Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Monitor not connecting to desktop computer via HDMI

I recently bought a new desktop computer, but I am having issues connecting my monitor to it. When I attempt to connect the monitor by connecting it to the graphics card via HDMI, I get a black screen ...
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Second Monitor goes to Sleep - Won't wake up

My second monitor goes to "sleep" at random intervals and never wakes up. I have to push the physical off button of the monitor, on, and then i can see stuff again for a few minutes. powersave ...
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Turn off laptop display while working remotely

Is it possible somehow to turn off laptop display while working on laptop remotely? I know someone would say: Close the lid but i can't do it. I just want to have the same effect like my lid is ...
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Use Android phone screen for windows PC [on hold]

I have a PC but I would like to use an android phone for a screen. I can connect it via USB, Wifi or bluetooth (but I'm looking for the lower consumption possible). How can I do that?
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Using Laptop Display as Monitor

I have a hp envy m6 laptop. Now I would like to use the display of the laptop as Monitor of a Desktop. I would not like to use the display of the laptop as second monitor.How can I do that ?? Can ...
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i plugged a display port to hdmi cable into my graphics card to my monitor and i get no signal

I bought this cable from amazon and it wont detect on either of the HDMI inputs on my monitor, and have tried going through the display settings and found nothing, if anyone knows of any programs i ...
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Upgrading HP 650 Hardware [on hold]

I have an HP 650 laptop that has very low memory and a very low pixel density. I want to upgrade the dislay from the 1366 x 768 to 1920x1080 but this guy says it's not a good idea to do that. Does ...
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font is grainy on new monitors

I purchased two AOC E2470Sw monitors which had decent reviews. On both of them, the text looks weird. I noticed it when I plugged it in and compared against my earlier monitors. I have adjusted the ...
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Can I connect my monitor to my graphics card through S-Video RCA?

I got an old GPU card with two output ports: 1x VGA, 1x S-Video RCA Unfortunately the VGA port is broken, the image is coloured and I have to hold the cable in a certain position in order for the ...
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Linux turn off laptop screen

Okay. So I've got a second monitor. So my configuration on Linux (Kali) is: Primary - Samsung 23' and Secondary is laptop screen. Sometimes, when I want to, you know, Netflix&chill I used to press ...
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Nvidia Quadro FX 570 + ATI Radeon B276 for 3+ Monitors?

I have a Dell T3400 Work computer that currently has 2 monitors hooked up through a Quadro FX 570, the Quadro only supports 2. I need to add a 3rd monitor, I am running windows 7 32-bit. Could I add ...
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Laptop Screen Turns White On Start Up

G'day, I have a Toshiba L670 17" and sometimes when I turn the computer on, the screen will go white, but this only happens if the charger is not plugged in.After the computer has booted into Windows, ...
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Getting maximum resolution via mini display in Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro(2014) and right now I bought an Asus monitor(ASUS VN289H) but I think there is a problem with resolution. I was expected a large display with lots of space but right now I have a ...
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I have 2 monitors but the colours are different, why is this?

The monitors i have are the exact same, the only thing different is one has a HDMI cable and the other a displayport cable. I went to search on the internet but I don't think that could be the problem....
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Windows 7 Power Button Turn off Display

In the define power Buttons and turn on password protection page in the Windows 7 Control panel, the user has the option to have the power button do the following: Nothing Sleep Hibernate Shutdown ...
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My video card is rendering 60fps, why does my monitor show less?

My Dell LCD e197fpf 19" 75Hz monitor is not outputting the full framerate it is capable of when put at resolutions above 1024x768. I expect my monitor to output the framerate given by the GPU up to ...
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What does “Disable Display Scaling on High DPI Settings” on Windows 10 mean?

When checked in the compatibility properties for a shortcut, I assume this means that "Display Scaling" is disabled when there are "High DPI Settings." Fine, but my questions are: What exactly is ...
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How to get 2560x1440 resolution with dell u2715h hdmi 1.4

Hi I just bought a Dell U2715h (3x DP 1.2 in, 2x HDMI 1.4 in). I want to connect it to my Samsung laptop through HDMI (it only has HDMI and mini VGA outputs). I want to use the native resolution and ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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Is my graphics driver not compatible with Ubuntu 15.10?

My system is an eight-year old desktop. It has the following configuration. Memory: 1.9GB Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core E2140 @ 1.6GHz Graphics: Intel 945G OS Type: 64-bit Disk: 155.3GB I am ...
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Laptop screen driver crash? Bad display, shows in 6 parts

I was browsing the internet, and suddenly the screen became black, PC rebooted itself, and the display went bad, and shown in 6 parts: Is there any way to fix it? It is trying to make some "...
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Is there a way to change video source on the monitor using script? [duplicate]

I am using setup in which monitor that accept multiple video sources (in my case DVI and DisplayPort) is connected to 2 different computers. Using monitor buttons and OSD menu I can choose which ...
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Preview second screen in main one

I have an installation with 4 tv's connected to an a HDMI hub and this hub is connected as second display in a windows 10 computer. All is working nice, but all tv's are far away from the computer, ...
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Excel: Workbook in Dropbox is used by an iPhone and a Mac…Screen format opens as if for phone

I have an Excel workbook (just a spreadsheet, really) that I live and die by every day. It is stored on Dropbox, and I will open and edit it as needed several times each day from my iPhone and/or my ...
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Black screen when HDMI Cable connected to the Graphic card [duplicate]

i was just starting a movie then my screen starts flickring .. i checked the cables if its connected proberly but they were in place then the pc freezed for a seconds then a massage appeared saying " ...
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GPU Flickring then it won't boot the monitor

I was just using my PC and started a movie when the screen started flickering and the AMD driver stopped working, and recovered. Then, the PC crashed and monitor showed only lines all over it (It ...
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Why does my browser zoom change when moving a window from one monitor to another?

