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Windows 7: Main Screen Flashing a darker color

12 Apr 2013   #1
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Main Screen Flashing a darker color

I woke the machine from sleep and my main screen (screen 1 ) is flashing a darker color.

Any ideas?


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14 Apr 2013   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

This is a desktop, with 2 monitors attached? If you switch the monitors, make the secondary the primary, and visa versa, does the flashing move to the other monitor, or remain on the same monitor? If the problem remains on the same monitor, it's likely a monitor failure. If so, does the monitors menus (On screen display = OSD) also flash, or only the video in the background? Is the problem full time, or does it correct after warmed up? A Guy
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14 Apr 2013   #3
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
This is a desktop, with 2 monitors attached? If you switch the monitors, make the secondary the primary, and visa versa, does the flashing move to the other monitor, or remain on the same monitor? If the problem remains on the same monitor, it's likely a monitor failure. If so, does the monitors menus (On screen display = OSD) also flash, or only the video in the background? Is the problem full time, or does it correct after warmed up? A Guy
Hey, thanks for your response. This was resolved on a reboot. Good idea to check it that way!
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14 Apr 2013   #4
A Guy

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When in doubt, reboot, lol. Glad you have it sorted

A Guy
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