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Q: blinking monitor after installing nvidia driver

my monitor works just fine in 1280x1024 resolution without nvidia drivers yet installed, but rapidly blinks after installing latest drivers. even at low res like 1024x768.
and then i set it to 1440x900 it stops blinking but the height is so small while width is just fine it looks like res for a wide screen,.
my question is how to set the resolution to just 1280x1024 without this annoying blinking of monitor, i am used to this reso since i am using xp.
nvidia geforce 7300 SE/7200 GS
Generic non-PnP monitor

A: blinking monitor after installing nvidia driver

Hi r3n311,

Welcome to Vista Forums!

Assuming you are using the correct drivers for the card and your version of Windows, I'm extremely tempted to suggest if the old NVidia drivers worked fine, just revert to them: Restore a driver to its previous version even if it is generally recommended to use the most updated drivers available.

Why are you updating the drivers? Because you do so periodically and noticed new ones were available or because you were having some other problem (if so, what)? Where did you get the new drivers - directly from the NVidea website or elsewhere (if so, where exactly - the website URL if you have it)? If you got them from Microsoft Update, then definitely revert to the prior version.

If you insist on using the new drivers and they are appropriate and obtained from a reputable source (the NVidea site or the computer manufacturer website are the only two you should consider), then download them again to make sure you didn't get a corrupted file and install them again (and triple-check to make sure they are appropriate for the card and your version of Windows). Then go to Start / Control Panel / Device Manager and verify that the drivers are properly installed with no errors and show they are working properly.

Try to play with the settings in Control Panel / Personalization - changing themes, color/appearance settings, DPI settings, resolutions and anything else that can be configured to see if that helps. If not, check with the computer manufacturer to see if there are driver updates for the monitor - if so, install them and that may resolve the problem. Also, make certain Windows Update is totally up-to-date with the latest SP and every critical or important update available - the new drivers may require something in an update that isn't installed.

Other than that, I'm just about out of ideas. But post back anyway (in either case) and I'll do more research and see what I can come up with. Please include the manufacturer, make, and precise model of your computer.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

P.S. If nothing here worked and you have no specific reason to need the updated drivers (like some software that needs them), then I personally would revert to the ones that worked and accept that you may not be able to upgrade with this version. Perhaps a later update will work better or perhaps you may need to stick with the ones you have that work properly.

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Hello,Everything was working correctly on my W530 until I installed NVIDIA driver update my external monitor (VGA or ID-port attached) blinks for a fraction of a second every 5 to 10 seconds - very annoying. - Windows 10 64-bit- Intel HD Graphics 4000- NVIDIA Quatro K2000M Does anyone know what might be causing it and/or how to fix this blinking? Thank you!

A:External Display blinking after installing NVIDIA ...

Had this same problem (blinking screen on external monitor; every 9-10 seconds) this moring on one of my W530's running Win 10. Wasted 2-3 hours doing all sorts of things with Windows updates (first choice as they often cause problems all on their own) and then restoring earlier configurations and who knows what else. Nothing worked. Saw your post and checked my NVIDIA driver. Lo, it was the one you cited. Rolled back the driver in the device manager (right click, properties, driver tab and rollback button). The machine has been running for about 4 hours now without so much as a hint of a flicker. Thanks for your post, hawk98. It held the clue to the solution. Wouldn't it be wonderful if MS, Lenovo and NVIDIA could coordinate these things better ... or even, at all? 

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Nvidia driver saying compitable GPU not found..And also Nvidia driver failed to install..Need help very badly..Thanks in Advance.

A:NVIDIA driver not installing

On the followng  HP web page you will find the available drivers for your notebook.  It should open to Windows 7. If not, click on the word change and select Windows 7 and then Graphics drivers. Install the Intel driver first and then the NVIDIA driver.

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Every time i install the GPU drivers for my Zotac GTX 780, the computer starts crashing a minute or two after the boot. I can access the desktop for a short period of time before the monitor goes black and/or loses signal. Sometimes I can't access it at all.

There are no problems when not having any GPU drivers installed.

I have tried the following;
* Installing older GPU drivers (several old versions, wiped all old files both manually and by using software)
* Reinstalling the OS (changing from win8.1 to win7)
* Turned off automatic Windows Update so that they don't interfere with NVIDIA's (GPU drivers)
* Changing the cable and monitor

Feels like I've tried everything and nothing works!

A:Monitor losing signal after installing GPU drivers (NVIDIA)

Its possible something has happened to your card hardware wise but probably not likely. It was working fine before and you updated then started having these issues, or it's a new card and you are having the issues from the get go? the drivers you tried were these correct? NVIDIA DRIVERS GeForce Game Ready Driver WHQL

EDIT: Also for the future there is a GPU category.

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hi forum.
I've been playing Diablo 3 for a while now, and sometimes after long times of play (~4 hours) my game and pc freeze and i have to hard reset it.
I thought ill update my Geforce driver, so i got the 301.42 driver and installed it. in mid-install i god a BSOD.

here's the BSOD report file.


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Hai friends,
I am using HP Pavilion dv6-7012tx with 2gb nvidia geforce gt630m graphics card.My driver version is 295.55.Recently when I checked for driver update in nvidia control panel it showed that version 301.42 is available & the nvidia website also showed that update is available for my graphics card.I downloaded it & when I started installation it said-"this graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware".
Why is it so?

A:nvidia isn't installing latest driver

Mate you come on this page ... Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

Opt for Option 2: Automatically find drivers for my NVIDIA products. You may need to install the latest version of Java to run this check (if needed, it will be done automatically in the process). If your GPU is compatible, it will point you out the appropriate one for your system.

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hi i have an emachine v3021 and i recently wiped my pc and loaded a fresh version of window and lost drivers for my video and sound card i know my video is nvidia 6100 but when i downloaded the driver from the graphics go weird and when i check properties i only get 4 colours not 256 so i have to uninstall it, also i dont how to find out what sound card ive got or were to get the drivers the emachines websites doesnt mention my model im strugling to get anything done

A:nvidia 6100 installing the driver

Welcome to TSG.
The nVidia 6100 is integrated graphics, built into the motherboard.
You have to get the drivers from the emachines website.
I looked for you, but couldn't find the model you listed.
Are you sure of the model number?

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So I rollback my drivers a few days ago because of the new drivers having issues with PlanetSide2 after that my video drivers started failing and having this constant freeze that disfigure the mouse cursor and its annoying. So I decided to uninstall the driver for my GPU and Install the newest driver on the Nvidia website. Now the problem is the driver installation always failed, ive clean all the Nvidia Drivers using Driver Sweeper and still wouldn't work. After fail installations, my GPU would appear on Other Devices>Uknown Device. The GPU it self is detected by the BIOS and I dont know what to do with it. I included a log file from the nvidia setup

262.545 | WARNING: [NVI2.NVExtension] [email protected]::InternalUnload : Aborted unload of "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{E6C59BF3-6D6A-4E30-B9D5-8EEA0F2806DA}\NVI2UI.DLL" - in use.
262.550 | DEBUG: [NVI2.NVExtension] [email protected]::InternalUnload : Unloading "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{E6C59BF3-6D6A-4E30-B9D5-8EEA0F2806DA}\NVI2UI.DLL".
262.551 | WARNING: [NVI2.NVExtension] [email protected]::InternalUnload : Aborted unload of "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{E6C59BF3-6D6A-4E30-B9D5-8EEA0F2806DA}\NVI2UI.DLL" - in use.
262.552 | DEBUG: [NVI2.NVExtension] [email protected]::InternalUnload : Unloading "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.{E6C59BF3-6... Read more

A:Nvidia driver failed installing

Try uninstalling the Driver completely including all Nvidia stuff and starting from scratch on driver installation. Normally make sure to pick a new version of the GPU driver (Try the beta first, if not try the WHQL full release).

Also which GPU are you using by chance?

If that does not work, we can try doing something along the lines of deleting all the Nvidia folders which sometimes have caused issues in the past.

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I recently did a re-installment of windows 7 64bit on my sony vaio vpcf1, and when I try to install the graphics driver I get that "found no compatible hardware blah blah" error. Im stuck with that standard VGA graphics driver. I tried to run as admin and such stuff but nothing worked so far. Help lol

A:Installing NVIDIA Driver error

Hi nado, if you go to Sony website, you should be able to dl the drivers.

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This might be a stupid question but can a monitor cause your system to BSOD. Because I think my LCD is causing my nvidia drivers to BSOD my windows 7 system.

