Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Windows 8 display driver on Asus EE PC flare series 1025

I have installed Windows 8.1 on Asus ee pc flare series 1025. Everything works fine except that fact that display is working at resolution 600x800 and in Computer Managment standart display adapter ...
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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3 monitors on hd4600

I have connected 3 monitors via DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI. However only DVI and HDMI show. When I disconnect the monitor connected to the HDMI plug then the monitors on DVI and on DisplayPort work. ...
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Teamviewer “show black screen” keeps the screen black after disconnecting

I connected to my laptop using TeamViewer from another machine and I had selected the option "Show Black Screen". After disconnecting I can't get my laptop display back :( I can see the screen ...
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Display IPS glow on DELL xps 13 (9333) [closed]

I have this ips glow (google's name) on my laptop's monitor when displaying the black color. Is that a common prolem? Is it normal? My laptop is under warranty (1 year). I contacted DELL, and ...
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Why is my display text blurry

I bought a new computer recently and when I connect it into my older Samsung display with a HDMI cable the text seems to be blurry. However if I connect my older laptop computer into this same Samsung ...
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Windows 8.1 - How to flip the screen like Linux?

I am using Windows 8.1 and I need to apply Linux-like, in Windows I have only those features http://www.wikihow.com/Rotate-Your-Computer-Screen export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xrandr --output $a ...
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Blurry image with new VGA Cable

I have a Samsung TV Monitor, which I connect to my Dell Laptop through the VGA cable that came with the monitor. So far, no problem with that. A few days ago I bought a new VGA Cable since I usually ...
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What is this window logo like white shade on my laptop screen?

I have a window logo like curvy large white shade on my laptop screen. It was not there a month ago. Can anyone tell the reason of it being there? I have turned the background color to black to make ...
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How to use laptop as a monitor for my desktop? [duplicate]

I have to use laptop for quite a few months now, because my desktop monitor is being repaired! I need to use my laptop as a screen for my desktop PC. How can that be done? Is that Possible?
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Does turning off the monitor drop GPU power consumption?

When I manually switch one of my monitors off in a dual monitor setup does the GPU drop power consumption and stop sending a signal to the monitor? Does it work the same way when Windows turns off ...
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Asus R9 280X and three monitors

Windows 7. Two of the monitors are connected through DVI and the last monitor is connected through HDMI. The HDMI monitor doesn't receive a signal. I've read that I need an active DisplayPort ...
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CRT Monitor - Position adjustment issues like Vertical, Horozontal, Trapezoidal, etc

I have an HP 5502 CRT Monitor. The monitors onscreen display OSD buttons are not working, unfortunately the complete display area is moved to middle so I can see only half of the windows and the ...
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Monitor wakeup lag

Ever since I have seen computers, a flat monitor took a short while to turn on after the computer starts sending a signal. Usually this time is somewhere between one and a few seconds. That's the case ...
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Changing the language in Windows 8.1 single language

I followed the instructions in this question How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? but now windows won't start properly, the screen is on but it's just ...
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How to improve monitor contrast ratio?

I bought a monitor recently, and altough it was quite cheap, it looked good enough at the store and most of the reviews said the image quality was good. When I got home and tried it I started having ...
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monitor is going to sleep

i have two windows 7 manchines that are saying monitor is going to sleep when i turn them on. the light on the monitor turns green and i have to press it and is saying that there is no video ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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TDR Issue - W7x64

I've been experiencing the "Display driver nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successfully recovered." issue for about a year now, attempting to fix it with no luck at all. All of the threads I read ...
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Fonts smoothing on Windows - how to disable ClearType but still get a smoothing

For a quite some time I had had a nice font smoothing settings set on my Windows 7 Pro. I can't remember exactly how I set it, I'm sure I changed two parameters to get the effect: Control Panel -> ...
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Black margins around the image on monitor during system boot up

I have recently purchased a new video card. After i switched to it, my monitor shows black margins around the image near edges of the screen during system boot up. Once OS loads a proper driver for ...
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“No signal” on 4K monitor after login, reconnect hdmi cable get back the signal (Windows 7)

Setup: Windows 7 pro. Single 4K monitor connected to PC via HDMI cable. Running 4K resolution. Issue: Once logined remotely, you are greeted with a login screen. Login locally, "No signal" on 4K ...
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Comparing Pixels per Inch - monitor x tablet

The PPI is a standard for comparing display quality across different devices, right? I calculated that a cheap tablet has 1024 x 800 pixels in a 10 inches screen, which using the formula gives us 129 ...
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How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen?

This might be a stupid and weird question but I really can't sleep until I find the answer. How does the computer know how to display text and GUI on the screen? If I'm not mistaken the boot process ...
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How to fake my screen to be CRT instead of LCD?

I assume that the operating system detects whether I have LCD or CRT, so it can select the allowed antialiasing methods? I want to get rid of this "brilliant" antialiasing for x-axis, called subpixel ...
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How do we decide whether a screen resolution is valid or not?

