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Old 05-18-2013, 06:05 AM
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Screen flashing/flickering pixels

Out of no where today the screen started flickering with lines of pixels all over the screen. It's odd, I first had a bsod error & I downloaded a program which prompted Microsoft.Net etc to update to the original setting. My computer now doesn't freeze which is nice, but any clue what's the problem here? I have a picture of it but I'm on my phone, so if you know to to include images here it would be nice to know cheers
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:56 AM
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You can insert an image from a URL by clicking on the Go Advanced link below the message box. You need to upload it to a host like Photobucket first.

You don't give any details about your computer - is it a laptop?

Does it look anything like the picture below?

The symptoms above suggest the Video Card is failing and needs replacement. This problem is commonly caused by overheating, which reduces the lifespan of the video card considerably. I had this problem myself on a Dell.

I suggest you take it to a service centre and have them test it.

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