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Windows 7: Background open windows keep twitching to foreground

25 Jun 2013   #1
el macho

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Background open windows keep twitching to foreground

Good day to all,

I am in dire need of help, It seems when i have multiple windows open the windows i have in the background will start to flash to the foreground specifically the corners of those windows. it will flash until I move my mouse over the affected areas but will only fix it for a few seconds.

so far I've cleaned all my temp files and useless junk, changed the foreground lock timeout registry value to 0, switched out the VGA cable to a DVI and back to a new VGA

if i take a screenshot while its happening it shows a perfectly clear image i also use this monitor for console gaming and don't have any issues there

please help, I'm starting to get an eye twitch with this issue.


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26 Jun 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

You can check the Dell website and see that your video drivers are up to date and you might want to run this scan:
What is Windows Defender Offline?
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26 Jun 2013   #3
el macho

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Thank it seems i have a few drivers out of date i shall update them and see what happens this might take a while though
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26 Jun 2013   #4
problemshredder

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

a program in the background will flash only to notify user that a process has been finished, like in a web browser when a file is downloaded, or a program uninstallation is finished. so when a flashing happens to certain program, check what has been executed by that program. after you know what it is, you can then prevent the program from doing that task without your consent.
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26 Jun 2013   #5
el macho

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

these aren't so much notification flashes. but blocks of the backgrounds windows flickering to the foreground on occasions the actual background will flash repeatedly on-top of the main foreground window where the is space between background windows
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26 Jun 2013   #6
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Welcome to the Seven Forums.

You can check the Dell website and see that your video drivers are up to date and you might want to run this scan:
What is Windows Defender Offline?
I forgot to mention - use a USB stick (if you can) for the WDO scan.
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