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Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎12-03-2009
Message 1 of 8 (9,818 Views)

Screen flicker

I have an HP TouchSmart IQ506 and recently updated to Windows 7. Everything seemed OK bu I have a constatnt video screen flicker. Then downloaded and installed all the updates from the HP site. I still have the flicker.


Where do I go from here?



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Member Since: ‎11-29-2008
Message 2 of 8 (9,809 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

[ Edited ]

1. Install winrar (search google)


2. Download this driver "NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS Graphics BIOS and Driver Update" this is The HP Vista x64 driver from the download drivers support web site for your computer


3. Once you have copied this driver to you Local Hard drive, using file explorer, right click the file and extract to sp37523\...


4. Once you have extracted all the files from sp37523.exe, navigate to the \sp37523\src_Driver and run setup.exe


5. Your screen will go blank - don't be alarmed! then it will re-appear and you need to reboot.


6. Enjoy your PC! Make sure to add feedback to the drivers page so hp can fix this in their win7 drivers, oh and kudos,to me please cause i'm sick of this and hp have yet to address it...

Message Edited by JimT on 12-04-2009 04:39 PM
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Member Since: ‎01-08-2010
Message 3 of 8 (9,430 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

i have a hp pavillion dv9000z (AMD turion x2, geforce go 7600 256mb) and get teh same flicker.  I have all the newest drivers and bios update.  One thing i found which may help, is that if i play a video (youtube, etc.) the flicker goes away.  If you just minimize, then you're good to go.


Although if anyone out there knows how to truly fix this bug, i'd greatly appreciate it.  thanks

Posts: 12
Member Since: ‎12-30-2009
Message 4 of 8 (9,428 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

what about the solution that was offered in the post above you - did you try it ?

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Member Since: ‎01-08-2010
Message 5 of 8 (9,416 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

I have a different graphics card.  i have the stuff for my card.  geforce go 7600

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Member Since: ‎11-17-2008
Message 6 of 8 (9,406 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

Turn off NVIDIA PowerMizer.

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Posts: 1
Member Since: ‎02-11-2010
Message 7 of 8 (9,020 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

hi,i have the same problem...i tried downloading the update you posted up but i got a thing saying "your system does not meet the minimum requirements for this update. Update has been canceclled. (9998)"

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Member Since: ‎02-22-2010
Message 8 of 8 (8,852 Views)

Re: Screen flicker

I have the same exact problem, with HP touchsmart. Screen Flickers after installing Windows 7.

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