I frequently toss browser windows from one display to another while working but I've noticed that IE (version 11 on Windows 8.1) will change the zoom level of the window when I do this. I have two ...
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VGA and DVI-I/D Connector

I'm fixing up an old pc and it only has a female VGA port. My monitor has both a female VGA port and a female DVI-D port. Problem is I only have a male VGA to male DVI-I connector and a male DVI-D to ...
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Unreadable font on 4K screen

4K screens set to native resolution (3840x2160) with 100% font scaling has nearly unreadable fonts. On my 4K monitor if I set font scaling to 100% then the font and everything else becomes small, as ...
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Prevent screen turning off when lid is closed

Is there a way to prevent the screen from being turned off when a laptop's lid is closed? The power-action for closing the lid is already "do nothing".
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Does USB 3.0 upstream on monitor work with USB 2.0 downstream port from motherboard?

I have 2010 motherboard with USB 2.0 ports. However I plan to buy a Dell monitor with in-built USB Hub which requires connecting USB 3.0 upstream cable to the motherboard. Does USB 3.0 upstream on ...
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Graphics card won't display to Monitor through HDMI, but displays for Vive

I have a GTX 1070 connecting to 2 monitors, one through HDMI and one through DVI. HDMI goes to Asus VE247H. Here are my steps in which the error was found: Unplugged HDMI monitor (it was working). ...
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Problems with laptop screen, distorted with colored horizontal and vertical lines

From time to time, my laptop screen gets all distorted. It's split in 2 sections with random horizontal and vertical lines all across it. I have been facing this problem since the past month. After I ...
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Gamma always too high during Windows 10 color calibration

I'm using a TV monitor (an old memorex MLT1931, 19", if it matters) as a second monitor. I am using it with the same resolution as my other monitor (1920x1080), and its native resolution is 1280x720. ...
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monitor and block outgoing traffic from home network with home server [closed]

I have a home network behind a router (model fritzbox 7490), which currently serves as gateway and DHCP server for all wired and wireless devices. Furthermore, I have a home server within the network ...
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Screen timeout randomly stopping

I run a Windows 10 system and I have this strange issue with the screen timeout. I have it set to 15 minutes. When the 15 minutes pass the screen turns off and goes black. But sometimes the system ...
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Poor font rendering in all browsers.

I've been experiencing a strange problem with one person's laptop that I maintain. The computer shows oddly formatted fonts in all browsers. I think it's one specific font family but I don't have a ...
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Different brightness for different applications

Is there any way I can have different brightness levels for different applications on Ubuntu? When I am using a text editor like Sublime, I have to keep the brightness high to improve readability, ...
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How can i make things appear larger without changing the output resolution?

Ok, so i have a terrible monitor from 1994 and i can't make it go higher than 800x600 and this is very annoying. Is there any way that i can change the resolution of the screen, but the output still ...
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Issue: Some Apps changes Screen Brightness in Windows 7?

I have a problem that so apps when I open them, the screen brightness changes to 100% and after I close that app, the brightness gets back to its previous setting. Example of apps which cause this ...
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Moving a window to the side doesn't resize it on the inside of multiple monitors

You know how in Windows 8 when you move a window to the side it will position the window so it takes up half the screen? The two monitor display I am using doesn't do that on the inside. So if I do ...
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Is it possible to change resolution from 1360x768 to 1366x768 without installing gpu driver

for some reason I disabled the gpu but i want the 1366x768 resolution back as it was when gpu enabled, is it possible to make custom resolution or by using some softwares etc. If yes, how?
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Connecting 2 Displays with a MacBook in serie does not work

I'm trying to connect the MacBook A1286 / A1278 (got 2) in this following configuration: I can do that with Windows and the monitors just fine. And it works perfectly, but when I try it with ...
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No display after CMOS and BIOS reset

I've got a very weird problem here, sorry to have such a specific case but I'm not sure what to do at this point. So, this is for context I don't think it's related to the problem: I had this problem ...
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Programs will not maximize after Bootcamp Windows 10 install

Okay, so I’ve been working on installing Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro and I’m at the last step in the Windows partition. After Bootcamp installed the graphics drivers, it’s now acting ...
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My Dual-boot laptop freezes randomly, what are the possible reasons that we are looking here?

I have a two year old ASUS X550c which has a dual-boot (windows 7 Ultimate ( Build 7601 Service pack1) and Ubuntu 14.04). Specs: Core i5 3rd Generation chipset Mobile QM77 Express Graphics Intel HD ...
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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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Is there a way I can rotate the display of my monitor?

I have a monitor I would like to rotate. There is no option to do it in the display menu. When I was looking here once there was an option but it was greyed out I have an Intel (R) HD Graphics ...
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Monitor 'popped' - beyond repair? [closed]

My two to three year old monitor suddenly made a pop noise, after which the screen went black immediately. My computer still worked as I was able to navigate somewhat with keyboard shortcuts and ...
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Macbook Pro 2012 works with secondary monitor, but integrated screen remains black

Yesterday I was using Microsoft Excel 2011 to do my accounts and the screen suddenly went black. I tried restarting but this did not solve the problem. I have connected to another monitor (also Mac) ...