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The screen resolution of a window is too large

The problem is whenever i open this window, my screen goes black and tells me that the resolution is too high for the screen. I am running XP, and was wondering how you could change the resolution of ...
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0answers
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Secondary Monitor not waking up

I have an Acer aspire laptop, with an external monitor, connected through VGA. I use the "Projector Only" Function. When I put the computer to sleep, then wake it again, Both screens remain blank. I ...
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How i can disable Windows 8 Start menu second monitor?

So i have 1 question. How i can disable this Start menu Win 8 second monitor?: I use Actual Multiple Monitors default taskbar, and disturb me. default: Thank you very much
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2answers
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Sepia Filter On windows

When reading Books on android (using almost any application) I can activate sepia mode, which, is easier on the eyes. I wanted the same thing on windows so I started digging but I could not find ...
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0answers
58 views

Windows 8.1 - How to flip the screen like Linux?

I am using Windows 8.1 and I need to apply Linux-like, in Windows I have only those features http://www.wikihow.com/Rotate-Your-Computer-Screen export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xrandr --output $a ...
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0answers
141 views

Fonts smoothing on Windows - how to disable ClearType but still get a smoothing

For a quite some time I had had a nice font smoothing settings set on my Windows 7 Pro. I can't remember exactly how I set it, I'm sure I changed two parameters to get the effect: Control Panel -> ...
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0answers
54 views

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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0answers
19 views

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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0answers
74 views

PC turns on, but on restart noe image on screen

I recently upgraded my computer, buying a new motherboard, GPU, CPU, and RAM. And everything works fine. The only thing i can't understand is, when I try restarting it, it stops showing anything on my ...
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1answer
30 views

Is it possible to display previous PowerPoint slide on secondary monitor?

One of our lecturers is trying to set up his PC so that after he advances a slide the previous one will display on our other projector. Is this possible with PowerPoint? If not, are there any ...
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2answers
58 views

Color management: Unable to change color temperature

I've recently bought a second display. Setting it up was easy, but the display has a certain yellowness to it that my other display does not, though it's not that much that it is completely unusable, ...
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1answer
22 views

Display going to “no signal” at strange times

I know enough to assume this is a video card issue. I am using an AMD Radeon HD 6800 card that has worked like a charm. Recently, while playing League of Legends, this happened. The screen went ...
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0answers
19 views

Out Of Range Message When Entering Boot Selection Menu

When I boot up my dell Optiplex 760, and press F+12 for my boot options, the Alba TV I am using as my monitor then says "OUT OF RANGE". What can I do to fix this?
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42 views

Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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0answers
53 views

Turn monitor off forever …or screensaver

This may sound stupid but i need it for a project very badly Is there a way in windows to turn off the monitor forever or for a specific period of time. I am using nircmd.exe to turn it off but ...
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2answers
97 views

2 monitors - different resolutions - cursor between monitors

Wasn't even sure how do I google this. I am using the laptop screen (1366x768) and an external screen (1920x1080). Is there some way/setting to change the screen height at which the cursor goes to the ...
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1answer
34 views

Video Input Out of Range

I tried to change the screen resolution because it was hurting my eyes but now the computer has a video input problem that says "out of range" and dv1 selection. What I'm seeing:
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17 views

Force intentional blackborder on Windows 7

I watch Youtube very often on my TV, but in some videos there is a white chat window on the right side and it hurts my eyes in the night. I kinda worked it out using IrfanView always on top with no ...
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2answers
144 views

How to put Windows to sleep when monitor (HDMI) is turned off?

I have a HTPC (Intel NUC) connected to TV via HDMI. Is it possible to put Windows to sleep when the TV is turned off? It seems that Windows does have built-in detection for when monitor is turned ...
0
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1answer
61 views

screen black out and window resume after power on [closed]

My laptop screen turns black sometimes automatically and will not power up until manually done. after power up windows start to resume all the processes that were running. and this process once ...
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0answers
9 views

Fast way to switch the contents of a monitor with the other monitor's

There is Win-Shift-[LeftArrow|RightArrow] as a shortcut key to move an application from one monitor to another. But I find myself frequently needing to swap what's on my left to the right and ...
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1answer
189 views

Rotate one duplicated screen without rotating the other Windows 8

I need to duplicate my desktop to show a video on two screens however the second one is rotated at an angle of 90 degrees. I'm aware when you duplicate the screen any rotations are applied to both ...
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3answers
139 views

Keep laptop screen turned off even if keys are pressed

Is there any way to keep a laptop screen turned off even if some key is pressed? Sometimes you may need to fast-forward or rewind a sound clip, but do not want the screen to come back on. Is it ...
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0answers
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Use old laptop as additional screen with Windows 8 [duplicate]

In the past, I've used Maxivista to use a laptop's screen as an additional monitor for my primary computer. It works great, and I'm quite pleased with it. However, I've now upgraded to Windows 8, and ...
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1answer
78 views

Show application on second screen even when logged off

I have second screen attached to my computer and I would like to use the screen to be showing something permanently. Actually I want just one special application to be running there in full screen. ...
2
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0answers
28 views

Windows 7 moves all program windows to single screen when reconnecting external screen(s)

I frequently disconnect my external displays from my laptop (it's a workstation that natively supports driving two external displays) to take it with me. Every time I come back and reconnect it, all ...
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1answer
93 views

Is it possible to have different cleartype and color settings in a multimonitor setup in Windows 8?

