Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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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 ...
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Installing Windows in a laptop with a dysfunctional display

My laptop's display does not work. I am currently using an external LCD screen. So when I power up my laptop I can't see anything. Only after the windows logon screen is displayed, the screen shows up ...
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Netbook screen display is garbled (has black/white & horizontal line patterns, screen freezes, and/or wrong display position)

Upon powering my netbook on, its screen turns into a garbled display (has black/white patterns, horizontal line patterns, screen freezes and/or wrong display position). This distortion happens even at ...
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How to run kubuntu 12 without monitor

I'm trying to setup home build server. I'm not experienced in linux thus I want to have remote access to GUI desktop. I installed kubuntu 12.04 (because I'm most familiar with it) and setup x11vnc. ...
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Laptop monitor being very dark, no backlight?

I'm asking for a diagnose of what is probably the problem. Here goes ... laptop monitor (hp 6715s) went dark. I'm using also an external monitor with the laptop, and since it kept its picture, I'm ...
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How to display Unicode character in Emacs?

Unicode character "CIRCLED DIGIT SIX" displays like in my Emacs. How to let it show correctly? I'm using GNU Emacs 23.4.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin10.8.0, NS apple-appkit-1038.36) of 2012-02-27 on ...
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Will replacing an on-board display card with a standalone display card generate less heat?

When I run some gaming applications, my computer which uses an on-board display card becomes very hot very quickly. Do you think replacing an on-board display card with a standalone one will generate ...
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Macbook Air's display won't turn off when lid is closed with external display

This highly annoying problem started recently on my MBA: when I connect it to my external display and close the lid, the screen doesn't turn off. The same occurs if I wake it up from sleep into this ...
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Dual 17“ vs dual 24” - monitor choice [closed]

I'm in the process of purchasing new monitors since my current ones are getting old. I'd choosing between two 17" monitors or two 24" monitors. They're going to be used for programming, designing and ...
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Dual DVI w/ PR03X docked to E6320?

Is there a cable (or splitter of some kind) I can use to drive two independent displays using the DVI port on the PR03X Dell docking station that's docked to a Dell E6320?
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Laptop with a hit, the screen shows black as red and have red vertical lines [closed]

yesterday my laptop hit the ground on one side and since then the screen has vertical red lines and shows the black as red. Is the physical screen broken? I expected to see some local damage on it ...
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Do high DPI displays make pixel interpolation better? [closed]

Would having a retina computer display (or another high DPI display) allow lower non-native resolutions to appear better than typical non-native resolutions would on a non-retina LCD display? Or does ...
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No display but video card fans spins

Since I moved my computer there's no display when I plug my screen in the video card but works fine in the mother board. I tried reseting the cmos, but I still have the same problem. The fans are ...
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Full Screen Games Don't Get Mirrored to Secondary Display (HDTV)

before posting this question I just want you to know that I did a lot of googling and came up empty. Info: I'm on OS: Windows 7, GPU: ADM Radeon 5850 (using AMD Control Center, latest drivers ...
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What´s the reason for a monitor/TV (lcd) to turn off the view

My current Monitor/TV (Flatron M2794DP by LG) suddenly started to turn off the image after 2-3 sec. You can view everything from every possible source until it turns black. This happens on all ...
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Word 2000 Displays HTML without any formatting or hyperlinks

I have Microsoft Word 2000 and when I paste HTML code into a word document I loose all the hyperlinks and formatting and get a weird character at the end of each line. How can I make Word 2000 ...
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Why am I seeing red dots on my LCD screen?

My laptop is about 2.5 years old. Now I am starting to see red dots on certain shades of colour (mainly dark colours, blues and blacks), and it is not limited to certain pixels, because when you move ...
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Can you make Windows treat an external display exactly like an internal one?

I have Windows 7 Home 64-bit and a monitor attached to my desktop over DVI. Is there any way to make the system think that there is no external display attached or to make it think that the display ...
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My monitor made a noise and is now dimmer - can I repair this myself?

I have a Samsung SyncMaster T190 LCD monitor which I've had for about 5 years. It hissed slightly then went dim (readable but the top half of the screen is less bright). I'm pretty sure that after 5 ...
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Is there Windows utility to find out which process is sending UDP packets?

The problem is: Using Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4, I can know which process created a TCP connection, but Microsoft Network Monitor cannot report which process sends UDP packets. I'm a network ...
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Using an old graphics card on a new mother board

I will be getting my ASUS P8Z77-V Z77 MB ATX 2400 (O.C) SLI Crossfire motherboard today that will be running the Intel Core i7-2600K. I have an old EVGA GeForce 8800GT and was curious if I could use ...
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Connecting Two External Monitors to One Laptop

I have a HP EliteBook 2540p and I am trying to connect two external monitors to it, but I'm having difficulties. I have a VGA splitter to connect the two monitors. The external monitors have cloned ...
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Windows XP only loads in VGA mode, and crashes when raising resolution

My kid's computer (Windows XP, SP3) started to (what appears to be) crash on boot. It will only boot in Safe or VGA mode, and if I try to raise the resolution from 640x480 it just reboots itself, and ...
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want to make text size 15% bigger in Win 7

The text in my 17 inche secreen is small so I changed it to 125% (medium) but I also did not like that because it is now a bit big in the size. How can I make it something like 115%? because there are ...