Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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OS X Lion: Strange screen distortions after awaking from sleep

My MacBook Pro seems to show weird screen distortions when it awakes from sleep. I always have to restart for this to fix itself. If I don't, all windows I open will show the same screen distortions ...
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Will turning off a monitor make GPU ignore the monitor?

If I buy three monitors and game on one of them (the center), will turning off the two others while gaming ensure I do not lose any performance because of the two other displays being connected?
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How to get the finer resolution for asus eee pc 1000hd after installing windows7?

Hi i have installed windows 7 on my 2 year old ASUS EEE PC 1000HD. The default Operating system it came with was windows xp. Now the system is working fine but there are some display problems which i ...
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alternatives 150w power supply 30 inch apple monitor

Seems like an obvious question but is there any of type of power supply that will work with the 30" mac monitors other than the 150w supply created by apple? They have stopped producing these and its ...
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TeamViewer without showing the screen?

I'm wondering if it's possible to connect to a computer through TeamViewer without having the screen show what you're doing. For example if it's a computer at home or at work which is standing where ...
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VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort with macbook AIR

I purchased DELL U2311H to use as external monitor on MBA 11. I've three ways of hooking it up VGA DVI or DP. I know VGA is analogue signal and DVI and DP digital. I have heard good things about ...
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Laptop Screen Blackout / Flicker issue; Works fine on External Monitor

Specs of machine at the bottom (Alienware m15x) Short Version: non-functioning WLED screen on laptop Problem history: Screen had been ever-so-slightly flickering (very sporadically) for the past ...
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Wifi usage per computer

Is there a Software (Windows or Linux) to monitor the Wifi of every computer of the home network. Sometimes my connection is slow, I would like to know which computer make it slow. I think my o2 Box ...
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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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How to dim LED monitors to that of CCFL monitor

LED monitors are too bright for my eyes and give me head aches. I've reduced the brightness and contract on the monitor and in the video cards settings but yet it's still too bright. How can I reduce ...
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Monitor - HP ZR2740W 27" - Resolution 2560 x 1440 can't be set

My problem I just bought a computer screen which has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. I have a PC and it only show me the choices for the resolution 1680 width and below. I already installed the ...
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Laptop LCD screen line defect(?)

The left part works well. But there are various colors of thin vertical lines and black background. Which problem does my laptop have? Is this LCD problem or mainboard problem? I wonder which ...
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Multiple Settings for One Monitor

I have my monitor set to the way I like it, it shows colors accurately and not overly bright (white doesn't blind me). However I edit photos for the web and this is great for my screen but I have ...
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Display is slightly blurry on (native) 1920x1080 resolution

I have a computer monitor that is approximately 23" in size. Its native resolution is 1920x1080, and Windows 7 will not allow it to be any higher. However, I cannot make the resolution a little lower ...
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How can I use scanlines on my LED monitor to gain performance over half of the pixels?

In the old days, we had resolution features like scanlines and the amount of work the graphics adapter does would be reduced. I have FPS problems with some games so is there a way to use a video mode ...
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Fuzzy and shadowy text rendering on LED TV

Just bought a Toshiba 24" LED TV, and hooked up to new Gigabyte Radeon 7550 HD to my Windows 7 Desktop via 9' HDMI. I updated all drivers. The recommended resolution is 1980×1200, but text is ...
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What is a “24 hours burn in test”?

I saw a used LED Monitor for sale and they said that they performed a "24 hours burn in test." What does that mean, or more specifically what does it mean that a monitor passed this test? I Googled ...
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Can I use 4 monitors with 2 SLI cards

I'm doing some research for my next build and I came up across a couple questions that I can't seem to find the answer for on google (I get different answers from each link) So. If I have enough money ...
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Gtk-WARNING with display when using sudo in nx

I am using nxclient on my Windows machine to connect to a Linux server which is running RHE. I am able to run all programs with GUI correctly. However, when I run the same programs with sudo, I get ...
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Lenovo S110 netbook screen resolution Ubuntu

I am still stuck with 800x600 resolution. Here is the output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0bf2 (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 0be2 ...
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Cannot dim backlight on Packard Bell EasyNote notebook

My Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR notebook does not have an option for dimming the display backlight. At night, my eyes begin to hurt because of the strong light from the screen. My laptop is 2-3 ...
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Whenever I plug in HDMI, my laptop believes that VGA was also connected

I have an ASUS laptop, N55SF, the nice black one with a NVIDIA GT 555M. Whenever I plug in HDMI my computer reacts as if VGA has been connected, thus giving me 3 screens. Both Windows and the NVIDIA ...
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Vga on new monitor not working with rig

Have built a new rig and got new monitor... Here's the specs of the rig: http://pastebin.com/4B6gBpRk Basically the monitor has one hdmi and one vga input at the back. I know the vga input on the ...
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Display corruption when switching virtual terminals in Linux

