Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Having trouble with my 3rd Display

Alright so I have 3 monitors. I just got a new monitor today and disconnected my old 3rd one since the newest one I got today is better. As I hook it up, it doesn't wanna pick up my PC. It goes ...
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LCD screen white/red horizontal lines

I recently disconnected my old laptop screen to use as an external display with my new laptop. When I reconnected the old screen to my old laptop, the screen had white horizontal lines across the ...
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broken screen windows 7 laptop connect to open network

I currently have two laptops. Laptop A - Lenovo thinkpad OS: Windows 7 laptop screen broken Laptop B - lenovo thinkpad OS: Windows 8.1 Laptop A's monitor has damaged and does not function. However ...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Flex 20 to an AOC HD Monitor without lag?

I have the new Lenovo Flex 20 all in one computer http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/lenovo/flex-series/flex-20/, and I'd like to set up dual-monitors with an AOC HD monitor that takes only DVI or ...
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Samsung SA350 does not display HDMI connection from other computers

I have a Radeon HD 6670 (desktop) that connects to the samsung monitor mentioned above, via DVI(desktop)-HDMI(monitor) cable. I've played around with the EDID of the monitor to force it to always stay ...
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What is the difference between HD LED Glare and HD LED Backlit?

I was comparing this two products from Lenovo and Dell. There are no major differences but one difference in their display. Can anyone help me what is the difference between HD LED Glare and HD LED ...
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Extending display via VNC on Linux FC21 Workstation - Display corruption

I am attempting to use an Android tablet as a second display (extend the display) from my Fedora Core 21 Worstation laptop. The laptop screen (LVDS) has a native resolution of 1280x800 and the tablet ...
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How to split dvi output

I have a pc with 2 dvi outputs, a right and left monitor. i also have a hdmi kvm switch that displays on my tv. I would like to split each dvi output on my computer so that each monitor can be ...
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Upgrade of dell laptop screen size from 14'' to 15''

I have Dell Inspiron n4110, it is having 14” screen. Can I upgrade the size to 15” (Inspiron n5110) screen keeping my other things like my hard disk and ram intact. If required I can also change my ...
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Motherboard not displaying [closed]

I have installed a new Asus M5A7L-M LX Plus mobo in my Gateway tower, along with an AMD FX 8320 CPU and Kingston HyperX Fury 8GB 1600 MHz RAM. I have an Antec VP450 PSU and a standard SATA and DVD ...
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View last used programs in start screen

Is there a way to view my last used programs in windows' start screen as individual tiles? I didn't find a way to get it done with "Classic Shell" for Windows
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Computer boots with no display, hitting enter restarts computer?

As per thread title. I'm unable to diagnose the issue since I cannot get a visual output on my monitor. The fans and components seems to boot up normally. However, I've noticed that if i hit enter ...
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On a 720p monitor, should it be possible for me to see 1080p? Or at least the difference between the two?

I have a native resolution of 720p on my budget HP 2000 laptop. Why can I tell the difference between 720p and 1080p? Is it not correct that with a maximum resolution on my monitor of 720p, I should ...
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Laptop Screen random flickering/sleeping, Lenovo 220x

I have a Lenovo 220x bought second hand. The laptop sufferd random sleeping when the screen was in a certain position open. I changed the power setttings to just turn the screen off when closed and ...
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Screen resolution cannot be set properly

A friend of mine bought a new machine for his parents. It is runnning Windows 7 and has an AMD APU. The monitor only has an analogue connector. If I try to set the resolution of the monitor to the ...
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Cannot use Menu on my Iiyama Prolite E2480HS?

Just bought a Iiyama Prolite E2480HS monitor. If I press the Menu button I get the menu but then the only change I can get is repressing the Menu button and Contrast (top and automatically chosen) ...
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How to get 1366x768 resolution from windows 8.1 for my Samsung SA100 monitor

My computer monitor is Samsung SA100 with 1366x768 screen resolution. I'm using Windows 8.1 but it seems my Windows 8.1 doesn't have an option for that screen resolution. Currently I'm running ...
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Laptop Gray Screen, but works with external monitor

I was working on my laptop, when suddenly the entire OS froze and I had to force-shut down the computer (I didn't for long, I don't know if it would have blue screened). When I turned the computer on, ...
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How to use two computers with two monitors each as a single computer [closed]

I have a Windows 7 laptop with a second monitor connected via VGA, and a Windows 8 tablet with another monitor connected via HDMI. In total, there are 4 monitors. Two on my Windows 7 Laptop, the other ...
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Monitor with USB upstream,downstream port and its usage

I came across few configuration of Monitor and it include many port along with some USB Port. Monitor : DELL P2214H DELL P2414H In USB Port that mention that Upstream port and Downstream port. ...
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Screen squashed to the left half, black on the right half

Windows 7 Acer Aspire M3802 When I start up Windows the BIOS and boot screen show but the login screen doesn't, I just get a blank screen. The BIOS and boot screens are compacted over to one side ...
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recommended computer monitor brightness, contrast and gamma settings for eyes? [duplicate]

I'm a software developer. I'm working up to 10 hours per day in computer. How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast.
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Laptop touchscreen hypersensitive to electromagnetic interference

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop that's less than a year old and still under warranty. I've been in contact with Dell several times about this issue, but they don't have a clue. The problem is ...
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Cant set monitor resolution to 1920x1080, chooses a nonstandard resolution instead

I've been sitting at this problem for hours upon hours now, so many google searches, so many different things tried, nothing seems to help. First off, the necessary data: The monitor is a BenQ ...
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Strange replaced laptop screen [closed]

I brought a G750JX last year and two months ago I noticed some unclean-able black dots in the middle of screen. Since it was under warranty I went to service and they decided to replace my screen. ...
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screen on Dell Inspiron laptop crazy vertical and horizontals and fragmented lines, bad screen? Or board?