I purchased a new motherboard, memory, and video card recently. So far the system was working fine for about a week when recently it started giving BSODing me with the nvlddmkm.sys error for my nvidia drivers. I tried to solve the problem but ended up just reformatting and doing a new installation of Win7 64 and even then the same BSOd would come and go. I thought it might be improper nvidia driver installation over the ones installed during setup or a defective video card. It was only after a few tries that I began to see a pattern and it involved my use of monitors. The last time I installed windows I was using an old CRT VGA monitor I have lying around that I use in my workshop when fixing things because I don't have the space at my desk where my LCD is. The system worked fine with the old CRT and then put everything back together checked it one last time then moved it back to my desk and hooked up my LCD via DVI...the BSOD came back. I have the details of the BSOD below and the minidump attached to this thread came someone make anything of this it would be really appreciated! Thanks

The Tests

Card1: EVGA GeForce GTX 260 PCIe

LCD VGA: Works!
CRT VGA: Works!

Card2: XFX GeForce 8800GT PCIe

LCD VGA: Works!
CRT VGA: Works!

is this possible?

Details of the BSOD..... Read more

A:LCD Monitor cause BSOD with nvidia driver...?

If you got any CD with that LCD, install its driver. Windows by default when it detects a new monitor it will install the Generic drivers. You should install the correct driver from your CD

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Alot of ppl who got an nvidia card will face this issue aswell if they update the latest driver and happend to have vista, After reading some of the issues ppl were facing ppl concluded that after the driver update it makes the device manager to think the computer have a second monito and transfer the whole desktop, everything vbisual to a non existent second monitor. I need help, and a thread from the nvidia forum with 27 pages about this issue, doesnt have a solutation which that was created back from 2007

got 8800 gts and XFX do not even know the issue of this. They got blank answers when they called nvidia.

A:nvidia driver gives no monitor signal

Hmm this sounds a little like an issue I have every now and again.

My problem is as follows - You turn on your computer and everything is find and dandy, windows starts to load, then the screen goes black you hear the log on sounds and next thing you know your screen "no signal input"? If you unplug it and plug it into the other port or sometimes back in it may work again but monitor comes up as non plug and play.

Anyway assuming your problem is something like this the solution is to shut down your computer, turn off your monitor, yank its power entirely, leave both off for a while, repower the monitor and fire it all back up. You may find your resolution is gone to hell but thats an easy fix.

If this is completely different Im afraid I cant help.

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When I set up my new PC running Vista Home Premium, I had problems getting my Logitech webcam to work, so being the "know it all but know nothing about Vista" nerd that I am, I thought I should try updating my NVidia graphics driver. Without fully realising that my driver is not the normal GEForce 8200 but rather a Hybrid SLI driver as I am using an HDMI connection to access TV from an external aerial, I installed the GEForce driver. Now my PC won't recognise the correct driver and Vista will only allow updates to the GEForce 8200.
I've become very confused (easily done!) by various posts on other forums on the best way to uninstall and reinstall NVidia drivers so I wonder if anyone here can advise the best/safest way to uninstall the incorrect and reinstall the correct driver. I have the original CD with it on. Some posts advise using a "Driver Cleaner" to get rid of remnants from the registry, others say avoid these like the plague and use Add/Remove.
All contributions, as ever, greatly received.

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Hi, i have this problem where my computer gives me blank screen with blinking cursor or "_" when i'm installing nvidia forceware of any version. My computer was totally fine before i brought it to motherboard reparation place because some of the pins are bent. Now, sometimes it just stays blank screen and sometimes it then restarts. That kind of problem is on Vista though. On XP, it just won't let me go further than the Welcome screen or it just gives me 4-bit color on 640x480 resolution. However, i am able to install the video driver came from the cd. It's been weeks like this and i haven't found a solution. The technician can't repair it either. I have tried flashing bios, format my computer, reseat my video card but nothing works. Can anyone help me please?

My spec :
MSI Platinum 975X V2
Intel C2D E6400
A-Data Vitesta Extreme Edition 2GB
CoolerMaster 450W

A:Blank Screen when installing Nvidia Driver

What pins were bent? What did they do? Does the video card have the separate power connector connected to it?

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hi, i just joined and this is my first post.

anyways, my computer is the HP Pavilion a6077c.

heres the specifications:

Driver update file:

anyways, every time when i try to the latest Nvidia driver, whose file name is mentioned above, i immediately get the black screen and/or the monitor itself just closes in the middle of the install. surprisingly, if i hook up another monitor, the second monitor will work while the first one will stay black/closed, however the furthest it goes is to the desktop, which has no icon, no taskbar, only wallpaper shows, also right-clicking works but none of the options appeared in the right-click menu works.

after that, no matter how many time i reboot the computer, it stays the same although safe mode works flawlessly. i haven't tried uninstalling the driver in safe mode after it started black screening me since i didnt thought of it at the time and this is my 4th reformat. from last reformat, even though the driver provided by Nividia causes the black screen problems, the one provided by HP didnt cause any problem. and sicne the last few black screen problem and reformat, my computer stopped showing the HP's splash screen when turning on, it just stays black until to the login/welcome screen.

i also did some googling around, as far as i know, there isnt any solid fixes or wor... Read more

A:need help - black screen appear after installing nvidia driver

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After installing the latest Nvidia driver for my GeForce 8800GT my Windows Ultimate 64-bit crashes to bluescreen on booting, the only way to start it then is in safe mode. Removing the drivers does not help, forcing me to reinstall Windows completely. Using the driver that Windows downloads automatically via Windows Update seems to work, but there is often screen tearing and occasional graphic card resets. Anyone else had such problems with this driver?

A:Installing Nvidia 195.62 driver causes BSOD on boot

Install the driver in safe mode, using the device manager. Reboot to normal mode after it's done.

You could also post a crash dump if you'd like to determine what the problem may be. Safe mode + networking is good for that.

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After installing a display driver, when it s just booted and logging in, the whole thing stopped and become BSOD few seconds later.
The BSOD said attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed. (0x00000116)
I guess it s the problem of my display driver, so I uninstalled the driver and become fine.
But I need the display driver ( without the driver is inconvenient, could anyone tell me what happened to my display card?

The following is the spec of my PC
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 631
Display Card: Nvidia GT240 (Inno3D)
DirectX 11
I ve installed the WHQL version of driver but no use.


A:BSOD after installing Nvidia display driver

There's lots of work going on to convince us that we need software to trawl our hardware and install the latest version of all drivers. If you have the latest computer with a state of the art graphics card and need to play newly released games at a higher resolution than your friends it's important. That's why nVidia are constantly tweaking the graphics drivers. For anyone with a graphics card that's getting on, like the GT240, it's not so important. I suggest you try a few earlier nVidia drivers for your card. If they don't work either then you need to revisit the problem.

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Ez Crew,

Having a major problem trying to install the latest drivers for my 8800GT, I went to hook my rig up to my 42" LCD TV through the HDMI input (something I did all the time while on XP) after a clean install of Win7 X64. I noticed the desktop was to big for the screen so I went to install 191 driver so I could get the control panel to adjust it.

The install starts fine gets to the installing drivers box but then the install just hangs go's blank, comes back hangs then get a notice say something like "the system could not be updated......."

I've tired unistalling the drivers from the device manager and reinsatlling all in safe mode. The same thing happened trying to install the driver again and there was no "Display Adapter " in device manager. I then restarted and the card installed(the driver?) it's self again

When I check the driver version its

Anyone have any ideas whats going?

A:No Nvidia control panel/driver not installing

Hello, and welcome to the forums.

Have you tried installing the 190.62 Nvidia Drivers from the site? Alot of people are having problems with the 191 drivers.

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Hi, i have this problem where my computer gives me blank screen with blinking cursor or "_" when i'm installing nvidia forceware of any version. My computer was totally fine before i brought it to motherboard reparation place because some of the pins are bent. Now, sometimes it just stays blank screen and sometimes it then restarts. That kind of problem is on Vista though. On XP, it just won't let me go further than the Welcome screen or it just gives me 4-bit color on 640x480 resolution. However, i am able to install the video driver came from the cd. It's been weeks like this and i haven't found a solution. The technician can't repair it either. I have tried flashing bios, format my computer, reseat my video card but nothing works. Can anyone help me please?

My spec :
MSI Platinum 975X V2
Intel C2D E6400
A-Data Vitesta Extreme Edition 2GB
CoolerMaster 450W

A:Blank Screen when installing Nvidia Driver

Sorry for the late reply. My internet speed is 56K so downloading the thing takes quite some time. Anyway, the driver still doesn't work. My computer hung at the Welcome screen. Do you have any other suggestions?

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I have an older machine.. a GForce 4 4400 TI graphics card, 512 MB RAM, a 2,2 GHz processor and an nForce motherboard

Recently i wanted to test out a game and it wouldn't start properly and i decided maybe it is time to update my video driver so i downloaded the newest driver from NVidia.

Installed it but then when starting the game i get to the main screen and the whole picture is chopped up resembling triangles.

I then did a clean reinstall of Windows XP (Servicepack 2) and the problem still remained.

I tried older driver like the 77.xx and even one 66.xx i still had but the problem still persisted.

