Windows 10: Screen gets stuck flashing during OS boot, PC unusable

  1.    14 Sep 2015 #1

    Screen gets stuck flashing during OS boot, PC unusable


    Video of problem: http://s1.webmshare.com/6MNZE.webm

    Searching about the issue online, it seems that this can be caused by norton or iCloud software, or two Microsoft background services that you have to disable in MSconfig to stop the screen flashing. I don't have norton or iCloud, and I disabled the two services. Still happening. Can't find anything else online that mentions how to fix this. Also apparently for most people the flashing doesn't start until they've reached the desktop already, whereas for me it starts before I can even do anything. PC completely unusable.
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  2.    14 Sep 2015 #2

    Just throwing this in...

    Just by chance, Did you disable GUI Boot(checked "No GUI boot" option) or select maximum memory and max. no. of processors manually(Advanced options) in the 'Boot' tab in MSCONFIG?

    'Cause, that is exactly what I saw on my screen after making those changes and re-booting. I ended up doing a 'Reset' from advanced startup.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    14 Sep 2015 #3

    Prithvi said: View Post
    Just throwing this in...

    Just by chance, Did you disable GUI Boot(checked "No GUI boot" option) or select maximum memory and max. no. of processors manually(Advanced options) in the 'Boot' tab in MSCONFIG?

    'Cause, that is exactly what I saw on my screen after making those changes and re-booting. I ended up doing a 'Reset' from advanced startup.
    No, I haven't altered those settings. Thanks for the reply anyway.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    21 Sep 2015 #4

    I've reinstalled drivers and when monitor is plugged into motherboard on board graphics it doesn't seem to happen.

    Also it's stopped happening on boot now, and only seems to happen when woken from sleep
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