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laptop freezes when display starts flickering

  • flicker freeze thinkpad
  • Lenovo
  • i 7
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August 20, 2015 5:52:48 PM

why does my lenovo s7 thinkpad keep on freezing every time a few minutes after i had restarted it? The freezing starts with the display starting to flicker and app icons start jumping around its impossible to activate any buttons on the screen then and all I can domes press control alt delete on keyboard which brings up the page to choose between taskbar and switching off or restarting the laptop which I always do . Once started up again ir
T's fine for 20min and then it happens. I noticed this usually happens afterni have opened a graphic app like photos or art apps like ArtRage - can someone pleas advice? Would resetting the laptop help ? All my drivers are up to date

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September 8, 2015 6:24:27 AM


Before you go ahead and do a Factory Reset with the laptop, I would try updating the graphics card driver this way:

1. Uninstall the old driver from Programs and Feature then in Device Manager.
2. Download the latest driver from the graphics card manufacturer. (Links for NVIDIA and AMD website below)
3. If all these steps failed last resort would be do a Factory Reset.
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