Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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How to make old Windows games look better on modern displays (shaders/filters, scalers, etc.)? [on hold]

Is there a way to make older low-resolution Windows games such as Diablo or HoMM III look better (more like on a CRT monitor) on modern LCD displays? There exist special CRT filters for emulators, so ...
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Is it possible to script 'duplicate display on 2 & 3' in Windows 7?

We have about 300 computers that have three displays connected to them: One DVI, one DisplayLink USB/DVI, and and HDMI projector. We would like to duplicate 2 & 3 (USB & HDMI). Windows Key + P ...
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HP ZR30w 30-inch S-IPS LCD Monitor Drivers

I have a HP ZR30w 30-inch S-IPS LCD Monitor and the monitor does not like to wake up when the system goes to sleep. I tried to download the drivers but HP makes you have to have a subscription ...
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multiple monitors “The display settings could not be saved”

I have a 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 270 (ATI) graphics card. Everything works fine with 2 monitors, but when i try to add a third monitor in screen resolution settings this error shows up: "The display ...
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Lonovo x201 tablet blank screen on startup

my x201 on windows 7, starts, goes to starting windows screen and then just goes blank. I can see the cursor. Have done the following: 1. Gone to boot- done a hardware test. Passes the normal test, ...
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What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
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How to extend AND mirror the screen?

Currently I have one laptop with one HDMI port. I'm looking at getting a USB to VGA. Ultimately I would like to have 2 monitors. 1 that extends the laptop screen and 1 that mirrors the laptop screen. ...
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connecting monitor to the computer case

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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Inverter defect on Asus Lapetop?

My good old - but still in use - Asus V1S laptop has stop working well. Display shows only a vertical green line on left site. An attached external monitor works fine. So my suppose (and hope) is ...
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Mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything.

Hooked up external monitor but display not mirrored . F5 nor F8 work to get mirrored display? Given the mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything o its screen
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Computer will boot but monitor doesn't turn on until lock screen

I need to access my bios settings as I need to enable virtualization, but when I turn my computer on, (monitor is on stand by) the monitor only displays anything once the computer is at the lock ...
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Tablet not correctly registering pen position

My tablet is now registering my pen several inches up and to the right of where it actually is. Video provided: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2m5MNAaaHbYcWd1OTdXXzAtR3M/edit?usp=sharing It's a ...
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What does scaled resolution mean in OSX?

I am using a 4k monitor with the latest version of OSX. In display settings, I have a choice of using scaled resolution for getting larger text. But in these resolution will I lose quality over ...
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Acer Aspire 5742 - screen dosent come on

Recently I opened up my Acer Aspire 5742 to clean the fan, and when I put it back together I pressed the power button and the button lights up for about 15 seconds and I can hear the fan going, but ...
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Connect Monitor to PC without VGA?

We are looking to connect a 40" (approx) monitor to one of our workstations to use as a display screen in our reception area. The problem is the screen will be quite a distance from the workstation ...
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Can I connect adapt a laptop's mini displayport to a monitor's hdmi port and get 2560 x 1440 resolution?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with a mini displayport (mini DP) port and a monitor with HDMI as well as dual-link DVI-D (digital). I know that I can get an active adapter and go from the laptop's ...
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How to determine optimal lighting around monitors? [closed]

I use multiple monitors and want to adjust/situate my lamps optimally to protect eyesight and health, against fatigue, glare, etc... How can I determine this? I've read ...
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monitor shifts between darker and lighter black periodically

it's most noticeable when the screen is displaying mostly black or dark imagery (in games, videos, fullscreen photoshop, content doesn't seem to matter) - and it seems like both monitors are slowly ...
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Reduce brightness on laptop with Fedora 20 and Gnome Shell

So, I just gave up trying to get my screen brightness keys working properly and now I'm searching for a way to decrease the brightness of my screen artificially. Maybe there's a gnome shell extension ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute - Part Two

Found this "Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute" however, am not allowed to add a comment to it. Something to do with points? Anyway, I do not have a screen saver set....so...does that mean ...
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G71 340US Notebook screen blacking out

When I close my laptop, for just one second, my screen goes black, sometimes gray,with two lines going up and down. Then, I power off the laptop by holding the power button. After the reboot the ...
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RGB/VGA input on display without analog ports

I've got a Panasonic LCD display that has all digital or HDMI ports for video. In our conference room, I need to support VGA input for those connecting PC laptops that have no digital output. I've ...
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Change Windows 7 Lock Screen to show the active desktop

Hi I would like to change the windows 7 lock screen to show the active desktop, however as soon as the mouse or keyboard is messed with it prompts for a password the reason for this is because i will ...
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graphics card / computer cant detect dvi monitor

my monitor is not being detected by my computer. this problem has come after i updated my graphics card drivers. my card is an old gtx 460 and its drivers had never been updated and so were at ...
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Connecting a sony nex 6 camera to an external monitor through hdmi [closed]

I'm trying to connect my camera (nex-6) to an external monitor (LG 24ea53v-p). When I do, the LCD and viewfinder turn off and back on in a cycle of about 3 seconds and the monitor never receive a ...
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Why were some early computer displays circular?

