Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Monitor not “waking up” Not sure if harware or settings

Running Win 7. After manually puttinng computer to sleep, oftentimes when I move the mouse to wake up, the screen remains black and I can't hear computer ramping up. Does not happen all of the time. ...
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LCD monitor/TV switching modes automatically

I have a LCD monitor wwhich can be used as a TV too. I have been using it for around 3yrs. The TV has 5 source modes TV, SV, AV, YPbPr, VGA. This morning when I turned it on, it started switching ...
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Detect Displays on Windows?

Is there anyway to do something like Mac OS X's "Detect Displays" on Windows (Vista Business, SP2)? I have two monitors connected to two computers, one of them through a KVM-switch. When Windows is ...
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Setting up a second monitor in CentOS

I have CentOS installed on my laptop. I hooked up my TV via VGA and it works, just not as I'd like it to. The left side (on the TV) is cut off, like the image is justified too far left. I want it to ...
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Display flickering when HDMI is connected

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 graphics adapter which I am trying to connect to a TV and a monitor. With only the monitor connected everything works fine, however as soon as I plug in the HDMI cable ...
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How do I disable screen magnifier at login screen? (Ubuntu 10.10)

I was trying to get a screen magnifier working for a presentation. I enabled orca but it didn't work well. It magnified way too much and some elements came up really pixelated. So I started using ...
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lightweight temperature monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good software for measuring computer temperature? What is the best lightweight temperature monitor for windows 7?
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Running a Screensaver over a dual-monitor setup

I've recently been granted a dual-monitor setup (more of a sysadmin rather than programmer, not worried about having 3) but my screensaver only runs on the primary display. I've heard about ...
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Driver for Monitor Acer G205H for Windows XP

Is there anyway I can obtain the driver for monitor acer G205H? My machine is a Windows XP 32 bit machine. I stumbled upon this website which claimed to have this driver, when I clicked on the ...
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Windows 7 does not recognize LG E2250 monitor when connected with RGB

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T410 and an LG monitor E2250 (1080p, so should support 1920×1080). I try to connect the monitor using the RGB connector and use it as an external monitor. The problem is that ...
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Display (screen) Resolution Standard Ratios

The screen resolutions 800 x 600 & 1024 x 600 have the aspect ratio 4:3 and this is a standard. What are the other resolution standards? For example: Widescreen is 16:9 Extra Wide HD etc.
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Monitor and computer not working together

I have a LCD monitor (Connected via VGA, 15", max res 1024x768, so far from good). This monitor will not work with a specific computer (Windows XP SP3, integrated Intel graphics card of some ...
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Do you have experience with AMOLED displays? [closed]

Any one have experience with AMOLED displays. Are they better than current LED monitors for coding? When are these going to hit the retail/on-line stores?
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How does one connect three monitors to one computer?

I want to buy a PC and run three monitors from it. I need the desktop to span across all three. Purpose / intended use This is for pretty demanding gaming applications so I need optimum speed, ...
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Computer fails to wake up… sometimes?

My laptop (new 2 months ago), an ASUS K50AD running Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit), sometimes fails to start the backlight to the LCD screen when it wakes up from sleep mode, making it virtually ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 boots to black before bios. Sometimes

Every once in a while, I boot the computer and the video output refuses to work, before the Dell logo in the bios shows up. The back light works, and the computer is booting up behind the scenes (I ...
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“No Input Signal” displayed on Monitor after opening PC case?

I noticed that one of the fans in my computer was not spinning so I opened it up to have a look at it. I left it open so I could take the fan to a shop for a new one. I started my computer, and it ...
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How can I get Windows 7 to detect my Belinea 10 20 05 monitor?

Using an HP monitor. The laptop requires VGA and the monitor uses DVI-D so I'm using a converter. When I try to detect the monitor from the control panel it doesn't detect anything. The monitor ...
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Monitor and Keyboard in Laptop format

I am looking for a device that is in a laptop format, but does not have any CPU, HDD, or motherboard. I was hoping for a laptop-esque device to control a headless server with usb and vga/dvi ...
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Gnome .. Using a flat screen vertically

I got a L2440P 24" Wide Flat Panel monitor. This is a rectangular and I was thinking to mount it vertically to increase my vertical space rather than horizontal [I can read more lines of codes etc]. ...
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Poor monitor contrast for certain colors

I recently bought a monitor (LG W1930S). Everything went out smooth until I discovered certain colors are.. invisible. For instance on this monitor #EEEEEE and #FFFFFF look the same to me. On the old ...
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Turn off monitor (energy saving) while in text console mode (in Linux)

How to configure Linux text console to automatically turn of the monitor after some time? And by "text console" I mean that thing that you get on ctrl+alt+F[1-6], which is what you get whenever X11 ...
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Getting more screen resolution options for an IBM X31 with an external monitor

I have an IBM X31 running Windows 7. I recently tried to connect to it to a 17" LCD monitor, but the screen looked odd. When I looked at the settings, it seemed to be set at a rather odd resolution, ...
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Quick Books accounting software

Using a square 17" lcd monitor, and setting the Monitor to display text in larger font than default, some of the pages in QB have the bottom 2 or 3 lines chopped off. QB support has no ideas for a ...
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How do I change the Display Frequency on linux

I want to change the display's frequency from 60hz to 50hz, on a fedora core 9 box, anyone know how to do this? Thank you
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Dual external screens from a laptop

Is it possible to run two external screens of a laptop (plus the laptops own screen). If so, how do you do this?
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With nouveau driver, resume from hibernate or suspend results in wrong color display

I am using the nouveau driver on my Ubuntu 10.10. Everything looks right until one day I resume from hibernate. The color of the display is weird. It is somehow too bright. (Sorry I don't have a ...
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Are there any situations where a DVI-D dual-link cable can't be used in place of a single-link cable?

