Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Make Kali screen not turn off?

I'm using Kali 1.0.9 64 bit and I have the screen timeout set to max, 1 hour. How can I set it to never turn off? I have opened dcong and changed a few things, nothing seems to work.
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How to create second color calibration profile in Windows 8 and switch between the two?

Windows 8 offers Display Color Calibration wizard. (Control Panel > Display > Calibrate Color.) It is great for basic use. Its only downside is that it always changes current color profile, giving no ...
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2560x1440 resolution with DVI-D

I want to connect an Eizo monitor to a Windows 7 computer. It is connected through a DVI-D single link cable, plugged into the single link DVI-D port. When setting the screen resolution to 2560x1440, ...
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Arch Linux Graphics and Don't

I just installed Arch Linux with lightdm and awesome, and the fonts and display look very pixelated. I installed infinality, but it didn't seem to make much of a difference. I'm wondering if you all ...
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Installing windows 10 with an external screen

Basically I want to install this new windows 10 tehnical preview edition on my laptop, but the problem is that I have a broken laptop screen so I connected my laptop to a different monitor. I pressed ...
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Windows XP Turn Off Monitor after x minutes option is missing

I have an XP machine that turns it's monitor off after a period of time. I am trying to disable this but when I go to the power options in the control panel the option is simply not there. Turn off ...
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Monitor resolution out of range [on hold]

I have a problem with my TV. The image resolution is supperior of the TV resolution itself. The problem comes from my TV but even if I change the format, the problem stays. Is it possible to add ...
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How do operating system window managers deal with multiple DPI levels across monitors?

I've been using Linux for years and one of the things that is lacking (due to X being way too freaking old and Wayland living in a far away land) is support for high DPI monitors. Looking at my ...
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Sony Vaio Laptop LCD only works when cold

I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB1E0E laptop that has an unusual screen issue. It works fine initially for around 10-30 seconds when first switched on, then the screen freezes, a white "mist" quickly builds up ...
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Playing Silverlight stream without display

We are trying to monitor some Silverlight streams with some in house software. The machines used to run XP, but need to be upgraded to Windows 8.1 so we have access to .NET 4.5. They are headless ...
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Self rotating screen

I'm using Ubuntu Linux and every hour or so (seems random) one of my two screens flips vertically for a few seconds and then turns back to normal. I tried reinstalling the nvidia drivers but it didn't ...
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Is My Monitor Starting To Go?

I've had this monitor for just about 7 and a half years now (it was made in August 2007) and every time it comes back on after my computer has been in sleep mode, it would flicker and now sometimes it ...
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Running a program in XP freaks out display settings

I've got an XP box that is running a custom, old school program (explains the XP, don't hate). This program has always worked fine. From last week, every time the .exe is double clicked, the graphics ...
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No display to external monitor

Checked a bunch of related questions and don't see the same issue. My lenovo T430s recognizes my VGA to external monitor (Samsung SyncMaster920ew) but the monitor stays blank. The laptop adjust the ...
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Screens in LAN?

I need to connect about twenty (~10 inch) screens (or photo digital frames) next to each other, and display photos and videos in each one. Those photos and videos would be in a LAN server, and every ...
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How can I landscape my laptop screen, with a LCD screen

I could not figure out exactly what I needed, so I made a picture. Currently I cannot figure out what cords I need (or for converting.) Anyone know what cords and converter things needed.
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How can you mirror a high-resoluton screen?

I just bought a 1440p 21:9 monitor that I had planned on using wirelessly with my laptop from across the living room. I tried using a Miracast dongle (a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter) but it will ...
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How do I connect a monitor and mouse to a computer a long distance away? [closed]

I want to put a brain computer with cameras in 1 spot than have another one away from it at least a good 20m, with a monitor and mouse. How can I tend to do it? and what wires
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Laptop occasionally boots - bios issue?

I've got a 5 year old ASUS, Windows 7, 64 bit laptop. When I Press the power button, the buttons green light turns on. The display stays black, no display, not even a flicker. The fan does not turn ...
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Windows 8.1 64 bit - 3 monitors - after sleep (power options) then wake up, all applications revert to main screen

Laptop with Windows 8.1 64 bit. Intel HD Graphics 4600 & Nvidia GTX860M Running 3 display screens - laptop, HDMI connection and RGB connection Everything set to optimal resolution for the screens ...
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External monitors not displaying during startup

I have a new Dell Laptop and when I put it into a docking station, and boot it up, there is no display on my 2 external monitors. I have to open the laptop to see the logon screen and enter my ...
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Broken GPU on laptop, worth fixing/is it possible?

Ok, so my 'gaming' laptop has had a bit of a bad week, the screen broke, hdd is on it way out but worstly im pretty sure the gpu is dead. ...
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How to fix a display tinted blue and blurry?

My display is blue tinted and blurry and I'm not sure what to do with it. Am I supposed to check the display drivers or format and reinstall the whole PC? Please someone help me with some advice, I'm ...
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About the optimal resolution and refresh rate of a monitor

I recently got a monitor able to go up to 144Hz, and while browsing its settings today I noticed that in the information tab it says the optimal resolution is 1920x1080 at 120Hz, and not 1920x1080 at ...
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Why does the screen flash when I log into Windows 8.1?

