Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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What's the reason aero turns off and then sometimes comes back again?

Just now it happened, and after a couple minutes it turned back on, which is not something that happened before. Before this I have only seen it turning off by itself and I had to restart it after a ...
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Mix nVidia with ATI for 3 monitor setup?

I am currently working with 2 Monitors and a nVidia GTX560 Ti on an Asus p8p67 motherboard. Because one of my old monitors is kind of crap, I was wondering if I could buy a new one and setup the old ...
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How to enable 1920 x 1200 resolution for VGA?

I have BenQ T241WA monitor. It uses VGA. With regular cable it is Ok and I can set it native resolution 1920x1200 Right now I need a longer cable. When I plug longer VGA cable I get max resolution ...
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Is the response time of a digital monitor important?

As far as I know, most monitors have a refresh rate of 60Hz. According to my understanding, the monitor takes 16.67ms (1/60) to refresh (update its display). Does this also means that any monitor ...
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Monitor signal cable electrify the whole case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electric shock with plugged in VGA cable I have this crt computer monitor with strange problem The signal cable (data cable) holds electricity when i connect the ...
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2 monitors - ati radeon 6800 series

I have a question/problem. Someone bought me a new monitor and I want now to have 2 since my old one is still working. I've searched a bit and it seems my graphic card, ATI Radeon 6800 series, can ...
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How to judge (but not test) which monitors are good for sub-pixel rendering when turned on side?

I am planning on adding a second monitor, 1680*1050 but turning it on its side to show more lines of code. I am concerned about subpixel rendering, especially since the reason of buying the monitor in ...
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Intel integrated HD4000 graphics and 3D

This is a fairly newbie question that I would like to ask: I am bit confused about how to reproduce 3D content on the monitor. I was thinking of getting myself a new laptop with integrated HD 4000 ...
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Monitor calibration icm profile vs color settings?

We bought a Dell U2713H monitor, and because of the price tag we thought it deserves a calibration, so I asked for it. This is the first monitor I bought calibrated, I always thought these are just ...
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Screen flicker -> Severe System Slowdown?

I'm using a Dell D830 laptop, and over the last few weeks it's been developing a very irritating screen flicker problem that leads to the system slowing down almost to the point of unusability. At ...
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Wrong screen resolution Windows 7/8

I know this has been asked many times before, but I have not yet found a solution... So as the title says, my computer displays the wrong screen resolution. What happened, was the power went down one ...
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sony vpceg brightness issue on linux mint 13

I am having problem reducing the brightness of my screen. Its really hurting my eyes .I have tried googling the issue however not found any solution. I was wondering if there is any software in linux ...
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laptop screen goes blank

I have been trying to debug this laptop screen issue and the screen kinda flickers then it goes blank. The back light goes out as you can still see what is on the screen but it is very dark. There ...
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Photoshop: Switch left and right in dual monitor setup

(Important note: I am looking for a solution that does not affect any other applications. Swapping cables or changing my desktop settings is not what I'm looking for.) I have dual monitors and in ...
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KVM guest displaying on an attatched monitor

I have a Debian Squeeze KVM hypervisor running a server guest VM and a Desktop guest OS VM. Is it possible for the Desktop guest to send it's display to monitor directly attatched to the computer? An ...
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Remove LCD Stand for Wall Mounting - FSM-270YG

Based on Jeff Atwood's post on Coding Horror, I ordered one of these monitors, and I've been absolutely loving it. However, I recently (i.e. today) took the next step in monitor-y goodness and ...
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Writing screen output to file in command line

I'm using the following commands to run my application: screen node cam.js What I want to do is write the output to a log file to catch a certain error that's happening and I need to have logs to ...
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Linux can dual display but windows can't?

I have two monitors, one that is hdmi-to-dvi and the other vga-to-dvi. I have an AMD HD Radeon 6900 series graphics card installed. I got Ubuntu to display dual monitors, but then I restarted for an ...
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Pc monitor gets fuzzy

After replacing the heatsink and power supply, the monitor got very fuzzy and grainy. I have changed the cable and even replaced the monitor but the issue remained. It seems that the monitor is ok ...
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Windows 7 pc freezes for an indeterminate amount of time after unlocking

Not sure if this type of question is appropriate for this forum, but I've tried everything I can think of to solve this problem aside from format/reinstall. I recently got a new work PC (Dell ...
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Extending screen via network connection

I have a notebook running OSX 10.8.2 and another notebook running Windows 8. Both of them are in the same network. Is there a software that, installed on both machines, allows the Mac notebook to use ...
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Why does my display dim then get brighter on my HP laptop [closed]

I'm posting this question actually with an answer so as to maybe help others who have experienced it. Now, please keep an open mind... I recently purchased a new HP notebook running Windows 7. I like ...
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Six monitor support

I have a new custom built computer with the following graphics cards in it: XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ...
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Notebook displaying marks of text from programs opened for too long?

