Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How to make 4k happen on mbpr 13 with U28D590D?

So I'm trying to make U28D590D 4K monitor work with MacBook retina (13" Late 2013). So far I was able to make 30Hz over HDMI, but I'd like to get 60Hz via mDP. It looks like people can do it using ...
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Issuing On/Off command to Monitor

I am using Windows 7 with a AMD R7 Serise graphics card. I was wondering if/how i could issue a on/off command via the HDMI port when my computer shuts off/goes to sleep mode. I know that this card ...
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Automatic brightness adjustment in windows 8.1

I'm having some issues turning off the automatic dim settings in windows 8.1. Whenever I switch to my desktop the screen darkens, if I drag a window into view it brightens again. I've tried setting ...
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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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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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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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Can't boot; screen shows white stripes and cloudy patches

My laptop does not boot properly. When I press the on button, the screen does some weird cloud thing with horizontal white stripes. If you can, look at the video I made of the laptop turning on. And ...
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After changing settings, I can no longer get my laptop screen on (it's black). How can I see the display monitor?

My laptop screen went dark and I searched on how to fix this - found to disconnect power and drain it with the power button, then close the lid almost all the way and then try to hit power button ...
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Why is the monitor image all washed out?

The LCD flatscreen is completely washed out, as if someone had turned the brightness way past max and turned the contrast down too. Black-on-white text is poorly readable, and grey-on-white literally ...
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Do HDMI splitters always work? Or is it a GPU compatibility?

I want to buy the geforce gtx 750 ti GPU. I have an hdtv and I'm buying an hd monitor. But the gpu only has one hdmi port. I would just put my tv on dvi but it doesn't have a dvi port. Only hdmi and ...
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Custom Windows DPI (125%) cause underscore symbol lost in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE)

I set my Windows 7 DPI to 125% , and started to see this problem: Anybody knows the fix for it ?
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netbook screen stays black

I have an acer aspire one netbook. The screen is black but the computer turns on (LED's are on, fan is spinning, etc.) By black I mean absolutely no backlight. I tried to remove the battery and power ...
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macbook pro - red screen 2 weeks after coke on keyboard

Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17". Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down. 20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no ...
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What netbooks will a PixelQi 10.1" 1280x800 epaper display work with?

How, without buying the netbook in question, can I determine whether a netbook will be compatible with aftermarket installation of a 10.1" 1280x800 (not the usual 1024x600 which can have the same ...
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Font/display all of a sudden too large

I use Windows 7 at work and have a two-monitor setup. All was well Friday afternoon, but this morning when I logged in, the computer decided it was time to switch my primary screen to the secondary ...
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pc monitor not recognized anymore with hdmi connection

Problem: my monitor (asus vk228 series) suddenly stopped being recognized by my laptop (msi gt60) when im using a hdm connection. vga connection works. furthermore every piece of hardware seems to be ...
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Windows 8 Computer, monitor randomly shuts off and starts cycling

I have a fairly new computer, updated to the latest version of Windows 8.1 . On random ( daily ) occasions, the monitor will shut off and start 'clicking' back on and off -- the power button will ...
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how can I smooth pixels on a DP monitor?

I've got 2 monitors, same model (LP2361). But they connect via different cables because of what ports I have on my video card. The monitor that connects via display port has very chunky text. I took a ...
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Bootcamp on iMac

My windows 8.1 installation does not seem to honor power settings. The display shuts off after about 1 minute of inactivity regardless of what power settings are set to. Does anyone have any ideas on ...
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How do I decrease the brightness of my screen below the minimum on Windows 8?

The minimum brightness on my desktop monitor is far too bright. I need a way to reduce the brightness of my screen below the minimum. On my Mac, the app Brightness Slider worked perfectly for this ...
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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“Check Signal Cable” when computer is off - how to make it just a blank screen?

I upgraded the graphics card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670) driver tonight, and I'm having this odd problem. State: monitor is on and computer is off Before update: the monitor went into sleep mode(?) and ...
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LED Monitor Turns Transparent RED

When i turn on my computer for the first time. The monitor looks fine, but after 10 mins or so, the monitor turns a bit redish, but not completely red. This is my second replacement of monitor. Is ...
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Log off to apply display changes

Why is it necessary to log off Windows 7 in order to apply certain display changes, in particular the 100% / 125% / 150% magnification options in the Display control panel? Is there a way to do ...
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1 of my 3 screens is working, not recognizing 2 of them

I have a amd 7970, works great. I have 3 screens and they all worked fine until recently. I went on a vacation and my parents tore apart my room to put new floors in. In the process they ...
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How do I get my fourth monitor to work?

