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diandian23
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Registered: ‎09-09-2011
Location: USA
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X201i - external display flickers

I've had this problem since the first day I got it. I don't think it's my monitor's problem since it's the same situation on two different displays. I'm running windows XP. Today I decided I can't live with it.

 

I've tried everything I got from online knowledge base. I just updated my BIOS and display driver. I adjusted the graphic power plan setting to "on battery". I even ungrounded my display's plug. None of them works.

 

Forgot to mention, it stops flickering whenever I unplug and run on battery. And interestingly enough, whenever I start skype video, the flickering stops too.

 

More update: the flickering stops if I set external screen as the only display.

 

And update: I unplugged my ethernet and now it's not flickering! Gotta go with wireless!

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