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Windows 7: display blacks out every few seconds

29 May 2012   #1

win 7 ultimate 32bit
display blacks out every few seconds

my monitor display blinks or should i say blacks out every 15 or 20 seconds. it blinks for a fraction of a second. this is really annoying. i check the display settings couldn't find problem. need help

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29 May 2012   #2


Try updating your driver, try a windows update, then select the optional tab, there usually in there. If that doesn't work, try a different vga to the screen, the one you are using maybe faulty, and if that doesn't work, try the computer on a different screen, it could be faulty.
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30 May 2012   #3

win 7 ultimate 32bit
still blinking

I updated the driver, no change & the vga cable checked out ok. is there anything else i can try
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 display blacks out every few seconds

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