Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How do I stop my computer from auto-correcting brightness/gamma/contrast?

For some reason my computer tries to auto-adjust for brightness/gamma/contrast. This is really annoying because if I start viewing something a bit darker, say a dark webpage, the browser and Start ...
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How to swap displays in OSX

I have a Macbook Pro running Lion and an external monitor. I use dual displays. Is there anyway I can easily switch the displays? For instance if I have Safari open and sitting in my laptop screen ...
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How to monitor where a program connects to on the Internet through a router

I know everyone is saying to use TCPview or Wireshark, etc., but what I want to ask is how to do it over router connection, because all the remote addresses for the programs are going to 127.0.0.1.
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How to find out which program prevents monitor going to sleep on Windows XP?

On a machine running Windows XP I have the problem that the monitor often does not enter standby/sleep mode. I guess this is caused by some program that is running, because it reliably works if I ...
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Can I run 3 monitors using an ASUS EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) graphics card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I run 3 monitors simultaneously on an ASUS EAH5670 video card? I’m considering a purchase of an ASUS Radeon EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) graphics card. It has 1 VGA, 1 ...
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How do I get a PC to output at 120hz signal to a 120hz TV?

Asking this on behalf of a friend of mine who just recently got a 120hz TV. My friend has a Westinghouse LD-4055 - he has a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti and fairly modern midrange parts. He's trying ...
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Set screen brightness of Acer All in One PC

I have an Acer All in One PC (it is an Acer Aspire Z3771), which I currently use as an ordinary monitor. It does not have any external buttons to change its screen settings, and if I start it as a PC (...
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Web pages (CSS) looks different when page is dragged from one monitor to another in a Multi-monitor configuration

In a multi-monitor configuration, a number of web pages are appearing differently when the page is dragged to the other screen. Example The URL I'm testing is this one. http://www.lgsolutions.com/...
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Running one montor on i7 graphics and 1 on discrete graphics

I have a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with an i7 and a nvidia gtx 670. Is there anyway to have the i7's graphics run one monitor and the 670 run another?
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Monitor reset itself and now I can't set the resolution/settings back to how it was before

I've had my LG 24" widescreen monitor since 2009 and 2 weeks ago I noticed the monitor turned itself off (never had it done this before) so I switched it back on to find all the settings like gamma, ...
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LED Display control software

My university bought new big led display from chinese manufacturers. What I want to do is, show some visualizations (like Windows Media Player, Winamp, Itunes ... does) with music. I'd just drag the ...
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Monitor receiving resolution incorrectly

I have two displays connected to a Ge-force 210 on my Dell running Ubuntu 12.04. One is using DVI the other VGA. The DVI display had a mode for its max resolution (1680x1050) which I selected. The VGA ...
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Second VGA Monitor “Input Not Supported”

I've just attached a 2nd Acer monitor (G205HV) to my new Acer Aspire desktop (X195-UR21P) via a USB powered VGA splitter. The standard monitor that came with the Aspire is working fine through the ...
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Where to get Toshiba monitor driver software for MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4

I am trying to connect my MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4 to a Toshiba monitor. Where can I get the necessary driver software?
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Acer makes monitor go to power safe mode unless in safe mode

I have an acer aspire x3200 Monitor says no input signal (go to power safe mode) I was only able to use computer in safe mode The computer was on (power safe mode) for two weeks. The monitor is ok ...
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Software or hardware solution for virtual monitors, on one physical monitor [duplicate]

So here's the situation: I run live streams of video games, and I'd like to be able to read the stream chat and control my broadcast software while streaming, but with a fullscreen game this is ...
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Does Screen Cleaner go bad? [closed]

I've had this bottle of Monster Screen Cleaner for 5 years now... the last time I've used it was a few months ago. It's starting to have a weird smell to it. I don't see an expiry date on it so I'm ...
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Third Monitor (Mini Display Port, Display Port)

I have got a Hd 6950(2x minidisplay port 2x DVI port 1x HDMI port) graphic cards. And I have got a three monitor. I want to active it all. I learned to need an active minidisplay port to vga or ...
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I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro (Mac OS X - Version 10.7.4) to a Samsung SyncMaster S20B300 monitor.

I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro (Mac OS X - Version 10.7.4) to a Samsung SyncMaster S20B300 monitor. As soon as I connect the minidisplay port into the monitor, it turns it off (puts it in ...
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How can I connect a blu-ray player to a VGA screen?

Basically, I have a blu-ray player that I wanted to be connected to a projector and a monitor screen at the same time, so I got a component splitter and a component to VGA cable. The splitter works ...
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Need program to monitor Laptop CPU and GPU temperatures - with SHUTDOWN support [closed]

I just received my HP TX2500 tablet back from laptop service (fried ATI GPU) and I need software to monitor temperatures which supports emergency system shutdown after it surpasses a specified limit.
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Could I modify my LCD display to prevent it from going to sleep?

I have an LCD display on my work bench that I use with various machines. I would like prevent it from momentarily going to sleep when I reboot a computer. It would allow me to see the POST for a ...
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How to monitor CPU heat inside VM inside ESX?

Say you have a machine hosting ESX, which you do not necessarily have KVM hooked upto. Not a corporate environment, a single box at home. Is there a way to monitor the CPU heat on this effectively? ...
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Red dot appearing and disappearing on monitor

I just bought a full HD Acer LED monitor (21.5'') and noticed that there was a red dot on the right hand side - sort of like a dead pixel. After a few days, this dot disappeared. A few days later, ...
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monitor is giving wrong size info to computer?

