Ways to test your computer monitor for flickering (Tutorial)

In this tutorial, you will get numerous ways to test your computer screen flickering Windows 10 with complete guideline. Flickering can happened in LCD and CRT monitor screen both. It is very common problem of users worldwide. It causes eye strain, headaches and host of other ailments, actually when users spends most of time in front of computer.  So, it is important to stop this problem. Don’t be panics, please read this article carefully.

Various ways to check Windows 10 flashing screen on boot

Procedure 1: You need to set the Refresh rate for monitor

Step 1: Click on “Start” button and search or go for “Control Panel

Step 2: Click on “Appearance and Personalization” and then click on “Display

Step 3: in the left pane, click on “Change Display settings

Step 3: After that, click on “Advance settings” button at bottom right of Window

Step 4: Now, click on “Monitor” tab and select the refresh rate from “Screen Refresh rate” drop down list: either 59 Hz, 60 Hz or other if available

Note: Some manufacturers build monitors that can display anywhere from 30 Hz to 200 Hz while lots of monitor will show 59 Hz and 60 Hz and you can pick different two.

Procedure 2: You need to check the Video card

Sometimes, Windows 10 flashing screen on boot issue is due to problems with your video card. It might possible that Video card is not properly seated on Motherboard and causing serious troubles. Then at first, turn off your computer and open case or CPU cabinet. After that, find video card and check to see if it is properly connected. In that case if video card has crashed, you need to plug new video card in place of video card port. Finally, turn on your computer and please check if the problem is resolved.

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Procedure 3: You need to check the cables

You are generally using VGA, HDMI, DVI and other display port capable to connect your monitor to your CPU cabinet for the display or output. If you are getting computer screen flickering Windows 10 issue, then it might possible that cables are not working. In that case, you need to tight plug the new display port in place of old ones and check if the problem is resolved.

Procedure 4: Scan PC with powerful anti malware tool

Sometimes, this issue might occur in your computer due to malware infection in your PCs. I am sure that you are using or surfing online many times from your PCs and this is the chance to get malware or spyware in your machine that leads major damages. It can corrupt your video driver and software as well as some of your hardware components. So, you can your scan your PCs with very strong antivirus software that has the ability to delete all junk files from System and protect your System as well.


I hope this tutorial helped you to test your computer monitor for flickering on Windows PCs. You can follow the instruction given in this tutorial as per System required. If you have any queries regarding this issues and for any suggestion, please writes on the comment box given below.

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