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Windows 7: Computer screen flashes at startup (not monitor prob)

23 May 2015   #1
stebobibo

Windows 7
 
 
Computer screen flashes at startup (not monitor prob)

My computer monitor flickers during the first 1-2 min of start-up. It will start at the Windows user-select screen and lasts into after Iíve logged in (unless I donít log in for enough time), lasting 1-2 min total. The flickers are quick, white, horizontal bars that stretch the width of my screen. Their height varies, but never covers the whole screen. When I restart, I donít have this problem, only booting up.
This is definitely not a monitor problem, as I have tested on multiple monitors and have the same problem.
I have a video of this, but itís in .AVI, which isnít supported on this forum. If anyone could tell me how to convert it into an acceptable format, I could do so.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide!


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24 May 2015   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi ... First thing that comes to mind is the Graphics ... You could try reseating the Card and make sure the slot is clean ...

As you have On-board Video you could also try that to rule out the Graphics issue ...
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28 May 2015   #3
stebobibo

Windows 7
 
 

I know someone who's good with computers. I'll get him to help me try that, then I'll let you know if it worked
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28 May 2015   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Fair enough please keep us Posted with your progress ...
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