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Windows 7: Monitor flickers when turned on

20 Mar 2013   #1
Collin2011

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Monitor flickers when turned on

So everyday when I wake up and turn on my monitor, the screen flickers like this for a good 5 minutes. It even makes a ticking sound when it does it, it is sort of old but very.

Any Ideas?




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20 Mar 2013   #2
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

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20 Mar 2013   #3
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

As for the flickering, this being a CRT monitor, have a read through this tutorial: Get IT Done: Tips for troubleshooting malfunctioning CRT monitors | TechRepublic

Sounds like it isn't working till it warms up
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20 Mar 2013   #4
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

found another thread on a forum that seems to match your problem.

Why does my monitor need to warm up before it works properly??

I don't know if the fix is easy. I would take it to a repair shop. a new cathode tube might be needed. as is, it would probably be more beneficial to upgrade to an LCD monitor instead.

Also some more resources on CRT monitors:

http://www.techsupportalert.com/pdf/p1033.pdf

Cathode ray tube - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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20 Mar 2013   #5
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Is this the Syncmaster noted in your specs? If so, it's a LCD display. Apparently, a 60Hz fixed refresh rate.

Use this link to test the monitor. If it checks out, verify the resolution settings. Then verify these match your driver settings.

If everything else checks out, try a new cable. If the problem continues, it could be that the display is about to check-out.
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