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Windows 7: Screen Randomly Flashes off and on

22 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Screen Randomly Flashes off and on

I built my own computer with windows vista a couple years ago then i upgraded to windows 7 when it came out then about a year ago my computer screen randomly flashes on and off. It usually does it when im using the computer a lot, like sound processing and video editing. My computer makes the sound like when something is plugged into a usb drive when it flashes off and then on. I have the onboard graphics card its like intel g33/g31 express chipset family. How can i fix it so it doesn't flash off and on and make the annoying sound?

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23 Aug 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by freakytoad1 View Post
I built my own computer with windows vista a couple years ago then i upgraded to windows 7 when it came out then about a year ago my computer screen randomly flashes on and off. It usually does it when im using the computer a lot, like sound processing and video editing. My computer makes the sound like when something is plugged into a usb drive when it flashes off and then on. I have the onboard graphics card its like intel g33/g31 express chipset family. How can i fix it so it doesn't flash off and on and make the annoying sound?

Can we get your system specs so we know what hardware we are dealing with?
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23 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Motherboard
Intel BOXDG31GL LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com - Intel BOXDG31GL LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard -$56.99
Processor
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz 3MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale 2.53GHz 3MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor BX80571E7200 -$119.99
Case cooling Fans
MASSCOOL FD08025S1M4 80mm Case Fan- Newegg.com - MASSCOOL FD08025S1M4 80mm Case Fan - $1.99- need 2
RAM
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory- Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBNT -$43.99
Case and Power Supply
ARK A601-1 Black/ Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 420W Power Supply- Newegg.com - ARK PA04 Black/ Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 420W Power Supply - $29.99
Hard Drive
HITACHI Deskstar 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive- Newegg.com - HITACHI Deskstar 7K160 HDS721616PLA380 (0Y30006) 160GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive - $40.99
CD/ DVD Drive
LITE-ON Black 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive- Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DH-16D3S-04 - CD / DVD Drives -$17.99
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