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Metro UI Screen black glitch

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    Metro UI Screen black glitch


    just noticed this earlier today, but when accessing any app from my metro UI or while even in the metro UI,
    the START and my User name, are highlighted black,
    and the app tablets are low quality, and when accessing certain apps like Skype and or the personification screen everything is black, and only the area around certain buttons are brightened. its somewhat like when you take your mouse and scroll over something high lighting it, its like my metro UI is constantly being done like that, it seems like it would be an easy fix, but i haven't come across anything yet. I even performed a system restore to when i didnt have the issue, and that didnt resolve it. any suggestion?

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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Same thing I have. First time I reinstalled Windows, but now I think about going back to Windows 7.
    BUMP
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    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Which videocard do you have?
    I did a Research, and I can say that that is happening to my video card or video card drivers. Try disabling your videocard in Device Manager
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    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Pro 64


    I had the same problem and I managed to fix it by messing with my graphics card settings (nvidia).
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    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Pro


    I corrected the problem the first time by removing update KB2836988. It just happened again and it was a new update: KB2821895. Whenever I think my system is running just fine I do a Restore Point. You never know when a Windows update will mess it up. Those updates now make part of my blocked updates list.
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