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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop, I need to connect an external monitor to it. I has hdmi(input, no output) and usb. PC product name: 23-q106a. Monitor: HP Compaq LE1711 ( has VGA). Can I use a usb to ...
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operating system does not show max supported resolution

My product specs list shows that my notebook sports a 1080 resolution display: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-15-ab200-Notebook-PC-series/8499306/model/8818875/document/c04799692/ ...
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“Error: no display specified” when attempting to run Firefox

When attempting to run Firefox from the Linux command-line I get the following error: Error: no display specified Can anyone tell me what's going on and how to fix this so I can load Firefox? ...
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Windows 10 external screen no longer detected

I have an HP elitebook laptop. I work with an external screen that is from iiyama. This set up has worked perfectly fine for the last month or so (since I upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7). ...
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Auto Display Profile Change Between Video and Print Projects

I often switch between print and screen projects. I'm working on an iMac 5k display with two different Display Profiles (let's just say D50 and D65 for simplicity). One is intended for print ...
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Why do monitor resolutions of 1366x768 *and* 1360x768 exist? [duplicate]

My monitor's resolution is 1366x768. But I'm also able to configure it to 1360x768 (note the zero), thus implying that monitors of this size exist. Occasionally, when I plug my laptop into my TV I ...
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Fonts extremely small in some applications - Windows 10

The title bar, menu bar and some fonts applications (such as Quickbooks, Microsoft Onedrive) get so small that the words get cut off vertically and very difficult to read. I searched online and tried ...
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Windows 10 continuum issue

So I have one of those convertible 2-in-1 laptops, the Lenovo Flex 3. Lately, when I put it into sleep mode, something weird happens. The screen is black, the keys light on and it doesn't appear to ...
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Disable “Turn off Display After…” in Windows 7 Enterprise

Apologies if this query isn't very clear, it's my first time posting. I'm on a laptop as a user on Windows 7 Enterprise. I have full admin rights on my machine and the network but still cannot figure ...
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Disable input language on the default display language in Windows 10

I've been looking for an answer for this for a long time and the closest I've found is this SuperUser post however there's no satisfactory answer in there. I have almost an identical situation: I use ...
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Windows 10 screensaver often stops working/doesn't work

Not sure when, why, or how but every day to couple of days while having my PC on (it doesn't sleep), the screensaver suddenly stops coming on and instead the screen stays on and also never sleeps. ...
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Second screen gets washed out colors if no active windows present

I have a really annoying and weird problem: I have a windows 7 Acer laptop with an extra monitor and have an Ubuntu running in virtual box on both screens fullscreen. I mostly work on the extra ...
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Windows 10: Is it possible to control the display scaling (typically a monitor based setting) specific to a window?

I've got some PC displays with wildly varying DPI's. I have a typical 27" 2560x1440 which is 107 PPI and I have hooked up a 324 PPI iPad3 (sub 10", 2048x1536) screen converted to displayport with an ...
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Kde custom resolution

Everything is just a tad too small on Kde plasma 5 on my 1080p laptop. Everything looks peefect when I force 1600x900 using xrandr but a logout removes this setting and kscreen does not give it as an ...
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How to disable lower horizontal menu bars in secondary and third monitors on Win 10?

I have three monitors for my desktop, however the menu bar on the bottom is present in all of the three monitors, how can I disable them except in my main monitor?
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How to correctly reset Windows 7 screen DPI back to normal (Smaller 100%)?

Using the control panel Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display (partly displayed in the screenshot below), I first changed the DPI from the "Smaller 100%" setting to the "Medium 125%" setting, ...
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Windows 10 Display Scaling Issues

I seem to be having some issues regarding Windows 10 display scaling feature ("Change the size of text, apps, and other items: x%" x being the percentage from 100% to 300%). Currently, I've set this ...
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How can I change the Window Title text and background colors on Windows 8.1?

I have tried certain registry edits to resolve this in the past without success. I'd like a black active-window title bar, but when it's changed the typical aero way the font has such little contrast ...
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Samsung 850 Evo SSD with Windows 10 randomly freezing and display settings issues

I've got a strange problem with my SSD. I've installed my system on it (windows 10) and it was working fine for some time (aside from occasional freezes at the start of a system). Now when I boot my ...
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Windows 10 - how to increase text size in start menu

Any way to increase the font size of the text in the start menu on Windows 10? It's really small and I would like to increase the text size inside so it's easier to read.
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Using Windows, how can I have two applications in PIP mode?

For a kind of digital signage environment, I have two applications I want to be visible at the same time : one in full screen and the other windowed. This picture-in-picture mode (aka PIP) mode being ...
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How to access the advanced boot options before/during Windows 10 boots up

I have recently been messing around with a second monitor and the system's display settings and now, every time I try to boot up, the screen goes completely black (not even a mouse cursor) right after ...
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Use a second mac as a non-mirrored secondary display wirelessly?

I know this is possible via a mini display port cable. Is there an app that will allow me to use the display of my second macbook as a non-mirrored secondary display on another mac wirelessly?
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How to reduce OSD time-out?

In windows 10, OSD for volume control, brightens, ... takes almost 12 seconds to disappear which is somehow annoying.(it appears when you press keys on keyboard.) Is there any way to personalize this ...
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Show only one window in taskbar per file in Excel?

