Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Where is my Lock screen image file--

Apologies to the group. I got interrupted while I was working on the original, and decided to post it. On second look I see it was singularly uninformative. Original still quoted below: Here's a ...
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Nothing Displays on Computer After Crash

I've been working on this for close to 4 days now, and decided I needed some more specific help than Google. Last Tuesday, I was running some semi-intensive programs (FL Studio 12, Visual Studio, etc)...
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Can WINE provide support for 256-color only configuration?

Attempting to install and run MYST under WINE on OpenSUSE. I have had success with several other old games, but this one specifically requires a 256-color display. When I attempt to run the ...
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Dell Vostro 3360 Computer Screen loose connection

My Dell 3360 Vostro screen is somehow loose in its connection between the screen and the main body of the laptop. The screen display is shimmering as a result of what looks like a loose connection. ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

Click here for imageI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen in fact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to clock ...
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Windows 10 screen resolution screwed after updating drivers

I upgraded my drivers with DriverPack Solution. Now my screen resolution is screwed. I can choose only between 1024x768 and 800x600. Also I don't have restore points. Any idea how to fix it? My ...
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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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How do i connect to vga monitors to a hdmi laptop [closed]

I want to connect my two monitors that have vga to my laptop that has hdmi but im no sure what cables to buy, im really confused about what cables to buy. I was thinking buying a vga to hdmi and ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels? [duplicate]

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using IPS235....
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PC Stuck at boot screen

PC Stuck at boot screen set up as image below. What could possibly go wrong?
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Can I clean up leaking LCD in cracked laptop screen?

My laptop screen has been cracked, and now there is a giant black and purple mark all over the screen. Is there any way for me to clean this up so that it does not obscure my view so much?
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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How can I show my windows in a non-mirror display (connected to a projector)?

The title is phrased pretty badly. It would be great if someone can improve it. My English is bad. Situation: I am going to do a presentation using a MacBook about my app. During the presentation, I ...
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Would my display be usable after removing touch screen glass?

I have a zenbook pro ux501vw and find the display unusably reflective at times. I also don't use the touchscreen at all, so it occurred to me that it might be possible to simply remove the glass, ...
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“Error: no display specified” when attempting to run Firefox

When attempting to run Firefox from the Linux command-line I get the following error: Error: no display specified Can anyone tell me what's going on and how to fix this so I can load Firefox? ...
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Is there a way to have the OS turn off some monitors but leave others on?

I have some monitors that I like to leave on for monitoring sakes. Others, I would like to sleep to not waste power. Is there a way to do this within Windows? So far I've not found a way to do.
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What is the USB 3.0 Type-B SuperSpeed socket on my display for?

I just bought a new LG 34UC98-W screen which comes with a USB 3.0 Type-B SuperSpeed socket on the back along with two Type-A sockets. The type A sockets are for connecting USB devices to a computer ...
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Monitor loses HDMI1 input from PC when another device is in HDMI2

I have an LG TV monitor which has two HDMI inputs. In HDMI1 I have my desktop Windows 10 PC connected and in HDMI2 I have a 1st gen Chromecast. Desktop has Nvidia GeForce 780 TI as output. I usually ...
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Accidentally turned off display/screen

I have a HP elitebook 840 running Windows 7. My problem started when I was holding the laptop and dripped some juice from the plate of food I was also holding. I started to clean off the little bit of ...
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Should I keep my monitor away from direct sun light?

I do realize that this question has been answered at Sun and or heat damage to back of monitor or computer But it doesn't make it clear if it's OK to just leave the monitor(screen) exposed to the sun ...
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Monitor goes black after playing games

Lately, after I quit a game, it happens that the monitor goes black and goes basically in some kind of standby. It doesn't happen always (today it's just the second time that it happens), but I really ...
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One of my monitors taking 5-7 min to wake up

I have 2 SyncMaster 2043bw Samsung monitors that are connected to my PC. Last night I turn them off before I went to bed and this morning I tried to turn them on. One of them turned on after 1 sec ...
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Change PC resolution on application launch [duplicate]

I want to be able to change screen resolution automatically for some applications that do not support it. My PC display is 1600x900. Lets say that I want Notepad.exe to set my PC resolution to ...
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Trouble connecting Dell E6420 to 27" Korean Monitor

First time posting so please forgive my ignorance on this hardware issue. TL;DR I can't figure out if the issue is due to graphics card incompatibility or because of choice of connecting cables. I ...
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Asus Laptop - Issues with display

When i turn on my old ASUS laptop the screen stays black, but when i leave it powered on for about 30 minutes and do a restart the display shows up normally. Why is that happening? Does anyone has ...
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Scale down screen, instead of scaling up