DXdiag showed a problem using DirectDraw in the first step when displaying the black/white rectangles.. they too were chopped up when part of them were displayed in triangles but that mysteriously solved itself after a time yet my display problem remained when starting up any game, i.e. when the special features that games demand (DirectDraw for example) are needed.

Anyone have an idea what that may be or have i even shot my card by installing the newest driver?

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I have some problem with installing new version of NVIDIA Graphics Driver. When I try to do it I have this error. The message means:

Install can not continue
This graphics controller could not find compatible graphics hardware.

Any idea why ? I tried to find help forum on Nvidia web page but there isn't.


A:Problem with installing NVIDIA Graphics Driver

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Hello All,

So today I attempted to install the latest Nvidia Driver from their official website. While the installation process was being carried out my monitor went to sleep (no signal from the computer) and never came back, even though my pc was still running. So after waiting for a while I manually restarted the computer (power button) and booted in safe mode. Here I was met with a problem signature that included this information:

Problem Signature
Event Name: Blue Screen
OS Version 6.7601.
Locale ID:1033

Additional Info
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA80105FA010
BCP2: FFFFF8800738D19C
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

I also have a dump file in my minidump folder (062515-21091-01.dmp) but I couldn't figure out how to attach it.

Another strange thing is when I restarted windows normally after checking the problem dxdiag.exe and GeForce experience both say that the new 353.30 driver was installed correctly and is running. Thank you so much to anyone reading this and trying to help, let me know if you need any more information.



A:BSOD While Installing Latest Nvidia Driver 353.30

Hello and welcome nwinjum mate read these and post the dump files
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

then we might be able to help you.

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Hey guys. I'm exhausted! I've been trying to chase down this problem all day. Here's what I got.

I just moved over my old system into my wife's case. Everything worked fine in mine and moved over:

mobo: Gigabyte GA-7vt600 1394 w/ amd 3000 cpu and 2gb of ram
psu: Enermax ELT500awt (500 watts)
hd: new seagate 160gb ide w/ xp pro freshly installed.
and gpu: bfg 512mb 7600gs (which seems to be the issue)
(if I'm leaving out anything important, let me know)

Again, everything worked peachy in my machine, I essentially just switched cases minus her dvd drives and wireless card. But now, whenever I try to install the nvidia drivers, the screen goes blank.

The first issue was that I get this error: "The NVIDIA Setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit." Which I didn't really mind because I wanted the latest driver anyway. So I went and downloaded 178.13 which just came out yesterday or something and everytime I try to install it, it eventually goes blank (though the rest of the computer still runs).

So then I have to boot into safe mode to uninstall it. Then I tried both 91.47 and 93.71 from suggestions off of some old posts and I get the same error.

I downloaded the latest 4-in-1 mobo chipsets and installed them. As well as the latest directx 9.0c and get the same result.

I've run a driver cleaner program and cleaned out the registry. I even tried... Read more

A:Screen goes blank after installing nvidia driver

Prior to trying to install the graphics drivers, you did install all the mobo chipset drivers didn`t you?

If not, I suggest you do so.


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Trying to be helpful to my hubby, *sigh*, I was browsing through Properties to *fix* something that went awry with his display. I noticed his display was set to Nvidia, and changed it back to default. WRONG!!!

Now we can't find a way to change it back. When he boots, all his icons disappear off the left of his screen. When he tries to open anything at all, it also disappears off the left of the screen. All you can see is his wallpaper and the bottom tool bar.

We tried rebooting in Safe Mode, but you can't change monitor drivers there.

(Compaq Presario S6000V, Win XP, Samsung flat screen monitor, Nvidia card was installed for high-demand games.)

We're desperate, guys! What can we do to put it back?

A:Solved: Gah! Lost Nvidia Monitor Driver!

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About 4 days ago i've installed "Windows TinyXP" instead of Windows 7.
Since then i have not been able to play any games because of an error saying "Driver does not support Direct3D9.0c"
So i tried to install the latest driver, but i got an BSOD looking like this: http://img443.images.../imag0147x.jpg/
So since that did not work i entered "Safe Mode" and uninstalled the driver again...
After that i tried installed the driver as an "Clean Install" by clicking Custom Install, that option should delete old driver data before installing new, so i tried that...
BSOD once again...
I am running in safe mode right now, and i would like if someone could tell me why i cant install the latest driver and how to fix it..
Also, my graphics card is a Nvidia Geforce G210M (Notebook)

A:BSOD when installing the latest nvidia graphics driver

We do not support pirated software. Closing.

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Hey its me KC10a! I got a error while installing following display driver:-

"NVIDIA Display Driver v361.75"

ERROR is "7 zip: error"

Any suggestions how to fix it?

A:Error While installing NVIDIA Display Driver v361.75!

if this was experienced while installing nvidia drivers. have a look at the link for more info and possible solutions.

"Try using an alternate web browser

2) If you are running a download manager, disable the download manager

3) Some routers may pose problems when downloading large files. Try connecting your laptop/desktop directly to your high speed internet modem

4) Check your firewall settings in both your router and in Windows. If the firewall protection settings are too high, it may interfere with your download.

5) If you are connected to your router via a wireless network, you may be getting interference by another device sharing the same frequency. Try connecting directly to a the router or modem using a network cable"

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So I just recently upgraded to Windows 7. After installing all the necessary drivers provided by Windows Update, It was time to install the one provided for the Graphics Card. Ever since I've got the driver set, there seems to be this flicker on the screen that tends to show up every few seconds.

It's really annoying.. can anybody help?

A:Flicker after installing latest NVIDIA 8600M GT driver

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Having the latest driver is not always the best solution.

Have you tried rolling back to the previous driver from within Device Manager or downloading one from the manufacturer's driver page?

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So I've been trying to install a new graphics card update called "Nvidia update components 1.8.15" which I'm not sure if i really need it but I've been having a lot of problems with games like Call Of Duty: Black Ops lagging and I'm thinking I need this update but when I go to update my card it says it Failed here's a picture and my specs...

Please help

Operating system is windows 7 (64-bit)
Graphics Card is GEFORCE GT 540M
Processor Intel i7 2.00 (turbo boost up to 2.9 quad core)
Ram 8 GB

A:Solved: Nvidia graphics card driver not installing

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I've been experiencing some BSOD's every few hours. I suspect its related to having updated my NVidia card driver to Version 301.42 today. The driver was downloaded directly from the NVidia site after being prompted by the NVidia update utilty that one was available. I use an EVGA NVidia GTX 560 1024MB card.

As an interim measure, I've uninstalled this driver, and let Windows Update find one for me.

Could someone have a look at my DMP file and confirm that this driver was the issue, or whether there is something else going on?


A:BSOD 0x00000124 after installing updated NVidia driver

I would install driver 296.10
Do a clean install and only choose the driver and physx software (click advanced before install).
The newest driver isn't always the best one.

I have two EVGA GTX580's, no issues whatsoever with 296.10

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Little background, bought an GS60-003 Ghost from MSI a few weeks ago and it game with windows 8 OEM. I really don't like windows 8 so I figured I would give Ubuntu a try and I found a didn't like that either. Ultimately I decided to purchase Windows 7 Home Premium x64 and have that installed as my current OS. I went through and got the updated versions of my drivers from MSI's website (to my knowledge). However whenever I install any type of nvidia driver I get random BSOD. If I remove the nvidia driver and software from my computer then I am good however this is kind of an unaccaptable compromise seeing as how I bought this computer to play games. I used BlueScreenView and it said I had a stop error 0x00000009f due to ntoskrnl.exe however I don't really know what this means and can't seem to find a post with someone having a similar situation as me and I'm really hoping you guys can help before I try and take it someplace to have it serviced. Attached is the debug file created by DM Log Collector.

A:BSOD randomly after installing latest Nvidia Driver.

Hi DillyMac.

You laptop GS60-003 Ghost does not seem to have an onboard GPU, and a dedication one, GeForce GTX 860M only.

The BSOD that you are having means your GPU fails to respond within a specific time during power transition period (hibernate or sleep).

As your computer is new, and you are having the issue with multiple versions of the display driver, better you RMA the laptop.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa800ced6a10, fffff80002c073d8, fffffa8012dbd1e0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: fffffa800ced6a10, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff80002c073d8, nt!TRIAGE_... Read more

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About 4 days ago i've installed "Windows TinyXP" instead of Windows 7.
Since then i have not been able to play any games because of an error saying "Driver does not support Direct3D9.0c"
So i tried to install the latest driver, but i got an BSOD looking like this: http://img443.images.../imag0147x.jpg/
So since that did not work i entered "Safe Mode" and uninstalled the driver again...
After that i tried installed the driver as an "Clean Install" by clicking Custom Install, that option should delete old driver data before installing new, so i tried that...
BSOD once again...
I am running in safe mode right now, and i would like if someone could tell me why i cant install the latest driver and how to fix it..
Also, my graphics card is a Nvidia Geforce G210M (Notebook)

A:BSOD when installing the latest nvidia graphics driver

Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic.

