Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Third monitor setup problems

I have two screens, one HDMI and one VGA, pluged into my main graphics card which is a Radeon 7800. I have a second graphics card installed which is a pretty old NVIDIA. However, when I plug a VGA ...
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Power Button Won't Turn off Display

I have the power button set to "turn off display" after 5 minutes. I'm using a Dell Inspiron with Windows 10 installed. If I set the power button to "sleep" it works just fine but I don't want to ...
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Display looks corrupted/broken black blocks

Video demonstration of issue. hardware: CPU: amd fx 6300 GPU: nvidia gtx 560 ti What could be the problem ? I don't have onboard video on this motherboard to test with it. Didn't install/mess ...
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Is it possible to turn off iMac's screen (without turning off an external screen)?

Typically we can turn off an iMac's screen but pressing control+shift+eject but this would turn off the external screen as well (TV, projector, etc). We can also turn the brightness of the screen to ...
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Can the wrong refresh rate damage my monitor? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung LCD monitor measuring 21 inches. The refresh rate is 60 Hz, but if I select a setting higher than that, I get an error. I actually don't know the exact screen resolution of my PC, ...
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How do I extract my old laptops display controller board? [closed]

I salvaged an amazing display from my old laptop, but can't find a fair-priced controller board. I found a few, but I want to make sure i can extract the board before I go out and buy a board to ...
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Why is my image looking more saturated in Windows than in El Capitan on the same calibrated monitor?

I have a brand new Mac Book Pro (2015) with Bootcamp installed, so I am using the same calibrated monitor to view the images. However, the image looks more saturated when I boot up Windows than it ...
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ASUS logo and GRUB not showing up on PC boot

When I start the PC monitor, it goes into power saving mode resulting in the ASUS logo not showing up. Even the GRUB GUI, which I use to select between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, isn't showing up ...
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Wrong Touchscreen mapping

Using two Touchscreens (Could not install the win7x64 Drivers from acer.com, win10 sais its not compatible): Acer T230H (Primary) Acer T230H If i put a finger on the 1st, the Position of the ...
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I have a 23.6 monitor native 1920x1080 will it support 2560x1080

My monitor is the Asus ve247h native resolution is 1920x1080 my my new graphics card supports 2560x1600 will it support 2560x1080?
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Monitors “sleep” after no external input for a period of time

After about 10 minutes my monitors will go into low-power mode (just as if I had removed the video input). If I am actively doing something I do not observe this behavior, and quick movement of the ...
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How to solve the hazy display in Win8?

Whenever I am using Win XP it occurs rarely but in case of Win7 or Win8 it occurs frequently in web browser like Chrome, Firefox etc and in video players also
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Why doesn't my display work on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows 10 IoT Core?

I've just installed Windows 10 IoT core in my Raspberry Pi 2, which is brand new. I tried booting it into Raspbian and that all worked fine. However, under Win10 IoT core, the thing boots but the TV ...
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make a mirror of the extended display in the primary display

I know this sounds ridiculous, but is there a way I can create some kind of window to view what is being displayed on a second montitor that is extended from the primary view? In the end, I'd like to ...
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How to keep display aspect ratio and display scaling using wmi?

I have Intel HD Graphics 4400 here and I am using the Intel Control tool to set "keep aspect ratio" or "keep display scaling" ("Displayskalierung beibehalten"). Is there a way to achieve this by WMI? ...
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fixed monitor, now has line through it

A monitor I had went out. I opened it up and replaced the caps and it works. The issue is, that now the monitor has a vertical line through it about 1/4 of an inch wide. I'm thinking it is due to ...
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GTX780 : Monitor shows “no signal” but does show image after turning off then on

I have a Asus GTX780 plugged to a Philips 227E Monitor through HDMI (Monitor having an HDMI and VGA input), the issue I'm having is OS independent, whenever i turn on my PC, my monitor immediately ...
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Can I use laptop charger to power monitor?

I have a monitor that requires 19V 1.2A. Laptop charger outputs 18.5V 3.5A. The polarity is the same. Will slightly 0.5V lower voltage damage the monitor and is there something else that needs to be ...
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Console lock display off timeout - Change minutes in registry

I am using the following to enable the Console lock display off timeout which works fine http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/8268-lock-screen-timeout-period-change-windows-8-a.html Is there a way ...
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Why does the monitor lose signal when I turn off/on my monitor on Windows 7?

Ever since I installed Windows 7 on my machine, my monitor has been acting strangely. When I boot my machine, my monitor starts up and receives signals fine. However, no matter what if I decide to ...
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Second computer monitor left side has lines and weird discolorations

I tested the cord and had the monitor replaced. Same issue. The only thing I can think of is the graphics card. Are there any other things I could be missing? I have a GTX 680 for reference. Thank ...
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4k Monitor. Higher PPI than iMac 27". More Pixelated than iMac

I'm looking to understand exactly why a monitor with higher number of pixels per inch (albeit slightly so), than the standard 27" iMac, cannot produce image that is at least just as sharp as images on ...
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Is there a way to feed any modern monitor without powering it?