Just out of curiosity, I wanted to know what is criteria upon which the validity of screen resolution like 640x320, 1024x768 etc is determined. I mean why are these only the few resolutions, is that ...
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Is it possible to connect multiple output screens to single machine

Suppose i have four screens A,B,C,D connected to single machine. I need to play different video to each screen which control and coordinated by application running on single machine. Problems i am ...
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Click activates background window

I have been having problems with Windows 8 z-order. Two specific examples of this occur often for me: Outlook reminder pops up over Outlook. I go to click on the reminder, but the window behind it ...
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Monitor enters standby mode on windows 7 startup screen - functions normally in safe mode

Recently when I try to boot my desktop PC I see the BIOS post tests then the Windows Is Starting screen and then my monitor shows 'no video input' error message and goes to standby mode. The Monitor ...
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How can I confirm through monitor specifications that they will match an existing display?

I couple weeks back I bought a MacBook Pro with Retina display and I love it. To go along with it I bought a second monitor; a generic LG-branded monitor. My issue is that the colors on the LG monitor ...
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Macbook: Mini-DVI to DVI + DVI to VGA works?

I have a Macbook 2,1 late 2007 and I'm wondering if it's possible to use a Mini-DVI to DVI adapter combined with a DVI to VGA adapter to use a VGA Monitor as a second display screen. Someone has ...
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Physical Glossy Lines on Laptop LCD Display

I just got a new HP Laptop,but i can find there are lines inclined at 45 degree from top left to bottom right corner on the right side.I switched of the screen and examined it in light.I can there is ...
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Samsung monitor flickering or takes long before it powers on after sleep etc

I have a Samsung BW226 monitor. Recently, after waking computer from sleep, screen flickers and makes hi-freq noise for a few seconds then switch off image, and I have to switch it off and on until it ...
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HDMI connected Samsung Monitor says “Not Optimum Mode, Recommended Mode 1920x1080 60 hz”

Every time the monitor goes to sleep (10minutes setting in OS) and during the boot I have a notification in the middle of the screen with the error message I wrote in the title. I can understand that ...
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how can I change my primary VGA from intel to Gforce in lenovo z510?

I have Ideapad z510 and I want to use 3D vision photo viewer and it needs to change display adapter to gforce as a primary one. so do know any solution? than Q so much !!!
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Screen is dim but goes back on when I tap on the back bottom of the display

I have no idea what happened to my Window 8 Lenovo Laptop p500 touch . I'm assuming the inverter is loose or something? every time I shut my laptop, or i bump into it, it goes dim. I can still see ...
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How to disable screens turn off Windows 8.1

So recently my computer started turning my screen monitors off after a while without activity, if I move the mouse or hit the keyboard they turn back on. I just want them to stay on. My System is ...
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Why has my (Dell) monitor suddenly begun changing hues?

My monitor suddenly started changing colors when my pc went into sleep mode. I don't know why and need help to stop it. It's an older Dell monitor and I'm wondering if this is the end of the line for ...
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Can't select high refresh rate with BenQ XL2720Z and 7970

I purchased a XL2720Z Gaming monitor which should be able to run at 120-144hz (I am using a DVI-D cable) and in settings it only lets me choose up to 60hz. I am trying to change the framerate in AMD ...
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HP ZR30w 30-inch S-IPS LCD Monitor Drivers

I have a HP ZR30w 30-inch S-IPS LCD Monitor and the monitor does not like to wake up when the system goes to sleep. I tried to download the drivers but HP makes you have to have a subscription ...
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multiple monitors “The display settings could not be saved”

I have a 2048MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 270 (ATI) graphics card. Everything works fine with 2 monitors, but when i try to add a third monitor in screen resolution settings this error shows up: "The display ...
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Lonovo x201 tablet blank screen on startup

my x201 on windows 7, starts, goes to starting windows screen and then just goes blank. I can see the cursor. Have done the following: 1. Gone to boot- done a hardware test. Passes the normal test, ...
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What is the different between a CPU with or without the GPU?

This may be a dumb question. But this is definitely a quick n easy question for those who know it :) When I choose to buy a CPU with No GPU, such as some of the Intel Xeon CPUs, what should I bear in ...
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How to extend AND mirror the screen?

Currently I have one laptop with one HDMI port. I'm looking at getting a USB to VGA. Ultimately I would like to have 2 monitors. 1 that extends the laptop screen and 1 that mirrors the laptop screen. ...
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connecting DVI monitor to HDMI port

Can I connect computer monitor with the case by using DVI to HDMI cable? monitor side is DVI and the case side id HDMI. I want to choose the correct cable for this connection. My graphic card is 2 GB ...
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Inverter defect on Asus Lapetop?

My good old - but still in use - Asus V1S laptop has stop working well. Display shows only a vertical green line on left site. An attached external monitor works fine. So my suppose (and hope) is ...
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Computer will boot but monitor doesn't turn on until lock screen

I need to access my bios settings as I need to enable virtualization, but when I turn my computer on, (monitor is on stand by) the monitor only displays anything once the computer is at the lock ...
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Tablet not correctly registering pen position

My tablet is now registering my pen several inches up and to the right of where it actually is. Video provided: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2m5MNAaaHbYcWd1OTdXXzAtR3M/edit?usp=sharing It's a ...
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What does scaled resolution mean in OSX?

I am using a 4k monitor with the latest version of OSX. In display settings, I have a choice of using scaled resolution for getting larger text. But in these resolution will I lose quality over ...
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Connect Monitor to PC without VGA?

We are looking to connect a 40" (approx) monitor to one of our workstations to use as a display screen in our reception area. The problem is the screen will be quite a distance from the workstation ...