Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Uninstall laptop screen, replace with external monitor

So as the title states, I took off the display panel on my Dell N4010 and replaced it with an HP LE1901w external monitor because I didn't feel like purchasing a $50+ LCD screen (Got the monitor for ...
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Moved existing system into new case. Now no signal to monitor

One of the fans went bad on my old cooler master case so I ordered a new Gigabyte case. After transferring the system to the new case I am now getting no signal to the monitor. Steps I've taken to ...
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it is possible to change the hardware brightness/contrast settings from software?

is it possible to change the hardware brightness and contrast settings from software? I know a few like F.lux can apply filters, but sometimes those filters can cause graphical problems with some ...
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“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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Monitor Postfix outgoing mail delivery

I'm using GNU Mailman with Postfix to run a mailing list, and would like to monitor the delivery of outgoing mail, that is: for each mail sent from the list, check whether a 250 (OK) message was ...
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Difficulty with display driver in windows 7. I want to know if i have to change my display driver?

Full information on the specification of the PC: Computer: ACPI x64-based PC Disk Drive: Toshiba DT01ACA050 ATA Device Display Adaptor: AMD Radeon HD 6450 DVD/CD-ROM drive: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH24NSBO ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

I have an Acer Aspire 5750g, my problem is that when my laptop goes to sleep or shut down, the external monitor keep saying that no input and won't go to sleep mode.Everytime I have to turn off the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 display problems

I am having problems with display. The terminal screen will randomly go black for a moment and sometimes different windows will go transparent or the view will become off like everything will be ...
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Dell u2713hm Display on time

I've just bought an used DELL U2713HM monitor and I want to know if it's possible to find out the display on time of the mentioned monitor? By on time, I mean how many hours/minutes has the display ...
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Refresh rate on flat screen VS refresh rate on cathodic screen [duplicate]

With the cathodic screen, higher the refresh rate was the best for your eyes. I remember that 60 Hertz was always to low. I set it at higher as I could Since I use a flat screen, I don't care about ...
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fix black lines in laptop lcd getting longer

Few days ago, black lines started to appear in my laptop lcd. The thing is, it is getting bigger and longer. I made a quick search in the internet and found out that they may be dead or stuck pixels. ...
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What is the difference between laptop screen and desktop screen?

I have HP laptop with 17 inch screen and I bought a new screen 22 inch and connect it to my laptop. I noticed that the quality of text and content of the laptop screen feels better. Is there any thing ...
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Problems with my monitor - Image is moving

I got a monitor from UK but it has a problem and I don't know what can cause it. It's hard to tell ( for me ) so I made a small video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6wzjgBXjXs&feature=youtu.be ...
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Computer RAM crashes, TV monitor not connecting

I've had this computer since June 2011 (nearly 1.5 yrs now?) and I've been having some really weird issues lately. About 2 months back, while browsing the internet, my cursor would randomly freeze ...
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Cant Find Windows 7 Monitor Driver (Generic non-PnP Monitor) cant be found at all

I look into my driver manger. I couldnt find "Monitors" because of this my display is very blotchy and there is absolutely no brightness display option on my computer. how can i get back the ...
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Window 7 Brightness slider disappeared and my display looks blotchy

I restarted my laptop yesterday and realised that my display looked blotchy, the aero has no smooth transitions from transparent to visible streaks , videos with rich color look blotchy and pictures ...
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Monitor refresh rate?

Please explain the following: If I use my Dell monitor in landscape mode I am OK. If I use the monitor for a few hours in portrait mode, my eyes will have something like scanlines for a few hours. ...
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Virtual monitor?

I know there are programs that manage a virtual desktop and Ubuntu directly supports it, but this is a bit more programmaticaly directed question. (Not for [SO] because I got ask-banned by asking ...
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Is smearing on an LCD monitor possibly a sign of having a splice on the monitor cable?

I'm travelling in China, staying at backpacker hostels and cheap hotels. Many cheap hotels don't have Wi-Fi but have a desktop computer in the room with Internet access. The hotel I'm staying at now ...
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Bigger picture on a computer display

I feel it more comfortable for my eyes to have all objects (e.g. fonts, graphics) on a screen larger. This is why I want to make the display show everything in larger proportion. Setting the display ...
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A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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Brightness won't work

My Windows 8.1 Pro Laptop's brightness won't work. I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 that has been Reset before (by me). Don't tell me to update my video driver because I have already. Please help me. ...
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What is needed to drive a 4k display from a Mac Pro 2008?

What is needed to drive a 4k display from a Mac Pro 2008? Current config: Mac Pro 3.1 from 2008 with BTO Nvidia 8800GT, DVI out. Is a new graphic card needed? Can a flashed card pc with a new ...
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How to decrease brightness of laptop screen which was changed?

I own http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03061225 HP pavilion g6 1201tx laptop after using it for 2 years my laptop's screen display got damanged and i changed it ...
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screen: Must be connected to a terminal

I am running a Java program, and with the Java program, I run a Python script. The python script (with subprocess.Popen) runs the command screen -x hg1 -X stuff "jsp sign edit status1 2 test line ...
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Should I have a different driver for my 32" ledtv 720P

Can someone tell me if I should have a different driver and which one set as the monitor driver for a 32" 720p led tv, I can't find any help on this as to if it should be chnged from the one XP has in ...
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Why is this kind of an LCD display not possible?

