Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Resolution Error: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768…

Rebooted my PC today and when it restarted, one of my screens is stuck in 640 x 480 resolution. As far as I know, nothing updated. The "monitor" I am referring to is a 40" Vizio TV Model number ...
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No display after installation of graphics card

My desktop motherboard is XFX Geforce 9300. It has one x16 bus PCI Express port. It's working perfectly okay. Few days back I installed a Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD 5670 graphics card. It was working okay ...
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How many monitors can I attach?

What is the maximum number of monitors I can attached with a laptop (Lenovo T440) that comes two usb ports, one VGA port and one mDP (miniDisplayPort)?
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How can I write a simple script for the Ubuntu terminal which turns off the screen for X seconds every Y minute?

I am quite tired of getting a headache when working with the screen for too long periods of time. That's why I want to test the following... How can I write a simple script for the Ubuntu terminal ...
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Windows 7 - Can I “Make text and other items larger or smaller” different on separate displays? The selection applies to all 3 of my monitors

I use three monitors. One is my laptop, and the other two are large Dell monitors. In the "Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution" screen, I can change the ...
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TV or Monitor for store showcase

I want to embellish my shop showcase with a TV or Monitor. Basically to 'project' presentations ( '.ppt', pictures, perhaps videos ) The showcase is in street side usually at shadow. Signal will be ...
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Graphics card to power a 5K monitor [on hold]

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but I'm unsure what graphics cards can handle the resolution of 5120x2880. The monitor is driven by 2 display port ...
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Windows 8.1 Installer goes to black screen after logo

Well, as anyone that can see my previous questions knows, I am currently in the quest of putting windows 8.1 or 10 TP on my chromebook C710-2856. I finally managed to create a bootable windows 8.1 ...
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Broken Screen Cover [on hold]

I use HP ENVY TS 15 laptop (details below) and I cracked the glass that covers the screen (digitizer). The screen itself performs well but the glass is cracked. The only place I could find this part ...
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Lenovo thinkpad edge e431 display upgrade [on hold]

I have laptop lenovo edge e431. With this display: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Lenovo-ThinkPad-Edge-E431-6277-B2U-Laptop-Screen-14-LED-HD-Without-Touch-/281385524000 Could I replace the old ...
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X11 window doesn't take up whole screen in OS X Yosemite

I'm running a remote piece of software on my macbook via ssh (Lumerical FDTD Solutions). When I open this software GUI, it opens an X11 window. I'm having issues resizing my X11 window. The top of ...
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Monitor receives NO SIGNAL after moving computer/changing resolution; I've tried all suggestions on the internet to no avail

Specs Computer: Dell XPS 420 OS: Windows Vista (Not sure 32-bit or 64-bit) Motherboard: Dell BTX motherboard CPU: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 RAM: 2GB (not sure) Graphics: GeForce 8800 GTX ...
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How high should my monitor really be? [duplicate]

Most sites I checked out suggested for the monitor to be at, or slightly below, eye level, however, many of these websites were 10+ years old. Other sites said that it should be much higher than at ...
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Screencasting from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface [on hold]

what are the best hardware or software solutions you can reccomend to screencast from a Windows 7 Laptop to a Windows 8 MS surface ? To clarify, I'm not trying to remote into the laptop from the ...
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Running 1080p on 4k resolution display

The native resolution of my laptop's 15.6" display is 3840 x 2160. Unfortunately, I found that the graphics on many applications didn't scale appropriately for this resolution, and were ...
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Display Scaling Law

Is there a Moore-like law (presumably named after someone else) for screen and camera resolution? My new laptop being 4K and seeing the phrase '8K' made me wonder. I wasn't able to find such a law ...
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The aspect ratio of a computer monitor is 4:3. If the screen resolution is set to be 1024* 768, what is the aspect ratio of pixels? [closed]

The aspect ratio of a computer monitor is 4:3. You have a choice of changing the screen resolution by making the appropriate adjustments. If the screen resolution is set to be 1024* 768, what is ...
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can fluid from a broken laptop screen run into your computer and ruin it?

my laptop screen is broken. and when i had it repaired they said there had been fluid in the machine, and that had to be repaired too. but i can't remember that i spilled some liquid on the machine, ...
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How to disable automatic brightness setting on LG monitors?

