Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Stuck at 24hz (DisplayPort connection)

So, as the title states, I'm having an issue with my new monitor. It just came yesterday. Last night, it worked beautifully. No issues. It was flawless. When I booted up my computer today after ...
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How to fix no power on laptop ACER 4736z

how to fix it? my laptop not display if you turn on it. . .if i try to on. .have light at ON button but no display. . .after that. .after a few seconds going to off again. . .please help me sir. . ...
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No display after upgrade [on hold]

So I tried to upgrade my pc to windows 7 but my cd key is bad. No big deal it was old and the key I used on a laptop before so I bought windows 7 and tried to install it but now my pc wont send a ...
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GNU screen: Utmp slot not found

I've just had a dedicated server set up with the most minimal install of CentOS 7, and I just installed screen. When I run it under my normal user account, open a new screen window, and then go to ...
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Tool to measure the energy consumption of Laptop's display [on hold]

I know that black color need less power than any other color.Is there any Software(preferred open source) to calculate it. Actually, this is my project on environment subject to create a addon type ...
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strange: display works in a different laptop, but not in where it originated

Ok, I took two computers, and swapped the screens between them, both work in the other laptop. But for the one I'm troubleshooting for the display fault, the screen won't work in the "home" ...
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How can I get my laptop's GeForce GTX 860m to display to my Dell 3007WFP at 2560x1600?

I bought this Dell 3007WFP 30" monitor in 2006/2007 and am trying my best to repurpose it, but I'm having a very hard time. First I tried to get my Xbox 360 to go through it, but apparently that's ...
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Are there touchscreen monitors with an active digitizer pen? [on hold]

Are there any monitors that offer both touch input and an active digitiser pen / stylus input, like some tablets do? e.g. using Wacom Penabled, Bamboo or Cintiq technology, or alternatives like ...
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How to connect two monitors to a DELL Inspiron 3000 desktop

Could you please advise if its possible to connect two monitors to a a Dell Inspiron 3000
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Adding a second screen to laptop (lid attachment) [on hold]

I am interested in adding a 2nd screen to my laptop (lid attached) for extended desktop and: multitasking streaming gaming videoing / youtubing ;) You all know the rest. but... I am ...
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Display, USB Peripherals (Mouse, Keyboard) Not Working, GPU Seems Fine

Windows 7 Operating System, NVidia GTX 660 GPU, LG IPS monitor, Novatech peripherals. My friend was playing Darkest Dungeon while I was out working. They texted me to let me know that my monitor had ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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Display, just cant get it figured out

I am having a problem with display hardware display works but as soon as I boot to OS windows logo comes up and then as soon as it is going to welcome screen everything goes blank. Ay Ideas people ...
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Any way to have Android as second monitor? [on hold]

I want to be able to use my Nexus 7 as a second(third, in my case) monitor for my PC. I'm not talking about VNC: I mean an actual(virtual) monitor that can be controlled remotely by my android tablet. ...
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How to make MonitorSwitch start up with windows? [duplicate]

I use Monitor Profile Switcher to manage my multiple setups for when I'm recording audio, and when I'm not. Anyways, I can't seem to find a way to start up with windows, can anyone recommend a ...
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“Out of Range” Error - among other things

My desktop has been having a few problems with my desktop. My system is as follows: ASrock ConroeExfireEsata2 Motherboard Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz 2x (Crossfire) Radeon HD 5450 4gb Samsung 666 RAM A ...
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Can't run /bin/bash… sometimes?

I’m on a Google Compute Engine which is running Debian Wheezy 7.4. I’ve been noticing strange things recently. For example, I can do sudo bash. But then, from root, I can’t do sudo -u anotherUser ...
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having 4 separate desktops on one display, each working by itself

I want my HDTV to act as it would be 4 separate desktops, so I can have 4 videos recorded at the same time on the same screen. Is there any possible solution to that?
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How can I see bottom of dialogue box that is offscreen?

I've been searching for a way to get to the bottom portion of a dialogue box that spills below the edge of the screen. It's important that I get to it because it's where the save, default, cancel ...
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Laptop screen has two shades down the middle. Is this graphics card or screen?

This suddenly happened right after I booted my laptop. This screen happens starts from the boot screen and stays on. Is there anything I should try? Is this a screen problem or a settings problem? ...
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Delete Resolution from Nvidia control panel

How can i do this? This is under the "Change resolution" section i want to delete 1080i 1862x1048@30Hz because it keeps defaulting back to it for some reason But i don't see any option in the ...
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Certain text looks bitty on PC

A few days ago, I found out that a few keys on my keyboard weren't working. All the keys to the left of Q, A and Z including those keys. I then replaced this keyboard with a very old one that I had ...
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Dell 5523 very dim screen

I've got a Dell 5523 15z laptop recently from my friend. Unfortunately he had spilled juice on it. When I got it was not turning on. After few days I'm able to boot it in windows 8.1 The problem is ...
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External monitor disconnects after admin confirmation dialogs

I'm facing the problem that my external monitor (over HDMI) automatically disconnects after Admin confirmation dialogs or after I call the task manager via Ctrl+Alt+Del. I haven't found the issue on ...
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I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically

I have a Acer K272HUL that goes grayscale periodically. In more detail, videos and moving graphics on the screen are in color and everything else on the screen goes shades of gray. Found more info ...
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Is it possible to use one Windows computer as a display/storage for another Windows computer? [closed]

For my work, I have two Windows 7 laptops (both are Lenovo T440p). I would like to use one as an external monitor for the second. I know I can use Synergy to share my keyboard/mouse on both, but it ...
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Sony Vaio Brightness Issue [duplicate]

I'm using a Sony Vaio Tap and after a year and a half, I just started having an issue with the brightness that started occurring a few days ago. After constantly adjusting the display brightness to ...
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How to use a 30" lcd monitor 20 meters away from my computer?

