Monitor crazy horrible after upgrading 8.1 to 10

By mooley
Mar 13, 2016
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  1. Hi, I upgranded yesterday to 10 and my monitor was just going crazy, and everytime the machine was working it got worse. Pixels all over the place couldn't read alot of text. Other than the shaking the screen looked like one that had been cracked. Hard to explain. I tried letting windows find a new driver but it didn't. I was getting such a head ache I Went back to 8.1.
    So I went the manufacturer today and they have a new driver that windows didn't find. Do u think If I try and upgrade again this would work or is something else not working right.
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,554   +2,894

    Hard to say what the issue was. Could have been a fluke in the upgrade and may not happen again. There really is only one way to find out though and that is to try again.
    bazz2004 likes this.
  3. techsoup

    techsoup TS Rookie

    Yes, I had a number of initial problems with the upgrade and various drivers. But then there was another update of the upgrade that fixed everything!
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,554   +2,894

    Does this mean you are good to go, and the upgrade wasn't a total disaster?
  5. techsoup

    techsoup TS Rookie

    Yes, so far. There are still slight issues with Silverlight, other than that all is fine!
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,554   +2,894

    Lets hope the OP has the same success.
  7. Jammy019

    Jammy019 Banned

    Before upgrading to Windows 10, if you have Windows 8.1 Graphic driver. Here is what you can do copy the .exe file of Windows 8.1 video driver on desktop screen, right click on the .exe file select properties. Go to Compatibility Tab in the same select the nearest compatible O/s then click OK...Now try to run the exe file it will get installed and automatically a compatible driver will be offered through Windows Update.
  8. JB Hickok

    JB Hickok Banned Posts: 29

    Probably a driver issue, get the new driver for it and then get the hide update tool from MS so they don't download a bad driver to you again.

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