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Windows 7: My screen dose this when i watch a video help?

05 Jul 2013   #1

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My screen dose this when i watch a video help?

Hey guys I would like to ask if anyone knows whats wrong, if you look at the picture this happens Sometimes when i go to play a video, I normally need too restart my PC to get it to stop the only thing i could think of is that it might be my Graphics Card? But i put My google tab onto my other monitor and that did not do it but my main monitor still done this messed up thing



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05 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Are both monitors plugged into the same graphics card? If so what interface does each one use (VGA,DVI-I,HDMI... etc)

Josh!
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05 Jul 2013   #3

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The Monitor My main one that is doing it is DVI but done is with HDMI, The other one witch is just secondary is using HDMI and yes they are both plugged into the same monitor Thanks
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07 Jul 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

What application is being used for videos?

I would try VLC found at videolan.org and see if it runs fine or not, it's advantage is built in codecs and free, and pretty well regarded.

This will help rule out the application being used since you said the 2nd monitor still functions and doesn't go ART screen on ya at same time.

You monitoring your video card temps?
If spiking high for the range of that card, check fan(s) or paste.
Download GPU-Z from cpuid.com and snag CPU-Z too to check CPU temps.

You overclocked on that video card at all?
Check voltage on it as well, if out of range of normal, card might be failing.
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07 Jul 2013   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

If it still does it, try running both monitors directly from the motherboard ( removing the video card ) if possible.

Does XFX have a lifetime warranty for that card ?
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07 Jul 2013   #6

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Does this happen regardless of the file type being played, ie; the extension.
Indeed the name of the player would help to identify the problem.
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07 Jul 2013   #7

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

This only happens on Youtube and facebook like any video on the internet, i have checked the temps on the second monitor when it happens and the temps are normal at 27...
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08 Jul 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

What browser?

Always happening with FLASH videos?

Visit adobe.com and get the latest flash player and reinstall even if it claims you have it already.

Scan for viruses lately?

Any new addons or helpers (IE) running now with the browser in question when this started?

Give more details up front as much as you've got, just delays getting helped.

Run dxdiag.exe and see if that tells you of any problems.
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08 Jul 2013   #9

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Yep i will do, also i have weekly virus scans and nothing comes up, I use Google chrome and nothing is added on ill do the reinstall of Adobe flash player as i found out the Videos on Facebook and YouTube are flash videos.
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