How to Troubleshoot Screen Flickering in Windows 10?

Please let me know that how to troubleshoot screen flickering in Windows 10. I am facing some issues while using windows 10 on laptop. Hep me.

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Troubleshoot Screen Flickering in Windows 10:

Screen flickering issues in Windows 10 can appear because of an incompatible app or driver issue. To check whether the app or display driver is the cause of the problem, you need to see if the task manager is flickering or not. Based on the information you receive, you need to uninstall, roll back, or update your display driver.

 

Check Whether the Task Manager is Flickering or Not

Press Alt+Ctrl+ Del to launch the Task Manager. If the Task Manager does not appear after pressing these keys, then you must use the key combination Ctrl + Shift + Esc to launch the Task Manager. 

  • In case the Task Manager is flickering together with everything else on the screen, then that means there is some issue with the display driver. In this case, you need to fix your display driver. 
  • In case the Task Manager is not flickering but the rest of the screen is flickering, then that means this is happening because of an incompatible app. In order to fix this problem, you need to uninstall or update the incompatible driver. 

Fix Issues with Your Display Driver

In case the updates have been made to your device after Windows Update, then roll back your display driver. This will help you fix the flickering screen issue.

Below are the steps that you need to follow in order to Rollback your display driver. 

Step 1: Go to the search box in your taskbar and then enter Device Manager. Now, select Device Manager from the results appearing before you. 

Step 2: Click on the arrow to expand Display adapters.

Step 3: Go to the adapter option under Display Drivers and then right-click on it. After that, choose Properties.

Step 4: Go to the Driver tab and then choose the option of Roll Back Driver. After that, select Yes. 

Step 5: Then, restart your device. 

How to Update Your Display Driver?

Below are the easy steps that you need to carry out in order to update your Display Driver. 

Step 1: Go to the Search box on your taskbar and enter Device Manager. After that, select it from the list of results appearing before you. 

Step 2: Click on the arrow to expand Display adapters. 

Step 3: After that, right-click on your adapter and then select Update. 

How to Uninstall Your Display Driver? 

Below are the simple steps that you need to carry out to uninstall your display driver. 

Step 1: Go to the search box on the taskbar and enter device manager. After that, select Device Manager from the results appearing before you on the screen. 

Step 2: Now, expand the option of "Display adapters". 

Step 3: After that, right-click on your adapter and then choose properties. 

Step 4: Then, you need to check the option of Delete the driver software for this device. After that, select Properties. 

Step 5: Restart your device and then Windows will install the drivers again. 

Update an App or Uninstall an Incompatible App 

Update an App

Below are the easy steps that you need to follow in order to update an app.

  • If your app is available in the Microsoft store, then you must check for updates there. 
  • If you don't see the app in the Microsoft store, then check the main website of the manufacturer for updates. 

Uninstall an App 

There are some apps that are compatible with Windows 10 and can lead to a scrambled or flickering screen. Below are the steps that you need to follow in order to uninstall an app. 

Step 1: Go to the Start menu and then click on Settings. After that, go to apps and then finally go to apps and features. The apps are going to take some time to appear. 

Step 2: Scroll down and then search for the app that you wish to uninstall. 

Step 3: Choose the app and then finally choose the option of Uninstall. In case you are asked to confirm your choice, then click on Yes. 

Now, check if the flickering screen issue is resolved or not. In case the problem does not get fixed, then you must uninstall every app one by one till the problem gets fixed.

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