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Screen dim and flickering

Daydream

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#1
Hi,

When I let the computer sit for awhile or I turn it off for the night, when it comes back on, the screen stays dim for a bit, then starts to slowly flicker and then it flashes quickly and then becomes bright and normal. It stays bright and normal until the next time it puts itself to sleep or I shut it down for any real length of time. Sometimes it stays dim and/or flickers for a longer time period than others. Using the computer seems to make it go faster, but when the flashing starts going hard and fast, it hurts my eyes to look at it.

Thank you in advance for your time and any advice you might have for me.

Melissa
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Acer E4400 (AST690/APFH/APSK50)
    CPU
    Intel Core 2
    Memory
    2 GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVida GeForce 9500 GT
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung
    Screen Resolution
    1440 x 900
    Mouse
    Acer
    Keyboard
    Acer
    Internet Speed
    High Speed DSL through AT&T
    Other Info
    I ran the system info program and have it saved as a text file, if further information from that is needed.
G

Graham Hughes

#2
Sounds like the monitor may be starting to go, as once it's warmed up all
appears fine.

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Graham Hughes
MVP Digital Media


"Daydream" <guest@newsgroup-email.com> wrote in message
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>
> Hi,
>
> When I let the computer sit for awhile or I turn it off for the night,
> when it comes back on, the screen stays dim for a bit, then starts to
> slowly flicker and then it flashes quickly and then becomes bright and
> normal. It stays bright and normal until the next time it puts itself to
> sleep or I shut it down for any real length of time. Sometimes it stays
> dim and/or flickers for a longer time period than others. Using the
> computer seems to make it go faster, but when the flashing starts going
> hard and fast, it hurts my eyes to look at it.
>
> Thank you in advance for your time and any advice you might have for
> me.
>
> Melissa
>
>
> --
> Daydream
 

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Daydream

New Member
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#3
I'm afraid that's it too. It took all morning for it to get back to normal. :(

Thank you for trying to help. I was hoping that it was all somehow connected to all the other issues, but it must be a coincidence.

Melissa
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Acer E4400 (AST690/APFH/APSK50)
    CPU
    Intel Core 2
    Memory
    2 GB DDR2
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVida GeForce 9500 GT
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung
    Screen Resolution
    1440 x 900
    Mouse
    Acer
    Keyboard
    Acer
    Internet Speed
    High Speed DSL through AT&T
    Other Info
    I ran the system info program and have it saved as a text file, if further information from that is needed.

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