Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Is there a switch box that could connect 1 monitor to both my laptop and desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I share a monitor between two computers? I have a desktop and laptop on the same table, and I only use 1 of them at the same time. I have an monitor that I ...
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Can't install Sony Vaio VGN-NR180E video graphics drivers correctly

I can't install the video drivers on my dad's Sony Vaio VGN-NR180E (win XP home). I downloaded the video graphics drivers from here and it says that "video drivers have been installed succesfully" I ...
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Have 3 Monitors Display the same thing? (WinXP)

I have a setup in which there is a Computer running windows XP, with 3 monitors plugged into it, with a "Matrox Millennium P750" Graphics card. What I want is to enable mirroring of ALL THREE ...
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What's meant by work resolution in reference to a LCD screen of a desktop?

My Acer LCD's Work Resolution is 1600*860 pixels. But I have no option to set it. I do have options 1600*900. Windows says that I am at recommended resolution 1600*900. But I see Red Shading all over ...
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How do I fix a “cannot open display” error when opening an X program after ssh'ing with X11 forwarding enabled?

After launching the X11 app (XQuartz 2.3.6, xorg-server 1.4.2-apple56) on my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), opening an terminal in X11 and running xhost +, I then ssh -Y to my Ubuntu 10.04 VM (running on VMware ...
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3D apps and GPU intensive operations locks up screen in Windows

Every time I start a video game or anything GPU intensive my screen locks up like the picture below. I have disabled and enabled SLI multiple times and I have tried plugging the monitor into ...
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Windows 7 brightness slider suddenly gone

Brightness slider in power plan settings recently disappeared. How to fix it?
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Red horizontal lines in my Aer LCD only in black colours

I am facing problem with my Acer v203HV. I see so many red lines – only in the black colours of my screen. Like when I watch movies, whenever there appears something dark, there are red lines ...
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LCD Monitor image refresh terribly slow

My LCD monitor is about 4+ years old and has developed an issue where images fade in very slowly and fade out even more slowly. This happened last week - there were no issues with the monitor before ...
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Bug in display 'Windows 7 Task manager'

I've installed Windows 7 on my computer. When I run the 'Windows Task manager', Menus and Tab Pages are not seen. Please help to solve it.
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How can I dim my computer screen beyond the minimum?

I usually just use Fn + Left or Fn + Right to adjust my screen's brightness but the minimum settings are still too bright for me (especially when I'm working at night). I tried going through the Power ...
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Dell monitors are displaying a 2 thick vertical bars on the left of the screen

So a while back my Dell 20.5" monitor, after using it for a little while, would occassionally get messed up. A thick bar would go from the top to the bottom of the screen (2-3 inches thick). I ...
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Magical moving desktop icons

I have encountered a very strange behavior in Windows 7 that I cannot seem to identify and I have never seen or heard of on any system configuration. Whenever I move my mouse to the left-most edge of ...
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How to test LCD monitors?

I will be buying a second hand monitor, a Benq LED Benq 24 V2420H FullHD. What methods can I use to test that the monitor is OK. I mean like dead pixels etc.?
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Screen for Small Conference Room - Size and Resolution Questions

I'll try to keep my questions generic so that it might help others in the future. How should we go about choosing a screen for our conference room? What factors should we consider and what ...
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Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse

Computer Starts But monitor does not along with USB Keyboard/mouse. The computer is a INSPIRON 546S bought from walmart in 2010. monitor came with this setup. I have tried hooking another monitor ...
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What software should I use to display an elegant looking take-out menu on an HDTV monitor? (data pulled from local MySQL server)

My mom owns a small take-and-bake market, and she's been keeping her menu and inventory on an ugly and messy set of whiteboards behind the counter. I've developed a database that lets her check ...
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Does using a DVI-to-VGA (instead of DVI-to-DVI) cable affect performance?

When connecting a PC to a monitor, are there any significant performance penalties when using the various types of monitor cables? e.g. Should I expect different performance between the following: ...
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How can I get 132 column display in DOS 6.22?

I'm using pure DOS 6.22 within Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 and everything works perfectly, except I can't change my display mode from 80 columns to 132. I tried MODE CON: COLS=132 and DOS complained ...
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KVM switch changes resolution

I have 3 computers hooked up to a 4-port KVM switch and I am having a problem with the resolution on one of my computers. Whenever I switch to another computer and come back, the resolution goes from ...
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No display on computer during boot up

Today, when arrived at home and started my Windows XP computer, I found the screen was black during start up. It said no computer input. (I am posting this question with my mobile.) Please help! The ...
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Will my Nvidia 7900GS support 2560x1440 in 2D?

I'm buying a new monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440. Will my existing graphics card, an Nvidia 7900GS, support this resolution for 2D work?
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Force native monitor resolution

I have a viewsonic lcd monitor with a native resoluion of 1920 x 1080. All of a sudden the windows screen display seetings have changed and I need to set it to 1140 x 900 to get the desktop etc on ...
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After turning my monitor off and on, it will display only a white screen

About a month after installing a new graphics card, I started encountering a rather frustrating problem. Namely, if I turn my monitor off for any significant length of time, then turn it back on, it ...
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How do I adjust my screen resolution on my HP mini?

Firefox displays resolution unsupported when I attempt to view a mail. How do I adjust my screen resolution?
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Terminal, vim and ssh color problem

I'm using vim for my editor. I've problems about the colors of vim. The same colorscheme of vim gives different outputs in terminal, ssh session and screen. I learnt they've different colors(16, 88 or ...
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Why is process monitor taking up 2+ gb of physical memory?

