Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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After installing Boot Camp tools on Windows 7, the display settings aren’t supported by my monitor. How can I fix them?

Here are the steps I took: Installed Windows 7 on a Mac mini using Boot Camp Installed Apple’s Boot Camp tools on Windows 7 Rebooted. Now, when I start the Mac mini, I get the “Windows ...
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Device disconnected sound in Windows 7 while monitor is in energy save

When Windows 7 power management turns off my monitor after the set time, it starts repeatedly playing the "Device Disconnected" sound. I know Windows is playing this sound because it no longer senses ...
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Resolution problem

We have several computer with different graphics cards. Each graphics cards produces the different display (very slight pixels) even though we have a same resolution like 1024x768. do you have any ...
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Trouble trying to update display driver for Windows 7 that is running on Macbook

I have an issue with display setting on Windows that I installed on 15 inch Macbook via boot camp. The display is set to Mobile PC Display. I have tried to go to AMD Site and download the right ...
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Where should DVI signal be converted?

I recently read that the only difference between DVI and VGA is that DVI is digital whereas VGA is an analog signal. This means it might gain noise along the way or if the cable is cheap. I currently ...
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SSH: launch GUI programs on remote screen, not X display

The problem Most people want to connect to a server over ssh with the "-X" option in order to run GUI programs on the remote host using the display of the client. I would like to run GUI programs on ...
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How to synchronize the content of two laptops to display on screen?

I will have two laptops, each one in on a screen. I need a way when I do a change on a laptop, the change be reproduced in the another too because each one has a screen displaying the image. There is ...
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Dual Monitor Issue

I recently bought a second monitor to run a dual screen set up on my PC. My first monitor is an HP 21" 1600x900 resolution 5ms latency, 60hz refresh rate, LCD. My new monitor is a 23" H1920x1080 ...
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Macbook display flickers with 22" LED Display

I've purchased an LG 21.5" LED Display with model no. E2250T and I've connected it to my macbook with a mini display to VGA adapter. It work's fine in lower resolutions, but when I choose the best ...
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Does a larger laptop screen size reduce graphics performance?

For example, does a laptop with a 17" screen have lesser graphics performance than the same graphics card in a laptop with a 15.6" screen? The common sense answer would be "yes", but in the computer ...
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Some Applications are being displyed half cut down on my wide screen monitor

I have 20-inch Samsung LCD. Some application are displayed half on the screen. There is nothing wrong with the LCD or any other hardware. Every thing else is working fine. However some software ...
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How to make laptop without an OS boot directly to an external monitor?

My laptop screen broke so I've been looking up methods to boot a laptop directly to an external monitor and many people say to use the FN+F4, which I have tried and it has failed to produce any ...
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How to fix an “overlap” or collision between multiple monitors?

When I connect my Samsung SyncMaster SA300 to my laptop running Windows 7 64 bit, I get a weird behavior. When the lid is closed, everything seems to work: When the lid is open, there is a weird ...
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DS-59 Triple-Split

Is it possible to split a DMS-59 to three (individual non-mirrored) DVI monitors? I haven't found any such cables available for purchase on the Internet. If not through a cable, how would I accomplish ...
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Need a larger desktop on Windows XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to get a larger desktop than the screen? Help! I desperately need to be able to size my web browser window WIDER than the screen width. But Microsoft XP ...
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Monitor with 'glossy' screen?

I was wondering if there was any particular name for monitors that have a 'glossy' finish/layer of glass/perspex/whatever over the screen? I'm looking to buy a monitor and like the extra depth that ...
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Downscaling resolution to fit screen

I have an Asus laptop with a 1366x768 screen. I'm finding I would like to have everything smaller so I would have more room to work. Is there a way to get the graphics card to display 1080p and then ...
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Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible?

We're looking to buy some LCD monitors to be used as dashboard displays in the development offices around here at work. Primarily they will display information from a PC directly connected via HDMI or ...
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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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Is there any software that can monitor and undo all registry changes automatically?

Is there any software that can monitor and undo all registry changes automatically? It would be better if there is an option to monitor all changes or changes made by a specific process.
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Can I add a 3rd monitor by using the The USBExternal Video Card?

I have a Dell Slim Studio 540S desktop computer with 2 monitors connected already. Can I add a 3rd monitor by using the The USB 2.0 External Video Card from Iogear?
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OS X - way of seeing what app is using how much bandwidth?

I use iStatMenu to show me my total bandwidth use at any moment, but what I really want it a way of seeing what app is using how much. Sometimes I see more bandwidth being used that I expect, but I ...
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Would an USB external graphic card disable the on-board graphic card?

I am trying to connect my Dell Slim Studio 540S with 3 monitors. Would an USB external graphic card like this Sewell USB to Display (video) disable the on-board graphic card in the Dell Slim Studio ...
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How can I connect multiple monitors to a single PC by LAN cables?

I saw somewhere that several LCDs were connected to a single PC - not by video cards but by using LAN cables and a device like a modem or router. The LCDs were used to display different videos from ...
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Computer starts but not the monitor

My friend's computer powers up but monitor does not. The Monitor power button just blinks green light. I replaced the graphics card, RAM and Hard disk but same happens. What could be wrong here?
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Text Quality on LCD TV - 720p vs 1080p - What else should I be looking for?

