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I have a sony vaio vgn cs36gj and on the start bar there is a line right across the bottom that flickers every five seconds. I have my screen adjusted to the correct resolution. I have also plugged in an external monitor and dragged the start bar over - it does not flicker on the external monitor. So is it the video card or is it the screen on the laptop? Can anyone answer my questions. My laptop is just out of warranty, and I would like to know if it is a known problem with this type of machine also. Cheers, Angela

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90% chances are that this is the problem with your Graphic settings.(go to your Graphic Properties and make sure that Refresh Rate should not be more then 60Hz). Change it to 60hz and restart your machine, This should resolve.

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    the-hitch Jul 16, 2011

    I have also the same problem in VAIO VGN-CS36GJ, a thin line at the bottom of screen flickers. No idea, why it happens. seems like common issue with CS series.



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