Hello, I upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista a while back, and recently reinstalled a few older games: Diablo II, Dungeon Siege, Warcraft III, and Fable: TLC.
In all 3 of these games, the screen frequently flickers black. It's not game-breaking, but it's distracting enough to deter me from enjoying the games. Diablo II doesn't do it if played in DirectDraw mode, but that's replaced with another problem of "rainbow" coloring, which seems to be a common problem with DirectDraw. Of course, DirectDraw isn't an option in the other ones.
Anyway, I don't know what's going on. My hardware is unchanged from Vista, and these games didn't do this on that OS. I've tried the various compatibility options and none of them make a difference. It's really bugging me, and Google wasn't very helpful on finding a solution, if there is one. Help would be much appreciated!