Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Thinkpad T420s Flashes a Black Screen for 1s When AC Plugs In/Out

Just as the title says. A friend of mine is having this issue with his laptop. Is this normal? Can it be fixed such that there is no black screen flash?
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Connect old IBM Thinkpad monitor to Desktop PC?

i have an old (very?) IBM ThinkPad laptop. It worked a few days before, but i decided to take off all the components (harddisk, cd-rom, keyboard) as the laptop was not useful at all. But, it has a ...
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Icons bleeding/shadowing on the screen

I have a user who's icons are bleeding/shadowing on the screen: This is an LCD monitor. At the start of the day, it display okay, but gets worse through the day. The display appears fine through ...
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Monitor is cutting off on both sides in Windows 7 - was working fine with Vista

I have dual monitors, and after installing windows 7 64-bit on a new hard drive, my monitor gets cut off on both the sides. I tried adjusting it on the monitor itself, but did not work, and I also ...
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if my screen refresh rate is 60 hertz What exactly does that mean?

if my screen refresh rate is 60 hertz What exactly does that mean? Also, how do i increase/decrease this screen refresh rate?
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Screen Capture for chrome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Crop and Capture screen software/plugin for windows7 Can anyone recommend a good - not full of adverts - screen capture extension for chrome? By screen shot I mean full ...
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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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Using same Monitor/Keyboard/Mouse on Laptop and Desktop

I have the following: An HCL beanstalk desktop HP 6910 laptop HP docking station TFT monitor Keyboard Mouse How do I connect all these so that I can use the same monitor, keyboard and mouse?
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desktop monitor setup - emulate laptop

Is there a way a monitor can be tilted all the way down like a laptop monitor does when you close the lid. Due to space, the computer display may be required to not take more than 4-5 inches of ...
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LCD monitor's resolution is higher than Laptop Screen resolution , how to get full screen display when Monitor attached to laptop?

My Dell U2410 LCD monitor's resolution is 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz (optimal resolution). And my Windows 7 Dell laptop's screen resolution is 1920 x 1080. When I attach my monitor to my laptop I don't ...
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Mac Mini DVI to Dell U271

I have a MacMini which is a couple of years old now, it has ONLY a DVI connector on the back, no display port. I recently bought a Dell U271 monitor which is capable of going up to 2560x1440 using a ...
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Calibrating Dual Monitors

I have attached an additional monitor with my laptop. The issue is, the calibration and the LCD quality of both monitors are different. What is the best way to calibrate them? My eyes are becoming ...
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Computer LCD, multiple white spots

Does anyone know of a resource for causes of different types of LCD monitor defects? I'd like to know what's causing a seemingly random spread of white dots (at least over 50, more than multiple pixel ...
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Use the on-board and the add-in video card at the same time?

I have an on-board NVIDIA video card (Analog connector) and an add-on video Radeon video card (Dual DVI connector). Can I use both at the same time? The goal is to have 3 monitors in this ...
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Do anti-glare filters exist for a 24 inch LCD monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there effective Anti-glare screens? A family member finds a new 24" LCD monitor too bright (painful) to look at even on the lowest brightness/contrast settings. She ...
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how to configure monitors such that the width becomes the height and the height becomes the width

I've seen people configuring their monitors such that the width becomes the height and the height becomes the width (e.g. instead of 1024*768 its 768*1024) I was wondering how do we configure it to ...
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Monitor not showing on full screen. It is showing the same display 4 times

My laptop was working correctly two days earlier, then suddenly there was a core-dump and the system restarted. When it started the display was not coming on correctly. It is now showing the same ...
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How can I fix a screen on an XP laptop that's become larger on the left and right sides?

The screen on my HP Pavilion zt3000 laptop has changed and I don't why or how. It seems bigger on the left and right sides, but not the top or bottom. It doesn't seem to be related to the screen ...
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My monitor won't stay on for more than a split second

When I plug in my I-INC if171a, the backlight turns on for a split second then I get no response from the power button or anything. I have to unplug it then plug it in again to see the backlight for ...
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How can I display DVD video, connected through a TV tuner, in full screen?

I have a 23" Dell LCD/LED monitor connected to a computer and a DVD player via a TV tuner. Movies watched through the computer are displayed in full screen mode, but movies watched through the DVD ...
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How do I get better control over screen brightness

I bought a Dell Inspiron (which runs Windows 7) and they seem to have done something to the brightness controls because it seems to be more coarse than I remember from my previous HP Pavilion (EDIT: ...
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I have to cycle my LCD monitor's power on and off to get it to stay on

I have been having a problem with my LCD monitor recently. When I boot up, the screen turns on for 1-2 seconds and then immediately turns off. I have to cycle the monitor's power on and off several ...
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Unable to change the screen resolution in windows 7

I left my Windows 7 laptop on over night. It hibernated and when I started it back up I noticed that the screen settings where wrong. I use an external screen normally, but both with or without that ...
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Yuraku YV24WBH1 24'' Monitor keeps entering standby

It's about 3 years old & this started about 5 months ago. It's a sort of self-inflicted standby lasting anywhere from 10 seconds to 5 minutes. This then recurs 7 or 8 times. Then after a few hours ...
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LCD screen pixel problem

First, my laptop screen pixels are okay. No dead pixels or stuck pixels. It just happens to annoy me recently. Some of the pixels on the screen (quite a lot of them) become randomly colored after ...
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Display Driver stopped responding and has recovered

I am receiving the following error many times: My computer has Intel HD Graphics card inbuilt into motherboard which has been updated to latest version, but I'm still receiving the same error again ...
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How do you set a laptop's screen color profile to 9300k in Windows 7?

