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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 ...
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how to change adobe reader default Page Display?

When I read a document in Adobe Reader, it's always in Two Page Scrolling. So I want that to be the default Page Display setting. Instead of Single Page View. Path: View -> Page Display -> Two Page ...
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What Causes Windows 7 Display To Dim While Keyboard and Mouse Are Active?

I am working with two Windows 7 desktop computers, both of which have a unique problem I have not seen before. (To reiterate, these are not laptop computers; they have no battery and hence no battery ...
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I've installed the prnter using window 8 I now need to set up valid access. Where do I find the place to do this?

I have successfully installed my network printer using a laptop equipped with Windows 8. I not need to tell the installed printer who is using it. We have set up codes to track usage. I can't find ...
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Brightness adjustment on laptop display

I can no longer change brightness of my display on Acer Aspire V laptop. The function key/arrow key combo no longer works. Neither does using the control panel. In the control panel I can move the ...
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I'm having trouble getting my computer to save (multi) display settings

Dell 7010 Win XP SP3 NVIDIA Force 210 graphics card 2 monitors My sporadic problem: I have 2 monitors with my display set up as an extended desktop (horizontal span). Every once in a while when I ...
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Adaptive brightness cannot be disabled in Windows 8.1

I am battling with adaptive brightness on my laptop. It just cannot be disabled. I have it turned off in Windows power settings, Intel Graphic Control Panel but without any success. As soon as I ...
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Adjusting brightness and contrast on an ASUS monitor?

I feel really silly having to ask this but I can't figure out how to use the brightness and contrast buttons on my ASUS VS247H monitor. The buttons are clearly labeled but they don't seem to do ...
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how to configure which views to show in eclipse perspectives?

I would like to know how to configure which view i need to show up in my perspective? Each time i launch eclipse, the views are reset and close the below view tabs each time - Issue List Task List ...
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Opera crashes when I open “Settings”

I'm using the latest version of Opera ( 26.0.1656.24 in german) on a Win7 32-bit system. It runs fine, except when I open the Settings Tabs, then it crashes after 1-2 seconds without any error ...
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View on main monitor content of second distant monitor

Having main monitor, and a second monitor (HD TV) situated on a considerable distance from main PC. Is there any way/tool to see on the main monitor (maybe in small window) the content of second ...
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Windows Scaling Algorithm

When Windows scales a window the result is foggy (shown here: Windows 8.1 on high-DPI laptop display and normal-DPI external display ). What algorithm does Windows use to do window scaling? Is there ...
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Magnify Individual window in Windows 8.1

Do any programs exist which magnify a single window on a pixel level (that work with Windows 8.1)? By "pixel level" I mean that for 2x magnification each pixel in the program is displayed as a 2x2 ...
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2010 Outlook settings

Every morning when I open Outlook my mail options are reset, specificially my signnature fonts AND (the most irritating) in Advanced View Settings: Messages under "Group By" the "automatically group ...
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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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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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Terminal across two Monitors

I have two 24" Monitors connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. For some purposes it would be helpful to maximize my Terminal over both Monitors as one big Window. I can drag a window larger with the mouse, ...
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Additional mailbox in Favourites does not display in Bold when there are new or unread items?

An additional mailbox I've added to Favorites no longer shows as Bold when there are new or unread items in Outlook 2010. Is there a setting I can change to make this happen?
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How do I reposition the display of my laptop?

I want to reposition the display on my laptop's screen because I somehow managed to damage some portion of it (and I don't want to spend on this laptop for the time being). Please refer the following ...
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Different settings for display on OSX Mavericks

I have an older iMac, with SnowLeopard, and while having multiple users, the display settings are separate. On this new Macbook Air, Mavericks, when I change the settings and my wife logs on with her ...
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Windows doesn't save the -turn off the display- time

I remember setting once the -turn off the display- to 1 minute. Ever since, I've been trying to change that to 10 or 5 minutes and the system actually does keep this change... until I reboot or ...
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Windows 7 laptop fonts DPI is too big breaking certain applications

I have just installed windows 7 on a laptop and the fonts seem to be doing weird things, Ive adjusted the DPI back to 100% (was 125% by default) however certain applications (old delphi programmed ...
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Monitor “out of range” error when entering Windows 7 safe mode

I have a working Windows 7 Professional installation on my computer that seems to be working properly. There are some changes I'd like to make to the system with an administrator account, and my ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I choose which font Chrome uses for cursive and fantasy?

