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News 'Flickergate' issue hits Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 2 Feb 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Guinevere

    Guinevere Mega Mom

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    The flicker gate website is directing to malware (here on Mac OS at least). May want to check it out and remove the link.
     
  3. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Seems fine for me on windows
     
  4. Guinevere

    Guinevere Mega Mom

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    It's Mac specific crap-ware, so maybe that's it:
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    I can assure you this machine is clean. See it even rhymes.
     
  5. Dogbert666

    Dogbert666 Happy New Ye- MELTDOWN!! Staff Administrator

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    Links removed and article updated - thanks for the heads up
     
  6. Yaka

    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    been using my sp4 for a good while. not noticed any issues one mine but i do know peeps who have had a few issues with theirs including flicker. ive prolly lucked out but have heard theres similar issues with the current gen of surface pro as well.
     
  7. MightyBenihana

    MightyBenihana Do or do not, there is no try

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    Watergate was the name of the hotel, it wasn't a scandal about water, so why does everyone refer to every slightest scandal as XXXX gate. It's lazy and dumb.

    /rantover
     
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    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    #ScandalNamingGate
     
  10. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    #Gategate.
     
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    I had an SP4 for a while and my sis has a new SP - neither of us have noticed anything. Probably like the old coil whine GPU/PSU issues - infuriating if you get it, but very much pot luck.
     
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