In MS Excel 2010, under Options -> Advanced -> Display, there is a checkbox called "Show all windows in taskbar". As far as I can tell, this options is global for all files opened and local to the ...
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SPSS dialog not appearing

Sometimes, I notice that when I click a menu item or select from the most-recently-used dialog list in the toolbar, I expect a dialog box (e.g. Frequencies) to appear but it does not. The application ...
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Screen position changed after changing resolution using xrandr

I just got a new ubuntu 14.04 PC at work (I am already using another Windows 7 PC) and found that it had a low resolution (1024x768) set by default, while the ideal resolution for my monitor is ...
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Limit area of screen which my monitor displays (27'' --> 21.5'')

I have Dell U2713HM (27'') and I am having some issues playing specific games. The problem - screen is to big to focus on everything what's going on, and I'd like to limit it somehow. I'd like to add ...
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Philips 170S does not display fine gray tones but other colors fine

I have a problem with my secondary monitor: I calibrated it with Windows Color Calibration, and I have the problem that it displays grey tones (like the grey background of the Stack Exchange code ...
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Not able to connect 3rd monitor via HDMI to VGA connector

I am using Windows 7 and NVdia g610 basic graphics card. I have connected 2 monitors using VGA and DVI respectively. Now I have connected 3rd monitor using HDMI to VGA connector. As soon as I had ...
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Unable to change screen settings on Linux Mint (SettingsDaemon was not provided by any .service files)

I'm trying to set up a second screen on my laptop. I plugged the screen using the VGA port and go to Preferences -> Display. The screen is correctly detected, but when I try to activate it, an error ...
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Change resolution without being able to see desktop

I am traveling. I use Splashtop to connect to my home PC. I changed the resolution and now my screen looks like an old NES game with a dusty cartridge or a scrambled cable channel. I can run ...
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Mint Mate - Display resolution changes after reboot?

I'm running Linux Mint MATE 64bit in my system. After reboot, the display resolution lowered and there was no option in appearance settings panel to change back to the old resolution. Once I switched ...
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Automate changing display settings (quick click) on Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have two monitors connected. Most of the time I use extended desktop but sometimes I will want to mirror the screen. Rather than clicking through to display, settings etc... can I write a ...
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Windows 10: Error accessing certain settings

I've just completed a clean install of Windows 10 Pro on my Thinkpad W520 (4270cto) and I've noticed a strange error that occurs when attempting to adjust certain system settings. For example, if I ...
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Reduce text size on Windows 8.1 tablet

I have an HP Stream 7 (tablet) with Windows 8.1. The screen size in desktop mode is a little difficult to work with, and I was exploring changing up the resolution to make things a little easier to ...
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Windows 8.1 (Windows Server 2012 R2) to English language

I'm live in non-English country, but for years I'm using English OS and software. And for years I have little problem that feels really annoying to me. I'm talking about language detection on ...
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In excel, I want the word “Name” to display but not print

I have a census sheet in excel that has to list peoples name in a specified area. There are a set number of rooms that can contain people, but they are not all full at all times. I would like to have ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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Keep wallpapers specific to individual PC under the same Microsoft account in 8.1

I have several Windows 8.1 machines, but finally set up my first with dual monitors. I log in with my Microsoft account on them all to maintain the experience between them all. However, I added a ...
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Window manager e17 starts at different resolution

I have installed Bodhi 2.4 on an old system. After the installation the resolution was automatically set to 800x600. I used xrandr -s 1024x768 to change the resolution. But now the window manager ...
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External monitor to laptop resolution [closed]

I own this laptop http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-FW41E and I would like to add an external screen like this one http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Ultrasharp-U2415-24-Inch-LED-Lit/dp/B00NZTKOQI ...
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Videos on YouTube and Windows Media Player are oversaturated; have too much contrast

When I play videos on Youtube in minimum screen or middle-sized, videos are normal. However when I play them in fullscreen the video is oversaturated (has too much contrast and light). The same ...
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Change screen resolution and size of all items when a specific application starts

My problem is that I am using a hiDPI screen with resolution 3200x1800 but when I launch some specific application, I cannot use this resolution because the text is too small. I tried to change the ...
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suddenly my ubuntu desktop view is stretched how to fix this

suddenly my Ubuntu desktop view is stretched how to fix this thanks in advance for any help check here it's not zoom problem http://postimg.org/image/3wxr6obw3/7ccb4994/ [ 16.383743] ...
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Windows 8.1: Login on one monitor, Start/Metro on the other

PROBLEM I'm on Windows 8.1. I have two monitors. I'll call them A and B. On A, I want: - Start/Metro screen On B, I want: - Login screen I don't care where applications spawn. So does anyone ...
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How to turn off display but not lock the screen in Windows 2012 R2

For various reasons I want my server to: Automatically turn off the display after 10 minutes of inactivity. Never go into sleep mode. Never lock the screen automatically. So, if I were to leave my ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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Can scrollbars be made visible in Adobe Reader XI?

Due to some reason*, I would need to display vertical and horizontal scrollbar in Adobe Reader XI. (My installed version is 11.0.10.) I think I checked all preferences and did not find way to turn ...
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Monitor turning off triggering password prompt on Windows 8

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro on a laptop. As soon as the laptop's display turns off, the computer requires me to enter a password to log back in. How can I prevent the display timeout from requiring a ...