I have a Dell Latitude E6430, which has 1600x900 screen. However, I'd like to scale everything down, so that the OS "sees" a 1920x1080 display instead. Is anything like this possible on Windows 10?
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Virtualbox display driver for Windows 10 only allows 4:3 aspect ratio

1024x768 and 800x600 are the only possible settings. Ubuntu and Fedora both seem to behave this way. So I installed the Extension Pack, which unfortunately had no effect. Is there something else I ...
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How to Change Screen Size in Ubuntu in Hyper-V

I installed Ubuntu Desktop as the guest operating system of Hyper-V. I assume it is the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop, and it won't be an issue. Hyper-V gives a default screen size that I cannot ...
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Windows 10 - UI Doubled in scale after laptop screen replacement

I had my damaged laptop screen replaced recently, however after the replacement everything in the windows UI is doubled in size. Everything is overwhelmingly huge now and makes it very hard on my eyes ...
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LED monitor disturbed image, but before VGA is plugged it is OK

My monitor shows the setting menu (when I press the menu button of the monitor) very well (clear image) but the image output from my computer (desktop) is disturbed (like an old TV that has weak ...
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Lenovo g50-45, screen brightness stuck low

45 and the screen is now unreadable. If I connect to TV with HDMI I can see the screen properly. I have trawled the forums. I have re installed monitor drivers and I have done a system restore and ...
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External Monitor does not detect my laptop after removing my broken LCD

I have a Dell XPS 15 (L502X) with a dysfunctional screen so I removed it from my laptop thinking that I'll connect an external display. But now when I turn my laptop on it beeps 8 times (LCD ...
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why is my desktop appear so pixelated

I just setup my brand new PC installed all the drivers. but the desktop font looks really weird. and I am not sure if this is Windows issue or Monitor issue or Graphics Card issue. I googled some ...
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Auto Display Profile Change Between Video and Print Projects

I often switch between print and screen projects. I'm working on an iMac 5k display with two different Display Profiles (let's just say D50 and D65 for simplicity). One is intended for print ...
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How can I know if a Surface Pro 3 supports a 4k monitor?

I have a Surface Pro 3 where a user wants to purchase a 4K monitor and use it off of the display port on the device. I just can't figure out if the display port will support a 4K resoultion.
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Change screen resolution to higher resolution with no monitor attached

Backstory: I have a situation where I have a set of servers that never have anyone physically at the console (in the server room). They have a KVM attached to them (some do) but the KVM never ...
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No signal to monitor

I've just recently decided to start reusing my PC (The monitor is a HP w2007v, the tower was hand built). The problem I have is although the tower seems to fire up fine, making all the right noises ...
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Can I use a splitter for a triple monitor setup?

I was wondering how I can link 3 monitors to my graphics card. I want to use the computers as 3 separate monitors (not duplicates). What splitter should I use? Would a splitter even work? Note: I am ...
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Use 4K monitor in HD resolution to get clearer text

As I spend 90% of my time reading code and documentation and seeing the display quality of new tables and smartphones I realize that they are way above the text quality I see on my 23" HD monitor. By ...
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Initial black screen, long boot up, no bios info, no Win logo, directly into the desktop screen

There are similar threads on the net but my problem is different. My computer has recently started to start with a black screen, no BIOS info is displayed, no windows logo is displayed. 3-10 minutes ...
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Ubuntu boots in black screen

as the title says, Ubuntu 14.04 boots into a black screen. I have ubuntu installed alongside windows 10. I had problems with the nouveau driver, but i managed to install my Nvidia driver (GTX 950M)....
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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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One of my graphics cards no longer displays in Windows 7

I have a computer with two NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 graphics cards installed (let's call those G1 and G2). I have three monitors - two plugged into one card, one plugged into the other. This setup has ...
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Can I set LCD/LED or OLED monitor refresh rate to around 0Hz?

I think that this would be perfect for reading(like E-ink with backlight), and would lower eye strain in situations where high refresh rate is useless. It would be even better if the refresh rate ...
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Why do monitor resolutions of 1366x768 *and* 1360x768 exist? [duplicate]

My monitor's resolution is 1366x768. But I'm also able to configure it to 1360x768 (note the zero), thus implying that monitors of this size exist. Occasionally, when I plug my laptop into my TV I ...
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Laptop & HDMI & External Monitor

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50-A 1CX Laptop. And a Philips 220XW8FB/00 monitor. What I want to do is simple. Just connect my Laptop to the monitor via HDMI cable. And I used to do this without hassle....
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Does windows rescale to monitors of differing resolutions?

Here is the current resolution of my monitor : If I purchased a higher res monitor then will windows / graphics card auto re-scale everything to this new resolution ?
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Smooth movements are jerky on my laptop's integrated screen. Any software to test it out?

I tested my new computer with multimedia and unfortunately smooth movement looks jumpy and jerky as in this video when being played in the internal monitor. This problem doesn't only affect local ...