Flickering screen

  Ops 14:02 13 Jun 2004

every time i open a program the screen flickers, any ideas what i can do to fix it

  wee eddie 14:29 13 Jun 2004

What type of screen?

What OS?

It's a good idea to check that your graphics card is well seated but that is unlikely to be the problem

  Ops 14:38 13 Jun 2004

IIyama Prolite E431S on XP PRO

  Stuartli 14:40 13 Jun 2004

Is the monitor cable securely fixed, both on the system and the monitor?

Also check that your Display>Properties>Settings>Adapter tab refresh rate is set to 85MHz - this setting eliminates screen flicker for virtually anyone using a monitor.

  ened 14:43 13 Jun 2004

Sometimes if I freeze-frame Real Player and leave it on the screen instead of minimizing it the Start Menu flickers.
But that might just be my set up.

  Stuartli 14:45 13 Jun 2004

Apologies - that, at least it is in my case, should have read under the Monitor tab (I have an nVidia chipset).

Under the Adapter tab there's a List All Modes button - this reveals what resolutions, colour and refresh rates your graphics card will support.

  Dr. Charles(retired now) 14:55 13 Jun 2004

Enough memeory ? Is when you open a new application this causing a memeory problem. I think you can have a full 1Gig of Ram on XP

  wee eddie 15:47 13 Jun 2004

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