I was looking at information on early computers and noticed some had what appear to be circular CRT displays, such as in the following images. Gerald J Sussman at PDP-6 and 340 Display from MIT ...
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PC Monitor flickering.Display goes to one side and the flickered part goes black

My monitor is flickering.Whenever it flickers the display screen goes to one side and flicked part turns to black..It flickers like when any cell phone vibrates near monitor and the monitor also ...
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Connecting a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop to an external monitor

Can I connect a Dell laptop (Latitude E7440) that uses an HDMI cable to a Dell monitor that uses a VGA cable?
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PC turns on, but on restart noe image on screen

I recently upgraded my computer, buying a new motherboard, GPU, CPU, and RAM. And everything works fine. The only thing i can't understand is, when I try restarting it, it stops showing anything on my ...
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Is it possible to display previous PowerPoint slide on secondary monitor?

One of our lecturers is trying to set up his PC so that after he advances a slide the previous one will display on our other projector. Is this possible with PowerPoint? If not, are there any ...
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Why is X using only two of my monitors?

I have a desktop machine with Intel QM77MK motherboard and NVidia Quadro 600 PCIe card. The motherboard has DisplayPort, DVI-I and DVI-D connections, while the Quadro has DVI and DisplayPort. I've ...
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Self-test monitor behavior: VGA vs HDMI

I switched connection on my DELL monitor from VGA to HDMI and (obviously) the setting on a monitor itself. Everything works fine. The only thing that bothers me a little bit that in VGA mode the ...
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Adjust contrast on Windows 7 Laptop

Problem: The brightness/contrast on my laptop is way off. There is little conrast and on the maximum brightness everything is just kind of hazy/halo like. Lowering the brightness a little bit doesn't ...
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Color management: Unable to change color temperature

I've recently bought a second display. Setting it up was easy, but the display has a certain yellowness to it that my other display does not, though it's not that much that it is completely unusable, ...
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Are there any type of displays that take no power to maintain their image?

Are there any type of displays that take no power to maintain their image? A display like this would keep it's previous state even after losing its power connection.
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How do I install a second screen?

I bought a second-hand screen yesterday and realised I onbly have one VGA-port but also a DVI-port. I went to the store to see if I can get a cable to have two monitors. He said that wasn't possible ...
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Can't boot; screen shows white stripes and cloudy patches

My laptop does not boot properly. When I press the on button, the screen does some weird cloud thing with horizontal white stripes. If you can, look at the video I made of the laptop turning on. And ...
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Sony Vaio laptop screen not working

I have a Sony vaio VPCEH18FG. After shutting it down using the power button, when I try to turn it on it shows me grey screen and after some time turns off. What should I do next to solve it?
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DVI and DVI-to-HDMI fails to deliver signal to monitors when both are connected to a desktop

I try to connect desktop to two screens: 1st monitor ----> DVI cable ----> desktop 2nd monitor ----> DVI to HDMI cable ----> desktop 2nd screens returns 'no signal detected' when both ...
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How do monitor calibration tools work?

I am thinking of buying one of the monitor calibration tools, something like a Spyder Pro 4 or something closer to the consumer end. How do these work? Is the software creating an ICC Color profile ...
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Display going to “no signal” at strange times

I know enough to assume this is a video card issue. I am using an AMD Radeon HD 6800 card that has worked like a charm. Recently, while playing League of Legends, this happened. The screen went ...
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“Computer guy” upgraded my processor, now screen had flickering color lines

After paying to have my 3.4 single core cpu upgraded to a pentium D 945. Computer is dell Optiplex gx620 and OS is windows XP. Has 4gb ram and the graphics card is geforce gt 430. I know it's not the ...
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Issue with new monitor

I have a brand new Windows 7 Dell PC with a brand new Dell monitor. It's literally been out of the box about 10 days. A yellow line seems to come and go on the monitor. It's a yellow vertical line ...
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Laptop Brightness dims when charger is unplugged(no solution)?

Hello yesterday i bought DELL Inspiron 15 (3542) win 8.1. And noticed that if charger is plugged on, screen becomes brighter, and after unplugging dimmer. Of course i tried adjust screen brightness, ...
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Sharing 2 monitors between 2 computers in different configurations

I have a laptop (for work) and a desktop PC (for personal use) that I use side by side in my home office. I'm thinking of purchasing 2 Dell P2414H 24" monitors with a dual monitor stand. I'd like to ...
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Install QRes.exe

I am trying to install the QRes tools ,however from the webesite I can only get the zip folder instead of .exe file . Anyone can send me the link to install the QRes.exe ? Thanks, Anouar
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VGA out to second monitor not working after power outage

I had a laptop running Windows 7 connected to an external monitor with a plain old double-headed VGA cable this morning, and everything was working fine. In the afternoon, there was a brief power ...
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How to fg a process suspended before starting tmux inside the new tmux session?

How to 1. suspend a process with ^Z, 2. start tmux and 3. fg (or bg) the suspended process? $ find / [.....] ^Z [1]+ Stopped sleep 10 $ tmux $ fg -bash: fg: current: no such job ...
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Lenovo yoga 13 Display Issue

I can't connect Etra (Extended / Duplicate) Screen to the usb 3 docking station of Lenovo Yoga 13, Since After I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I reinstalled Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver from Lenovo Site ...
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Hanns-G HZ201 19" LCD monitor [closed]

I'm an old tv man and it looks like there is no red. My house took a lightning strike thru the ethernet and fried all of my comm stuff. This monitor is hooked up to a puter that didn't seem to be ...