On 23 Maj, 22:21, "Peter" <pet...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> It only does it once in a while here. Have you checked online if you have
> the latest video drivers for whatever card you have.
> Toronto, Canada
> P4 HT @ 3ghz, 4gb DDR, 700gb HDD
> Soundblaster Audigy 4
> ATI Radeon 9550 AGP Graphics"frustratedguy" <frustrated...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I wondered about the video card myself. Could it be a driver problem? I
> > find anything on any forums about it. Please let me know if you find a way
> > to
> > fix this, or if I should just ignore it.
> > Thanks Peter.
> > "Peter" wrote:
> >> My desktop does exactly the same thing. It's the video card initializing
> >> I
> >> think.
> >> --
> >> Peter
> >> Toronto, Canada
> >> P4 HT @ 3ghz, 4gb DDR, 700gb HDD
> >> Soundblaster Audigy 4
> >> ATI Radeon 9550 AGP Graphics
> >> "frustratedguy" <frustrated...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> >> message
> >> >I am running Vista Home Prof. on a Vaio. When I boot up everything works
> >> >but
> >> > after I log in and the desktop appears, after about 3 seconds the
> >> > whole
> >> > screen blinks, as in turns black for no more than a second, then comes
> >> > back
> >> > on and finishes loading.
> >> > I noticed that it always does this before it finished loading the items
> >> > in
> >> > the taskbar by the clock. And it does NOT do it when I startup in Safe
> >> > Mode.
> >> > I have checked MSconfig and turned off some of the startup items. I'm
> >> > wondering if there is a program or service starting in the background
> >> > that
> >> > might cause this.
I have the same situation on my toshiba.
Drivers are up to date.
That is normal, as Peter said, graphic card is initializing , do not
worry about that, after few weeks you will not see it