...20Analyzer.zip and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in 'y' if you agree. The 'result.txt' file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. You don't need to post the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan.... Read more

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Relatively ignorant on this problem. I have a gigabyte GA 7zx motherboard with an 800 duron chip. Have a PNY nvidia graphics card and have recently put in a Diamond DT-688 sound card. As in the post below I can't get recording to work with the mic. I tried reinstalling the drivers again and now I am getting a message which reads, "There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive\Device\Harddisk2\DR5"

I haven't a clue what this means since I don't know how to put a disk in a harddisk. Any ideas?
 

A:Crazy message is driving me crazy

Well its probably reffering to some kind of storage device you are using, if you have any beside One EIDE harddisk...

What's the Operating system you're working with? Do you have 2hardrives or a zip drive or something? A SCZI drive perhaps? Are you trying, albeit inadvertantly, to record on your CDRW drive?
 

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I have HP Desktop Tower Pavilion with windows 10, I had two HP S2031 monitors in dual mode, worked fine. One of them died, I got a good deal on a larger HP 27er monitor.  I hooked it up, they were both working fine ... it was using a default monitor
setting ... and then yesterday the computer downloaded some updates, and in doing so, it downloaded the driver for the HP 27er and installed.  The next thing that happens is the older HP S2031 starts to go dark ... like it is going into sleep mode, and
then it is totally black.  On reboot, it starts up with both monitors working, but within seconds of reboot the HP S2031 goes black again. The HP S2031's buttons do nothing, other than the power button, which turns it off and on, but that is it.  
I have done all troubleshooting, I did not even have them set up to sleep, all settings are at NEVER.  In coming here, I have done all the fixes I can find for similar  that are posted for similar issues, the Windows Key + W... nothing. 
The create new power plan ... nothing.  the device manger>display adapters>disable then enable ... nothing.  and lastly Start>Control Panel>System>Device Manager>display adapter>driver tap>update ... still nothing.  HOW
DO I GET THE HP S2031 MONITOR TO NOT BE IN SLEEP AND HAVE BLACK SCREEN.  I can not figure this out and am not finding any fix.

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