Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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How to fake my screen to be CRT instead of LCD?

I assume that the operating system detects whether I have LCD or CRT, so it can select the allowed antialiasing methods? I want to get rid of this "brilliant" antialiasing for x-axis, called subpixel ...
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How do we decide whether a screen resolution is valid or not?

Just out of curiosity, I wanted to know what is criteria upon which the validity of screen resolution like 640x320, 1024x768 etc is determined. I mean why are these only the few resolutions, is that ...
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Ideapad Z580 screen flickering

I am using a Ideapad Z580 with Windows 8.1 64 bit. All was working fine. But I formatted the C drive and reinstalled my Windows 8.1 OS. Then I installed all my drivers. After a reboot the screen ...
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Is it possible to connect multiple output screens to single machine

Suppose i have four screens A,B,C,D connected to single machine. I need to play different video to each screen which control and coordinated by application running on single machine. Problems i am ...
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Is there a way to programmically capture a specifc area of the screen automatically based on its content?

Im working for a company that takes customers at a register. The customer has a new booking system that doesnt work with these old POS display poles. What I have done so far is to set them up with a ...
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Using TV as a computer screen, displayed items are too large

I'm trying to use my 19" LCD TV (LC19SB25U) as a computer screen. The TV is connected to a U-Verse set-top box using an HDMI cable. The TV is connected to the computer using a VGA cable. Icons and ...
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Click activates background window

I have been having problems with Windows 8 z-order. Two specific examples of this occur often for me: Outlook reminder pops up over Outlook. I go to click on the reminder, but the window behind it ...
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Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
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How can I confirm through monitor specifications that they will match an existing display?

I couple weeks back I bought a MacBook Pro with Retina display and I love it. To go along with it I bought a second monitor; a generic LG-branded monitor. My issue is that the colors on the LG monitor ...
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Monitor Won't Turn On Until Login Screen

Got an issue with an XP machine (upgrading to Windows 7). The monitor does not turn on until the log in screen appears. The original VGA adapter is broken, so I placed in a new VGA adapter in to one ...
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Replacing my HP laptop's broken panel

I just had a short question. So my laptop's screen got broken a couple of days ago and I wanted to replace it with another one. My laptop model is HP 1000-1403AU 14 inch. This is the required panel ...
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lenovo g500s, windows 8.1, veriface, blank screen [closed]

just set up veriface, and now get blank screen when logging in. I have disabled veriface now, still goes to blank screen.Reboots,
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Enable retina options on VMware Workstation

How can I enable my virtual OS X to display the retina options? The display resolution goes up to 2560 x 1440, but I cannot get it to render as a retina display.
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Power turns on, No display

i own gateway NV-53 It is 4-5 years old.. last night when i turned it on, power light became on, i heard the sound of cd drive..but there was nothing on display!!! when i showed it to a tech guy, he ...
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Macbook: Mini-DVI to DVI + DVI to VGA works?

I have a Macbook 2,1 late 2007 and I'm wondering if it's possible to use a Mini-DVI to DVI adapter combined with a DVI to VGA adapter to use a VGA Monitor as a second display screen. Someone has ...
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Physical Glossy Lines on Laptop LCD Display

I just got a new HP Laptop,but i can find there are lines inclined at 45 degree from top left to bottom right corner on the right side.I switched of the screen and examined it in light.I can there is ...
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Samsung monitor flickering or takes long before it powers on after sleep etc

I have a Samsung BW226 monitor. Recently, after waking computer from sleep, screen flickers and makes hi-freq noise for a few seconds then switch off image, and I have to switch it off and on until it ...
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HDMI connected Samsung Monitor says “Not Optimum Mode, Recommended Mode 1920x1080 60 hz”

Every time the monitor goes to sleep (10minutes setting in OS) and during the boot I have a notification in the middle of the screen with the error message I wrote in the title. I can understand that ...
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how can I change my primary VGA from intel to Gforce in lenovo z510?

I have Ideapad z510 and I want to use 3D vision photo viewer and it needs to change display adapter to gforce as a primary one. so do know any solution? than Q so much !!!
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Is it possible to address three monitors with different refresh rates on AMD EyeFinity?

I currently have two 60Hz LCD's and a EyeFinity video card that supports 3-6 monitors. If I purchase a third monitor that supports 144Hz, will I be able to use the its maximum refresh rate while using ...
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Screen is dim but goes back on when I tap on the back bottom of the display

I have no idea what happened to my Window 8 Lenovo Laptop p500 touch . I'm assuming the inverter is loose or something? every time I shut my laptop, or i bump into it, it goes dim. I can still see ...
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LCD replacement and brightness issue

So I have just replaced the LCD panel in my notebook Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Screen works fine, except for the one thing. I can't adjust brightness of the screen like I did it before. The screen can be ...
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How to disable screens turn off Windows 8.1

So recently my computer started turning my screen monitors off after a while without activity, if I move the mouse or hit the keyboard they turn back on. I just want them to stay on. My System is ...
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Send sleep/wake command via displayport to computer

Is it possible for windows or linux based system to check if displayport display has been turned off/on and react accordingly to sleep/wake/shutdown/start system?
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Why has my (Dell) monitor suddenly begun changing hues?

My monitor suddenly started changing colors when my pc went into sleep mode. I don't know why and need help to stop it. It's an older Dell monitor and I'm wondering if this is the end of the line for ...
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Can't select high refresh rate with BenQ XL2720Z and 7970

I purchased a XL2720Z Gaming monitor which should be able to run at 120-144hz (I am using a DVI-D cable) and in settings it only lets me choose up to 60hz. I am trying to change the framerate in AMD ...
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Push data to an LED wallboard

I have an Inova LED wallboard that I would like to build a server for and push data to. Can anyone tell me how information is pushed to it? I create wallboards for LCD monitors using PHP and ...
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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 DVI monitor to HDMI port

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 ...