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I can't recall when this started, however my screen flickers once every so often ... like every 3-6mins, sometimes more, however it's not consistent, very random. It flickers like when it goes from Bios into Windows, flickers once very rapidly. Could it be related to the video card?? Bad driver perhaps or something else? I don't recall having this problem before installing the nvidia IDE drivers, however they've been removed, how can I check to see if they left any trace files behind?? Could that cause the flickering problem? Any comments is greatly appreciated.

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There is a program called Driver cleaner out there that will help remove those pesky little things left behind or there is the nvidia nasty file remover and a nice little walkthrough listed here on how to use it

http://overclock.net/nvidia-drivers-...ing-guide.html

Driver parts being left behind always seem to cause any number of problems with your cards, you never know. Try these tools and upgrade to the newest drivers and see whay happens. I believe there is a post a few down form yours about someone having screen flicker probs and someone posted some settings you can change in rivatuner that might help you out too. GL

edit: for the fact i cant spell for crap lol
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From my experiences in network management, I have found that it is best to log in as administrator in safe mode to uninstall drivers and programs. This is because safe mode loads minimal drivers and sometimes when you start windows normaly, there are things loaded behind the scenes that sometimes don't get removed with an uninstall. By far the best and safest way to remove anything
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