Is there a long enough dual DVI cable or a way to do this while using 2560x1600 resolution? I have a spare monitor which I want to use it in my kitchen to watch things or even check out a recipe ...
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Change placement of dialogs when dialogs are thrown by OS?

I'm working with Windows 8.1, x64 (fully patched). Whenever Windows throws a dialog, it does so off-screen: I'm in a dual monitor configuration, and the display giving me trouble is the primary ...
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Monitor making high-pitch noises when turned off

I've decided to change my 1280x1024 monitor for my uncle's not used 1440x900 one. After plugging it in, it started immediately making super annoying high-pitch noises. The monitor is AL1916W. I heard ...
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IPS Screen viewing angle - the picture gets less bright when viewing from side

I have recently bought 23" ASUS VX239H display with AH-IPS A+ screen. I have read many articles before about wide viewing angles of IPS displays. When I first looked at it I was surprised, how much ...
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Windows 8.1 DPI per monitor: In which situations does it interpolate?

I'm curious about the new "DPI per monitor" feature of Windows 8.1. My question concerns legacy applications that do support a global DPI setting, but are not yet "per monitor DPI aware". These ...
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Ghost images on Monitor from applications. Why do they happen and can you kill em off without a reboot [duplicate]

Take a look at the attached picture. There is a semi transparent "Ghost" file path from Notepad++. Notepad++ is not reunning. It was restarted normally several times but it has no bearing on the Ghost ...
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Strange video non/detection by monitors

I have an Atom-based mini PC used as a Linux server that I usually don't connect a display to. When I do, it's an old CRT monitor via VGA. The console shows up just fine, and eventually I can log on ...
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Contrast change when alt-tabbing between a dark and a light application

When I use a dark application, e.g. a game, and alt-tab to a light application, e.g. browser, the contrast changes and it takes the screen a short while to adjust. Long time enough to notice. I am ...
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Slow display rendering (not games or video), Windows 8.1, SSD, Intel i7, NVIDIA GTS 240

I'm experiencing very slow display rendering of static windows on a high spec Windows 8.1 desktop with dual monitors. Not talking about games or video. Just static windows. Examples are moving an ...
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How to move the image position in a monitor with a DVI connection?

I have a black spot at the bottom of the left corner due to getting water on it. Now I had to reduce it's resolution so I could move the image. However there are no controls in AMD catalyst to ...
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Suddenly no HDMI signal on a LG 42LE8500

After reinstalling the OS on my laptop the HDMI signal does not work anymore. Everytime I power on the TV on the HDMI input I get the "No Signal" message on the TV. The laptop has an ATI 5850 which ...
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Change screen resolution form 1366*768 to 1024*600 in windows 8.1?

I was trying to lower my screen resolution to 1024*600, but the slider doesn't go as far. Is there anyway to lower it manually? Maybe a registry entry?
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How to switch to the laptop screen after using external monitors

My laptop was working with displays on two external monitors and laptop closed. Now I'm away with just the laptop and the laptop screen is light but nothing on it. I can't click on control panel to ...
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Windows 8 brightness meter is wrong

This has been bothering me for a while, and I thought: I might as well ask. When I lower my screen brightness with the corresponding FN-key, Windows 8 shows me this neat little meter in the top left ...
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When I invert my screen colors, why does it un-invert after a couple seconds?

I'm trying to invert my screen for better reading at night. These two commands both work for a couple seconds, and then it goes back to normal. xrandr-invert-colors xcalib -invert -alter What ...
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laptop displays after 30 mins [closed]

I have this laptop (lenovo g555) and there is only one way to make it work. 1.Power on 2.Wait almost half an hour with black screen 3.Turn off and power on immediately 4.Lenovo boot screen appears ...
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Convert WQHD from HDMI to DVI-D or Display Port

I have monitor (DELL U2713HM) with WQHD resolution (2560x1440) and he support full resolution by DVI-D and DisplayPort and there is problem but in my laptop (MSI GE60) support this resolution only on ...
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Multiple monitor with different refresh rates

I currently have three 22" FullHD 60Hz monitors and I'm planning to change my main screen to a 144Hz. Can I configure the system so one monitor is 144Hz and the others are just 60Hz? Bonus question: ...
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How to enable the splash screen in RHEL 6.6?

How to show the splash screen while booting RHEL? There should be some method which reloads all kernels. The Basic grub.conf is normal, the rhgb option is enabled.
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Black screen on Intel graphics after screen replacement

Recently my laptop screen had to be replaced due to a cracked screen. Original screen was a Samsung and the new screen is LG. After this, whenever I install Intel HD graphics, windows boots up till ...
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My LCD monitor cycles on and off when I turn on my computer sometimes, makes whirring noise while doing so

For the past two days, when I've started my desktop computer, the monitor was black and didn't seem to be receiving a signal, so I'd restarted and everything seemed to work normally. Today, when I ...
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Buying a pivot monitor, what to look for? [closed]

I recently fall in love with the double pivot(portrait) monitor setups for coding. I checked monitors with pivot stands, which turned out to be unnecessarily expensive. I want to buy two basic ...
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Trying to identify the cause of this display corruption

I don't actually know where the root cause of this issue lies or even how to accurately describe it so I will do my best to provide the details of the situation. Hopefully someone will have a better ...