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Old 08-03-2009, 08:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I turned my monitors on the morning, to find one of them flickering, really quite noticeabley. Almost like it turns off momentarily, perhaps 1/10th of a second - because it's like a black flicker.

At first, i thought it was my graphics card. But after taking the DVI cable out of the graphics card, changing the plug socket, and turning off and on the monitor it still continues to do it.

Anyone have any idea what could be causing it ? or is it simply broken

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Hello Oreo,
Do you have another PC you can try it on ?.
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Yes, but no problem now. Seems to of fixed itself over night

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Just started doing it

But it does it with the pc being on or the DVI cable being in...
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A flickering monitor is the result of the refresh rate being set too low. To fix this go to your control panel, select Display, Settings Tab, Advanced, Monitor tab, then under monitor settings select a higher refresh rate from the drop down menu. If that doesn't fix it then you have a bad monitor.
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What monitor is it?
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