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Windows 7: Does your icons refresh / flicker quickly on startup?

View Poll Results: Does your icons flicker / refresh quickly on boot?
Yes they do. 12 92.31%
No they don't. 1 7.69%
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17 Mar 2010   #1
thebigg123

Win 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 
Does your icons refresh / flicker quickly on startup?

My icons flicker / refresh quickly on statup. Wondering if this is normal? Install like a week or 2 old.


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17 Mar 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Well its not normal, but try this and maybe we can figure out the cause.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
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17 Mar 2010   #3
thebigg123

Win 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Still flickers. Just even more quickly. Sure it's not normal?
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18 Mar 2010   #4
thebigg123

Win 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

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18 Mar 2010   #5
motc7

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thebigg123 View Post
My icons flicker / refresh quickly on statup. Wondering if this is normal? Install like a week or 2 old.
it's happened to me a time or two but it's nothing bad I think. Try upgrading your video drivers to see if that has any effect.
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18 Mar 2010   #6
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Mine do that every now and then. I attribute it to some services loading.
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18 Mar 2010   #7
motc7

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Mine do that every now and then. I attribute it to some services loading.
Good point honestly to the OP if this isn't causing problems for you then I would disregard
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18 Mar 2010   #8
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by motc7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Mine do that every now and then. I attribute it to some services loading.
Good point honestly to the OP if this isn't causing problems for you then I would disregard
I concur. That is the approach I have adopted.
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18 Mar 2010   #9
motc7

 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by motc7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Mine do that every now and then. I attribute it to some services loading.
Good point honestly to the OP if this isn't causing problems for you then I would disregard
I concur. That is the approach I have adopted.
Good it's settled. Once again Florida and Texas Saba the interwebz. Btw nice bike!
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18 Mar 2010   #10
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thank you sir. I enjoy my Triumphs.
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