Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Mac “show desktop” logs me out and restarts applications

I have set my macbook (OSX 10.10.3) to use the upper right corner of my display as a hot corner to show the desk top. Recently when I move my mouse to the upper right corner of the screen it does not ...
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Multiple Monitor Set up

I'm running a machine with 6 monitors but for some reason I can't get the settings to hold. I'm running them in a stacked 3 wide but when I put the ones that are on top the revert back after I hit ...
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Windows 7 display is blurry/distorted after each reboot until the resolution is toggled

Dell Optiplex 3020 / Windows 7 64-bit / Intel HD 4400 Graphics / Dell 2405FPW Monitor Running at native 1920x1200 60Hz resolution using a VGA cable After starting up the display is blurry and the ...
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Change resolution without being able to see desktop

I am traveling. I use Splashtop to connect to my home PC. I changed the resolution and now my screen looks like an old NES game with a dusty cartridge or a scrambled cable channel. I can run ...
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KDE - wrong screen resolution

I just installed Linux Mint 17.2 with KDE. The default screen resolution is 1280x1024. I cannot change it to 1920x1080, which is the resolution of my monitor. Is this normal? Is there any way to ...
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Right-to-Left on English display

I have Windows 10 in English, but the Left-to-Right isn't so comfortable for me. How can I switch to Right-to-Left but stay with the English language as the main display language of the system?
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Display looks fuzzy / broken on my desktop running Windows 7 with an MSI GeForce 960 GPU

I installed my PC with Windows 7 as my OS and I have an MSI GeForce 960 GPU, but it seems to be giving me some problems. Every color transition doesn’t go smoothly and it just looks very fuzzy. I ...
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Display not fully loading with Linux mint 17.1

I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple of days. I've been through numerous debugging threads. With Linux mint: The login screen graphics load. After logging in to a graphical terminal, the ...
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Monitor won't work in duplicate mode

I am extremely frustrated. I have a photobooth business and I have a laptop in the photobooth cabinet that faces the client. I have an external monitor that displays towards me. The computer is a Dell ...
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Unable to use 3 displays (incl. laptop) at the same time

I have a DELL E6540 with the following specs: i7 4610M (supports 3 displays according to Intel) AMD Radeon HD 8790M Intel HD Graphics 4600 1 HDMI port 1 VGA port Windows 8.1 Enterprise I think ...
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Software to draw figures in the display [closed]

I just want to ask if someone knows some software to draw in real time shapes on screen, like a rectangle. This is very util for me for example when Copying stuff, or adapting stuff from a place that ...
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What type of DC power connector do I need?

I have the LG Flatron IPS224V-PN monitor and I need a power connector for it. The socket can be seen on the back of the monitor: I want to know what is the name of this type of power connector.
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External monitor not working after starting in safe mode

I was having some troubles with my computer's antivirus so I had to restart my computer in safe mode. It successfully booted back up but my external monitor I have to use isn't working when I plug it ...
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Is there a shortcut for rotating the screen in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)?

Is there a shortcut for rotating the screen in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)? If there is not a default shortcut, is there a way to assign one?
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Touch display doesn't turn on when system wakes

I have a windows 8.1 system being used as digital signage. I would like it to wake up automatically in the mourning and sleep at night. Sleeping at night works fine, and having task scheduler run echo ...
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OSD control trouble in Compaq 7500 monitor

I'm having problem with OSD control in Compaq 7500 monitor, that is if I don't use monitor for some days it causes the problem of OSD control. what actually happens is, when I power on he monitor its ...
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Screen is not turning on, but touch is working

I connected my laptop to TV using HDMI, I can see that the laptop is working, but its screen wont turn on even so it does respect for touch. My only way to see a display is on TV. Can I tell for sure ...
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Windows 8.1 and a Sharp Aquos

I just bought a new Laptop with Windows 8.1 on it. My previous laptop had Windows 7 and was perfectly able to duplicate and display perfectly on my TV with a HDMI connection. After I updated that ...
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DELL XPS 2720 Faint Grid Pattern on a screen

Got a brand new DELL XPS 2720 the screen is phenomenal but on a light background (say with notepad on a full screen) I can see a faint grid pattern - light gray horizontal & vertical lines forming ...
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CRT screen with no image and - maybe - with missing pins on its connector

I have a Samsung SyncMaster 753DFX crt screen .. When its cable not connected to computer I get the normal message on it - no data check the cable - But when I plug the connector in computer I get ...
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Why won't my taskbar display on my secondary monitor? (Windows 10)

On my secondary monitor (currently using Windows 10), my taskbar will barely show up. I've tried adjusting the resolution to lower ones (it recommends 1920x1080) and it doesn't do much. Is there a way ...
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Increase brightness of external monitor

I have an external monitor plugged into my laptop. But compared to my laptop, the brightness levels are very dim. In advanced power settings I can't seem to apply brightness levels to the external ...
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Dell monitor S2240L HDMI full screen issue

I have recently purchased the Dell S2240L 21.5 inch LED Backlit LCD Monitor with HDMI and VGA cable connection. It works great but it is not working full screen. I am using HDMI cable connection. I ...
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Samsung monitor no video output [closed]

I have a problem with my monitor, Samsung monitor model s20b300b. When I turn on my PC, my screen is black and displays an error message "check signal cable". It has 3 colors: red, green, and blue, ...
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Dual monitors: dash monitors both ways of the screen

Having a setup of two monitors placed side by side, wanting to move my cursor from one monitor to another, i will have to do it directly. What i mean is, to get from the right monitor to the left, i ...
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laptop screen blank, kernel log full of EDID errors

Since a week the laptop screen is blank. If I plug in an external monitor it works ok. dmesg shows a couple of these error messages a minute: kernel: [...] nouveau E[ DRM] DDC responded, but no ...
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Mint Mate - Display resolution changes after reboot?