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About 4 days ago i've installed "Windows TinyXP" instead of Windows 7.
Since then i have not been able to play any games because of an error saying "Driver does not support Direct3D9.0c"
So i tried to install the latest driver, but i got an BSOD looking like this: http://img443.images.../imag0147x.jpg/
So since that did not work i entered "Safe Mode" and uninstalled the driver again...
After that i tried installed the driver as an "Clean Install" by clicking Custom Install, that option should delete old driver data before installing new, so i tried that...
BSOD once again...
I am running in safe mode right now, and i would like if someone could tell me why i cant install the latest driver and how to fix it..
Also, my graphics card is a Nvidia Geforce G210M (Notebook)

About 4 days ago i've installed "Windows TinyXP" instead of Windows 7.
Since then i have not been able to play any games because of an error saying "Driver does not support Direct3D9.0c"
So i tried to install the latest driver, but i got an BSOD looking like this: http://img443.images.../imag0147x.jpg/
So since that did not work i entered "Safe Mode" and uninstalled the driver again...
After that i tried installed the driver as an "Clean Install" by clicking Custom Install, that option should delete old driver data before installing new, so i tried that...
BSOD once again...
I am running in safe mode right now, and i w... Read more

A:BSOD when installing the latest nvidia graphics driver

You need a legal copy of Windows.

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I have had to recently reinstall Windows Vista onto my laptop. In the Device Manager\Display Adapters all it says is 'Standard VGA Graphics Adapter' I know for a fact that my video card is Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS TurboCache, but when I install the driver for this I get a BSOD error. I tried the automatic search on and installed the driver that came up, the same happened. Is there a way to have Windows recognize my video card as the one stated above?

A:Installing Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS driver - No display

try windows update

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Upgraded system to Conroe E6600 - Intel D975XBX MB - 2 GB OCZ Extreme
> performance RAM, XFX GeForce 6800 PCIE Video adapter. Reinstalled XP Pro w
> SP2. NO OVERCLOCKING - RAM at 667 MHz. New 600W PS which ran OK with new
> Athlon64 CPU and system.
> When I attempt to install the latest driver from NVidia, the system reboots
> ~ 1/3 the way through driver installation. If I uninstall the video card
> under Control panel, System, Hardware, Video the system will recogonize the
> card and attempt to reinstall drivers with the same result. >
> If you "leave the driver installed" the system goes into a continuous reboot
> mode.
> Have turned OFF HW acceleration and write combing with no success. Do not
> see any resource conflicts in Device Manager.
> System boots OK in safe mode. New 600W PS

If I manually install the video driver from the XFX video card CD ROM it works; however, if I then go to the nVidia site and attempt to install the latest driver I get the Blue screen of death and system will attempt to continuously reboot.

> Any suggestions on how to isolate and resolve would be appreciated

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Need help on getting the correct drivers for nvidia Geforce 6100 on Vista Ultimate 32bit,
During the installation Data Execution Prevention and stops the installation,after the reboot it gives and rundll32 has stoped working and windows explorer restarts,need help on the same.Thanks in advance!

A:Rundll32 error after installing driver for Nvidia Geforce 6100

There are a list of Vista drivers here for your GeForce: Windows Vista Downloads - Drivers, Wallpaper and Podcasts - NVIDIA . Although as the fine text indicates, they are still under some development. Hope that helps.

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Hey there everyone. I was attempting to install the display driver when I received this error message from Windows Update: "WindowsUpdate_80070006" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

I searched Google and only found 7 results with no solutions. I attempted to get the drivers from the nVidia website and it informed me that I needed to get the drivers from my computer's manufacturer (HP)-so I went there. The only thing offered on my particular notebook's support page was an update for the Wireless Assistant.

Has anyone else encountered an error when installing nVidia drivers on their laptop or received that particular error from Windows Update?


A:Error installing nVidia GeForce 7150M Display driver

Leave it to the master of drivers to find what you missed

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Hi there guys, I need to konw the opinions of you.
I Have the ASUS M2N-E SLI Motherboard, wich has a NVIDIA chipset.
I just made a upgrade to a ATI Radeon 4850 and I noticed that every thing goes "well" until I install the ATI Driver!
After I install de driver the PC starts to crash, not a blue screen, just freezes after some minutes of use!
I am sure that is when I install the ATI driver because I just removed it, the driver only (catalyst still installed) and I am using the PC with "no problems".

I heard that was not possible to use the 4850 as principal grafic and de old Nvidia 8500GT for physx, but I did not know that a conflict would appear just because the onboard LAN is NVIDIA driver!

Please help me, I need opinions!!!

I thought about these 2 possible solutions:

1- Disable the onboard LAN and remove its driver, install ATI driver and see if the problem stops.
2- Install MS Windows XP and see if the problem stops, since I heard that the XP does not have problems with using nvidia and ati drivers at the same time.

What you guys think about it?

Thank you very much allready!!!

A:Problems when installing ATI 4850 driver in a MotherBoard with NVIDIA Chipset!!!

I would hope you uninstalled the driver the 8500GT before installing the 4850. I doubt that it is the LAN driver that is causing the problem. If it helps any I am using a Nvidia based motherboard (NF4) with an ATI x1950 Pro and have never had a problem like the one you are describing (that and my motherboard uses the same drivers yours does).

As far as using both, not going to happen in Vista. You want to use more than one card, they all have to use the same driver, no trying to mix and match ATI with Nvidia.

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Hey guys, the title actually says it all. I installed the nvidia geforce 310m driver and everytime its enabled and I try to switch the notebook on theres only a black screen...

Ive looked for solutions but most of them are for computers where you can easily take graphics cards in and out, but I can't do that because im a newbie, i dont wanna open the laptop because I might mess something up

Please help!

Also sometimes it does work, but when the Nvidia driver IS enabled it goes laggy and i got this "MEMORY_MANAGEMENT" blue screen of death, help please!

A:Black screen after installing Nvidia GeForce 310M driver on my MSI CX623 notebook

Could be an unsupported driver. Uninstall the drivers and try using the version available from the laptop manufacturers website.

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I have done a clean install of windows and am updating all drivers. The monitor that is going to be used with this computer is not the monitor that is now hooked up to it. Can I install the driver of the "new" monitor now so that when it is hooked up to it, it will be recognized by Windows? If so, how do I do this as right now XP's generic driver is being used?

Please tell me if this request is not clear and I'll try to reexplain.

Thanks very much!


A:Installing Monitor driver without a monitor

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I am trying to do a dual monitor setup. One monitor in the HDMI port the other in the VGA. Windows 7 does not recognize the monitor when I use the DVI port. I can not get the driver installed for the HP w2207h monitor.Here is some computer specs: Computer:         HP Pavilion HPE-210f PCVideo Card:       ATI Radeon HD 5450New Monitor:   Dell S2415HOld One:             HP w2207h Right now I have the dell monitor plugged into the HDMI port, The driver installed No problem, it works 1080pWith the HP w2207h I have a VGA cable and I am using a VGA to DVI adaptor to plug in the rear of the video card.Windows only installs the Generic Non-Pnp Monitor Driver and if I try to Update the driver software it says:"Driver Software up to date" The hp monitor is working with 1024x768 res with the standard driver but it looks horrible.When I reverse the cords and hook the Dell to the VGA/DVI and the HP to the HDMI the Dell looks horrible and only works with the standard windows driver. How do I get the proper driver installed with the HP Monitor to have a dual monitor setup?One monitor 1080p (My new Dell one) and the HP monitor to do 720p I thought this video card supports dual monitors?The computer does not recognize either monitor when using the VGA/DVI port? Any suggestions? Thanks      &... Read more

A:Monitor driver not installing VGA ---> DMI

do you think it will work if I go from the DVI slot and get an HDMI cable? So instead of going DVI ---> VGA ----> Monitor I should go      DVI ---> HDMI ----> Monitor  ???

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I recently purchased a new video card with dual monitor and 1600x1200 screen resolution capabilities. I now have both of my monitors hooked up as one. I have a big CRT monitor that supports 1600x1200 as my primary and a flat panel LCD monitor that only goes to 1280x1024 as my secondary. My old card didn't support 1600x1200 so I never used that resolution on the CRT.

When I go to Properties > Settings > 1600x1200 it doesn't function properly. It makes me scroll around to the edges of the desktop to view everything. I'm pretty sure I need to install the correct drivers for the monitor to work with 1600x1200 properly.

I found the files on a free monitor driver site online. There are 3 of them in the .zip that I've extracted to my desktop. They end in the following extensions:


My question is, how do I use them to fix my monitor? Am I going to need to burn them to CD and try and access them through a disc somehow? Or is there just a certain program I need to run them now? Thanks a lot.

A:Problem Installing Monitor Driver?

