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Laptop Brightness dims when charger is unplugged(no solution)?

Hello yesterday i bought DELL Inspiron 15 (3542) win 8.1. And noticed that if charger is plugged on, screen becomes brighter, and after unplugging dimmer. Of course i tried adjust screen brightness, ...
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1answer
77 views

How can I force letterboxing on my display?

What I want to do: I want to put vertical letterboxes on the sides of my widescreen display to run a 4:3 resolution while maintaining the native pixel-for-pixel aspect ratio and scaling: my display ...
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1answer
48 views

Why do laptop screens flicker during video mode changes? [duplicate]

Changing the display mode (resolution and/or refresh rate) causes the screen to flicker or go dark for a few seconds before the image stabilizes. At least this happens on all laptops and desktops I've ...
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0answers
161 views

Is there a way to specify separate scaling factors for multiple monitors in Windows 8.1?

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultra laptop with the latest update to Windows 8.1. I am using an additional digital monitor with the same nominal resolution (1080p) as the laptop, but much larger in size ...
0
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2answers
566 views

Can we enable 1920 X 1200 HiDPI mode on OS X 10.9.2?

with RDM, we can enable a number of displays such as the Retina 15" or Retina 13" to do the 1920X1080 HiDPI but with some screen area blacked out. Can we enable 1920 X 1200 by overriding some system ...
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0answers
96 views

ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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1answer
281 views

ASUS PB238Q Yellow tint

I bought the said monitor around 5 weeks ago and have been using it with a blue rigger DVI cable with no problems. Anyway, tonight I got in from work and used the PC for around an hour, everything ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Why the same letters have different size on my display?

I have got an LG 22EA63V-P display, and naturally I use it with full hd size. But the picture is not too nice. My main problem is that the letters width is inconsistent. For example, I write a lot of ...
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6answers
21k views

How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast?

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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1answer
8k views

How to change brightness in Windows XP without built-in keyboard?

I have broken keyboard on my MSI EX-600 so I can't press "function buttons" to change brightness, volume, etc. Is it possible to change brightness of display (not graphic card!) without the keyboard ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Windows 7 shows 1280x 1024 resolution but refuses to accept and display

My Monitor is HPvs17x which has 1280x 1024 resolution resolution. But I am unable to set in windows 7 inspite of the fact that this resoultion is displayed in its setting box.
0
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1answer
862 views

Asus Taichi won't detect second display

It worked great for about a week. Now when you hit the magic button and the software pops up the displays aren't available. When I try to launch Asus Screen Share, I get the following error: ...
3
votes
1answer
539 views

Can Windows 8 RT applications change the color temperature of your screen (a la f.lux)? [closed]

I use a program called f.lux to change the color temperature of my screen at night. This makes it easier to look at, and supposedly helps with consistent sleep patterns. You can find several similar ...
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4answers
11k views

Can't run monitor at native 1080p resolution on Windows 7

I have a 24" ViewSonic VX2453 monitor that supports 1920x1080p, connected using HDMI. However at that resolution, the desktop goes off the screen. Using the Nvidia control panel, I have to set it to a ...
0
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3answers
147 views

Is there any way to use worse resolutions than your screen's native without losing quality?

Imagine I have a Thunderbolt Display (2560x1440) and a game I like runs better at Full HD (1920x1080). I imagine that if I use the full screen, the upscaling will make the image worse than if the ...
0
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2answers
222 views

Changing display color from B/W to color (vice-versa)using a program.

Actually, I have a problem with eyes but I want to work in computer. Since, black and white display would be much better than color for my eyes. I needed a program so that, in double click I can make ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I change the display brightness via software on a Windows x64 desktop?

