Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Netbook screen too small, Software fix?

I have a netbook with a maximum screen resolution of 1024x600. I'm running a dualboot Ubuntu10.10 & Backtrack4r2, and I'm having some trouble with windows whose "height" was larger than 600px. ...
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Screen abruptly shrinks. What do I do?

I have an ancient LG monitor, don't know the part number. Every so often the picture on the monitor shrinks. By shrink I mean like I have reduced the V-Size of the monitor to a value below 20. I know ...
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OneNote 2010 page down in long printouts makes reading difficult

When you print a multi-page document into OneNote, the pages are inserted one after another into a long column. This makes reading the text extremely difficult. Page down key would jump one screenful ...
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Is there any product to prevent a broken screen's pieces from falling from it?

I just had an accident and broke my MacBook's screen. It still works (there are no "dead" pixels), but I'm worried that some of the broken pieces might fall from the screen. Is there any product could ...
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Why does my new LED LCD TV look worse than my CCFL LCD monitor?

At work we wanted a large 1920 x 1080 monitor to use with a certain program. Since monitors with this resolution seem to currently stop at 24", we went for a LCD TV so that we could have 26", and in ...
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How do I setup Multiple monitors in games?

I was wondering how I would be able to play a video game such as Half life 2 or Crysis on a multi monitor setup. I have three Identical monitors running off of my PC, and would like to utilize it for ...
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Completely remove window border padding

How do I completely remove the border padding, or at least make it just one pixel wide? I already set the Border Padding property to its lowest setting, but to no avail.
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Can you mount a Dell U2711 monitor with an Ergotron LX?

Has anyone reading this mounted the Dell U2711 with the Ergotron LX arm? I'm asking because the specs for the LX say up to 24" and a max of 20lbs. I'm assuming the inches aren't as important as the ...
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Program for getting the cursor's x,y coordinates?

Is there a program which lets you easily get the x,y coordinates for your cursor? Basically, I move my cursor to somewhere on my screen, it shows me the x,y coordinates and has an option to copy them ...
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Monitor making weird noises and shutting off

I recently attached another monitor to my NetBook; it worked fine for a few hours. I turned it off a while ago. I then tried to turn it back on, and all it does is a weird noise, sort of like a ...
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Displaylink USB video adapter not working under Ubuntu 10.10

I just bought this USB graphics adapter and I need to use it on Ubuntu 10.10. I followed this guide, but when I ran $ ./configure && sudo make install && make check nothing ...
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Where does the picture go when I plug in an external monitor in laptop?

I have a Asus laptop with Windows 7 on it. And when I plugged in an external vga-monitor I wanted to extend the desktop between laptop monitor and the external one. After pressing Windows+P a few ...
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iMac sees 16:9 monitor as 4:3

I've attached an LG Flatron W2246 monitor to my aluminium iMac, running 10.6.6. While I am able to use the monitor, when I open the display preferences pane, I am only offered resolutions with a 4:3 ...
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My screen flickers at 1280 x 1024

My screen flickers at 1280 x 1024, 75 hertz, 32 bit color, Dell Monitor e190s 19 inch square monitor. This problem only at the above mentioned resolution , it works fine with other resolutions. I just ...
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MacBook Pro - How do I display in portrait for external monitor

I got a fine and dandy mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter for my MacBook Pro - I hooked up an external Dell monitor and it works well in landscape. Any tips on how to make the display on external ...
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Should I get a monitor that has a vertical pivoting stand or just get a vertical VESA stand? [closed]

I'm thinking a monitor that pivots vertically. Unfortunately, I haven't seen many options, so I thought it might be better to just get a VESA compatible monitor and a VESA stand that pivots ...
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Shell doesn't display input characters after “tail -f”

I use "tail -f" to monitor log files. After interrupted by ctrl-c, the shell doesn't display my input chars from keyboard any more. Something like terminal> tail -f /log/a.log then ctrl-c ...
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How do I change how fast the controls on VLC in full screen mode disappear?

When playing video in full screen mode on VLC, I find that the controls get auto-hidden too soon. How can I change the speed at which the controls are hidden?
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Is is possible to create a data collection set, in Windows 7's Performance Monitor, that collects bandwidth used per process?

Resource monitor shows bandwidth used per process. However, I've not found a way to accomplish this with the Performance Monitor in Windows 7. Is this possible to gather bandwidth used per process ...
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Where can I learn all about the PC Video BIOS?

I've learned that one reason some computers don't work with an LCD monitor's native resolution is that certain specific resolutions can be blocked by something in the Video BIOS called the "Mode ...
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How do I replace the screen of a Dell Inspiron 1545?

I got a new screen for a Dell Inspiron 1545. The old screen says Dell Inspiron 1545 LP156WH1 (TL)(C1​) HD and the new one says Dell Inspiron 1545 LP156WH1 (TL)(C1​) LCD Does that make a ...
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Portable Screen Capture App [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a simple screenshot tool that can be installed as a portable app? ... that quickly facilitates the de-focusing of inverted selections (I.e., Capture ...
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Displays won't stay off when I put them to sleep in MacOS

In MacOS, when I press Shift Control Eject the displays go blank for a second, then they turn on again. There's no way I can get them off permanently. I also don't want the computer to sleep as I ...
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Are screensavers relevant anymore?