When I log in with Windows 8.1 the screen flashes for one second, turns black and then continue booting windows normally. I scanned for viruses without detecting anything. It is not a problem of the ...
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Monitor UHD to laptop with FullHD

I have a laptop (MSI GE60) with FullHD screen and I want to connect this with an UHD monitor (2560x1440), but when I connect by HDMI I have FullHD as max possible resolution. I don't know how to set ...
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Screen tear with new monitor

I got a new 144Hz monitor for christmas. It's really great, but I'm getting significant screen tear on many games that I play (Team Fortress 2 for example). At first I thought it was the game's ...
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4 monitors with dual Nvidia 610 GT

Can I setup a 4 monitors configuration for my desktop with two NVidia 610GT cards? Or said in another way, is it possible to use 2 graphics cards if they don't have SLI? My motherboard is an Intel ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to properly default to the best resolution of my monitor?

After installing Windows 8(.1) I have the following problem: I have the LG-W2243S monitor. I got a PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 GHz Myst. Edition GPU, which I have installed the latest drivers from: ...
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How much would it cost to replace HDMI port if it can be done separately [closed]

After the lightning struck my house, my PC doesn't recognize TV as a output, while TV recognizes HDMI input. Exhausting a lot of options here http://redd.it/2ribe7, I want to know would the whole ...
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What does “supporting 3 independent screens” mean?

Here it says, Shuttle DS87 supports three independent displays. What does this mean? Usually, when we connect 2nd or 3rd monitor to a computer, aren't they independent? I hope my question doesn't ...
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Why is my screen flickering when I move the lid? [closed]

My screen is flickering while moving the lid and it's coming to normal within 5 seconds. My laptop is Lenovo y40. I bought this laptop recently. Is this is hardware or software issue? What should I ...
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Lenovo T400 ThinkPad display has black spotlights at bottom

There are multiple black shadows appearing on the bottom of my display, like black headlights glowing outwards from the bottom. Sometimes it disappears but now it has appeared again. Any idea what's ...
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Dual Monitors on VGA or HDMi

I have an INSPIRON 3847. It has VGA & HDMI outputs. I want to run 2 (or if possible 3) monitors. Had 2 monitors running with GX270 but had to buy new Video card & a splitter. Do i have to buy ...
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Windows graphical errors after installing Ubuntu with Wubi?

I recently installed Ubuntu using Wubi to dual-boot with Windows, and the first time I that I boot into Windows 7 after the installation my second monitor was disabled, the first monitor's resolution ...
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Nec PA272W and MAcBook Air 2011

Can a 2011 MacBook Air 4,1 drive a NEC PA272W monitor? I am planning to use Thunderbolt to Display Port adaptor. Will it work through a Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Hub?
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Having trouble with my 3rd Display

Alright so I have 3 monitors. I just got a new monitor today and disconnected my old 3rd one since the newest one I got today is better. As I hook it up, it doesn't wanna pick up my PC. It goes ...
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LCD screen white/red horizontal lines

I recently disconnected my old laptop screen to use as an external display with my new laptop. When I reconnected the old screen to my old laptop, the screen had white horizontal lines across the ...
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broken screen windows 7 laptop connect to open network

I currently have two laptops. Laptop A - Lenovo thinkpad OS: Windows 7 laptop screen broken Laptop B - lenovo thinkpad OS: Windows 8.1 Laptop A's monitor has damaged and does not function. However ...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Flex 20 to an AOC HD Monitor without lag?

I have the new Lenovo Flex 20 all in one computer http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/lenovo/flex-series/flex-20/, and I'd like to set up dual-monitors with an AOC HD monitor that takes only DVI or ...
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Samsung SA350 does not display HDMI connection from other computers

I have a Radeon HD 6670 (desktop) that connects to the samsung monitor mentioned above, via DVI(desktop)-HDMI(monitor) cable. I've played around with the EDID of the monitor to force it to always stay ...
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What is the difference between HD LED Glare and HD LED Backlit?

I was comparing this two products from Lenovo and Dell. There are no major differences but one difference in their display. Can anyone help me what is the difference between HD LED Glare and HD LED ...
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Extending display via VNC on Linux FC21 Workstation - Display corruption

I am attempting to use an Android tablet as a second display (extend the display) from my Fedora Core 21 Worstation laptop. The laptop screen (LVDS) has a native resolution of 1280x800 and the tablet ...
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How to split dvi output

I have a pc with 2 dvi outputs, a right and left monitor. i also have a hdmi kvm switch that displays on my tv. I would like to split each dvi output on my computer so that each monitor can be ...
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Upgrade of dell laptop screen size from 14'' to 15''

I have Dell Inspiron n4110, it is having 14” screen. Can I upgrade the size to 15” (Inspiron n5110) screen keeping my other things like my hard disk and ram intact. If required I can also change my ...
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Motherboard not displaying

I have installed a new Asus M5A7L-M LX Plus mobo in my gateway tower, along with an AMD FX 8320 CPU and Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB 1600 MHz ram. I have an Antec VP450 PSU and a standard SATA and DVD ...
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View last used programs in start screen

Is there a way to view my last used programs in windows' start screen as individual tiles? I didn't find a way to get it done with "Classic Shell" for Windows
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Computer boots with no display, hitting enter restarts computer?

As per thread title. I'm unable to diagnose the issue since I cannot get a visual output on my monitor. The fans and components seems to boot up normally. However, I've noticed that if i hit enter ...
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On a 720p monitor, should it be possible for me to see 1080p? Or at least the difference between the two?

I have a native resolution of 720p on my budget HP 2000 laptop. Why can I tell the difference between 720p and 1080p? Is it not correct that with a maximum resolution on my monitor of 720p, I should ...
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Laptop Screen random flickering/sleeping, Lenovo 220x

I have a Lenovo 220x bought second hand. The laptop sufferd random sleeping when the screen was in a certain position open. I changed the power setttings to just turn the screen off when closed and ...