I got two LG monitors (both 23MB35PM) which have an annoying and distracting feature of automatically changing their brightness at random times, probably due to some power saving mechanism. How can I ...
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why does my Pc not able to power on

Am using windows 7 CPU till last week its working fine ,last week change the pc location to other from that time display wont come, but when power on CPU its getting on and also i checked the ...
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How to connect LG display to HP Elitebook

I'm trying to connect an LG display with an HP elitebook. I'm using a DVI-D to VGA cable. The display is not reading any data from the laptop at all. What do I need to do to make this work? Is the VGA ...
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Water spilled over LCD screen, small and growing black dot portion appears on the bottom of the screen

Yesterday I accidentally spilled some water over my 22 inch LCD Dell Monitor’s Screen and after 15 minutes I saw small black portion at the mid bottom of my screen and it keeps on expanding. What ...
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French accents not displaying correctly in Chrome under Windows 7

I use both English and French in my everyday work as a translator, so I don't have any keyboard-related issues. For about two months now, all my accented French letters are displaying incorrectly, to ...
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After Nvidia update my GTX760 hdmi port stopped working

After an Nvidia Update my hdmi stopped sending signal AFTER the windows logo. During the boot it's fine, using other OS (Linux, Mac os X) no problems at all: just windows stops working. If I use the ...
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Is CRT degaussing really dangerous for nearby laptops?

I have an old CRT connected to laptop as a secondary display. As you know, when CRT turns on it degausses itself; remember that sound when you turn it on, or force degaussing through menu. CRTs ...
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Status line in linux shell

I use Windows and Putty in order to remotely connect (ssh) to some linux servers. I have set my hardstatus in my .screenrc file so that I can monitor some useful information. But this works only when ...
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Terminal window scrollback buffer using screen utility

I am used to using screen on UNIX (AIX/Solaris) at work. I've installed it on my two home boxes running Ubuntu and Debian. The only difference I notice is that when I scroll up in the terminal window ...
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How to connect a MacBook to two external monitors

I'm trying to connect my two monitors to my old Macbook (2008) with one Mini DisplayPort connection, but I only get my two monitors showing up the same thing on the screen with a splitter. I want to ...
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Screen flicker and freeze after ram upgrade on laptop

I recently bought a new ram (8gb sodimm ddr3 1600 which is dual channel 2x4gb; specifically g.skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBSQ) to replace my 4gb ram which is specifically: M471B5273CH0-CK0. After booting ...
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Possible to know whether a DVI-connected monitor is on via software?

Is it possible to determine via software whether a DVI-connected monitor is currently powered on? (Windows 7)
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Dell Vostro display errors after ram upgrade

I upgraded ram in my dell vostro 1440 laptop. From 2x2gb: to 2x4gb (http://www.kingston.com/hyperx/memory/impact -Impact SODIMM - 8GB Kit* (2x4GB) - DDR3L 1600MHz CL9 SODIMM). The laptop starts ...
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Screen Share on PC to Android

I have multiple laptops, and 1 Android device (MiniX) that is being used in a boardroom to display the web and other things on a TV screen. I was request to see if we can display a LAPTOP onto the ...
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LCD showing White Screen on my HP Compaq 8710w Laptop

I've got an HP Compaq 8710w Workstation for a laptop. A couple of months back, the LCD started displaying multiple shades of colors (blue, green, pink etc). I could still see the desktop and was ...
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Video content from YouTube, DVD, etc… shows higher brightness/contrast in full screen. Why?

