Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Desktop PC's DVI-out stopped working

I have a desktop PC with two video outputs — one VGA-out (connected to a monitor), and an extra DVI-out, for which I bought a DVI to HDMI cable to connect to a TV. The cable worked fine after I ...
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How can I set my Mac Mini to output 16x10 resolution over a VGA cable?

I have a 16x10 monitor that I use for my other computers (native resolution 1920x1200), and I want to use it for my old Mac Mini too. I have it connected via a VGA cable to the DVI-to-VGA adapter that ...
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Macbook Air - fonts not aliased on external monitor

I have 2010 Macbook Air 11", which is connected via DisplayPort to HP LP2475w LCD monitor. Unfortunately the text displayed on the external monitor has rough edges and as far as I can tell, it is not ...
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Red horizontal lines in my Aer LCD only in black colours

I am facing problem with my Acer v203HV. I see so many red lines – only in the black colours of my screen. Like when I watch movies, whenever there appears something dark, there are red lines ...
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Connect old IBM Thinkpad monitor to Desktop PC?

I have an old IBM Thinkpad laptop. It worked a few days before, but I decided to take off all the components (harddisk, cd-rom, keyboard) as the laptop was not useful at all. But, it has a shiny 15" ...
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Windows Media Player - always show Current Time/Total Time

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7. When I open a video file then it by default only shows the current position (time). If I click on it once then it changes to format Current Time / Total ...
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How to make text sharp both on 15“ laptop screen and 27” external monitor?

Both screens are full HD resolution. On Laptop (15") I have set text size to 125% for readability. On external monitor (27") is text size 100%, but the text is blurry. When changing the size to 125%,...
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Different brightness for different applications

Is there any way I can have different brightness levels for different applications on Ubuntu? When I am using a text editor like Sublime, I have to keep the brightness high to improve readability, ...
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Sliced and displaced image on monitor

We have a system where a monitor is hooked up to a PC through a KVM switch. The KVM switch switches the video output from the PC to different monitors but always one at a time and the same model ...
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Windows 10 graphics output to monitor black screen

A co-worker tried to connect a windows 10 laptop to an external monitor. The monitor was never picked up in the first place and he right clicked on the home screen, went to graphics output and set it ...
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Screen brightness ASUS UX303LA issues

My screen brightness doesn't work, when I use the fn+ f5/6 key it only gets from really dark to little brighter in the lower part of the scale. So there is no leveling here or where it becomes ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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Does setting higher refresh rate than monitor officially supports result in faster perceived refresh rate?

I've been reading articles about high framerate displays, about how some of them cheat and don't actually work at 120/144hz, and also about software that seemingly fixes those problems. Most software ...
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My Lenovo IBM Thinkpad X60 abruptly stopped exporting a VMA signal. Did I mention the screen is broken?

My trusty everyday computer is an IBM Lenovo X60 Thinkpad, running Debian. The thing is pretty indestructible, but a few weeks ago I managed to break the screen by compressing it between the collapsed ...
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Set monitor “boundaries” on OSX?

I have a Dell 23" monitor. It got damaged and now approximately 7 centimeters from the right is completely black - all the way vertically (I guess pixels got burned or something), and I cannot use ...
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Toshiba Laptop screen size

I am a web developer, and I have been developing a website. But while developing the website, I looked at my website from another computer, and the website looked different from laptop to laptop (In ...
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IntelliJ IDEA dpi scaling

I have a Windows 7 computer with a 768p display. This means there is very little room for the content. Developing apps in Android studio is an absolute nightmare since, with all the side windows which ...
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DisplayPort, Intel 5500, MST: Can I daisy chain 2 x 2560x1440 and 1x 1920x1080 displays?

I have a Thinkpad T450s laptop. It comes with Intel 5500 graphics and a displayport 1.2 (don't think it's 1.3). I'm trying to figure out if I can add 2 screens @ 2560x1440 and retain the laptop ...
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Why does text seem a little blurry when I switched from DisplayPort to HDMI?

I recently switched to another laptop that doesn't have a miniDisplayPort, only USB Type-C. I haven't got the adapter for type-C yet so I'm using an HDMI cable to connect to my monitor (2560*1440,60Hz)...
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HDMI not working while plugging in Power charger to the laptop (works fine with battery only)

I have an Acer Aspire 6930 with Nvidia 9600m GT GPU, there is a weird issue that occurs when I connect the Acer Aspire to an LG TV with HDMI cable... the Laptop recognizes the TV and everything seems ...
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Computer display shows no image

A few minutes ago, I left my computer and turned off the display in order to install Unity. After about half a hour, I returned and turned on the screen. While it automatically detected VGA input, ...
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How to quickly change which display is my default display?

I have 4 displays, and I frequently want to change which is my default display. Is there any quick way to change which display is default? Currently, I am opening up Control Panel\Appearance and ...
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List the monitors physically connected to remote computer (make/model details)

If I were sitting in front of the computer I could run xrandr --query in terminal but this doesnt tell me the make/model (at least i know something is connected) but while remote (using ssh) I receive ...
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Windows 10 Display Scaling Issues

I seem to be having some issues regarding Windows 10 display scaling feature ("Change the size of text, apps, and other items: x%" x being the percentage from 100% to 300%). Currently, I've set this ...
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What determines the minimum size of items on the screen?