Now that monitors are all fancy and digital, display manufacturers lost sight of the utility of the brightness knob. Of course I can go fiddle with the now-cumbersome digital brightness settings ...
2
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2answers
532 views

Screen brightness setting for reading on Ubuntu 12.04

I read a lot on my computer especially at night. Can I somehow set the screen brightness level on my laptop even lower than the Brightness menu does?
3
votes
3answers
11k views

My screen doesn't fill the whole monitor

This issue bugs me so bad! I can do it manually, however I will not be satisfied unless it's perfect (which is doubtful considering I'm doing it manually). My screen doesn't fit my whole monitor ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool does not properly set colour settings

I just bought a new monitor (LG E2351VR) and was trying to calibrate it with the Windows 7 Display Color Calibration tool. When I attempt to set the display gamma via the software slider, it ...
1
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0answers
505 views

How do I set the primary display on rhel 6 with dual displays

I've got a lenovo T410 laptop running RHEL 6.3. When I plug it into my docking station I've got it setup to do dual display, but it insists on using the laptop as the primary display keeping the ...
2
votes
1answer
463 views

How to swap displays in OSX

I have a Macbook Pro running Lion and an external monitor. I use dual displays. Is there anyway I can easily switch the displays? For instance if I have Safari open and sitting in my laptop screen ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

After installing Boot Camp tools on Windows 7, the display settings aren’t supported by my monitor. How can I fix them?

Here are the steps I took: Installed Windows 7 on a Mac mini using Boot Camp Installed Apple’s Boot Camp tools on Windows 7 Rebooted. Now, when I start the Mac mini, I get the “Windows ...
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2answers
915 views

Trouble trying to update display driver for Windows 7 that is running on Macbook

I have an issue with display setting on Windows that I installed on 15 inch Macbook via boot camp. The display is set to Mobile PC Display. I have tried to go to AMD Site and download the right ...
2
votes
1answer
870 views

Ideal brightness and contrast value in LCD monitor?

I'm using 19 inch LCD monitor. The distance between me and monitor is around 80 cm. For this distance, what is the value of brightness and contrast for normal eye sight?
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2answers
3k views

Can I make Windows 7 and the Nvidia Control Panel “forget” external display resolutions?

I'm currently having a problem with my system where the full 2560x1440 resolution of my Dell U2711 monitor isn't well supported by my ASUS G73S laptop (it has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX440M CUDA with 1.5GB ...
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1answer
976 views

How can I force particular display settings while using a KVM?

I recently bought a VGA + PS/2 KVM switch, just to make life a little easier for a few days while setting up a new PC for someone while also running my own. It seems to work as advertised, but one ...
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4answers
462 views

Is there any software to keep eyes distracted from monitor

I have a 19 inch LCD monitor but my eyes are hurting when sitting too much in front of the PC so I used an eye protector software, but it irritates me since it is a trial version, so I cannot edit its ...
1
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2answers
5k views

Is there any way to horizontally flip my monitor?

I have an ATI 3200 MRadeon, graphics card, and I wanted to know if there is any way to horizontally flip, or "mirror" my monitor. Is it possible to do this from within Catalyst Control Center (Ati's ...
2
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5answers
4k views

Can I turn down the screen brightness on my MacBook Pro any further?

I sometimes use my MacBook Pro with all the lights off in the room. I turn the screen brightness down to its lowest setting (and turn off the automatic brightness adjustment), but it’s still a bit too ...
1
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3answers
728 views

Disabled “would you like to keep these display settings?” dialog

Sometimes, when changing the resolution on windows, it just changes it and does nothing more. On some computers, it asks "do you want to keep these display settings?" and if you click nothing within ...
0
votes
1answer
229 views

Resetting the color profile

I've got an annoying problem. I have a game that I have adjusted the brightness and contrast settings within it to make it much more playable. Unfortunately, the game is a bit unstable and if it ...
2
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3answers
171 views

Can only a certain area of a screen be made brighter

Sometimes it is convenient for reading the computer screen if only the reading region is brighter then the rest of the screen.
3
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2answers
596 views

How do you get a 1996 Application to run in Small Fonts Mode?

The System Requirements of the application says it needs: Windows 3.1 or higher VGA graphics adapter or higher Windows display driver set to small fonts My system has: Windows 7 Mobile Intel 945 ...
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1answer
72 views

How can higher resolutions be set on OS X when no monitor is on or attached?

Most of the time, I just want to work on the Mac Mini via remote desktop. Is there a way to have it always use a higher resolution on bootup, even when it doesn't detect a display (it's on a KVM ...
6
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6answers
14k views

Colors differ in the dual monitor

I use a dual monitor. The colors appear entirely different on the new monitor than they do on my laptop. When you are selecting colors etc, to be included in a website design, it totally freaks me ...