How To Fix Windows 10 Screen Flashing Issue?

If the screen of your Windows 10 is flickering, then it can be because you have installed some faulty application or an inappropriate display driver. So at such situations prefer resolving the irritating screen flash.

The issue always arises at the time upgrading to Windows 10 from an earlier version of an OS, and this problem may occur at any point.

Best ways to troubleshoot different methods for fixing Windows 10 flashing screen

Check the flickering

  1. Firstly, go to Task Manager by putting the combination of Control+Shift+Esc together.

Note: An alternative method- Right click on the taskbar and, then choose Task Manager. You require to open it.

  • Now, have a look at the display to view whether the Task Manager flickers or not. If it flickers with the rest of the thing on display, then it might be the display driver that is creating an issue. Whereas if each of the thing except the Task Manager flickers, then the problem is most probably because of an app.

Flashing may happen because of an application

Uninstall the guilty program.

  1. Press the combination of Windows+I for opening Settings.
  2. After that, press on Apps.
  3. Next, look for the app that is creating the issue.
  4. Left click on it.
  5. Lastly, press on Uninstall.

Flashing caused due to display driver

  1. Firstly, press the combination of Windows+I for opening Settings.
  2. Then, choose Update and Security.
  3. After that, press on Recovery.
  4. Next, immediate below Advanced start-up, press on Restart now.
  5. After the device gets restarted, press on the Troubleshoot.
  6. Then, click on Troubleshoot.
  7. Press on Advanced options.
  8. Next, click on Startup settings.
  9. After that, Restart.
  10. Then, choose option 5 for starting your system into Safe Mode with Networking.
  11. After that, press the combination of Windows key+X.
  12. Next, press on Device Manager.
  13. Then, press the arrow immediately after the Display drivers for pulling the section.
  14. After that, right-click the graphics card.
  15. Next, press on ‘Uninstall’ device.
  16. Then, view ‘Delete the driver’ for this device.
  17. After that, press on OK.
  18. Lastly, Restart the device.

The method of installing a new driver

  1. Firstly, press the combination of Windows+I.
  2. Then, press on Update and Security.
  3. After that, click on Windows Update.
  4. Next, press on Check for updates.
  5. Lastly, do install the driver and view whether the problem has been fixed.

The method of creating a new Windows user account

  1. Firstly, press the combination of Windows+I.
  2. Then, press on Accounts.
  3. After that, press on Family and other people.
  4. Next, press on ‘Add someone else to this PC’.
  5. Lastly, follow the wizard.

Harry Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Harry Williams has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

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