Using my Macbook Pro Retina, when I have the same program somewhere on the screen for too long and close it, I can see a mark of it's letters on that place of the screen. Is that common or a ...
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Dell Vostro 3700 Laptop Screen Back light Not Working - but its not the screen [closed]

I replaced the screen two times on a Dell Vostro 3700 laptop. It's a LED backlight screen supposedly (LTN173KT01-C09). When I put in the first replacement, it DID work at first, but only lasted a ...
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Samsung S23A750D 23" 120Hz get no signal

I have a few days ago received this monitor. Samsung S23A750D 23" 120Hz I am using it with a Gainward Nvidia GTX570 Phantom GPU via DisplayPort cabling. The trouble I am having is that the monitor ...
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My monitor shades things to the right

Here is a image of it just being weird with mostly text. And then another with the lovely tswift desktop background. You can see it happening for the icons alongside the text. Oh and I guess beside ...
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My Windows 7 computer is stuck in a refresh rate not supported by my display. How can I fix this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change resolution on Vista when it keeps booting to an unsupported resolution? Change screen resolution while in safe mode for normal mode Star Wars: The Old ...
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Wrong chrome full screen resolution with multiple displays

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7 64bit with two displays. The displays have different resolutions and aspect-ratios. My problem is best visible when playing back full-screen videos from a flash ...
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Debian: set desktop resolution for non-monitor box

I have a debian box running Wheezy and booting into KDE4. The computer doesn't have any monitor attached but is set to start a vnc server for remote connection when main user auto-logins on startup. ...
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External Monitor Shows “Input Not supported”

When I turn on my laptop, I am guessing it works but monitor doesn't. Monitor goes blank/pink screen; Nothing shows at all. So, I thought lets try with external monitor. External LCD monitor shows ...
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How do I use an Ubuntu laptop as an external monitor for a Mac?

The main machine that I'm using is a Mac, and the other one is a Sony Vaio running Ubuntu. Does anyone have an idea how to use the Ubuntu laptop as a second monitor?
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Non-functional laptop screen, suddenly starts working after CheckDisk (but than dies again)

I got a very mysterious problem. I got an HP Pavilion DV7-2270US 17.3', that serves me for the last 3 years (bought at 09/11). About 1 year ago the laptop screen just stopped working (without any ...
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No display but video card fans spins

Since I moved my computer there's no display when I plug my screen in the video card but works fine in the mother board. I tried reseting the cmos, but I still have the same problem. The fans are ...
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Samsung monitor displays only “Check Signal Cable”

I suddenly got a 'Check Signal Cable' after turning on my monitor. It was working this morning I checked the vga cable. Inserted it to another monitor and it worked I have a Samsung S19A300B Radeon ...
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Dell Ultrasharp monitor: Connect Both VGA and DVID

I have a Dell Ultrasharp 20" monitor which is capable of dual display. Here is the device: http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=320-4687 I ...
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Auto-adjust (dim) the color scheme of the monitor at night? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust screen brightness automatically at night Some days spending a whole day in front of the monitor may be more strenuous on the eyes than desirable. In order to ...
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Will a DVI splitter work for connecting multiple computers to one monitor

I have two computers at home and my monitors have 1x DVI. One of those computers is a Lenovo Thinkpad in a docking station, and it does not have analog pins on its DVI output. I found this DVI ...
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Can't maximize window fully?

I'm in stock Windows 7, and something has happened such that I can't maximize windows fully. The Maximize operation functions, but behaves as though the top X pixels of my display aren't relevant. I ...
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The O'l Vegas Pink and Green

I've just got my new HDPVR 2 Gaming capture device and it records well it's just as soon as I get it onto Vegas I get some pink screen. It works for about 5 second in then it's all pink and green, ...
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How do I get the Dell 3007wfphc monitor to do other resolutions?

I've borrowed a Dell 3007 WFP-HC monitor and it will only do 1280x800 and 2560x1600 resolutions crisply due to its lack of a real scaler. Every other resolution is fuzzy. 1280x800 is pixelated and I ...
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Possible DVI Splitter Issues?

I am thinking about buying a DVI splitter cable online and a DVI-> HDMI adapter. Can i use these to clone my graphic cards output so one can go to my monitor, and the other to my projector? Can ...
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Is it possible to convert DVI to DVI-D?

I'm buying a new graphics card which has DVI and mini HDMI interfaces. However my monitor is DVI-D and VGA. Is it possible to convert a DVI cable to DVI-D so I can connect it to my monitor? Do I need ...
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How can I test the difference between VGA and DVI output on my display card

I have an Nvidia 9400 GT which has both a DVI and VGA outputs. Besides the signal loss through the analog VGA cable (which I can't see), can I expect to see a difference in performance if I change to ...
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Can I use a USB monitor (like Mimo) as a primary monitor?

I have an old PC in the den without Video Card (I have to remove it after it start failing). I access it through Remote Desktop. I don't want to invest in a new video card since the PC is old. If I ...
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Connect Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e120 to WQHD display (such as Dell U2711) through HDMI

On paper, the HDMI version of the Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e120 is 1.3, which supports WQHD. Does it actually work? I want to connect the e120 to a WQHD display, such as the Dell U2711 or an Apple ...
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Samung LCD monitor small flashes then shuts off

I just got a new PC and monitor. The PC is a dell precision 690 which is used. I got a new samung 27in LCD monitor. Fresh Windows 7 install. Belkin DVI to HDMI cable. There are small glimmers, ...
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Cannot get max resolution on Dell U2711 monitor with Latitude E6520

up until recently I was using the U2711 with a Lenovo T410 via a DP output. This allowed me to use the max resolution of 2560x1440. The U2711 is used as my second extended monitor, my laptop screen is ...
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WPF apps suddenly blurry

My computer has started displaying all WPF apps blurry - not just text, but borders have misplaced pixels as well. For example, the right border of a certain textbox is one pixel to the left of where ...
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Using a tablet as a monitor

I would like to use a tablet (open to any at this point, just want something light) as a monitor as well. For example using a Nexus 7 as a monitor so I can see the post output of a PC.