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External monitor blinking on certain occasions

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    External monitor blinking on certain occasions

    External monitor shows an odd behavior:
    1. When no apps are present, it works perfectly fine
    2. Opera, VLC and some others seem to run fine
    3. However, screen blacks out sometimes, as if it was changing resolution. This happens on certain occasions, for example when I press CTRL (!) in Powerpoint (if PP runs on that screen), or stochastically (keeps on doing this in Visual Studio)

    I am running Windows 8.1 on MacBook pro 13" (2010 mid, 320m graphics). I have an external Asus VW202 monitor attached via 3rd party mini DP to VGA adapter. Main screen works fine. Graphics drivers are updated. No issues occurred on Mac OS X. It also seems that only max resolution (1680x1050) is affected. Any others do not cause trouble.
    Last edited by Puqq; 04 May 2014 at 16:04.

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