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Image flickers I have installed the NX-6000 in my Dell Vostro and from the beginning I get this horrible flickering image, I have tried everything I can think of, but still the same problem, the laptop runs under an ATI Radeon Express 1150 and it has the latest drivers. I think my problem is driver related, I have made the same installation on my desktop PC and it has worked flawlessly since the beginning, this is driving me crazy for 3 days already Any ideas?

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  • sandy_mon99 May 28, 2008

    I have installed the NX-3000 on my Dell Vostro 1000 and from the beginning I get this horrible flickering image, I have tried everything I can think of, but still the same problem, the laptop runs under an ATI Radeon Express 1150 and it has the latest drivers.

    I think my problem is driver related.

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    Same problem here. what a bother. No replies.

  • jorgehor Jun 13, 2008

    same problem, no idea how to fix it...

  • Ph4n10m Aug 23, 2008

    Same thing it works fine on my main pc but i installed it on my dell inspiron 1501 and it just flickers all the time.


  • thenkel Aug 27, 2008

    Hello I have the same problem on my samsung notebook.

    with ati xpress 1250 videocard.



    do you have any idea to fix the problem?

  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2008

    same problem - happens on fresh install - this problem began when i switched from Vista to XP.  Under Vista it worked fine.  Under XP it flickers like crazy.


  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    had the same problem. try to deactivate "write combining": right click on desktop, settings/advanced, problem handling (rightmost tab), uncheck "write combining" and reboot.

    cheers, chris


  • Market Maker Feb 13, 2009

    +1 :(
    Desktop PC whith ATI Radeon X1250
    This webcam has worked flawlessly on other 3 desktop PC and laptop.

  • Weldon Dube'
    Weldon Dube' May 11, 2010

    I looked at the Dell site and it indicates that the Laptop comes with a Webcam installed.
    If so, this could be the cause of the flickering. Both camera's could be working at the same time.
    Look in the center of the cover on top. Is there a small hole, that could be the camera?
    Your manual might help in determining if you have an internal camera.
    Can you give me the model of your Dell Laptop.
    I will try to help you further after I hear from you.
    Thanks, Bud

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Microsoft KB article 949033 this is a hotfix that work for us..... We had a very bad flicker... tried new driver etc.... this hotfixed worked...

In this scenario, you may experience severe degradation in the video output of both the Webcam and other video-based programs.

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