Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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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 ...
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howto use external monitor without shutting down the lid

I work on external monitor all the time with closed lid. However sometimes I need to use the built-in camera for Skype, thus I open the lid, select "detect the display", launch Skype, call and select ...
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What's the difference between a computer screen and a tv display?

Is there a general difference or does it depend on the model? Could I use either one for my computer / tv?
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Cannot set 32bit colordepth at max resolution

I have a Dell Latitude D830 which has a 1920x1200 display and a Nvidia Quadro 140M graphics card. It runs windows XP professional German with SP3. When I have a 2nd monitor attached an I have both ...
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How can I evenly space icons in an Ubuntu panel?

This is a silly, nitpicky little thing, but I have a laptop with a less-than-desirable amount of screen real estate, so it bothers me. I've added a bunch of application launchers to the default panel ...
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Using laptop in sunlight

Riding to work on the bus this morning, I found it difficult to use my laptop when the sun was shining on it. Are there any solutions to this problem? Are there any laptops that have screens which are ...
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DVI + HDMI connected Monitors = Color difference

I've just bought 2 identical 23" monitors, Acer V233H to be precise. On my graphics card (ATI Radeon HD4870), I have 3 outputs. 1 HDMI, 1 DVI (or maybe DVI-I?) and another one that I haven't seen ...
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Screen is tinting blue

"That" monitor is flickering on and off blue tint. When I Googled it, it seems it's a video card problem. The video card on my d620 is a nVidia Quadro NVS 110M w/ 64MB of memory, apparently running ...
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Is there a modern monitor that works with original amigas?

I realise that I'll need a scandoubler, but that will still mean a monitor that can sync to a 31kHz horizontal signal. Is there anyone actually using a currently-available LCD monitor in such a way? ...
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Dual touchscreen monitor issues

I have two HP Compaq L2105TM dual-touch monitors that are connected to a Matrox DualHead2Go system and then connected to my laptops docking station. The USBs from each that are responsible for the ...
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ubuntu 10.04 logs itself out overnight

Every night when I leave work, I lock the screen via ubuntu's "power" button in the top right hand panel. When I come to work in the morning, I'm greeted with the log-in screen. This doesn't happen ...
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disk segment fault

A long time back, my machine stopped with a blue screen saying disk segment fault. Now when I start it, it doesn't display anything on the screen - it doesn't even load the BIOS setup if I try. ...
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How do I add another monitor to my desktop computer?

My desktop computer has one VGA port. Can I use a VGA splitter connector to add another monitor as an extension of the first monitor instead of duplicating the first monitor, or can I use a USB To VGA ...
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Macbook pro - thick vertical bar appeared on my screen

the last few days, a vertical bar (about 300 pixels wide) has been plaguing my macbook pro screen. sometimes it's solid white, sometimes it flickers in colors, sometimes it disappears! i'm pretty ...
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Remotely accessing a laptop whose monitor hast just died

My sister's laptop's monitor suddenly died a couple of hours ago. She has an important file in that laptop, which she needs to recover now. I first suggested and tried using Remote Desktop, but she ...
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Problem with ASUS V2S lcd screen - Inverter or Lcd screen?

I'm pretty worried about my Asus V2S Laptop. I don't know what is wrong? Reading in web, I think it could be the inverter board or the lcd screen itself (Review the flex cable, and it's ok). Here I ...
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How do I stop panning on a monitor that supports a specific resolution?

I've been battling this for a few days now. Any and all help is appreciated. I have a planar monitor with a native res of 1280x1024. At one point, I had used PowerStrip to override "something" and ...
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Boot problem with hp probook 4310 laptop

I have windows 7 and each time I reboot I can see only a black screen with a mouse. I thought maybe the laptop was in projector mode but even when I switch it back I still see the same thing. I tried ...
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Software to monitor desktop computers on a LAN

Do you know of a software where it can 'broadcast' the activities of a particular user? Kind of like VNC but the viewing administrator can view multiple users, possibly in separate windows?? Thanks
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Why would my Windows XP computer stop outputting video to the monitor?

I have Dell PC running Windows XP that will all of the sudden stop outputting to the monitor. Forcing a restart is the only way I have found to get it to start outputting again. This can occur when ...
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Fixing latop screens

My laptop screen works fine sometimes, other times it goes blank. Is there a quick way to fix it? Probably some loose connection.
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Getting 2560x1600 out of an ATI Radeon HD 4670 on Windows 7

Greetings, I've got a Dell Studio XPS 1640 laptop (with an ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card) running Windows 7, and just bought a Dell 3007HPC 30-inch monitor for it. I'm trying to figure out how to ...
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Free monitor calibration tool

I'd like to calibrate my monitor for editing images from my digicam at my office PC. Currently the photos are looking quite horrible and tweaking the default monitor settings didn't help. any ideas? ...
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Do the usb mini-monitors need a graphics card to act as a true 3rd window?

