Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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No display Asus x44h

My laptop is an Asus model x44h. Last night due to high voltages, my charger and laptop were damaged. Now my laptop display shows nothing but I can still hear the login sound. Can anybody help me ...
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What is the benefit of installing correct driver for monitor in Windows 7?

I have a Dell U2312HM, but my Windows 7 x64 detect it as Plug n Play monitor. What are the benefit of finding and installing the correct driver for it ? Sharper image? Custom resolution? Power-smart ...
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Wirelessly *screen share* from any laptop to a wireless enabled TV [closed]

In my office I want to get a big TV for the meeting room that anyone can come in with any laptop and very simply be able to screen share to. Has to be wireless Has to be possible from any laptop old ...
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monit fails to support dbus session

I am trying to use monit to monitor and automatically issues like crashes, memory leaks and cpu hotspinning. For one application - one that uses DBus (serving and calling funcs) just will not start. ...
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Chrome - Resizing Window for Web Responsiveness Testing

I'm using Google Chrome 33 on Windows XP, both at work and home. At home I can resize the the window and see the responsive web pages working without releasing the mouse. But at work I have to release ...
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Ubuntu xrandr rotate issue

I've just bought a second monitor for my PC which happens to be a pivot monitor. I've already read lots of forums related to my problem but haven't come across a solution - I have the same symptoms as ...
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How to display total filesize of selected files in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 Explorer: how to show total size of all files in current folder? If you have a folder open, if you select a few files, it displays the total filesize at the ...
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Computer Monitor Fault

My monitor is 8 years old. Now when I turn my system on the power light on the monitor flashes for some time and then the monitor will kick in, and I get a picture and the button stops flashing. But, ...
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Is it possible to use 2 laptop screens as a one in windows 8 on ultra book of dell

I want to use only one laptop and only the screen of the other laptop to extend the desktop. Is it possible to merge or extend screen? I am a professional sound producer so its convenient to have ...
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The web site looks different with same resolution in different computers

Hello! I’m designing web sites after a while and I’m looking for a new laptop. And I have noticed that web site can look different with the same screen resolution in different computers. Why is it so? ...
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Using laptop in sunlight

Riding to work on the bus this morning, I found it difficult to use my laptop when the sun was shining on it. Are there any solutions to this problem? Are there any laptops that have screens which are ...
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Move Screen to Right Without Monitor Buttons

I have a monitor, which doesn't have buttons (quite unusual) and screen is moved to left for about 5cm. Any idea how to move screen from left to right?
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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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Extended display for two monitors

I have three monitors connected to a windows 7 machine. I would like to extend the monitor from far left to the monitor in far right. And keep the middle screen independent. Is there anyway to do ...
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Use Nokia Lumia 920 / Windows Phone 8 as PC screen on HDMI

I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to use a WP8 device as PC screen. I know this is possible to do on Android devices, but I haven't been able to find any app nor info on how to achieve ...
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4K TV as monitor? What size? [closed]

I'm thinking of buying a 4K TV as a monitor, but I'm unsure of what size makes sense. My 27" WQHD monitor has a PPI of ~108 and it seems somewhat small. I've seen people buying the Seiko 39" and the ...
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Set screen brightness of Acer All in One PC

I have an Acer All in One PC (it is an Acer Aspire Z3771), which I currently use as an ordinary monitor. It does not have any external buttons to change its screen settings, and if I start it as a PC ...
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How to make a laptop the primary display of another laptop

I have two laptops, one running Windows 8, and the other one running Windows Vista. The one running vista has a broken LCD, and it is impossible for me to read anything that is on its screen, but I ...
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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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My Notebook has no monitor listed in Windows 7 Device Manager

Self explanatory, my notebook has no monitor listed in windows 7 Device Manager. Even the category doesn't exists. Video is Intel HD, which does show up. I've come to this situation when I was ...
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Getting proper resolution with Windows 7 and older monitor

I'm trying to connect an older monitor (Starlogic M17ANA) to a newer system with Windows 7, but the only resolutions shown are 1024x768 and 800x600. I know the monitor is capable of 1280x1024, and was ...
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How to click somewhere out of the screen?

I am using Windows 7 64Bit. I installed After Effects CS6. And I am now trying to install Motion Boutique Newton 2. I have 1024*768 resolution (and thats the maximum for my pc. I know thats odd) and ...
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How can I disable automatic monitor switching on Windows 7?

I have monitor setup with a hardware switch between my Xbox and my Netbook. On XP, switching between these is easy; I just flick the switch and it changes. My netbook's monitor doesn't turn on; it ...
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The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
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GotoMeeting - prevent session recording

I am conducting GotoMeeting to conduct online meetings and I have disabled the recording option. I would like to know if there is anyway to prevent the participants use any screen recording software.
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How do I tell if my video card can support 4K resolutions?

