Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Making my laptop display work with my desktop

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this question. I have a broken old Dell Latitude D620 laptop and the display of that laptop is fully functioning. I am wondering if I somehow make it ...
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The screen resolution of a window is too large

The problem is whenever i open this window, my screen goes black and tells me that the resolution is too high for the screen. I am running XP, and was wondering how you could change the resolution of ...
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Show pc screen on laptop display [duplicate]

I have a simple server at home, without screen, but I want to make some settings and I don't have any monitor at the moment (only my laptop). Is it somehow possible to show everything ot the screen on ...
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How can I trick Windows 7 into having a second monitor in c++ [closed]

I have an Intel Graphics Adapter, so I could use the Screen Resolution method said here: Is there a way to fake a dual (second) monitor to fake a second monitor on my netbook to get CrazyTalk 6 (a ...
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Secondary Monitor not waking up

I have an Acer aspire laptop, with an external monitor, connected through VGA. I use the "Projector Only" Function. When I put the computer to sleep, then wake it again, Both screens remain blank. I ...
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Is maximum resolution supported by the computer = maximum resolution visible in Graphic Settings?

I have Asus G31 m-vs . G31/33 family Chipset. Chip Type: Intel GMA 3100. No additional Graphic Card. I use a CRT monitor and my resolution is set to 1080*768. When I right click on ...
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Windows 8 in monitor mode?

I have accidently put my laptop to be connected to an external monitor. This was a mistake and I don't have an external monitor, but I can't get it off this mode since when I start up my laptop it ...
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Turn off the MacBook Pro’s display with the lid open while using an external monitor on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

How do you turn off the MacBook Pro’s display with the lid open while using an external monitor on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite? All the previous methods—such as the one’s listed here—that have worked on ...
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Display color calibration (OSX)

At the office, I've inherited a second monitor to go with my MacBook Air. This monitor is an LG W2252TQ-TF; I believe it's 22 inches. While this monitor is recognized by OSX just fine, I'm having the ...
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Chrome got tiny after relaunching

When I first switched from a 1366x768 screen to a 1920x1080 display a few months ago, I noticed how everything was a lot smaller in Chrome--the tabs, the search bar, the page display. After messing ...
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What is the maximum resolution monitor supported by G31 m-vs?

I am planning on buying a 22 inch monitor which has resolution of 1920x1080. Right now I am using a CRT monitor with 1080*768 resolution. When I right click on on desktop go to Graphic Properties----> ...
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Win 8.1.teamviewer shows a long rectungular display when i connect to my home pc

I'm using win 8.1.teamviewer shows a long rectangular display when i connect to my home pc from my office laptop.The home pc is on 1080*1920 display, until yesterday things were just fine but now when ...
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How i can disable Windows 8 Start menu second monitor?

So i have 1 question. How i can disable this Start menu Win 8 second monitor?: I use Actual Multiple Monitors default taskbar, and disturb me. default: Thank you very much
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Reboot Windows 8 on second screen; first screen laptop is broken

The laptop has a broken screen. I got this fixed by hooking on a second screen. Now looking at the laptop, I found it too slow, so I did a clean reboot of Windows 8. It started but the second screen ...
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yakuake on all screens

I've got a laptop with linux/ubuntu and I attach it to an external monitor or to a projector. I want my yakuake to be shown on all screens, i.e. my laptop screen and the external device. So far I have ...
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DELL Inspiron beeps after remove the screen

I needed to remove my Inspiron N5110 screen. Everything would be okay but the computer is beeping now (8 times over and over in case of screen error). Is it possible to turn that beeping off? If ...
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Can't use 1920x1080 Resolution on Xenserver windows 7 guest

I am using Xenserver 6.2 on my dedicated server and created a windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1 guest , and Now I am managing it remotely using Teamviewer . I have tried Powerstrip , But my Advanced Timing ...
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Windows 8 AMD catalyst 14.4 display adapter

I have AMD radeon r7 260x graphics card and a Asrock H61M-GS motherboard. The problem at the moment is that in device manager only display adapter drivers that appear are: Intel(R) HD graphics ...
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Sepia Filter On windows

When reading Books on android (using almost any application) I can activate sepia mode, which, is easier on the eyes. I wanted the same thing on windows so I started digging but I could not find ...
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Toshiba Laptop screen flickering and now won't turn on

Three days ago my laptop screen started to display small black flickering rectangles spread across the screen and the display it self is messed up. I turned off the laptop and on again and everything ...
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Replacing screen and hinges in a laptop?

Aesthetics aside, is it possible to replace a laptop screen with one from a different laptop (make, model, size, etc). Basically, I have a hp DM1z (11.6inch) with a cracked screen and an old 15inch ...
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White corners in laptop screen

I have an Aspire 4752 which recently has started to show white glowing corners of the screen. Both the left top edge and bottom edge has these white corner which doesn't draw anything in that area. ...
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if I record video on my 720p screen I can get a video with 1080p?

