Other Screen Flickering Causes. So, different types of flickers have different meanings. That can help us identify the symptom more efficiently. My guess is that I need a different cable... maybe DVI to HDMI? See, I have this barely-used 32' LED monitor, and it has a very simple, very strange, very annoying problem: It flickers slightly whenever the screen is mostly dark. If there is other screen or PC, try it to confirm whether the screen is normal. When TechRepublic first published steps to keep your monitor free from flickers it was 2001, and the computer world was vastly different. Screen flickers, has stripes and wild colors - help by CLaBash Mar 5, 2009 2:39AM PST After repairs, this Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 worked fine for months. So, before diving into the main reasons why flickering occurs, let us help you to figure out what types of flickering do laptop usually suffers. The screen did not go off and on repeatedly. The colours on the screen are also very strange; please see the image below which shows the colours but you can't really get a feel for the flickering: I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of what might be causing the problem? This no longer appears to work. For Windows 10, right-click on desktop to select Display settings > Advanced display settings > Graphic Properties > Troubleshoot tab. Also it used to be that closing the lid of the computer and opening it again would return the screen to normal. I have RGB full color enabled in my NVIDIA control panel settings. If you notice the screen flickering on Chrome browser alone, go to browser settings and under Advanced, toggle off the hardware acceleration option there. Here is a list of other items you should check: Cable – If you can, change the cable connecting your monitor to your computer. Whenever the monitor is on standby (so, computer off - not getting a signal), instead of going to sleep, it immediately goes into what I assume is a burn-in pattern, an alternating loop of blue, green, red and black full color screens. Screen color is abnormal (reddish, greenish, yellowish, etc.) / Screen color random jitter (e.g. If changing the refresh rate doesn’t fix the flicker on the screen, it could be related to other factors. Instead, the display had a shadow of everything was on it with a slightly different color (something like TV's snow) half of an inch below the original images. Occasionally the entire screen goes black for a second. The screen will instantly start to flash through various colors at a high rate of speed - it looks like something psychadelic or something designed to induce a seizure. When I say "mostly dark", I mean, dark or cold colors - or even, if I lower the brightness/gamma/contrast to the point of darkening what is in the screen, it starts flickering again. When I turn of HDMI Ultra Deep Color in my TV settings, the screen flickering is elminated, however I don't believe I have 4:4:4 chroma anymore. The laptop is no longer within the warranty period so … The flickering I had was different! Cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors … The flickers happen so fast that I can’t be sure of what it’s doing; sometimes it seems like fragments of some unknown screen images flash over part(s) of the desktop, but sometimes it’s large blocks of color, like purple or green. Are there some other settings that I need to adjust? Types of flickering: This is disconcerting, to say the least. Sometimes your screen may show a different color on one side of your screen and the other side with a different color scheme. This should return your monitor's many settings to "factory default" levels, correcting any color issues that were caused by settings at improper levels. : sometimes normal, sometimes reddish) Please follow the step 1, 4~6 as above to do troubleshooting as well.