Windows 10: Programs flashing and behaving weird.

Discus and support Programs flashing and behaving weird. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello all, recently programs on my computer - both games and programs like the disc cleaner, flash weirdly and act strange. I really don't know how... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Spawn, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Spawn Win User

    Programs flashing and behaving weird.


    Hello all, recently programs on my computer - both games and programs like the disc cleaner, flash weirdly and act strange. I really don't know how best to describe it but basically some parts of a programs window will flash, and the icon on my taskbar will disappear and then slide back into place as if the program were just opening. It does this very rapidly, and early when playing the Division beta my cursor would not lock to my screen when aiming and instead would go off onto my other monitor. I just did a re-install of windows ten using the option to save my personal files, but it's still doing it. Any ideas as to whats happening here?


    If my description is confusing (And I know it is) I can provide a link to a gif for an example, this is really annoying and in a lot of cases crashes my programs or renders them unusable.

    :)
     
    Spawn, Feb 21, 2016
    #1

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    phrequencyviii, Feb 21, 2016
    #2
  3. Keyboard behave weird

    thank you

    i have tried the first method before but it didn't fix the problem

    i uninstall my keyboard driver twice , and it fix the problem

    thank you again
     
    Fikri Maureza, Feb 21, 2016
    #3
  4. Spawn Win User

    Programs flashing and behaving weird.

    Spawn, Feb 21, 2016
    #4
  5. axe0 New Member
    That would be appreciated if you provide one *Smile

    So far I know shows Speccy only some S.M.A.R.T. attributes and temps, but that doesn't have to indicate a problem with the hard drive.
    I would suggest to try a few other tests instead, 1 of them shows the exact same results and more.




    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    Diagnostics Test
    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    HDD TEST

    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    Run SeaTools to check the integrity of your HDD. SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use - Windows 7 Help Forums
    Run following tests
    • Short Drive Self Test
    • Short generic
    • Long generic
    If the short generic fails, no need for the long generic.

    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    Note Do not run SeaTools on an SSD as the results will be invalid.


    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    Run chkdsk
    Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums


    Programs flashing and behaving weird. [​IMG]
    Run HDTune to
    • scan for errors, no quick scan but full scan
    • check the health,
    • benchmark.
    It may take some time, but please take the time you need to perform it properly.
    Let me know what the results are
    • of the error scan,
    • make a screenshot of the health of every hard drive and post the screenshots,
    • post screenshots with the benchmark of the
      • transfer rate,
      • access time,
      • burst rate,
      • cpu usage.
     
  6. Spawn Win User
    Screen capture - cd0e808f6d09697a3ea45638fc251111 - Gyazo

    Here is a gif of the disk cleaner flickering as I'm using it, it was more difficult to record the taskbar since I can't do that with gyazo so I had to take a video. The video demonstrates what the icon on my taskbar is doing during this flickering - which I now know is the program not responding very rapidly over and over again, the gif I provided above was very tame, it's usually much much worse than that and will flicker rapidly in milliseconds at a time. WARNING: The video is really loud! I didnt realize at the time that my fan was on, and for some reason in this it sounds like an industrial snow blower so, yeah just mute the video. YouTube

    Short DST result: Screenshot - 7e5b92ba090ae1029285b06a39828375 - Gyazo
    Short Generic result: Screenshot - 60383fa8932e1289739501754dcffde3 - Gyazo
    Long Generic result: Screenshot - f98af597c5ae5c87a4f67417d2453cca - Gyazo
    Chkdsk result: Screenshot - bc96c4fa28d87e9eabed6d015c66babf - Gyazo
    HD Tune error scan result: Screenshot - e29d4534c8bbf329b8f0836aff8f554e - Gyazo
    HD Tune benchmark: Screenshot - f8b15998b3cf1f229bf1ebdc5a92bc9f - Gyazo

    As for HD Tune's health thing, I couldnt figure out what to do with it so I just took a screenshot of the window :L Screenshot - f5f5d5c3b537b6f56262e6bd4eb3803f - Gyazo


    Everything seems to be okay with my HDD looking at these results but you probably know more than me, thanks for your help by the way
     
    Spawn, Feb 22, 2016
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  7. axe0 New Member
    That is unfortunate with the health, is Speccy showing something of the S.M.A.R.T. attributes?
     
  8. Spawn Win User

    Programs flashing and behaving weird.

    Hard drives
    WDC WD10 EZEX-00BN5A0 SATA Disk Device
    Manufacturer Western Digital
    Business Unit/Brand Mobile/WD Scorpio
    Heads 16
    Cylinders 121,601
    Tracks 31,008,255
    Sectors 1,953,520,065
    SATA type SATA-III 6.0Gb/s
    Device type Fixed
    ATA Standard ACS2
    Serial Number WD-WCC3F2428076
    Firmware Version Number 01.01A01
    LBA Size 48-bit LBA
    Power On Count 316 times
    Power On Time 422.8 days
    Speed 7200 RPM
    Features S.M.A.R.T., NCQ
    Max. Transfer Mode SATA III 6.0Gb/s
    Used Transfer Mode SATA III 6.0Gb/s
    Interface SATA
    Capacity 931 GB
    Real size 1,000,204,886,016 bytes
    RAID Type None
    S.M.A.R.T
    Status Good
    Temperature 44 °C
    Temperature Range OK (less than 50 °C)
    S.M.A.R.T attributes
    Attribute name Real value Current Worst Threshold Raw Value Status
    01 Read Error Rate 0 200 200 51 0000000000 Good
    03 Spin-Up Time 2300 ms 174 173 21 00000008FC Good
    04 Start/Stop Count 321 100 100 0 0000000141 Good
    05 Reallocated Sectors Count 0 200 200 140 0000000000 Good
    07 Seek Error Rate 0 100 253 0 0000000000 Good
    09 Power-On Hours (POH) 422d 20h 87 87 0 00000027A4 Good
    0A Spin Retry Count 0 100 100 0 0000000000 Good
    0B Recalibration Retries 0 100 100 0 0000000000 Good
    0C Device Power Cycle Count 316 100 100 0 000000013C Good
    C0 Power-off Retract Count 73 200 200 0 0000000049 Good
    C1 Load/Unload Cycle Count 458 200 200 0 00000001CA Good
    C2 Temperature 44 °C 99 86 0 000000002C Good
    C4 Reallocation Event Count 0 200 200 0 0000000000 Good
    C5 Current Pending Sector Count 0 200 200 0 0000000000 Good
    C6 Uncorrectable Sector Count 0 200 200 0 0000000000 Good
    C7 UltraDMA CRC Error Count 0 200 200 0 0000000000 Good
    C8 Write Error Rate / Multi-Zone Error Rate 0 200 200 0 0000000000 Good
    Partition 0
    Partition ID Disk #0, Partition #0
    File System NTFS
    Volume Serial Number 38086F66
    Size 99 MB
    Used Space 35.6 MB (35%)
    Free Space 64 MB (65%)
    Partition 1
    Partition ID Disk #0, Partition #1
    Disk Letter C:
    File System NTFS
    Volume Serial Number A609E76E
    Size 930 GB
    Used Space 151 GB (16%)
    Free Space 779 GB (84%)
    Partition 2
    Partition ID Disk #0, Partition #2
    File System NTFS
    Volume Serial Number 36AF5DB9
    Size 449 MB
    Used Space 349 MB (77%)
    Free Space 100 MB (23%)



    This is what speccy is giving me.
     
    Spawn, Apr 4, 2018
    #8
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