I'm running Linux Mint MATE 64bit in my system. After reboot, the display resolution lowered and there was no option in appearance settings panel to change back to the old resolution. Once I switched ...
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Dropbox on Ubuntu without screen

I'm trying to use Dropbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I've a very strange behavior. When I installed the computer, everything is alright. But when I use my computer without plugging a monitor, Dropbox ...
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HP Z230 tower display ports on motherboard not working

I have a HP Z230 Tower Workstation an AMD FirePro V3900 GPU installed. I have 2 screens connected to the GPU and they work fine, but when I connect a screen on the displayport on the motherboard, the ...
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How to set relative display size in Windows 10?

I'm currently configuring my displays in Windows 10. I have a central monitor which is bigger and runs at a higher resolution than the two surrounding monitors. As such, whenever I move my mouse ...
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How to run 2 external monitors on Dell n7520 laptop

I'm having the n7520 Dell Inspiron notebook, and i'm trying to connect 2 external monitors to it, meaning i want 3 functional monitors at all. i have bought VGA splitter and have 2 monitors connected ...
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Is highest refresh rate and color depth causes any issues?

Is highest refresh rate i.e. 240Hz makes CPU slow? Is highest color depth i.e. 62bit makes CPU slow? Is highest refresh rate too causes eye strain?
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No beeps and no display when I power on PC

The fans are working. There is no beep even in removing the RAM. I tried everything that I found on the internet, but nothing worked for me. Can anyone help me? I have an Onboard video card. ...
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Is there any way (other than actually connecting the charger) to simulate charger connected in a laptop?

I want to know if there is any software or any hack or trick I can use to simulate AC Charger connected to my laptop without actually connecting the charger. My laptop's Display Power Saving Tech ...
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Visual Studio display issues under Windows 10

After upgrade to Windows 10, I encounter Visual Studio (e.g. VS2013 Ultimate) display issues. Take its start page as an example, it turns out , where it should be if no problem at all Other ...
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Display my ps3 on my Laptop Screen

I want to connect my PS3 to my Laptop Screen Display, with a HDMI Cable, I want it only with HDMI or only AV I don't have anything else, and could you please explane it quite clear as I am not that a ...
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Laptop screen is discolored on start-up, but works fine after that

I'm having a weird problem with my Windows 7 laptop. After replacing a cracked screen, this new screen is discolored on the Toshiba logo and has green lines running down the screen on the Windows logo ...
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Optimal monitor resolution

Currently, there are a lot of monitors capable of displaying 4K resolutions, for example the one used in this Alienware laptop. This laptop has 15 inch display with 4K resolution. I have a few ...
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Dell 3007WFP Monitor: USB Ports Not Working

I have the monitor described in title and am trying to use the USB ports to plug in a mouse. I've set up my macbook pro and connected it to the monitor with the DVI cable + Mini DisplayPort to Dual ...
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Prevent indivdual screen from locking windows 10

I am looking for a way to individually control screen locking on Windows. I have 4 monitors on one PC. 2 of these monitors are used for displaying dashboards. I would like these 2 screens to always ...
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Quad display video file playback

On a quad display setup, is there a way to assign 4 video files to play fullscreen on the specific displays (1,2,3,4) upon startup?
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Can you get widescreen resolution from VGA connected to HDTV?

I have a 21 inch BRAVIA Smart TV and I am, more often than not, using it as a monitor for my desktop. I have used a VGA connector to connect the desktop and screen. But the problem is that I get a ...
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How does a computer get info about a connected monitor?

How does it get info, max resolution etc about it, for HDMI i could think of CEC, but what about VGA/DVI etc?
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Desktop PC (Monitor) Won't Boot, MOBO Doesn't Beep, But HDD and Fans Spin

Here's what happens when I try to boot my PC: The fans spin, the HDD sounds normal, mobo light turns on, but monitor won't turn on. At first I thought it was a problem with my monitor itself, but ...
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Head Mounted Display I can connect to Mac or PC For Computer Use?

I'd like to slip on a head mounted display instead of my monitor so I could lay on my bed or couch and surf the web or code. (I touch type so I don't need to see my keyboard as long as it's next to me ...
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Old monitor not displaying laptop input

I have an old Dell screen from an equally old PC, and it only takes VGA input. Conversely, I have a MacBook Pro which only has a HDMI port. So I bought a VGA -> HDMI adapter and attached it, then ...
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PC monitor adapter amperage/voltage

I am new here. I just got a PC monitor with an adapter that doesn't belong to it. The monitor requires a 19V 2.6A power source but the one I was given is 15V and 5A. It works just fine, but I would ...
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Failed Windows 10 install: No video display at all, black screen, unable to boot/use computer

Hi all I recently upgraded from Dell 660s PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. This part went smoothly, no problems. Afterwards I decided I wanted to clean things up so I did a Reset, remove ...
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Does 60 fps w/ vertical sync enabled imply 60hz monitor?

I get a flat 60 FPS with my new supposed 144Hz monitor with vertical sync enabled. Shouldn't I get 144 FPS if the monitor is 144Hz? With vsync off the GPU is pushing out 200+ fps. I don't care ...
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Screen flickering then driver crashing when using dual monitors on laptop

I've had an ASUS N55SL-DS71 for a few years now. It has an i7-2670QM with Intel Graphics 3000 and an Nvidia GT 635M 2G. I generally use it with two external monitors attached and the laptop screen ...