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Screen drags when playing video games or minimizing

By thomja
Aug 28, 2011
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  1. hello

    I just got a new TV and ive connected it to my computer.

    Everything worked fine the first day but the second day i got this wierd problem that my screen gets dragged when im playing games or minimizing my browser or other programs...

    abit hard to explain but heres a video... Watch what happens when i close google chrome...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2-driwkdIM

    it might be because of my old graphics card which is a ATI radeon 4650

    I really hope thats not the problem but if it is its not that big of a deal since ive ordered a new one

    thanks for any help provided
     
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Updated video card drivers?
     
  3. thomja

    thomja TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 87

    Yea but ima check if there is any newer ones

    But i updatd it with steam a month ago
     
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    If there aren't newer ones, it might be worth completely uninstalling the current ones and installing a version or 2 old.
     
  5. thomja

    thomja TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 87

    but dont you think that the problem is the graphics card? thats its too old to handle this?
     
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    Not unless the card itself is failing, which of course is a possibility. I've seen similar corruption but without the movement on one of my systems. I forget all the details but I had a quite lengthy thread on it here. It was with an nvidia card and as far as I could gather it was just a general incompatibility between the card, motherboard, and OS. Change any one of the three and the problem went away.

    Your card is not "too old" to handle minimizing.
     

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