I've been looking at the little 7 inch monitors on amazon and Newegg, I haven't been able to be sure that they all don't need a graphics card or special configuration to have the monitor be a true 3rd ...
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Mac OS X screen resolutions

I have a Mac Mini, the previous generation, and I'm running dual screen on it however, due to circumstances, I am using it with a 17" and a 19" screen which is not ideal. Does anyone know of anyway I ...
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Resetting the color profile

I've got an annoying problem. I have a game that I have adjusted the brightness and contrast settings within it to make it much more playable. Unfortunately, the game is a bit unstable and if it ...
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How to make Ubuntu to detect my secondary (a CRT with a laptop) display?

How to make Ubuntu (10.10, today daily iso build) to detect my secondary display (a 18'' Dell CRT attached to a laptop with Intel 82852/855GM graphics)? Currently it "sees" only one "unknown" 0Hz ...
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US Playstation2 in Europe [closed]

I just moved from the States to Germany and I brought my Playstion 2 with me (purchased in the US). I understand that I need an adapter and a converter in order to prevent it from blowing up when ...
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Need to capture full res screencasts from Android device for a commercial

What I need is to record what is happening ON the android device and save it as a quicktime file. Similarly to the screencast in this reddit video: reddit.com/iphone (on the right, not the youtube ...
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Why aren't there many monitors with higher than 1920x1080 resolution? [closed]

I haven been shopping around for monitors and it seems that everything from 19" to 24" have a max resolution at 1920x1080. Is there some technical reason for this or is that just how it happens to be. ...
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Certain applications (e.g. Adobe Acrobat) don't display properly on Windows?

I have had a problem recently and wanted to see if anyone else had a similar problem or solution. I am using Windows XP (with all the latest updates). Every time I restart the computer, it runs ...
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Screen and application management software for Mac

I open certain applications and place them in certain positions / screens depending on two factors: - working off the mains or battery AND working dual screen or on my Mac's laptop screen only. At ...
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Will external monitor work if video card for laptop is bad?

Okay, so I'm making another topic here to clarify. The video card for this Dell Inspiron 1420 Vista laptop (NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS) is fried, and lets just say it for sure doesn't work. Before anyone ...
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Windows doesn't use the Mac's full screen

I have installed Windows 7 on my Mac. Now when I run Windows 7, it displays in a 7 inch screen only, not full screen. How do I fix this?
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Suggestions for aesthetically pleasing statistics applications or screensavers? [closed]

I've got a small 14" LCD display on my home server that I keep attached for whenever I want to access the console directly (I usually connect via RDP). This is connected to a box running Windows 2008 ...
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How place several monitors in parallel?

How can I place three monitors in parallel? There is one DVI output on the graphics card. How have the output displayed on three monitors simultaneously? What extra hardware is required? Apparently ...
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E-ink screens for desktop PC?

Are there PC monitors which are e-ink displays? E-ink is so much easier to read documents on that I'd rather like a secondary monitor just for documents, but I can't find any monitors available ...
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can I adapt the stand for a Samsung monitor to be used with other monitors?

I have a Samsung monitor stand that I got off of a monitor similar to this one. I was thinking I could get an adapter plate (75 to 100 VESA adapter) and use that stand for one of my other monitors ...
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Unknown Line on LCD

There is a Unknown Line going across (not straight though) my screen and the color display on the line is slightly different than other area of the monitor, hence it is very much visible . Its ...
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Dell Vostro 1520 blank screen output after screen replacement

I ordered a replacement screen from Dell after an unfortunate accident and once installed I can't get it to work. I only get a blank screen with cursor on corner. If I use an external monitor then ...
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Tool to adjust monitor's backlight brightness in Windows [closed]

Do you know of any tool for Windows that let me adjust the backlight brightness of a monitor?
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How to move an application's dialog box from a disconnected monitor to the main

I have a problem similar to this question, where I have a dialog box (several, actually) that opens on a disconnected monitor. Since the dialog box does not have an entry on the taskbar, I cannot ...
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Acer 24" screen - maximum resolution of 640 x 480?

I have had dual screen for quite a long time - a 17" laptop and 24" Acer monitor (V243HL). Over a week ago it was working perfectly. However I have just got back from a week long holiday to find that ...
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Dell Monitor Codes: ST, E, and U. What do they mean?

Can someone unpack this for me? From what I can tell, the U stands for "Ultra Sharp", but I cannot figure out the other two.
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How to compare or read Windows7 themepack files (application display issue)

I have a .NET WinForms application that is behaving oddly with the DELL Windows Theme. When the application title bar is maximized via double click or the maximize button, the text in the title bar ...
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Transporting monitors

I am moving two flat screen monitors (one 19" and the other 17") 300 miles to my university flat. The car will be full of other items, so I can't do what I normally do which is to lay them on the back ...
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Boot to “external” monitor for an “all-in-one” desktop machine

In my office we have a number of decrepit "all-in-one" desktop machines, where the monitor is melded in to the base unit. With age they are all slowly developing some sort of internal hardware issue ...
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How can I know the matrix type of monitor?

I read there are different matrix type, such as: TN TN,P-MVA PVA S-PVA S-IPS S-IPS AS-IPS A-TW-IPS Where in the specs would this be? How can I find out if a monitor is TN or S-IPS etc?