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Monitor flashes My ProView 500p Monitor flashes when in screensaver mode. It is fine when using it to view programs and the internet. I have tried using various screensavers and they all have the issue. It is not the computer as I tried connecting the monitor to another computer and the issue remained. What could be causing this?


Answers :

Possibly the default refresh rate / resolution is causing it ?

Also have you tried decreasing hardware acceleration and do both computers have onboard graphics cards or are they dedicated ones.

onboard graphics cards are ones that are built into the motherboard and dedicated ones are a seperate card.

onboard graphics card image

VGA connector being at the bottom left in blue with aprox 15 pins.

Dedicated graphics card


Dedicated graphics cards have a few different connection types ie PCI, PCI EXPRESS , AGP 4 speed and 8 speed but all are a physical card that you have to insert / install into the computer.

I would also try and degaus the monitor ( refer to the manual - generally a button or buttons that you press and release that should help )

If not then its the monitor at fault and you need a new one.
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