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Automatic Highlighting of Video content - how to switch-off?

by highlight1 / November 19, 2013 6:54 AM PST

I got this problem on my new WIN 7 (professional edition) PC (i7 3370k, 32gb ram, nvidia 650 gtx).
Whenever there is a video or animation (quicktime, flash, opengl or directx stuff) the video and a tiny space around it becomes semitransparent blue. It looks exactly like when you want to highlight the text or image in browser. It does not happen immediately but after few seconds.
I have installed new graphics card drivers, monitor drivers and nothing changed. I have switched off all the aero effects, and all the effects in windows (looks like 98 now), but the problem persists.
This is driving me crazy. Please help.
Thanks

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Looks like a nice PC however.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 7:01 AM PST

Has it always done this? If so, a good reason to exercise the warranty.
Bob

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by highlight1 / November 19, 2013 4:46 PM PST

Hi Bob,
Yes I had this problem from the day one.
The guys suggested me to reinstall the windows, but I have a lot of programs installed now, and I hope there is another sollution.
thanks

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Only a few ideas.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2013 11:48 PM PST
In reply to: yes

Change video drivers or video card. Nothing tells me it ever worked so it could be a defect right out of the box.
Bob

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