Like many others, I long for the day when we have a display which does not shine light at your eyes from behind the screen. That is, a display that looks just like a sheet of paper, but capable of ...
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Are there Windows softwares that could darken my screens?

I'm using Windows Seven and I'm using two screens, most of the time I get my vision tired when I'm reading because of the lof of white screen. I'd like to know if there is some software that creates a ...
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Monitor flickering in gray areas when running newer games

i really can't seem to wrap my head around this one. I basically bought a new PC (almost new, anyway, since i'm using the graphics card and hdd from my old one) and when i run any newer game ...
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Is a 50-76hz monitor 50 or 76 hz? or is it somewhere in between?

So, this monitor on Tiger Direct (that seems to be a great deal) says it has a 50-76hz refresh rate. Does this mean it is 50, 60, or 76hz? Thanks for your time!
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How to connect lcd screen to computer?

I have a Westinghouse LCD TV but it does not work because its some part is not working, the lcd display is ok. I want to use its lcd display as a computer monitor. I wonder if it is possible. Is the ...
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How do you stop MacBook Pro retina from switching to scaled resolution?

I've got an early 2013 Macbook pro Retina. Until recently I was using bootcamp to use windows, but I found Parallels actually gave a better experience, so I've been using OSX more and more. ...
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Central hub for Computer/TV/Video Game systems/etc?

I have the following devices: TV (Inputs: HDMI + DVI) Xbox 360 (Outputs: HDMI Audio/Video) Desktop PC (Outputs: HDMI + DVI Video; 1/8" mini cable out Audio) Two LCD PC monitors (Outputs: DVI Video) ...
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Shortcut to move window to other display on Windows

On Ubuntu, one can create a keyboard shortcut to move windows between displays (when displays are extended). This seems possible on a Mac too. How can one do this on Windows?
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How can I add a hotkey to change screen rotation on Windows if the graphics driver does not supply one?

On some systems, there are Ctrl-Alt-Arrow key combinations to rotate the screen. But, this is dependent on the graphics card driver, for example, NVIDIA drivers supply this hotkey. Is there any way ...
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Resolution scaling reduces quality

I got a Macbook Air and the native resolution is 1440 x 900 which is very clear and crisp. The problem is the text and ui elements are tiny at that resolution. So I changed the resolution to 1280 x ...
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Multiple monitor problems(red stripes, skyblue instead of white somewhere, etc.) - what's wrong?

I've got an eMachines laptop(notebook, I can't find where it says exact model), and I've hit the upper part of the screen today. I really thought it was nothing, since it didn't hit very hard. But, ...
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Blurry white streaks on CRT monitor - what could the cause be?

I have an old CRT monitor that I just tried connecting to my laptop as an additional display. The display itself works, my windows are replicated there, but anywhere there is text, a white blurry ...
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chkdsk Windows 7 on notebook screen

Is there anyway I can run chkdsk on my windows 7 notebook without having my screen on durign the whole process? I ask because I like running chkdsk while I'm sleeping... the problem is that the ...
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Should one side of an LED monitor get warm?

I have recently purchased a new LG 22EA53 IPS LED Monitor. Only one side(right side) of this LED monitor gets warm after 1-2 hours of usage, while rest of the three sides do not get warm at all. Is ...
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NX Client behaves differently for GNOME and KDE

When using NXClient on KDE (Fedora) to connect to a Ubuntu machine with GNOME, NX works flawlessly, and automatically resizes the display to match the client window. However, when I change the ...
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How to turn off laptop beeping due to screen failed

my DELL N5110 felt on the ground and broke the screen. All the screen is white and it dims after a while doing nothing. Fortunately, I have a monitor and I can use laptop with it. PROBLEM: The ...
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Dual monitor with 2x DVI connectors not working

I am trying to connect 2 monitors to my Radeon HD 6950 (it has 2 DVI connectors and 1 HDMI connector). But only one DVI connector works. With the other one I don't get any signal. Is my videocard ...
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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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Possible to have super-high resolution monitor, and auto-focus eyeglasses? [closed]

I was thinking about if there was a super high resolution monitor - like 16 times more pixels than standard high def tv, would it be possible to set the font sizes really small on apps that run on the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Screen-off and Brightness

When the Screen switches off after the timer, and then switched back on by moving the mouse, the screen's brightness changes to 2-3 Brightness key presses above what it used to be. So if it was set on ...
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Rendering Windows 7 at 1366x768 but outputting 1024x768 resolution to display (using AMD HD7770)?

I have a Samsung 720p plasma with a native resolution of 1024x768, which is a non-square pixel format (4x3 resolution on 16x9 display). Running Windows at 1024x768 looks nice and sharp, but the ...
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Sony VAIO laptop screen turns off after 3-4 hours

I have a Sony VAIO laptop "VGN-FJ68GP". Every thing is working fine but after 3-4 hours only the screen turns off and the bottom part of the laptop gets too hot. Why it is happening???
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Mac OS. Finder windows split the screen?

I want to achieve something like this at least for 4 windows:
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No display signal, graphics card dead? [closed]

I have an old Intel D945PLRN motherboard, and a NVIDIA 9500 GT connected via DVI cable to a Samsung LCD monitor. The system freezes sometimes after booting to Windows just recently and when I ...