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Windows 7: Windows visually crashing. Screens becomes white/gray and flickers.

08 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 ultimate x64
Windows visually crashing. Screens becomes white/gray and flickers.


I will attempt to describe this problem , starting with a picture.
pic 1 Windows visually crashing. Screens becomes white/gray and flickers.-photo1visualbug.jpg
pic 2 Windows visually crashing. Screens becomes white/gray and flickers.-photovisualbug.jpg

Everything becomes white, with grey blocks , and nothing is displayed properly.This problem occurs every couple of hours, to which i respond with a restart. Everything i click ( while in the crash situation) becomes "bugged" as well. The one thing i can do is Ctrl+Alt+Del which opens a normally looking menu , however, starting task manager doesn't work, logging off/in also does not fix it. How do i fix this.To my best guess, the problems started after i installed some games, which i no longer play and uninstalled , but it might as well be something completely different.

Here is also a youtube video of what the situation looks like :
Win7, Visual Bug - YouTube

My specifications are Win7 Ultimate x64, Acer Asire7740, Ati Radeo mobility HD5470,
i use Google Chrome , i have all functioning drivers , updated Windows, and Microsoft Security Essentials is OK.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro

3 things:

1.) Replace video cord to monitor. vga-dvi-hdmi
2.) Monitor is dying: Try another monitor
3.) Graphics card in the pc is going, get a new graphics card.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 10 64 bit

All you need to do is update your drivers I had the exact same problem so just put in those discs that came with your computer parts and run them. That fixed my problem, also the windows 10 update driver thing did not work so I had to put said discs in
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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