The .inf file has the monitor information. The .icm is an image color matching file which helps it get the colors on the monitor right. It's really best to get these files from the manufacturer of the monitor. Their websites almost always have the files for all the monitors they manufacture. To install the .inf file just go to the "Device Manager" and then open up the list under "Monitors". Then right-click the monitor and bring up the "Properties" window. Go to the "Drivers" tab and click "Update Driver" and follow the prompts to search for the suitable device driver and then aim it at the directory where your stored the .inf file. That will tell Windows about your monitor and then you should be able to set all the screen resolutions and frequencies that it supports.

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I'm using VISTA 32bit, i recieved an error whenever i tried to install that driver for my monitor "access is denied".
Prompt reply will be appreciated

A:Installing driver for hp lp2475w lcd monitor

All I can think off is that you are using the incorrect driver, you are not installing it as "Run as Administrator" or you have to uninstall the one you have right now, reboot and then install the new one.

Option 2 would be my best guess/option though.

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I recently had to re-install windows XP on my computer, as a system file had been corrupted. After I had done this, I attempted to re-install my monitor driver, using the 3.5" floppy disk I had been provided when I purchased the computer online, about five years ago. The monitor is a 17" crt monitor made by XIOD (part of Samsung), and the model number is 29CL17, I inserted the disk into my drive, and attempted to run the software to install the driver, by clicking on an icon called 'install', as instructed in the brief instruction manual. After doing this, an hour-glass appears on the screen for a few seconds, and there is some noise from the drive. Then, the hour-glass dissapears, and nothing more happens. If I look in task manager, I can see that something is running on the floppy drive, but nothing else happens. I mangaged to download the driver from the web, thinking that possibly the disk was corrupted, but exactly the same think happened when I tried to use it. I contacted Samsung, who no longer support this particular monitor, and they could offer no advise other than what I'd already tried. It occurs to me that there must be some windows setting that is preventing this software from running properly, and I need to disable this setting. Can anyone help?

A:I can't re-install my monitor driver after re-installing XP

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Hello all,

This is my second day using my first computer that I built from scratch. There has been a lot of issues that arose, but thankfully nothing too serious that I could not find a fix. This latest one though, I have absolutely no idea, and frankly, am quite scared. The drivers for my graphics card, a r7 260x, asked to be updated and installed a new AMD software on my computer. After installation, I decided to wait and do more computer work before I rebooted the computer for the setting to take place. When I finally got around to it, I rebooted a and then left the room. I have no idea what happened during the reboot because when I came back the computer was turned off rather than rebooted, and now no matter what I do be it connecting the DVI cable to the motherboard rather than the graphics card, or trying a different monitor, nothing seems to work nor fix it the no signal message on the monitor. It is a purely black screen. Also, another weird thing that never happened prior to the driver install is sometimes when I press the power button on the PC it starts for a while then turns itself off. Please if you have any idea at all, I will greatly appreciate it.

A:After installing new AMD driver, monitor gets no signal

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I have just formated my system. Everything is working well now, but I am stuck with only 640x480 16 colors.

I need to find a driver for my acer 54e monitor. Also a quick run down on how to install it, just to be sure I am doing it right.

A:finding and installing monitor driver

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Link to screenshot of error whilst attempting to install through device manager:

Windows update reports the same driver installed as an update Failed to install when I try installing through windows update

After right clicking the device in device manager it says it's enabled. ect. the button to enable/disable says Disable so its working but its not going into the right category under Monitors > monitor pnp/nonpnp ect.

A:Problem installing Monitor.inf driver

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Try the following method ...

Device Manager
Select Right-click on your Device
Then click on Update Driver
Select on search driver on computer
Then insert the path of your INF file

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i have done a format on my computer, as I have many times before, only this time, while I try to install my monitor driver from the cd I have for it, i have the following problem,
this is the instructions i need to follow.

1. Click Start -> Setting -> Control Panel
2. Double -click the Display icon.
3. Click the Setting tab, then click Advanced...
4. Select Monitor tab, Click properties->
click Driver Tab -> Click Update Driver Tab
5. Hardware Update Wizard -> Select Install From A List or Specific Location[Advanced]
-> Click Next
6. Select Include this Location in the search -> Click Browse
-> Select the Driver in the CD ROM -> Click Next
7. The Monitor Files are copied to the Hard Drive
8. Click Finish -> Close

I get to number 4, I select Monitor tab, but I cant select properties, the tab is there, but it is a faint colour, and cant be clicked..

my monitor is a LG L1710M and im trying to install it on xp pro.

A:Solved: trouble installing monitor driver

Right click "my computer" and click properties.
Click the hardware tab and click properties.
Click device manager.
Expand monitors.
Right click your monitor and click update driver.
If that is not working,you may not have installed your
video card driver yet.

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I am aware this is a forum for Message Analyzer but I am still using NM 3.4 API, hopefully my questions gets answered here.
I've been developing a network monitoring application, which uses NM 3.4 API in MSVC++. When I install my application in a new Windows machine, I include the NMAPI.dll file, and my application runs fine.
However, without the NM 3.4 tools installed in the host, my application doesn't seem to see some of the network interfaces, for example the virtual NIC installed via VMware vmxnet 3.
Installing NM 3.4 tools solved the problem, because it seems to include necessary drivers to detect all the network interfaces.
I believe the critical component is a system service called nm3:
$$ sc query nm3

        TYPE               : 1  KERNEL_DRIVER
        STATE              : 4  RUNNING
                                (STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, IGNORES_SHUTDOWN)
        WIN32_EXIT_CODE    : 0  (0x0)
        SERVICE_EXIT_CODE  : 0  (0x0)
        CHECKPOINT         : 0x0
        WAIT_HINT          : 0x0

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A:Network Monitor 3.4 driver without installing the tool

I believe we register some other INF files to have those other providers show up. However, we've always required that you install Message Analyzer, and never supported redistribution of our DLL.  Supporting redistribution can be a expensive
and restrictive, so we never invested in supporting that scenario.

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I like to use two monitors which seems to be causing an issue with my new Dell XPS 8900. I got the new computer and monitor three days ago and came with a Nvidia gtx 745 video card. I hooked up the new 2316H monitor via hdmi and the older 2001fp via DVI-D. The older 2001fp seems to have lost the brightness and contrast selection from its menu. Since win 10 only sees it as a PnP monitor I assumed I needed to install the driver to gain access to a full menu.

While it was a cinch to find the driver online and download it win 10 refuses to install it. I tried the usual suspects i.e. device manager and the old control panel hardware settings, but neither succeeded. Window assures me they have the right driver installed (which absolutely cracks me up). I'm certain I am missing the obvious fix here, but it has been quite awhile since I played around installing drivers (remember 95B, I do) much less with a brand new OS.

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Already have a big discussion here with all info needed, we did not find a solution.

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I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to computer, ah, specs (or finding information about the one I have)... so I don't have much for you to go on.

Computer is a Dell, with Windows XP Home Edition. Monitor is LCD.

A few days ago (around Wednesday morning) my monitor began to click on and off. The screen would flash black and the light, next to the on/off button, would flash from green (on) to yellow/orange (off). At first it wasn't that bad. When I switched pages on the internet, scrolled, or highlighted something on the page it would flash.
It steadily got worse, going from internet pages to flashing on and off right when I turned the computer on, all through the loading and welcome screens.
I thought maybe it was just the monitor, so I switched it out and hooked up my old hp pavilion mx70 monitor.

That monitor worked perfectly fine with my old tower, but when hooked up to my new one it... Erm, got 'static-y'. It looked like an old TV that had a VHS tape in the player, being re-wound. I know that sounds odd, but it was like spikes from the side of the screen surging inwards. I thought it was because the monitor was so much older than the tower. Soon the static got steadily worse, and I used it for about a day before it got to be too much.

I switched to Safe Mode with Networking on the hp monitor, to see what would happen, and it was fine! No static. Today, I switched back to my LCD monitor and put that into Safe Mode with Networking and no b... Read more

A:Solved: Monitor or Tower problem? Monitor is blinking on and off.

Video card is busted. When in safe mode, the video card's drivers are not loaded, so the card does not function at "full blast". It will not cause trouble because of that.
Dell model would help finding a replacement, but it can well be assumed that there's a PCI-E 16x slot for add-on graphics. This would be a cheap replacement in that case:

This is all an assumption on the most propable cause. The problem could also be your power supply or motherboard, but those are pretty unlikely.

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I need some help. I have acomputer monitor that is roughly 10 years old. THe monitor last night decided to suddenly turn off and the power button started blinking. I unplugged the power to the monitor and let it sit overnight. This morning I went and plugged the power back into the monitor and pressed the power button on it. When I pressed the power button the button started blinking again. I have never had a monitor die like this and I would like to know why it died and if it can be fixed. Some more info is that i had only been on the computer for less than 2 hours. I have not spilled anything on the computer, the vent is completely uncovered, and the computer is in good working conditions according to the mannual. I need to know asap please. The tower still works perfectly fine it is only the monitor.