I just bought some used monitors, and one of them is not working correctly. Computer see it as a 1024x1024 although its 1440x900. I dont see my taskbar and one side is simply cut to 1024. Is there ...
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What is the maximum resolution that a Thunderbolt monitor can display?

The new MacBook Pro has a resolution of 2880 by 1800 pixels. I don't know how the GPU is connected to the monitor, but a more important question for me is: if there were standalone Retina displays, ...
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OS X Lion: Strange screen distortions after awaking from sleep

My MacBook Pro seems to show weird screen distortions when it awakes from sleep. I always have to restart for this to fix itself. If I don't, all windows I open will show the same screen distortions ...
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Will turning off a monitor make GPU ignore the monitor?

If I buy three monitors and game on one of them (the center), will turning off the two others while gaming ensure I do not lose any performance because of the two other displays being connected?
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How to get the finer resolution for asus eee pc 1000hd after installing windows7?

Hi i have installed windows 7 on my 2 year old ASUS EEE PC 1000HD. The default Operating system it came with was windows xp. Now the system is working fine but there are some display problems which i ...
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alternatives 150w power supply 30 inch apple monitor

Seems like an obvious question but is there any of type of power supply that will work with the 30" mac monitors other than the 150w supply created by apple? They have stopped producing these and its ...
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TeamViewer without showing the screen?

I'm wondering if it's possible to connect to a computer through TeamViewer without having the screen show what you're doing. For example if it's a computer at home or at work which is standing where ...
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VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort with macbook AIR

I purchased DELL U2311H to use as external monitor on MBA 11. I've three ways of hooking it up VGA DVI or DP. I know VGA is analogue signal and DVI and DP digital. I have heard good things about DVI,...
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Laptop Screen Blackout / Flicker issue; Works fine on External Monitor

Specs of machine at the bottom (Alienware m15x) Short Version: non-functioning WLED screen on laptop Problem history: Screen had been ever-so-slightly flickering (very sporadically) for the past ...
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Wifi usage per computer

Is there a Software (Windows or Linux) to monitor the Wifi of every computer of the home network. Sometimes my connection is slow, I would like to know which computer make it slow. I think my o2 Box ...
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HP G62 225ca randomly white screen mostly when unplugged

I have a 20 months old HP G62 225ca laptop that have a strange problem. At anytime, the screen can turn completely white and stays white until I close the screen and reopen it. The problem happens ...
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How to dim LED monitors to that of CCFL monitor

LED monitors are too bright for my eyes and give me head aches. I've reduced the brightness and contract on the monitor and in the video cards settings but yet it's still too bright. How can I reduce ...
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Monitor - HP ZR2740W 27" - Resolution 2560 x 1440 can't be set

My problem I just bought a computer screen which has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. I have a PC and it only show me the choices for the resolution 1680 width and below. I already installed the ...
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Laptop LCD screen line defect(?)

The left part works well. But there are various colors of thin vertical lines and black background. Which problem does my laptop have? Is this LCD problem or mainboard problem? I wonder which ...
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Multiple Settings for One Monitor

I have my monitor set to the way I like it, it shows colors accurately and not overly bright (white doesn't blind me). However I edit photos for the web and this is great for my screen but I have ...
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Display is slightly blurry on (native) 1920x1080 resolution

I have a computer monitor that is approximately 23" in size. Its native resolution is 1920x1080, and Windows 7 will not allow it to be any higher. However, I cannot make the resolution a little lower ...
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How can I use scanlines on my LED monitor to gain performance over half of the pixels?

In the old days, we had resolution features like scanlines and the amount of work the graphics adapter does would be reduced. I have FPS problems with some games so is there a way to use a video mode ...
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Fuzzy and shadowy text rendering on LED TV

Just bought a Toshiba 24" LED TV, and hooked up to new Gigabyte Radeon 7550 HD to my Windows 7 Desktop via 9' HDMI. I updated all drivers. The recommended resolution is 1980×1200, but text is ...
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What is a “24 hours burn in test”?

I saw a used LED Monitor for sale and they said that they performed a "24 hours burn in test." What does that mean, or more specifically what does it mean that a monitor passed this test? I Googled ...
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Can I use 4 monitors with 2 SLI cards

I'm doing some research for my next build and I came up across a couple questions that I can't seem to find the answer for on google (I get different answers from each link) So. If I have enough money ...
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Gtk-WARNING with display when using sudo in nx

I am using nxclient on my Windows machine to connect to a Linux server which is running RHE. I am able to run all programs with GUI correctly. However, when I run the same programs with sudo, I get ...
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Lenovo S110 netbook screen resolution Ubuntu

I am still stuck with 800x600 resolution. Here is the output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0bf2 (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 0be2 (...
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Cannot dim backlight on Packard Bell EasyNote notebook

My Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR notebook does not have an option for dimming the display backlight. At night, my eyes begin to hurt because of the strong light from the screen. My laptop is 2-3 ...
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Whenever I plug in HDMI, my laptop believes that VGA was also connected

I have an ASUS laptop, N55SF, the nice black one with a NVIDIA GT 555M. Whenever I plug in HDMI my computer reacts as if VGA has been connected, thus giving me 3 screens. Both Windows and the NVIDIA ...
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Vga on new monitor not working with rig

Have built a new rig and got new monitor... Here's the specs of the rig: http://pastebin.com/4B6gBpRk Basically the monitor has one hdmi and one vga input at the back. I know the vga input on the ...
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Display corruption when switching virtual terminals in Linux

I run Fedora (currently version 16, but this problem has been around a while) and occasionally when I switch virtual terminals (VTs) the new VT shows a corrupted version of some data that was ...