I am thinking of a MiniPC with a wire to a monitor, without plugging the power as well again for the monitor, but I am reading HDMI, USB3.0, DisplayPort, DisplayLink specs, and they all say it's ...
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Which cables I need to extend the Samsung Note 3 screen to the monitor (DVI-D dual link)

I'm looking for a solution to connect my smart phone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my monitor Acer S220HQL. This monitor has two connectors: VGA DVI-D dual link Actually the VGA connector is busy but ...
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Strange Issue with Monitor - Single Pixel Line in only Certain Colours

I am using a B156HAN01.2 screen in a Lenovo Y50-70 (Win10x64) With certain colours (blue, #0075AF is a good colour to see the line) displayed, I can see what I presume a single pixel line going ...
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Hide screen content after detaching

When I detach from my screen, the contents keep on being displayed on the terminal window. That is annoying because the terminal output becomes very messy very quickly. Is there a way to replace the ...
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Monitor connected to a surge protector goes blank for a few seconds everytime room lights are switched on

I have noticed this problem in 2 separate locations. In both cases they are computer monitors connected to a surge protector extension cord. Every time the lights or fans are switched on or the ...
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Black screen on Win7 after booting

i have problem. My computer (is an automative B&R) is all of time after booting goes to black screen . I booting from CFast card. I try many monitors, video cable, Safe mode, Lowest resolution, ...
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Finding the correct screen replacement for a netbook

I have to change my netbook's screen. It's 13" (or 13.3") diagonal-wise with a matte/non-glossy/unpolished LED display. What do I have to be careful for when buying a new screen? Is this a pretty ...
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Laptop screen black before BIOS

I have a Sager laptop that has an odd issue. It's not necessarily a major issue at the moment, but I feel it might be cause for concern as a potential harbinger of future problems. When I shut down ...
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Limit area of screen which my monitor displays (27'' --> 21.5'')

I have Dell U2713HM (27'') and I am having some issues playing specific games. The problem - screen is to big to focus on everything what's going on, and I'd like to limit it somehow. I'd like to add ...
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Is there a way to reduce the eye shock while switching between high contrast windows in Linux?

Quite often, I jump between my terminal window and a browser and a lot of websites have background colors that contrast with my terminal's background, which is painful for my eyes. Is there a way to ...
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Grey rectangle on top left of the screen

I experience sometimes this issue on my Windows 7 laptop: after the Windows GUI has finished booting, a small grey rectangle appears on the top left of the screen. It stays in front of anything I ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 random hang then black screen issue

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Vista was preinstalled on it. After 6-7 months of usage "Blue screen" errors started to show up sometimes when I move my laptop. I figured out that the blue ...
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Are these two laptop screens interchangeable?

So my Toshiba (L50-B) laptop came with a terrible TN screen, model LTN156AT35-T01. I could only find One IPS screen that seems to be an easy swap, the LP156WHA-SLA2. Both have same resolution, ...
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Software unable to use installed fonts in Windows 10

the Segoe UI used in iTunes cannot be displayed next the following software also cannot display its default fonts (the default fonts were installed successfully) so may I know anyone has also ...
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3 Monitors via Crossfire x2 graphic cards

I have previously been using a USB 3.0 to support my 3rd monitor, but my Dell monitor only supports 1080 on HDMI annoyingly. I have tried every combination I can think of on my 2 separate graphic ...
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Why screen no signal only on first boot? how to fix?

Every day is the same. I arrive to the room, I turn on the PC, screen no signal. If I shut down the PC and boot again, the signal recovers, until the next boot hours later. I've had this problem for ...
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Windows stuck with generic-pnp monitor

My windows could not detect second screen as it was detecting earlier but when I force shutdown a game Halo 2 , after which it stuck with Generic Non-PnP and does not show second display option which ...
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Unplugged battery, now screen won't turn on.

I have posted previously on this site about my battery no longer charging after leaving in hot car for an hour or two - it would turn on only when connected but not charge. I just now took off the the ...
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Is it possible to change the background color of the screen of a Lenovo Thinkpad running Windows 10?

I have a severe eyestrain problem and would like to change the ongoing background color on my screen. Is this possible on a Lenovo Thinkpad running Windows 10? I have dimmed my screen but for ...
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G-sync with a Displayport to DVI adapter

So I bought two AOCG2460PG screens for my new setup (nVidia GTX 780 SLI) but came across a slight oversight; I found that the monitors only support Displayport and that there's only one Displayport ...
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Get VM GUI on a core server via VNC

I have a linux server without GUI running several Windows 7 VMs. I would like to view the screen of the VMs. Is it possible to connect to the linux server with a desktop computer in order to display ...
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Connect 2 monitors to one system and show different pictures on either

I want to connect 2 LCD monitors to 1 CPU to show different tasks on different monitors. For example, I want 1 monitor to display a video and the other one to display a stock trading platform. How ...
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Custom resolution on Gnome 3 / Fedora 22

I connected an old 26" HD-ready TV to my laptop, but it only supports certain resolutions (it seems only 1280x720 in fact). When trying to set resolutions on the second screen, using the Display ...
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How do i fix an inverted stripe on the screen?

I have a Lenovo x230 that started having a wide stripe of inverted pixels on it, like this: This most often happens when I first open the lid. I can get it to go away by bending or twisting the ...
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What resolution can a graphics card handle in multiple monitors?

So given a graphics card (in my case AMD Radeon HD 6620G on a Toshiba Satellite P775D) how do you know what your laptop can handle when you have multiple monitors? I’d like to know in general how you ...
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Window 7 Black screen for other users only [duplicate]

I have 2 accounts on my laptop. 1 is my personal account and the other is admin account When I tried logging in my personal account today, it showed a black screen with cursor instead. However, when I ...
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Trouble duplicating video for monitor and TV using VGA.

I tried to look for a similar answered question, and I'm not very tech savvy so I'll try to explain as clear as possible: I want to connect the video output of my PC to both a monitor and a TV using ...
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Why does my monitor (Philips BDM4065UC) display strange dark lines?

Take a look at this picture: (Excuse the quality, the office is very bright) Here is a screen-shot of the same region: Notice the extra dark lines behind the text. On dark backgrounds, ...