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Windows 7: Occasionally dots are visible on my display

11 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 
Occasionally dots are visible on my display

Hi,

I have a very big problem with my display. Occasionally different colored dots are visible on my display in different places. They are like this:
It isn't because of the cables, or the display, as when I click next to them, they disappear. So I guess it is about the Graphic Card. Type: AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series.

Could you help me?

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11 Mar 2012   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Do the dots move when you scroll the screen or are they stationary? Have you updated the drivers? Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7 If they move around it's possibly bad video ram Diagnose video card problems by comparing with example corrupted screens A few things to do before panicking is to run memtest Memtest86.com - Memory Diagnostic The first article has a few suggestions to possibly get some more life out of the card....

If you have ever had the heatsink off you didnt lose any of the thermal pads? A good cleaning might help if it's heat related
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11 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Yes they move when I scroll. At the moment I am downloading the latest driver, so we will see it.
Thank you for notifying we about the driver, because the software didn't say that there is a newer version. However, it would be its task.
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