Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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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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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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“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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Laptop browsers scaling websites for smaller display?

I'm really not sure how to word this question. Basically though, I recently purchased a newish laptop (Samsung Ativ Book 8), which has a 15.6" 1920x1080 display, and happens to be the first 1080p ...
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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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How to maximise a Single Window across Multiple Monitors?

Say I've 3 monitors. I'll instantiate with http://www.texpaste.com/. What would I need for: The leftmost toolbox to be on the leftmost monitor? The center input blank field on the center monitor? ...
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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu screen resolution keeps resetting after restart

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 (Wubi) with an NVIDIA card I want my screen resolution to be at 1920x1200. I set this by opening the NVIDIA X Server Settings, going to X Server Display Configuration, then I ...
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Monitor won't turn on

I have an Acer flatscreen that works properly (I've tested it), connected to a graphics card that also works properly (also has been tested), and still it does not respond when I turn the computer on ...
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Mint color calibration is disabled

I just install Linux Mint Debian Edition in at laptop Dell XPS M1530. I want to calibrate the color of the screen but, when I open Menu > Preferences > Color dialog, the calibrate options is ...
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Haswell HD graphics 4000 - Monitor doesn't sleep on power off

I have new PC with Haswell HD graphics 4000 connected to a Dell HD display via HDMI cable The monitor that came with my computer doesn't sleep on shutdown or computer standby. This is particularly ...
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Optimum method of connecting three different monitors to PC

I have three different monitors, two of which are DVI with the other being VGA. I can't seem to work out a way of hooking up each monitor to my graphics card. Currently I am using Lucid to run the VGA ...
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“Put display to sleep” hot corner not working

Does "put display to sleep" hot corner require some other specific settings? All hot corners work perfectly except for this one. Instead of putting the display to sleep it dimms the keyboard. What's ...
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Viewing Long Documents on Projector Vertically

Is there any such thing as being able to use a projector vertically so that you can view entire documents that are usually narrow in width and longer in length without having to scroll? In our ...
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Use different arrangement for different displays with same brand on Mac

I have 2 displays with same brand, I use one in the office and another at home. I would like to use different display arrangement settings for these 2 displays(both in extended mode, for the first ...
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Correct display settings on OS X using VGA switch?

I have an iMac (2011) with a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 connected. I originally connected it using Mini DisplayPort -> VGA. The iMac detected the display and it showed a very clear image. Then I ...
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Weird monitor issues related to sleep

About a week ago, the monitor did not return when the system spooled up from sleep. Actually, the monitor still had a green (connected) lite and when you turned it off, and then back on again i would ...
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Copernic Language Settings

I live in the Czech republic and when I search for Czech emails using copernic, Czech characters get displayed incorrectly. Support told me to change the "Language for non-Unicode programs" to Czech, ...
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My acer H235H's headphone jack on the back doesn't work

My acer h235's headphone jack on the back doesn't work! I want to use headphones while playing my xbox, and the monitor will not accept them.
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VGA slight flickering/wavy pattern on dark colors

I have a vga monitor attached to my laptop. Whenever I am displaying darker colors, there is a sort of wavy flickering (not seizure inducing, but smooth flickering). It is also more profound when I am ...
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External monitor not responding

I'm connecting my laptop through a docking station to an external monitor. When I open a Chrome browser window in external monitor and try to scroll, nothing seems to happen. When I move the window ...
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How to keep a user-defined resolution on a Samsung (T220P) monitor?

I have a Samsung T220P monitor. Sometimes when I design websites, I need to temporarily switch to a low resolution. But the monitor won't let me keep it. There is a message box shown on screen: Not ...
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Monitor not receiving any picture data from computer?

I cannot get a picture to display on a monitor for my Mac computer. I formatted the hard drives (couple passes with 1's and 0's) and now I cannot get the monitor to display a picture. I know the ...