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Fujitsu Lifebook NH532 screen dimmed catastrophically after Nvidia driver update

I have a one year old Fujitsu lifebook NH532 laptop running Windows 8. Recently I updated the driver for the Nvidia graphics card from version 331.82 to 335.23 WHQL and on installation the laptop ...
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Can I switch of screen of my windows 8.1 laptop while programs running in the background

I have a laptop with windows 8.1 64 bit OS. Can I switch off my laptop screen and run my (python) programs in the background? This will cause my laptop to save battery power. When any key is pressed, ...
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Screen changing orientation each time I open a new window

When go to open a program from the task bar, the orientation of the screen flips degrees. It is easy enough getting it back with the shortcut keys, but a pain. Does anyone have experience with this ...
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Can I turn off high-DPI scaling for all applications? [duplicate]

I'm on a Windows 8.1 laptop (Thinkpad T440s). For some programs to not appear blurred/scaled, I have to access the .exe properties, go to Compatibility and "Disable display scaling on high DPI ...
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HDMI and a cracked screen

So recently my laptop screen was broken pretty badly, and the entire screen is covered in white and black spots and lines, so it's impossible for me to see anything. So for the past few days, I've ...
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Screen Brightness Changes Depending on Screen Contents - how do i turn it off?

I recently got a ThinkPad x240 with Windows 8.1. I have a problem regarding screen brightness, but it's nothing that seems to have been discussed here, yet. It's not one of the common brightness ...
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Connect Dell p2314h monitor to Dell XPS laptop via Display port

I've bought external monitor to my Dell xps 13' laptop. My laptop has only minidisplay port to connect with monitor. When I try to connect it to my new monitor, it(monitor doesn't work). It says that ...
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877 views

Windows 8.1 Black Screen

I have a brand new desktop with a new SSD. So I installed my copy of Windows 8.1 on it and got it all done fine. When I first went to the desktop I thought to install a graphics card driver first. So ...
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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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How do I decrease the brightness of my screen below the minimum on Windows 8?

The minimum brightness on my desktop monitor is far too bright. I need a way to reduce the brightness of my screen below the minimum. On my Mac, the app Brightness Slider worked perfectly for this ...
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325 views

How to put the taskbar's notification area on two screens in Windows 8.1

I have two screens on my Windows 8.1 computer (with Classic Shell Start Menu installed). The thing is that I would like to have the taskbar's notification area (where the clock and all the icons like ...
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Laptop browsers scaling websites for smaller display?

I'm really not sure how to word this question. Basically though, I recently purchased a newish laptop (Samsung Ativ Book 8), which has a 15.6" 1920x1080 display, and happens to be the first 1080p ...
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Is it possible to use 2 laptop screens as a one in windows 8 on ultra book of dell

I want to use only one laptop and only the screen of the other laptop to extend the desktop. Is it possible to merge or extend screen? I am a professional sound producer so its convenient to have ...
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Windows 8.1 and Kali linux dual boot issue on Lenovo y410p

I have a lenovo y410p with nvidia 755m after installing kali linux which by the way works perfectly I decided to check out my Windows 8. It had been split in half horizontally with the bottom half ...
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2answers
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ASUS N550JV screen turns 'reddish' after Windows boots

So, my ASUS N550JV is brand new. There is a strange issue of screen turning 'reddish' after a while following the Windows 8 boot-up. This actually happens in two scenarios: After the startup ...
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1answer
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How to make a laptop the primary display of another laptop

I have two laptops, one running Windows 8, and the other one running Windows Vista. The one running vista has a broken LCD, and it is impossible for me to read anything that is on its screen, but I ...
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Windows 8 screen goes black after a minute

My laptop screen goes black after about a minute of inactivity. I've already tried setting the Screen Saver to anything other than Blank and increasing the Wait but it still keeps happening. Also ...
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663 views

“Signal out of range” when booting the PC from the CDROM

I changed the configuration on my Windows 8 PC so it boot from de CDROM. Then I insert the DVD with the Ubuntu ISO and reboot. I saw something like "Booting from CD/DVD..." on the screen but it's very ...
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my monitor shows Win8 is loading, but then turns black

I have a Dell monitor: Dell U2312HM it's connected to my PC (AVG) and to my MacBook (Display port) I have set the mac to be the only display for this monitor. And when I was done with the laptop, I ...
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Selectively duplicate windows on second monitor

I'm preparing for a live coding session where I will be giving a talk and programming in front of the audience. I would like the projector to only show my IDE (Visual Studio, emacs, ...), and my ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 Asus laptop: Screen Brightness is auto-adjusting despite being disabled

I'm not sure if this is a problem being caused by Windows 8, the asus power-management programs, or what. Whenever my screen is displaying something darker, specifically the Steam client or in ...
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1answer
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New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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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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Display doesn't turns off when playing an audio file in Windows 8

When playing an audio file in Windows 8 (in windows media player or vlc) with normal power plan, my display doesn't turns off automatically which is set to be off in 5 minutes when idle even if there ...
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How to install a new “display language” onto Windows 8.1 Single Language?

Unfortunately, on my PC was pre installed Windows 8.1 Single Language (BR Portuguese) and I can't change the "display language" from BR-PT to US English because don't have any options; for that ...
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1answer
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Can I disable dragging windows to another monitor?

