Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Don't know which monitor to install, what's BL / B / HL / H?

I just have bought SyncMaster S24B350 samsung monitor. I need to install the driver of it but when I open the driver program it asks me which is your monitor: S24B350BL S24B350B S24B350HL S24B350H ...
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LED screen occasionally will turn blue with horizontal lines (not BSOD)

Every now and then, my computer screen will turn blue with white horizontal lines. I thought the original reason was my overclocked GPU (300 MHz oc'd). However, when playing games (mostly BF3) and ...
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Sometimes when I boot up my computer, my monitors, keyboard and mouse are not detected

Sometimes when I boot up my computer, my monitors, keyboard and mouse are not detected. Is this a motherboard issue? What can I do about it?
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Better clarity on Monitor for Development [closed]

I have a Dell e6400 running Win7 32 bit with "Mobile Intel 4 series express chipset family" display adapter. For work, I connect it to a Dell Monitor (SE198WFP) using DVI (Dual Link) cable between the ...
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“Snow-like” flickering white pixels with certain applications on my LCD display

Sometime ago I replaced my HD 4850 graphics card with a HD 7750. Since then, I am experiencing something like a snow effect: slow vertical tiling and quick, flickering white pixels running on the ...
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Display not working properly - monitor or graphics adapter?

I have a Dell ST2220L monitor connected to an Intel DH67CL's integrated graphics adapter using a DVI-I cable. Everything was fine yesterday when I shut down the PC but today when I turned it on, I ...
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Can a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M support 2560x1440 (16:9) resolution?

I recently took the plunge after reading this post and bought the FSM-270YG, a 27" IPS monitor from Korea. The resolution is 2560X1440 and has 16:9 ratio. Here is the listing that displays the item. ...
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windows XP randomly detects “standard screen” or “plug and play” screen

I have around 20 computer that are all the same model hp dc7100 and they are all clones. -exact same image. All my monitors are also the same acer p191w. Why does window XP sometimes detect the ...
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HP G62 225ca randomly white screen mostly when unplugged

I have a 20 months old HP G62 225ca laptop that have a strange problem. At anytime, the screen can turn completely white and stays white until I close the screen and reopen it. The problem happens ...
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Text Windows titlebar and buttons fuzzy on external monitor

I have the following problem. First some background information. I use an 206BW as my main monitor. Recently I have a second monitor, a P2370HD. The 206BW is connect to an EN8600GT by a DVI-DVI cable ...
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Preventing legacy non-flat-panel monitors from taking a computer with them when they blow?

I've lost an old machine or two to legacy CRTs that "snapped". Are there any devices that can be hooked between a computer and a monitor to keep a computer safe in the event that a legacy monitor ...
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External 24" Monitor Flickers, connected to DVI

I have a 24" external monitor (HP LP2475w). With my old laptop (PC) this monitor worked perfectly. Now with my new Macbook Pro (10.6.1) this external monitor flickers about every 15-20 seconds. The ...
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My monitor is flickering, but I don't think it's the monitor itself

My monitor had a flickering issue. I couldn't rectify it through refresh rate changing. So I purchased a new LCD monitor. Still, the issue persists. What is the issue? Is it the problem of ...
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Monitor goes in power save mode after startup

My monitor goes in to Power Save Mode after Windows startup when plugged in to the DVI port. It works in safe mode, and also when I plug the computer in to the TV with HDMI the port. I updated the ...
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What colour is the dark green on 'old fashioned' green screen computer displays/VDUs?

I'd like to make my text editors display like the old skool white-on-green VDUs of yore that I can just about remember from my childhood. I have this idea they might be easier on my old eyes. I was ...
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Is there any way to switch off the display and switch it back on explicitly?

I turn off my display using nircommand which uses Window's default switch off monitor function. The problem with this is that, the display turns on when I move my mouse or type something in the ...
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Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? [closed]

Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? -I want to upgrade my 19" PC monitor, to either a 24" or 27" inch one. -I use the monitor for my PC, as well as my PS3. -Selection of monitors with ...
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Is there a real reason to use a screen saver?

Other than entertainment, is there a real reason to use a screen saver? Does it somehow "save your screen"?
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How to connect two computers to one monitor

I have a monitor with one DVI input but I have a PC and a MacBook Air. I have the cable to convert the Macs output to DVI which works fine but I don't want to have to keep pulling out the monitor ...
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Can I Aero-snap to the top/bottom instead of left/right when using Portrait display mode for a monitor? [duplicate]

I want WINDOWS+LEFT and WINDOWS+RIGHT to snap to the top half and bottom half respectively. Any solution works, be it a registry hack, driver setting, or program I can run. This question is asking ...
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Recording desktop & game in the same video

I am trying to document a video game crash, I have Win7 and I tried using Fraps but I can only record either the desktop, or the game. But not both on the same video. For example, if I start ...
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How to troubleshoot a possible HDCP issue without a PC

Any ways I can test HDCP related problems with just an xbox 360 and a new LG TV/Monitor connected over HDMI? The monitor reports 'no signal' when the xbox is connected, yet other devices work (tested ...
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My monitor's screen resolution has dropped from 1920x1200 to 1919x1200

I noticed this happen right around the same time I noticed a stuck red pixel in the middle-lower section of the panel. I don't think the two things are related but they may be since it was about the ...
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Acer Aspire one d270 black screen of death bios update

So the same issue with acer netbooks got me too, the black screen. I tried to flash the bios using various tutorials on the net, like this one. But it doesn't seem to work for me, the system never ...
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Main differences to the eyes between LCD and CRT monitors

Let's say that we have same average quality LCD and CRT monitors. They have same size, same resolution and same frequency. Let's say almost the same everything (temp, room light, etc). Which would be ...
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How to take a Packard Bell Maestro LCD Monitor apart?

