Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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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 ...
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Satellite L755 Black Screen flicker

Basic problem is that my laptop has been doing this screen flicker from what I can tell. I can be in the middle of something and then the screen will quickly go black for 1 to 2 seconds. What could ...
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Monitor takes hours to turn on

My Samsung SyncMaster 940nw LCD monitor takes half an hour and sometimes half a day to turn on the display as the power is switched on (or the computer is turned on). Any solutions? Or will I have to ...
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D-Sub port not working on Windows 7 (Intel onboard gigabyte)

Iv been using my HDMI slot to run a 24" monitor and all was well. I borrowed a 17" monitor from work to run a dual screen set up, plugged it into the d-sub port and nothing happened. Checked the new ...
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Achieving A 1600 x 900 Resolution For (Guest OS) Ubuntu Under (Host OS) Windows 7

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 as a guest OS using VirtualBox 4.1.16 installed on Windows 7 Ultimate. On my laptop I'd like to be able to run Ubuntu in full screen mode at 1600 x 900. I only have options ...
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Is there a way to check if my monitor is switched on through a program?

I need to know if my monitor is switched on, through a program so i can check when i am using a system through a remote session. I've been playing around with chrome remote access, and a few other ...
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Can a monitor get damaged due to rotating? [closed]

Can a particular monitor(-type) get damaged when it gets rotated while it's powered on? (like a screen-holder such as this allows)
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Wrong chrome full screen resolution with multiple displays

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7 64bit with two displays. The displays have different resolutions and aspect-ratios. My problem is best visible when playing back full-screen videos from a flash ...
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Solution for a 35 monitor user case

I have a question about a multi-monitor solution for a school. They have some statistics that they would like to be displayed over no less than 35 monitors. Does anybody know of such hardware? The ...
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Displaying random pixels on LCD

Will it damage my LCD screen if I display a stream of continuously changing randomly colored pixels, at the monitor's refresh rate, for a long time? As in, will it damage it any more than displaying a ...
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when trying to install windows 7 on my computer it inly gets to 30 % then gets the blue screen

I have tried both vista and windows 7. I have gotten a new hard drive and it does the same thing. Not sure where to go from here to get windows loaded.
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Connecting two computers to one monitor

My monitor has three input sources: VGA, DVI-D, and display port. My first computer is connected using DVI port and is working properly. I tried to connect another computer to the same monitor using ...
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Command line tool to adjust X server settings while running

Is there a command line tool that allows you to adjust the settings for a running X session? For example, the equivalent for pulseaudio would be the pacmd command line utility which allows you to add/...
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Add custom resolution to Control Panel in Windows

I have an ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphic card, when I open CCC I can select many different resolutions. When I open Control Panel > Screen Resolution, I only get few resolutions (1920x1080x, 1280x1024, ...
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Raspberry PI and laptop screen

I want to connect a mobile screen to the Raspberry PI in the cheapest way possible. I don't mind if I attach a touch screen (if it's possible) to it or an old laptop screen. How would I be able to ...
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Laptop issue. How to determine if it's the screen panel, the inverter or the GPU?

The laptop starts with a blue screen that slowly fades to black and then i hear the Windows sound. So how could i determine if its the inverter, the panel or the GPU? So far i tried to connect the ...
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Installed Graphics Card Failure

I just bought a refurbished Radeon HD 4650 My power supply says 250w and according to the Radeon website - "400 Watt or greater power supply (550 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) is ...
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Nvidia graphics cards displaying picture larger than LCD TV

I have a strange issue and not sure what the problem is. I have a 720p TV hooked up to a NVidia 7300. Everything is fine. But when I put in a 9500 or a GT220 the resolution is detected at 720p, but ...
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Notepad++ Document Monitor with Remote File

I am trying to use Notepad++ to monitor a log file using the plugin Document Monitor. This works great on local files but does not work on remote files. I have tried both mapping the remote drive and ...
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Adjustment For A Dell M992 Monitor

I don't know if this is the right forum to be asking this - I just got a monitor that a friend gave me. It is a Dell M992. The problem is, The screen doesn't fit the screen (does that make sense? lol)....
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shortcut to put monitors to sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I have windows 7 installed with two monitors connected to it. I want to create a shortcut that will put both of ...
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No Input Signal

I was playing a game 'Sniper Elite v2' on my system, when all of a sudden the computer froze up and started hearing a repeated noise (reloading the gun over and over again). I couldn't get any of the ...
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M GPU....
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Make imagemagick's `display` exit at terminal, preserving the window (single instance mode)

When I use imagemagick's display from command line, say: $ display -density 150 test1.pdf ... then display locks in the command line, until you exit the window (or press CTRL+C in terminal). ...
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eMachines monitor shows faded moving lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my monitor show faded black lines moving everywhere? I recently got this monitor from one of my friends because my other monitor broke. I have an eMachines E15T4. ...
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Preventing legacy non-flat-panel monitors from taking a computer with them when they blow?