I have dual Radeon HD 6850's in a CrossFire configuration. Both cards have a single DisplayPort 1.2 port. According to the AMD specs on the 6800 series, the cards will support ">2560x2048" when ...
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Can I set a display's DPI in Windows 8.1?

I want to tell Windows what the DPI is of one of my displays. I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (an Asus Zenbook Infinity) which has a 2560x1440 display; which needs high DPI support in order to be usable. ...
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Questions about resolution, HDTV connected to Laptop via VGA

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 (1280x800 resolution) connected to an LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (aspect ratio 16:9, native resolution 1366 x 768, resolution 720p, according to reviews.cnet.com ) by VGA ...
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Horizontal Frequency Out of Range

I've been running Ubuntu on one of my servers for about six months. Recently, every time I turn on the computer it POSTs and then right before it gets into Ubuntu my monitor gives me an error saying: ...
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Why are there no matte touchscreens? [closed]

Something I've been wondering about for a while... Why are there no (capacitive) matte touchscreens in laptops or mobile devices? For a while, matte screens have been rare, presumely because glossy ...
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MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 external monitor

I would like to know what is the highest external monitor resolution my MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 can support? Also, what connection am I looking at? Mini DisplayPort to what? HDMI?
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Cannot connect laptop to monitor using HDMI

I'm trying to connect my Dell Latitude laptop to my monitor using an HDMI connection from both ends. I plugged in the cable, but my monitor is showing no signal. I tried to send output to the ...
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Track/Monitor who is using internet, on shared network

I live in an apartment with my three other colleagues. We have a broadband network, and monthly rental plan that we share. I use a linux system. Can I track who is using the network at any time, like ...
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Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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Is there ultra HD support in Linux?

I wonder what the current state of this is? Any distro that supports very high ppi as of today? I have read that mageia offers support, but I wonder if that is truly the case? i find it strange ...
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pc turns on but display nothing

I turn on my pc all the fans and leds working but no Beep and nothing on the display then on turn it off and on again it works fine with NO problem then I turn it off and the same scenario again and ...
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Display cut off top of the screen

I am having a problem with my monitor where the Windows desktop has shifted down by 1cm, leaving a black area at the top and the Windows task bar cut off at the bottom. I've tried changing ...
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Laptop screen causes eye strain on all linux distros except Ubuntu and elementary OS

I have a Lenovo g470 with Windows 8 used for games only, and a Linux Distro used for development and as my main OS. I used to have Elementary OS, it was working well, but I decided to try CrunchBang. ...
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disk segment fault

A long time back, my machine stopped with a blue screen saying disk segment fault. Now when I start it, it doesn't display anything on the screen - it doesn't even load the BIOS setup if I try. ...
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enable on-board graphics after separated graphics card broken

My separated graphics card broke so I want to enable on-board graphics. Problem is I can't do anything in the Bios because my monitor has no signal. What should I do?
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How do I choose an LCD controller board?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 which doesn't accept a VGA signal. It says "Check Signal Cable" while a VGA cable is plugged into it, so I assume there is something wrong with the LCD panel's ...
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On Windows XP - Change monitor resolution based on which user is logged in?

In Windows XP Professional, each of our family members are listed as icons at startup. Is there a way to have the system change the monitor resolution based on the family member? For example, if ...
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T60 Screen/LCD gets black after some minutes with a highpitched sound rising and fading

Just now my T60 screen got "black" (so no display). On my second monitor: no problems so the VGA output works. Symptom: Screen blanks / no display, but it works on the second monitor Steps to ...
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Monitor goes black after a few seconds

I have a widescrceen Samsung LCD that goes black after it's been on for 5-10 seconds. Once the screen goes black, turning the monitor off then on again brings the image back for a few seconds. I've ...
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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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Screen Won't Light on Startup

I got this Acer Aspire 7714z-4839 from my grandmother just the other day without the original charger. I managed to find a proper power supply to charge it, and after an hour or so, I turned it on. To ...
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“Signal out of range” when booting the PC from the CDROM

I changed the configuration on my Windows 8 PC so it boot from de CDROM. Then I insert the DVD with the Ubuntu ISO and reboot. I saw something like "Booting from CD/DVD..." on the screen but it's very ...
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VGA to DVI not being displayed at all

I have a desktop computer with a VGA output. Connected to this I have a male VGA to female DVI converter. Connected to this I have a DVI cable connected to my monitor. The monitor is not displaying ...
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How do I choose a display with minimal heat output?

I have a great desktop box that runs quietly and at an acceptable temperature, however any gains I have made in this area are far outweighed by the heat coming from my dual monitor setup. I'm running ...
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Moved existing system into new case. Now no signal to monitor

One of the fans went bad on my old cooler master case so I ordered a new Gigabyte case. After transferring the system to the new case I am now getting no signal to the monitor. Steps I've taken to ...