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Getting Flickering Ads with Internet Explorer 9

by furjaw / May 15, 2011 5:09 PM PDT

Ever since I installed Internet Explorer 9 I have been getting flickering ads in the upper left part of my screen. I never got those before.

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Clarification Request
(NT) What happens if you go back to IE8?
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 15, 2011 5:23 PM PDT
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See the same thing
by jricha34 / May 16, 2011 2:36 AM PDT

I have seen the same thing with IE9 on Win7. Didn't do it initially, just started in the last week. Going back to IE 8 the problem goes away. Reload IE9 and it is back again. Sometimes if you hit reload the page will be fine. Even this page did it, there was a flickering ATT Cell Phone add on the top left of the screen.

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Adobe Flash
by jricha34 / May 16, 2011 3:20 AM PDT
In reply to: See the same thing

It appears to be a problem with Adobe Flash with IE9. If I uninstall flash the problem goes away. Reinstalling and it comes back though.

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Just guessing
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 16, 2011 3:23 AM PDT
In reply to: Adobe Flash

Which IE9 are you using?

If your Windows 7 is the 64 bit version then you will have both IE9 32 bit and IE9 64 bit installed. Try the other one.


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different versions of flash
by jricha34 / May 16, 2011 4:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Just guessing

IE9 32 uses Flash V10.3, 64 has beta V10.1 (latest for 64 bit support from Adobe as far as I am aware) which doesn't have the issue. Tried to rev back to 32 bit rev 10.2 but fails, says it isn't the latest version of flash. Sad

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See this article
by jricha34 / May 16, 2011 3:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Adobe Flash
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This fixed it
by jricha34 / May 16, 2011 4:23 AM PDT
In reply to: See this article
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That's a very good find
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 16, 2011 4:26 AM PDT
In reply to: This fixed it

Good work, and thanks for reporting back.


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Clarification Request
ie9 filkring
by MasterYogesh / May 30, 2012 7:57 PM PDT

since installing ie 9 in my laptop then its get me flikring some time
plz help me anyone plz n get me solution as soon as possible

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How did you get on
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 1, 2012 8:47 AM PDT
In reply to: ie9 filkring

with the many options offered in this discussion?


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Try this
by kogasan / May 16, 2011 5:00 AM PDT

Try this one:
IE9 -> Internet Options -> Advanced -> Check "Use Software Rendering Instead GPU Rendering"
It worked for me.

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flickering ads or video on IE 9 problem
by dbrock73 / November 22, 2011 6:45 AM PST
In reply to: Try this

This was the fix for me. I tried re-installing flash over and over and it didnt help. this was the simplest fix. THANK YOU!

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Flickering ads in ie9
by davebolt / May 19, 2011 3:06 AM PDT

follow this, it worked for me
internet tool
internet options
manage add-ons
toolbars extensions
click shoskwave flash object and disable it
restart ie and it should be gone
hope this works for you as it did me.

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Technote from Adobe: Flash Player 10.3 & IE9
by Carol~ Forum moderator / May 22, 2011 11:05 PM PDT

When viewing SWF content in Internet Explorer 9 with Flash Player installed, the SWF content will only be displayed in the upper left corner of the screen. The reports for Flash Player 10.3 indicate that systems with Intel HD Graphics adapters running Internet Explorer 9 are the systems being impacted by this particular bug.

Note: If you are encountering this issue and have a different configuration, please review the instructions on this page for details on generating the information we'll need for further investigation.

Solution #1:

On some systems, you may be able to resolve this issue by updating the Intel HD Graphics drivers. It has been reported that driver versions and above do not exhibit this bug. Unfortunately, some systems might require updates directly from your system manufacturer. We're working with system manufacturers to make sure they include the latest drivers in future releases.

Solution #2:

You can disable hardware acceleration in Internet Explorer 9 using the instructions on this page. Please note that you should re-enable hardware acceleration once this problem has been resolved to enjoy the full benefits of hardware acceleration.

[A hotfix is scheduled to be released this week]
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Flicker ADs with IE9
by mclark9028 / July 25, 2011 9:23 AM PDT

This was not helpful. I tried turning of hardward excelleration as explained above; however it didn't solve the problem.

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Are you furjaw?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 25, 2011 8:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Flicker ADs with IE9

If not it seems furjaw found his answer and selected it as "Bes Answer".

Since that didn't work for you it seems yours is a different problem.


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