I've lost an old machine or two to legacy CRTs that "snapped". Are there any devices that can be hooked between a computer and a monitor to keep a computer safe in the event that a legacy monitor ...
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Stuck or dead pixel?

I can't tell if one of the pixels on the screen of my 2011 Macbook air is dead or just stuck. The pixel is usually black while displaying most colors, but it changes to white if I'm looking at a ...
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How to make the text bigger and still crisp on Mac OS X with high resolution by default?

I have a Macbook Pro with display 1680 x 1050. The text displayed on the OS interface windows generally seems too small for my eyes. I'd like to set them generally bigger somehow. If I choose the ...
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LibreOffice Impress messes up letter spacing in Slide Show, design view looks normal

On Windows, using LibreOffice 3.5.1.2, when I create a presentation using Impress, the Slide Show (F5) cuts off the bottom and top (similar to wide-screen movies) and thus changes the aspect ratio, ...
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Increase the number of document tabs displayed in Geany?

I'm working on a project with about 20 files. Is there a way I can increase the number of document tabs displayed, rather than having to click the arrow to scroll along? (perhaps show two layers of ...
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Connecting 24 monitors to one PC

I need to connect 24 monitors to one PC. The requirement is to run different web browsers windows on each monitor for exhibition purposes. Is there any way to accomplish this mission? Does anybody ...
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On syncmaster - why does “auto adjustment” and “screen” in the menu are disabled

On my Samsung Syncmaster 2330, the following menu options are disabled: picture -> auto adjustment picture -> screen Why is that?
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Monitor displays fuzzy text on Windows 7

I have just bought a SyncMaster 2330HD and installed it as a second monitor. With 1920x1080 resolution (60 Hz refresh rate) I have two problems: the text appears with a bit of an aura around it. the ...
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How to control 2 similar monitors from Samsung with Logitech Harmony?

My Problem Yesterday I set up a new Samsung T24A350 for my PC. The monitor has a build-in TV receiver and a remote control. Unfortunately I also have a Samsung TV and whenever I use the monitors ...
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widescreen resolution

I have just changed my monitor from square shaped TFT monitor to widescreen lcd monitor but the problem I am getting is that the window screen is still square shaped it is not going wide. The window ...
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no POST while booting. monitor not displaying anything

The monitor not displaying anything. I don't hear the POST signal as well. ( the beep while booting ) Things that I have tried. Connected MONITOR to laptop ( which I am using currently ), ...
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See without seeing (Dell with dead graphics card)

I have a Dell Dimension 9200 that I got back in 2007 when vista was just released. One day I switch it on and it gives no signal to the monitors. Its still does boot up though (I can hear the start up ...
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Will rapid screen refresh hurt its life?

I sometimes use a script I wrote to invert my screen's colors as fast as the screen will refresh to make it like a strobe light for raves. Will changing the colors on my monitor this fast take way ...
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How can I tell if my graphics card will take advantage of a 120Hz monitor?

My specific hardware setup is that I have a GeForce GTX 580M in my laptop, and I'm considering buying an Iiyama Prolite G2773HS monitor. However, I would hope that answers to this question would be ...
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Display webpage on TV SCreen

I'm currently doing a project to display a webpage on several LCD Screens across our company, my problem right now is that we currently have no solution to attach a computer to connect to the LCD.. ...
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Is the X Server refresh rate same as the monitor refresh rate?

Is the refresh rate that we set using monitor properties ( in say ubuntu) the actual number of times X will refresh the screen in 1 second ? Or is it just some configuration of the hardware and has ...
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quad monitors and DWM resource errors

For a couple years now I've been wrestling with a multi monitor setup, to clear the Desktop Windows Manager resource errors. Currently I'm running 3x1900x1200 and 1x1900x1080 driven by 2xHD5770, on a ...
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Screen resolution messed up after update from windows update on windows 7

Hello i installed some updates for windows 7 from windows update yesterday and it completely messed up my screen resolution for some reason. I have always had 1920x1080 working fine without problems, ...
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network traffic download and upload links and paths

I want to get details of my pc's network traffic in details.. i.e. the urls of the uploads and the downloads.. all the network traffic monitors that I tried show the receiving and sending bytes and ...
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3 display setup with HD6950

I'm considering buying a HD6950 so I can run 3 screens. Can I connect a monitor to each of the DVI ports and the third to the HDMI port? If not, will I have to get an active adapter and use a ...
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Why does my monitor show faded black lines moving everywhere?

Issue Example: Specifications: Monitor: eMachines E15T4 So my issue is like the image I posted above – I have faded blackish lines moving all over the screen (kind of a fuzziness). It will ...
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Defective primary display.

I have a SONY Vaio with a screen that's broken as I only see white or black dots on the display. I would like to have it start automatically to the external monitor but my previous computer settings ...