A:Monitor is black and the power button on the monitor is blinking

If you could try the monitor on another PC, that would confirm the monitor is faulty. In any case if the monitor is bad and considering its age, it would be best to just replace it. It would not be worth fixing.

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I am hoping someone can provide some assistance in getting rid of this BSOD problem.

Here is what happened.

I was using two driver update programs: One called Driver Booster 2 by Iobit and the other called Slimdrivers.

I updated various drivers including Nvidia which I had previously uninstalled but it kept popping up so I just let it go. The next thing I know, after that is installed and there were no more drivers left to install, I ran Windows Update and it also wanted to installed Nvidia again. I didn't have much choice in the matter...before I knew it, it was installing and I had to restart my computer. When the computer turned on again, I used it for a little while then it started to overheat something terrible. The computer was so hot I thought it was going to start on fire. Almost as soon as it started overheating, I got the BSOD and within a second it restarted or shut down. I can't remember which. The fan was running at top speed but that still wasn't enough. I could have cooked an egg on the backside of this thing.

So the next day, I started the computer up again and I uninstalled Nvidia completely using Iobit's Uninstaller to remove all traces of it in my computer. But the other problem I have now is that it still runs dangerously hot within a few hours.

I've uploaded the zip file as per the instructions. There must be some kind of conflict going on.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:BSOD after installing NVidia updates and other driver updates

The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Now wait for another BSOD. When it occurred, search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. See if the crash dump is recorded or not (hopefully it will be recorded).Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Dont run any disc cleanup program before you upload another zip.

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I'm not a gamer, but rather an enthusiastic net surfer and would like my present graphics card to be as fast as easily possible. To do this, it has been suggested that I update my card's driver with downloading/installing Nvidia's latest driver (285.62 WHQL, Win7 64-bit...4G RAM, Firefox 9). Would this be the the right thing to do?

A:Driver update for NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i?

If you are not having problems, I would not go looking for trouble

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I have a Laptop, about 6 months old now.
It's a Samsung RF511.

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Intel Core i7 2630QM @ 2.00Ghz
DDR3 8192 Mb Ram
Nvidia 540M 2GB
My problem is, whenever I try to view a photo it would lag opening and once its opened I'd see blue pixel fragments all over my screen. Previously I tried to Re-install the latest driver. That didn't work. I uninstalled it and removed the registries and what not, that didn't work. So I'm now on a newly formatted Laptop and opening the Default images the Windows provides gives me these errors. Before I formatted I was getting these Errors - "Nvidia Display Driver Has Stopped Responding and Successfully Recovered".
I've read this link and I've done some of what they've said as I stated above.

I don't have anything installed other then Starcraft 2 which is being Optimized right now - and that's it.
I had Photoshop CS6 installed on my previous Installation of Windows and when this problem Occured Photoshop had trouble as well.

So does anyone know what I can do?
I really don't want to send the Laptop off. I'd like to see if I can fix it myself first. If not then I'll send it in.
Any help would be appreciated...

I've attaced an image showing what these blue pixel blocks look like with the Driver Displaying stopped responding

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Hope someone can assist w/ this.
I accidentally right clicked w/ mouse and hit
a different resolution button. Now my monitor is blinking so fast I can't even click on anything.
I can't stop it to view it either. This is on my desktop which is windows xp.
Any solutions? thanx.
(p.s., I called my normal tech place and their only advice was to bring it into the shop.)
** I did unplug and re-booted several times but w/ the same result.

A:Blinking monitor

Try booting up in Safe Mode and choosing a resolution. Note: your usual resolution might not be listed in there, but right we're going to focus on getting rid of the blinking.

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I have windows vista professional and when booting up my P4 system my monitor goes right to the desktop quick but blinks for about twenty minutes before it stops blinking. I can restart it at that point and it will not blink when the desktop is displayed. if I let my system go in sleep mode for awhile and move the mouse to display the desktop again it blinks for about twenty minutes before it stops again. long as I'm using it this doesn't happen. Can you tell me what the problem might be?

Thanks in advance for the support help,

A:Blinking Monitor

To see what hardware you have in that PC please run this on it and post the resulting text into your next reply :-

Any chance you could connect a different Monitor, just to see if the fault still happens or not ?

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Iím working on a friends Dell XPS 410.
Iíve installed a new HDD and performed a fresh install of the OEM Vista.
During bootup, or when the computer is trying to do something .. Like recognize a connected external ..
The monitor flashes off several times, for about a second .. The on duration is variable.
Iím using one of my monitors .. Not his, So this eliminates a monitor problem.

This is one of the same problems as was in his old HDD and System.

Any ideas what may be causing the monitor flashing ??

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I have an LG CRT monitor 2 years old. Since the past 15 days, my monitor has developed a problem. The monitor begins to blink continuously on and off each time switch on the PC. The rate of blinking dies down gradually , and finally the monitor shows the display. It is taking nearly 10 minutes for the monitor to stop blinking and show the display.

And, the monitor behaves properly if I do a system restart immediately. But, the computer again blinks continuously if I switch it on after a gap of 2-3 hours.

Please help me out to get out of this trouble. Is there any damage to components inside the CRT? or is it just the power cord trouble?

A:Blinking Monitor

Yup, it sounds like the high voltage rectifier and it's not worth fixing. Time to go LCD.


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Ive been having a problem with my monitor blinking / flashing a black screen every 5 min. It always happens when i change screens for example: load a full screen game, refresh the screen, etc... Everytime i start up my CPU the screen blinks. Then i have to turn off the monitor, wait like 10-15 seconds, then turn it back on for it to work. When it does come back on, the graphics are all messed up. Could this be my monitor? Or does it have something to do with my graphic card? Any help would be appreciated. If possible a solution =) Thanks

A:Monitor Blinking

Screen flicker is normal when you change screen resolutions or settings (which more than likely happens when you play a full screen game). However the "messed up" graphics are not normal.

To test this we will isolate the variables. Here your variables are the graphics card and the monitor. You can: 1) attach the monitor to a known working computer. If the screen still acts funny, you know the monitor is at fault. If not, then it is probably your CPU's graphics card. Or you can 2) attach a known working monitor to the problematic CPU. If that screen acts funny, then you know it is your graphics card at fault, or at the very least not the original monitor. If that secondary monitor does not show any symptoms, then your original monitor is probably causing your problems.

Good luck!

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my laptop screen starts to blink suddenly,, it was working fine since yesterday but now , its blinking every 3 sec ,,how can i stop this?

A:blinking monitor

If your laptop is still under warranty I suggest contacting the manufacturers, as it could be a hardware issue. If it isn't, try updating the graphics drivers first.


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Yesterday I replaced the old case of mine with a new one . I have put everything back to its place , turned on the PC and on brown colour I can see that the monitor is blinking , making annoying waves .
In the old case I never had issue like this . Tried 70/72/75 Hz with smaller resolution but the upshot was the same , the monitor was blinking .The monitor is Benq G2222HDL and the VGA is Gigabyte 5770

A:Sometimes the monitor is blinking

Ok , I have noticed that when the VGA isnt under stress everything is fine .Tomorrow I will clean the VGA and will post if the issue is still persist.

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I just bought an hp pavilion desktop 510-p020. I hooked it up to my hp w1907 monitor which is about 7-8 years old. Everything was working fine until I left the system idle. When I returned to the computer the monitor was dark. I hit one of the keys to awaken the computer. Instead the monitor just kept blinking on and off. I tried restarting the computer with the same result. The system itself is starting up so I don't think the modem is the problem. When I click the power button on the display, it turns on for a second then turns off. In the meantime the system startup is progressing. I have tried changing the power cord, checking all the connections, and plugging the display directly into the wall, all with the same result. Anyone have a clue as to what's going on?

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I have a HP w2408h monitor that has had blinking on and off problems ever since I began using it with my Surfact Pro 3.  I ran across some 2114 posts on this forum where I found the following solution . . . Step 1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the monitor and the wallStep 2. Hold the power button down for at least one minuteStep 3. Plug the power cord back into the monitor and then into the wall outlet (not a power bar or surge protector)Step 4. Press the Menu button on the monitorStep 5. Navigate to the Factory Reset option and select it I followed those steps and , so far, my monitor no longer blinks (but its had periods like this before so time will tell) My question is about step three.  Why can't I use a power bar or surge protector?  Why does it have to be plugged directly into the wall?  

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Brief description:

Upon log-in, my monitor begins to blink irregularly. After several minutes of occasional blinking, the screen will simply go black. Strangely, this blink-to-end-all blinks leaves the monitor in *sleep* mode - I can tell because its power-button light is now orange.

What I've done: Switched the monitor, to ensure that this isn't a monitor problem (it isn't - it happened with both monitors). No new software has been downloaded recently. Do I *need* to call geeksquad or something, or is there a way to determine what is causing this? I'm guessing video card but I know so little about hardware that I've got no reason to support that.