My Dell Inspiron laptop has gone into and unreadable crazy vertical and horizontal lines and cross lines etc. Nothing at all is readable. I connected a monitor externally and tried to type in my admin ...
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Identify this screen connector

I have taken apart my old (Compaq) laptop, and I'd like to see if there is a way to reuse the screen. The connector is shown below, but it has no labels so I am wondering whether this is a generic ...
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VLC Media Player displays still from previous video

I am using VLC Media Player V2.1.5 Rincewind. It displays a still from a previous video at the start of opening up a video file and the still remains on audio files. I uninstalled VLC and deleted the ...
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Advantages of “Premier Color” on a Dell 4k Monitor

I am buying a 4k monitor for my workstation. I am interested in the Dell 24 UltraHD 4K Monitor - P2415Q But there is also the Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor - UP2414Q The only difference is ...
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Keep display turned off despite notifications. Only turn display back on when human interaction occurs

I have a Dell Latitude E6510 running Windows 7 professional. Is there a way to configure the computer to, when the display is turned off, only turn back on when the user interacts with it (e.g. mouse ...
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VAIO Ultrabook works but the display does not turn on normally

My notebook has a display problem. Several times, usually after long hours off, I turn on the notebook and the LCD has no image. Then I connect to an external monitor and it always works. After that, ...
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Monitor signal turns off for several seconds after Windows 7 start-up screen?

Background: I have been having some problems with my Windows registry today. It looked like antivirus had corrupted my licensing data. When I booted in to windows I would receive a message about: ...
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Blinking white transparent screen in VMware workstation 11

Whenever I play games in my VMware workstation 11 virtual machine, I get white transparent blinking screen, the blinking screen is covering entire virtual machine screen, and it goes in intervals of 5 ...
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How is an HDMI signal converted into video and audio?

How does a display interpret HDMI signals and update its pixels to the right configuration? I would like to write a native C program to perform this task. I am trying to build a video streaming device ...
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How to turn off Caps-Lock toggle notification?

I've got a Sager laptop that for whatever reason, every time I press caps-lock it'll bring up this little window in the upper left telling me it's been turned on/off. This is a HUGE problem since it ...
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How to create a script or shortcut for a certain display configuration and playback device?

I have the following setup hooked to my Windows 8.1 machine: 2 x Dell 24" monitor on my desk 1 x Samsung 42" TV I want switch between the following three configurations: 1. Working config Both ...
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Adjusting brightness and contrast on an ASUS monitor?

I feel really silly having to ask this but I can't figure out how to use the brightness and contrast buttons on my ASUS VS247H monitor. The buttons are clearly labeled but they don't seem to do ...
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Window 8 Sign On Screen

I'm looking to customize the Windows 8 sign on screen. I can get the computer to boot up and display the last signed in user but when I sign in and sign out of the user it shows the last signed in ...
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How do I connect a PC with my Apple Cinema 27" Display [duplicate]

I have a PC that has displayport, DVI, and HDMI out. I would like to connect this to an Apple Cinema 27" Display. The apple display only has a mini displayport male connector coming out (it is not ...
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How do I get CTL 220UW Built-in Speakers to work on Windows XP?

I have a old Windows XP Computer that I just put a New Monitor onto. My Mom had to use my speakers. So now I have NO audio output whatsoever. I know the monitor has built-in speakers, But I can't ...
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Monitor going into power saver mode randomly

I have been using and enjoying my gaming laptop for quite a while and it has not been giving me any issues. I recently acquired an external monitor to heighten my experience but sadly I've had much ...
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Computer Monitor will not display content

I fixed a Dell Dimension E520 computer today. I cleared off the old hard drive and reseated the memory. when I did this, all the diagnostic lights disappeared. The only problem I am having now is with ...
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Is it possible to pinpoint location or position on capacitive touch screens?

I've been researching for days trying to understand if a position can be specifically located on a capacitive screen. Since they are in a XY fashion, can a point or range of points be designated to a ...
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Does my monitor's GTG response time matter if it's faster than my refresh rate?

I can understand how poor GTG response time can cause ghosting: a pixel is not the color it should be when the monitor has finished outputting a frame. But I'm trying to understand how it can ...
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Strange behaviour on LCD monitor that doesn't turn on

This monitor will only turn on on 1 out of 8 or 10 attempts at pressing the "power" button, only after I had disconnected and reconnected it to the power line before each attempt, i.e.: Connect the ...
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How to share several desktop areas of one host to different clients

I'd like to set up the following screen sharing configuration: There are several areas of a screen shared so that each individual viewer (client = "Slave") connects to a different area only (and ...
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force using Basic display driver?

How can I prevent Windows 8.1 from automaticaly instaling Intel HD graphics driver? Or rather to force using Basic display driver? My graphics card is deffective (display blinks frequently when ...
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Refresh rates on LED monitors and eye strain

In the old days it was simple, anything less that a 75 Hz refresh rate on a CRT monitor hurt my eyes. Now things seem more complicated. As a programmer I spend a lot of time in front of my monitor, or ...
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External monitor doesn't switch on automatically when laptop wakes up from sleep

I've an external monitor connected to my laptop, and work primary on that external monitor (with laptop monitor off). Recently I found that, as I open the laptop lid to wake up the machine, the laptop ...
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Display size inconsistent on Windows 8 laptop (Dell Inspiron 17)

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 17 laptop and I'm having a problem with the display. I've experienced this on another laptop that I used recently. It's running Windows 8 and has a 17.3" screen. The ...