I just bought a Samsung 24C300HS and I have it connected to a Surface Pro. The color settings are horrible. I used windows' "Calibrate color" to adjust the color and clearType settings and with that ...
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0answers
40 views

Secondary screen shut off on “second screen only”

I've got laptop + secondary extended screen lg 29', and I'm working on the secondary screen. It is good when I press fn + key to switch screen and "second screen only" and laptop screen is shutting ...
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1answer
54 views

How to monitor/access my pc using my android phone?

Sometimes I leave my PC for hours, rendering and I need to know how to monitor it, maybe access it from my phone to send an email or something, is that possible?
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0answers
38 views

Can't block computer turning off its monitor

I have a computer running Windows 7 to display advertisements, so, I don't want it going to sleep mode or turning of the screen. I tried a lot of ways to do but unfortunately, it's not success: 1. In ...
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3answers
1k views

Black Screen + white cursor: How to boot into recovery on Windows 8.1

every article I have read gives advice ASSUMING that you have successfully managed to get into safe mode by mashing F8 or shift F8 -- BUT this does not work on Windows 8.1. Even MS says it does not ...
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votes
1answer
103 views

Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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A virtual screen on Windows 7 that's always on?

Perhaps someone has encountered a similar situation and has a solution. Is there a way to have a virtual screen on a system (like a mirror driver that a VNC client might use, like DFMirage), but that ...
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1answer
119 views

Computer crashes on wakeup from standby and multi colors flash on screen. [closed]

I booted my desktop computer from Standby Mode and the monitor started flickering all different colors of the rainbow. I filmed it with this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uMZhmyqAY0 It ...
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0answers
42 views

Graphics driver problems - wrong OS?

When attempting to play the game Stanley Parable on my Toshiba Satellite L300-1FQ laptop, the game drives the graphics driver mad. After starting the game, the intro video plays out of sync with the ...
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votes
2answers
1k views

Can I set a display's DPI in Windows 8.1?

I want to tell Windows what the DPI is of one of my displays. I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (an Asus Zenbook Infinity) which has a 2560x1440 display; which needs high DPI support in order to be usable. ...
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2answers
74 views

Computer RAM crashes, TV monitor not connecting

I've had this computer since June 2011 (nearly 1.5 yrs now?) and I've been having some really weird issues lately. About 2 months back, while browsing the internet, my cursor would randomly freeze ...
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0answers
141 views

How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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votes
0answers
51 views

How to display glyph at control character range in Windows 7?

I have a font which has glyph at 80HEX–9FHEX. In windows xp i am able to see glyph in character map, but in windows 7 i am seeing blank boxes at that range. I understand that control characters are ...
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1answer
29 views

Shortcut to move window to other display on Windows

On Ubuntu, one can create a keyboard shortcut to move windows between displays (when displays are extended). This seems possible on a Mac too. How can one do this on Windows?
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How can I add a hotkey to change screen rotation on Windows if the graphics driver does not supply one?

On some systems, there are Ctrl-Alt-Arrow key combinations to rotate the screen. But, this is dependent on the graphics card driver, for example, NVIDIA drivers supply this hotkey. Is there any way ...
3
votes
1answer
49 views

How to invert all colors on the monitor?

How to change white color to black color and black color to white color displaying from the monitor? Any developed software? Should I write a program with APIs? (and... with which APIs?) Thanks
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votes
0answers
36 views

Monitors act weird when awaking the PC from sleep mode

At home and at work, i have a 3 monitor setup. The issue i'm having is that At home, my center monitor, whenever the computer goes to sleep, and i awaken it, the left/right monitor turn on but the ...
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0answers
21 views

Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup? [duplicate]

I want to be able to 'put the display to sleep' on one of my two monitors when it isn't needed, so it doesn't distract me or use unnecessary power. Ideally, the display would be asleep, but the OS ...
0
votes
4answers
932 views

Acer Aspire Windows 8.1, Screen goes black when unplugging external monitor.

I have an issue with my laptop screen. As soon as I unplug the external monitor, it goes black. I've tried using the Fn F5 combination to set it to only one screen but it won't do anything to fix the ...
0
votes
0answers
187 views

Brightness too dark or too bright

Basically, below a seemingly-arbitrary threshold (seems to be around 60%) my laptop screen is too dark to really make out much, and above that threshold it takes its maximum brightness (which is waay ...
0
votes
1answer
8k views

Mirror your display to another computer on your network

I have a computer I am using for showing media, running windows 7 (XBMC). It is hooked up with a projector. I want other computers on my network to have the opportunity to mirror their display to ...
4
votes
6answers
10k views

Laptop screen turns off on removing power cord

After a recent upgrade to Windows 8.1 Pro from W8, my laptop's (an ASUS X54H) screen turns off as soon as you remove the power cord. It turns back on with no issues when you plug the power back in. ...
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votes
0answers
146 views

How to add custom refresh rates to windows (xp)

I just want to add an intermediate refresh rate, because I get 60hz,100hz,120hz,144hz. I have amd a10-5800k w radeon hd7660d iGPU, benq-xl2411t monitor. How to add 72hz without any external utility ...
0
votes
1answer
288 views

External monitor doesn't work when connected to Mac or PC

I have a Samsung SyncMaster s20b350 that has worked perfectly when connected to my macbook up until today. I have ruled out the mini displayport to hdmi adapter as being faulty because it still ...