I would like to purchase a large screen (monitor) for my coding, i.e. no gaming, no video, no tv, just text editors. So my question is, I am looking into buying a 40" LCD TV and am seeking the ...
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My Linux Mint install won't keep displaying on my external monitor properly

I installed Linux Mint (although I think I used to have the same problem on the latest Ubuntu 11.04 too) and I only have one problem. I plug an HDMI cable into my laptop to put the display on my ...
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What is the “maximum refresh rate” for CRT monitors?

I am planning to buy a CRT (low price, high refresh rate, no ghosting, no input lag). On some specs page they list different values for maximum refresh rates and preset signal timing. For example on ...
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Monitors with different pixel sizes

I have several monitors with different pixel sizes (that is, size of individual pixels; not resolution). This means that when I put them next to each other and move the mouse between them, it's not ...
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Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac, and vice-versa?

Does anyone know if a monitor equipped with a DisplayPort (e.g. the Dell U2311h LCD screen) can be connected to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac? I want to connect two of these LCDs (one via ...
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xrandr equivalent for Windows 7?

My old 7" Eee netbook runs Linux. I'm able to run the following command to scale what the display shows from the native/tiny 800x480 to something a little larger: xrandr --output LVDS1 --scale ...
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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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Can no longer duplicate display to external monitor on Windows 7

We have a large TV at work - I connect my laptop to it to share my screen during meetings. Until today, my laptop display has been duplicating to the TV automatically when I connect the TV cable to ...
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Monitor flickers and turns off after 1-2 seconds after connection to my laptop

I've an HP LP2065 that I connect to my laptop as an external display. It has been working very well over the past few days, but as of late, flickers slightly and turns off 1 or 2 seconds after I ...
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Custom Screen Resolutions with Intel Graphics Card

I plugged in an old monitor as an extra screen and noticed that the picture did not cover the full screen without stretching. I have an Intel Graphics Card with the native drivers installed. When I ...
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Samsung T220 has white pixel “snow” on images with dark backgrounds

My 4-year-old Samsung T220 has been having an interesting problem lately. On images with very dark/black backgrounds, I see flickering white pixels on the foreground parts of the image that isn't the ...
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DVI vs. VGA for Long Run

I have to run a 10ft cable to reach a VGA cable which is another 6ft. The source is DVI, the destination is VGA. Would there be any signal difference if I... Used a DVI>VGA adapter and then a 10ft ...
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External Monitor - Mouse and windows goes out of bounds

I have two monitors (my laptop and an external monitor - a flatron M2780D). I'm running Windows 7. On the flatron, if I maximize a window (such as Firefox), the window goes out of the bounds of the ...
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LCD TV as VGA Monitor does not go widescreen

My PCs graphics card is a VIA UniChrome Pro III. The TV is a Digistar 27 inch LCD and supports a 1280 x 800 resolution. Under Screen Resolution in Windows 7, I can choose 1280x800 and 1280x768, but ...
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OS X secondary monitor resolution off a MacBook Pro: how do I increase it?

I have a MacBook Pro, and have tried to connect both a Benq g900 and Samsung SyncMaster to it. They work, but in both cases the Mac drops down to 640x800 res, and won't increase it. I gather this is ...
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Ideal brightness and contrast value in LCD monitor?

I'm using 19 inch LCD monitor. The distance between me and monitor is around 80 cm. For this distance, what is the value of brightness and contrast for normal eye sight?
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Why does my monitor take over 5 minutes to display anything after turning it on?

When I turn on my monitor the screen is black and the power light on the monitor blinks every few seconds. This continues for 5-10 minutes and then either displays my desktop or a white screen. I am ...
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How can I make Fedora command line mode use the full screen of a big monitor?

My monitor is 24" and works best at a resolution of 1920x1080. I use Fedora 15 with the latest NVIDIA driver. In GUI mode, it works perfectly. However in command line mode I have the following ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 screen freezes after login

After using airmon-ng and disabling eth0 and wlan0, and restarting my computer in dual boot mode under Ubuntu 11.04 my computer froze right after logging into Ubuntu. I tried re-enabling eth0 and ...
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Monitor turns off suddenly GPU temps are normal

I have a Sapphire ATi Radeon 6850. My monitor is a DELL 2007w. OS is windows7. The problem I am having is that my monitor suddenly turns off as if it isn't receiving a signal from the GPU. At first I ...
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On Linux Mint: Docking monitor repeatedly power cycling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: On Linux Mint: Docking monitor repeatedly power cycling I just installed linux mint on my work laptop, which is connected to a dell docking station. I cannot get the ...
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MacBook Pro running external monitor shows green sparkles

I'm trying to use an external display with my MacBook Pro laptop. The laptop detects the display and the display is running at its native resolution of 1680 by 1050. However, there are constant green ...
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Computer Monitor Size Cons/Pros - Advice (Too Large?) [closed]

I am looking for a computer monitor and due to my poor vision, I am seeking a relatively large monitor. I've noticed that most computer monitors go up to 30", but I also see many TV-type displays ...
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Using a color reference card to verify monitor calibration

I use a HueyPRO for monitor calibration and use it on my Macs. After calibrating my monitor, I roll through all the other profiles available. Some profiles produce VERY different colors and I'm ...
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Display not appearing in Color Management / Devices under Windows 7

I never had any problem setting up an ICM profile for my monitor, but now I cannot see any display device under Windows 7 / Control Panel / Color Management / Devices. All I can see are printers, but ...