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NEOVO F-419 LCD Monitor Screen Flicker

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Gary R, Jul 18, 2006.

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  1. Gary R

    Gary R Thread Starter

    Aug 9, 2001
    Odd problem with monitor; When using Microsoft Works and a few other programs, I get thin dark greyish horizontal lines across screen that go up and down the screen at probably--but just guessing here--the screeen refresh rate.

    Annoying, and am wondering what's causing it -- any ideas? Had monitor since January 2006, problem started about a month ago.

    Here's NVIDIA settings I'm using:

    GeForce MX100/200 EGA/VGA card (32 Mb)
    DirectX 9

    Screen Resolution: 1280x1024
    Screen Refresh: 60Hz (Have tried other values available -- 70, 72, 75 Hz -- still get the lines)
    Color Quality: 32-bit (Also get lines with 16-bit)
    Image setting: Performance (Get lines with High Performance, & Quality Settings)
    Antialiasing: Application controlled
    Anioisotropic filtering: Application controlled

    Digital Vibrance: Off

    NVIDA Desktop Manager Version 61.76; Driver Versions:
    Had theory I might be pushing the Video card too much & need to drop resolution down to say, 1024x768 or less.

    Theory #2: Could it be electrical interference causing it? Haven't moved anything on the desk though....
  2. Rumpo-Stiltskin


    May 9, 2006
    Well, if it only happens while you're using certain applications then it's most likely a software / driver issue.
    Perhaps try some different driver versions?
  3. Gary R

    Gary R Thread Starter

    Aug 9, 2001
    The problem seems most noticeable with Microsoft Works, but have noticed it to somewhat lesser extent on Word2000, IE5.5. As Im typing this I can see a slight flicker.

    Drivers for Vidcard are about 10 months old; they were installed on this drive after a HD crash in which I lost everything on the Drive except Windows 98SE.

    comp.'s BIOS is the original Award BIOS 6.0a it came with.
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