The Screen Flickers, Flashes or Jumps When Using Quicken for Windows

Product Version
Windows Subscription
71 people found this helpful

Turning off the animation may help resolve this issue.

  1. Open Quicken.
  2. Click Edit, then choose Preferences.
  3. Click Setup in the left pane.
  4. Uncheck Turn on Animation in the right pane.
  5. Click OK.

Other causes of flickering in Quicken can be caused by a conflict between Quicken and other processes running on the computer, outdated device drivers, and/or low system resources. You can set Quicken to always be on top of other programs through the Task Manager.

To do this: 

  1. Right-click the Windows Start button.

The Screen Flickers, Flashes or Jumps When Using Quicken for Windows

  1. Select Task Manager.
  2. In the Task Manager, select Quicken Windows.
  3. Click the Options menu and select Always on top.

Another common cause is a video driver conflict. You should check with the manufacturer of your video driver to ensure you have the latest drivers for your video card. 

Help us improve our support center

Still can't find what you're looking for? Try these:

Contact Support

Free expert help from our Quicken
Customer Support team.

Talk to Support
Community

Get help from expert users — the best
place for your tough questions.

Ask Our Community
Premium Support

Get priority access to our expert Quicken agents.
Skip the line and enjoy shorter wait times.

Learn More
Contact Support
Find what you need right now. Or talk to our support team for expert help.
Chat with us Wait time: Estimating...
Call us (650) 250-1900 Wait time: Estimating...
Ask the community