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Windows 8 -Does anyone noticed Destop blinks or tweaks regularly

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  • Has anyone got similar problem where desktop blinks or tweaks in windows 8 build?

     

    Thursday, September 22, 2011 12:15 AM

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  • kura_s,

    Can you better describe what you are experiencing?  Are you seeing the desktop blink when you are on the desktop or when you are looking at the desktop tile from the Start screen?

    What is your screen resolution set to?

    Have you tried a Refresh of you PC?

    Thanks,


    Chris
    Thursday, September 22, 2011 2:30 PM
  • when im in desktop it happens.

    I  refreshed my PC also samething.

    OS:64 bit

    System:Latitude  e6400 with 3gb ram and 2.8 processor.

    Resolution:1280x800

    Thursday, September 22, 2011 4:17 PM
  • kura_s,

    Have you downloaded the latest drivers from the device manufacturers and ran all of the updates for the machine?

    Can you describe the blinking in a different way so that I can better understand it?

    Thanks,


    Chris
    Thursday, September 22, 2011 7:14 PM
  • Since the manufacturers have not created drivers for Windows Developers Preview, I suggest you update to the most current Windows 7 driver.
    If that doesn't work, they try to install in compatibility mode.


    For the driver/drivers you downloaded use the compatibility troubleshooter to install them to see if that resolves the problem.
    You can do this by:

    ·         Enter the Start screen

    ·         Move your mouse to the bottom left of the screen to expand the Charms section

    ·         Select Search

    ·         Type Compatibility

    ·         Click Settings in the right column

    ·         Click Run programs made for previous versions of Windows

    ·         Then follow the prompts and direct the troubleshooter to the installer for your computer's driver.


    Let us know if this helps.

    Marilyn
    Wednesday, September 28, 2011 10:58 PM
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  • I've had some of these problems also, but aren't experiencing any currently! I just turned my HP A6700f PC off and back on if anyone is wondering my pc specs they are:
    Processor
    Figure 2: AMD Phenom logo
    Image of AMD Phenom logo
    • Operating speed: Up to 1.8 GHz
    • Number of cores: 4
    • Socket: AM2+
    • Bus speed: 3200 MHz HT3 (clocked down to 2000 MHz)
    Socket type: AM2+
    Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    • Phenom with Quad Core (Agena) technology (AM2+) up to 9600 (up to 95 watt TDP)
    • Athlon64 X2 with Dual Core technology up to 5600+ (up to 89 watt TDP)
    • Athlon64 less than 4000+
    • Sempron less than 3800+
    Memory
    • Amount: 4 GB
    • Speed: PC2-6400 MB/sec
    • Dual channel memory architecture
    • Four 240-pin DDR2 DIMM sockets
    • Supported DIMM types:
      • PC2-5300 (667 MHz)
      • PC2-6400 (800 MHz)
    • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
    • Supports 2GB DDR2 DIMMs
    • Supports up to 8 GB on 64 bit PCs
    • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32 bit PCs
      • 32 bit PCs cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory.
    Video graphics
    *Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
    • Integrated graphics using nVidia GeForce 6150SE
    • Also supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards*

     

     

     

    I have another pci express x16 card

    Thursday, September 29, 2011 5:13 PM