I have an LCD monitor,and from what I've read from the Wikipedia article,they only protect CRT and plasma monitors which means that LCD monitors are not vulnerable to phosphor burn-in like those ...
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3 monitors windows xp

I have a laptop mounted to a dock. When I try to use 2 monitors using dualview everything works fine I get my image across 2 monitors, but when I connect the third one I can't use it although its ...
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Monitor timeout Problem

My monitors timeout is extermeley low. Only sixty seconds. In windows it says that the timeout is ten minutes but the View Sonic that i have can only go up to one minute. Can someone help me, I'm ...
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Use Laptop A with windows 7 as a monitor for Laptop B with windows xp pro & broken screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Use laptop A's LCD as secondary monitor for laptop B Can I use a laptop as Second monitor Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? I ...
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Resolution of monitor is not supported by motherboard

I have Desktop with configuration Pentium 4,945 intel chipset board,dual booting with win 7 and ubuntu 10.10 (no graphics card) Recently i purchased Dell IN2020M 20" with native resolution of 1600x900 ...
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Utility to turn off laptop display

laptop: Alienware M17x I am using win+P to switch to projector only to turn off display (it's a tricky way, since there's no projector connected). And by press and key to turn on display. Since the ...
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Upgrade windows on a broken laptop

I have a broken laptop, the screen does not work. I have an external monitor attached. Will it be problem to upgrade to windows 7? Does the laptop screen absolutely need to work for upgrade?
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Comp turn on but doesnt beep and I get nothing on the monitor

My dad and I have been building a computer from scratch. The problem is that: 1) Computer turns on, the fans and lights go on, but we're not getting any beeps. 2) The monitor says, 'Auxiliary power ...
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Can my older computer be connected to a newer 32" Sony Bravia LCD television?

I would like to connect my older computer system to my Sony Bravia LCD television. Some system configuration info is below. CPU: Pentium III, 1.2 GHz RAM: 256 MB Motherboard: Intel 810E Is this ...
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Dell E1910: Is the diagonal measurement of the Viewable Area 19“ or 18.5”?

I am planning to buy the Dell E1910 monitor. The data in various reviews are misleading - Dell website says it is 19" but some other review sites say it is 18.5". What is the actual viewable area ...
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More than 2 monitors in a PC with external graphics card

Windows XP: I have an on-board graphics card that has 2 outputs (VGA and HDMI) (Intel motherboard). In addition I have an external graphics card with VGA and DVI (nVidia). Can I use 3 or 4 of them at ...
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Why every change in Asus UX50v causes screen resolution get lost?

Why every change in Asus UX50v causes screen resolution get lost? Installing a new application, connecting to another wireless network, change some settings, ... causes this problem. For example ...
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Should I set monitor on top of Mac mini?

I've just bought a Mac mini and would like to have it sitting directly under my monitor which is a Dell G2410 24" Widescreen LED Monitor. Is it safe to set the monitor directly on top of the Mac mini ...
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Resized maximized windows after screen resolution change

At my desk I use my work laptop docked with 2 external monitors; my primary display is 1680x1050. My laptops built in screen is only 1440x900. When I undock my laptop to take it to a meeting, all ...
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Dell D630 pink tint on screen when powering on, what will happen?

I've been given a Dell D630 laptop by a friend. I got it in the mail yesterday and it was quite cold, I plugged the power in and after 20 mins I switched it on. The contents of the screen had a pink ...
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Screen is black on PC startup

I have a Dell desktop and when I try turning it on, the screen is black and all I hear is a few beeps. Can someone help me find the problem?
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How can I disable automatic monitor switching on Windows 7?

I have monitor setup with a hardware switch between my Xbox and my Netbook. On XP, switching between these is easy; I just flick the switch and it changes. My netbook's monitor doesn't turn on; it ...
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Screen Resolution on FS Lifebook E8110 Ubuntu 10.10

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on an Fujitsu Siemens Liefebook E8110, installing went fine, but the maximum resolution is 1024x768, although the Screen should support 1400x1050 or at least 1280x1024. On my ...
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Can I use my MacBook Pro as the screen for a mac mini

I want to buy another Apple machine and instead of buying a whole new laptop, I am thinking of buying just a Mac mini and use my MacBook Pro screen as the screen for it. Is that possible ? What kind ...
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How can I connect a desktop CPU to a laptop screen without an external monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? The laptop works fine but is slow. The desktop works fine doesn't have a monitor.
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Screen flicks in MSI CR420

I bought MSI CR420. It came with DOS. I installed win7 ultimate in it. Then installed the graphics driver (intel GMA HD) and after that it started showing some lines on my lapy's screen. I thought it ...
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T60 Screen/LCD gets black after some minutes with a highpitched sound rising and fading

Just now my T60 screen got "black" (so no display). On my second monitor: no problems so the VGA output works. Symptom: Screen blanks / no display, but it works on the second monitor Steps to ...
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Why do LCD screens need a backlight? (seriously)

Bear with me on this, I'm well aware that most LCDs have backlights. But what if, they DIDN'T? I spend long hours in front of a screen and I hate the concept of staring into a lightbulb all the time ...
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“Fuzzy” Display Problems on New OpenSUSE 11.3 Install

I have a old Desktop that has a new installation of OpenSUSE 11.3 on it. To get straight to the point, whenever I try to start-up OpenSUSE, my display goes "fuzzy" (almost like a badly tuned TV) and ...
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Monitor weirdness/flickering with new Vaio PCG-3112L

I have a Sony VAIO PCG-3112L running Windows 7. It worked fine on one monitor, but now I'm using it with a 2 year old LG Flatron W2252TQ-TF. The colors are sorta off (although that might just be the ...
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Webpage / Other application does not fit fully on screen

I have an ASUS Eee PC 1008 HA The problem is that I have to move the cursor up/down in order to see the start control / icons at the bottom of the screen and the cursor up in order to see the menu ...
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Is there any way to horizontally flip my monitor?

I have an ATI 3200 MRadeon, graphics card, and I wanted to know if there is any way to horizontally flip, or "mirror" my monitor. Is it possible to do this from within Catalyst Control Center (Ati's ...