I am trying to hunt down a rogue process that is locking a file in a specific directory which is preventing a log being appended to. This locking happens about one to three times a week, so needless ...
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My Philips Meridian 191EL2 LED monitor's brightness resets to 90 on power up

It is the inbuilt monitor menu. It just doesn't save what I set. How can I control the brightness from OS. I am on windows 7. nvidia xfx 9500gt graphics card installed. Thanks for help.
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How can I disable Ctrl+Shift+Arrow from causing my screen to flip?

Windows 7 Home Premium, Catalyst Control Center. Without any apparent reason, after booting my PC, I got this little balloon "HD 4600 Drivers updated". I did not install any new cards or drivers or ...
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Monitor does not turn on until reset

I have a system with an ATI 4870 hooked up to a Samsung P2350 using DVI. My motherboard is a GA-EP45 DS4P with the latest BIOS. The situation is: I turn on my PC (with the power switch) I get a ...
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Can I make Windows XP remember my monitor when I start up with the monitor off/disconnected?

I often start my computer with the monitor disconnected (really, set to display another PC via a KVM switch), and Windows always defaults to low-res display when this happens. Is there any way to ...
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Why do my black lines have white borders?

I have an Asus VB191T connected to notebook via DVI connector as secondary monitor. I am observing some problems on that monitor. Photo of a properly functioning screen: Photo of my Asus VB191T ...
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Why does a monitor require adjustments (almost) every time it is turned on?

Why is it that pretty much every time a CRT monitor is turned on, it requires adjustments? Sometimes it’s only minor (eg move it a few pixels’ worth), and sometimes it is more (eg needs resizing by a ...
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“No more PTYs” when trying to start screen

When I try to start 'screen' or 'byobu', I get the following error message: $ screen No more PTYs. Sorry, could not find a PTY. [screen is terminating] I seem to have enough though: $ ls /dev/pts ...
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Monitor or the Graphic card, something is faulty

I have this weird problem. I got a brand new Samsung 22"monitor and hooked it up to my PC. It worked great. After a few days I turned on the PC and the monitor wouldn't turn on. The LED keeps ...
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Where can I find VGA-to-USB adapters?

I'm a laptop user and don't want to buy a monitor anytime soon. I also have a an old stationary computer that I'd like to have a closer look at, and imagine that I could use the laptop screen and some ...
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Force display driver to crash and recover on Windows Vista

Windows Vista's display driver system allows drivers to crash and recover without blue-screening. Is there any way to manually force this process? I'd like to restart my display driver without ...
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How Do I Auto Adjust the Screen Calibration on an ASUS monitor?

I'm trying to help a remote user who has an Asus VH196T-P monitor. Part of her screen is cutoff even though the resolution is set properly. Typically this is an extremely simple problem to solve as ...
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Use xrandr to set the absolute position of the screen?

I am running XFCE on Fedora 15. I use xrandr to set the secondary display (HDMI-0) to be to the right of the primary (DVI-0), however it is always at the top-right. Is it possible to set the absolute ...
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No picture with Sony pcg 252L

I just got this computer from a friend and I get nothing but a black screen. Do I need a specific keyboard? Is there a secret to getting the monitor to come on?
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Apple 27 inch Cinema Display has blue tint when connected to NVIDIA/Intel, “normal” when connected to ATI

My 27 inch Apple Cinema Display has a blue tint to it when connected to my laptop, which uses Optimus (NVIDIA + Intel). I believe the Intel actually handles the output signal in all cases, and the ...
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Screen flicker since new RAM installation

My work PC was upgraded by the tech guys (RAM only) and ever since my screen has been flickering but they do not know why this has happened and have yet to fix it. Does anyone have any ideas as to the ...
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How to choose LCD screen in notebook that can't be seen from “sideways”?

What is the attribute from which I can know that my monitor can't be seen from "sideways"? E.g. a man is standing on my left, but he couldn't really see my monitor, because it has low "angle" - only ...
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lenovo screen suddenly messed up

I have a new lenovo thinkpad E420. Was working fine all day yesterday after i did a fresh install of windows 7 x64 on it and installed all the lenovo drivers from their official support website. ...
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Dell NVIDIA GeForce4 MX440 16/32 bit color results in black screen

I have a Dell desktop PC, and whenever I choose anything other than an 8-bit 640x480 display, the monitor goes off. What could be causing this? The monitor has been used previously on this PC before, ...
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How can I resolve a “dim screen” issue on both on board and nvidia graphics?

My new laptop has Intel HD integrated video and an Nvidia card. Both drivers are enabled according to the device manager. Should I disable the integrated video or leave both running? I'm having the ...
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PC won't display anything on the monitor [closed]

I have a problem with my PC. When I press the button to turn it on, it's working but it won't show anything on the monitor! I think there might a problem with the graphic card or something. What are ...
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Why do widescreen monitors cost more than standard (4:3) monitors? [closed]

...when standard monitors have more pixels and display area (for the same diagonal size)? This has been so in the last few years and this is so now.
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Two monitors display

I have two monitors for my desktop. I want to see one Internet Explorer window on one monitor and another window on the other monitor. Is there such a feature in Windows 7?
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problem trying to configure xorg in debian arm system

I'm trying to get the display working with xorg an a LOGIC PD TI AM35X SOM-M2 system running debian through a NFS boot setup. The LCD touchscreen display that I have hooked up comes up as /deb/fb0. ...