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Is it normal for my screen to flicker on and off real quick during startup? For example, my computer will boot to the desktop, then the screen will go black for just a second and come back on two or three times. Just wondering if this normal and if there's a way around it. It's not really important, just more of a nuisance. Thanks.
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I would suggest installing the newest graphics drivers and doing a driver clean. Also, is your graphics card overclocked at all?
 
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I've actually installed ATI's drivers, Omegas, and I'm currently using WarCat 6.9's - All of them do the same thing. Even my old x600 did this flickering thing. The video cards aren't overclocked at all, I'm running straight stock speeds for now. I think this might just be an ATI "bug".
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Its normal. Well it does the same thing for me at least. Mine does it once however, not 2 or 3 times.
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Its perfectly normal. Its just the gfx card powering up fully so the monitor "blinks". This also may happen when switching from 2d - 3d apps
    
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That's what i was thinking. Thanks for the remarks.
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