As far as I understand, DVI-D dual-link cables (24 pins) should be backwards compatible with single-link cables (18 pins). However, my monitor is working fine with a short single-link cable, but ...
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What size HD widescreen monitor would “match” a 19" monitor?

I have two 19" Dell monitors with a 1280x1024 resolution. Because they are the exact same size, applications can span both monitors seamlessly. I'm considering adding a widescreen HD monitor that ...
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Does the DisplayPort on the Dell UltraSharp U2311H Monitor work with a MacBook Pro?

I'm thinking of getting the Dell UltraSharp U2311H monitor which apparently comes with a DisplayPort. (I used the word "apparently" because I find DisplayPort support a little bit too good to be true, ...
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Why do most LED monitors have low contrast ratios? (1000:1)

I was just looking on newegg.com and I noticed that there are about 28 monitors have have a 1000:1 contrast ratio but only 5 that have the 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio...how come most LED monitors have ...
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Monitor goes dead after some months

I have a VGA monitor,whenever I use the monitor after some weeks the screen starts to blur and after some time the monitor goes dead.This has happened a couple of times.I have changed many monitors ...
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modifying monitor driver - Where to start

I wish to modify a laptop monitor driver to add more brightness levels and calibrate the levels to be linear. How should i go about doing this?
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Laptop Screen Brightness

What controls the brightness levels in a laptop? Is it the BIOS? Is it possible to modify the brightness levels to have a custom brightness at each level?
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LED Cinema Display Calibration

I have recently bought an Apple 27" LED Cinema Display and am using this with a late 2008 unibody MacBook Pro. The display is working well, however some of the colours seem slightly "off" to me. Blue ...
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Software to monitor a CPU usage and RAM usage of a process? [closed]

Software to monitor the CPU usage and RAM usage of a process (e.g. chrome.exe)? Windows operating system.
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Can I disable the Macbook's display when the Macbook is hooked up to a big monitor?

That's because I don't want to move the windows one by one to the big display, or accidentally move the mouse cursor over to the Macbook's display and not know where it is.
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Extend notebook monitor

I'm trying to find out if there are any small monitors out there that I could add to the side of my notebook. This may sound a bit bizarre, here is an image that will kind of show what I mean That ...
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How to connect Laptop's USB to TV's RCA Inputs?

How to connect Laptop's USB to TV's RCA Inputs? can you provide what is the setting in need to change on windows
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Notebook dual monitor

I'm thinking of adding an extra monitor to my notebook. The notebook I currently work on is a Vaio BZ series 15" with 1440x900 screen resolution. I want to buy a 19" (no larger) with 1440x900 screen ...
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Monitors with ambient light sensors [closed]

Looking for recommendations of any monitors (1920 x 1200) that dynamically adjust their brightness? I'm getting annoyed of having to alter my monitor settings several times a day!
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Macbook pro with old VGA CRT blackness

I'm away from the office and trying to use my 13" 2009 Macbook pro, with an oldish 21' CRT VGA monitor. In Windows 7 it is detected and listed. Through the windows options it will not let me select, ...
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Ubuntu Screen Lock

When I lock screen on Ubuntu, I want transmission to open up automatically, and when I unlock the screen, transmission should pause itself or die. I have searched a lot but cannot find anything ...
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hp monitor has no signal when i boot to ubuntu cd

When i boot to the cd on my emachines i have no problems and the disk has been tested in other pcs and laptops. My son needs to work on our HP, but the monitor shows no signal when I boot to the cd. ...
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Cobbling together a programmable digital picture frame

I'm looking to throw together an ultra-thin, programmable, "display" that's sufficiently light weight so as to be wall-mountable. Think digital picture frame, but a proper (very low power) computer. ...
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How do I Rotate the Desktop in Windows XP

My angel pressed some thing and after that the Windows screen has rotated. It has become vertical. I have restarted but still shows the same. How to resolve this issue ?
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Using 2 monitors in linux

I've got 740 Radeon with to outs for monitors. Do you know how can i configure second out to work ?
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Sony Internet TV Quality for Mid-High Range Build and XBOX 360 [closed]

I was wondering about Sony's new Internet TVs with built-in Google TV functionality, and their performance when it comes to gaming with a mid-high end PC build, as well as a 360. I'm not very ...
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Disabled “would you like to keep these display settings?” dialog

Sometimes, when changing the resolution on windows, it just changes it and does nothing more. On some computers, it asks "do you want to keep these display settings?" and if you click nothing within ...
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Turn off Remote Desktop auto-docking on Windows 7?

On my Windows 7 machine, if I maximize Remote Desktop it locks itself to the Windows taskbar, which is irritating. How can I turn that behavior off? I've (deliberately) edited the RDS display ...