Referring to the image below: What determines the minimum value for the "size of text, apps and other items"? What is 100%, and how is it possible to go below this? Is this solely dependent on the ...
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How to make program show up on a designated virtual display in Windows 10

So as some of you surely know, in Linux you can open a program directly on a specific display by exporting a variable export DISPLAY=:0.0 and then starting a program. Since Windows 10 also ...
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how to keep the multi-screen configuration even after turning off main monitor?

Currently have 1 laptop and 1 monitor. Before my recent Windows 10 update, I could close my laptop screen and the monitor would still function as the secondary monitor. This was useful, because I can ...
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How to keep display aspect ratio and display scaling using wmi?

I have Intel HD Graphics 4400 here and I am using the Intel Control tool to set "keep aspect ratio" or "keep display scaling" ("Displayskalierung beibehalten"). Is there a way to achieve this by WMI?
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Dell Inspiron 1525 random hang then black screen issue

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Vista was preinstalled on it. After 6-7 months of usage "Blue screen" errors started to show up sometimes when I move my laptop. I figured out that the blue ...
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Are these two laptop screens interchangeable?

So my Toshiba (L50-B) laptop came with a terrible TN screen, model LTN156AT35-T01. I could only find One IPS screen that seems to be an easy swap, the LP156WHA-SLA2. Both have same resolution, ...
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Software unable to use installed fonts in Windows 10

the Segoe UI used in iTunes cannot be displayed next the following software also cannot display its default fonts (the default fonts were installed successfully) so may I know anyone has also ...
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G-sync with a Displayport to DVI adapter

So I bought two AOCG2460PG screens for my new setup (nVidia GTX 780 SLI) but came across a slight oversight; I found that the monitors only support Displayport and that there's only one Displayport ...
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How do i fix an inverted stripe on the screen?

I have a Lenovo x230 that started having a wide stripe of inverted pixels on it, like this: This most often happens when I first open the lid. I can get it to go away by bending or twisting the ...
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What resolution can a graphics card handle in multiple monitors?

So given a graphics card (in my case AMD Radeon HD 6620G on a Toshiba Satellite P775D) how do you know what your laptop can handle when you have multiple monitors? I’d like to know in general how you ...
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Screen permission denied after reattach

I am using screen so that I can run a job and log out of the servers, as these jobs take few hours to run. One of the tasks of these jobs is to save information in a file. But whenever I log out of ...
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Running ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo T440p, built in display is not turning on

This has been working fine, I was using the built in display Saturday night without any issues. I then didn't do anything and come Monday morning when I got to work the display did not turn on. I have ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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How can I set unscaled HiDPI mode on VirtualBox command line?

VirtualBox 5 has support for "unscaled HiDPI output" via the machine|settings|display dialog. However, I can't find a matching modifyvm option in the manual. How do I set this from the command line? ...
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Display not fully loading with Linux mint 17.1

I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple of days. I've been through numerous debugging threads. With Linux mint: The login screen graphics load. After logging in to a graphical terminal, the ...
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Windows 8.1 and a Sharp Aquos

I just bought a new Laptop with Windows 8.1 on it. My previous laptop had Windows 7 and was perfectly able to duplicate and display perfectly on my TV with a HDMI connection. After I updated that ...
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Dropbox on Ubuntu without screen

I'm trying to use Dropbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I've a very strange behavior. When I installed the computer, everything is alright. But when I use my computer without plugging a monitor, Dropbox won'...
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Can a ccfl monitor run with more than one inverter?

As one of my projects I have decided to take on is converting an old dell all in on into a personal monitor. It's pretty simple, I have one driver that handles the inputs and such, an inverter for the ...
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Screen Hangs randomly on Monitor

My Monitor screen hangs randomly, below are some instances:- Hanged while in boot menu itself. Hanged while running Memtest86+ using bootable USB. Hanged while running OS. case 1,2 shows it ...
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Is there any way to make webpages fit my 1024×768 screen?

These days a lot of web pages are suited for wide screen monitors, but despite living in 2015 I still use a 1024×768 CRT monitor! So other than buying a new monitor is there any way to make web pages ...
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Why does my monitor stay very dim after displaying black screens?

I've had this strange issue for a while. Basically if I launch certain games, which output a 100% black screen for an extended time (for example, when loading), the monitor will then go down to lowest ...
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Computer randomly loses signal to monitor

Around a month ago I build my first computer, and I've had no problems until now. For about a week my computer has lost signal to the monitor, is only able to be turned off from the PSU. (The fans ...
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Select DisplayPort for audio output

I can't get my head around a solution to output sound via DisplayPort to my monitor with integrated speakers. I have a MSI z87i gaming ac mainboard with no additional graphics or sound cards. My ...
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How to get rid of light/dark bands at high refresh rate

I'm using an HP Zbook, which is supposed to have "LED-backlit FHD WVA anti-glare" display. I noticed that on the standard refresh setting (60Hz), I can see ~0.5cm wide light/dark bands flowing up the ...
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How can I create a visual folder map of our Google Drive?

I am trying to create a visual map/directory of our Google Drive (like the attached image) so that users can easily find documents. To sit and type everything out would take too much time...I can ...