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Screen Flicker

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Martial33, Jul 17, 2007.

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  1. Martial33

    Martial33 Thread Starter

    Nov 1, 2002
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    could a bad video card cause the screen to flicker? -- Looks almost like its "crawling" or moving.

    its a pretty new Viewsonic 19inch LCD monitor - maybe a year old at the outside.

    Im hoping its a video card although so many other things have been wrong with this machine that nothing would surprise me at this point.
  2. shaheel16


    Apr 30, 2007
    have u tried to use ur pc without the card?[being disable in device manager]... maybe ur right its the card...what u can do go n test this LCD with the pc of a friend near ur place n see. if everything works fine zen uve got ur culprit..........
  3. MaverickUK


    Nov 30, 2006

    This sounds like a more-likely driver issue as opposed to a broken GPU. You should boot using Safe Mode to see if the issue is driver related, if it is and you boot in Safe Mode then the flickering should cease - if it continues, it's a likely monitor or GPU issue.

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