I have a TV attached to my PC at all times as a 3rd monitor - but it's only real in use while playing games and watching media. Can I somehow disable interacting with this monitor while it's not in ...
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1answer
184 views

Laptop display dimming, then turning off randomly - Randomly ignores any input

I never post questions like these because I can usually fix problems like this on my own, but I need help with this. I own a Toshiba C850, running Windows 8, it's only months old. It works fine. But ...
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1answer
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Setting the screen/monitor used in windows 8

i am trying to get my Windows 8 laptop to connect to a TV screen. The problem is, i have got the wire connected into the TV, Windows 8 "detects" the other screen. So right, thats all good, i click on ...
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349 views

Toshiba laptop display horizontal lines - disappear in seconds

I recently bought Toshiba Satellite S55-A5257. I am facing a small glitch. Sometimes, a horizontal line(it has been only 1 so far) appears across display. The line is not black but some weird RGB ...
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120 views

How to change the orientation of the mirrored external display in Windows 8?

When I connect an external display such as a beam projector to my laptop, I want to use it as a mirrored display so that the external display shows the same screen as the built-in laptop display. ...
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VGA connection issue

Why am I unable to use a VGA cable to connect my LG IPSle23 60 HTz monitore to my PC? I've read that it may be a resolutions issue, I don't even like Matrix! Seriously though, it's driving me mad, I ...
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1answer
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Need for Display Adapter of Acer Aspire One D270 on Window 8, 64 Bit.

I have installed Windows 8 on Acer Aspire One D270 and I cannot change its display settings because of driver.please help me in finding one for this machine. Thanks
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Laptop's screen brightness momentary random changes while on battery mode

My laptop's screen brightness momentary adjusts when doings several things, like when loading a web page, when scrolling up/down, when maximizing or minimazing a window. These changes in brightness ...
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1answer
595 views

Windows 8.1 evaluation version sets the resolution to 1024X768

Windows 8.1 evaluation version sets the resolution to 1024X768 and is not letting me change it. Although my Laptop supports 1366X768. How can I change it as the icons are looking too big and the user ...
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263 views

turning off dell monitor programatically

I run windows 8 on a desktop and I want to turn off my dell monitor when my computer sits idle. I tried using the nircmd / "turn off display" option under power but every time when that kicks in I get ...
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Resolution of certain programs appear differently on the same screen

I am sorry for not very clean title of my question. But this is the best I can figure. I just got new Acer R7 with Windows-8. The resolution is 1900xsomething. Explorer, notepad, system setting and ...
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Is there any way to adjust the backlight?

I bought an ASUS laptop, it does not have a DDC/CI screen. I found that while using it in reasonably bright light, say a cloudy day, I had difficulty seeing the screen. Is there a way to change the ...
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How can I get my Windows 8 PC monitor to power off like a phone?

Here is what I would like to happen (and what I mean by "like a phone"): I use my PC I stop input to the PC (therefore "idle") Some time passes (say 3 minutes) There is an indicator that the monitor ...
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1answer
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ASUS N56VZ-S4209P Screen saver, Screen dimming,sleep/hibernation mode not working according to power management settings

I have a problem with my ASUS N56VZ-S4209P(Win8, I7-3630QM) laptop. If I use the fn+f7 command to turn off the screen it turns on by itself after a few seconds (the time varies between 1-10 seconds). ...
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How do I extend an image over three monitors?

So I have three monitors: One with a HDMI monitor (my "main" one) One with VGA One with the white (and somewhat larger) VGA looking cable I have the AMD RADEON HD 6450. This has eyefinity, which ...
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How do I get Windows to adapt overscan settings depending on which device is connected?

I have two monitors on my desk and a TV mounted above my desk; I often like to plug my HDMI from the TV into my PC to enjoy watching TV via Plex and other sorts of things. However, I have a couple ...
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1answer
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Green light running in Monitor bottom

I have LG 17'' LCD Monitor. From few days green light run in Monitor bottom under task bar. In the screenshot, I draw the green line myself. But the real green line run exactly in that place every ...
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1answer
377 views

Windows 8 video issues with kvm

HP P7-1414 tower AMD A8 Radeon HD 7560D ASUS V236H 23.6 monitor 1920 x 1080 resolution. When I insert a KVM switch, it loses PNP and max (usable) resolution reduces to 1440 x 900. I do not have this ...
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Windows 8 Graphics Display Issues

I installed windows 8, updated the graphics driver: Product: GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a Driver: 307.74 Every once in a while the screen will display horizontal lines like this: What can I do to ...
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1answer
166 views

Display glitch when going from dual monitor to single

I run a dual screen setup from my ATI 7850, one monitor connected via DVI and one via HDMI. Whenever I just use the DVI screen and have nothing plugged in to the HDMI output, there is a lot of ...
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Laptop screen changes contrast drastically when switching from a dark to light application

I have a ThinkPad W530 running Windows 8. When I switch from any darker application to any lighter application the contrast is off and takes a second or two to adjust back. I can very clearly notice ...
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windows 8 monitor turn off or enter sleep mode

I installed a retail version of windows 8 x64. However, after the installation process my crt monitor shuts down or enters in sleep mode and I'm unable to turn it on. Every time I turn on computer ...
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2answers
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Sony Vaio S (SVS151C1GL) Auto Dimming Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable the light sensor on a Vaio laptop I recently purchased a Sony Vaio S 15-inch laptop running Windows 8. For some reason, I cannot manually adjust the ...
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465 views

Letting my Windows 8 PC turn screen and speakers on/off

I use Windows 8 Pro, 64 bits. My computer is a desktop one, with both screen and speakers as separate pieces. A few months ago, I was in awe when I discovered that you can make it so that the ...
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Force Windows 8 to install older version of driver

Recently I installed Windows 8 in my desktop. It's actually 1440*900 monitor. The motherboard manufacturer didn't provided Windows 8 drivers yet. I guess, they wont as it's 2008 model. I have drivers ...