I have a screen with 720p. I want to know if I can screen my pc and the video I get will be 1080p for example ?!
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Display Text Resolution Blurred

I have not changed anything on my computer related to screen or text resolution. But one day I found every browser showing larger blurred texts. See the images. I have tried to change the size of ...
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Can't change monitor brightness

I've a Samsung SyncMaster B1930 Monitor. I've installed all the graphics drivers. I'm unable to set or change the monitor brightness because it says that MagicEco is ON. I've also downloaded some of ...
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Screen blinked with black patches

Once in a while, in random instance, a portion of my screen (maybe half of it) will blinking black patches for a milisecond. This happened even when I'm not in a game, e.g. browsing Windows Explorer, ...
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Display turned off black after suspend

On my Acer Aspire One725 Netbook, where I have installed ArchLinux, i have the problem that sometimes the screen is black after suspending the system. I have testet, that I can access the computer ...
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shifting between windows in byobu corrupts putty scrollback

I use byobu-screen through putty. when i use multiple windows and shift between them. the scroll back buffer of these windows gets intermixed, losing the whole purpose of scrollback. I dont want to ...
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Screenshot Windows 7 at higher resolution [duplicate]

I want to take screenshots of my Windows 7 desktop at a higher resolution than my monitor size (1920*1080). Here's why: I am making a video that would need to zoom in by a scale factor of 2 at various ...
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My PC is going to sleep immediately upon startup

My computer is acting very strange lately. Frequently, when I turn on my computer, the monitor immediately refuses to turn on - I just see the orange light and a message telling me the monitor is ...
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my computer fan shorted out

I just built a new pc yesturday and I powered it up and it worked fine for about 3 hours then I was moving the fans around inside and two wires from the led fans sparked and now my computer wont turn. ...
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Fixing Dell XPS 12 High DPI scaling

I have a Dell XPS 12 with a 12.5" Full HD display, extended onto an external 24" WUXGA display. With the default scaling, text on the Dell screen is unreadably small at normal reading distances, while ...
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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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Windows 8.1: Different DPI per monitor

Disclaimer: Actually I am on Windows 10 Preview, but I suppose the DPI features are the same. I heard Windows 8.1 supports per-monitor DPI settings. But whether checking or unchecking "Let me choose ...
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VESA DPMS not working with xscreensaver

I have a monitor fully VESA DPMS capable. I am using Gentoo stable with XFCE. For xscreensaver: I have the setting "Quick Power-off in Blank Only Mode" enabled. For xscreensaver: I have the setting ...
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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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No graphics card

Can you use a display port or vga to view the terminal on a computer without having a graphics card? I am looking to buy a Lenovo Server with a Xeon processor which doesn't have a graphics card. Will ...
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LG E2242c-BN don't show native resolution anymore

I have one annoying problem regarding my monitor. Well, I have LG e2242c-bn and GF GT220. When I bought monitor (and I did it only to finally enjoy in full hd) things were ok for few months, it ...
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Monitors go black at login and UAC prompts in Windows 7 [duplicate]

With an EVGA GTX 650 and 3 monitors (2 DVI and 1 HDMI), the monitors 'turn off' momentarily (as if entering power-saving mode, i.e. the backlights turn off) after logging in or invoking an application ...
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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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Why is my second monitor doing this?

so I've had this setup for like, half a year now, and it just now started doing this as you can see, my second monitor is pretty old but after i reformatted my computer, it started having this ...
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Windows 8.1 Black screen and no safe mode [closed]

PROBLEM Cannot run Windows 8.1 due to black screen. No mouse pointer. Sometimes white cursor in top left. Cannot enter safe mode: get black screen but with a row of blue pixels at the bottom or a row ...
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Screen fails to release pty

On my linux box, when using screen I can open, read and write to a pseudo terminal with screen. After closing it (C-a k y) I can't connect to it again, without restarting socat, which provides the ...
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Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31S overheating

My laptop Sony VAIO VGN-FZ31S was working quite slow back in June and since I needed a computer I decided to get a PC instead. Now due to work need a laptop again, and tried to make it work rather ...
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Why RegEdit does not save my changes?

I have a windows 8.1 and my target was to decrease screen DPI from 100% down to 80%. Or from 96 down to 76. I found some kind of solutions from internet which tells me that, that kind of job can be ...
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Positioning a big monitor ergonomically [closed]

Searching the the web for information about viewing angles for monitors, I only come up with information (like OSHA) that was published before 24" was standard, and 30"-40" and multiple monitors was ...
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Maintain screen session when executing shell script on boot

Solved: I solved this problem by introducing a delay before executing the script: @reboot sleep 60; /root/start_server.sh On Ubuntu 14.04, I have a crontab entry set to run on reboot: @reboot ...
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Computer starts normally, then the screen freezes suddenly

As the title mentions, when it freezes, it displays replicated portions of whatever is on the screen at that time. Here is an example of a screen shot that i took. Even if i am in the BIOS, it would ...
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Screen Brightness no Longer Adjusts Immediately

I am not sure when this became an issue, but today I noticed that when I adjust the screen brightness on my laptop, it only takes effect after I either restart my computer or lower my laptop lid and ...
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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 ...