I run Fedora (currently version 16, but this problem has been around a while) and occasionally when I switch virtual terminals (VTs) the new VT shows a corrupted version of some data that was ...
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Satellite L755 Black Screen flicker

Basic problem is that my laptop has been doing this screen flicker from what I can tell. I can be in the middle of something and then the screen will quickly go black for 1 to 2 seconds. What could ...
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Monitor takes hours to turn on

My Samsung SyncMaster 940nw LCD monitor takes half an hour and sometimes half a day to turn on the display as the power is switched on (or the computer is turned on). Any solutions? Or will I have to ...
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D-Sub port not working on Windows 7 (Intel onboard gigabyte)

Iv been using my HDMI slot to run a 24" monitor and all was well. I borrowed a 17" monitor from work to run a dual screen set up, plugged it into the d-sub port and nothing happened. Checked the new ...
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Achieving A 1600 x 900 Resolution For (Guest OS) Ubuntu Under (Host OS) Windows 7

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 as a guest OS using VirtualBox 4.1.16 installed on Windows 7 Ultimate. On my laptop I'd like to be able to run Ubuntu in full screen mode at 1600 x 900. I only have options ...
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Is there a way to check if my monitor is switched on through a program?

I need to know if my monitor is switched on, through a program so i can check when i am using a system through a remote session. I've been playing around with chrome remote access, and a few other ...
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Can a monitor get damaged due to rotating? [closed]

Can a particular monitor(-type) get damaged when it gets rotated while it's powered on? (like a screen-holder such as this allows)
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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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Solution for a 35 monitor user case

I have a question about a multi-monitor solution for a school. They have some statistics that they would like to be displayed over no less than 35 monitors. Does anybody know of such hardware? The ...
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Displaying random pixels on LCD

Will it damage my LCD screen if I display a stream of continuously changing randomly colored pixels, at the monitor's refresh rate, for a long time? As in, will it damage it any more than displaying a ...
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when trying to install windows 7 on my computer it inly gets to 30 % then gets the blue screen

I have tried both vista and windows 7. I have gotten a new hard drive and it does the same thing. Not sure where to go from here to get windows loaded.
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Connecting two computers to one monitor

My monitor has three input sources: VGA, DVI-D, and display port. My first computer is connected using DVI port and is working properly. I tried to connect another computer to the same monitor using ...
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Command line tool to adjust X server settings while running

Is there a command line tool that allows you to adjust the settings for a running X session? For example, the equivalent for pulseaudio would be the pacmd command line utility which allows you to ...
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Add custom resolution to Control Panel in Windows

I have an ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphic card, when I open CCC I can select many different resolutions. When I open Control Panel > Screen Resolution, I only get few resolutions (1920x1080x, 1280x1024, ...
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Raspberry PI and laptop screen

I want to connect a mobile screen to the Raspberry PI in the cheapest way possible. I don't mind if I attach a touch screen (if it's possible) to it or an old laptop screen. How would I be able to ...
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Laptop issue. How to determine if it's the screen panel, the inverter or the GPU?

The laptop starts with a blue screen that slowly fades to black and then i hear the Windows sound. So how could i determine if its the inverter, the panel or the GPU? So far i tried to connect the ...
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Installed Graphics Card Failure

I just bought a refurbished Radeon HD 4650 My power supply says 250w and according to the Radeon website - "400 Watt or greater power supply (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) is ...
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Nvidia graphics cards displaying picture larger than LCD TV

I have a strange issue and not sure what the problem is. I have a 720p TV hooked up to a NVidia 7300. Everything is fine. But when I put in a 9500 or a GT220 the resolution is detected at 720p, but ...
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Notepad++ Document Monitor with Remote File

I am trying to use Notepad++ to monitor a log file using the plugin Document Monitor. This works great on local files but does not work on remote files. I have tried both mapping the remote drive and ...
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Adjustment For A Dell M992 Monitor

I don't know if this is the right forum to be asking this - I just got a monitor that a friend gave me. It is a Dell M992. The problem is, The screen doesn't fit the screen (does that make sense? ...
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shortcut to put monitors to sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I have windows 7 installed with two monitors connected to it. I want to create a shortcut that will put both ...
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No Input Signal

I was playing a game 'Sniper Elite v2' on my system, when all of a sudden the computer froze up and started hearing a repeated noise (reloading the gun over and over again). I couldn't get any of the ...
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M ...
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Make imagemagick's `display` exit at terminal, preserving the window (single instance mode)

When I use imagemagick's display from command line, say: $ display -density 150 test1.pdf ... then display locks in the command line, until you exit the window (or press CTRL+C in terminal). ...
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eMachines monitor shows faded moving lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my monitor show faded black lines moving everywhere? I recently got this monitor from one of my friends because my other monitor broke. I have an eMachines ...
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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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Stuck or dead pixel?

I can't tell if one of the pixels on the screen of my 2011 Macbook air is dead or just stuck. The pixel is usually black while displaying most colors, but it changes to white if I'm looking at a ...