I'm currently running three monitors in a fully working configuration. I have one 2560x1440 and two 1920x1080 I'd like to add an additional 1920x1080 monitor. However, I haven't managed to make it ...
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Small portion of screen flickering?

After running a game in a little window and closing out of it, the location where the window was is giving a very small and very fast flicker. It's not really visible, like you have to look at it to ...
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QEMU: weird display output when install debian on mac osx

I got weird display when I tried to install debian on osx 10.9.1 qemu-system-i386 -hda debian.img -cdrom ~/Downloads/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso -boot d QEMU is the newest version brewed from ...
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How do I avoid purchasing low quality monitors which exhibit these phenomena?

I have two monitors: 1. 20" HP Compaq LE2002x 2. 20" HP W2072a The W2072a is of much lower quality. I have two particular complaints about the W2072a which are not exhibited by the LE2002x: When ...
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A virtual screen on Windows 7 that's always on?

Perhaps someone has encountered a similar situation and has a solution. Is there a way to have a virtual screen on a system (like a mirror driver that a VNC client might use, like DFMirage), but that ...
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broken screen? Acer aspire laptop

I was abroad and recently received my laptop from shipping. it had obviously been damaged in transit. I turned it on and only the top third of the screen was visible. It has since deteriorated to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Selectively duplicate windows on second monitor

I'm preparing for a live coding session where I will be giving a talk and programming in front of the audience. I would like the projector to only show my IDE (Visual Studio, emacs, ...), and my ...
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Is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and glossy display with anti-glare screen protector?

Forgive me but I'm not so sure if this is an appropriate question to ask in this site. But is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and a glossy display with anti-glare screen ...
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Fujitsu Siemens Viewsonic B17-2 disassembly (how to open)

A 17" LCD Fujitsu Siemens Viewsonic B17-2 monitor does not have any apparents screws or other fixtures on the outside. How does one takes this thing apart without breaking something? A service manual ...
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Fake / virtual monitor in Windows 7?

I have a 1440x900 monitor and I want to do some video capturing at to 1080p, WQHD, 4K, etc using my same setup without having to fork out on higher resolution monitor. One idea is to extend the ...
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Graphics interruption in monitor

A few days ago something strange has been happening with my monitor. After I start it on, a few minutes later, it's displays automatically get interrupted. Here are two pictures- Please note that ...
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Left half of the screen is moved to the right, right half is partially moved left and distorted, video card related issue?

Since yesterday, after about an hour the left half of my screen is moved to the right on my display, and the right half is moved to the left, and has weird flickering lines. Also since today there's a ...
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Unknown monitor replacement cable

I am trying to repair a LG W2452V monitor that I had lying around. It seems I am missing the cable going from the main board to the headphone-jack/control buttons boards. The connectors look like the ...
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Screen goes black after some seconds

I have an HP Compaq Presario CQ61-310SD Notebook. And when I start my computer on the highest brightness, my screen would go dark after a few seconds. I can hear that moment that it goes dark. I've ...
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How do I make the external monitor the primary on Redhat

I have laptop running Redhat and an external monitor. How do I make the external monitor the primary screen? Thanks
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Display only portion of screen on monitor

I have an application that displays live wait-time information, however it does not have provisions for full screen mode or similar. As a result, we have a monitor displaying both wait time and the ...
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HTTP-Error 500 in Openmeetings

I installed OpenMeetings on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1. And everything was working fine until I came across the File Upload. I tried to Upload some pdf files for Testing. But after selection when I tried ...
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“Generic PnP” Monitor, but Manufacturer Doesn't Publish a Driver (?) - how to fix?

Installed a Asus VE247H monitor tonight. My Win 7 64-bit identifies it as a "Generic PnP Monitor". How can I get Windows to identify my monitor? I looked at the Asus web site and for the VE247, there ...
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Single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II with 3 monitors?

With a single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II card, can I output to three monitors? and if so, how? I am currently getting this when I attempt to enable all three monitors:
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Monitors turn off for a second, Windows does the device disconnect and connect sound

I have two different monitors, one's a Samsung and the other's an LG. I recently movedand had my computer mailed over. Since setting it up here, randomly both monitors will turn black and come back ...