How can I tell Chrome which font it should display when a website has cursive or fantasy for a font family? Firefox has abouf:config settings for it. Other browsers, like SeaMonkey and older Opera ...
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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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Modifying TV setting universally via PC

I was thinking of developing a program for Windows that can change TV settings. Where I work, we change TV settings often and on MANY tv's and I was wondering if it would be possible to enter data ...
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Second monitor stuck in wrong orientation

I accidentally pressed Ctrl + Alt + Down (Windows 7) when a second display was connected and flipped all the screen orientations. I quickly pressed Ctrl + Alt + Up to restore it but the second monitor ...
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Laptop screen turn blank after windows 8 boot logo

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron (N5110) laptop which had been previously running Windows 7 Ultimate. After the installation the laptop restarted, displaying the windows 8 logo ...
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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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How to indicate if Multiple displays are used using cmd?

I'm using cmd and following this article to play with my monitors - I extend\duplicate my displays in my test. I want to be able to indicate at what "state" I am in - meaning, to see if now it's in ...
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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 ...
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What does the IE “Display intranet sites in compatibility mode” option do? Why is it a default in IE?

What does the "Display intranet sites in compatibility mode" option in IE mean exactly? Why would it be the default? I design and develop with Mac vs PC so I am not particularly savvy when it comes ...
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DPI Settings on Windows 2008 Server

Is my assumption correct that changing the DPI setting on a Windows 2008 will affect all users? (The setting is per machine).
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How to change display settings to mirroring in Windows 8 from command line?

I need to change the display settings in Windows 8, but I cannot use the Control Panel and I must use the command line. My question is, how do I set the displays to mirror each other instead of ...
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Why the same letters have different size on my display?

I have 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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Can you change the color of start screen tiles?

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. It is working fine for me except that now the app tiles in the start screen use the color of the icon for the tile background. This makes it very difficult to find ...
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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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How to change the display orientation with a keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu?

In windows I can change screen orientation by Ctrl+Alt+[Arrow]. Is there such a shortcut in Ubuntu or how to define one?
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Is it Possible to Increase Display Resolution for OS X Maverick

The new OS X Maverick operating system has reduced maximum display resolution from 1920 x 1200 in Mountain Lion to 1680 x 1050, which is a SIZABLE reduction. The difference is obvious when viewing ...
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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 ...
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Is there a command which can “undo” the results of ALT+FN+1+3 on my laptop? It reduced the size of my screen

(I have an ASUS laptop (Notebook U46E Series, 64-bit OS, Win7 Home Premium Edition, Service Pack 1)) PROBLEM: I keyed in the following: ALT+FN+1+3 and immediately my screen was reduced in size and I ...
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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.
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File browser closing on Folder deletion

I am using CentOS CentOS Release 6.4(Final) Kernel Linux 2.6.32-358.11.1.el6.x86_64 GNOME 2.82.2 I have enabled "Always open in browser" option in the File management preferences. I have a script ...
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How to dark adapt windows so that everything is red?

I often want to take my laptop out into the field for astronomical observations. This requires that my eyes be fully adapted to the darkness. Dark adaptation takes up to an hour to fully develop and ...
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Hotkey to toggle display settings on Mac OS X

for a presentation I have to use two different display settings. For Keynote I want to see the presenters view on my laptop and the beamer should just show the slides. In between there are livedemos ...
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Scaling an application

If my question is in any way unclear to you, please read this link. I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an application to appear larger. The reason I'm asking this is that I recently ...