I have a large LCD monitor in which I have set on 9300k color. I like this profile a lot and much prefer it over the default 6500k profile but I have no idea how to set my laptop to it as well. The ...
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Is there anything I can do to save my screenless Inspiron 6000?

So, my old Inspiron 6000 was working. It had no screen, but, I was able hook a monitor up to it and use it. One thing, though, when it was booting up, BIOS would not show on the monitor. Only when it ...
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Fedora Server X Boot Problems

This morning when I tried to boot up Fedora 14 I ran into some problems. I used it fine last night, and nothing has changed since then. When I boot up F14, it would go to a black screen and sit ...
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screen resolution to be improved from the existing maximum

I just reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate on my laptop and the screen resolution is maxed out at 1024x768. It is usable but the characters are noticeably less clear than on the former installation. The ...
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Crt flickers when more than 3/4 the screen is white

really part 2 of this question, but its a different issue than what i thought. I've been doing some testing, the screen seems to be non flickery if more than 1/4 of the screen is black, if i have any ...
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Installing monitor drivers. How in Windows 7?

So I got this new Samsung monitor that came with a CD with manual and drivers. I know that for all new Plug and Play monitors installing the driver(s) is kind of moot. Nevertheless, for the heck of it ...
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Laptop resolution on external monitor?

I own Compaq CQ62 15.6" with Intel HD Graphics card, its max resolution is 1366 x 786, I like to increase the resolution but the only option which I figured out is to get an external monitor, I have ...
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mirror monitors with split screen?

I want to mirror half of my laptop's screen to the VGA output going to a projector, so I can see and control the other half, but the audience can't. The point is to create presentation notes (I'm not ...
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Are there tools to reduce or eliminate LCD Image Persistence?

As with the asker of this question I have a monitor which suffers from terrible LCD Image Persistence problems. After a few hours, static elements on screen start to persist and in some areas of the ...
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Is this an LCD backlight failure?

When I either connect my monitor to my computer or turn it on, it will display an image from the computer for like a second, and then the screen will go black, but the monitor stays on and does not ...
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Display iPhone/iPad/iPod on PC screen

I was wondering, is it possible to display the iPhone's screen on your Mac? So if you want to give a presentation about what you can do with an app, and you connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to your Mac, ...
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How to display part of a screen on another?

Is it possible to display only the part of a screen on another, quite like having a screen part-splitter, or a zoom-on-another-screen function. I am currently splitting my display between two ...
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Status of WUXGA (1920x1200) laptops [closed]

I have and application that absolutely requires at least 1200 lines vertical. I cannot seem to find a laptop from my usual vendors with this resolution. Is the 16:10 aspect ratio dead? Why is 1080 ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 set to full screen in VMWare

I've been running OpenSuse 11.2 in VMWare and have no problems setting it to full screen. However, after installing OpenSuse 11.4, the resolutions I can choose from doesn't have 1600X900 which is ...
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New monitor and eyes problem

I recently bought a LG FLatron W2442PE monitor to use it as external and main monitor for my macbookpro 15 (2008) using a dvi conector. I use a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz, and all the monitor ...
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Stuck with extended desktop cracked screen laptop - how to revert to normal display?

My Gateway Vista laptop screen is cracked, I have an external monitor plugged in which was working perfectly until I went into personalize my screen to extend the desktop. Now I can't get back into ...
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Sony Vaio FX 112 LCD colours change to pink with lines

My sony Vaio FX 112 has the problem that its display turns pink when I move the mouse. Then it gets fine but after some time it again turns pink. A after a week's usage it totally changed to pink. I ...
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Is there a way to display a real-time image histogram of all or part of what my monitor is displaying?

I am trying to adjust brightness/contrast in photo/video editing software that does not provide image histograms. What I would like is a piece of windows software that displays a real-time histogram ...
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is my old crt flickering or is it just me?

I had to move my laptop over to the study, and we have an old/spare monitor which we haven't used a while - the last setup that used it was a CLI only linux install - it didn't flicker much, and text ...
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Mouse gets stuck in lower edge of screen on portrait oriented window

I have dual monitors running on a laptop. laptop monitor 22" monitor the 22" is portrait oriented and when I try to move the mouse back and forth it will get stuck in the 22" unless I am high ...
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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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Can dead pixels appear with age of an LCD?

I'm curious if it's common for dead pixels to have more of a chance of appearing as it ages. I have a 3 year old laptop and just noticed 3 dead pixels in one corner. I don't believe I've noticed them ...
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retrieve back porch (horizontal and vertical) in windows xp

I need to retrieve specific timing properties from with windows XP modeline to use it in my ubuntu xorg.conf file I need these properties: Horiz Front Porch, Vert Front Porch, Horiz Back Porch, ...
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Docking station vs USB ports in the back of the monitor

I am buying a 15" laptop and I need to have a desktop replacement. I therefore will buy a monitor, keyboard and mouse as well. There is no docking station designed specifically for this model, so the ...