Does anybody know how to take a Packard Bell Maestro LCD Monitor apart? I need to separate the layers of the screen in order to remove a fly which is stuck inside it. There are no screws on the back ...
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Monitor seen as projector and vice-versa

I'm running windows 7 ultimate x86 and when I look at my display options I see that my monitor has the number '2' while the TV has '1'. This also means that my monitor is the 'projector' and TV is the ...
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We have some old CRT screens that smell really bad when you activate them - why do they do that?

We have some old CRT screens (we don't use them anymore, but didn't throw them away yet) that smell really bad when you activate them - why do they do that? I remember that this effect started ...
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How do I stop my computer from auto-correcting brightness/gamma/contrast?

For some reason my computer tries to auto-adjust for brightness/gamma/contrast. This is really annoying because if I start viewing something a bit darker, say a dark webpage, the browser and Start ...
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Why am I getting “display driver stopped responding and has recovered” when using Java applications?

During normal use of Java applications (including the Java configuration application accessed via Control Panel), my screen goes black and after a few seconds I get the error "Display driver stopped ...
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Does the size of a monitor impact game performance?

I just build a brand new computer and I am having an issue while playing Minecraft. The new computer is an Inel i7 3820K with 32GB of RAM and 3 WD Black 1TB drives in a RAID 0 using th e Intel Matrix ...
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Is there a way to shut off a laptop monitor?

I tend to leave Skype calls on overnight, and for some reason Skype overrides my computer going idle. I have no idea why this is; it prevents Pidgin from idling, as well as some other programs, and ...
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Laptop screen replacement

I have this screen and the "Full HD" resolution is too much for my eyes. I'd like to get a screen with smaller resolution. Will this model work? Or N173HGE-L11 (please use search on that site, I can't ...
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No monitor after Windows 7 update

I recently installed Windows 7 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop. After updating, my machine would start but the screen remained off. I was able to fix this by connecting an external monitor. The ...
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LED Monitor: Native resolution Vs Screen size Vs response time

I'm looking at the available options for a LED monitor having full HD capability (1920x1080 native resolution), and I'm considering the following criteria for choosing a monitor: Screen size Native ...
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Screen resolution is not displaying at the size it is set to

My screen resolution setting is 1024x768 when I look it up by right clicking the desktop and choosing 'Screen Resolution'. However, it is actually displaying at 800x600. What is going on? Specs: ...
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How do I set the primary display on rhel 6 with dual displays

I've got a lenovo T410 laptop running RHEL 6.3. When I plug it into my docking station I've got it setup to do dual display, but it insists on using the laptop as the primary display keeping the ...
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How do I test the display of my laptop ACER 5740

I mean I believe that drivers are not installed properly for some reason though it shows as proper . The problem is that when I watch movies like IMAX I find that DELL Laptops display much better . ...
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Could I modify my LCD display to prevent it from going to sleep?

I have an LCD display on my work bench that I use with various machines. I would like prevent it from momentarily going to sleep when I reboot a computer. It would allow me to see the POST for a ...
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How to swap displays in OSX

I have a Macbook Pro running Lion and an external monitor. I use dual displays. Is there anyway I can easily switch the displays? For instance if I have Safari open and sitting in my laptop screen ...
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What is the maximum resolution that a Thunderbolt monitor can display?

The new MacBook Pro has a resolution of 2880 by 1800 pixels. I don't know how the GPU is connected to the monitor, but a more important question for me is: if there were standalone Retina displays, ...
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How to monitor where a program connects to on the Internet through a router

I know everyone is saying to use TCPview or Wireshark, etc., but what I want to ask is how to do it over router connection, because all the remote addresses for the programs are going to 127.0.0.1.
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Are we being scammed on our displays? [closed]

I just read this blog post by Jeff Blankerburg and I thought his point was valid. So I am taking the liberty to post his question here in the community of SuperUsers! So, I decided to do a ...
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Why is there such a huge price increase between 27“ and 30” monitors [closed]

Looking at prices on newegg and amazon, there are several 27" monitors to choose from in the $300 range. If you look for 30" monitors, the prices jump up to $1000 or more. Is the price increase due ...
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TFT vs XWGA, WSVGA

I'm looking for a netbook, but i really don't know which is the difference between those technologies. Which is the best for outdoor use of a netbook?
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How to find out which program prevents monitor going to sleep on Windows XP?

On a machine running Windows XP I have the problem that the monitor often does not enter standby/sleep mode. I guess this is caused by some program that is running, because it reliably works if I ...
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“Scan line” tearing effect on my laptop monitor?

I have a Nvidia 130M graphics card, on an Acer Aspire 5739G model laptop. When I play games, any games, every few seconds there is somewhat of a "scan line" tear that's horizontal and runs from the ...
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Can I run 3 monitors using an ASUS EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) graphics card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I run 3 monitors simultaneously on an ASUS EAH5670 video card? I’m considering a purchase of an ASUS Radeon EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) graphics card. It has 1 VGA, 1 ...
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Completely remove window border padding

How do I completely remove the border padding, or at least make it just one pixel wide? I already set the Border Padding property to its lowest setting, but to no avail.
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How do I get a PC to output at 120hz signal to a 120hz TV?

Asking this on behalf of a friend of mine who just recently got a 120hz TV. My friend has a Westinghouse LD-4055 - he has a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti and fairly modern midrange parts. He's trying ...