Any suggestions on further diagnosing the issue, let me know. I'm a bit busy at the moment, but in an hour or so I will try playing audio to determine if it will continue after the screen goes off / into sleep mode.

Thanks for the help!

A:Monitor Blinking

If the display is ok until you get into Windows it could be a Video driver problem, boot into Safe Mode (tap F8 after the Post text screen and when the safe mode menu appears press Enter) and see if it still flickers then.

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I am currently on a Dell dimension 2400 PC, with windows XP home edition service pack 2 that my mom got in 2003, but the monitor has started blinkling, what happens is the screen will suddenly go black & then start blinking, with a faint light in the bottom corner, I can see the screen contents between blinks. This occurs when; I have been away from the computer a while, upon start up & sometimes when I am in the middle of something. so far what I have done is jiggle/wiggle the cord that plugs into the back of the monitor, & it usually brings the monitor back but it it is taking more jiggling the cord than ever to get the screen back. The computer seems to be ok, watched the diagnostic lights at the back of the computer upon start up, all green no red. but the monitor is very irritating. Is it the cord? before I started up today, I tried unplugging the cord that plugs into the monitor & then re plugged it back in, then started up the computer, all was well for a while, there was no blinking at start up, but then after I was away from the computer for about 10 minutes, moved the mouse & it started blinking again. The monitor is a 15 inch LCD, should I get a new cord for it? will I be able to find a new cord for this monitor? it came with the PC in 2003. Do I need to get a new monitor? is the computer dying? I need some quick help as it is hard to do my work with the monitor, want to solve the problem as I cant keep wiggling the cord that plugs into the back... Read more

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I don't know the brand of my computer... I don't think it even has one. It was built for me by my husband Who is in another country for about four months (so it is now up to his uneducated wife to fix any computer problems that may occur)

My problem started when I tried to hook my scanner up to my computer. (my scanner was not USB) Anyway after I got it hooked up and I turned my computer back on the monitor just blinked at me. Absolutely nothing else happened. No power in the tower. Nothing. So I unhooked my scanner and started it back up... and it still did the same thing.

I have checked all my cable connections and even reinstalled the card to my monitor. And I am now all out of ideas. So if I can't figure this out then I will either have to hire someone to come down and look at it (which I cannot possibly afford) or wait four months for my husband to come home.

I am very open to suggestions. Please someone help me.

A:My monitor is blinking at me... again

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Okay I have a problem. For sometime, whenever I started my computer, my screen would blink for a while but would eventually become stable and everything would be fine. But now, while I was using the computer, it suddenly went off. Now when I turn on the monitor it keeps blinking that is it comes on for a second and then goes off and then comes and so. It's impossible to use the computer this way. What should I do?


A:Monitor Blinking

Short answer is try another monitor. It does sound like a monitor issue. Let us know if that's it or not, and we'll go from there if needed.

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i recently installed a brand new system in my car that consists of a Micro ATX Mobo - AMD Athlon2 - 8 gb DDR2 1066 - dc-dc power supply -windows 7 and a computer monitor. the computer runs perfectly but the monitor i am using will go black for a second or two at random intervals. the dc-dc power supply has a 20 pin and a 4 pin for the mobo, power sata for the hard drive and another flat 4 pin that i am not using. since the lcd i am using needs 12 volts i connected it to the 12v and ground from that flat 4 pin off the ps. this setup was fine when i set it up on a normal psu from my other computer.. is it possible that the dc-dc psu cant handle the load from the lcd? also i did set this up temporarily in my car to see if it would work and it did. although at that time it was not in its native resolution. the native resolution of my monitor is 640x480 at 60hz. windows 7 for some reason will only allow me 59hz no matter how i try to change it. does anyone have some idea as to what the blinking is caused by?

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I have a Princeton LCD monitor, model VL1918, that's about 3 1/2 years old. It has started blinking at me even when it's not connected to the computer. In such condition there's a window that appears saying " NO SIGNAL". which flashes for a count of two, then disappears for a count of nine, then on again for two and off for nine.

Is this curable and at what cost?

Thanks for your thoughts.

A:Blinking Monitor

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I have a viewsonic monitor that when i plug it in and turn it on, keeps blinking on and off. The way i used to be able to fix it was turning it of and back on manually until it came on, but now it does it automatically and never turns on. It seems like there is a bad capacitor because it turns on, and you can see the screen for like half a second, then the backlight turns off, then the whole screen turns off and this repeats. So i took it apart and noticed that on the power supply board several capacitors were bulging at the top, so i ordered replacements from mouser and soldered them in. Unfortunately it still blinks. I think if i found the same model monitor that had a cracked screen but working electronics, i could swap them out because the screen seems to still be fine. any ideas on other things i could try?

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I have problem with my LG Flatron L246WH monitor..
This is actually problem CLICK
Capacitors seems to be ok..
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I know there have been posts on this subject before but none similar to mine.
Having recently purchased a Samsung 2693HM monitor and using DVI input, when the resolution is wound up to 1920 x 1200 every now and then the monitor screen will go blank for a second, timing is quite random. I know it is not the monitor or cable as have experienced the problem with another (two) monitors only not nearly so severly as they would not display the same resolution. I have now wound the resolution down and the problem has ceased. Interestingly it doesn't happen when using an analog connection but at high resolution that is terrible.

Although everything points to the graphics card is it possible that the 350W power supply may be a cause? The system is fairly well loaded.
The computer consists of MS-7246 (Intel 975X Platinum) MB
Saphire X1600 Pro 512Mb graphics card PCI-E
Two Serial HD
Several printers and 2 DVD drives and one USB DVD drive, two external USB HD

I think I shall have to get a new graphics card but some of the new ones seem extremely power hungry so a new power supply looks inevitable unless anyone can suggest a decent graphics card that is greener. I do not use the PC for games but do use CAD & graphics programmes that are probably fairly demanding.
There is of course the possibility that someone may know the cause of the problem and suggest a solution that doean't require any hardware mods. Although I have tried rolling back the drivers and got rid of the AT... Read more

A:Solved: Blinking monitor

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I'm new and not real computer savvy so bare with me my monitor went black but my light is blinking green constantly whether I unplug it and plug it back in still the same result I took another monitor with same power cord and same PC and plugged it all in and it works fine so I don't know what to do next help please accer 19" 2002 model 1706 A

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I'm working as a student assistant at my university. The computer that I use at the desk there is a Dell GX 280. When I start the computer, the monitor works fine until I reach the login screen with the "Press Ctrl+Alt+Dlt" box, at which point the monitor goes black for a second, then returns, then goes black and so on. The monitor power button remains green throughout the hissy fit. This can last anywhere between five and ten minutes, regardless of if I log on or not.

Considering that the computer belongs to the university, I can't take it apart and look around inside. Despite this, if the problem most likely involves hardware, I can notify someone to (hopefully) replace it. What do you all think?

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I have been looking into this for days reading various forums online.

I have been using my laptop which is connected to an external monitor for months with no problems, then one day the external screen started blinking on and off occasionally (only for a second). If i use the laptop screen everything works fine, but when i try to use an external monitor the blinking problem happens, (i have tried 2 separate monitors). It seems to blink at random times, like everytime i change songs on my zune program, or if i skip through videos streaming from the internet.

I am running windows vista home premium 64 bit, on an hp pavilion dv 2700 notebook with a geforce 7150m / nforce 630m.

any help would be greatly appreciated

A:blinking external monitor

Model of monitor? Could something completely unrelated to your laptop...

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This 2-3 year old Princeton external monitor worked fine on my old Dell laptop. Since connecting to my new MacBook Pro (OS 10 Leopard)...sometimes it is fine for several hours, but if I leave and come back and "wake it up", it might be fine or it might be blinking off and on at a steady interval. Sometimes it works to unplug everything and replug it and tell it so 'Detect Displays' in System Preferences (again!), but sometimes it just keeps on blinking off and on - very annoying!

Any help is much appreciated.

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Hello. So yesterday, I was playing a game, and my monitor went black, even though, power supply was good and power button was on. Restarted my pc, repluged power supply/cables, but it was still blacking out.
So I plugged in another monitor, and it started blinking in random periods of time (power button is still on always), it went black completely few times, but I just turned off and on again, but now, it blackouts for couple of minutes every few minutes...

So where's the problem? My computer is new, bought it not even a month ago, and it was all fine...

A:LCD monitor's blinking/blacking out

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Hi,I have a 6 yr old HP w15e LCD monitor, it's pretty old. But recently it's showing some weird things. Whenever I turn on the power supply to the monitor with or without the video input from CPU, the monitor screen keeps blinking on and off ( I think there is two seconds delay in between on and off).I tried different power cables , but still monitor blinking. So help me to folder this thing.Thank you.

