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Old 04-07-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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Hi, I've been having a problem for a few days now where I keep seeing these odd flickering squares on my screen. They seem to come up when I'm browsing the internet, and move in position when I scroll.

I think this is a graphics card related issue, but if it isn't please could a moderator move me to an appropriate section.

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Old 04-07-2012, 11:28 AM   #2
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Hi have you tried updating or reinstalling the video driver could you also give the full spec of your machine ie desktop or laptop make and model if a custom build then make and model of
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I have got a similar problem on my Acer Aspire One AO751h. I don't exactly know how to
describe it but it's very close to this! They're flickering rectangles! Now white though. I
tried to get a screenshot but the screenshot is normal! I just upgraded my OS to Windows 7
Home Basic two days ago. I think the problem started after I installed the Intel Graphics
Media Accelerator 500, which is the latest version of the driver. The funny thing is that
it happens only in the taskbar and the top part of IE9! And, it flickers to the way I
scroll!!! It doesn't happen all the time, but most of the time! It even gets to my Start
Menu. I don't want to uninstal the driver 'cause without it my resolution goes upto on
1024x78, which sucks! What do I do!?!
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