Windows 10: Screen starts to flicker after logging in for a while

  1.    14 Jul 2017 #1

    Screen starts to flicker after logging in for a while


    Hello

    This is an entirely new issue. My screen starts to flicker after logging in/turning on computer for a while, and/or if I launch an app that uses my Nvidia card (my laptop has Optimus), I'm not exactly sure which of these two causes it. For the first while after a restart, the screen appears fine. The flickering appears on desktop background + internet browser as well, so I'm pretty sure it's not a program compatibility issue. The flickering is not severe (the type that looks like horizontal bars sliding up) but it's an annoyance.

    Tried:

    • Disabling Windows error reporting + problem reporting service in msconfig
    • Restart computer
    • Resetting Nvidia global settings to default in Nvidia control panel
    • Checking for display drive updates in device manager (all up to date)
    • Checking monitor refresh rate (60Hz, can't be changed)


    Laptop I'm using:

    • i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz
    • 1900x1080
    • Intel HD 4600 + Nvidia GT750M


    Thanks for suggestions.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    14 Jul 2017 #2

    Seems I can't edit posts...

    Anyway I noticed that if I leave laptop idle for a while, or go for a few hours without using graphic-intensive programs like games, the flickering weakens and eventually stops. If I play a game, within minutes the flickering would come back (gradually).
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    15 Jul 2017 #3

    Do you have Hyper-V enabled? It causes my screen to do that when it is enabled on my laptop.
    It's a well known issue.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    15 Jul 2017 #4

    I don't really know what Hyper V is, upon googling it it seems to be only for Win 10 professional? So I wouldn't have it as I'm running Win 10 home.

    Just checked in Windows Features, nope I don't have it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    15 Jul 2017 #5

    Something else you may try is to disable "Intel Virtualization" in your bios since you are running W10 home version. That got rid of the last of the small screen glitch on my Asus Q534UX notebook.
    Info link:
    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/every...on-technology/
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi There, I currently have a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 connected to one of these docks: https://www.thurrott.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/boxed.jpg When connected to a dual screen setup the screen flickers bad and it is very annoying to work...
All screens in the game flicker both in the menus and in game. It flickers so fast it is like a strobe light. The game is otherwise playable. Compatibility options make no difference. This is with the DVD version of the game. Silent Hill 2...
Hi, If I'm using battery power, my screen flickers, then goes fuzzy then comes back to normal on a cycle. If I use mains this problem doesn't occur. When on mains power, if my screen goes into energy saver mode it won't wake up again. If I put...
Screen flicker in General Support
Just upgraded daughters pc to windows 10 and screen just flickers constantly. Here video if anyone can help I've updated her GPU drivers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfUW_zwYPX8&feature=youtu.be
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:14.
Find Us