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A:LCD monitor screen blinking on and off

Hello @shan678, I understand that your HP w15e LCD Monitor keeps blinking off and off and you are seeking assistance in getting it fixed. I am providing you with some steps you can try below:Step 1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the monitor and the wallStep 2. Hold the power button down for at least one minuteStep 3. Plug the power cord back into the monitor and then into the wall outlet (not a power bar or surge protector)Step 4. Press the Menu button on the monitorStep 5. Navigate to the Factory Reset option and select itIf the above steps did not resolve your issue you can try the monitor on a computer or other device to see if the issue persists. If it does I think it would be best if you contact HP Technical Support for repair options.Thank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day!

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My monitor will blink randomly, and usually come right back on, but sometimes it will be off for 10 secs or more.


umm... not sure about the motherboard, I'm not at home. But it has PCIe, DDR3, Socket 775
550W PSU (came with the case, not sure what exactly...)
Intel Q6600 Quad Core
Corsair 6GB DDR3 RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX hooked up via HDMI to a 32" HDTV.

Now, the only thing that has changed is the mobo and ram. I haven't updated the BIOS on the mobo yet, but I suspect that may be the issue. I have the latest drivers and updates for vista.

Anyone had problems with a blinking screen before? I've been told it may be that the video card is overheating... that's not it, because this happens under no load at all.

I've also heard it could be the PSU, but I had no problems like this for 4 months before I replaced the MOBO and RAM.

I appreciate any help.

A:Problem with monitor blinking

To the top.... any ideas?

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Hello all, my current irritation is "blinking".We get freeze,blink,reopen, with partly messed up page, quite often, especially doing emails and adaware scans, but also apparently randomly. We have up to date Norton anti virus, Ad-aware,Spybot and Spyware blaster. Could this be some well hidden spy prog taking "snapshots",or am I being paranoid? I also installed the latest Nvidia driver for the monitor but it made no difference either way. This is a system that did have lots of junk on it (teenagers!!)-but Im trying to take good care of it in the last few months. Another idea is maybe the monitor is on its last legs? (about 21 months old, lots of use)--any ideas? love and peace.

A:Blinking XP monitor-Spy snapshots?

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a.) the monitor's light is just blinking.
b.) no beep sound.
c.) when I try to disconnect the cable from the cpu, the monitor do display a disconnected image. But when I connect it again, there's no display again and the light just blinking
d.) all fans are running.
e.) its a CRT monitor

Your response will be highly appreciated, tnx!

A:HELP: Monitor just blinking and no display

what are you running
video card
power supply

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

what happens when you try safe mode

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My computer:
HP Pavilion
Processor            AMD A8-5600K
Memory              8 GB
System Type      64 bit
Use both IE 10 and Firefox 24
My Problem:
My computer is blinking!  It blinks about every three minutes.  The whole monitor blinks.
Each time it blinks the cursor turn from a pointer to a busy for about one second.
If a pull down list is open, it will close on a blink
If I am filling in an answer  pull down the pull down will close and clear on a blink.
Certain games such as Peggle Delux miniaturize to the tool tray each time it blinks.
If I am writing in Word all letters typed during the blink disappear but not the ones  typed before and after the blink
Not every time but about every 10 blinks, Firefox errors out and closes
I have Norton Antivirus running.  Also use Speed Up My PC and CCleaner on a daily basis.
I have tried a different monitor and the blink still happens.  

A:Computer monitor blinking

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.First, if you could do the following this would help us to better serve you.Go to Piriform's website, and click the big button.Click Download from (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version.You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.====================Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course):Now, at the top, click File > Publish SnapshotYou will see the following prompt:Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard====================Now, once you are back in the forum topic you are posting in, click the button. Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Then, click Add Reply below the Reply box.Congrats! You have just posted your specs! Thank you and I'll be waiting for your next reply.Bruce.

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I downloaded several add ons presumably to improve my internet browsing. But then, my laptop slowed down. Then lately, a flashing notice appeared that another program is attempting to replace myspace as home page browser or something like that. Since then, my monitor kept blinking every few seconds.

A:Laptop Monitor Blinking

sounds like you may be infected

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hello guys,

I bought a new PC two days ago along with Gforce 9600 GSO 384 mb DDR3 and I am running windows Vista. My problem is that when vista ask for permission to open any program my monitor blinks for a nano second( monitor turns black) otherwise the system is performing good. Is it the problem with the old CRT monitor or some kind of driver problem. My system configuration is written below.

Intel dual core 2.5 Ghrz
DG35Ec Intel mother board
Gforce 9600 GSO 384mD ddr3
windows Vista Home premium Sp1

thanks and waiting for your help.

A:Monitor blinking issue

Hi harmonSmith and welcome to Vista Forums

This is normal for some systems, depending on the hardware and drivers. When the display comes back on, is it dimmed with the UAC dialogue box present? If so, then this is known as the Secure Desktop. This is not the desktop itself, rather it is an image of the desktop which contains no clickable content, save for the UAC dialogue box.

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I'm helping a friend fix their computer monitor and I'm a little stumped!

They've got a Samsung SyncMaster 930B monitor with constantly blinking green light and no images displaying, just a black screen. Pushing the power button on the monitor does nothing, not even turn it off. Unplugging and replugging it also does nothing to the blinking light. The screen will not turn on, not even during reboot. The hard drive fan seems to be running and computer seems to be processing during reboot. I even tried hooking the monitor up to a laptop to see if it would work, with no results.

The computer itself is a three year old HP Pavillion a1340n with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. It has Norton Antivirus. Unfortunately, I cannot get in to see if there is anything else wrong with it without lugging another monitor over from somewhere else and trying to hook it up.

A:Help! Blinking Green Light on Monitor

If, as you indicate, you've tried it on a known working system and it still doesn't work then the most likely culprit is the monitor itself. If you can find a reasonably priced repairer then get them to fix it. It usually works out a lot cheaper, tho', to buy a new one.

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monitor screen on laptop black has a - but does not blink. How to fix check etc?

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my 12 year old son discovered the wonderful world of "internet ladies" and so I ran a clean up scan to get rid of anything he may have done. Now, my monitor is blinking like crazy and I don't know what or how it happened. 5 hours ago, everything was fine, now it's blink city!Any help would be appreciated!!!! Here is my hijack this log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:40:14 PM, on 1/27/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\bak\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
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A:Spyware problems, monitor blinking now

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I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop P105-S6187 Windows Vista Home Premium.
My brother has the exact same one, and when he goes to log into any site using a password, He gets this 1/4 inch strip ( red, blinking) around the outside edge of the screen.
Now, Here is the story.... While His ex wife and her TEEN age kids were living with him, They had some program put on the Laptop, and his home computer, that records every keystroke. (Trying to monitor the kids.) Well things got bad and She and the kids have moved back east.
He had caught her snooping through emails, bank accounts.... Well you get the idea.
I have looked every where I can think of to figure out what might be causing this flashing red ring, to no success. I have never noticed it happening on my Lap top.
He is afraid that Someone??? Has gotten into his computer and is monitoring his stuff.
Could this be some kind of system warning?
Warning not to use his passwords?
Any help would be appreciated.

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I cant get my pc to boot to the bios, all I get is a blank monitor everything powers up except the screen display, so I tried putting in a pci video adapter and stilll the same result this board has a on-board vga slot, I disconnected everything and still the same result and suggestion..

A:A hardware issue blinking monitor...

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The light on my samsung 793MB monitor keeps blinking and nother apears on the screen. I tried using a different monitor with this computer and it still dosnt work. I also tried a different video card and still light keeps blinking and nothing appears on the screen. I suspect it is ethier the cpu or the motherboard but I have no way of know unless i go to compusa/bestbuy ect, and pay them $100.
The computer was custom built by me last year and just stopped working. There were no recent hardware or software changes. Please help ive been trying to figure it out for over 2 months and almost forgot all the fans and lights and hard drive and drives are running.

Intel 3.4ghz
Samsung 793MB(17 inch)
Ati 700X graphics
D925XCV (motherboard)
Lite on Cd/Dvd write/rewrite
Enermax 470 watts power supply
2 gb of ram
80gb western digital hard drive(caviar edition)
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A:Green Light On Monitor Keeps Blinking

if you are getting no output onto monitors there are only two troubleshooting sources left:

1. you have a bad/loose cable

2. your video card is messed up.

Since you have isolated the monitor as not being a problem, the error is either in your cable or video card.

swap out with another video card to see if that is the problem

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External monitor shows an odd behavior:
When no apps are present, it works perfectly fineOpera, VLC and some others seem to run fineHowever, screen blacks out sometimes, as if it was changing resolution. This happens on certain occasions, for example when I press CTRL (!) in Powerpoint (if PP runs on that screen), or stochastically (keeps on doing this in Visual Studio)

I am running Windows 8.1 on MacBook pro 13" (2010 mid, 320m graphics). I have an external Asus VW202 monitor attached via 3rd party mini DP to VGA adapter. Main screen works fine. Graphics drivers are updated. No issues occurred on Mac OS X. It also seems that only max resolution (1680x1050) is affected. Any others do not cause trouble.

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