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26-Mar-2013, 10:50 PM #1
Rolling Down Screen = "Waves"
Windows XP Home 5.1; SP 3 -

Reloaded Windows and programs after updating any drivers/software/etc. I could figure out; but now when scrolling down a page, instead of the screen just moving smoothly down as it always has, it resets itself one "wave" at a time; slow; don't think it's a mouse issue as it happens when cursoring down also.

What am I missing here (aside from good screen time)?

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27-Mar-2013, 08:26 PM #2
Check Device Manager to make sure that there are no unknown devices. Right Click My Computer > Properties > Hardware > Device Manager. Are there any ? or !'s?

Also make sure that you have your display settings set correctly. Start > Control Panel > Switch to Classic View (if you are not in classic view already) > Display > Settings. Check to make sure it's set to 32bit and not 16. Click Advanced, then monitor. See what the Refresh Rate is set to. From what I remember, CRT monitors liked 70-75, while LCD monitors liked 60 Hertz. But play with the settings see if any work for you.
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04-Apr-2013, 09:34 PM #3
Thanks for the note; driver updates have been reloaded, but jumpy still exists -- seems to be only in WordPerfect, primarily; monitor speed is "use hardware default..." -- whatever that is (always has been OK up til now); think I'm going to change out my graphics card, et al, this weekend and see how things fare. Thanks again.
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04-Apr-2013, 10:33 PM #4
Hello Hikermann,

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe).

After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

Information about your computer will appear.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire text here.
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05-Apr-2013, 07:20 AM #5
Possibly your graphics card , or display drivers.

i had this problem just recently, as soon as i got new graphics card and replaced it it was fixed.
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08-Apr-2013, 02:15 PM #6
Thanks. Suspect it's a graphics card issue. Any recommendation what to get for replacement? Have NVIDIA nForce3 presently; upgrade to their GForce or some such? Don't need gaming capacity, just want quick photo/video/everything else. Thanks.
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08-Apr-2013, 05:19 PM #7
Submit the log per post #4 so we can have a better picture of that computer.

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