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Windows 10 settings do not open when searched in the start menu

I have an issue with my Dell M4400 Laptop which I updated from Win7 to Win10 previously, Build 1511 ist installed, and all latest patches. My problems affect the new "touch" settings menu, not the ...
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Changing Resolution When Power is Disconnected

I recently purchased a laptop with a 4k display which is very nice, but also very power hungry. I was looking into a way to reduce the display resolution when the laptop is unplugged thus forcing the ...
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How can I save multiple display settings in Windows 10?

At various points throughout the day, I use one, two, or three monitors at a time. At work, I have my laptop (1920 X 1080) docked, and that gives me access to two additional monitors (1920 x 1200). At ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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Connecting 2 Displays with a MacBook in serie does not work

I'm trying to connect the MacBook A1286 / A1278 (got 2) in this following configuration: I can do that with Windows and the monitors just fine. And it works perfectly, but when I try it with ...
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how to change icon size according to laptop mode?

I have a Lenovo Yoga pro 2, and Windows 8 as OS. My PC has 3 types of mode - laptop, tablet ant tent. I know how to change in general the size of the icons. Can I automatically change the size of ...
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How can I make the Video Settings on Windows Media Player take effect?

I have Windows 7 WMP 12 the latest version of K-Lite Mega newly upgraded video card When I slide the pointer in Hue, Saturation, Brightness, and/or Contrast, the pointer stays where it is, but no ...
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Outlook scales the dialog boxes wrong so the controls aren't all visible [duplicate]

On my Windows 7 laptop Outlook 2010's settings dialogs are sized wrong so I can't use them. Here's what it looks like when trying to set up or change email account settings. I tried changing the ...
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osx spotlight open primary display

Is there a way to make spotlight always open in the primary display? I went through the options for spotlight and display options and there doesn't seem to be a place for that in the normal settings. ...
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Does Windows 10 screen PPI resizing depend on screen resolution?

For Windows 10, and Windows 7 if different: Does available intermediates/steps in PPI resizing (that renders crisp text) depend on screen resolution? I'm looking for a laptop to someone with a bit ...
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Surface Pro not able to Rotate while logged in as Standard User. Auto Rotate only works for local computer administrators

Having a hard time trying to figure out how to resolve this problem. I have some Surface Pro 4's that are domain joined and they are not able to AutoRotate (i.e. they are stuck in Landscape ...
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Word 2016 file displays lines (not borders) between paragraphs in Edit mode only - how to turn it off?

A file created in 2010 and saved to 2016 now displays squiggly lines between every paragraph (see graphic). The lines display in Edit mode, whether working with a file created in a previous version ...
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Find what program or device turns display on

I'm using program NirCMD to turn display of computer off. "C:\Program Files\nircmd-x64\nircmd.exe" cmdwait 1000 monitor off How can i tell what device or software turns it back on?
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Where does Win 8.1 keep these Display - Screen Resolution - Adapter - “List All Modes” settings options?

These settings options can be found by opening the following screens on Windows Desktop as shown in this tutorial from EightForums.com : I'd like to know where/ how Windows 8.1 stores this and then ...
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How to connect external monitor to my all-in-one HP desktop?

I have a HP all-in-one desktop 23-q106a, I need to connect an external monitor HP Compaq LE1711 (has VGA) to it. I have HDMI(input, no output) and USB. Can I use a USB to VGA adapter or card reader ...
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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. I'...
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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 script/...
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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 ...