When I go full screen when viewing video content (YouTube , DVD, etc) the brightness/contrast seems to go much higher than they were when not in full screen mode. I am running Windows 7 which is on ...
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rendering pdf documents - fonts - HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) display

I recently bought a new Dell laptop with a high-resolution screen (3200x1800). For my work I have to read and write perhaps 10 hours a day. Coming from a 17 inch 1920x1080 experience, something feels ...
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how to display names of columns that meet a certain criteria

I have an excel 2007 document with 4 columns (headings english, maths, physics, result) and 5 rows. The rows and columns (cells) are filled with letter grades a, b+, b, c, e, d and f. required: ...
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TV connected via HDMI for audio only?

Samsung TV has better speakers than my laptop. I want to have audio going through the TV without extra load on my video card. Is such a thing possible?
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Setting laptop built-in display's resolution below 1024x768?

I can't find a way to set my laptop's display below 1024x768 resolution. The Windows 8.1 'low resolution' mode (640x480) works, but that cannot really be used with multiple monitors etc. The laptop ...
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replacing glossy screen to matte — impact quality?

I have a 3200x1800 resolution laptop (http://www.dell.com/uk/p/xps-15-9530/pd?~srd=true&sk=xps%2015%209530&scat=prod&ref=ac ). However, the screen is way too reflective. I cannot even do ...
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Dual Monitor keeps disconnecting

I have 2 of the same monitors which I'm trying to connect . When I have both of them connected at the same time one monitor goes black for a second and then comes back , but then the second monitor ...
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Force Higher Screen Resolution [duplicate]

In a Virtual Machine, using a hyeprvisor like VMWare Workstation, the user is able to increase the guest machine's screen resolution beyond the resolution of the host's monitor. You can view the ...
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MPlayer halts when I exit the SSH session in Linux

I want to launch MPlayer via SSH and let it run (I’m a radio fan). For this I SSH to my remote machine (a Cubietruck running LUbuntu) and I issue the following command: screen mplayer -playlist ...
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Is the 3.5mm audio jack socket on the Fujitsu Siemens 23 3230T monitor a line in or a line out?

I have a Fujitsu Siemens 3230T monitor, which offers HDMI input and can play sound, albeit badly, over internal speakers. There is also a 3.5 audio jacket that I thought was to direct the sound from ...
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Ruler on screen is smaller than real ruler

All the distances measured by my computer are smaller than when I measure by real ruler. This is true for any programs which has ruler. When I go to iRuler.net, the monitor dimension it distinguishes ...
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Monitor after turning off PC says check signal cable

I have LG Flatron L1918S as my second monitor on DVI to VGA converter plugged into my Nvidia GT440, works just fine, but after turning off my PC LCD goes Check signal cable. Is there anybody who will ...
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Colors suddenly gone off

Specs: Processor: Intel Core i3 540 @ 3.07 GHz Motherboard: Intel DH55TC Monitor: Dell IN1930 Graphics card: Intel HD Graphics (Integrated with the motherboard, I assume) Problem: I woke up a few ...
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Unable to see anything on my screen even though brightness is set to full

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop E Series. I am not able to see anything on screen even though the screen is fully bright mode. I can hardly see. so how can I correct the screen brightness as I am not able ...
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How do I set 1920 x 1200 resolution when monitor is connected via D-Sub cable?

Native resolution of my monitor is 1920 x 1200; however, when I connect it via a D-Sub cable, I can't choose this resolution. Only 1920 x 1080 and 2048 x 1152 are available. How can I make my native ...
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screen+emacs conflict on ESC key

I have a problem in running emacs -nw inside a screen session. In this setup, pressing ESC followed by any key behaves like pressing CTRL+KEY together. For example, pressing ESC followed by k will ...
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I have a iiyama ProLite E2473HS and whenever I try to run Windows 8.1 I get an error on my monitor saying Out Of Range what can i do to fix this?

So what can I do to fix it? It's really annoying and I really need some help So I woke up this morning excited to use my new pc build, but when I booted it up all I could see was Out Of Range on my ...