I have the same problem. The only way it stopped was installing old vista drivers. But with the old drivers, laptop has poor perfomance, so it's not a good solution.
I've been waiting the new driver versions but the problem persist and i have to back to the old version again.
I've actually found a partial fix for this, involving tweaking the OpenGL settings. For my Dell Latitude D630, it cleared up the corruption/flickering. Don't know if it'll work for your HP, but give it a shot!
I'm having the same issue on a Dell Latitude E4200 on Win7 Ultimate RTM. I tried the new drivers that were released in the last day or two, and it didn't help. I did notice one interesting thing though. I'm running this machine through the advanced docking station, which has two DVI ports. I normally run the system with the screens in extended mode, meaning two independent displays. This is the one setting where this problem occurs. If I use either monitor in a single mode fashion, no corruption. If I run them in clone mode, same thing on two screens, it works fine. The issue only crops up when I'm running in an extended fashion. Does anyone know if Intel is working on this issue? It's REALLY annoying!
Note: I didn't have this problem with Vista.
Update: Unfortunately I was wrong about the monitor mode issue. It's happening in clone mode as well, just no where near as frequently. IE doesn't seem to have the issue, but firing open OneNote almost always makes it happen.
The problem is not fixed and no indication from Intel if they doing anything about this.
- On my system, the issue happens with or without dual or single or clone mode
- The latest drivers that fixed the problem for someone did not fix the issue on my computer
- The OpenGL workaround did not fix the issue completely but extended the time before the issue occurs. Once it occurs then it happens with the same frequency as before until I log out or restart the machine.
Message was edited by: msfncjem The issue happens immediately when FireFox 3.x is turned on or if office 207 applications run.
Issue happens with the latest Win7 intel driver release -
Production Version Release
Microsoft Windows* 7
Driver Revision: 18.104.22.1682
August 20, 2009
* NOTE: This document refers to systems containing the
* following Intel chipsets:
* Intel(R) B43 Express Chipset
* Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset
* Intel(R) G43 Express Chipset
* Intel(R) G45 Express Chipset
* Intel(R) Q43 Express Chipset
* Intel(R) Q45 Express Chipset
* Mobile Intel(R) GL40 Express Chipset
* Mobile Intel(R) GM45 Express Chipset
* Mobile Intel(R) GS45 Express Chipset
* Mobile Intel(R) GS40 Express Chipset
Has anyone resolved this issue with a machine rebuild? I know I did an upgrade, and was wondering if a fresh install would help.
You may want to dissable the VT-d Feature in the BIOS.
It's a CPU configuratoin under Virtualization.
You can find more info on the subject here (page 14):
I have the same issue with a Dell E4200 running Windows 7 Enterprise x86 and the Mobile 4 chipset. I have tried the above fixes to no avail. I suppose disabling Aero might help, but don't really want to do that... I may have to until there is a fix though because this is difficult to live with.
i don't know where i can disable this VT-d Feature in the BIOS. i've search in the bios but, there's not such parameter.
I have a Dell Studio Laptop and i don't even know if it has this feature.
Win 7 is about to get released and we don't have a decent driver yet???
The disabling of the VT features fixed the issue for me. Luckily, I don't need them on this laptop.
Thanks ksok!! Your suggestion to disable virtualization fixed the problem on my latitude e4200 with the intel x4500 graphics chip.
I used some software to tell me the status of virtualization on my dell laptop (Studio 1555), and it says it's "locked off". So the feature it's disabled but i still have the problem with the graphic. Any help??
The problem for me is that I need to run several apps in XP mode, so I cannot disable virtualization. I have turned off the Aero, and that seems to fix it. But that takes away some of the novelty of having Windows 7 too. I am waiting for a driver update. Has anyone gotten through to Intel at all? They are quiet on this...
Check to see if it's disabled in the bios settings.