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Windows 7: HDMI Display Problems, need help!

13 Jan 2010   #1

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HDMI Display Problems, need help!

So I have my new computer hooked up to my 22'' Vizio HDTV, and every 5-10 minutes the screen starts flashing horizontal stripes of different colors, or sometimes it's kind of like a melting rainbow effect starting from the top of the screen. When I turn off the TV (which takes longer than usual) and turn it back on everything is fine for a few minutes then it starts again. I have no idea what's wrong with it, it was working fine on VGA, but VGA quality sucks. I have an nvidia geforce gt 220. I have no idea how to fix this problem. Should I switch to DVI, and would it have the same quality and fill up the whole screen like HDMI? Thanks for the help in advance.

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13 Jan 2010   #2

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Try updating your display drivers. Go to the manufacturer's site and download the latest ones for your video card and monitor.

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13 Jan 2010   #3

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Other causes can be the HDMI cable(too long, low quality, or defective), the video card(overheating, or defective HDMI circuitry), or the TV(defective HDMI circuitry).
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